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Rise of the ‘digisexual’ as virtual reality bypasses need for human intimacy

The lexicon of sexual orientations has already given us ‘demisexuality’, ‘pansexuality’ and ‘bicurious.’<p>But according to experts, we will soon see the rise of ‘digisexuals’ - people whose sexual appetites are predominantly satisfied by the virtual world.<p>Already, robotic sex dolls which move and …

This One Exercise Has Helped Me Build 2 Multimillion-Dollar Companies in Less Than 24 months

What got you to where you are today will not get you where you want to be.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>A few years ago, I found myself nearly $1 million in debt. Today, I have two multimillion-dollar companies to my name. I've come a long way, but as I look back I …

Entrepreneurship

Blocs Wave iOS music creation app now free

oi2a2353-edit.jpg Ableton Link & Export make app a no-brainer for mobile music makingMusic making and recording app Blocs Wave for iOS is now free to …

10 Surprising Ways You Can Sleep a Lot Better

Chronic lack of sleep is a performance, productivity, and creativity killer. Here's how to change that.<p>If you feel you don't get enough sleep--or enough quality sleep--you're not alone. Somewhere between 50 million and 70 million Americans suffer from chronic sleep disorders that decrease daily …

Mark Cuban, David Bach, and other successful people share their best money advice for 2017

GOBankingRates asked 17 of the most well-known names in personal finance and entrepreneurship to share their No. 1 money tip for the year.<p>They offered their advice as part of our Best Money Expert 2017 competition in partnership with ImportantScore.com.<p>1. Eliminate credit card debt<p>Self-made …

Personal Finance

Should You Go to College If You Want to Be an Entrepreneur?

Entrepreneurship requires continuous learning, regardless if it results in a diploma.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There is no direct path to entrepreneurship. If you want to be a doctor, you study pre-med, go to med school, get a residency and then, become a …

Entrepreneurship

Alan Watts Reveals the Most Factor in Achieving Your Goals and Living the Life You Want

We all have big goals that we want achieve, however many of us are unsure about how to actually achieve them.<p>It’s not easy. Competition is always …

Oppo Introduces Audiophile DAC/Streamer

Oppo Digital has introduced an audiophile-grade digital-to-analog converter (DAC) that doubles as an app-based media streamer that supports Wi-Fi, …

Audiophile

Increase Your Online Dating Success With These Five Helpful Profile Tips

Building the ideal online dating profile is difficult and can be pretty stressful. If you’re having a hard time gaining traction with your profile, …

Think big, go small: why influencer marketing isn’t about reach

Despite what many marketers and PR agencies in Asia still believe, influencer marketing is not a popularity contest.<p>The use of influencer campaigns …

Snapchat company's IPO filing might be L.A.'s biggest ever

Snapchat app maker Snap Inc. filed papers Thursday to move forward with what's expected to be the biggest initial public offering ever for a Los Angeles company and one of the highest valued in U.S. history.<p>Conceived six years ago by Stanford University fraternity brothers to help peers send photos …

7 Keys to Creating a Brand Logo That Works Absolutely Everywhere

A logo should instantly trigger a consumer's recognition of a brand and all it represents. But there are a lot of brands out there and, consequently, …

Tesla And AES Plug Batteries Into The Grid, But Energy Storage Remains Tangled In Bureaucracy

There are many reasons batteries are appearing across the electrical grid—their price is falling, they may save utilities more than they cost, and they can support solar and wind by capturing peaks in production and saving it for troughs.<p>But their progress has been slowed by a web of regulations at …

Tesla

Twitter's New Feature Gives Marketers Critical Data to Know Exactly When to Tweet

This new calendar feature from Twitter gives brands the ability to capitalize on the special events that bring the highest traffic to the site.<p>One of the things that people love about Twitter is that it gives them instant access to real-time information as it happens around the world. For this …

Meet The Startups Helping Broke-Ass Millennials Invest Their Couch Pennies

Companies like Stash and WiseBanyan are growing fast. Will their success be their own undoing?<p>If you’re a first-time investor with, say, $15,000 in savings, you have plenty of options these days. Newfangled robo-advisers like Betterment and Wealthfront will happily take your money, as will …

12 Things to Stop Doing Right Now if You Want to Be Successful in 2017

Consider these changes to set you on the winning path in the new year.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>A new calendar year always offers an opportunity for a fresh start and provides an additional pinch of motivation to banish some habits that have stopped serving you …

Self-improvement

If you've ever dreamed of starting a business, don't fall for the worst excuse in the book

But who has the time?<p>GrowthLab CEO Ramit Sethi stopped by the Business Insider offices to talk business, entrepreneurship, and productivity, so we asked him: What do you tell people who say they just can't find the time to start a business?<p>"The time excuse kind of drives me nuts," he said. "The …

Entrepreneurship

Is the Default Mode of the Brain to Suffer?

If you’re going to get any sort of science done, an experiment needs a control group: the unaffected, possibly placebo-ed population that didn’t take …

Mindfulness

83 Questions Every Successful Person Asks

"What am I really good at?"<p>One of the things that stood out from my Rich Habits Study was how important thinking was to self-made millionaires. I …

10 must-read biographies of brightest entrepreneurs

Share26<p>Tweet<p>Share34<p>+11<p>Shares 61<p>Books are a terrific source of inspiration, a distillation of years of wisdom, a constant friend, a flight of the …

Customer Service

A famous scorecard taught at Harvard Business School can help you improve your life and relationships

I’ve always known that I’m addicted to achievement. But it’s only in the past few years that I’ve realized that can be a bad thing.<p>Every year, when New Year’s Eve rolled around, I used to set resolutions like “run 13 half-marathons in 2013” (because #medals). That particular year, I hit the goal. I …

Harvard Business School

3 Ways You Block Yourself From Being as Successful as You Could Be

The world puts many barriers in the way of our success, but the ones we needlessly erect ourselves are the biggest.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Many people are sure their lack of success is due to external circumstances or simple bad luck. This is not usually the …

Self-improvement

11 Telltale Signs You Should Quit Your Job and Do What You Really Love

You spend a major chunk of your life working -- so shouldn't your profession be more than just work?<p>Some people hang on to a job they hate because the money is "too good." Some people hang on to a job they hate because the "prestige" of the title makes it too hard on their egos to quit.<p>And some …

Apple is the greenest tech company in the world, according to Greenpeace

Apple, along with Google and Facebook — the other highest scorers in the report — made a pledge in 2012 to to transition to 100% renewable energy. Its new headquarters, which are currently under construction, will run completely on renewable energy, with an estimated 700,000 square feet of solar …

Renewable Energy

Four Ways To Earn Extra Money While Keeping (Or Preparing To Quit) Your Day Job

Earning a passive income takes some upfront effort but not much energy to maintain. Here are a few options.<p>Imagine lying on a beach, sunlight hitting your face and sand between your toes. You grab your phone and check your bank balance to find that it’s increased $500 since sunrise. This may seem …

Canada Is Offering Free Admission to Its National Parks in 2017—Here’s Where to Stay

Here's what Elon Musk, Richard Branson, and 29 other successful people ask job candidates during interviews

They're not in the habit of wasting time with dumb or irrelevant queries.<p>In fact, they often have one favorite go-to question they like to ask. This typically reveals everything they need to know about a job candidate.<p>Here are 31 of those questions.<p><i>Jacquelyn Smith, Alison Griswold, and Vivian Giang</i> …

10 Facts You Didn't Know About Facebook Advertising

What works today may not work tomorrow.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Facebook ads are one of the trendiest online advertising tools because of their wide reach and relatively low cost. However, right when people believe they have figured it out, Facebook is going to …

AdWords

23 Small Things You Can Do Every Day That Will Make You Happier

According to a happiness expert.<p>We asked a happiness expert for some easy ways to feel great that don't involve buying a fifty grand watch, going to the Maldives, or dating a supermodel.<p>Step forward Andy Cope—a happiness expert and co-author of <i>The Little Book of Emotional Intelligence: How to</i> …