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Here's How Fans Reacted to The Empire Strikes Back in 1980

Thanks to the letter archive of an old scifi mag, we can get a glimpse into how the nascent <i>Star Wars</i> fandom reacted to the shake-ups of <i>The Empire</i> …

Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back

Should You Airbnb Or Sell Your Property - Big Data Helps

Data-driven decision making is a practice in many commercial industries now. But especially the real estate industry is using data. Companies like Zillow or Redfin provide estimates of a given house in a given neighborhood for renters and buyers alike using historical data. But, there is a third …

'Our entire school system is the result of an accidental curriculum, an unintended product of tinkering and drift'

Our secondary school curriculum appears to be characterised by choice. From the age of 14, pupils can already make some decisions on which subjects …

Craft Your Own Vertical Vegetable Garden - Quiet Corner

DIY Craft Your Own Vertical Vegetable Garden<p>With winter now firmly behind us, some homeowners are busy tending to their revitalized garden and …

Woodworking

4 Hidden Elements of Leadership to Learn Before Starting Up

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Conjuring up a new business idea is usually the first thing that entrepreneurial aspirants think of when looking to start a company. After all, a business has to come from <i>somewhere,</i> right?<p>However, discovering opportunity and sustaining it …

7 Secrets to Designing a Business That Gives You Ultimate Flexibility

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We live in unprecedented times. Any entrepreneur today can develop or source products from one of thousands of manufacturers and suppliers, open an online store and reach a global audience of buyers -- from anywhere in the world!<p>Sounds …

What Silicon Valley refuses to learn from Steve Jobs

Just about every tech leader in Silicon Valley says they admire Steve Jobs, but when it comes to following his lead, where’s the love?<p>Visit any hacker hangout, tech firm, or investment company in Silicon Valley, and you’re sure to hear people say how much they admire Steve Jobs. They’ll say that he …