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Flat Water Bottles Alongside Laptop And Books In Your Bag

Reusable transparent water bottles named Memobottle shaped like a book that are available in three sizes – Letter, A4 and A5 so as to perfectly fit …

Laptops

10 Mistakes to Avoid When Writing a Business Plan | Inc.com

7 Skills for Successful Internet Entrepreneurship

There is no doubt that more and more entrepreneurs are scaling the Internet for opportunities that will make them rich in the shortest amount of time …

Entrepreneurship

How to Pitch Better: The Question Pitch | Daniel H. Pink

Today we begin a new series of short videos based on Chapter 7 of To Sell is Human, wherein I reveal <b>the 6 successors to the elevator pitch</b>.<p>Up first …

How To Be An Optimist: 10 Habits That'll Help You Look On The Bright Side

It pays to have a sunny disposition.<p>Optimistic people have been shown to have healthier hearts, better stress-management tendencies and lower risk for stroke compared to their glass-half-empty-seeing counterparts.<p>Looking on the bright side is easier said than done, of course. Fortunately, there are …

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The Best Bars in America, 2013

It's a tricky time for bars: are they places to escape reality, or are they places to marvel at how a drink gets made? So, as well as adding to our ever-growing list, we assess the state of things: the bars, the bartenders, the drinkers. Drinking itself.<p>It's a tricky time for bars: are they places …

7 Memorable Graduation Speeches by Entrepreneurs and Other Leaders

Among the thousands of graduation addresses given each year, these stand out--mostly for the right reasons.<p>In 1994, I witnessed perhaps history's most insane commencement addresses, at Wheaton College in Norton, Mass.<p>Connie Chung, then the anchor of CBS Evening News, offered a …

A Futuristic House That Seems To Rise From The Earth

The Edgeland House sports a sci-fi design but uses Native American building methods.<p>Designed by architecture firm Bercy Chen for a science fiction writer and his family, the Edgeland House has everything the literary genre is made of: a gloomy industrial past, futuristic allusions riffing off …

If You Want To Be Successful, Don't Spend Too Much Time Planning: A Case Study

We said last time a successful entrepreneur is the person who makes an idea happen, even if there are a lot of unexpected problems, and even if it’s not a very good idea in the first place.<p>And then we added that they don’t do it with one roll of the dice. The most successful entrepreneurs we know …

I’m still here: back online after a year without the internet

I was wrong.<p>One year ago I left the internet. I thought it was making me unproductive. I thought it lacked meaning. I thought it was "corrupting my soul."<p>It's a been a year now since I "surfed the web" or "checked my email" or "liked" anything with a figurative rather than literal thumbs up. I've …

The Ultimate Wine-Pairing Infographic

I’ve never understood brussel sprouts. Oh, they’re delicious, roasted in a cast iron pan with big hunks of garlic. But I’ve tried reds, and I’ve tried whites. Neither seems to pair all that well. And wouldn’t you know it? Brussel sprouts are a footnote on this incredible infographic: Foods that …

The Mad Billionaire Behind GoPro: The World's Hottest Camera Company

Nick Woodman is 37 years old. His constantly tousled sepia hair and permanent, mischievous half-grin make him look 27. And he acts 17, as I learn 30,000 feet above the Rocky Mountains, after Woodman packed me, his wife, Jill, and a dozen of his favorite colleagues and buds into a chartered …

My Dad And His 10,496 Book Reviews

My Father, Craig Zarzyczny, died earlier this week at the age of 66 after being diagnosed with Pancreatic Cancer around two months ago.<p>While it was incredibly difficult to see my Dad's body slowly disintegrate in front of my eyes, one of the smaller but weirder things about those last two months …

Books

20 Dreamy Trailers for Summer Getaways

Dreaming of summer vacations and getaways in the great outdoors? Us too! And we’ve got our sights set on all sorts of innovative, beautifully designed, and vintage trailers that are just ready to whisk us away. Whether you love car camping every weekend in Northern Cali or are planning a …

Extreme Plane Spotting at Maho Beach, Saint Martin

Located on the Dutch side of the Caribbean island of Saint Martin (i.e., Sint Maarten) is the famous Maho Beach. While it has the characteristic …

7 Simple Social Media Moves That Work

Likeable founder Dave Kerpen personally responds to thousands of Tweets, emails, and messages every day. Crazy, or genius?<p>Before he started to dole out social-media advice for entrepreneurs like you at <i>Inc.</i>'s recent GrowCo conference in New Orleans, Dave Kerpen, chairman of Likeable Media and now …

This Is What A McDonald's Hamburger Looks Like After 14 Years

A Utah man who claims he has saved a McDonald's hamburger since 1999 has gone public with his at-home experiment.<p>The sandwich looks nearly identical to when David Whipple bought it. He went on the television show "The Doctors" to talk about his experience.<p>Whipple initially decided he was going to …

McDonald's

A Mountain Of Paperwork Bumming You Out? Build A Custom Tablet Like This Police Officer Did

We can’t all be New Jersey policeman Marc Costa. But we can try.<p>Marc Costa, a New Jersey police officer, found himself dealing with an excess of paperwork on the job. Up to three quarters of a police officer’s day can be spent filling out paperwork, and he wanted to find a way to make his workday …

Man vs gravity. #givesyouwings