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Watch: Navy Ship Uses Energy Weapon In Persian Gulf

It's not <i>Star Wars</i> on the high seas — but the U.S. Navy says it has made a "historic leap" by deploying a laser weapon system for the first time. The Navy released a video showing a LaWS — shorthand for "laser weapon system" — being used by the USS Ponce during target practice in the Persian Gulf.<p>In …

Twenty-one ways to achieve wealth and success

In his book, <i>Rich Habits – The Daily Success Habits of Wealthy Individuals</i>, Tom Corley outlines several habits that distinguish the wealthy from the nonwealthy.<p>It got me to think, How many people operate on autopilot and don't stop to monitor their everyday patterns? Below I've summarized 19 of his …

We're About To Learn A Lot More About Area 51

When the National Atomic Testing Museum of Las Vegas opened its "Area 51: Myth or Reality" exhibit two years ago, it became an instant hit. It wasn't just the only place that had a comprehensive knowledge of Area 51 -- it gave a venue to former employees of America's top secret military base to …

Who needs the cloud? Plex adds photo auto-upload to its Android and Windows Phone 8 apps

Plex facilitates a local cloud, and it’s for that reason people enjoy using it over competing services like Dropbox or Google Drive. The company has …

Win More Sales with an Indirect Strategy

For the past two decades, business-to-business selling has been conducted in basically the same way. Salespeople directly approach customers armed with facts, features, and the benefits of their products to convince customers to buy. However, customer decision making has changed and today’s buyers …

Clock's Ticking: A Simple Tool to Pitch Your Idea in 15 Seconds

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>A successful venture capital investor once told me that he challenges entrepreneurs to make their pitch in 10 words or less.<p>“If you can’t tell me what you do in 10 words, I’m not interested, I’m not buying and I’m not investing. …

Entrepreneurship

7 Research-Backed Breakfast Tips for Faster Weight Loss

Want to fend off breakfast boredom and lose some pounds? We've rounded up a week's worth of ideas for your a.m. meals.

Netflix Speed Index Reveals Canada’s Top and Worst Streaming Internet Provider [u]

Netflix has finally added Canada to its ISP Speed Index, reflected in its April 2014 charts:<p>With this month’s update we have expanded the index to …

Canada

5 pro-quality at-home hair dyes that let you skip the salon

Hair color is made easy thanks to these pro-quality hair dyes you can try in the comfort of your own home.<p>Whether you're having a spontaneous moment, looking for a change or simply need a quick fix to cover up roots, you don't necessarily have to head to the salon to get the hair color of your …

Hair

Mindfulness for People Who Are Too Busy to Meditate

Mindfulness has become almost a buzz-word. But what is it, really? Mindfulness is, quite simply, the skill of being present and aware, moment by moment, regardless of circumstances.<p>For instance, researchers have found that mindfulness can reprogram the brain to be more rational and less emotional. …