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Forget That Product You're Working On. What's Really Going to Sell in the Future Is ... Services.

"Do-it-for-me" is the next evolution of the on-demand economy.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Today’s consumers value their time more than ever. With the proliferation of on-demand apps, there is virtually no need to wait in lines or even to leave your house if you’re …

Action Movies

Novel antioxidant makes old blood vessels seem young again

Older adults who take a novel antioxidant that specifically targets cellular powerhouses, or mitochondria, see aging of their blood vessels reverse …

Wellness

The untold story of modern science is one of empire and colonial exploitation

Sir Ronald Ross had just returned from an expedition to Sierra Leone. The British doctor had been leading efforts to tackle the malaria that so often killed English colonists in the country, and in December 1899 he gave a lecture to the Liverpool Chamber of Commerce about his experience. In the …

Cape Town

A Woman Who Went Viral For Being Assaulted During A Protest Is Now Facing Arrest

A young woman was assaulted by police at a protest against sexual harassment. Now those same police are threatening her with arrest — for assaulting them.<p>NEW DELHI — “Tear off her clothes!” the policewoman shouted as several pairs of hands ripped at Sheena Thakur’s blue-and-white cotton shirt. …

Delhi Police

Need to make a molecule? Ask this AI for instructions

NEWS<p>Artificial-intelligence tool that has digested nearly every reaction ever performed could transform chemistry.<p>Holly Else<p>Search for this author in:<p>…

Artificial Intelligence

Nissan spins up new plant to give second life to EV batteries | Reuters

NAMIE, Japan (Reuters) - At a small plant intended to help revitalize a town ravaged by the 2011 earthquake, Nissan Motor Co is giving its costly electric vehicle (EV) batteries new life after they pass their peak performance.<p>Employees of 4R Energy Corp, a joint venture between Nissan Motor Co and …

Electric Vehicles

Threatened blue carbon ecosystems store carbon 40 times faster than forests - Science News - ABC News

They can stink like fish and rotten eggs, breed swarms of mosquitos and lack the glamour of coral reefs. But mangroves, with other coastal habitats, …

Habitats

This Simple Technique Will Make You a Much Better Negotiator

Always leave money on the table.<p><i>What are the basics of the art of negotiation? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer by Auren Hoffman, SafeGraph CEO, on Quora:</b><p><b>Always leave money on the …

Selling

How to build muscle as age tears it down

<b>(CNN) —</b> If you are in your 40s or 50s, chances are that you are starting to notice some changes in your body, including muscle loss and diminishing strength, even if you exercise fairly regularly.<p>Reduced levels of physical activity, increases in sedentary behavior and doing less intense exercise …

Nutrition

Amazing new biodegradable insulation only burns after one-hour of fire exposure

100 percent natural insulation from Chilean company Rootman is also resistant to flames, according to ArchDaily. Rootman’s product, Thermoroot, …

It's better to be single, according to science

Give Tinder a break and take yourself on a date tonight.<p>Being single has a handful of benefits, scientific research has found. Alone time is one of them.<p>Single people are more likely to not only embrace solitude, but benefit from it, recent studies have suggested.<p>Bella DePaulo, a psychologist at …

Psychology

The 5 Clustering Algorithms Data Scientists Need to Know

Clustering is a Machine Learning technique that involves the grouping of data points. Given a set of data points, we can use a clustering algorithm …

Data Science

15 Job Interview Questions You Can Use to Nail the Right Candidate | Inc.com

Preparing for a job interview is a task few enjoy. Articles abound on how to ace a job interview, but there's little guidance out there on how an employer can ace these interviews too.<p>I can tell you first-hand: Hiring someone is one of the most difficult decisions you will have to make simply …

Employment

Water-based AC cools the air without using harmful chemicals

Our air conditioners still draw on principles that are around 100-years-old, sucking up power in the process. Researchers from the National …

National University of Singapore

Here's Richard Feynman's Simple Technique For Sorting Science From Pseudoscience

In this fast-paced world of social media news, it can be exhausting to constantly have to figure out which of the legit-sounding headlines popping up …

Richard Feynman

How to Write a White Paper That Generates Sales

The vast majority of your website traffic is going to leave and never come back.That’s harsh, I know.But unfortunately, it’s also true. Only a tiny …

Marketing

The Roles of the Product Manager and Product Owner – Adrian Pica – Medium

<b>The Roles of the Product Manager and Product Owner</b><p>Whenever we talk about building digital products and the roles people have in their organizations, …

12 important lessons for building a business in your first year

The first year is always the hardest.<p>The first year of trying to get back into shape. The first year of learning a language. The first year of learning a new skill.<p>For us, it was the first year of launching our company. While this wasn’t my first time starting a new business, I’ve learned that it …

This 10-Year CEO Study Reveals a Key Behavior of the Most Successful Leaders | Inc.com

Ten-year CEO studies conducted by a team of psychologists, economists, statisticians, and data scientists don't come along every day (but still more offers for a 0 percent APR credit card do--the injustice of it all).<p>Anyway, when such studies are reported, take notice--I did, and here's what I …

Management

The Worst Air Quality in the World, Mapped

Air pollution kills more people in the U.S. than cars or guns. Imagine how China feels.<p>Go to China to talk about climate change, and you’ll end up in …

Pollution

Big Pharma's Industrial Pollution Goes Unchecked, Breeds Superbug Crisis

By Madlen Davies<p>Industrial pollution from Indian pharmaceutical companies making medicines for nearly all the world's major drug companies is fueling …

Microbiology

Will clothes companies do the right thing to reduce microfiber pollution?

Synthetic fibers are polluting the world’s oceans – but a new report shows how apparel companies have been far too slow to respond. Can they change their ways?<p>Over the past few years, evidence has been mounting that synthetic textiles such as polyester and acrylic, which make up much of our …

Pollution

The New York Times Has Fallen For An Economic Impossibility

<i>“If one-half of the commodities in the market rise in exchange value, the very terms imply a fall of the other half; and reciprocally, the fall</i> …

3 Proven Ways to Stay Consistent, Meet your Goals and Realize Your Dreams

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>After years of running my own small business and observing successful people, I’ve come to one important observation about the true key to success: Be consistent. The entrepreneurs and leaders who show up every day, display their best …

Self-improvement

4 Secrets to Improve Your Startup's Sales

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Most startup disasters are caused by a failure to connect with the customer. The commonly acknowledged startup killers -- premature scaling, running out of capital and a lack of market interest -- all have a root in broken sales …

Entrepreneurship

Unpaywall: The Browser Add-on That Finds (Legal) Free Copies Of Academic Papers You See As You Browse The Web

Techdirt has just written about ResearchGate, which claims to offer access to 100 million academic papers. However, as we wrote, there's an issue …

Being Lazy Is the Key to Success, According to the Best-Selling Author of 'Moneyball' | Inc.com

Do you think of yourself as lazy? If so, do you think that's a good thing? It just might be the key to success. That's according to Michael Lewis, author of the bestsellers <i>Moneyball</i>, <i>The Big Short</i>, and many more.<p>Lewis was a keynote speaker at the 2017 Insight Summit put on by online survey company …

Motivation

The Biases That Keep Good R&D Projects from Getting Funded

Theodora chairs the R&D selection panel at a global professional service firm. She recently had to lead the committee in deciding whether to fund a proposal from an up-and-coming engineer and one of the company’s business leaders. The project focused on how to design rooms in intensive care units …

Management

21 Fascinating Persuasion Techniques That Boost Website Conversions

• SHARES<p><b>Powerful communicators employ these persuasion techniques when designing online experiences that convert.</b><p>Do you want <i>your website</i> to be more …