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Something Unexpected and Weird Is Happening Beneath California’s Deadliest Faults

The detection of strange, unpredicted behavior deep below the surface near the San Andreas and San Jacinto faults suggests scientists have an …

San Andreas

Jupiter's 'Baffling' Magnetic Field Is Unlike Any Other

Jupiter is strange for a number of reasons. It’s the biggest planet in our Solar System, of course. It harbors perhaps the most intense radiation …

Astronomy

Foolproof Key Lime Pie

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 350°. Combine cracker crumbs, sugar, and 1/8 teaspoon salt in a bowl, stirring well to combine. Drizzle butter …

Baking

A Heart Disease-Causing Parasite Is Starting to Infiltrate America

Doctors are being warned to stay vigilant for symptoms.<p>A parasitic disease commonly transmitted in the feces of a bloodsucking insect in South …

I Doubled My Revenue in 12 Months by Analyzing These 3 Types of Data

Using data to make decisions isn't just for big businesses.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If collecting and understanding your business data meant you could double your revenue in 12 months, would you do it? Or would you be one of the 60 percent of entrepreneurs …

Emily's Famous Hash Browns Recipe

"Good old fashioned restaurant-style hash browns. Perfect with hot pepper sauce and ketchup!"<p>Ingredients<p>2 medium russet potatoes, shredded<p>1/2 medium …

Food

A Powerful Psychedelic Drug Gave Users a Taste of a Near-Death Experience

A new study sheds light on a myth surrounding DMT.<p>There’s no universally accepted definition of a near-death experience, but those who have come …

From $150,000 in Debt to $4 Million in Revenue: How One Man Built a Wildly Successful Globe-Making Business

Finding a unique gift for his father's 80th birthday was this entrepreneur's first foray into creating artisan globes<p><i>In this series,</i> The Gambit, <i>Entrepreneur associate editor Hayden Field explores extraordinary risk, speaking with successful people about how they overcame unusual obstacles to found</i> …

Is the heyday of ride-hailing companies over?

Uber and Lyft lost their battle with New York City on Wednesday, and customers may be next as the ride-hailing companies warn it could lead to higher prices and longer wait times for riders.<p>On Wednesday, the New York City Council voted to become the first city in the U.S. to cap ride-hailing …

Fidelity offers two index funds with zero fees, escalating a fight for customers

The fee-free index fund has finally arrived.<p>Fidelity Investments, the Boston-based mutual fund company, says that it's launching two new index funds targeted at individual investors that come free of any management fees. The new funds are dubbed the Fidelity ZERO Index Funds.<p>The two funds can give …

Fidelity Investments

How Venture Capital Works

Venture capital firms are without a doubt the muscle behind innovation as they support the company they may invest in, from the early stages, all the way to IPO — especially those with larger funds that have billions of dollars under management.<p><b><br>Defining the Roles at a VC</b><p>As described in my book, <i>The</i> …

Venture Capital

Why retire when you’re too old to enjoy it? Quit your job now

Millions of Americans obsess over their careers and fret about saving, terrified they won’t have enough to ever retire. The advice now being offered by some experts may surprise these worried souls: Take months or years off from work, travel the world and enjoy yourself.<p>There’s prudent logic behind …

3 High-Yield Stocks at Rock-Bottom Prices

These three dividend monsters are trading on the cheap, but are they worth buying?<p>The current dividend yield of the <b>S&P 500</b> is about 2%. That's not a …

20 Things You've Been Doing Wrong in the Kitchen Your Entire Life

Are you scrambling eggs, making chocolate chip cookies, and measuring pasta the right way? It might not seem obvious, but there are plenty of basic things you could be doing the "wrong" way in the kitchen. There's somewhat of an art to cutting a lime, cooking chicken, mincing garlic, and roasting …

Cooking

Sea Level Rise Will Threaten Thousands of California Homes

Sea-level rise threatens thousands of homes in California by 2035, especially in cities near San Francisco and Los Angeles, according to an analysis …

Bitcoin Extends Its Collapse

Bitcoin extended losses, bringing its four-session slide to as much as 20 percent, as questions mount about whether the world’s biggest …

If You Want to Be a Successful Entrepreneur, You Need to Stop Doing These 3 Things

Cutting these three ways of thinking out of your life will help you become a better entrepreneur.<p>The road to entrepreneurship is incredibly self-reliant--which means that to succeed, you need to be emotionally attuned to the way you conduct yourself and your business.<p>I've worked with--and …

8 men and women once sealed themselves inside this enormous fake Mars colony for 2 years — here's what it's like today

A decade before Elon Musk founded his fast-rising rocket company, SpaceX, or spoke publicly about colonizing Mars, a different billionaire captivated the world with Biosphere 2.<p>Ed Bass, an oil tycoon, spent about $250 million to build and operate that facility as a proof-of-concept for a permanent, …

Physical Geography

The Co-Founder of Salesforce is Taking His Talents to the Blockchain--Here's Why

Halsey Minor is an Internet pioneer who has some big plans--yet again.<p>Halsey Minor is among one of the latest big names to venture into blockchain. Where the name may be unfamiliar to most people, truth be told Minor helped pioneer the Internet revolution and shaped the future of technology as we …

How a 34-year-old turned $200 into a company he sold for over $10 million in a matter of months

Thirteen years ago as a broke college student, Trevor Chapman took a job selling pest control door-to-door to make extra money. Eventually, he …

Tentrr is turning private land into glampgrounds, with the help of VCs

If you’ve ever gone camping and found yourself thinking it kind of sucks, likely because you’re too close to other campers, you might be interested to learn about Tentrr, a three-year-old, 47-person company that’s promising to make it “dirt simple” to enjoy the great outdoors. How: by striking …

Devil Your Avocado—It's the Parisian Way

<i>This recipe and excerpt comes from the cookbook</i> Tasting Paris <i>by Clotilde Dusoulier, who you may know from her blog Chocolate & Zucchini. We're big fans of her yogurt cake and seaweed tartare—so we're beyond thrilled about these...</i><p><i>A quote about them from our Marketing Coordinator, Danielle</i> …

Things Nobody Warns You About Being a Millionaire

You would think at least you wouldn't have money problems but, for some, not even that is true.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Being a millionaire is a dream for many people, and is seemingly unattainable for some. The fact is that you only ever hear about these …

A new poll found that a majority of Americans support a radical change to the US healthcare system

The healthcare system supported by Bernie Sanders and many liberal-leaning Democrats has begun gaining steam with more Americans, according to a new poll.<p>The poll, from the Kaiser Family Foundation, a nonpartisan health policy think tank, found that:<p>There is, as expected, a partisan split in the …

The 25 richest, healthiest and happiest countries in the world

The Legatum Institute, a London based research institute released on Thursday its 10th annual global Prosperity Index, a huge survey that ranks the …

In the shadow of Bitcoin: the Ripple effect

If any virtual currency has kept headline writers busy, it's been Bitcoin. Far less in the public eye, another digital unit, XRP (Ripple), has been …

Cryptocurrency

Ethereum, Not Bitcoin, Deserves to Be the World's Most Valuable Cryptocurrency -- Here's Why

Smart contracts and the Ethereum Virtual Machine make all the difference.<p>Despite its recent correction, the cryptocurrency market has done things …

‘How I sold my Bitcoin and made thousands’ - our full guide to cashing in and selling Bitcoins in real life

Remember before Christmas when the papers were full of the record highs Bitcoin and other digital currencies were setting daily?<p>Well, now they are …

Cryptocurrency may have its ups and downs, but blockchain’s stock is on the rise

Even bitcoin’s boosters acknowledge that cryptocurrencies aren’t a sure thing.<p>Just in the past month, China and South Korea signaled that they might …

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