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Apps That Could Help The Next Generation Of Entrepreneurs

Apps and other technologies will change the way young entrepreneurs create their businesses.<p>As the 21st century is well on its way, motivated individuals and freethinking employees are embracing the entrepreneurial spirit in ever-increasing numbers.<p>Mainstream consumers are open to new and …

Naughty Travel Is the $20 Billion Industry You Never Knew Existed

It's very much a thing.<p>You might like to travel as a way to find the best far-flung boutiques and artisans, capture epic selfies, or even to try out …

These Destinations Aren’t on Your Bucket List—but They Should Be

From climbing the Eiffel Tower to walking the rim of the Grand Canyon, there are some iconic destinations that seem to appear on everyone's bucket …

This Tool Can Help You Disappear from the Internet

Between election bile, fake news, and just plain exhaustion, we may be entering a down cycle for social media. If you’re interested in downsizing …

10 Free Yet Overlooked Google Tools For SEO Professionals

<i>Do you consider yourself an SEO professional? Are you an online business owner who’s interested in this form of marketing?</i>If you have any interest in …

13 Red Flags That Will Get Your Pitch Rejected Every Time

Investors are people too. A positive first impression can quickly turn negative if you innocently seem to violate business basics while profiling your new venture.<p>After listening to hundreds of startup pitches, and reading even more business plans, most new venture investors develop their own …

PepsiCo’s Chief Design Officer Shares 5 Must-Reads For Design and Business Leaders

At the Fast Company Innovation Festival, Mauro Porcini discussed five books that have informed his design and business philosophy.<p>For Mauro Porcini, design is the key to making a corporation like PepsiCo relevant. He joined the company in 2012 after a 10-year stint as Chief Design Officer at 3M, …

10 Digital Marketing Innovators You Should Know

<b>Ben Jones, 48, creative director, Google</b><p>Ben Jones is trying to rewire brands' perceptions of how good ads work on digital devices.<p>The future doesn't …

The Science Behind Baking the Most Delicious Cookie Ever

<i>This post originally appeared on Time and Ozy.com.</i><p>You like soft and chewy. He likes thin and crispy. If only there were a chocolate chip cookie …

Elon Musk just shared his ambitious 4-step plan for colonizing Mars with a million people

Elon Musk wants to launch a million people to Mars in the event some apocalyptic disaster eventually ruins Earth. And he wants it to be somewhat affordable — $200,000 or less per person.<p>To that end, the SpaceX CEO outlined his plan to colonize Mars on September 27, including how his Interplanetary …

Elon Musk to test massive fuel tank for Mars colonization

Elon Musk is moving forward with his plan to build a metropolis on Mars in the coming decades. The SpaceX CEO and founder followed up his magnum opus presentation from last month by taking questions in a Reddit "Ask Me Anything" session Sunday during which he revealed plans to test the …

Elon Musk says SpaceX could put ‘miner/tunneling droids’ on Mars

Elon Musk today laid out more detail about his company SpaceX’s plans for space travel to Mars — in order to eventually support human civilization on that planet — during a Reddit Ask Me Anything (AMA) session.<p>In September, Musk talked for the first time about SpaceX’s Interplanetary Transport …

Here’s what we learned from Elon Musk’s SpaceX Reddit AMA

SpaceX founder and CEO Elon Musk took to Reddit this evening for an Ask Me Anything session, which he noted was “meant to be supplemental” to the talk he gave at the International Astronautical Conference in Guadalajara, Mexico on September 27th.<p>After the talk, there were plenty of lingering …

SpaceX Needs to Make Its Dragon Capsule Salt Water-Proof

With six successful Falcon 9 rocket landings under its belt, SpaceX wants to take reusability to the next step: refly a <i>Dragon</i> capsule. This will …

Tesla has the best ‘consumer experience’ in the auto industry, says new study

After entering the Interbrand’s Top 100 Most Valuable Global Brands list for the first time earlier this month with an estimated value of just over $4 billion, Tesla’s brand now receives another accolade – this time through a new study placing it number one in the auto industry for ‘consumer …

Top 10 Business Plan Templates You Can Download Free

Writing your business plan. Ughhhh.<p>It’s definitely not the most exciting part of starting a business. In fact, if you’re like a lot of entrepreneurs, …

Top 10 Clinton scandals exposed by WikiLeaks

<b>ANALYSIS/OPINION:</b><p>The ongoing WikiLeaks dump of Hillary Clinton’s campaign chairman John Podesta’s emails has exposed the corruption and cronyism of …

How to Unlock your iPhone or iPad with a Single Touch - Like Previous Versions

ShareEmail Comments<p>With the latest release of iOS 10, Apple made a significant change in the way the Home Button works to unlock your device. …

How to Filter and Purify Water | The Art of Manliness

For most folks in the developed world, getting a drink of safe, clean, palatable drinking water is as easy as turning on the tap.<p>Outside of the …

Top 10 iOS 10 features you may not have discovered yet

Hidden among the updates to the Messages app, Apple Music and everything else we’ve all heard so much about, there are a handful of new iOS 10 features you may not have stumbled across.<p>Check out the video below to see the top ten iOS 10 features that currently rank as iOS’s best-kept secrets.<p>By …

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50 Free Places To Promote Your Website

If you’ve just launched your business website or you are planning to do so, this list is essential for you, and it’ll save you a substantial amount …

How Is a Business Valued on "Shark Tank?"

The underlying theme of the "Shark Tank" TV series is for one side, either the Sharks or entrepreneurs, to decidedly convince the other side to …

Entrepreneurship

Startup Resources | Books, Articles, Podcasts, and Videos

The Idea<p>(vision, problem to solve, product details, value & growth hypotheses, etc...)<p>How to generate startup ideas - i.e. solve problems, scratch …

Airbnb, Uber, and Others Used 'Time Collapsing' to Skyrocket From Zero to Millions

Fast-growth companies speed up success by incorporating digital tools and breakthrough innovation into the core of their business.<p>In 2007, Airbnb appeared on the scene and completely changed the world of travel and hospitality. But unbeknownst to its three, 30-something founders, they forged a new …

UI Inspiration: Creative Interactions

As part of the process of a redesign, by the way I don't know if you've noticed that we are rocking a new Abduzeedo design. If you see anything like …

The 6 Best Ecommerce Platforms for Small Businesses

Every small business around the world is looking for a way to achieve growth. One of the best ways of doing so is through the online world, as most …

Dispatch from Seoul: 7 Fascinating Korean Beauty...

<i>South Korea has become ground zero for beauty innovation in the last few years (BB creams, anyone?). Lucky for us, former Birchbox copywriter Mai, is</i> …

9 Summer Gadgets for the Beach, Trail or Barbecue

Gadgets<p>It’s time to fire up the backyard barbeque, throw a pool party, or pack up the car for a road trip.<p>Of course, you’ll need some waterproof gadgets and plenty of battery power to see you through the long summer days. Whether you’re taking a family road trip, cooling off in the pool, hiking, …

Richard Branson, Elon Musk, Peter Thiel and Other Successful Entrepreneurs' Favorite Interview Questions

The unusual questions these bosses ask to find out what they need to know about prospective employees.<p>Savvy executives know that interview questions like, "What's your biggest strength?" and, "What's your biggest weakness?" aren't as telling as they seem.<p>That's why they steer clear of these cliché …