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Trash to treasure: the social enterprises transforming recycling

Often led by women, companies such as Green Collect are turning urban waste into employment for disadvantaged people<p>Convincing companies to buy back their own rubbish sounds like an unlikely business model – yet the Melbourne social enterprise Green Collect has found a way to make it work.<p>Companies …

Sustainability

Me And My Father's Suicide: The Importance Of Sharing How You Feel

At the age of 10, I lost my father to suicide. Prior to this, I had watched him become increasingly distant and unresponsive to any form of love or …

You Have 30 Seconds: How to Make Your Resume Stand Out

<i>This article originally appeared on AllBusiness.</i><p>In a competitive labor market, your resume must get you on the interview pile in 30 seconds or less. …

The robot suit providing hope of a walking cure

Clothing that can help people learn how to walk again after a stroke is the brainchild of a Harvard team reinventing the way we use robot technology<p>Conor Walsh’s laboratory at Harvard University is not your everyday research centre. There are no bench-top centrifuges, no fume cupboards for removing …

28 Anime To Watch If You’re A Complete Beginner

These are the anime that will get you hooked.

Your Brain Wants You to Fail. Here's How to Stop It

What if you could unlock the full potential of your brain?<p>The brain is wired for us to fail, at least if you don't know how to use it properly. And since it doesn't come with a user's manual, not many of us fully understand it. Even neuroscientists are constantly discovering new things about the …

12 healthy eating habits that work, according to science

But as fun as the diets may seem, it's often difficult to stick with them for more than a few weeks. As a result few people actually see any long-term results.<p>Rather than trying one of those, here are 12 science-backed habits that can help boost your health and may help with weight loss as well.

Weight Loss

Why Buy a Pinball Machine When You Can 3D Print One?

Just beware that it takes forever.<p>In a display of colorful creativity, a man who goes by "Tony the Pinball Wizard" lived up to his nickname by building this pinball machine using almost entirely 3D-printed parts.<p>Displayed at a British trade show, the machine is impressive in the sheer scope of …

The No. 1 Problem Every Startup Has

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

Brain gain: 10 ways to think yourself younger

Fancy anti-ageing face creams are all very well, but how many of us stop to think about the importance of keeping our brains young?<p>With the average lifespan tipped to rise to 100, we’re living longer lives and asking more of our bodies than ever. But losing our memories doesn’t have to be part of …

5 Lessons From Kid Entrepreneurs Making More Money Than You

These youthful business leaders offer valuable tips on efficient ways to utilize their finances.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Entrepreneurs come in all shapes and sizes. That’s the beauty of innovation -- as long as you have a great idea and a passion for success, …

Entrepreneurship

This deck of cards could help you "master the guitar in every single key"

<b>Another day, another product focused at making learning guitar easy, but this time, it's something a little different... a deck of cards.</b><p>Recently …

What I see when I look at the schedules of highly successful people

Success does not lie in the results. It lies in the efforts that someone puts to get those results. If we have a look at the life of successful …

A limited edition New Nintendo 3DS will be just $99.99 on Black Friday

Black or white?<p>The New Nintendo 3DS is getting its cheapest price yet on Black Friday.<p>Nintendo will be releasing two new limited edition versions of the handheld — one black, one white — which will both be available on November 25th for $99.99. That makes it just slightly more expensive than the …

Retrogaming

Six ways to work less but get more done

Everyone shares the same 24 hours in a day and yet some entrepreneurs simply get more done than others. Is it just a case of some people work harder than others?<p>We've all heard the saying, "work smarter, not harder," but many successful entrepreneurs have come to realize that productivity is part …

Today, Anyone Who Wants Can Access The World's Most Advanced Technology

Technology used to be pretty simple. If you had some technical know-how, a few transistors and a soldering iron, you could go far. William Hewlett and David Packard built a billion dollar business in a garage and later, Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak did the same. It was a time of amazing opportunity.<p>…

Machine Learning

How to Do Machine Learning in a Week

This curated post is by Per Harald Borgen, Developer, Xeneta AS<p>Getting into machine learning (ml) can seem like an unachievable task from the …

The myth of self-control

Psychologists say using willpower to achieve goals is overhyped. Here’s what actually works.<p>As the Bible tells it, the first crime committed was a lapse of self-control. Eve was forbidden from tasting the fruit on the tree of knowledge. But the temptation was too much. The fruit was just so …

The Art of Brain Picking: 5 Ways to Do It Without Looking Like a Jerk

It's smart to learn from the experiences of others. Here's how to do it the right way.<p>When it comes to growing your business, one of the smartest things you can do is learn from the successes and failures of those that have come before you.<p>Since these entrepreneurs have already been where you want …

Why obesity damages your mind as well as your body

It’s not just your waistline that suffers as you put on weight, with researchers finding puzzling new links between obesity, memory loss and dementia.<p>Lucy Cheke and her colleagues at the University of Cambridge recently invited a few participants into her lab for a kind of ‘treasure hunt’.<p>The …

The Brain

Can your own immune system kill cancer?

<b>(CNN) —</b> There was another big win in the advancement of immunotherapy treatments for cancer this week.<p>The Food and Drug Administration approved an immunotherapy drug called Keytruda, which stimulates the body's immune system, for the first-line treatment of patients with metastatic non-small-cell …

Immunotherapy

Animated Demogorgon Costume

The Monster from the Netflix series <i>Stranger Things</i> is a humanoid with no face, but its head opens up to reveal a mouth full of terrifying teeth. The …

How to make people like you in 4 seconds or less

Are you hireable? Or dateable? How about friendable?<p>And while it's technically possible to reverse a bad first impression, it's not easy. So you'll want to put your best face forward.<p>To help you out on that front, we checked out "How to Make People Like You in 90 Seconds or Less" by speaker and …

RPGs

I Drove Around Iceland In 6 Days

A selection of photos made during a trip around Iceland.

The Best Gifts for Gamers This Holiday Season

Surprise your favorite gamers with a VR headset or the latest system.<p>From an ultra sensitive mouse, through a mechanical keyboard and gaming console, all the way to the hottest VR headsets, we've rounded up the best gifts for gamers out there.

Why Being an Introvert May Be Better for Your Mental Health

We value extroversion in education and work, but a recent study shows alone time may have earned an unnecessarily bad rep.<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE UK</i><p>It's official: we're worn out. Scientifically knackered. Two-thirds of adults told researchers at Durham University that they need …

Tokyo: ‘Your Name’ Success Redraws Road Map for Anime Tourism

Japan’s biggest box office hit this year at $150 million and counting, Makoto Shinkai’s animation “Your Name,” has sparked a tourism bonanza for some …

Has a Black Mirror episode predicted the future of video games?

In Playtest, a developer creates an augmented reality horror adventure that uses the player’s own memories to scare them. This is closer to reality than you may think<p>The latest Black Mirror series from Charlie Brooker presents, despite its transition to Netflix, another unsettling collection of …

Augmented Reality

Black Mirror and Mr. Robot Had the Perfect Responses to Yesterday’s Internet Outage

After hackers temporarily took down part of the Internet, the Internet struck back.<p>Friday morning’s DDoS attack, which shut down sites like Spotify, Twitter, and Netflix for <i>whole minutes</i>, caused an Internet panic. Worse, it may be the beginning of a new era of cyber warfare: <i>The Washington Post</i> …