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Neuroscience: ‘I built a brain decoder'

What are you looking at? Scientist Jack Gallant can find out by decoding your thoughts, as Rose Eveleth discovers.<p>Jack Gallant can read your mind. Or at least, he can figure out what you’re seeing if you’re in his machine watching a movie he’s playing for you.<p>Gallant, a researcher at the University …

The Brain

How To Explain The Toxic Atmosphere In Israel And The Occupied Territories

Cursed Victory: A History of Israel and the Occupied Territories. By Ahron Bregman. Allen Lane; 416 pages. To be published in America by Pegasus in May 2015.<p>One of the products of Israel's half-century of military rule is the surfeit of literature it has produced about Jews bullying Arabs. Ahron …

Israel

5 Tips to Creating a Successful Content-Marketing Campaign

Author, Radio Personality and Educator<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The phrase “content marketing” is all over the web these days. Content has become a conglomeration of many things: webinars, blog posts, videos, social network shares and more. It sounds like a great …

Marketing

The 5-Minute Warmup That Makes You Run Faster

Do this quick routine before any race so your body is at its peak to perform<p>Before any local road race, you're bound to see hundreds of runners milling around, lightly stretching out their calves, hamstrings, and quads. But traditional "static stretching"—tugging on a muscle with constant tension …

Yahoo Reportedly Tapping Yelp for Local Business Data

Yahoo has reached a partnership agreement with Yelp to integrate its valuable local business reviews and listings into Yahoo Search, The Wall Street Journal reports.<p>The company is believed to have announced the collaboration internally with plans to implement the feature in the “coming …

Fiji for first-timers: how to choose an island

Fiji is blessed with so much turquoise water, white sand beaches, jungle rivers and authentic culture that it almost seems unfair. Whether you're looking for a decadent resort, family getaway or backpacker adventure, these islands have it all.<p>Wherever you go, expect the warmest welcomes the world …

How 'Flappy Bird' Went From Obscurity to No. 1 App

The developer behind <i>Flappy Bird</i>, a simple but rage-inducing game that recently went viral, says his success was just luck.<p><i>Flappy Bird</i>, which first …

Associated Press News

5 Ways to Market Your Startup on a Dime

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><b>Q. I'm set to launch my first social network startup at the end of February. However, to gain some initial interest, I need to market the site in an inexpensive way. What are some different, low cost ways I can do so?</b> <i><br>-Matt Querzoli</i> …

Marketing

Survey: Email Is 40 Times More Effective Than Facebook and Twitter

3 min read<p>This story originally appeared on PR Daily<p>What? You've opened up that thing called "Outlook Express," and you're writing an email?<p>Surely you know that this form of marketing and communications is as pass? as floppy disks and cell phones the size of Shaquille O'Neal's shoe.<p>Or is it? Now …

Marketing

Snapchat, Hedge Funds, and the Future of Investing in Startups

Where there’s money to be made, you’ll find investors…ok, hedge funds.<p>Leena Rao’s TechCrunch article yesterday on the return of hedge funds to startup investing identifies a trend that we all felt was happening but didn’t necessarily have the high-profile example to jog us. When Snapchat, the hot …

5 Ways To Reframe Your Thinking To Be More Like Elon Musk

How do innovative minds like Elon Musk and Steve Jobs come up with their groundbreaking ideas? Here’s five ways they think differently.<p>Drawing parallels between Elon Musk and Steve Jobs is irresistible, but how do big thinkers like them come up with their innovative ideas and how can we reframe our …

Tesla

How to Be a Happier (and Less Stressed) Entrepreneur

Adopt these five rules to make sure the stress of starting up doesn't get you down.<p>As the saying goes, money doesn't buy happiness--but especially when you're an entrepreneur.<p>Gurbaksh Chahal, the chairman and CEO at RadiumOne, says being financially successful is one thing, and being happy is quite …

Happiness

Bojnice castle

Slovakia

Incredible Underwater Park in Austria

Grner See (Green Lake) is a lake in Styria, Austria known for its shimmering, emerald-green hue and its fluctuating depth throughout the year, at times leaving a park completely submerged in it. Being that the water for the lake is provided mainly by runoff from the surrounding karst mountains, it …

Austria

'Running battle': How Google hopes to beat countries cracking down on Internet freedom - U.S. News

Two Iranian women surf the Internet at a cafe in Tehran, Iran, in September, when authorities briefly lifted blocks on social networks and then restored them.<p>Google hopes a little browser tool will help change the world.<p>The company that revolutionized Internet search is now unveiling a sort of …

6 Things Great Entrepreneurs Believe to Be True

Great entrepreneurs have beliefs that reinforce their ability to create great companies.<p>Over the years, I've interviewed hundreds of successful entrepreneurs ranging from the famous (like Bill Gates) to those just starting out. I've noticed that the most successful entrepreneurs tend to share the …

Entrepreneurship

Modern Eco-Friendly Homes Set Amongst the Trees

<i>Primeval Symbiosis (Single Pole House)</i> is an architectural design project by architecture student and interior designer Konrad Wjcik that seeks to organically install living spaces in forests without disrupting the innate beauty of nature. Wjcik's detailed presentation lays out the many benefits of …

Ecology

Wall Worthy Superhero Cubist Art by Liam Brazier

Mesmerizing Translucent Waves from 19th Century Paintings

The late 19th century Armenian-Russian painter Ivan Konstantinovich Aivazovsky created some truly spectacular paintings of seascapes that capture the beautiful, shimmering essence of the tumultuous waters. The marine artist gained recognition for his impeccable ability to recreate the expressive …

Art

Meet Looking Glass: The 2-D Tech That Could Crush 3-D Printing

It looks like a miniature shark is sitting in that clear cube. But it’s all an illusion–an illusion that could have a big future.<p>If you think 3-D printing will change the world, you probably imagine yourself printing objects that work, like organs and furniture. But today’s desktop printers are …

3D Printing

The World's Most Dramatic Coastlines

Summer has officially drawn to a close, and the sunny days of sprawling on the sand are numbered. For fans of the coast, though, the end of summer doesn't necessarily mean the end of beach trips. The world is still full of spectacular coastlines to explore, many of which are more famous for their …

Halong Bay

How Entrepreneurs Think Differently and You Should Too

Chief Strategy Officer for AirPR<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Entrepreneurs are a curious bunch.<p>They come in all shapes, sizes, genders and backgrounds. They get up at dawn. They're the first ones to the office and the last ones to leave. They use productivity apps, …

Entrepreneurship

For some, devops is nothing new, but the others need to get going

Advertisement<p>4 Comments<p>As most in the software development world know by now, devops takes principles from the classic separation of operations and …