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The 7 things nobody tells you about being an entrepreneur

<i>This post is in partnership with Entrepreneur. The article below was originally published at</i> <i>entrepreneur.</i><i>com</i><i>.</i><p>By Sarah Vermunt, Entrepreneur<p>There’s no …

Bright Young Stars Are Made In Red-Hot Stellar Clusters

Two dramatic star-making regions of our Milky Way have been captured in an image from the European Southern Observatory’s La Silla base in Chile, using the Wide Field Imager.<p>The telescope has snapped the star cluster NGC 3603 on the left of the pic, famed for having the highest concentration of …

Ebola's spread to US is 'inevitable' says health chief

Head of Centre for Disease Control says deadly virus likely to spread to America but will not be large<p>Ebola's spread to the United States is "inevitable" due to the nature of global airline travel, but any outbreak is not likely to be large, US health authorities has said.<p>Already one man with dual …

This woman and her machine learning tech could make Box a whole lot smarter

When cloud collaboration goldenboy Box acquired a stealth content-discovery startup called dLoop last month, the deal was about a lot more than …

The World's Most Powerful Bitcoin Miner Is Worried About How It Could Destroy Bitcoin

How hard is it?<p>The makers of the most powerful miner in the world can't even satisfy the insatiable demand for their product, because they would probably ruin Bitcoin if they did.<p>Here's the problem: Bitcoins are mined by computers solving math problems. More technically, they unlock blocks of …

Facebook: News Feed changes are aimed at 'low quality' sources

Some publishers may be justified in worrying about Facebook's News Feed changes, which are aimed at privileging smart articles over pictures of puppies. In an interview with <i>All Things D</i>, News Feed manager Lars Backstrom says that for now, the company is judging the quality of content by looking at …

Top 10 Predictions for Technology in 2014

How might 2014 play out in tech? Silicon Valley may again need to watch out for Microsoft, cheap smartphones will hit markets, and the Edward Snowden …

How Virgin America Got 6 Million People To Watch A Flight Safety Video Without Stepping On A Plane

When was the last time you paid attention to a pre-flight safety demonstration? In the past 12 days, Virgin America has managed to get <b>5.8 million</b> …

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25 Books That Changed The Course Of History

But what about the lives of an entire generation? Can a book change the future?<p>Miriam Tuliao, assistant director of central collection development at the New York Public Library, helped us come up with a list of 25 books that changed the course of history.<p>From the Torah to Orwell's "1984," these 25 …

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