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The 11,500-year-old skeleton of a baby girl offers clues on how the Americas first came to be populated

A six-week old infant who died some 11,500 years ago in central Alaska is now providing clues about how the Americas first came to be populated.<p>Genomic data from remains of the girl - named "Xach'itee'aanenh T'eede Gaay" (Sunrise Girl-Child) by the local indigenous community - broadly support a …

Anthropology

This Is Totally Why You're Not Successful Yet

There is no shortage of excuses for failure, and even more for mediocrity. This list will make you aware of the real truth about your ability to be successful.<p>You're frustrated. No matter how hard you work, how much you plan, or how badly you want it, you are not living the life of your dreams. But …

A Walmart executive who sold his first startup for $6 million, 2nd for $550 million, and 3rd for $3 billion, reveals how he became wildly successful

• <b>Marc Lore is the president and CEO of Walmart eCommerce in the US.</b>• <b><br>He founded Quidsi and sold it to Amazon in 2011 for over $500 million. Then he founded Jet.com and sold that to Walmart in 2016 for $3 billion and stock. His first startup was acquired for $6 million.</b>• <b><br>Lore says radical transparency,</b> …

Staten Island

Science says kids who become successful have parents who teach them 8 things

All the extremely successful people I know — and all the great leaders I know — are exceptionally good at persuading other people to follow them.<p>(Maybe that's why Mark Cuban says knowing how to sell is the one skill everyone needs to be successful.)<p>But being persuasive doesn't mean you have to …

Self-improvement

The Best Managers Do These 6 Key Things Differently

Giving people credit after a job well done isn't a sign of weakness.<p>Effectively managing others is both a science and an art, just like programming or playing an instrument. Based on personality and past experiences, some people tend to naturally be stronger at leading and inspiring others. That …

Employee Engagement

7 Top Books That Jeff Bezos, Bill Gates, and Apple CEO Tim Cook Think You Should Read

Are these on your wish list?<p>There's no question, if you want to get ahead, you must read as many books as you can. As I've written before, Bill Gates reads about 50 books per year and Mark Zuckerberg about 24. But the undisputed king of reading remains Warren Buffett, who spends 80 percent of his …

Kazuo Ishiguro

13 signs you're smarter than you realize

Everyone wants to be humble. <i>Who me, smart? Nah, I'm just a good test-taker</i>.<p>And anyway, it's kind of crass to go around proclaiming to everyone who'll listen that you're a genius.<p>But now that it's just the two of us, we can be honest. If you really are a genius — or at least smarter than average — …

Psychology

6 entrepreneurs share strategies for staying relentlessly persistent

When starting out in business, it can be difficult to generate self-belief if you've never done it before. "Maybe this isn't for me," you think after the 10th hot lead says, "I'll pass."<p>These seasoned entrepreneurs and members of The Oracles share their strategies to program your mind for …

Entrepreneurship

Ditch Facebook And Make Yourself Smarter With These 10 Hottest Learning Sites

The average person spends nearly two hours every day on social media.1<p>Think about it, what will we achieve when we spend these two hours on something …

Nonprofits

7 Productivity-Boosting Apps for Busy Entrepreneurs

Worthwhile technology gives you back your time and sanity.<p>Founder of YouthNoise<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you're running your own business, you know a thing or two about juggling -- working top-speed on numerous projects while trying to find enough hours in the …

Apps

A former Stanford dean reveals the keys to successful parenting

Lythcott-Haims, a former dean of freshman at Stanford University, is the author of "How to Raise an Adult," and gave the 2015 TED talk "How to raise successful kids — without over-parenting."<p>In both, she argues that today's parents care too much about their kids' short-term happiness, rather than …

Parenting

Make Your Kid an Investing Genius

Because who else is going to support you?<p>A woman once told me she had come up with a great idea to educate her 14-year-old son about investing: She …

Investing

From Selling Water on the Street Corner to a Multi-Million Dollar Online Business

CEO of Integrity Marketing & Consulting<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>“Make millions from just your laptop!”</i> I know what you’re thinking: That sounds more like a cheesy infomercial or a daydream fantasy. But think again and meet Army veteran Emanuel “Manny” Hernandez, …

Entrepreneurship

6 in-demand skills you can learn online

However, the advent of sophisticated technology — which propelled the development of many apps, software and social media — has made skills and knowledge easily disseminated and accessible.<p><b>Related: 8 Free Training Tools That Will Help You Excel at Your Job</b><p>There are countless websites readily …

Small Business

Want to be successful? Do these 10 things that Mark Zuckerberg does

Share61<p>Tweet<p>Share16<p>+15<p>Shares 82<p>Mark Zuckerberg is the youngest billionaire on the planet who created the Facebook social network that now has more …

Mark Zuckerberg

5 rising startups in Japan

Just in time for the new year, this week’s roundup features two healthtech startups. The newly funded companies raised money primarily from corporate …

Venture Capital

10 South Korean Startups Breaking Out In 2017

While the worst was expected for South Korea’s startup scene in 2016, we found that it wasn’t so bad at all, especially for the already strong brands like cosmetics startup Memebox and food delivery startup Woowa Brothers, which found fresh funding.<p>Investors say the shakeup is over and a new round …

Venture Capital

Facebook Advertising Advice: 10 Tips From Experts at Trello, WeWork & More

Facebook started as a way for college classmates to communicate, and it’s since evolved into a hub for content creation, sharing, and …

Marketing

A Roald Dahl Book for Every Kind of Kid

There are certain iconic children’s writers whose works truly speak to young children, no matter where they’re from or where their interests lie. …

Books
Marketing

‘The hacker mentality’: The new sets of skills agency execs seek today

With the rapid advancements in marketing and technology in recent years, the skills and traits necessary to excel in an agency setting look different …

26 startups in Asia that caught our eye

Here’s our newest round-up of the featured startups on our site this week. If you have startup tips or story suggestions, feel free to email us. …

Google, Amazon, and Facebook’s Secrets to Hiring the Best People

Sarah Cooper of The Cooper Review has cracked the code of how big tech companies select employees from the gazillions of applications they get. …

Professional Fingerboarder Is a Real Job

Remember those tiny Tech Deck skateboards you use to play with in school? Mike Schneider, and hundreds of thousands of others, never stopped. In …

Capturing the Genius of Magnus Carlsen, 25-Year-Old Chess Phenom

Of the 150+ films that screened at the Tribeca Film Festival last month, the one that sold out the fastest was about chess. <i>Magnus</i>, the product of 500 …

Microsoft Warns Windows 7 Has A Serious Problem

Earlier this year Microsoft warned users that Windows 7 has serious problems. I dismissed its claims as a desperate attempt to shift copies of Windows 10 (and I still do), but now Microsoft has warned of a new serious Windows 7 problem that is very real – even though it makes <i>no sense whatsoever</i>…<p>In …

ASUS

How to find out everything Google knows about you

In exchange, you agree to share information about yourself that Google can share with advertisers so their ads are more effective. For instance, airlines want to target people who love to travel. Children's clothing makers want to target parents.<p>Google uses a lot of methods to learn about you. …

Google

from dirt to dust: skateboarding in mongolia

The extraordinary story of a changing Mongolia, told through youth culture and skateboarding.<p>In 2004, Carhartt WIP released a photobook documenting the emerging skate scene of Mongolia's capital city, Ulaanbaatar. Ten years later two photographers, Percy Dean and Cyrille Weiner, and a handful of …

Extreme Sports

Comically Explained: The 6 Kinds Of Corporate Org Charts

Do you work in a hierarchy, an amoeba, or a ball of yarn? The Doghouse Diaries explains.<p>Can’t figure out your company’s org chart? You’re not alone: no one can, and attempting to do so is just wishful thinking. To translate what it means, the Doghouse Diaries has come up with a handy primer, …