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This College Dropout Made Almost $1 Billion Betting on Horses. Now He's Finally Telling How He Did It

Beating the odds was so easy that when he won $13 million on a single horse race once, he never bothered to cash the ticket.<p>Does gambling on horse racing seem like a good career path? For a college dropout from Pittsburgh who spent years figuring out how to increase the odds, it became amazingly …

Hong Kong

6 Keys To Successful Growth Leadership

Here's a surprise: a key factor in Silicon Valley's success is its ability to turn great engineers into successful leaders. This one is on his way.<p>There are over 4,000 cities in the world with more than 100,000 people. Why do a handful of these cities dominate the world's startup scene? As I wrote …

Startups

This chart shows every major technological innovation in the last 150 years — and how they have changed the way we work

LONDON — Humanity is always moving forward with innovation after innovation improving global quality of life.<p>The last 150 years have seen the most remarkable advancement of technology in history. Electric lighting, cars, plastic, the telephone, and television are all less than 150 years old, while …

Innovation

Watch the formation of the universe and Earth in this cool time-lapse video

Each second represents 22 million years<p>In the grand cosmic scale, humanity and our tiny home in the universe are absolutely inconsequential. In a neat time-lapse video from John Boswell, you can watch the formation and growth of the universe from the big bang to now.<p>Boswell, aka melodysheep, has …

Universe

The best online clothing stores for men

While the image of men having no regard for their style is somewhat outdated, it is true that the act of shopping itself can sometimes be a bit of a chore.<p>This possibly explains why more and more clothes shopping is done online from the comfort of our own homes. As we search for the ideal suits, …

Clothing

To Our Readers

<b>How we will continue to inform and inspire you in 2018</b><p>The world in 2018 will be full of dramatic change, improbable victories, and game-changing breakthroughs. Elections will be won and lost. Olympians will be hailed. Cryptocurrencies will rise and fall. And technology will continue to inexorably …

Fake News

18 Exponential Changes We Can Expect in the Year Ahead - MIT Technology Review

<i>Azeem Azhar is a strategist, product entrepreneur, and analyst living in London. He is the curator of the weekly newsletter</i> Exponential View<i>, from</i> …

Innovation

The 100 best nonfiction books of all time: the full list

After two years of careful reading, moving backwards through time, Robert McCrum has concluded his selection of the 100 greatest nonfiction books. Take a quick look at five centuries of great writing<p>Robert McCrum reflects on his 100 greatest nonfiction books list The 100 best novels written in …

Literature

16 Small Habits That Could Seriously Improve Your Life Within A Year

H/T Reddit<p>"If you read for 30 minutes every day, that's 3.5 hours a week, which is enough to finish a book every two to four weeks. Depending on what you choose to read, that's 12 to 24 books completed in a year!" —a_tame_zergling<p>"I used to (and still do) have a problem with over-apologizing in …

Time I

Why Smartphones Will Become Extinct by 2025 | Inc.com

The world is changing, and it's all about your voice.<p>In my house, there are voicebots everywhere. In the kitchen, I use the Google Home speaker to ask about recipes and the weather. In my office, there's an Amazon Echo connected to a high-end stereo, so I can control my music collection by voice. …

Apps

3 scientists just won the Nobel Prize for discovering how body clocks are regulated — here's why that's such a big deal

The thing that makes you a "morning person" or a "night owl" isn't an arbitrary preference or tendency. It's something that's fundamentally part of your biological makeup — and something that we ignore at our own peril.<p>On Monday, Jeffrey Hall, Michael Rosbash, and Michael Young were awarded the …

Nobel Prize

How the Depth of Field Preview Button on a DSLR Works

DSLR cameras often have a little depth of field preview button beside the lens mount. This 3-minute video by ZY Productions revisits the basics of a …

For Infosys, blockchain and AI are opening new doors in India’s digital payments market

Technology is set to redefine banking in India.<p>Digital payments are rapidly disrupting the cash-friendly nation’s spending habits. In an April 2017 global survey on internet security and trust, a whooping 86% of Indians said they would likely use mobile payments over the next year, well above the …

ICICI Bank

The 50 best travel websites

The experts:<p><i>Mark Hodson founded 101holidays.co.uk, and 101honeymoons.co.uk</i><p><i>Abigail King is a travel writer and blogger, insidethetravellab.com</i><p><i>Srin</i> …

6 Lessons I’ve Learned After Shooting All the Expensive Cameras

Dear friend, I want to write you a letter about the lessons I’ve learned after shooting pretty much all the expensive cameras out there. 1. If your …

Street Photography

The Design Trick That Makes Small Spaces Seem Larger

This is the conventional wisdom: for a small space, light colors. Dark colors can make a space feel heavy and oppressive, and they tend to soak up …

Living Rooms

School of Visual Arts’ YouTube Channel is Full of Amazing Photo Lectures

If you’re always on the lookout for great educational, inspirational, or just plain interesting photography content online, you need to visit the …

Photography

41 Significant Value-Adding Home Renovation Ideas – Most You Can Do Yourself

Whether you’re looking to sell your home or simply want to improve it for your own living, most homes could benefit from a bit of home renovation. …

9 Revolutionary Companies to Watch

Nine little-known companies are working hard to bring game-changing tech to market.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>This year is off and running with some extraordinary companies starting to make a name for themselves.<p>I attend countless conferences and meetups. Over the …

Most Passive Income Isn't as “Passive” as You Think

What’s not to love about earning money in your sleep? That’s the idea behind passive income, which is income you regularly earn without doing much …

Personal Finance

ONLINE BUSINESS: Internet Marketing & Entrepreneurship, Successfully (w/ bonus content!): Work from Home, Create Wealth & Build Passive Income! (Make … startup, entrepreneur, leadership) | Trading Mates | Sharing Financial Freedom

<b>A Booming Business Online at your Fingertips!</b><p><b>BONUS CONTENT INCLUDED:</b><p><i>(find most of them throughout the book!)</i><p>Finding the need to channel your business …

15 Sixty Minute (Or Less) Site Upgrades to Increase Your Passive Income Overnight

A tweak to your website here.A tweak to your website there.And voila......your income has just increased (in some cases by 1,800% as you'll see …

Marketing

5 Creative Ways to Make Passive Income

Need a little extra cash in 2016? Try making passive income with these 5 ideas.<p>The idea of passive income has evolved over the years -- from selling basic information products through snail mail for a few dollars to sophisticated high-end webinars directed at executives for thousands of dollars. We …

The Secret To Generating Passive Income On The Web

Follow any money blog on the internet, and you’ll see endless articles about passive income. It has become the holy grail of the digital age.<p>It …

Retirement

How Amazon Lightsail makes AWS more accessible

On November 30, public cloud infrastructure provider Amazon Web Services (AWS) introduced Amazon Lightsail, a service that gives you quick access to a virtual private server (VPS).<p>At first glance, the product launch appeared to be an attack on smaller companies that offer low-cost VPS, such as …

Cloud Computing

30 Must-See Upcoming Movies of 2017

2016 has been a pretty great year for movies so far. Not only have we seen the best <i>Star Trek</i> movie of the past ten years, but we’ve also seen …

How to turn your home into a smart home

Tech mavens from Nest, Amazon, and more share their tips and tricks for how to take your home into the 21st century<p>We’re on the cusp of a Cambrian explosion in smart home products. The speedy march of technology is churning out everything from connected bottle openers to automated window blinds, …

Industry 4.0: Spotting fresh business ideas in smart manufacturing

<i>Industry 4.0 is the catchphrase for the next wave of technology set to transform the world as we know it. Expect 3D printing to enter the world of</i> …

Manufacturing

Canon 1D X

<i>Featuring a Completely New 61-Point Autofocus, Fast Shooting up to 12 fps, 18-Megapixel Full-Frame CMOS Sensor, Full HD Video Recording and Much …

Cameras