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Want To Learn About Bitcoin And Blockchain? There's A Tutor For That

Tell me if this sounds like you right now. You’re curious about Bitcoin, cryptocurrency, and the blockchain. However, you’re not sure where to begin despite spending countless hours searching about the topics online.<p>Fortunately, Varsity Tutors CEO Chuck Cohn is here to help you solve that problem. …

Education Technology

How to make money mining bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies without knowing anything about it

You might think you need an extreme know-how of computers to do any kind of crypto mining, that it couldn't possibly be done by the average person.<p>Turns out, it's absurdly easy.<p>You just need computer parts that are powerful enough to make mining profitable, and a handy piece of software called …

Bitcoin

Co-working offices are built out of shipping containers inside old bakery

Co-working companies like WeWork are eating up office space around the world. There are many advantages, from food to ping-pong tables, but most …

Startups

Jeff Bezos Just Shared His 3-Step Formula for Success--and It's Absolutely Brilliant

Bezos is at it again, this time announcing his intention to shake up the American healthcare industry. His strategy for doing so teaches some valuable lessons.<p>Shockwaves were sent through the healthcare industry yesterday when three corporate powerhouses, Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway, and JPMorgan …

Jeff Bezos

Mexican drug cartels are targeting a multibillion-dollar industry

"They said they knew who I was and where I lived," said Alberto Arredondo, who got the call at work as a pump technician at an oil refinery in the central Mexican city of Salamanca. "They wanted information."<p>At first, Arredondo hung up.<p>"But they were insistent," he said, calling back and demanding …

Mexico

How to Travel to 20+ Countries…While Building a Massive Business in the Process

The following is a guest post by Breanden Beneschott, co-founder and COO of Toptal, a marketplace for top developers. I have no affiliation with the …

These 33 Shark Tank Products You Can Now Get On Amazon Are Total Brilliance

There’s really only one word to describe Shark Tank viewers: <i>obsessed</i>. And why wouldn’t they be? Where else can you watch magical innovations like …

Entrepreneurship

A philosophy expert explains how journaling can help you solve the problems in your life

We sometimes continue in our well-worn grooves even though they haven't served us for a long time. But then, we wake up and realize that we don't feel good about our lives. We might even realize that we've been unhappy for a long time.<p>When that happens, pay attention. Stop, reflect, process. …

Self-help

How to Protect Your BitTorrent Client From This Potential Hack

Still using BitTorrent to exclusively download legally acquired content like operating system images or files you want to share privately with …

Could Korean 'spot dots' help to cure YOUR acne? Cult product wins five-star reviews from impressed shoppers (and it only costs $4.49 per pack)

• <b>Shoppers from around the world have praised the $4.49 (£3.29) acne spot dots</b>• <b><br>The K-beauty product offers users 'fast acting patches' to treat …

Winners: Ayn Rand’s Teenage Daydream

OF THE MANY, many thousands — even millions — of Ayn Rand disciples, there are those who came to her books for the sex and those who came to them for …

'Whinge less, people!': Life advice from a 27-year-old woman dying from cancer is going viral for all the right reasons

A post written by a 27-year-old Australian woman who died of cancer last week has gone viral on Facebook with more than 50,000 shares and 60,000 likes.<p>Holly Butcher from Grafton, Australia, suffered from Ewing's sarcoma, which is often found in the bone and surrounding soft tissue.<p>She wrote the …

Viral

The secret lives of students who mine cryptocurrency in their dorm rooms

Mark was a sophomore at MIT in Cambridge, Massachusetts, when he began mining cryptocurrencies more or less by accident.<p>In November 2016, he stumbled on NiceHash, an online marketplace for individuals to mine cryptocurrency for willing buyers. His desktop computer, boosted with a graphics card, was …

Cryptocurrency

Diabetes Drug Reverses Alzheimer’s Symptoms in Mice; Reduces Brain Plaque Buildup and Improves Memory

A new promising animal research suggested a drug originally developed to treat diabetes significantly reverses memory loss and brain degeneration in …

Meet the 22-year-old CEO who used facebook to build a $200m business

<b>In just four short years Crimson Education has attracted backing from a number of leading US and Chinese-based hedge funds and angel investors.</b><p>It’s …

Analyzing 1000+ Greek Wines With Python

This was originally posted on my website - tselai.com<p>One of my most enjoyable guilty pleasures has always been web scraping. Especially during the …

It’s Like Uber, But for Farmers’ Markets

Community-supported agriculture is great. But, at times, you can be bombarded with chard, or wonder what the heck to do with garlic scapes.<p>What if …

Agriculture

How to set smart goals ~ Get Rich Slowly

During my two-week break, I’ve been working to migrate some of my old Money Boss articles to Get Rich Slowly. I thought this long piece on how to set …

Edward Snowden created an app that turns smartphones into security systems aimed at thwarting spies

Edward Snowden is best known for revealing the spy programs of the US's National Security Agency, but his next project is intended to make citizens feel more secure.<p>It's an app, called Haven, that's designed to turn Android phones into all-in-one anti-spy systems.<p>"Imagine if you had a guard dog you …

Surveillance

Stressed About 2018? Here's a Journaling Trick That Will Help You Write Out a Successful Future

Write all about what happened today -- but write it yesterday.<p>Looking ahead to 2018 may not fill you with much optimism if your startup hasn't been doing as well as you hoped. If you fear the worst scenario is yet to come, you'll enter the new year feeling anxious about the uncertain …

33 Things Highly Successful People are Doing Every Day (That You Probably Aren't)

Getting ahead can be a struggle if you don't have the discipline to do the right simple things every single day.<p>Ever wonder why getting ahead can sometimes seem like such a struggle? The truth is: If you want to be highly successful, you need to be highly disciplined. I've polled countless …

How Elon Musk Used This Simple Mental Strategy to Build Billion-Dollar Businesses

How the SpaceX and Tesla founder turns complex problems into simple solutions<p>How do you start the most successful private space company if you're not a rocket scientist? Or bring electric cars into the mainstream without a background in the automotive industry?<p>It might seem like everything Elon …

The First Thing To Do After A Massive Failure

I was told that within one day I was going to lose all of my money. It was a complete surprise.I got a phone call for an emergency board meeting. …

InterAct

How the Winklevoss Twins Found Vindication in a Bitcoin Fortune

The Winklevoss twins have carved an unorthodox path toward fame in the American business world.<p>They went to Harvard University and then on to the Olympics as rowers. Along the way, they fought a legal battle with Mark Zuckerberg over the ownership of Facebook. In the Oscar-nominated movie “The …

Cryptocurrency

How one of the richest dynasties in American history lost its fortune

Cornelius Vanderbilt might have been the greatest capitalist in history.<p>When he was just 16, in 1810, Cornelius borrowed US$100 from his mother. Using that money, he went on to build a fortune of around US$100 million. That would be worth over US$200 billion today. And it was roughly equivalent to …

Income Inequality

In Just 2 Words, Sheryl Sandberg Said 1 Thing Separates Those Who Achieve From Those Who Only Dream

How you work matters, but what you work on matters a lot more.<p>Want to achieve more? Take a page from Sheryl Sandberg, and start ruthlessly prioritizing.<p>Here's why.<p>Many people get things done. They consistently check items off their to-do lists. They're extremely busy -- but are they accomplishing …

100 Things I Learned in 10 Years and 100 Reads of Marcus Aurelius’s Meditations

Almost exactly ten years ago, I bought the <i>Meditations</i> of Marcus Aurelius on Amazon. Amazon Prime didn’t exist then and to qualify for free shipping, …

British Philosophy

5 Tragic Losses Caused by ‘Someday Syndrome’ - Ray Edwards

“You have Parkinson’s Disease,” said the doctor. It was September 22, 2011—the day before my 46th birthday. While not usually fatal, Parkinson’s is a …

Shawshank Redemption

31 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Setting Next Year's Goals

You can find more purpose and happiness at work and in life by asking yourself better questions<p>Have you ever done a "copy and paste" of your goals from the previous year because you didn't accomplish any of them? I have. I've also fallen into the lazy trap of making my goals in line with what …

David Cassidy's Last 4 Words Teach a Powerful Lesson About Happiness

Deeply regretful... yet for the rest of us, deeply powerful. If we choose to act.<p>If you're my age, you probably knew about David Cassidy because of your older sister.<p>In the early 70s he was like a combination early-stage DiCaprio and Bieber, starring on a hit TV show while simultaneously selling …