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The Last Spot on Earth Just Passed a Historic Climate Milestone

On May 23rd, something extraordinary happened at the South Pole. For the first time in 4 million years, carbon dioxide concentrations cleared 400 …

There Are New 'Pools of Money' Available for Entrepreneurs. Listen in as This Startup Finance Braintrust Talks What, Why and How.

The rules for equity crowdfunding, whereby an entrepreneur can raise money by selling a piece of his or her company for cash, changed in May. It’s been a hot topic since then. And to address this nascent and still as of yet largely misunderstood category of startup finance, the organizers of the …

Entrepreneurship

The World Is Setting You Up To Fail - How To Fight Back

The World Is Setting You Up To Fail – How To Fight Back<p>Rebeca Brown<p>Read full profile<p>It’s a great time to be alive! You can do almost anything you …

Motivation

28 incredible roads to drive in your lifetime

From a mountain pass in Abu Dhabi to routes that wind through the Swiss Alps, these roads make for a drive you won't soon forget.<p><i>Sarah Schmalbruch contributed to an earlier version of this post.</i>

Hiking

No warrant is needed to get your phone's location data, U.S. appeals court rules

REUTERS/Zoran Milich<p>In a major blow to security and privacy advocates, a U.S. appeals court on Tuesday ruled that police don't have to have a warrant …

How Visionary Entrepreneurs Are Creating Million-Dollar, One-Person Businesses

Daniel Faggella, 28, has turned his passion into a seven-figure business. His subscription-based e-commerce site, Science of Skill, sells online fitness and self defense curricula and products to students around the world. When it comes to working, the black belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu says, ”I …

Entrepreneurship

Primary Care Doctor Pay Surpasses $250K Annually

Compensation of primary care physicians has eclipsed $250,000 a year as doctors are increasingly paid via value-based care models that emphasize quality, better outcomes and keeping their patients healthy.<p>The new Medical Group Management Association annual compensation survey shows median primary …

The One Thing Every Startup Should Be More Cautious About

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

Senator Votes ‘No’ on Intelligence Bill, Claiming It ‘Takes a Hatchet’ to Americans’ Liberty

The Senate’s annual intelligence authorization bill reportedly contains a provision that would allow the FBI to obtain U.S. citizens’ email records without oversight.<p>Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) was the only lawmaker who voted against the still-classified bill in the Intelligence Committee, saying that …

How to Become Instagram Famous Doing Things Your Own Way

@asenseofhuber proves a little maverick mentality goes a long way.<p>When it comes to breaking away from the Instagram crowd, in an endless sea of sunsets and striking landscapes, true individualists know it helps to put your own spin on it. And no one knows how to shrug off convention and still rack …

Myrtle Beach

Meet the Woman Who Cared for Hundreds of Abandoned Gay Men Dying of AIDS

Between 1984 and the mid-1990s, before better HIV drugs effectively rendered her obsolete, Ruth Coker Burks cared for hundreds of dying people, many …

How I Meditate: Author and Philosopher Dr. Nate Klemp

<i>Nate Klemp, Ph.D., wrote the book on wellness—literally. He’s co-author of the</i> New York Times <i>best seller</i> Start Here: Master the Lifelong Habit of …

How the Pentagon punished NSA whistleblowers | Mark Hertsgaard

Long before Edward Snowden went public, John Crane was a top Pentagon official fighting to protect NSA whistleblowers. Instead their lives were ruined – and so was his<p>By now, almost everyone knows what Edward Snowden did. He leaked top-secret documents revealing that the National Security Agency …

Teach Writing Code First

Throughout my career as a software engineer, many people have told me that learning to write code is difficult. I challenge this claim. The real …

How Much Does It Cost to Start a Software Company?

A lot of startups talk about revenue, but not many talk about costs--operating or starting up.<p>How much money do you think it takes to start a software company? $10,000? $100,000? ONE MILLION DOLLARS?<p>A lot of startups talk about revenue, but not many talk about costs--operating or starting up.<p><i>Note:</i> …

Larry Ellison shares what dropping out of college and getting divorced taught him about success

If self-made billionaire Larry Ellison hadn't trusted his instincts and dropped out of college, he may have never founded Oracle, one of the largest technology companies in the world.<p>Speaking Friday at the University of Southern California's commencement ceremony, Ellison said his plan growing up …

Divorce

Larry Ellison talked about a long hike with Steve Jobs in USC's commencement speech

The decision to save Apple came in the summer of 1995 in the Santa Cruz mountains.<p>Oracle Chairman and CTO Larry Ellison gave the commencement speech at the University of Southern California today, and told an interesting anecdote about his best friend, Apple's late founder Steve Jobs.<p>It was during …

Is Your Mac Freezing? This Might Be the Cause

A seemingly growing number of users are complaining about the latest version of Apple’s desktop operating system, saying it’s causing freezing issues.<p>…

Fighting traffic tickets: Seattle startup’s ‘Off the Record’ app boasts 97% success rate

Alex Guirguis has gotten several speeding tickets in his lifetime and he has contested all of them. But a Labor Day trip to Oregon with friends a …

Starting May 16, Entrepreneurs Can Raise Money in a Whole New Way. Here's What You Need to Know.

Monday, May 16, 2016, will be a very big day in the world of crowdfunding.<p>More people will be able to invest in entrepreneurs through crowdfunding than they were just the day before. And that means that more entrepreneurs with more innovative ideas will be able to launch more businesses.<p>“The …

Crowd Funding

12 Little Known Facts About Famous Entrepreneurs

Genetics science tells us that life itself thrives via diversity. Your company does too.<p>Within your company, very different people with amazingly …

The Workplace

IN THEIR OWN WORDS: 13 startups explain why they failed

Some go out in dramatic implosions that leave people without jobs overnight. Some just face a slow decline until they stop.<p>The reasons startups fail are as varied as what they're working on, but thanks to a new genre of "startup post-mortems" we can take a look at some of the reasons companies say …

Startups

Microsoft Warns Windows 7 Has A Serious Problem

Earlier this year Microsoft warned users that Windows 7 has serious problems. I dismissed its claims as a desperate attempt to shift copies of Windows 10 (and I still do), but now Microsoft has warned of a new serious Windows 7 problem that is very real – even though it makes <i>no sense whatsoever</i>…<p>In …

Software

How to Network Your Way to Success

You often hear that to be successful you must be a networker, and that your connections will do more for you than your resume. There is certainly …

3 Ways to Rapidly Build a Network When You Have No Connections

Finding your way in a new business environment is a tough challenge. Use these 3 tips to get up to speed.<p>When I moved to Silicon Valley from post-revolutionary Egypt three years ago, I had almost no connections.<p>I was nearly broke, sleeping on my childhood best friend's couch in Berkeley, and I knew …

Silicon Valley

Shinto Monks Have Been Recording Climate Data for 600 Years

<b>Hundreds of years before climate change was a topic of discussion, monks and merchants kept records</b> when lakes and rivers froze-over in the winter. …

Climate Change

All of the problems Universal Basic Income can solve that have nothing to do with unemployment

Universal Basic Income isn’t just mankind’s answer to the threat of robots in the workplace. Those who support the transformative economic policy offer widely varying versions of exactly how it would operate, but all involve distributing a standard sum of money to citizens regardless of need. Many …

5 Questions Everyone Should Ask Themselves Daily to Achieve Success

It all comes down to self-awareness.<p>Constant improvement is not easy. Whether it is a skill, or a positive quality, or a way of life you are looking to cultivate, staying on the positive side of the growth curve takes work.<p>My entire life, I have been immersed in worlds that have taught me how to …

The Electric Car Revolution Is Coming Thanks To Tesla Model 3

Fox News Applauds Tesla’s Model 3 Acheivement<p>Fox News has finally succumbed to the plug-in electric car revolution…that’s been underway for years now.<p>…

Complex Ideas Can Automatically Enter Consciousness

<b>It’s difficult to look at pictures of cars shown on a computer and then keep yourself from saying “car” inside your head the next time one shows up</b> …