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Best of the Best: 10 Business Jets That Reshaped Private Aviation

We look at the 10 most significant business jets to enter service over the past three decades.<p>Though the pace of new business aircraft debuts is …

Aviation

5 Must-See Aviation Documentaries on Netflix or Amazon

Have a rainy day on your hands and nothing to watch on TV? Below are five favorite aviation documentaries that will take you behind the scenes of …

Aviation

3 Totally Doable Mortgage Hacks That Can Save You Thousands

There's nothing quite like the excitement of finding and buying your dream home. You found a home within your budget, set aside a down payment and …

Personal Finance

25 Cool and Useful Podcasts, Books and Other Resources for Entrepreneurs in 2018

Ever hear of Shopify's Business Name Generator? Or Rand Fishkin's new book, 'Lost and Founder'? Here are resources you need to know about.<p>10 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>A staggering 50 percent of all startups will fail within the first three years, according …

Entrepreneurship

7 Inspiring Podcasts That Every Entrepreneur Should Listen to This Summer

Make the most of your summer with these informative and entertaining podcasts.<p>Summer is around the corner, which means beach getaways and family vacations are also on the horizon. While the rest of your friends search Amazon for their summer book list, you should find great podcasts to fill your …

Self-improvement

NASA's 'Impossible' Space Engine Tested—Here Are the Results

The first independent tests of the EmDrive suggest there's a mundane explanation for the wildly controversial device.<p>Spaceflight is hard. Blasting heavy cargo, spacecraft, and maybe people to respectable speeds over interplanetary distances (not to mention the luxury of stopping at destinations) …

Auctions

Here's how much the typical worker makes at 15 retail companies, from Amazon to Walmart

Are you an underpaid employee?<p>This year, you might find out. For the first time, America's biggest public companies are required to disclose their workers' median annual salary— and how it compares to the pay of their CEO. The result is the company's pay ratio, which is the division of a CEO's …

5 Successful Entrepreneurs Who Didn't Start Until Their 30s

These five very successful individuals followed Sir Winston Churchill's advice to 'Never, never, never give up.'<p>5 min read<p>If you're a little further along in age, you might look at the culture of modern startups and think that it’s too late for you to get started. So often, we read stories of …

Top 10 guide to the best beaches in Spain you need to visit at least once in your lifetime

It's not surprising that Spain has been a go-to destination for British holidaymakers for decades. Not only is it a short flight away - and it's easy …

Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk Just Taught a Master Class in How to Run a Company

Two innovative thinkers. Two extremely detailed communiqus. Many invaluable lessons.<p>Jeff Bezos. Elon Musk.<p>These two tech visionaries share a lot in common. They're both known as extremely innovative thinkers. They're both trying to change the world, one by altering the way people buy products and …

Jeff Bezos

Electric Vehicles Begin To Bite Into Oil Demand

Projections have suggested that the advent of electric vehicles will have a dramatic impact on oil demand and now its starting to show. With China adding the equivalent of London’s bus fleet every 5 weeks, that’s 279,000 barrels of oil a day removed from demand.<p>The latest report from Bloomberg New …

Alternative Fuel

Tesla has a new customer for its electric Semi — here are all the companies that have ordered the big rig

© Tesla, The Tesla Semi has impressive features.<p><b>On Sunday, the furniture retailer City Furniture announced on Twitter that it had reserved five Tesla</b> …

The 10 Best Stocks to Invest In for No-Doubt Dividends

The legendary George Soros reportedly would reshuffle his portfolio whenever he would get back spasms. Whether it was his subconscious mind’s way of …

Fixated On Amazon? Focus On Alibaba And JD.com Instead

As the world turns its attention to the trade dispute between the U.S. and China, we’re starting to understand the potential power of the digitally-driven economy that China is building. The country has a vision of dominating emerging technologies such as Artificial Intelligence and robotics. As my …

eCommerce

Here's What Happens When You Ignore the Bridge Height Sign

The Slo Mo Guys set up a rig to test what happens when your tall truck hits a low bridge. It's pretty destructive.<p>By now, you've no doubt come across 11foot8.com, a website dedicated to the video footage of inattentive truck drivers getting up close and personal with a lower-than-normal bridge. The …

We Finally Know How Birds Can See Earth's Magnetic Field

Earth’s magnetic field plays a vital role in everything from animal migration to protecting the Earth from the Sun’s harsh solar wind. Now, a recent study finally sheds light on how some birds visually see Earth’s magnetic field. Birds use Earth’s magnetic field as sort of a heads-up display to …

Earth Science

Talking to kids about money: An age-appropriate guide

<b>Question from Globe reader Bryan</b><b>:</b> Can you suggest any resources for teaching children about money?<p>Ms. Simmons works with young people to help them navigate the new economic climate with personal finance, ethical investing and small business advice.<p><i>Shannon Lee Simmons is a financial planner, author</i> …

15 documentaries on Netflix that will make you smarter about business

1/<p>'Jiro Dreams of Sushi' (2011)<p>The 2011 documentary "Jiro Dreams of Sushi" profiles Jiro Ono, a Japanese sushi chef and restaurant owner who is …

Duke University

A robot can build this $10,000 house within 12 hours — take a look inside

Building a house by hand can be both time-consuming and costly — so some homebuilders are now automating part of the construction process.<p>The homebuilding startup ICON uses a 3D-printing robot that can make parts for houses. The machine can print the walls, roof, and floor of a 650-square-foot …

17 Inspiring Quotes From Stephen Hawking

Sadly, Stephen Hawking died today at the age of 76. But his words are timeless.<p>Stephen Hawking was one of the most famous and influential scientists of our time. Sadly, this morning Hawking passed away at the age of 76 -- fully 55 years after doctors gave him just two years to live after he was …

"Tesla Ships" - AKA Massive Electric Container Ships - To Launch Later This Year

This summer Port-Liner is expected to launch its first battery-electric barges that will run between Amsterdam, Antwerp, and Rotterdam ports in …

Elon Musk is ‘optimistic’ about beating Tesla Semi specs that competitors already don’t believe possible

As we reported last week and discussed on the Electrek podcast yesterday, many people still have a difficult time wrapping their head around the Tesla Semi specs that the company announced last year.<p>But now CEO Elon Musk says that he is ‘optimistic’ they can beat those specs with the production …

Tesla

DHL exec figures Tesla Semi would pay itself off within two years

Fuel savings and reduced maintenance costs are attractive.<p>The numbers behind Tesla Inc's long-distance Semi electric trucks are close to making sense for haulers looking at a shift away from diesel that may save them tens of thousands of dollars a year, according to an executive with DHL. Jim …

Trucks

14 City Squares You Totally Have To Visit

Out of all the nice places of a touristic city, the main squares are probably the most visited ones. Lovely, medieval, mesmerizing and crowded most …

Watch SpaceX Launch the First of Its Global Internet Satellites

<i>Update: On Wednesday, SpaceX delayed its Vandenberg launch due to strong winds; the targeted launch time is now 6:17 AM Pacific on Thursday, February</i> …

Space Travel

Device provides years of power through temperature swings

Eventually, you might not need a battery or a conspicuous external power source to keep a device running for years on end. A team at MIT has created a device that produces energy by exploiting the temperature swings that occur between day and night. Known as a thermal resonator, it uses a hybrid of …

Clean Energy

55 Must-Know SEO Tricks for Business Websites (Infographic)

SEO should be a top priority for your company.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>For any business, it’s more important than ever to have an online presence -- and that goes beyond just having a website. In order to get your company out there and traffic to your website, …

13 Words You Should Never Use When Replying to a Customer

It takes a lot for a customer to be willing to interact with a company. People brush by thousands of brands—from restaurants to online tools—on a …

How to stop junk mail and save trees — and your sanity

Many people love to hate junk mail — and they have lots of different ways of quantifying their disgust. The Sightline Institute says each American receives an average of 41 pounds of junk mail per year. New York University says 5.6 million tons of junk mail end up in American landfills every year. …

Identity Theft

'Suddenly it was total mayhem': Australian inventors celebrate success of revolutionary bee hive

Three years ago, a father and son in Australia finally unveiled a device they had spent a decade inventing: a beehive that releases honey via a tap, without needing to handle the bees.<p>The pair, Stuart and Cedar Anderson, who live in the hinterland near Byron Bay in eastern Australia, an area …

Insects