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Jeff Bezos Just Shared His Secret for Amazon's Success (and Yours as Well)

This one concept captures beautifully all of the trials, tribulations, and magic of the entrepreneurial spirit.<p>Every so often you come across a concept so elegant in its simplicity that you can't help but be drawn to it because of how easily it reduces even the most complex set of ideas into …

Business Strategy

Babies cry in the womb and 18 other surprising facts I learned when I became a dad

First came the awe and elation at my wife's pregnancy. We were finally starting a family!<p>In the next moment, an “Oh s—t!” panic sunk in.<p>To counter …

National Geographic Photographer Shares Favorite Places To Take Photos; Nicaragua, Cuba Make Top 10 List

For professional photographer <b>Chris Burkard</b>, traveling the world can be very rewarding because of it's an opportunity for him to interact with …

Photography

We Need To Accelerate Innovation. Here's How

Look at any marvel of our technological age, whether it be an iPhone, a self driving car or a miracle cure and you’ll find three things: An academic theory, a government program and an entrepreneurial instinct. When the system works, it is a wonder to behold, not only creating prosperity, but …

Get ready for Li-Fi, a technology 100 times faster than Wi-Fi

The world might eventually have to shift its reliance on Wi-Fi to Li-Fi, an alternative technology that scientists say can reach speeds of 1 Gbps in …

Nicaragua: A Success Story in the Making

<i>This post was co-authored by Manuel Coronel</i><p>Nicaragua is far more than just the newest and swankiest destination for world travelers. It is -and mark our words - on its way to becoming the latest success story in the western hemisphere. Let us just tell you why.<p><b>Nicaragua already is a</b> …

EVEN DOCTORS ARE AMAZED BY THIS REMEDY: IT PREVENTS HEART ATTACK, LOWERS CHOLESTEROL AND BOOSTS YOUR IMMUNE SYSTEM

A combination of honey and cinnamon make a powerful remedy used to treat number of diseases, according to scientists, doctors and other medical …

This Incredible Detox Drink Helps You Burn Fat, Boost Metabolism, Fight Diabetes And Lower Blood Pressure

This amazing drink will help you lower the blood pressure, burn the extra fat, fight diabetes and boost your metabolism. The detox combination is …

The $40bn canal project dividing Nicaragua | Politics

<b>Rivas, Nicaragua -</b> The tiny town of La Junta, located near Rivas in southwestern Nicaragua, is home to nearly 100 families, most of whom have farmed their land here for generations.<p>Soon that will change. The community will be swarming with construction workers, and if all goes to plan, cargo ships …

Nicaragua Laurina Reserve: Starbucks Sells Out Of Rare Coffee Bean Featuring $16 Per Half Pound Price Tag

Starbucks purchased the entire harvest of Nicaragua Laurina beans from a farmer which amounted to only 750 pounds after roasting. The rare bean …

Startup founder: I want to be a horse, not a unicorn so I won't take VC money

It was 2011 and I was at a roundtable event at Grow Conference, an annual gathering of investors, entrepreneurs, and wantrepreneurs alike. I'd just finished telling my table that I didn't want to raise venture money and had decided to bootstrap Flow, which we had launched a couple months …

MIT spinoff aims to be the next solution for battery life issues

We’ve seen our fair share of companies that claim they’ll “revolutionize” smartphone battery technology, though we haven’t seen many of those breakthroughs come to the mainstream yet. Even so, an MIT spinoff company called SolidEnergy claims to have created a new lithium-ion battery that can store …

Here are all the commercials that ran during the Super Bowl, in order

There were some clear stand-outs, and a few ads t hat didn't go down too well with the tens of millions of viewers watching the game.<p>There were 71 national ads in total (Many more ads aired during the game, but these were bought on a regional — and far cheaper — basis.) Re-watch your favorites.

Two decades of corruption at the highest level in Central America

Of 32 presidents between 1990-2010, 13 are behind bars, in exile or under investigation<p>Sat, Dec 27, 2014, 01:00<p>If it’s true that the people get the …

Envato Studio Archives - Envato

Good news! We’ve developed a simple feature that will allow you to add a list of “Extras” to your Envato …<p>Two important features to help you maximise …

Expansion, Not Relocation, Is Best Bet for NFL in Los Angeles

It's time to talk about the NFL getting bigger.<p>No, not bigger as in exposure. That simultaneously seems both impossible and inevitable. The NFL has grown by leaps and bounds over the past couple of decades, and nothing is going to stop that anytime soon. Because of that, it's time to talk about …

The Quest To Harness Wind Energy At 2,000 Feet

High-altitude wind contains enough energy to power the planet. A Boston start-up wants to be the first to bring it down to Earth.<p>Nothing about the grooved, inflatable body taking shape inside Greentown Labs in Somerville, Massachusetts, resembles a wind turbine. It looks more like a jetliner's …

Google reveals most searched-for universities

<b>Google has revealed the most popular searches for people around the world looking for universities.</b><p>This ranking of online searches is very different from the traditional map of the global powerhouses of higher education.<p>There is a strong interest in online courses, rather than traditional …

With Intercom’s New In-App Messenger, Businesses Can Get Smarter About Talking To Customers

When Paul Adams left Facebook to join customer communication startup Intercom, he told me the goal was to help businesses becoeme more personable and intimate when communicating with customers. With the recent launch of the new version of Intercom’s in-app messenger, it sounds like the company has …

Google goes DARPA

Regina Dugan loves to tell the story of how she got her current job. It was a little over two years ago, and Dugan, a mechanical engineer by training …

17 Websites That Will Make You Smarter

4 min read<p>This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>Tired of wasting your time watching cat videos or scrolling through your Facebook newsfeed? Want to be more productive next time you go online?<p>Here's a list of websites that will actually make you smarter:<p><b>1. Digital Photography School —</b> …

Stack Overflow

5 Data-Driven Ways To Get Your Facebook Post Seen

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog.</i><p>If you’ve been struggling with Facebook lately for your brand page, don’t think you’re alone.<p>Between changes to the layout of brand pages, News Feed algorithm adjustments, and countless other tweaks and changes, marketers are constantly on their toes …