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15 of the Best and Most Unusual Online Courses for Entrepreneurs

Improve your outlook, boost your marketability and get a leg up on trends with these digital lesson sessions.<p>14 min read<p>Real-world experience is the world’s best teacher, but there’s a wealth of knowledge online to help teach ourselves what we don’t have the opportunity to learn from a mentor or …

Artificial Intelligence

Finally, a president with the guts to stand up to Canada

O Canada: You had it coming, eh.<p>They inflicted Nickelback on us. We did nothing.<p>They sent us Justin Bieber. We turned the other cheek.<p>They were responsible for one abomination after the other: Poutine. Diphthong vowels. Hawaiian pizza. Instant mashed potatoes. Ted Cruz.<p>Still, we did not retaliate — …

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This concrete can trap CO2 emissions forever

Concrete is the most abundant man-made material on earth. There's a good chance you're standing on it right now, and it's holding up the buildings around you.<p>But concrete has an emissions problem. Its essential ingredient, cement, has a huge carbon footprint.<p>Cement is the glue that makes concrete …

Concrete

Hands off my data! 15 default privacy settings you should change right now

On the Internet, the devil’s in the defaults.<p>You’re not reading all those updated data policies flooding your inbox. You probably haven’t even looked for your privacy settings. And that’s exactly what Facebook, Google and other tech giants are counting on.<p>They tout we’re “in control” of our …

Privacy

‘He Pretty Much Gave In to Whatever They Asked For’

Trump says he’s a master negotiator. Those who’ve actually dealt with him beg to differ.<p>In 1985, Tony Schwartz, a writer for <i>New York</i> magazine, was sitting in Donald Trump’s office in Trump Tower interviewing him for a story. Trump told him he had agreed to write a book for Random House. “Well, if …

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Walmart Offers Employees College For $1 A Day

College for $1 a day?<p>If it sounds too good to be true, it’s not.<p>Walmart, the largest private sector employer in the U.S., announced a new plan yesterday to pay for college for its 1.4 million employees.<p>Here’s how it works and what you need to know.<p><b>Walmart College Plan</b><p>Walmart will offer all …

College & University

These 10 Skills Are Putting Top Freelancers In Hot Demand

Want to make sure you’re always busy as a freelancer? Then it’s important to offer the services clients truly need today.<p>Keeping an eye on the skills that are most sought-after on major freelance platforms can offer some guidance on where to focus your efforts to stay current. Upwork recently …

Machine Learning

Which Is the Best Lens for Portraits? 35mm vs 55mm vs 85mm vs 70-200mm (VIDEO)

What is the best lens for portrait photography? That is an eternal debate amongst photographers, one that pro portrait shooter Manny Ortiz has jumped …

Cameras

The 19 coolest places for a European holiday in 2018, according to travel experts

Globetrotters are always looking for inspired travel recommendations from those in the know in order to experience new destinations in the most authentic way possible — and those passed by word-of-mouth are always best.<p>As summer kicks off, Business Insider asked friends, colleagues, and some of the …

European Travel

20 'Safer' Dividend Consumer Defensive WallStar Stocks To Buy And Hold To May, 2019

Actionable <b>Conclusions (1-10): Brokers Predicted Top Ten 'Safer' Dividend Consumer Defensive WallStars To Net 13% to 38.8% Gains By May, 2019</b><p>Five of …

Investing

How Do I Tell My Best Friend She's Unemployable?

Dear Liz,<p>I’ve been friends with “Lisa” since sixth grade. She is an amazing person. If I’m sick or I need help for any reason, she’s right there.<p>We are 36 now. I’m the number two person at a not-for-profit agency. Lisa has bounced between low-level jobs for years. She’s very smart, but she has …

Employment

The curious case of the White House official Trump says 'doesn't exist'

On Thursday the Trump administration held a "background briefing" where a "senior White House official" provided information to reporters from The New York Times, CNN and lots of other news outlets.<p>On Saturday, President Trump claimed the aide "doesn't exist."<p>It's a flagrant example of Trump's …

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3 Ways to Make Money Online From Your Blog or Website

Want to start a blog? Here are three proven ways to make money from it.<p>10 min read<p>If you’re thinking about starting a blog or website, but you don’t have an online store, you might wonder how you can actually make money online. Entrepreneur.com has a shop where readers can buy merchandise like hats …

Small Business

One Husband’s Loving Portrait of His Wife and Her Illness

Rikard Osterlund has photographed his wife, Zara, for thirteen years. “There is an image taken on holiday in Sardinia,” he tells me. “I remember …

Clothing

San Francisco is sweeping its streets of electric scooters to make the industry legit

The residents of San Francisco are used to “disruptive” startups invading their city. Since 2008, Lyft, Uber and other ride-sharing services all arrived unannounced and local agencies responded with a mix of threats, “citizen arrests,” and eventually (with state legislators’ help) regulations. The …

San Francisco

The Best Street Photography Equipment

New Henri Shoulder Strap: PHANTOM BLACKHey STREETTOGS, this is my recommended equipment for street photography:DON’T LISTEN TO ERIC KIMDisclaimer: …

Street Photography

How to Photograph Flowers

<i>Image Credit: Amber Fite</i><p>Flowers are abundant in many locations in the spring and summer, making them ideal subjects for photography.<p>But learning how …

Landscape Photography

You Can Watch 99 Hours of Free Online Photography Classes from the School of Visual Arts (SVA)

Here’s something photo-related you can do over the long Memorial Day weekend coming up. The School of Visual Arts in New York City has 99 hours of …

Photography

3 Stocks You Can Buy and Hold Forever

Investors can't go wrong owning these mature businesses with an impeccable track record and an eye on the future.<p>One of the best ways for individual …

How one woman used the '3-hour reset' rule to lose 65 pounds

It’s a typical weight-loss tragedy: You ate healthy for a week, then you devoured a donut at the office party and now you’re mourning your diet.<p>Instead of feeling like you’ve ruined your progress — or yourself, for that matter — reset and restart your mindset before you eat again. It’s what Tiffiny …

Fitness

How to Check & Correct Your Autofocus: Tips for Fine-Tuning AF to Get Sharper Images

It’s time to sharpen up your pix. Modern DSLRs generally rely on what’s called phase difference autofocusing: basically, a rangefinder scheme updated …

Cameras

There's 1 very simple reason why this is the leakiest White House ever

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump is mad as hell about the leak of a White House meeting in which an aide named Kelly Sadler "joked" that Arizona Sen. John McCain was "dying anyway."<p>"The so-called leaks coming out of the White House are a massive over exaggeration put out by the Fake News …

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Video: Classic lighting set-ups you should know

<b>With modern LED lighting it's easier than ever to create classic lighting set-ups for portraiture. Check out our behind-the-scenes video with</b> …

It’s Time for Trump Voters to Face the Bitter Truth

Republicans elected a president who promised to take on D.C.—instead, Trump has presided over an extraordinary auction of access and influence.<p>Donald Trump promised to “drain the swamp” while running for office. Voters gave him the opportunity to follow through when they propelled him to the White …

Donald Trump

These Are the Best Camera Settings for Landscape Photography, According to Serge Ramelli

Serge Ramelli is a professional photographer and educator we turn to again and again for great photography tips and advice. In the below video he …

Landscape Photography

How to Get Ripped in 90 Days

Getting ripped takes hard work and dedication, a carefully planned diet and many hours in the gym. At times, it takes an iron will — when you want to …

Warren Buffett: How To Turn $10,000 Into $51 Million And Other Wisdom From The Berkshire Meeting

Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger kicked off Berkshire Hathaway’s annual shareholder meeting on Saturday with two episodes. First, there was a video of Munger furiously struggling to open a box of See’s Candies peanut brittle. When the video ended and both took the stage to a capacity crowd nearing …

Investing

Want Big, Cheap Prints? Try Printing Your Photos on Fabric

You've used your inkjet to print edge-to-edge A4s and A3s, then wanted to upsize, so you went to an online printer for a canvas or a poster. They get …

Own an Android Phone? You Might Not Get That Loan

Algorithms could determine our creditworthiness based on data we didn’t know was available or relevant.<p>I have great respect for Apple, but I refuse to buy its $1,000 phones. Instead, I use a $250 Android device with a long battery life. In the emerging big data-based economy, however, that could …

White House leaps into Giuliani damage control

The former New York mayor revealed that Trump repaid attorney Michael Cohen for Stormy Daniels hush agreement.<p>Rudy Giuliani joined Donald Trump’s legal team with a mandate to quickly and aggressively stamp out the various investigations dogging his presidency.<p>Instead, he’s causing new migraines for …

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