Brandon Harrington

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I grew up in a small town. Being a tech entrepreneur was hard. I want to change that.

I grew up in a very small town. In fact, for part of my childhood, we didn’t even have electricity at home. As a young entrepreneur, I was able to …

At Last! A Vitamin That Can Make Your Blood Vessels Younger

Could an aid in fighting heart disease be waiting on the shelves on your local grocery store?<p>Heart disease in all its forms continues to be the top …

Research

Triclosan, a common antimicrobial in toothpaste and other products, linked to inflammation and cancer in the gut

The antimicrobial chemical triclosan is in thousands of products that we use daily: hand soaps, toothpastes, body wash, kitchenware and even some …

Medical Research

6 Income Streams You Can Create in the Corporate Consulting Space

Corporations have billions budgeted for consultants.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Last year, according to Bloomberg, corporations paid outside consultants $39.3 billion dollars. Corporate consulting is one of the highest margin business opportunities …

Small Business

What is CBD? The 'miracle' cannabis compound that doesn't get you high

The cannabis-derived chemical is non-psychoactive, and – while federally illegal – has been hailed as a cure for disease<p>In early May, a federal court declined to protect cannabidiol (CBD), a chemical produced by the cannabis plant, from federal law enforcement, despite widespread belief in its …

Cannabis

5 Ways to Project Confidence in Front of an Audience

Employees, investors, and partners don’t just follow anyone — they follow leaders who have command of the business and command of the stage. Whether you’re presenting on an analyst call or speaking to your entire organization in a town hall meeting, you’re being judged on your confidence and …

Public Speaking

Gravity energy generator could revolutionise renewables | Reuters.com

Dutch inventor Janjaap Ruijssenaars has built a gravity energy generator that harnesses the force of gravity to produce a new kind of renewable energy. Matthew Stock reports.<p>▲ Hide Transcript<p>▶ View Transcript<p>Dutch inventor Janjaap Ruijssenaars has built a gravity energy generator that harnesses the …

Renewable Energy

This revolution in our understanding of depression will be life-transforming | Edward Bullmore

The discovery of genes that are linked to the crippling condition throws up exciting new possibilities for its successful treatment<p>Depression runs in families, we know. But it is only very recently, and after considerable controversy and frustration, that we are beginning to know how and why. The …

Depression

Drinking baking soda could be an inexpensive, safe way to combat autoimmune disease

A daily dose of baking soda may help reduce the destructive inflammation of autoimmune diseases like rheumatoid arthritis, scientists say.<p>AUGUSTA, …

These common mistakes make tech startups less fundable, according to a VC

Throughout my nearly three-decade career in the venture capital industry, I’ve had the privilege of meeting innovative teams and looking at next-generation products on a daily basis — especially in areas such as artificial intelligence, machine learning, cybersecurity, and virtual reality.<p>Today’s …

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The Human Brain Can Create Structures in Up to 11 Dimensions

"We found a world that we had never imagined."<p>Last year, neuroscientists used a classic branch of maths in a totally new way to peer into the …

Forget Smartphone Addiction. Here's What Experts Are Really Worried About

Our phones are not the problem when it comes to gadget addiction. It's this.<p>It's not the smartphone in your hand. It's not the tablet or the laptop. Reports about shiny objects captivating us all day miss the mark by a long shot. Apple is not to blame for making a useful phone, and Google is not to …

Social Media

Teacher asks 8th-grade students to list positives of slavery

<b>SAN ANTONIO --</b> A San Antonio charter school has apologized after a teacher asked students in an eighth grade American history class to list the …

Woman fined $500 for saving free Delta Air Lines snack

A Colorado woman is facing a $500 fine from U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) for saving a free apple she received as a snack from Delta Air Lines on her way back to the United States from Paris, France.<p>Crystal Tadlock told Fox 31 Denver, toward the end of her flight from Paris, flight …

Government accidentally sends file on "remote mind control" methods to journalist

When journalist Curtis Waltman filed a Freedom of Information Act request with Washington State Fusion Center (which is partnered with Department of …

How to Become An Expert At Just About Anything In Just 45 Minutes A Day

“It takes 10,000 hours to become an “expert in an ultra-competitive field” but to go from “knowing nothing to being pretty good”, actually takes 20 …

Self-improvement

Scientists stumbled upon a plastic-eating bacterium—then accidentally made it stronger

Hungry, hungry enzymes.<p>The natural world is rapidly becoming a giant pile of plastic waste. There are literally six—<i>six!</i>—ungodly large garbage patches swelling in the ocean. Even areas as far removed from us as the Arctic are not safe. We’re slowly suffocating a lot of natural ecologies with our …

Rare Bali Flight Sale Has Fares Starting at $564 Round-trip

Paradise is just a flight away — and at least today, that flight is on sale.<p>If you've always dreamed of vacationing in Bali, the “Island of the …

Road to homeownership gets rockier this spring as rates rise

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Higher mortgage rates are making the already challenging task of buying an affordable home even tougher for many Americans this spring.<p>In metro areas such as Denver, buyers are rushing to close a deal before mortgage rates get too high. In Dallas, some are embracing longer …

Real Estate

Exxon sued for stoking drought, floods, and wildfires

Coastal cities like New York and San Francisco have already started legal battles with oil giants for knowingly fueling climate change. Now, …

10 Taco Recipes from Around the World

1 of 10<p>Texas-Style Puffy Barbacoa Tacos<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 10<p>New England Lobster Roll Tacos<p>3 of 10<p>Japanese Tako Tacos<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 10<p>Miami Cubano …

Asia's top airports set the standard in air travel

Winter Olympics

6 Symptoms That Point to a Magnesium Deficiency (and How to Treat It)

Most of us aim to eat balanced meals for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, or at least two of the three (on a good day). But we haven't really gone over …

Promising cancer drug aces human clinical trials

A new cancer drug known as BLU-667 has moved through phase I human trials, and the results are promising. Taken orally, the drug targets what are …

Cancer

This New Treatment Could Heal Tooth Cavities Without Any Fillings

It regrows the enamel itself.<p>Scientists have invented a new product that can encourage tooth enamel to grow back, which means we could finally have a …

Dental Care

CONFESSIONS OF A NEUROSURGEON, “LIFE AFTER DEATH DOES EXIST!”

<i>Confessions of a neurosurgeon, Dr. Eben Alexander (October 8, 2012), who had a near-death experience:</i> As a neurosurgeon, I have never believed in a …

HP is jumping into the legal marijuana industry with a technology that could change the way people buy weed — and it's a first for Silicon Valley

Hewlett-Packard, a computer industry pioneer, is cashing in on the marijuana "green rush."<p>In a first for the fledgling marijuana industry, HP will start providing registers preinstalled with software made for marijuana businesses.<p>The $35 billion enterprise company, which sells and installs complex …

Cancer patients are increasingly being treated based on their inherited genetics — and it’s putting doctors in a difficult position

Hollis Johnson<p><b>Cancer doctors are increasingly turning to genetics test to help them treat their patients with advanced forms of cancer.</b>• <b><br>But as we learn more about the genetics, we're learning that a lot of it is connected to the genes we inherit, as opposed to the mutations that arise in</b> …

5 Ways to Make Fruit More Fun

Are you eating enough fruit? The USDA recommends that most adults <b></b>get 2 to 4 servings (about 2 cups) per day, but many of us fall short! I personally …