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7 Mistakes (Almost) Every First-Time Entrepreneur Will Make

The real reasons entrepreneurs fail aren't as obvious as you think.<p><i>David Henzel is the co-founder of MaxCDN, a content delivery network based in Los Angeles dedicated to helping startups scale. On his blog, he writes about what he has learned along the way.</i><p>As a new business owner, you're bound to …

PBS Doc “Memory Hackers” Shows The Future Of Memory Manipulation

Once the realm of science fiction, advances in technology, neurochemistry, and cognitive science are redefining what memory is, enabling us to erase …

A Harvard nutrition expert tells us why we should eat more fat

We've been told for decades that we shouldn't eat too much fat. Remember how it was on the top of that food guide pyramid you probably saw in elementary school?<p>For "bad" fats, like trans fats, this is true.<p>But scientific evidence has been growing that this advice was misguided, and that low-carb, …

Nutrition

People Who Meet Their Goal Weights Eat More of This Specific Type of Food

Well this shouldn't be hard at all.<p>According to data from MyFitnessPal, the app that tracks your fitness goals and progress, users who came within five percent of their weight-loss goals all had one thing in common: Getting their fiber on.<p>The company looked at data from the app’s 150 million users …

9 sneaky psychology tricks companies use to get you to buy stuff

And marketers may not be scientists, but they've mastered the art of using your psychology against you. By exploiting your vulnerability to different style of propaganda, companies can trick you into buying more stuff and paying more for it.<p>We've scoured the research on some of the strategies …

Psychology

Achieve Your Goals: Research Reveals a Simple Trick That Doubles Your Chances for Success

We all have goals. And what's the first thing most of us think about when we consider how to achieve them?<p><i>"I need to get motivated."</i><p>The surprising thing? Motivation is exactly what you don't need. Today, I'm going to share a surprising research study that reveals why motivation isn't the key to …

Columbia University

Britain's oldest dog aged 26 still gets mistaken for a puppy

Yorkshire terrier called Jack - 117 in dog years - is so full of energy that people in Hartlepool, County Durham, often think he is much younger<p>A Yorkshire terrier has become Britain's oldest dog after turning 26, but still gets mistaken for a puppy.<p>Jack has arthritis and can only walk short …

There's a new type of medicine that could save the US billions over the next decade — but not everyone wants that to happen

They're called "biosimilars," and an easy way to describe them is that they're like a generic version of biologic medications, which are medicines produced by living cells.<p>But it's a bit more complicated than that. Unlike generics for chemical-based drugs (think antibiotics or birth control pills) …

Pharma

Strengthening Brain Connections

<b>Newly identified mechanism allows the brain to strengthen links between neurons.</b><p>When the brain forms memories or learns a new task, it encodes the …

Neuroscience

Volvo Is Designing the Autonomous Car That Could Eliminate All Traffic Deaths

As usual, traffic was apocalyptic on the 10 Freeway. So I cued up the <i>Master of None</i> episode I didn’t finish the night before, pulled out the Greek …

Google has found that its most successful teams have 5 traits in common

Following the success of Project Oxygen, an internal study of what it takes to be a top manager at Google that started in 2008 and whose findings are still used today, the company undertook another study, this one of team dynamics.<p>A group of Google's People Operations (HR) employees spent the past …

Employment

13 steps anyone can take to get rich, according to a journalist who spent his career studying millionaires

Prompted by legendary businessman Andrew Carnegie, who turned a few nickels and dimes into a fortune, journalist Napoleon Hill researched more than 500 self-made millionaires over 20 years before releasing his 1937 best-seller "Think and Grow Rich."<p>"It was Mr. Carnegie's idea that the magic …

Self-improvement

10 Great Apps Every Leader Needs to Be Effective

Let technology radically enhance your leadership.<p>It's not enough for twenty-first-century leaders to focus on getting things done. They must also connect with employees to inspire performance. Digging deeper, top management today needs to marry purpose and meaning to each employee's contribution. …

Infographic: 20 Cognitive Biases That Screw Up Your Decisions

If you feel like you’re the awkward person at social events or you struggle to enter into conversations because you’re shy, it can impact your social …

How Losing Weight Affects Your Body and Brain

Imagine a future where you could transmit a unique feeling, a hard-to-translate thought process, or precise motor movements via a neural pattern from …

Watch This Paralyzed Man Walk Using Own Legs, Connected By Wires Directly To His Brain

Researchers at University of California, Irvine have successfully used a paraplegic man’s own legs as thought-controlled prostheses. By bypassing …

Brainwaves

People weren't supposed to be saving this much money — and now it's a problem

So, let's start with the basic premise: Consumers are not economists.<p>This means that normal people who have a job and then decide what to do with their hard-earned money often make decisions that economists don't expect.<p>The latest example is when, how much, and why people save money. In short, too …

Researchers have found one big reason sleeping is so important to your brain

That's because when you lose out on sleep, you're not giving your brain the opportunity to clean up after a long day of work.<p>Researchers found that while you sleep, the brain flushes out dangerous proteins that it makes during the day.<p>Jeff Iliff, a neuroscientist at Oregon Health & Science …

TED Talks

4 Rituals That Will Make You Happy, According to Neuroscience

You get all kinds of happiness advice on the Internet from people who don’t know what they’re talking about. Don’t trust them.<p>Actually, don’t trust …

12 sites that will teach you coding for free

<i>This post is in partnership with Entrepreneur. The article below was originally published at</i> <i>entrepreneur.</i><i>com</i><i>.</i><p>By John Rampton, Entrepreneur<p>There was a …

Forget Business School--Just Watch These 10 TED Talks

You can emerge as an effective trailblazer in your office by being true to yourself and constantly learning. Start by watching these short lectures and embodying their lessons.<p>In today's business world, leaders are emerging at all ranks. The role of the leader is not exclusive to executive-level …

10 TED Talks Every Entrepreneur Must Watch

Maybe finding the entrepreneurial advice you need is as simple as watching TED Talks.<p>It's 2015, and it’s no secret that millions of Americans are excited about startup culture in the country and around the world. It’s hard not to be fascinated by the growing landscape of thousands of new lean …

Self-improvement

Exhaled Pounds: How Fat Leaves the Body

When you lose weight, where does it go? Turns out, most of it is exhaled.<p>In a new study, scientists explain the fate of fat in a human body, and …

Weight Loss

8 Watch Brands You Probably Don’t Know About – But Should

Horology is dominated by a handful of companies to an extent that makes even designer fashion look wide-ranging. The banner brands are household …

Watches

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Best Dressed<p><i>GQ</i>-approved kits from every red carpet, airport arrival, and coffee run across the globe.<p>10 Photos18 hours agoView More<p>Don't Miss!<p>Amazon …

Red Carpet

Whoa, science just told us our dogs may be eavesdropping on us

We all know how much our dogs love eagerly watching us. (Mine is watching me as I write this, TBH). But science says the reason may not just be that …

How To: 13 Terminal Commands Every Mac User Should Know

When you think of Terminal, you probably imagine some hacker sitting in front of their computer in a dimly lit room trying to break into an FBI …

7 truths about the mind you missed in psychology class

The longer you live, the more you realize that the difference between success and magnificent failure lies in how well you understand people. If you’re like many, that fact makes you regret not having studied psychology. I hate to be the one to tell you, but holding both a BSc. and an MSc. in …

Self-improvement