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7 International Cities Where You Could Live in Luxury Without Breaking the Bank

The idea of picking up and transporting your life to another part of the world can be daunting. But if you can summon all your strength, language …

Billionaire Mark Cuban: ‘One of the great lies of life is follow your passions’

Mark Cuban grew up working class in Pittsburgh. His father installed upholstery in cars and his mom worked a myriad of odd jobs. Today, Cuban is …

Entrepreneurship

If You Want A Sexy Night, Ask Your Partner These Questions

The hottest sex I've ever had started with a question, when a former partner leaned in close to my ear and said, "What have you always wanted to do?" …

New York City

If I Could Buy Only 1 Marijuana Stock, This Would Be It

Marijuana stocks are hot. And this one could generate heat for a long time to come.<p>According to the Chinese, 2018 will be the year of the dog. When …

Biotechnology

'Battery' that bottles sunshine could bring a new solar revolution

A plastic-like material may do for solar power what high-performance electrical batteries have done for iPhones and Tesla cars.<p>Solar energy is clean, abundant, and irritatingly inconvenient: It doesn’t work at night or on cloudy days. You can convert sunshine into electricity and store it in a …

Clean Energy

Residential Energy Storage Systems Ready for Prime Time

Commercial energy storage took off in 2017 and residential energy storage systems could be next.<p>Energy storage for the residential solar market has …

Solar Power

Private ski resorts come with big price tags. Have tens of thousands but not millions? You can rent

Jim Aronstein was always scouring the landscape for a place he could call his own.<p>The avid skier and retired natural resources attorney finally found that chunk of land about 25 miles northeast of Telluride in southwestern Colorado.<p>It tops out at 11,450 feet and covers 1,750 acres, making it larger …

Jump Start Your 2018 With a Personal Action Plan

Find out how to make next year your best year yet.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Do you make New Year's resolutions? How often do you stick to them? In the latest episode of Entrepreneur Network partner Mario Armstrong's <i>Never Settle Show,</i> Armstrong outlines steps to …

Thought Leadership

Solar cell discovery opens a new window to powering tomorrow's cities

Buildings of the future may come equipped with windows that can generate their own electricity, thanks to a finding of a team led by Jacqui Cole, a …

Clean Energy

What is a blockchain? GeekWire’s guide to this game-changing technology and its vast potential

Most technologies touted as “game-changing” are just somewhat modified versions of something already in use. Blockchains are different, and while it …

Blockchain

Estonia's Top Futurist Explains How Tech will Make Countries Obsolete

The country's very own cryptocurrency is just the start.<p>Kaspar Korjus has big plans for Estonia’s future. He’s the managing director of the country’s …

Blockchain

A new stem cell treatment had "striking" anti-aging results

Safe and Effective<p>Out with the old, in with the new. That’s perhaps a good way to summarize the potential benefits of stem cell transplants in the …

Scientists announce new gene-editing techniques aimed at common mutations

Genetics is having a moment in the sun. Last year, biologists at the University of Bath in England created mice with neon feet. Scientists edited human embryos for the first time in the United States in August, cutting out a mutation for a heritable heart disease. Earlier this month, research …

Genetics

Firm restoring Puerto Rico's power threatened to quit, mayor says

After San Juan’s mayor, Carmen Yulín Cruz, questioned the deal that brought Whitefish Energy to the island, the company tweeted to ask if it should leave<p>The mayor of San Juan on Wednesday accused the company restoring power to Puerto Rico of threatening to withdraw its services after she drew …

Caribbean

Tesla Turns Power Back On At Children's Hospital In Puerto Rico

Tesla has used its solar panels and batteries to restore reliable electricity at San Juan's Hospital del Niño (Children's Hospital), in what company founder Elon Musk calls "the first of many solar+battery Tesla projects going live in Puerto Rico."<p>The project came about after Puerto Rico was hit by …

Puerto Rico

Transparent solar panels are “the wave of the future”

See-through Solar Panels<p>Solar panels and solar power-generating windows are a couple of things people have come up with to take advantage of the Sun, …

Clean Energy

This One Exercise Has Helped Me Build 2 Multimillion-Dollar Companies in Less Than 24 months

What got you to where you are today will not get you where you want to be.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>A few years ago, I found myself nearly $1 million in debt. Today, I have two multimillion-dollar companies to my name. I've come a long way, but as I look back I …

Business Strategy

How One Entrepreneur Found Lasting Success By Focusing on 3 Basic Business Principles

A single-minded focus on revenue can blind you to how badly your business is really doing.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>From the outside, a successful entrepreneur’s career is often made to look like lightning in a bottle. Hopeful leaders and young professionals with …

Entrepreneurship

Steamboat Colorado

<b>Steamboat Springs Colorado</b> was once a wild west cowboy town with more barns and horses than folks, never mind skiers. “The Boat” has now grown to be …

Skiing

Forget the 9 to 5 — research suggests there's a case for the 3-hour workday

Over the course of an eight-hour workday, the average employee works for about three hours — two hours and 53 minutes, to be more precise.<p>The rest of the time, according to a 2016 survey of 1,989 UK office workers, people spend on a combination of reading the news, browsing social media, eating …

Time Management

All blue-eyed people have a single ancestor in common

New research shows that all blue-eyed people share a common ancestor. This person lived more than 6,000 years ago and carried a genetic mutation that has now spread across the world.<p>The exact cause remains to be determined, but scientists do know that eye color began to change long before recorded …

Evolution

Malicious code written into DNA infects the computer that reads it

In a mind-boggling world first, a team of biologists and security researchers have successfully infected a computer with a malicious program coded into a strand of DNA.<p>It sounds like science fiction, but I assure you it’s quite real — although you probably don’t have to worry about this particular …

University of Washington

Suspended – Medium

China’s Renewable Energy Success Embarrasses Trump’s ‘Energy Dominance’ Plan

China’s Qinghai province is larger than Texas — that is to say, bigger than Kenya, Sweden, France, Morocco, Japan, Poland or the Philippines. And with almost six million people, it has a larger population than 30 states — more than Colorado, Minnesota, South Carolina, Connecticut or Arkansas.<p>So it …

Renewable Energy

The Best All-Mountain Skis for Men of 2018

<b>Updated March 2018</b><br>This winter brought out Men's All-Mountain Ski testers every condition imaginable. While most locals in the Sierra's would consider …

How I Came Up With a Million-Dollar Ecommerce Idea in 20 Minutes

If people are lining up for a product, figure out how to make the line shorter and they'll buy from you.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Several years ago I started a hip-hop jewelry ecommerce store. My most popular products were “grillz.” For the unfamiliar, those are …

eCommerce

The smartphone is eventually going to die, and then things are going to get really crazy

Make no mistake: We're still probably at least a decade away from any kind of meaningful shift away from the smartphone. (And if we're all cyborgs by 2027, I'll happily eat my words. Assuming we're still eating at all, I guess.)<p>Yet, piece by piece, the groundwork for the eventual demise of the …

Augmented Reality

This Is How To Make Friends As An Adult: 5 Secrets Backed By Research

When you were a kid it was a lot easier. In college you almost had to be trying not to make friends. But then you’re an adult. You get busy with …

Happiness

How to escape the overthinking trap: stop judging yourself

The despair from comparing ourselves with others is the original fake news. We need to develop a new relationship with our thoughts<p>Before Christmas I took a young relative to a jazz concert. The thought of it ruined his whole day. He scuffed around the house like an alt-right voter at a refugee …

Fake News