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South Korean students accused of gaining weight to avoid military service

<b>Seoul, South Korea (CNN) —</b> South Korean authorities have vowed to "make an example" of 12 music students accused of conspiring to gain weight to avoid mandatory military service.<p>South Korea's Military Manpower Administration said the group had exchanged messages on KakaoTalk, a social messaging app …

South Korea

North Carolina didn't like science on sea levels … so passed a law against it

When North Carolina got bad news about what its coast could look like thanks to climate change, it chose to ignore it.<p>In 2012, the state now in the path of Hurricane Florence reacted to a prediction by its Coastal Resources Commission that sea levels could rise by 39in over the next century by …

North Carolina

7 Simple Ways to Get Better Results from Ethnographic Research

<i>The first step in any User Experience or Design Thinking process should involve getting to know your users. When starting a project from scratch or</i> …

Design

Robert Downey Jr. Gave Chris Evans a Captain America-Themed Camaro

Chris Evans and Robert Downey Jr. have starred in multiple Marvel movies together, and it's clear to fans around the world that the duo have become …

Robert Downey Jr.

Billionaire Ray Dalio: Quit these 4 bad habits to start actually achieving your goals

Finding a fulfilling career can sometimes feel impossible. More than half of U.S. workers don't feel engaged at their jobs according to a 2017 report …

This is how to execute an idea better than anyone else

Google, Amazon, and Apple have become iconic because each of these companies completely disrupted an entire industry. And then they dominated it. And …

Africa is changing China as much as China is changing Africa

Eight years ago I watched the movie “2012,” named after the year the Mayan calendar supposedly ends. In the film an American geologist learns that a solar flare is heating the core of the earth and causing its tectonic plates to shift drastically. Before long, mass earthquakes and tsunamis are …

Africa

This Filmmaking Crew Found Success on YouTube Making Shorts With Crazy Visual Effects

The nine-man team behind Corridor balances cinematic short films with behind-the-scenes vlogs to maximize YouTube's potential.<p><i>In this series,</i> YouTube Icon<i>, Entrepreneur speaks with the individuals behind popular YouTube channels to find out the secrets of their success.</i><p>Niko Pueringer and Sam Gorski …

London is over. Like thousands of young people, I'm so glad I chose to leave

When I moved to London at 22, fresh out of university, it felt like the most exciting place in the world to live. The hustle and bustle, the …

The Jewel Of Africa

‘The Jewel Of Africa’<p>“Zimbabwe has lagged behind in many areas as a result of isolation for the past 16, 18 years. Now we are saying to the world: …

3D printed guns are here, but that’s not what we should be worried about

<i>Update, Aug. 1: A US federal judge in Seattle has temporarily blocked the distribution of 3D-printed gun blueprints. A new hearing has been scheduled for Aug. 10.</i><p>Tomorrow, theoretically, building an untraceable gun in the US will be about as easy as downloading a song from iTunes.<p>From Aug. 1, …

Guns

Think Twice About a Company When You Keep Hearing These 4 AI Buzzwords

For every AI company doing groundbreaking work there are a dozen new "know-it-alls."<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>For every business that's using AI to do something groundbreaking, there are more that, well, aren't. Adobe’s 2018 "Digital Trends" report found that …

Machine Learning

How This Digital Marketing Guru Went From Being Flat Broke to Making Millions

Jeff Rose talks with the 'Millennial Money' blogger about his incredible financial journey.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In this video, Entrepreneur Network partner Jeff Rose sits down to talk with the finance blogger behind "Millennial Money," Grant Sabatier, about …

‘Batman’ Actor Kevin Conroy Comments on ‘The Killing Joke’ Controversy

Longtime Batman star Kevin Conroy understands why some audiences took issue with the R-rated straight-to-DVD animated adaptation of famed DC Comics …

Why Saving in Your 20s Is One of the Most Important Investing Decisions You Will Make

Building up your money doesn't have to be difficult, no matter how young you are.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Saving is often outside the frame of mind of people in their twenties. But, as Entrepreneur Network partner Phil Town recommends, the earlier you start, the …

Finally Stop Procrastinating With These 4 Simple Steps

Jeff Rose breaks down the main reasons we all procrastinate -- and what is waiting for us when we get things done.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Are you frequently putting things off until the last minute? You may be a procrastinator. This sort of behavior is …

What Investors Get Wrong About Property Flipping Projects

In more than 15 years as a real estate agent, broker and investor, I’ve learned a lot. Some of the most important lessons have come out of making mistakes, my very clearly biggest mistake in particular: In 2006, I decided to flip a house completely by myself.<p>At the time I was a real estate agent, …

Real Estate

How to Display the Ideal Body Language When Networking

Learn when it's appropriate to use hand gestures and head nods when building new relationships.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Body language can be a powerful attractant or deterrent when it comes to building relationships with others. People assess you visually within …

Here's a Really Crazy Idea for Completing a Major Work Project on Time

Before you even consider this idea, add up the total cost benefit of completing your work on time.<p>We all have the same number of hours in a day, but sometimes those hours can feel constrained. The kids have soccer practice, we need to reconvene with coworkers for a dinner meeting, or a high school …

Bootstrapping Secret: Spend Every Day Trying To Make Money, Not Save Money

My father was an entrepreneur and like him I always wanted to start my own company. When trying to build a business from scratch, one of the most important lessons he taught me is that you must spend every day trying to earn $1, not trying to save $1.<p>While I heard him growing up, I never quite …

Entrepreneurship

5 Reasons Why You Should Always Say Yes, Even When the Answer is No

Ensure every choice you make is a nod in the right direction.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>From the outside, it appears I've lived a charmed life. I went to a great college and landed a solid job right after graduation. I married the woman of my dreams. I live in one …

8 Traits Common to Millionaires Under 30

Making it big is going to come down to making the most of your talent.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Some people work hard their whole lives, scrimping and saving, in the hope of attaining millionaire status by retirement. And then there are the exceptional few who are …

The Most Successful Entrepreneurs Are Able to Both Start Small and Think Big

Don't boil the ocean -- try a pot of water first.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Some entrepreneurs are great at communicating a big vision for their startup, while others are good at finding a place to start. But, the best -- and most successful -- entrepreneurs are …

What Is $1 Million Really Worth in Retirement?

Look to your current lifestyle and location to find out.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In this video, Entrepreneur Network partnerPhil Town, breaks the true value of $1 million during your retirement. According to Town, the worth of $1 million in retirement can be …

Red, White, and True: 23 Quotes From Our Founding Fathers to Inspire Greatness

Let the wisdom of the greats inspire, motivate, and move you today.<p>We've been reminiscing on the beginnings of our great nation and the core beliefs the Founding Fathers established that have lead us to where we are today. The Founding Fathers inspired others to unlock their potential and created …

The biggest difference between China and the US today explains why China is taking over the global economy

By numerous measures — and in particular gross domestic product taking into account relative prices of products — China has outpaced the US economically.<p>A top Chinese business professor who has spent considerable time in both countries believes that a major cultural difference between the countries …

Novartis Is Spinning Off Its Alcon Eye Care Business and Launching a $5 Billion Share Buyback

Vas Narasimhan officially became CEO of drug giant Novartis in February — but he’s already putting his stamp on the firm in some major ways.<p>On …

The Woman CEO Who Changed My Life -- and the Lessons She Taught Me About Business Success

I was lucky enough to meet one of the women founders who most inspired me.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Have you ever crossed paths with a person at just the right moment, after which your life would never be the same?<p>I have. The year was 1992. I was in the darkest …

Business Strategy

Don't Let Your Mistakes Get You Down. Adopt Ray Dalio's Mentality Instead

Making big mistakes are tough to the ego. They can be deflating. Don't let them go to waste.<p>On the path to being a top performer at your craft, experiencing failure and numerous blockades of resistance is an inevitability. Often times, the failure that appears is unexpected, wipes away your …

The CEO of the world's biggest sneaker marketplace explains how a string of failed startups led to one worth $250 million

For more than a decade, Eddy Lu tried to find the next big thing: 99-cent smartphone apps, golf apparel, Japanese desserts. They all flopped, but he wasn't headed back to the Wall Street world he left.<p>Then he got into high-end sneakers with an online marketplace called GOAT— as in "Greatest of All …