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Every investor needs to know these 12 valuation ratios

An uninformed investor: "This stock is so cheap! The current stock price is only $0.50!"<p>A smart investor: "Umm…the stock price means nothing. Your stock's EBITDA multiple is negative!"<p>I know. Cheesy example. But hopefully, it gets the point across. Just because the stock price is trading under $1 …

Investing

The former vice chairman of GM just predicted the car industry’s future: it has no future

It’s not every day a titan of industry predicts the demise of his own. But Bob Lutz, the former vice chairman of General Motors, believes the auto industry is not long for this world.<p>“It saddens me to say it, but we are approaching the end of the automotive era,” he writes this month for Automotive …

Silicon Valley

10 Texts To Send Your Partner After A Fight To Show Them How Sorry You Are

The last thing I did before I started writing this today was literally send an apology text. True story. It wasn’t planned; just a (un)happy …

Positive Thinking

Want To Learn A New Language? This Record-Breaking App Is Here To Help

Imagine if you could become fluent in any language, even think in a new language, faster than ever before?<p>Gabriel Wyner invented a whole new way of learning foreign languages. He reached fluency in French in five months. Russian took him 10 months. Today, he speaks a total of six languages …

Language Learning

You Learn One of These 5 Ways (Infographic)

It is critical to know the learning style of yourself and those around you. The new flowchart infographic from NeoMam Studios shows your strengths<p>"Work hard" is such bland, blanket advice because the definition varies greatly depending on the person. Setting goals may be easy for you, but emotional …

Learning

Leading brain-training game improves memory and attention better than competing method

EEGs taken before and after the training showed that the biggest changes occurred in the brains of the group that trained using the “dual n-back” …

The Brain

JinkoSolar and Fraunhofer ISE break solar efficiency records for everyday solar panels

Solar panel manufacturer JinkoSolar has broken the record for solar cell efficiency for the most commonly used type of solar cells – 22.04% for a P-type multicrystalline product. Near concurrently, solar research facility Fraunhofer ISE has broken the record for n-type multicrystalline solar cells …

Protect Your Small Business From Cyber Attacks With These Free Tools

Defend against hackers and cybercrime with free email theft protection and easy-to-use cybersecurity tools.<p>Cyber crime damages are predicted to cost the world $6 trillion annually by 2021, up from $3 trillion in 2015, according to a report from my company, Cybersecurity Ventures. Nearly half of all …

Want your kids to be resilient? Here’s what not to do.

Amy Morin knows a lot about resiliency. A licensed clinical social worker, psychotherapist and foster parent, she has devoted her life to helping others resolve problems and conflicts.<p>But she also has personal experience with building resiliency. While in her 20s Morin faced the unexpected loss of …

Parenting

Different Types Of Meditation Change Different Areas Of The Brain, Study Finds

There’s been a lot of discussion about what kinds of mental activities are actually capable of changing the brain. Some promises of bolstered IQ and enhanced brain function via specially-designed “brain games” have fizzled out. Meanwhile, meditation and mindfulness training have accumulated some …

Mindfulness

Farmer wants a revolution: 'How is this not genocide?'

Health comes from the ground up, Charles Massy says – yet chemicals used in agriculture are ‘causing millions of deaths’. Susan Chenery meets the writer intent on changing everything about the way we grow, eat and think about food<p>The kurrajong tree has scars in its wrinkled trunk, the healed wounds …

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

The 25 Greatest Kitchen Hacks Every Cook Should Know

Genius ideas from the <i>Cooking Light</i> brain trust show you how to save time, minimize effort, make do deliciously, and not let anything get in your way …

China signed a $300 million lab-grown meat deal with Israel

Fresh From the Lab<p>China has signed a trade agreement with Israel worth $300 million that will see the country import lab-grown meats produced by …

Possibly Elon Musk's Biggest Idea Yet - Revolutionizing Education

An estimated 250 million children around the world cannot read, write, or demonstrate basic arithmetic skills. UNESCO estimates that the world will need 1.6 million more teachers globally, a number set to double by 2030. Enter Elon Musk.<p>Musk is famous for being the face of such organizations as …

Exponential Finance Conference

The 7 Books Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella Says You Need To Lead Smarter

The well-read CEO recommends books that have informed his own thinking and that of his team at Microsoft in formulating the company’s turnaround.<p>If you spend time with Satya Nadella—as I did on several occasions this year while researching our new cover story on the dramatic impact he’s had on …

3 Unconventional Sales Tactics That Will Close More Deals

If you keep marketing the same way you have in the past, you'll keep getting the same results. Try something different.<p>There are a lot of articles on how a business owner can learn to close more deals or sell more product. These articles range from tried and true sales techniques that have been …

The Pick-up Lines of Email Marketing: How to Increase Open Rates In Just a Few Words

Maialisa / Pixabay<p>Email marketing is still one of the best channels for companies to engage their audience. In terms of acquiring high quality leads, …

12 Dinners You Can Make in a Muffin Tin

Chances are, that muffin tin you've got hanging around has some seriously untapped potential. They may be designed to bake up batches of muffins and …

Cooking

Intelligence Is Overrated - Here's What It Really Takes to Win in Life

Can hard work beat intelligence? Always!<p><i>Can hard work beat intelligence? Does it depend on the field? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Richard Muller, Professor of Physics at UC</b> …

Artificial Intelligence

A Guy Read 50 Years Worth of Relationship Studies. He Came Up With 17 Strategies

What makes love last? Different researchers from different academic disciplines have examined the question over the years and now a professor has …

A study of 36,000 students just backed Bill Gates' favorite style of education

The style is known as "personalized learning," and a study involving 36,000 students just upheld it as a major driver of improvement in reading and math skills.<p>Since personalized learning has had scant formal evidence showing its success as a teaching method, the new study also adds some empirical …

Education

Want to Raise Mentally Strong Kids? Do These 3 Things (Most Parents Don't Do Any of Them)

All kids have the ability to develop mental muscle. We just need to teach them how.<p>Challenges, hardship, and setbacks are inevitable. Teaching kids to build mental muscle helps them become resilient. It's also the key to helping them reach their greatest potential in life.<p>But, it's easy to get so …

Self-help

The Best Chocolate Chip Cookies Ever

Crispy on the outside, soft and gooey in the middle--the way a good chocolate chip cookie should be.<p>Makes about 12<p>Prep: 10 minutes<p>Total: 1 hour 30 minutes<p>Ingredients<p>4 1/4 cups|685 grams all-purpose flour<p>2 teaspoons baking soda<p>1 teaspoon kosher salt<p>1 1/2 cups|340 grams unsalted butter, softened, …

Dessert

How to Make Your Home Look More Expensive

Another way to fake it until you make it.<p>We don’t know about you, but when we were growing up we’d daydream about the fancy apartment or house that …

Home Decorating

19 hidden gems you need to add to your phone right now

They're the apps that aren't exactly at the top of the App Store, but we love and use them often. Maybe we heard about them from friends or discovered them through trial and error — either way, they're the apps we tend to believe are our own little secret.<p>It turns out, 21% of people say they have …

Apps

Studies Show Employees Don't Respect a 'Cool' Boss, They Want These Types of Bosses Instead

Trying to be besties with everyone won't win office politics.<p>In the early days of running my business, I remember trying to be everyone's buddy. I wanted to be a cool boss and create a fun place to work. Ultimately, my efforts backfired: every time something went wrong, it was near impossible to …

This Email From Elon Musk to Tesla Employees Describes What Great Communication Looks Like

A newly acquired email from Musk outlines a brilliant philosophy. But it's easier said than done.<p>Throughout the years, billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk has demonstrated the art of masterful communication.<p>The following is a perfect example: It's a copy of a previously unpublished email Musk sent …

Tesla

Big data in financial services: 9 companies to watch

The financial services industry is ripe for innovation. Technologies ranging from artificial intelligence, fintech, and even blockchain all pose an …

Big Data

Meet the eight startups joining MetaProp NYC’s real estate accelerator

For the third year, MetaProp NYC is bringing together a group of startups focused on real estate tech. This time, the companies are tackling issues like green buildings, apartment entry and parking. Most of them are based in New York, but some come from as far away as Singapore.<p>“Our incoming …

Columbia University