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Report: Increasing Number Of U.S. Toddlers Attending Online Preschool

WASHINGTON—Saying the option is revolutionizing the way the nation’s 3- and 4-year-olds prepare for the grade school years ahead, a Department of …

Mutant gene prevents worms gaining weight from unhealthy diets

Sure, foods that are high in sugar are often the most tempting, but that sugar rush can come at a weighty cost. A new study conducted at the …

Using Social Media? Beware of Ethical Pitfalls (Part 1)

<i>The following is a guest blog post by Jonathan Rubens, a principal at Javid Rubens LLP in San Francisco, which represents clients in business</i> …

A Clever Idea for Creating Houses With Built-In Trees

If trees had houses too, would we pay them more mind? Would we give them the same respect we (presumably) give our human neighbors?<p>That’s the …

Some ideas for native bitcoin apps

Fred Wilson calls applications built using Bitcoin that couldn’t have existed prior to Bitcoin “native Bitcoin apps“. Most of the applications built …

Save Time on Social Media: Update All Your Profiles at Once with HootSuite.com

This video shows how to add your LinkedIn, Facebook Profile, Facebook Page, and Twitter accounts to HootSuite so that you can easily send (or even …

The 'Shark Tank' Entrepreneurs Who Lost Out On $250,000 Prove Why 'Perfect Is The Enemy Of Good'

In the latest sixth-season episode of ABC's hit pitch show, San Francisco-based entrepreneurs Lei Yu and Tyler Freeman present their company DrumPants, which sells wearable technology that uses your smartphone's Bluetooth capabilities to turn your body into a full band. Its secondary features, …

Entrepreneurship

With the Arrival of Twitter's 'Buy' Button, Is It Time to Move Into Social Commerce?

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Following pressure on social platforms to demonstrate their validity as powerful sales channels, Twitter recently started testing its "Buy" button. The button, which is embedded in tweets, lets users make purchases directly on Twitter and …

Social Media

7 Free Ways for Boosting Your Social Media Engagement

Did you know that there are over 1.82 billion social network users worldwide? That number is expected to increase to approximately 2.33 by 2017. Needless to say, being active on social media is an essential part of your marketing plan. But, how can you reach your audience more effectively than your …

What the Rise of ‘Hands-On Journalism’ Means for Community Engagement

Digital journalism has made possible some incredible storytelling in recent years. Visually stunning reports on issues as diverse as gun violence, …

Marketing Tips: How to tell a brand story people will love

Ecommerce Marketing / Enterprise Ecommerce<p>Megan O'Brien / 2 min read<p>Table of Contents<p>1. Know your audience<br>• 2. Positioning is everything<br>• 3. Find your …

8 Entrepreneurship Lessons From a Venture Capitalist

As a venture capitalist with DFJ, lecturer at Stanford and self-proclaimed long time recovering entrepreneur, Heidi Roizen, who was born and raised in Silicon Valley, could teach us a thing or two about what it takes to be a successful entrepreneur. She hit the ground running with her first …

New App Creates a Network of Brands and Concierge Expertise on iPads

Uptown Network (previously named Hospitality Social) has announced a new consumer focused app to drive sales of mid and high tier brands. Uptown’s …

Carl Sagan’s Reading List

<i>“Success,”</i> concluded this 1942 anatomy of inspiration, <i>“depends on sufficient knowledge of the special subject, and a variety of extraneous knowledge to produce new and original combinations of ideas.”</i> Few are the heroes of modern history more “successful” and inspired than the great Carl Sagan, and …

Beyoncé – Bow Down / I Been On

The “beef” started when Keri Hilson dropped her hit song “Turinin' Me On Remix” where she said:<p>She can sing, but need to move it ‘to the (left)’<br>She …

Bow Down

Litmus Test For Wine Entrepreneurs: Insights From H-FARM

Roncade, Italy — Last week I visited H-FARM, in this small village of northern Italy, as a guest lecturer on the subject of wine and digital media. The experience was like a litmus test for entrepreneurs of wine, complete with hypotheses, experiments, and real-world viability.<p>H-FARM is a venture …

While Amazon Dreams Of Drones And Phones, Google Attacks With Trucks And Bucks

Amazon’s Jeff Bezos has been called “the ultimate disrupter” by <i>Fortune</i> and apparently likes to say, “Your margin is my opportunity.” But the man who built the e-commerce juggernaut over the past two decades by being a ruthless competitor and the destroyer of more than a handful of traditional …

From Rapunzel to The Little Red Riding Hood, Beloved Children’s Classics as Minimalist Posters

As a lover of children’s books, especially classic ones with timeless wisdom for grown-ups, and an admirer of minimalist posters that distill complex stories or ideas in clean graphic elements, I am infinitely delighted by these hyper-minimalist takes on beloved children’s classics by designer …

Why Showing Up Is The Most Important Thing You Can Do For Your Career

The Single Biggest Thing You Can Do For Your Career: Show Up<p>July 1, 2014<p>Creative entrepreneurs, freelancers, and regular old people are forever …

What Are Creatives Afraid Of? Making Enough Stuff, Making Enough Money

The Real Fears of Creatives: Money, Making Stuff, and Staying Current<p>June 17, 2014<p>Being a creative — in whatever sense you may be, even if you choose …

How to Get Out of Your Own Way and Unblock the “Spiritual Electricity” of Creative Flow

<i>“Art is not a thing — it is a way,”</i> Elbert Hubbard wrote in 1908. But the question of <i>what</i> that way is, where exactly it leads, and how to best follow it is something artists have been grappling with since the dawn of recorded time and psychologists have spent decades trying to decode, outlining the …

Elizabeth Gilbert

Bob Dylan on Sacrifice, the Unconscious Mind, and How to Cultivate the Perfect Environment for Creative Work

Van Morrison once characterized <b>Bob Dylan</b> (b. May 24, 1941) as the greatest living poet. And since poetry, per Muriel Rukeyser’s beautiful definition, is an art that relies on the “moving relation between individual consciousness and the world,” to glimpse Dylan’s poetic prowess is to grasp at once …

MUST SEE: baby whale rescue

MUST SEE: baby whale rescued off Australian coast<p>Cheryl Santa Maria<b><br>Digital Reporter</b><p>Friday, July 11, 2014, 6:10 PM - It took authorities five attempts …

Fire-Resistant Underwear Made From Fake Spider Silk Could Soon Be a Thing

Spider silk is widely considered a superfiber, a near magical material with potential medical and military applications. The problem is that …

Geometrical Psychology: Benjamin Betts’s 19th-Century Mathematical Illustrations of Consciousness

<i>“What makes a mathematician is not technical skill or encyclopedic knowledge,”</i> Paul Lockhard recently wrote, <i>“but insatiable curiosity and a desire for simple beauty.”</i> But what if this mathematical curiosity and desire for beauty were applied to questions that have perplexed scientists and …