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24 Top-Ranked, Affordable Franchises You Can Buy for $25,000 or Less

These low-cost franchises are worth your time, energy and investment.<p>Associate Editor, Contributed Content<p>Let's face it: Starting a business can be expensive, and most people don't have a million dollars to invest to get their business up and running.<p>The good news is that you don't need <i></i>that kind of …

Small Business

A South African startup is using bitcoin to turn digital pirates against each other

The scholarly environs of the New Media research lab at Stellenbosch University in South Africa gave rise to a diabolically clever plan to deal with video piracy in 2015: Lure pirates with bitcoin to find out the source of the contraband material.<p>That project has become the basis for a startup …

Peer-to-peer

Be the Most Persuasive Person in the Room: 9 Things Highly Influential People Always Do, According to Science | Inc.com

Every successful person I know is extremely good at persuading other people. Not manipulating or pressuring, but genuinely <i>persuading</i>: Describing the logic and benefits of an idea to gain agreement.<p>When you think of it that way, everyone needs to harness the power of persuasion: to convince other …

Self-improvement

101 Quotes by Lao Tzu That Will Open Your Mind to New Dimensions

Lao Tzu was an ancient philosopher and writer who founded the philosophical framework for Taoism, which has had a huge influence on Chinese …

My giant JavaScript Basics course is now live on YouTube. And it’s 100% free.

My JavaScript Basics course is now live on freeCodeCamp’s YouTube channel.<p>The great thing about this course is that it also aligns with the Basic …

How to do a free background check online

Suppose a new guy — let’s call him Bobby Smith — moves into your neighborhood. Even before his moving van is unpacked, Bobby introduces himself. He’s friendly and good-humored, and he says you should come over for a barbecue sometime.<p>But there’s something “off” about him, so you decide to find out …

Social Media

MacTrast Deals: VPN Unlimited: Lifetime Subscription

With a VPN Unlimited: Lifetime Subscription you can protect your Wi-Fi and cellular connections, securing your online activity, and bypassing web …

Information Systems

7 Incubators That Can Help Your Startup

Business incubators have evolved by leaps and bounds from the late 70s to today<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The idea for early-stage companies to share facilities in a business incubator became popular in the late 1970s. In 1980, approximately 12 business incubators …

Startups

JavaScript Unary Operators: Simple and Useful

You might have come across things like <b>i++</b>, <b>--i</b> in loops or <b> !</b> when writing conditions. Ever wondered how these operations work? Well, these are unary …

JavaScript

101 Quotes by Lao Tzu That Will Open Your Mind to New Dimensions

Lao Tzu was an ancient philosopher and writer who founded the philosophical framework for Taoism, which has had a huge influence on Chinese …

How blockchain can create the world’s biggest supercomputer

Ben Dickson Contributor<p>Ben Dickson is a software engineer and the founder of TechTalks.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>Unlocking the potential of eye tracking technology<br>• Can you trust crypto-token crowdfunding?<p>As our desktop computers, laptops, mobile devices, etc. stand idly by for a huge portion of …

Blockchain

Become an Ethical Hacker Bonus Bundle | Popular Mechanics Shop

<b>Ethical Hacking from Beginner to Advanced Techniques</b><p>Get Paid to Hack Computer Networks When You Become a Certified Ethical Hacker<p>You hear about it all the time: companies getting hacked, having their websites shut down or their customers' data compromised. When that happens, it's time to call in …

Americans are finally meditating because corporations are telling them to

Yunha Kim built the meditation app Simple Habit after experiencing the grinding pressure of building and selling her first startup Locket (a smartphone lock-screen app) in 2015.<p>“I was so stressed at my previous startup that I started meditating five to eight times a day…and became a power user of …

Meditation

Introduction to Psychology: A Free Course from Yale University

Taught by Yale professor Paul Bloom, this course presents an Introduction to Psychology and tries to explain what makes us tick:<p>What do your dreams …

Learn Python: A Free Online Course from Google

Google has created a free Python class designed for "people with a little bit of programming experience who want to learn Python." A fortunate thing …

Deal: Get Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence Course (91% Off)

Artificial Intelligence is the theory and realization of computer systems to carry out tasks that would practically call for human intelligence such …

Machine Learning

Welcome to the Universe: Neil deGrasse Tyson on space and other unknowns

Can we afford a no-holds-barred approach to scientific research? Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson tells DW why, when it comes to space, or any …

Physics

Want to Be Super Successful? Science Says Do Any 1 of These 10 Things | Inc.com

We all have the same amount of time. That's why people who are more productive -- and successful -- use their time more effectively.<p>And that's why my <i>Inc.</i> colleague Chris Winfield is such a great resource for entrepreneurs.<p>Chris is an entrepreneur and writer, and if you like this post (and the next …

Productivity

Silicon Valley's new craze is flying to Peru to take a psychedelic you can't legally get in America

Psychedelics and tech entrepreneurship have long gone hand in hand. Steve Jobs experimented with LSD. Bill Gates dropped acid on occasion.<p>Ayahuasca, a psychedelic drug that induces mind-boggling hallucinations, is Silicon Valley's latest infatuation. Tim Ferriss, a well-known angel investor, …

Silicon Valley

How to get a job at Facebook — and why you'd want one

Once again, Facebook's being recognized as an incredible place to work. Glassdoor's annual list ranks it as the number one tech company to work for, …

10 Foods that Yogis & Non-Yogis Should Eat for a Healthier Mind, Body & Soul

Unlike nutritionists who differentiate between carbs, protein, and fat, yoga classifies the foods based on the effect they have on your body and mind.<p>…

Get a complete computer science education for only $39

It’s been repeated ad infinitum: Coding is the new literacy, and you’ll need to learn a programming language or two if you’re serious about keeping your resume sharp in the 21st century. Here’s one way: Take advantage of a university-caliber computer science education without the crazy tuition fees …

Do 3 Minutes of This Kundalini Yoga Exercise Every Day For Better Sex

Sat Kriya is a powerful Kundalini kriya known to work on all levels of your being. Sat Kriya is so effective because it balances the energies of the …

10 Success lessons from Jack Ma – “Wealthiest Man in Asia” for entrepreneurs

Share54<p>Tweet<p>Share38<p>+11<p>Shares 93<p>Jack Ma, a short, lean man in his early fifties who came across a computer when he was 31, went on to build the most …

Ubuntu Based Zorin OS 12 Linux Could Be An Open Source Windows 10 Alternative Many Are Looking For

It should be safe to call Windows 10 a "great" OS, but we can't ignore some maddening aspects of it including its data mining features and …

Computer Science courses with video lectures

Please Note: UC Berkeley course videos to be taken offline on 15th March 2017. As per website, Beginning March 15, 2017, iTunesU Course Capture …

Online Education

Donald Trump tells world 'don't be afraid' in first television interview since winning presidency - and reveals he will earn only $1 a year

Donald Trump has backtracked on his promise to imprison Hillary Clinton in his first televised interview since becoming president-elect, insisting that he is a “sober person” who will prioritise healthcare, tax reform and immigration.<p>Mr Trump appeared on CBS News show 60 Minutes on Sunday night, …

These 3 Stocks Tripled Your Money Over The Past Year

Many investors generally see stocks tripling as a long-term goal. But some stocks can also triple within a single year. Let's examine three tech stocks which tripled investors' investments over the past year, and whether or not they still have room to run.<p>Image source: Getty Images.<p>If you had …