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The Internet Can’t Seem to Agree on the Answer to This Math Puzzle

Do you consider yourself a “puzzle person”? If so, take a shot at this math puzzle and see what you come up with. This deceptively simple puzzle went viral, with over 3 million people commenting on the IQ stumper. In fact, the original post declares that only one in a thousand people will actually …

Mathematics

The 7 Cheapest Franchises on the Entrepreneur Franchise 500 List

Seven inexpensive franchises you can buy for less than $5,000.<p>Starting a business isn't cheap. You have to worry about all sorts of costs, from finding a location and hiring employees to more mundane things like buying supplies and paying bills. If you're looking to start a fast-food restaurant …

Small Business

How to Start an Online Business in 10 Simple Steps

Eager to start an online business or start a new blog, but not sure where to start? With improving technology, including excellent online tools and …

10 Minutes of Yoga to Jumpstart Your Work Day

Where Do You Go When You Die? The Increasing Signs That Human Consciousness Remains After Death

Philosophically, though, our definition of death hinges on something else: the point past which we’re no longer able to return. Those two were more …

This is why the Dow is plunging

The Dow has dropped more than 1,000 points on Thursday, primarily because of concerns about the bond market and inflation.<p>Wild swings over the past week have left stocks in the red for the year. The Dow has entered a correction, down 10% from its record high just two weeks ago.<p>Here's what's driving …

Stock Markets

If You Can't Pass This Simple 10 Second Test, Science Says You're 5 Times More Likely to Die Sooner

And don't worry if you can't pass it today. With a little time and effort, you will.<p>Everyone wants to live a long, healthy life. No one wants their life to be cut unnecessarily short. But is it possible to predict whether you're at greater risk of mortality? According to a Brazilian physician, the …

Why the Dow Plunged 670 Points, Its Largest Drop in Nearly Two Years

Here's who to blame.<p>The Dow Jones Industrial Average tumbled 665 points in the biggest plunge since June 2016, as the worsening bond rout stirred …

Understanding camera aperture and why it matters

For the past three years or so, every time a phone is announced and they get to the part about its camera, the word "aperture" gets thrown around. …

Shutter Speed

How to Build Your Own App If You Don't Know How to Code

<i>In our series</i> Getting It<i>, we’ll give you all you need to know to get started with and excel at a wide range of technology, both on and offline. Here,</i> …

Apps

Google Just Launched a New Tool to Help You Find Cheap Flights. Here's How to Use It

It'll help you find good quality flights on a budget.<p>The introduction of “basic economy” fares in the last couple of years has made finding a deal on …

50 years ago, Vietnamese forces launched the Tet Offensive and changed how America saw the Vietnam War

Just before the end of January 1968, South Vietnam's communist guerilla force, the Viet Cong, launched an unprecedented offensive in coordination with the North Vietnamese Army that would change the course of the Vietnam War.<p>The Tet Offensive saw the VC and the NVA attack all of South Vietnam's …

Vietnam

Kick off a career in programming with 80+ hours of C training

Anyone can tell you the value of learning how to code, but with over a hundred notable programming languages out there to choose from, how do you …

Geniuses aren't born, they're made — and 3 of their daily habits can make you smarter

The word "genius" is one of the most misused terms in history.<p>While it's often referenced accurately, the connotation that we commonly associate with it diverges away from the truth.<p>We correctly label intellectual brilliance and creative power as genius — and we should — but it's about time we …

Self-improvement

This cheap online course will teach you how to build Android apps, so you can finally quit your day job

Sure, it seemed like the whole world was buzzing for a hot minute around the release of the iPhone X and iOS 11 — but don't sleep on Android. Not …

Apps

Add a head-up display to any car with this $48 device

Have you ever been in an expensive luxury car and seen the head up display (HUD)? It’s not just cool technology, it’s also a great way to drive …

Luxury Cars

What Your Resume Should Look Like in 2018

Plus a free downloadable template.<p>Let’s be honest: Writing a resume is a drag.<p>After all, this isn’t exactly a task for the gainfully employed. If …

Employment

These are the 10 best engines in the world

Wards Auto has released the latest edition of its annual list of best engines in the world. For 2018, the 10 winners are an eclectic bunch. There are 4-, 6-, and 8-cylinder engines, along with fuel cell, electric and hybrid drive units. This the 24th time Wards has conducted the competition to find …

Engines

You've been using Excel wrong all along (and that's OK)

Microsoft doesn't mind if you stop using Excel for the wrong things, as it's been building replacements to compete with the tools trying to replace …

Smart lock maker Otto suspends operations

Otto showed the world its digital lock in August. Four months later, the company has suspended operations. Hardware is hard. It’s a cliche for a reason.<p>The company made the decision just ahead of the holidays, a fact that founder and CEO Sam Jadallah recently made public with a lengthy Medium post …

The 10 Hottest Coursera Courses of 2017

There are more than 8,000 online courses out there. These are some of the best.<p>There are more than 8,000 online courses available, in every subject from artificial intelligence to visual arts. More than 50 million students signed up for one this year.<p>This bounty is a gift for anyone who wants to …

8 Common Reasons Why Your Startup Is Going to Fail

Sure you're excited to be building your own company, but are you paying attention to budgeting, your online presence and what the competition is up to?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>So, you’ve finally done it: You’ve raised some capital, maybe even attracted some …

Online Life

US aircraft carriers arrive on North Korea’s doorstep in show of force against Kim Jong-un

<b>THIS is the astonishing show of sea power carrying out drills off the North Korea coast in a show of force against Kim Jong-un.</b><p>For the past few weeks …

A former Navy SEAL commander says you can transform your life with 5 simple choices in the next 24 hours

As commander of US Navy SEAL Team 3's "Task Unit Bruiser," the most highly decorated special-operations unit of the Iraq War, Jocko Willink learned what it takes to lead people in incredibly dangerous and complex situations.<p>The mantra that Willink instilled into his men was "Discipline Equals …

Inflammation

Entrepreneurs Solve Problems Differently Than Other Professionals. Really! Here Are the 6 Ways.

Entrepreneurs stay calm. They adapt. They work from the general to the specific. And more.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Problem-solving is one of the most important aspects of entrepreneurship. As both the founder of your organization and the leader of your team, …

Entrepreneurship

25 Business Ideas Worth Millions That I Don't Have Time to Build

Here's a good business idea. Focus on one of the million problems people have that you could help them solve.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The advance of the internet has democratized admission to the world of entrepreneurship. From virtually anywhere in the world …

Small Business

Why the Israeli Air Force Destroys Its Enemies in Battle

<i>Instead of pursuing its own fighters, Israel has lately preferred to extensively modify the aircraft it buys from the United States. The F-15I</i> …

8 Best Dream Cars of 2018 for Entrepreneurs

Whatever your needs, we've got the ride for you.<p>Your ride says a lot about who you are: <i>I'm a scrappy bootstrapper who doesn't need a lot of bells and whistles. I'm a pioneer who is not afraid to take on the unknown. I'm a style maven who is always up on the latest in tech.</i> Whatever it is, your …

Land Rover Range Rover

The Complete, 12-Step Guide to Starting a Business

Everything you need to know about how to start a business.<p>There are no limits on who can become a great entrepreneur. You don't necessarily need a college degree, a bunch of money in the bank or even business experience to start something that could become the next major success. However, what you …

Small Business