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I've been late to everything for my entire life — so I asked a time-management expert for her 4 best tips

My knack for running behind has caused me to be known as "the late one" in my friend group, show up to work under-prepared, and even miss international flights (the new ticket that cost me $200 still stings).<p>So you'd think I would have learned to nip my tardiness in the bud. But just recently, I …

Time Management

Scientists Have Discovered That Brain Cells May Be Regulating Our Circadian Rhythm

Astonishing Astrocytes<p>The various processes in the human body are governed either by daily or seasonal cycles — or by the circadian rhythm, which is …

'We've left junk everywhere': why space pollution could be humanity's next big problem

With satellites under threat from collisions, a former lieutenant is now focused on technology that can remove space debris<p>Jason Held rekindled his love for space while lying in a ditch in Bosnia in 1996, where he was one of 16,500 US troops deployed on a peacekeeping mission at the end of the …

Want a Billion Dollar Startup? Try These Industries, Says VC who Bet on Dropbox and TuneIn

Sequoia Capital Partner Bryan Schreier shares his vision of the future for entrepreneurs.<p>Do you dream of launching a startup and having it become a multi-billion-dollar "unicorn" like Snap or Uber? If you do, there are few better people to listen to than Bryan Schreier, partner at the legendary …

Startup megacampus Station F is going to open at the end of June

I’ve been covering Station F for quite a few months already, but the startup campus based in Paris has yet to open. The team had to delay the launch after a pipe burst that inundated the basement. The opening date has now moved from April to the end of June, with startups moving in during the first …

Startups

AI Chatbots Are Shaking Up the Workforce in Some Unexpected Ways

Robots have already replaced humans in many jobs, from manufacturing cars to filling warehouse orders and flipping burgers. But as artificial intelligence programs learn to better communicate with humans, they’ll soon encroach on careers once considered untouchable, like law and accounting.<p>These …

Chatbots

REITs and Your Investment Portfolio

<b>Updated January 2017</b> — "REIT," pronounced "reet," stands for Real Estate Investment Trust. REITs invest in and operate commercial real estate.<p>"In my …

This Is the Single Most Important Leadership Trait, According to Hundreds of Founders

Do you possess this crucial leadership quality? If not, here's how to get it.<p>Transparency. Passion. Communication.<p>You know that they're all important traits of effective leaders. But are they the <i>most</i> important qualities?<p>Not according to a recent study conducted by The Alternative Board, which …

This is the new self-driving truck company taking on Uber’s Otto

Embark launched out of stealth on Friday.<p>Add another self-driving startup to your growing list of self-driving startups.<p>Embark, a self-driving trucking startup backed by Maven Ventures, launched out of stealth on Friday with the goal of easing the pains of long-haul trucking. When it’s up and …

Your Routine is the Key to Achieving Your Goals

Greg Thomas<p>Software Architect Read full profile<p>When I look back at the goals I’ve achieved, the ones I’ve almost achieved and the ones that continue …

Time Management

I studied millionaires for 5 years, and I found that they read differently than most of us

I was somewhat shocked when the host highlighted the fact that James' book had sold 165 million books worldwide.<p>As I pondered that thought, my shock was replaced by dismay. It dawned on me that many people only read for entertainment and not to learn.<p>However, the rich read books that educate.<p>In my …

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Design for Extreme Affordability challenges grad students to design lifesaving technologies and apply them to impoverished communities.

Four Out-Of-This-World Predictions For The Space Industry In 2017

Big things are happening in space travel and tech, with new startups mushrooming every day. Here are four trends to watch.<p>There was a time when NASA was singlehandedly driving America’s dream of exploring outer space. But that has changed over the last 15 years. A slew of private space companies …

What Do You Do? 'I Help Astronauts Conduct Research On The ISS'

<i>There are some truly fascinating jobs out there.</i> <b>What Do You Do?</b> <i>aims to highlight unique jobs and the interesting men and women behind them. The goal? To encourage the next generation to pursue work that inspires them through relatable role models.</i><p><b>Kristen Facciol is an aerospace engineer with the</b> …

Secret Service considering renting a floor at Trump Tower to protect future first family

<b>(CNN) —</b> The US Secret Service is considering renting one floor in Trump Tower to protect President-elect Donald Trump and his family by turning it into a 24-7 command post, a law enforcement official told CNN Friday.<p>According to Jared Horowitz, who is with Newmark Grubb Knight Frank and responsible …

Donald Trump

My Three Biggest Mistakes In Prepping For The GMAT Exam

The last time I took the GMAT, I got a 710. As I study to take it again, aiming for a score of 760, I reflect on three mistakes I made last time …

How NOT To Study For The GMAT

GMAT students may have heard endless tips about studying for the exam, which is a crucial component of business school applications. Let’s also take a look at what students should avoid when they crack open their prep books.<p>Countless students seek professional preparation when they begin to study …

President-elect Donald Trump is about to learn the nation’s ‘deep secrets’

Trump arrives at the White House for a meeting with Obama and on Capitol Hill to meet with Republican congressional leaders.<p>Trump arrives at the White House for a meeting with Obama and on Capitol Hill to meet with Republican congressional leaders.<p>By Bob Woodward<p>, Associate editor<p>One of the most …

Donald Trump Courts Fury by Bringing Stephen Bannon to the White House

President-elect Donald Trump has tapped Stephen K. Bannon, the controversial executive chairman of Breitbart News, to serve as his chief strategist …

These housing markets are near the '7th inning stretch' before everything starts to crash

The housing market has certainly made progress since 2008, when its crash nearly broke the global financial system.<p>But it works in cycles. And while few economists are warning about existing 2008-type conditions, some housing markets are getting close.<p>The demand for housing is strong, but a lack of …

Housing Market

Billionaires Buffett and Icahn Doubling Down On These Energy Stocks

At Forbes Billionaire’s Portfolio we study the buying patterns of the world’s greatest billionaire investors and hedge funds. So when two of greatest billionaire investors in the world, Carl Icahn and Warren Buffett, are adding more to their large, beaten down stakes in energy companies, we pay …

STOCKS GET CRUSHED: Here's what you need to know

For now.<p>Stocks got slammed again on Friday as the market continues its terrible start to 2016 that is, on a first-10-trading-days basis, the worst start ever.<p>Yes, ever.<p>Crude oil also continues diving to new lows with Brent crude oil, the international benchmark, falling below $29 at one point on …

Stock Markets

3 Dividend Stocks To Buy Now And Hold Forever

With the S&P 500 down nearly 7% in the last three weeks alone, you can’t be blamed for wanting to throw up your hands and sell all your stocks.<p>But that’s the worst thing you could do, especially if you have a long time horizon and you mainly hold dividend-paying US companies. In fact, if you’re in …

Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? Top 10 Hacks for Having $1 Million for Retirement.

Spend less than you earn, especially when you start earning more, and you are halfway to being rich.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Hopefully everyone answered yes to that question about becoming a millionaire. But for many of us that may sound like a pipe dream.<p>The …

Personal Finance

Exclusive: White House makes a big bet on small satellites

A new initiative announced today aims to boost private innovation of tiny space vehicles<p>The White House is announcing its plan today to promote the use of small space satellites — a move aimed at strengthening the U.S.’ burgeoning commercial space industry. The project, called "Harnessing the Small …

6 Major Tax Breaks for Homeowners

Over 60% of Americans are proud to call themselves homeowners, and while owning property can be an expensive prospect, there are a number of tax breaks available to help offset the burden. Here are a few you should know about.<p>Image source: Getty Images.<p>The bad news about carrying a mortgage, …

6 Things You Ought to Do Before You Apply for a Mortgage

Tired of kissing your hard-earned cash goodbye every month and handing it over to your landlord? Thinking about taking the plunge and purchasing your …

Personal Finance