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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

Loïs Mailou Jones paved a path for black artists who had been shut out of the world of fine art

Black artists weren’t allowed to submit their work to most galleries and exhibitions in the 1930’s and 1940’s<p>Loïs Mailou Jones began her career at a …

This Famous Albert Einstein Quote Nails It. The Smartest People Today Display This 1 Trait That Einstein Had

It's the way to better relationships, creative thinking, problem solving, and great conversations.<p>In one famous quote, Albert Einstein explained his genius when he famously said, "I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious."<p>The second part of that quote is certainly good news for the …

Creativity

Tim Ferriss Says You Need This Superpower to Achieve Mental Toughness (In Fact, It Saved His Life) | Inc.com

We know that Tim Ferriss is a New York Times best-selling author. We know that he's an extraordinarily successful entrepreneur, and an investor. What many don't know about Tim Ferriss is that he has bi-polar depression and was moments away from committing suicide during his college years.<p>It was …

Tim Ferriss

Expanding DNA's alphabet lets cells produce novel proteins

WASHINGTON (AP) — Scientists are expanding the genetic code of life, using man-made DNA to create a semi-synthetic strain of bacteria — and new research shows those altered microbes actually worked to produce proteins unlike those found in nature.<p>It's a step toward designer drug development.<p>One of …

Genetics

34 Words And Phrases That Scream 'I'm a Leader' On Resumes

One of the most common types of people I work with are those aiming to elevate their brand messaging to more loudly announce, “I’m one hell of a leader!” as they change jobs.<p>It’s one thing to be good at tasks, projects and areas of specialization, but if you’re aspiring to manage teams, you simply …

Employment

The Weird Reason Why People Immediately Respect You (or Not), According to Science | Inc.com

Whether you realize it or not, your voice announces your positive or negative emotional state to the entire world. If you feel self-conscious, your listener hears that.<p>When you feel confident, you communicate authentically. And when you communicate authentically, you sound confident. Confidence and …

Self-help

Leonardo da Vinci painting sells for $450m at auction, smashing records

Christie’s sells long-lost Salvator Mundi, artwork billed as ‘biggest discovery of the 21st century’, for $400m plus auction house premium<p>Salvator Mundi, the long-lost Leonardo da Vinci painting of Jesus Christ commissioned by King Louis XII of France more than 500 years ago, has sold at Christie’s …

Fine Art

Science Says This Common Food Can Fight Aging--and Odds Are You Already Love It | Inc.com

For eons, humans have wondered how to live longer. Of course there are some things that can help--diet and exercise, preventive medical care. But now if you love good food, there's a little more good news for you.<p>Researchers at Pennsylvania State University say they've found that a simple food that …

Wellness

Leading Universities Just Released 65 Free Business Courses to Make You Smarter | Inc.com

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR): A Strategic Approach from University of Pennsylvania<p>Influence from University of Pennsylvania<p>Accounting for Decision Making from University of Michigan<p>Valuing Companies from University of Michigan<p>Budgeting and Finance for Public Libraries from University of …

Online Education

How to find things online even Google doesn't know

Research like an expert.<p>The internet is a big place overflowing with information—which makes it a great place to do research. However, as good as your Google skills might be, even the most well-known search engine doesn't always cut it. Sometimes, you just don't get the results you want—or any …

Wolfram Alpha

Jamie's egg-squisite Eggs Benedict recipe, finished 5 different ways! What's your favourite? 😍 https://t.co/uzr426aTvl

The forgotten art of the zoetrope

Artist Eric Dyer spent years working at a computer to produce images for the screen. Longing to get his hands back on his work, he began exploring …

Art

The magic of Khmer classical dance

For more than 1,000 years, Khmer dancers in Cambodia have been seen as living bridges between heaven and earth. In this graceful dance-talk hybrid, …

Dance

Glaze Art - Painting Glazes in Oils or Acrylics

Answers to Frequently Asked Questions About Painting Glazes in Oils or Acrylics<p>The truth is the basics of painting glazes is easy to understand, …

Tutorials

Las Meninas: Is This The Best Painting In History?

How We Bridge the Real and the Ideal: Frederick Douglass on Art as a Tool of Constructive Self-Criticism and a Force of Cultural Progress

“The process by which man is able to posit his own subjective nature outside of himself … is at [the] bottom of all effort and the germinating principles of all reform and all progress.”<p><i>“True art, when it happens to us, challenges the ‘I’ that we are,”</i> Jeanette Winterson wrote in her arresting …

7 Incredibly Useful Writing Tips From a Pulitzer Prize-Winning Author | Inc.com

Bret Stephens is a Pulitzer Prize-winning writer who has penned hundreds of oped essays and news columns that have been read by millions of people. He recently joined <i>The New York Times</i> as an oped writer, after a long stint at <i>The Wall Street Journal</i> as one of their most widely read commentators on …

Creative Writing

"The Sacred Art of the Ori"

Every artist has a name, and every artist has a story. Laolu Senbanjo's story started in Nigeria, where he was surrounded by the culture and …

Art

5 things about programming I learned with Go

Go has been gaining a significant popularity over last few months. Language-related articles and blog posts are written every day. New Go projects …

Concurrency

Can art amend history?

Artist Titus Kaphar makes paintings and sculptures that wrestle with the struggles of the past while speaking to the diversity and advances of the …

How AI can enhance our memory, work and social lives

How smart can our machines make us? Tom Gruber, co-creator of Siri, wants to make "humanistic AI" that augments and collaborates with us instead of …

Artificial Intelligence

The stories behind The New Yorker's iconic covers

Meet Françoise Mouly, The New Yorker's art director. For the past 24 years, she's helped decide what appears on the magazine's famous cover, from the …

Public Speaking

6 easy steps to becoming a social media maven

Heads up: All products featured here are selected by Mashable's commerce team and meet our rigorous standards for awesomeness. If you buy something, …

Marketing

Want to Become a Multimillionaire? Do These 14 Things Immediately | Inc.com

"The greatest reward in becoming a millionaire is not the amount of money that you earn. It is the kind of person that you have to become to become a millionaire."  -- <i>Jim Rohn</i><p>Most people wish their circumstances would magically change for them. They don't have the desire to become better …

Self-improvement

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Street Art Master Shepard Fairey - Obey Giant

Shepard Fairey is one of those artists that you might not have heard of, but you've definitely seen at least one of his works. Unless you've been …

Behind the Velvet Ropes of Facebook’s Private Groups

In recent days, I’ve gotten to know beekeepers in Rhode Island, dental hygienists in New Jersey and Wiccans in Tennessee. I’ve seen gardeners swapping fertilizer advice, flight attendants complaining about annoying passengers and fishermen arguing about which lures are best for catching muskies. I …

Social Media

1% Improvements Have Huge Impact on Manufacturing | Inc.com

<b>Editor’s note:</b> Jordan Kasteler's articles have been removed from the Inc.com archive because his relationship with Inc. has been terminated.

Manufacturing

5 steps to develop a successful influencer marketing platform

When a brand’s manager arrives on your influencer marketing platform, they might not always know what they are looking for.<p>Because of the fact that social media is kind of a volatile space, they often think of influencer marketing campaigns as sort of ethereal, something that will happen once and …

Marketing