Want To Be Productive In 2018? Make It The Year Of Outsourcing And Automation

Everyone has big plans for the new year. Unfortunately, many give up on their resolutions before the end of January. I think it’s because they don’t realize one essential fact — you don’t have to do it all on your own. In an age of outsourcing and automation, increasing productivity and accomplishing your goals should […]

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High-speed Hyperloop could be the future of travel

Can you imagine being able to travel from Toledo to Chicago in less than 30 minutes? Some local advocates believe this could be possible with Hyperloop Transportation technology. Right now, if you wanted to take a trip to the Windy City, you have to option of driving, flying or taking a train. In the future, […]

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Reforestation Drones Can Plant 100K Trees In An Hour

Sure, it’ll be great when a drone can drop off your Amazon Prime goodies or 7-Eleven snacks just minutes after you order them… but it’ll be even better when they help regrow millions of trees. That’s what U.K.-based BioCarbon Engineering has set out to do. The company has been developing a high-tech system that uses drones […]

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Eurosport to Offer Olympic Coverage in Virtual Reality

Discovery Communications’ Eurosport unit is offering coverage in Europe of the Winter Olympic Games in virtual reality for the first time. The Winter Olympics Eurosport VR app will provide more than 50 hours of live coverage, including the Opening and Closing Ceremonies. Sports available live in VR include alpine skiing, Curling, figure skating, ice hockey, short track, […]

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Drake’s $90 Million-Plus Business Lessons On How To Top The Charts — Yet Again

Drake is returning to the top of the charts with a new single and an album set to follow. The Canadian rapper’s song “God’s Plan,” which arrived unexpectedly with minimal promotion, is now at No. 1 in both the U.S. and U.K. in its debut week. Drake’s critical and commercial kudos is explained by his music, […]

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Investment Fund Moves to Capitalize on Ethereum Ecosystem

One of Canada’s largest investment funds is hoping to leverage the ethereum ecosystem through a new venture. Ethereum Capital, a recently incorporated entity formed primarily by Canadian investment group OMERS, is raising $50 million and preparing for a reverse-takeover procedure. When the funding round is completed on Feb. 16, the company will invest the funds […]

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Good News, Doodlers! Psychologists Say Adult Coloring Books Actually Do Lower Stress

Adult coloring books have, over the past two years, become one of the biggest sales phenomena to hit the modern publishing industry. Approximately 12 million adult coloring books sold in the US in 2015, boosting the sale of adult nonfiction by 6.6 percent and causing a global colored-pencil shortage. Many attribute the trend to the purported […]

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New ‘Passion of the Christ’ will be ‘the biggest film in history,’ Jim Caviezel promises

In the following interview, reprinted with the permission of the Polish publication Polityce, “Passion of the Christ” actor Jim Caviezel shares how his faith, the Blessed Mother and Pope Saint John Paul II have inspired him. Caviezel says he looks forward to the possibility of working with Mel Gibson again, to have the chance to […]

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Child development experts urge Facebook to pull Messenger Kids app

More than 110 child-health advocates have called on Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg to pull the firm’s Messenger Kids app aimed at under 13s, warning of the dangers of social media for children. In an open letter led by the Boston-based Campaign for Commercial-Free Childhood, signed by doctors, educators and child health experts including baroness Susan Greenfield, warn that “younger […]

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Gary Vaynerchuk Explains the Difference Between Entrepreneurs and Wantrepreneurs

My latest book Crushing It! explores which social media platform you should select to create a pillar of content that supports your business, but even a well-designed pillar will fall if it isn’t set in a solid base. What usually hamstrings entre­preneurs isn’t merely the mistakes they make when executing their vision, but the mistakes they make […]

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