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Large numbers of humpback whales have returned to NYC for the first time in a century

The sight of a humpback whale fluke set against the New York City skyline is an anomaly no longer.<p>For the first time in 100 years, sizable numbers of humpback whales are being spotted in the waters off NYC, and it's thanks to years of environmental clean-up efforts, Popular Science reports.<p>"Because …

Humpback Whales

Prioritize Your Daily Tasks and Get More Done With the ABCDE Method

Are you completing your most important tasks each day?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Starting a business is a ton of work, and creating a profitable company doesn't happen all in one day. That's why it's important to recognize what needs to get done now and what can …

Profit

This is How Top Bloggers Get 90% of Their Traffic

Get your SEO strategy figured out, then go crazy creating content.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When it comes to driving traffic to your blog, one of the most common mistakes people make is spending too much effort on things that barely move the needle. The entire …

Marketing

Facebook is a goldmine for startups. Here’s how you can tap into it.

Given the fast evolving business landscape, social media platforms like Facebook have never been more important for startups to leverage on to …

Facebook Ads

3 Strategies for Projecting Success and Confidence as a Leader

A leader's job is to step into everyone's shoes and find ways to make the path less treacherous, stressful and demoralizing.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>This article is included in</i> Entrepreneur Voices on Effective Leadership<i>, a new book containing insights from more</i> …

Leadership

20 shows you have never heard of that you should be watching right now

There is too much television.<p>According to one recent study, in 2016 there were 455 original scripted series on broadcast, cable and streaming sources (and well over 1,400 primetime series in total). And the proliferation of TV series shows no signs of slowing down anytime soon. According to some …

TV

Hot Chip’s Alexis Taylor opens up about loss, his desire for change, and Life With(out) Piano

Last year, Taylor sat at the piano and played a mixture of cover and original songs for his third solo record <i>Piano</i>. What came out of this session was …

John Lennon

Shipping container transforms with walls of glass in Argentina

From industrial to rustic<p>Fans of Philip Johnson’s Glass House take note: As it turns out, you too can have <i>something</i> like the modernist icon if you get a shipping container, paint it black, and replace the corrugated steel with sleek walls of glass. How’s the above example for inspiration?<p>Designed …

Shipping Containers

5 Ways to Validate a Business Idea, Right Now

Don't let your day job or lack of capital stop you from finding and testing a business idea. Here's how.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Last year, I embarked upon a personal challenge to validate a business idea in 30 days.<p>To make it even more difficult, it was a random …

Entrepreneurship

This video of Ronald Reagan shows how much the Republican Party has changed on immigration

On the campaign trail, Donald Trump denigrated Mexican immigrants as rapists and murderers and vowed to ban Muslims from coming to the United States. In his first week in office, Trump made it clear he was deadly serious about putting anti-immigrant rhetoric into practice.<p>Trump has already ordered …

Immigration

How I Successfully Pitched Investors As A 22-Year-Old Startup Founder

If you can tell a story that makes sense, it doesn’t matter how old you are.<p>My cofounders and I were 21 and 22 when we started Next Big Sound, and by far the biggest challenge we faced was in convincing investors they should trust us with their money. That was in 2009, and around that time Mark …

Startups

10 Executives Reveal the Biggest Money Mistakes Enterprises Make

You don't have to learn the hard way. Just read what these executives did, and don't imitate them.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Articles about finance abound; and most of them contain a wealth of wisdom. Unfortunately, though, few deal honestly with money <i>mistakes</i> …

Business Strategy

Read the full transcript of President Obama's farewell speech

Here is an unedited transcript of<p>President Obama’s prepared remarks during his farewell address in Chicago, as provided by the White House.<p>---<p>It's good to be home. My fellow Americans, Michelle and I have been so touched by all the well-wishes we've received over the past few weeks. But tonight …

Those $69 Flights to Europe Are Coming in June

Norwegian Airlines has been teasing $69 flights to Europe from select spots in the United States for almost a full year now.<p>And while they promised …

12 Things Successful Entrepreneurs Should Do In January

What a year 2016 has been. I hope this year has been a thriving one for your business. Regardless of whether this was a growth year or a stagnant year for you, I think it’s vital to an entrepreneur’s long-term success to spend intentional time reflecting on the past and planning for the future.<p>Here …

Entrepreneurship

Gold Star Family Says It Was Booed By First-Class Passengers On Flight To Pick Up Son's Body

A Gold Star Family on an American Airlines flight to pick up their son’s body after he was killed in Afghanistan said they were booed by first-class travelers.<p>The reason? Passengers in those pricey seats were annoyed that the family was allowed to disembark first to catch a connecting flight, …

American Airlines

In search of the funkiest little town in America

On a quest to find the best alternative town in the US, our writer takes a road trip through the north-west. Along the way he finds plenty of contenders with great diners, bookshops and easy access to the outdoors, but which place gets his vote?<p>Out on Route 21 in Washington state, the long golden …

Northern California

Fly Nonstop From Los Angeles To Havana For $339 Roundtrip!

Just a couple of days ago I wrote about how I’m changing my tune a bit about visiting Cuba. Initially I was going to wait a while given how much US …

Cuba

'Seinfeld' Gets Awesome Alternate Ending ... As a 'Breaking Bad' Prequel

Yada yada yada, b*tch! The Internet has done it again, giving us the "Seinfeld" and "Breaking Bad" mashup we never knew we needed. We <i>did</i> know we wanted a better ending for "Seinfeld" than the one we got, but combining Bryan Cranston's roles on both shows and re-imagining the ending as a revenge …

TV

The photographer teaching women to feel beautiful naked

Photographer Mathilde Grafström struggled with body image issues and confidence for much of her life. “I had a major identity crisis a few years back and I’m still working on trying to accept my own body as it is. I suffer from these beauty ideals that are put out by the media, and it affects my …

My iPod is the reason I still buy albums

As the iPod turns 15 – Apple first announced it on October 23, 2001 – it’s dawned on me how much music consumption has changed in the almost-30 years I’ve been alive, and at the same time, how little it’s changed for me.<p>I went from tearing through my parents’ audio cassette collection to spending …

How to reset iCloud Music Library for Apple Music and iTunes Match

iCloud Music Library lets Apple Music and iTunes Match subscribers store all their music online for easy access on all their devices. But, like all …

Apple Music

Stephen Harris: Thai-style mussels with lemongrass

Serves four as a starter and two as a main<p>INGREDIENTS<p>1kg live mussels<br>• Oil, for frying<br>• 1 clove of garlic, finely chopped<br>• 1 knob of root ginger, peeled and finely chopped<br>• 1 red chilli, finely chopped and deseeded<br>• 1 stick of fresh lemongrass, finely chopped<br>• 3 spring onions, trimmed and roughly chopped (keep …

Onions

Techstars Announces New Music Startup Accelerator

Techstars is excited to announce the launch of <b>Techstars Music</b>, a new startup accelerator program created with top music companies to invest in the …

Startups

Anohni Says She Regrets Selling “Drone Bomb Me” Video To Apple Music

“The income streams of musicians have all been upstreamed into the pockets of computer corporations.”<p>In a recent interview with <i>The Creative</i> …

Apple Music

Five Core Skills To Learn Online Today

With over 30 million small businesses in the U.S. alone, vying for the attention of consumers in today’s highly-competitive marketplace, setting yourself apart from the fray has become a monumental undertaking. Not only is there fierce competition amongst businesses, but getting a decent …

Marketing

This Is What a $21,000 First Class Airplane Seat Looks Like

Flying first class is a delicacy some of us will never experience. But flying first class like this — well — it’s pretty much the stuff of kings.<p>On a …

New York City

2016 Emmy Award winners

The stars arrive for the 68th Primetime Emmy Awards show.<p>The stars arrive for the 68th Primetime Emmy Awards show.<p><b>Outstanding drama series</b><p>“Game of Thrones” (HBO)<p><b>Outstanding comedy series</b><p>“Veep” (HBO)<p><b>Outstanding lead actress in a drama series</b><p>Tatiana Maslany, “Orphan Black” (BBC America)<p><i>[2016 Emmys:</i> …

Comedy Series