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7 Things People Who Are Starting Their Own Business Would Know

Learn what people who are starting their own business would know or wish to know before taking the leap.

9 Branding Techniques For Your Small Business

Having a successful business is all about bringing in customers, which requires some type of branding and marketing. <b>Branding</b> is just as important for …

Small Business

7 Things To Remember If You Dream To Have Your Own Business

It is about 7:00 PM Sunday now, and you are getting a sick feeling about going to work tomorrow. You must get up early on Monday morning and get …

Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg thinks telepathy tech is on its way

Social network chief believes we’ll be able to send thoughts to each other directly using technology in the future<p>Besides virtual reality, laser-toting satellites and artificial intelligence, what other futuristic technologies is Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg interested in? Oh, you know, …

Social Media

Designing Superhumans

The age of genetic design is here.<p>It is now possible to edit genes of diverse organisms — almost like we edit a string of text — by cutting and pasting (splicing) genes at desired locations. A recent technology known as CRISPR (clustered regularly interspaced short palindromic repeats) allows for …

Genetics

Here's How A Newborn Baby Sees The World

How do newborn infants see the people around them?<p>For the first time ever, scientists in Sweden and Norway have simulated how our emotional expressions appear to the dewy eyes of a newborn -- and their finding may lay to rest a longstanding debate.<p>"We have for many years known that newborn babies …

Cars designed to be slept in

Vehicle design students at the Royal College of Art have been re-imagining the kind of cars that will be possible in an era of driverless transport.<p>As part of its Future Design series, BBC News spoke to Prof Dale Harrow, head of the Vehicle Design Programme, along with one of his students, Yibo</i> …

Melt Your Middle with This 2-Move Abs Week Workout | Men's Health

This gives you a firm base of support while fully activating and stabilizing your core, says <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director BJ Gaddour, creator of <i>Bodyweight Cardio Burners,</i> a 20-minute workout DVD that burns belly fat. Blocking your feet not only helps you “feel” your core working more during the …

An incredible $60 Chimera DLP SLA 3D printer developed by a student with K’nex and LEGO

In the last couple of years the prices of 3D printers have been steadily reduced, but their development has mainly concerned FDM 3D printers. Those …

3D Printing

The Physical Effects of Living in Space Could Create a New Human Species

What if one day we encounter aliens, and they are our descendants?<p>Societies living off-Earth sounds like a concept from science fiction. We spend our lives pinned to the planet. In half a century of human space flight, fewer than 600 people have traveled to low Earth orbit, and just 12 have stood …

This 20-Year-Old Inventor Said He Could Clean Up The Ocean–Now He’s Really Doing It

The giant ocean trash cleanup machine will begin its work in 2016.<p>Boyan Slat first proposed his giant marine cleanup machine three years ago when he was just 17 years old. During a TED talk, he sketched a vision for a massive floating boom that would collect trash using the ocean’s own currents.<p>The …

Pollution

Is “de-extinction” possible?

Bringing back species that died out long ago is not impossible. What would happen if we tried it?<p>Will we one day walk with dinosaurs or mammoths? The idea isn't completely beyond the realms of possibility.<p>However, as this video from The Verge points out, it’s not quite how the Jurassic Park films …

Jurassic Park

The psychology of emojis

I have a confession to make: I’m a grown woman who peppers pretty much every text and social media post I send with smileys, hearts, stars and various other decorations.<p>Emojis have taken over my communication—and I’m far from alone. According to Swyft Media, 74 percent of people in the U.S. …

We’re Entering A Sixth Mass Extinction, And It’s Our Fault

Species loss rate is 100 times greater than the expected rate<p>These days, sadly, it’s par for the course to hear of new additions to the list of myriad ways that irresponsible human activity is ruining planet Earth. The list is long and cruel, and although many people take these problems facing …

Extinction

The science behind losing weight

There are thousands of diet plans out there with lots of different approaches to achieving the same goal: trim the fat.<p>Are there universal truths about weight loss that we can all learn? The answer is yes. There is an undeniable science behind the process of losing weight, and it all boils down to …

Start A Fire

How To Get More Facebook Shares On Your Blog Posts

Facebook is the largest social media on the internet. And shares is the currency of the internet. According to Jeff Bullas, “47% of all Internet …

Making the Leap from Blogger to Book Author

Three years ago I was a guest author on one of my favorite sites of all, Copyblogger. The first sentence of the article was this: “Attention …

27 Tricks to Boost Blog Post Conversion Rates

It’s frustrating right?<p>You’re knocking out tons of good blog posts, and people are liking them.<p>Social media shares are on the rise. Traffic is …

Marketing

4 Steps to Take Before You Monetize Your Blog

If you want to put ads on your blog or work with brands, there are four things you need to do to prepare your blog before you monetize.<p>Image: …

30 Big Ideas to Make Your Blog Pop

The need to come up with a steady flow of quality content for your blog can be daunting and downright exasperating. Even the best bloggers experience writer's block occasionally. Since you're already wearing 10 hats to start and run your business, the last thing you need is to waste time thinking …

July in Blogging U.: Blogging 101 and 201

Note: Blogging 101 and Blogging 201 cover the same content each time they are offered.Have you just started blogging (welcome!), or are you looking …

Blogging