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Federal Climate Change Report Highlights Risks for Americans

The National Climate Assessment calls for action on global warming.<p>The White House released a major report on climate change on Tuesday, warning of global warming-related problems that are already affecting ordinary Americans and calling for more action to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.<p>"The …

The Quickest Way to Make Customers Like Your Food: Raise Your Prices.

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Think you know good food when you taste it? You may just be fooling yourself into thinking you got your money's worth.<p>A new study from Cornell University reports that customers who pay more for their food enjoyed their food substantially …

5 Ways to Get More Respect at Work

This story originally appeared on Personal Branding Blog<p><i>“Respect your efforts, respect yourself. Self-respect leads to self-discipline. When you have both firmly under your belt, that’s real power.”</i> Clint Eastwood.<p>Seemingly this formula worked well for Clint Eastwood in his career and if you want …

5 Life Lessons That Will Help You Make Fewer Mistakes

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I don’t necessarily consider making mistakes a bad thing, because I’ve learned so much more from them than my successes. If you own up to the mistakes you make and do your best to learn from them, they can be helpful, actually. I like to …

Hold the Phone! Don't Outsource Customer Support Just Yet.

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Our company, Phone Halo has made its fair share of mistakes over the past few years in terms of customer support. The biggest and most important lesson we’ve learned, though, is that it’s critical to have our customer-support team …

Need Guidance at Your Startup? Create an Advisory Board Keeping These 3 Things in Mind.

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There are always two sides to the coin when it comes to getting investment capital or going public for entrepreneurs. While some like the angel investor or capital funding route, others prefer to keep their business private so they …

Keep Calm and Continue Disrupting: Lessons From Building a Fast-Growing Firm

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There’s a reason industry-defining startups do so well -- disrupting existing industries is incredibly hard. Incumbent market leaders are entrenched, stifling legislation and exclusive partnership deals are put in place, and government …

Brando releases new 4800mAh power jacket for the Samsung Galaxy S5

It doesn’t matter what phone you use, one thing all mobile users have in common is the problem of running out of battery. Even with the best planning in the world there are moments when you need a recharge and you aren’t near a main socket. This problem is exasperated on today’s high specification …

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10 hidden Galaxy S5 features, according to Samsung

The Galaxy S5 has been on the market for a week now, and with dozens of reviews and hands-on posts hitting the web, fans of the device probably already know about its main features.<p>But Samsung reckons there are some hidden features on the Galaxy S5 that you might not be aware of, and helpfully …

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Best Samsung Galaxy S5 cases

As is the case with every iteration, the Samsung Galaxy S5 was one of the most anticipated releases of the year, and while it may not have featured the major overhaul that some hoped for, what you get is a device with a beautiful display, the best processing package currently available, a fantastic …

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Style Guide: How To Wear Color

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Grooming Over 30

Last Word Archive | New Scientist

23 May 2018<p>When water freezes on the surface of rock, metal, plastic and many other materials, it can be very difficult to remove. What makes the …

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Google Patents Contact Lens Camera, Will Help the Blind and Create Superhumans

Forget having a camera in your pocket. Heck, forget having a camera strapped to your face ala Google Glass. As a recently published patent shows, …

Secret swims: the cenotes of Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula

Mexico’s Yucatán Peninsula has undeniably stunning beaches around Cancún, Playa Del Carmen and Tulum. But those who wish to cool off from the sun and teeny-bikini flashiness can escape to a secret underworld of turquoise pools where Mayans communicated with the gods.<p>At these hidden locations, you …

4 Tips for Preparing Your Business to Grow

This story originally appeared on Salesforce<p>Everyone wants their business to succeed. You want your business to be around next year and the following year, don’t you? The question is, how many customers do you need to be successful and, more importantly, sustainable?<p>Here are four tips for preparing …

My Biggest Mistake: Not Closely Examining the Numbers

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>Editor's Note:</i> <i>The following is the third in the series "My Biggest Mistake" in which entrepreneur and marketing expert Mike Templeman chats with fellow founders about their missteps, the lessons they learned and advice they can offer to</i> …

The Best and Worst Jobs of 2014

This story originally appeared on CNBC<p>CareerCast is out with their annual ranking of the 10 best and 10 worst jobs for 2014, and let's just say that math and science guys everywhere are about to high-five.<p>Nine out of 10 of the best jobs fell into the STEM career category (science, technology, …

Hello? Is Someone There? Why Customer Support Matters.

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>One of the best quotes from tech-firm entrepreneur Steve Blank is “Get the heck out of the building!” He wanted entrepreneurs to get out of the office in order to talk to their customers and learn, firsthand, how they could improve their …

The Philosophy That Will Help You Get 'It' Done

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Most entrepreneurs love a little inspiration from time to time. In fact, the whole self-help and motivational business is a booming industry. But what do you do when all that inspiration isn’t motivating you to tackle the to-do’s on your …

6 Small Ways You Can Score Big With Customers

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Small courtesies can lead to big sales. We live in a fast-paced, often impersonal era, but you can give yourself an advantage over your competitors with extraordinary service.<p>Several years ago, my husband and I decided to install an alarm …

Stop Wasting Time on the Details and Commit to the Fundamentals

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I was in the gym one day, training like usual, when my coach made an important observation. It didn’t take me long to see how this discovery applied to other areas of my life as well.<p>Here’s what happened.<p>We looked across the gym and saw …

Corporate Courtships: How Social Businesses Can Seal the Deal

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There was no shortage of causes to help when Tyler Merrick started a new social business back in 2008, so he decided to tackle seven areas of need: feeding the hungry, healing the sick, housing the homeless, teaching children, quenching …

Is El Niño Back? Climate Scientists Forecast Its Arrival

What does that mean for global weather? The climate pattern explained.<p>The odds are in El Niño's favor. The U.S. Climate Prediction Center forecasts a greater than 50 percent chance that the climate-disrupting phenomenon could be upon us as early as this summer, with a two-in-three chance we'll be …

Carbon Dioxide Cannon (scientists make mistakes!)