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Behind every successful Scandinavian startup is a jealous and unsupportive community

Scandinavia is annoyingly perfect from the outside. They’re the happiest people on earth, they have universal healthcare, free education and paid parental leave. And now they have one of the most successful startup ecosystems in the world.<p>Things are certainly good up north. But every paradise has …

Startups

Don't make this bitcoin investing mistake, warns fund manager who's nearly all-in on cryptocurrencies

Bitcoin bull and hedge fund manager Brian Kelly says the key to building a portfolio of digital currencies is first understanding the crypto universe.<p>…

Buy Ripple, Tron, NEO or XLM and you could get as rich as the early Bitcoin traders

If you were lucky enough to buy Bitcoin a few years ago, you’re probably feeling pretty pleased with yourself.<p>But what if you’re skint and hoping to …

5 key factors to consider before starting a cryptocurrency startup

The cryptocurrency world is working extremely well right now, to the point where Bitcoin, for example, manages to achieve some amazing results. Not only that but Ethereum is extremely popular, and there are tons of other cryptocurrencies which became very important on the market as well. So, it’s …

The 40% Rule: The Simple Secret To Success

There is no shortage of business books on the market (including mine), most of which claim to hold the secrets to success.<p>As a business book writer myself, I’m not inclined to disparage any of these. Most offer useful tactics that entrepreneurs can use to streamline their processes and boost their …

Entrepreneurship

Technology is destroying the most important asset in your life

<i>“Money isn’t the most important thing in the world. Your time is.”</i><p>Parents, teachers, and mentors all around the world have spoken these words to us, in one form of another, throughout our lives. It makes sense, too.<p>Most of us come to realize at some point that money is a means, not an end. It …

The 3 Breathing Techniques That'll Take Your Yoga Practice to New Heights

If you’re looking to energize your body and relax your mind all at the same time, it’s important to make sure that pranyama, or intentional …

Yoga

Believe the Hype: Here's the Actual Next Big Thing in Tech

There ought to be a restraining order preventing the word “revolutionary” from getting too close to the word “technology.” The overwhelming number of …

Your last-last-last-minute cheat sheet on Monday's Eclipse of the Century

<b>(CNN) —</b> In case you haven't been paying attention (and NO ONE would judge you if you weren't), there is a teensy weensy little boring astronomical event happening on Monday known as the Eclipse of the CENTURY!!<p>It's called such because it's the first total solar eclipse to be visible to the US …

Solar Eclipse

How to Future-Proof Your Startup

Entrepreneur and technology expert Sharat Sharan weighs in<p>We've all heard and read dozens of stories of start-ups who pivoted one or more times because they were bleeding cash, under pressure from investors, flaming out, or all of the above. But can the ubiquitous pivot be used to actually navigate …

3 Easy Exercises That Will Make You Mentally Stronger in Just 5 Minutes

Everyone has the ability to build more mental muscle.<p>Whether you're tempted to skip the gym because you don't feel like getting off the couch or you're questioning whether you were cut out to be an entrepreneur, it isn't easy to summon the mental strength you need to reach your goals.<p>But before you …

The 25 hidden TV gems you need to see

From brutal true crime sagas to dark comedies, here’s our writers’ guide to the best underrated shows to stream right now<p>In December 2004, Scientific American Life published an article entitled The Tyranny of Choice. It argued that constantly being surrounded by indistinguishable everyday options …

Meet the Mindfulness Guru Billionaires Go to For Advice

Money can buy you a Lamborghini, but it won't make you happy. This will.<p>I was surprised to learn just how many billionaires are depressed. Despite all of their money, fame and success, some of the most remarkable people on earth wake up lacking the sense of fulfillment that they'd hoped success …

The Surprisingly Simple Way to Improve Your Wellbeing

Scientists are working to uncover the impact of showing gratitude. It turns out that saying thank you is more than polite. It can have a lasting …

The Real Story Behind Elon Musk’s $2.6 Billion Acquisition Of SolarCity And What It Means For Tesla’s Future–Not To Mention The Planet’s

The Tesla CEO’s merger with his cousins’ sustainable-energy company, SolarCity, is totally logical–and hugely risky. With eyes now on the private sector for environmental leadership, can Musk pull off another miracle?<p>Elon Musk stands in the middle of a residential street. It’s shortly before sunset …

Apple should be afraid of Google. Very afraid

Google revealed a cascade of exciting innovations to its Google universe this week at the annual I/O developer conference. Apple should be quaking in its boots.<p>The search and software giant is making tremendous strides in AI through Assistant; image search and detection through Google Lens; web …

Google Lens

Charisma is a skill, not a gift — a Stanford psychologist shares 6 ways to build it

In researching my book "The Happiness Track," however, I found that charisma is not so much a gift as a learnable skill you can master.<p>What presence has to do with it<p>If you meet someone at a cocktail party whose eyes are constantly flitting around the room, do they make a good impression? Do they …

Meet the Little Stock-Trading App That Wants to Replace Wall Street Firms

By allowing investors to trade without paying a commission fee, Robinhood has tapped into an underserved part of the market.<p><i>Editor's Note:</i> Inc.'<i>s 12th annual 30 Under 30 list features the young founders taking on some of the world's biggest challenges. Here, meet Robinhood.</i><p>Without a seconds …

Under the radar: the movies that were shot in secret

As the gay love story Loev – a film made in secret because of India’s strict laws on homosexuality – hits Netflix, here’s a look back at other private productions<p>That perennial bard of the crazed overreacher, Werner Herzog, has described the process of guerrilla film-making as “the sacred right of …

What are virtual networks and proxies? WIRED Explains

As a regular internet user, you’ve likely heard the terms “virtual private network” (VPN) and “proxy” before but may not understand what they are, if …

What Is Internet Marketing? Advice From An Eight-Figure Earner

The allure of so-called internet riches is nothing new. At every bend and turn in a gauntlet of online gurus, you’ll find internet marketers looking to hype up this supposed dream of making money online or earning passive income while kicking up your feet and letting the cash roll in. While …

Internet Marketing

The Most Common Cause of Suffering According to Buddhism (and What You Can Do About it)

Ever heard of the four noble truths of Buddhism? If you haven’t, it’s basically the four principles of life that govern Buddhism philosophy. They are:<p>…

Where land meets sea: 6 phenomenal coastal hikes around the world

LITTLE BEATS HIKING ON THE COAST — the crashing of the water, the often dramatic rise of the land, the feeling of adventure. Following a path through …

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3 Profound Lessons From a Japanese Zen Master That Will Blow Your Mind

It can be hard to find meaning and purpose sometimes. We spend so much time working and being busy that we forget to stop and look inside ourselves …

Five Fire Lookout Cabins With Amazing Views

In the early 1900s, thousands of lookout stations were built across the Western U.S. to spot wildfires. The bare-bones dwellings atop mountains from Montana to California numbered around 5,000 by the 1930s. Over the years, modern fire surveillance technology rendered these cabins useless, and many …

14 Hottest Smart Home Gadgets of CES 2017

Willow Wearable Breast Pump<p>The Willow Wearable Breast Pump (<i>$429</i>) isn’t just hands free, it’s also unencumbered by that tired tangle of tubes, wires, …

Mavic Pro - Wherever you go

MAVIC PRO<p>Wherever you go<p>Introducing the DJI Mavic<p>Watch All Videos|JOIN THE NEW PILOT EXPERIENCE NOW<p>Folded: H83mm x W83mm x L198mm. 743g<p>FlightAutonomy …

Dobby is a pocket-sized drone with some serious video chops

Drones are a dime-a-dozen at CES, but Dobby is definitely carving a niche for itself.<p>What is it?<p>Dobby, by Zerotech, is a pocket-sized drone capable of 1080p video and a 300 foot range. With a 300 foot range (150 foot height), the 13 megapixel camera offers a 75 degree field of view capable of 360 …