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4 Motivating TED Talks to Help You Bounce Back From Failure

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We’ve all heard the preachy platitude “Failure isn’t an option.” And, generally speaking, it’s not. At least not an option most would purposely choose. But failing is inevitable. Everyone eats humble pie in some way at some point, …

The Neurochemistry of Positive Conversations

Why do negative comments and conversations stick with us so much longer than positive ones?<p>A critique from a boss, a disagreement with a colleague, a fight with a friend – the sting from any of these can make you forget a month’s worth of praise or accord. If you’ve been called lazy, careless, or a …

Study: US Alzheimer's rate seems to be dropping

Amazon Will Let You Binge Watch One of Its New Shows, Netflix-Style

"Transparent" is getting lots of buzz. And in September you'll be able to watch all 10 episodes.<p>Last year, Amazon followed Netflix’s lead and launched its own set of Web video/TV shows.<p>Now, as it prepares for a second season, Amazon is taking another page from the Netflix playbook: For at least one …

4,000 IBM Workers In Vermont Are Anxiously Waiting For IBM's Earnings Report On Thursday

They are wondering if they will hear news that IBM has sold its chip manufacturing facilities located there.<p>IBM's chip-making business could be losing as much as $1.5 billion a year, sources told Bloomberg. The Wall Street Journal reported back in April that IBM was contemplating getting out of the …

Google's Chrome Web Browser Is Killing Your Laptop Battery

There is a problem with Google Chrome on Microsoft Windows that is potentially very bad news for laptop users. It can drastically affect battery life, and even slow down your computer.<p>So, why is Chrome eating through your battery quicker than other internet browsers? The problem is down to …

MIT's flying robot keeps moving photo subjects bathed in light

Pro photographers can spend ages setting up lighting for a shoot. That work may quickly go out the window if the subject moves, however, and an assistant won't always be there to help. Thankfully, MIT researchers have devised a clever solution to the problem: meet Litrobot, an aerial lighting …

Four states were responsible for half of US wiretaps last year

Nevada leads the country in phone taps per citizen<p>Half of the phone wiretaps set up in the United States in 2013 were authorized in only four states, according to a report released this month that details last year's intercepted wire, oral, and electronic communications. California accounted for …

Try Not to Laugh Out Loud When Resident of One of Most Liberal States Explains How She’d Fight the War on Terror

Fox News correspondent Jesse Watters traveled to Vermont, one of the most liberal states in the U.S., in order to get a better sense of why the state leans so far to the left.<p>While there were plenty of entertaining answers, including one gentleman who suggested the United States may have been …

The Creative Class with Stefan Sagmeister

WeTransfer’s unexpectedly good “The Creative Class” series unveils its final episode, concluding<p>WeTransfer’s unexpectedly good “The Creative Class” series unveils its final episode, concluding with a brief look into the life of Stefan Sagmeister. While the name itself might not be recognizable, …

The World in a Cuppa (Tea)

Andrew McCarthy journeyed all the way to India in search of the perfect Darjeeling, and wrote about the experience for <i>Traveler</i> magazine, but you don’t have to go around the globe to sip on some of the world’s best brews.<p><b>Here’s a list of teas that are steeped in local tradition</b>—<b>and how you can try</b> …

Billionaire's breakup plan would chop California into six states | Reuters

San Francisco (Reuters) - A long-shot effort to break California into six separate states got a boost on Monday, when the billionaire venture capitalist behind the proposal said he had gathered enough signatures to place it on the ballot in two years.<p>Timothy Draper, Founder and Managing Director of …