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Researchers Just Found The Easiest Way To Help You Lose Weight, And It's Something You Already Do Every Day

<i>By Samuel Blackstone for DETAILS</i>.<p><i>(photo: Getty Images)</i><p>Everybody knows the importance of drinking enough water. Aside from its benefits to your skin, muscles, organs, and digestion, it detoxifies, prevents certain cancers, and can improve your post-workout mood. Heck, when you're a baby, you're 75 …

How Airbnb and Dropbox Achieved Tremendous Growth With Referral Marketing

Digital Marketing Strategist<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When looking at successful companies like Airbnb or Dropbox, it’s easy to forget that they too were once a burgeoning startup. Like any other business, they started from obscurity and had to establish …

Marketing

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Eating These Foods May Slow Brain Aging By 7.5 Years

Diet can slow cognitive decline. Pass the berries.<p>Think of blueberries as a brain's best friend. A new study from the Rush University Medical Center found that sticking to what is known as the MIND diet can slow cognitive decline and may reduce a person's risk of developing Alzheimer's disease. The …

Microsoft's Sway presentation app hits Windows 10, leaves preview

Sway, Microsoft's app for building well-designed presentations on the web, is beginning to seem like more than just a mere experiment. Today, Microsoft announced that it's bringing the app out of preview mode (the company's designation for a beta test), and it's launching a dedicated Sway app for …

Requiem For The App Revolution

The app revolution is dead. In fact, it died years ago.<p>It had been a good run, but a revolution is no longer a revolution when the model is the status quo. With new apps created every day, the revolution has definitely been televised, commoditized and capitalized.<p>But while the app revolution is …

Time-Saving #FlipTips from a Daily Commuter

Not many people say this, but I love my morning commute! I’ve got 25 minutes to enjoy my coffee, listen to some music, catch up on news, and do a little Flipboard curating. If you’re an active Flipboard user like me, you probably have a lot of great magazines, sections and topics saved. Where to …

How hackathons improve productivity

I’m sure we’ve all heard of the term ‘hackathon’ being bandied around, conjuring up images of developers hunched over laptops in the dead of night, pizza stains on their graphic tees, and surrounded by rolling hills of empty Red Bull cans.<p>The idea behind hackathons are that if you fill a room with …

Hackathons

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Infographics shapes and diagrams - graphical inspirations if you want to present a text bullet point slide in an attractive visual way. Examples of infographics diagrams shapes for linear lists, e.g. presentation agenda or table of content, shapes for ordered lists (numbered items) and central item …

4 Principles That Will Make You More Innovative

Combing through the research, what are the overarching principles that we need to know to be more innovative thinkers in everyday life? Here they …

5 Books Every Entrepreneur Must Read

<i>“’Tell me what you read and I’ll tell you who you are’ is true enough, but I’d know you better if you told me what you reread.”</i> ― François Mauriac<p>I get asked a lot what books I’m reading or what books I recommend for entrepreneurs. I love to read, so I’ve always got my nose in a book. Even on my …

Entrepreneurship

Agile: The World's Most Popular Innovation Engine

“Innovation,” says Curtis Carlson, former president of Stanford Research Institute (SRI) and author of the classic book, <i>Innovation</i> (Crown, 2006), “is the primary driver of prosperity, job growth, social responsibility, environmental sustainability and national security.”<p>And yet today, across the …

Project Management

Gigster Does The Dev Dirty Work To Turn Your Idea Into An App

Got a startup idea? That and some cash is all you need to get a fully functional app built for you by Gigster. Launching today, Gigster is a full-service development shop, rather than a marketplace where you have to manage the talent you find.<p>Just go to Gigster’s site, instant message with a sales …

3 Hacks for LinkedIn Success

It's impossible to deny LinkedIn's impact on the social media landscape. Unlike any other platform before it, it's leveled the playing field for …

Marketing

Make Yourself or Your Team More Creative in Just 15 Minutes

Celebrated innovation firm IDEO lays out a quick exercise to get brilliant ideas flowing.<p>Manicures, groceries, lunch. On-demand services have shrunk our expectation for delivery of the things we desire to 15 minutes or less. Any longer and we're checking our watches and grousing about the service …

Creativity

Ford lab ventures into Silicon Valley

PALO ALTO, Calif. -- Ford is capitalizing on the power of a Silicon Valley address and the techie neighbors that come with it.<p>The automaker opened a Research and Innovation Center in Palo Alto, Calif., in January, now breathing the same air as neighbors such as Google, Tesla, Skype, Nest, …

The 5 Paradoxes of Digital Business Leadership

“Leadership” has historically referred to “industrial leadership” – the managerial styles and structures that served industrial firms well for a century. But the leadership of digital businesses in the post-industrial age is fundamentally different and is defined by five paradoxes. Understanding …

7 Ways to Kick-Start Corporate Innovation

Most do this poorly. Embrace these 7 strategies and you put yourself in a better position to actually innovate.<p>I gave a series of talks last week to 600+ executives of a multi-billon dollar firm about startups, small business creation and corporate innovation. Afterwards there were many questions …

Innovation

Foursquare’s Swarm And The Rise Of The Invisible App

Swarm is a new app from Foursquare out today that chisels off the check-in and proximity features of the main app and places them in a sparse, focus-driven new home. The app is nicely done, though it will be of most use to those in dense urban areas with lots of friends.<p>The underlying mechanics of …

Craigslist, 3taps Settle Their Scraping/Antitrust Suits; 3taps To Pay $1M To Be Donated To The EFF

A week after Craigslist finally got its emancipation from eBay, some closure on another long-standing legal battle for the listings site: the local listings giant has now finally reached a settlement with big data company 3taps over claims that 3taps and companies using its data were scraping and …

A Periodic Table Of Wearable Technology

There is a surprisingly rich ecosystem of devices, a plethora of uses, and importantly, a wealth (both in quantity and value) of markets that are investigating the value of wearables in the enterprise.<p>To capture the different hardware types, uses, and common capabilities we’ve seen applied to …