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19 Reasons Why Willpower Fails You, And What To Do About It

Ever tried? Ever failed? No Matter. Try again, fail again, fail better.<p><i>–Samuel Beckett</i><p>Willpower is an essential ingredient in achieving, overcoming, and becoming — so why does it so often fail us? Below I offer 19 science-based reasons why will and will alone isn’t enough, with suggestions peppered …

Chucky Crashes Through Bus Shelters and Chases People With a Knife in Latest Crazy Ad Prank

Proving John St.'s point that prankvertising has gone way too far, here's a stunt from Brazil in which an actor dressed up as Chucky, the diminutive …

YouTube, Hulu, NBC Try Direct or Private Ways to Automated Buying

More and more banner ads are auctioned off as though they were second-hand merchandise sold on eBay, while video has remained the last bastion of …

See How Much Money Top Tech Companies Make Every Second And (If You’re Not An Investor) Weep

At the top of the list is Samsung with $6,486 per second. Google falls roughly in the middle with $1,873. And on the bottom, is poor little …

Tips on Starting a Business

Entrepreneurship, the creation and capture of value, fuels the growth of regions and nations, brings innovative products and services to the market, …

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The Most Innovative People Under 40

We found the most inspiring innovators and entrepreneurs under the age of 40.<p>Whether they're in finance, tech, sports, entertainment, media, science, food, or retail, these people are introducing amazing new products and ideas and shaking up their industries forever.

How General Motors Was Really Saved: The Untold True Story Of The Most Important Bankruptcy In U.S. History

<i>Editor’s Note: Lots of people–including President Obama–have trumpeted their role in the success of the government-backed turnaround plan that saved General Motors, the most important industrial company in the history of the United States.</i><p><i>But on the fifth anniversary of the crisis, Forbes presents</i> …

Unlikely Multiple Sclerosis Pill On Track To Become Blockbuster

There aren't very many drugs that are also, essentially, industrial chemicals available in railroad-car volumes, pharmaceutical chemist Derek Lowe noted on his blog, In The Pipeline, this spring.<p>But there are a few. One is lithium carbonate, a staple of glassmaking and ceramic glazes and also the …

Why Intuit Founder Scott Cook Wants You To Stop Listening To Your Boss

Why do gigantic companies made up of insanely intelligent people make bad decisions? Because they rely on persuasion and PowerPoint, Cook says, not experimentation.<p>One thing that’s surprising about Scott Cook, the founder of Intuit, is that this intensely smart guy who’s become one of the most …

LeBron James Calls Allen Iverson 'Pound for Pound, the Greatest Player Ever'

LeBron James' love affair with Allen Iverson lives on.<p>During a previous interview with ESPN's Chris Broussard, LeBron admitted that Iverson, along with Michael Jordan, was one of his favorite players to watch on tape. Now he's taken his infatuation one step further, calling AI "pound for pound, the …

Startup founders are better off with a college degree

<i>This originally appeared on LinkedIn. You can follow Vivek Wadhwa here.</i><p>Frustrated that Silicon Valley’s entrepreneurs “were not on focused on breakthrough technologies that will take civilization to the next level,” Peter Thiel announced the Thiel Fellowship in September 2010. He paid children …

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