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A CEO who sold his company for $365 million describes how one of the most humiliating moments of his life transformed his business into a huge success

When David Rusenko, founder of website building platform Weebly, debuted his product for the very first time before a crowd of nearly 1,000 people in 2006, he was met with a remarkably unfavorable response.<p>At an an early tech gathering led by a prominent tech CEO in New York, Rusenko was one among …

Entrepreneurship

Stephen Hawking's final paper bursts the multiverse bubble with a Holographic Universe theory

Renowned physicist Stephen Hawking passed away earlier this year, but his legacy to science will live on. His final theory on the origin of the …

Bill Gates is raising his children according to a 1970s ‘Love and Logic’ formula — here are his top tips for grooming successful kids

Bill Gates doesn't pretend he lives in an egalitarian household. When it comes to parenting his three children, the billionaire Microsoft mogul readily admits his wife Melinda has done more than her share of the work raising the kids.<p>"My wife does 80%," Gates told a crowd of Harvard students on …

Bill Gates

5 Investing Apps That Make Money Without You Thinking About It

It's time you got a rounding-up, socially responsible, Wall Street-occupying investment app.<p>Making money without thinking about it has never been …

How often to clean everything you own, from your toilet to your phone, according to science

Humans do not live in our homes alone. There are approximately 7,000 different species of bacteria floating around in your house right now. And that's just in the dust.<p>The rich and complex web of dirt, viruses, and pollen around us isn't all bad. It's important to keep some microbes around to help …

Cleaning

The world's biggest cruise line uses this psychological trick to make you spend more money

How much should a TV cost?<p>It seems like a simple question, but it can be difficult to answer. Of course, it depends on factors like size and quality — but once you've determined those, it's still hard to figure out what the price should be without referring to other TVs you seen, owned, or read …

Royal Caribbean

Colin Kaepernick’s Latest Move Might Make Him the Realest Negus Alive

Negus (noun)<i>:</i> king, ruler—used as a title of the sovereign of Ethiopia, according to Merriam-Webster.<p>Former NFL quarterback-turned-activist Colin …

This is what your smartphone is doing to your brain — and it isn't good

All day long, we're inundated by interruptions and alerts from our devices. Smartphones buzz to wake us up, emails stream into our inboxes, notifications from coworkers and far away friends bubble up on our screens, and "assistants" chime in with their own soulless voices.<p>Such interruptions seem …

Social Media

7 tough lessons people often learn too late in life

Life lessons are full of wisdom because they often have to be learned the hard way. However, the hardest part about that process is realizing that sometimes not every opportunity lasts forever. You finally "get it" long after the fact.<p>If possible, it's best to learn these things sooner rather than …

Self-help

5 surprising spring break destinations

From an artsy town in Texas to the nation's capital, we've got your wanderlust covered.<p>Spring is in the air, and that means one thing to many of us: travel. As in, cool springtime getaways.<p>Sure, you can always do the beach, or hit the Big Apple. But if you’re looking for something a little less …

Flowers

'Super brains' could be developed if people use pills designed to improve older people's memory

Brain boosting pills are being developed by scientists aimed at restoring memory in older people.<p>Tests on mice have shown how older or damaged brains …

This Brown Butter Cookie Dough Will Inspire a Spontaneous “Baking” Night

Attention fellow vegan and/or gluten-free friends (including those who fall in the <i>-ish</i> categories): You *need* this new cookbook, <i>Black Girl Baking: Wholesome Recipes Inspired by a Soulful Upbringing</i> ($22) by Jerrelle Guy, the blogger behind Chocolate for Basil. This beauty may have already …

Masters of our DNA: designer bodies are not science fiction

by Jolene Creighton February 12, 2018 Health & Medicine 18760<p>Imagine a world where we can <i>design</i> the bodies we want. In this reality we can also …

For the Best Mac & Cheese, Use Tater Tots

Mac and cheese is a cute way of saying macaroni and cheese, which is a cute way of saying macaroni and cheese <i>sauce</i>. That’s my theory. Think about the famous “blue box,” where cheese powder teams up with milk and margarine. Or, think back even earlier—like, a couple centuries earlier—to 1769, when …

Warren Buffett Says Integrity Is the Most Important Trait to Hire For. Ask These 12 Questions to Find It

It holds intelligence and energy together, or everything crumbles.<p>Billionaire Warren Buffett, chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, has lived by a set of awe-inspiring values and principles that has led to unbelievable success.<p>So whenever he imparts his wisdom, you want to tune in. As it relates …

RPGs

How Reading Changes Your Brain Can Actually Make You A Better & More Positive Person

I'm in grad school right now, and we've been reading three of Irish writer Samuel Beckett's very challenging novels. TBH, the reading sort of makes …

The Brain

We've interviewed nearly 50 millionaires about how they invest their money — here are 5 strategies anyone can implement

<i>Each week on a podcast called "Millionaires Unveiled," Clark Sheffield and Jace Mattinson, both certified public accountants, interview a millionaire — someone with a current net worth of over $1 million. They ask them to share their story, investment strategies, and current portfolio …

Retirement

The 19-year-old who made his fortune in bitcoin says if you don't become a millionaire in the next 10 years, it's your own fault

German teenager Erik Finman has an unusual success story.<p>When was 12 years old, he realized school wasn't his future. Most of his classmates felt the same, of course, but Finman took action: He made a bet with his parents.<p>His parents promised that if he became a millionaire before his 18th …

Cryptocurrency

If a woman has these 14 qualities never let her go, scientists say

People in long term relationships will someday get to the point where they need to ask themselves: Is this really the person I want to spend the rest …

Relationships

Amazon Go, a high-tech version of a 7-Eleven, will finally open on Monday — with no checkout lines and no cashiers

Amazon Go allows customers to grab items and just walk out without stopping to pay.<p>Amazon’s store of the future has been five years in the making. But the unveiling is just about here.<p>Amazon Go, the company’s first brick-and-mortar convenience store, will open to the public on Monday on the ground …

These 30 Vegan Meal-Prep Ideas Make Healthy Eating Look So Frickin' Good

You made a promise to yourself to eat healthier, and here are two things you can do to make that happen: prep your meals in advance and eat more veggies. You're in luck, because here's some inspiration for delicious, satisfying, plant-based meal-prep ideas. From soup to curry to protein balls, …

Healthy Eating

The Trait That Made Elon Musk and Steve Jobs Fearless--and How to Cultivate It

Your ability to innovate has a lot to do with the power of early wins--and a few good hero stories.<p>When Elon Musk found out that NASA had no intentions of going to Mars, he decided to invest $100 million of his own funds to develop reusable rockets; if NASA was not going to bring humanity to Mars, …

Want to Raise Kids Who Won't Give Up Easily? Teach Them the 'Batman Effect'

Instilling perseverance at a young age will serve your child well throughout life.<p>It's tough to teach kids perseverance and mental strength in the modern world. Technology allows for instant gratification and our digital devices offer an easy escape when things get tough.<p>Kids have shorter attention …

Kids

How to Build a Million-Dollar Company in 1 Year--With No Funding

There's no set recipe--but there are a few rules of thumb to follow.<p>In August 2015 a popular virtual assistant (VA) company, Zirtual, announced it was shutting down--leaving behind nearly 2,500 clients and 400 employees. At the time, I was already deeply ingrained in the productivity space and …

A Walmart executive who sold his first startup for $6 million, 2nd for $550 million, and 3rd for $3 billion, reveals how he became wildly successful

• <b>Marc Lore is the president and CEO of Walmart eCommerce in the US.</b>• <b><br>He founded Quidsi and sold it to Amazon in 2011 for over $500 million. Then he founded Jet.com and sold that to Walmart in 2016 for $3 billion and stock. His first startup was acquired for $6 million.</b>• <b><br>Lore says radical transparency,</b> …

Startups

20 photos that show why Seville was voted 2018's top place to visit

Lonely Planet's Best in Travel ranked the 10 cities that everyone will be dying to visit in 2018.<p>Occupying the coveted number one spot is a Spanish …

Scientist Says Human Brains Are Connected By ‘Wi-Fi,’ Which Causes Gut Feelings

The "interbrain" phenomenon could also drive complex forms of communication in other ways, such as bringing people together at large gatherings.<p>New …

University of Sheffield

6 TED talks to help you be better with money

Over the years, a handful of TED speakers have shared their wisdom for taking control of your personal finance.<p>Here are some ideas to consider the next time you're feeling stressed about money.

TED Talks

25 Dinner Ideas For People Who Are Trying To Eat Less Meat

Put these in your dinner rotation.