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6 Of The Coolest, Most Innovative 3D-Printed Designs

3D printers are all the rage, but unlike most fad technologies, there's good reason to think this one is here to stay. First, the ability to 3D print …

USC Professor Receives NASA Grant to Develop 3D-Printed Space Homes

We wrote about Dr. Berokh Khoshnevis’ revolutionary robot-builder that could 3D print entire houses, and now the ‘contour crafting’ technology has …

Three words sum up 3D printing in 2013: Money, money, money

If 2012 was the year that 3D printing expanded and found its dark side, 2013 was the year that it found its sugar daddy.<p>Between big-bill acquisitions, surging stock prices, and major interest from investors, this was a year of financial success for the industry. Newbies entered the market, big …

World's First Self-Replicating 3D Printer Assembles in Just 30 Minutes

If you’re thinking of buying a 3D printer, why not get one that can replicate itself? Boots Industries’ new BI V2.0 3D printer can produce parts of a …

3D Printing

Organovo Announces Plans to Create World's First 3D-Printed Human Liver in 2014

2014 could be a landmark year for medical technology, as researchers just announced that they are close to creating the world’s first 3D printed …

MIT Scientists 3D Print Tiny LEGO-Like Building Blocks for Creating Large Modular Designs

3D printing is all the rage, and designers around the world are competing to see how they can create the biggest, most jaw-dropping stuff. Here at …

First 3D-Printed Metal Gun Fires 50 Rounds and Counting

Engineering firm Solid Concepts has produced the first 3D-printed metal gun, and is out to prove that it works as well as a gun that comes from a …

10 Startups to Watch in 2014

If you only focus on the multi-billion dollar valuations of young companies like Pinterest, Uber and Snapchat, you might assume 2013 has been a very …

7 Ways to Kill a Perfect Investor Pitch

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Why do great startups fail to get funding? Often, it’s not because of a business shortcoming or how the entrepreneur presents the company. A wrinkled shirt or a poorly received joke make subliminal impressions. Sometimes, a …

Public Speaking

8 Steps to Having Wildly Productive Mornings

7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You’ll wake up for about 25,000 mornings in your adult life, give or take a few.<p>According to a report from the World Health Organization, the average life expectancy in the United States is 79 years old. Most people in wealthy …

Time Management

The 20 Mistakes You Don’t Want To Make In Your 20s

Your 20s compose undoubtedly the most pivotal time in your life. While there are plenty of temptations and distractions, the decisions you make here …

Motivation

Risk Going Too Far

Success is an anchor. You don’t move ahead for fear of losing what you have. It’s easy to take risks when you don’t have anything to lose.<p>Fear of …

20 Leadership Quotes To Make You Laugh

Whether you’re an entry-level employee, business founder, or corporate executive, sometimes you just need a bit of leadership inspiration. Sure, there are quotes to be found all over the Web, and a quick scroll through Twitter, Instagram, or your favorite blog could lead you to something …

5 Keys to Inspiring Leadership, No Matter Your Style

Inspiring greatness is all about leading by example. The best leaders have these habits in common.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>This article is included in</i> Entrepreneur Voices on Effective Leadership<i>, a new book containing insights from more than 20 contributors,</i> …

Leadership

20 Ways to Find Your Calling

Not sure what to be when you grow up (whenever that is)? Fret no more.<br>We can figure this out together. Let’s get started.<p><b>1. Ignore the future, deal with the present.</b> <br>The question, “What should I be when I grow up?” is wrong. Ask instead, “What is next today?” People become fat one bite at a time, …

The 5 Most Common Pitfalls To Success | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

How many times have you already dreamed about big time change?<p>For example, have you ever wanted to eat better? Be more positive ? Increase your …