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New Zealand ‘Super Penthouse’ to Hit Market for NZ$35 Million

The two-floor apartment in Pacifica Towers spans 12,782 square feet<p>Plans for a two-story penthouse at the new Pacifica Towers in New Zealand have …

New Zealand

Start a Small Business by Monetizing Something You're Already Doing

Do you love to garden or knit or advise friends about growing their business? You can potentially make money off any of these.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There are many paths to entrepreneurship. For some, it’s the “aha" moment when they have the brilliant …

Small Business

Small, efficient used cars are selling like crazy right now

Something interesting has been happening in the wake of news by Ford and other companies that they would be scaling back their small car offerings in favor of SUVs, trucks and crossovers, used car values for small, fuel-efficient cars have started to rise, according to Automotive News.<p>This …

Selling

Python Swallows Woman Whole—What Experts Say About the Rare Attack

Development in their native habitat might be influencing their behavior, but humans have a history of conflict with snakes.<p>The reported killing of a woman in Indonesia by a large snake has raised questions about how human development is impacting both people and serpents.<p>Fifty-four-year-old Wa Tiba …

Mississippi River

This app you’ve never heard of lets you watch shows and movies for free that aren’t even on Netflix

People often think that when it comes to streaming TV shows and movies online, there are only three options: pay for the good stuff, steal the good …

TV shows

This List Of The Top Tourist Attractions In Every Country Is Actually Super Fascinating

A vacation somewhere new is a great chance to explore and find your own path, stumbling upon unique, hidden gems along the way, and seeing things …

European Travel

Dutch payments company Adyen opens at €400/share, a pop of 67%, now valued at $16B

After raising €1.1 billion in its initial offering and pricing its shares at €240 each last night, Adyen, the Dutch payments company, went public today with a bang. It opened for trading this morning on Amsterdam’s Euronext exchange at €400 a share, an impressive jump of 67 percent.<p>The share price …

Market Capitalization

Confessions of an In-Demand Developer: How Too Many Job Offers Helped Me Craft My Own Coding Consultancy Company

This contributor looked south of the border, to Brazil, to find a solution to his and others' desperate search for talented senior developers.<p>9 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As a young coder in my home country of Brazil in the 2000s, I never complained about …

Employment

How a Street Vendor's Son Became One of Vietnam's Top Tycoons

When Nguyen Duc Tai, the son of a street vendor, said he was going to revolutionize Vietnam’s mobile phone industry, few people gave it a second …

Vietnam

10 Secrets to Starting Your Own Small Business

Entrepreneur and creator of Business Boutique Christy Wright shares her tips.<p>5 min read<p>This story originally appeared on GOBankingRates<p>Christy Wright is the creator of Business Boutique -- a business that equips women to make money doing what they love. Last year, she wrote the best-selling book</i> …

Small Business

Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos, and other influential billionaires are investing in 2 startups that could solve the biggest problem with renewable energy

Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos, Mark Zuckerberg, and a host of their uber-rich compatriots are investing in two energy startups that could solve one of the biggest problems with renewable energy.<p>They are investing through a $1 billion fund, Breakthrough Energy Ventures, known as BEV, which announced last …

Bill Gates

The Secret to Making Facebook Ads Work for Your Business

For those who are having trouble creating a Facebook ad that will generate leads and sales, here are the steps you need to take.<p>4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Did you know that the attention of a goldfish is nine seconds? Ours is shorter -- we only have an …

Marketing

People are paying insane amounts of real money for "virtual real estate"

A plot of land that you can call your own. A couple of thousand square feet of untouched soil, trees and all, where you can let your imagination run …

Real Estate

Machine learning predicts World Cup winner - MIT Technology Review

The 2018 soccer World Cup kicks off in Russia on Thursday and is likely to be one of the most widely viewed sporting events in history, more popular …

Machine Learning

It’s easier than you think to craft AI tools without typing a line of code

A lot of companies are trying to make it easier to use artificial intelligence, but few are making it as simple as Lobe. The startup, which launched earlier this year, offers users a clean drag-and-drop interface for building deep learning algorithms from scratch. It’s mainly focused on machine …

Machine Learning

Their First Wine Developed a Cult Following: What's Next?

Wearing pajamas and sheepskin slippers on a May night six years ago, Suzaan and Chris Alheit hand-sealed 5,000 bottles containing their first vintage …

Wine & Spirits

Doctors hail world first as woman’s advanced breast cancer is eradicated

A woman with advanced breast cancer which had spread around her body has been completely cleared of the disease by a groundbreaking therapy that harnessed the power of her immune system to fight the tumours.<p>It is the first time that a patient with late-stage breast cancer has been successfully …

Cancer

This Stock's Phenomenal 9,500% Surge Created a Town of Millionaires

"The most outstanding example in terms of the wealth generated for the workers.”<p>At most big companies, it’s pretty clear who the millionaires are: …

Hong Kong

I’ve Been a Dietitian for Almost 20 Years. These Are the 5 Most Important Healthy Eating Lessons I’ve Learned

I’ve been a registered dietitian for a really long time—since 1999. And I've learned <i>a lot</i> about healthy eating over the years. I started in hospitals …

Hung Up

If You Care About Data, Change These 15 Default Privacy Settings Right Now

Say no to defaults.<p>On the Internet, the devil's in the defaults.<p>You're not reading all those updated data policies flooding your inbox. You probably …

Privacy

Game Thinking book trains product designers to think like game developers

In her first career, Amy Jo Kim made hit games like The Sims, Ultima Online, Rock Band, and Covet Fashion. And in her second career, she has coached startups and product teams at major companies like Netflix, The New York Times, and Shiseido to think smarter and innovate faster using techniques …

Product Management

FBI agent loses his gun during dance-floor backflip, accidentally shoots bar patron

<b>(CNN) —</b> An FBI agent's backflip at a club looked pretty impressive -- until he lost his gun and accidentally shot someone.<p>Video of the off-duty agent showed him unleashing a torrent of dance moves at a Denver bar early Saturday before launching into a back handspring.<p>But midflip, his weapon flew …

FBI

The Best Ways to Stay Focused at Work, According to Highly Successful Business People

Beat distraction for good.<p>In today’s microwave society—where more data is created in one year than the last 5,000 years—it’s a herculean task to stay …

Mark Twain

Kushner Cos. Sells Stake in Hard-Partying Apartment Complex

Kushner Cos. is leaving Philadelphia with the sale of its only asset in the city, a stake in an apartment-and-retail complex with a party-ready …

I Make Six Figures From My Own Online Business. Here's How I Got Started

This guy has freelancing down to a science.<p>Do you dream of quitting your job, walking away from Cubicle Land forever in favor of a career where you …

David Sedaris Loves Being Rich and Would Enjoy Telling You How Much His Shirt Cost

'I can’t shut up about it.'<p>David Sedaris has always had a thing for money.<p>In last year’s <i>Theft by Finding</i>, a collection of his diary entries from 1977 …

One of the World's Highest-Paid CEOs Worked His Way Up From Meat Factory Employee to a $291 Million Pay Package

WH Group's Wan Long has a hot streak going.<p>One of the highest-earning CEOs around the world beat out tech honchos like Tim Cook, Elon Musk, and Mark …

Are We Entering The Era Of Social Shopping?

Brands are treating social media as a sales platform now more than ever. Nearly 25% of business owners are selling through Facebook and 40% are using social media as a whole to generate sales. Not only does social media influence what people buy through recommendations (23%), a fully 30% of …

13 cognitive biases that really screw things up for you

The human brain is a natural wonder. It produces more than 50,000 thoughts each day and 100,000 chemical reactions each second. With this amount of …

Fracking mogul Jim Ratcliffe becomes UK’s richest person

Fracking and chemicals billionaire Jim Ratcliffe increased his wealth by more than £15bn last year to take the crown as Britain’s richest person, with a £21bn fortune.<p>Ratcliffe, 65, has overtaken the Hinduja brothers, to take the <i>Sunday Times</i> Rich List title thanks to a huge increase in value of his …

Siblings