• QUOTES
    7 Weirdest Elon Musk Quotes of the Week

    Elon Musk has had a big week. He’s launched the world’s most powerful rocket into space, given investors an update on his electric car company, and charted a course for the future of autonomous vehicles. It’s safe to say the Tesla and SpaceXCEO has been feeling the pressure, and so he’s been letting his weirder side shine through in […]

  • PODCASTS
    5 podcasts to listen to this February

    DAVE KLEINSCHMIDT/FLICKR CREATIVE COMMONS Each month the KPCC podcast team will be sharing what they’re listening to that month. Remember the staff picks section at the indie video store you used to love? This is like that, but for podcasts! This month we’ll be launching our first investigative podcast, “Repeat.” Here are some things to listen to […]

  • PODCASTS
    It’s All In Your Head: The One-Way Intimacy Of Podcast Listening

    Earbud Nation: Your favorite podcast hosts can seem like open books — but to them, you’re a blank slate. smartboy10/Getty Images I fell in love this week. Happens more often than you might think. But the fact that it’s happened before, and will happen again, doesn’t mean this latest infatuation is any less passionate, abiding, […]

  • PODCASTS
    Why are Podcasts becoming so popular?

    With NPR pulling in tens of millions of dedicated U.S. listeners and hundreds of millions of listeners worldwide, what is appealing about podcasts? A few members of the University were polled, and the most common answers were selectable field of interest, specific guests/hosts and comedic value. One problem with television news which podcasts do not […]

  • ENTREPRENEURS
    Four Considerations Before Obtaining a Business Acquisition Loan

    Aspiring entrepreneurs have two options when they decide to pursue the American Dream of business ownership: start one from scratch or purchase an existing business. Many companies start with an entrepreneur’s great idea, such as Uber, the app that connects people looking for rides with independent contractor drivers who often charge lower rates than traditional yellow […]

  • ENTREPRENEURS
    20 Important LinkedIn Groups for Business

    If you want to connect with small business professionals like yourself, then one way to do it is by visiting LinkedIn Groups. They provide both resources and connections, but there is just one problem – there are so many of them. Just type “small business” into the LinkedIn search engine, and you will see how popular the […]

  • ENTREPRENEURS
    Intuit’s Small Business Movie Shows the Power of Tech and AI for Every Small Business

    I’ve started four companies and sold one. Starting and growing a business is challenging and hard. We entrepreneurs spend late nights pouring over paperwork, spend days working on client projects and spend weekends catching up and getting ready for the coming week. Intuit’s powered millions of businesses with its legendary Quickbooks software to manage business […]

  • LIFE
    Why Is It So Hard to Leave the Narcissist in Your Life?

    Source: Jess Watters/Pexels I am seeing more and more people in my office who tell me some version of the following story: I used to be a really confident and mentally healthy person. I had a good job, lots of friends, and I was happy most of the time.  Now I am a total wreck. I can’t […]

  • LIFE
    DOES TITAN’S HYDROCARBON SOUP HOLD A RECIPE FOR LIFE?

    This image shows Titan in ultraviolet and infrared wavelengths. Red and green colors indicate where atmospheric methane is absorbing light, while the blue color shows the upper atmospheric haze. Image credit: NASA/JPL/Space Science Institute. NASA researchers have confirmed the existence in Titan’s atmosphere of vinyl cyanide, which is an organic compound that could potentially provide […]

  • LIFE
    Four Ways To Train Your Brain To Empower Your Life

    Shutterstock I remember going to my first nine-day silent meditation retreat eight years ago when I was living in Perth, Australia. I was nervous beforehand because I couldn’t imagine being silent for that long. I worried about “imagined” tragedies and events that I would miss out on and wondered if the world would be ok […]