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3 Unexpected Ways Reading Personal Development Books Changed My Life

Open your mind to the opportunities all around you.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Reading was never something I was interested in while attending school. Nor was it something I thought I would ever do again once I graduated. My choices in life after school seemed to …

Lexus' insane LED-covered car, and more in the week that was

Transportation startup Lucid Motors is working on an electric car to rival the Tesla Model S, and it just announced plans to build a $700 million manufacturing facility to bring it to fruition. Meanwhile, Lexus unveiled a mind-blowing car covered with 41,999 LEDs that can change colors at a whim. …

Christmas gifts for gamers - Clothes, merch and the best Xbox One S and PS4 deals

With Christmas just weeks away, households the world over will want to be stocking up on video game goodies to unwrap on the big day. So whether you are looking for a brand new console, some game-based clothing or maybe some post-turkey tabletop gaming, our gaming gift ideas should have you covered.<p>…

Retrogaming

A Startup Idea You Could Sell for $1.3 Billion

The following idea would add a dimension of value to navigation systems, the way Israeli startup Waze did. And Google bought the company for $1.3 billion in cash. Not bad. Now it's your turn.<p>To be clear, to the best of my knowledge: (1) the application I mention in paragraph six below doesn't …

Meet Fifteen Of The Brightest College Entrepreneurs And Their Innovative Startups

We are hearing a ton of buzz from CES about the latest and greatest innovative products from some of the world’s top companies everything from the world’s first human flying drone, to refrigerators where you can buy groceries from fridge. All of these ideas had to start somewhere and today we are …

College & University

Capturing the Hauntingly Beautiful Atmosphere of the Dutch Woodlands

Nelleke Pieters’ photographs perfectly encapsulate the haunting beauty of the woods. Based in Holland, the amateur photographer manages to extract a certain poignant atmosphere from the trees and leaves in the forest where she shoots. From fleeting appearances of wildlife, to delicate light streams …

10 Signs You're More Successful Than You Think You Are

You're probably already way more successful than you sometimes feel.<p>Here's the funny thing about success--no one can agree what the word means. The definition of the good life varies from person to person, as one individual prioritizes career glory while another values a nurturing home life.<p>That …

Samsung Gear VR review (2015): A no-brainer if you own a Samsung phone

When Samsung and Oculus debuted their Gear VR headset almost a year ago, the companies made it clear the device wasn't yet ready for the masses. Billed as "Innovator Edition" models, the original Gear VRs were intended mainly for early adopters. They only fitted a limited number of phones -- the …

Architizer

What true entrepreneurs really do

What is the difference between people who run a business and true entrepreneurs? In this article- Shawn Doyle uncovers the 6 key differences.

Entrepreneurship

Perfect your creations with the Dream Design Bundle

The holidays have come early for designers and graphic artists, thanks to a new design asset bundle offering thousands of top-shelf graphics from 10 of the web’s finest design destinations.<p>You can pay what you want for this incredible Dream Design Bundle offer from TNW Deals, to create stunning …

Brain simulation breakthrough reveals clues about sleep, memory

The Blue Brain Project is a vast effort by 82 scientists worldwide to digitally recreate the human brain. While still far from that goal, the team revealed a breakthrough that has already provided insight into sleep, memory and neurological disorders. They created a simulation of a third of a cubic …

12 Mini Habits of Insanely Successful People

“Mini habits” are daily routines that take just a few minutes to perform, but have huge returns in the overall quality of your life as a result of …

Success

3 Mind-Blowing Truths About Creativity

Bestselling author Elizabeth Gilbert will make you reconsider what you thought you knew about creativity.<p>There is no shortage of people out there offering creativity advice. Whether you're willing to invest a Google search or a hefty portion of your training budget, entrepreneurs who want help …

Is Web design becoming irrelevant?

<b>2. Automated design —</b> Sites like The Grid use artificial intelligence to construct basic (and not-so-basic) UIs. But while this service can generate beautiful UI designs, it can’t determine if they’re appropriate for the users and business. UX design isn’t something a machine can learn (yet), so …

UI Design

The unorthodox productivity hacks of Elon Musk, Bill Gates, and Mark Zuckerberg

Approaching their ambitions with a single-minded intensity, none works less than 70 hours a week, including weekends, even at the expense of aspects of life other people value.<p>However, being armed with a strong idea, determined to be the best, and supported by a superhuman work ethic pays off: Mark …

All Good Logos Are Modernist Logos, Really

Jens Müller is something of a logo detective. The Düsseldorf, Germany-based designer finds logomarks—in old magazines, books on design, sometimes in …

7 Morning Habits to Increase Your Productivity For the Day

There is a lot of advice online about being more productive and time management apps are popping up by the day. This is because more people than ever …

Time Management

Procrastination is a waste of time

According to research published this week, we waste up to three hours of every working day doing things other than the work we are supposed to be getting on with. Wasting time is something I am familiar with. I waste my own and I watch other people waste theirs.<p>This column will change your life: …

Procrastination

Steven Pinker: 'Many of the alleged rules of writing are actually superstitions'

People often ask me why I followed my 2011 book on the history of violence, The Better Angels of Our Nature, with a writing style manual. I like to say that after having written 800 pages on torture, rape, world war, and genocide, it was time to take on some really controversial topics like fused …

Linguistics

Samsung has an idea that could blow Google Glass out of the water

Google Glass has not proved to be as successful as the internet giant previously hoped it would, with Google discontinuing sales of the device worldwide in January and announcing a need to rethink its strategy. For now, the gadget is regarded by many in the industry to be a rather expensive toy …

5 Signs You Are Meant to Be an Entrepreneur | SEJ

Are you meant to be an entrepreneur? According to Operation Hope, 43% of children and teens say they want to start their own business one day but …

Entrepreneurship

101 Greatest Quotes About Success and How to Achieve It | Inc.com

What makes something smart? It can mean many things for many people.<p>But the kind of smart I'm talking about is the smart that inspires, the smart that speaks to us and makes sense, the smart that allows us to move past ourselves and do something about the things that keep us stuck.<p>Let these smart …

Motivation

8 TED talks that can help you become insanely productive

Reaching optimal productivity is about working smarter, not harder, and making the most of each day.<p>The following TED talks offer valuable lessons in doing just that.

The Stress Hormone That's Messing With Your Diet

<i>By Kristen Domonell,</i> <i>Life by DailyBurn</i><p>We’ve all had those weeks where crazy amounts of stress leave us soothing our woes with late-night ice cream …

Wellness

Why pain feels good

Why exactly do some people enjoy eye-wateringly hot curries, extreme workouts or sadomasochistic sex?<p>His opponent had been known to cause seizures, heart attacks, and even death. But Jason McNabb looked remarkably calm as he entered the arena. The whistle blew. Assault came thick and fast – a …

University of Pennsylvania

Epic Games CEO Tim Sweeney: Virtual Reality Is the Future and 'We Are 100 Percent In' (Q&A)

In 10 years' time, he says, we won't need televisions, mice, keyboards or touchscreens.<p>The first step to understanding virtual reality, according to Epic Games CEO Tim Sweeney, is finding someone who has a high-end headset with good content that you can demo.<p>“I’ve never met a skeptic of VR who has …

Doing an HD remake the right way

<i>Final Fantasy V</i> just came out on Steam. This is a beloved classic game, but the way they've done the HD upgrade just makes me cringe. This particular version is a port from the mobile version, and the even more beloved <i>Final Fantasy VI</i> had the same questionable treatment.<p>Here's the problem, as …

The psychology behind successful Web design

As designers, we are user advocates first and foremost.<p>We need to understand what users want versus need before they ever encounter our designs. Once they do encounter it, they must first feel safe and comfortable. This sometimes contrasts with our desire to innovate – which is why we have to align …