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How to Find Good Private Channels on Roku

One benefit of the streaming player Roku is that it allows users to create their own private channels, sort of like how people can make playlists on …

Free-to-air

New home flipping platform sells to the first bidder, not the highest

Bungalo is the latest startup hoping to upend the real estate transaction<p>Amherst Residential, the founder of the single-family rental company Main Street Renewal, is getting into the home flipping business this week with the launch of a new company called Bungalo.<p>Using much of the same technology …

Real Estate

It Started As a Joke and Turned Into a Startup That Raised $1 Million in Funding

Is your startup struggling to gain traction? Imagine generating interest in a toilet paper company...<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>“Everyone wipes, right? Besides, who wouldn’t want to get free toilet paper while saving our planet?”<p>That’s what founder and CEO Scott …

Mobile Devices

I Used Quip's Electric Toothbrush for a Week and I Totally Get the Hype

Silicon Valley really, really wants to sell you a tooth brush.<p>I might just be a sucker for minimalist design and getting packages in the mail, but I …

Dental Care

Stop Wasting Money on Team Building

Most corporate team building is a waste of time and money. I say this based on my 25+ years of research and practice in the field of team effectiveness. Seventeen of those years were with Mars Inc., a family-owned $35 billion global business with a commitment to collaboration.<p>Many companies, when …

Team Building

Don’t Try to Be the “Fun Boss” — and Other Lessons in Ethical Leadership

Just becoming a leader is enough to exacerbate some people’s unethical tendencies. But power does not corrupt everyone. Our research suggests that key personality characteristics predict unethical leadership behavior.<p>We collected personality data and supervisor ratings of ethical behavior (e.g., …

This Is the Best Road Trip Map for Anyone Who Wants to Eat Their Way Across the U.S. (Video)

It’s one of the most important questions you have to ask yourself on a road trip: Where are we going to eat?<p>Don’t worry, Orbitz has you covered. No …

New Hampshire

What to Do When You Have a Bad Boss

Despite the $15 billion companies spend annually on managerial and leadership development, bad bosses are common in the American workforce. A study by Life Meets Work found that 56% of American workers claim their boss is mildly or highly toxic. A study by the American Psychological Association …

Immune System

These Are the 50 Hottest Startups to Work For Right Now

Fine-tune your resume now.<p>Forget everything you thought you knew about the country’s hottest startups. In 2018, you don’t have to be in tech — or …

Startups

How to Estimate the Cost of a Concrete Slab

Estimate the cost of a concrete slab before beginning construction.<p>Step 1<p>Decide on the size of your concrete slab. You'll need to know the length and …

Home Improvement

Why MOD Pizza Loves Hiring Ex-Cons

Eight years ago, Ally and Scott Svenson started hiring felons to staff MOD Pizza. That turned out to be one of the best business decisions they ever made.<p>This story appears in the September 2018 <i>Entrepreneur</i>. Subscribe »<p>There was a moment in 2011 when Tony D’Aloia considered his freedom to be a …

Employment

This faucet uses 98% less water than traditional taps — now IKEA is about to launch a version that costs less than $6

Sometimes, inventions can benefit from staying in a drawer and "maturing" — and in this case, the invention stayed away for six years before it was finally taken out.<p>It was over a family meal at innovation professor Kaj Mickos's home that the old prototype was finally brought out of storage.<p>"Kaj, …

Urban Meyer, Ohio State Football, and How Leaders Ignore Unethical Behavior

Urban Meyer, the highly-decorated head football coach of Ohio State University was recently suspended without pay for three games for how he handled domestic violence allegations against his long-time assistant coach, Zach Smith. Meyer claimed to have not known about Smith’s behavior, but evidence …

Critical Thinking

21 Heartwarming Romantic Comedies That Everybody Needs To See

Put these on when you're having a crappy day.<p><i>Note: submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

Romantic Comedy

Saskatoon-based company to set up shop in Kelowna, will hire 40 people

When Jeremy Lang started making smartphone cases out of flax straw waste instead of plastic, he coined the word flaxstic.It’s the perfect description …

Red Cross

Looks like a wok, but it's actually a converted plow disc. Meet the discada, 'like a cast-iron skillet on steroids.'

Discada. Cowboy wok. Disco. Gwok. Plow disc cooker. Cajun wok. Disc grill. Outdoor wok. Disc.<p>Familiar with any of these names? If not, don’t sweat it. Until recently, I was one of many outdoor cooking enthusiasts who had never even heard of the terms. However, if you are familiar, you’re one of a …

Los Angeles

8 Tiny Houses You Can Actually Buy on Amazon

Amazon is a little bit like the Sears Catalog of the 21st century: You can buy practically anything on there. Books, cleaning supplies, groceries, …

Free Shipping

Koto's flexible prefab cabins are designed for a Nordic lifestyle

Prefabicated housing startup Koto has launched a series of modular one- to four-bedroom cabins that can be customised with add-ons such as saunas and …

Prefab Homes

Here's Why We Need To Rethink Everything We Know About The Stanford Prison Experiment

This could have huge implications for social psychology.<p>The Stanford Prison Experiment is arguably one of the most famous experiments in modern psychology and has been used as a demonstration of how people rapidly conform to their roles in extraordinary circumstances and perform acts that would be …

Psychology

A cautionary tale for anyone who has gotten creative with expenses

Most of the time, employers value creativity. But sometimes imaginative thinking is not just unwelcome but also illegal. Then we call it fraud.<p>More than a dozen employees at Wells Fargo learned this the hard way in recent months, as they were caught altering the timestamps (paywall) on after-hours …

Wells Fargo

Modern prefab house was constructed in a month

Using all recyclable materials<p>A home isn’t built in a day, but in this case, it is in a month. Architecture firm Studio Arthur Casas worked with the engineering and construction company SysHaus to design a prefab home in São Paulo, Brazil, that was constructed within a month—28 days to be exact.<p>The …

Prefab Homes

This eco-friendly prefab home was built in just 28 days

São Paulo-based engineering and construction company SysHaus and Brazilian architecture firm Studio Arthur Casas have designed and installed the …

Design

One Family House “Dr House” / minimalDEsign

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The plot is located in the zone of the Wielkopolski National Park, Poland. Nature plays a key role …

Architecture

Critical Thinking: The 5 Factors that Earn 5 Star Reviews!

An excerpt from: Paul Goat Allen | March 12, 2018, Writer’s Digest. <i>Paul Goat Allen has worked as a genre fiction book critic and written thousands of</i> …

Writing

Latch raises $70M for its apartment smart lock system

Latch announced this morning that it has raised $70 million in Series B funding.<p>The round was led by Brookfield Ventures, the investment arm of Brookfield Asset Management. As part of the deal, Brookfield Properties will also be installing Latch systems in its multi-family properties that are …

Brookfield Asset Management

11 Pest-Control Plants You Need in Your Yard

Not everyone is comfortable spraying or sprinkling pest repellents in their yard. If you’re in this camp, try these plants to keep bugs out of your …

Calcaire House

Backed by the Rocky Mountains, the Calcaire House is a modern Colorado compound fitting of the surrounding Boulder landscape. A steel and limestone …

Fast-growing plants for screens

If you need to create privacy from neighbours, mask an ugly view, create natural divisions in your garden, or create a feeling of enclosure around a …

Most Managers Don’t Know How to Coach People. But They Can Learn.

Are you successful at coaching your employees? In our years studying and working with companies on this topic, we’ve observed that when many executives say “yes,” they’re ill-equipped to answer the question. Why? For one thing, managers tend to <i>think</i> they’re coaching when they’re actually just …

Learning

Save time, save money: Run your small business from your smartphone

Once upon a time, if you wanted to start a small business, you needed a whole bunch of stuff. You needed an office or store, office equipment, staff and a website. Even when I started my own one-person business from my home, I needed an expensive computer and software, not to mention a printer, …