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15 paradoxes that will make your head explode

"I know one thing," Socrates famously said. "That I know nothing."<p>It's a crucial insight from one of the founders of Western philosophy: You should …

June 2015

4 ways the new overtime rules may affect your paycheck

In the coming months, millions of employees around the country could learn that they will become newly eligible for overtime pay due to a change in federal rules.<p>Everyone's first assumption is that the rule change will mean bigger paychecks. But that may not be how it plays out for some or even …

U.S. Chamber of Commerce

When You Shouldn't Follow Your Heart

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I’m 17 and sitting in my high school guidance counsellor’s office. She’s asking me what I want to do with my life and I have no idea.<p>“What are you really passionate about,” she asks. Awkward silence. What I want to say is playing computer …


Photographs Capture the Worldwide Phenomenon Known as ‘Dark Tourism’

For <i>I Was Here</i>, Paris-based photographer Ambroise Tézenas delves the practice of grief tourism (or dark tourism), a global phenomenon whereby …

Long-Range Iris Scanning Is Here

An engineering professor at Carnegie Mellon says he’s invented technology that can identify someone from across the room with the precision of a fingerprint.<p>An officer pulls someone over on the side of the highway. The cop sits in the car a moment, runs the plates—they’re fine—and gets out of the …

Carnegie Mellon University

Lake Blackshear Docks

The Canyon is Grand

10 Warning Signs You’re Chronically Dehydrated Without Knowing It

Dehydration is simply when your body does not have as much water and fluids as it should. Water makes up 60-80% of our entire body mass, so it makes …

The Only 12 Exercises You Need To Get In Shape

Learn these moves and you'll never need to pay for a gym membership again.

A Passion for Now: How 10 Minutes Will Improve Your Work and Your Life

It can be difficult to slow down and focus on the present moment, but more companies are making it a priority for their employees. Here's why you should too.<p>There's only one thing that we all have in common: No matter our social status, job, emotional state, or geographical location, we are all …