Mark Ong

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Top 10 Deep Web Search Engines of 2017

When we have to search for something on the Internet, our mind by default goes to Google or Bing. Obviously, our mind is tuned that way, and we get …

Engines

China's First Blockchain Social Network Is The Brainchild Of A 24-Year-Old Female Entrepreneur

Beijing native Xu Ke is really good with numbers. As an exchange student at the University of Riverside, California, in 2013, she developed a knack for poker, and though she was not yet 21 (the general minimum gambling age in the U.S.) at the time, the existence of online poker and lenient Southern …

Women Entrepreneurs

How blockchain tech could help us track where food comes from

Imagine if while you were shopping for produce, you could scan an apple and see its entire history, from the moment it was picked from a tree, all …

Blockchain

23 Travel Tech Essentials That Will Upgrade Every Part of Your Trip

This year's coolest travel gadgets make it easier to communicate, navigate, connect, and relax when you're on the road.<p>If we asked you to tell us …

Money or Assets? How World Governments Define Cryptocurrencies

The world’s governments want to see cryptocurrencies as everything but what they really are.Cryptocurrencies — what are they? Money? Commodities? …

24 Lessons I Learned from Interviewing Over 45 Cryptocurrency Projects in Two Months

Like most of the people who got into the blockchain space in 2017 we all had to wade through a sea of BS, incomplete information, and a whole lot of …

The Best Ways to Pivot When You're Feeling Overwhelmed

'Delete, delegate, delay and do' is a time-management technique you're likely to find helpful.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Currently, we're scaling our coworking business while maintaining our consulting one. The result? We are essentially working two full-time jobs. …

Time Management

Trying to change yourself is a waste of time, and if you want to be richer, wake up earlier, or quit smoking already, there's an easier way

Why can't you change yourself? Because the whole idea of change is an arbitrary construct. It's something you just made up to make yourself feel good (or bad).<p>Yesterday, I hadn't written this article. Today, I have. Did I change?<p>Both yes and no are correct answers, depending on how I define change. …

Self-improvement

10 of the best words in the world (that don't translate into English)

As millions head abroad on holiday, our correspondents choose the words that for them speak volumes about the countries they love and live in<p>One of the many great things about languages worldwide is the sizeable number of words for which there is no real English translation. Often they tell us …

Anglophone

Three hacks to help your brain learn stuff faster

Getting to know your basal ganglia can help you waste less time cramming (and forgetting what you’ve learned later on).<p>Trying to learn some new skills and improve your current ones? Join the club. Unfortunately, many of us find the learning process slow, tedious, and painful. But the good news is …

How To Use Kanban To Become Insanely Productive: A Short Guide

Are you searching for the perfect productivity system?<p>First the bad news: It doesn’t exist. You’re going to have to do the work no matter what system you use.<p>Now the good news: Kanban is an easy-to-use and -learn system that can help avoid feeling overwhelmed by those endless To Do lists.<p>Let’s dive …

Kanban

These 20 pictures will teach you more than reading 100 books

“Art isn’t only a painting. Art is anything that’s creative, passionate, and personal. An artists is someone who uses bravery, insight, creativity, …

World Cup predictions, bracket: Russia 2018 quarterfinals picks, upsets by CBS Sports experts

Our experts predict every match in the quarterfinal round of 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia<p>The 2018 FIFA World Cup group stage and round of 16 is …

To have what you want, you must give up what’s holding you back

If you pay attention to your life, you’ll begin to see the patterns.<p>In 2005, the National Science Foundation published an article showing that the …

5 ways to hack into the mind-set you need for tough conversations

Reframing stressful face-to-face interactions as opportunities rather than obstacles can make them much less daunting. Here’s how to do that.<p>Earlier this year, a young man I’d been coaching approached me with an enviable problem: He was months away from graduating from a prestigious master’s …

Compensation

How an 18-Year-Old Uncovered Tim Ferriss's Secret Cold Email Template to Reach CEOs and VIPs

Never email someone and ask to 'jump on the phone,' 'get coffee' or 'pick your brain.'<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>My journey began when I was an 18-year-old college freshman. The day before my final exams, I hacked The Price Is Right, won a sailboat, sold it and</i> …

Elysium is using cutting-edge science to slow aging.

Elysium Health’s new supplement, Basis, can help keep your body healthy into old age<p>“I’m here for a good time, not a long time.” It’s the mantra for …

Medicine

Amazon Spent Years Learning What It Takes to Do Great Work. These 4 Steps Contributed Most to Its Success

"Skill is overrated," says Jeff Bezos. These four things are not.<p>Yesterday, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos published his annual letter to shareholders, and it's got some great advice for anyone who is striving to do great work.<p>After commending Amazon employees for their commitment to excellence, and …

The Top TED Talks of 2018 So Far -- and What You Can Learn From Them

Check out seven compelling speeches that offer key takeaways.<p>Inspiration can take many forms, but oftentimes, we find it through other people. That spark can be lit by a colleague, a friend, an acquaintance or even a complete stranger, and that last one is what TED -- a nonprofit with a mission to …

A Framework That Will Help You Tell Amazing Stories

There is a class of entertainment that is underrated, in spite of its external success: stories about telling stories. Hit shows like <i>How I Met Your</i> …

The 5 Crucial Features of a High-Converting Landing Page

Convincing people to visit your website might be tough, but the real challenge is convincing them to convert once they get there.If your content …

This 3D Application is Disrupting the Multimillion Dollar Interior Design Market

Modsy lets you 3D model any and every room in your house, and then visualize new furniture before you buy it, this intersection of design and 3D is the latest market disruption worth millions.<p>For over 25 years, I have worked with design-leading furniture brands like Martha Stewart Living and Herman …

9 Industries That Will Soon Be Disrupted By Blockchain

In many industries, companies will need to adapt or be replaced.<p>Let's face it. Many people are resistant to technological changes in both their personal lives and at the office. However, what they often lack is the vision to see how the new technology they are resisting will improve their lives in …

Blockchain

5 Free Marketing Tools That Could Help Make Your Content Go Viral

Do you have trouble getting your content shared on social networks? You're not alone.<p><i>By Syed Balkhi, founder of WPBeginner.</i><p>Do you have trouble getting your content shared on social networks? You're not alone.<p>To get more traction, you need to understand what works best for your audience and curate …

7 Marketing Trends You Can’t Ignore in 2018

Marketers were sent into a panic last week when Facebook announced its algorithm will soon limit the brand and publisher posts in users' feeds. Many …

7 new anime series you need to watch this winter

A good distraction from the cold<p>As a new year begins, so too does the 2018 winter anime season in Japan. Now, thanks to video streaming services like Crunchyroll, Amazon, and Netflix, they’re more accessible than ever. (Subtitled versions of most shows are available in America within a day of …

20 Great Scifi Movies You May Have Missed in 2017 (But Shouldn't Have)

If nothing else, 2017 has been a truly great year for science fiction and fantasy films. While many have been major motion pictures that no one could …

The 19 best movies of 2017 that you absolutely need to see

As 2017 comes to a close, a few movie trends are clear.<p>It was a banner year for superhero movies. "Justice League" aside, "Logan," "Thor: Ragnarok," "Spider-Man: Homecoming," and "Wonder Woman" were all excellent.<p>It was a great year for horror movies, too. "It" and "Get Out" both terrified …

Film Festivals

How Long Does it Take to Become a Top Ranked Result on Google? (Infographic)

New data looks at the circumstances that will catapult you to the top.<p>You want your company’s name to be one of the first results that they see. So what it does it take to achieve a high ranking on Google?<p>In an infographic assembled by The Website Group, a U.K.-based digital marketing agency, and …

One Brain Skill That Will Make You Creative

Creativity is not genetic. It is not a talent, either. It is a skill. There is a process for it, and here is one skill that will help you get there.<p>The most common form of creativity is the combinational creativity. That's when old ideas in your head combine in your medial prefrontal cortex into …