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100 Questions Investors Will Ask Entrepreneurs Seeking Funding

Before you walk into an investor meeting or on stage to present your startup, you need to know the answers to the questions listed below.<p>Don’t expect to skate through only on the strength of your slide and a well-practiced speech. Investors want to know all the things you left out, and how you came …

Venture Capital

Don't Be Fooled: Russia Attacked U.S. Troops in Syria

If you've been listening just to the Kremlin and the Pentagon, you probably didn't know that Russia attacked American forces and their allies in Syria last week, suffering heavy casualties.<p>Yes, all sides admit that there was an incident at a U.S. base in Deir Ezzor. And that elements of the Syrian …

Russia

Russian military contractors reportedly tried to test the US military in Syria — but they got whooped

More details have emerged from a massive battle in Syria that is said to have pitted hundreds of Russian military contractors and forces loyal to the Syrian government against the US and its Syrian rebel allies — and it looks as if it was a mission to test the US's resolve.<p>Bloomberg first reported …

Military

The Very Basics of String Theory and What Everyone Should Know

String theory is a concept that has been around for centuries and is one of the most controversial and unproven of all physics ideas. It’s basically …

Physics

Fidel Castro: A Life in Pictures

Fidel Castro exhales cigar smoke during an interview at his presidential palace in Havana, March 1985.<br>Charles Tasnadi—AP<p>1 of 25<p>Fidel Castro, the …

Suddenly, Ed Miliband may be Britain's best chance to avoid leaving the EU

The former Labour party leader has been fairly quiet since he lost the 2015 general election and stepped down as Labour chief.<p>But now, according to the Guardian, he's trying to put together a cross-party coalition of MPs to force a vote on the terms of Brexit. Miliband has the SNP, the Green party, …

Hard Brexit

These Excellent Features are Exclusive to Only Google Pixel and Pixel XL Phone

Google Pixel and Pixel XL have taken the entire smartphone industry by the storm. With several attractive features like best camera, eye-catching …

12 Propulsion Technologies That Will Increase Future Cars' Efficiency

We're about to see more changes in the coming decades since the transition from the horse to the automobile.<p>For most of the 130 years that the hydrocarbon-fueled, reciprocating-piston internal-combustion engine (ICE) has been around, it has held an effective monopoly on automotive propulsion. Steam …

University funding: 10 alternative ways to fund your degree

<b>The results are in and you've got a place at university. But what if your wallet's empty and the Bank of Mum and Dad has run dry?</b><p>It is still possible to get funding through a scholarship or an award, especially if you're studying in a particular discipline. Criteria can be based on all sorts of …

College & University

Scientists may have solved the mystery of déjà vu

Déjà vu is the feeling that we already experienced what's happening in the present. It can be unsettling -- if not frightening -- and the explanation of why it occurs has longtime stumped scientists.<p>Now, researchers at the University of St. Andrews in the UK may have solved the mystery -- and it …

Memory Loss

The productivity hack that actually makes your brain feel better

Even if we use reminder apps and our Google calendar religiously, admit it—there are certain days when you completely space on that <i>one</i> task. If your …

Productivity

Report reaffirms iPhone 7 design, cameras, touch-sensitive haptic Home button, removed headphone jack

<i>Bloomberg</i> this morning issued a report noting that Apple sources have reaffirmed many disparate reports on the iPhone 7. These include an iPhone 6-like design with neater antenna lines, dual cameras on the 5.5-inch model, a pressure-sensitive Home button with haptic feedback and removal of the …

Mobile Technology

David Cameron resignation sparks Tory party leadership contest

Prime minister says he will step down by the autumn as UK votes by 52%-48% to leave the European Union<p>David Cameron announced on Friday that he would step down as prime minister by the autumn, after the British public unleashed a political earthquake by voting 52%-48% to exit the European Union.<p>A …

Meet the 75%: the young people who voted to remain in the EU

How does it feel to be one of the 75% of 18- to 24-year-olds who voted to remain in the European Union?<p>According to polling data from YouGov, 75% of 18- to 24-year-olds voted to remain in the European Union. On Friday, the UK voted to leave, with 52% of the overall vote.<p>How does it feel to be one …

British EU exit a model for Trump's campaign, he says

TURNBERRY, Scotland (Reuters) - U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump thrust himself into the heart of Britain’s vote to leave the European Union on Friday, calling it a “great” development and drawing parallels to his own insurgent campaign.<p>In Scotland to reopen a golf resort he owns, the …

Donald Trump

6 Simple Ways to Talk Your Brain Out of Negativity

Negativity is sticky. It's hard to make it go away. Here are a few tips to help positivity prevail.<p>It's easier to recall negative thoughts and memories than positive ones. And the more we recall those negative thoughts, the more they stick with us. Suppose you feel like an idiot because of a dumb …

Don't Read This! (It's Only the Most Valuable Psychology Hack You Can Learn.)

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>“Don’t touch: wet paint.”</i><p>How many times have you seen that and wanted to touch the wet paint? How many times have you seen that sign, ignored it, and done the thing you’ve been explicitly told not to do?<p>If you’re anything like me, I’m …

Schadenfreude

Want to Raise Your IQ? Neuroscience Says to Take Up This Easy Habit

It's probably not what you think, but it's scientifically demonstrated to improve how you think.<p>Most of us think of IQ as a fixed thing, like an SAT score. You take a test, they tell you how smart you are, and that's that.<p>Turns out that's wrong.<p>Neuroscience is demonstrating that brain functioning …

Ten reasons why Britain won't vote to Brexit the EU

For months, the Brits have threatened their fellow EU members with a Brexit that could destabilize the entire European Union. But guess what: That …

UK's Cameron battles his own party as Brexit row focuses on Turkey

LONDON (Reuters) - Chief ‘In’ campaigner Prime Minister David Cameron clashed with members of his own party on Sunday over the impending referendum on Britain’s European Union membership, dismissing claims that he would be powerless to stop Turkey joining the EU.<p>British Prime Minister David Cameron …

Bill Gates Thinks You Should Read These 5 Books This Summer

Sporting the same reading list as Bill Gates won’t make you a billionaire. But, hey, it’s a start.<p>Gates—the richest person in the world by <i>Forbes</i>‘ …

UK's Cameron struggles to make Britons believe his EU message: poll

LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister David Cameron is struggling to convince voters he is telling the truth about why Britain should stay in the European Union and his main “Out” rival Boris Johnson is doing a better job, an opinion poll found.<p>British Prime Minister David Cameron delivers a speech to …

Great Britain

Gloria De Piero: PM playing catch-up over youth vote on EU referendum

Labour shadow minister says she urged David Cameron to take action to stop voters aged 18-24 failing to register foe ballot on European Union<p>David Cameron has sabotaged his own campaign to remain in the EU by failing to take action to stop young people missing out on the chance to vote in next …

EU referendum: More than 300 business leaders back a Brexit

More than 300 business leaders are calling on Britain to vote to leave the European Union, saying that the country’s “competitiveness is being undermined by our membership”.<p>In a letter published in the Telegraph, the business leaders say that Brussels’ “red tape stifles every one of Britain’s 5.4 …

David Cameron says there will not be a second EU referendum if the result is close

With just over five weeks to go until Britain's EU referendum, opinion polls are giving contradictory indications about the likely outcome of the referendum but some suggest the result will be on a knife-edge.<p>The leader of anti-EU UK Independence Party Nigel Farage said in a newspaper interview …

EU Referendum

Galaxy S7 Edge Review: Samsung's Frustrating Futuristic Smartphone

The Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge has a huge challenge – it needs to follow up one of the South Korean company’s most innovative handsets not just of 2015, but perhaps of the last few years. The Galaxy S6 Edge handed Samsung something more important than sales, market share, or revenue. It handed it …

How to Trick Your Brain Into Working When it Doesn't Want To

<i>How do you get yourself to work effectively/focused when the motivation isn't there or you don't feel like it? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Charles Duhigg, Staff Writer, New York Times</b> …

Quora

Babies' ability to learn 2 languages at once reveals something fascinating about the brain

So when a three-year-old growing up in a bilingual household inserts Spanish words into his English sentences, conventional wisdom assumes that he is confusing the two languages.<p>Research shows that this is not the case.<p>In fact, early childhood is the best possible time to learn a second language. …

Language Learning

Why I’m skeptical about Apple’s future

Facebook is set to release its virtual reality headset, Oculus, next week. It will be big and clunky, expensive, and cause nausea and other problems for its users. Within a few months, we will declare our disappointment with virtual reality itself while Facebook listens very carefully to its users …

Virtual Reality