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4 Tips for Building a Million-Dollar Business

The reason so many new businesses fail? Expectation misalignment.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Seventy-five percent of startups fail, many of them epicly. Of the thousands of companies founded every year,a mere fraction survive. And, of those few remaining, only a …

Entrepreneurship

If you wrong a raven, it will remember

These bitter ravens are animals after our own heart<p>Don’t try to wrong a raven, not even once. It’s not going to forget and it’s probably going to shun you for a long time.<p>When it comes to animal personalities, there are dogs, which are loyal and usually love you no matter what. And on the other …

Ravens

An illustrated guide to Frank Lloyd Wright

Get to know the architect’s signature buildings<p>Believer in suburban utopia. Father of organic architecture. Doghouse designer. Cape-wearing dandy. Purported target of grave-robbing. Bootlegging apprentice. Speed demon. Homewrecker. Survivor. Attention-hungry celebrity. Mystery guest. Teacher. …

Apple's first TV series shows what it takes to build an app

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Apple Inc’s long-awaited move into original television series starts Tuesday, with a reality show about a universe that is key to the technology giant’s business: the world of app developers trying to bring their ideas to the masses.<p>The 10-episode “Planet of the Apps,” an …

Netflix's CEO backs a math education program that works like the streaming service

But Hastings' interest in personalization also extends into a lesser-known realm: education.<p>In 2011, Hastings teamed up with venture capitalist John Doerr to invest $11 million in the growth of math education startup DreamBox Learning. Created in 2006, the program supplements kids' elementary and …

Education

The 20 Best Disney Movies On Netflix

Award-winners, crowd-pleasers, and classics are among the best Disney movies the platform has to offer.<p>Photos: Everett Collection ; Illustration: …

Single-purpose apps are dead, long live multi-purpose software

We’re living in a world where every single facet of our lives, both personally and professionally, can be managed by an app. From standalone grammar checkers to email hunters to digital project boards, there’s an app for every function imaginable.<p>This current state of specialization has now fully …

How to Plan and Photograph the Milky Way

Astrophotography is probably the most fascinating thing to someone whether he/she is a photographer or not. Nothing can be more hypnotizing than …

Kathy Griffin Isn't Alone: 8 Other Celebrities Who've Been Eyed by the Feds (Photos)

From Lucille Ball to Snoop Dogg, comedian is in good company

Slick Rick Praises The First-Ever Global Hip-Hop Day

"Hip-hop is due recognition," he told HuffPost.<p>June 8 marks Global Hip-Hop Day, during which we celebrate the global and cultural impact of the genre that was started some 40 years ago.<p>The first-ever event, which is held in conjunction with the NYC Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment, the …

How to Perfect the Art of a Work Uniform

My closet looks exactly like Donald Duck’s: two dozen identical white shirts all in a row.<p>About three years ago I decided to start wearing a uniform to the office, so I went to J. Crew and ordered three of the same suit in the same fabric and a score of white oxford shirts with button-down collars. …

How to fix and care for the tech in your life

This 13-year-old programmer is on a mission to educate 100,000 aspiring coders

When most of us were making our way through first grade, Tanmay Bakshi was a programming prodigy.<p>His love affair with computer programming started out as fun and games at the tender age of five. “Computers just fascinated me with how they could do anything. They were like magic,” Bakshi told Quartz …

iOS Apps

NASA to create colorful artificial clouds with rocket launch

East Coast residents in the United States will have the chance to catch a colorful sky in the early hours of Sunday morning as NASA launches a sounding rocket that will create artificial red and blue clouds.<p>The clouds may be visible along the Atlantic Coast stretching from North Carolina up to New …

Cosmology

Watching Lightning Strike a Building in Super Slow Motion Is Freaky as Hell

For the first time ever, scientists have captured high-speed footage of lightning striking a building. It’s dramatic as hell, but the video could …

Beginners Tutorial: Everything You Need to Know to Take Stellar Shots of Starlit Skies (VIDEO)

Astrophotography is really popular these days, but many photographers are put off by the challenge because they assume this type of shooting requires …

Adobe Scan app creates searchable, editable PDFs for free

Adobe's new mobile scanning app ups the ante on competitors <i>and</i> does away with paid subscriptions and upgrades.<p>Called Scan, the free app for iOS and Android converts printed text into a PDF simply by snapping a picture of it. That's not unusual for scanning apps, but Adobe's including optical …

Build your own video games forever with this lifetime membership to the School of Game Design

The popularity of video games continues to grow, and the industry surrounding our favorite past-time keeps getting more and more lucrative. Despite …

Audible’s new $5 million fund will pay emerging playwrights to write audio dramas

And the associated talent is bananas<p><i>The New York Times</i> reports that Audible, the Amazon-owned audiobook and radio distributor, has announced plans for a $5 million fund that will distribute grants to “emerging playwrights.”<p>Audible, through its production arm Audible Studios (launched in 2014), will …

These companies are racing to develop a Breathalyzer for pot

When the governor of Vermont vetoed a marijuana legalization bill this week, he said he was especially worried about stoned driving. He wants to hear more about an "impairment testing mechanism" to detect it.<p>The problem is that no such mechanism exists. There is no Breathalyzer for pot.<p>Urine and …

Converse & Carhartt WIP Take on the Chuck Taylor All Star ‘70 Ox

<b>Brand:</b> Converse, Carhartt WIP<p><b>Model:</b> Chuck Taylor All Star ‘70 Ox<p><b>Key Features:</b> Drill, canvas and ripstop construction; triple stitching on eye row and …

How Islamic State called for 'all-out war' on West during Ramadan

European security services are bracing for more attacks during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, after Islamic State called on its followers to rise up in an “all-out war” on "infidels” in the West.<p>Last Friday marked the start of a 30-day period of fasting and reflection in the Islamic world, which …

Riley raises $3.1M to help real estate agents rate and respond to their leads

Businesses usually spend lots of time and money trying of attract potential customers. Now a startup called Riley aims to help them prioritize those sales leads.<p>Riley was part of the winter class at Y Combinator. (In fact, CEO Daniel Ahmadizadeh said he and his co-founder Helson Taveras applied …

Cut Your Risk of Heart Disease in Half With These Delicious Anti-Inflammatory Foods

Did you know that anti-inflammatory foods can help you stop the sneakiest heart disease risks? Although our bodies rely on inflammation to help fight …

Let These Mind-Blowing Galaxy Simulations Melt Your Face Off

Everyone knows the cure for existential ennui is the Three P’s: Pint (of ice cream), Pink Floyd, and Pretty space pictures. While we can’t provide …

How Do You Code for a Quantum Computer?

The coders of tomorrow may be bug-checking the multiverse.<p>Ever since the invention of the computer, coders have been working in the medium of 1s and …

What Things Should Every Physics Major Know?

Over the weekend, cosmologist and author Sean Carroll tweeted about what physics majors should know, namely that “the Standard Model is an SU(3)xSU(2)xU(1) gauge theory, and know informally what that means.” My immediate reaction to this was pretty much in line with Brian Skinner’s, namely that …

Physics

9 things you should be eating *regularly* if you want glowing skin

From spices to starters.<p>When it comes to a natural glow, you really are what you eat. Because clearing up our complexions and getting naturally …

Blackstone Unveils $40 Billion Infrastructure Mega Fund With Saudi Arabia As President Trump Visits

As President Donald Trump visits Saudi Arabia on the biggest foreign trip of his presidency, private equity giant Blackstone Group is unveiling a $40 billion infrastructure fund with the gulf nation, which will primarily invest in the United States. Saudi Arabia will commit $20 billion to the …

Donald Trump

The scientific breakthrough that enabled physicists to solve the puzzle of infinity

During the mid 20th century, physicists were grappling with a perplexing puzzle. It seemed that every time they applied equations to explain fundamental properties we see and experience around us — like the mass of a particle or what happens when two particles interact with each other — they always …

Physics