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Why Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos, Mark Zuckerberg & Richard Branson Are Investing In These 2 Startups

If you could pick a dream team comprised of the world’s best executives and investors, who would you choose?<p>Well, this dream team already exists — and it has attracted some of the world’s biggest billionaires.<p>Here’s what you need to know.<p><b>Breakthrough Energy Ventures: The Dream Team</b><p>Breakthrough …

Venture Capital

Gastric bypass "surgery in a pill" points to inspired new treatment for diabetes

While gastric-bypass, or bariatric, surgery can be a very successful weight-loss treatment option for those suffering from obesity, it has also been …

Diabetes

Here are the 5 books you need to read this summer, according to Bill Gates

With summer fast approaching, it's time to start compiling your vacation reading list. And fortunately, Bill Gates is here to help.<p>On Monday, the …

Books

How a 34-year-old turned $200 into a company he sold for over $10 million in a matter of months

Thirteen years ago as a broke college student, Trevor Chapman took a job selling pest control door-to-door to make extra money. Eventually, he …

eCommerce

When You Start a New Job, Pay Attention to These 5 Aspects of Company Culture

When you join an organization, you have a short window of time to adapt to its culture. It’s the old 90-day rule. And we know too many talented individuals who have stumbled in their new company because they failed to read the cultural tea leaves. This happens because most organizations don’t …

Management

This Is What Your Resume Should Include in 2018

It's 2018, and while there have been many technological advances in the past five to 10 years, the dreaded resume is still here to stay.<p>While most …

Save $1,000 a year. Retire with millions

There’s a song that was a No. 1 hit in 1954 called “Little Things Mean a Lot.” Its title could sum up today’s simple lesson.<p>By saving less than $100 …

Investing

Where fat goes when you lose weight

The world is obsessed with fad diets and weight loss, yet few of us know how a kilogram of fat actually vanishes off the scales.<p>Even the 150 doctors, dietitians and personal trainers we surveyed shared this surprising gap in their health literacy. The most common misconception by far, was that fat …

Nutrition

The amazing ways intermittent fasting affects your body and brain

It's odd to think that depriving yourself of a necessity for life might be one of the most powerful ways to transform your health. Yet there's more and more evidence for the idea that fasting could have powerful health benefits for both the body and brain.<p>There are many different forms of fasting, …

Healthy Foods You Can Make in an Instant Pot

With the help of an Instant Pot, healthy cooking is easier than ever before. Multi-purpose and incredibly fast, this electric pressure cooker also …

Nutrition

'Microdosing' LSD is not just a Silicon Valley trend – it is spreading to other workplaces

It may seem like a doomed attempt to mix business and pleasure. But a growing number of young professionals in Silicon Valley insist that taking …

Consciousness

Is it possible to unclog your arteries?

A person's arteries can become clogged by a buildup of a substance called plaque. There are no quick fixes for melting away plaque, but people can …

How I Make a Full-Time Income in My Spare Time -- And How You Can, Too

Affiliate marketing is simple, but it's not easy.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As a young man, I learned how to make money online, initially to pay off my mother’s debt. I’ve used these same skills to create a lifestyle that many dream about, flying 96 times just this …

A new tool uses legal loopholes to get you cheaper flights by checking prices 17,000 times a day

A new service is trying to exploit legal loopholes to get people cheaper plane tickets by automatically checking flight prices 17,000 times a day.<p>DoNotPay, an automated legal tool, is branching out into helping users book airline tickets, it announced on Monday. It says its services have previously …

Banana Walnut Bread Recipes

Directions for: Banana Walnut Bread<p>Ingredients<p>1 ¼ cups unbleached all-purpose flour<p>1 tsp baking soda<p>½ tsp fine salt<p>2 large eggs, room temperature<p>½ …

Baking

Our Best Pasta Recipes Ever

1 of 27<p>Spaghetti with Clams, Bonito Butter, and Herbs<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 27<p>Shrimp Scampi Linguine<p>3 of 27<p>Tagliatelle with Shrimp, Tomato-Anchovy Sauce, …

Cooking

7 Things You're Relying On In Life That Are Only Holding You Back

The road to hell is paved with good intentions – and probably in the form of misinterpreted life advice.<p>There are so many cultural narratives about the roads that will lead you to success that are unhelpful at best, and destructive at worst. We take concepts like “willpower” and “passion” and …

Self-improvement

10 Breakthrough Technologies 2018 - MIT Technology Review

Every year since 2001 we’ve picked what we call the 10 Breakthrough Technologies. People often ask, what exactly do you mean by “breakthrough”? It’s …

4 Natural Supplements That Are as Powerful as Drugs

Most supplements don't really work, or at least haven't been proven to work.<p>However, there are some exceptions to this.<p>In fact, a few supplements are</i> …

Want to Be Irresistible to Hiring Managers? Do These 2 Things Immediately on LinkedIn

You can make recruiters come to you with this tip.<p>Everyone dreams of having a top employer contact them about a job opening. The constant rejection that comes with job search is so intense, when you finally get an email or a call from a hiring manager, there's a feeling of euphoria. This makes …

Buffett explains how to invest in stocks when inflation spikes

Warren Buffett has always been a firm believer that staying invested in stocks is the only course.<p>If anything, Buffett, the chairman and CEO of …

Car negotiating secrets for people who hate haggling

A short stint as a car salesman taught me that dealers are pros who negotiate all day for a living — and they always have the home field …

This Amazingly Simple Technique Lets You Learn Anything in 5 Minutes and Remember It Forever | Inc.com

If you're struggling to master a complex topic, a new language, or anything else that seems to strain your brain, Michael Nielsen has a suggestion for you: Try flashcards. Nielsen is a scientist and a research fellow at Y Combinator, and he's written books on such brain-straining topics as quantum …

Write a Résumé that Stands Out

It tells your story, shares the skills you have acquired, and highlights your professional accomplishments. It is vital to helping you to progress in …

These Are the Most Important Soft Skills for Employees to Have, According to Hiring Managers | Inc.com

We all know that hiring is hard. Sure, any intelligent individual can pass your tests, psychological interview questions, and social media checks. But, how do you know who is going to be the best fit in the long term? When the going gets hard or when they are left unsupervised, how will they act?<p>It …

Employment

1 Simple Way To Get Found More Easily on LinkedIn | Inc.com

If you want to get any meaningful value or traction from LinkedIn, it's critical you start with a profile that's already optimized.<p>(In fact, I have an entire copy-and-paste LinkedIn profile template you can download right now to build out your page properly.)<p>As you polish up your profile on …

How to invest like... Charlie Munger, Warren Buffett's right-hand man

The world's most famous investor, Warren Buffett, is renowned for pithy yet wise one-liners. His business partner, Charles Munger, is less well known – but just as skilled as getting to the heart of the matter.<p>Like Mr Buffett, Mr Munger hails from Omaha, Nebraska, an unfashionable part of America's …

This is how to overcome anger: 5 powerful secrets from mindfulness

There’s a voice shouting. Takes a second before you realize it’s yours. You feel energized. Righteous. Driving every point home. It’s like the climax …

Mindfulness

Research Shows the Best Resumes and Cover Letters Use These Words and Phrases (in Moderation) | Inc.com

While your résumé won't get you the job you really want, if you're following a standard hiring process, a good cover letter and résumé are necessary to get you to the next stage, the interview (which is when you had better be ready for the most commonly asked job interview questions).<p>Oddly enough, …

Employment

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 …