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A startup that uses artificial intelligence to discover new drugs just landed a $2 billion valuation

BenevolentAI, a UK-based startup that uses artificial intelligence to discover new treatments just raised $115 million.<p>The funding, which came from existing investors including Woodford Investment Management, values the six-year-old company at $2 billion, a unicorn status held by only a few biotech …

Artificial Intelligence

How I Made $5,000 a Week While Traveling the Globe

With the combination of hard work, discipline, and the will to succeed, you're already well on the way to living the life you want.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There's a new wave of entrepreneurs who don't just run profitable businesses, they run those businesses …

Entrepreneurship

This cheap 3D-printed home is a start for the 1 billion who lack shelter

Printed by Vulcans on planet Earth<p>Food, water, and shelter are basic human needs, but 1.2 billion people in the world live without adequate housing, according to a report by the World Resources Institute’s Ross Center for Sustainable Cities. Today at SXSW, an Austin-based startup will unveil its …

3D Printing

Warren Buffett Once Told a 14-Year-Old Kid the Secret to Success in 1 Simple Sentence

At a Berkshire Hathaway annual meeting over a decade ago, Warren Buffett tells a 14-year-old kid a success lesson that was meant for all of us.<p>On May 1, 2004, Berkshire Hathaway held its annual meeting in Omaha, Nebraska, where nearly 20,000 people attended this annual ritual.<p>As reporter Jason …

Success

7 Bad Behaviors Parents Should Correct ASAP

Recently, I witnessed SEVERAL examples of bad behavior in three different preteen kids, just in one weekend. These were all different kids of …

Parenting

It's Going to Get Easier to Make Money the Next 5 to 10 Years, and It's Because of These 5 Technologies

From cryptocurrencies to mobile pay, today's innovations have me excited for the future of our wallets.<p>As an entrepreneur and an angel investor, I get really excited about the future of personal finance.<p>As new technologies develop, from cryptocurrencies to virtual wallets, I see advantages for …

Personal Finance

Look, no lithium! First rechargeable proton battery created

Researchers say it’s a crucial step towards cheaper and more environmentally-friendly energy storage<p>Scientists have created the world’s first rechargeable proton battery, a crucial step towards cheaper and more environmentally-friendly energy storage.<p>While the battery is just a small-scale …

Clean Energy

Elon Musk claims SpaceX’s Starlink internet satellite service will be IP-less

Musk’s IP-less satellite Starlink service could change how we use the internet forever<p>Starlink, a massive satellite-based broadband internet service …

Why Nikola Tesla's greatest achievement may be in Niagara Falls

Inventor Nikola Tesla's work at Niagara Falls may be his most direct and lasting contribution to our lives.<br>Read More

Tesla

Japanese people live longer than the rest of us – so what's their secret?

It’s the age old question (pun intended), and one that has given rise to an anti-ageing industry that is estimated to grow to $216.52 billion by 2021: how can we, mere mortals that we are, live longer?<p>According to recent studies, the answer could well lie in Japan. The Japanese top the global table …

Intel is making smart glasses that actually look good

Exclusive first look at Vaunt, which uses retinal projection to put a display in your eyeball<p>The most important parts of Intel’s new Vaunt smart glasses are the pieces that were left out.<p>There is no camera to creep people out, no button to push, no gesture area to swipe, no glowing LCD screen, no …

Wearable Tech

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 5 Most Important Cryptocurrencies Right Now | Inc.com

While there are many cryptocurrencies available today for use and for investment, I believe that there are five that fall into a class of their own, based on market cap, increases in value in recent years, mass market acceptance, and other factors. Please note that this list, as well as my list of …

Cryptocurrency

A 30-year-old who quit corporate life to earn 6 figures working remotely from a Mediterranean island shares his best advice on turning a side job into a full-time gig

In 2014, Mike Zima and his wife Irena were vacationing in the Bahamas.<p>"We were floating like ducks in the warm water, and Chicago was an ice palace we didn't want to return to," he told Business Insider. "We wanted to be happy when we come home. To be fair, Chicago has good deep dish pizza, but we …

Employment

Scientists are making carbon fiber from plants instead of petroleum

Cheaper, plant-based carbon fiber could be used to make lighter cars that consume less fuel.<p>Carbon fiber is the Superman of materials. Five times stronger than steel and a fraction of the weight, it is used in everything from tennis rackets to golf clubs to bicycles to wind turbine blades to …

Engineering

Science Says This Technique Can Help You Raise Calmer, More Resilient Kids | Inc.com

My eighth grader is back to the books after a week of pneumonia-induced absence. With each missed school day came another layer of overwhelm at the thought of making up all that work.<p>He'd finish a coughing jag and immediately ask me if any teachers had emailed assignments, even though he didn't …

Mindfulness

7 things Tony Robbins says you should do with your money

In fact, many people are still reeling from the 2008 financial crisis. Meanwhile, the U.S. is experiencing historically low interest rates, and some countries even have negative interest rates.<p>That's enough to make anyone feel uncertain. But Tony Robbins is convinced that you can be unshakeable …

Stock Markets

Google is officially 100% sun and wind powered – 3.0 gigawatts worth

Google is officially off-setting 100% of its energy usage with either wind or solar power. The company signed contracts on three wind power plants in recent days to bring them over 3GW of production capacity.<p>Google’s energy infrastructure investments have totaled over $3.5 billion globally, with …

How Do You Improve Yourself in 2018? Focus on Improving These 5 Areas of Your Life | Inc.com

Every year, you have the opportunity to audit yourself.<p>Unfortunately, most people plunge into New Year's Eve focusing only on their shiny new goals.<p><i>"I'm going to start working out."</i><p><i>"I'm going to have better work-life balance."</i><p><i>"I'm going to get a handle on my finances."</i><p>The problem is that setting …

Living Rooms

The 5 Online Businesses That Anyone Can Start | Inc.com

<i>I want to start any kind of online business that generates a monthly cashflow. What's the correct way to start? 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 Noah Kagan, Chief Sumo at AppSumo, on</b> …

Small Business

Snowden's New App Turns Your Phone Into a Home Security System

Your digital security, any sufficiently paranoid person will remind you, is only as good as your physical security. The world's most sensitive users …

Two layers of graphene make diamond-hard armor that can stop a bullet

Diamond-Hard Armor<p>The media tends to depict bullet-proof armor as something that’s thick and heavier than regular clothes. Despite being for bodily …

Nanotech

How a Laid-Off Computer Engineer Built the Most Successful Product on Amazon | Inc.com

This is a story about initiative, opportunity, true success--and just maybe how it can inspire you to do something similar yourself.<p>Nearly a decade ago, when Robert Wang was 44 years old, he was laid off from his job. He'd dreamed of working in artificial intelligence, but this was the height of …

Computer Science

4 Money-Making Habits That Propelled Sara Blakely, Mark Cuban and Tony Robbins to Phenomenal Success

Success is proportionate to your focus on solving people's problems.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The global elites play a different game. Wealth is not created by wishing, manifesting and burning sage. Concrete plans, committed desire and wondrous persistence are the …

Motivation

Instagram Founder Kevin Systrom's 5-Minute Cure for Procrastination | Inc.com

Five minutes doesn't seem like enough time to accomplish anything of real importance. That's why, when we have these little scraps of time to spare, we often just throw them away on social media or cat videos.<p>But according to Instagram co-founder Kevin Systrom, five minutes is actually all the time …

Procrastination

Solar supercapacitor creates electricity and hydrogen fuel on the cheap

Hydrogen-powered vehicles are slowly hitting the streets, but although it's a clean and plentiful fuel source, a lack of infrastructure for mass …

Solar power making perfect water from the air – for your house

ZeroMassWater has developed a solar panel kit – “Source” – that uses its electricity to draw water from the atmosphere. The kit delivers up to 5 liters (1.3 gallons) of pure water per day in optimal locations. The unit can be installed and integrated into a regular house.<p>“Our vision is perfect …

Scientists have discovered this drug fixes cavities and regrows teeth

Goodbye, Fillings<p>Dental fillings may soon be left in the ash heap of history, thanks to a recent discovery about a drug called Tideglusib. Developed …

Researchers create a fast-sealing surgical 'glue' for closing wounds

Closing up wounds typically calls for sutures or staples, but neither are able to create a complete seal. And when it comes to internal injuries that are harder to get to and wounds on organs that move a significant amount, such as lungs, treatment becomes even more difficult. Sealants offer a …

Protein