Brady Applin

25 Flips | 3 Magazines | 5 Likes | 1 Following | @CaptHotRod | Keep up with Brady Applin on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Brady Applin”

From Selling Water on the Street Corner to a Multi-Million Dollar Online Business

7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>“Make millions from just your laptop!”</i> I know what you’re thinking: That sounds more like a cheesy infomercial or a daydream fantasy. But think again and meet Army veteran Emanuel “Manny” Hernandez, who went from street-corner …

Entrepreneurship

Want to travel and save money in 2017? Consider taking a year-long cruise

It’s a new year and that means it’s time for new travel plans. But if the exorbitant cost of living in your city looks like it may eat into your 2017 travel budget, why not consider spending the year at sea?<p>If you live in one of the world’s more expensive cities, it could be much cheaper to take a …

Travel

A 7-Step Plan for Generating Leads With Facebook Ads

Do you want to generate more leads from Facebook? Interested in using Facebook ads to promote a lead magnet? Facebook ads are a great way to build a …

Tesla In 2017: Model 3, New Autopilot, Solar Roof And Other Developments Expected From The Company

It wouldn’t be wrong to say that 2016 was a bit of a rollercoaster for Tesla. The company ventured into electricity generation with its Solar Roof …

US military successfully tests electrical brain stimulation to enhance staff skills

Study paves way for personnel such as drone operators to have electrical pulses sent into their brains to improve effectiveness in high pressure situations<p>US military scientists have used electrical brain stimulators to enhance mental skills of staff, in research that aims to boost the performance …

The Brain

Five Things to Watch in This Year's World Series

Cubs. Cubs. Cubs. We get it. A team going for its first World Series title since William Taft got elected President and the Model T debuted is …

Boston Red Sox

The world's future hinges on supporting 10-year-old girls, says UN

Daline, 10, from Yaoundé, loves learning. Safeguarding her development, and that of 65 million other girls of her age, could shape the world, claims a new study<p>Ten-year-old Daline enjoys reading, dancing and using her mother’s make up. And she loves school. Her favourite subject is chemistry.<p>“When …

Research

5 privacy settings you should change in Windows 10

With its Windows 10 Creators Update, Microsoft is attempting to be more transparent with its privacy settings. It may have simplified some of the language of its policies, but there is still work to be done.<p>Here are five privacy-related settings you can change for a less invasive and more secure …

Meet WM Motor, the Latest Chinese Electric Car Startup

Another day, another Chinese electric car startup with major ambitions and big funding.<p>This week, Bloomberg reported on WM Motor, an electric car …

Here's how SpaceX's Falcon Heavy rocket compares to the Apollo moon rocket

It's an Epic Rocket Battle! Or a Clash of the Titans, if you will. Except that in this case, the titans are the two of the heaviest rockets the world has ever seen. And the contenders couldn't be better matched. On one side, we have the heaviest rocket to come out of the US during the space race, …

Graphene batteries may cut your phone recharge time to 15 minutes

Revealed by Chinese company Dongxu Optoelectronics, the battery pack is called the G-King. It has a 4,800mAh capacity, which is considerably more than what we see in a smartphone, and more inline with small tablets, or compact laptops like the 11-inch MacBook Air. Dongxu claims the battery regains …

Gravitational Waves Found Again: Here’s How They Could Whisper The Universe’s Secrets

The international team of physicists and astronomers responsible for the discovery of gravitational waves back in February has announced the …

A Dozen Things I’ve Learned from Elon Musk About Business and Investing

Elon Musk is a classic missionary founder who is more interested in changing the world and creating enduring businesses than just the financial …

Financial Services

Tony Robbins: Want Success? Rewire Your Mind.

7 min read<p>Brought to you by Entrepreneur Network<p>Tony Robbins is in the business of breakthroughs. He helps people achieve personal and professional breakthroughs with his wildly popular motivational seminars, his life strategy coaching to CEOs, U.S. Presidents and billionaire hedge fund managers, …

Business Strategy

This is how Silicon Valley's most secretive startup makes money

Last summer, it raised $450 million from investors in a round of financing that valued the company at $20 billion. Among fast-growing tech start-ups, only Uber, Xiaomi, and Airbnb are more valuable.<p>Palantir's business has long been shrouded in secrecy, but as the company has expanded, and raised …

20 must-have tech accessories under $20

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff that we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>But accessories get expensive, some can run well into the three-digit range, and some are meant for only a niche audience. To make …

Here's What I Learned When I Gave Up Drinking for Nine Months

There's a strategy to being 20-something and sober.<p>It must have been in the throes of a particularly fierce hangover—with my head wedged between couch cushions, probably wearing one sock and surrounded by half-empty Gatorade bottles and pizza crusts—that I realized I hadn't gone a weekend without …

How Home Depot Inc. Plans to Spend $10 Billion This Year

Image source: Home Depot.<p><b>Home Depot</b> is among the fastest-growing major retailers in the country. Revenue rose 6% last year to a record $89 million as the home improvement giant enjoyed accelerating sales gains in each of the past three quarters.<p>Unlike rival <b>Lowe's</b> , Home Depot doesn't plan to add …

New at Summit Racing: Quick Fuel QFI Electronic Fuel Injectio…

<b>New at Summit Racing: Quick Fuel QFI Electronic Fuel Injection System</b><p>Who better than the fuel system experts at Quick Fuel Technology to come up with a bolt-on throttle body EFI system that combines the advantages of a carburetor with modern fuel injection?<p>The QFI system can feed street performance engines making up to 525 horsepower. Where the QFI system differs from other designs is the way it delivers fuel. The patent pending, eight-hole annular discharge sleeves inject fuel into the …

New at Summit Racing: PitBull Rocker XOR Tires

<b>New at Summit Racing: PitBull Rocker XOR Tires</b><p>PitBull Rocker Xtreme Off-Road (XOR) Tires have a lot of the same qualities as the dog they’re named after. They offer tenacious grip on virtually any type of terrain, provide reliable performance no matter what the weather or driving conditions, and have a no-nonsense appearance that makes you and your vehicle look tough.<p>The XOR Tires feature PitBull’s Tear It Up™ technology, a combination of construction and rubber compound that makes the tires …

Flexible solar panels are both functional and decorative

While scientists and engineers are still racing to make solar panels more efficient and feasible, some are trying to make the technology more …

Clean Energy

Best advice from CEOs: 40 execs' secrets to success

Warren Buffett<p><b>Chairman and CEO—</b><b>Berkshire Hathaway</b><p>Advice for young women: “You do the same thing a male will do. You follow your passions. You find …

Savvy Entrepreneurs Plan Both Business And Product

Most technical entrepreneurs I know demand the discipline of a product specification or plan, and then assume that their great product will drive a great business. Serious investors, on the other hand, look for a professional business plan or summary first, and hardly ever look at the product plan. …