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Why we need new role models for boys who dare to be different

In 1804, Percy Shelley is being bullied at school until he flies into violent rages. A century later, a young Grayson Perry is wandering through graveyards, alone and in a dress. Neil Degrasse Tyson spent his youth staring through a telescope on the roof of his building. Jesse Eisenberg spent his …

David Beckham

Want Dramatically Improved Performance From Your Employees? Try This 1 Powerful Exercise

You don't need me to tell you that employees are your most valuable asset. But are you getting the most value out of them?<p>There are many timeless keys to success and behaviors that drive peak performance.<p>But what stunts performance?<p>There's a major, yet hidden, culprit lurking in your workplace.<p>It's …

Employment

Want to Become a Consultant? There's an App for That. Actually, There Are 3.

If you have skills that others need, consider the apps Clarity, Moonlighting and Upwork.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you're a seasoned entrepreneur, you're likely expert at something other entrepreneurs need help with -- be it complex accounting issues, or how to …

Small Business

This Practical Guide From Small Business Experts Covers Everything You'll Encounter Running A Business

Small business experts Rieva Lesonsky and Barry Moltz are regular expert guests on JJ Ramberg's MSNBC show, Your Business. They have recently written a book to help anyone who is thinking about starting or is already running a small business.<p>Before I started my business almost a decade ago, I did …

Small Business

The Definitive Guide to Licensing: When You Get a Great Idea, What Do You Do Next?

An entrepreneur who sees somebody's good idea get licensed once a week tells you exactly how to pursue your own good idea.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>Stephen Key is an expert on licensing consumer-product ideas. His book about inventing,</i> One Simple Idea, <i>has been</i> …

Licensing

Cocktail of the week: the flu-fighter martini

Smash the lurgy in the chops with this spicy-sour, alcohol-free powderkeg<p>This alcohol-free bug-buster is the perfect tipple for cold evenings, and a great one to get you through the last weekend of dry January.<p>Serves 1<p><b>80ml coconut water</b> (preferably raw)<b><br>50ml fresh orange juice</b><b><br>15ml fresh lemon</b> …

Spices

Hundreds of HP computer models carry a deactivated keylogger

In November, a computer programmer spotted some strange code while trying to control a backlit keyboard on a Hewlett-Packard laptop.<p>It was a …

Malware

3-Ingredient Happy Hour: A Woodsy Cynar Lemonade

Happy weekend, everyone, and welcome back to <i>3-Ingredient Happy Hour</i>, the weekly drink column featuring super simple yet delicious libations. This …

The Secret You May Be Missing for Gorgeously-Iced Christmas Cookies

<i>This article originally appeared on MyRecipes</i><p>You know those oh-so-perfectly iced sugar cookies that you (supposedly) can only find at bakeries, with …

Dessert

Jazz it up: Arab musicians bring their songs to Germany

BERLIN (AP) — Arab musicians in Berlin are bringing their musical roots to Germans — with a little help from American jazz.<p>At the monthly Arab Song Jam in the German capital, musicians use famous Arab songs as a starting point before inviting other musicians onto the stage for a jam session in a …

Germany

Survivor tells of brutality in Myanmar

Myanmar's government has strongly denied claims of abuses against Rohingya Muslims by its military, but one man decided to write a letter to the world about what happened to his village. CNN's Alexardera Field reports.

Teens are becoming adults later than they used to

Teens are growing up more slowly than they did two decades ago, and today's 18-year-olds act like the 15-year-olds of the 1990s, per a new study. …

Demographics

Here's the age you peak at everything throughout life

What are you the best at RIGHT NOW? These are the ages when you peak at everything.<p>From 7 - 8, Learning a new language is easiest. From 9-10, you're least likely to die. At 18, your brain works the fastest.<p>At 22, women are most attractive to men. At 23, People have the highest satisfaction with …

Muscle

Psychologists studied 5,000 genius kids for 45 years — here are their 6 key takeaways

Follow thousands of superbright kids for four and a half decades, and you learn a thing or two about how to raise a high-achiever.<p>One of the biggest takeaways: Even kids with genius-level IQs need teachers to help them reach their full potential.<p>Since it began in 1971, the "Study of Mathematically …

Education

How to Make Your Own Big Mac Sauce

The recipe for McDonald’s Big Mac sauce has allegedly been leaked online and it is—as most mass-produced sauces are—a long list of oil, corn syrup, …

Creamy Basil Parmesan Soup

This is a simple soup to have that’s really tasty, cheesy, filling and heavenly by itself. In it lies all our favourite ingredients – macaroni and …

Young refugees launch digital magazine to tell powerful stories of struggle and triumph

The Ritsona Kingdom flag has a simple design, but it's deep with meaning. A blue band at the top represents Greek territory, while a thicker swath of …

50 Ideas for a Lucrative Side Hustle

You know how to do something people would hire you for, if they know you are available.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you're looking for ways you can earn a few extra bucks with a side hustle, you'd likely encounter hundreds of strategies for make some money. …

Small Business

The Liver: A ‘Blob’ That Runs the Body

To the Mesopotamians, the liver was the body’s premier organ, the seat of the human soul and emotions. The ancient Greeks linked the liver to pleasure: The words hepatic and hedonic are thought to share the same root.<p>The Elizabethans referred to their monarch not as the head of state but as its …

University of Michigan

20+ Online Art Classes to Take Your Creativity to New Heights This Week

School might be out for the summer, but that doesn’t mean you can’t learn something new. Creative online classes pick up where conventional schooling has left off by sharing helpful artistic approaches and tutorials on industry-standard software. Plus, new courses are being added all the time; this …

Now accepting your best summer photos — and videos too

When you pack your bags for your much-needed vacation, don’t forget to pack your camera.<p>We’re looking for your best shot for possible inclusion in our annual “What I Did on My Summer Vacation” issue, which is set for Sept. 17.<p>This year, we are also accepting videos.<p>We’ll consider photos and videos …

The World Is Too Complicated for Donald Trump to Be President, Theoretical Physics Suggests

An emerging branch of complex systems mathematics suggests in cold, analytical terms that Donald Trump is not smart enough to be president.<p>Many political observers have coalesced around a prevailing theory that they say explains Donald Trump's early struggles. Put simply, they say he's too dumb to …

Donald Trump

I've taken AncestryDNA, 23andMe, and National Geographic genetics tests — here's how to choose one to try

I've sent my spit off for more genetics tests than anyone else I know.<p>The tests analyzed the DNA in my saliva to find out a host of different things about my ancestry and health.<p>Genetic testing companies have proprietary sets of data and various ways of analyzing information, so each one I tried …

Molecular Biology

16 Cheat Sheets For If You're A Foodie But Also Lazy AF

Easy and foolproof.

Cooking

Chocolate Wacky Cake Is a One-Bowl Answer to Crazy Times

The first time I made a crazy cake, it was a few days after 9/11. At the time, I lived in Wisconsin with my boyfriend and the world felt sharp and …

Dessert

Evelo Offers An Electric Bike In Which You Provide 90% Of The End Product

Judging by reactions to my prior installments of electric bikes and electric racing cars, the attention and dollars flowing into the electric vehicle market is on an upward trajectory.<p>One of the more intriguing products is the Evelo Omni Wheel.<p>Evelo is an electric bike start-up company, and they …

Electric Bikes

The One Cooking Hack Gordon Ramsay Swears By for Next-Level Pasta

Many of us are amateur cooks, and we all know what that means: We love to inflate our prowess. "I make the best lasagna you'll ever taste," <i></i>we say to …

How to keep cool without costing the Earth

ABOUT 6% of the electricity generated in America is used to power air-conditioning systems that cool homes and offices. As countries such as Brazil, …

Stanford University

How To Make Money From Travel Photography

TWB proudly presents...<p>There is so many ways to follow your dreams to travel the world so I love this post from Sandra about making money with travel …

Revealed: Secret list of Netflix codes that unlock hidden list of films and TV shows

Good news for Netflix users - you can use hidden codes to make searching the extensive streaming site easier.<p>It seems not all content appears when …

TV shows