If you have ever been curious about what would happen if bullets were made of diamond, the question “Terminal Ballistics: How much damage would a diamond bullet do in comparison with a normal bullet?” was recently answered on Quora. The top answer was provided by computer engineer and Gemologist Institute of America graduate Fares Alahmar.
Many may commonly know that diamonds are one of the hardest naturally occurring materials on the planet, but what they don’t know is that hardness is not the same as toughness and that bullets are most effective the more dense they are.
How do you get CEOs and Presidents of billion dollar corporations to respond to your emails when you are a struggling 21-year-old entrepreneur? It really boils down to asking for one specific thing.
Quora user and now-CEO of Avanoo, Daniel L. Jacobs, responded to the question “How can I schedule a phone call with a billionaire?” As a 21-year-old entrepreneur with no contacts or money who’s new to Silicon Valley, he managed to get responses from the President of Morgan Stanley, the President of NBC, the CMO of Coca Cola and many more. Here’s how he did it:
Editor’s Note: An anonymous Quora user posted the question “Will I become a billionaire if I am determined to be one and put in all the necessary work required?” The most upvoted answer was provided by Justine Musk.
Earlier this month, the following question was posed on Quora: “How can I be as great as Bill Gates, Steve Jobs, Elon Musk, Richard Branson?” Elon Musk’s first ex-wife, author Justine Musk, decided to give her input.
Justine and Elon Musk married in 2000, before he became the innovative billionaire entrepreneur we know today. Since their divorce in 2008, she has become an accomplished author with a pretty good idea of what it’s like to climb to the top and really change the world while also being a parent to five children. They may not be together now, but the saying “Behind every successful man, there is a strong, wise and hardworking woman” is very true in this case.