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13 places with the bluest water in the world

Sometimes all it takes to re-center and refresh your mind and body is a good day (or week — who are we to limit you) staring off into a tranquil blue sea.<p>To help you find your inner peace, and catch a few waves and rays while you're at it, we've put together a list of some of the bluest waters in …

This cryptocurrency startup with a 12-year-old CEO is trying to solve a common frustration among gamers

George Weiksner was 11 years old when he sat down to discuss dividing up the equity of his new startup with his co-founder, who also happened to be his father. George initially asked for an 80% stake in their cryptocurrency-based gaming platform Pocketful of Quarters, a proposal his father, …

Watch: The TED Talk that people at TED were talking about

“I can’t call these things social networks anymore — I call them behavior modification empires.”<p>This year’s TED conference — this past week in Vancouver — kicked off with a series of talks lamenting the state of society, from sexual harassment to school shootings.<p>The talk from the bunch that seemed …

TED Talks

Side gig opportunities: 27 businesses you can start for less than $1,000

Want to make some extra cash without investing a lot at the outset? Start a side hustle.<p>Think about what skills you have and how you can do it with low overhead — it's often possible to get started with less than $1,000.<p>First, "Ask yourself, 'What's my passion?'" says career and life coach Deborah …

Small Business

6 Landing Page Tips to Drive Sales and Reach New Customers (Infographic)

Don't miss out on sales by not following this advice.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The first thing a customer sees when they go to your website is the landing page. That’s why it’s crucial to make sure your landing page not only looks great but makes people want to …

One of Estonia’s first “e-residents” explains what it means to have digital citizenship

An online community survey recently asked me where I’m based. Without hesitation, I answered “Estonia.” You might ask: as a US citizen, why in the world did I do that? But as crazy as it may sound, Estonia is the country to which I feel most loyal today. I am one of the country’s first …

Blockchain

9 things you should never say during a salary negotiation

You're 96% sure that you are ready to schedule a meeting with your boss to ask for a raise. Or perhaps you're nearing the end of the job interview process and an offer is in sight. However, if you're like me, you have definitely put your foot in your mouth a time or two saying the wrong thing at …

I Tried 6 Money-Saving Hacks And Here's What Actually Worked

Two apps, a money jar, and a new bullet journal addition actually saved me a whole lot of cash in just one month.

10 awesome online courses that are on sale for $10 or less

Looking for a way to impress your boss without seeming like an ass kisser?<p>The Q2 lull is the perfect time to start leveling up your skills. And right …

Google Analytics

What Best Motivates You at Work? When 200,000 Employees Were Asked, This was Their No. 1 Response

Hint: It's not about the money, money, money.<p>When you're motivated, you feel energized. You're ready to take things on, get things done, push things forward. Projects get moved along; emails get answered; you move along with pep in your step.<p>When you're unmotivated, it's hard to get started. You …

Employee Engagement

16 new science fiction and fantasy books to read this April

Stories about people with special abilities, Mars, and interstellar talent shows<p>Last month, I picked up <i>The Big Picture: The Fight for the Future of Movies</i><i>,</i> a new book by <i>Wall Street Journal</i> reporter Ben Fritz. Fritz looks closely at the rise of prestige TV shows like <i>Game of Thrones</i> and <i>Breaking Bad</i>, …

13 books you should read before you get married

Getting married is a major milestone. It means making (hopefully) permanent room in your heart for someone else and committing to loving, supporting, nurturing, and defending your partner through thick and thin for the rest of your life.<p>It's no easy feat. Fortunately, authors and experts have …

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey says bitcoin will eventually be the single global currency: Report

Jack Dorsey, the CEO of Twitter and Square, expects bitcoin to become the single global currency within the next decade, he told the Sunday Times …

Cryptocurrency

What Is Product Management — but Most Importantly, What Isn’t

After ten years working as a Product Manager, all I can say is that this career path has been one of the best decisions I have taken in my …

The 24-year-old daughter of tech billionaire Michael Dell shares what 'growing up Dell' taught her about life and business

As the daughter of a computer industry pioneer, Alexa Dell, the 24-year-old daughter of Michael Dell, didn't assume she would someday work in tech.<p>Looking back, her journey into the app space seems kind of inevitable.<p>Alexa Dell said she grew up "having a front seat to the master class" led by her …

Financial secrets: Here's why couples fight over money

Secrets can lead to big problems.<p>Couples are not always honest with each other when it comes to money. In fact, when you look at the secrets people keep from their partners, ones related to finances are near the top of the list, according to a new survey from CreditLoan.com<p>While "Things done in a …

Retirement

Dakota Johnson Gets Down and Dirty With BDSM Toy in New, Kinky 'Fifty Shades' Trailer

'Fifty Shades Freed' will be released in February 2018<p>The controversial <i>Fifty Shades of Grey</i> series has been criticized for its depictions of BDSM relationships. Still, the books and their accompanying films have been no less impactful on the sexual imaginations of many. Critics have denounced the …

Movies

12 Movies That Were Shot on an iPhone

As each new iPhone offers increasingly complex photography capabilities, filmmakers are beginning to recognize the Apple device as a legitimate …

Mobile Devices

Claire Foy plays a woman in peril in Steven Soderbergh's smart, unnerving psychothriller 'Unsane'

In the most amusing scene in "Unsane," Steven Soderbergh's diabolically shrewd and spooky psychological thriller, a man advises a woman to delete her Facebook account. Not everyone in the audience, hopefully, will relate to the plight of the woman, Sawyer Valentini ("The Crown's" Claire Foy), who …

Our First Look At Margot Robbie's New Movie Is Here, And It Looks Intense AF

"Some say to survive it, you need to be as mad as a hatter."

How to read your valuable personal Facebook data

If we’ve learned anything from the Cambridge Analytica scandal, its that our personal Facebook data has some real value. The fact that Cambridge Analytica allegedly paid big bucks to get the data, then directly lied to Facebook to hold onto it, shows that our personal details are worth …

Social Media

Binance is moving to Europe after crackdowns in Japan, Hong Kong, and China

Binance, the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange by traded value, is planning to open an office in Malta soon — the company’s founder Zhao Changpeng told Bloomberg.<p>“We are very confident we can announce a banking partnership there soon. Malta is very progressive when it comes to crypto and …

Hong Kong

Learn How to Become the Entrepreneur You Always Wanted to Be

Business Ideas For Starting Your Own Business<p>Here are the steps to take to start a business<p>Updated June 12, 2018<p>If this is the year that you finally …

Small Business

Sana Labs wants to disrupt $5 trillion edtech market - Zuck and Tim Cook are impressed

Joel Hellermark, 21, wants to change education for good.Sana Labs<p><b>Sana Labs is an education tech startup founded by Joel Hellermark, 21.</b><p><b>It provides an artificial-intelligence platform designed to individualize a student's learning in subjects like language and math.</b><p><b>Applying AI to education has so</b> …

World's Biggest Cryptocurrency Exchange Is Heading to Malta

Binance, the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange by traded value, is seeking a fresh start in the Mediterranean.<p>The company, founded last year in …

Be the superhero hacker the world needs, and learn it all for less than $40

As long as online data exists, someone will be out there plotting ways to steal it. (Ahem.)<p>Now that we live in an era where identity theft, copyright …

What Is an API?

You’ve likely seen the term “API” come up. Operating system, web browser, and app updates often announce new APIs for developers. But what is an API?

One New Twist to Project Planning

Another project comes along. We have made it through other projects before with some success, so this is a no brainer, right? Well, how much time do …

The two-track approach to encouraging career growth — and employee retention

Every business needs to plan for future management — but it’s easy to forget about technical employees in the process. If you focus promotions only …

How to Group Mac App Icons More Prominently in Your Dock

In macOS, the Dock provides convenient one-click access to your most frequently used Mac applications. The simplest way to organize docked apps is to click and drag them into your preferred place, but here we're going to show you a lesser-known trick for arranging docked items more clearly.<p>To …

Operating Systems