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The Secret to Getting People to Adore You

I recently picked up a friend at the airport, and he enthusiastically told me, "I just met the nicest woman on the planet on my plane!"<p>"Awesome", I …

How Your Brain Really Works (Interactive Graphic)

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>No matter how much you learn about yourself or your industry, the driving force behind so much of it remains a mystery -- your brain. The magnificent machine conducts basic functions like feeling pain and experiencing your senses, but is …

Canadian torrent site isoHunt shut down, must pay $110-million

A Vancouver resident has agreed to shut down his popular downloading website and pay a $110-million fine after settling a long legal fight with the Motion Picture Association of America.<p>Gary Fung ran isohunt.com, a search engine for BitTorrent files, which helped users find virtually every type of …

Wishberg Raises $150K To Help Users Achieve Their Goals

Wishberg, a startup that lets users share a “bucket list” of their goals, announced that it has raised $150,000 in seed funding from India Quotient, a venture capital fund that focuses on early stage companies. The round also includes participation from angel investors including Vijay Shekhar …

Facebook teen privacy options now allow public posts

Facebook is now allowing teenagers to share their posts on the social network with anyone on the internet, raising the risks of minors leaving a …

Social Media

Roam Mobility slashes U.S. rates and increases base data tiers

Roam Mobility has announced a number of new plans for U.S.-based travellers, tripling the amount of data in its base plan to 300MB. This is in …

I Divorced TV

<i>VTR operator, Production Assistant, Floor Manager, On-Air Graphics Operator, Director, Producer. All roles I have played in this drama called "life."</i> …

Divorce

Canada joins the queue for China investment

First they were repelled, then they were tolerated, now they are being courted. Political leaders in the West who were once guarded, if not downright hostile, about the ambitions of Chinese companies, are now pouting and preening towards China, hoping that Beijing's corporate battleships can be …

6 Biggest Mistakes Brands Make on YouTube

In the beginning, YouTube was a playground for amateurs to post home movies, webcam confessionals and videos of cats chasing string. And it was …

Twitter Feature Lets You DM Those Not Following You

<b>UPDATE: Oct. 15, 1:50 p.m ET</b> A source familiar with the situation tells Mashable that the option to receive direct messages from users who don't …

‘Everybody should be a feminist’ by Nana Darkoa Sekyiamah

“<i>Every woman and every man should be a feminist – especially if they believe that Africans should take charge of our land, its wealth, our lives and</i> …

Feminism

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Large digital-skills divide among Canadian adults, OECD study shows

Canada is facing a gaping digital divide, with large swaths of the adult population scoring at both the highest and lowest levels on an international test of computer problem-solving skills.<p>The survey found that Canada had the second-highest proportion of adults who excelled on a test that measured …

Education

Canada’s math, science lag bad for economy, report says

Canadians scored “significantly below the average” on a numeracy test compared with 24 countries, the Organization for Economic Co-operation and …

Hello gMessage! Next version of Google Hangouts will almost certainly integrate with SMS

File this one under “It’s about damn time!”<p>The next version of Google Hangouts for Android will likely replace the stock Messaging app with a single, …

Spencer Bown, 'World's Most Travelled Man,' Ends His 23-Year Odyssey

It is likely that no one has travelled more extensively than Calgarian Spencer Bown, who this week ended a 23-year-journey that took him to every …

The Beginner's Guide to YouTube

YouTube's been around for a while — you've probably heard of it.<p>The video-sharing site went live in 2005, and has since become the go-to medium for …

Inking Media - Social Media Marketing Specialists

Are you in the event planning business? Event planning is a booming industry, and whether you organize a conference, fundraiser, seminar or just a …

Fundraising 101: Words of Advice From One Founder to Another

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Regardless of your industry or product, the tie that binds all startups is the need for capital.<p>While some startups are able to bootstrap their way to success, others have followed the fundraising path. We fall into the latter group.<p>My …

Facebook's Ad Chief: We Have More Primetime Eyeballs Than All Major TV Networks Combined

Twitter's argument lies in the fact that an increasingly distracted TV audience uses its service to discuss what they're watching in real-time.<p>Facebook's argument is even stronger, according to vp/global marketing solutions Carolyn Everson.<p>Whereas Twitter hopes to win advertising dollars by making …

Twitter Co-Founder Evan Williams Lays Out His Plan For The Future Of Media

Twitter Co-Founder Evan Williams has an ambitious new plan: to shift our daily reading habits away from consuming incremental news bites and towards engaging with enlightened ideas curated by an intelligent algorithm. Ordinarily, such a goal would seem utopian, were it not for the fact that …

Are Your Soul, Mind, & Actions Closed or Engaged?

Are you trying to live a meaningful life, <i>a spirited life</i>? How does it really happen?<p>It is a question we wrestle with – some do it successfully, …

Kids And TV: Watching An Extra Hour Can Harm Kindergarten Performance, Study Says

Yet another data point has been added to the ongoing debate over how much TV watching is too much for young children.<p>A study of Canadian children has found that even an extra hour of TV time -- above the daily average of 72 minutes -- could significantly harm a child’s performance in kindergarten, …

Raising a Compassionate Child In the Age of Entitlement

Imagine this: your seventeen-year-old daughter is texting her friend on her flip phone. She’s had this phone since eighth grade and she doesn’t mind; …

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5 Similarities Between Content Marketing and Face-to-Face Networking

I’m one of those guys who regularly attends networking events. I also happen to be a content marketing specialist. After years of doing both, it …

The 10 best fonts

From beautiful DIN 1451 to robust Rockwell, our pick of the world's greatest typefaces