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The epic story of the map that gave America its name

A few hundred years ago, when much of the world was mysterious and unknown, two European humanists came together to produce an extraordinary map of the world.<p>St-Dié-des-Vosges is a small, leafy town in the Meurthe valley in north-east France. It lies 68km south-west of Strasbourg in France, 93km …

cartography

A Royal Wedding for the Ages: Pictures

One Impossible Michael Jackson Dance Move Is Still Mystifying Surgeons

As the King of Pop, Michael Jackson didn’t limit his showmanship to his incredible vocal range or bedazzled costumes. The man had an arsenal of …

Michael Jackson

French President Macron Visits the White House: Pictures

My Taper’s Keeper: Inside the World of NBA Barbers

Legend has it that Kobe Bryant was always first in the gym. His fanatical reputation was built before sunrise, and, as the stories go, he was in the …

An executive recruiter explains how to prepare for a second-round interview

You're feeling great after your first interview for a job with a prospective employer and you're told to expect a call back from human resources about setting up a second interview. When you do get that call, your initial feelings are excitement and triumph! Then, just as quickly, those feelings …

The First Supermoon of 2018 in Pictures

England

Amazon Says These Are the 100 Books Everyone Should Read

Hidden away in the books department on Amazon.com, shoppers can find a list of 100 great reads everyone should read in their lifetime, recommended by …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

100 Lunch Ideas on What the Heck to Pack for Work

Are you in a lunch rut? We can help you out.<p>The familiar grumble of your stomach hits every day at 11:30 a.m. as you sink further down into your desk chair. You need some fresh lunch ideas. And oh, we've got 'em—a whopping <b>100 ideas on what to pack for office lunches</b>, to be exact. Some are recipes, …

60 Books Everyone Should Read Before They Die

Curl up with #12 this weekend.<p>When you've had your fill of beach reads, broaden your horizons with a selection from this list of literary masterpieces that range from moving memoirs to hilarious essays. (And okay, okay — we have some "beach" reads in here too.)

The Single Most Powerful Question to Ask in an Interview (and How Top Candidates Answer)

The interview questions you've been asking are wrong. At the end of the day, there's a more practical way to go about identifying the talent your company needs to hire.<p>Résumés featuring Ivy League schools, past positions with top tier organizations, fancy logos, job titles, and impressive tech …

Employment

The migrant slave trade is booming in Libya. Why is the world ignoring it? | Ross Kemp

I’ve seen the dangerous route to Europe through Libya, with thousands of people at the mercy of cruelty for profit. But our leaders prefer to keep them there<p>It’s a mass grave that we don’t need the United Nations to verify. Every day an average of 14 migrants, the vast majority from countries in …

Africa

Vagina Necklaces Broke This Etsy Shop

Well, at least an Etsy shop<p>If you wanted to up your accessory game, you are SO in luck. Get ready for the ultimate statement accessory: the vagina necklace.<p><i>Mashable</i> reports Emily Fitzgerald's line of "yoni" necklaces practically broke the internet when she released her collection on Etsy. We don't …

Jewelry

Albert Einstein Called Racism “A Disease of White People” in His Little-Known Fight for Civil Rights

Albert Einstein’s activities as a passionate advocate for peace were well-documented during his lifetime. His celebrity as a famous physicist and one …

Albert Einstein Explains How Slavery Has Crippled Everyone’s Ability to Think Clearly About Racism

“Should we allow celebrities to discuss politics?” goes one variation on an evergreen headline and supposedly legitimate public debate. No amount of …

Inside Ivanka and Tiffany Trump’s Complicated Sister Act

While one sister coolly leveraged her father’s favor into a business of her own—and an influential behind-the-scenes role in his campaign and transition team—the other is still finding her place in the family. Sarah Ellison profiles the soon-to-be First Daughters.<p>I. The Family<p>The whispers started …

Staff Picks: Books of the Year 2016—Chosen by Verso

<i>The antidote to the ills of 2016 has to be found in a book. As Verso staffers have found over the course of this year, we turn to books for</i> …

Supermoon Rising: Pictures

Art

Obama’s Farewell Tour Begins in Greece: Pictures

GDP

What is a transition? Presidential turnover explained

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Last April, staffers for candidates Donald Trump, Ted Cruz, John Kasich, Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders gathered together in one room. But the topic wasn't the campaign.<p>The operatives were joined by current administration staff and past presidential personnel to focus on a …

Government

How to read a book a week

In February, I read Belle Beth Cooper’s <i>Fast Company</i> piece “How I became a morning person, read more books, and learned a language in a year,” which listed the four steps to assuming a new hobby: set small goals, focus on one new thing at a time, remove obvious barriers, and build the new routines …

Is Your Employee Ready to Be a Manager?

You have an ambitious team member who’s asking to be promoted to manager. He’s great at his job, but is he really ready to lead? How do you judge his skills and experience? What’s the best way to measure his potential?<p><b>What the Experts Say</b> <br>As a manager, you’re always on the lookout for the next …

Employment

13 DIYs to Make Your Car Seem Like New Again

Give your car that new-car smell (and look!) with smart detailing DIYs. These car cleaners and fresheners cost basically nothing to make, and you'll love how easily the 13 crafts ahead come together. No matter the time of year, it's always a good idea to keep your vehicle in tip-top shape so you're …

Cleaning

Suspect Arrested for Stealing Jewelry From Drake’s Tour Bus

A man has been arrested in connection with the theft of a reported $3 million worth of jewelry taken from Drake‘s tour bus. The robbery took place on …

Los Angeles

27 Most Common Job Interview Questions and Answers

Want to know (or use) some of the most common interview questions and answers? Here's a comprehensive list, along with some of the best answers.<p>While some job interviewers take a fairly unusual approach to interview questions, most job interviews involve an exchange of common interview questions …

Employment

'Roots' Cast Talks Slavery Reparations and Race Relations in Hollywood and Beyond

"This is one of the most iconic pieces of content in history, and I thought that this was a tremendously risky undertaking," says producer Will …

A+E Networks

The New Roots Revisits America's Worst Institution, and Reminds Us That Bullies Aren't So Great, Either

Watching the new <i>Roots,</i> which would be one of the best TV things you could do this week, you're reminded that in at least one important sense, it's about a bigger matter than even slavery.<p>It's about the most timeless part of human nature, which is how we behave toward other people. In this case, …

The Best Beauty Buys at Trader Joe's