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Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Best Stuff<p>Find a toothpaste that suits your specific needs.<p>By Adam Hurly4 days agoView More<p>Hair Gods<p>See the Avengers star's new facial hair swerve …

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How Aging Affects Athletic Performance

I remember the moment a few years ago while watching TV when I realized that if I were riding in the Tour de France, at age 42 I’d be the oldest …

Warren Buffett revealed this 'great philosophy of life' in a letter to a hedge fund manager

One of Cooperman's slide decks was highly critical of stock repurchasing and the way it was being practiced by companies at the time. In the presentation, he used Loews as an example of a company that had a good buyback program.<p>The other presentation was titled "A Case Study In Financial …

This French tech school has no teachers, no books, no tuition — and it could change everything

PARIS — École 42 might be one of the most ambitious experiments in engineering education.<p>It has no teachers. No books. No MOOCs. No dorms, gyms, labs, or student centers. No tuition.<p>And yet it plans to turn out highly qualified, motivated software engineers, each of whom has gone through an …

10 Clever Lifehacks You'll Wish You Thought Of

Never do battle with a jar again<p>No matter what you're doing, there is usually a better way to do it. And to that end, here are 10 lifehacking GIFs that will show you clever, better ways of accomplishing tricky things around your house. That plus a few that are just silly fun.<p>You can find all these …

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How To Win Like PayPal Cofounder Peter Thiel: Six Of His Rules For Business Success

Peter Thiel cofounded internet payments pioneer PayPal and big data consultancy Palantir Technologies and was an early investor in Facebook, in which he once held a 10% stake.<p>Still a Facebook director, he is also president of hedge fund Clarium Capital, while his venture capital firms include …

Entrepreneurship

11 Vital Books for First-Time Entrepreneurs

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>From 2011 to 2013, I read 197 books. I read about history, physics, science, health, world travel, space exploration, the ocean, fitness and mathematics. I read bestsellers, classics and unknown authors. However, the underlying foundation …

Ten bootstrapping tips to help turn your idea into a reality

The majority of startups are started without capital injection from venture capitalists and angel investors. The real numbers are eye opening – VCs fund only 0.05 per cent of startups while angel investors are responsible for funding 0.91 per cent. Take a moment to really think about those …

The 3-D Printing Revolution

Industrial 3-D printing is at a tipping point, about to go mainstream in a big way. Most executives and many engineers don’t realize it, but this technology has moved well beyond prototyping, rapid tooling, trinkets, and toys. “Additive manufacturing” is creating durable and safe products for sale …

The Messy Business Of Reinventing Happiness

Inside Disney’s radical plan to modernize its cherished theme parks.<p>Bob Iger wanted approval. It was February 2011, and the Walt Disney Co. CEO gathered his board of directors inside an intimate theater at the company’s Team Disney headquarters in Burbank, California. There, just the night before, …

WhatsApp Hits 800 Million Users — 1 Billion by Year-End?

WhatsApp now has 800 million monthly active users, continuing a pace of growth that may put the mobile messaging app on track to hit one billion users later this year.

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We’ve written before how everything we do is open from day one. One of the ways we do that is by building all of our products—from our blog and our …

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Etsy files to go public with $100M IPO

Online retailer Etsy is going public. The company today filed its form S-1 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, kicking off the process for raising $100 million in an initial public offering and a debut on the Nasdaq, under the fitting symbol ETSY.<p>“I appreciate your patience with us …

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The best restaurant in every state

To find the best restaurant each state has to offer, we sifted through our list of the Best Restaurants in America, The Daily Meal's 101 Best Restaurants in America list, James Beard award nominations, expert reviews, and local recommendations, paying particular attention to fine-dining …

Uber CEO Reveals Mind-Boggling New Statistic That Skeptics Will Hate

One of the most commonly invoked takedowns of the ever-increasing and mind-blowing valuation levels the company has achieved — $40 billion at last count— is this:<p>"Investors are valuing Uber as if it's bigger than the whole taxi market!"<p>The implication?<p>Investors are nuts.<p>Well, investors are indeed …

Report: Google's Finalizing a $1 Billion Investment in SpaceX Internet

It looks like Google is going to throw a ten-figure sum into Elon Musk's space internet dream. Both The Information and <i>The Wall Street Journal</i> report …

Why Mark Cuban is Wrong About Startups and PR

PR is not an easy field to hack. Even the best-designed media strategies—and, perhaps, especially the best-designed media strategies—require foresight, deliberation, and repeated, personalized outreach and follow-up.<p>In other words, they require lots of time. And there’s really no way around that. …

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Elon Musk Uses This Ancient Critical-Thinking Strategy To Outsmart Everybody Else

But while he dropped out of the program after only a few days, the field left an impression on the billionaire-to-be.<p>Perhaps most crucially, it trained him in <b>"first principles thinking,"</b> a mode of inquiry that relentlessly pursues the foundations of a problem.<p>"I think it's important to reason from …

10 Things In Tech You Need To Know Today

<b>1. Marissa Mayer is considering buying a cable network.</b> Yahoo considered acquiring Scripps Networks Interactive.<p><b>2. Who is Rony Abovitz?</b> Google led a $542 million investment in his company. We have a long profile looking at who he is and where he came frome.<p><b>3. Elon Musk is getting divorced for a</b> …

Meet The Billionaire Who Built A $45 Billion Smartphone Company That's Beating Apple And Samsung In China

It's been a spectacular rise for Xiaomi, which became the fourth-largest smartphone vendor in the world in about three years, according to some estimates (it was third-largest until Huawei moved past Xiaomi in December). And it's the top smartphone vendor in China, ahead of Samsung, Apple, and …

Square raises a new round, reportedly $150M at a $6B valuation

New rumors are swirling that Square, the company that promised us a cashless world thanks to its payments tools and digital wallet, has raised a new round of funding as it attempts to get back on course. In fact, the five-year-old company has confirmed the round, just not the details.<p>The amount and …

Dennis Kimetto Breaks World Record at Berlin Marathon

Kenyan runs 2:02:57 to be the first to go under 2:03.<p>To win a race, they say, you have to beat everybody who shows up on the day, but to set a world record, you have to beat everybody who’s ever shown up. Today at the Berlin Marathon, Kenya’s Dennis Kimetto did both as he blazed his way to a …

His Camera Takes Us To The World 'We Must Preserve'

<i>They're silvery and stunning — and their beauty bears a message.</i><p>"Genesis" <i>is a new exhibit of more than 200 black-and-white images from the noted Brazilian photographer</i> Sebastiao Salgado. <i>He wants to show us what the world and its peoples look like now, how climate change has already had an impact —</i> …

When Shakespeare committed word crimes

Shakespeare coined new words when he needed — or merely wanted — them. Can you guess which words were invented by the Bard?<p>English heading into the …

Pond5, a stock video marketplace, raises $61 million from Accel, Stripes

Unless you’re in the business of video production, you likely haven’t heard of Pond5. The company’s new $61 million Series A round of venture …

4 Motivating TED Talks to Help You Bounce Back From Failure

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We’ve all heard the preachy platitude “Failure isn’t an option.” And, generally speaking, it’s not. At least not an option most would purposely choose. But failing is inevitable. Everyone eats humble pie in some way at some point, …

High-Flying Highlights From The International Drone Photography Awards

From France to the Philippines, the winners of National Geographic and Dronestagram's International Drone Photography Awards.<p><i>Images via</i><p>On March 15, 2014, in association with National Geographic, drone-photography site Dronestagram announced their first-ever International Drone Photography Awards, …