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We Need to Rethink How We Educate Kids to Tackle the Jobs of the Future | Inc.com

Our education system was designed for the 20th century. It is largely focused on teaching kids how to retain information and manipulate numbers. It regularly tests these abilities and, if you do well, you are promised to get into a good college, have a successful career and live a happy, prosperous …

Learning

21 Useful Legal Resources For Startups

Starting something on your own always seems like a good idea that gives you an adrenaline rush and the sense of freedom. Whether it’s creating a new project, climbing a mountain or starting a new business.<p>With a startup, there comes a lot of work: brainstorming, polishing your idea, branding, …

Startups

'Adulting School' Aims to Teach Millennials Life Lessons

Have you ever wondered how to balance a checkbook, change a car tire or fold a fitted sheet? The days of searching for “how to” videos on YouTube may be over.<p>A new school is aimed at teaching basic life lessons to millennials in preparing them for the real world.<p>The Adulting School, based in Maine, …

Family Business

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

This Milk Lasts for Months Outside the Fridge | MyRecipes

The milk you drink in the good ol’ United States of America has most likely been heated for about 15 seconds at 161°F before it reaches your mouth. …

“Bad Ass” Mexican Restaurant & Bar Rumbles Into the Gaslamp This Week

New operators GBOD Hospitality Group, the team behind the Gaslamp's Meze Greek Fusion, will debut Mexican eatery <b>El Chingon</b> in 1919’s former 5th Avenue space later this week with a long weekend of grand opening events that kicks off on Thursday, March 30 at 7 p.m. with a RSVP-only red carpet shindig …

This smart jacket from Google and Levi's will cost you $350

The wait for Google's connected Levi's jacket is almost over.<p>Nearly two years after first teasing Project Jacquard, the company's experiment to weave …

Deep Learning Algorithm Automatically Colorizes Photos

This is one of those sites you're going to want to try yourself. Take any black and white image, feed it to the algorithm, and watch as it spits out …

Machine Learning

Here's What's Really in Your Sushi and 13 Other Foods You Eat Every Day

Is nothing sacred?<p>With all of the organic and natural options at the grocery store these days, you probably assume you know what's going in your cart. But guess what? It's pretty much a guarantee that something you're buying isn't what you think it is, according to the new book <i>Real Food/Fake Food:</i> …

Food

Smoking during pregnancy may hurt your chances for grandkids | Reuters

(Reuters Health) - Women who smoke during pregnancy run the risk of having boys with low sperm production in adulthood, an Australian study suggests.<p>“It is harder for men with low sperm counts to conceive children, or it may take a longer time to make the partner pregnant,” said Dr. Christine …

Pregnancy

US government releases proposed guidelines for smart guns

Federal authorities have just released a set of recommended guidelines to define the minimum technical requirements that law enforcement agencies expect from smart guns. The proposed baseline specs cover just pistols for now, and are open for public input from now till September 13.<p>The biggest …

Expert reveals 3 expensive restaurant foods that are often fake

Whether you've eaten the lobster substitute at Red Lobster, or bought less-than-100% Parmesan cheese from Walmart, the fake-food industry probably impacts your life. And, most likely, you didn't even notice it.<p>Larry Olmsted, author of "Real Food/Fake Food," published an article in Eater on Thursday …

Fish

Taking Gene-Editing to the Next Level

Researchers who discovered a molecular “scissors” for snipping genes have now developed a similar approach for targeting and cutting RNA. The new …

Scientists propose project that includes making human DNA

NEW YORK (AP) — Scientists proposed a long-term project Thursday that involves creating DNA blueprints for making human beings, a prospect some …

Genetics

Nike Debuted Its Most Advanced Air Max Sneaker Ever

In recent years, updates to Nike's Air Max sneakers have been centered around their uppers—some breathable Flyknit here, some supportive Flywire …

Nike’s Self-Lacing Shoes Are Here, But They’re Not What You Expect

They’re not the Marty McFly kicks we’ve wanted for decades.<p>At its “Innovation for Everyone” event today in New York, Nike unveiled high-performance footwear and apparel for athletes, a fleet of items for consumers, and more features on its Nike+ app. But the one thing that had everyone—okay, mostly …