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6 Strategies Inspired by a Nobel Prize Winner That Will Help You Design Better Solutions | Inc.com

Richard Thaler won the 2017 Nobel Economics Prize for integrating psychology with economics. He has played a crucial role in the development of behavioral economics over the past 40 years, which has had a significant impact on economists, researchers, business, and government …

Nobel Prize

Mapping the blockchain project ecosystem

Josh Nussbaum Contributor<p>Joshua Nussbaum is a partner at the New York-based venture firm, Compound.<p>Blockchain technology, cryptocurrencies, and token sales are all the rage right now. In the 5+ years I’ve been working in the VC industry, this is by and large the fastest I’ve seen any area of …

Blockchain

Hurricane Ophelia is one extremely weird storm

It's rare for hurricanes to tread these waters.<p>Hurricane Ophelia is an odd storm. It’s a picture-perfect hurricane with winds around 90 MPH, but that’s not the odd part, of course. What makes this storm weird is its location. It’s way out in the Atlantic, where it’s usually too cool for hurricanes …

15 Foods You Should Never Eat. Ever.

Seriously, steer clear.<p>Hard-and-fast food rules royally suck. But some foods can seriously mess with your health. "It doesn't mean you'll get sick, get cancer, or die if you eat a dangerous food once," says Nneka Leiba, deputy director of research at the Environmental Working Group (EWG), which …

Here Are The Top 10 Most Unnecessary Medical Treatments, According to Scientists

Way too much of a good thing!<p>A recent literature study on medical care in the US has put forward ten diagnostic procedures and treatments that were …

Medicine

Topology lets you try before you buy glasses using AR in an app

Topology Eyewear is an augmented reality app providing custom-fit glasses from a 3D scan of your face.<p>Most glasses are mass manufactured to fit a supposedly symmetric head. The problem is, most of us are not that symmetrical. The Topology app, available on iOS, uses face-scanning technology to take …

Augmented Reality

Edward Snowden: Zcash Is 'Most Interesting Bitcoin Alternative'

Noted whistleblower Edward Snowden has come out in support of the privacy-oriented cryptocurrency zcash, calling it the "most interesting …

Cryptography

5 "Healthy" Foods Nutritionists Say Are a Waste of Money

You can probably guess that bagels, soda, candy, and potato chips rarely make it into a nutritionist's grocery basket. But some of the other items …

Nutrition

Beach audit reveals which brands are worst offenders for plastic waste

<b>Knowing where trash comes from is the first step in figuring out better, more sustainable solutions.</b><p>Freedom Island is a beautiful stretch of …

Sustainability

21 Ways to Get More Protein without Eating Meat

These days, protein seems to be the superstar nutrient – and for good reason. Gram for gram, it’s more satisfying than carbohydrates or fat – meaning …

Nutrition

Researchers claim they just invented the "ultimate" method for quantum computing

Around and Around<p>Today’s working quantum computers are already more powerful than their traditional computing counterparts, but a pair of researchers …

Quantum Computing

5 Signs You're Not Getting Enough Potassium

If you eat lots of foods packaged in a bag or box, then you're almost certainly low on potassium.<p>You probably know bananas are loaded with potassium, …

Wellness

Eight Things Cryptocurrency Enthusiasts Probably Won’t Tell You

<i>[Note: I neither own nor have any trading position on any cryptocurrency. I was not compensated by any party to write this. The views expressed below</i> …

Cryptocurrency

This Is the Single Best Cure for Insomnia That No One Is Talking About

In the frenzied, never-ending search for more sleep, you can’t say people aren’t getting creative. There are beanie-like sleep caps that claim to bring down brain activity, magnetized pillows to align the biological clock, and body creams that “rub out” insomnia, such as the pale purple Sleepy …

The world is running out of antibiotics, WHO says

<b>(CNN) —</b> Too few new antibiotics are under development to combat the threat of multidrug-resistant infections, according to a new World Health Organization report published Tuesday. Adding to the concern: It is likely that the speed of increasing resistance will outpace the slow drug development …

Microbiology

This Is How Much Protein You Really Need to Eat in a Day

Daily protein intake isn't necessarily the same for everyone—here's how to determine how much you should be aiming for.<p>Wondering exactly how much …

Nutrition

Why Has China Declared War on Bitcoin and Digital Currencies?

China's government is starting an all-out war against bitcoin and other digital currencies by banning fundraising through initial coin offerings and …

Cryptocurrency

CoinHub is launching Sept. 20. Get ready!

When we announced CoinHub in early August, we could have never imagined the response we received. Thousands of you signed up from over 60 countries …

App Store

7 best films about summer romance that aren't by Nicholas Sparks

Can we all agree that there is something about the idea of summer romance that is just so damn desirable?<p>Maybe it's the lack of clothing and the …

Winding Tree is the new kid on the blockchain set on disrupting Airbnb and Expedia

Bitcoin and Ethereum may be the stars of the cryptocurrency story, but the real hero is the technology behind them: blockchain. Platforms like Winding Tree, which is operated by a non-profit out of Switzerland, are using the blockchain to disrupt industries.<p>Essentially there are two ways that …

Nanomachines that drill into cancer cells killing them in just 60 seconds developed by scientists

Nanomachines which can drill into cancer cells, killing them in just 60 seconds, have been developed by scientists.<p>The tiny spinning molecules are driven by light, and spin so quickly that they can burrow their way through cell linings when activated.<p>In one test conducted at Durham University the …

Cancer Cells

Alexa’s new music feature makes your Echoes work like Sonos speakers

Playing music around the house with your Alexa speakers just got a lot better. Here's how to set it up.<p>While Amazon's Alexa speakers are capable of controlling your home, helping you cook dinner and order things without lifting a finger, the speakers especially excel at streaming music. However, …

Smart Homes

We should never have told people to start taking vitamins, and new research linking one type to cancer shows why

Not so fast. A growing body of research— including a study published August 22 in the Journal of Clinical Oncology— suggests that some supplements can carry real health risks. These risks range from vomiting and nausea to an increased risk of cancer and death.<p>Epidemiologists at two American cancer …

Wellness

Stephen Hawking, Michio Kaku, And Other Scientists On God: The Existence And Mind Of God [Opinion]

Stephen Hawking and Michio Kaku both speak of God. So did Albert Einstein. Kaku is a believer in intelligent design, but Hawking doesn’t resonate …

Physics

Alzheimer's may be detected early, via eye exam

Presently, for a definitive diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease, doctors have to perform a PET scan of patients' brains. Not only is it expensive, but …

Eat This Carb and You Won't Gain Weight

Carbohydrates sound so innocent: mere starches, sugar and fiber that the body uses for energy. Yet health-conscious Americans despise them, designing …

Nutrition

New Research Suggests Memory Loss in Alzheimer's Patients May be Reversible

A Targeted Approach<p>New research from a team at MIT indicates symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) affecting patient’s memories may be reversible. AD …

Dementia

President Trump Does This Every Morning -- and There's a Scientific Reason You Should, Too

Confidence breeds confidence.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>What's the first thing you do when you wake up? Check social media, watch the news, maybe log onto email?<p>President Donald Trump starts his day going through a folder of good news and flattering photos of …

Light Bulbs

Landmark Vitamin Discovery Could Prevent Miscarriages And Birth Defects

"The most important discovery for pregnant women since folate."<p>A simple vitamin supplement could have the potential to prevent miscarriages and birth …

Pregnancy

Elon Musk reportedly gave his assistant a 2-week test when she asked for a big raise — what happened to her is an important career lesson

According to Vance, the assistant, Mary Beth Brown, asked Musk for a significant raise after she'd been working with him for 12 years. In response, Musk told Brown to take two weeks off, during which <i>he</i> would assume her responsibilities and see whether she was critical to his success.<p>When Brown …