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Top CEOs Reveal What It Takes to Start a Business (Infographic) | Inc.com

If you turned down venture capital, why?<p><i>No. 468:</i> "Often, [VCs] have no idea what really drives your customers and your business, but they think they do or want you to think they do. So they flex their muscles, exert pressure or push for short-term profits, and [make] bad business decisions."</i> …

CEOs

“The Confederate flag still flies overseas”: Endless war, domestic racism and the forgotten history of the stars and bars

Before it became a pennant for right-wing backlash, the Confederate flag was a symbol of American imperialism<p>The Pentagon just can’t let go. In the wake of the Charleston Massacre, Amazon and Walmart have announced that they will no longer sell Confederate flag merchandise. Ebay says it will stop …

Native Americans

Medal of Honor recipient from Civil War era finally gets military burial

With dozens of American flags snapping in the breeze, a "long overdue" ceremony was held Thursday in San Diego to honor a Civil War-era soldier described as a "previously unsung hero."<p>The remains of Army Sgt. Charles Schroeter, a German immigrant who fought in the Civil War and received the Medal …

Pluto and Other Epic Space Photos

The first fly-by of Pluto is already sending back some intriguing images. Here are our favorite pictures of outer space's weirdest objects.<p>ESA

Asian stocks fall in volatile trade as China index seesaws

HONG KONG (AP) — Asian stocks markets were volatile on Thursday as China's main index seesawed after a prolonged sell-off while Hong Kong's benchmark rebounded strongly.<p>KEEPING SCORE: The Shanghai Composite Index in mainland China fell more than 3 percent in the first half hour of trading before …

Stock Markets

9 tourist attractions that are dying

<b>(CNN) —</b> The dilemma is sometimes likened to a double-edged sword.<p>Historical and natural sites of extraordinary beauty often draw large numbers of visitors to the countries that host them, providing a healthy tourism revenue.<p>However, those same crowds often have a detrimental effect on the places …

Asia Travel

Star Wars spin-off: should Aaron Paul play Han Solo – and what about the plot?

Should the younger take on the iconic space smuggler be fresh-faced or early-stage world-weary? How did he meet Chewie and why did he fall out with Jabba? Five key questions for the directors of the new Star Wars spin-off<p>You wait a month for more Star Wars spin-off movie news to be announced and …

Star Wars

Bill O’Reilly: American lives are the “collateral damage” of political correctness

“The insane far-left politics that have long corrupted San Francisco” are responsible for Kate Steinle’s murder<p>On Tuesday night's edition of "The O'Reilly Factor," host Bill O'Reilly blamed political correctness for the brutal murder of Kate Steinle in San Francisco last week, claiming that the …

San Francisco

These 10 Hiking Trails Will Blow Your Mind

Maria Sharapova's grunts reignite Wimbledon row over noise on court

Russian shrieks her way to the semi-finals, annoying viewers in the process<p>Maria Sharapova shrieked her way to the Wimbledon semi-finals but spectators said the <b>excessive noise</b> was so distracting it had spolit their enjoyment of the match.<p>The former champion <b>beat unseeded American Coco Vandeweghe</b> in …

What’s the Difference Between Cold-Brewed Coffee and Iced Coffee?

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Coffee

Get in your spaceship: Scientists find a galaxy 5 billion light-years away

Scientists in Australia have uncovered a galaxy deep in space — 5 billion light-years away from Earth, to be precise.<p>The discovery was made at the …

Jordan Spieth's instructor: 'No reason he can't have the right [British Open] plan by Tuesday'

Jordan Spieth's historic journey, if that is what this ultimately proves to be, will have included a layover in Silvis, Ill., site of the John Deere Classic this week.<p>Spieth, winner of the Masters and the U.S. Open, has opted to honor a commitment to play at John Deere and to use it to prepare for …

8 Burning Questions We Hope to Have Answered at Comic-Con

The city of San Diego is getting ready to kick off the year’s most high-profile geekfest this week when Comic-Con comes rolling into town. There has been a lot of news about what we <i>won’t</i> see from some of the regular attendees this year. No new <i>Star Wars</i> trailer! No <i>Game of Thrones</i> creators! And, most …

Comic Books

Here's What The Future Of Energy Might Look Like. And It's Pretty Amazing (VIDEO)

You're already familiar with solar power, wind power, and even water power. But when it comes to the future of energy, those renewable power sources soon could be old news. Scientists and engineers are now building mashup versions of the renewable sources we're using today with the goal of …

Renewable Energy

Next Star Wars spinoff film will focus on Han Solo, coming from Lego Movie directors

Phil Lord and Christopher Miller will direct the second Star Wars Anthology film, which will tell the origin story of Han Solo, Lucasfilm announced today.<p>Lawrence Kasdan, who co-wrote <i>The Empire Strikes Back</i>, <i>Return of the Jedi</i> and <i>Raiders of the Lost Ark</i>, is writing the film's screenplay with his …

Microsoft wants universities to find new ways to use HoloLens virtual and augmented reality

Microsoft is finally going to let researchers play with its augmented reality headset. AP<p>Microsoft is offering academics $100,000 (£64,000) and two HoloLens development kits in a bid to find new uses for its forthcoming augmented reality headset.<p>Microsoft Research Corporate Vice President Jeannette …

Augmented Reality

Star Wars Battlefront: EA Dice answers fan fears

Why no character classes and space battles? We put some of the key questions to the gaming company’s general manager, Patrick Bach<p>Battlefield is one of the most respected military shooters of the decade, and Star Wars is a reasonably well-known science fiction film. So when the developer of the …

Star Wars Battlefront

Two days hiking on Hinchinbrook Island: the trek that nearly (sort of) killed me

I thought doing the Thorsborne Trail on a remote island off Queensland would be life-affirming. In fact I was woefully under-prepared for what lay ahead<p>Before I started my first proper hike, I practised for several weeks walking with a small pack and new boots on the stretch of car-heavy road that …

Female Genital Mutilation

GOP declares war on the Supreme Court: What’s really behind the reactionary plot against the judiciary

There’s some serious conservative rage to be leveraged right now, and Ted Cruz is leading the pandering contest<p>My God, they are so mad. Isn't it great? Scott Walker and Mike Huckabee are still talking up constitutional amendments banning same-sex marriage. Bobby Jindal is suggesting (jokingly) …

Republicans

Cristiano Ronaldo in Line to Join Lionel Messi and Neymar at 2016 Rio Olympics

Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo could join Barcelona duo Lionel Messi and Neymar in a star-studded lineup for next year's Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.<p>The football tournament at the Olympics is ostensibly an under-23s competition, but three over-age players are allowed per team.<p>With Portugal having …

Soccer

Chris Christie’s genius scheme to broaden GOP’s base: Attack voting rights!

The guv says he’s an inclusive Republican. So why is he sounding right-wing dog whistles about “voter fraud”?<p>It wasn't long ago that the notion of a Chris Christie presidential campaign struck fear in the hearts of Democrats. Campaigning as a consensus-building, inclusive Republican, Christie …

Government

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Music<p><i>Amen</i> is out today.<p>By Alex Wong2 days agoView More<p>Super Bowl<p>Win your Super Bowl party—or any old party.<p>By Paula Forbes3 days agoView …

The Islamic State One Year Later: Who's Winning the War?

Islamic State's Projection of Territory Under Its Control by 2020<p>June 29 marks the first anniversary of the proclamation of Islamic State (IS). It has been a busy year. After conquering an area covering over 80,000 square miles and including a population of approximately 10 million people, IS has …

Middle East

“Mysterious” Extreme Warming Of Oceans Baffles Scientists

It is increasingly hard to find words which accurately describe the willful blindness of the so called "science" community. How high a price has the …