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How to Write a Compelling Script for Your YouTube Videos

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>In his book</i>Entrepreneur Magazine's Ultimate Guide to YouTube for Business<i>, marketing and public relations consultant Jason Rich show you how to master the secrets of successful "YouTubers" and put your brand, product or service in front</i> …

3-D Printed Holiday Ornaments? Why Not.

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It’s not every year that advanced manufacturing geeks can get jazzed about decorating for the holidays.<p>But MakerBot is bringing together the world of 3-D printers and interior decorating. The New York City-based 3-D printer manufacturer …

Bitcoin Breaks $1,000 for First Time Ever

This story originally appeared on CNBC<p>Bitcoin continued its stellar rally on Wednesday, breaking above $1,000 for the first time and marking a rise of over 7,600 percent so far this year.<p>Many analysts and investors have labeled bitcoin's unfettered rise a bubble, yet greater awareness of digital …

Black Friday: A Chance for Bitcoin to Get Some Mainstream Love

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>By now, it's common knowledge that some people have made small (and, in some cases, not-so-small) fortunes on Bitcoin. But even though U.S. regulators and lawmakers gave bitcoins a tentative thumbs up last week, and an increasing number …

5 Gadgets to Make Your Home a 'Smarter' Place

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We might not quite be in the age of <i>The Jetsons</i> yet, but there are quite a few gadgets on the market than can make you feel a little more like you're living in the future.<p>More than something to just keep you connected the web, your …

Not Science Fiction: Amazon Is Working on a Drone-Powered Delivery System

Like a swarm of bees, Amazon-powered drones could fill the skies in your neighborhood someday soon. The mission: to deliver your online orders within 30 minutes or less via unmanned drones.<p>The e-retailing giant is calling the new program Amazon Prime Air. Guided by a GPS system, the drones are …

3 Apps to Help You Plan a Super-Fun Office Holiday Party

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As we head into the New Year, you might consider saying "thanks" to your employees by hosting an office holiday party. And, understandably, you'd want this party to be super fun, not a super dud. But throwing an unforgettable workplace …

Nightclub King Jon Taffer Sets A High Bar

Jon Taffer is the king of the bar business. Over the past three decades, he has managed dozens of bars and nightclubs, and is a consultant for bar owners all over the country.<p>Most recently, he has put his expertise to use as the host of the popular reality show <i>Bar Rescue</i>. Bar and nightclub owners …

Next electric cars burn rubber, not just save gas

The success of Tesla points the way for automakers to make sexy electric performance cars.<p>LOS ANGELES — Automakers focused on selling electric cars to the environmentally minded are now also setting their sights on new potential buyers: performance addicts.<p>They are rolling out new plug-in models …

Heroin Dealers Can Deduct Samples On Their Taxes, But Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Can't Deduct Rent?

A convicted heroin dealer has a tax problem. He’s still in prison, mind you, but he also owes taxes. In fact, he owes 80,000 euros, although the French authorities did ease up on how they computed the tax bill. After all, every business has expenses, including illegitimate ones.<p>The French tax …

Australia and China are way ahead of Amazon in the commercial drone race

That Amazon is readying a fleet of drones to drop off packages to customers seems like yet another example of the company’s cutting edge. The project could go live as early as 2015, after the US approves laws for commercial use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), but a slew of companies around the …

Drones

New Data Hint At Accelerating Economic Recovery

While some economy watchers have been disappointed by lackluster retail sales over the long Black Friday weekend, two other data points released …

Fast-food strikes planned for 100 cities

NEW YORK — Fast-food workers in about 100 cities will walk off the job this Thursday, organizers say, which would mark the largest effort yet in their push for higher pay.<p>The actions are intended to build on a campaign that began about a year ago to call attention to the difficulties of living on …

Russia Will Raise Vodka Prices Because Drunk People Keep Dying

Vodka prices in Russia are going up next year as authorities look to reduce alcohol consumption.<p>Prices on the cheapest available vodka will rise 16 …

Fast Food Strikes Planned in 100 Cities Thursday

An organized labor movement that began at a single New York McDonald’s about a year ago is planned to spread to around 100 cities this week. …

Google Brings Super-Fast Internet To Africa

In the long-term, Google dreams of one day supplying the entire world, including remote areas of developing countries, with Internet access that comes from solar-powered balloons. But in the meantime, the search giant will settle with fiber optic networks.<p>Google’s Project Link aims to bring …

Emerging Markets

Swarm Mobile gets $3.5M to track shoppers in physical stores

Swarm Mobile believes that brick and mortar retailers lack insights about how consumers are moving through physical stores.<p>According to a filing with the Securities and Exchanges Commission (SEC), the San Francisco-based startup has raised just under $3.5 million in its first round of funding to …

Kanye West Says He's the Reason Air Jordan Shoes Are Still Popular Today

Another week, another tirade from the self-proclaimed cockroach of rap.<p>Kanye West has gone on another fashion-inspired tear, this time claiming he’s the only reason that Nike continues to sell and release vintage Air Jordan shoes.<p>West’s most recent sermon took place during an interview on SiriusXM …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Charles Johnson injury: Panthers DE to miss game vs. Buccaneers

Carolina will be without their top pass rusher on Sunday.<p>Carolina Panthers defensive end Charles Johnson will miss Sunday's game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, according to Jonathan Jones of the Charlotte Observer.<p>Thanksgiving 2013<p>• Spilly's Thanksgiving potluck • Lions snap Thanksgiving skid • …

Ron Rivera tells Greg Schiano to 'stay the course'

Ron Rivera has been on the hot seat and survived courtesy of a seven-game win streak. He believes Greg Schiano will also survive if he stays course.<p>Ron Rivera has been in Greg Schiano's shoes before. After going 6-10 and 7-9, respectively, during his first two years as head coach of the Carolina …

Panthers' Charles Johnson out again

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Defensive end Charles Johnson will miss his second straight start for the Carolina Panthers with a right knee sprain, but should …

Football (U.S.)

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NFL playoff picture 2013: Seahawks and Saints will battle for NFC's top seed

Are you ready for a Monday night game with playoff implications? Here's how the race shapes up ahead of Monday's game in Seattle.<p><i>Monday Night Football</i> lucked out in Week 13.<p>After an inconsistent slate of matchups in 2013, <i>Monday Night Football</i> will feature the Seattle Seahawks and New Orleans …

2014 Super Bowl costs rise to $70 million, per report

New Jersey is poised to host the most expensive Super Bowl in history.<p>Hosting the Super Bowl has a large economic impact on the host city. An influx of tourism generates big business for hotels and restaurants, making it a premiere event state economies vie for each year. It's also an event that …

The TSA Is No Match For This Mad Scientist And His Gun Made With Junk From Airport Stores

Evan Booth hacks together working weapons–like a shotgun, a grenade, and a crossbow–with purchases anyone can make after they go through security, to show that the TSA is more spectacle than real protection. And the FBI is taking notice.<p>Things you can’t bring on a plane: Scissors, gel candles, …

Guns