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Convincing Naysayers to Adopt New Technology
Technology

Convincing Naysayers to Adopt New Technology

In delivering a business pitch about a novel invention, be sure to bolster your presentation with facts and know your audience.
Ron Patch
Ivory Tower Research and Startup Innovation Are Two Sides of a Coin
Innovation

Ivory Tower Research and Startup Innovation Are Two Sides of a Coin

Professors doing original research and entrepreneurs looking for the next great innovation have much in common.
Jake Wobbrock
More People Want to Get Shocked Than Sit in Total Stillness for 15 Minutes
Technology

More People Want to Get Shocked Than Sit in Total Stillness for 15 Minutes

With our attention spans shorter than ever, a new study found that people are willing to go to shocking lengths to avoid sitting still.
Geoff Weiss
How Do You Bring Innovation to Market?
Innovation

How Do You Bring Innovation to Market?

We asked some of the leading idea people in business to define how new products, technologies and commodities come into being.
Potential Franchisees: The Right Way to Ask 'How Much Money Can I Make?'
Franchise Opportunities

Potential Franchisees: The Right Way to Ask 'How Much Money Can I Make?'

There's a right and wrong way to ask how much money your potential franchise could earn when researching becoming a franchisee.
Joel Libava
For a Memory Boost, Ditch the Laptop and Write It Down by Hand
Memory

For a Memory Boost, Ditch the Laptop and Write It Down by Hand

Writing by hand is slower than typing, but that could be an advantage when it comes to retention and understanding, according to a new study.
Laura Entis

4 Best Practices for Making a Business Offer

Our expert says when making an offer to buy a business, it's essential to understand the seller and the business.
Ryan Himmel
3 Ways to Avoid Distractions and Be More Productive
Productivity

3 Ways to Avoid Distractions and Be More Productive

Even the briefest distraction can throw us off, a new study finds. Here are a few ways to get yourself back on track and in the 'zone.'
Laura Entis
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FDA Approves First Mind-Controlled Prosthetic Arm
Far Out Tech

FDA Approves First Mind-Controlled Prosthetic Arm

The arm allows amputees to perform once impossible tasks, like using a zipper and picking up delicate objects like grapes and eggs.
Laura Entis
Meet the Algorithm That Can Predict Your Photo's Popularity Before You Post It
Research

Meet the Algorithm That Can Predict Your Photo's Popularity Before You Post It

Researchers at MIT have created a popularity prediction algorithm for photos. Unsurprisingly, bikini photos attract more eyeballs than those featuring plungers.
Laura Entis
Can Twitter Be Used to Predict Crime?
Twitter

Can Twitter Be Used to Predict Crime?

A newly published paper says geo-tagged tweets can assist in the prediction of crime.
Wendy Frink
Angry at Work? Have a Snack.
Emotions

Angry at Work? Have a Snack.

A new study reveals that low blood pressure depletes our self-control, turning us into aggressive voodoo-stabbing versions of ourselves.
Laura Entis
Will Synthetic Biology Evolve Into the Next Hot Field?
Science

Will Synthetic Biology Evolve Into the Next Hot Field?

Five things you should know about this growing segment that aims to modify life itself.
Britt Wray
How Much Sleep Do You Really Need?
Sleep

How Much Sleep Do You Really Need?

We've all been told we need at least eight hours of sleep. But are some of us not 'built that way?' Or are we just fooling ourselves?
Laura Entis