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NYU Makes Medical School Tuition Free

In a surprise announcement today, the New York University School of Medicine said that it will pay the tuition of all its students regardless of merit or financial need, becoming the first major American medical school to do so. NYU made the announcement at its annual White Coat Ceremony, where new …

College & University

The upside of quitting: Why quitters always win and losers never quit

“Quitters never win and winners never quit.”<p>These are the infamous words of legendary NFL coach, Vincent Lombardi, considered by many to be one the …

Motivation

Why solar is likely to power the Home of the Future

It’s growing cheaper and more popular each year<p>Right now in America, there are about 2 million homes with solar panels. Considering there are about 90 million single-family homes, that doesn’t seem like a lot. But consider this: we’re now on track to start adding a million new solar-powered systems …

Solar Power

50 hikes with the best views in the US that are definitely worth taking

If you’re already a part of the growing crowd of backpack-touting, dirt-loving women who are hitting the trails, then you know that taking a hike is …

Hiking

A Controversial Cleanup of The Great Pacific Garbage Patch Is About to Begin

Experts are worried it'll cause more problems.<p>On September 8, a massive and controversial plastic-cleaning system will be launched into the Pacific …

Pollution

Architects build their own rammed-earth office around existing trees

Paraguay-based design firm Equipo de Arquitectura has created a number of innovative structures, but when it came to constructing their own office …

Design

Free eBook Download: Cold calling vs. Digital Prospecting

Cold calling vs digital prospecting is a powerful debate dividing the sales world. Some are looking to old-school cold calling, while others say the …

Why Your Willpower Is Closely Tied to Your Passions and Goals

Let your closest family and co-workers know about what you're hoping to achieve. They can be your hidden motivation.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>For making progress toward your goals, you should have plenty of willpower. Entrepreneur Network partner Brian Tracy …

Motivation

Plant-based burgers are here, and they are JUICY

Beyond Meat just stepped up the burger game with its new line of meats. The sausage, chicken, and burgers are all made from plant protein, so don't …

Food

Harley-Davidson unveils new range of electric motorbikes and an electric bicycle

Harley-Davidson unveiled on Monday its first ever electric motorcycles and an electric bicycle, in what is being seen as the most radical shakeup of the struggling company in its 115-year-history.<p>Matt Levatich, CEO of the Milwaukee-based company, said the new products were designed in response to …

Motorcycles

5 Referral Strategies to Help You Overcome the Summer Sales Slump

It’s a common problem with sales teams around the globe. As soon as the hottest months of the year roll around, sales seem to dry up.<p>Perhaps it’s …

The world's largest solar farm rises in the remote Egyptian desert

In 1913 on the outskirts of Cairo, an inventor from Philadelphia named Frank Shuman built the world’s first solar thermal power station, using the abundant Egyptian sunshine to pump 6,000 gallons of water a minute from the Nile to irrigate a nearby cotton field.<p>World War I and the discovery of …

Renewable Energy

Brain training app can improve levels of critical cognition-improving neurochemical

Over the last few years, a surge of brain-training apps have hit the market purported to do everything from improve memory to staving off the onset …

The Brain

The CEO of Salesforce Found Out His Female Employees Were Paid Less Than Men. His Response Is a Priceless Leadership Lesson

Marc Benioff doesn't believe you can be a decent CEO in 2018 if you're not committed to paying women and men equally.<p>According to a press release by the American Association of University Women (AAUW), new U.S. Census Bureau data revealed that women working full time on average "still make 80 cents …

Team Building

No More Zombie Deals - How Cleaning Up Your Pipeline Can Increase Sales by 10%

Ever had that one deal that you’ve been chasing for months, and keeps slipping from quarter to quarter in your pipeline, but never closing? We call …

Is Working Out On Weekends Enough? A Fitness Expert Says Yes, As Long As You Follow These Tips

Weekdays can be an extremely hectic and busy time for some, leaving barely enough time to shower, sleep, and feed yourself, let alone exercise. Work, …

Workouts

Parasite spread by cats drives entrepreneurial brilliance in humans

A parasite spread by cats could be the key to being a successful entrepreneur, scientists have concluded.<p>The discovery suggests there may be a bizarre advantage to being infected by the organism, Toxoplasma gondii.<p>According to the findings, the single-celled parasite worms its way into the brain …

Entrepreneurship

Utility rates driving record demand for home energy storage systems

Installations of home energy storage system in the U.S. hit a record high in the first quarter of 2018, according to a new industry report. The new …

Intellectual Property

Impossible Burgers’ key, bloody ingredient gets long awaited nod from FDA

The company finally earned its GRAS designation. But it's a controversial designation.<p>The chic, plant-based Impossible Burger that browns and …

Administrative Law

Having Sex Makes You Think Life Is More Meaningful

“Meaning in life often arises when an individual feels their basic need for belonging is met with someone.”<p>What makes for a good life? Current psychological theory highlights the importance of relationships, belonging and having a sense of purpose. Gratitude, forgiveness, generosity and …

Psychology

5 Secrets to Forecasting Every Sales Leader Must Know | The Sales Insider

Around 79% of organizations miss their revenue targets by 10% or more, according to Sirius Decisions data. This despite the fact that sales reps …

Brain to Brain Communication Breakthrough

Researchers at the University of Washington have completed the first “noninvasive human-to-human brain interface”, allowing one researcher to control …

This $213 Train Ride Lets You See America's Most Beautiful Bucket List Sites

With its vast deserts, lush national parks, and bustling cities, there's a long list of attractions that belong on a U.S. bucket list, and travel …

12 Beautiful Biking Destinations You’ll Want to Add to Your Bucket List

For the most part, bike rides are often quite beautiful. Whether you’re biking through rolling hills or a cute little countryside town, or even some …

Jackson Hole

Thousands of leading AI researchers sign pledge against killer robots

For many researchers, giving machines the decision over who lives and dies crosses a moral line.<p>Thousands of scientists who specialise in artificial intelligence (AI) have declared that they will not participate in the development or manufacture of robots that can identify and attack people without …

Artificial Intelligence

A Russian Warship Was Discovered with an Estimated $130 Billion in Gold on Board

A sunken Russian warship estimated to contain 200 tons of gold bullion and coins was discovered about one mile off the coast of the South Korean …

4 Under-the-Radar Countries Where You Can Retire for Cheap

<i>This article originally appeared on Money</i><p>Travel tops the bucket list for many retirees. But what if your wanderlust is of the more permanent …

Retirement

How to Pay Your Sales Development Reps | The Sales Insider

Compensation matters across all of sales but it really matters for sales development reps. SDRs need more guidance when managers can’t be around and …

Being near a body of water makes us calmer and healthier, science shows

You drive up to the cottage, park the car and let out the kids. Then, you stop to take in the view, the wind, the smells and the sound of small waves …