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Why it's not a good idea to tell people you’re so tired

We're tired of hearing people tell us how tired they are.<p>No matter the industry or profession, when you ask people how they're doing, many respond …

Bestsellers

Panasonic's rugged 4K FT7 compact has a built-in EVF

Panasonic has unveiled one of the first, if not the first ruggedized compact cameras with a built-in electronic viewfinder (EVF), the Lumix FT7 (the TS7 outside of North America). It packs a fairly high-resolution 20.4-megapixel back-side illuminated CMOS sensor and a reasonably fast and long …

Panasonic

The 8 most in-demand job skills for 2018 and the online courses you can take to learn them

We live in a technological age — and there is no going back. For anyone looking to get ahead in their career, mastering certain skills is absolutely …

Project Management

11 Favorite Restaurant Freebies Around D.C.

Nothing in life is free — unless one is lucky enough to find a restaurant or bar that generously doles out complimentary starters and specials to whet the appetite. Some D.C. restaurants seem to go the extra mile with freebies, plying customers with freshly baked breads, relaxing aperitifs, or …

Washington D.C.

Salesforce CEO: How we can equalize pay “with one button”

f384c60a-1a29-47f9-8b85-8710b989d62d<p>Salesforce CEO: How we can equalize pay “with one …

U.S. Congress

Diving for a Worthy Cause in Bonaire

Dive for a worthy cause at Buddy Dive Resort.<p>As one of the primary sponsors of the Coral Restoration Foundation on Bonaire, Buddy Dive has adopted …

If you're not using Google Chrome's permanent 'Mute Site' feature, you're not using Chrome at its best

In January, Google Chrome — the search giant's extremely popular web browser — started rolling out an update with a lot of new features, including the ability to permanently mute sites that automatically play videos every time you visit.<p>Google Chrome updates usually consist of bug fixes and other …

Google

You can take Google's Machine Learning Crash Course for free now

Google’s new ‘Machine Learning Crash Course’ is now available and it’s free for everyone. If robots are coming for your job this class will prepare you for your next one.<p>This same course has been taken by more than 18,000 Google engineers, and this is the first time it’s been made available to the …

This Software Works Just as Accurately as Your Lawyer--Only 200 Times Faster

Artificial intelligence startup LawGeex put its software up against a group of lawyers. The results were pretty eye-opening.<p>Watch out, attorneys. The bots are coming--and they're getting good at your job.<p>For some lawyers, contract review takes up a huge chunk of time and it can be extremely tedious.<p>…

Artificial Intelligence

Wall Street Can't Hold Back Vanguard's Low-Fee Ocean

The Vanguard Group is bringing down the cost of investing and there’s nothing Wall Street can do about it despite its best efforts.<p>The Wall Street …

Video Shows How Scuba Divers See Colors Change Underwater

If you think back to your first dive on a deep reef, you may recall noticing that the bright red sea fans and diverse colors you were used to seeing …

CEOs have strikingly similar résumés — here's how to make yours look more like theirs

<b>• CEOs tend to have certain things in common when it comes to their résumés.</b><p><b>• Job site Zippia recently looked through 7 million résumés to get a sense of the top skills CEOs tend to emphasize.</b><p><b>• Many CEOs major in some business-related field, among other findings.</b><p>Want to give your résumé a boost?<p>Try …

CEOs

The 5 Best Appetizers to Bring to This Year's Friendsgiving

I think we can all agree that appetizers are a must for any and all Friendsgiving feasts. The very best pre-dinner bites are easy to pull together …

Puff Pastry

Inn at Little Washington is #1 in Tom Sietsema’s Fall Dining Guide

<i>Washington Post</i> restaurant critic Tom Sietsema’s Fall Dining Guide for 2017 is here, and it includes major praise for an old favorite, 53 total reviews, and seven four-star restaurants.<p>The Michelin-starred Inn at Little Washington, his No. 7 pick last year, jumped to his No. 1 choice — replacing …

Google is sharing its management tools with the world

Speaking at his alma mater in January, Sundar Pichai, Google’s low-profile CEO, revealed his key to effective management: “Let others succeed.”<p>Enacting Pichai’s advice is easier said than done. But Google is sharing some tools that might help. Its Re:Work blog is offering a series of instructive …

Work-life Balance

Franco Banfi tells the story behind his viral photo

<b>Wildlife photographer Franco Banfi talks about his striking photograph of a pod of sleeping sperm whales</b><p>Seasoned professional wildlife photographer …

Photography

This Adorable Fish and Scuba Diver Met Every Day for 25 Years

Is there anything more heartwarming than an unlikely cross-species friendship? We’ve seen dogs and cheetahs, baby Nigerian dwarf goats and sweaters, …

So Fresh and So Clear: The Best Freshwater Scuba Diving Sites

Things get weird — really weird — in fresh water. Because unlike the oceans, where the animals and currents are constantly mixing, these lakes and …

Florida's Best Freshwater Scuba Diving Sites

The vibrant reefs of the Florida Keys and excellent drift diving off the South Florida coast are well known in the dive world. But in the heart of …

Dive Into a 60,000-Year-Old Forest In the Gulf of Mexico With a New Documentary

The Gulf of Mexico contains an Ice-Age relic unlike anything else on Earth. Just 60 feet underwater off the coat of Gulf Shores, Alabama, a coastal …

The world’s first underwater lounge on a cruise ship

Luxury cruise company a la française, Ponant, have announced new fleet plans for 2018 that will offer the world’s most sensory cruise line …

Luxury Travel

You pump up this mini scuba system by hand and it lets you breathe for 10 minutes underwater

No scuba gear? No problem! Scorkl is a mini scuba device that can be pumped up by hand and it allows you to dive for up to 10 minutes.<p>The high-pressure hand pump can pump to 3,000 psi which allows the small canister to hold enough air for 10 minutes underwater.<p>It easily reached its goal on …

The World's First Underwater Winery Has Opened

If you haven't made your summer plans yet, listen up: The destination of your dreams just opened - an <i>underwater</i> winery in Croatia.<p>A trip to Croatia …

How to Keep Your Data Safe When Traveling Abroad

Traveling with technology is always a little daunting, but it doesn’t look like it’s getting any easier. Whether it’s a ban on electronic devices …

Take a Virtual Swim Through Five Marine Sanctuaries

The experience of swimming through coral reefs or exploring ancient shipwrecks is one few get to experience. But a new initiative by the National …

Virtual Reality

44 of the hardest questions Apple will ask in a job interview

Apple asks both technical interview questions, based on your past work experience, and some mind-boggling puzzles.<p>And if you're interviewing to work at Apple's retail stores, you'll be asked a lot of questions about how you'd handle an angry customer.<p>We combed through posts on Glassdoor to find …

10 Reasons to Go Scuba Diving at Wakatobi Dive Resort in Indonesia

<i>Wakatobi brings to the table shore dives, scuba diving boat trips and luxury liveaboard adventures in one resort setting — all at the center of the</i> …

Scuba Diving

Activate This Simple Feature on Your Phone to Find Out If a Scammer Is Calling

It's free and doesn't require any downloads.<p>Scam calls are nothing new, but with new technology from T-Mobile, they could be a thing of the past.<p>The service provider rolled out a new feature called Scam ID this month that will notify customers directly on their screen when a call they are receiving …