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We got 10 CEOs to tell us their one killer interview question for new hires

Where do you see yourself in five years? Tell me about a time when you showed leadership. What is your biggest weakness?<p>These are the standard questions that job candidates face during interviews. And by now, everyone also has standard answers. (“My biggest weakness? I work too hard.”)<p>As you scale …

Employment

A guy asked kids to draw their craziest inventions – and then he turned them into real products

<b>Instead of putting kids’ drawings on the fridge door and forgetting about them, one British designer had another idea. What if you took the power of</b> …

Thai Grilled Chicken with Sweet Chile Dipping Sauce Recipe

"There are so many versions of this street food found in Thailand. Mine has been in our family for years, and we serve it with a tangy sweet chili …

Grilling

Gill's Spinach, Chorizo Halloumi Salad

Actually, this was created by Gill's friend Jane, but it comes to us via Gill, so we're putting her name on it. It's a salad that uses up the kinds …

Haptic gas pedals could reduce fuel use up to 7%, make roads safer

Those who don't give much thought to fuel economy probably assume that a car gets whatever fuel economy is printed on that EPA sticker, but there's …

Meet the Next Superfood Flour Coming Straight from a Science Lab

Crystal ball (and a food scientist) says the most exciting thing in coffee's future is baked goods.<p>What if you could temper the crazy blood sugar spike you get from eating a chocolate chip muffin...with an ingredient baked into the muffin? And what if that ingredient was not only something totally …

Coffee

Comforting Chicken Soup Recipes

When winter, family gatherings, or under-the-weather blues call, comforting chicken soup recipes are always the answer. Chicken soup is a great go-to …

Cooking

Colorful Tile That Can Create Various Patterns by Rotating It

Design studio Dsignio has come out with a new tile for Harmony-Peronda that lets you play around with the design simply by rotating the tile. A …

Furniture

Fried Chicken Ramen, the Comforting Winter Soup You Deserve

Fried Chicken makes the world better and when you pair it with ramen you get a transcendent comfort food masterpiece. Fry. Simmer. Enjoy.<p><b>Fried</b> …

Fried Chicken

Brandalism: 82 Artists Install 600 Fake Ads Across Paris to Protest the COP21 Climate Conference | Colossal

<p>Just days before the start of the UN COP21 Climate Conference held in Paris and during the French state of emergency following terrorist attacks …

Posters

Last-Minute Time Saver: Whip Cream Without Dirtying a Mixer

We're partnering with our Time Inc. sister brands Cooking Light, Health, My Recipes, Real Simple, Southern Living and Sunset to bring you 60 days of …

Dessert

Apple's best invention is one that nobody talks about

One of my favorite Apple inventions is one that you might not even know about — or only think of when you’re travelling.<p>The Magsafe power adaptor that came with your MacBook, and the charger that came with older iPhones can quickly be swapped to suit any power outlet, provided you’ve got the right …

The brain’s miracle superpowers of self-improvement

We used to believe our brains were hardwired at birth. Now we believe we can will them to change. Is that true? Will Storr analyses the truth and hokum about 'neuroplasticity'.<p>For years she had tried to be the perfect wife and mother but now, divorced, with two sons, having gone through another …

The Brain

5 Videos That Show Off Crazy Knife Skills

If you're in charge of the chopping the onions or peeling the potatoes this Thanksgiving, you'll be a knife skills pro come Fridy morning (or you'll have run through the box of Band-Aids).<p>But no matter how fancy we get with our skillz, these videos are reminders that we still have a <i>lot</i> to learn. …

Get a Jump-Start on Holiday Prep With This Make-Ahead Roasted Squash and Kale Salad

You want a good strategy for staying calm on Thanksgiving, beyond heavily self-medicating with bourbon? Here's my advice: Do as much of the cooking ahead of time as is humanly possible. Have your vegetables prepped, your sauces made, your ingredients portioned, your casseroles assembled, and your …

Extra-Virgin Olive Oil

15 essential Kurt Cobain rarities

Today marks the release of <i>Montage of Heck: The Home Recordings,</i> a series of tracks culled from previously unreleased tapes made by Nirvana frontman …

Kurt Cobain

Blank William Reimagines Star Wars Stormtrooper Helmets as Animals

We’re not ashamed to count ourselves amongst the rabid fans eagerly awaiting the release of <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i> next month. With all the pent …

Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Artist Folds a New Paper Crane to Describe Each Day of the Year for an "Origami Journal"

Artist Cristian Marianciuc began 2015 by creating a unique personal journal. While his diary does involve paper, it's definitely not your conventional notebook filled with thoughts, memories, and written words. Instead, this uncommon journal incorporates the art of origami. “Late last year, I made …

Origami

Plot Twist: The Most Genius Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe Is Also Vegan

World, this is the genius chocolate chip cookie we've been waiting for. <b>Oh, and one other thing: It's vegan.</b><p>Notice that I didn't say it's genius <i>for</i> a vegan chocolate chip cookie or <i>in spite of</i> it. This cookie, which comes from Ovenly founders Agatha Kulaga and Erin Patinkin, can rest entirely on its …

The 26 happiest, richest, healthiest, and most crime-free countries in the world

Every year, the Legatum Institute, a London based think-tank releases its annual global Prosperity Index, a huge survey that ranks what it calls the most prosperous countries in the world.<p>The amount of money a country has is one factor of prosperity, but the Legatum Institute considered more than …

European Travel

Love Guide Condoms Offer Quite the Package

Guan-Hao Pan, a design student at the National Taipei University of Technology believes the condom should not be a “one-size-fits-all” solution. In …

Condoms

Innovative "More Sky" Windows Transform into Outdoor Seating for Small Apartments

In small dwellings, it can be a challenge to experience the beauty of natural light. Architect and designer Aldana Ferrer Garcia has created three different window concepts called <i>More Sky</i> that mitigates this issue. By simply twisting and expanding, their frameworks transform from …

Architecture

Portraits of Auto Mechanics in the Style of Renaissance Paintings by Freddy Fabris | Colossal

<p>Chicago-based photographer Freddy Fabris has worked for years on commercial projets for clients like Leo Burnett, Saatchi & Saatchi, and Ogilvy & …

Art

9 Killer Pumpkin Desserts for Halloween

Don’t just carve jack-o’-lanterns this Halloween; go pumpkin-crazy!<p>From hand pies to parfaits, here are the best pumpkin-packed desserts to make for …

Dessert

3 search sites that don't track you like Google does

When you need to get information or find something online, chances are you go to Google. But while Google is great at Web searches, it’s hardly stellar when it comes to privacy. It saves your search history, scans your Gmail, tracks your location, keeps everything you say to “OK Google,” and a lot …

Privacy

Baking Eggs INSIDE Avocados Is Truly A Champion's Breakfast

Remember when avocado toast was <i>the</i> trend to eat at breakfast?<p>The next logical step, according to food host Brandi Milloy in the video below from PopSugar Food, is to get rid of the bread and put a bird on it (specifically, an egg).<p>Preheat your oven to 425 degrees Fahrenheit.<p>Cut an avocado in half …

Breakfast

15 Gluten-Free Baked Goods that Don't Miss Gluten One Bit

As a baker (and a baking instructor), I could talk about gluten all day. But while gluten may be fun for some of us, many people live with some form of gluten allergy or intolerance and may even need to cut out grains containing gluten altogether (we're looking at you, wheat, barley, and rye).<p>The …

Dessert

8 Food Blog Links We Love

<i>We've scoured the web for our favorite food blog posts, and now we're bringing them right to your desktop. It’s hard work, but someone has to do it.</i><p><i>Today: Eight ways to use up all the apples you just picked (or bought).</i><p>Upgrade your breakfast pastries with cinnamon buns chock-full of apples and …

Apples, Apples Everywhere: 9 Easy Recipes For Fall's Favorite Fruit

Apple season is here -- time to round up the kids and get picking! After you've Instagrammed all of those adorable orchard pics, you've got to figure out what to do with all of those apples. From breakfast to dessert, here are nine easy recipes to help you use them all up.<p><b>1. Amish-Style Baked</b> …

Breakfast

11 Cakes that Only Need One Bowl

We love a layer cake as much as the next person, but sometimes you want cake and you want it <i>now</i>. There's no time for messes, multiple bowls, and oodles of dirty spatulas. It needs to be ingredients, mix, pour, bake, and done. That's it—no fuss or hassle, just smiles (and more time to make …