Ralph Alejandro

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The One Thing You Should Never Discuss During a Pitch Meeting

<i>The Entrepreneur Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

FAA Says All Owners of Small Drones Must Register By February 19, 2016

Anything heavier than half a pound needs registration<p>Any drone weighing more than two sticks of butter needs to be registered, the FAA announced today. The registration is a new statutary requirement, and the FAA says all drones owned before December 21st, 2015 <i>must</i> be registered by February 19th, …

Drones

Deadpool: Captain America Chris Evans praises Ryan Reynolds film

Everyone is talking about <i>Deadpool</i>, including Captain America. Chris Evans, star of Disney’s slate of Marvel movies, praised Ryan Reynolds’ …

22 Acts of Smartass Vandalism That Made the World a More Hilarious Place

As we all know, vandalism is a CRIME, and 99 percent of the time it’s ugly and dumb. But sometimes, vandalism can actually be hilarious. I mean, that …

Why rich people eat healthier

Since humans and other plant-eating animals have reason to consume a lot of broccoli, it has come to produce goitrin, a compound that tastes very bitter to people with a certain gene—which serves as a (meager) defense against getting eaten.<p>Other vegetables that come from the very same plant, …

Boost Your Nest Egg in 3 Easy Steps

Source: Flickr user taxcredits.net.<p>More than half of Americans between the ages of 55 and 64 have no retirement savings. As a result, the Employee Benefit Research Institute reports that less than one in four workers are very confident they'll have enough money to live a comfortable retirement. …

An entrepreneur who raised over $1 million for his company at age 19 shares 3 tips that will make you more successful

Nearly five years after launching One, the app is connecting college students at Harvard, Yale, Princeton, and more than 20 other campuses. Levy serves as the company's chief operating officer.<p>He's also the founder of Silicon Valley's NextGen conference, which brings together future startup …

Kanye West Is Right To Use Borrowed Money Even Though He's Rich

Kanye West, who is reported to earn over $20 million per year created a stir this week by claiming to be $53 million in debt and by asking for further funding to bring his myriad creative ideas to fruition. While some reports dispute the debt claim and explain it is really just personal wealth he …

Making it up as you go along: how your brain improvises

When your brain becomes ‘quieter’, remarkable things can happen. It’s time to go with the flow<p>Have you ever been at a concert and seen a musician or rapper start to improvise? It can often seem effortless or even magical. Few people can freestyle like Kendrick Lamar and Notorious BIG, or improvise …

Kendrick Lamar

Finally! CIA Releases 'X-Files' Docs, Details 'How To Investigate' UFOs

Intelligence agency posts unexpected info about flying saucers.<p>An odd thing happened this past week involving the real CIA, some fictional FBI agents and the oft-disputed truth about this country's investigation into UFOs.<p>Just three days prior to the long-awaited return of "The X-Files," the …

A research team has an unsettling explanation for why we haven't found aliens

Given the size and age of the universe, he said, and the statistical probability of life emerging in other solar systems, why is it that humanity has not seen any indications of intelligent life in the cosmos?<p>This query, known as the Fermi Paradox, continues to haunt us to this day.<p>If there are …

8 Mental Habits the Most Successful People Learn to Break

It’s not what you learn, but what you unlearn that matters.<p>Sometimes, success comes not from what you learn to do but what you learn to stop …

Meet the new you: a self-help guide to shake you up

Overhauling your life, whether it’s your home, job or your relationship, can seem an impossible task. But these five self-help gurus are here to get you started<p>Whatever you know or even think you know about mindfulness, Rohan Gunatillake wants you to consider his perspective. “Mindfulness needs to …

Warren Buffett says these are the 6 most important things you should do with your money

Do you want to be smarter with your money and better at building wealth next year than you were this year? There's no one better to turn to for advice than Warren Buffett. The Oracle of Omaha has built his own personal fortune to more than $72 billion, making him the third richest person in the …

Meditation for Beginners: 20 Practical Tips for Understanding the Mind

The most important habit I’ve formed in the last 10 years of forming habits is meditation. Hands down, bar none.<p>Meditation has helped me to form all …

Meditation

A New ‘X-Files’ Teaser Starts With A UFO Crash And Gets Crazier From There

<i>The X-Files</i> has, to this point, largely kept things under its hat. The six-episode series will explore both how the conspiracy Mulder and Scully spent almost a decade fighting has changed in an area where government surveillance is a fact of life and we’re more afraid of law enforcement than …

The Best Entrepreneurs Have This One Quality In Common

<i>The Leadership Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely</i> …

5 Android apps you shouldn’t miss this week! – Android Apps Weekly

Welcome back to Android Apps Weekly! Let’s get to those headlines:<p>Cyanogen has released a fun little bundle of Cyanogen OS applications for CyanogenMod users. These apps, referred to as C-Apps, are a collection of six applications that you can optionally install, but only if you run CyanogenMod. …

16 Best YouTube Channels To Start Learning Web Development

Want to be a web developer but <b>not sure where to start</b> or<b> which programming language to begin with</b>? There are plenty of resources you can fall back on …

Gen Y money: Job hunting is that much harder when you’re broke

<i>Thanks for reading our Gen Y money blog, where a recent grad chronicles her real-life journey to becoming a financially independent adult.</i><p>I've learned a number of valuable lessons during job interviews: ask the right questions, avoid wearing grey (should you be prone to stress sweat), and have at …

Here's what Warren Buffett said when Tony Robbins asked him how he got so rich

Billionaire Warren Buffett hasn't always been as incredibly rich as he is today. In fact, 99% of his wealth was earned after his 50th birthday.<p>The investing legend has been slowly building his fortune over the years, and today, the 85-year-old billionaire is one of the richest men in the world, …

Here's How Much Yoga It Takes to Truly See Results

Scrolling through Instagram, it seems like everyone you know is nailing single-arm balances and handstands (in front of a mountain or on a …

Star Wars: The Force Awakens and the uncertain future of movie critics

Normally when a movie studio decides not to screen a film for critics, it’s a sign of weakness. The film’s not working, so rather than let bad word of mouth hurt the opening weekend, the move is just to hide the problem from the moviegoing public as long as possible. But there’s nothing normal …

Apple Watch vs. Samsung Gear S2: A smartwatch skeptic chooses

I'm not the biggest fan of watches, especially not since the arrival of the cellphone. My trusty Nokia 3210 told me the time and didn't need to be adjusted, so I rid myself of some wrist-weight by putting aside my yellow and black Casio G-Shock and never used it again.<p>My wrists were free for the …

7 Habits Of Self-Made Millionaires

Most millionaires made their money without a trust fund or inheritance. Here are the habits that helped get them there.<p>Most millionaires aren’t born; they’re self-made. In a survey by Fidelity Investments, approximately 80% of people who have a net worth of $1 million or more did it without a trust …

The GOP’s deadly, broken history: Why last week’s Paris attacks prove yet again that George W. Bush didn’t “keep us safe”

<b>(Reuters/Jim Young)</b><p>“He kept us safe” isn’t just a bad excuse for devastating foreign policy decisions. It’s an affront to history<p>Bob Cesca<p>November 16, 2015 3:57pm (UTC)<p>In a perfect world, all former members of the Bush administration, specifically former President Bush, along with Dick Cheney and …

Foreign Policy

5 of the Best Franchise Opportunities for the Risk Averse Entrepreneur

If startups aren't for you, try tapping into a proven business model, with less risk.<p>Today's fast-paced startup environment isn't for everyone. Lots of people dream of starting their own business and getting rich, but most don't actually follow that dream. Maybe they're scared off by the high …

Parmesan Chicken with Caesar Roasted Romaine

4 Servings<p>Prep Time: 10 min<p>Total Time: 20 min<p>Not only is this entire Parmesan chicken recipe in one pan—it comes with a built-in side dish of roasted romaine. Skeptical about roasted greens? Try it, and you'll be a convert.<p>March 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>4 7-ounce skinless, boneless chicken breasts<p>Kosher …