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10 Ways Slackbots Will Change the Future of Work

A slackbot is one of the most effective ways to improve your company's overall performance by making sure everyone is on the same page.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Chatbots have proven to be reliable tools that can be used to increase your sales and improve your …

Artificial Intelligence

The Biggest Internet Trends You Need To Pay Attention To Right Now

Those who stay tapped into what’s happening on the internet know well the name Mary Meeker. Every year, she publishes an in-depth report on trends that we need to pay attention to. You may not have been as eager as me to dig through the 300+ slides in the 2017 report, so I have extracted 14 things …

Mobile Devices

How to Create a Stellar Social Media Marketing Plan for Under $100

Here are some ways to get the most value out of every penny.<p>This story originally appeared on Buffer<p>How big is your social media budget?<p>I’ve heard of companies that spend millions on marketing and others who spend zero (we skew toward the zero side at Buffer).<p>Regardless of how much you spend, you …

Social Media

14 Growth Hacks To Get 20 Million Views

Growing your business can be tough.<p>In the past you cold called, built business networks and advertised in print. If you were into guerilla marketing …

Scientists discover elixir of youth – for mice – and begin tests on humans

Scientists in the US claim to have discovered a natural compound found in avocado, broccoli and cucumber that has “remarkable anti-ageing effects in …

Washington University

Why Does Time Go Forward Instead of Backward?

It's a more complicated question than you might think.<p>Why does time go forward and not backwards? This might seem like a simple question, but it's actually really complicated. Physicist Sean Carroll explains in a new video for Minute Physics.<p>Most of the laws of physics, like gravity and quantum …

Joseph Goebbels’ 105-year-old secretary: ‘No one believes me now, but I knew nothing’

Brunhilde Pomsel worked at the heart of the Nazis’ propaganda machine. As a film about her life is released, she discusses her lack of remorse and the private side of her monstrous boss<p>‘It was rare for us to see him in the mornings,” says Brunhilde Pomsel, her eyes closed and chin in her hand as …

Moodymann’s Private Prince Palace is Detroit’s Best-Kept Secret

I wandered into the enigmatic Detroit legend's home and found wonders both delightful and strange.<p>Detroit, the city that gave birth to cars and techno, is fueled by a full tank of stories. Etched into dance music's collective memory is the grand narrative of techno's beginnings with the Belleville …

You Only Need to Exercise for 1 Minute, Says Study

Is one minute all we need?<p>A packed schedule may no longer be a reason to avoid working out. According to a “sophisticated” study highlighted by <i>New</i> …

Questlove Remembers Prince: In This Life, You’re on Your Own

When I first got Prince‘s <i>1999</i> album, it was 1982. I was 11, newly in charge of my own record-buying habits. And I couldn’t resist the cover, with its …

Sweet drug clears cholesterol, reverses heart disease—and was found by parents

Here’s how parents of kids with rare disease found what may be blockbuster drug.<p>Two parents’ quest to save their twin daughters’ lives from a rare, …

Science Says Do These 7 Things to Be Happier Right Now

You've got the power to be happy any time you want, starting right now.<p>Had a bad day or feel down in the dumps? Tired of trying to think yourself out of your bad mood all to no avail? Check out these 7 scientifically proven ways to be happier.<p><b>1. Exercise</b><p>Although we've all heard it a million times, …

6 things Bernie Sanders would do to crack down on fracking, even if Congress doesn’t go along

Bernie Sanders wants to halt fracking not just on public land but on private land too. How would he actually do that? Grist talked to the Sanders …

Get anxiety under control to reduce stroke risk

People with high levels of anxiety are 33 percent more likely to suffer a stroke, as compared to their less anxious counterparts, researchers …

This Is Your Brain on Gluten

A No. 1 bestseller by a respected physician argues that gluten and carbohydrates are at the root of Alzheimer's disease, anxiety, depression, and ADHD. What to make of the controversial theory?<p>“If you could make just three simple changes in your life to prevent, or even reverse, memory loss and …

Google Analytics gets Speed Suggestions to Boost Site Performance

As part of its quest to speed up the Web, Google today added a new Speed Suggestions report to Google Analytics. In short, the report offers suggestions how to speed up your site’s slowest pages.<p>The Speed Suggestions report shows the average page load time for top visited pages on your website and …

Out of the picture: why the world's best photo startup is going out of business

One day last month, the seven employees of Everpix gathered at their co-working space in San Francisco to discuss the company's impending shutdown. Wayne Fan, one of the co-founders, opened a mock-up of the screen that the photo storage service’s customers would see once the company announced the …

Link between Neanderthals and humans is still missing

The search for a common ancestor that connects modern humans with the Neanderthals who lived in Europe thousands of years ago isn’t over yet, …

This is the most distant galaxy ever found

Astronomers say they’ve detected the most distant galaxy and estimate it’s roughly 30 billion light years away.<p>“It’s exciting to know we’re the first …

Centuries-old frozen plants revived

Glacier retreat has markedly accelerated in the period since 2004 - and many new species lie beneath<p><b>Plants that were frozen during the "Little Ice Age" centuries ago have been observed sprouting new growth, scientists say.</b><p>Samples of 400-year-old plants known as bryophytes have flourished under …

Ice Age

Green Cleaning Products: Homemade Alternatives To Harmful Household Chemicals (PHOTOS)

<i>From Networx's Chaya Kurtz:</i><p>With the following DIY homemade cleaner recipes shared by Hometalk.com members, you'll never have to buy prefab cleaning products again.

Why E-Mail Newsletters Won't Die

Paul Berry is trying to build the news engine of the future, but, like many online media pioneers, he’s finding he just can’t escape the grubby …