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Red Flags For Entrepreneurs Considering A Legal Cannabis Franchise

It was only a matter of time before the emerging legal cannabis industry began using one of America’s most popular business methods for rapid growth — franchising. This startup sector is wide-open spaces right now, and full of interesting players looking to grow fast and establish a national brand …

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Finnish Researchers Create Solar Electric Forest with 3D Printed Trees

Solar power technologies are the focus of voluminous research efforts, and now a team of scientists at the VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland …

Inspire Success With These 45 Motivational Quotes | Inc.com

Being successful in whatever you choose to do is always the ultimate goal. For some, being successful means owning and operating a multi-million dollar business while for others, success means having a happy, healthy family with no financial worries. Whatever your version of success may be, these …

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The small habits that improve your business

When you're starting a business as a young entrepreneur, it seems like there are an infinite number of tasks to juggle. That's why it's so important to stay on top of the details, no matter how tiny or tedious. Small changes, like reducing the amount of time you spend each day managing e-mail or …

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23 Pieces of Life-Changing Wisdom You Can Learn from Your Everyday Life

Red meat triggers toxic immune reaction which causes cancer, scientists find

Scientists at the University of California discovered that the human body views red meat as a foreign invader and launches an immune response<p>Red meat has been linked to cancer for decades, with research suggesting that eating large amounts of pork, beef or lamb raises the risk of deadly tumours.<p>But …

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How Your Diet Shows up on Your Skin

Gluten and dairy and wine, oh my! Plus, check out all the past #BeautySchool columns.<p><b>Question:</b> Can your face reveal what's going on in your digestive system?<p><b>Answer:</b> Yes, according to practitioners of naturopathic medicine, like Dr. Nigma Talib, who performed "face readings" at a recent launch event …

NASA's Incredible, Futuristic, And Totally Real Plan To Establish A Human Colony On Venus

In fact, up in the clouds above its scorching surface, Venus is "probably the most Earth-like environment that's out there," Chris Jones of NASA told Evan Ackerman at IEEE Spectrum.<p>Forget Mars and its frigid temperatures and thin atmosphere when we can live like gods, afloat in the clouds of …

Apple CEO Tim Cook Sent This Inspiring Memo To Employees For The Holidays

The letter, which was first published by blog iClarified (via 9to5Mac), highlights some of Apple's biggest accomplishments this year, including the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus launch, the Mac's 30th anniversary, and the Apple Watch unveiling.<p>Apple also notes it donated $20 million this quarter to Product …

Venture Capitalist Kevin Kinsella's Advice For Entrepreneurs

Getting into the heads of Venture Capitalists (VCs) can be a tricky proposition for founders, but it’s essential for raising large amounts of money successfully. This is especially true when approaching rock star VCs like Kevin Kinsella, founder of Avalon Ventures — most famous for investing in …

Jeb Bush's long campaign begins?

<b>(CNN) —</b> The 2016 presidential race isn't an abstract parlor game anymore.<p>With a seven-paragraph Facebook post on Tuesday, Jeb Bush instantly transformed the nascent campaign. His decision to "actively explore" a presidential bid accelerates the scramble for donors. It also gives the former Florida …

How To Break From Corporate America And Build Your Own Business

Julia Beardwood woke up one day–and like many chained to a corporate job, she bled unhappiness.<p>But unlike many who yearn for change and don’t do anything about it, Julia took a different road.<p>Call it a road of action.<p>As founder and owner of Beardwood & Co., she reigns as an expert brand strategist …

The Astonishing Trait That All Great Entrepreneurs Possess -- And You Can Too

The trait that great athletes and entrepreneurs possess is the ability to rebound under intense pressure. Athletes and entrepreneurs can overcome seemingly unbelievable and unsurmountable odds.<p>We fill our company with athletes from all walks of life. Our only requirement is that they play all-in …

How NASA Will Send Humans To Mars

NASA scientists are tackling a big challenge: building capsules that will take humanity to Mars.<p>It’s official: NASA’s Orion project, which will send humans to Mars, is a success. A test flight on Friday morning was successful; NASA’s command center called it “the most perfect flight you could ever …

ROUBINI: The Mother Of All Asset Bubbles Will Burst In 2016

With the rally in stocks that we've seen this year and a surge in high-yield debt issuance, Roubini said we're now at the midpoint of the bubble, in an interview with Yahoo Finance.<p>Next year may see more gains across markets, but the bubble, bigger than the one before the 2008 recession, could pop …

Guess Who Are The Top 10 Solar Panel Makers In the World?

Solar equipment makers are gearing up to expand production again after many of them had to idle production lines or close factories. So who are the top 10 solar panel makers these days?<p>IHS released its ranking today that put Trina Solar as the top shipper of solar panels in 2014, followed by Yingli …

The 10 Best Cities To Visit This Year

Lonely Planet has revealed its top towns to visit in 2015. Some of them might surprise you<p>Lonely Planet has revealed its top towns to visit in 2015. Some of them might surprise you… <i>Via HarpersBazaar.co.uk</i>

Eight Innovative Industries China Does Better Than Anywhere Else

China has long been known as the factory to the world, and with good reason. In 2011, for example, it manufactured 90% of all the personal computers produced globally that year, as well as 80% of the air conditioners, 74% of the solar cells, and 70% of the mobile phones.<p>Like a factory, China has a …

Bulk up Fast with This Workout: Men's Health.com

At least that's what I used to do. Then I had my Charles Atlas moment. But it wasn't a sand-kicking bully who made me want to become bigger and stronger. It was a former girlfriend who wanted to hire movers to carry her furniture into a new apartment because she was afraid I'd hurt myself if I …

Everything You Need to Know About the 2014 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show

From the models who walked the runway to the performances during the show—all of the VS related news to know.<p><b>Update, 12/10:</b> Watch the performances from last night's show below including Taylor Swift, Ariana Grande and Ed Sheeran.<p>Taylor Swift performs "Style":<p>Ariana Grande performs a medley of songs …

On Black Friday, Americans Confront the Walmart 1 Percent: Pay Employees a Living Wage

Walmart won't pay its employees enough to afford Thanksgiving dinner, so they're holding food drives for their employees. Seriously. It's been reported that an Oklahoma City Walmart set up bins for underpaid associates to donate canned goods to other underpaid associates.<p>Walmart workers have a …

A Glowing Ring Powered By Body Heat

And how it works<p>Sean Hodgins enjoys ring smithing, a hobby he adopted from his grandpa, and loves building small electronic gadgets. So he combined his passions to make a ring that turns body heat into light. Hodgins milled a two-finger band out of aluminum—an excellent thermal conductor—to cradle …

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Amazon to begin testing same-day delivery drones in Cambridge

Online retailer expands R&D operations in England, two years after buying Cambridge-based startup Evi Technologies<p>Amazon is planning to test drones in Cambridge, England, as the battle to offer consumers same-day deliveries heats up.<p>The US company announced with considerable fanfare late last year …

Five questions about VR beyond gaming with three people making it happen

Looking at Facebook, Sony and Samsung, you might think the future of virtual reality is all entertainment and social interaction. While video games and movie watching are both primary components of the recent virtual reality wave, there's <i>much</i> more to the field. Matterport, a company focused on …

Study proves that we can control each other's brains over the internet

A group of University of Washington researchers showed a year ago that brain-to-brain interfacing is possible in real life. Now, they're back after conducting a more thorough experiment, proving that their initial success wasn't a fluke. This time, the team performed tests using not just one pair, …

More than 40% of Los Angeles water pipes graded C or worse

More than 40% of water pipes in the city of Los Angeles are graded C or worse, a Times analysis of the<p>L.A. Department of Water and Power's pipe inventory data reveals.<p>More than 118,000 of the city's roughly 275,000 pipes received a C or lower grade based on their likelihood to fail and the …

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This Is The Onyx, A Real-Time Wearable Communicator Inspired By 'Star Trek'

The company finally unveiled its first hardware product on Wednesday. It's called Onyx.<p>Jesse Robbins, cofounder and CEO of OnBeep, dropped by Business Insider's offices in New York City last week to give us the first-ever demo of the Onyx, which he says was inspired by the real-time communicators …

15 Gravity-Defying Homes From Around the World

Ingenious engineering and the will of slightly crazy homeowners, brings architecture to new heights.