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Sleep: the secrets of getting a good night's rest

The Observer<p>First published on Sun 1 Dec 2013 02.00 EST

Da Vinci's String Organ Must Be Heard To Be Believed

The man who painted the Mona Lisa, and was the first to sketch out the helicopter and the submarine, also dabbled in music. So here's the question: What musical instrument did Leonardo da Vinci design?<p>There isn't an easy answer. His 15th-century sketches indicate something between a harpsichord and …

Take a nostalgic ride in the Vector M12, America's forgotten supercar

The Vector M12 is an American supercar that never really made it. Children of the 1980s and 1990s that read too many issues of <i>Car and Driver</i> growing up tend to have a soft spot for all things Vector, but the Lamborghini-powered machine just couldn't make a go of it with a price tag of nearly …

3 Big Misconceptions About Bitcoin

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Bitcoin is everywhere these days. In China, which now accounts for 50 percent of the daily global trade in bitcoins, its price has skyrocketed. In the U.S., it was the subject Tuesday of the second of two U.S. Senate hearings. Silicon …

How to Transform Your Passion into a Successful Business

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Starting your own business is like jumping on an emotional rollercoaster with the highest of highs and lowest of lows -- all the while, wondering if the ride will come to a screeching halt. Anyone can start a business but it’s infinitely …

TV Is Dying, And Here Are The Stats That Prove It

Audience ratings have collapsed: Aside from a brief respite during the Olympics, there has been only negative ratings growth on broadcast and cable TV since September 2011, according to Citi Research.<p>Media stock analysts Craig Moffett and Michael Nathanson recently noted, "The pay-TV industry has …