The Richest Entrepreneurs Say You Need to Write Better

The secret to becoming a better business person is to become a better writer. That’s what one of the most powerful businessmen in America...
Sam Parr • November 10, 2015

This Guy Started a Nationwide Brand From His Kitchen

“I was completely freaking out. We literally found ourselves with 20,000 pounds of awful product… It was just turning into pasta mush.” 24-year-old Brian Rudolph...
Breena Kerr • November 10, 2015

Meet the Free Help Guy, the Internet's Answer to Batman

When you hear about The Free Help Guy, you wonder what the catch is. He’s hosted a wedding reception for strangers, sourced women to talk...
Breena Kerr • November 9, 2015

What People Said About Snapchat When It Was Just a Startup

With over 100 million daily users across the globe, Snapchat’s a social media juggernaut… but once they were dismissed as a sexting app with...
Zara Stone • November 6, 2015

Nootropics: Can a Smart Pill Increase Your Focus and Intelligence? Let's Find Out

Drugs? Enhanced cognitive ability? Legal? I was intrigued from the get-go. A few weeks back, a friend told me about the growing world of...
Josh • November 5, 2015

Why Going Back to a Flip Phone Will Make You a Happier and More Successful Person

*Disclaimer: you will have to accept being called a hipster on occasion. “I need a new phone,” I say, drinking a scotch with Patrick, a...
JD • November 4, 2015

Part 2: 10 Amazing Entrepreneurs Who Had Accomplished Nothing By Age 30

There’s a myth that you need to be a teenage prodigy to start and run a successful startup. However, as we showed last week,...
Sam Parr • November 3, 2015

The 20 Best Silicon Valley Inspired Halloween Costumes From 2015

Halloween might be over, but that doesn’t mean we can’t enjoy the ridiculous costumes for another month. We spotted a lot of Silicon Valley...
Breena Kerr • November 3, 2015

The "Grow Your Own Marijuana at Home" Industry Is Booming

Getting high is not what it used to be. Gone are the days of illicitly coughing up your lungs behind the garage. Today’s cannabis...
Zara Stone • November 3, 2015

The Most Successful People Are a Double Threat (or More)

If you’ve ever complained about “not having a good enough job” or “not making enough money” then pay attention, because I’m about to blow...
Neville • November 2, 2015

How 9 Entrepreneurs Hack Their Morning Routine

When your alarm buzzes, do you immediately roll over and check your email? According to Tim Ferriss, you just utterly f*cked your day up. But everyone’s...
Breena Kerr • October 30, 2015

YouTube Celeb Casey Neistat: Legacy Media Companies Are Utterly F*cked

Legacy media companies are dying. Fast. If you need proof, other than the fact that TV ratings are down across the board and well known...
Sam Parr • October 29, 2015

How One 17-Year-Old Coded a #1 App and Got Hired by Facebook

You don’t have to be a teenage prodigy to pry your way into Mark Zuckerberg’s nerdy, Autistic-spectrum heart, but it certainly helps. Michael Sayman, one...
Breena Kerr • October 29, 2015

Part 2: Proof That Your Favorite Startup Started Out Awful

Some of you couldn’t believe just how bad your favorite websites looked when they started out when we published Proof That Your Favorite Startup...
Breena Kerr • October 28, 2015

When Getting High Is in Your Job Description

E veryone who worked at the cannabis dispensary was excited to tell me about their toilets. And the weed too, obviously, but the enthusiasm about their...
Zara Stone • October 27, 2015

10 Amazing Entrepreneurs Who Had Accomplished Nothing By Age 30

There’s a rumor that Paul Graham, the founder of the world’s most successful incubator, once invested in someone because he looked like Mark Zuckerberg....
Sam Parr • October 27, 2015

Depression Among Entrepreneurs is an Epidemic Nobody is Talking About

How many times have you said “I’m fine” in the last week? A lot. But why? It says nothing about what’s really going on. In fact,...
Breena Kerr • October 26, 2015

Inside the Amazing Dog Selfie Business

Getting a great pup selfie frustrates every dog owner I know. A good dog selfie is Instagram gold, but dogs are worse than babies at...
Zara Stone • October 22, 2015

How Two Women Turned a Joke Into a Business That Sells Men

“At one party the women made me get on my hands and knees like a dog and circled all around me. They told me...
Breena Kerr • October 20, 2015

How Two Women Turned a Joke Into a Business That Sells Men

“At one party the women made me get on my hands and knees like a dog and circled all around me. They told me...
Breena Kerr • October 20, 2015

The Coverage of Theranos is Utter Bullshit

Elizabeth Holmes has been thrust into the spotlight as the scapegoat for all that is wrong with Silicon Valley. But I find the media...
Sam Parr • October 20, 2015

You Can Make a Lot of Money Scaring People For a Living

“I once gave a woman a heart attack.” Iran Carranza, 29, smiles as he tells me this. He’s about six foot tall, with broad arms;...
Zara Stone • October 19, 2015

How a 32-Year-Old Became CEO of Burger King

In 2013, Burger King announced that Daniel Schwartz, a 32-year-old Cornell graduate, was going to take over as CEO, complete with an annual salary...
Disco • October 16, 2015

5 Subliminal Sex Messages Hidden In Ads

Sex sells. That’s why advertisers use it. But they don’t always let you know when they’re using it. Sometimes they hide it so it’s working...
Sam Parr • October 15, 2015

“I spent nearly 15 years in banking. Here are my 10 best pieces of advice about money.”

Last week Nick Clements, 15 year banking vet and cofounder of MagnifyMoney, told Business Insider the 10 best pieces of advice he ever received...
Sam Parr • October 15, 2015

How to Professionally Bullshit Your Way to Success

My first business pitch totally sucked. I had worked as a tour guide in Europe and I wanted to set up my own tour company....
Breena Kerr • October 15, 2015

Proof That Your Favorite Startup Started Out Awful

The evolution of websites A look at how the most popular startups have changed since they started We often believe that the things we think are...
Sam Parr • October 12, 2015

What People Were Saying About Uber When It Was Just a Startup

Before Uber was valued at $51 billion this July, they were considered another scrappy startup that might fail at any moment. We have conflicting feelings...
Zara Stone • October 9, 2015

The simple, but surprising reason why iPhone owners can accept calls two different ways

My fellow iPhone users: Have you noticed that when you get a call you can sometimes swipe to answer, while other times you’re given...
The Hustle • October 7, 2015

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