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Ask Ethan: Why Was The Universe Dark For So Long?

At the moment of the Big Bang, the Universe was full of matter and radiation, but there were no stars. As it expanded and cooled, you formed protons and neutrons in the first fraction of a second, atomic nuclei in the first 3-4 minutes, and neutral atoms after about 380,000 years. After another …

Universe

A startup founder who let his employees drive his Tesla just sold his billion dollar company — and he credits these 5 'mistakes'

Ten years ago, I was a nerdy college grad with a 2.2 GPA and no real clue what I wanted to do with my life.<p>Then, I started and ran my own company, which became a "unicorn," valued at more than a billion dollars, and was, this week, acquired in the kind of massive, life-changing deal every …

Stephen King

Long-Term Marijuana Use Changes Brain at the Cellular Level, Say Scientists

Chronic use leads to chronic problems.<p>In March, long-term marijuana smoker Woody Harrelson surprised fans by announcing he was giving up his chronic …

After Listening to 25,000 Pitches, Richard Branson Has 1 Simple Tip for Entrepreneurs | Inc.com

The spark that created one of the fastest growing companies in Richard Branson's Virgin empire came courtesy of a beer coaster.<p>In his new autobiography, <i>Finding My Virginity</i>, the billionaire entrepreneur recalls the story of the "the beer mat pitch."<p>At the time of the pitch, Brett Godfrey was the …

Entrepreneurship

NASA's Odyssey Takes Its First Picture of Martian Moon Phobos After 16 Years

The Odyssey orbiter has been hovering above Mars, photographing its surface and taking data for 16 years now. There’s seemingly infinite combinations …

Elon Musk’s inspiring vision for reaching Mars — and the stars

“He awoke — and wanted Mars.”<p>That’s the first line of Philip K. Dick’s classic novella, “We Can Remember It for You Wholesale,” the inspiration for …

5G isn’t just faster, it will open up a whole new world

The transition from 3G to 4G went largely unnoticed by the average consumer, but the coming shift to 5G will be very different. It was clear at Mobile World Congress Americas earlier this month that after years of talk, major US wireless carriers are going all-in on 5G. Verizon is solving …

New Theory Cracks Open the Black Box of Deep Learning

A new idea called the “information bottleneck” is helping to explain the puzzling success of today’s artificial-intelligence algorithms — and might …

Deep Learning

14 super-busy startup founders share their single best productivity tip

Imagine if you could get twice as much work done by 5 p.m. every day.<p>For most people, improving productivity means more business growth, better health, less stress … and better odds of reaching those big, scary goals.<p>In this post, busy CEOs and founders of 14 fast-growing companies shared how they …

What are the best 30 day challenges to bring some change?

Follow this for 30 days you will find yourself as a totally different person.<p>Start with your mental health improvement<p>​<p><b>Think positive :-</b> Believe me …

Startup Advice for New Entrepreneurs

Back in August 2015, we launched Product Hunt LIVE, a series of community-led Q&As with some of the top entrepreneurs, investors, entertainers, and …

A Researcher Just Accidentally Developed A Battery That Could Last A Lifetime

Technology Photo credit: A nanowire compared to a human hair. Thai et al./UC Irvine via YouTubePoor battery life is the number one complaint when it …

Re-Use Your Old Android Device In 10 Easy Ways.

<i>Forbesfone – the frequent traveler’s go-to mobile provider for worldwide roaming at low rates</i><p>That old Android device you have collecting dust in your drawer? Well, it may have forgone its reselling days but there’s still hope. You’d be pleasantly surprised to know that it can still offer much …

Android News

The One Thing Great Leaders Always Do

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

How to get noticed by Google

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora: How can an average programmer get their resume noticed by Google? What kind of excellence does Google hope to see on resumes?</i> <i>Answer by Gayle Laakmann McDowell, Founder / CEO of CareerCup and the author of Cracking the * Interview.</i><p>If you’re <i>truly</i> …

Lessons From The Epic Fails Of Well-Funded Startups

Funding doesn’t always guarantee success. These five startups failed after raising close to $100 million and more each from investors.<p>In the startup world, failure is a given. Fail fast is the founder’s mantra. Make a mistake, learn from it, move on, say the experts. When startups are well …

9 physics concepts every time travel enthusiast should master

Ask a child how to travel through time and you'll get a simple answer: Use a time machine.<p>Ask a physicist, and suddenly you'll start hearing …

Physics

Here's how much Tesla's $35,000 Model 3 will really cost

Early indications are that the new Tesla will be a strong seller: The company took an eye-popping 135,000 reservations for the Model 3 on Thursday alone — most of those before people had even <i>seen</i> the new baby Tesla. Whether you love or hate Tesla Motors, that's <i>very</i> impressive, a testament to the …

YourStory - Startup Stories in India

YourStory.com is India’s no.1 media platform for entrepreneurs, dedicated to passionately championing and promoting the entrepreneurial ecosystem in …

How Young Entrepreneurs Can Monetize Their Free Time

The biggest advantage that the Internet has brought to the world of work is the ability to combine several jobs in an efficient way. Working both day …

Small Business

8 Affordable Online Marketing Tricks for Startup Businesses

According to research, 9 out of 10 startups are bound to fail. One of the reasons why startup businesses fail is the lack of funds to fuel their …

How are very dedicated programmers different from billionaire CEOs like Mark Zuckerberg, who picked up PHP as he built his MVP?

<b>We are the sum of our stories.</b><p>The Social Network movie tells a striking story: how a 19-year old student wrote some software, founded a company, and …

What are some lesser known facts about Facebook?

<b>1. Predecessor of Facebook</b><p>“Facemash” developed by Mark Zuckerberg is considered as the predecessor of Facebook. This site was comparable to “Hot or …

Make sure your online accounts get deleted when you die

Not everyone wants to leave this earth with their online accounts being managed by relatives and next-of-kin, or just floating around on the Internet forever. If you're the kind of person who likes your privacy -- even in death -- you should probably make some plans to have all of your online and …

Internet

6 skills of self-made millionaires — and how to develop them yourself

1. Be able to identify fruitful opportunities.<p>Carlos Slim Helu, Mexican business magnate and philanthropist, said, "When there is a crisis, that's when some are interested in getting out, and that's when we are interested in getting in."<p>Learn to identify open doors when they appear, then consider …

7 Times Mathematics Became Art And Blew Our Minds

So pretty.<p>While maths might seem like a purely formulaic pursuit, the patterns and ratios it produces can help create some of history's most striking …

Mathematics

A $7 smartphone is about to change the game in India

The Freedom 251 will be accompanied by a price tag of under Rs. 500, around $7, as NDTV reports. For Indian people living on a very low income and unable to come close to affording a pricier smartphone, the device could prove to be a game changer.<p>Ringing Bells hasn't revealed much about the phone …

You don't have to be an Einstein to appreciate gravitational waves

As you've likely heard, scientists working at the Advanced Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) announced recently that they have heard and recorded the sound of two black holes colliding some billion light-years away. This "chirp" is the first proof of the existence of …

Physics

One of World's Longest-Running Experiments Is Buried in a Secret Location in Michigan

The coolest experiment you've never heard of.<p>In 1879, a botanist called William Beal buried 20 glass bottles in a secret spot on the grounds of …