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The expert guide to space colonies

BBC Future’s World-Changing Ideas Summit, on 21 October, will examine some of the most exciting and provocative developments we face in science, technology and health. In the run-up to the summit, we will offer a unique guide to some of the issues that will be discussed… starting with the notion …

Reality TV

I Drove a 3D Printed Car

Let me repeat: I drove a 3D printed car. It wasn’t for long, and it wasn’t far, but it was a singularly awesome experience.<p>The car, known as the …

Mars mission: Could US girl, 13, be first on red planet?

Alyssa Carson has big dreams. At the age of 13 she is determined to be the first person to land on Mars.<p>But this is more than wishful thinking - Nasa thinks she stands a chance and she is already in training.<p>Alyssa is studying science and several languages and became the first person to attend all …

Mars Mission

Summer Intern Makes Medical Breakthrough

So, what did you do over your summer vacation? Jo Armstead, a 21 year-old medical student in the UK, made a major discovery that could alter the …

Medicine

What it took for Elon Musk’s SpaceX to disrupt Boeing, leapfrog NASA, and become a serious space company

<i>This story has been corrected.</i><p>The Space Exploration Technology rocket factory is a large, white hangar-like building near Los Angeles international airport, with a parking lot filled with late-model motorcycles and Tesla electric cars. The vast metal structure once churned out 747 fuselages for …

Space Travel

Digital junk: food and beverage marketing on Facebook

We all know obesity is a common, serious, and costly health issue. But while government action has stalled and the debate rages on about how best to …

Teens

New in Movie Marketing: The Printed Tweet

Advertising morphs again.<p>In a case of the digital snake eating its own tail, the New York Times ran a full-page print advertisement on Saturday that featured a single tweet from its critic, A.O. Scott, flacking the movie “Inside Llewyn Davis.”<p>It’s not unusual for Hollywood marketers to use positive …

10 Reasons Perry Belcher Dominates Digital Marketing

Internet marketing is an extremely vast, complex, ever changing subject, and seems like a constant moving target for many businesses and professional marketers trying to succeed online. Smart beginners may ask some form of the question:<p>"What key skills or strategies make someone successful or …

The One-Question Shortcut to Identifying Your Niche Market

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You’d like to sell more, right? More of your product, service, program, offering; whatever it is you are paid to deliver.<p>Maybe it’s because you’d like to make more money. Maybe it’s because you’d like to help more people. Hopefully, you’d …

Divorce

5 Unconventional Ways to Make Your Marketing 'Stickier'

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>So you’ve discovered the next product that’s going to change the world. Fantastic. Now comes the hard part: marketing it.<p>To separate yourself from the pack and stand out where others don’t, you need to be different, but not too different …

Marketing

3 Critical B2B Digital Marketing Hacks

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The B2B, or business-to-business, marketing industry is significantly different than its B2C (business-to-consumer) counterpart. First off, the sales cycles are markedly longer when working from one business to the other. Additionally, …

Marketing

Housing Market Recovery Rolls On as Groundbreaking Rises

Marketing Via Paid Online Influencers Sees Dramatic Growth in Survey

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Paid endorsements by online influencers is now used by 52 percent of online marketers -- a number that is rapidly closing in on display ads (58 percent) as the top paid avenue for online advertising. The explosion was registered in the …

Public Relations

5 Ways Smart Marketers Accrue Social Influence

How To Give Your Content Marketing Purpose & Punch

As content marketing becomes mainstream, how can your content stand out? Columnist Nate Dame discusses how to better understand your audience for …

10 biggest financial-market events this week

<b>MarketWatch rounded up the 10 most important news events of the past week. We focused on market-related issues, but we’ve included other subjects of</b> …

Stock Markets

7 Marketing Heavyweights Spill Huge Digital Stats

Big-name marketers have descended on Orlando this week at the ANA Masters of Marketing conference. So far, it's clear that digital has taken over …

Marketing