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10 Steps to Creating the Life You Actually Want

Too many people are living in circumstances that they are not happy with. They do not know that they can actually have the life they want. Some have …

OMG: Doctors May Have Found a New Approach That Could Potentially Cure Cancer

It may be a shaky time for politics right now, with things changing in swift order, but the medical field is having a pretty good go of it. Case in point? Back in October, British doctors conducted what appears to be successful treatment of a 44-year-old HIV patient, suggesting they very well might …

Immunotherapy

The sound of impending failure

Sound is an incredibly valuable means of communicating information. Most motorists are familiar with the alarming noise of a slipping belt drive. My grandfather could diagnose issues with the brakes on heavy rail cars with his ears. And many other experts can detect problems with common machines in …

8 Ways Cutthroat Work Cultures Suck The Life Out Of You

Far too many companies believe that a cutthroat pressure-cooker culture gets results. They think that the harder they crack that whip, the better people will perform.<p>Cutthroat business culture is so prevalent that it's a cliché in our society, being the inspiration for countless TV shows and …

3 Reasons to Buy Pfizer Stock and Never Sell

Buy and hold really hasn't been great advice in the past when it comes to owning <b>Pfizer</b> (NYSE: PFE) stock. Although the big drugmaker's stock has posted decent gains over the last six years, Pfizer's share price still hasn't regained where it was in 2000. But things are different now for the company …

Elon Musk Is Preparing to Release “Brain Hacking Tech,” And He’s Not Alone

Elon Musk stated that updates regarding his neural lace, which is meant to augment the human mind, are coming next month. In October, Bryan Johnson …

The Nobel winner says keeping telomeres – the ends of our chromosomes – in prime condition can stave off diseases associated with ageing<p><b>You won your Nobel prize for medicine for your discoveries concerning telomeres, found at the ends of chromosomes. What are telomeres and what happens to them as</b> …

Genetics

Where Did Your Pitch Go Wrong? Experienced Entrepreneurs Share Their Mistakes | Inc.com

Amy Errett is CEO and Founder of Madison Reed, a startup revolutionizing every aspect of the home hair care experience. Amy founded Madison Reed with years of business and operating expertise as a leading entrepreneur, senior executive, venture capitalist and social-mission visionary, under her …

Entrepreneurship

Michael Chabon interview: 'Memories have little relationship to the truth'

As his new "memoir" is published, Pulitzer Prize-winner Michael Chabon talks to Tim Martin about fact, fiction and Donald Trump<p>In the quiet and tasteful bar of an expensive London hotel, three days before Donald Trump’s inauguration, Michael Chabon is applying his enormous, Pulitzer Prize-winning …

Books

A System for Easily Publishing Consistently Great Content - A Pamela Wilson Series

<i>This five-part series is a guest contribution from Pamela Wilson of Big Brand System.</i><p>Content marketing works — you know that. It’s one big reason you …

Scientists Create A New Kind Of Matter: Time Crystals

The crystals' patterns repeat not in space, but in time.<p>Crystals are structures in which a pattern of atoms or molecules repeats in space. Now, two teams of researchers have figured out that crystals' repeating patterns can also exist through time. These "time crystals," detailed in a new paper in …

Quantum Physics

Indonesia is an investment opportunity like China was in 2008

Most investors would jump at the chance to go back in time and invest in a sure thing. Imagine having the opportunity to time travel to China in 2007 or 2008 to make an early-stage stake investment in a startup like Alibaba, now a publicly-traded online giant valued at more than $250 billion.<p>For …

How to tell if you've got the right financial advisor

<b>Dear Liz:</b> I have met with a financial advisor, but he wants every investment to go through him. Although he is an advisor, he works for a company and wants me to buy their products. I'm a little resistant about this. What's your advice?<p><b>Answer:</b> Anyone can call himself or herself a financial advisor …

Memory loss is gradual but, unlike computers, we have inbuilt backups<p>Every week there is a new dementia study, raising hopes that we can find a way to halt memory loss. Interestingly, in any form of dementia our memories don’t vanish immediately but fade gradually – our memory systems have a …

Memory Loss

How to attract top recruiting talent

Lem Diaz Contributor<p>Lem Diaz is a recruiting partner at GV.<p>I’ve advised recruiting operations at close to 300 startups, ranging from a five-person team at Scalyr to a several-hundred-person team at Gusto. Most startups share a common theme: Technical recruiting is often a top business priority — …

For Young Brands, Is the Instagram Opportunity Shrinking?

Once a highly efficient way for young brands to market themselves, Instagram is more crowded, competitive and costly than ever before.<p><b>LONDON, United</b> …

How to Live with Purpose if You Don’t Have a Clue

How I stay focused every day<p>“The mystery of human existence lies not in just staying alive, but in finding something to live for.” — Fyodor …

The Top Entrepreneur Conferences to Check Out in 2017 | Inc.com

I remember my first conference well. It was like I was the new kid in school, except no one introduced me or showed me around. I felt kind of like a loner and was pretty intimidated by so many other entrepreneurs and leaders who seemed to know exactly what they were doing.<p>As an entrepreneur, …

AI is now beating us at poker, but not even Google co-founder Sergey Brin can say with any certainty what the next steps for machine learning are<p>Ten days ago, in a Davos still shellshocked by Trump’s victory, one of the former masters of the universe sat down with an interviewer to talk about …

Artificial Intelligence

Your Answer to This Question Will Determine Your Success in Life | Inc.com

Your time on this beautiful planet is brief.<p>The more consciously awake you become, the more you realize how short life really is.<p>You have no time to waste on pursuits that aren't taking you where you want to go.<p>If there is any form of internal conflict at all in the decisions you are making, you …

Self-improvement

The 10 things in advertising you need to know today

<b>1. Anti-ad blocking startup Sourcepoint raised $16 million from Spotify's investors.</b> Sourcepoint's technology helps publishers get money lost to ad blockers back and now it wants to help the publishing industry get more consumers to pay for content.<p><b>2. Facebook is testing a feature similar to</b> …

Test your knowledge of the Dow Jones industrial average

As the Dow Jones industrial average reaches its latest milestone, see how well you know the oldest and best-known barometer of the U.S. stock …

Samsung and Google could unite over AI

Competition may be good for the soul, but so is collaboration. Samsung said at an earnings call earlier Wednesday that working with its often-partner, sometimes-rival Google will make artificial intelligence better on a range of devices.<p>"Samsung and Google will have to continue to maintain their …

Mobile

Apple design director perfects a prefab home into an ultra-minimal, modern dwelling

It should come as no surprise that when Apple’s Director of Store Design was in the market for a new house, he wanted a home that would be as modern …

Social-Listening: 5 Ways To Really Engage With Your Social Media Audience

What do you consider social-media marketing? For most businesses and brands, the answer is simple: an opportunity to publish relevant content, grow your follower base, and generate both thought leadership and engagement.<p>But what if we told you that in limiting yourself to this definition, you’re …

Social Media

How to Make Real Money From Virtual Things | Inc.com

Just a decade ago, few would have guessed that virtual goods could create a real market. Then the smartphone age sparked a whole new universe of ephemeral, yet lucrative, commerce. "People have gotten much more comfortable with the idea of paying for things that are virtual," says Joost van …

In-App Purchases

Why Women Should Never Disclose Their Salaries in a Job Interview

<i>The Leadership Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely</i> …

How to ace every exam you ever take

Mocks are over and the Easter holidays are on the horizon, which means the number of parents fretting over their children’s revision schedules – and whether they’ll get the grades they need – is growing apace. For many, a place at Oxbridge is the desired reward for that hard work. It might seem …

Education

Watch Microsoft Accelerator London’s Demo Day Here

TechCrunch is pleased to offer Microsoft Accelerator’s London Demo Day today at 4:00 p.m. GMT, 8:00 a.m. PST.<p>The Microsoft Accelerator is a six-month program aimed at helping entrepreneurs scale to global markets. There are seven accelerators located around the world, from Seattle to Beijing, from …

4 VCs were asked what the hottest area of fintech is right now — all they could talk about was insurance

At the Economist Finance Disrupted conference in London this week, three out of the four VCs on the panel "Unicorns vs. Unicorpses" named insurance specifically when asked what was of most interest to them as an area for investment.<p>The sector was name-checked by: Yann Ranchere, a Geneva-based …