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Bitcoin crashes to below $6,000 - but you can still make money from it

Ten years ago Bitcoin didn't exist. Five years ago they cost $12 each. 12 months ago they were almost $1,000 and just six weeks ago they were worth …

Cryptocurrency

The fastest way to being a better, more successful leader is a simple habit most people overlook

Improving as a leader has enormous benefits to the people you lead and your own career. While most people know this, there continues to be a major gap in knowledge and execution.<p>Even with thousands of new leadership books on Amazon, creative wrappers on time-tested leadership principles, or blogs …

10 books '4-Hour Work Week' author Tim Ferriss thinks everyone should read

Tim Ferriss, the productivity expert, author and inspirational speaker, is an avid reader, and has highlighted many books on his show and through his blog, seeking to share some of the same wisdom that inspires him.<p>From self-help to science fiction, there is something for everyone, and these 10 …

How to Launch a Product Without Starting a Business

Harnessing the power of open innovation to bring your ideas to market.<p>There has never been a better time to pursue a product idea.<p>I really believe that.<p>You don't have to drain your savings account or quit your day job to get a concept off the ground. You don't need co-founders, investors, or even …

Innovation

The ex-Tesla engineer who created an FDA-compliant hangover cure made $1 million in 3 months and was almost thrown out of the country by Trump's immigration rules

Imagine accidentally creating a startup that makes a cure for hangovers. The startup turns out to be so successful, raking in $1 million in three months, that you need to quit your high-paying job at Tesla, only to then find yourself nearly kicked out of the country by the Trump administration …

The 7 top places to own a home in America — if you’re not rich

Want to buy a home but feel shut out by high prices? With the average home in the U.S. costing around $200,000, saving up for the typical 20% down …

Real Estate

Here's the exact email you can use to get a meeting with anyone, no matter how successful or intimidating

In reality, however, it can be hard to get busy, successful people on the phone, much less sitting across from you in a cafe.<p>In a post on his website, I Will Teach You to Be Rich, GrowthLab CEO Ramit Sethi says that your initial email is crucial to getting a meeting — and he'll tell you exactly …

How to Build a Startup Business From Scratch in 2017

You don't need to be rich to build your first business.<p>3 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I'm often asked about how I started as an entrepreneur, and I normally say it's easy. I say this to be encouraging -- the idea of starting an online business scares a lot of …

Small Business

Free resources for learning full stack web development

When getting started with new technologies and languages, it can be a bit daunting having to sift through all of the options for education resources. …

Programming

You’re Still Modeling Growth Incorrectly

Noah Kagan Contributor<p>Noah Kagan is the Chief Sumo at SumoMe.com.<p>When I first got the job running marketing at Mint, founder and CEO Aaron Patzer told me that we had to get Mint to 100,000 users within six months of launching.<p>The number itself didn’t intimidate me: Before Mint, I had been Facebook …

Social Media Marketing

Scientists extend the lifespan of mice by up to 35 percent

Would you like to live 35 percent longer? Apparently the trick is removing worn-out "senescent' cells that have a degenerative affect on your body. "Cellular senescence is a biological mechanism that functions as an 'emergency brake' used by damaged cells to stop dividing," says Jan van Deursen, …

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5 Social Networking Sites You Should Know (But Probably Don't)

Social media can blow up your sales pipeline, but how can you reach real human beings with your message? Here are five strategies to get more bang for your social media bucks.<p>I hear a lot of people talking about "social" in corporate environments. To many, that means tweeting that their company has …

Social Media

How to Get a ‘Yes’ From a Venture Capitalist

<i>This article is part of</i> Tools of the Trade<i>, a weekly series in which a variety of experts share actionable tips for achieving fast and effective</i> …

Here's How Acura Turned the NSX Into a GT3 Race Car

The NSX GT3 is a radical departure from the hybrid, all-wheel-drive street car, but they share more than a few parts.<p>Acura makes a big deal of the NSX's hybrid all-wheel-drive system, but for its new GT3 race car, the automaker abandoned all that for some old-school, rear-drive goodness. That said, …

NSX

Going online at an Airbnb? Be careful with the WiFi

When staying at a stranger's private home rental on Airbnb, be on high alert when connecting your computer or smartphone to the home's WiFi internet connection.<p>It could be infected by a past guest.<p>That's the advice from Jeremy Galloway, a computer security researcher who highlighted the dangers …

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Human Population Growth and Extinction

Get the latest on our work for biodiversity and learn how to help in our free weekly e-newsletter.<p><b>+</b> <b>PUBLICATIONS</b><p><b>+</b> <b>RELATED CAMPAIGNS</b><p><b>+</b> <b>MEDIA</b><p>We’re in the …

The secret to how startups like Uber raise billions: Saudi Arabia, China and Singapore

Just when you thought the startup market can't possibly get any crazier, Uber goes and raises another $3.5 billion in funding.<p>That jaw-dropping …

Fortune 500 CEO: The One Quality Every Leader Must Have

<i>The Fortune 500 Insiders Network is an online community where top executives from the Fortune 500 share ideas and offer leadership advice with</i> …

Startup Lessons From a First-Time Entrepreneur Who Raised $25 Million

Entrepreneurs have a tendency to paint past failures as necessary steps toward their inevitable success. In many a Silicon Valley narrative, each …

The Acura NSX Is Back

I’m ripping around the Thermal Club raceway outside Palm Springs, California, in the new 2017 Acura NSX supercar. The long-delayed machine has been …

NSX

2017 Nissan GT-R: An Aging Godzilla Gets a New Nose and 565 hp

Godzilla's second facelift adds 20 horsepower and a slew of subtle body changes.<p>The Nissan GT-R has been around since 2008, with a subtle update in 2011. It's still a joy to drive, but frankly, it's getting a little long in the tooth. With an all-new replacement reportedly delayed until 2020, …

Nissan GT-R

The 2017 Nissan GT-R is a more civilized, more powerful Godzilla

Speaking of more comfortable seats, Nissan is upping the GT-R’s selling point as a viable touring car across the board. The new model is said to be quieter — you’ll still get a roar out of that engine, I suspect, but the mechanical sounds of the drivetrain have been tamped thanks to new sound …

Nissan GT-R

When Venture Capitalists Meet You, This is What They’re Looking For

Defensive founders, I've found, always fail.<p><i>What are the key attributes you look for in a startup when funding it? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Ben Parr, author of Captivology, venture</b> …

Venture Capital

This Startup Is Making It Incredibly Easy to Start a Business

Silicon Valley payments upstart Stripe said Wednesday it is debuting a new program, called Atlas, to help more entrepreneurs be able to set up U.S. …

Startups

SunPower Breaks World Record for Efficient Solar Panels

Solar giant SunPower announced on Monday that it can now make a solar panel that can convert 22.8% of the sunlight that hits it into electricity. …

Half the price in half the time: solar storage innovation harnesses new energy frontier

Brisbane company Redback Technologies, backed by researchers from the University of Queensland, says it has cracked the formula for the most cost-effective solar storage system on the Australian market<p>If Tesla’s Powerwall is the “Lamborghini” of the solar storage industry, a small Brisbane company …

Clean Energy