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Hubble just took a brand new photo that will make you feel completely insignificant

We all might be anxiously awaiting the eventual launch of NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope — which has been stuck in an endless series of delays …

Universe

Visa's Founder Says You Should Look for This 1 Trait in New Hires (It's Not Experience)

Hiring top talent is a key ingredient for the success of any business, small or large. Learn how do to it right from a team of A-players.<p>The number one hiring mistake I see people make is prioritizing skill and experience over integrity and the ability to learn. As counterintuitive as it may seem, …

Employment

In our opinion: Good leaders go where they're not welcome

American Enterprise Institute President Arthur Brooks has been trying to persuade conservatives and liberals to have a different kind of discussion …

Ted Kennedy

My son, Osama: the al-Qaida leader’s mother speaks for the first time

'He met some people who pretty much brainwashed him in his early 20s. You can call it a cult'<p>Reform is beginning to creep through Saudi society; the ban on women drivers has been lifted, cinemas have opened<p>Osama's son Hamza may well cloud the family’s attempts to shake off their past<p>On the corner …

Osama Bin Laden

This is Jeff Bezos' 3-question test for new Amazon employees

Amazon is a highly sought after company to work for, and today has well over 500,000 employees.<p>But in the company's early days — when Amazon's …

Jeff Bezos

The Equation That Will Make You Better at Everything

As an athlete, if you want to improve something—your 100-meter time, say, or your deadlift PR—you’ve got to apply a challenge, some sort of “stressor,” and then follow it with a period of rest and recovery. Too much stress without enough rest and you get injury, illness, and burnout. Not enough …

San Antonio

Let there be light: 'ghost' particle found a mile beneath Antarctica holds key to breakthrough in physics

The secrets of the origins of light are set to be unlocked by the discovery of an elusive “ghost” particle a mile beneath Antarctica, scientists have announced.<p>Astronomers have for the first time identified the source of a high-energy neutrino which shot through a solid ice laboratory at the South …

Physics

6 Ways to Quickly Improve Your Conversion Rate and Make More Money From Ecommerce

Optimize your digital strategy and make more money.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It’s one thing to get people to visit your website. It’s quite another to attract qualified leads who will ultimately turn into paying customers. When you run an e-commerce business, …

eCommerce

Why and How to Rename Your Business

A rose by any name would smell as sweet. But when you're renaming your business, watch out for the thorns.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>A rose by any other name would smell as sweet</i>. -- William Shakespeare<p>A strong business name identifies your business, tells …

Small Business

Help Teens De-Stress With These 'Getting Things Done' Hacks

Being a teenager in 2018—I don’t know how it’s done. Imagine having the same list of pressures that you had as a high school kid—school, …

8 Unexpected but Amazing Hydrogen Peroxide Life Hacks

Believe it or not, this is one extremely useful chemical to have around the house. You probably did not know it had such a versatile scope of …

This Type of Learning Could Help You Remember More (But Few People Use It)

The method means consistency and routine are critical for future recall.<p>No matter what you're trying to learn or why, the learning arguably only has value if you can retrieve the data your brain has tucked away when you need it. This is where state-dependent learning can do you a massive favor.<p>The …

"Find your passion" is bad advice, say Yale-NUS and Stanford psychologists

Your passion isn’t out there, waiting to be discovered. It’s not a mysterious force that will—when found—remove all obstacles from your path. In fact, psychologists argue in a new study that the pithy mantra “find your passion” may be a dangerous distraction.<p>In a study (pdf) by researchers from …

Psychology

How far away was that lightning? Here's how to figure it out.

Light speed is almost instantaneous, while sound is much slower.<p>You probably do it. It might be ingrained from when you were a kid, and now it’s almost automatic. You see the flash of lightning—and you immediately start counting the seconds till it thunders.<p>But does counting really get you a good …

5 baking soda hacks to keep your laundry smelling super fresh

As the buzz around multi-tasking ingredients and pantry-staples hacks reaches an audible roar, happy news: Another ingredient is about to join the …

Cleaning

The 56 Most Brilliant PVC Hacks You’ve Ever Seen

What can’t you do with PVC pipe? Here are 56 incredibly smart (and cheap!) ways to use this do-it-all material around your home and workshop.<p>Keep …

DIY

15 Quotes That Will Make You Feel Smarter Immediately

Some Memorial Day silliness<p>Well, it's the Memorial Day weekend. As the summer starts in earnest I find myself bereft of serious business thoughts. So this column is just for fun.<p>This column is inspired by Albert Einstein, who said, "Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I'm …

Steve Jobs Used These 3 Deceptively Simple Questions to Turn Apple into an Innovation Powerhouse

Why don't more bosses ask them?<p>Steve Jobs did many things to make himself successful. He trained his brain using this simple meditation technique. He immersed himself in these highly unusual books. He also listened to ten songs that inspired and motivated him.<p>Steve Jobs also helped thousands of …

How much the average person in 40 different countries takes home after taxes

The salary you negotiate isn't the amount you end up receiving in your paychecks. The primary reason: taxes.<p>It is well known that every country has a different corporate tax rate, but each one also has different tax rates for individuals. CapRelo published a study on tax rates and take home …

Salaries & Wages

This 1 Buried iPhone Feature Can Instantly Boost Your Daily Productivity

Find this iPhone feature, use it, and watch your productivity increase.<p>As entrepreneurs, the name of the game is finding ways to maximize your time, discovering shortcuts or hacks that can find more efficient ways of doing things, so you can focus your resources on the important things that need …

Bill Gates says he's 'obsessed' with this new website — here's why

Bill Gates is well known for sharing his favorite books, but now the billionaire philanthropist has revealed his latest obsession is a website, one …

Only 17% of people can correctly answer the world's shortest IQ test — see if you're one of them

The Cognitive Reflection Test (CRT) has been hailed as the world's shortest IQ test. Apparently, it only takes three questions to separate the Einsteins from the Homer Simpsons of this world.<p>The quiz, developed in Princeton in 2005 by psychologist Shane Frederick, is designed to test your ability …

IQ

Warren Buffett and Bill Gates agree this is one of the best books out right now

If you're in search of summer reading suggestions, billionaires Warren Buffett and Bill Gates have you covered.<p>On Monday, the two men, along with …

How to Create a Film Look for Your Photos From Scratch in Lightroom

The film look is currently enjoying a resurgence, and with that have come many preset packs and the like. While some of those are great, practicing …

Tutorials

10 Unmissable Places to Visit in Japan

Japan is somewhere I think everyone should visit. From futuristic skyscrapers to tranquil bamboo forests and neon arcades to serene temples, it’s …

Japan

How Jaguar Land Rover Leverages Its Smaller Size To Make Big Bets To Best Larger Competitors

It must have felt good for Joe Eberhardt to walk the New York International Auto Show (NYIAS) last week and talk with colleagues and former coworkers from other car companies. The president and CEO of Jaguar Land Rover North America has presided over back-to-back record sales in 2016 and 2017. And …

This is the Power of Canon’s 120MP Camera Sensor

Canon has just released this new 3-minute video showing the power of its 120-megapixel CMOS sensor, which it first announced in September 2015 and …

4 Habits of Ultra-Likable Leaders That Are Hard to Find

When society puts so much value on external accomplishments, good leaders start with what's inside.<p>I often tell people that leadership is a journey. When you think you've arrived at the top of the mountain, look up. You'll always find another peak to climb.<p>The truth about leadership is actually …

Media lab built from recycled shipping containers pops up in half a day

Four recycled shipping containers have found a new lease on life as Bard College’s new media lab in upstate New York. MB Architecture’s solution is …

6 Must-Read Books That Will Unlock Your Inner Mental Strength

They all contain valuable insight on making the process work better for you.<p><i>What are the best books to read for mental strength? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Praveen Tipirneni,</b> …