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Do These 5 Emotionally Intelligent Things Within 5 Minutes Of Meeting Someone

Being instantly likable isn’t rocket science, but this checklist takes practice to master in the short space of a first impression.<p>What’s the point of networking if not to get other people to like you? Sure, you need new contacts to see you as interesting, competent, professional, and potentially …

Self-improvement

Artificial intelligence: Professor Toby Walsh on 10 ways society will change by 2050

Leading Australian artificialintelligence scientist Professor Toby Walsh is warning that we are "sleepwalking" into an AI future in which billions of …

Artificial Intelligence

12 Places Your Smartphone Doesn't Belong

Nearly half of Americans say they "can't imagine" life without their mobiles. Our devices have become extensions of ourselves, and while often a near-necessity (how would we get <i>anywhere</i> without Google Maps?), they can also be more burdensome than functional.<p>Excessive smartphone use takes us out …

Dear America: What Happened to Those Christian Bakers Who Refused to Make a Gay Wedding Cake Should Shock You

At this point, I’d be lying if I said I wasn’t genuinely worried about the current state of free speech and religious freedom in America.<p>Consider that officials in Oregon are fining bakers Aaron and Melissa Klein — the married parents of five children — $135,000, because they wouldn’t make a …

Meet the dreadlocked hippie who’s an encryption guru and has the NSA freaking out

While encryption and secured messaging has long been a topic of interest in tech circles, the issue became a mainstream and hot-button issue in 2013 …

How America Became Exceptional

In 1929, just before the stock market crash, Louis Bamberger and his sister, Caroline Bamberger Fuld, sold their department store in Newark to R.H. Macy and Company for $25 million ( $343 million in 2015 dollars). Grateful to the people of Newark for their support, they planned to endow a medical …

Hackers Installed Sophisticated Malware on U.S. Computers. Why Doesn’t Anyone Care?

For years, cybersecurity hawks have painted grim pictures of a "cyber Pearl Harbor," when sophisticated hackers will be able to infiltrate and …

Cybersecurity

Muslim Sheik Was Reportedly Teaching ‘Jihad 101’ to Islamic State Terrorists. But Then He Ended Up Asking a Taxi Driver for a Bible.

A representative from a missionary group recently appeared on the Voice of the Martyrs radio program to share two remarkable stories about an Islamic State member and a sheik who both turned away from the radical terror group.<p>A Christian aid worker identified only as “Julian” from a missionary …

The 9 Traits That Define Great Leadership

Many leaders are competent but few qualify as remarkable. If you want to join the ranks of the best of the best, make sure you embody all these …

5 Leadership Habits for People Who Hate Following Leadership Advice

A unique leadership style is fine. But these habits work in every company.<p>No one leads quite like you. You have developed a few habits that have worked for your eclectic mix of employees and product segment. You have a unique leadership style.<p>Good for you! Not every leadership tactic works for …

Windows 10 Goes Full Sad Nerd With Its New Wallpaper

An operating system’s default desktop wallpaper is not just a wallpaper. It’s the face of a new OS, promoted in countless advertisements, and experienced by hundreds of millions of people the first time they boot it (then maybe even for months or years after). Who can think of Windows XP without …

Windows 10

10 Things the Best of the Best Do Differently

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Something that has always fascinated me over the years is what are some of the things that the best of the best do differently than everyone else.<p>While there are many different qualities and habits that the best possess, here are 10 of …

Self-improvement

Google's new Nest Cam is always watching, if you let it into your home

Live-streaming video camera stores up to 30 days of video with audio in the cloud and performs advanced analysis of it<p>Google has released another product in its Nest Internet of Things lineup. This time it’s an internet-streaming home security camera, which means Google could be watching your every …

Livestreaming

Want to Be an Ally in the Fight Against Racism? Two Teens Show How It's Done

Every American has a moral responsibility to fight racism and injustice. What happened at a pool party in the Craig Ranch North community in McKinney, Texas, this week was but one more example that that fight is by no means over. If there is one heartening thing we can take from that afternoon's …

Civil Rights

"How not to build the Terminator" - two disturbing days at the 'world cup' for robots

It’s surprisingly transfixing watching robots – great, lumbering, 7ft-tall humanoids – trying to walk and use power tools and drive a car. But it’s not the only spectator sport on hand at the Darpa Robotic Challenge. There’s also spot-the-billionaire. The first one I clock is Larry Page, co-founder …

Robotics

5 Big Things We Get Wrong When Talking to Atheists about God

I rejected God because He didn’t fix my life. As a child, I’d begged him to heal the rifts in my family, the yelling matches, the unrelenting …

Atheism

Wife Sets Up Test To See If Her Husband Is Cheating. But She Didn't Expect This.

Social Media

8 Tools to Explain a Biblical Passage Clearly

Preaching is a complex ministry, but one of the core ingredients is effective explanation of the biblical text. If this is removed, then it is …

You're Never Too Young To Be A Leader

No More Head Games: Why The Future Of Virtual Reality Is Not The Oculus

Did we learn anything from Google Glass? It looked really cool when it debuted, but quickly we realized that constantly wearing a camera on your head can be a bad idea. Even from the start, many of us knew that only the most devoted cyber-connected consumers would actually use the device.<p>Yet the …

Patrick Stewart defends UK bakery's decision to refuse 'support gay marriage' cake

Patrick Stewart has defended a bakery, which was found guilty of discrimination for refusing to bake a cake with a pro-gay marriage slogan.<p>Last month, a judge ruled that Ashers Baking Company in Northern Ireland had discriminated against a gay customer by refusing to make a cake with the words …

Iran Sentences 18 Christians to Prison for Their Faith in New Crackdown on Christianity

Iran's revolutionary court is believed to have sentenced 18 Christian converts to prison for their faith in a new crackdown on Christianity in the …

Iran

Asus’ new Transformer Book comes with Windows 10, USB Type-C, and 14 hours of battery life

Among an avalanche of products revealed today at Computex Taipei, Asus has announced the Transformer Book T100HA, the follow-up to its inexpensive T100 Windows 8 2-in-1 device. The new model will come preloaded with Windows 10 and feature the smaller, reversible USB Type-C port seen in Apple’s …

The scientist who designed the fake interfaces in “Minority Report” and “Iron Man” is now building real ones

Science fiction often influences the world of technology. The iPad is essentially the tablet computer from <i>Star Trek: The Next Generation</i>, and <i>Back to the Future II</i> in 1989 got a lot right about the technology of 2015. The man who invented the world’s first flip phone, the Motorola Star-Tac, was …

What A Man Wants In A Marriage

Shares 2K<p><i>What I want isn’t a perfect partner, but a good relationship.</i><p>—<p>*<i>A minstrel was a medieval European bard who performed songs whose lyrics told</i> …

Putin isn't reviving the USSR — he's creating a fascist state

REUTERS/Maxim Shipenkov<p>Russian President Vladimir Putin has memorably called the breakup of the former Union of Soviet Socialist Republics a tragedy, and that has led many to believe that he is hoping to restore the old USSR as he consolidates control within Russia and projects military power …

Android's factory reset has a security problem. Here's how to fix it

How do you sell a phone without giving away the data on it? If you've used a phone even briefly, it's filled with all kinds of sensitive data, including passwords and login tokens alongside personal texts and photos, all of which need to be erased before you can safely put the phone up for sale. …