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11 ways smart people deal with uncertainty

Our brains are hardwired to make much of modern life difficult. This is especially true when it comes to dealing with uncertainty. On the bright …

Self-improvement

9 Podcasts That Make Me Look Forward to My Morning Commute

I love starting my day with a 30-minute commute by foot, partially because it gets my blood flowing and partially because it gives me time to listen to podcasts. While some podcasts should be reserved for longer periods of time (looking at you, <b>Anna Faris Is Unqualified</b>'s two-hour-long episodes), …

See How A Total Tesla Solar Ecosystem Gets Installed

<b>Including three Powerwalls and vehicle chargers!</b>If you’re excited about electric vehicles, then there’s a strong chance you also like the idea of …

Tesla

Best ‘brainy’ books of this decade

1. Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race<br>Reni Eddo-Lodge<p>In recent years, we’ve read excellent nonfiction on race in the US, courtesy of writers such as Ta-Nehisi Coates, Claudia Rankine and Jesmyn Ward. Reni Eddo-Lodge’s superbly accessible book was a great addition to the British …

Books

This Is The Most Important Ingredient Of A Lasting Relationship

When researchers from the University of Virginia asked 3,000 men and women what the most important quality in marriage is in 2006, they were …

Self-esteem

Pitch Deck Template: Exactly What To Include

What exactly do startup entrepreneurs need to include in a pitch deck that leads to a successful fundraising round?<p>Throwing together a dozen slides with a couple of bullet points in exchange for landing millions of dollars in startup capital may not sound that challenging. Yet, with thousands of …

Investing

Every Marketing Tool You Need to Know in 2018

StartupStockPhotos / PixabayEvery marketer needs the right tools in order to succeed in running marketing campaigns.Good tools make your life easier, …

Marketing

How Fortune's 40 Under 40 Gets Stuff Done

There are many words you could use to describe various members of <i>F</i><i>ortune</i>’s 2018 40 Under 40 class. “Slacker” is not one of them.<p>Whether they’re …

This photographer captured what lurks beneath Europe's biggest tourist attractions — and the photos are incredible

Every year, millions of people visit the same places in Europe.<p>London, Paris, Naples — as a tourist, you may think you've seen it all.<p>Yet so few see what lurks beneath the surface of these great cities.<p>That's why London-based photographer Tomas Sentpetery went down, instead of up, to capture new …

England

21 Books Highly Recommended by Successful Executives

Looking for a good title to pick up? Here's where to start.<p>Whether you like to listen to audiobooks during your commute or spend your free time gaining new perspectives within the pages of hard copy, voracious readers are always looking for something good to consume. Here are nearly two dozen ideas …

Pest Control

515 Travel Experts (Including Me) Choose The World's 50 Best Journeys: Do You Agree?

What resulted is a collection of the top 50 trips every traveler can aspire to in their lifetime, a guide to diverse and dynamic adventures and activities in some of the most stunning and culturally-rich lands on the planet.<p>As you read, you’ll be tempted to experience massive icebergs in …

National Parks

Amazing solar panel device that could change the world goes open source

When you picture solar power, you might think of the enormous Ivanpah solar power plant in California (the largest in the world) or huge tracts of …

10 Free Powerpoint Templates for Creatives

Creating a visually attractive presentation to help you pitch your idea, team, or business to potential business partners, investors, or clients is …

Why Aren't You Watching These Netflix Hidden Gems Yet?

Remember the feeling of flipping through channels aimlessly, and not landing on anything interesting enough to stop scrolling? Two hundred channels, …

The 12 Best Subreddits for All-Day Binge Reading

From retail worker horror stories to GIFs you can't stop watching.<p>If you’re looking for a way to unwind and laugh at strangers on the internet, …

10 Must-Read Books for Entrepreneurial Graduates

Take command of your success with these essential reads.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>A new class of graduates are entering the workforce, and many are doing it on their own terms. Unlike previous generations, a large percentage of this "internet generation" are …

Entrepreneurship

The counterintuitive tricks to asking better questions, according to Harvard research

Having the ability to ask a question appears to be a uniquely human trait, one that saves us time and energy as we gather resources and information. It also allows us to develop empathy for others and create bonds of trust, even among strangers. Indeed, people who ask more questions are seen as …

Framing

How to build your own power grid

Power grids all over the planet suffer the same vulnerability: Centralization.<p>One station down means millions lose power. But the answer to this …

How This Pitch Deck Raised $66 Million in VC Funding

Find out what investors are looking for and why this deck worked.<p>Sixty-six million dollars.<p>Armed with a 25-slide presentation, 28-year-old CEO Mathilde Collin earned her company, Front, $66 million in Series B funding.<p>She pitched to 11 investors over five days, and walked away with 10 investment …

The UDOO BOLT is a powerful computer on a tiny board

When we last met UDOO, the team was building a powerful Raspberry Pi-based DIY board with a bunch of impressive features, including more ports and a better processor. Now the team behind the first units has released the UDOO BOLT, a DIY board that can run “AAA games” thanks to a built-in AMD Ryzen …

Best Pitch Decks: The Early Stage Pitch Decks Of The Hottest Funded Startups

What does it take to create a winning pitch deck that gets your startup funded?<p>Whether you are still at seed stage, or are preparing for a follow up series of funding, a lot of your success is riding on a few slides. Not long ago I covered the pitch deck template that was created by Silicon Valley …

Startups

How to Win Every Argument

In his 1936 work <i>How to Win Friends and Influence People</i>, now one of the bestselling books of all time, Dale Carnegie wrote: “I have come to the …

Mondly uses speech recognition to fast-track your language learning

popsci shop<p>Get lifetime access for only $39.99.<p>Learning a new language can seem pretty daunting when your inch-thick textbook arrives in the mail. Thankfully, there is a smarter way to learn. Mondly is a highly-rated app that helps you master grammar and pick up vocabulary through fun mini-games. …

This crash course in machine learning could be your ticket to a new career

Machine learning is a close cousin to AI, wherein computers can progressively improve they way they perform certain tasks just by analyzing data and …

Here Are Free AI Learning Resources For Beginners

Image Source: BaiduGiven how artificial intelligence is a buzzing topic, it has sparked a slew of beginner-friendly introductory resources that clear …

The Top 5 Career Books To Read In 2018

Our careers are constantly in flux.<p>You might be searching for a job, starting one, leaving one, loving one, hating one—and perhaps many of those at the same time. After all, we spend most of our lives at work.<p>But how much energy do we spend actively trying to <i>improve</i> our time at work?<p>Whether it’s …

Where 3 Million Electric Vehicle Batteries Will Go When They Retire

The first batches of batteries from electric and hybrid vehicles are hitting retirement age, yet they aren’t bound for landfills. Instead, they’ll …

How Cities Are Getting Smart Using Artificial Intelligence

Spending on smart cities technology will be about $80 billion, perhaps $135 billion by 2021, according to a new report. These investments will make spread opportunity and make cities more convenient and sustainable. But they come with new complex challenges. In an interview with China Global …

40 Summer Journaling Prompts that Will Take Your Mind Off Things

<i>“Please read my journal,<br>look through my things<br>and figure me out.”<br>― Kurt Cobain</i>Don’t just think outside the box this summer…Think like there is no …

7 most important mindsets that will set you up for long-term success

Your life is your creation. You have most things you need to shape it and make it incredible. It's not something that happens to you — unless you …