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When It Comes To Getting High, The World Comes To India To Try These Psychedelic Maals

Enough has been written about the cosmic connect between India and cannabis. It's in the Vedas, in the folklore, in our very being. Not enough has …

Steve Jobs would have turned 60 today. Here are 15 of his most inspiring quotes

To commemorate, we've put together a collection of some of his most thought-provoking or inspiring words.<p>(<i>Dylan Love and Karyne Levy contributed to a previous version of this article.</i>)

Setting Up Google Analytics and Heatmap to Track Conversion

<i>Sean Kim is the creator of The Growth List, helping you create a business around your lifestyle. This post originally appeared on AccelBlog.</i><p>Many of you have probably heard of Google Analytics already. It tracks the basic website activities of your blog/website, such as unique traffic, traffic …

This Clever Device Keeps Food Fresh Without A Refrigerator

Instead of cold, the Wakati uses hot, humid temperatures, and still keeps produce fresh for a week.<p>In countries like India or Uganda, where farmers struggle to grow enough food to supply booming populations, around 40% of the crops that are produced never make it to market. Without the money for …

This Floating, Water-Filtering Greenhouse Is Designed To Grow Food In Overcrowded Cities

The Jellyfish Barge doesn’t take up space on land, and instead of using valuable freshwater, the hydroponic system filters the polluted water it’s sitting on.<p>As the global population surges to almost 10 billion in the next four decades, we’ll have to grow as much as 70% more food at the same time …

NYC unveils its pay phone Wi-Fi plan, promising 10,000 hotspots

Advertisement<p>4 Comments<p>Credit: LinkNYC<p>After two years of trials and planning, New York City is finally ready to move forward on its plan to turn old …

This Wearable Gadget Turns Your Footsteps Into Battery Life For Your Phone

The Ampy gives you motivation to get moving and solves the problem of your device always running out of battery.<p>Most fitness trackers try to inspire action by counting your steps. But a new wearable adds another layer of motivation: As you move, the device captures that energy and stores it to …

These Solar-Powered Delivery Trikes Make Local Food Truly Sustainable

Your organic, local produce is all well and good. But when it’s delivered to your corner store by diesel truck, that’s kind of a problem.<p>The organic, locally-grown apple I just bought probably arrived at my corner store on a diesel-guzzling truck. While local food may travel a shorter distance, …

A battery startup no one has heard of says it’s building a billion-dollar factory in North Carolina

Advertisement<p>8 Comments<p>Credit: Alevo<p>There are a few reasons why startups try to make a big splash in the press: they’re ready to start selling their …

Scientists at Spain's University of Jaen Create Eco-Friendly Bricks from Paper Waste

Scientists at Spain’s University of Jaen have found an affordable and eco-friendly way to make bricks from paper waste. The process diverts the …

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Nissan Invites People To “Chase The Thrill” With Treadmill-Enhanced Virtual Reality Experience

D2NA/DigitasLBi France and production company Unit9 combine Oculus Rift and an omnidirectional treadmill for a VR thrill ride.<p>Visitors to the Nissan Europe stand at the Paris Motor Show are being offered a chance to become a rollerblading android by playing “Chase the Thrill,” a new VR experience …

Spaxels, LED-Equipped Drones That Are Used to Create 3D Light Art in the Sky

Back in 2012, the Ars Electronica Futurelab unveiled Spaxels, LED-equipped quadcopters that are used to create 3D light art in the sky. In addition …

IBM's New Sunflower-Shaped Solar Concentrators Produce Energy AND Fresh Water!

IBM Research and Swiss solar technology company Airlight Energy just unveiled a cutting-edge solar system that resembles a 10-meter-high sunflower! …

Clean Energy

How Alibaba's Jack Ma Became the Richest Man in China

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>English teacher and Internet entrepreneur Jack Ma founded Alibaba 15 years ago in his tiny apartment in Hanzhou, China. On Friday, Ma became the richest man in China on the heels of the biggest IPO in U.S. and possibly world history.<p>With …

How to use iCloud Drive the right way

If you haven’t been scared off cloud services by the Fappening or past horrors like MobileMe, you might want to try iCloud Drive, Apple’s answer to Dropbox and Google Drive. It’s a pretty great concept, an extension of the Apple philosophy from way back – documents are identified by the apps they …

Fight Early and Fail Fast: 15 Business Lessons in 15 Years

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The company I co-founded, HB Agency, is celebrating 15 years in business. As a business owner and organizational leader, I've had to make critical business decisions and personal choices over the years. Some have worked, others have …

Dreams of Being a Billionaire? Get Your Entrepreneurial Hustle On.

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Your best shot of becoming a billionaire is to become an entrepreneur.<p>That’s according to the second annual Billionaire Census, released today by Wealth-X, a Singapore-based firm that compiles research on the ultra wealthy, and financial …

How to Compete With the E-Commerce Giants | Inc.com

For years, and soon to be decades, the likes of Amazon and eBay have dominated the e-commerce world and driven many small businesses to extinction. These giants are ready and willing to spend millions of dollars on marketing and offer merchandise and pricing that ruthlessly undercuts upstart …

How This Startup Could Disrupt a $55 Billion Industry | Inc.com

In May, Grace Choi presented a startup at New York technology conference, TechCrunch Disrupt. Her idea seemed too good to be true.<p>Her product, Mink, promised to help anyone easily 3D print their own makeup from any home computer. All that was required was a colorful image from the Internet, a tool …

50 Best Websites for Entrepreneurs | Inc.com

There are many websites out there that can help entrepreneurs grow a bigger, better business--but there are many more time-suck websites. How can you tell the difference? By depending on a cheat sheet for the best websites for entrepreneurs.<p>Here, a cheat sheet of 50 to get you started:<p>The name says …

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This robot valet will park your car

In Germany, high tech has come to airport parking.<p>Last week, Düsseldorf airport (DUS) introduced robot valets to take the hassle out of parking for travelers.<p>SEE ALSO: 13 Robots Who Don't Know How to Robot<p>Travelers can leave their cars at the arrival level of the ParkingPLUS structure. As they …

Students Create Award-Winning Robot That Cleans Solar Panels

Solar panels must be regularly cleaned and maintained in order to keep them operating efficiently and maximize the amount of sunlight they convert …

Meet LIAM: A Mini Windmill Ideal for Any Home

Rotterdam company Archimedes has created a small windmill that can be installed on just about any roof, anywhere. Meet LIAM: a quiet, affordable wind …

25 Books on Persuasion, Influence and Understanding Human Behavior

This story originally appeared on Help Scout<p>Reading good books remains the supreme “life hack”-- knowledge that often took years to assemble can be consumed in mere hours.<p>I can’t think of a single better way to empower your learning (and yourself) than that. And as a professional, executive, or …

Made In Kenya, Assembled In America: This Internet-Anywhere Company Innovates From Silicon Savannah

BRCK’s device keeps people connected no matter where they are on Earth. And in a reversal of globalization, it’s made in America, for the rest of the world.<p>Flip over most any Apple product, and you’ll find the company’s famous tagline: “Designed by Apple in California. Assembled in China.” It’s no …

Because There Might Be No Better Use For Beacon Tech Than To Find Ice Cream

For centuries the act of buying an ice cream bar has remained essentially unchanged. You either go to the corner store and dig through the freezer, or wait until you hear that magical tune echoing through your neighborhood. The only beacon technology in use was the small part of a child’s brain …

Don't Just Start a Business, Solve A Problem

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As long as consumers have problems, they will always search for solutions. People will always look for better, faster and smarter ways to accomplish everyday tasks. And fortunately for entrepreneurs, there are still lots of rooms for …

10 Quotes on Persistence to Help You Keep Going

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>This article was originally published on July 29, 2014.</i><p>Entrepreneurship is a labor of love, and like any great love, that often means a lot of passion and a lot of persistence to reach your happily ever after. There are set-backs and …

Cleaning Up Polluting Mines With Plants–Plants That Then Turn Into Precious Metals

One enterprising scientist thinks we’re close to creating a whole new, much greener mining industry.<p>Nothing grows here at Walker Ridge. Oaks, pines, and wildflowers stop abruptly at the edges of a huge swath of bare earth. The dead zone–tinged an uneasy shade of green–stretches almost as far as the …

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No Matter What You're Selling, This Strategy Should Do the Trick

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There are no shortage of instructional sales books. In fact, there are probably too many. The difficulty with most of the books is that they tend to teach you how to follow a process or structure that can limit your ability to think on …