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The 3 Most Important Questions Every Entrepreneur Must Answer

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The ultimate goal of every entrepreneur is to succeed – and to be happy doing it. But not every entrepreneur gets to achieve it. Indeed, hundreds of new businesses are launched every year but success eludes most of them.<p>One reason is that …

The Beginner's Guide to Getting Better Sleep

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>On February 13, 1972, Michel Siffre climbed into a cave in southwest Texas. It would be six months before he saw daylight again.<p>Siffre was a French scientist and a pioneer in chronobiology, which is the study of biological rhythms. The …

This face-tracking projection is the craziest thing you'll see today

We've seen a whole bunch of projection-mapping videos, but this demo raises the bar, training the projection to recognize a model's face and follow her as she moves it. The result is basically real-life CGI — a real-time layer of animated light that's inseparable from the object itself. People say …

The 55 Essential Movies Your Child Must See (Before Turning 13)

20th Century Fox[/caption]<p>There are people out there who have never seen <i>The Princess Bride</i>. They walk among us, holding down jobs, contributing to …

5 Ways to Scale Your Company by Fine-Tuning Your Approach

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As an entrepreneur, you no doubt have dreams of growing your company into something much larger than it is today. But scaling a company also can mean the owner needs to evolve as a leader. In the very early stages of a company, most …

Japan's muscle suit makes light work of heavy lifting

With a bend of the knees and a hiss of compressed air being pumped into his "muscles", Hiroshi Kobayashi lifts two 10kg (22lb) sacks of rice with as much ease as if they had been regular-size bags of sugar.<p>Kobayashi is cheating, but with honourable intentions. Almost three decades after Sigourney …

World's 2nd-richest man suggests 3-day work week

Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim is suggesting that workers shift to a three-day work week. The catch: He would require 11-hour work days and workers to stay on the job until age 70 or 75.<p>The <i>Financial Times</i> reported that in a speech at a conference in Paraguay, Slim advocated a radical change in the …

'Give up dairy products to beat cancer’

A leading scientist, who has been fighting breast cancer since 1987, says the disease is overwhelmingly linked to animal products<p>In 1993, the breast cancer that had plagued Jane Plant since 1987 returned for the fifth time. It came in the shape of a secondary tumour – a lump in her neck the size of …

Cancer

This Algae Battery Could Power A Tesla With 200X The Charge

In a small lab, near a lake at the edge of West Berkeley, sits the prototype of what could revolutionize battery power as we know it. The secret to this power? Algae.<p>OK, just hang with me here. Lots of research has already been done on algae’s possible power capabilities. Prototype creator Adam …

A Bulldog Inspired This Woman's $50 Million Startup

This story originally appeared on FOX BUSINESS<p>Fourteen years ago, Carol Gardner’s beloved bulldog, Zelda, helped transform her life; not only by becoming a friend when she needed one but also by helping Gardner create a business that has been valued at an estimated $50 million.<p>“At 52 years old, I …

Why fewer sales can make your SaaS startup richer (infographic)

Fewer sales making you more money?<p>That’s one of the rather surprising results of an InsightSquared study of hundreds of software-as-a-service startups. InsightSquared is a business analytics solution for Salesforce, which gives it some very interesting insight into what works — and what doesn’t — …

GrabTaxi Raises $15M Series B Led By GGV Capital

GrabTaxi, the taxi-calling app that claims to be the largest in Southeast Asia, said today that it has raised a $15 million Series B led by GGV Capital with participation from Qunar and returning investor Vertex Venture Holdings. The latter led GrabTaxi’s Series A round, which was announced last …

6 smart home products you can install this weekend

Here's a list of DIY devices you can find in stores near you and set up at your leisure over Memorial Day weekend.<p>If you're looking for a quick and easy smart home project for the long weekend, this list of accessible DIY devices might come in handy. All six of these products are available in major …

Home Automation

Japonês detido com armas feitas em impressora 3D

<b>Um cidadão japonês suspeito de posse de armas feitas com uma impressora 3D foi detido na região de Kawasaki, perto de Tóquio, foi anunciado.</b><p>De acordo …

Marcus Klingberg: the spy who knew too much

The Paris address I had been given was on the Left Bank of the Seine, a fashionable 19th courtyard of balconies and a grey tiled roof. An elegant hideaway for a Cold War spy, I thought, as I stepped out of my taxi. I pressed the bell marked Klingberg. "Floor three," said a woman's voice on the …

Mobile addicts launch their apps 60 times a day

SAN FRANCISCO — Are you a mobile addict? You probably are if you open apps more than 60 times a day.<p>That’s how Flurry, the mobile marketing and analytics firm that monitors data from 500,000 apps across 1.3 billion devices, defines a mobile addict. Simon Khalaf, the chief executive of Flurry, …

What is the Best Way to Post-Process Fuji X100s Colours? - MirrorLessons

<b>Update: the Fuji Film Simulation profiles are now included with Adobe Camera Raw 8.4. Check out our first impression article!</b><p>I am not usually the …

How to Capture Striking Silhouettes in 7 Easy Steps (With 10 Stunning Examples)

Photographers exert an awful lot of time and anxious energy fretting over how to light a subject; specifically, we all tend to fear shadows. Harsh …

The World's Toughest Job Interview Ever

Tesla will source battery materials from North America exclusively

There is no such thing as a truly green car.<p>All cars require raw materials and energy to produce, use energy during their time as transport, and require energy to recycle–the components that can be recycled, at least.<p>To mitigate such pollution issues and increase supply chain transparency, Tesla …

GTA 5 Online: Jetpack Files Found in Source Code May be Indicative of its Arrival in Next Title Update

A YouTuber, Typical Gamer, has now come across information in GTA 5's game code which allows him to believe that Rockstar will start allowing players …

How a toy designer dreamed up the geek-friendly AeroPress coffee maker

The AeroPress is a deceptively simple device -- it's basically a coffee syringe. The quick-brewing coffee maker sits somewhere between an espresso machine and a French press. You pour hot water over your grounds then force the water through them with a plunger. What makes the AeroPress unique is …

Mother Takes Adorable Portraits of Her 10-Month-Old Baby and Their Rescue Dog

Not since Tokyo-based mother Aya Sakai's photos of her son and their French Bulldog, have I seen such a cute pairing like this! Meet Zoey and Jasper. Lifestyle photographer Grace Chon recently turned the camera on her 10-month-old Chinese-Korean baby Jasper and their 7-year-old rescue dog Zoey, …

Cute

Wales needs 2,500 engineers by 2020, professionals say

<b>A shortage of engineering graduates could leave the sector in Wales behind if more do not enter the profession, the Royal Academy of Engineering says.</b><p>The body estimates Wales will need an extra 2,500 graduates by 2020 to keep up with those approaching retirement.<p>Professionals say engineering needs …

Engineering

7 ways a streaming iTunes could compete with Spotify and its rivals

With sales of music downloads seemingly tipping into decline, Apple is reportedly in "exploratory talks" with labels over launching a Spotify-style streaming music service under its iTunes brand.<p>The report on industry site Billboard even suggests that Apple may be considering launching an iTunes …

Cientistas descobrem como as células cancerígenas enganam organismo

<b>Uma equipa de cientistas australianos acredita ter descoberto a forma como as células cancerígenas enganam o sistema imunológico do organismo,</b> …

Supercomputer Takes 40 Minutes To Create Super-Detailed Model Of 1 Second Of Brain Activity

The human brain won't be surpassed by computers any time soon.<p>Futurists have long talked about the day when computers become as powerful and versatile as the human brain. A recent simulation shows that day is not exactly imminent. In one of the most accurate simulations of the human brain to date, …

Singularity

Will This Vending Machine For Burritos Change The Business Of Fast Food?

If Chipotle is Blockbuster, could Burritobox be Redbox?<p>Piping hot tortillas filled with free-range chicken, grass-fed beef, uncured bacon, and cage-free eggs. Cold guacamole and sour cream. Hot sauce. No hormones. No antibiotics. That may sound a lot like Chipotle. In reality, it’s a burrito cooked …

The Weight-Loss Pill That Turns Into a Balloon to Fill One's Stomach

A novel treatment in clinical trials<p>This is the Obalon system. It is a pill that has a balloon inside. Obalon is a weight-loss device, marketed as an alternative to bariatric surgery, that claims to help people eat less and "push back from the table sooner."<p>Obalon begins to work when you swallow …