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In 6 Words, Elon Musk Explained Why So Many People Are Afraid to Take Risks and Achieve Greatness

It's the most rational reason imaginable--but it can lead to a boring, ordinary life.<p><i>This series examines the stories behind some of the best inspiring quotes of all time. Check out the full list: the best inspirational quotes for 2018.</i><p>The most powerful threat to greatness isn't evil. It's …

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US Dreamers 'see more opportunity' in return to Mexico

Kevin Bueno always dreamt of going to college in the United States.<p>However, Bueno - who was born in Mexico, moved to the US at age four and grew up in the state of Colorado - is undocumented.<p>Nearly 20 years after arriving in the US, he felt his options to study there were exhausted. So he left, …

Elon Musk shows off first production Tesla Model 3

Elon Musk said that the first production unit of the ultra-anticipated Tesla Model 3 would be coming this week, and here it is. The Tesla CEO posted two photos of the vehicle to Twitter late on Saturday night.<p>Musk has said that the first 30 Model 3 customers will receive their cars at a party on …

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60,000-year-old microbes found in Mexican mine: NASA scientist

NASA scientists have discovered living microorganisms trapped inside crystals for as long as 60,000 years in a mine in Mexico.<p>These strange ancient …

The envy-inducing Instagram account of a glamorous female pilot

A female pilot has become an internet hit for posting envy-inducing photos of her life in a bid to encourage more women to fly planes.<p>Eser Aksan Erdogan's Instagram is jam-packed with images showing her at work inside the cockpit of her Pegasus Airlines jet as well as enjoying time off in various …

Bill Gates Says There's Something Worse Than Nuclear War and We're Not Ready for It

The international community may prioritize the issue of nuclear war, but world leaders are overlooking another, greater threat: A genetically …

I've Traveled to 70 Countries Solo—This Is the One Everyone Should Visit

Packing up your possessions, booking a ticket, and venturing to a foreign country on your own is one of the most daunting but liberating things you …

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I Practiced Hygge and It's Kind of the Best Thing Ever

“Do Hot Pockets count as hygge?” I ask my husband on our first night of practicing the Danish way-of-life-turned-phenomenon pronounced <i>HOO-gah</i>, and …

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Elon Musk Takes Customer Complaint on Twitter From Idea to Execution in 6 Days

Attention, business leaders: This is how it's done.<p>For business leaders, social media can be confusing (and sometimes dangerous) territory.<p>But last month, Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk provided a master class in how to use social media effectively. When a Tesla owner complained about fellow …

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You Can See the Most Beautiful Sights in America on This $213 Train Trip

A big adventure doesn't have to cost you a fortune.<p>If one of your 2017 resolutions is to see all of the beauty and history that America has to offer on a dime, then you're going to love this supremely affordable travel idea.<p>Thanks to a brilliant train route devised by travel expert and blogger …

Dell just launched a redesigned version of one of the best Windows laptops you can buy

It looks good, its keyboard is comfortable, its battery life is superb, and, most notably, its bezels are super thin, which effectively lets it pack a 13-inch display into the body of an 11-inch machine.<p>We liked the most recent model enough to include it in our roundup of last year's top …

Americans' Average Income by Age -- How Do You Compare?

Nationwide, the average American under age 65 is earning $31,738 per year, according to the Census Bureau's Current Population Survey. However, average income varies significantly by age, and a more useful comparison for determining your financial preparedness may be your contribution rate to …

Trump's presidency is going to hurt Americans' wallets in a big way

It might seem reasonable, then, for Americans to assume the incoming Trump administration will be just fine for their personal finances.<p>Stocks didn't crash after Donald Trump's election, as so many predicted. Instead, the indexes jumped into record territory. And the Federal Reserve's December …

Budget European city breaks: Cut-price alternatives to Paris, London, Amsterdam and more

The majority of Europe’s most popular city break destinations are also the most expensive. Yet, there are ways to get a similar weekend away at a …

Prosecutors want 4 years for train dispatcher in fatal crash

BERLIN (AP) — Prosecutors are seeking a four-year jail sentence for a train dispatcher accused of negligence that led to one of the worst train …

National park tips: The ugly, brown box with the sweet Teton view

The Jackson Lake Lodge is an ugly, brown box – a bad moment in mid-century design -- but you might want to stay in one of its 385 rooms anyway.<p>Set in the middle ofGrand Teton National Park, 35 miles north of Jackson, Wy., it looks up at the serrated mountains of the Teton Range.<p>Get a room facing …

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Trump appears open to compromise on Obamacare

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President-elect Donald Trump appeared open Friday to compromising on his oft-repeated pledge to repeal and replace Obamacare -- citing a conversation with none other than President Barack Obama himself.<p>But the openness was complicated by a shift in the official positions listed …

Let 6-year-olds walk to school alone, European officials advise parents

LONDON — The idea of 6-year-old children walking to school alone would horrify a lot of parents. In Spain, however, parents are actively being encouraged to let their kids walk off without them.<p>Since 2010, a program now implemented in seven communities has tested how much space parents should allow …

Michael Buble: I was told my music wouldn't sell

<b>Michael Buble has revealed how he went from bank to bank to raise hundreds of thousands of dollars to persuade a music executive to sign him at the start of his career.</b><p>The Canadian singer told BBC Radio 4's Desert Island Discs that the executive told him his music would not sell.<p>He told Buble he …

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World facing biggest mass extinction since dinosaurs - with two thirds of animals wiped out in 50 years

The world is facing the biggest extinction since the dinosaurs, with seven in 10 mammals, birds, fish, amphibians and reptiles wiped out in just 50 years, a new report warns.<p>The latest Living Planet report by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and the Zoological Society of London (ZSL) estimates that by …

This Bailout Watchdog Says Wall Street Execs Need to Face Prosecution

Wall Street executives are too shielded from prosecution and should answer for misdeeds committed by underlings, the watchdog for a …

Small girl who speaks seven languages stuns TV audience

Four-year-old Bella Devyatkina has won fans all over the world this week following an appearance on a Russian TV show.<p>Bella, who lives with her family in Moscow, was a guest on Udivitelniye Lyudi – ‘Incredible People’ – where she showed off her incredible talent for languages.<p>After speaking to the …

GM's CEO: The Sharing Economy Is a Bigger Shift Than Electric, Autonomous

General Motors CEO Mary Barra says the auto industry is undergoing at least four fundamental changes, but that the emerging practice of sharing rides …

'Call of Duty' legend Phillip 'Phizzurp' Klemenov dies in car accident

<i>Call of Duty</i> pro Phillip "Phizzurp" Klemenov died in a car accident Sunday morning.<p>Phizzurp's girlfriend Adrianna Lemus, who was in the car with him …

Student discovers a way to destroy superbug bacteria without antibiotics

A 25-year-old student has discovered a way to destroy antibiotic-resistant bacteria without pummeling them with more antibiotics. Shu Lam …

Africa Could Be the Great Economic Success of This Century

Over the last eight years, America has written a new chapter in our relationship with Africa. Under President Obama's leadership, we have worked to transition our support for the continent from aid to trade and empowerment. We have started to build a full, equal, advanced economic partnership -- a …