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These mind-blowing images of the human body were made by a new kind of scanner

<b>THE FAMILY BUSINESS.</b> Phil and Anthony Butler aren’t just father and son. The physics professor and bioengineering professor (respectively) are also …

X-rays

13 Sci-Fi Movies On Netflix That'll Actually Blow Your Mind

We live in an age where it's taken for granted you can plop down on the couch and have instant access to hundreds, if not thousands of streaming …

Entertainment

The Industrial Era Ended, and So Will the Digital Era

In a famous scene in the 1967 movie <i>The Graduate</i>, a family friend takes aside Dustin Hoffman’s character, Benjamin Braddock, and whispers in a conspiratorial tone, “Plastics….There’s a great future in plastics.” It seems quaint today, but back then plastics really were new and exciting.<p>If the movie …

Innovation

Blogger bought home at 23 WITHOUT help of bank of mum and dad - she reveals how you can do it too

A LIFESTYLE and fashion blogger has revealed how she got on to the property ladder at just 23 - without any help from the bank of mum and dad.<p>Jade …

Personal Finance

Short Selling Ideas For July: Ugly Blue-Chip Balance Sheets

One of the biggest components of my <i>Victory Formation</i> selection system is a review of balance sheet liabilities vs. cash flows, current assets, and …

Investing

How 20-Year-Old Kylie Jenner Built A $900 Million Fortune In Less Than 3 Years

K<p>ylie Jenner sits at a dark-wood dining table at her mother’s home in Calabasas, California, flicking through display options for a forthcoming pop-up shop. The youngest member of the Kardashian-Jenner industrial complex needs to decide how to showcase products by her Kylie Cosmetics makeup …

Kylie Cosmetics

Inside JD.com, the giant Chinese firm that could eat Amazon alive

Pujiang Pu is a smiley, medium-built man in his mid-forties with stylish glasses, a bling gold watch, and a red JD lanyard around his neck. Along …

China

Science: You Get 150 Friends and 25 Places (So Choose Well)

We all go to a surprisingly small number of places, and that number appears to be fixed.<p>Germans have the concept of the <i>stammtisch</i>. Greeks frequent their <i>stegi</i>. Brits are loyal to their local. Around the world, it seems, people have a tendency to form strong attachments to a neighborhood hang-out. …

University of London

Leaders Focus Too Much on Changing Policies, and Not Enough on Changing Minds

Not long ago, I asked 100 CEOs attending a conference how many of them were currently involved in a significant business transformation. Nearly all of them raised their hands, which was no surprise. According to a study by BCG, 85% of companies have undertaken a transformation during the past …

Management

The Difference Between Cheap & Expensive Whisky, Explained By A Whisky Expert

Whisky is one of the most hotly contested spirits in the world right now but amongst all of the debate we sometimes forget that not everyone is a …

Whiskey

12 Books to Read in Your 30s (They're Life-Changing)

Some books are particularly poignant at certain moments in our lives. They're the coming-of-age stories we turn to for insights on life, love, and …

Books

These 100 Companies Are Leading the Way in A.I.

Whether you fear it or embrace it, the A.I. revolution is coming—and it promises to have an enormous impact on the world economy. PwC estimates that …

Artificial Intelligence

MIT's Mind-Blowing Solutions to the 9 Hardest Startup Problems

Deciding how big you want the company to be and change its strategy, organization, and processes while sustaining the culture.<p>If you aspire to be a successful startup leader, it helps to know how to solve the toughest challenges you'll face.<p>When I was a graduate student at MIT, professors …

Startups

“She Absolutely Has Sociopathic Tendencies”: Elizabeth Holmes, Somehow, Is Trying to Start a New Company!

Silicon Valley is notoriously full of founders who exaggerate, dupe investors and the media, and may even outright lie to Congress, often getting away with their deceit. John Carreyrou, author of a new book on Theranos, explains why this time Holmes went 10 steps too far and might end up behind …

Silicon Valley

12 Books That Show How Great Innovators Really Changed the World

How real people with real flaws managed to overcome their failures.<p>All too often, stories about great innovators read like superhero movies. The protagonist goes on a holy quest, overcoming rivals and naysayers along the way. These tales may be inspiring but they are rarely helpful. The truth is …

Leonardo Da Vinci

This Former Tesla Staffer Became an Internet Millionaire in His Spare Time

“A lot of people say, ‘If you believe in something, do it 100 percent,’ ” says Sisun Lee. “I actually think that’s horrible advice.” So during 2016, …

How Companies, Governments, and Nonprofits Can Create Social Change Together

Profit and purpose are converging. Over 80% of millennials report that making a positive difference in the world is more important to them than professional recognition. They no longer believe the primary purpose of business should be to make profit, but rather to create social value. On the …

Ethiopia Already Is the ‘China of Africa’

They share fast growth, a strong national history and a sense that the future will be great.<p>Will Ethiopia become “the China of Africa”? The question often comes up in an economic context: Ethiopia’s growth rate is expected to be 8.5 percent this year, topping China’s projected 6.5 percent. Over the …

Here Are the Personal Mission Statements of Musk, Branson, and Oprah (Plus 7 Questions to Write Your Own)

Your heroes know that a personal mission statement can clarify goals and guide decision making.<p>You know why your business needs a mission statement--writing one clarifies your value and purpose, and having one helps to both communicate that information to others and guide day-to-day decision …

7questions

Liberal democracy is in crisis. But ... do we know what it is? | Helena Rosenblatt

It was 25 years ago that Fareed Zakaria warned against a new and growing threat: the rise of “illiberal democracy” around the world. Democratically elected governments were routinely flouting liberal principles, openly violating the rule of law, and depriving their citizens of basic rights and …

Political Science

#uncertainty is a GOOD thing! Accept it and roll with it; keep an open mind! @IAmMarkManson https://t.co/i9ToMoAqxY

The Future Of Stock Picking: Meet The Investors Good Enough To Offer Refunds

What does it take to be a successful stock picker in a market where passive investing drives S&P 500 returns that are nearly impossible to best? For $39 billion in assets Orbis Investment Management, it boils down to paranoia.<p>Consider the gauntlet 29-year-old analyst Eric Marais faced when he …

Octopuses are officially the weirdest animals on Earth

Octopuses have blue blood, can change colors, and regrow their tentacles. But what really makes them stand out is even weirder: they can edit their own RNA. Following is a transcript of the video.<p>Octopuses are the weirdest animal on earth. I know what you're thinking... Is it because they have …

PayPal Alum: How Blockchain Will Change Investing and Why Real Estate Will Be First

There’s a lot of hype about turning property into digital tokens and trading it on a blockchain—but so far no one is actually doing it. That’s going …

The Quiet Revolution: China's Millennial Backlash

Faye Lu, a Beijing-based businesswoman, chose the Chinese New Year after her 30th birthday to come clean to her family. At the biggest social …

Madeleine Albright’s guide to fascism, past and present

<b>Fascism: A Warning.</b> By Madeleine Albright. <i>Harper Collins; 254 pages; $27.99 and £16.99.</i><p><b>Get our daily newsletter</b><p>Upgrade your inbox and get our Daily …

The Feynman Lectures on Physics, The Most Popular Physics Book Ever Written, Is Now Completely Online

In years past, we let you know that Caltech and The Feynman Lectures Website joined forces to create an online edition of <i>The Feynman Lectures on</i> …

What if humans weren't the first civilization on Earth?

Is it possible that modern humans aren't the first civilization on Earth?<p>This is the insanely interesting question probed by "The Silurian …

Are you financially smarter than a 15-year-old? Take this quiz and find out

Do you have more financial smarts than the typical teenager? Don't be so sure.<p>Finding out is as simple as taking a basic 30-question financial literacy quiz designed by the National Financial Educators Council (NFEC) in honor of Financial Literacy Month in April. The test evaluates young adults' …

Bad Omen for Markets From First Signs of Yield Curve Inversion

The forward curve of a closely watched proxy for the Federal Reserve’s policy rate has slightly inverted, signaling investors are either pricing in a …