Brice Noonan

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Tim Allen's Existential Tweet Mucks Up Evolution

On Tuesday evening at 10:10 p.m. Pacific, comedian and former “tool man” Tim Allen sent an existential thought into the vast ether of the internet. …

Hundred Palms EC in Hougang sells out in 7 hours

SINGAPORE: All 531 units of Hundred Palms Residences, an executive condominium in Hougang, were snapped up by buyers within seven hours of the start …

Real Estate

Former NFL Linebacker Jason Hairston Has Built Outdoor Apparel Firm KUIU To $50 Million In 5 Years

Dixon, CA-based KUIU is a popular direct-to-consumer outdoor apparel company for the hunting niche. Last year, the firm did $50 million in sales. Its CEO, Jason Hairston, has an unusual background. A former NFL linebacker for the San Francisco 49ers, he founded the company Sitka Gear after a neck …

How This Entrepreneur Turned His Blog Into an 8-Figure Software Business with 46,000 Customers

Clay Collins, Co-Founder and CEO of Leadpages, shares the powerful insight that led to the creation of his company.<p>Clay Collins is Co-Founder and CEO of Leadpages, a powerful and easy-to-use software tool that allows marketers to build customized landing pages and opt-in forms to capture email …

Marketing

These 15 startups didn't exist 5 years ago — now they're worth billions

For the purposes of this list, Business Insider asked PitchBook Data to pull a list of US-based companies that were founded in 2012 or later — since we're nearing the end of 2016 — and that are private tech companies with a valuation of north of $1 billion.<p>We then ranked them from least to most …

And so it begins: a petition to Mike Pence to ban the teaching of evolution

I swear that the ignorance of Americans sometimes astounds me, not that I think we’re <i>all</i> ignorant. But I have to question the rationality of people …

Mike Pence

Scientists have evolved a remarkable new form of life that can bond silicon to carbon

You're probably already familiar with a few products products that use carbon-silicon, or organosilicon: glues, caulks, and pesticides, to name a few.<p>But the new biological trick, which was forcefully evolved in bacteria, is safer and 15 times more efficient than synthetic, industrial chemistry at …

How To Generate $112K Of Retirement Income From A $500K Portfolio

Today I’m going to show you an easy way to use the S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats—companies that have hiked their dividends for 25 straight years or more—to build a durable income stream you can retire on.<p>But before I do, there’s something I need to tell you about these 50 companies, which are …

Lessons From The Greats: How Tesla And Under Armour Can Help You Build Your Startup

Innovation is the heart of any startup and gives it life. It comes in two forms: product innovation and creative design to interface with the market. Product innovation happens when you invent a new product for an existing market like Tesla, or reinvent an existing product like Under Armour. But no …

Under Armour

Suits Target University Retirement Plans

Lawsuits contend some universities’ 403(b)s are slow to streamline retirement-plan choices and to lower fees<p>A dozen big-name universities in the past two weeks have been hit with lawsuits alleging the retirement plans for their employees, some of which offer hundreds of investment choices, are too …

Retirement

Top 15 Shipping Container Homes in US: How Much They Cost

Many people don’t know that shipping containers can be used for more than transporting merchandise. You can actually build residential dwellings and …

7 strange and surprising ways that humans have recently evolved

But evolution is very much still happening today — and it's happening to us.<p>Right here, right now.<p>It's too soon to say what humans will look like a few thousand years from now, but here are some of the most recent quirks — and even superpowers — we've acquired thanks to the power of selection.

Avoid these 11 massive time wasters to build a successful startup

When you're building a startup, the last thing you have time for is wasting time; hundreds of tasks need your attention and the founder who's using time most efficiently wins.<p>We asked some seasoned entrepreneurs who all have built successful companies to share their top tips for avoiding the huge …

Consulting Start-Up: How to Start a Consulting Business Fast

How an evolutionary arms race with snakes turned newts super toxic

It's a tale as old as time: Newt meets snake, snake eats newt, newt evolves to produce increasingly deadly toxins. Newt kills snake, snake adapts, snake eats newt and — well, that part goes on pretty much forever.<p>And this tale, like all good tales, involves a campfire with three dead hunters around …

Tiny hobbit-like humans were victims of island dwarfing

Tiny ‘hobbit-like’ humans discovered in Indonesia were once normal sized but shrunk after getting trapped on an island, scientists now believe.<p>For more than a decade experts have argued over the origins of the Homo floresiensis whose remains were first found on the island of Flores in 2004, dating …

Anthropology

This Y Combinator Startup Founder’s Surprising Productivity Secret? “Meal Prep”

Kevin Chan of Maderight radically changed his life by writing an unusual list on a cross-country flight. Here’s how he did it.<p>Kevin Chan grew up eating poorly. He doesn’t blame anyone per se, but does note that he was the child of hardworking Chinese immigrants. When they cooked for him, which was …

Rush Limbaugh is a moron: Evolution is false because Cincinnati Zoo gorilla never turned into a human

<b>Rush Limbaugh (Jeff Malet, maletphoto.com)</b><p>Limbaugh: “If we were the original apes, then how come Harambe is still an ape” And “didn’t become one of us?”<p>Antoaneta Roussi<p>June 1, 2016 8:37pm (UTC)<p>Rush Limbaugh is baffled by evolution.<p>On his Tuesday show, the right-wing talker claimed that if evolution …

Consumers' mindsets are shifting dramatically — and it's killing brands like Tiffany

As a result, luxury brands like Tiffany & Co. have been struggling.<p>"We've seen such a slow down in the high end," Brian Yarbrough, analyst at Edward Jones told Business Insider.<p>While lower-end stores, like Ross and TJ Maxx are performing well, Tiffany's comparable sales declined 9% in the most …

Will microbes save agriculture?

Right under our feet.<p>That's where David Perry believes the next agricultural revolution will come from – the millions of unseen microbes in soil that play a crucial but complicated role in the well-being of plants.<p>Perry believes that he can repackage beneficial bacteria and fungi as something akin …

Agriculture

Instagram’s analytics will offer audience demographics, post impressions, reach & more

Instagram is preparing to launch a series of new tools for the businesses and brands using its platform, including business profiles with contact buttons and access to maps and directions, as well as tools for tracking the analytics around posts, and a mobile ad-buying experience. Now we’re able to …

Social Media

The Best Startup Accelerators Of 2016

What are the best startup accelerators?<p>That’s a tricky question–and one answered every year at South by Southwest by a team of researchers from Rice University, MIT and the University of Richmond. They’ve crunched the latest numbers on everything from funding and valuations to survival rates and …

The 10 Best TED Talks of 2015

Everybody loves TED. Here are my favorite talks of the year.<p>If you follow my column, you know I'm a huge fan of TED. Billed as the nonprofit organization devoted to "ideas worth spreading," TED's short presentations can teach you a lot about the current state of business and technology and where …

Public Speaking

Articles about house week comfortable home made two shipping containers on Dwell.com - Dwell

Using shipping containers to create affordable housing is an emerging trend.<p>Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most viral design and architecture shots of the week.<p>Repurposed shipping containers have popped up all over the place in surprising ways—from homeless …

Getting into Startmate and being interviewed at YCombinator

Five weeks of build up, 24 hours of travel, four flights and plenty of whisky later, we’d made it to both Startmate and YCombinator interviews.<p>Here’s …

62 Tips From Y Combinator’s Startup Instruction Manual

The world’s most prestigious startup accelerator Y Combinator published a guide to founding companies called The Startup Playbook. Here are the top tips from YC’s president Sam Altman, accompanied by illustrations from Gregory Koberger.

startups

The only affordable retirement for most Americans isn’t in America

Christine Schofield, mother of three, disappeared the day after the Bowl-A-Thon: February 13, 2012. She’d co-chaired the annual fundraiser with Holly Riordan at the Brunswick Zone in the Chicago suburb of Woodridge. The Grand Prize at the auction was a wheelbarrow full of wine bottles, which …

Pew Research Center

8 Invaluable Online Classes for Entrepreneurs

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You have to continually expand your knowledge to succeed as an entrepreneur. Thankfully, educational institutions and technology are making continuing your education more convenient through online course. While there are …

Entrepreneurship

Offshore Company Formation: A Springboard to Success

3 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur Middle East, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>So you have had a million dollar idea- what comes next? It is this next step that differentiates a <i>wantrepreneur</i> from an entrepreneur. That …

Small Business