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How Social Media Is Being Used to Sell Real Estate

Millennials now make up 66 percent of the market for first-time homebuyers, and 99 percent of those looking for homes use the internet to research …

Real Estate

How Blockchain Will Disrupt the Future of Social Media Influencers

Are you ready to find out how blockchain, the emerging digital currency, is set to rock the world of social media influencers?<p>Before we go any …

Public Relations

The CEO of 'the best kept secret in travel' reveals exactly when you should book a hotel to get the best deal — and the cheapest day to stay

If you're on Instagram, it's hard to miss the bloggers who seem to frequent the plushest and most expensive hotels in the world — places that are out of reach to the rest of us.<p>However, if you know what to ask for— and have the right tools — a life of luxury is more affordable than you think.<p>Hotel …

Hospitality

Move Aside, Palm Springs—L.A. Cool Girls Are Flocking to Pasadena

Although Palm Springs often steals the spotlight when travelers plan out an itinerary for a sunny Southern California getaway, we've noticed that Los …

Travel

A Very Brief History Of Blockchain Technology Everyone Should Read

When Satoshi Nakamoto, whose true identity is still unknown, released the whitepaper Bitcoin: A Peer to Peer Electronic Cash System in 2008 that described a “purely peer-to-peer version of electronic cash” known as Bitcoin, blockchain technology made its public debut. Blockchain, the technology …

Blockchain

These Breathtaking Morocco Travel Destinations Will Stop You in Your Tracks

Morocco is easily one of the most beautiful countries in the world. The vast, breathtaking landscapes—from charming beachside towns to sweeping …

Ehang’s passenger-carrying drones look insanely impressive in first test flights

But I’m still highly skeptical this can scale<p>Two years ago, Chinese drone maker Ehang came to CES in Las Vegas and promised to build a completely autonomous, passenger-carrying quadcopter that would revolutionize mobility. Many of us in the tech community chortled under our breath, wondering if …

Drones

'Entire aisles are empty': Whole Foods employees reveal why stores are facing a crisis of food shortages

Whole Foods is facing a crush of food shortages in stores that's leading to empty shelves, furious customers, and frustrated employees.<p>Many customers are blaming Amazon, which bought Whole Foods in August for $13.7 billion. Analysts have speculated that the shortages could be due to a spike in …

Employment

4 Trillion-Dollar Industries Blockchain Is Poised to Disrupt -- in a Good Way

The threat of hacking and complex free-trade logistics are just two current challenges that Blockchain can ease.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Over the past few months, the Blockchain ecosystem has grown tremendously. Not only have cryptocurrencies continued to rise in …

Blockchain

Digital Marketing in 2018: Advanced Strategies and Tips for Best Results

While investing in paid advertisement, choose the platform carefully and understand where your audience is more active<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>We are heading towards 2018 and one …

Marketing

Dog Portraits Capture the Unique Personalities of Pups Around the World

Last year we introduced you to London-based street photographer Alan Schaller, whose high contrast, black and white images capture “the realities and diversities of human life.” Previously, we covered an intimate series of his that showed the rarely photographed faces of Moroccan people. In his …

Avoiding Clichés in Landscape Photography

Every genre of photography has its share of clichés, and while that doesn't necessarily mean you should never shoot certain images, it can restrain …

The Best Apps for Photographers

Man, is it fun to be a photographer right now.<p>I don't mean to say that photography wasn't fun before, but if you ask me, we're in a golden age of …

Mobile Photography

California winery to produce alcohol-free, marijuana-infused wine

From January 2018, marijuana will be legal for recreational use in California, but there are restrictions. Marijuana cannot be combined with alcohol …

Cannabis

This bakery was the most reviewed on Tripadvisor this year and we can totally see why

Pastéis de Belém is famous for its delicious baked goods.<p>Sampling the tastiest local produce is often a priority for foodies abroad, particularly for …

Magic Leap's goggles might actually be the VR/AR we've been waiting for

Magic Leap today unveiled its mysterious mixed-reality system. After years of speculation (and billions in funding) the device is set to launch in 2018. If the reports are to be believed, not only do Magic Leap’s new goggles work, but they’re unlike anything seen before.<p>The Magic Leap One will be a …

Prepping for the Harbin Snow and Ice Festival: Pictures

Winter Olympics

CRISPR in 2018: Coming to a Human Near You - MIT Technology Review

Ever since scientists first used CRISPR-Cas9 to edit living human cells in 2013, they’ve been saying that the possibilities for using it to treat …

Genetic Engineering

Best Places to Travel in January

1 of 14<p>Miami, Florida<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 14<p>Bali, Indonesia<p>3 of 14<p>Palm Springs, California<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 14<p>Nicaragua<p>Advertisement<p>5 of 14<p>Hokkaido, …

Costa Rica

Remember House / Edmonds + Lee Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> On a down-sloping hillside parcel of land in San Francisco’s Noe Valley sits the Remember House, a …

The one book every student should read in 2018, according to Harvard professors

Harvard University professors constantly read and assign texts to their students. So they know a good book when they see one.<p>With that in mind,</i> …

Books

8 of the World’s Best Natural Hot Springs and How to Find Them

So deep into winter, it’s only natural for those of us tired of daily commutes in the early dark to start thinking of the warmer places we’d rather …

How the Auditorium at Marrakech’s Yves St Laurent Museum is Designed for Maximum Flexibility

Theatre Projects consultants, together with the architectural office Studio KO, have recently designed a multipurpose auditorium of 115 seats, with …

7 Storytelling Structures to Improve Your Presentations (Infographic)

What your favorite plots and your next business presentation should have in common.<p>Giving presentations, whether during meetings with co-workers or to potential new clients, can often seem intimidating. But luckily, there are tried and true ways to organize your information so that it is both easy …

Public Speaking

The Best Way to Crop Images Is by Using Photoshop’s “Content-Aware” Option: Watch This Video

Even so-called “purists” who avoid image editing like the plague have to occasionally crop a photo to fine-tune composition. And many photographers, …

The Last Supermoon of the Year: Pictures

Burma

Creative Studio Releases Five Coveted, Free-To-Download Graphic Design Books

Composite image by DesignTAXI. Background images via Rationale Design<p><b>San Francisco-based</b> design studio Rationale Design has unleashed five PDF …

This construction unfolds into a home in just hours, and only costs around $33,400

Designed by Renato Vidal and manufactured by Area Legno in Italy, this modular living unit can unfold into a fully functional home within six to …

A Tropical Inspired Bar In China Uses Reclaimed Materials And Swings In Its Design

Q&A Architecture Design Research have recently completed Barraco, a new bar in Shanghai, China, that features recycled materials, swings and a …

Sagaponack Barn Conversion

With a palette of walnut, steel, and travertine, the Sagaponack Barn Conversion echoes back to its rustic heritage with a modern tone. The building …

Architecture