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Bizarre Phenomenon Suggests Objects Can Be Two Temperatures at Once

The famous thought experiment known as Schrödinger's cat implies that a cat in a box can be both dead and alive at the same time — a bizarre …

Physics

Facebook's AI Can Analyze Memes, but Can It Understand Them?

Billions of text posts, photos, and videos are uploaded to social media every day, a firehose of information that’s impossible for human moderators …

Social Media

Research Says the Boss of the Future Looks Nothing Like Today's Managers. Here's What You'll Need to Learn | Inc.com

Ever get that sneaky suspicion deep down that, perhaps, you're working under a management philosophy that feels like you're caught in a time warp back to the 1960s?<p>You're not alone nor delusional. Culture and society have conditioned us into a fixed mindset about the practice of management that …

Employment

Google lets companies livestream meetings to 100,000 people through Hangouts Meet

Google has announced that G Suite Enterprise subscribers will now be able to livestream meetings to up to 100,000 people across the company.<p>The feature is being added to Hangouts Meet, G Suite’s videoconferencing platform, which came about after Google revealed last year that it was splitting the …

Livestreaming

The best mentors teach their apprentices this 1 crucial lesson

Great mentors are hard to come by.<p>Everyone wants a mentor; and many think that attracting a mentor means finding someone who is going to give them …

The Apprentice

Why Aren't There More Asian Leaders? Strategies To Shatter The Bamboo Ceiling

It was recently announced that Pepsi’s CEO Indra Nooyi would be stepping down from her position and leaving the company. Nooyi, who is of Indian descent, is only one of a few Asian women leading an S&P 500 company. Why are there so few Asian and Asian-American executives? What is preventing …

Trump lifted restrictions on ‘short term’ health insurance plans. Here’s what that means for consumers

Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar said Wednesday that the administration would support a cheaper form of short-term health insurance that …

Vitamin D: Recent research uncovers new benefits

As much of the world experiences a record-breaking heat wave, this Spotlight turns its attention to vitamin D, the so-called sunshine vitamin. Here, …

Before You Begin The Patenting Process, Read This

When I started to file patent applications, I was sure the United States Patent and Trademark Office was against me. My claims were always rejected! I know better now. The USPTO is your friend, not a foe. There is a specific process for examining patent applications. If you’re unaware of how that …

The Fight for Iowa’s White Working-Class Soul

The progressive Millennial Abby Finkenauer wants to make the first district blue again.<p>For Abby Finkenauer, authenticity is everything.<p>“Sorry we’re late!” she calls out, walking through the front door of her childhood home and into the kitchen, where I sit waiting with her campaign manager. …

They thought this was Trump country. Hell no

In a dim corridor backstage, Vermont senator Bernie Sanders looked down at Kansas congressional hopeful James Thompson’s denim jeans and black boots. “Hey James,” Sanders said without cracking a smile. “Could I borrow your cowboy shoes?”<p>Thompson took just a second to recover from the razzing.<p>“I …

Democratic Party

17 Wise Nelson Mandela Quotes That Will Inspire Your Success

Nelson Mandela is the father of the modern nation of South Africa. His wisdom will endure through the ages.<p>If you happened to be putting together a short list of leaders who have had the greatest impact on the world, then Nelson Mandela would surely be at or near the top. Mandela was an outspoken …

The Financial Advice Millennials and Gen Zers Want to Know (Infographic)

Having a grasp on your financials is tricky, but it's crucial if you want to be successful. And that starts with getting the right advice.<p>Whether it’s saving for retirement or paying off credit card debt, money management can be a challenge. Of course, different people have different concerns -- …

Immigration nonprofit rejects Salesforce money as tech faces ethics backlash over borders

SAN FRANCISCO – A Texas nonprofit that helps immigrants has rejected a $250,000 donation from Salesforce, saying it won’t be part of what it calls an attempt by the company to buy its way out of an ethical quandary over its contracts with U.S. Customs and Border Protection.<p>The decision is part of …

Mother-daughter drama and the financial ties that bind

<b>Dear Liz:</b> My mother is turning 92 this month. Due to a dispute, my mother amended her will last year and stated that my inheritance had to be used for a certain purpose.<p>My brother sent me the amendment and told me he will enforce my mother’s wishes. He also told me that I had to send a letter to …

Bitcoin Is A Logarithmic Asset

I maintain that historical price charts are great for predicting the past. This is meant to sound like a joke but it isn’t. Price charts are maps and maps give people a guide to the future because they give context. The markets are not trendless and while they might not often give out hints of the …

Financial Markets

Study: Asians displace blacks as most economically divided group

Income inequality has been growing steadily among all Americans since the 1970s. But within racial groups, the gap between rich and poor is growing most rapidly among Asians in the U.S., according to a new study.<p>Asians continue to rank as the highest-earning racial and ethnic group in the U.S. on …

Soccer's Greatest Player Just Quit His Team, Then Wrote This Emotionally Intelligent Letter to Fans

Cristiano Ronaldo is leaving, but not without first penning a very smart letter to his legions of followers.<p>Professional athletes do attention-worthy things all the time. Take "LeBron Watch '18"--the Decision 2.0 that had every basketball fan watching and guessing.<p>The biggest star in the biggest …

The Proper Way to Teach Kids to Introduce Themselves, According to an Etiquette Expert

For a Southern mama, there are few better compliments than, “Oh, your children are so well-behaved and polite!” Around here, where good manners are …

Charitable Donations Are Tough To Get Under The New Tax Law. Here's The Work-Around

<i>The revamped tax code is expected to curb deductions for charitable giving this year. The reason: The standard deduction has almost doubled, to $12,000 for single filers and $24,000 for couples. Surmounting those levels to gain the charitable write-off, which is only available through itemizing,</i> …

Mindfulness ‘helps students recall lectures better’, study claims

<b>Undergraduate students who engaged in 10 minutes of mindfulness meditation before a lecture were better able to recall its contents, according to a</b> …

A quiet change in US policy threatens immigrants who apply for a change in status

It went largely unremarked, just another bland procedural decision from a government agency. But a quiet policy change at the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services last month is the next step toward a nationwide purge of non-citizens.<p>On June 28, USCIS announced that non-citizens who …

Everyone Is Getting Lonelier. Here's How Entrepreneurs Are Helping to Reverse the Trend.

People of all ages increasingly experience isolation.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Call it a health crisis, an epidemic or something else entirely, but the facts remain the same: Loneliness is a sweeping problem. The great irony of this widespread alienation is that …

I just cheated on my MacBook Pro with a cheaper alternative from Huawei

I loved, and nearly wore out, my state-of-the-art Apple MacBook Pro. Would a cheaper alternative do nearly as well?<p>It took me a lot of years to be able to afford the most souped-up, best-in-show — with a cherry on top — MacBook Pro. The last one I bought in early 2017 cost about $3,000 all-in, the …

4 Rare Qualities of Highly-Successful Executives, According to The Execs Themselves

Peter Cancro, CEO of Jersey Mike's Subs, uses the power of intuition to hire the best.<p>One of my favorites things to do as a columnist is interviewing successful entrepreneurs and leaders, and collecting anecdotal evidence of what effective, real-world leadership looks like.<p>With so many …

5 Simple Ways to Become a Better Leader Today

There is nothing easy about becoming a better leader but you might as well start here.<p>Mastering a skill can take years or as Malcolm Gladwell says, 10,000 hours. Leadership is a skill that can be taught and developed. Unfortunately, it is a difficult one to master and in many ways it really can't …

I Just Found Out Why My Manager Hates Me

Dear Liz,<p>I work for a manufacturing firm. I’ve worked here for three years with no problems.<p>I know I’m good at my job because the managers all tell me how much they depend on me.<p>I had a great relationship with my old manager, Ben, but he left the company at the end of 2017 to move closer to his …

If You Shop at Target, This Is the Best Credit Card for You. Here's Why.

You can get 5% off most Target purchases.<p>When evaluating the best credit cards on the market, store cards don’t often make the cut.<p>That’s because …

Pete the Planner: A critical look at health savings accounts, a financial product I like

<i>This article is the second part of a three-part series where I explore the three financial products I love the most, but through a highly critical lens. During this series, I will not focus on the positives.</i><p>I thought they were playing a trick on me.<p>“That will be $225,” the nurse exclaimed as I was …

Prize-Winning ‘Shoplifters’: Japan’s PM Hates This Movie Because It’s Just Too True

TOKYO—Japanese director Hirokazu Kore-eda won the Palme d'Or at Cannes for "Shoplifters,” a critically acclaimed family drama about a …

Japan