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How To Rank Number One On Google

Every business and website owner dreams of ranking number one on Google. The reasons are clear: reaching that top spot (or even one of the top three spots) would mean increased traffic to your site, visibility and the potential for sales to catapult your business ahead of the …

Home Improvement

A Fairytale Kingdom Faces Real-Life Troubles

On the border of Estonia and Russia, the Setos struggle to create a modern identity from ancient beliefs<p>On two sides of a disputed border lies a kingdom. It is young in age and ancient in beliefs, forged from the chaos of the Soviet Union’s collapse.<p>The people of this kingdom are the Setos, an …

Foreign Policy

Why Woodpeckers Don't Get Headaches

The birds have some clever adaptations to keep their noggins safe.<p>During election season, everyone can relate to woodpeckers: We all feel like banging our heads against the wall.<p>The birds handle it better, though, so Weird Animal Question of the Week was pleased to look into Derek Halas’s question: …

Birds

How I Made It: Billionaire's right-hand man Chris Hollod on becoming a big fish in a big pond

<b>The gig:</b> Chris Hollod, 33, is venture capital partner at billionaire Ron Burkle's private equity firm Yucaipa Cos. They've traveled together for the last five years, with Hollod as the frontman on evaluating thousands of start-up investment opportunities.<p>Hollod oversees Inevitable Ventures, backed …

Hip-hop Music

5 Dividend Stocks to Buy in November

Looking for cold hard cash? These five companies are paying big dividends. Image source: Getty Images.<p>It's a poorly kept secret that dividends are a large driver of stock market returns. Over the past 25 years, the S&P 500 index has provided investors with a nearly 450% return. However, if …

15+ Stunning Satellite Photos That Will Change How You See Our World

Photographer Benjamin Grant has set off on a mission to change the way we see our planet with his stunning photo project - Daily Overview.<p>Every …

Unsealing of Christ's Reputed Tomb Turns Up New Revelations

JERUSALEM<p>For just 60 hours, researchers had the opportunity to examine the holiest site in Christianity. Here's what they found.<p>Researchers have continued their investigation into the site where the body of Jesus Christ is traditionally believed to have been buried, and their preliminary findings …

Archaeology

3D-Printed Hyperelastic Bone Is Like Duct Tape For Bone Surgeons

Growing new bone where none existed before has never been easier.<p>Hyperelastic bone is a new artificial biomaterial that can be 3D-printed and implanted into the body, where it will eventually be replaced by real bone. It’s flexible and has a shelf-life of around a year, but even better it’s dead …

10 Success lessons from Napoleon Hill – “Rich Man, Poor Man” for entrepreneurs

Share119<p>Tweet<p>Share231<p>+17<p>Shares 357<p>Napoleon Hill was an American author in the area of the new thought movement who was one of the earliest producers …

Forests in southern states are disappearing to supply Europe with energy

In the past 60 years, the southern U.S. lost 33 million acres of forests even though biomass is not carbon neutral<p><i>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.</i><p>Hurricane Matthew and the aftermath of devastating flooding across the Carolinas has been a dramatic example of the costs our communities …

Hey Mr. Green! Should I Cut Down Trees For Solar Panels?

<b>Q: We're considering a rooftop solar system, but we'd probably have to remove eight tall oak trees to get sun. Would it be worth the environmental</b> …

27 money experts share their best investing advice

When it comes to investing, even the most seasoned investor had to start somewhere. If you're just getting started with your first investment, you might have some questions and even a little apprehension.<p>Have you ever wondered how experienced investors got their start? Fortunately, we've asked that …

Paris climate deal to ignite a $90 trillion energy revolution

The old fossil order is on borrowed time as China and even India join the drive for dramatic cuts in CO2 emissions<p>The fossil fuel industry has taken a very cavalier bet that China, India and the developing world will continue to block any serious effort to curb greenhouse emissions, and that there …

Climate

South Africa vs New Zealand, head-to-head player ratings for World Cup semi-final - Telegraph

The terrifying moment a huge great white shark appears out of nowhere to aggressively chase a screaming diver - and stalks him to the surface

• <b>Johan Potgieter was startled by a great white who was within arm's reach</b>• <b><br>He prodded the huge shark with his speargun twice to scare it away</b>• <b><br>The great</b> …

20 successful entrepreneurs share the most important lesson they learned in their 20s

Mistakes are unavoidable, but the truly successful learn from these setbacks and move on all the wiser.<p>We asked entrepreneurs, including a few "Shark Tank" investors and the cofounders of popular retailer Warby Parker, to share the most important lesson they learned in their 20s.<p>Here's what they …

Entrepreneurship

9 stupid mistakes entrepreneurs make, according to a guy who started 20 businesses and failed at 17 of them

<b>A) IGNORING THE "SIX MONTH RULE"</b><p>I was on the board of a business where we all got the financials for that month and realized that the company had six months of cash in the bank.<p>I called the CEO. He said, "no problem. We have six months. I'll raise money a long time before then and we have some big …

This insane 40-foot tall 3D printer could help solve the global housing crisis

World's Advanced Saving Project (WASP), which is a company that builds 3D printers, has created a 40 foot tall, 20 foot wide printer that uses locally sourced, eco-friendly materials like clay or dirt to construct low-cost houses.<p>The massive machine basically consists of a metal frame with a nozzle …

10 ways to implement your great business idea

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p><b>1. Look for pain points, don’t wait for the ‘Eureka’ moment</b><p>A sustainable business should generate out of a pain point, which in other words, is an …

5 Steps to Designing a Billion-Dollar Company | Inc.com

<i>This is a guest post by Applico director of operations Patrick Stewart. Follow Patrick on Twitter @palpatrick.</i><p><b>Question</b>: What do Airbnb, Snapchat, and Uber all have in common (besides multibillion-dollar valuations)?<p><b>Answer</b>: None of these startups directly create the value that end users consume. …

Design

Everest Revealed Photo Gallery by Renan Ozturk

See recent pictures of the Everest experience and Sherpa culture by filmmaker and climber Renan Ozturk.

Mountaineering

A 20-something sold his first company for $80 million in 370 days — now he's raising $11 million for his new startup

Jared Hecht sold his first company, GroupMe, 370 days after it launched for about $80 million. GroupMe, a group text-messaging app, was acquired by Skype in 2011.<p>Hecht and his cofounder, Steve Martocci, left Skype in 2013. Both are working on new startups and, while they aren't business partners …

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Cannabis

How Elizabeth Holmes' Billion-Dollar Drug Company, Theranos, Won by Playing the Long Game | Inc.com

Steve Jobs had massive ambition, but Holmes's is arguably larger. While revolutionizing consumer technology is formidable, Holmes believes her company will actually save lives. Her diagnostic lab test upstart is aiming to disrupt a $75 billion industry, and to help grow it by another $125 billion. …

Genetic Engineering

The 3 Most Valuable Characteristics of Great Entrepreneurs | Inc.com

Soon after my friend Tod Sacerdoti sold his startup BrightRoll to Yahoo for $640 million (it's awesome when great things happen to great people), he shared that a major contributor to his company's success was its lack of resources. “Since it was difficult for us to raise venture capital in our …

Photographs of the Underwater Telecommunication Cables Tapped by the NSA

Trevor Paglen took a literal deep dive into government surveillance for his latest project.<p><i>This article appears in the September Issue of VICE</i><p>When I met the artist Trevor Paglen to talk about the surveillance state, I found him crouched in the back of a metal bar called Rasputin. He was in Istanbul …

10 Reasons Why You Should Start Your Own Business Today

Are you thinking of quitting your job and starting your own thing but not sure if it’s the right decision?<p>Are you scared of failing? of going broke? …

Motivation

Here Are The Best Apps For People With Too Much To Do

While some still insist on sticking with pencil and paper to keep track of their daily tasks, many harried professionals are turning to productivity apps to help manage everything from huge projects and deadlines to the little things they need to get done.<p>Productivity apps are in huge demand; …

Apps

Drones hunt illegal logging in Amazon rain forests

Drones have seen a lot of bad press and idiotic hype that has slowed their acceptance by regulators and the public. But let's not forget that they perform valuable services like search and rescue and inspection that can't be done any other way. A great example of that is work being done by the …

Forests

4 Reasons Why You'll Never Be a Millionaire, and How You Can Change That

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Relaxing vacations on the French Riviera, huge donations to your favorite charity and an early retirement. These are the kinds of things people think of when they hear the word “millionaire.”<p>It’s unlikely you’ll ever experience that. …