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How to Build Strong Self-Esteem in Your Child

A healthy sense of self-esteem is one of the most important foundations that can be developed in a child. It is one of the keys to a child's health …

Self-help

Physicists invent flux capacitor to break time-reversal symmetry

Physicists have invented a flux capacitor and, while it might not run a ‘Back to the Future’ inspired time machine, they say it will have important …

Quantum Physics

Marketing School | Digital Marketing | Online Marketing: Forget Starting a Business, Do This Instead | Ep. #665

In episode #665, Eric and Neil tell you what you should do instead of starting a business. Tune in to hear why you don’t have to start your own …

Small Business

Location-based virtual reality is increasing its footprint in the U.S.

Earlier this year, in a small, grey-walled storefront inside a very large mall in Torrance, Calif. (just past the AMC Center) , the virtual reality game-maker Survios planted its first flag in the market for location-based gaming.<p>It’s one of several companies (many based in Los Angeles) that are …

Virtual Reality

How to Use Search Intent to Fuel Social Advertising

One of the best things about digital marketing is that there's always something new to test. Lately, our team has been sharing knowledge and looking …

AdWords

How to Manage Social Media Without it Taking Up All Your Time

Ok, we all know that social media marketing is, like, totally awesome. It can boost your business' exposure, traffic, yada, yada, yada. Some even say …

Marketing

Here’s How the ‘World’s Smallest Shoe Factory’ Produces Custom Shoes in Six Minutes

All good things do come in small packages, just look to Keen’s footwear-producing robot, or Uneekbot — a fun-size manufacturing marvel that assembles …

Golden State Warriors

You Lose Consciousness Every Minute of Every Day Suggests New Study

The world surrounding you right now appears to be fully realized, perceived by you in a continuous stream of information. But a new study suggests …

Consciousness

7 tips to develop your employees as brand ambassadors

Your employees are often your company’s best storytellers.<p>The question is: What kinds of stories do they have that are worth telling?<p>Here are tips …

Public Relations

How To Work With Immature And Unprofessional People

Dear Liz,<p>I learned digital marketing by working for a university alumni office first, and then working for the same university’s B-school recruiting office. They were both great jobs. I left the recruiting marketing job and took a job with a digital marketing agency.<p>That was also a great job. I …

Employment

The Supposedly Physics-Defying NASA Thruster Doesn't Work, New Research Confirms

If you want to send something deep, deep into space, it’s impractical to load it up with lots of heavy propellant. Scientists with their eyes on …

Physics

How [and why] I invest in startups

This post was originally published on Atrium.<p>A lot of people ask me how I choose to invest in startups. Stage? Revenue metrics? Sector?<p><b>I’m not proactively funding at different stages. I’m proactively funding brilliant people trying to solve hard problems.</b><p>Focusing on this simple goal of identifying …

Venture Capital

Did Han Solo Use A Trick Of Einstein's Relativity To Make The Kessel Run?

The Millennium Falcon’s greatest achievement, according to its captain in <i>Star Wars: A New Hope</i>, seemed to defy the laws of physics itself. When Han Solo, the ship’s captain, met Luke Skywalker and Obi-Wan Kenobi, he seemed incredulous that the two men wouldn’t know that the ship is fast enough to …

Black Holes

2 Books That Will Change Your Mindset And Business (That You've Probably Never Heard Of)

There are lots of books out there that everyone has read. There are others which are slightly less known, but that are written by some of the best practitioners in the world.<p><i>"If you read what everyone else is reading, you'll think like everyone else thinks."</i>--Ryan Holiday<p>Like many people who read …

Self-improvement

The Smartest Marketing Strategy: Agile Marketing

One of the most popular digital marketing buzzwords of 2018 is agility. Considering how fragmented the social media landscape has become and the …

Marketing

Why Every Entrepreneur Should Care About Instagram's Recent Updates

Instagram has been making a lot of changes lately. Here's what it means to entrepreneurs everywhere.<p>At the moment, it's hard to think of a social media platform on the market hotter than Instagram. With the app being within reach of growing to 1 billion monthly users by the end of 2018, it's …

Marketing

How to Price Your Product: A Simple Model

These five factors determine whether your offering commands a premium price or belongs in the bargain bin.<p>Few elements of marketing are more peril-fraught than pricing. If you charge too much, you don't sell as much, which blunts your growth. If you charge too little, you're leaving money on the …

Product Management

24 Crazy Facts About Quantum Physics That’ll Blow You Away

Do you like surfing deep inside your mind?<p>How about learning new things and getting lost in the infinite world of knowledge?<p>We’ve done our research …

Quantum Physics

Want to Get Rich? Ten 1-Sentence Personal Finance Rules Anyone Can Follow to Become a Self-Made Millionaire

Sometimes the best advice on personal finance comes in 1-sentence bites.<p>Every month I get a number of advance copies of personal finance books.<p>Each includes tens of thousands of words that promise and occasionally deliver something new, even though wealth building, like losing weight, can be summed …

Personal Finance

5 Tips to Think and Act Like A Start-up in your Corporate Gig

Two years ago I packed my bags in Germany and left for Silicon Valley in pursuit of a new intrapreneurship opportunity after 20 years of living and …

Entrepreneurship

15 proven ways to get people to take you seriously

Just because you’re smart, thoughtful, and competent doesn’t necessarily mean people perceive you that way.<p>If you want coworkers and friends to take …

Body Language

Want to Become Successful at Anything? Start With These 6 Words

There are many tips and strategies to help you become world class. But none of that matters without understanding these six words.<p>Much has changed between 1956 and 2018. However, while everything has changed on the surface, at the core, we're still very much like the people who lived in 1956.<p>One …

Self-improvement

The US military released a study on warp drives and faster-than-light travel. Here's what a theoretical physicist thinks of it.

Sometime after August 2008, the US Department of Defense contracted dozens of researchers to look into some very, very out-there aerospace technologies, including never-before-seen methods of propulsion, lift, and stealth.<p>Two researchers came back with a 34-page report for the propulsion category, …

Physics

The Future of AI Depends on High-School Girls

Women make up one-quarter of computer scientists. But in the field of artificial intelligence those numbers are likely much lower.<p>During her freshman year, Stephanie Tena, a 16-year-old programmer, was searching the internet for coding programs and came across a website for an organization called …

Artificial Intelligence

Quantum stopwatch could be the best in the universe

A quantum stopwatch that measures time by avoiding all except one final measurement would be the most accurate allowed by nature, suggests a new …

Research

Don't Chase The Platform, Chase The ROI

5 min read<p>You're reading Entrepreneur Middle East, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>About once a year, a new marketing craze emerges. Facebook was the beast for a while until they changed their algorithm and killed page reach. In its early years, Twitter was hot, until people …

Marketing

Beams of antimatter spotted blasting towards the ground in hurricanes

Although Hurricane Patricia was one of the most powerful storms ever recorded, that didn't stop the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration …

Physics

How open-source computing is making AI affordable

Open-source computing and the cloud have brought many previously unaffordable IT options to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). The same is …

Artificial Intelligence

Howard Stern reveals another time Donald Trump talked sexually about Ivanka Trump

For legendary shock jock Howard Stern, Donald Trump was “the perfect guest”: a relentless self-promoter who would say anything to get attention. That …

Donald Trump

Lightning Inside This Ferocious Hurricane Blasted a Beam of Antimatter at Earth

Oh, what fun.<p>When Hurricane Patricia shredded into the west coast of Mexico in October 2015, it was the strongest Pacific hurricane on record – but …

Weather