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<p>When you do these things, you&#x2019;re more likely to miss out on good candidates. </p><br /><p>The people you hire can make or break the company. That&#x2019;s a lesson I learned early on. I also learned that making the right hiring decision is hard. There are no easy yes-or-no questions to filter out candidates.</p><p>Read Full Story</p><div class="feedflare"><br /> <br /></div>
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<p>Effective leaders have to get picky about how they&#x2019;re spending their time.</p><br /><p>Most startup CEOs are doers. They have to be. Yet the ever-mounting goals of building a company make it especially tempting to wedge just one more iron in the fire. In fact, startups seem to attract leaders who are hardwired for it.</p><p>Read Full Story</p><div class="feedflare"><br /> <br /></div>
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<p>Prometeo, which tracks firefighter&#x2019;s health and exposure to smoke and toxins in real time, is the winner of IBM&#x2019;s 2019 Call for Code challenge.</p><br /><p>Firefighters battling wildfires face more danger than just getting burned. They&#x2019;re in the field for hours, sometimes days, while being exposed to high heat, humidity, and smoke inhalation. Prometeo, a Spanish startup, aims to better protect the health of those first responders with individual wearable devices. Each straps to your arm and is about the size of a smartphone.</p>
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<p>Here&#x2019;s what employers are hoping to glean from these simple questions&#x2014;and how you can prepare to answer them with confidence.</p><br /><p>Common interview questions such as &#x201C;Tell me about yourself&#x201D; may not make you panic as much as a bizarre question like &#x201C;How do you make a peanut butter and jelly sandwich?&#x201D; But they can still wreak havoc on your responses if you aren&#x2019;t prepared.</p><p>Read Full Story</p><div class="feedflare"><br /> <br /></
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<p>Twitter is sooo 2016.</p><br /><p>President Donald Trump is expanding beyond Twitter.</p><p>Read Full Story</p><div class="feedflare"><br /> <br /></div>
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<p>Of course, you remember the college admissions scandal. It just happened. But if you want to relive it, Lifetime will give you the chance.</p><br /><p>This weekend, the Lifetime TV network will reach far back into American history to bring viewers a dramatic retelling of one of this country&#x2019;s most defining moments.</p><p>Read Full Story</p><div class="feedflare"><br /> <br /></div>
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<p>A management professor breaks down the ethical dilemmas. </p><br /><p>Getting a new job is tough.</p><p>Read Full Story</p><div class="feedflare"><br /> <br /></div>
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<p>&#x2018;Little Monsters&#x2019; is a charming addition to the zombie-comedy genre made possible, in no small part, to director Abe Forsythe swinging for the fences.</p><br /><p>Director Abe Forsythe&#x2019;s <em>Little Monsters</em> is certainly a worthy addition to the zombie-comedy canon alongside classics like <em>Shaun of the Dead</em>, <em>Zombieland</em>, and <em>Fido</em>&#x2014;but it&#x2019;s also a master class in how to swing for the fences without next-to-zero clout to back you up.</p&
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<p>A huge survey of more than 100 cities looks at how efforts to connect urban centers are going&#x2014;and how citizens themselves feel about them. </p><br /><p>Cities are fast becoming &#x201C;smart,&#x201D; and the impact on people&#x2019;s lives can be immense.&#xA0;Singapore&#x2019;s smart traffic cameras&#xA0;restrict traffic depending on volume and ease the commute of thousands of passengers every day. In Kaunas, Lithuania,&#xA0;the cost of parking is automatically deducted&#xA0;from the bank accounts of drivers when they park
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their cars. In many cities, the timing of public buses is announced at each stop with almost perfect accuracy. And free Wi-Fi is now accessible across entire cities, including&#xA0;Buenos Aires, Argentina&#xA0;and&#xA0;Ramallah, Palestine.</p><p>Read Full Story</p><div class="feedflare"><br /> <br /></div>
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<p>Don&#x2019;t blame blue light alone for eye fatigue and sleep loss. These tips will help ensure that your computer, tablet, and phone don&#x2019;t mess with your eyesight and slumber.</p><br /><p>Blue light has gotten a bad rap, getting blamed for loss of sleep and eye damage. Personal electronic devices emit more blue light than any other color. Blue light has a short wavelength, which means that it is high-energy and can damage the delicate tissues of the eye. It can also pass through the eye to the retina, the collection of neurons that converts light into
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the signals that are the foundation of sight.</p><p>Read Full Story</p><div class="feedflare"><br /> <br /></div>
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<p>Do you overestimate how much you can do in a given amount of time? You might be living in a &#x2018;time-scarcity&#x2019; mindset. </p><br /><p>Do you wake up feeling like you&#x2019;re already behind?</p><p>Read Full Story</p><div class="feedflare"><br /> <br /></div>
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<p>They didn&#x2019;t just like the joke itself&#x2014;they admired Warren&#x2019;s delivery, poise, and her tag at the end. And they have not been quiet about liking it either.</p><br /><p>Presidential humor can be a dangerous thing.</p><p>Read Full Story</p><div class="feedflare"><br /> <br /></div>
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<p>The 156-year-old train network is famed for its &#x201C;moquettes,&#x201D; or carpeted textiles. One design studio is working to reimagine the archival patterns for today. </p><br /><br /><br /><p>The London Underground, also known as &#x201C;the Tube,&#x201D; has shuttled passengers between Buckinghamshire, Essex, Hertfordshire, and England&#x2019;s capital for more than 100 years. The subterranean train got its start in 1863 as the Metropolitan Railway&#x2014;the world&#x2019;s first underground passenger-carrying transit lin
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e&#x2014;but exists today as a network of 11 lines, servicing 5 million passengers daily.</p><p>Read Full Story</p><div class="feedflare"><br /> <br /></div>
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<p>Pusha T and Demi Adejuyigbe both have put lyrics to the indelible &#x2018;Succession&#x2019; theme, and it&#x2019;s a feast for the ears.</p><br /><p><strong>What:</strong> Dueling remixes of the <em>Succession</em> theme song.</p><p>Read Full Story</p><div class="feedflare"><br /> <br /></div>
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<p>What if a sitting president was accused of sexual assault dozens of times and no major media outlet covered it?</p><br /><p>If you feel like the news cycle moves at a breakneck speed, you&#x2019;re right&#x2014;especially in the last few weeks as we&#x2019;ve all been focused on the unfolding impeachment case. However, even in 2019&#x2019;s reality, you would think that 43 <em>new</em> allegations of inappropriate behavior&#x2014;26 of which included &#x201C;unwanted sexual contact&#x201D;&#x2014;from a sitting president wo
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uld warrant some major news coverage. But nope.</p><p>Read Full Story</p><div class="feedflare"><br /> <br /></div>
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<p>In the span of one week, four big corporate partners have backed out of Facebook&#x2019;s controversial plan to launch a digital currency called Libra.</p><br /><p>In the span of one week, four big corporate partners have backed out of Facebook&#x2019;s controversial plan to launch a digital currency called Libra.</p><p>Read Full Story</p><div class="feedflare"><br /> <br /></div>
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<p>A whole lot of zeros.</p><br /><p>Apple&#x2019;s velveteen pockets looked deeper than ever on Friday as its stock price climbed above record highs to $236.88 per share during normal trading hours.</p><p>Read Full Story</p><div class="feedflare"><br /> <br /></div>
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<p>The Nobel Prize is an acknowledgement of Abiy&#x2019;s achievements at peace and political reforms over the past two years, but there&#x2019;s still much work to do.</p><br /><p>Abiy Ahmed, the Ethiopian Prime Minister, has won the Nobel Peace Prize. He becomes the 100th Nobel Peace Prize winner and the first Ethiopian to receive the accolade.</p><p>Read Full Story</p><div class="feedflare"><br /> <br /></div>
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<p>While many workers say they&#x2019;d prefer to work remotely, knowing how to leverage your strengths (whether you&#x2019;re an introvert, extrovert, or somewhere in between) is key.</p><br /><p>There&#x2019;s been a seismic shift in remote work opportunities in the past decade. Now 70% of hiring managers&#x2019; companies offer some sort of work-from-home option, according to LinkedIn. And the industries that allow remote work are varied. Brie Reynolds, career development manager and coach at FlexJobs, points out that those that had 50% growth in the
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number of positions available ranged from insurance to nonprofit and philanthropy, marketing, legal, pharmaceutical, and engineering.</p><p>Read Full Story</p><div class="feedflare"><br /> <br /></div>
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<p>Nearly a century of branding, advertising, and graphic art are showcased in a new exhibit celebrating Japanese designers. </p><br /><br /><br /><p>Japanese media has long been celebrated for its uniquely graphic visual language. Think of Takashi Murakami&#x2019;s colorful &#x201C;superflat&#x201D; flowers, or the bright, bold storytelling of manga. Or take the work of Shigeru Watano, the Japanese graphic designer who was known for his vibrant approach to advertising&#x2014;and for bringing his native Japanese design sensibilities to the Ne
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therlands, where he lived.</p><p>Read Full Story</p><div class="feedflare"><br /> <br /></div>
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<p>No more tight waistbands, or too-wide shoulders. </p><br /><p>In many parts of the world, it&#x2019;s still common to have your clothes made at the local tailor. Walk through a busy shopping district in Mumbai or Bangalore and you&#x2019;ll see women picking out fabrics to have a sari blouse made to their exact measurements. In Shanghai or Hong Kong, men have their business suits made from scratch. And yet here in the United States, where the vast majority of clothes are mass-produced and consumers must squeeze into a set of generic sizes, tailored clothing s
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till feels like a luxury.</p><p>Read Full Story</p><div class="feedflare"><br /> <br /></div>
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<p>Boots made from baseball-glove leather. Emerald City wallets. Wool socks with skater cred. Don&#x2019;t miss October&#x2019;s best brand collaborations. </p><br /><p>Sometimes (ahem, a lot of times) brand collaborations are strange. But sometimes they&#x2019;re the birth of products we didn&#x2019;t know we needed. Here are the best product collaborations&#xA0;of October.</p><p>Read Full Story</p><div class="feedflare"><br /> <br /></div>
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<p>You can help!</p><br /><p>It&#x2019;s International Day of the Girl, so to mark the occasion we have put together a list of organizations working to make the world a better place for girls and young women. The groups promote equality, fight for fairness in wages, work to end child marriage, and put the education and equality of young women at the forefront of their missions.</p><p>Read Full Story</p><div class="feedflare"><br /> <br /></div>
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<p>New York City&#x2019;s Director of Sustainability explains the path the city took to create its ambitious targets for building efficiency.</p><br /><p>The history of our planet is one long story of change, and the history of humans is no exception. Humans change the world around them, change their ideas, change each other. But the change we want doesn&#x2019;t come overnight. People fight for social change, fight for their rights, fight for their communities&#x2014;and at every turn, other people will fight for the status quo.</p><p>Read Full
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<p>The next-generation modem will be based on intellectual property Apple got by buying Intel&#x2019;s modem business last summer. But lots of work remains.</p><br /><p>After buying Intel&#x2019;s 5G modem business earlier this year, Apple is wasting no time building its own 5G modem for the iPhone.</p><p>Read Full Story</p><div class="feedflare"><br /> <br /></div>
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<p>The ban goes into effect in 2023.</p><br /><p>You know how in the song &#x201C;Hotel California&#x201D; the Eagles sing how it&#x2019;s such a lovely place? Well, California has just figured out how to make hotel rooms even more lovely. Back in April, members of the state assembly&#xA0;voted to replace&#xA0;small plastic bottles with dispensers or bottles larger than 12 ounces. Now Governor Gavin Newsom announced he has signed the bill banning hotels from putting those tiny plastic bottles of shampoo, conditioner, or soap (aka souvenirs) in hotel
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<p>Here&#x2019;s one good piece of news for the embattled social networking giant: Paid usage of its business collaboration service is up by 50% since February.</p><br /><p>On Tuesday, Facebook held a conference called Flow at a hotel near its Menlo Park, California, headquarters. The event celebrated the company&#x2019;s Workplace business collaboration service, and among the pieces of news was a new usage stat: Workplace now has three million paying customers, a figure that doesn&#x2019;t count nonprofit customers who can use the service for free.</p>
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<p>Tim Cook has come under fire in the Twittersphere for removing an app that supporters said helped people in Hong Kong avoid danger.</p><br /><p>Apple is a profit-making company. It&#x2019;s also progressive, idealistic, and outspoken. Rarely have those two identities come into conflict as they are now over the banning of a social app popular in the political flashpoint of Hong Kong.</p><p>Read Full Story</p><div class="feedflare"><br /> <br /></div>
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<p>A new study finds that the&#xA0;20 oil and gas companies that emitted the most accounted for 35.45% of global emissions from 1965 to 2017.</p><br /><p>As you watch this animated graph that tracks the top 20 biggest carbon- and methane-emission culprits in the world between 1965 and 2017, it&#x2019;s astounding to witness Saudi Aramco bound from the bottom of the list to the top. &#x201C;How fast the state-owned oil companies have risen in oil and gas production over the period we studied,&#x201D; says Climate Accountability Institute researcher Richar
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d Heede, is what surprised him the most about his findings.</p><p>Read Full Story</p><div class="feedflare"><br /> <br /></div>
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<p>When this professor took on a new role, she knew that typical productivity hacks would no longer suffice. So she adopted two design methods that allowed her to get the most out of a task. </p><br /><p>When productive people share their secrets, they often talk about to-do lists&#x2014;which I swear by. I also stress the importance of self-care, exercise, and spending some time outdoors every day. I do my best to eat well, and I try not to watch too much TV. But that&#x2019;s all productivity advice you&#x2019;ve probably heard before.</p><p>Re
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<p>Billions of dollars in development later, Dyson is reportedly canceling its secretive electric car project.</p><br /><p>While Tesla has been boisterously dragging the automotive industry into the electric age, it&#x2019;s been easy to forget that Dyson&#x2014;the engineering giant behind vacuums, air purifiers, and lighting&#x2014;has been investing billions into building an electric vehicle of its own that it aimed to bring to market as soon as 2021. It even opened a $260 million facility last year to develop and test said vehicle, which would ultimately
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be manufactured in Singapore.</p><p>Read Full Story</p><div class="feedflare"><br /> <br /></div>
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<p>The host tried to take down a version of her infamous monologue that juxtaposes images of Iraq war devastation&#x2014;and it&#x2019;s only caused the video to spread further.</p><br /><p>At the time of this writing, primo coffee hours on October 10, it is the third day straight in which a person could tweet something like, &#x201C;What&#x2019;s a million or so casualties between friends?&#x201D; to droves of followers who immediately understand. Such a tweet would be an unmistakable nod to comedian, daytime talk show host, and gay superhero Ellen
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DeGeneres, who is currently caught in a fraught cultural controversy of her own making&#x2014;one that just got way worse.</p><p>Read Full Story</p><div class="feedflare"><br /> <br /></div>
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