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Landless Americans Are the New Serf Class

While home ownership remains the dream of most Americans, fewer and fewer people here can afford to own one.<p><i>The suburban house is the idealization of</i> …

U.S. homebuilding soars in January; import prices jump | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. homebuilding rose to more than a one-year high in January, boosted by strong increases in the construction of both single- and multi-family housing units, and further gains are likely with building permits surging to their highest level since 2007.<p>FILE PHOTO: A "For …

Economics

ageing breakthrough

Scientists found members of the Old Order Amish community carry a copy of what is being described as the first ever anti-ageing genetic …

Anti-aging stem cell treatment proves successful in early human trials

The results of two human clinical trials into a stem cell therapy that can reverse symptoms of age-associated frailty have been published, and the …

Anti-aging

Hundreds March for 11-Year-Old Utah Boy After Bullies Shouted Racial Slurs at Him as He Walked Home From School

Imagine minding your own business, walking home from school, only to have a bunch of older kids <i>who should know better</i> hurl racial slurs at you?<p>That’s …

Stay in shape, keep learning, and quit smoking: new research reveals the key to a longer lifespan

Carried out by researchers from the University of Edinburgh, the team analyzed genetic information from more than 600,000 people alongside records of …

Want To Live Longer? Life Extension Drugs On Horizon; How They Work

Imagine taking a pill that could extend your lifespan. This plotline exists in the pages of science fiction novels, but a class of drug that supports …

9 places in the US where people are happier, living longer, and least likely to run out of money

That's according to U.S. News & World Report, whose latest study ranked the top states for folks 65 and older.<p>In 2016, Americans older than 65 accounted for about 15% of the total US population.<p>By 2050, that share is expected to grow to 20%, thanks to increased life expectancy and population …

Find Real Estate, Homes for Sale, Apartments & Houses for Rent - realtor.com®

× It looks like Cookies are disabled in your browser. For the best experience, please enable cookies when using our site.<p>Blocked IP Address<p>Your IP …

SEO Is Simpler Than You Think. 5 Things Every Beginner Needs to Know to Get It Right | Inc.com

As a non-tech founder, I understand the resistance that comes with doing anything that makes you feel stupid. For me, that includes web design, HTML, and search engine optimization (SEO). This was particularly embarrassing since SEO is one of the most foundational digital marketing tools in the …

Digital Marketing

Never Run Out of Content to Share: 70+ Places to Curate Great Content

For example, we grew our Facebook reach tremendously with high-quality content from third-party sources.<p>But where do you start with curation?<p>There …

If You're Not Converting Visitors to Customers, Blame These Common Landing Page Copywriting Mistakes.

The time and effort you spend on site design and marketing is mostly wasted if you don't get your landing page right.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Most marketers approach landing page strategies with the wrong mindset. After they've spent all their time and money on …

Where you live may indicate how long you’ll live

This article is reprinted by permission from NextAvenue.org. It was provided through The OpEd Project.<p>A recent study of death records across the U.S. …

Must-Have Skills In The New World Of Automation and AI

Artificial intelligence is steadily taking up activities and jobs performed by humans these days. According to a study done by professional services …

US home prices post 6.2 percent annual gain in January

WASHINGTON (AP) -- U.S. home prices posted another big gain in January, pushed higher by a shortage of homes for sale.<p>Standard & Poor's said Tuesday that its S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller national home price index climbed 6.2 percent in January from a year earlier. That nearly matches December's 6.3 …

You Can Reprogram Yourself to Be a Positive Person and You Should

Rational optimists are much more in touch with reality than chronic pessimists.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The end of a relationship or the failure of your business can make you feel negative. <i>Life</i> can make you feel negative. We all have to persevere through …

9 mistakes parents make that can hurt their kids

Parents want their kids to be healthy and happy, and they do everything they can to keep their little ones out of harm's way. But even the most attentive parents could be relying on habits that aren't totally safe or expert-approved.<p>Some things that seem perfect for kids — like playground slides …

Ad spending on mobile video will reach $18 billion next year, surpassing desktop

Time spent watching video already pivoted to mobile.<p>The sheer volume of mobile video consumption will push mobile video ad spending past non-mobile next year. In 2018, mobile video ad spending is expected to grow 49 percent to nearly $18 billion, while fixed online video ad spending is expected to …

How to Create a Stellar Social Media Marketing Plan for Under $100

Here are some ways to get the most value out of every penny.<p>This story originally appeared on Buffer<p>How big is your social media budget?<p>I’ve heard of companies that spend millions on marketing and others who spend zero (we skew toward the zero side at Buffer).<p>Regardless of how much you spend, you …

Forget the Blood of Teens. This Pill Promises to Extend Life for a Nickel a Pop

Nir Barzilai has a plan. It’s a really big plan that might one day change medicine and health care as we know it. Its promise: extending our years of …

The Retailpocalypse Is Finally Here--and It's a Great Opportunity for Entrepreneurs | Inc.com

If you follow the state of retail at all, you know things aren't looking good for brick and mortar. At a glance, all signs point to an ongoingretailpocalypse.<p>Estimates suggest that 15-30 percent of shopping malls will close in the coming years. This isn't a surprise, since foot traffic dropped 50 …

eCommerce

Make $50,000 Per Month Through Facebook Advertising With These Top Tips

Develop a strategy that can propel your business forward.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There's nothing more rewarding than smashing through sales plateaus, and Facebook ads can help push your business to new heights. However, throwing money at the platform or creating …

How to get rich as AI takes over the world

In 2014, MIT economists Andrew McAfee and Erik Brynjolfsson created a new zeitgeist with a book declaring The Second Machine Age — a time of …

Artificial Intelligence

Study: 64 percent of consumers purchase after watching online videos

Video content and social media continue to make a perfect match.<p>A new study confirms what marketers have understood for the past few years: In the …

How to Get Over 1.8 Million Facebook Followers in Less than a Year | Inc.com

Lauren Francesca is a comedian, actress, and a social media star. She and I met when we both tried out the Shapr professional networking app last year. At the time, she had about 70,000 fans on her Facebook page - a year later she has 1.8 million. I recently sat down with her at YouTube Space in …

Networking

Content Marketing: Five Steps For Creating Insatiable Posts That Rank

The fabric that binds us all are stories. Stories are at the heart of our society, and their genesis dates back to the dawn of language in our species. Human begins have long been telling stories that have carried on from generation to generation. Today, we live in a world where stories are …

Marketing

16 things successful people do on Sunday nights

A 2015 Monster survey found that 76% of people get bummed out on Sunday night.<p>But Sunday can still be a fun day (not to mention a productive one). You've just got to have the right mindset and commit to something, whether it be getting tasks done, relaxing, or spending time with your loved …

Getting Influencers to Spread Your Brand's Message - Lena Khalid | Digital Business Consultant | Digital Marketing | Mobile Solutions

Influencer marketing is the process of connecting with <b>influencers</b> ie. people who have large followings in certain niches and can affect opinion – to …

Children whose parents spend time on mobile devices have more behavior issues

The question<p>Scanning text messages or checking news or sports alerts on a cellphone is common in today’s world. If parents do this while interacting with their children, might it affect the children’s behavior?<p>This study<p>The study involved 170 two-parent families with at least one child older than 1 …

Peer-Reviewed

Five strategies for getting kids off devices

Ever try to pry a tablet from sticky fingers? Check out these tips to avoid the tantrum<p>"Just a sec," say nine out of 10 parents answering an email when their kid asks them for something. If it's hard for <i>us</i> to jump out of the digital world, just imagine you're 3 and the lines between fantasy and …