Max Hallqvist

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How to get a world-class education for free on the internet

As crucial as a university degree has become for working in the modern economy, it is not the only route forward into a wildly lucrative and satisfying career—just ask famous dropouts Bill Gates, Oprah Winfrey, Michael Dell, Steve Jobs, Mark Zuckerberg.<p>In the future, a single bachelor’s degree in a …

11 Financial Books Every Young Person Should Read

Those of you who are seeking investing enlightenment are not going to find much of it on the web.<p>I suggest you log off, power down your computer, and read some books. Take your time. The months you spend perusing this list will be well spent.<p>I'd recommend reading at least the first four books …

Investing

MIT's app only needs a second to teach you a new language

You know the seconds and minutes you waste waiting for the elevator to arrive, for a friend to reply to an IM or for a website to load? A team of MIT CSAIL researchers believe you can put them to good use, so they created a series of apps called the WaitSuite that makes the most of those idle …

The Stem-Cell Revolution Is Coming — Slowly

In 2001, President George W. Bush issued an executive order banning federal funding for new sources of stem cells developed from preimplantation human embryos. The action stalled research and discouraged scientists.<p>Five years later, a Kyoto University scientist, Shinya Yamanaka, and his graduate …

Stem Cells

Learn Digital Photography with Harvard University’s Free Online Course

Since the taking of the very first photograph in 1826, photography has developed, as it were, in ways hardly imaginable to its first few generations …

Los Angeles

13 best-selling online classes you can enroll in for just $10 right now

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>With this in mind, Udemy is offering more than 17,000 classes on their site for just $10 each.<p><b>The deal ends on March 14 at 6 a.m. PST.</b><p>Below …

Social Media Marketing

Introduction to Ancient Greek History: A Free Online Course from Yale

Taught by Yale professor Donald Kagan, this introductory course in Greek history traces "the development of Greek civilization as manifested in …

Digitize your doodles with an e-reader you can draw on

No matter how useful a tablet can be, for many, nothing can beat the versatility of paper. Well, paper-loving reader, it might be time to re-think those analog allegiances as reMarkable has just unveiled an impressive new e-paper tablet.<p>Simply called "reMarkable," the device aims to combine the …

The Man Behind ‘A Man Called Ove,’ Sweden’s Latest Hit Novel

Fredrik Backman got tepid responses when he sent out the manuscript for his debut novel, “A Man Called Ove.” Most publishers ignored him, and several turned it down.<p>After a few months and a few more rejections, he began to think perhaps there wasn’t a market for a story about a cranky 59-year-old …

Books

7 Steps to a Perfectly Written Business Plan

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Every business needs to have a written business plan. Whether it’s to provide direction or attract investors, a business plan is vital for the success for your organization. But, how do you write a business plan?<p>SBA.gov recommends that a …

Small Business

5 Story Games You Really Should Know About

Story games are RPGs with a focus on storytelling and narrative over mechanics and GM oversight. They are often cinematic, sometimes run with no GM …

Board Games

The 12 Best Dressed Men of the 2017 Cannes Film Festival

Featuring Jake Gyllenhaal, Jeremy Renner, Colin Farrell, and Spike Lee (yes, really).<p>There's no red carpet like a Cannes Film Festival red carpet. There's something about the French Riviera air that creates a high-stakes style environment, and there's a lot to learn from the men who walk the …

This Entrepreneur Built His Business Through Social Media (You Can Too)

When it comes to doing your own PR (particularly without overtly <i>promoting</i> yourself), author, business advisor and personal development/management coach Richie Norton is surely one of the best.<p>I became aware of Norton earlier this year in the midst of helping a client (Greg Pesci, CEO of Spera, Inc. …

Here's Some of the Most Jaw-Dropping Science Fiction and Fantasy Artwork of the Past Year

Every year, the Spectrum Awards pick the most amazing art in science fiction and fantasy, from a number of categories including book covers, …

Muscle-ups: More Than Just Pull-ups and Dips

A video posted by Gymnastic Strength Training (@falsegrip) on Nov 19, 2015 at 6:00pm PST<i>Tori Hand from Sydney GB Affiliate False Grip demonstrates a</i> …

Workouts

Photographing hypersexuality in the home

The narrative imposed on women’s bodies can feel relentlessly objectifying. We’re constantly confronted by the gender power asymmetry afforded by the male gaze: where women are faceless, personality-lacking creatures of body parts for consumption, and where women seem to have no control over their …

Sightseer Sling Strap is a Leather Camera Strap That Expands As Needed

A new product just landed in the world of high-end camera straps. The new HoldFast Sightseer Sling Strap is an elegant and rugged leather camera …

Read These 7 Books Before You Quit Your Job

About to ditch employed life for entrepreneurship? Get through this reading list first.<p>You have a great business idea. You have a passionate need to escape cubicle life. You even have an outstanding work ethic and a healthy dose of risk tolerance. You're all set to quit your gig and be an …

10 Free Online Courses To Make You More Successful

You have dreams, aspirations and goals. And as a savvy hacker, you know that what you do day-to-day is directly tied to your future success. So you …

Time Management

4 Books That Will Make You Happy And Successful

<b>What is the good life?</b><p>That’s the primary question I’m trying to answer with this blog.<p>Shortcuts and lifehacks are great. Surprising trivia is nice. …

26 Books From Around The World You Need To Read Before You Die

Next stop: your local bookstore.

Workestra Turns Your Mobile Push Notifications Into Organized Tasks

A new application called Workestra for iOS, Android and Windows Phone turns your push notifications from various apps and services into tasks you can “snooze” or mark as done. The idea is to offer a more inbox-like tool for managing the various updates from your apps, allowing you to better control …

Apps

The Venus 60mm f/2.8 Ultra Macro is the World’s First 2:1 Magnification Lens with Infinity Focus

A new Chinese lens manufacturer called Venus Optics has unveiled a new 60mm f/2.8 ultra macro lens that it claims is the world’s first 2:1 …

How Music Affects Your Productivity

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Music has a way of expressing that which cannot be put into words.<p>It is for this reason (and many more) that music is regarded as one of the triumphs of human creativity-but does music itself help one to create?<p>This is an important …

Flute

27 Tips for Mastering Anything

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like Albert Einstein, …

Creativity

How Researchers Cloned Human Embryos

Scientists in Oregon have achieved something that many thought might be impossible.<p>They said Wednesday that they have cloned human embryos and then harvested the embryo's stem cells.<p>The discovery, if it holds up, means scientists would be able to make personalized stem cells, with their genetic …

Cloning, Stem Cells Long Mired In Legislative Gridlock

The news that U.S. scientists have successfully cloned a human embryo seems almost certain to rekindle a political fight that has raged, on and off, since the announcement of the creation of Dolly the sheep in 1997.<p>"The issue of legislation on human cloning is about to get hot again," says Hank …

Stem Cell Milestone Revives Intense Ethical Debate

Scientists in Oregon have achieved something that has eluded researchers for years. They have created stem cells that are tailored to individual patients, made from cloned embryos. That would open the door to treating many diseases, including Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, diabetes, spinal cord injuries …