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17 Google products you've never heard of

Most of us have heard of Google's well-publicized moonshots: Self-driving cars, smart contact lenses, internet-beaming balloons, and more.<p>While those products and services sound amazing, most of us can't use them just yet. But the company actually has a bunch of other ones that are incredibly …

Apps

How Startups with Little Funding Can Get Top Notch Developers

Hiring a developer? Here's what to look for before bringing one on board.<p>Startups typically lack funding and promises of investments, which can create an issue when it comes to paying for top notch developers and crucial staff. You can still attract top developers with a small budget. Be creative …

Employment

Meet the 4 star real-estate agents who make a killing selling multimillion-dollar LA homes

Josh Altman, Josh Flagg, David Parnes, and James Harris are the real-estate agents who star on Bravo's "Million Dollar Listing: Los Angeles," which airs Wednesdays at 9 p.m.<p>On every episode, these men wheel and deal over the most expensive property in the city with the richest people in the world. …

Real Estate

Lumosity brain games dev fined $2m over false advertising

Lumos Labs, the maker of the mobile brain training app Lumosity, has been ordered by the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to pay $2 million to the agency (PDF) for falsely advertising that its software can help users perform better at work and in school, and reduce or delay cognitive …

Stave

Top 10 Things to do When Your New Camera Arrives

I recently found myself in the position of having to buy a new camera. It is an exciting time, but the new camera will take some getting used to.Once …

Tutorials

How Sex Addict Neil Strauss Quit ‘The Game’

His book ‘The Game’ became a noxious model for ‘players’ everywhere. And his own sex-focused lifestyle almost destroyed him.<p>A decade ago, writer Neil …

Marilyn Manson

Want to live to 1,000? Be careful what you wish for

<b>Google is throwing its might into a project to slow the ageing process, and researchers think it could be possible for humans to live until we're</b> …

3 Ways to Become a More Effective Learner

We may graduate from school, but we never stop learning. New jobs, new roles, new relationships: all require the acquisition of new knowledge. To stop learning is to stop improving.<p>Despite its importance, so many of us develop bad habits and faulty techniques that undermine our ability learn …

So long and thanks for all the flat whites: an English view of Australia

I lived and worked in Sydney for two years, and I got to know its people and its outsider’s view of the rest of the world. Here’s my take on Australiana<p>Recently my colleague Paul Owen shared his experiences about being an Englishman in New York, from the volatile customer service, to the way …

Winners of the 2015 International Landscape Photographer of the Year Contest

After months of receiving breathtaking landscape shots from photographers around the world, the winners of the 2015 International Landscape Photographer of the Year competition have just been announced. From 2,604 entries submitted by 481 professionals and amateurs across the globe, judges selected …

Copyright, trade marks, patents – understanding Intellectual Property

With a quarter of UK small firms violated in the past five years, protecting your IP is vital – and doesn’t have to cost the earth<p>The Federation of Small Businesses has released research showing that SMEs are struggling to protect their intellectual property (IP), with 25% of survey respondents …

Small Business

10 Lessons I Learned from a Year of Productivity Experiments

Over the last 12 months I have conducted countless productivity experiments on myself, interviewed some of the most productive people in the world, …

Time Management

OK, So You Failed. Now What?

Organizational psychologist and best-selling author<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>January was a tough month for sports fans in my home state of Colorado. On January 11, in front of a shocked, sold-out stadium, the Denver Broncos lost the AFC playoffs to the …

J. K. Rowling

How I Beat My Fear of Public Speaking

A few days before I have to talk in front a lot of people, I get this queasy feeling in my stomach that won’t go away. I don’t want to eat. I just …

Pretend you're a millionaire: Britain's luxury homes from £1m to £100m

Mayfair shoebox to Scottish estates - what would your imaginary winnings get you these days in the high-end property market?<p>Listen carefully this month and you’ll hear the distinctive rattle of keys or the clipped sound of well-buffed shoes and stylish stilettos on the pavement as London’s high-end …

80-Year-Old Man Builds Dog Train to Take Abandoned Strays on Adventures

Eugene Bostick has a heartwarmingly unique hobby: he's a train conductor for stray dogs. "We live down on a dead-end street, where me and my brother have a horse barn," the 80-year-old told The Dodo. "People sometimes come by and dump dogs out here, leaving them to starve. So, we started feeding …

5 Things Every Startup Should Do--and 5 to Avoid

The Executive Director of The Nasdaq Entrepreneurial Center in San Francisco shares the dos and don'ts that every entrepreneur needs to know.<p>This week marks the launch of the Nasdaq Entrepreneurial Center in San Francisco, a new state-of-the-art mentorship resource for entrepreneurs. The center …

Entrepreneurship

New PM's journey from worker's cottage to mansion

Long before Malcolm Turnbull ascended to the highest political office in the country and took the keys to his official Sydney residence Kirribilli …

Real Estate

18 Ways to Send the Right Message With Body Language

Set yourself up for success by using nonverbal communication to your advantage.<p>Research shows that 60 to 90 percent of our communication with others is nonverbal, which means the body language we use is extremely important.<p>In addition, it's especially important to make a good first impression. Why? …

Public Speaking

The Power of a Morning Routine

Did you know that the way you start your morning sets the direction for the rest of the day? That’s why, highly successful entrepreneurs and …

Productivity

7 Networking Secrets Everyone Should Learn In Their 20s

Fresh out of college, my first job was doing marketing research for McGraw Hill in New York City. I didn’t know many people in the city and, to me, …

5 Tips to Take Your Landscape Photography from Good to Great

Landscape photography is one of the most favoured genres of photography. It also happens to be the one genre that is not easy to master. The reason …

Digital Photography

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Startup Tricks: 10 Things Budding Entrepreneurs Should Focus On

Starting a company is incredibly difficult, especially if it's your first time doing so. There are a million and one things to think about: quickly …

Turns Out Floatation Therapy Is Less 'Relaxation' And More 'Dropped 10 Tabs'

For those not fully satisfied with the level of chill brought by adult colouring books and all that, there’s something a tad stronger to loosen your …

Insomnia

This free Google Chrome extension provides one of the most essential parts of learning a new language

The extension translates portions of whatever you're reading into the language you're trying to learn.Flickr / Ed YourdonScience suggests that the best way to learn a new language — especially as an adult — is through immersion.<p>For example, you might spend an extended period of time in a foreign …

Language

Want To Start A Successful Company? Read These Five Books First

There’s an old saying in the rare coin business. That is: “buy the book before you buy the coin.” The same thing, I would say, goes for folks who want to start their own businesses. But where do you start? I asked Ted D. Zoller, the director for entrepreneurial studies at UNC’s Kenan-Flagler …

Entrepreneurship

Dear Photographer, You Only Live Once

Dear friend,<p>You might have heard the term “YOLO”, which stands for “you only live once”. However, I think most people misconstrue the word. They …