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FedEx isn’t worried about competition from Amazon’s mythological drones

Amazon made a big splash in the media recently with the unveiling of its plans for Amazon Prime Air — a future network of “octocopter” drones that …

Favorite things: The 10 most loved products of the year

Brace yourselves, shoppers – there are only a few days left in the year, but the gift-giving, product-swapping season has just begun. Amidst the …

Feeling down? Mindbloom’s new app inspires happiness

Mindbloom’s apps are all about improving your life and the company’s newest endeavor certainly fits in that category.<p>The Seattle startup just …

Is Grass-Fed Beef Worth the Extra Money?

<i>By William Lagakos, Ph.D.</i><p>Among meat-eaters, there is often a debate over which meat is the healthiest. And for those of us who eat beef, the debate continues over whether or not grass-fed is worth it. It often costs anywhere from 2-3 times more than conventional, grain-fed beef. The question is: Is …

14 Things You Didn't Know About JFK

Fifty years after his death, John F. Kennedy continues to captivate and intrigue the American psyche. While thousands of books have been written …

Best Trips 2014

National Geographic Traveler presents the New Year's must-see places. From Argentina to Oz, the final lineup reflects what’s authentic, culturally rich, sustainably minded—and, of course, superlative in the world of travel today.

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25 Books That Changed The Course Of History

But what about the lives of an entire generation? Can a book change the future?<p>Miriam Tuliao, assistant director of central collection development at the New York Public Library, helped us come up with a list of 25 books that changed the course of history.<p>From the Torah to Orwell's "1984," these 25 …

Saving Space with a Suspended Bedroom

• 1 |<p>2 |<p>3 |<p>The first thing you notice in this combination living area is of course the bed suspended from the ceiling. Accessible by narrow staircase …

10 money-making ideas for 2014

Slide 1 of 12<p>After a stellar year for stocks in the U.S. and other developed markets, what can investors expect in 2014?<p>If the Federal Reserve’s …

Why have young people in Japan stopped having sex?

Ai Aoyama is a sex and relationship counsellor who works out of her narrow three-storey home on a Tokyo back street. Her first name means "love" in Japanese, and is a keepsake from her earlier days as a professional dominatrix. Back then, about 15 years ago, she was Queen Ai, or Queen Love, and she …

When You Criticize Someone, You Make It Harder for that Person to Change

“If everything worked out perfectly in your life, what would you be doing in ten years?”<p>Such a question opens us up to fresh possibilities, to reflect on what matters most to us, and even what deep values might guide us through life. This approach gives managers a tool for coaching their teams to …

Three Life Lessons From Famed Investor John Templeton

John Templeton, who died in 2008, may not be as widely known today as Warren Buffett (though investors made pilgrimages to his Templeton Fund annual meetings in Toronto long before they started visiting Omaha). But, says Mary Mazzio, director of a new documentary film about Templeton’s life, his …

How to Combat Your Fear of Rejection

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Our fear of rejection is so powerful, it’s stops most of us in our tracks -- whether we realize it or not. It prevents us from moving forward in our professional and personal lives. As a result, we’re afraid to set goals. We’re unwilling …

What Entrepreneurs Can Learn From a 'Million Dollar Agent'

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>To become a top real estate agent, I’ve had to learn a lot of the same skills that are essential in starting and running your own business. Here are some of my most important strategies:<p><b>Make connections.</b> Friends, friends-of-friends, …

The Single Most Important Habit of Successful Entrepreneurs

Find out how the presence or absence of just one critical habit can determine your business success or failure.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>In his book</i> No B.S. Time Management for Entrepreneurs<i>, business coach and consultant Dan Kennedy reveals the steps behind</i> …

5 Social Media Predictions for 2014

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>One of my favorite things to do this time of year -- in addition to spending the holidays with friends and family -- is to look back on the year that was and also look ahead to what the New Year holds in store.<p>When it comes to the state …

Holiday Tipping Guide: Whom to Tip and How Much

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Entrepreneurs are independent by nature, but even the most self-sufficient among them can't do it all on their own.<p>From the woman who keeps your hair looking awesome to the guy who takes your dog for a walk, there are plenty of people who …

Forget Setting Goals. Focus on This Instead.

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We all have things that we want to achieve in our lives -- getting into the better shape, building a successful business, raising a wonderful family, writing a best-selling book, winning a championship, and so on.<p>And for most of us, the …

To Boost Innovation, Reboot Your Conversations

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You might not realize it, but a simple question such as, “How could you say that?” or “What were you thinking?” can stop creativity in its tracks. Such phrases activate people’s fear networks. Blood rushes to their primitive brain, …

The Fabulously Entrepreneurial Life of Ronnie Biggs

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Crime never pays, but Ronnie Biggs certainly found a way to make a successful business out of it.<p>Biggs, who died Wednesday at the age of 84, was certainly no role model, given his part in one of the greatest robberies of the 20th Century …

Why Self-Discipline Will Make You Unstoppable

A one time management expert explains how commitment and discipline are directly related to successful achievement.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>In his book</i> No B.S. Time Management for Entrepreneurs<i>, business coach and consultant Dan Kennedy reveals the steps behind</i> …

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Customers should be beating down your door to buy what you sell. If they’re not, that’s a sign that you need to overhaul your strategy — right away.<p>When I work with growth companies, one of the biggest warning signs of a weak strategy is that customers aren’t raving fans, addicted to what they …

Ride a Horse, Save a Camry

Area woman, deprived of her car, uses an equine vehicle to get to the DMV.<p>Sometimes the most efficient transportation technology is a very, very traditional transportation technology. Sometimes, if you've got somewhere you need to be, all the horsepower you need comes from a single horse.<p>Take …

Cornell Accidentally Destroyed More Than $200,000 Worth of Horse Semen

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Let's spare the gross puns and cut to the chase: Cornell University's College of Veterinary Medicine …

Tail Lights provide high visibility for your horse

It's something those of who live in urban areas don't really think about, but just like riding bicycles, driving cars, and walking around in the dark, horse riding requires low-visibility safety precautions.<p>Enter Tail Lights, a new product by wrangler, rancher, and search-and-rescue rider Sami …

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Cloned Horse Wins Argentine Polo Open

Cloned ponies (clonies?) are beginning to prove themselves in the field.<p>Polo star Adolfo Cambiaso helped his team win the Argentine National Open this weekend, scoring nine goals in the 16-11 match. Two of those he scored atop a horse named Show Me—a clone, and the first to ride onto the Argentine …