George Figueroa

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Analysis of Top 5 Sniper Rifles? Which One is Best?

The sniper, a soldier trained in precision, long-range fire, is one of the most feared opponents on the battlefield.

Anthony Bourdain’s best cooking tips, seasoned with travel wisdom

Anthony Bourdain visited every continent — yes, even Antarctica — in pursuit of good food and better stories. The 61-year-old host of <i>Parts Unknown</i> …

STAR WARS EPISODE IX SPOILERS: An In-Depth Look At The Rumored (And Bizarre) Plot Leak For The Movie

The new <i>Star Wars</i> movies have always suffered from various concept art and story leaks and it appears as if the same is the case for J.J. Abrams'</i> …

How to sell yourself in 30 seconds and leave people wanting more

• <b>Selling yourself quickly and efficiently is key when you meet someone new. But crafting and delivering a solid elevator pitch can be harder than it</b> …

A Trump resurgence

<b>ANALYSIS/OPINION:</b><p>Anyone thinking President Donald Trump “won” the omnibus bill battle only had to watch his news conference as he prepared to sign …

Donald Trump

Daymond John: Here's how much college matters for success

Daymond John has seen great success: He's the CEO and founder of clothing brand Fubu, an investor on ABC's "Shark Tank" and he recently launched a …

Breathing pure oxygen could repair brain damage years after a concussion

Brain Repair<p>Researchers have revisited hyperbaric oxygen sessions as a possible treatment for brain damage sustained after a concussion. According to …

How to Get Your First 100 Sales on Amazon

Learn the best and most cost effective way to start selling on Amazon<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Amazon ships an average of 1.6 million packages per day. Yes, per day. According to CNBC, about 55 percent of people start their online shopping searches on Amazon. This …

Selling

Honestly, This $50 Pillow Cured My Back Pain in 2 Nights

I realized my limp and lifeless pillow just didn't cut it anymore when I entered the "pillow concierge" at a hotel in Tokyo. Row upon row of pillows …

Ring modernized the doorbell, then its inventor, Jamie Siminoff, went to war against crime

If booming sales, expanding offices and a parade of TV commercials hadn’t put Jamie Siminoff on the radar of the home security industry, an early March incident certainly did.<p>Four hours after the rumored collapse of a merger between a software start-up and security giant Honeywell, Siminoff took a …

Santa Monica

This Object Has Been Sprayed With The World's Blackest Material, And It's Freaking Us Out

Seriously, that's not Photoshopped.<p>Well, we've finally cracked it. Scientists have finally figured out how to paint a portal to another dimension, as …

Zenefits' controversial cofounder has launched a new startup ... and investors were 'thrilled' to help him

On Tuesday, Conrad began his next act, officially launching Rippling , a service that aims to provide businesses with an easy way to onboard new employees.<p>Rippling automates everything a small business needs to get a new employee started on Day 1.<p>This includes providing employment documents like …

Startups

3 Ways You Are Pissing Off Your Employees (And What to Do About It)

According to this study of 482 executives, professionals, and managers, they are working an average day of 13.5 hours and blaming YOU! Here's why...<p>An international study by the Center for Creative Leadership titled, <i>Always On, Never Done?</i>, which surveyed professionals, executives and managers in …

26 DIY Projects That Make Your Kids Say, "Whoa!"

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12 KPIs you must know before pitching your startup

It is critically important for the founders of a company to intimately understand the company’s key performance indicators (KPIs). Founders cannot hope to grow a company in any meaningful way without an almost obsessive focus on its KPIs.<p>Why? Because KPIs, if constructed correctly, give management …

10 ways the iPhone changed the world

On January 9, 2007, Steve Jobs introduced the world to the iPhone. Although many derided it as a probable flop, the handset, and the other smartphones that followed, changed the world in a way that few gadgets have done before.<p>Here's how:<p>1. GPS<p>Before the days of GPS on your phone, if you weren't …

Four Ways To Earn Extra Money While Keeping (Or Preparing To Quit) Your Day Job

Earning a passive income takes some upfront effort but not much energy to maintain. Here are a few options.<p>Imagine lying on a beach, sunlight hitting your face and sand between your toes. You grab your phone and check your bank balance to find that it’s increased $500 since sunrise. This may seem …

9 travel hacks you'll wish you knew all along

Travel can be tricky. Did you pay too much for that flight? Forget to pack some important items? What happens if your flight is delayed or canceled?<p>As always, knowledge is power. The more you plan, research and prepare, the better off you'll be. With that in mind, I've rounded up these nine tricks …

Ducati Riding Experience Program

I lived in a bubble for most of my adolescent life. Never traveled. Never saw the world. Never considered it, really. Study abroad programs? I’ll …

Why You Should Start a Consulting Company

Short version? You can build the business you want.<p>Dear would-be entrepreneurs.<p>I've got something I need to explain to you. You don't need to go and found the next Google to call yourselves entrepreneurs. You don't need to be building Snapchat, Facebook or anything else. You don't need to be …

That Famous Death Star Design Flaw Was Probably on Purpose

A new excerpt from the forthcoming <i>Rogue One</i> prequel novel — <i>Catalyst</i> — suggests that Galen Erso created the Death Star’s fatal design flaw on purpose, …

7 Books That Will Make You an Idea Factory

A Coursera co-founder and former Google exec on the books that help him come up with so many great ideas.<p>Contrary to popular belief, the vast majority of great ideas don't just pop out of thin air. Most are actually the unexpected combination of two or more concepts from different branches of …

The 15 Most Profitable Industries to Start a Business (and the 15 Least Profitable)

Want to start a new business? Here are some ideas for which industries to consider and which to possibly avoid.<p>Thinking of starting a profitable small business? Looking to partner with or sell services to other profitable small businesses?<p>Or just hoping to avoid starting a business in an incredibly …

Text Mining in R and Python: 8 Tips To Get Started

Do you want to get started on text mining, but most of the tutorials you start, get pretty complex very quickly? Or you can’t find a proper data set …

Data Science

This French drone company innovates by knowing when to ignore what consumers want

<i>In this series, Perfect Company, we are examining pockets of excellence in the corporate world. No single company is perfect, but together they show what the corporate ideal could look like.</i><p>The platonic ideal<p>“Working harder, being smarter, investing more aggressively, and listening more astutely to …

How To Fall Asleep Instantly Following These Simple Tips

How To Fall Asleep Instantly<p>.<p>How to fall asleep instantly? Allow me to teach you. This will be a great skill to have. It will lead to better health …

Sleep

Is Narcissism a Mask for Depression?

Narcissus was a proud man. Being concerned only with his own self-regard, Nemesis, the goddess tasked with handling hubris, led him to a pool. …

Psychology

The Characteristics of High Functioning Anxiety

High functioning anxiety is not a recognized mental health diagnosis. Rather, it's evolved as a catch-all term that refers to people who live with …

Anxiety