Akira Holmes

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An Apple exec interviews job candidates based on 3 basic personality questions

That places a lot of pressure on her interviewing technique. If she asks the wrong questions, she might end up with employees who don't fit well within an organization that prides itself on operating like a well-oiled machine.<p>In a new LinkedIn posting, Ahrendts walks the reader through a typical …

Exhaled Pounds: How Fat Leaves the Body

When you lose weight, where does it go? Turns out, most of it is exhaled.<p>In a new study, scientists explain the fate of fat in a human body, and …

Weight Loss

Stephen Hawking believes he knows how information escapes black holes

Stephen Hawking announced during a lecture at the KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm, Sweden on Tuesday that he has potentially solved the Information Paradox. The paradox a conflict between the quantum mechanics and general relativity models that has vexed physicists for more than four …

This clever poker app turns your iPhone into your card hand and your iPad into the dealer

Bold Poker has been around for a while now, but we were recently reminded of just how awesome the app is thanks to Daring Fireball's John Gruber.<p>One of the coolest things about Bold Poker is that it's designed to recreate rather than replace your typical poker night, allowing you to use real chips …

8 things Samsung's new Galaxy phones can do that the iPhone can't

Both have large screens, but they couldn't be more different. And it looks like the Galaxy Note 5 and S6 Edge+ have a few tricks up their sleeves that iPhone 6 Plus owners can't boast about.

Phones

Every American war summed up in one sentence

America has fought in a lot of wars so it can be hard to keep track of all of them. As a quick reference guide, here is every American war, each captured in a single tidy sentence.

Nicotine Changes Marijuana's Effect on the Brain

<b>How scientists study the effects of marijuana on the brain is changing. Until recently marijuana research largely excluded tobacco users from its</b> …

Neuroscience

Lamborghini's Newest Supercar Is Insane—And So Is Its Name

Perhaps the only thing Lamborghini likes more than building bedroom poster supercars is building special editions of those bedroom poster …

GOLD IS OVER

Gold is over and isn't coming back (not anytime soon), according to a note to commodity investors from Morgan Stanley analyst Tom Price and his team.<p>Gold investors have been crushed over the past few days after China disclosed that it held far less gold in its central-bank reserves than was widely …

Stock Markets

Man takes 70K still photos in 15 states for epic time-lapse video

Jeff Boyce/Negative Tilt<p>By | Posted Jul 21st, 2015 @ 3:28pm<p>SALT LAKE CITY — A California police officer took a five-week journey over 15 states and …

Things Only Fit Men Know

Learning

How to Support a Partner Struggling with Depression

Being in a romantic relationship when one (or both) of you suffer from depression is a massive challenge. Depression can make your partner seem …

The Brain

This is the new brag among Wall Street interns

Now the standard has changed, and the most coveted internships on the Street are at hedge funds and private-equity shops instead.<p>The young financiers who pull this off are the elite among an already sharp group of people. And many of them have one thing in common:<p>They are leaders and members of …

Markets

What 9 common drugs including caffeine, weed, and booze do to your brain

We know different drugs make us experience the world around us in very different ways — and their after-effects are often nowhere near as pleasant as the immediate results they produce.<p>So what exactly are these drugs doing to the brain to prompt these feelings?

How to Build Mental Toughness | Men's Health

But building mental toughness isn’t easy. It takes work to get your brain to a point where it is willing to push longer and harder than it ever was before. Here are 3 ways we teach our clients to train their minds so they don’t fatigue and they don’t quit. These strategies will set you up for …

Quantum Physics Explains Coincidences?

When surprising coincidences occur, it seems we are connected to the world around us in a mysterious way. For example, you are thinking about a song …

Quantum Mechanics

17 things keeping you from getting rich, according to a journalist who spent his career studying millionaires

In addition to boiling down the "secret" to building wealth in 13 principles, he revealed 30 "major causes of failure" that hold many of us back from getting rich.<p>Here are 17 that are still relevant today.

All the signs your significant other is 'the one'

For four years I spent almost all of my Saturday nights at other people’s weddings. Each weekend I put on my little black dress, took a seat among …

How to import your Spotify playlists to Apple Music

The best feature about Apple Music has to be the incredible playlists the app builds for you based on your music tastes. But if you’ve been using Spotify for the past few years, you’ve probably got a lot of carefully curated playlists of your own.<p>You could rebuild you Spotify playlists manually …

Apple Music

How to listen to Apple Music without burning your data

Apple Music is at heart a streaming solution, designed so that you can listen to any of the tens of millions of songs in its library at any time, assuming you have a data connection.<p>These days, though, unlimited data plans are the exception rather than the rule, so you might want to be a little …

Apple Music

America’s July 4 military nightmare: With our recent history, could we even beat the British today?

America used to win wars. Then came decades of quagmires, stalemates and fiascoes. Are we doomed to failures?<p>At 9:44 p.m. on July 27, 1953, Private First Class Harold B. Smith had just sixteen more minutes of the Korean War to survive before the cease-fire came into effect at 10:00 p.m. You can …

Second World War tank and anti-aircraft gun found hidden in basement of villa in Germany

The tank, among the weapons haul discovered hidden in the cellar of a villa in Kiel, took nine hours to remove<p>German soldiers grappled for nine hours with an unusual task: trying to remove a Second World War tank found in the cellar of a villa.<p>Almost 20 soldiers struggled to remove the tank from a …

War

Why Google's Neural Networks Look Like They're on Acid

Robo-tripping with a neural network.<p>Recently, a mysterious photo appeared on Reddit showing a monstrous mutant: an iridescent, multi-headed, slug-like creature covered with melting animal faces. Soon, the image's true origins surfaced, in the form of a blog post by a Google research team. It turned …

The Paleo diet is absurd, science says

<i>This post is in partnership with The Conversation. The article below was originally published at theconversation.com.</i><p>By Tim Spector, The …

Can Taylor Swift Make Tim Cook Change His Mind About Apple Music? Yep!

You don’t have to be a Taylor Swift fan to applaud her open letter to Apple on Tumblr today. Swift first took a stand against Spotify on paltry streaming revenues for artists and now it’s Apple Music’s turn. In keeping with her image and fan base, her tone is that of a high-minded teenager …

Apple Music

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Style<p>Our Legacy joins the fray.<p>By Tyler Watamanuk1 day agoView More<p>Best Dressed<p><i>GQ</i>-approved kits from every red carpet, airport arrival, and coffee …

Lifestyle

What Is the Smallest Thing in the Universe?

The answer to the enduring question of the smallest thing in the universe has evolved along with humanity. People once thought grains of sand were …

Physics

Why lift heavy weights when you don’t have to?

Building big muscles requires lifting big weights. That's an article of faith in gyms around the world – which is why McMaster University exercise scientist Dr. Stuart Phillips has faced such an uphill battle to convince people that it's wrong.<p>Phillips has published a series of studies in recent …

LightSail spacecraft declared a success after unfurling solar sail in orbit

Tiny privately funded vehicle will re-enter atmosphere after testing thin sails that could be used to gain propulsion from sun’s rays<p>A privately funded space project to demonstrate an innovative solar sail passed with flying colours despite a series of near-fatal technical issues, program managers …

Space Travel