Abhishek Rai

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Turning One Man's Electronic Waste Into Another Man's Cellphone In India

A nation gripped by consumerism provided the perfect entry point for a couple of entrepreneurs who realized the huge market for recycling electronic waste into usable cellphone devices in India – but first they had to compete with the local Indian scrap merchant.<p>Currently in third place, India is …

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How These Two Brothers Are Owning the Hamptons

In a little more than a year, brothers and business partners Cody and Zach Vichinsky are dominating the Hamptons real estate market. Since launching …

I was a male model at Ralph Lauren for 20 years -- this is what I learned

Chris Collins was discovered about 20 years ago: a college basketball player a year away from finishing a degree in biology and psychology, thinking …

Meet the women who saved Best Buy

No matter how much your family got on your nerves last Thanksgiving, Best Buy executives probably had a more stressful holiday than you did.<p>By the …

7 Greatest Wealth Lessons Picked By An Entrepreneur Who Finally 'Made It'

When Roberto Monaco left Tony Robbins’ company to start his own business, he struggled. For 6 years he had worked as a Peak Performance Strategist and speaker for Anthony Robbins Companies. He gave over 3,000 talks–a good number of them in Portuguese, his native tongue– and was extremely …

15 of the world's craziest roads that push travelers to the edge

There's nothing quite like a relaxing drive down a country road, sun shining and music playing. There's also nothing like nearly plummeting off the …

10 Mindsets That Will Radically Improve Your Performance

Success is something all career-driven individuals desire yet it eludes many people — at least at the levels desired. Why are some businesspeople …

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Mozilla's $25 Smartphone Is a Brilliant Gamechanger

Mozilla plans to roll out a $25 smartphone by the end of the year, the <i>Wall Street Journal</i> reported Wednesday.<p>$25? For a smartphone? Sounds crazy, …

'Give up dairy products to beat cancer’

A leading scientist, who has been fighting breast cancer since 1987, says the disease is overwhelmingly linked to animal products<p>In 1993, the breast cancer that had plagued Jane Plant since 1987 returned for the fifth time. It came in the shape of a secondary tumour – a lump in her neck the size of …

What should a self-taught programmer study?

I found this interesting question on Quora ( http://www.quora.com/Computer-Programmers/What-skills-do-self-taught-programmers-commonly-lack ).<p>I, …

17 Things Extremely Happy People Say Every Day

<i>This post is in partnership with Inc., which offers useful advice, resources, and insights to entrepreneurs and business owners. The article below</i> …

Red Bull Illume Photo Contest 2013

The top 250 finalists have just been selected in the 3rd edition of the Red Bull Illume Image Quest photo competition. The contest invites photographers to submit images of the world of action and adventure sports in one of 10 categories, including Energy, Illumination, Sequence, and Experimental …

10 Startup Tips From Hip-Hop Lyrics

“I’m not a businessman, I’m a business, man,” declared Jay Z, worth $475 million at Forbes’ last count. Rappers have long mused on wealth in their verses, and some of those lyrics can provide invaluable advice to founders.<p>The Phat Startup is dedicated to teaching entrepreneurship through hip-hop, …