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Unique Furniture Design: Tables Featuring Urban Maps Finished with Photoluminescent Resin, Resembling Cities at Nighttime

Maciej Kozerski's bright idea<p>In an older post we looked at Mike Warren's unusual technique of filling voids in wood with photoluminescent resin to …

Furniture

Warren Buffett Says Integrity Is the Most Important Trait to Hire For. Ask These 12 Questions to Find It

It's what holds all three together or everything crumbles.<p>Billionaire Warren Buffett, chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, has lived by a set of awe-inspiring values and principles that has led to unbelievable success.<p>So whenever he imparts his wisdom, you want to tune in. As it relates to …

Leadership

Want to Learn Almost Anything in 5 Minutes and Remember It Forever? Here's How

Y Combinator's Michael Nielsen uses a grade school tool to powerfully enhance his learning and retention skills.<p>If you're struggling to master a complex topic, a new language, or anything else that seems to strain your brain, Michael Nielsen has a suggestion for you: Try flashcards. Nielsen is a …

Language Learning

Amazon's Jeff Bezos continued to drive a Honda long after becoming a billionaire — and it reveals why he's so successful

Jeff Bezos is the richest person in the world, but even as a billionaire he drove around town in a Honda Accord.<p>The surprisingly frugal founder of retail giant Amazon watched his expenses closely when his vision was just a start-up. After the company's IPO introduced Bezos to great wealth, he …

Jeff Bezos

I Cofounded a Company and Led It to an IPO and a $2.5 Billion Acquisition. Here Are 5 Things I'd Do Differently

If you are a CEO or founder, or thinking of becoming one, don't ignore these lessons as you build your company.<p>From the outside-in, Trulia's path to its IPO and later acquisition was a smashing success. In reality, the road was fun but not without its share of major bumps along the way.<p>Now three …

The TVs that mattered at CES

As usual, CES 2018 provided a bonanza of big screens, loaded up with every piece of tech you can create a buzzword for. But figuring out which TVs will matter to you next year is about a little more than just pixels and apps. While there could be only one "best" winner, the decision of what to buy …

Korean fried chicken restaurant Bonchon opens in Berkeley

Bonchon, a Korean fried chicken and wings restaurant, opened a new location at 2050 Berkeley Way.The restaurant is known internationally for its …

3 Cryptocurrencies That Rose by More Than 100,000% in 2017

One virtual coin skyrocketed almost 1,582,000% this year!<p>As the year comes to a close, we almost can say with certainty that we've witnessed history …

23 startups that became unicorns in 2017, scoring valuations of $1 billion or more

A year ago, the venture capital industry looked like it was going to tighten its belt and bring valuations back to earth. But in 2017, venture investment continued to flow heavily and is on track to match or exceed dollars deployed in 2016, says PitchBook, a database that tracks such deals.<p>Mega …

Venture Capital

7 Cryptocurrency Investors You Need To Follow

Learn from these Bitcoin millionaires.<p>If you're looking for advice about cryptocurrencies, the most important voices to follow come from those who have put their money where their mouth is. Investors who have poured large sums into bitcoin, ethereum and other blockchain-backed currencies aren't …

Korean fried chicken restaurant Bonchon opens in Berkeley

Bonchon, a Korean fried chicken and wings restaurant, opened a new location at 2050 Berkeley Way.The restaurant is internationally known for its …

Logo Designs by Marka Network

Creative logo designs from 2016 – 2017 by Marka Network.<p>Based in Istanbul, Turkey, Marka Network is a branding and graphic design agency specializing …

Science Has Just Uncovered the World's Easiest Hack for Faster Learning

Want a five to 15 percent boost in learning speed? Then make this dead simple change to your study habits.<p>We've all spent a minimum of a decade in formal education, so you'd think that in all that time, we'd have at least mastered the most basic principles of how to study efficiently. But study …

Outrank Your Competitors on Google with This 1 Simple Strategy

Don't let your low search ranking cause you to miss out on business opportunities. Show Google that your site is relevant by launching this strategy.<p>Search engine optimization has become a necessary component of any modern digital marketing plan. If potential customers cannot easily find your …

15 books Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos, and Elon Musk think everyone should read

Books have always been important to billionaire moguls like Jeff Bezos, Bill Gates, and Elon Musk.<p>Over the years, the trio has sung the praises of several books that influenced the way they see the world, from their approach to technological innovation to how they manage their businesses.<p>Here are …

Books

Gmail's Priority Inbox and this search trick will fix your email headache

There's no shortage of ways to manage your email, but if you use Gmail, here's a one-two punch that'll quickly clean up your inbox.<p>The crux of our …

Artistic Laser Cut Screens Are A Creative Feature On These Homes In Australia

When Melbourne Design Studios were creating these six urban homes in Melbourne, Australia, they chose not to use the same materials for each facade, …

Architecture

5 Free Tools That Make Graphic Design Easy for Small Business Owners

By Evan FergusonGraphic design is one of the most important elements to a small business owner’s branding strategy, yet it’s often taken for granted. …

Graphic Design

Forget practice — Edison, Zuckerberg, and Bezos all show the secret to success is experimentation

Deliberate experimentation is more important than deliberate practice in a rapidly changing world.<p>Most people think that Edison invented the first light bulb.<p>They're wrong.<p>In fact, Edison was spectacularly late to the game.<p>In 1878, when the 36-year-old inventor decided to focus on building a light …

Creativity

Can’t have sugar or salt? Use these 9 health alternative flavourings instead

It’s no secret Canadians love their salt and sugar. However, seeing as an excess of both can lead to problems with blood pressure and increased …

This Is the Absolute Best Anti-Aging Workout, According to Science

This is the workout that will keep you looking like your young, beautiful self<p>Does simply looking at a treadmill make you age by 10 years?</b> …

Anti-aging

An Explanation of Initial Coin Offerings

Initial coin offerings have come out of nowhere in 2017 to become the talk of Silicon Valley and Wall Street. Programmers raised over $2 billion in the first nine months of the year by selling their own virtual currencies to investors. That is nearly 1,000 percent more than the amount raised using …

Cryptocurrency

How to build a business empire with Instagram

What does it take to succeed online? Shouldn’t real-world influence transfer into the digital world? The introduction of computers and smartphones has changed the business world and yet many still do not understand how new digital platforms fit into the business realm. These platforms are a new …

Marketing

1 Creativity Lesson From the Nobel Prize-Winning Author Who Wrote His Novel in Just 4 Weeks

You need to focus and let your mind wander, at the same time.<p>As an entrepreneur, you're after that one, dazzlingly brilliant idea that will take the world by storm.Truly great ideas are, however, notoriously difficult to come by. They're generated within the deepest recesses of your subconscious …

Creativity

Venezuelan Central Bank Explores Crypto In Quest To Strengthen Economy

Venezuela has begun to explore the possibility of deploying a state-backed cryptocurrency as a strategy to shore up its ailing economy.

Cryptocurrency

Google’s new headphones have a universal translator feature for 40 languages — and I got to try it

The Pixel Buds will release in November, between the launches for the Pixel 2 (October) and the larger Pixel 2 XL (December).<p>The coolest part of the Pixel Buds is the ability to use them as a universal translator. It's like something out of "Star Trek" — at its November launch, you'll be able to …

Google Translate

Science Says Sleeping In a Cold Room Is Better for Your Health

Those who prefer to keep bedroom temperatures chilly while catching some shut eye may be on to something. According to an article written by Dr. …

There's A Murky New Way To Raise Money And Regulators Are Not Amused

Startups have raised more than $1 billion from unregulated "initial coin offerings" this year, but the party won't last forever.<p>One of the biggest trends in startup funding this year has been the ICO, or initial coin offering. It’s a weird and novel way for companies to crowdfund money by selling, …

SEO Tutorial: 12 Immutable Laws For Dominating Google's Search

Mystified by SEO? It all makes sense once you understand how Google sees it.<p>What happens in an internet minute? One year ago. The answer would have been 2.4 million searches on Google performed per minute. Yes. Per minute. This year, 3.5 million per minute. Considering that there are 1,440 minutes …

15 Scientifically Proven Ways to Work Smarter, Not Just More

Nobody cares how busy your are or how work you late, they just care what you get done.<p>13 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Whether you're working a traditional 9-to-5 gig or running your own business, we all struggle with productivity. For many this is a daily …

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