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I Was Living In Poverty When One Small Decision Started Making Me $5,000 a Week

With business slowing to a crawl and his rent due, this entrepreneur found prosperity by leaning into his fear.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Last year, I was in a dilemma. I’d found success as a writer and as a coach, but my business had slowed to a torpor. I didn’t …

Entrepreneurship

David Allan Peters' Carved Paintings Are Too Gratifying Not to Touch

4 reasons to collect David Allan Peter's carved paintings:<p>1. To truly understand the work of David Allan Peters, you have to know the process behind …

Art

Now That I'm 50, Here's What I've Learned About Achieving Success That Escaped Me at 25

Hitting the big fifty requires reflection almost as a duty. So I focused mine on what I've learned about success since being half my current age.<p>I like writing about timeless lessons for success or key behaviors that lead to success. I've even written about famous failures that will inspire you to …

Motivation

The secret to the juiciest chicken is a simple but surprising marinade

Chef, restaurateur and cookbook author Stephanie Izard is stopping by the TODAY kitchen to share a few of her favorite recipes from her new book "Gather & Graze: 120 Favorite Recipes for Tasty Good Times." She shows us how to make spicy yogurt-marinated chicken thighs, grilled potato salad with …

Cooking

Researchers develop device that can 'hear' your internal voice

New headset can listen to internal vocalisation and speak to the wearer while appearing silent to the outside world<p>Researchers have created a wearable device that can read people’s minds when they use an internal voice, allowing them to control devices and ask queries without speaking.<p>The device, …

Artificial Intelligence

$1.6 billion cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase is launching a venture fund to create an 'open financial system for the world'

Coinbase, the cryptocurrency trading platform valued at $1.6 billion, is launching a venture fund that will invest in companies changing the world of finance, the company announced in a blog post Thursday.<p>Coinbase Ventures will provide "financing to promising early stage companies that have the …

Cryptocurrency

Foolproof Ways to Keep Your Succulents Alive and Thriving

Succulents are delightful little plants that boast a variety of fun colors, textures, and shapes. They are sometimes said to "thrive on neglect," and …

Plants

Uravu's zero-electricity Aqua Panels produce gallons of water from thin air

Uravu, a startup based in Hyderabad, India, has created a device that can produce water from an unlikely source–the air itself. The company’s …

Solar Thermal

The Surprising Psychology of BDSM

<i>By Brad Sagarin, Ph.D., guest contributor</i><p>“A pervert is anybody kinkier than you are.” (Wiseman, 1996, p. 23).<p>The novel <i>Fifty Shades of Grey</i> introduced …

Psychology

Microsoft launches AI and entry-level software development courses

Microsoft today launched two new courses in its online education program for developers: an entry-level software development class and an AI course for more advanced developers who want to expand their knowledge of machine learning.<p>It’s no secret that there aren’t enough data scientists and machine …

Software

Telegram has raised a total of $1.7 billion from its two pre-ICO sales

It might be planning a third presale as well<p>In February, secure messaging service Telegram launched a presale for its cryptocurency prior to an Initial Coin Offering (ICO), raising $850 million from 81 investors, and later that month, <i>The Verge</i> learned that it was launching a second private presale, …

Cryptocurrency

Sakti3: The Next-Generation Battery Company You Need to Know About

We’re always on the lookout for emerging technologies, manufacturing processes, and other nerdy things that could disrupt or enhance the automotive industry—but we must admit that our most recent discovery was a bit of a surprise. That discovery would be Michigan-based battery-tech startup Sakti3, …

Clean Energy

5 Stunning Places You've Probably Never Heard of but Need to See, According to a Woman Who's Traveled to 100 Countries (Video)

Traveling is always an exciting experience, but nothing quite compares to discovering something new.<p>Unfortunately, the prospect of visiting uncharted …

World War II

How to Grow Plants from Cuttings - Organic Gardening

Grow. Food. Anywhere. (Hardie Grant, 2018) <i>by Mat Pember and Dillon Seitchik-Reardon goes through every fruit and veggie you can think of, giving you</i> …

Gardening

Easy Ways to Teach Kids About Emotions in Daily Life

Source: iStock/Used with Permission<p>Anthropologists say that Inuits, whose world is full of snow, have at least 50 words for variations of snow. Inuit …

Emotional Intelligence

How to Make Sure Your Company's Emails Stay Out of the Spam Folder

Navigate the byzantine world of email deliverability and ensure you get the most out of your emails.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Email is a core channel for almost anyone selling anything online, largely because it offers businesses multiple opportunities to …

Marketing

The 8 Things You Must Do to Improve Your Sponsored Social Ads

As organic reach dwindles, social media ads are becoming more and more appealing to marketers. In fact, social advertising budgets doubled from $16 …

Marketing

31 Forgotten Native American Herbal Remedies That Work Better Than The Pills

Maybe you are one of those who deem that the herbal remedies are not as useful as pharmaceutical ones, but the real truth is that these herbal …

Alternative Medicine

Stem cell treatment offers new hope for multiple sclerosis patients

Doctors on Sunday hailed what they say is a major breakthrough in the treatment of multiple sclerosis, halting progress of the disease and relieving symptoms in some patients.<p>An international trial also found that the stem cell transplant treatment could reduce disability for people with MS, …

Immunotherapy

The Secret Reason Why Sex Is So Crucial in Relationships

Source: Rawpixel com/Shutterstock<p>We associate good relationships with sexuality, assuming quite naturally that happy couples seemingly have sex more …

Psychology

Slovakian Hidden Bedroom Apartment

Housed in a renovated 18th-century monastery, the Slovakian Hidden Bedroom Apartment uncovers some hidden treasures from its past, while creating …

Interior Design

The rise of experiential commerce

“$43 million and the only thing you can buy in it is a coffee.”<p>So said Samsung’s Senior Director of Store Development Michael Koch about the company’s flagship Manhattan “popup”—Samsung 837—though “popup” is an understated description for a 56,000 square-foot cavern with interactive art, virtual …

eCommerce

A woman’s final Facebook message before euthanasia: ‘I’m ready for my trip now...’

Assisted suicides in the Netherlands include a 29-year-old who had nothing wrong with her physically<p>At 2pm on 26 January, Aurelia Brouwers lay down on her bed to die. Clutching a toy pink dinosaur and listening to her favourite music, the 29-year-old drank her prescribed medication as close friends …

Data Protection

Ultimate Guide to YouTube for Business, Second Edition

Ultimate Guide to YouTube for Business, 2nd Edition<p>Pages: 270 Format: Paperback ISBN: 9781599186191<p>$21.99<p>Additional Links:<p>Reel in the Profits with YouTube<p>YouTube delivers more than a billion minutes of streaming content to 1.3 billion active users every day. That’s equivalent to one-third of all …

Small Business

What Is Yogic Sexuality?

Contrary to what we have been taught, love is not something that <i>happens</i> to us when we are face to face with the right person or find ourselves in the …

Raspberry Pi 4G Internet Of Things Bit 4G HAT

Raspberry Pi enthusiasts searching for a way to add 4G connectivity to their mini PC projects may be interested in the Altitude Tech IoT Bit 4G HAT …

Mining for asteroids will be the next gold rush

Forget cryptocurrency — the next big “gold rush” isn’t even on Earth.<p>Physicist Michio Kaku, writing in his new book “The Future of Humanity” …

Amazon has a $27 multi-color LED light strip that syncs to your music

When we first caught wind of the DotStone Music-Syncing LED Strip Lights, we thought they sounded kind of cheesy, to be honest. Then we actually …

Here's Why Crowdfunding Is a Good Bet For Female Founders

Karen Cahn, CEO of iFundWomen, dispels popular myths about crowdfunding.<p>According to a 2017 crowdfunding report from PwC, women do substantially better on crowdfunding platforms than their male counterparts. Berkeley-Haas School of Business and the Kellogg School of Management found that women are …

Crowd Funding

How to Stop Taking Things Personally

Source: Blend Images/Shutterstock<p>When other people wrong you, and you take their actions personally, it can feel as if you’ve been punched in the …

Self-help