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Stunning liberal surge: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez beats Joe Crowley

Liberals are rising in Polarization Nation. Last night's upset of 10-term Rep. Joe Crowley of Queens points to Democratic energy that could fuel a …

Tom Steyer

Here's what CEOs actually do all day

Ever wonder what CEOs actually do all day? A study published on Monday by Harvard Business Review sheds light on how those in the top spot use their …

CEOs

To Earn More Respect At Work -- Stop Doing These 10 Things

So you took my advice and have been working on becoming a more likeable employee, but still feel like you’re not earning respect at work?<p>Maybe it’s not just about what you should start doing. It can sometimes also be about what you need to <i>stop</i> doing.<p>If you want to earn more respect at work, here …

Time Management

If I Die, Do All My Quantum Selves Die, Too?

We hope you are either very clever or very high for this oneThe reality you think you’re living in isn’t what you think it is.That’s according to …

Quantum Mechanics

10 Books Every Aspiring Millionaire Must Read

If you aspire to the summit, learn from those who have already climbed mountains.<p>9 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You have big dreams and big goals -- you want to be a successful entrepreneur or business leader and join the millionaires’ club. But how do you go …

Self-improvement

Why Promoting From Within Works

It happens often, especially in today’s business world. Growing companies are struggling to hire the right people for the right positions. It’s more than the tedious process of advertising the post and screening candidates, the many stages of interviewing and the resource-intensive onboarding …

Leadership

Walmart Falls After $16 Billion Flipkart Deal

Walmart Inc.’s deal to buy a controlling stake in India’s biggest online seller is meeting skepticism on Wall Street.<p>The world’s largest retailer …

Trump announces US withdrawing from Iran nuclear deal

President Donald Trump has announced that the U.S. is withdrawing from the Iran nuclear deal, keeping a campaign promise, but ignoring the advice of …

These diamonds from space formed inside a long-lost planet, scientists say

Ten years ago, an Arizona astronomer spotted an asteroid that was headed straight for Earth. Swiftly he summoned the help of colleagues and casual stargazers, who tracked the space rock as it exploded in the sky, raining shrapnel down on the Nubian desert in Sudan. Students from the University of …

Earth Science

In a country known for its “bitcoin zombies,” one-third of workers are crypto investors

South Korea is one of the world’s biggest markets for bitcoin—so it’s no wonder that more than three out of 10 salaried workers in the country have invested in cryptocurrencies, according to a recent study (link in Korean) conducted by job portal Saramin.<p>Of those who invested in cryptocurrencies, …

Cryptocurrency

FARE ALERT: Various US Cities to Hawaii From $296 Roundtrip, Cheapest in 3 Years

Last night <b>The Flight Deal</b> noticed $296 roundtrip fares between Los Angeles and Honolulu, remarking that this is the cheapest West Coast – Hawaii …

Bitcoin price soars above $5,000 to record high

Rising price of the cryptocurrency, now worth four times as much as an ounce of gold, has led to warnings of a bubble<p>The price of bitcoin has smashed through $5,000 to an all-time high.<p>The cryptocurrency rose by more than 8% to $5,243 having started the year at $966. Bitcoin has soared by more than …

Cryptocurrency

In stark UN speech, Trump threatens to destroy North Korea

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — President Donald Trump vowed Tuesday to "totally destroy North Korea" if the U.S. is forced to defend itself or its allies …

Astronomers find a giant, black, glowing exoplanet

The extra-solar planet ("exoplanet") known as WASP-12b is perhaps the strangest world found yet. While known for almost a decade, astronomers …

‘Cortana, Open Alexa,’ Amazon Says. And Microsoft Agrees.

SEATTLE — The crowded pack of voice-controlled digital assistants — Apple’s Siri, Google Assistant, Amazon’s Alexa and Microsoft’s Cortana — are good at numerous things. They can help people play music, set up calendar appointments and check the weather.<p>They can even get two rival tech executives, …

Satya Nadella

Islamic State releases first Spanish-language video

The Islamic State has issued its first Spanish-language video, declaring that it will take back the country's Iberian peninsula as part of its caliphate. The video comes a week after 15 people were killed in terror attacks claimed by the group in the northeastern Spanish region of Catalonia.<p>The …

If You're Under Stress, Changing This 1 Habit Can Make a World of Difference

By reducing how much pressure you put on yourself, you open the door to some relief.<p>Stress, even when not a killer (and it can be), can leave you tired, in pain, and less able to deal with life and work. You could listen to a song that reduces anxiety, but welcoming an earworm can become its own …

Productivity

A rare sighting of the Milky Way

Due to increased amounts of light pollution, Iceland is one of the few countries left in Europe where it can still easily be seen.<p>In the late 1800s, an Icelandic poet and entrepreneur is fabled to have tried to sell the Northern Lights to a group of businessmen from Switzerland.<p>Although Einar …

Wearables Double Down on Fashion at CES to Cling to Relevancy

The new wave of wearables could be smart clothing, from posture vests to GPS bike jackets, which are on the runway at the Fashion Ware Show at CES.<p>As tech searches for the next big thing, wearables, besides items like Fitbit, really haven't caught on as some companies had hoped. Certainly …

3 Simple, Effective Rules From a Time-Management Master

As an entrepreneur, time is the most valuable resource you have. Time-management master Laura Vanderkam shares her strongest insights.<p>Time management master Laura Vanderkam has written several books, including the best-seller <i>168 Hours</i>, on how even the most in-demand leaders maintain incredible …

Time Management

8 Ways to Develop Long-Term Focus and Achieve Success

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It’s been said that your most valuable form of capital is your mind. Entrepreneurial Personality Types (or EPTs), discovered by Alex Charfen, are naturally capable of widespread success -- but what happens when you’re pushed off …

Self-improvement

The One Skill Most People Lack

<i>The Entrepreneur Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

The Dangers Of Microsoft's Innovative Mobile Interface

Over the weekend, a video from Microsoft’s Research Department demonstrated a new approach to a smartphone’s interface. You already have touchscreens on your smartphone, and some handsets have pressure sensing ’3D Touch’ to go with it. Do we need to get ready for Microsoft’s pre-touch?<p>Putting aside …

Why Does Gravity Move At The Speed Of Light?

If you looked out at the Sun across the 93 million miles of space that separate our world from our nearest star, the light you’re seeing isn’t from the Sun as it is right now, but rather as it was some 8 minutes and 20 seconds ago. This is because as fast as light is — moving at the speed of light …

Physics

Insomnia: Understanding Symptoms, Causes & Treatments

Overview<p>If you have difficulty falling or staying asleep, or your sleep is not refreshing, you may be suffering from insomnia. The condition also …

Surface Phone Leak Promises Powerful New Windows 10 Smartphone

Thanks to its own accidental leak, the idea that Microsoft’s presumptively named Surface Phone is going to be a powerhouse of high-end specifications received another boost.<p>Tucked away on Microsoft’s ‘Minimum hardware requirements‘ page for Windows 10 are a list of chipsets that the operating …

Mobile

A New Book Tells the Unbelievable Life Story of America’s First Supermodel

If you live in New York City, you probably pass her daily without knowing it. A ghost, cast in bronze, sculpted in stone, or hammered out of copper, she stands, unidentified, at the Frick mansion and the New York Public Library; inside the Metropolitan Museum of Art; by the entrances to the …

LSD Makes Your Brain More ‘Flexible,’ Less Anxious

Breakthrough research shows how psychedelic drugs like LSD and psilocybin expand the brain.<p>Psychedelic drugs like LSD and magic mushrooms seem to …