Cary Cooper

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A former Wall Streeter who travels the world on credit-card points says there's one card that's better than the rest

The former Wall Streeter turned "The Points Guy," travels the globe up to six months a year — and he does it for next to nothing, thanks to credit-card rewards and frequent-flyer miles.<p>When he's not jet setting, he's running his website, The Points Guy.<p>In an interview with Vice, Kelly shared the …

Miles Barr: Every Window Can Be a Solar Cell | WIRED

Solar panels are usually bulky, opaque, reflective rectangles. Barr, the CEO of Ubiquitous Energy, is reducing solar cells to a thin, transparent …

The Easiest Way To Get A Better, Smarter Brain

Extraordinary abilities -- from memory to supercharged creativity -- may be within reach for all of us, says neuroscientist Berit Brogaard, PhD, coauthor of the new book <i>The Superhuman Mind</i>. We asked her to tell us more.<p><b>Q: You say ordinary people possess talents they haven't even tapped into. Can</b> …

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23 BIG bucket list adventures

The rarest travel experiences. The toughest. The dearest. The ones that won’t be around for much longer. These are the real do-before-you-die …

Hiking

The 30 Best Websites to Learn Marketing for Free — SitePoint

Between January 2011 and January 2015, the number of job listings on Indeed containing “content marketing” or “content strategy” grew by about 350 …

5 TEDTalks Every Entrepreneur Needs to Watch

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I’m a big fan of TEDTalks -- they’re full of insights on everything from human nature to scientific breakthroughs to trends in design. They’re inspirational, informative and eye-opening in ways that can help you become a better …

Entrepreneurship

Monstrous 'Toboggan' Water Slide Is Hands-Down The Wildest In The World

Timid souls need not apply.<p>Behold The Toboggan, a four-level mega-experience composed of 11 slides on the edge of a cliff in Palermo, Italy. To ride it, you'll whiz through three levels of slides via small, crystal-clear swimming pools. Then, you'll end with a dunk in the shimmering Gulf of …

5 Strategies I Used to Start and Grow a Successful Business With Only $200

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I graduated from college in the <i>worst</i> year for finding a job in recent history: 2009. I had one interview after another, and the one offer I did receive kept getting delayed. I needed to find a job fast or move back home to …

Entrepreneurship

Take Your Biz From Idea to Exit with "Startup Assembly Manual"

A prospective business owner may want to start a business around an interesting idea. But if they are clueless on what to do next, “Startup Assembly …

Learn to Make Android Apps - for Absolute Beginners

This Lamp Runs On Salt Water

Got some water? Got some salt? Now you also have a light.<p>As you can imagine of a country that is spread over more than 7,000 islands, many people in the Philippines aren’t hooked up to the power grid, so a common light source is the relatively dangerous kerosene lamp. In addition to the fire risk, …

Why one of the most successful people in tech took the No. 2 job at a startup

Sacks is a card-carrying member of the PayPal "mafia," who have gone on to massive success in Silicon Valley. He was the COO of PayPal from 1999 to 2002 until the company's sale to eBay, then founded two successful startups: Yammer, which Microsoft bought for $1.2 billion in 2012, and genealogy …

Indian Startup Hubs: 49 Delhi Startups To Look Out For

MeetUniv is an education organization, where students can search, shortlist and connect with the world’s top university and their (MeetUniv) expert …

Startups

10 successful Kickstarters creating a better world

1/12<p>It’s a beautiful thing when businesses align profits and purpose for a better world. And with the growth of crowdfunding, the concept of …

Crowd Funding

RocketClub: Try Cool Products. Earn Shares in Startups

“It’s Time to Rethink Ownership.” RocketClub Allows Anyone to Earn Shares in Startups.<p>RocketClub, a new spin on crowdfunding, launched their platform …

Startups

No Team? No Idea? No Problem! This VC Will Fund Your Startup Anyway

As money pours into equity and venture capital firms, “pre-acceleration” programs are flourishing for those interested in entrepreneurship but who don’t know where to start. It’s a risky, long-term bet on untested entrepreneurs with no real product or business plan.

Venture Capital

This Futuristic Concrete Heals Itself With Built-In Bacteria

A solid idea<p>Concrete has been a go-to building material since Roman times. It’s durable, easy to make, and relatively inexpensive. There’s just one problem: It has a tendency to crack.<p>There are a lot of different reasons that concrete cracks, but in general, it gets stressed either from the load …

How to set up your computer for Android application development

The thought of creating our own Android apps amuses most of us. “I have an excellent idea for an app,” we tell ourselves. “I could do that so much …

Android News

Why Coca-Cola wants to fund the next billion-dollar startup

But making the soda is only part of the story. Getting the fizzy stuff into stores and restaurants all over the globe requires a massive supply chain of shipment, bottling, stocking, and staffing — not to mention sales and marketing.<p>Each of those are giant, sometimes independent, businesses related …

Fortune.com

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World's Best Hikes: Epic Trails

Adventure<p>A truly great trail winds into the essence of a place, so when assembling this list of the world’s great hikes we kept an eye on more than the footpath. We looked for walks that travel deeper into a location’s history and culture. Sure, there’s outdoor adventure on each of these 20 hikes, …

Hiking

The Next Billion Dollar Startups

Startups that jump out to billion-dollar valuations are so rare they've come to be known as unicorns. We at FORBES, in cooperation with TrueBridge Capital Partners,* went hunting for the next wave of startups that are flying under the radar but getting ready to pop. We surveyed venture firms for …

2015 Tours of a Lifetime

Travel Photography

Attract More Subscribers with These Four Blogging Tools

Increase Your Blog Readership With These Content Marketing Tools<p>Monday Memos is a short list of the best finds across the internet to start your week …

Wanted: Outdoorsy explorers for ‘ultimate Canadian dream job’

<b>WATCH ABOVE: Are you adventurous? Two different companies are looking for adventure seekers to explore Canada this summer – all expenses paid.</b> …