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5 Business Fundamentals That Helped Me Turn a Company Near Bankruptcy Into One Generating $160 Million in Sales

Using them will make your journey to greatness far less volatile than it needs to be.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I'm not looking to impress anyone with the cutting-edge technological complexity of my company. Despite only being 34 years old, I believe in the …

Entrepreneurship

Razer will debut its first smartphone on November 1st

Those rumors of a Razer smartphone for gamers just got much, much more tangible. Razer is teasing an event on November 1st with a preview image that shows a man holding a conspicuously phone-sized device. The company isn't wasting much time taking advantage of its Nextbit acquisition, then. While …

Mobile Technology

Snap is destroying Facebook in a key demographic (SNAP, FB)

Snapchat is adored by the teens of the world.<p>According to a recent survey conducted by Piper Jaffray, Snapchat is the favorite social media platform among teens, who are considered a key demographic for tech.<p>Nearly half, 47%, said that Snapchat was their preferred social media platform, blowing …

Piper Jaffray

Follow These 4 Simple Rules from Elon Musk and Steve Jobs to Protect Your Ideas | Inc.com

How did Steve Jobs create such exquisitely simple design (without junking them up with clunky features)?<p>How does Elon Musk create such masterfully innovative products (without dumbing them down)?<p>It all comes down to a relentless refusal to allow so-called "improvements" ruin their vision.<p>Genius is …

Participation

Whatever, We're Probably Living in a Hologram Anyway, Says Neil deGrasse Tyson

Look around you. Your shoes, that tree, the Starbucks cold brew you're clutching — it's all very much right here in the real world. But what if the …

Physics

9 Things You Do in the Morning That Can Hurt Your Productivity

The first few minutes of your workday are critical to your productivity for the next eight hours.<p>If you show up late to the office or get sucked into …

Time Management

Legendary Sushi Chef Masa Takayama's Culinary Guide to Thailand

Though he can usually be found in midtown New York at Masa (some know it as America's priciest restaurant), the chef Masa Tayakama has also lately picked up a habit of heading to Thailand at least twice a year. Between eating his fill of egg noodles in Bangkok, shopping for curry spices on the …

Sushi

A top Silicon Valley 'budtender' says these bite-sized chocolates are the future of marijuana

Less than 10 years ago, unlabeled, Saran-wrapped pot brownies dominated shelves at marijuana dispensaries. Patients rarely knew how much of the drug they were eating until the high hit.<p>"Every one of us has a story about taking too many edibles," says Brandon Siddall, head budtender at Caliva, a top …

Cannabis

This Is the Best Restaurant You've Never Heard Of | Inc.com

<i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>It had begun to rain.<p>We'd just arrived in Lisbon. We were jet-lagged out of our minds.<p>At least we had a couple of days before my business meetings started.<p>I tend to travel without researching. …

Wineries

In the Quantum World, Physics Gets Philosophical

IRA FLATOW: This is Science Friday. I’m Ira Flatow. I want you to try something. I want you to look around and observe the world around you for a …

Introducing Opendesk -- Open Source Furniture

Do you have a thing for “made local” or the romanticism of open source design? New upstart Opendesk packs both with its entirely new take on …

Furniture

NASA is giving away these awesome futuristic posters of the cosmos

What would it be like to tour our solar system and beyond?<p>Check out them out below below.<p>You can download the high-resolution PDFs for free here and print them out.

Posters

I Go to Work High Every Day

And I do a damn good job.<p>I wake up every day at 8:30 a.m. to smoke my first half-joint and take a big hit off a bong, so I can get super high before I get into the shower. I take another hit when I get out of the shower and start getting ready. Then I go to work.<p>As a concierge in Portland, I have …

Codes of Conduct

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Majestic Animals Envisioned as Hundreds of Multicolored Dots

London-based artist Ana Enshina uses her creative eye to envision majestic animals as an abundance of multicolored spots. Dot by dot, the watercolorist forms diverse creatures including a statuesque, bright pink flamingo, a graceful whale suspended in the sea, and a distinguished peacock with a …

Nature

'The Visit' Explores What Would Actually Happen If Aliens Came To Earth

And asks some big questions about what it means to be human<p>As long as we have been human, we have looked at the stars and wondered if anything like us exists elsewhere out there. More recently, we’ve found new ways to try to answer that question, by capturing images of far-off worlds or sending our …

Paranormal

No Man’s Sky Treads New Ground In Game Design

Arriving June 2016<p>It's been a big month for one of the biggest game worlds ever planned. <i>No Man’s Sky</i>, the mysterious and long-anticipated space exploration game, has released a trailer, appeared on <i>The Late Show</i>, and set a release date of June 2016 for its huge, untested universe-sized experience. …

The Late Show

A neuroscience researcher reveals 4 rituals that will make you happier

Actually, don't trust me either. Trust neuroscientists. They study that gray blob in your head all day and have learned a lot about what truly will make you happy.<p>UCLA neuroscience researcher Alex Korb has some insights that can create an upward spiral of happiness in your life.<p>Here's what you and …

Self-improvement

Are Science And Truth At Odds?

Last week, <i>New York Times</i> science writer George Johnson wrote a very disturbing piece concerning the apparent loss of credibility science is now facing with the public at large.<p>Creationism, the anti-vaccine movement, resistance to genetically modified crops, cellphone radio waves, fluoridation, the …

Physics

Artist Reimagines Everyday Objects as Playfully Over-Sized Sculptures

Artist Rmulo Celdrn reimagines everyday objects as larger-than-life sculptures for his playful series called <i>Macro</i>. Things like bottle caps, ice cube trays, and sponges are scaled hundreds of times bigger for the sculpture series. Sometimes, this makes them well over seven feet tall.<p>The gigantic …

Art

The 12 Steps to Happiness That You Create (Infographic)

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You know what makes me happy? Learning.<p>I love understanding how the universe works, what makes people do the things they do, and figuring out how to improve myself. It gives me deep satisfaction. That's why I felt quite pleased with the …

Happiness