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7 Rules for Job Interview Questions That Result in Great Hires

Some of the long-held ideas about how to conduct interviews are no longer accurate. For example, there’s no such thing as a surprise interview question anymore. With sites like Glassdoor.com, candidates can identify each of your likely interview questions and expected answers ahead of time. With …

The First Question to Ask of Any Strategy

The senior team of a large player in the global wealth management business recently asked me for my opinion on their strategy. They had worked long and hard at coming up with it. Their “Where to Play” choice was to target wealthy individuals who wanted and were willing to pay for comprehensive …

What to Do If Your Team Is Letting You Down

I was working with a CEO who was frustrated that his team often failed to meet deadlines. When I asked why he thought that was, he explained that it was because they were lazy. When I met with the team to ask why they were often late, they explained that the culture of the organization was built …

Simple Online Tools to Make Hiring Easier

Nicholas Blechman for HBR<p>Running an open recruitment process – one where the position is openly advertised – can be overwhelming, especially if you don’t have at your disposal an HR department that’s organized to handle the process. This is often the case in small businesses, volunteer …

Yu’s next smartphone is coming May 12 with Cyanogen OS 12

If it wasn’t clear by now, Micromax <i>really</i> wants to beat Xiaomi at its own game. The phone maker launched the sub-brand Yu last year to emulate Xiaomi’s business model in India. The first Yu device is the Yureka, a 5.5-inch HD device costing Rs. 8,999 (the equivalent of $140) and running Cyanogen OS …

Zero Energy Furniture stores heat to regulate room temperature

<b>Milan 2015:</b> this table by designers Raphaël Ménard and Jean-Sébastien Lagrange absorbs and releases thermal energy depending on the temperature of …

The Meridian | Waterproof Cycling Jacket

Acre Apparel, Mission Workshop´s new bike specific range, have presented The Meridian, a fully-taped waterproof-breathable jacket designed for …

Best budget phones you can buy (August 2018)

There are a lot of great phones out there, but the reality is many of them cost well over $500. So what if you want a good phone but don’t want to spend a lot of money? There are plenty of cheap phones out there that aren’t so great, but the good news is that a cheap price point doesn’t have to …

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The fast, innovative and affordable Bente 24 is arguably the most exciting new project of 2015 – one that could ‘rescue the world’

<b>Designed to attract a new generation of sailors, Bente is a new dynamic company that has produced one of the most economical, small, fast cruisers</b> …

26 Pictures That Will Make You Re-Evaluate Your Entire Existence

The universe, man... THE UNIVERSE.

This everlasting battery is made from recycled vanadium and ready to plug in

After a decade of development, a $100 million in funding, and some twists and turns (including a name change), Silicon Valley startup Imergy Power …

10 Stunning Hotels in Unexpected Places

While cities such as Shanghai, Dubai, and Toronto have long been known for their futuristic-looking hotels, they've hardly cornered the market on cutting-edge properties. These days, some of the world's most innovatively designed accommodations are popping up in less cosmopolitan places, from a …

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V-LITE Lamp

<i>V-lite</i> is a beautiful desk lamp that doubles as a sconce. Made of powder-coated metal, it’s designed by <b>Atelier de Troupe</b> in collaboration with <b>Commune</b>.<p>…

Woodspot: A Lamp with an Unusual Profile

Designed for Seletti by Alessandro Zambelli, Woodspot is a wooden table lamp with one unusual profile. At first glance I thought it resembled a shoe …

BehindTheOverlay Chrome Extension Kills Overlay Popups

Have you ever wished you could just get rid of the annoying popup message on a site that is blocking the actual content? BehindTheOverlay is a Chrome extension that does exactly that. You can grab it directly from the Chrome Web Store.<p>If you’ve ever been bothered by a website that hides its content …

Why We Humblebrag About Being Busy

We have a problem—and the odd thing is we not only know about it, we’re celebrating it. Just today, someone boasted to me that she was so busy she’s averaged four hours of sleep a night for the last two weeks. She wasn’t complaining; she was <i>proud</i> of the fact. She is not alone.<p>Why are typically …

Defend Your Cubicle With A Nerf Sentry Gun

You'll be the undefeatable champion with this one<p>Tell workplace pen thieves and pranksters how you really feel with a barrage of foam darts. This project hacks a Nerf gun to automatically fire at large heat signatures. Simply replace the toy’s trigger system with a servomotor, wire up a home …

The Science Behind Bruce Lee's One-Inch Punch

(Game of Death t-shirt now on sale at the NeatoShop)<p>The famous martial artist and actor Bruce Lee could knock a man flat with a fist that traveled …

1 Hour of Sunlight Gives This Solar-Powered Watch 3 Months of Battery Life

Q&Q SmileSolar watches allow you to harness the power of the sun on your wrist while looking good at the same time. These bright and fashionable accessories are solar-powered and now available to the worldwide market with a price tag that won't make you cringe. For only $40, you can own one of …

The Essential Loft Table

Designed with no visible fixing details, the Loft table provides a simple, seamless look suitable for everywhere from the classy office to stylish …

Role Models Matter -- and So Does Training

<b>Co-authored by Roshni Kasad</b><p>It's 4 p.m. on a Tuesday afternoon at Rocketship Si Se Puede Academy in San Jose, California, and a group of 5th grade girls is busy designing new homes, restaurants, office buildings and schools. Alice Brooks and Bettina Chen, cofounders of Roominate, are visiting and …

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Colorful City Silhouette Prints by Yoni Alter | Colossal

<p>London-based designer Yoni Alter has a huge line of colorful prints featuring overlaid silhouettes (to scale) of every major landmark found in …

Pacific Crest Trail Begins Move to the High Country of Tejon Ranch

When the 2,650-mile Pacific Crest Trail was envisioned in the 1930s, it was to traverse the highest points along the West Coast's mountainous spine between Mexico and Canada, revealing the majestic vistas and extraordinary natural riches that characterize the West. But the federal government …

House in Maleny, Australia by Bark Design Architects

Remarkable Architecture With A Strong Connection To The Landscape.<p>Bark Design Architects designed this beautiful glass house in Maleny, Australia. …

Sheffield Classic by Daniel Wellington at Dezeen Watch Store

<b>Dezeen Watch Store:</b> new to Dezeen Watch Store this week is the simple Sheffield Classic, the second watch in our collection by Swedish watch brand …

How To Be More Satisfied With Your Life – 5 Steps Proven By Research

<b>I’ve posted a lot about the research around</b> <b>how to be happier</b><b>. But being satisfied with your life is something a little different.</b><p>Daniel Kahneman, …

Bamboo #Chair by Remy y Veenhuizen