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Science says IQ may be the best predictor of your potential to excel at work — and no one wants to hear it

"The key for us, number one, has always been hiring very smart people," Bill Gates once said in an interview. "There is no way of getting around that in terms of IQ, you've got to be very elitist in picking the people who deserve to write software."<p>Gates was talking specifically about Microsoft, …

Psychology

Out of Brown Sugar? Here's How to Make a Simple Substitute.

5 Brown Sugar Substitutes to Try<p>Updated June 30, 2017<p>Out of brown sugar, or just discovering that yours has turned brick hard? If you're in the …

The percentage of Americans without health insurance hit an all-time low

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Health Interview Survey, 9.0% of Americans did not have health insurance in 2016. That was down slightly from 9.1% in 2015 and down from 16.0% in 2010.<p>The drop was also more pronounced for Americans between the ages of 18 and 64.<p>…

10 Udemy Courses Under $100 That Could Help You Make $1,000 (or More)

Never stop improving your entrepreneurial portfolio.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>Entrepreneur has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p><b>EXCLUSIVE: $10 Course Promo Expires June 30, 2017</b><p>There’s always something you can add to …

Dogs really can tell if someone is a bad person

Trust their instinct!<p>If you're a pet owner, you've probably long suspected that your furry friend is pretty insightful, and now a new study has shown …

Pets

6 Keys To Giving Positive Feedback That Drives Better Results | Inc.com

If you want to create a culture of continuous improvement, then create a culture of recognition. Everyone wants to come to work to do a good job, very few people are just doing it for the money, and if we can find ways to recognize them to feed their self-esteem, it will encourage them to continue …

Employee Engagement

AI system as good as experts at recognising skin cancers, say researchers

Computers can classify skin cancers as successfully as human experts, according to the latest research attempting to apply artificial intelligence to health.<p>The US-based researchers say the new system, which is based on image recognition, could be developed for smartphones, increasing access to …

Artificial Intelligence

Clinton's Doctor Says This Is a Bigger Problem Than Obamacare

Within his first hours in office, President Trump signed an executive order aimed at rolling back Obamacare, with plans for a possible repeal. However, the doctor and medical adviser to Bill and Hillary Clinton says a re-do on the Affordable Care Act won’t fix the underlying health-care issue …

Nutrition

Raw eggs, bacon, wine: Weird diet secrets of the world's oldest people

Doctors attribute longevity to a combination of diet, genetics, and environment, but they are yet to discover any one single factor that guarantees a long life, or even, for that matter, an early death. Substantial evidence exists that certain vices like cigarettes, alcohol, and sugar-sweetened …

Eggs

This Calculator Will Tell You Whether to Pay Down Debt or Save for Retirement

It’s a frequently asked personal finance question: should I pay off my student loans or save for retirement? It’s possible to do both, but this …

6 Retirement Plans Millennials Should Start Thinking About (Or Embrace ASAP)

Retirement plans are not a priority for millennials, but they should be. Why? Time flies! Start saving early in life to ensure your future years are …

Retirement

Sexual Pleasure Literally Puts You Into A Trance

Rhythm holds the key to good sex, a study suggests.<p>Many people feel that they “lose control” in the climax of a sexual encounter, and research shows this is a very apt description of what’s going on in the brain.<p>In a paper in the journal Socioaffective Neuroscience & Psychology last month, …

The Brain

8 tweaks to make good-for-you foods even better

I find it fascinating to see the depth of information that researchers can learn about the food we eat. Beyond the nutritional value of meals, scientists are working to uncover how certain foods should be eaten, what they should be combined with and how they are best absorbed. It’s a lot of science …

Nutrition

This Travel App Pays You for Saving Company Money

Imagine if your company actually paid you to stay under budget when booking business travel. That's the idea behind TravelBank, an app for iOS and …

What's the Catch? Why Big Companies Give Money to Small Businesses

Just this past week JP Morgan Chase announced a new program committing $75 million over three years to help small businesses, particularly ones owned by minorities, women and veterans. Pretty nice, right?<p>The program includes a $1.9 million grant to the Association for Enterprise Opportunity (AEO) …

Nonprofits

GCHQ is launching a puzzle book to nurture your inner spy

Are you smart enough to beat Britain's greatest spooks?<p>It comes on the back of the success of GCHQ director Robert Hannigan’s Christmas card which …

How Much Money Would You Need to Ditch Your Job—Forever?

Find out with our calculator<p>The American Dream is traditionally defined by a climb up the socioeconomic ladder to a comfortable middle-class life: a …

The 20 College Majors With The Highest Starting Salaries

Choosing a major is a complex decision, often a tug-of-war between personal interests and financial prospects. Recently there has been a heightened focus on colleges’ financial return on investment. Parents sometimes put pressure on their kids to choose majors that lead to lucrative careers, and …

College & University

This paper rolls up into an adjustable flashlight

The latest capsule collection from Design of Things (courtesy of design firm Nendo and Softbank) is just as fascinating as its 3D-printed, prune-able Bonsai trees announced last year. The Paper Torch is equal parts designs, patterns and heritage of Takeo paper (est. 1899), and electronics know-how …

The Ultimate Wearable: A Second Skin That Feels What You Can’t

We rely on our phones and laptops to see information. But what if we could feel it instead?<p>We’re surrounded by intangible information. Every second of the day, radio waves resonate encrypted messages through our walls, furniture, and skulls. And to translate this omnipresent flood, we pick up our …

14 Amazon Shopping Hacks to Save You Money

Finding sales isn't the only way to keep more of your cash.<p>Almost everyone knows what Amazon is, even if they don’t shop online. The company has …

The Death Star of Wasp Nests Found in English Attic

Home renovations can turn up some strange things, but a family in the UK found something slightly more alarming than mold or a leaky roof. The …

Cheers! 'Hangover-Free Alcohol' Could Be on the Way

A British researcher says he has discovered a synthetic alcohol which allows drinkers to enjoy the sensation of being drunk without the negative side …

Behind the wheel of GM's 238-mile range electric car

Chevy's new Bolt shows up in San Francisco's SOMA district at the height of rush hour. It comes around the corner evading cars, buses and wandering Giants fans on their way to the game a few blocks away. It's urban chaos and it's the exact environment the long-range EV will encounter when new …

No-Churn Galaxy Ice Cream Is Going to Be Your Newest Galaxy Obsession

*Puts edible glitter on everything.*<p>Pastel-colored Cool Whip just met edible glitter and the result is<p>historyno-churn galaxy ice cream. And, it's just as magical as it sounds.<p>It's so magical, in fact, that you can make it in your dorm room or literally anywhere where you have a freezer — all you …

23 Paleo Bowls That Make Breakfast Great Again

Breakfast bowls are the ultimate convenience: They pack in a ton of nutrients at once, and they’re often easily portable. Best of all, they let you …

Breakfast

Researchers prototype system for reading closed books: New method identifies letters printed on first 9 pages of a stack

MIT researchers and their colleagues are designing an imaging system that can read closed books.

Imaging

Techhoax.com

This domain has recently been listed in the marketplace. Please click here to inquire.<p>Tech<br>• Bug Tracking<br>• Earth Science News<br>• Behavioral Sciences<br>• Stephen …

Behavioral Sciences

38 reasons you should always have baking soda in your kitchen

See that little flexing bicep on the baking soda below? It's not just there because baking soda is strong stuff: It's also a symbol of how you feel—resourceful and capable—when you use it.<p>Because beyond baking soda's muffin-leavening powers and fridge-odor-absorbing abilities (a claim that's as …

Chickpeas