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The 14 Phrases Every VC Wants to Hear in Your Pitch

<i>This article is part of</i> Tools of the Trade<i>, a weekly series in which a variety of experts share actionable tips for achieving fast and effective</i> …

Seven Keys to Making Millions in the Stock Market

If you want to make millions in the stock market, it is important to realize that this will not be an easy feat. It takes a great deal of time and effort in order to reach this type of milestone. It is something that I have worked hard to accomplish and something that I pride myself on helping …

Buy Insys Therapeutics Before Medical Marijuana Reaches A Tipping Point

Medical marijuana is already approved in over half of the U.S. and 5 more states will be voting on it in 2016. Todd Hagopian says we will soon see a tipping point in which medical marijuana companies like Insys Therapeutics (INSY) will be transformed from fringe enterprises trading at a discount …

Biotechnology

10 Travel Sites That’ll Help You Plan an Unforgettable Vacation

Remember back in January when you promised yourself to travel more this year? Well, it’s officially summer, and there’s no better time to head to the beach or take a family road trip. And while you may not have the ideal vacation length (eight days!) lined up, <i>any</i> amount of time you have to explore …

Travel

SunPower Breaks World Record for Efficient Solar Panels

Solar giant SunPower announced on Monday that it can now make a solar panel that can convert 22.8% of the sunlight that hits it into electricity. …

The 10 Best TED Talks of 2015

Everybody loves TED. Here are my favorite talks of the year.<p>If you follow my column, you know I'm a huge fan of TED. Billed as the nonprofit organization devoted to "ideas worth spreading," TED's short presentations can teach you a lot about the current state of business and technology and where …

Public Speaking

Wall Street's nightmare stock crashed through the opening bell

Bloomberg reported on Wednesday after the market had closed that the solar utility Hawaiian Electric Co. was canceling contracts for three projects it had with the company, saying SunEdison was way behind on construction and missed deadlines.<p>From Bloomberg:<p>The utility cited "SunEdison's apparently …

Northwestern University

A Short History of Nearly Everything

• <b>Author:</b> Bill Bryson<p><b>One of the world’s most beloved writers and bestselling author of One Summer takes his ultimate journey—into the most intriguing and intractable questions that science seeks to answer.</b><br>In <i>A Walk in the Woods</i>, Bill Bryson trekked the Appalachian Trail<b>—</b>well, most of it. In <i>A Sunburned</i> …

Books

Game Change

• <b>Author:</b> John Heilemann & Mark Halperin<p>The gripping inside story of the 2008 presidential election, by two of the best political reporters in the country.<p>“It’s one of the best books on politics of any kind I’ve read. For entertainment value, I put it up there with Catch 22.” —The Financial Times<p>“It …

Mark Halperin

Tao Te Ching

• <b>Author:</b> Stephen Mitchell<p>Lao-tzu's Tao Te Ching, or Book of the Way, is the classic manual on the art of living and one of the wonders of the world. In eighty-one brief chapters, the Tao Te Ching llods at the basic predicatment of being alive and gives advice that imparts balance and perspective, a …

Spirituality