Avey Wright

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10 best cities for small businesses

Small business owners in Manchester are pretty big fans of the city.<p>Manchester took the top spot in Thumbtack's fourth annual ranking of the best and worst cities for small businesses.<p>"Texas cities typically dominate our top 10 list. This is the first time Manchester made it on the list," said Jon …

Boom in marijuana industry spurs sustainability concerns

<i>Corrections and clarifications: An earlier version of this story used an incorrect location for Chuck Lyon’s home. He lives in the</i> <i>hills of Mendocino County, California.</i><p>Chuck Lyon lives in a house he built “one concrete slab at a time” in the hills of Mendocino County, Calif.<p>Lyon, 62, uses only …

Cannabis

50 ways you can tell you were born to be an entrepreneur

They're dissatisfied as employees, followers or consumers.<p>They want to create, build and grow their own enterprises, and they're filled with the passion of their own ingenuity.<p>Here are 50 habits that born-to-be entrepreneurs can't help but show. How many do you possess?<p>1. You can't sit still. …

Entrepreneurship

The very first thing you must do when you launch a business

4 things to remember when things look bad for you as an entrepreneur<p>(EDITORIAL) We obsess about successful entrepreneurs but don’t always see the …

7 TED Talks you should watch if you want to be an entrepreneur

Four simple words that sum up the value of TED Talks.<p>We love these quick, easy-to-digest videos with just the right amount of important information to entertain and educate in just a few minutes.<p>It's free, high-quality wisdom from industry leaders — what's not to love?<p>Below are the top seven videos …

TED Talks

5 completely insane things Christian fundamentalists are teaching their kids

<b>(Jaroslav74 via Shutterstock)</b><p>This stuff is in <i>schoolbooks</i><p>Jonny Scaramanga<p>June 17, 2015 7:00am (UTC)<p>Accelerated Christian Education is a fundamentalist school curriculum used in a claimed 6,000 schools and 145 countries. Despite the name, education is actually second to its stated primary purpose, …

Meet the artist who creates surreal masterpieces with his iPhone

“Really I just download some apps I think sound interesting and play around with them for some time.”<p>The iPhone makes creativity-on-the-move a reality

Art

The Burden of the Budget on An Entrepreneur

<i>Alex Sion is President of</i> <i>Moven</i><i>, an app and debit card that provides real-time behavioral feedback and instant receipts.</i><p>While there is much talk of how to manage the financial stressors of running a startup, the time rarely is taken to address the toll it specifically takes on one’s personal …

We could get to the singularity in ten years

<i>It would require a different way of thinking about the timing of the Singularity, says AGI pioneer Ben Goertzel, PhD. Rather than a predictive</i> …

Singularity

Rebecca Solnit: The Age of Capitalism is over

<b>(Tod Klassy/Shutterstock)</b><p>Rebecca Solnit assesses our poisonous fossil fuel dependency — and why we’re on the verge of a paradigm shift<p>Rebecca Solnit<p>December 27, 2014 5:00pm (UTC)<p>This piece originally appeared on TomDispatch.<p>It was the most thrilling bureaucratic document I’ve ever seen for just one …