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There are so few women running startups because investors keep asking them these questions

The gender imbalance in Silicon Valley is well documented. US tech companies are so dominated by men in large part because the vast majority of investment venture capital —nearly 98%— flows to firms founded by men.<p>Women are the majority owners of 38% of all US business, so it’s not a question of a …

Venture Capital

10 Bedtime Rituals That Help You Reflect, Relax, Sleep and Succeed

The better you sleep at night, the better chance you have succeeding during the day.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>What you do before bed has a significant impact on what your subconscious mulls over while you sleep, and on your mental state when you wake up the next …

Sleep

This Is Your Brain on Exercise

Human beings evolved to move. Our bodies, including our brains, were fine-tuned for endurance activities over millennia of stalking and chasing down prey. “We’ve engineered that out of our lives now,” says Charles Hillman, a psychology professor at Northeastern University who has spent decades …

The Brain

The rise of the supercentenarians: five ways to live to 120

Fancy living to the age of 120? Increasingly, it’s a question of when, rather than if.<p>The world’s leading gerontologists have long been searching for the most effective ways to hold back the years. But last month, at an international symposium on longevity held in Geneva, Switzerland – a country …

Morgan Stanley raised $125 million for a new fund — and it highlights one of the hottest trends in investing

The bank has raised $125 million in commitments for its first global impact fund. It will invest in private-equity funds that demonstrate they positively affect the environment or society while delivering strong financial returns. Morgan Stanley says it believes this is the largest impact fund of …

Venture Capital

The Research Lab That Wants To Disrupt Long-Distance Love

Move over, video chat: Vibrating gloves and 360-degree VR communications are on the way.<p>In the olden days, people wrote letters to communicate. Then came the telephone, and then the internet. But within the last decade, new modes of long distance communication have exploded, from Skype and Google …

Trump’s America, where even park employees have become enemies of the state | Sarah Kendzior

Brutal policies accompanied by suppression of the facts are sure signs of an autocracy<p>Last Tuesday, for a few hours, Badlands National Park defied presidential orders. “Today, the amount of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere is higher than at any time in the last 650,000 years #climate,” it tweeted. …

National Parks

How the world reacted to Trump's inauguration as US president

Germany<p>Germany will need a new economic strategy geared toward Asia should the new US administration start a trade war with China, vice chancellor Sigmar Gabriel said, warning of a “rough ride” hours after Donald Trump was sworn in.<p>“What we heard today were high nationalistic tones,” Gabriel said …

Humans Just Killed Off These 12 Animals, And You Didn't Even Notice

Over the past decade, we've wiped out mammals, birds, amphibians and more. And it's all to our own detriment.<p>For thousands of years, the Bramble Cay melomys, a small, mouse-like rodent, eked out a living on a tiny coral island in Australia’s Great Barrier Reef. It was the reef’s only endemic mammal …

Biodiversity

How WeWork Capitalizes On Aging Architecture

The coworking company is remaking historic and aging buildings across America.<p>“They don’t build ’em like they used to.” It’s an oft-repeated phrase by those who wax nostalgic. But in the case of the Corbin Building–an office building architect Francis H. Kimball designed in 1888–the saying holds …

Why You're Smarter Than A Harvard MBA

Didn't go to business school? You didn't miss a thing.<p>Leave Harvard with an MBA and you can expect your first annual pay check to be around $130,000. You'll get about $50,000 more in signing and other bonuses, and you'll be well on your way to a high-paying career. Even if you decided to skip the …

'Mythical' sea blob finally spotted a century after its discovery

A mysterious sea blob that looks like a psychedelic Slinky has finally been spotted, more than a century after it was first described.<p>The translucent, sea-dwelling invertebrate, called <i>Bathochordaeus charon</i>, was identified recently off the coast of Monterey, California, by scientists using a …

Secrets Of The Most Productive People: 2016

Ten top performers reveal how they squeeze the most out of every day.<p>1. Kevin Hart<p><b>Actor, Comedian, and Entrepreneur</b><p><i>[Photo: Williams + Hirakawa; Stylist: Ashley North; Groomer: John Clausell]</i><p>On staying busy: “Once you’ve accomplished a goal, you’re all done. And I don’t ever want to be all done.” On …

Researchers have found a surprisingly powerful effect of sleeping more

By Ana Swanson<p>, Reporter<p>We all know sleep matters for job performance. After a week of vacation, you may find your work better than ever. But rack up a week of sleepless nights — say, following a polarizing presidential election — and you may find yourself struggling.<p>It wouldn't surprise anyone …

University of California

Why gut feelings may really help you make risky decisions

By Ana Swanson<p>, Reporter<p>“Gut reactions” — subtle bodily sensations that result from risky behavior — have long been the stuff of financial market lore. Some successful stock market traders, billionaire George Soros included, have claimed they pay attention to bodily pains and other sensations to …

The Brightest People Do 9 Things That Really Stand Out, Says a Harvard Prof

A very smart person expresses their ideas with remarkable clarity<p><i>What is it like to interview a very smart person? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Shane Greenstein, Professor in the</b> …

Learning from the Trump Phenomenon: How Much of the 2016 Election was a Recall on Harvard?

<i>By Robert Carpenter, Harvard Business School, Class of '18 & Harbus Contributing Writer</i><p>A pickup truck rolled through Harvard Square on the morning of Wednesday, Nov. 9. A man in the truck bed waved a "Make America Great Again!" banner and the passengers yelled at anyone within earshot.<p>Even if you …

How a Digital Tool for Grandma Turned Into a Startup

Entrepreneurs transformed an idea to help with passwords into a consumer product<p>Three years ago, Priscilla Elora Sharuk was trying to help her grandmother, who had Alzheimer’s disease, deal with an everyday task that had become frustratingly difficult: remembering passwords for websites and …

Alzheimer's Disease

How to Get Comfortable With Being Uncomfortable (According to a Green Beret)

7 steps to acclimate yourself to extreme situations so you can excel at every level.<p>I've been an entrepreneur for seven years. Midway through the fourth year, things were coming to a head. I wasn't getting enough sleep. I wasn't exercising, and I wasn't keeping my mind clear with meditation.<p>In the …

Self-help

US dementia rates drop 24%

A new study finds that the prevalence of dementia has fallen sharply in recent years, most likely as a result of Americans' rising educational levels and better heart health, which are both closely related to brain health.<p>Dementia rates in people over age 65 fell from 11.6 percent in 2000 to 8.8 …

Dementia

AirSelfie Mini Camera Drone (video)

Smartphone photographers that would like to capture images from a different perspective may be interested in a new miniature camera drone which has …

Rodale Wellness Is Now Books for Better Living - Books for Better Living

<p>Rodale Wellness has found a new home with Books for Better Living, and we’re excited to welcome you all to our community! With our health and …

The four ways a Trump presidency could turn out, according to an expert in political upheaval

By Christopher Ingraham<p>, Reporter<p>In fits and starts, the contours of the Trump administration will begin to take shape over the coming weeks. Like his campaign, the president-elect's transition is already shaping up to be a highly unconventional one: shortly after the election, Trump removed Chris …

Donald Trump

Humans are still evolving in some surprising ways

It's often said that through our innovations in science, agriculture and medicine humans have become masters of our biological destiny.<p>That we've seized control of our evolution, eliminating most of the causes of death and suffering experienced by our ancient and not too distant ancestors.<p>We've …

Biology

Our Assumptions About Old and Young Workers Are Wrong

It is almost second nature to create stereotypes of people based on age. If someone is in their twenties then they must be technologically adept, obsessed with keeping fit, prepared to change jobs frequently whilst obviously searching for meaningful work. Those in their sixties and seventies must …

Pictures of the Week 11.10.16

Instagram Shuts Down Access From Other Apps

Facebook’s ongoing efforts to keep users within their own walled garden will soon result in the elimination of Instagram from third party apps, including Flipboard. On June 1, Instagram, which is owned by Facebook, will stop allowing many third parties to access the images in its feeds. If you have …

Social Media

This travel hacker paid $400 for a $52,000 round-the-world trip — here's how he did it

His most recent vacation was a $52,294 round-the-world trip that took him to Tokyo; Cape Town, South Africa; Dubai, United Arab Emirates; and other far-off destinations.<p>It was the trip of a lifetime, but Gillaspia isn't a big spender.<p>So when it came to planning his trip, he employed every trick and …

Singapore Airlines