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7 Netflix Documentaries Every Entrepreneur Should Watch

<i>This piece originally appeared on The Hustle.com.</i><p>Netflix (nflx) is great for Friday nights spent on the couch, long study breaks in the library, and</i> …

I took Harvard Business School's new pre-MBA course online — and it is definitely worth the 150 hours and $1,500

As a "pre-MBA" course, Harvard's HBX CORe (Credential of Readiness) covered the basics of statistics, economics, and accounting using the case study method.<p>With so many free online courses covering the same topics from schools like Wharton and Stanford, the $1,500 price can seem unnecessarily …

How Power Corrupts the Mind

Pity the despot.<p>(Carolyn P Speranza / Flickr)<p>While at Columbia University, Andy J. Yap set up a simple experiment. After manipulating his subjects into powerful or weak states (in the lab, psychologists are the most powerful ones of all), Yap asked them to guess the height and weight of others both …

Pearl Media (@pearlmedia) on Twitter

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A behind-the-scenes look at photographer @VincentLaForet as he takes to the air to capture #GE’s Evolution Series Tier 4 #locomotive. Powered by GE’s 12-cylinder engine, this machine is making history as the first mainline locomotive to meet the EPA’s Tier 4 emission standards, which call for the single-largest emission reduction in rail history. #GETier4 #tech #innovation

The all-new 2016 ATS-V is ergonomically designed to enhance driver comfort and control #ATS #VSERIES

Why Do We Have Blood Types?

When my parents informed me that my blood type was A+, I felt a strange sense of pride. If A+ was the top grade in school, then surely A+ was also …

New Class of Personalized Drugs Will Fight Cancer, Immune Disorders. But Making Them is not Easy

For millennia, sick people swallowed simple chemicals to get better. From botanical remedies used by people in ancient Mesopotamia, to penicillin, …

Breast Cancer

It’s Who You Know: Effective Networking Tips for Small Business Owners

Whether you’re a budding entrepreneur looking to launch a new startup or a seasoned small business owner trying to expand and grow your brand, …

Researchers at CRNS in Paris create artificial positive feelings in mouse’s memory for first time during sleep, highlighting possible new treatment for depression<p>Scientists have succeeded in creating false but happy memories in mice, in the first demonstration of memory manipulation during sleep.<p>In …

The Brain

How to Effectively Manage Your Attention | The Art of Manliness

In our last post we provided a big picture overview of what attention is and how it works. We explored the fact that while many people only think of …

This House Was Purchased for $1

Is this the biggest real estate steal ever?<p>Here's a makeover you won't believe: A historic house in Memphis was sold for a buck and turned into a bed and breakfast within a year. Jose and Jennifer Velázquez had dreams of opening their own B&B, and after 24 years they found the perfect place — The …

15 Resources to Create Images for Social Media

Do you post images on social media?<p>Would you like to create attractive images to share?<p>When creating images for social media, quality makes a …

Infographics

Getting to a Yes With Sales Scripting in 7 Easy Steps

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>After working with business clients in numerous industries, I've learned that being a salesperson comes with a certain stigma. Many business owners believe that to be a good salesperson, they must become manipulative and pressure others …

A Simple Math Formula Is Basically Responsible For All Of Modern Civilization

But what's more difficult to get a grasp on is the impact that concepts and ideas had on our progress.<p>For instance, a very simple idea — that loans can be made, and periodically interest can accrue on those loans — has been with us since we first began planting seeds in the ground.<p>As communities …

Personal Finance

Exercise the Mind and the Body Will Follow

If you find it hard to stick to your workout routine, or wish you enjoyed it more, it's likely that your mind is a little... out of shape.<p>Sounds …

25 Books That Blow Minds

On a recent Reddit thread, readers commented on this very phenomenon.<p>Asked about the most mind-blowing books they'd ever read, users brought up dystopian novels like "1984" and "The Handmaid's Tale." But books that engender hope for the human spirit like "To Kill a Mockingbird" and "The Kite …

My TED Talk on Mind-Controlling Parasites

When we think about animal behaviour, we often assume that the animals are in charge of their own actions. That’s often not the case. At the TED2014 conference in Vancouver last week, I gave a talk on the fascinating and macabre world of mind-controlling parasites, from the tapeworm that makes …

How to Train Your Creative Mind

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As Louis Pasteur once famously said, "Chance favors only the prepared mind." To be an innovative entrepreneur, you want to foster creativity in your daily life so that your mind is ready when opportunity arises.<p>"Creative ideas often come …

24 Essential Mind Mapping and Brainstorming Tools

Mind mapping is the process of using visual diagrams to show the relationships between ideas or information. Its popular uses include project …

5 Reasons To Stop Mind Mapping Immediately

Let’s explore five important reasons why you can or must stop mind mapping immediately. Even though many people are using mind maps to help them in …

50 Expert Tips for Getting Started on Social Media

“If you were to give a one-sentence tip to a small business owner just started out with social media, what would you say?”<p>That’s the question we’ve been asking a lot over the last few weeks.<p>We’ve asked: business owners, marketers, social media experts, bloggers, entrepreneurs, best-selling authors, …

How I Went From Zero to 380,000 Twitter Followers Without Spending a Dime

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As social media is becoming more engrained in our everyday lives, it is becoming imperative for businesses to get on board. And Twitter is huge for companies, as it provides a place to share news, engage with loyal customers and attract …

Corporate Identity for Magyar Részvénykereskedelmi Nyrt.

Magyar Részvénykereskedelmi Nyrt – Corporate Identity.<p>Martzi Hegedűs is a graphic designer based in Budapest, Hungary. He specializes in the creation …

Animal Logos Construction

Designing visual identities and logos is all about simplifying the form until you get the basic shapes that represent the form. There are several …

Graphic Design

P-One Modular Concept Phone by Bilal Khan

<b>P-One modular concept phone</b> was conceived at the IT university Lahore, Pakistan by Bilal Khan. There are many features equipped within this phone in …

Branding by Ed Vandyke for Berrylands Building Co.

Berrylands Building Co. Branding and Logo Design.<p>Ed Vandyke is an 18 year old graphic designer who started in July 2012. The young London, United …

Modern Free-Standing Bookcase Designed to Mimic a Tree

A bookshelf doesn't have to be a boring, rectangular piece of furniture that you push against a wall. <i>The Albero</i> proves this by being both a free-standing bookcase and a stunning centerpiece suitable for any room. Produced by Italian furniture maker Poltrona Frau, “albero” translates to “tree” in …

Port X

On the banks of the Prague's Vltava River lies one of Europe's most inventive housing concepts. Designed by architects Jerry Koza and Adam Jirkal, along with engineer Tomáš Kalhaus from Atelier SAD, the modular, floating house dubbed Port X was first created as the prototype for a serial production.<p>…

Brand Strategy And Customer Memory

Paul Marsden’s piece on “Thinking Fast and Slow” raised some great marketing implications from Daniel Kahneman’s work that are well worth reading.<p>I …