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Luxury Retail Hits The Wall

For a long time, the conventional wisdom has been that the luxury market was largely impervious to the ups and down of the economy. Yet recent results suggest otherwise and even with an improving macro-economic picture and booming stock market, most U.S.-based luxury retail brands continue to …

Saves for This Skincare Product on Pinterest Have Grown 3379%

There's a whole lot more to vitamin C than your morning glass of orange juice—the powerful ingredient is great for your skin, too. Inside the body, …

Gold And Silver: Opportunity Of A Lifetime?

Over the past 39 years, I have rarely used the words “opportunity of a lifetime.” However, I feel there is a good chance of another one in progress. Let’s look at gold since the late 1970s. History may not exactly repeat, but often it rhymes.<p>In 1977, when my firm, Dohmen Capital, was founded, I …

Make your home smarter by replacing your light switches with Brilliant Controls - The Gadgeteer

Brilliant Controls replace your existing light switches to add smart home control capabilities to your rooms. The Brilliant Control features a color …

How to Have a Brain Like Buddha's, According to Neuroscience

To many people who don’t believe in any religion, Buddhism is generally seen as a “good” kind of religion. It doesn’t start wars and has powerful …

Mindfulness

Your Answer to This Question Will Determine Your Success in Life | Inc.com

Your time on this beautiful planet is brief.<p>The more consciously awake you become, the more you realize how short life really is.<p>You have no time to waste on pursuits that aren't taking you where you want to go.<p>If there is any form of internal conflict at all in the decisions you are making, you …

Self-improvement

A 4-Step Regimen for Setting Goals That Always Moves You Forward

When you set lofty goals, even failure produces little wins.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you read certain self-help literature, you may get the impression that some people don’t have any goals in life. Even worse -- you may be one of those people.<p>In actuality, …

This Google Expert’s Top SEO Tips For Job Seekers In 2017

Putting “customer happiness ninja” as your LinkedIn headline—even if that’s your actual job title—won’t do you any favors.<p>When’s the last time you Googled yourself? If you said never, it’s time to start. Recruiters and potential employers are already searching you to decide if you’re a candidate …

Here's How Warren Buffett Earned More Than Bill Gates and Jeff Bezos in 2016 | Inc.com

Warren Buffett has always done pretty well as an investor. But even for him, 2016 was an exceptional year. Shares of Berkshire Hathaway went up about 20 percent in value, increasing Buffett's personal fortune by about $12 billion, according to personal finance site GOBankingRates. He earned more …

How To Create Multiple Streams Of Income To Make Extra Money

Having multiple streams of income is becoming more and more common as freelancers, work-from-home entrepreneurs, writers, and other types of flexible …

38 enterprise startups that will boom in 2017, according to VC investors

Who better to ask than the startup experts, the VCs that watch the industry, guide the startups, hear their pitches, and invest in them?<p>So we reached out to a handful of top VCs and asked them which young or growth-stage startups will boom in 2017.<p>We asked them to particularly focus on enterprise …

Want to Raise Your IQ by 23 Percent? Neuroscience Says Take Up This Simple Habit | Inc.com

There are two types of intelligence: crystallized intelligence and fluid intelligence.<p>Crystallized intelligence is your ability to utilize information, skills, and experience already learned -- basically, it's cerebral knowledge. This tends to build as you age, and is emphasized in most Western …

6 Cognitive Biases That Are Messing Up Your Decision Making | Inc.com

Over millions of years of evolution you'd think your brain would have gotten pretty good at thinking. But the truth is natural selection hasn't been nudging our brains to be ever more rational. It's been nudging them to keep us alive. Those aren't always the same thing.<p>If our brains were bad at …

Researchers find a new way to convert heat into electricity

When we think about ways to make existing power plants more efficient, we typically look at waste heat. It's something almost everything generates -- coal plants, automobiles and even your refrigerator loses a sizeable amount of energy to lost heat. Capturing and using this heat to generate …

Fossil Fuels

The 3 Passages From Concept to 7-Figure Business

Successfully navigating your unique entrepreneurial journey requires understanding the stages everyone goes through if they succeed.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There are three stages entrepreneurs must navigate to turn a concept into 7-figures: the groundwork, the …

Why Microsoft Is Partnering With Elon Musk's $1 Billion Artificial Intelligence Company

The partnership will help both companies remain competitive against Google and Amazon.<p>Microsoft has announced a new partnership with OpenAI, the $1 billion artificial intelligence research nonprofit cofounded by Tesla CEO Elon Musk and Y Combinator President Sam Altman.<p>Under the terms of the …

New AI-Based Search Engines are a "Game Changer" for Science Research

A free AI-based scholarly search engine that aims to outdo Google Scholar is expanding its corpus of papers to cover some 10 million research …

27 Books These Successful Executives Say Inspired Them the Most

Whether you flip pages, tap an e-reader or listen to audio, these inspiring titles are worth your attention.<p>Whether you flip pages, tap an e-reader or listen to audio, a good book can be a perfect companion, relaxation aid or source of inspiration. Check out these quotes from more than two dozen …

19 Beauty Products You Need When You're Feeling Stressed AF

You voted. You made your voice heard. And now…there’s nothing to do but sit and wait until the polls close and the election is decided. Yeah, not stressful at all. Since you and I...

Virtual Dating

Do you find yourself often feel overwhelmed? Does it seem that there’s not enough hours to accomplish what you need to get done? Do you sometimes …

9 Habits Of Highly Emotionally Intelligent People

When emotional intelligence first appeared to the masses, it served as the missing link in a peculiar finding: people with average IQs outperform those with the highest IQs 70% of the time. This anomaly threw a massive wrench into what many people had always assumed was the sole source of …

Major banks mark first-ever international trade using blockchain tech | Reuters

SYDNEY (Reuters) - The first cross-border transaction between banks using multiple blockchain applications has taken place, Commonwealth Bank of Australia and Wells Fargo & Co said on Monday, resulting in a shipment of cotton to China from the United States.<p>The logo of Australia's Commonwealth Bank …

5 Must-Read Books That Are Required Reading at Harvard Business School | Inc.com

Getting an MBA at Harvard will currently cost you two years of your life and a little over $150,000. That's a little rich for a lot of folks.<p>But thankfully, while there's no way to replicate the connections you'd get from actually attending, there are plenty of workarounds to help you learn a bunch …

Harvard Business School

India experiences catastrophic cyberattack, 3.2 million debit card account details stolen

In one of the country's worst data breaches to date, 3.2 million debit cards have reportedly become compromised.<p>India is dealing with one of the …

Want to Maximize Your Brain Power? Follow This 8-Step Method

Eight steps to slow down, think hard, and get the most from your mind.<p>How much are you getting out of your brain?<p>We live in a world of distraction, but science says we do our best work when we're focusing on one thing at a time. And although the idea that we only use 10% of our brains has been …

Dropbox Founder's 3-Point Cheat Sheet for Young Professionals

The billionaire entrepreneur boils down his wisdom to these dead simple points.<p>Life is complicated, which is why the best advice is often so incredibly simple you can remember it even when surrounded by the whirlwind that is everyday experience.<p>Take WayUp founder Liz Wessel's best tip for …

Elon Musk’s Mars colonization announcement: start time, live blog, and streaming

Audi cars will start talking to city traffic systems this fall

If you've ever been stuck at a red light that seems to last an eternity, you'll be happy to know that Audi announced that it's going to start work with municipalities to tell its cars when a light is about to turn green. The automaker says this is the first step in a Vehicle to Infrastructure (V2I) …

Automotive Industry

The Greatest New Innovative Technologies of 2016

The World Economic Forum (WEF) and Scientific American have recently joined forces and devised a list of the top ten most innovative technologies of …

Every day carry (EDC) pocket tools and gadgets 4 - Page 4 | ZDNet

Leatherman Wave<p>This is like carrying around a small toolbox with you everywhere you go. It contains everything from a strong pair of pliers to a saw, …