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Be like Bill Gates and Warren Buffett: If you’re not spending 5 hours per week learning, you’re being irresponsible

“In my whole life, I have known no wise people (over a broad subject matter area) who didn’t read all the time — none. Zero.” <i>— Charlie Munger, Self-made billionaire & Warren Buffett’s longtime business partner</i><p>Why did the busiest person in the world, former president Barack Obama, read an hour a day …

Self-improvement

How I Built A Million-Dollar Business In 12 Months

The step-by-step process that one successful entrepreneur used to build a seven-figure business in just one year.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><b>This is a guest post from</b> <b>The Oracles</b> <b>member James Swanwick. He is an</b> <b>author</b><b>, entrepreneur, co-founder of</b> <b>Swanwick …

Entrepreneurship

This Is How You Future-Proof Your Brain Against Increasing Distractions

Is it possible to train your brain to cope with an ever more fast-paced world? In some cases, more tech might save us from tech overload.<p>It’s no secret that technology advancements have affected our brains. With instant messages, push notifications, wearable technology, and many other tech-driven …

Artificial Intelligence

Transcript: President Obama on What Books Mean to Him

<i>Michiko Kakutani, the chief book critic for The New York Times, interviewed President Obama about literature on Friday at the White House. Here are excerpts from the conversation, which have been edited and condensed.</i><p><b>These books that you gave to your daughter Malia</b> <b>on the Kindle,</b> <b>what were they? S</b><b>ome</b> …

Books

Essential reading: nine experts on the books that inspired them

From film to philosophy, from music to history and economics, masters of their crafts pick the five books they could not live without<p>Author Alain de Botton is known for applying philosophical concepts to everyday life; his books include <i>How Proust Can Change Your Life</i> (1997), <i>Status Anxiety</i> (2004) …

Emotional Intelligence

How Elon Musk's brother Kimbal Musk is disrupting farming with 'food revolution'

In early November, Musk and fellow entrepreneur Tobias Peggs launched Square Roots, an urban farming incubator program in Brooklyn, New York.<p>The …

Aquaponics

Survivalist's YouTube account was almost the only good thing about 2016

Please excuse me while I watch a man make a prawn trap with his bare hands, for what's left of 2016.<p>The YouTube account Primitive Technology has only …

Buy a house with a buddy? This startup aims to simplify non-traditional home-buying partnerships

Buying a house can be the biggest, and often most difficult, financial decision anyone makes. And it can be even tougher in such a hot housing market …

Real Estate

The 50 best books for Christmas 2016

2016 has been a fantastic year for literature, from tales of post-punk rebellion and fish-out-of-water detectives to politically incorrect satire and secrets from the Hollywood studio system. Here our top critics count down the year's best, from 50 to 1.<p>50. <b>The Making of Donald Trump</b> by David Cay …

Rugged solar roads to hit four continents in 2017

Solar-generating roadways could soon be a reality on roads everywhere, thanks to new technology from Europe. According to Bloomberg, Colas SA, a …

Gravity can light the world with this new technology

Could you create light from a bag of rocks and a downward force? The answer may surprise you. Creating a future that’s bright and safe for all is at …

Developing Countries

You look like you could use a peaceful nature time-lapse video (or 100)

We offer an oasis of serenity for you. Feel free to bookmark this page whenever anxiety surges, or the human race makes you despair.<p>Here's a series …

Time-lapse Photography

With Hillary Clinton out of the way, right-wing and fake news writers are going after Elon Musk instead

Fake news galvanized US president-elect Donald Trump’s supporters, and sullied his enemies. Now it may be Elon Musk’s turn.<p>The CEO of Tesla and SpaceX has his fair share of detractors, but a new era in a public relations battle to discredit him appears to be taking shape. Bloomberg reports that …

Tesla

This Entire Island Is Powered Using Only Solar Power And Batteries

Clean energy, 365 days a year ☀️<p>The island of Ta’u in American Samoa has achieved something that very few places on Earth has.<p>It is powered entirely, …

Renewable Energy

Totem’s poles to power electric car charging in smart cities

A new bundled energy system was unveiled by Totem Power that aims to give smart cities a suite of location-based energy services through cyborg palm trees.<p>Greentech Media reported on the recent emergence of the Bedford, N.Y.-based startup from stealth mode.<p>Key to Totem’s vision is its 18-foot …

Smart Cities

Civil rights activists from the 1960s have comforting words for American progressives today

To those on the left, the presidential election of Donald Trump feels like an unprecedented time of confusion and misery in the United States. But two women who’ve led civil rights action for decades, poet Sonia Sanchez and activist Dolores Huerta, say that the US has been through such difficult …

Civil Rights

Donald Trump actually has very little control over green energy and climate change

“Market forces, not the government” are responsible for the fact that wind and solar power are replacing coal<p><i>This piece originally appeared on BillMoyers.com.</i><p>Yes, there are reasons to fear an impending environmental disaster: Donald Trump has spent much of his campaign claiming the mantle of …

Physicists Just Found More Hints of an Elusive Particle That's Its Own Antiparticle

Matter and antimatter, simultaneously.<p>Almost 80 years ago, an Italian physicist proposed that a particle could exist as both matter and antimatter at …

Quantum Physics

10 Bad work habits entrepreneurs must avoid at all costs

Share81<p>Tweet<p>Share119<p>+115<p>Shares 215<p>“Success does not lie in results, but in efforts; being the best is not so important, doing the best is all that …

World's First Off-Grid ReGen Village Will Be Completely Self-Sufficient Producing Its Own Power and Food

ReGen Villages, a completely self-sufficient village that can power and feed itself, is rising across Europe—and hopefully, one day, around the world.<p>…

Sustainability

Elon Musk Wants To Build The World’s First 21st Century Energy Empire

Tesla isn't just an electric car company anymore.<p>Tesla Motors made a bid on Tuesday to buy its sister company, SolarCity, as CEO Elon Musk looks to consolidate his growing clean-energy empire.<p>The offer comes as Tesla, best known for its electric automobiles, pushes to become a behemoth in the …

This Solar Power System Lets You 'Timeshift' Your Energy From Day To Night

Redflow's new ZCell home battery, launched in March, is a 10 kilowatt hour (kWh) flow battery that can 'timeshift' solar power from day to night, …

Renewable Energy Sources Are Going To Dramatically Overtake Fossil Fuels By 2040

The world of energy consumption is changing fast, with the number of social and political leaders who champion green energy growing by the day. Some still aren’t convinced that we need to end our reliance on fossil fuels — to which the Terminator says, “I don’t give a damn.” Oil and gas, once our …

Renewable Energy

Garbage in, energy out: creating biofuel from plastic waste

An Australian startup has found a way to transform end-of-life plastics into bio-crude fuel. But is this a sustainable solution or just pollution displacement?<p>At first glance, the polystyrene container buried amid the beach detritus was unremarkable. Closer inspection however yielded something …

McDonald's

World’s First 24/7 Solar Power Plant Powers 75,000 Homes

SolarReserve's Crescent Dunes Project in Tonopah, Nevada is quietly providing clean, green solar energy to 75,000 homes in the Silver State even when …

Renewable Energy

5 awkward situations you'll have to navigate as a first-time entrepreneur

<i>This article is part of DBA, a series on Mashable about running a business that features insights from leaders in entrepreneurship, venture capital</i> …

Is the world running out of space?

In an increasingly crowded world, will we still be able to find respite from one another?<p>Sometimes it’s difficult to fathom that the world could actually become even more crowded than it is today – especially when elbowing through a teeming Delhi market, hustling across a frenetic Tokyo street …

Geography

Ecocide: The Psychology of Environmental Destruction

/ May 11, 2015<p>Recent scientific reports about climate change make grim reading. A paper <i>published in The Economic Journal</i> by the respected UK …

40 Little Things In Daily Life That Bring Us True Happiness

What bring your true happiness? Studies show it is the little things in life, so we cover 40 little things that bring true happiness to many people.