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The Best Books of 2016 for Entrepreneurs and Small Business Owners | Inc.com

Finding new ways to look at the same problems can be all you need to take your business to the next level. But that means finding ideas and perspectives that don't result in incremental changes but in <i>major</i> changes.<p>The following books (in no particular order) will help you do just that.<p>I loved Cal's …

Self-improvement

Beyond the specs: The 7 best Samsung Galaxy Note 7 features

While over-the-top hardware is the norm for Samsung’s Note series, this year the company is taking a bit more of a laid back approach, focusing primarily on the design and software experience.<p>Since these aren’t all details you won’t get in a spec sheet – and if our extensive hands-on review was too …

Climb Inside Apollo 11 in Virtual Reality and 3D

There wasn’t much glamour in an Apollo command module. The ship was little more than an 11-ft (3.3 m) tall conical capsule that served as home to a …

The Latest: Slain pastor and SC senator's portrait unveiled

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on a church shooting in Charleston about a year ago that left nine black members dead (all times local):<p>4:55 p.m.<p>A …

South Carolina

System Provides Home Security and Automation

<i>Vivint home automation and security panel</i><p>Over the past three decades I've experimented with do-it-yourself home automation systems to control lights and appliances.<p>But now, instead of a DIY system, I accepted Vivint's offer to lend me a professionally installed system that includes an Internet …

Science Explains Why People Love Heavy Blanket With Air-Con In Summer For Sleep

Blasting the air conditioner (AC) in the summer while sleeping cozily beneath a plush, heavy blanket or two may seem crazy to some; but, for …

Sleep

Santa Clara County inmate brawl is captured on Costco cameras personally purchased by sheriff

A massive brawl that erupted among inmates inside the troubled Santa Clara County jail Thursday was captured on surveillance equipment installed a day earlier after Sheriff Laurie Smith had purchased the cameras with her personal credit card.<p>Smith made the purchase after learning that it would cost …

Crime

Mars: Take a 360 degree video tour of its surface

<b>(CNN) —</b> This may be as close as you'll ever come to living out sci-fi film "The Martian".<p>NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory has released a new 360 degrees video of Mars allowing viewers to drag and drop on the clip to explore the surface of the Red Planet.<p>Made from multiple images stitched together, …

Jet Propulsion

Did the FBI Kill My Father?

Forty-five years ago, my father, Joe Colombo, the alleged boss of the "Colombo" crime family, and founder of the Italian-American Civil Rights League, was gunned down among a crowd of thousands in one of the most highly publicized shootings in New York City's history.<p>To the media and the FBI my …

How an IRS agent discovered the identity of the Silk Road kingpin using Google searches

At least that's the lesson from a young IRS agent, Gary L. Alford, who first uncovered the identity of Silk Road boss Ross Ulbricht using Google searches.<p>By the middle of 2013, Ulbricht had built Silk Road into a "dark web" marketplace that facilitated the sale of enormous amounts of contraband, …