• MOTIVATION
    Study: Marijuana Use Not Linked With Reduced Motivation

    Neither the occasional nor the heavy use of marijuana by adolescents is associated with decreased motivation, according to clinical datapublished online ahead of print in the journal Substance Use & Misuse. A team of Florida International University researchers assessed the relationship between cannabis use and motivation in 79 adolescent subjects. Participants consisted of both long-term regular consumers […]

  • PODCASTS
    The Futurama Podcast Was Way Too Much Podcast, Not Nearly Enough Futurama

    The Futurama gang reunited for a scripted radio drama taking us back to New New York for the first time in over four years. And as exciting as it was to hear Fry, Leela, Bender, and everybody else on their epic space adventures, the whole thing really doesn’t work unless you’re a freakishly major fan of podcasts. Nerdist released its […]

  • ENTREPRENEURS
    This Successful Entrepreneur Explains Why Revenue Is Not the Most Important Thing (and What Is)

    Editor’s Note: Entrepreneur’s “20 Questions” series features both established and up-and-coming entrepreneurs and asks them a number of questions about what makes them tick, their everyday success strategies and advice for aspiring founders. In science and technology there is a wide and persistent gap when it comes to who is innovating. According to recent data assembled by […]

  • Foodlink’s Julia Tedesco found motivation in not fitting in

    If you could go back in time and give yourself advice, what would you say? Dear Julia, You are 11 years old, and you have just been cast as a “hunter” in your ballet studio’s production of Peter and the Wolf. As if that isn’t humiliating enough, there are three hunters on the casting list—the small, […]

  • ENTREPRENEURS
    Americans Are Not Good Savers. These Entrepreneurs Are Helping Change That.

    Between rising costs and stagnant salaries, Americans are saving less than ever. The 2008 economic crisis is often blamed, but Americans have been saving less for quite some time now. Consumer trends and alternative credit options have convinced people that there are other ways of generating value in the short term, distracting them from the necessary habit of putting […]

  • STARTUPS
    Startups will not do pilot projects for free

    BENGALURU: As funding slows, early-stage startups are focusing on being lean and monetising their businesses quickly. Some are doing paid pilot projects — in cash flush times, they would have done such projects for free — while others are creating services businesses that can bring in money immediately to pay for their primary ventures, which […]

  • STARTUPS
    Not a minimalist? Startups will gladly store, manage and deliver your items

    If our civilization collapses and archaeologists return centuries later to excavate our ruins, what will they make of our storage facilities? Will they see these compact cubicles stuffed with old furniture and memorabilia as a testament to our prosperity? Or will they see in our compulsion to store a penchant for procrastination and hoarding? Perhaps […]

  • Women Entrepreneurs Are Not Victims of Our Choices

    I’m a huge fan of Gimlet and love their new Brooklyn-based podcast Startup. Yet, as a female tech entrepreneur (I’m the founder and CEO of Stride, a tech startup that’s self funded that my team and I have grown to 60 people in 3 years while I’ve battled cancer and raised 2 kids), a mother, […]

  • ENTREPRENEURS
    Not Every Entrepreneur Thinks You Should Quit Your Job

    Entrepreneurship is becoming increasingly popular with more people looking to start their own business. Many see entrepreneurship as acquiring professional freedom, having the ability to choose their own salaries, work on their own projects and run a business the way they want to. However, entrepreneurship is about more than just having spare money and time. In the not-so-distant past, it […]