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A CEO and Google alum shares the questions she likes to ask job candidates

WayUp CEO and Google alum Liz Wessel has a lot of experience finding talent. Here are the 2 interview questions she asks to help get to know a candidate. Following is a transcript of the video.<p><i>Sometimes you get really nasty answers and that's when you know the person might have an ego.</i><p><i>It depends on</i> …

Employment

You can buy a vacation though Costco — and most people have no idea

In fact, I only became aware of Costco's travel deals in May, when a friend suggested checking out the warehouse store's website while planning an upcoming vacation.<p>Contrary to popular belief, Costco has an extensive travel section. It offers Caribbean vacations, from Puerto Rico to Aruba. You can …

Puerto Rico

Here's why we forget things, no matter how hard we try not to

The brain, with its 100 billion neurons, allows us to do amazing things like learn multiple languages, or build things that send people into outer space. Yet despite this astonishing capacity, we routinely can't remember where we put our keys, we forget why we went to the grocery store, and we fail …

The Brain

What's Really Warming the World? Climate deniers blame natural factors; NASA data proves otherwise

Methodology<p>NASA's Model<p>Researchers who study the Earth's climate create models to test their assumptions about the causes and trajectory of global …

Climate Change

Wine is Good for Your Brain, According to Science

Well, at least we've got that.<p>In this garbage-fire of an election, the only solace we can find is in wine—and that's why winos can be pretty pumped about the latest research.<p>According to a study published in <i>Frontiers in Human Neuroscience</i>, master sommeliers—or wine experts—have acute senses of …

Cleveland Clinic

Arrest Warrant Issued For Green Party Presidential Candidate Jill Stein

A judge in North Dakota issued an arrest warrant for Jill Stein and her running mate Wednesday after they allegedly spray painted equipment being used to build an oil pipeline.<p>An arrest warrant was issued for Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein in North Dakota on Wednesday after she was …

Chrissy Teigen's Chicken Pot Pie Soup Belongs in the Soup Hall of Fame - Hifow - Quick & Easy Recipes

Notes<p>Chicken pot pie is one of my favorite things on God’s green earth. Same goes for Dad, whose Twitter is 99 percent reviews of frozen pot pies and …

Take to the skies: the world's greatest airborne adventures

To mark Lonely Planet’s sponsorship of the iconic 1917 Curtiss JN-4 ‘Flying Jenny’ Biplane’s commemorative air tour this summer we’re exploring aviation's history and continued impact on travel. Here are 10 ways to soar into the ether in some of the world's most inspiring locations, adapted from …

Reader Recs: World’s Best Beach Towns

Summer is officially underway in the Northern Hemisphere, and if you’re anything like me, that means one thing—beach season. Whether it be a long weekend at Wrightsville Beach in North Carolina or an extended stay in sandy Punta Cana, I’m always ready for an ocean breeze and the sweet tang of …

Ocean City

Louisiana Specialty Festivals Attract Out-of-State Visitors

With more than 400 festivals on Louisiana’s annual calendar, only a handful are major economic engines and cultural bastions. The journey from folksy …

National Geographic Travel

The Last Best American Beach Towns

What makes a superior beach town? I’ve thought about that often, usually while gorging on steamed clams with butter or pedaling a bike along a seawall.<p>America does beaches extremely well, a point I didn’t begin to realize until my 20s, when I tried to sunbathe on a jam-packed stretch of Spanish …

Travel

Ten of the world's most mind-blowing landscapes

Gazing at a remarkable view for the first time is one of travel’s greatest thrills – and these 10 landscapes are among the most mind-blowing we’ve ever seen.<p>Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, USA<p>Yellowstone National Park has an embarrassment of astonishing sights, from the thundering waterfalls of …

47 Of The Best Ways To Spend Summer In America

From finding the best private swimming holes to partying at summer festivals like Burning Man, here are the best things to do in the U.S. this summer.<p><i>Did we miss one of your favorite things to do in the U.S. in the summer? Add it in the comments!</i>

Festivals

The world's best secret islands

Looking for a romantic spot that's (almost) all yours? Here’s a list from our brand new <i>Best in Travel 2011</i> guide to reignite your love affair with desert islands, with picks from across the globe.<p>1. Torres Strait Islands, Australia<p><i>Image by Killer White Fluff</i><p>As far as you can go in Oz without …