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A startup has created a performance-enhancing bottled 'superfuel' — here's what it's like to drink

HVMN, a startup building "human enhancement" technologies out of San Francisco, recently revealed that it is bringing one of the first commercial ketone esters to market. HVMN Ketone is an FDA-reviewed drink that claims to improve athletic ability, focus, and energy.<p>The drink contains 120 calories, …

Diabetes

This One Exercise Has Helped Me Build 2 Multimillion-Dollar Companies in Less Than 24 months

What got you to where you are today will not get you where you want to be.<p>A few years ago, I found myself nearly $1 million in debt. Today, I have two multimillion-dollar companies to my name. I've come a long way, but as I look back I realize I didn't do anything special.<p>What I did, you can …

The Secret To Controlling Your Emotions -- Before They Control You

We’ve all felt how draining fear-based emotions can be. Nothing saps our team’s life force more than panic, overreaction, and upset that is unfounded.<p><b>Watch on Forbes:</b><p><b>Emotions Have Energy</b><p>Thanks to David Hawkins, MD, PhD, we have proof that emotions have measurable energy and can either foster or …

Mindfulness

Five Ways to Market Your Startup With Little or Zero Budget

So you’ve finally launched your startup. It’s a dream come true, and you are undoubtedly excited. You may even have a customer or two already. But here comes the tough part: How do you go from having a few customers, to enough customers to sustain your business and fuel its growth? Your sales team …

Marketing

Company Uses Patients' Own Cells To Put An End To Baldness, Aging Skin And Tendon Degeneration

Hollywood has made movies about it. Industries have made billions from it. And if the volume of scripture is any indication, the Almighty God must have placed great value on his creation of the head of human hair. After all, He gave Samson—the strongest man of whom the Bible tells—his immense …

Hair

I retired a millionaire at 43 — here are 6 of my favorite spending and saving hacks that helped me get there

Life is good in retirement. I'm thrilled to have a net worth of $1,900,000 which enables me to live my life on my own terms. Instead of answering to Mr. Bossman, I wake up and do whatever I want.<p>On some days, I'll ride 40 miles into the mountains. On others, I'll spend hours at the library. Money …

Personal Finance

Little-Known Newsletter Beats Market Year After Year - For Four Decades

The crowded investment newsletter business is fiercely competitive, so superior or strong performance is difficult to achieve — and sustain. But one particular newsletter, “The Prudent Speculator,” has been beating the market on an annualized basis, not just for a brief period of time but for four …

Investing

Five Good Answers To The Question 'What's Your Greatest Strength?'

Dear Liz,<p>I am job-hunting. I don’t mind going on job interviews. I usually feel like I do pretty well, but I have trouble with the question “What’s your greatest strength?”<p>I don’t like talking about myself. I hate to brag. I can just imagine that every interviewer who asks a job-seeker “What’s your …

Employment
Retrogaming
Renewable Energy

How to Build Your Own Mini SNES

The NES Classic Edition is almost perfect—short controller cords not withstanding—and if you can buy one, it’s one of our favorite gifts, especially …

Migraines could be caused by gut bacteria, study suggests

Research shows sufferers have higher levels of bacteria involved in processing nitrates, and could explain why some foods appear to act as migraine triggers<p>Migraine sufferers have a different mix of gut bacteria that could make them more sensitive to certain foods, scientists have found.<p>The study …

Psychiatrists use an old trick to get people to trust them with their secrets — and it works just as well in business

And yet one of the best nuggets in "Friend and Foe," a 2015 book by the psychologists Maurice Schweitzer and Adam Galinsky, debunks that idea, instead suggesting that there's a somewhat scientific formula to gaining people's trust quickly.<p>It's less creepy than it might sound. The key is simply to …

Psychology

Scientists propose space nation named ‘Asgardia’ and cosmic shield to protect Earth from asteroids

A space nation, independent of countries on Earth, could be founded after a team of engineers, scientists and legal experts put forward proposals for an extra-terrestrial state.<p>The project, which is led by Russian scientist Dr Igor Ashurbeyli, Chairman of UNESCOs Science of Space committee, aims to …

Space Exploration

Wooden Desktop Arcade Might Be the Most Beautiful Retro Hardware I've Ever Seen

8Bitdo, the company behind those Bluetooth SNES and NES controllers that let you play classic 8 and 16-bit games without annoying wires, is teasing …

How To Rewire Your Brain To Better Handle Stress

In most scenarios, stress is just another aspect of the human experience. It comes and goes, and while it’s relatively unpleasant to deal with, its long-term effects are negligible. However, when stress becomes pervasive and continuous, the physical and mental health impacts can be …

Entrepreneurship

These 4 Major Paradigm Shifts Will Transform The Future Of Technology

For the past fifty years or so, technology has followed a fairly predictable path. We squeeze more transistors onto silicon wafers, which makes chips more powerful and devices smaller. Manual processes become automated, productivity increases and life gets better. Rinse and repeat.<p>Today, we’re at …

Innovation

Get An Instant Smart Home With Vivint

The path to building a smart home is usually done in steps. You purchase separate components as deals come around or new tech catches your eye – a Kwikset deadbolt here, a Ring doorbell there, an Echo from Amazon, maybe a SimpliSafe system for security. The problem is, once you get a few smart …

Home Automation

Noria Is an Ultra-compact Window Air Conditioner - Technabob

Window air conditioners are something that many of us use in the summertime. They work great, but the drawback is that they take up a good amount of …

Opera bakes a free, unlimited VPN directly into its desktop browser

Norway-based technology company Opera Software is introducing a free virtual private network (VPN) feature to its desktop browser, making it the first of the major browser operators to build a VPN directly into the software. Today’s news comes a little more than a month after Opera unveiled a …

Software

This cute little robot can teach your kid (and you) how to code

Teaching kids to code is probably something that will be part of school curriculum in the not-so-distant future or at least it should be. Being able to code is an invaluable skill and learning at a young age leaves time for ample discovery and exploration.<p>However, as anyone who has ever tried to …

Robotics
Lego

How To Reprogram Your Mind For Success

Way too many people have already decided that a job is a way to pay the bills and nothing more. They reached that conclusion after beating their head against the wall trying to get more out of a job than just a paycheck, to no avail.<p>There’s no question that the world is full of dysfunctional …

Employment
Employment

Volocopter VC200 First Manned Flight Test Goes off Without a Hitch - Technabob

I have lots of respect for the men and women of the armed forces. I also have more than a bit of jealousy for all those men and women who get to fly. …

These headphones measure your ears on the fly to create realistic surround sound — and the results are amazing

Headphones as we know them are OK if you want to experience VR, but they're not up to the task to reproduce the surround sound you need for the full experience.<p>Why do you need good surround sound?<p>For one, it's key for the immersive experience you get with VR. Virtual reality developers are using …

Audiophile
Audiophile

Keyboard + DVD Covers = Foot Pedals - Technabob

USB pedals or foot switches are not expensive, but nothing beats free. Redditor shrodingers_Cat took out all but four of the keys on his spare …

Gear & Gadgets

Players in Eve Online are at war, here's what we know

An online casino is funding one of the largest military mobilizations in Eve's history<p>Earlier this week players in <i>Eve Online</i> were involved in one of that game's famously large and expensive battles. But sources tell Polygon that this was just the opening round of what could be the largest military …

The Easiest Way to Get Smarter, According to Science

Best of all, no tuition, books, or homework required.<p><b>Editor's note:</b> <i>"The First 90 Days" is a series about how to make 2016 a year of breakout growth for your business. Let us know how you're making the first 90 days count by joining the conversation on social media with the hashtag …

The Brain