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This Genius Map Explains How Everything in Physics Fits Together

From space-time to chaos theory.<p>Physics is a huge, complex field. It also happens to be one of the most fascinating, dealing with everything from …

Physics

Use This Simple Strategy to Get a Meeting With Anyone, Even a Billionaire

Can't get a warm introduction? No problem--use this intuitive approach to get a meeting with anyone.<p>In business, you're trained to seek warm introductions to people you don't know. But as life would have it, the people you most desperately want to meet are almost always the ones who are out of your …

The littleBits Gizmos & Gadgets Kit makes learning fun for kids: $100 shipped (50% off)

This offer has expired!<p>Be sure to follow us on Twitter for the latest deals and more. Sign-up for our newsletters and have our best offers delivered to your inbox daily.<p>Best Buy’s official eBay store is offering the littleBits Electronics Gizmos & Gadgets Kit for <b>$99.99 shipped</b>. Also available …

Choosing the Right Machine Learning Algorithm

Machine learning is part art and part science. When you look at machine learning algorithms, there is no one solution or one approach that fits all. …

These 39 Brilliant Gadgets On Amazon Will Be Game-Changers For Practical People

If you’re someone who prefers for products to have a concrete purpose before you spend your hard-earned money on them, you know how hard it is to …

The 10 Shirts Every Man Needs In His Wardrobe

Different types of shirt are better suited to different occasions. These are the 10 must-have button-up styles every rakish gent should have hanging …

Men's Fashion

12 Things Costco Employees Won’t Tell You

Warehouse clubs are a fantastic way to save money, and brands like Costco have revolutionized the way that consumers shop, both in person and online. …

How Amazon and Entrepreneurs Can Pay Zero Federal Income Tax, and Do So Legally

To learn how they, too, can pay no taxes, entrepreneurs should closely review all the things the government wants them to do.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>With the recent news that Amazon paid zero federal taxes for 2017, every entrepreneur should be asking, :"How can …

Income Tax

The Definitive Guide: How to Value a Stock

Investors need to have several tools in their toolbox when it comes to properly valuing stocks.<p>Investors who want to sport market-beating returns …

Simply the Best: the Top Franchises in 110 Categories

These 110 franchises have all found a way to be at the peak of their industry in the present day.<p>This story appears in the May 2018 issue of <i>Entrepreneur</i>. Subscribe »<p>With more than 1,000 companies applying for the 2018 Entrepreneur Franchise 500, just getting on our list was an achievement. But some …

Financial Services

107 free online courses from the best colleges in the US — including Princeton, Harvard, and Yale

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Coursera was founded by two professors at Stanford University. Shutterstock/MintImages<p>Every year, US News & Reports releases its ranking …

Online Education

Five Questions You Can Ask Instead Of 'How Are You?'

Last week, we introduced a new series of posts that will offer ideas for how to build energy, shape the future, and create high-performing teams. How can you do this? It starts with asking positive questions. (Find the first post in this series here for a review.)<p>Today we want to offer a makeover …

Self-Reflection

TensorFlow Tutorial For Beginners

<i>Originally published at</i> <i>https://www.datacamp.com/community/tutorials/tensorflow-tutorial</i><p>Deep learning is a subfield of machine learning that is a set …

A huge new Stanford and Harvard study proves that US inequality isn’t just about class

For decades, an increasingly loud chorus has claimed that economic inequality is primarily driven by class, with other possible reasons for disparities, such as race, playing a lesser role. They say that it is counterproductive to focus on inequality between races—instead, it is better to consider …

Demographics

Car negotiating secrets for people who hate to haggle

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 advantage.<p>Later, while buying dozens of test vehicles for an automotive website, I was on the other side of negotiations, and experienced the tricks dealers use …

Personal Finance

Foresight: The Most Important Leadership Skill of the 21st Century

Leadership qualities tend to be timeless. It’s why we look back through history at the women and men who led successful businesses, governments and …

Acer: ‘World’s Smallest 3000 Lumens Laser 4K Projector’ Now Available in U.S.

Acer America has announced U.S. availability of “the world’s smallest 4K Ultra HD (UHD) 3000 lumens laser projector,” designed to deliver …

Steve Jobs Knew How to Write an Email. Here's How He Did It

A detailed look at an old email from Steve Jobs teaches some important lessons.<p>Undoubtedly, Apple co-founder and visionary Steve Jobs wrote several thousands of emails throughout his life. Relatively few of them have been shared with the public, and most of those are short responses to customer …

News Corp

Google's Genius Productivity Hack Will Change How You Innovate

Its mantra is #MonkeyFirst<p>At Google X, the company's "moonshot factory," the mantra is "#MonkeyFirst." The idea is that if you want to get a monkey to recite Shakespeare on a pedestal, you start by training the monkey, not building the pedestal, because training the monkey is the hard part. Anyone …

Is Anyone In Your Company Paying Attention to Strategic Alignment?

The best performing companies are often the best aligned. But who in your company is paying attention to how well aligned your strategy is with your organization’s purpose and capabilities? In my research and consultancy with companies, I observe that, oftentimes, no individual or group is …

How Warren Buffett's favorite stock-market gauge can help investors make smarter decisions

Paul Morigi/Getty Images<p>Warren Buffett is one of the most esteemed and revered investors of all time.<p>His investing prowess has led him to become the richest person in the world (at times) and one of the top 5 today. He is known around the world for his sound principles which have led him to invest …

Stock Markets

The 19 best movies of 2017 that you absolutely need to see

As 2017 comes to a close, a few movie trends are clear.<p>It was a banner year for superhero movies. "Justice League" aside, "Logan," "Thor: Ragnarok," "Spider-Man: Homecoming," and "Wonder Woman" were all excellent.<p>It was a great year for horror movies, too. "It" and "Get Out" both terrified …

Film Festivals

10 Inspirational Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read More Than Once

You'll uncover countless gems in these classics.<p>I'm fairly obsessed with reading. I read everything I can get my hands on. It's a habit that I developed early on. I used to be able to do one book per day but have since scaled it back to only two or three per week. As a prolific reader, I come …

Motivation

15 books Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos, and Elon Musk think everyone should read

Books have always been important to billionaire moguls like Jeff Bezos, Bill Gates, and Elon Musk.<p>Over the years, the trio has sung the praises of several books that influenced the way they see the world, from their approach to technological innovation to how they manage their businesses.<p>Here are …

Elon Musk

How to Detect When People Are Using the Truth to Lie to You

There are three types of lies: omission, where someone holds out on the facts; commission, where someone states facts that are untrue; and <i>paltering</i>, …

Elon Musk Has 24 Hours in a Day. So Do You. Here's How He Gets More Done

From Musk to Branson to Cuban, the world's busiest CEOs have the same amount of time as you but still get more done. Here's how.<p>Benjamin Franklin once said that time is like money. Without being managed properly, how do you know where it's going?<p>Time management is one of those issues that we all …

Google Just Revealed Its 5 HR Secrets for Identifying and Developing Great Managers

For starters, it's a mistake to think that a high-performing employee should be promoted to management.<p>In a recent podcast at Google's Re:work, Sarah Calderon, a manager at Google who oversees Google's Manager Development curriculum, revealed some nifty secrets about how they train and develop …

Stop Beginning Your Speeches with 'Good Morning and Thank You' and Start With This Instead

It doesn't matter how compelling your presentation is if you haven't grabbed your audience's attention in the first few seconds.<p>Every presentation is an opportunity to make an impression. You can either use your pitch to build credibility, engagement and buy-in, or blow the chance to share your …

Microsoft launches Sonar to test your site's performance and security

Wondering if your newly launched website is up to code? The folks who built Microsoft Edge have just launched Sonar, an open-source linting tool to help test your project for performance and security issues.<p>Sonar was first announced as a donation from Microsoft to the JS Foundation back in June, as …