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15 Interview Questions To Ask Your Next Boss

I would hate to think that you would take a new job at a place where they didn’t at some point stop the interview process to ask you “Do you have any questions for us?”<p>All good employers do that. If you don’t get the chance to ask your questions, don’t even think about taking the job! Remember what …

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This is what happens to your brain when you give up sugar

Anyone who knows me also knows that I have a huge sweet tooth. I always have. My friend and fellow graduate student Andrew is equally afflicted, and …

The Grammys: Music's Biggest Night

The Attention Machine

A new brain-scanning technique could change the way scientists think about human focus.<p>Human attention isn’t stable, ever, and it costs us: lives lost when drivers space out, billions of dollars wasted on inefficient work, and mental disorders that hijack focus. Much of the time, people don’t …

ICC launches official ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 App

The International Cricket Ccouncil (ICC), in partnership with Reliance Communications, on Wednesday launched the official ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 …

7 Psychology Tricks to Make Your Resolutions Stick

You know the old goal-setting adage: Don’t bite off more than you can chew (especially if your goal is to lose weight). But if that were all it took, …

5 Tricks to Stop Procrastinating for Good

I meant to write this piece two weeks ago. I created a Word document and fully intended to start banging away on my Mac. But I had to contact some …

Marvel Vs. DC: 2014's Multi-Million Dollar Game of Chicken

Of all the superhero characters, common macguffins and themes across comics, television, and theater screens, Disney and their Marvel properties are flaming the popular opinion that PR campaigns surrounding these mixed story worlds is the new battlefield for the hearts and mind of the consumer, …

LG slims smartphone bezels to a virtually non-existent 0.7mm

You might talk about how much you hate large bezels, but LG is actually doing something about it. It just unveiled a 5.3-inch, 1080p LCD display with 0.7mm bezels, less than the width of a credit card. The Korean company said they're the world's narrowest, thanks to "Neo Edge" module processing and …

Inbox is a total reinvention of email from Google

The new Gmail app from the Gmail team isn't technically just an email app, at least if you ask them. It's called "Inbox," and it's being released as an invite-only system that works on the Chrome browser, Android phones, and iPhones. It feels completely native and fast on all of those systems. But …

Officials: 3 Denver girls played hooky from school and tried to join ISIS

<b>(CNN) —</b> The first indication that something was wrong was a phone call from his daughter's Denver area school to let Assad Ibrahim know that she had not come to class.<p>He dialed her cell. And she answered. But, officials say, she didn't tell him that she was on her way to Syria to join ISIS.<p>She was …

Brazil's Wildly Popular Virgin Mary Procession, Cirio, Draws More Than 2 Million

BELEM, Brazil (RNS) More than 2 million worshippers, pilgrims and onlookers poured around an 11-inch wooden figure of the Virgin Mary as it made its way through the streets. A crush of the faithful heaved and hauled away at a rope that stretched over a thousand feet from the cart that bore the …

Nielsen and Adobe are teaming up to apply TV-style ratings to the internet

You've probably heard of the Nielsen Ratings, which are the figures relating to the number of people who watch a particular TV series. It's these statistics that Hollywood uses to decide if your favorite show gets a second season or if it'll only live on in fan fiction. Unfortunately, with more and …

Mayor, Wife Tied to Disappearance of 43 Students in Mexico

The police chief and mayor of a Mexican town where 43 students went missing in September has been served with an arrest warrant, in connection to the …

White House ‘deeply concerned’ over reports of renewed ISIS advance against Yazidis

The White House said Wednesday it is “deeply concerned” by reports that Islamic State militants are advancing on the same Yazidi community in Iraq whose plight prompted the U.S. military to intervene two months ago in an attempt to save the religious minorities from “genocide.”<p>The airdrops of …

Amber Vinson, Dallas Nurse Infected With Ebola, Is Free Of Virus: Family

The family of Dallas nurse Amber Vinson, the second person to contract Ebola in the United States, says that she is free of the virus, multiple media outlets reported.<p>However, a spokesperson for Emory University Hospital, where Vinson is being cared for, told the Dallas Morning News that they were …

iPad Air 2 has a smaller battery, iFixit finds

The one new feature you didn't expect from Apple's iPad Air 2? iFixit says the new device has a battery that's 15 percent smaller, yet Apple claims it still gets the same battery life.<p>Apple says its flagship iPad Air 2 tablet gets the same 10 hours of use as last year's original iPad Air, even …

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Hands on: Google’s Inbox helps to organize your email life with bundles and more

In the never-ending quest to take control of email, many have tried — but few have succeeded — in automatically separating out the critical from the negligible. Part of the problem is that we ourselves can’t sort out our priorities consistently, no less rely on algorithms to do so.<p>Google has judged …

Online gaming ranks poorly as welcoming place for women, states new research

Gaming is widely viewed as the most hostile of all online environments for women, according to a new report from the Pew Research Center.<p>A report covering online harassment, published today, reveals that 27 percent of all internet users report being called an offensive name online, regardless of …

Why Twitter Is Paying For Your Cell Phone Number

Twitter wants to gain a bigger presence in the lives of consumers, and so from today it’s going behind the scenes of how we connect to our smartphone apps. The most obvious route? Our phone numbers.<p>On Wednesday it launched a new mobile platform for developers called Fabric, and a core feature …

Using Google Inbox: this feels like the future of email

My favorite thing about Inbox, Google's radical new email app for Android, iOS, and the web, is that it's perfectly happy to have you use your email as a to-do list. Rather than try to turn your inbox into nothing more than a series of letters and conversations, or help you clear your messages out …