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Self-tinting smart windows powered by the sun

Rather than fumbling with blinds, the windows of the future could change their tint or opacity on demand to keep out unwanted heat, light or …

Clean Energy

Stretch Any Body Part With This Chart

If you have trouble figuring out the best way to stretch a particular muscle, try this chart that has a huge range of stretches for each body part. …

9 podcasts that will change how you think about human behavior

Fortunately, there are no shortage of podcasts designed to cater to that interest — whether it's a short one-one-one chat about building good habits or an hour-long compilation of novel ideas.<p>Here are some of the best podcasts that help put life in perspective.

Self-improvement

Lee Miller: the woman in Hitler’s bathtub

Lee Miller’s life was as extraordinary as her photos. A Twenties fashion model who became a Surrealist and later the only female combat photographer in Europe during the war, she documented the liberation of Dachau and Buchenwald concentration camps. She later married the Surrealist artist Roland …

Watch Humans Take Over the World in 200,000 Years

In the grand scheme of things, it really hasn’t taken humans very long to conquer the world. Modern humans didn’t evolve until 200,000 years ago, and …

4 Landmark Books to Guide Your Entrepreneurial Journey

There is no substitute for reading books in the development of your entrepreneurial career.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>One of the best ways to get a head start on your professional endeavors is to learn from the successful individuals that have come before you. …

Wall Street

Trump claims astounding victory as America's 45th president

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump claimed his place Wednesday as America's 45th president, an astonishing victory for the celebrity businessman and political novice who capitalized on voters' economic anxieties, took advantage of racial tensions and overcame a string of sexual assault allegations on …

Donald Trump

6 Things All Entrepreneurs Should Know About Being Their Own Boss

Being your own boss can be great, you set your own hours, location, there's no ceiling on how much money you can make, but there's a dark side of being your own boss that's often overlooked, which most entrepreneurs are simply not prepared for. This is likely a big factor in why 90% of startups …

Entrepreneurship

Meet the 22-year-olds tackling our plastic waste

When they were not yet 20 years old, Miranda Wang and Jeanny Yao came up with a scientific breakthrough to solve one of the most stubborn …

When someone tells you, “The climate is always changing,” show them this cartoon

We’ve all heard it before: “Yeah, but the climate has ALWAYS changed.”<p>Oh, really? Well, this timeline of Earth’s average temperature shows just how …

5 Toxic Relationships You Should End Today

Are the people closest to you actually holding you back?<p>Successful people often share a powerful principle of success, brilliantly encapsulated in a quote from entrepreneur, author and motivational speaker Jim Rohn: "You are the average of the five people you spend the most time with."<p>I first heard …

Self-improvement

Entrepreneurs who earn $45,000 a month share their best tip to find a killer business idea

Today, they're the owners of Flipped Lifestyle, which earns $45,000 to $100,000 a month teaching others to start their own online businesses.<p>How did they make the leap?<p>Jeff Rose of Good Financial Cents interviewed the couple, who discussed everything from what it's like to go from making ends meet …

Entrepreneurship

14 super-busy startup founders share their single best productivity tip

Imagine if you could get twice as much work done by 5 p.m. every day.<p>For most people, improving productivity means more business growth, better health, less stress … and better odds of reaching those big, scary goals.<p>In this post, busy CEOs and founders of 14 fast-growing companies shared how they …

Time Management

Single Frame Narrative Photography: An Essay

My heart believes this is true.<p>A young woman sits on a chair outside a café in Fargo, North Dakota. It's summer and lunchtime in a college neighborhood. Groups of friends, co-workers, romantic couples all enter or exit the café, yet this woman is alone. She is elegantly dressed. She does not watch …

Edward Hopper

11 American Road Trips Everyone Should Go On

How many have you crossed off your road trip bucket list? #MapsRoadTrip

Millennials have taken the heartbreak out of the long distance relationship

Long distance relationships are challenging. But, before smartphones and social media, long-distance relationships (LDRs) were even more …

Startup Lessons From a First-Time Entrepreneur Who Raised $25 Million

Entrepreneurs have a tendency to paint past failures as necessary steps toward their inevitable success. In many a Silicon Valley narrative, each …

Startups

10 inspiring female writers you need to read

It is hard to believe that this piece is still necessary. We long for the day when we don’t have to single out authors – or anyone of any walk of life, for that matter – for their gender, but here we are again. Last weekend, author and New Journalism father Gay Talese was asked to name women …

Books

4 Underestimated Social Media Sites for Small Businesses

<i>February 4,2016</i><p><i>By Michelle Brammer, eZanga.com</i><p>As a small business owner or entrepreneur, you’ve likely already tapped into Facebook, Twitter, …

Street Photography in Cuba Through a Wedding Photographer’s Lens

My name is Ross Harvey, and I’m an international destination wedding photographer based in the UK. I just back from two weeks shooting street …

5 Classics Every Entrepreneur Should Make Time to Read | Inc.com

There are a few books out there that have stood the test of time in the business world. They helped shape the industry years ago, and they continue to remain true to this day. If you have high aspirations for yourself and haven't read these five books, you are doing yourself a disservice. They are …

Self-improvement

These could be the first science textbooks students actually want to read

If you were bored to tears in high school science classes, these could be the books you wish you had.<p>On March 21, the New York Times reported that …

New York Times

The MIT blackjack prodigy who inspired the movie ‘21’ sold his first startup for $500 million — now he’s back with another one

He would know because he was part of the infamous MIT blackjack team that inspired the 2008 Kevin Spacey movie "21."<p>"Blackjack has really strengthened me over the years, to go through the ups and downs of business," Lee told Business Insider.<p>Lee has the track record to back it up. He took his first …

Startups

This Synth Lets Anyone Compose Just Like Bach

Meet Luisa Pereira’s Counterpointer, a synth that creates three-voice melodies according to the rules of counterpoint.<p>Classical music is a rarefied field of study. But technology has put synths and drum machines into the hands of people who’ve never learned to read music, democratizing composition …

Synthesizers
Mainstream Media

David Bowie Dies at 69 After Battle With Cancer

Singer released new album ‘Blackstar’ on Friday<p>David Bowie, a shape-shifting giant of the music world who defined the glam-rock era and influenced fashion and other arenas, has died after a struggle with cancer. He was 69 years old.<p>The singer’s death was reported in a statement posted to his …

David Bowie

24 of Banksy's most clever works

The "park," near Bristol, England, puts a dark twist on a Disney Park, and features work from more than 50 artists.<p>The identity of Banksy, a graffiti artist who has risen to superstar status over the past 20 years, is still unknown to the general public.<p>But that hasn't stopped him from selling art …

Streetwear