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Da Silva delights with upset pole vault gold | Reuters

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Brazilian Thiago da Silva edged out world record holder Renaud Lavillenie of France to win the Olympic pole vault in dramatic fashion on Monday and give the host country its first athletics gold medal of the Games.<p>2016 Rio Olympics - Athletics - Final - Men's Pole Vault …

How Improving Your Emotional Intelligence Will Help Your Personal and Professional Life

<i>How can we improve our emotional intelligence? What are the benefits? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Chade-Meng Tan, Co-Chair of Nobel Peace Prize nominated campaign & NYT bestselling</b> …

10 research-proven tricks that will make you appear smarter than you are

It's great to be smart, but intelligence is a hard thing to pin down. In many cases, how smart people <i>think</i> you are is just as important as how smart you actually are.<p>"I not only use all the brains that I have, but all that I can borrow." —Woodrow Wilson<p>As it turns out, intelligence only explains …

12 Signs That Your Partner Lacks Emotional Intelligence

People with high emotional intelligence, or "EQ," tend to make better relationship partners. Does your partner have high EQ? Consider these 12 signs …

15 of the toughest interview questions you'll hear on Wall Street

Despite how ludicrous some of these questions can be, insiders say the worst answer you could give is, "I don't know."<p>How do you think you would answer some of the most difficult interview questions these companies have asked candidates in the past?

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10 things in tech you need to know today

<b>1. Nintendo president Satoru Iwata has died.</b> Iwata, 55, had been at the top of Nintendo since 2002.<p><b>2. Reddit CEO Ellen Pao has resigned.</b> She faced a severe backlash after Victoria Taylor, the employee in charge of the site's popular celebrity interview section, was asked to leave.<p><b>3. Taxi app Gett</b> …

The dark side of Google's focus on massive world-changing projects

Instead of improving something by 10%, the company strives to work on projects that are 10 <i>times</i> better than anything else out there.<p>"A big part of my job is to get people focused on things that are not just incremental," CEO Larry Page told Wired in 2013.<p>Getting to chase big ideas instead of simply …

Apple iOS 9 has the features you wished for

NEW YORK — Apple is finally letting users test the updates they’ve been waiting for.<p>With iOS 9, the updates go beyond icon designs and color schemes. …

Conor McGregor knocks out Chad Mendes in 2nd round for interim title

LAS VEGAS -- Chad Mendes actually made Conor McGregor bleed his own blood in an interim title fight at UFC 189 -- but he couldn't beat him.<p>McGregor …

Speed, Surprise, And Violence of Action

Expect a nuclear deal with Iran soon—and another year of cheap oil

<i>This story has been updated with reports that diplomats have reached provisional agreement and will announce a deal Monday (July 13), and with oil prices consequently dropping in early Asian trading.</i><p>Despite the deep skepticism in the air, nuclear talks with Iran only seem deadlocked—analysts are …