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This Is How to Increase Grit, According to Research

Ever feel like you just wanna give up on something? How can you develop the inner strength necessary to achieve your long term goals?<p>Turns out that …

Hedge fund kings made $13 billion last year

The average hedge fund lost money last year. But that didn't stop the industry's top managers from making billions.<p>The top 25 hedge fund managers earned a combined $13 billion in 2015, according to an annual ranking by Institutional Investor's Alpha.<p>That might sound like a reward fit for a "master …

Investing

Siddhartha Mukherjee, Author Of Bestselling Cancer Book, Starts Biotech Company And Answers Criticism

Siddhartha Mukherjee has become one of the most famous cancer researchers in the world– not for his research, but for his exquisite writing. His book, <i>The Emperor of All Maladies</i>, became a bestseller and won the Pulitzer Prize. It was also turned into a documentary series on public television.<p>But …

This Biology Book Blew Me Away

Last year Trevor Mundel, who runs our foundation’s global health work, suggested that I read a book called <i>The Vital Question</i>. I had never heard of …

Biology

There are so many Israeli startups in New York that an Israeli founded a startup to serve them

If Israel is a startup nation of 8 million people, its diaspora in New York seems no less keen on entrepreneurship. A year after launching Israeli Startups NYC—the firm helps Israeli tech entrepreneurs with immigration issues, business development, legal paperwork, and the like—founder Lior Vaknin …

Startups

'Thing Explainer' - A Review of Randall Munroe's New Book (Using the Ten Hundred Most Common Words)

Just one day ago, a new book came to my house: <i>Thing Explainer</i> by the writer of another book called <i>What If</i>. I've written about that other book here. This new book is an effort to help people understand all sorts of cool stuff about the world and how it works using simple words -- in fact, only a set …

The 7 Million Dollar Habits

Do you remember the first time self development became important to you?<p>I do. I was 7 years old and I was in love with basketball. My mother had …

An uncomfortable view on what really makes a CEO successful

First, are most people in the C-suite there because they're tremendously talented and intelligent — or are they only decently talented and intelligent, and their success is fueled by other factors?<p>And second, is it possible that a company's success or failure has virtually nothing to do with its …

CEOs

Opinion: Investing in stocks will never make you a billionaire

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (MarketWatch) — Are you the kind of investor who eagerly picks up the annual Forbes’ list of 400 richest Americans?<p>If so, this is …

What's the best time to make love? An Oxford University sleep expert shares some tips

Making love may seem to rely on sponaneity and chance, but our bodies have other ideas<p>Making love may seem to rely on spontaneity and chance, but, according to the experts, timing is everything.<p>When it comes to the human body, we are ruled by our 'circadian rhythms' - the changes in our body in …

Smoking Doesn’t Kill Them: The Strange Science of the Longevity Gene

Why do some cigarette smokers live to old age while others die young? Scientists are getting closer to an answer.<p>It’s a well-established fact that …

Cancer patient receives 3D printed ribs in world first surgery

Australian Minister for Industry and Science Ian Macfarlane this week congratulated CSIRO on its role in an international collaboration that has led …

15 Qualities You Need to Develop Mental Toughness

Mental toughness is a huge indicator of success. Here's how to know if you've got it.<p>We all reach critical points in our lives where our mental toughness is tested. It might be because of a toxic friend or colleague, a dead-end job, or a struggling relationship.<p>Whatever the challenge, you have to …

How does a gastric band work?

Gastric banding is a surgical treatment for obesity. These kinds of intervention are known as bariatric surgery. The procedure constricts the …

Boy Leaves Hospital With New Hands

The first child to ever get a double hand transplant went home from the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Wednesday, his hands still bandaged but working well enough to let him play with action figures.<p>Zion Harvey, 8, lost his arms and legs to a life-threatening infection when he was just 2. He …

5 Days That Taught Investors All They Need to Know - Briefly - WSJ

<i>“I’ve learned everything I needed to know in five days, the last 15 years. The trick is not to ignore what’s smacking you in the face.”</i><p>In the business of markets, just a few days in a career can teach you everything you need to know. Whether you work on a trading floor, or just meet with a local …

Dow Jones

5 Surefire Signs You're on the Path to Success

Second-guessing your decisions? These signs tell you success is imminent.<p>Decisions, decisions.<p>We make hundreds of them each day, many subconsciously, without even realizing. But when it comes to our dreams and aspirations as entrepreneurs, we tend to put a great deal of thought into making the …

5 Free Podcasts That Will Make You Smarter

<i>By: Joe Oliveto</i><p><i>Credit: iStock/kupicoo</i><p>Podcasts are so hot right now. From comedy to news to 20-minute segments about concrete, there are literally hundreds of podcasts to pique the interest of pretty much anyone with a pulse.<p>That said, these podcasts will not only entertain, they'll also inform, …

High School

Major cancer breakthrough: Doctors solve long-standing mystery of how to stop cancer from growing

Cancer is a terrifying disease that researchers around the globe are obsessively working to cure. Now scientists from the USA have made a …

7 Hobbies Science Says Will Make You Smarter

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>For a long time, it was believed that people are born with a given level of intelligence and the best we could do in life was to live up to our potential. Scientists have now proven that we can actually <i>increase</i> our potential and enjoy …

The Brain

Low vitamin-D genes linked to MS

<b>People genetically prone to low vitamin-D levels are at increased risk of multiple sclerosis, a large study suggests.</b><p>The findings, based on the DNA profiles of tens of thousands of people of European descent, add weight to the theory that the sunshine vitamin plays a role in MS.<p>Scientists are …

Vitamin D

How a 29-year-old went from living on welfare to starting a business that earned nearly $1 million in its first year

She and her husband, Seth, and their two young sons were living in California with her in-laws, struggling to make ends meet in a rocky economy.<p>"For four years, we had no steady jobs at all," now 29-year-old Luna tells Business Insider. "We did have a little money we had saved, but we blew through …

Webinars

How I built my family's net worth to $1 million

While I still have some debt in the form of a small mortgage, I'm closer than ever to sailing off into that sunset.<p>Today, I'll tell you my story.<p>As far back as I can remember, I was always a hustler and a saver. When I was 7, my parents paid me to do chores around the house.<p>I earned $2/week picking …

Personal Finance

Some Very Good YouTube Documentary Channels for Teachers

August 3, 2015<br>YouTube is one of the best platforms for accessing free educational content. There are now a multitude of channels created by teachers …

Some of The Best Web Tools and Mobile Apps for Taking Students on Virtual Field Trips

August 6, 2015<br>In today’s post we are revisiting some excellent websites and mobile apps you can use with your students to virtually explore some of …

Over 200 Free Textbooks for Teachers

August 19, 2015<br>A couple of months ago we shared here a post featuring four important websites where teachers and educators can access digital …