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Ace The Top 50 Interview Questions

Most people’s biggest fear is being put on the spot by oddball interview questions such as these (which are real):<p>“Describe the color yellow to someone who’s blind.” – Spirit Airlines<p>“If you were asked to unload a 747 full of jelly beans, what would you do?” – Bose<p>“Who would win in a fight between …

How to Answer the Top 10 Interview Questions

By: Jennifer Kumar<p><i>This was the 3rd most popular blog post of 2013. See the rest of the top 15 here.</i><p>We all know that <b>good preparation</b> is the key to …

The only 5 things you need to bring to a job interview

The interview process is stressful enough. You don't want to complicate things by showing up unprepared.<p>We asked a few career experts and hiring …

Employment

Infographic: 34 Crucial Tips To Note For Your Next Job Interview

<b>According to</b> a survey, it only takes 90-seconds for a hiring manager to decide if they would hire a candidate—College Atlas has created an …

Employment

The War Nerd: A Brief History Of The Yemen Clusterf*ck

<b>DILI, EAST TIMOR</b> — I ought to be familiar with the Houthi, the Shia militia that’s now conquering most of what’s worth taking in Yemen. After all, …

America’s not a force for good: The truth about our most enduring — and harmful — national myth

Our exceptionalism is a lie, and only an honest accounting of our actual history will allow us to chart a new path<p><i>We didn’t know who we were till we got here. We thought we were</i> <i>something else.</i><br>—Robert Stone, <i>Dog Soldiers</i> (1974)<p>“I didn’t know there <i>was</i> a bad war,” George Evans recalled. He grew up in …

The truth about that heartbreaking picture

Now the true story behind the picture of four-year-old girl which went viral earlier this week has been revealed by the photographer, Osman …

New Age Of Water Wars Portends ‘Bleak Future’ For The Middle East - Shadowproof

CommunityFDL Main Blog<p>29 Mar 2015<p><i>New research shows that water scarcity linked to climate change is now a global problem playing a direct role in</i> …

Saudi Arabian Ambassador: Yemen Not a Proxy War

Saudi Arabia’s Ambassador to the United States said Sunday he wouldn’t call the conflict in Yemen a proxy war between Saudi Arabia and Iran, even though he admitted his country is fighting a group supported by Iran.<p>“This is a war to protect the people of Yemen and its legitimate government from a …

Don’t See Evil: Google’s Boycott Campaign Against War Photography and Alternative Media

What happens when a dynamic company, started by a couple of idealistic friends in grad school, succeeds so wildly that it becomes a mega-corporation …

Internet

Sneaking across the Syrian border to fight ISIS

Tucked away in a mountainous area of northern Iraqi Kurdistan, the living quarters of the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) are nearly invisible. Made …

Iraqi Kurdistan

Library of Congress acquires rare trove of Civil War images

A Houston housewife who has quietly collected rare Civil War images for 50 years has sold more than 500 early photographs to the Library of Congress.<p>The library announced the acquisition Sunday and is placing the first 77 images online. On Friday, 87-year-old Robin Stanford delivered the historic …

A front-row seat to the rise of ISIS: Canadian diplomats saw terrorists coming months before Iraq invasion

They saw it gathering like a storm on the horizon.<p>Canadian diplomats in the Middle East recognized the Islamic State of Iraq and Al-Sham as a threat …

Assad 'open' to negotiations with US, says ISIS strengthening despite airstrikes

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said Sunday that he’s "open" to negotiations with the United States and that airstrikes conducted by a U.S.-led coalition in the region are not defeating the Islamic State terror group.<p>“We didn’t attack the American population. We didn’t support terrorists who did …

​Iran's deputy FM: Yemen's president uses terrorists to fight rebels

<b>Sophie Shevardnadze:</b> <i>Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian,thank you for joining us again, we’re very happy to have you here. I’d like to start with the</i> …

A 6-Point Plan to Defeat ISIS in the Propaganda War

For the first decade of its life, al-Qaeda was publicity-shy. Outside of a small group of people who closely followed terrorism, few people even knew …

South Sudan Army’s Land-Mine Use Escalates War, Monitors Say

South Sudan’s army is laying land mines in its battle against rebels, disregarding an international ban and signaling an “alarming escalation” of the …

Africa

When quantum mechanics and international relations collide

Wars and atoms have, as it were, a conjugated history.<p>On the eve of the second world war, physicists Albert Einstein and Leó Szilárd wrote a letter …

Islamic State: Coalition forces kill 9,500 fighters; 400 soldiers to be deployed to train Iraqi troops

Coalition forces have killed more than 9,000 Islamic State fighters, and the forces will soon be joined in Iraq by 400 more soldiers to train local …

Iran says US drone kills 2 advisers in Iraq; US denies claim

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iran's Revolutionary Guard says a U.S. drone strike killed two of its advisers near the Iraqi city of Tikrit, where a major offensive …

1.3 million killed in US ‘war on terror'

<b>More than 1.3 million people have been killed in Iraq, Afghanistan and Pakistan as a result of the so-called US war on terror in over a decade, and</b> …

Iraqi army weighs cost of U.S.-led strikes in Tikrit as militiamen leave

TIKRIT, IRAQ — In the makeshift Iraqi army command headquarters for the operation to clear Tikrit, Brig. Gen. Mohammed Ibrahim reads out the coordinates for targets that planes from the U.S.-led coalition are to strike: the local council building, the teacher’s institute, a local mall.<p>As he speaks, …

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The right’s Bergdahl calamity: How Bill O’Reilly & Rush Limbaugh discard America’s norms

<b>Rush Limbaugh, Bowe Bergdahl, Bill O'Reilly (AP/J. Scott Applewhite/Wikimedia/Kathy Willens)</b><p>Once upon a time, prisoners of war weren’t treated like terrorists, and people got their day in court. That’s over<p>Heather Digby Parton<p>March 30, 2015 5:58pm (UTC)<p>Back in the mid-2000s, as the debacle of the …

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