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Why Google doesn’t care about college degrees, in 5 quotes

Google isn’t big on college degrees, although the search giant is inundated with applicants touting perfect GPAs from Ivy League schools.<p>Google’s chairman and head of hiring, Laszlo Bock, has given a few insights in the <i>New York Times</i> on how he sorts through a multitude of bright applicants.<p>The …

The Latest From Subaru Is The Only Dash Cam Ad You’ll Ever Need

Dash cams have served a lot of purposes in recent years, from capturing footage of a meteor to capturing Reese Witherspoon having a moment. These car cameras are especially popular in Russia, however, due to a high-rate of insurance scams. Leave it to Russia, in that case, to produce a commercial …

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The North Face Testing Watson-Powered Virtual Personal Shoppers

Is a digital personal assistant better than an online search box? The North Face, IBM, and Fluid are betting that Watson can outperform Siri (and Amazon) at e-commerce.<p>Clothing brand The North Face is taking an unusual approach to boosting their e-commerce sales: They built a digital personal …

Want Success? Surround Yourself With People Who Challenge Your Thinking | Inc.com

It's nice to have people around who support you and are of like mind. Agreeable people boost your confidence and allow a certain level of relaxation. Most of us develop a stable of people with whom we like to work. We know their styles, and they know ours. It's comfortable and expedient. It is easy …

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5 Colonial-Era Drinks You Should Know

Cast your memory back to grade-school history: Chances are that in between making tricorn hats out of construction paper and learning about George Washington's heroics, you weren't taught that John Adams began each day with a tankard of cider, that the Mayflower was loaded with barrels of beer, or …

Ask a Bartender: How Do You Prevent a Hangover?

When drinking is (sort of) part of your job description, recovery from said drinking is a vital skill. So we asked bartenders across the country: How do you prevent (or, barring that, cure) a hangover? Here's their advice; use responsibly.<p>"Drink water in between drinks and it will keep you hydrated …

Celebrate Spring With an Egg in Your Cocktail

More<p>Eggs<p>Buying tips, techniques, and recipes, no matter how you like them.<p>Unless you live in California or parts of the American Southwest, you're probably as relieved as I am to finally see the backside of this year's long, brutal winter. Spend a day inside a cramped Brooklyn apartment with a …

Cool New Bitters Showcase Salty, Sweet, Savory, and Sour

It wasn't that long ago I remember having to specifically ask for bitters in my Manhattan. The request would typically send the bartender rummaging through the less-used potions hidden under the bar until she eventually emerged with a dusty bottle of Angostura in hand.<p>I'll skip the history lesson …

Cocktail Tools: What to Buy After You Have the Basics

So you've been making cocktails for a little while, and you have all your basics in hand: a shaker, a strainer or two, a jigger or measuring cup, a bar spoon, and some basic glassware. You'll do just fine making drinks with those, but if you're feeling the urge to add a few more tools to your …

5 Cocktail Recipes That Will Help You Love Mezcal

Often overshadowed by its more popular brother, tequila, mezcal doesn't usually get a fair shot. Maybe it's the smoky flavor that's polarizing, or the out-of-date association with worms, but it's too bad, since this underrated spirit really makes for some great mixing.<p>I like to sub it in place of …

How to Pair Spirits and Charcuterie: Tips From Jeff Faile of DC's The Partisan

"The principles of cocktail and food pairings really aren't any different than wine pairings," says <b>Jeff Faile</b>, beverage director for the Neighborhood Restaurant Group's latest Washington DC opening, <b>The Partisan</b>. Along with chef <b>Nate Anda</b> (who spearheads the Red Apron Butchery), Faile has been busy …