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5 Resume Rules You MUST Ignore

What works and doesn't work for job search has changed substantially in the last few years. Technology and the economy have changed many of the basic "resume rules" we have trusted in the past.<p>Unless the employer is small, with fewer than 100 employees, the process of posting jobs and collecting …

The inside story of how Netflix came to pay Comcast for internet traffic

Netflix hand-delivered 256 pages (pdf) to the US government this week arguing that Comcast shouldn’t be allowed to acquire Time Warner Cable. “The proposed merger puts at risk the end-to-end principle that has characterized the internet and been a key driver in the creation of the most important …

Cold cash just keeps washing in from ALS challenge

In the couple of hours it took an official from the ALS Association to return a reporter's call for comment, the group's ubiquitous "ice bucket …

How to Answer the Questions You Always Get Asked When Meeting Someone | The Art of Manliness

Almost every time you meet someone new, there are three questions you will probably have to answer during your conversation:<p><b>What’s your name?</b>• <b><br>What do</b> …

Google News & Weather app gets major overhaul

Official Google News app hits Google Play with first significant update in years<p>The built-in Google News and Weather app on stock Android devices …

Attorney: New audio reveals pause in gunfire when Michael Brown was shot

Could a newly released audio provide more clues on what led up to Michael Brown's shooting death?<p>The FBI has questioned a man who says he recorded audio of gunfire at the time Brown was shot by Ferguson, Missouri, police on August 9, the man's attorney told CNN.<p>In the recording, a quick series of …

Six alternative web browsers you should know about

Most people are only familiar with the “big five” web browsers — Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, Safari and Opera. But there are hundreds of …

What Do You Think, America?

Did Officer Darren Wilson deliberately gun down Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri? Should Jody Arias get the death penalty? Was President Obama wrong to play golf after announcing his outrage at the execution of James Foley by ISIS terrorists? Should American Ebola patients be brought to the U.S. …

How To Turn A Clothespin Into A Matchstick Gun

Update your desktop arsenal with this creation<p>DIY enthusiast Grant Thompson, who previously made a 10-penny battery that powered a small light for almost two weeks, is at it again. Inspired by another project tutorial, Thompson created seven variations of a mini-pistol that can fire matches over 20 …

Fox News’ Shep Smith: Robin Williams was “such a coward”

<b>Shep Smith (AP/Richard Drew)</b><p>The man unofficially known as “the good/less-bad one” at Fox News slams the deceased entertainer (UPDATED)<p>Elias Isquith<p>August 12, 2014 3:08pm (UTC)<p><b>UPDATE:</b> Smith has apologized for his remark, telling Mediaite he is horrified to think he may have added further pain to …

Acer Chromebook 13

<b>The Good</b> The Acer Chromebook has a slim design, a high-res 13-inch screen, and a fast Nvidia K1 processor for a graphics and battery boost over other Chromebooks.<p><b>The Bad</b> Like other Chromebooks, offline functionality is extremely limited. The large screen lacks touch input, and the ARM processor …

Watch Peyton Manning, Eli Manning rap “Fantasy Football Fantasy” for DirecTV

By Cindy Boren<p>Cindy Boren<p>Reporter covering sports, with an emphasis on politics and national stories<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Sweet fancy Moses, Peyton Manning and Eli Manning are rapping again and it’s utterly spectacular.<p>This is just what mid-August needed. It’s a little more surreal and slickly produced …

Health Insurers Set To Give Out More Obamacare Refunds

WASHINGTON -- An obscure Obamacare feature may net health insurance customers $332 million this year.<p>That's the total insurance companies will have to give back to customers this year under an Affordable Care Act provision designed to keep companies from overcharging consumers, the Department of …

Here’s why your Comcast rep is yelling at you

Warped employee incentives and an absence of competition make bad customer service inevitable<p>In 2006, a man named Vincent Ferrari called AOL and tried to cancel his internet service. It took him 21 minutes as an increasingly desperate customer service rep named John tried to talk him out of it. …

Red light cameras tag thousands for undeserved tickets

Thousands of Chicago drivers have been tagged with $100 red light fines they did not deserve, targeted by robotic cameras during a series of sudden spikes in tickets that city officials say they cannot explain, a Tribune investigation has found.<p>The Tribune's analysis of more than 4 million tickets …

Our Favorite Burger Recipes from Classic to "Crunchified"

Juicy burgers—from beef, to turkey, to veggie—that you'll want to get on your grill right now.<p><b>Fire up that grill already</b>—it's practically begging for one of these juicy burgers to make that delightful sizzling noise.

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5 Awesome "Graffitrees": Graffiti with Actual Trees

Afro Taino by Gabriel Abreu in San Cristobal, Dominican Republic<p>Great graffiti happens when the artists don't get stumped. Instead, they go out on a …

Cursed Warship Revealed With Treasure Onboard

Researchers and divers have started studying the secrets that Mars, the pride of Sweden's 16th-century navy, has held for 450 years.<p>It was the largest and fiercest warship in the world, named the <i>Mars</i> for the Roman god of war: But it went up in a ball of flames in a brutal naval battle in 1564, …

'How I Cut My Food Budget $600 in 6 Months'

I opened up my budget tracking tool last November and my jaw dropped -- I had spent $1,200 on food that month. That's when I knew I had to make a change.<p><i>By Kali Geldis, Credit.com</i><p>I opened up my budget tracking tool last November and my jaw dropped -- I had spent $1,200 on food that month. That's …

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Everything Wrong With the Hobby Lobby Ruling

On June 30, the Supreme Court released its ruling in favor of Hobby Lobby in the case <i>Burwell vs. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc.</i> On a 5-4 decision, the SCOTUS ruled that it is constitutional for corporations to "opt out" of providing their employees with certain components of healthcare if it conflicts …

The Worst President Since World War II? Uh, Guess Again

When George W. Bush was inaugurated president of the United States on January 20, 2001, the unemployment rate stood at 2.4 percent. By the time Dubya completed his second term in office on January 19, 2009, the unemployment rate had risen to 7 percent. When Dubya took office in 2001, he was left …

How a Housewife Transformed an Open Sewer into a Swimmable River

In the 1960s the Nashua River was starved of oxygen, biologically dead, and one of the ten most polluted rivers in the United States. The sludge-filled river, which flows through New Hampshire and Massachusetts, was a different color every day, depending on what was discharged that day. People …

Somebody Flew a Drone Into a Fireworks Display and This Is What Happened

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to fly through a fireworks display?<p>This video, shot from a drone with an on-board camera, shows exactly …

Get a Google Chromecast and lifetime PlayOn for $69.99

Anyone serious about cord-cutting knows that there's no single alternative to the cable box. Typically you'll need to assemble various parts and services -- Netflix and a Tablo DVR, for example, or Hulu Plus and a Roku box. Maybe all of the above and more.<p>PlayOn, for example, gives you access to …

Boston turns park benches into solar-powered charging points

Let it not be said that public parks are anti-technology. Over in Boston, city officials are more than happy to try new things in green spaces, including the use of solar-powered smart benches, aka "soofas." These look a lot like regular benches, except they're equipped with big, steel-encased …

Man Pulls Trooper Over For Alleged Speeding (VIDEO)

Let's see how he likes it.<p>In a video uploaded last week to YouTube, a man identified as Brian Miner flags down an Illinois state trooper, allegedly because the officer was speeding and talking on his cellphone.<p>"You pulled me over with your horn, I don't know what that was about," the unidentified …