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How to Buy a Home With No Money Down (You Really Can!)

Drumming up money for a down payment on a home can feel like a lost cause: After you've shelled out money for rent, gas, groceries, and other …

Personal Finance

Machine Learning with Python Course and E-Book Bundle | TechSpot Store

<b>Deep Learning with TensorFlow</b><p>Discover One of the Newest & Most Useful Tools for Deep Learning<p>Deep learning is the intersection of statistics, …

The Only Five Email Folders Your Inbox Will Ever Need

Stop “organizing” your emails by subject and start thinking of them in terms of deadlines.<p>For years, my approach to email was like slaying a hydra. For every email I deleted, two more landed in my inbox.<p>Part of the problem, I knew, was the nature of my work. My team stands between two major …

Productivity

2016 is over, but you should still see the year's best movies

We know we’re only a few days into 2017, but award season is upon us. Soon enough it will be Oscars time, and we’ll be tuning in to see who snagged …

Introduction to Psychology: A Free Course from Yale University

Taught by Yale professor Paul Bloom, this course presents an Introduction to Psychology and tries to explain what makes us tick:<p>What do your dreams …

The US military has a system for writing efficient emails that anyone can use

But there's at least one thing most of us rarely imagine soldiers and sailors learning to do: wading through their inboxes.<p>But, of course, just like the rest of us, folks in the military face the daunting task of keeping on top of an endless stream of messages.<p>And, adding to their burden, in their …

How to Raise an Entrepreneur: 18 Bite-Size Lessons to Teach Your Kids [Infographic]

Want to nurture your child's entrepreneurial spirit to 'make a dent in the universe'? Here's how.<p>For any parent, knowing what to teach your children--in the limited time you've got--is hard.<p>As an entrepreneur, that difficulty only intensifies. All around us are studies that reveal more and more …

Parenting

Six Expensive Home Repairs You Can Avoid With a Little Maintenance

The cost of owning a home goes well beyond the price you paid for the house itself. When something breaks, you have to fix it, and those repairs can …

How Data And Machine Learning Are Changing The Solar Industry

Like most sectors, the solar industry is rapidly embracing ways to analyze and crunch data in order to lower the cost of solar energy and to open up …

How to Break Your Procrastination Habit and Get Real Work Done

Do you ever wake up in the morning and say, “Today, I am going to spend the day in reactive mode — running around putting out fires, constantly …

Samantha Bee on “basket of deplorables” flap: “Hillary Clinton is the only woman I know who can trip over her own d**k”

“Don’t alienate the deplorables,” Bee advised. “You can’t win a four-way race with just plorables”<p>Brendan Gauthier<p>September 13, 2016 12:46pm (UTC)<p>"Full Frontal" host Samantha Bee returned from hiatus to weigh in on Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton's inability to generate positive …

Iran Confirms Secret Nuclear Agreement: Big Pay Off To Iran

Iranian authorities reacted with anger towards the leaking of the secret agreement. This shows that how maintaining the secrecy of the deal was crucial for the Islamic Republic.<p>According to Press TV, the spokesman for the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI), Behrouz Kamalvandi pointed out …

How to Stop Being Lazy: 7 Tips

Don't focus on motivation (or your lack thereof). Instead, use these simple behavior modifications.<p>When you're sitting around feeling bad for something you've failed to do, it's easy to think of laziness as a character trait, an inherent weakness that you need to struggle with and feel bad …

Procrastination

8 Psychological Insights Into the Brain That Will Improve Your Marketing

7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The better you understand the human mind, the better you’ll be able to persuade customers to convert. And, if you think about it, marketing is really about applied psychology.<p>What this means is that buyers act in certain ways …

Marketing

How to Focus: 5 Research-Backed Secrets to Concentration

A question a lot of us are struggling with these days is “how to focus.” Concentration seems hard. Why does everyone joke about having ADD? There’s a …

Time Management

This Is Why So Many Startups Aren’t Successful

<i>The Entrepreneur Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

Top 10 TED Talks That Could Change Your Life

There’s no time like the present to grow or refine ourselves a little bit more, and few resources are as helpful as TED talks. In that vein, here are …

Public Speaking

The Five Biggest Things In Tech You Missed This Week: 12/27/15

Here are five things that happened in the world of technology this past week and why they’re important for your business (and mine). Did you miss them?<p><b>1 – Car technology is gaining significant steam.</b><p>TechCrunch reports that <i>Google and Ford are planning to develop and build self-driving vehicles</i> …

CES

A serial startup employee explains 4 key steps to building a $1 million business in under 48 hours

We were both in hoodies and had a shared penchant for the F-bomb and burritos, all of which led to a caffeine-infused mind meld.<p>It would be the first of many.<p>The matchmaker then introducing us was the prophetic and profane Dave McClure, general partner of 500 Start-ups, which is now headquartered …

Google's new email feature will write replies for you

When Google launched Inbox, its most recent email app from the Gmail team, it touted the app's ability to act almost like an assistant. Now, a year …

Apps

Google will pay you to keep your ideas out of the hands of patent trolls

The search giant wants you to trust them not to weaponize intellectual property<p>2013 was a record year for patent lawsuits, which have been rising rapidly. As University of Iowa law professor Jason Rantenan recently pointed out, "in the 16 years from 1994 until 2010, the annual number of patent …

10 Safest Airlines In The World

With 21 fatal accidents and 986 fatalities, 2014 was one of deadliest years in aviation history.<p>That said, flying is still one of the safest forms of transportation in the world. According to Australian consumer aviation website AirlineRatings.com, the airline industry transported 3.3 billion …