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Engineers Discover a Glaringly Simple Way to Detect Bombs And Hidden Weapons

How did we not know this already?<p>You probably use Wi-Fi on the regular to connect your smartphone, computer, or other electronic device to the glory …

Wi-Fi

Management Today

The idea of management comes from the military because that was the first time in human history a diverse group of people who did not know each other were organized to work together towards a common goal. That structure gave us a few principles:<p>Hierarchy<br>• Command and control<br>• Incentives for achieving …

Management

Here Are the 30 Most Effective Exercises For Sculpted, Sexy, Strong Arms

From bodyweight to dumbbell exercises, here is the ultimate guide to the best arm-sculpting moves. Bookmark this to take to the gym or to use at home. Just mix and match five to 10 exercises to create your own arm-day workout!<p>Hold a dumbbell in each hand just above the shoulders, palms facing …

Workouts

6 States That Tax the Daylights Out of the Rich

Living in any of these six states as a top income earner could prove painful to your pocketbook.<p>Let's face facts: No one likes paying tax to Uncle …

Retirement

7 Things That Happened When I Got Up At 4 a.m. Every Day For a Week

Is the early hour a magical time for productivity—or just pure misery?<p>The <i>Wall Street Journal</i> calls 4 a.m. the most productive hour, citing powerhouses of industry who swear by getting up early to avoid distractions.<p>Hoping the same magic would rub off on me, I traded in my usual 6 a.m. rise time for …

Tim Cook

Lordy, we've got the tape. Trump-Cohen recording is released.

Trump refuses to say whether he plans to pardon Paul Manafort<p>04:25<p>Steve Bannon plots a comeback to help Trump ahead of midterms<p>06:43<p>Who is Bruce Ohr …

10 Income Investments Favored by the Pros

Updated Aug. 17, 2018 10:53 p.m. ET<p>The rising-interest-rate environment presents income investors with quite a predicament: how to meet immediate …

Investing

These Co-Founders Have an Amazing Method for Working Together in Different States

If your cofounder is the perfect fit, making a long-distance relationship work is totally worth it.<p>You've heard that business is global now, right? But surely there are limits...you can have remote workers for a while, for example, but how in the world would it work logistically if members of your …

Entrepreneurship

Trump warns he'll revoke clearance of Justice Dept official

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Friday that he suspects he'll "very quickly" revoke the security clearance for a Justice Department official whose wife worked for the firm involved in producing a dossier on Trump's ties to Russia.<p>Signaling that his efforts to target clearances over …

Donald Trump

NYU Medical School Plans Free Tuition For Those Studying To Be Doctors

In a move it said was to address the large cost of entering a career in medicine, New York University's School of Medicine said Thursday that it will offer full scholarships to all current and future students in its doctor of medicine program.<p>NYU said it was the "only top 10-ranked" medical school …

College & University

How to Effectively Prioritize, Delegate, and Focus on Your Most Important Work | Inc.com

One of the most detrimental mindsets in any position is that it's more efficient to do everything alone, rather than investing time to delegate it to someone else. When we do this, we suffocate our schedules with activities we have no business doing. These tasks are not aligned with our skill sets, …

Time Management

DOJ Sues Ivanka’s Ex-Business Partner for Massive Fraud

Moshe Lax and members of his family allegedly conspired to deprive the U.S. of $60 million.<p>The Justice Department is suing a friend and former business partner of Ivanka Trump for his alleged role in schemes to defraud the federal government out of millions of dollars in tax liabilities on his …

Donald Trump

The best abs workout: the only 6 exercises you need to get a six-pack

<b>Want to look like Cristiano Ronaldo this summer? We asked some of the country’s best trainers to share their favorite abs exercises to get there.</b>The …

Workouts

13 former U.S. spy chiefs accuse Trump of trying to stifle free speech and politicize intelligence

In a remarkable rebuke to President Trump, 13 former U.S. intelligence chiefs have signed a harshly worded letter in support of former CIA Director John Brennan after Trump abruptly revoked his security clearance.<p>"We feel compelled to respond in the wake of the ill-considered and unprecedented …

Donald Trump

The Senate Challenged Trump's "Fake News" Attacks By Unanimously Passing A Formal Resolution

Following a coordinated effort by newspapers across the country to call out the president's repeated verbal attacks on the press, the Senate …

Fake News

This morning routine will make you a millionaire

Life is busy. It can feel impossible to move toward your dreams. If you have a full-time job and kids, it’s even harder.<p>How do you move forward?<p>If …

Self-improvement

Admiral who helped take out Bin Laden dares Trump to revoke his clearance

Retired Navy Admiral William H. McRaven, who led the Navy SEAL raid that killed Al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden, wrote a letter to President Trump in …

Osama Bin Laden

10 of the highest paying work-from-home jobs available

According to FlexJobs data, the average telecommuter is at least 46 years old and makes a higher salary than someone working in an office.<p>Working …

Work from Home

A Google recruiter shares the winning 3-part formula for resumes that get noticed

Google is a highly sought-after employer, fielding more than 50,000 applicants a week. Yet just a sliver of those applicants actually get hired, …

Employment

How to Write a To-Do List That Will Make You Happier and More Productive

Organizing your priorities to set yourself up for success is easier than it seems.<p>A lot goes into being at your productive peak. One simple tool that can keep you organized and motivated is a tidy to-do list.<p>I often hear a common misconception about organizing tasks: It's stressful, overbearing and …

Productivity

If You Want to Lose Weight, This Fat-Loss Pyramid Shows What's Most Important

Experts used to tell us to do hours of cardio to lose weight, but now fitness trainers agree that cardio isn't necessary, and the hunger caused by strenuous cardio could actually cause weight gain. This is great news if you despise cardio, because the pyramid above designed by NASM-certified …

Muscle

Billionaire Ray Dalio: Quit these 4 bad habits to start actually achieving your goals

Finding a fulfilling career can sometimes feel impossible. More than half of U.S. workers don't feel engaged at their jobs according to a 2017 report …

Bridgewater Associates

Move Over, Uber and Airbnb. These Are the Hottest Companies in San Francisco

You might not have heard of these thriving businesses, but they should be on your radar.<p>Many of the Inc. 5000 companies that landed on this year's ranking of fastest-growing businesses in San Francisco are first-timers. They come from industries as diverse as advertising and health care. While …

Startups

Retirement success: focus on the paycheck, not a savings number

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Steve Vernon is an expert on numbers - but please do not ask him for your “number” - that is, the amount you need to save to insure a successful retirement.<p>Vernon thinks that is the wrong question. A leading retirement educator, by training he is an actuary - meaning he is an …

Retirement

Alex Jones' Flagship Radio Station Closed Down by FCC

Alex Jones keeps on losing.<p>After being banned from nearly every major social media site, the far-right conspiracy theorist was dealt another big blow …

Alex Jones

5 Frequent Mistakes When Buying A Small Business

Business schools have always turned out a steady stream of budding entrepreneurs, and from the Bay Area to Boston to Brussels that stream turned into a torrent in recent years. For every new graduate who hankered for a job in investment banking or strategy consultancy there would be others looking …

Small Business

Number of Fidelity 401(k) millionaires hits record high

A record number of investors became 401(k) millionaires this spring.<p>At the end of the second quarter, 168,000 people with 401(k)s managed by Fidelity Investments had at least $1 million in their accounts, a rise of 50,000 people from a year earlier when there were 118,000, according to a new study …

Retirement

Hundreds Of Newspapers Denounce Trump's Attacks On Media In Coordinated Editorials

<b>Updated at 10:04 a.m. ET</b><p>More than 300 news publications across the country are joining together to defend the role of a free press and denounce President Trump's ongoing attacks on the news media in coordinated editorials publishing Thursday, according to a tally by The Boston Globe.<p>The project was …

Journalism

This 1 Job Interview Question Will Tell You All You Need to Know, According to LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner | Inc.com

<i>If you could only ask a job candidate one question, and had to make a hiring decision based solely on the answer, what would the question be?</i> CNBC contributor Adam Bryant asked LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner this question during a fascinating interview. Weiner's unhesitating answer: "'What's your …

Employment

Jeff Bezos runs Amazon with 14 demanding leadership principles. Here's how a 23-year-old engineer leveraged 5 of them to land a job.

Amazon, led by Jeff Bezos, has outlined 14 leadership principles for its employees. From "ownership" to "dive deep," these guidelines are designed to drive innovative thinking and quick action.<p>For those interested in working for Amazon, which was ranked in a LinkedIn survey as the most desired …

Jeff Bezos