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The ETF Industry Is Like A $3.6 Trillion Scam

Some may wonder why an iconic active manager like Warren Buffett likes to tell people to buy a low-cost index fund in order to participate in the …

The youngest self-made billionaire on Earth says his success is less about his own brilliance and more about his employees — and luck

John Collison is the youngest self-made billionaire on Earth.<p>The 27-year-old entrepreneur and his brother, Patrick, 29, are the cofounders of Stripe, a payments company that has been valued in fundraising at $9.2 billion.<p>According to John, who was recently named to Business Insider's list of rising …

Mind molding psychedelic drugs could treat depression, and other mental illnesses

It seems that psychedelics do more than simply alter perception. According to the latest research from my colleagues and me, they change the …

The US again has the world's most powerful supercomputer

The Department of Energy pulled back the curtain on the world's most powerful supercomputer Friday. When Summit is operating at max capacity, it can run at 200 petaflops -- that's 200 quadrillion calculations per second. That smokes the previous record holder, China's Sunway TaihuLight (which has a …

Milestone claimed as experimental nuclear reactor reaches temperature of the Sun

The pursuit of nuclear fusion is inspired by the collision of atomic nuclei in stars, which fuse together to form helium atoms and release huge …

The 10 Obsessions You Need to Have to Become a Self-Made Millionaire

You get rich by fixating on getting rich.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Becoming a successful entrepreneur and achieving millionaire status isn’t easy -- less than 10 percent of the U.S. population ever reaches this goal. Most people give up along the way, becoming …

Self-improvement

Stephen Hawking's final paper cuts the multiverse down to size

Stephen Hawking's final paper, which aims to test a theory that proposes parallel universes, appeared today (May 2) in the Journal of High Energy Physics.<p>As Live Science reported at length in March, before the paper was peer-reviewed and officially published, it shares Hawking's final look at one …

Figure Out Where You Are With Nothing But a Watch and Protractor

In a recent episode of MacGyver, Angus (yes, that's his first name) finds his location in the desert using only a string, a protractor, and a watch. …

Stem cell biological BREAKTHROUGH as scientists craft embryo without egg or sperm

Scientists have announced a biological breakthrough by growing an embryo without either a sperm or an egg.<p>Using two different types of stem cells, a …

10 things you (probably) didn’t know about your mind

We can imagine that we must have the ultimate ‘inside knowledge’ of our minds. How wrong we are.<p>The progress of science has been a succession of …

The Uncomfortable Truth About Entrepreneurship Nobody Wants to Talk About

Entrepreneurship is a lonely journey filled with ups, downs, and a few directions you never knew existed. But is it your journey?<p>I often liken the entrepreneurial journey to parenting; no matter how much you study it, observe it in others, ask for advice, prepare for it, or convince yourself you're …

Escape from Proxima b

A civilization in the habitable zone of a dwarf star like Proxima Centauri might find it hard to get into interstellar space with conventional rockets

If You Want to Become a Multi-Millionaire, These Are the Top 3 Things You Must Sacrifice

You don't need to sacrifice everything, but these three actions will accelerate your success.<p>Over the years, I have learned the true meaning of sacrifice in order to achieve unbelievable wins for the growth of my company: You must be willing to be uncomfortable today in order to live a life of …

Self-improvement

In Just 11 Words, Billionaire Richard Branson Gives His Best Career Advice (It Came From His Mom)

Mother knows best.<p>Richard Branson is a force of nature.<p>In addition to being an actual knight, he is the founder of the Virgin Group, which now controls more than 400 companies. His net worth is $5 billion, which puts him seventh on a list of the wealthiest British billionaires. Plus, he's known for …

Einstein's 'Dice of God' Has Been Used to Generate Truly Random Numbers

Unhackable.<p>Locking up super-secret information with digital encryption has become even more secure with the production of numbers that aren't just …

Scientists at CERN discover “colour” of antimatter

Measuring the structure of antimatter could help us unlock the secrets of the universe<p>In a world first, researchers at CERN have measured the …

Physics

This Is (Probably) the Only Way Dark Matter Interacts with Ordinary Matter

Dark matter has led scientists on a bit of a wild goose chase lately. New, more accurate measurements of a group of colliding galaxies appear to …

8 Proven Habits for Ultimate Success

Build the habits you've always wanted.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We are the result of our repeated behavior. Or as Aristotle put it, “Success is not an action, but a habit.”<p>Here, top entrepreneurs and members of The Oracles weigh in on the one mental habit that …

Entrepreneurship

I'm a Millennial Millionaire. Here's How I Got So Rich

'Cancel Netflix. Stay off Instagram.'<p>By any definition, becoming a millionaire by your 30s isn’t easy, unless you happen to come from a lot of money. …

A 10-Year Study Says This Is the Quickest Way to Become a CEO (No, It Doesn't Involve Backstabbing)

It doesn't involve going to the best schools, either.<p><i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>I'm not sure why people want to become CEOs.<p>You never get a moment's rest. You have to deal with so much nonsense.<p>There is, I suppose, the ego …

Becoming a Successful Entrepreneur Is as Likely as Becoming a Rock Star. Here's What It Really Takes, According to a Self-Made Millionaire

The secret to a successful startup is there is no secret.<p>If you had asked me in my mid 20s if I thought I'd ever be successful or wealthy, I would have given a bold "Of course!" <i>-</i> but that would really just be my characteristic over-confident answer to hide what I really felt: that I was going to …

About getting predictions wrong as a futurist (and how to create the future you want)

Over the years I have created a lot of content – books, reports, visual frameworks and far more – that has been very widely seen. From all this …

Why don't we have a 'Star Wars' hyperdrive yet?

With the opening of "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" on Dec. 15, more than likely you're going to see at least one ship using hyperspace drive to travel faster than the speed of light. It's a staple of the "Star Wars" universe, dating back to the first movie in 1977, when Han Solo and his trusty band of …

This CEO Built a $200 Million Empire Before He Turned 30. Here Are His 7 Tips for Starting a Business

What are the keys to serial entrepreneur Lawrence Ng's massive success? He says luck has nothing to do with it.<p>What does it take to create a multi-million dollar empire, is it luck, is it finding the right market? Lawrence Ng built a $200 million business empire before he turned the age of 30. When …

Bitcoin Is a 'Toxic Concept for Investors,' Yale Economist Warns

Add another voice to the chorus calling bitcoin a dangerous bubble: that of Yale University senior fellow Stephen Roach.<p>Roach, who also used to be …