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These Absurdly Awkward Russian Wedding Photos Will Have You Laughing All Day

It could be argued that wedding photos are awkward by nature. But these Russian wedding photos take things to a whole new level.<p>They've gone beyond …


13 Kids Who Did Not Intend For Their Drawings To Be X-Rated

"My 7-year-old likes tits."


GoBee Bike throws in the towel in France

Bike-sharing startup GoBee Bike is giving up and shutting down in all French cities where it operates. GoBee Bike operates just like Chinese giants Ofo and Mobike. You open the app, you find a bike on the map and you unlock it by scanning a QR code. Once you’re done, you lock it again and leave it …


Toys R Us owes big money to toymakers. Its bankruptcy sparked 'widespread panic'

Within hours of<p>Toys R Us Inc.'s bankruptcy filing last week, the maker of Max Tow Truck and Animal Babies Nursery sounded a financial alarm of its own: Jakks Pacific Inc. said it expected to swing to a loss this year as a result of the mega-retailer's bankruptcy.<p>Toys R Us owes $14.06 million to …

Here's how the Trump tax plan would raise taxes on many middle-income families

Cohn said a "typical" American family making about $100,000 would get a tax break of about $1,000.<p>"If we allow a family to keep another $1,000 of their income, what does that mean?" he asked. "They can renovate their kitchen. They can buy a new car. They can take a family vacation. They can …


Here’s The Story Behind One Of the Most Heartbreaking 9/11 Photos Ever

40.7K<p>SHARES<p>When photographer Richard Drew arrived at the burning Twin Towers on 9/11, he was one of many journalists frenetically trying to capture …


Amazon's Prime Day was huge, but it pales in comparison to Alibaba's signature annual event

Earlier this week, products were flying off their figurative shelves at a pace that is pretty unusual for the summer. That's because July 11, 2017 was the third-ever Amazon Prime Day - and in just a 30-hour period, the online retailer was able to offload close to $1 billion of merchandise.<p>The …


Our Top 10 Franchises You Can Buy

The best of the best from the 'Entrepreneur's Franchise 500' list.<p>Associate Editor, Contributed Content<p>Over the past few weeks, we've been exploring our Franchise 500 list, breaking them down for people who might be interested in opening a restaurant on a beach, starting a new hotel or buying a …


Follow Me To Cuba with Gear S3

Following world-famous photographer Murad Osmann on social media? It’s time to snap up the Samsung gadgets used on an adventure in Cuba.<p>Since they shot to fame with their iconic ‘Follow Me To’ photo series, social media stars Murad Osmann and his wife Nataly have travelled the world, from India to …

Australia’s new normal … as city temperatures hit 47C people shelter from the deadly heat

Nahid is resting on a bench outside a Target clothing store, her groceries beside her. A cheery, middle-aged woman with a soft Egyptian accent, she is eating a cone of bubblegum ice-cream as though it contains the secret of life. When I ask her if she’s enjoying her ice-cream, it takes her 30 …


10 perfect Instagram shots of Paris

HOME TO ELEGANT BOULEVARDS, sidewalk cafes, and the river Seine with its picture-perfect bridges and bookstalls, Paris is one of the most beautiful …

Microsoft just laid off its best presenter

A staple of Microsoft’s recent press conferences has been Bryan Roper, the exuberant man wearing a trilby who was able to do a better job than anyone else on the planet at getting people excited about minor Windows features. But it looks like we’ve seen the last of him at Microsoft: Roper tweeted …


Watch This Terrifying Video of a Bull Shark Attack

938<p>SHARES<p>Spearfishing comes with a laundry list of hazards, from shallow water blackouts to full-on shark attacks. A terrifying new video posted to …


Why time management is ruining our lives

All of our efforts to be more productive backfire – and only make us feel even busier and more stressed<p>The eternal human struggle to live meaningfully in the face of inevitable death entered its newest phase one Monday in the summer of 2007, when employees of Google gathered to hear a talk by a …

Time Management

The 11 Most Mesmerizing GIFs of 2016

Our favorite loops of the year are so hypnotic you might fall in.<p>Nothing calms the nerves like a perfectly looping GIF, except maybe a shot of good whiskey. You shouldn't drink 11 shots of whiskey in five minutes, but you can definitely get lost in these 11 GIFs. Hell, take 10 minutes. We read the …

Digital Art

The 90th Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in Pictures


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World Records

New Animated Portraits by Romain Laurent Explore Quirky Isolated Movements | Colossal

<p>French photographer and director Romain Laurent (previously here and here) started making portrait-based GIFs as a way to produce work outside his …

GIF Animations

15 Beds Made Much Cooler with IKEA Hacks

You'll rest easy in these clever creations.<p>These intrepid DIYers threw the typical sleeping set-up out the window. A new paint job, strategically placed curtains, and faux canopies take these beds from boring to brilliant.


A serial startup employee explains 4 key steps to building a $1 million business in under 48 hours

We were both in hoodies and had a shared penchant for the F-bomb and burritos, all of which led to a caffeine-infused mind meld.<p>It would be the first of many.<p>The matchmaker then introducing us was the prophetic and profane Dave McClure, general partner of 500 Start-ups, which is now headquartered …


After leaving his 9-5 job, this 31-year-old built a company that's earned $1 million while he travels the world

It was a sales job, and with his commission he was able to earn up to $20,000 a month.<p>Ward, who was raised by a single mother in Northern Ireland, couldn't believe how much he was earning after years of hustling for cash. "I come from quite a poor family," he says. "It was crazy. Not having had …

Northern Ireland

6 Quick Tips for a Successful Startup Social-Media Campaign

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You’re trying to raise money for your startup, and social media makes that mission easier than ever. In fact, if you know what you’re doing, you can reach millions of people on a shoestring budget.<p>The big question, however, is how? Below …

Public Relations

Saudi Arabia to run out of cash in less than 5 years

Not even the mighty Middle East can survive cheap oil forever.<p>If oil stays around $50 a barrel, most countries in the region will run out of cash in five years or less, warned a dire report from the International Monetary Fund this week. That includes OPEC leader Saudi Arabia as well as Oman and …


Oil prices below $39 for first time since 2009

Get ready for even lower oil prices.<p>Futures for a barrel of West Texas Intermediate crude fell below $39 a barrel Monday -- a level not seen since 2009. Oil settled Monday just above $38, down more than 5%.<p>It was just June of 2014 when oil was at $100 a barrel.<p>Click for the latest: Dow's insane …


9 clever ways to automate your small business with IFTTT

IFTTT (If This, Then That) is a free online tool that automates actions between websites, apps, smartphones, gadgets and more.<p>Want your tagged Facebook photos backed up on Google Drive? IFTTT can do that. Wish your smartphone could turn off WiFi when its battery gets too low? IFTTT can do that, too.<p>…

You Don’t Have to Like Dolls to Enjoy This Kokeshi Doll-Making Video

Yasuo Okazaki is an amazing woodworker that makes naruko kokeshi dolls. If you are unfamiliar with these toys, Collectors Weekly has a great write-up about them. Kokeshi dolls are originally from “rural Tohoku, in northeast Japan, during the Bunka-Bunsei eras (1804-29).” Since the second world war, …

The top 20 food franchises in the world recently compiled a list of the top franchises in the world.<p>We identified the top 20 food franchises that made the list, ranging from fast casual to more specialized eateries.<p>Check out the top ranking chains.

Taco Bell

20 All-Time Best Steve Jobs Quotes |

Which is your favorite Jobs quote? Post it on my Twitter feed.<p>1. "Sometimes when you innovate, you make mistakes. It is best to admit them quickly, and get on with improving your other innovations."<p>2. "Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower."<p>3. "That's been one of my mantras -- …


A man who spent $650,000 to have lunch with Warren Buffett says it changed his life in 2 big ways

The highest bidder gets to bring up to seven people to dine with the steak-loving business magnate at Smith & Wollensky steakhouse in Manhattan.<p>In 2007, Mohnish Pabrai, managing partner of Pabrai Investments, and Guy Spier, author of "The Education of a Value Investor" and manager of Aquamarine …