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What Marketing Trends Your Startup Needs To Know About In 2017

This isn’t your normal post about forecasting trends. Because, well, it doesn’t focus on the forecast. The future is unpredictable. Trends are never guaranteed. So to mitigate our susceptibility to market volatility, we need to plan our marketing strategies around transience. What’s the best way to …

Startups

Changemakers: One Startup Revolutionizing the Medical Marijuana Industry

The cannabis industry has grown (pun intended) drastically over the past five years; in 2016 revenue is expected to hit $6.7 billion. By 2021, the weed industry is expected to have nearly 14,000 companies generating $27 billion, according to consumer market research firm IBISWorld.<p>The time is green …

Theory challenging Einstein's view on speed of light could soon be tested

New paper describes for first time how scientists can test controversial idea that speed of light is not a constant<p>The newborn universe may have glowed with light beams moving much faster than they do today, according to a theory that overturns Einstein’s century-old claim that the speed of light …

14 Under-the-Radar French Beauty Products on Amazon

Amazon is undoubtedly a haven of sorts for beauty lovers, ourselves included. Our online shopping carts brim over with the coolest items we know the …

20 Most Anticipated Rap Albums of 2016

Kanye West<p>What will Kanye West's seventh album, <i>Swish</i>, sound like? There's really no telling. Over the last year, Kanye has released a solo record …

Zipcar Founder: The Era Of Industrial Capitalism Is Over

PARIS—Workers of the world unite, Zipcar co-founder Robin Chase suggested here Saturday. You have nothing to lose but your excess capacity.<p>“The shared future of our world is no longer industrial capitalism,” she declared before hundreds of delegates and activists and reporters at the Paris Climate …

Carsharing

The Guide to Smelling Like a Man This Winter

It’s a given that your wardrobe cycles seasonally. However, it’s your fragrance that sets the subconscious tone for said wardrobe. What winter is to …

Global Warming Impacts Patagonia’s Glaciers: Pictures

Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg launch clean energy research fund

Breakthrough Energy Coalition aims to spur private sector research ahead of Paris climate change conference<p>Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg have launched a new global initiative aimed at spurring private sector investment in clean energy. Zuckerberg announced the launch of the Breakthrough Energy …

Bill Gates

World leaders kick off climate talks in Paris: 'Our goal must be a transformation'

Declaring that the future of the planet is at stake, more than 150 world leaders assembled outside Paris on Monday to launch an ambitious attempt to confront climate change by reducing greenhouse gas emissions.<p>After decades of difficult negotiations and an unsuccessful attempt to strike a deal six …

Ten Grooming Products Every Guy Needs

Source: Charlie Sheen Is HIV-Positive

Charlie Sheen is going on the <i>Today</i> show to discuss being HIV-positive, sources tell PEOPLE.<p>According to top Hollywood publicist and crisis manager …

Charlie Sheen

13 Things Every Woman Should Know Before Returning From Maternity Leave

Earlier this week, a friend posted a snuggly selfie with her 9-week-old daughter to Facebook and lamented her return to work after maternity leave (all too soon, since the U.S. trails the rest of the developing world in family leave). Many crying-face emoji ensued, along with an outpouring of …

Here’s what happens when you buy a $170.4 million painting with a credit card

In just a few minutes, one art collector may have earned more credit card rewards than most people will in a lifetime.<p>Billionaire art collector Liu …

Personal Finance

Alzheimer's is a young(er) person's disease -- so get to work

<b>(CNN) —</b> While he couldn't possibly have known, Sandy Halperin was likely around 35 years old when his brain began slowly accumulating the plaques and tangles of Alzheimer's disease.<p>Thanks to recent advances that allow us to see disease in the living brain, we now know there is evidence of …

Dementia

The courage of Glen Campbell

<b>(CNN) —</b> Who would have thought a 77-year-old man with Alzheimer's would make a music video, win a Grammy for best country song and be nominated for an Academy Award? This is the legacy of the inimitable Glen Campbell.<p>Directing and producing "Glen Campbell ... I'll Be Me" changed my life and that of …

5 Mistakes You're Making While Painting Your Nails—and How to Fix Them

Let’s face it: Painting our own nails is no easy feat—and the result is usually a messy manicure and a frustrated you. Believe it or not, the reason …

13 Kinds of Sex Every Couple Needs to Have

<i>By AOL Health for YourTango.com</i><p>What sexual frontiers have you and your partner yet to explore?<p>Every couple needs to change up their sexual routine every now and again so it doesn't become just that: a routine. Sexual experimentation is key for keeping a long-term relationship fresh, fun and …

Jim Carrey's ex-girlfriend Cathriona White found dead in 'possible suicide'

The body of Cathriona White, Jim Carrey's girlfriend until last week, was found Monday in Sherman Oaks in what is being reported as a probable suicide.<p>Two friends who were concerned about her found the 28-year-old Irish makeup artist with pills next to her body, said TMZ, which had the news …

How mindfulness plays havoc with memory

The practice can disrupt the brain’s ability to tell the difference between real and false memories, scientists find<p>Mindfulness, the form of meditation embraced by business leaders, celebrities and the NHS, might not be so beneficial for the mind after all, according to research.<p>The practice, which …

Mindfulness

A Nutritionist's Holistic Guide to the Perfect Food Day

Steven Macari, founder of SLVRBK Health and nutritionist at Drive 495, shares what a day in the food life of a nutritionist looks like.<p>Given my body style and the type of metabolism I have, I tend to require more carbohydrates than most people. That being said, most people under-eat carbs (and …

Big Bang, Deflated? Universe May Have Had No Beginning

If a new theory turns out to be true, the universe may not have started with a bang.<p>In the new formulation, the universe was never a singularity, or …

Incredible pictures give a totally unexpected perspective into how the 1% lives

Top CEOs in America earn around 350 times as much as the average worker, and in 2014 the 25 highest-paid hedge fund managers were collectively paid $11.6 billion— reportedly one of the lowest figures in recent years.<p>In his coming book and touring gallery show, "1% Privilege in a Time of Global …

21 time-management habits all leaders should learn

One of the most difficult skills to master at the beginning of your career is time management.<p>You can waste a tremendous amount of time by trying to …

Time Management

Do You Need a Wealthy Background to Be a Successful Entrepreneur?

Research shows entrepreneurship has more to do with a moneyed family than a 'risk-taking gene.'<p>What <i>really</i> sets entrepreneurs apart from everyone else? It's not their resourcefulness, imagination, ability to foresee trends, or their belief in their own ideas, according to a recent piece on Quartz. …

The Six Weirdest Ancient Roman Ideas About The Human Body

Given our 21st century understanding of medicine, in which scientists can grow or 3D print new organs, the ancient Romans may seem fantastically clueless about human anatomy and disease. But until Anders Vesalius revolutionized the study of anatomy in the 16th century, Western medicine was …

Ancient History

35 Books Everyone Should Read in Their Lifetime

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43 free career-advancing courses you can take (and actually finish) this summer

Yes, summer is the perfect time to relax and recharge. But, it's also the perfect time to pick up a few new skills. Put that relaxed brain (and work …