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2 Perfect 9.5%+ Dividends To Buy In May

Almost every investor has a built-in bias that causes them to miss out on significant gains. It’s 100% predictable, easy for us to profit from and is running rampant in the markets today.<p>In just a few paragraphs, I’ll show you 2 funds that are perfectly positioned to profit from it, with one …

Investing

Venture Catalysts: The 36 Women Secretly Breaking Up Silicon Valley's Old Boys' Club

Silicon Valley

How to Spend 3 Days in Malta

You should be spending your next long weekend on these Mediterranean islands.<p>Love and a Maltese man brought me from Berlin to this Mediterranean archipelago more than a decade ago. Malta is only 50 miles south of Sicily, and the narrow streets, Baroque churches, Moorish facades, and limestone …

3 Days in Prague - Things to do in Prague

Prague is unlike any other city in Europe and you will never forget the moment you see it for the first time. It is hauntingly beautiful with its …

28 FREE Ivy League Computer Science Courses

While Ivy League schools offer some of the best technology courses, they are highly selective and extremely hard to get into. On top of that they can …

Machine Learning

8 Podcasts Every Marketer Should Be Listening to

Podcasts offer some super-practical tips on everything from starting a business to growing a social media campaign. Are you listening?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Podcasts have become one of the most popular content mediums, and it’s difficult to say why. The number …

What 17 successful people wish they'd known about money in their 20s

We asked a handful of self-made millionaires and billionaires, CEOs and entrepreneurs, and best-selling authors what they wish they'd known about money from the get-go.<p>Here's what they had to say:

Dubai is building the world's first hotel with its own rainforest — here's what it's like inside

Set to open in 2018, the Rosemont Hotel and Residences will boast over 2 million square feet of hotel, residential, and leisure space, an artificial beach, and a glass-bottom pool suspended above the streets of Dubai.<p>The hotel, designed by ZAS Architects, will be accommodated by a 47-storey tower …

Why Women Are Smarter Than Men

Trying to compare intelligence and gender doesn't typically yield much in the way of productive discussion, but sometimes research comes along that's worth opening this particular can of worms.<p>Decades of research show unequivocally that men and women are equal in general intelligence (IQ), but that …

7 Must-Read Classic Business Books | Inc.com

Summer vacation. For most founders of early-stage and fast-growth companies those two words together are about as foreign as snow in August. Still, summer does tend to slow down the pace somewhat.<p>So whether you are one of the lucky ones who's managed to negotiate a few days on the beach or you …

Entrepreneurship

Nine Successful Presentation Strategies For Business Leaders

The more you grow your thought leadership and become an industry expert, the more opportunities you’ll have to become a speaker at conferences, workshops, seminars and tradeshows. It is critical that you effectively manage your stage presence so your audience will want further opportunities to …

Public Speaking

A CEO who laid off 15% of staff says: 'The economic environment is changing for all startups'

If 2015 was the year of the unicorn, 2016 looks like it could be the year of down rounds — where startups raise money at a lower valuation — and cutbacks.<p>Stats on venture capital funding into fintech (financial technology) startups released by KPMG and CB Insights this week show a steep drop-off in …

Startups

China's New Spaceship Looks Like SpaceX's — Here's Why

There's a good reason why all of today's manned spacecraft look pretty much the same<p>China recently unveiled drawings of the capsule it plans to use to carry humans and cargo into space in the 2020s, and the design looks strikingly familiar. With a flat top, sloping sides, and a wide bottom, all of …

Space Exploration

3 cravings that are a sign of a health problem

We've all been there: That moment when you just need to have a burger (or a milkshake, or a bag of potato chips) and nothing else on earth will do.<p>But why exactly do we have food cravings? And what do they mean?<p>First, let's clear up a big myth. It's a popular belief that cravings are the result of …

How technology will transform retirement

For the next generation of retirees, the question that will trump all others will be a simple one: How do you add life to longer lives?<p>As people live …

Pot-smoking friends saved Paris attacks suspect Salah Abdeslam

Friends who drove getaway car of Europe’s most wanted man smoked pot which distracted attention of police who stopped them<p>The fugitive Paris attacks suspect, Salah Abdeslam, was driven out of France by two friends who smoked pot during the journey, thereby distracting the attention of police who …

Something Extraordinary Is Happening in the World, And Most People Haven't Noticed

Most of us haven't quite realized there is something extraordinary happening.<p>A few months ago, I freed myself from standard-procedure society. I broke the chains of fear that kept me locked up into the system. Since then, I see the world from a different perspective: the one that everything is …

LEBRON JAMES: How the king of the NBA spends his millions

Off the court, he's equally relentless. On Monday, James signed a lifetime endorsement deal with Nike— a move that was so big it is more like the merger of two corporations— becoming the first athlete in the company's 44-year history to do so.<p>As a result of his unwavering successes on and off the …

4 Scientifically Proven Ways to Have a Happier Morning

In the past, I would have never described myself as a "morning person." In fact, I used to hate mornings. I would often begin the day by hitting the snooze button on my cell phone alarm. When I would finally wake up, it was usually a race to get out the door. I would rush to shower, do my hair and …

Cannabis discovered in tobacco pipes found in William Shakespeare's garden

Forensic testing of 400-year-old pipes suggest playwright might have smoked more than just tobacco<p>South African scientists have discovered that 400-year-old tobacco pipes excavated from the garden of William Shakespeare contained cannabis, suggesting the playwright might have written some of his …

Cannabis

What your date of birth says about you

Astrology may be pure bunk, but new research is shedding light on how our birthdays can impact our personalities<p>Kali Holloway<p>July 29, 2015 9:00am (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>A search for the amount of money Americans spend annually on astrology turns up estimates ranging from …

Psychology

11 popular programming languages that can help you land a job

There are thousands of programming languages, but some are far more popular than others. When a company goes out to find new programming talent, they're looking for people familiar with the languages and systems they already use — and they don't always want to experiment with newcomers like Google …

4 productivity apps every professional needs to get work done faster

Distraction is ubiquitous — practically unavoidable. And mobile and web-based apps usually just add to the distraction while you're trying to work.<p>However, some apps can do more good than harm to your productivity while in the office (or elsewhere).<p>The following apps, found on ProductHunt, can …

9 facts about flirting that single — and married — people should know

20 biggest reasons why startup companies fail

Startup companies seem to have all the fun. They create new markets, disrupt old ones, get ridiculous amounts of money from venture capital firms, …

Startups

6 tricked-out campsites that don't really count as camping at all

Glamping takes your marshmallows and sleeping bag to the next level.<p>The portmanteau of "glamorous" and "camping" is a revolution in enjoying the …