Jacob Russell

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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 …

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 …

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 …

Water Heater

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Ocean farmers are using technology to start an economic revolution and save humanity

I’m a fisherman who dropped out of high school in 1986 at the age of 14. Over my lifetime, I’ve spent many nights in jail. I’m an epileptic. I’m asthmatic. I don’t even know how to swim. This is my story. It’s a story of ecological redemption.<p>I was born and raised in Petty Harbour, Newfoundland, a …

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)

Due to 2,000 years of flooding and the harsh desert sandstorms, many of the original signs that ancient Egyptian architecture was once vibrant and …

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>Suspected fighters are paraded before the media by Burundian police near a recovered cache of weapons after clashes …

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. …

Creativity

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

6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You know them. By name. By reputation. They are the living legends, the household names, the superstars. They are the entrepreneurs who have succeeded against all odds and beyond anyone’s wildest dreams. How did they make it? …

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 …

Middle East

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 …

Yellowstone National Park

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 …

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 …

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" …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Central Banks

Guide to Small Business Ideas

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 to pursue. After all, you probably have a number of small-business ideas.<p>One thing is for certain: the type of business you start should be …

Small Business

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 …

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

9 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>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 …

Time Management

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 …

Dubai’s reckless foreign policy is putting it on a path to disaster—and fast

I really liked Dubai. Which is why I’m so worried by the path its government has chosen. No, I’m not predicting another financial crash, or even pointing out a looming environmental catastrophe. I’m worried Dubai will destroy itself. A city heavily dependent on foreign capital and labor, Dubai …

Middle East

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 …