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5 Things This Serial Entrepreneur Does Again and Again That Makes Millions

Jesse Itzler, of Zico coconut water, the Atlanta Hawks, and 100 Mile Man, on what it takes to launch more than one venture, and the success principles he swears by.<p>Jesse Itzler is a man of many hats. He's the co-owner of the NBA's Atlanta Hawks, partner in ZICO Coconut Water, founder of Marquis …

Picture of Single Trapped Atom Wins UK Science Photography Prize

Zoom in close on the center of the picture above, and you can spot something you perhaps never thought you’d be able to see: a single atom. Here is a …

Learn How to Tell the Story of Your Idea

An essential part of success is being able to explain how your business will make people's lives better.<p><i>In this ongoing series, we are sharing advice, tips</i> <i>and insights from real entrepreneurs who are out there doing business battle on a daily basis. (Answers have been edited and condensed for</i> …

Scientific Theory And The Multiverse Madness

<i>Sabine Hossenfelder is a research fellow at the Frankfurt Institute for Advanced Studies in Germany. Her research focuses on general relativity and quantum gravity. She is author of the blog</i> Backreaction <i>and her first book, Lost in Math, is set to appear in June. You can find her on Twitter at @skdh.</i><p>…

Dark Matter

The mysterious Voynich manuscript has finally been decoded [UPDATED]

History researcher says that it's a mostly plagiarized guide to women's health.<p><i>UPDATE: Scholars have started to debunk these claims about the Voynich</i> …

Medieval

Finding Fibonacci In Golden Trees

Learning new things always brings the opportunity to have your mind completely blown. Mind you, this always doesn’t happen — at least when it comes …

How to create your first mobile app?

Ideas for mobile apps have become extremely common among the average person. While ideas are plentiful, the ability to build and execute a launch is …

'Wave House' architect translates nature’s forms into residential designs

Consider the agitated envelope that sheathes Mario Romano's latest Venice design: It resembles a bed sheet shaken out, rippled by invisible currents, and then frozen in midair.<p>Romano's 5,700-square-foot Wave House is a riff on water and air — in short, architectural biomimicry. The five-bedroom, …

Santa Monica

How to write a novel this year: 'I'm surprised at how much time I find'

It is liberating and terrifying to write whatever comes into my head. The following morning, I read over it: it’s full of cliches<p>• From being happier to quitting sugar – how to achieve your goal<p>Ambition, people say, is an itch, begging to be realised. I’ve been intending to write a book for a …

Time I

A French woman turned her address book of Paris’s best insider spots into a multimillion-dollar startup

It started with a tip about a secret spirits distillery behind a flower shop in the Bastille.<p>For the last eight years, a weekly email called “My Little Paris” has been revealing the city’s hidden gems to millions of Francophiles. Initially self-published by avid flâneur Fany Péchiodat for friends …

France

10 Success lessons from Reid Hoffman - “Co-Founder of LinkedIn” for entrepreneurs

Share23<p>Tweet<p>Share30<p>+14<p>Shares 57<p>Microsoft announced its plan to acquire LinkedIn this year for $26.2 Billion, making it by far the biggest acquisition …

Entrepreneurship

Three Tricks to Get the Most Out of a Cheap Kit Camera Lens

The lens you use with your camera plays a huge part in determining the quality of photos you get, but a lot of casual photographers don’t want to …

Mobile Photography

5 Signs You're CEO Material

If you lack these character fundamentals, no amount of training will turn you into a great leader.<p>Are CEOs born or made? According to entrepreneur-turned-top venture capitalist Ben Horowitz, most of the tricky skills needed to excel are drummed into leaders through years of experience.<p>Likening …

The Fundamental Ambiguity of Being Human by Pema Chödrön - Tricycle

As human beings we share a tendency to scramble for certainty whenever we realize that everything around us is in flux. In difficult times the stress …

Mindfulness

10 Ways to stay focussed as an entrepreneur

Share19<p>Tweet<p>Share8<p>+13<p>Shares 30<p>Distractions are a common phenomenon for any human being and entrepreneurs are no exception to that rule. So if at any …

Productivity

Here's How One Millennial Entrepreneur Turned Failure Into $10 Million | Inc.com

Every entrepreneur has their own story. Some find success rather quickly and without much effort, while others deal with failure. Then, there are people like Sam Ovens who find success early in life but experience their own fair share of troubles along the way.<p>Sam Ovens: Millennial Success …

Entrepreneurship

The 10 Best Wireframing and Prototyping Tools for Designers

Wireframe becomes more and more important as it will make it easier to communicate ideas and cut down project cost. The prototyping tools for designer …

Prototyping

10 Success lessons from Tom Hanks – “Actor, Filmmaker” for entrepreneurs

Share30<p>Tweet<p>Share63<p>+13<p>Shares 96<p>Tom Hanks long and varied career as actor, producer, writer, director and app developer makes him among Hollywood’s …

Motivation

18 questions to ask yourself before you quit your day job

Fantasizing about running your own business and actually running your own business are two vastly different things.<p>Becoming an entrepreneur sounds …

Entrepreneurship

How to start a business if you have a demanding job? [PART 3]

This is the <b>third</b> <b></b>part of the 4-series article about starting a business while having a demanding job. Go to Part 1. Part 2 or Part 4.<p>You are already …

Small Business

4 Essential Things to Know Before Getting Started With Affiliate Marketing

Affiliate marketing has become one of the top online money making opportunities. The best chance with affiliate marketing is invest less, and you can …

Marketing

How Long It Took 30 Writers to Finish Their Famous Novels

Working on a novel and struggling with writer's block? Don't despair—the creative process is different for everyone. For some people, inspiration …

Writing

15 Great Businesses You Can Start While Keeping Your Day Job

Updated April 18, 2018<p>According to a Pew Research Center study, self-employed Americans, of which there were 14.6 million in 2014, accounted for 10 …

Small Business

13 Questions That Will Change Your Life

When things aren't going quite the way you'd like them to, it's often the result of not asking yourself the right questions. Some questions are hard to confront because you're afraid you won't get the answer you want, others because you really don't want to know the answer.<p>But the best things in …

A camera bag that’s ready for adventure: PRVKE 21 by WANDRD

The quest for the perfect camera bag is one every avid photographer will ultimately find himself on. And what should be a simple search can turn into …

With The Void, You Won’t Just Watch Movies, You’ll Take Part In Them

Vision of Infinite Dimensions is an immersive virtual reality experience that wants to change entertainment as we know it.<p>This week, I had the experience of feeling like Indiana Jones, if Indiana Jones had ever battled sea monsters.<p>“If I take over all your senses, are you transported into another …

Virtual Reality

The Neuroscience of Storytelling

It’s a simple question: “How do you write an effective, engaging story?”Lisa CronAsk Lisa Cron. An accomplished author and story coach, she has just …

Writing

10 Success lessons from Peter Thiel – “PayPal Founder, Billionaire” for entrepreneurs

Share15<p>Tweet<p>Share37<p>+11<p>Shares 53<p>Peter Thiel is a silicon valley entrepreneur who founded two multi billion dollar companies, PayPal and Palantir. As a …

Entrepreneurship

Vinod Khosla: You don’t need a CEO, You Need a Founder to Lead & Innovate

Written by Andrew Broadbent on Startup Grind<p>“No board,” with only a few hours of exposure to a company every 6 weeks, “is qualified to make any …