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Today’s College Students Aren’t Who You Think

As the Trump administration and congressional Republicans push a variety of higher-education paths, including more vocational options, we take a look at today’s college student population<p>Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and Republicans on Capitol Hill are advocating a fundamental rethink of higher …

Higher Education

The secret to creativity – according to science

Whether you get mesmerised by Vincent van Gogh’s painting The Starry Night or Albert Einstein’s theories about spacetime, you’ll probably agree that …

Complete Guide to CryptoCurrency Trading - Alt Coins - Video Training

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How to Excel at Both Strategy and Execution

For decades, we’ve often thought of leadership profiles in unique buckets—two popular varieties were the “visionaries”, who embrace strategy and think about amazing things to do, and the “operators”, who get stuff done. We intuitively knew that there must be leaders that span these areas, but in …

Ethereum Continues Improvements Amid Bitcoin Bickering

The cryptocurrency world is in a fuss about Bitcoin and rightly so, with the cancellation of the SegWit2x hardfork and the sudden drop in pricing by …

Cryptocurrency

How this woman grew her startup from zero to $58 million in three years

Susan Tynan's favorite bit of advice when asked for words of entrepreneurial wisdom is this: Ignore the well-meaning naysayers who tell you your idea can't be done.<p>Tynan is the founder and CEO of Framebridge, an internet custom framing startup. Founded in 2014, she has raised nearly $37 million …

Startups

What to Never Say When Networking

It only takes a few off-putting words to ruin your reputation.<p>Networking used to be organic. You went to a gathering of like-minded people in your …

Stop Beginning Your Speeches with 'Good Morning and Thank You' and Start With This Instead

It doesn't matter how compelling your presentation is if you haven't grabbed your audience's attention in the first few seconds.<p>Every presentation is an opportunity to make an impression. You can either use your pitch to build credibility, engagement and buy-in, or blow the chance to share your …

In China, internet celebs are turning into entrepreneurs. Here’s how.

Photo credit: Hannah Morgan.On a tree-lined street in Shanghai, a glass storefront shows off frilled dresses and high heels. It looks like a typical …

9 Binge-Worthy Marketing Podcasts

With so many choices, it's hard to know what podcasts are worthy of your time. For the well-rounded marketer, add these 9 to your playlist.<p>According to Edison Research, 67 million Americans listen to podcasts each month. And, as Jay Baer points out, that means that podcast listening is now more …

Reelgood’s app for cord cutters helps you find something new to watch

Reelgood, a service aimed at helping cord cutters find new shows and movies to watch from across streaming services, is now available on mobile devices. The company this week launched on iOS – its first mobile application – which allows you to search and browse content from over 250 streaming …

Apps

Walmart wants to walk into your home and put groceries in your refrigerator

On Friday, the retail giant announced a partnership with August Home, a smart-lock startup, that would allow a delivery person to enter customers' orders and put groceries away in their refrigerators.<p>The test will take place in Silicon Valley with a small number of August Home users who have opted …

eCommerce

New Theory Cracks Open the Black Box of Deep Learning

A new idea called the “information bottleneck” is helping to explain the puzzling success of today’s artificial-intelligence algorithms — and might …

Want to write a bestselling novel? Use an algorithm

In the first of a four-part series on earning money, we look at the fast-track route to a chartbusting book – with a little help from a computer<p>It’s the multimillion pound question that publishers and writers have been pondering for decades: what makes a bestseller? Attempting to write one could …

Writing

The best beauty science blogs

<i>Christopher says…Hello Randy & Perry. What other beauty blogs (with a scientific twist) do you guys recommend? I hear you guys mention this news</i> …

Data Analyst là gì? Đọc p/v với Analytics Manager của Chotot để biết!

<i>Data Analyst là người đại diện cho tiếng nói của dữ liệu. Họ thực hiện các phân tích sâu (deep dive analytics) để cung cấp insights cho những quyết</i> …

I Was Blown Away By How These Brothers Built A $25 Million Business Growing at 160%

It is really difficult for family members to work together and be successful. These two brothers have done it -- and their location in Boston makes a big difference.<p>A pair of brothers started a company that failed. They picked themselves up and started another one that they've been running together …

Google Is Giving Away Its Best Tools for Managers Absolutely Free

Put Google's insights about what makes a great manager to use without paying a penny.<p>When it comes to developing great managers, Google doesn't leave much to chance. The data-obsessed company famously spent years studying the attributes of effective managers for its Project Oxygen, determining that …

Turning Big Data into Actionable Insight

Between the growth of computing power and the rise of the Internet of Things, humanity now knows more about the world and its own systems than ever …

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Exclusive Test Data: Many Colleges Fail to Improve Critical-Thinking Skills

Results of a standardized measure of reasoning ability show many students fail to improve over four years—even at some flagship schools, according to a Wall Street Journal analysis of nonpublic results<p>Freshmen and seniors at about 200 colleges across the U.S. take a little-known test every year to …

Should You Be Avoiding Parabens? The Science

Much like “organic” and “all-natural”, “paraben-free” is one of those phrases you’ll see displayed prominently on increasing numbers of skincare and …

Skin Care

IDEAL SUNSCREEN (1): SPF, PPD, ANTIOXIDANTS

Trước tiên là tớ xin lỗi mọi người vì bài viết này tớ ngâm lâu quá. Điều xin lỗi thứ 2 là bài viết thật sự không hoành tráng như tớ hứa hẹn. Thực ra …

Fact-check: Why does pH matter for AHAs and BHAs?

Continuing on my pH/hydroxy acid kick (check out last week’s Stridex pH test here), today’s Fact-check is on the influence of pH and alpha and beta …

Professors at America's elite colleges pick one book every student should read in 2017

College professors dole out an incredible amount of required reading to their students.<p>But what if they could only choose one book?<p>When asked, professors at America's most prestigious colleges — those in the top 10, according to US News & World Report — shared with Business Insider the single book …

College & University

Former Ivy League admissions officer reveals how schools pick students

While the decision process may appear shrouded in mystery for college hopefuls, admissions officers know the intricacies that take place on campus.<p>Reddit hosted an AMA, or Ask Me Anything, that featured former Cornell admissions officer Nelson Ureña answering questions about the admissions process …

College & University

Trans-Pacific Partnership Can Succeed Without the U.S.

The U.S. signed the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal last year, then decided not to implement it. The 11 other signatories have given themselves until November to decide whether to go ahead anyway. They shouldn't need half that long. The deal as it stands is far better than none.<p>Contrary to …

Trans-Pacific Partnership

This was a big week for blockchain

I just spent four days at two of the most important conferences in the emerging blockchain/crypto-currency space.<p>One was Consensus. The other Token Summit.<p>I had about 100 conversations with people who are at the epicenter of the blockchain wave, including one of the approximately 35 people in the …

Cryptocurrency

10 Things You Do That Make You Less Likable

Too many people succumb to the mistaken belief that being likable comes from natural traits that belong only to a lucky few. Dr. Travis Bradberry shows you how being likable is under your control.<p>Too many people succumb to the mistaken belief that being likable comes from natural, unteachable …

Psychology shows it’s a big mistake to base our self-worth on our professional achievements

Contemporary society has some very wrong-headed ideas about what constitutes success. Popular thinking holds that a person who went to Harvard is smarter and better than someone who attended Ohio State; that a father who stays at home with his kids is contributing less to society than a man who …

Dot-com