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5 Lifetime Habits of the World's Wealthiest People

Key habits you can incorporate into your life and career.<p>Why do certain people become extraordinarily wealthy while others do not?<p>Great wealth, of the non-inherited kind, is not an accident. The extraordinarily successful people who make it have habits that set them apart from everyone else.<p>These …

Solar And Wind Energy May Be Nice, But How Can We Store It?

Renewable energy like solar and wind is booming across the country as the costs of production have come down. But the sun doesn't always shine, and the wind doesn't blow when we need it to.<p>This challenge has sparked a technology race to store energy — one that goes beyond your typical battery.<p><b>Heat</b> …

Natural Gas

How I Went From Living in My Car to Owning My Own Company

What I learned about success and overcoming adversity from living in my car.<p>When I was 18 years old, I moved into a Honda Civic. I didn't get along with my parents, didn't have money for an apartment, and was not attending college. I read a lot about the student debt crisis many young people face …

21 Executives Share the Daily Routines That Help Them Succeed

Being intentional about simple routines makes all the difference.<p>The most successful people I know make navigating business and life look easy, often because they have their crap together more than most people. They get up early, stay in front of health issues, and are smart about money. They know …

Five Technologies That Will Disrupt Healthcare By 2020

<i>Frost & Sullivan’s Transformational Health program provides insight on the growth opportunities driven by innovative healthcare technology</i><p>The healthcare landscape is changing exponentially and the following technologies are expected to have far-reaching implications in terms of diagnostics, …

Genetics

10 Signs You and Your Partner Are a Great Match

No couple is perfect, but you two are pretty close.<p>You’re pretty sure you’ve finally found that right person for you. You know, the one who listens intently while you vent about your grueling day at work and is there to hold you tightly on the couch with your Netflix queue already lined up. But how …

Text Messaging

How one programmer broke the internet by deleting a tiny piece of code

A man in Oakland, California, disrupted web development around the world last week by deleting 11 lines of code.<p>The story of how 28-year-old Azer Koçulu briefly broke the internet shows how writing software for the web has become dependent on a patchwork of code that itself relies on the …

Oculus Rift review: Virtual reality is always almost here

Virtual Reality is<p>Always almost here<p>For a long time, the hopes and dreams of many virtual reality fans could be summed up with two words: Oculus Rift. Helped by the rise of cheap smartphone displays, Oculus co-founder Palmer Luckey took a technology that most people considered a retro curiosity and …

Searching For Google CEO Sundar Pichai, The Most Powerful Tech Giant You've Never Heard Of

<b>The Consumer Electronics Show,</b> universally known as CES, is a riot of technology. Held annually in the bleak Nevada desert town of Las Vegas, it is a great blinking din, jammed with screens, speakers, automobiles, whirling drones, blooping robots, e-cigs and e-cigs and ever more e-cigs, plus some …

Sundar Pichai

The 12 best experiences you can have on the Oculus Rift

With 30 launch titles available on the new Oculus Rift virtual-reality headset as of today, you may be wondering where to begin. There's a wide range in price (anywhere from $9.99 to $59.99), comfort level and game genre.<p>In case you don't have the time or money to try them all (who does?) we've …

10 weirdest job interview questions

Job interviews are nerve-racking enough.<p>The sweaty handshake, the stuffy attire, the self-promotion and salary talk.<p>And then comes a curve-ball question: "Would you rather fight one horse-sized duck, or 100 duck-sized horses?"<p>Hmmm.<p>That's just a taste of the top oddball questions employers fired at …

Why Every Entrepreneur Should Take a Closer Look at Clean Tech

Over the past three years, clean-tech funding has been in the doldrums. In 2014, investors poured $2 billion into clean tech, but that number dropped …

How to Raise Emotionally Intelligent Kids: 7 Important Things to Teach Them

Emotional intelligence is the prerequisite to great relationships. Here's how to teach kids to develop them.<p>We all want our kids to be happy and successful, so it makes sense to work backward and figure out how to make that happen.<p>Step 1: <i>To be happy and successful, they need to develop great</i> …

Top 10 unusual job interview questions for 2016 from Glassdoor

You’ve memorized your resume and perfected your handshake, know your strengths and weaknesses like the back of your hand, and can wax poetic on where you see yourself in the next five years. But have you considered this: When a hot dog expands, in which direction does it split and why?<p>What sounds …

Sorry, but you can’t blame your children’s genes | Oliver James

From intelligence to mental health, nurture is the crucial influence on human development<p>Are poor people poor because of inferior genes? This notion is especially popular with members of the ruling elite, who like to think their position is the result of genetic superiority rather than the fact …

Mental Disorders

8 Secrets Insanely Successful Entrepreneurs Know That You Don't

Success is an effect, not a cause―the outward manifestation of an internal reality.<p><i>"Circumstance does not make the man; it reveals him to himself."</i>―James Allen<p>Success is an effect, not a cause―the outward manifestation of an internal reality. To be successful, you must see the world different from …

Here are 10 daily habits that could make you a millionaire

<i>Editor's Note: An earlier version of this article stated that Daniel Ally became a self-made millionaire at age 24. We are no longer confident in those assertions and have removed them.</i><p>You have to pay the cost if you want to be the boss.<p>The cost is discipline. No leader can achieve success without …

Networking

The 24 best places to live in the South — the region that's becoming the best place to live in America

The best region in the country, going by the US Census Bureau's geographic divisions, might surprise some: the South. Twenty-four of the top 50 cities can be found in the South — more than the <i>combined</i> number of cities that made the list from the traditionally more desirable West and Northeast …

San Antonio

I hurtled through space on a VR roller coaster and it was intense

ALTON TOWERS, England — Space travel might be a distant dream for most of us, but there's a new ride opening in the UK that will let earthlings fly …

Virtual Reality

Is Digital Technology Making Us Any Better Off? One Prominent Economist Says No And He May Be Right

When Steve Jobs was trying to lure John Sculley from his lofty position as CEO at Pepsi to Apple, he asked him, “Do you want to sell sugar water for the rest of your life, or do you want to come with me and change the world?” The ploy worked and Sculley became the first major CEO of a conventional …

Trends

The Science of Crying

Michael Trimble, a behavioral neurologist with the unusual distinction of being one of the world’s leading experts on crying, was about to be …

A beginner’s guide to finally buying a virtual reality headset

By Hayley Tsukayama<p>Hayley Tsukayama<p>Reporter covering consumer technology<p>Email Bio Follow<p>It's finally happening: After years of promises about virtual reality for the everyday person, this year will actually bring shoppers a variety of options.<p>In truth, there are probably a lot of people who have no …

Virtual Reality

​Companies Want to Replicate Your Dead Loved Ones With Robot Clones

Complete with a digital copy of the person's brain.<p>In 2003, the wife of a 55-year-old Vietnamese carpenter named Le Van died. Heartbroken, he dug up her grave, cast her body in clay and slept next to "her" for five years.<p>The story is unsettling, but there's also something universal about his …

When This Happens, You Know You've Got a Questionable Job Candidate

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

How Single Women Are Transforming American Politics

It used to be that marriage was when adulthood began for American women. Moving straight out of their parents' house (or a college dorm) and into a house with a husband was simply the expected, preordained path for many women.<p>But in the past few decades, wedding rings have become optional …

Feminism

Sanders, Clinton, Rubio, and Kasich answer climate debate questions | Dana Nuccitelli

CNN moderators ask climate questions in the Democratic and Republican presidential debates in Florida<p>Last week, the Democratic and Republican presidential candidates participated in debates in Florida. A bipartisan group of 21 Florida mayors wrote to the debate moderators to argue it would be …

Florida

One Simple Phrase That Can Bring You Joy, Peace and Happiness

<i>This article originally appeared on Completed Thoughts.</i><p>I feel fortunate to be able to say that most of the time I feel happy and calm, and that is for many reasons. However, this was not always the case and there is one short little phrase which played a major role in transforming my life.<p><b>This</b> …

Google hooked 14 robot arms together so they can help each other learn

Convolutional neural networks help these machines get an education<p>Researchers at Google are trying to help robots navigate the world as well as humans can, and that means a lot of practice. Research scientist Sergey Levine and his team took fourteen robotic arms, networked them together, and used …

Turning Windows into Solar Panels

National Labs are taking a fresh approach to solar power by harnessing the power of quantum dots.