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This Habit Will Make Everyone Think of You as a Leader. Instantly

Curiosity didn't kill the cat. It made him a harbinger of success.<p>Whether or not you want to be a leader, most of us would agree that being looked up to and admired is a good thing. Yet, the qualities that we see as admirable are changing along with our societal norms. One behavior, however, that …

Leadership

Veil is private browsing for the ultra-paranoid

If you’re worried about someone finding out what you’re pointing your browser at, there are plenty of options for keeping it secret, with varying levels of difficulty and effectiveness. Veil takes things further than perhaps any other anonymous browsing method by masking the page you’re viewing not …

Privacy

Smartphone data tracking is more than creepy – here's why you should be worried

Smartphones rule our lives. Having information at our fingertips is the height of convenience. They tell us all sorts of things, but the information …

3 Things You Need to Solve a Really Tough Problem | Inc.com

By the early 20th century, the world's great mathematicians knew they had a big problem. The very foundations of logic, held sacred since the time of Aristotle, were under siege after the discovery of troubling paradoxes by Cantor, Frege and Russell. It was unclear whether things could ever be set …

Eli Lilly

16 Essential Leadership Skills For The Workplace Of Tomorrow

Some people believe that leaders are born, not made. Others, however, think leadership skills can be developed and honed, just like any other ability.<p>Members of Forbes Coaches Council tend to agree with the latter theory, as many of them work closely with up-and-coming professionals to help them …

Leadership

Free GoCrack password cracking tool helps admins test password security

It takes a mere .25 milliseconds to crack passwords such as “123456”, “qwerty” or “password” — examples of some of the worst, most common passwords …

Information Security

Why did James Comey name his secret Twitter account ‘Reinhold Niebuhr’? Here’s what we know.

<i>A version of this story was first published Oct. 24.</i><p>Former FBI chief James B. Comey has changed his Twitter name from theologian Reinhold Niebuhr to his own name and changed his Twitter handle from @FormerBu to @Comey.<p>Comey ended a months-long Twitter tease Oct. 24 when he confirmed that he is the …

Donald Trump

A Yale psychologist's simple thought experiment temporarily turned conservatives into liberals

Social scientists have long known how to turn liberals into conservatives in the lab — all they have to do is scare them.<p>"Research has shown that you can make liberals more conservative by threatening them and making them somewhat afraid," Yale psychology professor John Bargh writes in his new …

Psychology

Exclusive: Microsoft responded quietly after detecting secret database hack in 2013

(Reuters) - Microsoft Corp's secret internal database for tracking bugs in its own software was broken into by a highly sophisticated hacking group more than four years ago, according to five former employees, in only the second known breach of such a corporate database.<p>The company did not disclose …

Cybersecurity

Supreme Court to consider major digital privacy case on Microsoft email storage

The Supreme Court on Monday accepted a second important case on digital privacy, agreeing to hear a dispute between the federal government and Microsoft about emails stored overseas.<p>The justices increasingly have been called upon to settle legal battles between law enforcement and technology …

Privacy

The Latest: Trump renews clash with Sen. Bob Corker

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and congressional Republicans (all times local):<p>9:05 a.m.<p>President Donald Trump is escalating his clash with Sen. Bob Corker, saying the Tennessee Republican was "made to sound a fool" in a recent interview.<p>Trump says on Twitter Tuesday that …

Donald Trump

Intelligence Isn't Something You're Born With. It's Acquired When You Learn How To Do These 5 Things | Inc.com

Outliers have a tendency to give the masses the wrong ideas.<p>When we hear stories about a seven year old who can speak 14 different languages, or see a video of someone with a photographic memory repeating back every single person's name in a fifty person auditorium, we sit back in awe.<p>"How can they …

Self-improvement

Las Vegas Is Only the Deadliest Shooting in US History Because Black Lives Aren’t Counted

News reporters and anchors have repeatedly referred to the recent tragedy in Las Vegas as the “worst mass shooting in U.S. history.” Like all things …

Las Vegas

Report: Countless PCs vulnerable to newly discovered firmware attack [Update]

After analyzing more than 70,000 Macs, the team at Duo Security uncovered a firmware vulnerability that could affect countless PCs. And although the research was done on Macs, Windows PCs are even more likely to be at risk.<p>Rich Smith and Pepijn Bruienne outlined the flaw in a recently-published …

No, this NFL player didn't burn a U.S. flag in the locker room

Another day, another chapter in the ongoing feud between Donald Trump and NFL players who are taking the knee in protest against police brutality.<p>You …

Apple would like to remind the FCC that it can’t activate imaginary FM radios that iPhones don’t have

Apple responded today to FCC Commissioner Ajit Pai, who issued a statement that “urged” Apple to activate the FM chips that he claimed are in iPhones in the name of public safety. The recent hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria were the hook for the reasoning. The only problem? Apple hasn’t even …

Mobile Technology

500 years ago, it wasn't Protestants but Catholics embracing Luther

ROME – This year marks the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation, and since we’ve framed that world-changing event for a half-millennium …

Theology
Authentication

SEC discloses cybersecurity breach

The Securities and Exchange Commission on Wednesday said its “EDGAR” public-company filing system had been hacked.<p>SEC Chairman Jay Clayton said in a statement that last month "the Commission learned that an incident previously detected in 2016 may have provided the basis for illicit gain through …

Cybersecurity

SparkFun publishes app to detect gas pump/ATM card skimmers

Generally speaking, a skimmer is a small device used to steal credit/debit card information. Thieves will place them on top of card insertion slots …

Identity Theft

Robert E. Lee 'descendant' — and denouncer — quits N.C. pastor post over 'hurtful' reaction to VMAs speech

He was the great-great-great-great-nephew of Confederate Army General Robert E. Lee, and he felt it was his moral duty to speak out against his ancestor, “an idol of white supremacy, racism and hate.” He said as much when he took the microphone near the end of the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards, when …

Rights & Freedoms

Trump claimed he witnessed Harvey’s devastation ‘first hand.’ The White House basically admits he didn’t.

President Trump clearly and unmistakably exaggerated the “horror and devastation” he witnessed in Texas. The White House's response? To pretend words don't mean what they mean.<p>Trump tweeted Wednesday morning that he had seen this horror and devastation “first hand.”<p>But reporters quickly took issue …

Donald Trump

Do You Exercise for the Wrong Reasons?

“When I run, I feel God’s pleasure.”<p>Such were the memorable words of Olympic sprinter and Christian missionary Eric Liddell (1902–1945), at least …

All the Ways US Government Cybersecurity Falls Flat

Data breaches and hacks of US government networks, once novel and shocking, have become a problematic fact of life over the past few years. So it …

Here's Why Uncertainty Makes You So Miserable

People like to know what’s coming for them, even if it’s bad, a new study suggests. A small study published Tuesday found that people are more …

University College London

Trump Defends Initial Remarks on Charlottesville; Again Blames ‘Both Sides’

WASHINGTON — President Trump reverted Tuesday to blaming both sides for the deadly violence in Charlottesville, Va., and at one point questioned whether the movement to pull down Confederate statues would lead to the desecration of memorials to George Washington.<p>Abandoning his precisely chosen and …

Rights & Freedoms

Chris Pratt Accepts Award By Thanking 'Lord And Savior Jesus Christ'

On Sunday, as Chris Pratt accepted his “Choice Movie Actor: Sci-Fi” award for his role in <i>Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2</i> at the Teen Choice Awards, he …

Teen Choice Awards
Rights & Freedoms

Google Is Giving Away Its Best Tools for Managers Absolutely Free | Inc.com

When it comes to developing great managers, Google doesn't leave much to chance. The data-obsessed company famously spent years studying the attributes of effective managers for its Project Oxygen, determining that technical expertise was less important than less-sexy attributes like consistency, …

Goal Setting
Bible