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Astronomers discovered a new component of the Milky Way galaxy that they never expected to find

And now, a recent study shows that even our own cosmic neighborhood can surprise us at times.<p>Reporting in this month's Astrophysical Journal Letters, a team of astronomers identified a band of special, young stars residing in one of the last spots they expected: near the heart of the Milky Way.<p>The …

Universe

Feast Your Eyes on This Beautiful Linguistic Family Tree

When linguists talk about the historical relationship between languages, they use a tree metaphor. An ancient source (say, Indo-European) has various …

Linguistics

Take A Rare Peek Inside The Massive Data Centers That Power Google

But not Google. The search giant has shared with the world photos that lift the veil off its massive and beautiful data centers around the world, in places both domestic, including Iowa, Oregon, Georgia, South Carolina, and Oklahoma, and abroad, in Finland and Belgium.<p>Google says when you're on its …

South Carolina

How to Make Your Blog More Twitter Friendly

There are many elements that go into a blog post to make it more prone to widespread distribution like optimizing all your content for easier sharing on Twitter.<p>Most businesses today understand the value of marketing on Twitter and sharing their various forms of content on the social network, but …

8 Things You Should Never, Ever Include in a Pitch Deck

You have perfected your pitch and are feeling confident. But before you step into that big meeting, there are a few common stumbling blocks you should be aware of.<p>We asked eight YEC what you should never, ever include on those slides (no matter how tempting).

A Startup Named 'Rabbit' Thinks That It Solved A Major Problem With Video-Chatting

The app is aimed at creating a completely new video-chatting experience that mimics the real-life experience of walking into a friend's dorm room or hanging out at a party. What that translates to is the ability to video-chat with 10 friends at once, while sharing videos, games, documents, and …

Google Chrome

Biotech, nuclear fusion, and bitcoin: Highlights of Y Combinator’s summer 2014 class

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: Paul Miller/Flickr<p>If startups are the future of technology and Y Combinator is the future of the startup industry, …

LENOVO CEO: The Smartphone Market Is In 'Transition' Away From Expensive Phones

It just reported solid second quarter earning where its profits grew 23%, and its revenue grew 18%.<p>After earnings, Yang Yuanqing, the CEO of Lenovo, talked to the Wall Street Journal. He was asked about he could topple Samsung to become the biggest smartphone maker in the world.<p>"The smartphone …

Mobile

Shocking Report Says Nonprofits Owe $875 Million In Taxes To IRS

As the IRS email scandal shows, people care about who is exempt from taxes. Tax exemption is big business at the IRS and a key part of our tax code. But even tax-exempt organizations have to withhold on employee salaries and pay payroll taxes just like anybody else. Or do they?<p>Everyone in business …

Renewed fighting in Ukraine rattles stocks

NEW YORK (AP) — Renewed fighting in Ukraine rattled markets on Friday. Reports that Ukrainian forces attacked Russian military vehicles that had crossed the border knocked stock markets down in the afternoon and sent traders into the safety of U.S. government bonds.<p>By the end of the day, the …

DISH TV Now Accepts Bitcoin Payments

Another day, another major corporation accepting BTC. This time it’s DISH TV, a satellite TV provider that is working with Coinbase to accept bitcoin payments online.<p>Why is this news? Well, considering Overstock is now accepting $15,000 a day in Bitcoin sales, there is clearly some demand for …

8 Advanced Webmaster Tools You Should Be Using for Better SEO

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Google Webmaster Tools (GWT) is one of the most powerful resources in an online marketer’s toolbox -- especially when it comes to SEO. Most of us know how to get around in GWT, and are familiar with some of its basic functions. But …

Data Modeling