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There's a Single Molecule in Blood That Makes Predators Go Crazy For It

And that same chemical is repulsive to humans.<p>A chemical scent contained in the spilt blood of mammals is irresistible to predator species craving …

Demonstration

Research report: 5 powerful rituals that will make you resilient

Every now and then, life punches below the belt. How can you be resilient when times get tough and you feel bad?<p>There are all kinds of strategies for …

Self-help

An evolutionary psychologist explains what happens inside our brain when we meditate and how that changes over time

Evolutionary psychologist Robert Wright explains what happens inside your brain when you sit to meditate and how it can change your perception of the outside world. Wright is the author of "Why Buddhism is True." Following is a transcript of the video.<p><b>Robert Wright:</b> In real mindfulness meditation, …

Meditation

Trump lacks key players for meeting with Chinese leader

The president’s skeletal team will be going up against a vastly more experienced Chinese corps of experts.<p>President Donald Trump may be brimming with confidence going into his Mar-a-Lago summit with Chinese leader Xi Jinping, but some China watchers say he could easily be outmatched by a superbly …

Donald Trump

How to be a good manager according to a Silicon Valley entrepreneur

Management is a skill: one that requires training, practice and something that many people get wrong – which can have a detrimental effect on their …

Leadership

New Research: 7 Ways To Become A More Resilient Leader

A resilient leader is a person who sees failures as temporary setbacks they can recover from quickly. They maintain a positive attitude and a strong sense of opportunity during periods of turbulence. When faced with ambiguity, a resilient leader finds ways to move forward and avoids getting stuck. …

Top 10

4 Cold Email Subject Lines That Generated $4 Million in Revenue

Without a good subject line, the content of the email doesn't matter.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>No single technique has brought in more business to my company than cold email outreach. I sent more than one million cold emails and made it the singular focus of my …

Marketing

The Truth About People Who Brag They Don't Need Much Sleep

For most of us, skimping on sleep means feeling cranky and foggyheaded the next day, but we all have that one friend who claims she can survive—even …

Brainwaves

The Mystery of Love-Science: Why Do You Fall in Love?

Relationship<p>We call it love. It feels like love. But the most exhilarating of all human emotions is probably nature’s beautiful way of keeping the …

A college professor wrote a biting explanation for why so many professors are Democrats

That's according to William Snider, founding director and professor in the Department of Neurology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.<p>He wrote an op-ed for The News & Observer after Phil Berger, the Republican leader of the North Carolina Senate, accused UNC of discriminating …

North Carolina

What You Need to Know About Women's Workplace Equality

Still a long way to go.<p>The wage gap is by far the most visible and talked about issue when it comes to equal status for women in the workplace. But …

Gender

According to this chart, 70% of the time the Federal Reserve will be right every time

In perhaps the biggest monetary policy speech of the year, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen on Friday discussed the outlook for the economy, Fed policy, and the long-term health of monetary policy more broadly.<p>The biggest attention-grabber from the speech was Yellen's view that, "the case for an …

Economics

Stock market has room to test new highs as rate hike jitters fade

The Federal Reserve’s top two officials did their best Friday to convince investors interest rates will likely rise by the end of the year, waking …

Stock Markets

The Rise of the American 'Others'

An increasing number of respondents are checking “Some Other Race” on U.S. Census forms, forcing officials to rethink current racial categories.<p>Something unusual has been taking­­­­­­ place with the United States Census: A minor category that has existed for more than 100 years is elbowing its way …

Demographics

Huge hedge fund redemptions are horrible news for the industry

In July, hedge funds experienced net outflows of an estimated $25.2 billion, the largest monthly net redemption since February 2009 ($28.2 billion), according to an eVestment report cited by Bloomberg. In June, hedge funds got hit with net outflows of $23.5 billion. In March, redemptions had hit $7 …

Investing
Leadership
Economics
The Workplace

A staggering number of MS Excel errors found in numerous scientific papers

A staggering number of MS Excel errors found in numerous scientific papers<p>1 Share<p>After an analytical journal published in the field of Genome …

The Recipe for Successful One-On-One Meetings

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>No matter how busy you are, it’s vital to pay attention to your employees. Only about a quarter of employees feel satisfied with how their managers communicate an organization’s goals and strategies.<p>What’s the best way to change this? To …

Employment

Our post Brexit devaluation creates an opportunity. Let’s not squander it this time

So much for the warning by Christine Lagarde, managing director of the International Monetary Fund, that a British vote to leave the European Union would have “bad to very, very bad” economic consequences. Apart from a brief flurry of financial markets turbulence, the effect on the global economy …

Enemies of my enemy may be war criminals: What does it mean when war hawks say “Never Trump”?

Making sense of Donald Trump and his national security state critics<p><i>This piece originally appeared on TomDispatch.</i><p>It’s not every day that Republicans publish an open letter announcing that their presidential candidate is unfit for office. But lately this sort of thing has been happening more and …

National Security
Real Estate

The 23 best business books to read before the end of summer

Summer's winding down, and that probably means you're going to need something to read during your final days in the sun.<p>Might as well squeeze in something educational to accompany that magazine you picked up at the airport.<p>To help you out, we've selected our favorite business memoirs, career …

Self-improvement

Brain study confirms gene mutation link to psychiatric disorders - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

Brain scans have revealed how a genetic mutation linked to major psychiatric disorders affects the structure, function and chemistry of the brain.<p>The …

MIT Researchers Make Interactive Glowing Gold-Leaf Jewelry

The bling of the future is controlled with a swipe<p>Soon, every concert, street performance, and crowded beach might have crowds of people adorned with tiny glowing lights inside of a temporary tattoo, which throbs along to music or heart rate. An invention by researchers at the MIT Media Lab, …

MIT Media Lab

Researchers discover that DNA naturally fluoresces

A Northwestern University team recently caught DNA doing something that has never been seen before: it blinked.

Northwestern University

As economy gyrates through tepid growth, Fed minutes may offer clues

Investors waiting for clues from the Federal Reserve this year may feel like a group of cats watching ping pong.<p>In March, policy makers tilted dovish …

Economy

Freeing democracy from perpetual war: Why it’s hard for members of the military to speak out

America doesn’t need more obedience — it needs more dissent. Not only among its citizens but within its military<p><i>This piece originally appeared on TomDispatch.</i><p>The United States is now engaged in perpetual war with victory nowhere in sight. Iraq is chaotic and scarred. So, too, is Libya. Syria barely …

National Security

What are government bonds?

The government has restarted its quantitive easing programme, printing money to buy its own bonds back from City firms. But what exactly are bonds, and why did the Bank run into the trouble buying them this week?<p><b>What are government bonds?</b><p>Think of them as a type of loan from investors to a …

Finance