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How a 34-year-old turned $200 into a company he sold for over $10 million in a matter of months

Thirteen years ago as a broke college student, Trevor Chapman took a job selling pest control door-to-door to make extra money. Eventually, he …

eCommerce

Your 401k could make you a millionaire—here’s how one man did it

That 401k plan your employer offers as a workplace benefit could be your ticket to riches. Just ask Fritz Gilbert. Saving in a 401(k) made him a …

Retirement

This Ivy League Expert Shows How Storytelling Is Key in Any Business - Do You Know How to Use It?

Telling stories is absolutely necessary for effective communication. This Columbia University expert shares what you need to know.<p>Lots of people think they're good storytellers, but not everyone has the gift. The truth is that many of your friends may just be suffering through your boring …

Columbia University

7 American Cities and States That Will Actually Pay You to Move There

Real talk, you average American, this might be the year you make a big move. For one, your commute is too long, and you’re fresh out of …

American Cities

27 businesses you can start for less than $1,000

Want to make some extra cash without investing a lot at the outset? Start a side hustle.<p>Think about what skills you have and how you can do it with …

Small Business

7 Ways to Get People To Like You From an FBI Behavior Expert

Meeting new people can be awkward. What should you say? How can you make a good impression? How do you keep a conversation going?<p>Research shows …

Self-help

Why Prime Numbers Fascinate Mathematicians

On March 20, American-Canadian mathematician Robert Langlands received the Abel Prize, celebrating lifetime achievement in mathematics. Langlands’ …

Mathematics

8 Successful Mental Habits to Defeat Fear, Worry, and Anxiety

How intense is work right now? These simple and useful techniques may help lessen your anxiety.<p>Are you under intense pressure at work? Perhaps you're a busy entrepreneur and founder of a startup racking up sixty hours per week to keep your business afloat. Or the CEO of a company that just got …

Mental Health

Learn to code from scratch with this epic bundle—less than $4 per course

popsci shop<p>Over 210 hours of training for just $34.99.<p>Whether you want to become a full-time developer or simply get a better job, learning to code is a smart move. The Complete 2018 Learn to Code Bundle helps you become a proficient programmer from scratch, with 9 courses and over 210 hours of …

Programming

How to ghost your internet provider with a secret IP address

Two new projects just launched that could hinder internet-service providers’ ability to eavesdrop on their customers, helping internet users protect …

Information Security

Walmart reveals why it has robots roaming the aisles in 50 of its stores

Walmart's new robot fleet is having an impact on stores.<p>The retailer has expanded its initial test of its shelf-scanning robots to 50 stores across four states, including Arkansas and California. They're shaped like six-foot-tall roving towers on wheels and are equipped with cameras that can spot …

Robotics

Functional programming for beginners

Recently, I attended Manuel Chakravarty’s YOW! night talk titled Demystifying Functional Programming, which inspired me to write this post.<p>From my …

Programming

You Have To See Emma Gonzalez's March For Our Lives Speech

On Saturday, March 24, young adults across America made history in one of the country's largest ever student-led mass protests. From star-studded …

NRA

'Black Panther' is now the highest domestic grossing superhero movie of all-time — and it did it in just 36 days

By Saturday night, "Black Panther" will be the highest-grossing superhero movie of all-time at the domestic box office, with an estimated total of over $630.5 million by the time the weekend's over. It surpasses the previous title holder, 2012's "The Avenger" ($623.2 million).<p>The incredible feat by …

Box Office

Which Leading Artificial Intelligence Course Should You Take and What Should You Do After?

I graduated from Udacity’s Deep Learning Nanodegree (DLND) late last year and Andrew Ng’s deeplearning.ai specialization wrapped up for me in …

Machine Learning

7 Steps to Making Sound Decisions

Source: freedigitalphotos.net<p>We typically make dozens of decisions a day--what to eat, what to wear, with whom to socialize, short term planning, …

Self-help

If You Need Some Extra Income, Here Are Tips to Start a Side Business

Supplemental Income Business Ideas<p>Updated December 04, 2017<p>Are you an entrepreneur at heart? Have you always dreamed of starting and running your own …

Small Business

Nnedi Okorafor is writing a comic series about Black Panther’s Dora Milaje warriors

They’ll be teaming up with Spider-man, the X-Men, and the Avengers<p>One of the major highlights of Marvel’s <i>Black Panther</i> was the Dora Milaje, the all-female special forces team that protects the secretive African country Wakanda. This week, Marvel announced that the characters will get their own arc …

Comics

Will it ever be possible to travel the Universe like in A Wrinkle in Time?

Meet Stephon Alexander, the film’s science adviser<p>The new Disney film adaptation of Madeleine L’Engle’s 1962 book <i>A Wrinkle in Time</i> follows awkward teen Meg Murry (Storm Reid) as she hopscotches through the universe in search of her father, NASA scientist Dr. Alex Murry. Dr. Murry (Chris Pine), who …

Physics

Nike and Headspace have created the first audio-guided runs for meditation on the move

Meditation is more about the act of mindfulness and less about what you’re physically doing, which is why it’s most commonly associated with …

9 Secret Shortcuts of People Who Are Good at Everyday Math

Even in an age of smartphones, crunching numbers quickly — and getting good at it — can give you snappy, useful answers to pressing real-life math …

Mathematics

Scientists studying psychoactive drugs accidentally proved the self is an illusion

Philosophers and mystics have long contemplated the disconcerting notion that the fixed self is an illusion.Neuroscientists now think they can prove it or, at least, help us glimpse this truth with some help from psilocybin, the psychoactive property in magic mushrooms.<p>Researchers around the world …

How To Build A Large Roth IRA

The IRS recently streamlined the process for rolling over after tax 401k contributions.<p>Heavy savers can use in service withdrawals to build …

R is a programming language that's super hot right now and you can learn it with this online class

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How To: Use Kismet to Watch Wi-Fi User Activity Through Walls

Your home has walls for privacy, but Wi-Fi signals passing through them and can be detected up to a mile away with a directional Wi-Fi antenna and a …

Introduction to Functional Programming in Python

Most of us have been introduced to Python as an <b>object-oriented</b> language; a language exclusively using classes to build our programs. While classes, …

Python Programming

How to Earn Passive Income: 15 Ways to Consider

It's hard to beat passive income. Instead of toiling for it, you can sit back and let the money flow in. Here are 15 examples of how you might …

Mustafa Suleyman: The liberal activist who cofounded Google's £400 million artificial intelligence lab

Mustafa Suleyman is one of the three cofounders of DeepMind, an artificial intelligence (AI) lab in London that was acquired by Google in 2014 for a reported £400 million — the search giant's largest acquisition in Europe to date.<p>Listen to a few of Suleyman's talks on YouTube and you'll quickly …

Artificial Intelligence

Places to Stay Between Los Angeles & Sequoia National Park

The area in the southern Sierra Nevada mountains became Sequoia National Park in 1890, the result of conservationists who fought against loggers and ranchers who cut down the sequoias in the latter half of the 1800s. Visitors to the park can see the sequoias that are still standing as well as …

National Parks