Julia Esther Castillo

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Scientists thought they had created the perfect tree. But it became a nightmare.

<b>Carole Bergmann pulls</b> her small parks department SUV into an aging 1980s subdivision in Germantown, Md., and takes me to the edge of an expansive meadow. A dense screen of charcoal-gray trees stands between the open ground and the backyards of several houses. The trees are callery pears, the …

Pears

Everything You Need To Know About The Law The EU Just Passed That Could Change The Internet As We Know It

Frederick Florin / AFP / Getty Images<p>The European Parliament voted to adopt an extremely controversial copyright reform on Wednesday that could have …

Copyright Directive

Cat Talk: Author explains how cats say I love you, and it’s not “meow”

When it comes to cats, those meows mean … well, a lot of things.<p>With each purr, yowl or even blink, felines are saying, “Hello,” “Let’s snuggle” or …

Why You Should Watch Out for Your 5-Year Job Anniversary

Most of us begin a new position with energy and a desire to impress. Our effort is high. Our passion is infectious. Our enthusiasm helps us to excel quickly.<p>But for some, work becomes mundane and repetitive. They lose some of their passion, and their work can begin to feel like a chore. Eventually …

5 Ways to Increase Leads and Referrals Through Social Selling

There's a reason cold calls rarely result in new customers -- and it's the same reason Social Selling often does.<p>Sales are like great employees: every business can use more of them.<p>Unfortunately, though, I'm a pretty poor salesman. (Okay, <i>really</i> poor.) That's why, when I write about sales strategies …

How to Keep a Bad Interviewer from Derailing Your Job Chances

Sometimes when you land a job interview, you end up talking with someone who might not be the best interviewer. Whether you get a taciturn …

NEWS FLASH: AI Startups Are Reinventing Media

• Partner Content<br>• Author: Caleb Garling. Caleb Garling<p>No technology trend today comes with more hype than artificial intelligence. Yet AI researchers …

3 Cool Business Tricks That A G.I.S. Can Actually Do

• <i>This is the fourth in a 5-part series about GIS: Geographic Information Systems</i><p><b>Why Should I Buy A Stupidly-Expensive Geographic Information System?</b> <br>An enterprise Geographic Information System (GIS) is a weighty investment. Aside from the server and client install hassle, the capital investment to …

Knowing Your Frequency: 3 Simple Steps to Getting What You Truly Desire

Many times when we want to create something new in our life we go at it with this initial excitement. Yet, if we could probe our mind and thoughts we …

San Antonio

How to Write a Great Business Plan: Competitive Analysis

The seventh in a comprehensive series to help you craft the perfect business plan for your startup.<p>The <b>Competitive Analysis</b> section of your business plan is devoted to analyzing your competition--both your current competition and potential competitors who might enter your market.<p>Every business has …

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Rapid global warming may be coming sooner than you think

A new study bolsters the case that a period of much faster global warming may be imminent, if not already beginning. The study, published Wednesday …

Global Warming

Productivity for Flakes, Head Cases, and Other Natural Disasters - Copyblogger

Some people are naturally productive. Naturally organized. Naturally get the important things done, every day.<p>They have clean desks and rational …

The Uncomfortable, Taboo Reason Why Homeless Women Have It Harder

Homelessness brings unimaginable challenges to the hundreds of thousands of people living without shelter in the United States. Not only do these …

In Some Cities, Gays Face Greater Risk Of Becoming Homeless

Tim Oviatt was once a successful businessman. For 32 years, he owned an apparel store in San Francisco called All American Boy.<p>"If you wore my logo T-shirt, people knew you were gay all over the world," he says.<p>Now, Oviatt finds himself symbolizing something stark about the gay community. Having …

Women Entrepreneurs

The woman entrepreneur posts have slowed down a bit. I used to do them every Monday but I have found that they are the hardest posts that I write. …

Wider Access to Education Is Crucial to Fixing Income Inequality, Says Economist

By onMarch 17, 2015 10:25 AM<p><i>Washington</i><p>Education alone cannot close the growing issue of income inequality, but it is a crucial element, according to …

Economics

Professional dining etiquette: What to order when an off-site job interview involves a meal

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora.</i><p><i>What is a nice, safe choice for your meal when you are taken out on a job interview?</i><p><i>Answer below by Quora</i> …

Employment