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5 Job Interview Questions That Reveal What a Candidate Has Really Accomplished

Want to ask job interview questions that let you find out what a job candidate has really accomplished? Here are some great questions, along with some of the best answers.<p>Some job interviewers (including CEOs) take a fairly unusual approach to interview questions, and most job interviews involve …

Employment

Tips From a CPA: Nine Critical Items to Consider Before Starting Your Photography Business

Do you love photography and hate numbers? Are you afraid you don’t know what you don’t know when it comes to starting a business? Here are nine …

Super-fast 3D printing takes its cue from 'Terminator 2'

In a sense, 3D printing as you know it is a lie -- it's really stacking a series of 2D layers on top of each other, rather than forming a single object. That's where Carbon3D might come to the rescue. It just unveiled a 3D printing technique, Continuous Liquid Interface Production, that creates …

Can pot treat depression? - Futurity

Studies with animals suggest marijuana can ease depression related to chronic stress. Researchers wonder if it could help PTSD sufferers.

ARM Says Next-Gen A72 Chip Paves Way for Thinner, More Power-Efficient Phones

The power and performance gains come, in part, by using a new generation of transistor that uses thinner wiring.<p>ARM, the British company whose chip designs are at the core of nearly all mobile phone processors, on Tuesday showed off a new processor core it says can deliver three times as much …

I tried a brain-altering wearable that allows users to change their moods on demand

The ambiance of the luxury suite on the 14th floor of the Wynn Hotel is at once both sybaritic—the remains of a generous lunch are visible piled on a large tray as I enter the door—and clinical, with an array of wires, patches, electrodes in evidence scattered on tables and other flat surfaces. It …

The Brain

An Old Fogey’s Analysis of a Teenager’s View on Social Media

Over the last few days, dozens of people have sent me a link to Andrew Watts’ “A Teenager’s View on Social Media written by an actual teen.” …

The 4 Dumbest Ab Exercises

Here's what you need to know...<p>The side bend gets dangerous fast when loaded. Use the tempo side-plank crunch instead.<br>• The traditional timed plank is …

Workouts

The Trailer For "House Of Cards" Season 3 Is Full Of High Drama

The Underwoods aren't murderers — they're survivors. And sometimes Golden Globe winners.

Entertainment

The 5 Most Anticipated Cars At The Detroit Auto Show

Popular Science is covering the 2015 North American International Auto Show. Here’s a taste of the big news we expect.<p>The North American International Auto Show—”Detroit” in auto-journalist shorthand—kicks off this week with a string of press and industry previews before the doors open to the …

Smartphones and tablets cause skin wrinkling condition dubbed 'tech-neck'

The ‘tech-neck’ crease is found mostly in people aged 18 to 39 who have an average of three digital devices and peer at their screens up to 150 times a day<p>Smartphones and tablets have been blamed for disrupting family life, preventing sleep and causing bad posture but now modern gadgets have also …

Skin Care

PayPal Credit Expansion Now Lets Merchants Set Terms, Including Option For Interest-Free Payments

Last July, PayPal rebranded its Bill Me Later service as “PayPal Credit,” as a part of the company’s efforts to bring its credit products “more to the center of PayPal.” Today, as promised earlier, PayPal Credit is expanding its support for monthly payments with an option for retailers that allows …

Slimline Samsung Galaxy A7 comes with eight cores, selfie mode and KitKat (hands-on)

The Samsung Galaxy A7 is a svelte 4G smartphone, but doesn't include the latest Android software.<p>BARCELONA -- The Samsung Galaxy A7 is a new eight-core 4G smartphone that's slimmer than Kate Moss on a juice cleanse, but it should perhaps have helped itself to a Lollipop.<p>The A7 is a follow-up to the …

Phones

The 10 Things You Need To Know In Advertising Today

<b>1. Team Bieber says Justin Bieber is just as buff and well-endowed as he looks in the new Calvin Klein ads.</b> A pop music website had obtained an alleged pre-Photoshop photo of the shoot, but has since apologized, removed the image and published a retraction.<p><b>2. McDonald's released a new brand</b> …

Texting Is In Decline

WhatsApp revealed last week that it had more than 700 million monthly users, putting the messaging app in first place among its competitors, including Facebook Messenger and WeChat.<p>But there's also proof that WhatsApp is replacing texting. Thirty billion messages are sent over WhatsApp each day — …

Volkswagen, Ford take top awards at the Detroit auto show

DETROIT (AP) — Ford's big move to aluminum for the body of its flagship F-150 truck has helped it garner some additional material: The hardware that …

Detroit Auto Show

The Best Entenmann's Snacks, Ranked In Order From Least To Most Comforting

Can we all take a minute here to pay tribute to Entenmann's snacks? Boxes of Entenmann's have gotten us all through some tough times over the years. They've been there for us when we've been down, and they've comforted us even when we weren't sad at all. They're a loyal bunch, and we'd like to show …

Report: Google app will soon let you translate voice to text in real time

Google is planning to launch an update to its Google Translate app for phones, enabling automatic, real-time translation of voice to text for a few …

The new clash over cannabis

Rising tensions between states over pot put pressure on Obama to act.<p>The Obama administration and many congressional Republicans have been loath to go anywhere near the experiment with marijuana legalization in Colorado and other states. But pressure is mounting on Washington to take a stand on …

Cannabis