Andre Millen

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How The Economy Works According To The World’s Best Investor, And What It Means For You

By Gabriel Savoyard,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/19hsztx<p>Ray Dalio is the biggest, and one of the most successful, investors in the world. He has …

Drive-thru prank leaves workers questioning reality

What's the only thing better than pulling an epic prank? Watching it on your computer, where you don't have to keep a straight face. So, feel free to …

How to Successfully Learn a New Language This Year

Until the age of 21, I had several New Year's resolutions to learn Spanish that never panned out. After I graduated university (as an electronic …

10 places you should visit before you die

<b>UPDATE</b>: Discover the best places on earth and receive personalised travel recommendations with HomeAway’s new microsite Places to See Before You Die, …

100 Percent Renewable Energy Laughable? Would 80 Percent Float Your Boat?

Green energy no way? Not so fast…<p>Some time ago, we brought to your attention a study that explored the possibility of a world running on 100 percent …

Capturing Carbon Dioxide to Create a Cleaner Environment

A group of scientists that include the Nobel Laureate George A. Olah have discovered an improved method of ‘capturing’ carbon dioxide from the …

12-year-old Canadian Explains How Banks Rip Off Public Via Gov’t Debt

Our Comment Policy<p>Keep it civilized, keep it relevant, keep it clear, keep it short. Please do not post links or promotional material. We reserve the …

Rich Guy on How Middle Class Are the Job Creators

Nick Hanauer makes thousands of times what most Americans make. But he isn’t eager to hire people. And his family only owns a few cars, a normal …

Nature reserves say birdsong apps could disrupt wildlife in a major way

Birdsong apps may be better suited for the rural backyard — 42 UK nature reserves run by the Dorset Wildlife Trust have begun warning visitors against their use inside of conservation areas. In a post on its website, the Trust said that it fears that animal call apps could be disrupting delicate …

Watch this: chillwave drone vacation

DJI Phantom quadcopter? Check. GoPro Hero 3 video camera? Check. <i>Paracosm</i>, the latest chillwave record from Washed Out? Check.<p>You might usually find production studio Fiction shooting promotional videos for apps or the occasional tomato farm for Publix, but its latest project is a personal …

Buying a camera: everything you need to know

<i>By David Pierce and Vlad Savov</i><p>Cameras are everywhere. There’s one in your laptop, two in your phone, and probably a pair in your tablet that you’ve never used. There’s maybe one in your doorbell, even, or strapped to your head while you bomb the slopes. We’re taking more pictures in more ways and …

CEO Says This One Interview Question Tells You Everything About A Candidate

Simon Anderson, CEO of DreamHost, a web hosting provider and domain name registrar, says he asks one question to determine what motivates candidates: "Tell me about the first experience in your life when you realized that you had the power of change or the power to do something meaningful."<p>"It's …

Employment

3 Things Entrepreneurs Should Consider When Determining Their Own Salary

What's the best move for both the business and you individually?<p>"While there is no one correct answer as to how to pull this off, there are ways to put money in your pocket and grow your business," writes J.D. Roth, founder and editor of the personal finance blog getrichslowly.org , in his article …

Employment

Twitter's Biggest IPO Hurdle Will Be Its Growth Problem

That's going to be a problem when it finally discloses its S-1 IPO papers with the SEC: Wall Street likes to see a big growth story, and Twitter's may already be behind it. The declining user growth at Facebook crushed that company's stock after it went public last year, and it took 12 months or so …

Wall Street

The Three Main Sources Of Twitter's ~ $600 Million Revenue

It is an advertising-based business. Twitter also sells data. It will generate about $583 million this year. Twitter is expected to generate a little less than $1 billion in 2014, according to eMarketer.<p>Most of Twitter's revenue comes from three types of ads, although it plans to have a more robust …

Social Media

22 Must-See Movies Coming Fall 2013

Summer is over, but it’s no time to get depressed. The fall movie season is just revving up, and there are plenty of possibly great films hitting …

3 Rules Define How Truly Exceptional Companies Think And Succeed

Most of them use businesses that aren't actually exceptional, but just lucky, according to Deloitte Services Director Michael Raynor.<p>He's the co-author of the recently published book "The Three Rules: How Exceptional Companies Think," which aims to separate chance from true greatness.<p>Raynor says …

Business Strategy

5 Crazy New Man-Made Materials That Will Shape the Future

Forget Mother Nature: when it comes to all matters matter, the sheer ingenuity of the human mind can give rise to some of the most insane—and …

A Book in 5 Minutes: “Startup Rising: The Entrepreneurial Revolution Remaking the Middle East”

<i>Don’t have time to read? Here’s a quick but comprehensive summary of Christopher M. Schroeder’s “</i><i>Startup Rising: The Entrepreneurial Revolution</i> …

"Disciplined Entrepreneurship" by Bill Aulet (Book Summary)

<i>Don’t have time to read? Here’s a quick but comprehensive summary of Bill Aulet’s “Disciplined Entrepreneurship: 24 Steps to a Successful Startup,”</i> …

Top Challenges for a Startup CEO

Being a tech startup entrepreneur is a lifestyle, so being the CEO of a startup requires an even deeper focus on the company’s vision and the ability …

How to Pick the Right Hosting Company for Your Startup

So you’ve got a great idea for an online business model and now you’re ready to take action by setting up a website. The challenge you face, of …

Exotic Satori Japanese Wall Finishes Providing a Distinct Modern Look

Japanese plaster is a traditional interior wall finish used for hundreds of years in Japan for both residential and commercial spaces. Satori …

40 Maps That Will Help You Make Sense of the World

Discussing the 40 maps that explain the world

I went on Post TV's The Fold, along with Beijing-based Washington Post correspondents Simon Denyer and William Wan (Denyer is the former New Delhi bureau chief), to discuss the 40 maps that explain the world.<p>Here's the video, and below that I've embedded the four maps we discussed as well as links …

How To Go To Bed The Right Way

You can’t do your best work if you’re too tired to get out of bed. Here’s how to make sure you’re sleeping well and rested.<p>“I love the image of being a baby again,” Zen Habits author Leo Babauta once wrote, “in my head, it conjures up not only sleeping peacefully (though in reality many babies …

Why Productive People Have Empty Schedules

What’s the one resource you can’t borrow, invest, or recover? Time. Lessons on guarding yours by Warren Buffett, Peter Drucker, Charles Dickens, Reddit CEO Yishan Wong, and others.<p>Back in 1991, Warren Buffett met Bill Gates, though as he tells Levo League, neither of them were excited to see one …