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Center Of The Milky Way Has Thousands Of Black Holes, Study Shows

The supermassive black hole lurking at the center of our galaxy appears to have a lot of company, according to a new study that suggests the monster is surrounded by about 10,000 other black holes.<p>For decades, scientists have thought that black holes should sink to the center of galaxies and …

Black Holes

Want to Be a Great Leader? The Smartest Ones Start by Doing These 4 Rare Things

If you want your employees to respect you and give you exceptional performance, adopt these four behaviors of the best leaders.<p>Do you work for a boss who has been defined as a "driver?" You know, he or she "drives performance" and "drives results." Maybe even "drives people?" (Maybe into the …

This 17-Second Rule Will Make You More Productive (and Happy)

You can rewire your brain to improve mindset, increase happiness and success, and stay focused on your goals.<p>Everyone experiences stretches of life, whether a few days or many years, when the down moments are more frequent than the good. These periods of time can rob you of your passion, energy, …

Faces generated with neural networks are the trippiest thing you’ll see all day

You don’t need to have followed the tech world particularly closely to be aware that artificial intelligence has made some pretty massive strides in …

Cyberghost CEO: Assume everything online is public until further notice

Ransomware is terrifying for businesses, entire companies could fall without access to important corporate files. It’s no picnic for individuals either; dependence on smart devices and cloud storage make a lot of us easy targets for cyber-criminals.<p>The amount of risk people take, using their …

How to Beat Anxiety, According to Science

So you don't totally freak.<p><b>By Olivia Remes, University of Cambridge</b><p>Do you have anxiety? Have you tried just about everything to get over it, but it …

Mental Health

Amazon Is Trying to Control the Underlying Infrastructure of Our Economy

Companies that want to reach the market increasingly have no choice but to ride Amazon's rails.<p><i>Stacy Mitchell is co-director of the Institute for Local Self-Reliance and co-author of its recent report, Amazon's Stranglehold.</i><p>We often talk about Amazon as though it were a retailer. It's an …

12 Habits to Dramatically Improve Your Sleep

Better sleep means better business. Here's how to get the best rest of your life-without sacrificing performance.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>This article was written by</i> <i>The Oracles</i> <i>member James Swanwick, who is an</i> <i>author</i><i>, entrepreneur, co-founder of</i> <i>Swanwick Sleep</i><i>, and</i> …

Televisions

The 5 Most Important Questions to Ask Yourself When at a Crossroads

Are you facing a big decision? Are you stuck in a difficult spot? Answering these 5 questions will lead you to your best outcome.<p>A close colleague is wrestling with the fact that his business partnership is literally sucking the life out of him. He launched his company several years ago with a …

Framing

Mark Cuban Says This Will Soon Be the Most Sought-After Job Skill

The billionaire investor predicts one crushing reality of automation.<p>When Mark Cuban speaks, people listen. The billionaire investor and <i>Shark Tank</i> personality has a slew of wildly successful businesses under his belt. Whether he's commenting on the recent Time Warner and AT&T merger, recommending …

How a 26-Year-Old Started a Seven-Figure Business From Her Van

Success doesn't just come and find you, you have to go out and get it.<p>We've all heard the stories of young entrepreneurs who start a successful business from their parents' basement. But how do you build a business from inside a van?<p>Mariah Coz knows. She built a seven-figure business in a …

10 Powerful Ways to Master Self-Discipline

Like everything else that brings progress, the greatest struggle is always with ourselves.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It may be hard to believe when you’re facing a hot-fudge sundae or the prospect of sleeping in versus hitting the gym, but studies show that people …

Will Power

Have Better Conversations With the "Rule of Three"

The secret to being a good conversationalist—one people enjoy talking with, and whose company they seek—is very simple. It's talking with them, not …

List-Worthy

The Best Data Visualizations of the Year Are Absolutely Incredible

The winners of the inaugural Data Stories Competition, which highlights some of the most creative and fascinating scientific data visualizations of …

Twitter's New Timeline Isn't About Usability, It's About Tracking Your Behavior

Twitter's algorithm turns your timeline into an experiment and the test subject is you.<p>There's a vicious arms race progressing outside the walled gardens of the major internet services, and it's all about ways to get into your head. Technology companies supported primarily through advertising can …

Social Media

Amazon Echo Emerges As Surprise Leader In Smart Home Platform War

Tech giants have been trying to figure out the world of Internet-connected home gadgets — everything from light bulbs to door locks to thermostats. The market is still early, but seems to hold enough promise that companies like Apple and Google have been trying to figure out angles into it with …

How IBM Is Hoping To Close The Massive Big Data And Analytics Skills Gap

The amount of data in our world is growing at an unprecedented rate but at the same time many companies are struggling to turn that data into valuable insights. A key problem is the lack of people with the right analytics skills. The demand for data scientists is said to outstrip supply by a factor …

Big Data

The Man Who's Building a Computer Made of Brains

A new startup is fusing lab-grown neurons onto computer chips in hopes of improving artificial intelligence.<p>Last month, Google's AI division, DeepMind, announced that its computer had defeated Europe's Go champion in five straight games. Go, a strategy game played on a 19x19 grid, is exponentially …

Why Agile Development Is A Fraud Without Funding For Iterations

In a fascinating presentation that Ed Anuff, SVP product strategy at Apigee gave at the APIs in FinTech API Summit, he pointed out a massive disconnect between the way that Silicon Valley Companies operate compared with the rest of the world that often tries to imitate them. The problem: Outside of …

Hive thermostat gets stuck, baking people's homes

Hive, a smart thermostat system built by British Gas, showed us how bad the Internet of Things can get over the weekend when some customer thermostats were pinned at 32 degrees celsius.<p>The company issued a statement to The Memo today saying that “We are aware of a temporary glitch affecting a very …

Smart Homes

The ZeroDB Database Hides Your Data Even From Itself

Even the server it's stored on can't see what's stashed in a ZeroBD database.<p>A fundamental problem with database security is that in order to make use of database software that software has to be able to actually access the data. Databases do more than just blindly dump things into anonymous …

Street Stories - Photographs and text by Denny Renshaw | LensCulture

Being primarily a portrait photographer I attempt to bring that experience to traditional street photography, without engaging in “street portraits.” In my street photography, I seek to create images that combine characters, storytelling, complexity and beauty. I am attracted to the difficulty of …

The world's most beautiful airport control towers

Up your Instagram game using this new free tool

Launching today, AppAction is a new way for people and businesses to up their Instagram game by helping them leverage their followers from Facebook and Twitter, and offering more in-depth insights from posts.<p>The brainchild of an ex-Facebook employee, along with an ex-Instagrammer, the idea came …

Social Media

The world wants more 'porous' cities – so why don't we build them?

People of all classes, races and religions come and go in intense and complex Nehru Place. But while Delhi’s electronics market is every urbanist’s dream, it is not the sort of space most cities are building<p>Recently I tried to buy an iPhone in Nehru Place, an open-air electronics market in Delhi …