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Origins of Black Wall Street | Investopedia

<i>An excerpt from Shomari Wills' nonfiction book which tells the untold stories of six African American entrepreneurs who fought unimaginable odds to</i> …

How Do You Mine Litecoin? | Investopedia

First things first. If you're only interested in owning litecoin, you should probably just buy it from an exchange such as Coinbase. If, on the other …

Always Ask 1 Simple Question at the End of Your Job Interview | Inc.com

Literally, I have advised 100s of college students about job interviews. Teaching at a small college means I wear many hats, and this aspect of guiding students as they embark on internships and first jobs is one I very much enjoy.<p>Let's face it, there are tons of articles, opinions, and viewpoints …

Employment

Leading Universities Just Released 65 Free Business Courses to Make You Smarter | Inc.com

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR): A Strategic Approach from University of Pennsylvania<p>Influence from University of Pennsylvania<p>Accounting for Decision Making from University of Michigan<p>Valuing Companies from University of Michigan<p>Budgeting and Finance for Public Libraries from University of …

Online Education

Science says children will grow up happier if you teach them a habit you probably do without realizing

Growing up, when your parents stressed to always say "thank you", who would've thought they were also teaching you the secret to lasting happiness—not just proper manners? It turns out, sincere gratitude is a key factor in reducing depression, not to mention increasing happiness and life</b> …

Happiness

Protect your privacy with the six best VPN for the iPhone or iPad

In light of the House of Representatives’ decision to allow broadband internet providers to sell your browsing data without your consent, web …

Information Systems

Brain scans reveal how badly emotional abuse damages kids

Can you spot the difference between these toddlers’ brains?<p>They belong to children of the same age, but one is the brain of an emotionally abused …

Black Chicago: chronicle of African-American life in the city – in pictures

The six photographers in the Black Chicago exhibition cover the period from 1940 to the present. None has followed the same path and none has the same way of looking at things. Each one presents a different image of the African-American community, who came to Chicago from the Deep South with the …

T-shirts

People just realized this iOS 11 feature scans your iPhone for cleavage pics

When Apple introduced the iPhone’s new operating system—iOS 11—it showed off smarter machine learning algorithms capable of automatically sorting …

Galaxy Note

How to win an argument, even when you're wrong

I taught him a technique that I have found incredibly powerful. So powerful, you can even use it to great effect, with evil intent.<p>I'm not suggesting that you'd do this, but I do love a good debate. It's possible there may have been times, at a dinner party or two, where I've used this approach to …

Recruitment

An aspirin a day keeps many cancers away, study suggests

Long-term aspirin use reduces the risk of developing many cancers, a major study has shown.<p>Chinese researchers followed the progress of more than 600,000 people in the largest study to date looking at the link between cancer and aspirin.<p>They found that people who had taken the drug every day for an …

Cancer

Never Put These Expenses on a Credit Card

You might be surprised by what you can -- and shouldn't -- charge.<p>Credit cards can't be more convenient. Any time you want to pay for something, you …

The Future of Legal Weed Looks More Corporate Than You'd Think

The green economy is about to boom.<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE UK.</i><p>The scene could come straight out of <i>Shark Tank</i>. A woman wearing a smart-casual dress and microphone headset makes her pitch. She is slightly nervous but masks it with that chirpy, skittish sort of positivity that people …

Cannabis

What NOT to buy at Amazon, Walmart and Target — according to study of 52,000 items

Amazon’s prices are 11% cheaper in general, but not all categories are wins for consumers, study reveals<p>Amazon’s got prime deals.<p>Amazon is about 11% …

eCommerce

Licorice lovers beware: FDA warns eating too much may have dangerous side effects

When it comes to candy preferences, black licorice might be just as divisive as candy corn.<p>But on the eve of Halloween, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has struck terror in the hearts of black licorice eaters of a certain age by posting a formal warning about the chewy candy.<p>On Monday, the …

InterAct

5 Time-Wasting Habits That Limit Your Potential | Inc.com

There are a couple names that will show up in my inbox once a month. It's guaranteed that they'll ask if I want to chat over dinner, a drink, and make it look as if they're trying to do business.<p>Anyone that knows me in the slightest knows that I'm all about business, and even just socializing in …

Fraternities

Is it okay to wake your partner up with a blowjob?

<b>For obvious reasons, we’re talking a lot about consent at the moment.</b><p>And given that it’s a big topic, it seemed like a sensible time to raise a …

Something Extraordinary Is Happening in Blockchain and Cryptocurrency, and Most People Haven't Noticed | Inc.com

Cryptocurrencies' collective market caps have shot up as high as $177 billion, as of the time of writing this piece. Considering the year started in the low tens of billions, that's a considerable jump. That's a lot of growth in less than 10 months, and things don't appear to be slowing down …

Blockchain

Are You Self-Aware? 5 Key Traits You Need to Have to Be a Great Entrepreneur.

Ask how you can improve yourself on a daily basis.<p>Founder, Market Domination Media®<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Entrepreneurial success stories are few and far between. Only 30 percent of businesses survive a decade, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics' …

Entrepreneurship

3 Brand-Name Companies That Could Benefit in a Big Way If Marijuana Keeps Expanding

The green rush could pump up the sales and profitability of some well-known companies.<p>Few industries have investors seeing green like the legal …

Cannabis

Study ties pesticides in food to reduced fertility in women

<b>(CNN) —</b> Fruits and vegetables are an essential part of a healthy pregnancy diet, providing vitamins and fiber. Yet some might also come with pesticide residues.<p>Among women undergoing infertility treatment in the United States, consuming more fruits and vegetables with high amounts of pesticide …

Nutrition

E=mc² became famous for all the wrong reasons

If a time traveler assassinated Albert Einstein before he figured out that E=mc², would we still have atomic weapons?<p><i>Note: Below is the script for the video, above. You may want to just watch the video instead. Oh, also, subscribe to</i> Popular Science <i>on YouTube.</i><p><b>President:</b> "Suppose I gave you a chance …

Physics

Couple 'kidnapped wealthy businessmen and locked them in coffins for MONTHS with loud music blaring beside their heads'

A couple allegedly kidnapped wealthy businessmen and locked them in coffins for months - with loud music blaring beside their heads.<p>The husband and …

Latin America

Halloween bash turns violent at Great America, visitors robbed

Bands of violent teens turned the Halloween Haunt at California’s Great America into a real frightfest over the weekend, leaving many visitors to the Santa Clara amusement park soured on the holiday event and even a little banged up.<p>Park officials acknowledged “there were incidents” Saturday that …

Track Down

You're 5 Times More Likely to Land an Interview During this 4 Hour Window | Inc.com

Just as there are best times to send emails, there are best times to focus your job hunt. You should be networking year round, but keep in mind that companies are most likely to hire new employees during September, October, January, and February, according to Monster.com.<p>You can up your odds of …

Employment

How to get thicker hair

While there is no way to change the texture of the hair follicles, there are many things people can do to make hair appear thicker and to reduce …

There are medications that can treat alcoholism, but doctors rarely use them

Excessive alcohol use is one of the most pressing public health issues in the United States. Some 88,000 Americans died of alcohol-related causes every year between 2006 and 2010, according to estimates from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. That's far higher than the latest numbers …

Drug Addiction

9 Things to Never Say in a Salary Negotiation

Avoiding these landmines could add thousands to your take-home pay.<p>You're 96% sure that you are ready to schedule a meeting with your boss to ask for …

The ultimate guide to learning anything faster

<i>“If only I learned about investing when I was still in my early twenties…”</i><p>If only.<p>For many of us, there are more things we want to learn than we have time.<p>As information becomes more readily accesible online, the number of things we want to learn is only continuing to increase. And the only …

What the '2%' actually means in 2% milk — and why the name whole milk is misleading

Skim, 1%, 2%, whole, half and half, cream — what do these different names actually mean? It's all about the fat content. But titles like 1% and 2% are a little misleading.<p>Contrary to popular belief, they don't mean that all but 1% or 2% of the fat has been removed. Rather they refer to what …

Nutrition