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The next tech giants

Quantum computers are really cool — literally. The machines have to operate at temps near absolute zero (about -273 degrees Celsius) to maintain something called quantum coherence (don’t ask). As you can imagine, the costs are high, but scientists are predicting the payoff will be immense. So What Do They Do? One thing that researchers […]

How to say the right thing

We often take words for granted. But they wield incredible power. Words can get you hired (or fired), close a sale, or change your relationships. In our latest Instaread, we share six types of words that will dramatically boost the effectiveness of your communication. Cut the Filler According to marketing professor Jonah Berger, certain categories […]

Are you worried about old age?

Old age is a unique stage of life with unique — and often complicated — health considerations. Instead of stigmatizing our elders, we need to center their care and quality of life. Many healthcare systems around the world are inefficient and fragmented. How can we overcome these challenges so we can all age with dignity? […]

The Founding Father who lived for drama

The United States celebrates George Washington as its first president and the Fourth of July as the country’s birthday. You hear less about Samuel Adams, the Founding Father who fomented the American Revolution. One reason? Revolutions are messy, and the guys who get their hands dirty aren’t necessarily respectable.  Fake News Is Nothing New To […]

How to start a business in 48 hours

Noah Kagan has launched eight different businesses worth more than a million dollars. The hardest part, in his opinion? Getting started. Are you a “wantrepreneur” who is nervous about getting an idea off the ground? This Instaread is for you. Kickstart Your Business Kagan designed his concept for the Million Dollar Weekend to guide aspiring […]

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