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You thought quantum mechanics was weird: check out entangled time

In the summer of 1935, the physicists Albert Einstein and Erwin Schrödinger engaged in a rich, multifaceted and sometimes fretful correspondence …

Quantum Mechanics

The First 6 Pages of Bill Gates' Favorite Book Will Change Your Life (and the Next 500 Pages Aren't Bad, Either)

Steven Pinker's new book reveals three mental biases that will keep you from achieving your leadership potential.<p>If you're pessimistic about the state of world today, Bill Gates and Harvard psychology professor Steven Pinker have a message for you: "This bleak assessment of the state of the world …

Bill Gates

How to Get Actionable Data from Google Analytics in 10 Minutes

It’s no secret that I’m a huge fan of Google Analytics.There aren’t many free, intuitive programs that give you the kind of super-valuable …

Analytics

11 Websites To Learn To Code For Free In 2017

You know that it’s totally possible to learn to code for free…but what are the best resources to achieve that? Whether you already have some knowledge under your belt or have never typed a line of code before, start by exploring your options on these 11 fantastic websites.<p><b>1. Codecademy</b><p>Codecademy is …

Learning

Sports Recovery: The Right Technology for Training Hard

<b>From intense ice baths to super-charged massage, post-workout recovery technologies are making their way from the facilities of pro sports teams to</b> …

How to Write a Small Business Marketing Plan

Starting a small business takes grit, passion, determination, and focus. Coming up with an idea that is profitable and fills a market need is no …

Marketing

Here Are All the Ways You Can Fund Your Startup

<i>The following is an excerpt from Ed McLaughlin and Wyn Lydecker’s new book</i> The Purpose Is Profit <i>(</i><i>Greenleaf Book Group Press, 2016</i><i>), which recounts</i> …

How to Get a ‘Yes’ From a Venture Capitalist

<i>This article is part of</i> Tools of the Trade<i>, a weekly series in which a variety of experts share actionable tips for achieving fast and effective</i> …

This Checklist Will Turn a Great Idea Into a Successful Business

<i>At MyDomaine, we know how challenging it is to turn your passion into a thriving business. Making that leap of faith takes courage and confidence,</i> …

How to Earn Money While You Sleep: A Step-By-Step Guide to Building a Drop-Ship Side Hustle

Wake up to new orders in your inbox every day without ever handling any inventory.<p>A few years ago, I started an e-commerce store that allowed me to earn extra income in a fairly passive manner. Getting the business off the ground required time and effort, but it didn't cost me any money.<p>And within …

4 Things That Investors Look For in a Startup

The key factors that make a startup attractive to brand-name investors.<p>There are 50,000+ startups created every year in the United States. There are maybe 300 regularly active funds and 200 groups in the U.S., funding an average of 4-5 companies each per year---and many of them are funding the same …

Venture Capital

13 Tips on How to Deliver a Pitch Investors Simply Can't Turn Down

Your pitch is the single thing that could either get your business off the ground or plunge your idea into eternal oblivion. It matters.<p>The rule of thumb for investors is that for every 100 investments they make, only 10 will go big.<p>Let me take that rule of thumb a step further. For every 1,000 …

This Is How You Build Organic Brand Loyalty for Your Business

<i>This piece originally appeared on AllBusiness.com.</i><p>Social media is an invaluable tool to help market your brand, but what good is it without a target …

10 Success lessons from Dale Carnegie – “Best-Selling Author” for entrepreneurs

Share80<p>Tweet<p>Share168<p>+12<p>Shares 250<p>Dale Carnegie was a famous lecturer and writer as well as the developer of very popular courses in self-improvement, …

Self-improvement

13 Things I wish I’d Known Before Jump Into Entrepreneurial Life

Entrepreneurship<p>Most of the people don't know many things before start their first startup and jump into the entrepreneurial life, including myself. …

13 Cognitive Biases That Really Screw Things Up For You

The human brain is a natural wonder. It produces more than 50,000 thoughts each day and 100,000 chemical reactions each second. With this amount of processing power, you would think our judgment would be highly accurate, but that’s far from the case.<p>Our judgments are often inaccurate because the …

Critical Thinking

10 Success lessons from Guy Kawasaki – “Former Apple evangelist, Venture capitalist” for entrepreneurs

Share14<p>Tweet<p>Share33<p>+12<p>Shares 49<p>Guy Kawasaki is one of the most famous entrepreneurs alive today. He has worked for Apple and Google, written for …

8 Experiential Marketing Campaigns That Will Give You Serious Event Envy

Work events are really hit or miss. Let’s be honest: How many times have you found yourself anxiously fidgeting with a paper napkin in the corner of …

Marketing

7 key insights I learned from earning over $150,000 in one month

Those words describe exactly how I feel when I see the number above.<p>Never in my wildest dreams did I ever think I could build multiple businesses that would allow me to generate that much money in a single month.<p><i>Never.</i><p>Heck, when I graduated college, I'm not sure if I ever truly believed I could …

Entrepreneurship

20 signs you're on your way to becoming a millionaire

I've been there and felt like it was unattainable and something that would never happen to me.<p>Then I started reading, studying and mimicking countless different successful millionaires.<p>In reality, it's a lot more common than you think and completely possible if you have the right mentality to …

Self-improvement

Awesome Video Compares the Size of Different Planets and Stars in the Universe

If you want to feel small and get a sense for the awesomely overwhelming scale of the universe and all of its planets and stars and empty space, …

Emerging Technologies Could Transform Nuclear Power and Wind Energy

It's a beautiful autumn day in Cambridge, Massachusetts—the perfect setting for MIT's Annual EmTech Conference, focusing on emerging …

Energy

Seven Keys to Making Millions in the Stock Market

If you want to make millions in the stock market, it is important to realize that this will not be an easy feat. It takes a great deal of time and effort in order to reach this type of milestone. It is something that I have worked hard to accomplish and something that I pride myself on helping …

Step-by-Step Guide to Building Your Own Apple Computer on The Cheap

Meet your new ‘hackintosh’.<p>Apple computers are great, but they're often very expensive. So what's the solution if you want a super-powerful Mac …

Computer Hardware

How to become an expert in reading other people

We'd all like to learn how to read people like Sherlock Holmes. And research shows understanding things like body language is even more powerful than …

3 Surprising Habits of Smart Investors

Image source: Getty Images.<p>We all want our portfolios to grow as briskly as possible, and every time we make a bone-headed move, causing our nest eggs to shrink or falter in their growth, we may wish we were better at investing. We would all be well served by looking at successful investors and …

Investing

A Nobel prize nominee’s step-by-step guide to improving emotional intelligence

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora: How can we improve our emotional intelligence? What are the benefits?</i> <i>Answer by Chade-Meng Tan, co-chair of Nobel-Peace-Prize-nominated campaign and New York Times bestselling author.</i><p>Emotional intelligence (EI) is defined as: The ability to monitor one’s …

Emotional Intelligence

Depressing Theory: Cancer May Be An Evolutionary Safeguard To Protect Our Species

Living forever wouldn’t be good for the species. Did nature make a way to keep it from happening?<p>When our DNA is damaged and cannot be repaired, the damaged cell is marked for termination so its compromised DNA isn’t passed on. The cells are told not to reproduce. If this process, called apoptosis, …

Biology

How to go from $13,000 to almost $20 million in capital

Take it from someone who survived the Shark Tank: the journey of raising capital for a startup isn’t easy. If it was, every business would get off the ground without a hitch.<p>The truth is, even the best startups have to work hard to raise money. In fact, a 2014 CB Insights survey found that almost a …

Entrepreneurship

Beyond Dashboards: Good Business Intelligence is About Actionable Data

Business intelligence is a lot more than visually appealing dashboards. With a market size of roughly $14 billion, business analytics software companies are making actionable sense of an endless stream of data.<p>Simply defined as the "transformation of raw data into meaningful and useful information …