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Ashton Kutcher: What Matters Is Entrepreneurial 'Grit'

3 min read<p>While entrepreneurship and higher education are sometimes thought to run counterintuitive, Colgate University invited five of Silicon Valley's biggest rock stars to speak to its students this weekend -- as well as to host a <i>Shark Tank</i> of sorts, in which three young founders walked away …

Startups

5 Must-Track Metrics to Keep Your Startup Alive

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Your startup survives on very precarious ground. The resources it needs to survive and grow are in much shorter supply than your ambitions.<p>And if you’re a visionary entrepreneur, there’s a real danger that your passion for …

Customers

17 Apps to secure your Android

Android security has been getting a lot more attention lately for various reasons. No one likes having their little pocket computer being stolen or lost. The Edward Snowden incident has opened our eyes to government prying the world over. Even public WiFi is starting to scare people. The bad news …

How to Sync Your Saved PC Games Between Computers with Dropbox

Wouldn't it be great if you could start playing a game on one computer, save it, then pick up where you left off on another computer? Here's how to …

Software

How to Install Bluetooth Audio in Your Car

New cars now typically come with Bluetooth audio capability, but if your older wheels don't have it, don't fret. You can install it yourself and start streaming music sooner than you might think.<p><b>Bluetooth audio is common in new cars, but</b> if your ride is a few years old you might not be able to …

5 Scientific Discoveries Based On Weird Baby Experiments

Babies can be mysterious creatures -- what exactly is going on in that little noggin? Fortunately, over the years, scientists have developed some creative ways to find out what makes babies tick. Here are some of the weirdest (but not cruel -- no abandonment here!) ways that research has probed …

Want to Know if Your App is Successful? Check These Metrics.

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Building a mobile app can be a cash cow, but if not developed correctly, it can be among the 78 percent of apps users never return to after using once.<p>If your app is free, you’re solely relying on either advertising or in-app …

Apps

How to Write a Compelling Script for Your YouTube Videos

If your video requires a script, these tips will help you write one in a style that appeals to your intended audience.<p>4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>The following excerpt is from Jason R. Rich’s book</i> Ultimate Guide to YouTube for Business. <i>Buy it now from</i> …

Writing

Zombie Apocalypse Workout

All of a sudden you need to build your own shelter, hunt for your own food, and maybe even outrun a few zombies. If you’re not lucky enough to be in …

8 Ways to Spice Up Oral Sex

Going down is about to get even better<p>You probably have a ton of favorite positions when it comes to sex, but what about foreplay? If your pre-sex routine is feeling, well, routine, it’s time to get creative with your mouth moves. Take a page (or eight!) out of the <i>Men’s Health and Women’s Health</i> …

7 Steps to Hiring the Perfect Mobile App Developer

3 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Finding an app developer isn't that tough these days, it's finding just the right one for your business that can be tricky.<p>As someone who has built an app development company and worked with clients across industries on their …

Apps

How to Break Into a Computer (and Prevent It from Happening to You)

Sometimes you need to get into a computer without knowing the password. Perhaps you've forgotten yours, or perhaps you're up to no good. Either way, …

Indie creators' lessons learned from Kickstarter success and failure

Veteran game designer Brenda Romero introduced her Indiecade panel — titled "Crowdfunding: Do you feel lucky?" — with an admission: "I'm Brenda Romero, and I'm the failure on this panel," she said. "I failed a Kickstarter and it's alright."<p>"Hi, Brenda," the crowd sympathetically responded.<p>Romero …

Top 10 Ways to Perfect Your Daily Routine with the Power of Science

Science is awesome. It explains how birds can fly, why the sky is blue, and how gravity works. However, you can also use science to perfect the tiny …

Top 10

Identify "Ah-Screw-It" Moments to Make New Habits Stick

Forming a new habit is no easy task, and every single one of us is faced with moments where we want to say, "screw it," and break the habit. As 99U …

Make Delicious Two-Ingredient Ice Cream, No Machine Required

If the weather near you is like it is here, it's ridiculously hot and a cold treat can take the edge off the summer heat. Thanks to Instructables …

Ice Cream

How to Make Happiness a Habit

I’m not one who believes you can be happy all the time, but I have learned you can be happy much of the time. And that’s not something that depends …

Valve introduces Pipeline, teaches high school students how to get a job in gaming

Valve sounds like an incredible place to work, if its "Handbook for New Employees" is any indication, but the game developer responsible for <i>Half-Life</i>, <i>Team Fortress</i>, and <i>Portal</i> typically hires extremely experienced, talented individuals. Where does that leave you if you're a student who dreams of …