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India’s homegrown internet startups are ganging up against foreign rivals

Some of India’s biggest entrepreneurs are serious about getting the country to shut out foreign rivals.<p>Nearly a year after he first mentioned the need for protectionist policies like those in China, Sachin Bansal, one of India’s most successful young entrepreneurs, has brought together like-minded …

India

Here's How Space Travel Changes the Brain

Spending prolonged time in space can lead to striking changes in an astronaut's brain structure, a new study finds. These changes may help explain …

Monster Planet, Tiny Star: Record-Breaking Duo Puzzles Astronomers

A giant planet has been found orbiting an ultracool dwarf star — the largest planet compared to its star ever found — leaving scientists baffled at …

Will the US unleash revolutionary 'LightingStrike' drone on future enemies?

A revolutionary new drone will fly faster and farther than ever before.<p>The advances made with this electric aircraft hybrid – part helicopter and part airplane – could help pave the way to a future where every ground unit has a powerful drone at its disposal.<p>LightningStrike has potential to make …

This Entrepreneur Travels the World While Making More Than Most Doctors

How a digital nomad makes six figures passively using this tested playbook.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Jeremy Page is living proof the digital nomad lifestyle is alive and well.<p>He’s built a small empire on the back of several highly successful internet businesses …

World's priciest whisky bought by Chinese millionaire revealed to be fake

When Chinese millionaire, Zhang Wei, splashed out £7,600 on the world’s most expensive whisky shot in a Swiss bar, he boasted to his fans that it was the same age as his great, great grandmother would have been – 139 years old.<p>Unfortunately for the martial arts fantasy writer, the headlines …

Fantasy Fiction

Markets stumble as Catalonia declares independence from Spain

The dramatic escalation of a political crisis in Spain hit the country's benchmark stock index on Friday.<p>Losses on the Ibex 35 reached nearly 2% after separatist leaders in the wealthy region of Catalonia voted to establish an independent state.<p>The euro also weakened against the dollar, reflecting …

Europe

Tech giants lead rally as stocks near records; Amazon surges

NEW YORK (AP) — Some of the biggest companies in the world had their best day in years Friday as Microsoft and Alphabet soared following strong third-quarter reports, as did online retail giant Amazon. U.S. stocks set more records as their winning streak extended to a seventh week.<p>Intel made its …

Stock Markets

A strange object from outside our solar system just zoomed past the sun

The traveller (maybe from another star) didn’t stay long and it’s moving away fast<p>Travelling between the stars has been a dream of humanity for generations. But while our species might not be able to make that trek for a long while, there are some seasoned travelers whizzing around the galaxy, and …

Astronomy

Burials Unearthed in Poland Open the Casket on The Secret Lives of Vampires

Need to get rid of a pesky vampire? Thanks to Hollywood, you probably know the drill: Wear garlic around your neck, don't go out at night without a …

Archaeology