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Don't Retire Start A Micro Business

Retirement today is either something that people welcome, or dread. In the UK, the age to qualify for your pension seems to move further away with successive governments. And with no statutory retirement age in the UK, if you want to and your company agrees, you can keep working for as long as you …

Retirement

Blow To Bitcoin As Coinbase CEO Makes Stark Warning

Bitcoin and cryptocurrency adoption rates around the world are growing, but not quickly enough to prevent the bitcoin price from falling — and now the chief executive of San Francisco-based Coinbase, one of the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges, has warned that widespread, mass bitcoin …

Cryptocurrency

One More Travesty in the Student Loan Program

Student debt companies line the pockets of CEOs and shareholders through stock buybacks at the expense of students.<p>Navient is one of the main federal …

Finance

Yuneec's Mantis Q drone packs 4K and voice control for $500

DJI's Spark isn't the only game in town if you want a small, relatively powerful drone with a semi-reasonable price tag. Yuneec has launched US pre-orders for the Mantis Q, a robotic flier that blurs the lines between 'budget' drones like the Spark and higher-end counterparts like the Mavic Air. …

Drones

How to Master the Art of Giving a Great Virtual Presentation

You have to engage your audience.<p><i>What are some good tips for giving a memorable in-person or video presentation? 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 David Berman, President of Zoom Video</b> …

Framing

4 Ways to Crush Self-Doubt When Your Inner Critic Gets the Best of You | Inc.com

When your inner critique gets the best of you it can turn your instinct into your worst enemy. But why? In some ways, second-guessing yourself can be good. However, it is in those tiny seconds that self-doubt can creep in and crush your confidence to take action.<p>Yet, according to Malcolm Gladwell …

Self-confidence

7 crucial Instagram tips for marketers

The year 2018 will be a seen as a turning point for Instagram marketing.<p>According to Social Media Examiner’s annual report, in 2018 some 69 percent …

Social Media

Malcolm Gladwell on why we shouldn’t value speed over power

<b>Malcolm Gladwell</b>, known for his deep inquiries into how the social sciences impact our day-to-day lives, recently sat down for a talk with <b>Adam Grant</b>, …

Standardized Testing

The Stanford professor who pioneered praising kids for effort says we’ve totally missed the point

It is well known that telling a kid she is smart is wading into seriously dangerous territory.<p>Reams of research show that kids who are praised for being smart fixate on performance, shying away from taking risks and meeting potential failure. Kids who are praised for their efforts try harder and …

Self-improvement

‘Climax’ First Trailer: Gaspar Noé and A24 Invite You to a Wild Dance Party in Hell

Noé shocked audiences at Cannes with his acclaimed dance musical. Now it's your turn to see what all the fuss is about.<p>Gaspar Noé was bracing for …

Film Festivals

4 Step Guide to Online Marketing for Small Businesses

iStock by Getty ImagesOver the past few years, we’ve witnessed the balance of power shift from traditional marketing to online marketing.Of course, …

Marketing

Expiration dates are a sham. Here's the best way to tell if a food has gone bad.

The best way to tell whether a food is still good to eat isn't necessarily by looking at the sell-by date printed on the package.<p>Expiration dates are based on rough estimates. They can tell you when a carton of eggs or a raw steak will most likely reach the limit for its best quality, but that's …

Vegetables

JavaScript for impatient programmers

A book by Dr. Axel Rauschmayer<p>About the book<p>Goal of this book: make JavaScript less challenging to learn for newcomers, by offering a modern view …

Web Applications

Hackers Take Over NBC Reporter’s Twitter Account to Send Warning to Trump

Hackers took over the Twitter account of NBC journalist Peter Alexander on Sunday and directed a series of threatening messages at President Trump. …

Donald Trump

5 Habits That Will Prevent You From Getting Rich

We all want to be wealthy, or at least comfortable. But if you uphold these tendencies, you're less likely to get there.<p>Many of us aspire to reach a …

Personal Finance

All Systems Red

• <b>Author:</b> Martha Wells<p><b>Winner: 2017 Nebula Award for Best Novella</b><b><br>Winner: 2018 Alex Award</b><b><br>Finalist: 2017 Hugo Award for Best Novella</b><b><br>One of the Verge's Best Books of 2017</b><b><br>A</b> <b>New York Times</b> <b>Bestseller</b><p><b>A murderous android discovers itself in All Systems Red, a tense science fiction adventure by Martha Wells</b> …

Does America Face A 'Boom' In Retiree Bankruptcies?

I’ll give it to the <i>New York Times</i>: say what you will about the decline of the print media, the Gray Lady can still set the news agenda. On August 5th the Times published “Too Little Too Late’: Bankruptcy Booms Among Older Americans,” which claimed that bankruptcies among retirees have skyrocketed …

Retirement

These Jaw-Dropping Facts Will Change Your Mind About the Internet of Things

Write off this emerging technology shift at your own risk.<p>The Internet of Things (or IoT) is used as a catch-all phrase these days for any device or …

Internet of Things

Hackers can seize practically all your online accounts, and it's your voicemail's fault

Who would have thought that, in the end, it would be the humble voicemail that would do us all in?<p>Your Google, Microsoft, Apple, WhatsApp, and even …

Voice Mail

You can make money directly off of other people's debt.

The Best Peer-to-Peer Lending Platforms for Investors<p>These services give you direct access to the consumer credit market.<p>Updated August 10, 2018<p>We …

Loans

Inside a Texas Detention Facility for Immigrant Families

DILLEY, Texas—In the past 10 months, more than 25,000 immigrant mothers and their children caught illegally crossing into the U.S. at the border with Mexico have spent their first weeks in the country living in a sprawling compound of trailers, tents and playgrounds.<p>The children go to school most …

Immigration

5 easy ways to uncover your creative genius

How would you describe creativity? Is it an innate way of thinking, or is it more like a muscle that can be developed with regular activity? The …

Creativity

How Digital Marketing Can Take Your Startup To A Higher Level

Running a startup and surviving the cut-throat competition is an achievement. There are myriad of things that need attention like finances, managing the product, building relationships with clients, and more. Everything requires exhaustive research and an eye for detail. Luckily, digital marketing …

Marketing

10 Ways to Make Money Online You May Not Have Thought Of

The internet was made for profit, not just just memes and political discourse.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In today’s economy, most salaries just aren't enough to live on. People are getting paid less and less compared to the standard of living and rents are rising; …

Small Business

Your cable company will hate you as much as you hate them after you get this $39 box

Pretty much no one likes his or her cable company. After years of overcharging, terrible customer service, and a wide range of anti-consumer …

Customer Service

Yale economist: Here's how likely it is that bitcoin will become worthless

Bitcoin captured the attention of investors, celebrities and even NFL players in 2017, as its price soared from below $1,000 for a single coin at the …

Cryptocurrency

Donald Trump: Russian ‘Asset’ Since 1987 When KGB ‘Compromised’ Him On Moscow Trip, According To New Book

Investigative reporter traces Trump-Russia connection back to Trump's 1987 trip to Moscow, a trip likely backed by the Soviet Union's feared spy …

Donald Trump

Octopus research shows that consciousness isn’t what makes humans special

Whether or not octopuses should be viewed as charming or terrifying very much depends on your personal perspective. But it’s hard to deny their intelligence.<p>Octopuses can squirt water at an annoyingly bright bulb until it short-circuits. They can tell humans apart (even those who are wearing the …

How to Get Others to Perceive You in a Positive Light, According to Science

It's an easy way to have better success in your personal and professional relationships.<p>My husband and I were having dinner at a restaurant with a couple we were getting to know. After a while it occurred to me that they had spent a considerable amount of time crap-talking members of their own …

Siblings

Blue light from phone screens accelerates blindness, study finds

Scientists say they have found how blue light from smartphones, laptops and other digital devices damages vision and can speed up blindness.<p>Research by the University of Toledo in the US has revealed that prolonged exposure to blue light triggers poisonous molecules to be generated in the eye’s …

Age-Related Macular Degeneration