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The 15 Most Profitable Industries to Start a Business (and the 15 Least Profitable)

Want to start a new business? Here are some ideas for which industries to consider and which to possibly avoid.<p>Thinking of starting a profitable small business? Looking to partner with or sell services to other profitable small businesses?<p>Or just hoping to avoid starting a business in an incredibly …

Here's How Much Power You'd Actually Get from Solar Panels on Your Roof

Or from a wind turbine in your backyard.<p>One of the problems with setting up renewable power sources—like solar panels or wind turbines—is that it can be difficult to predict just how much power they will generate once they're built.<p>Say you're considering installing some solar panels on the roof of …

6 Ways Katie Ledecky Thinks Differently: The Psychology of Success

She doesn't just win--she crushes. How? It all starts with how she thinks -- just like your success will start with how you think.<p>Katie Ledecky is different--and not just because she's arguably the most dominant athlete in the world. (How does never losing an international final sound to you?) She …

Am I ready to start investing? Take our quiz to find out

<b>Question from Andrew James, 30, in Toronto:</b> At what point in your life should you start investing money?<p>Ms. Simmons work with young people to help them navigate the new economic climate with personal finance, ethical investing and small business advice.<p><i>Shannon Lee Simmons is a financial planner and</i> …

5 Easy Morning Habits That Can Make Your Day More Productive

It's the most important part of your day that most people don't think about.<p>Do you want to be more productive? Do you want to be more motivated today? Happier? Then put some thought into the most important part of the day: the start.<p>I know it may seem obvious, but the beginning of your day is the …

5 Spiritual Lessons I’ve Learned from Entrepreneurship

<i>This column is by Charlie Ambler, Founder, Dailyzen</i><p>It’s been about one year of my being an actual “entrepreneur”. I started an online retail business …

15 Amazing Bathroom Remodel Ideas, Plus Costs 2017

Updating or remodeling your bathroom can be a great investment of your home improvement dollars, especially if you plan to sell your home in the next …

Home Improvement

New Concentrating Solar Tower Is Worth Its Salt with 24/7 Power

Deep in the Nevada desert, halfway between Las Vegas and Reno, a lone white tower stands 195 meters tall, gleaming like a beacon. It is surrounded by …

Alaskan mom builds lovely tiny house -- and is offering the plans for free (Video)

Building your own home or even your own furniture can be daunting, especially if you have little experience with power tools, and no foggy idea on …

A lab founded by a tech billionaire just unveiled a major leap forward in cracking your brain's code

As the mice watched a computer screen, their glowing neurons pulsed through glass windows in their skulls.<p>Using a device called a two-photon microscope, researchers at the Allen Institute for Brain Science could peer through those windows and record, layer by layer, the workings of their little …

Observatories

7 Summer Looks for the Girl Who Only Wears Black

It doesn’t matter what season it is—for some of us, there’s nothing we’d rather wear than head-to-toe black. But before you jump straight into …

Clothing

International Beer Day: the world's best beers to try before you die

Yes, What You Eat Does Change How Your Semen Tastes

Urban legend has it that foods like pineapple make your cum or vagina taste good, while stuff like stinky cheese makes your junk taste rank. To find out if there's any validity to this, we had a male-male and female-female couple try a sex experiment.<p><i>All illustrations by</i> <i>Heather Benjamin</i><p>"Your cum …

It's cheap and easy to make double-strength cold brew coffee at home

1/<p>There are lots of great cold brew coffee options out there, but many of these bottles were expensive considering the amount of cold brew you'd …

41 Salmon Recipes for All Your Roasting, Grilling, and Pan-Searing Needs

Salmon just never seems to get old. Here are our best easy salmon recipes to make with our favorite weeknight dinner protein.<p>We love salmon for a million reasons, but #1 is definitely salmon's versatility. Whether grilled, roasted, pan-seared, or smoked, this weeknight dinner all-star never gets …

Seafood

11 Smart Tips for Hiring the Best Candidates (Which Most Firms Won't Tell You)

"Rogue Recruiter" David. E. Perry shares inside information on how to hire the best.<p>Hiring is never easy. Hiring for a key executive position is one of the most difficult things you'll ever do as a leader. "Most decisions a business makes are small.," says David E. Perry, co-author of <i>Hiring</i> …

How I Built a Billion-Dollar Company

<i>The Entrepreneur Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

5 Brilliant Business Ideas to Inspire Your Next Company

Want to start a new venture, but don't know what's most ripe for disruption? Check out these fast-growing industries to help come up with your next company.<p>As an entrepreneur, there are seemingly endless business possibilities when you're trying to build the next big startup. You can always open up …

Marketing Hacks for Startups and Small Businesses

You’re talented, you have great ideas and you’re hard working, but you’re often unrecognized, misunderstood and taken for granted.<p>Whether it’s in …

10 Project & Task Management Tools To Try

a<p>If you find it difficult to manage your team and projects or find difficulty in keeping them at top productivity levels, then a project management …

Project Management

'Instagram for doctors' Figure 1 reaches a million users, adds messaging tool

A Toronto startup that has been likened to "Instagram for doctors" now boasts more than one million health-care professionals using its platform, double the level it had seven months ago.<p>Figure 1 said its free online mobile tool – used by medical practitioners around the world to share images of …

Opinion: A good trick to picking the best dividend stocks

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (MarketWatch) — The Dogs of the Dow are barking again, but watch out for their bite.<p>I’m referring to the strategy that, each …

Investing

7 Ways To Practice Entrepreneurship -- Without Starting A Venture

Entrepreneurship is a contact sport. It cannot be learned from a book or in a classroom. The skills which underlie entrepreneurship are largely learned first-hand, through trial and error.<p>However, you do not need to start a business to begin exercising your entrepreneurial muscles. There are a …

Barbequed Cabbage Recipe

"This is a delicious way to use up cabbage, and a great way to make someone a cabbage lover!"<p>Ingredients<p>1/2 head cabbage, cut into thick shreds<p>1/2 …

Willow Smith Hosts Quantum Mechanics Classes, and Six Other Willow Smith Facts

Like all Willow Smith profiles, this latest one with <i>Teen Vogue</i> succeeds in making one both attracted to and deeply confused by the 15-year-old Hollywood progeny. It also makes one feel very, very close to the grave.<p>Though it is widely known that Willow Smith is a Chanel ambassador/alien goddess …