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7 things hiring managers want to see in your cover letter

cover letter<p>They give a glimpse into your personality in a way that a list of accomplishments can't.<p>Cover letters can be intimidating though, and it …

The ultimate total-body workout routine to build maximum muscle

Westend61 / Getty<p>Westend61 / Getty<p><b>Duration</b> 45<p><b>Exercises</b> 13<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>Total-body workouts sound like they would take a long time. But when you boil …

CryptoClub Redirect Page

The old CryptoClub website has been shutdown. You can visit the new CryptoClub website at:<p>If your browser supports it, you will be redirected …

The subtle science of selling – a six-step guide

Salespeople can lure you into buying their products with simple psychological tricks. Tiffanie Wen explores how they work.<p>If I told you this is the most important article you’ll read this week, you probably wouldn’t believe me. But what if I could say that 75% of your friends agreed? Or if I could …

Psychology

China is building a Great Wall of Trees to fight climate change and the encroaching Gobi Desert

<i>This post has been corrected.</i><p>China is the world’s largest emitter of greenhouse gases, but it is also engaged in a massive tree-planting program that has helped to offset tropical deforestation, and suck some of the climate-changing carbon dioxide out of the atmosphere.<p>Reforestation efforts in …

Forests

Are You Ready To Subscribe To A Netflix For Learning? Curious.com Thinks You Are

The next time you get bored with watching whatever’s rotting your brain on your television or your iPhone, you’ll have a healthier alternative: educational courses.<p>Don’t laugh. And no, we’re not talking about <i>America’s Test Kitchen</i> or <i>This Old House</i> on PBS, but video courses on everything from …

Exxon CEO: Oil prices won't spike for years

There is mounting evidence that oil prices are poised to rebound from a historic bust.<p>Rig counts hit new lows each week. For the week ending on April 17, Baker Hughes says the U.S. lost an additional 34 oil and gas rigs, bringing the total down to 954. Domestic crude oil production appears to have …

Oil & Gas Industry

MIT Invention Turns Salt Water Into Drinking Water Using Solar Power

It could help farmers in developing countries<p>From plants to people, every living thing on this planet needs water. But getting enough to survive, and survive comfortably, that can be a little tricky. Just look at the furor around California's new water restrictions. If a state as wealthy as …

Easy dinner recipes: 25 ideas for National Beer Day

It's National Beer Day and there's no better way to celebrate than with, well, beer. While it's easy to imbibe in commemorating this most sacred of days, we've got some other ideas you might find fun as well.<p>Now you can have your beer and eat it too. Because whether you're looking for something …

Why Saying This Four-Letter Word Can Transform Your Productivity

A neurochemical shift happens in your brain when you say “done” at the end of even the smallest tasks.<p>Perfectionists are often reminded that “done is better than perfect.” But it turns out there’s another reason we should all try to create more “done” moments in our workdays.<p>Saying the word <i>done</i> can …

Time Management

Michelangelo: Sculptor, Painter, Architect and Poet

If you're seeing this message, it means we're having trouble loading external resources on our website.<p>If you're behind a web filter, please make …

Artists

Ancient rock churches put Ethiopia back on tourist map

Kiya Gezahegne joined an unruly, jostling throng surrounding a priest who wielded a 12th-century gold and bronze cross, one of the most sacred artefacts in Ethiopia. A young man shut his eyes and trembled from head to toe as he was blessed. Finally, Gezahegne stepped forward and stooped so the …

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Why America’s obsession with STEM education is dangerous

<i>Fareed Zakaria, a columnist for The Washington Post, is the host of “Fareed Zakaria GPS” on CNN and the author of “In Defense of a Liberal Education.”</i><p>If Americans are united in any conviction these days, it is that we urgently need to shift the country’s education toward the teaching of specific, …

What I learned about love during my years of reporting on weddings

<i>Ellen McCarthy wrote the On Love column for The Washington Post for four years, exploring the mysterious nature of love and spending many of her Saturday nights at someone’s wedding. Despite this long disruption to that most favored night for dating, McCarthy, newly single when she started the</i> …

Truly confident people do these twelve things differently

<i>This post originally appeared at LinkedIn. Follow the author here.</i><p>Confidence takes many forms, from the arrogance of Floyd Mayweather to the quiet self-assurance of Jane Goodall. True confidence—as opposed to the false confidence people project to mask their insecurities—has a look all its own.<p>When …

Self-improvement

16 Ways to Create Your Own Happiness at Work

Happy people are 36 percent more motivated, six times more energized, and twice as productive as their unhappy counterparts.<p>Let's face it, happiness and work do not tend to go hand in hand. A 2013 Gallup study, which reported data from more than 180 million people, found that just 13 percent of us …

Happiness

Warning: BPA-Free Plastic Containers May Be Just as Hazardous

<b>By Dr. Mercola</b><p>In the past, plastic was thought of as an inert substance. Now we know that plastic chemicals can and do leach from plastic containers, …

Sleep better with six minutes of bedtime yoga

<b>(CNN) —</b> Sometimes, sleep eludes us.<p>Maybe our brains won't shut off or we find ourselves tossing and turning all night, unable to get comfortable. Whatever the reason for your lack of sleep, it takes a toll. Studies abound linking sleeplessness with increased risk of serious health problems such as …

Yoga

Scientists figure out why knuckles crack

(NEWSER) – Scientists equipped with an MRI scanner, a finger-pulling device, and a man they call the "Wayne Gretzky of knuckle-cracking" say they have cracked the mystery of that popping sound your knuckles make when cracked. In a University of Alberta press release, the team says their video …

Louis C.K.

7 Ways to Bounce Back from Life’s Inevitable Setbacks

<i>It’s your choice… To be positive and free or to be imprisoned by your own negativity. To live in the past or to be hopeful about the present.</i><p>Full …

Self-help

5 Monday Actions That Will Immediately Improve Your Finances

Feeling poor on tax day? Here are some tips you can do every Monday that will improve your mood by next April.<p>Every year at this time most people and companies do a reassessment of their finances. A quick look at their assets and liabilities might result in either a big smile or perhaps a grimace. …

Personal Finance

A University Crew Team Is Engulfed by Leaping Asian Carp While Rowing on a Missouri Lake

Rowers with the Washington University in St. Louis men’s crew team are engulfed by a flurry of leaping Asian carp in this extraordinary video shot …

Fish

The Irrationality of Alcoholics Anonymous

Its faith-based 12-step program dominates treatment in the United States. But researchers have debunked central tenets of AA doctrine and found dozens of other treatments more effective.<p>J.G. is a lawyer in his early 30s. He’s a fast talker and has the lean, sinewy build of a distance runner. His …

Why Dangerous Sinkholes Keep Appearing Along the Dead Sea

For millennia, the salty, mineral-rich waters of the Dead Sea have drawn visitors and health pilgrims to its shores. But in recent years, gaping …

Why You're Experiencing Shoulder Pain + How To Heal It

In order for your shoulder to function optimally, you need good thoracic (upper back) mobility. Too many people have poor upper thoracic mobility — …

5 Reasons I Gave Up On Cardio

I broke up with cardio and I didn't even see it coming. One day I picked up a book on weight training when I was particularly tired of treadmill …