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Yes, You Can Train Yourself To Be More Creative. Here's How.

People often think that creativity is something you're born with or you're not. "My sister is the creative one in the family; she goes to art school," you might hear an accountant say. Advertising agencies even label their departments as such: project managers deal directly with clients, while …

Using the Price-to-Sales Ratio to Value Stocks

Image Source: Getty Images<p>The price-to-sales ratio, also known as "price/sales" or "P/S ratio" can be a useful metric for valuing stocks. The P/S ratio is determined by dividing the company's market capitalization by its revenue, so it is solely based on revenue not profits. For this reason, it can …

Investing

How Warren Buffett’s Son Would Feed the World

Howard G. Buffett has spent most of his life as a farmer, with little financial support from his father—until recently. Now he runs a multibillion-dollar foundation dedicated to ending global hunger.<p>When his three children were young, Warren Buffett installed a dime slot machine on the third floor …

Farming

Austin architect gets small living just right

Measuring 20 x 8.6 ft (6 x 2.6 m), the Start Small tiny house doesn't look like a shed on wheels like some tiny houses, but it does somewhat resemble …

Finally, a pizza box you can use to smoke weed

Since the first time someone discovered the mind-altering effects of weed, our stoner ancestors have developed new and inventive ways to get high.<p>And …

Mashed

This ‘mechanical jellyfish’ could help us harvest tons of energy from the ocean

There are reasons why wave energy is one of nature’s greatest untapped resources. The ocean is unforgiving. Salt water corrodes small parts on metal …

Clean Energy

11 Resume Designs with Slick Personal Branding

Here at HOW, our goal is to provide graphic designers of all skill levels with the resources to sharpen their talent. We also aim to assist our …

Graphic Design

This clever diagram shows what would happen if we designed homes like city streets

We're so used to big, multi-lane roads snaking through our cities that we don't even think about how inefficient it all is.<p>Taras Grescoe, author of …

Urban Design

You Don't Need to ‘Feel Like’ Doing Something to Start Doing It

Your productivity may flow when you’re in the zone, but it’s easy to get carried away <i>looking</i> for motivation. Truth is, you don’t need to feel like …

Aquaculture

NEW STUDY: How to Activate More Muscle Fibers—With Your Mind

A new study from Denmark confirms the mind-muscle connection. Here’s how to use it during your next workout<p>The more you focus on the muscle you’re working, the more muscle fibers you activate. This mind-muscle connection was confirmed in a recent study from Denmark.<p>“The mind has a bigger influence …

Egyptian hieroglyphics digitally restored to former psychedelic glory (VIDEOS)

<b>Trends</b>Viral<p>Due to 2,000 years of flooding and the harsh desert sandstorms, many of the original signs that ancient Egyptian architecture was once …

Death toll from day of clashes in Burundi capital rises to nearly 90

NAIROBI (Reuters) - Nearly 90 people were killed during Friday’s clashes in the Burundian capital, the army said, the worst outbreak of violence in Burundi since a failed coup in May.<p>Blasts and gunfire echoed around Bujumbura for most of Friday and residents said officials spent the day collecting …

Africa

How You Record Ideas May Impact Creativity

Software for creatives must cultivate space for musing, writes Morpholio co-creator Anna Kenoff.<p>A tech VC recently asked me, “Do you even use your iPad anymore? I think they are over.” To which, I replied–perhaps a bit too loudly–“Yes!” There is nothing over when it comes to the potential of touch. …

6 Sayings of Entrepreneurs Who Will Lead Their Companies to the Top

Starting a Business > Inspiration<p>Next Article<p>21 Inspiring Quotes About Success, Persistence and What It Means to Be an Entrepreneur<p>Next Article<p>Neil Patel • Contributor<p>Entrepreneur and Online Marketing Expert<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You know them. By name. By …

Entrepreneurship

U.A.E. Deploys Secret Colombian Mercenary Army to Yemen to Fight in Proxy War Against Iran

The United Arab Emirates has begun to deploy its secret army of Colombian mercenaries, assembled in the desert over the past five years (initially …

Up to 1,000 Buffalo will be Slaughtered at Yellowstone National Park This Winter

<i>Published November 21, 2015</i><p><b>YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK</b> — Fearing an overabundance of buffalo on Yellowstone National Park, park officials are allowing …

UN approves Syria resolution - what does it mean?

Member states urged to take "all necessary measures" but falls short of invoking Chapter VII of the UN charter which authorises military action to restore peace and security<p>The United Nations Security Council unanimously passed resolution 2249 on Friday, condemning terrorist attacks and calling on …

Middle East

Everything about Tesla competitor Faraday Future is strange and confusing

Tesla would be <i>delighted</i> if another new carmaker could make a go of it, especially an all-electric carmaker. For Tesla, it isn't encouraging if Elon Musk and his team are operating in a market of one.<p>We reached out to Faraday immediately after we first heard about the company, but we didn't learn …

Electric Vehicles

Russia may be planning to develop a nuclear submarine drone aimed at 'inflicting unacceptable damage'

Putin's come up with a possible countermeasure, boasting that the Kremlin would develop "strike systems capable of penetrating any missile defenses." Footage of the meeting includes a clear view of a document that defense officials were looking over.<p>The document looks at one type of "strike system" …

Military

18 stunning photos from the night the Berlin Wall came down 26 years ago

The Berlin Wall was built in 1961 to divide East and West Berlin. Constructed by the eastern, Soviet-ruled portion of the city, the wall was meant to keep Western "fascists" from invading the East — but it also served as a barricade to those Easterners attempting to migrate to the West, capitalist …

Germany

Build a Stylish, Modern Desk with Flip-Up Storage

With the flip desk, I set out to create a small, simple desk designed for multi-tasking. It’s tailor-made for the small apartment or office where space and storage are at a premium. More than just a workstation, the desk can double as a craft table, a dinner table for one, a make-up station or …

Woodworking

Watch Rarely Seen Footage of Life in Nazi Austria, Thanks to a New Video Archive

It’s 1938 in Vienna, Austria, and ecstatic men, women and children assemble on the sidewalks. They watch a procession of military vehicles drive down …

World History

Investors hope a new era of Fed communication starts Wednesday

WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) — Federal Reserve officials can hit a “reset button” on their communications strategy in their first speeches since last …

Guide to Small Business Ideas

Starting a Business > Business Ideas<p>Next Article<p>He Makes Guitars Out of Torn-Down Buildings in Detroit. Does That Rock Or What?<p>Next Article<p>Carolyn Sun<p>You know you want to start a business and give yourself the best shot at success, but perhaps you’re still considering the kind of business you want …

California could have saved 35 billion liters of water by following Levi's care recommendations for its jeans

It isn’t news that California is suffering from a dangerous lack of water, but surprising information was revealed this week that shows that …

Levi'S

11 Tweaks to Your Daily Routine Will Make Your Day More Productive

I don’t know anyone who couldn’t use a little boost in their energy and self-control.<p>Researchers at the University of Nottingham recently published findings from their exploration of 83 separate studies on energy and self-control. What they found will change the way you start your day.<p>The …

This could be the largest-ever Chinese takeover of a U.S. company

A slew of Chinese suitors are jockeying for the rights to acquire Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, and any successful bid could result in the …

Toyota Camry

Brilliant management advice from LinkedIn's billionaire founder

In his book "The Alliance: Managing Talent in the Networked Age," Hoffman and entrepreneurs Ben Casnocha and Chris Yeh explain how employers can attract and retain the best employees through the formation of alliances where everyone wins.<p>The authors created a presentation outlining their book's …

The Workplace