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The death of the cover letter — and other ways robots are changing hiring

The U.S. economy lost 33,000 jobs last month — but people who are out of work may soon have an easier time finding new employment thanks to …

How Text Messaging Broadens Recruiting Outreach, Cuts Time to Fill

​Text messaging is proving to be a solution both for job seekers looking for more-direct communication channels with employers and for companies …

The Complete Guide to the Science of Fasting

<b>HIGHLIGHTS</b><p>→ The science of fasting has entered the mainstream, with a handful of human studies demonstrating its efficacy for health and potentially …

This summer, hundreds of China’s young gay people took their parents on a sea voyage of reconciliation

When Zhou Chenguang invited his mother to take a trip with him, he didn’t tell her that the Glory Sea wasn’t just another cruise. It wasn’t until she was boarding and saw a guy unrolling a rainbow flag that she realized her son had brought her onto a ship packed with “comrades,” as gay people in …

Want to Lose Weight Fast? The First Fat-Reduction Wearable Is Coming (and It's Backed by Serious Science) | Inc.com

The number of people on diets in the U.S. alone is estimated to be 108 million. At any given time, that means nearly one in three people is trying to lose weight.<p>But despite valiant efforts with everything from juice cleanses, the keto diet, kettlebells and CrossFit, a lot of people keeps coming …

Fitness

Acclaimed VR Puzzle Game ‘FORM’ Now Available for Oculus Rift

Release in June, <i>FORM</i> is a VR puzzle game which has received top marks for its imposing, dream-like architecture and geometric puzzles. Now the game …

PITAKA magnetic New Wallet brings modularity where we need it

PITAKA is a Chinese based company that has been making mobile accessories for a little while now. Their latest venture, however, is a carbon fiber magnetic wallet. Starting at $79 on Indiegogo the New Wallet is slated to go up to a starting price of $119 after the crowdfunding campaign ends. With …

Google is sharing its management tools with the world

Speaking at his alma mater in January, Sundar Pichai, Google’s low-profile CEO, revealed his key to effective management: “Let others succeed.”<p>Enacting Pichai’s advice is easier said than done. But Google is sharing some tools that might help. Its Re:Work blog is offering a series of instructive …

Goal Setting

Building your own smart mirror is surprisingly easy

Take that, Snow White<p>Smart mirrors are straight from science fiction. They’re part of an optimistic vision of the future that imagines a world where screens and data are everywhere, ready to feed you whatever information you need at a moment’s notice.<p>But it turns out that building your own smart …

The Grapefruit Diet Hack That Blasts Belly Bulge in Days

The grapefruit diet has been in and out of dieting trends for the past few decades, but Dr. Oz recently declared that “grapefruit’s back for weight …

US vet returns dead Japanese soldier's flag to emotional kin

HIGASHISHIRAKAWA, Japan (AP) — Tatsuya Yasue buried his face into the flag and smelled it. Then he held the 93-year-old hands that brought this …

What Is Intermittent Fasting? A Beginner's Guide to Burning More Fat | Inc.com

For more than a year, I've been following an intermittent fasting eating regimen. I use the word <i>regimen</i> because intermittent fasting is not a diet, at least in a "consume less calories" way. Intermittent fasting is all about <i>when</i> you eat, not what you eat.<p>Even though I'm usually up by 4:30 or 5 …

Free: A Crash Course in Design Thinking from Stanford’s Design School

If you ask a few of today's youngsters what they want to do when they grow up, the word "design" will almost certainly come up more than once. Ask …

It's Time to Rethink Your Talent Strategy (According to New Study) and Design Thinking Can Help | Inc.com

I have written about why your HR department should embrace design thinking in a previous column and now a study on <b>"</b>Designing and Refining Talent Acquisition" reinforces the important role Design Thinking plays in HR. Findings from a survey of 307 HR practitioners conducted by the Human Capital …

Get a free game, the chance to win a £1,200 PC and battle for prizes in a For Honor tournament - 6 reasons to attend the PCGamer Weekender!

I’d duck if I were you, because all the free stuff being thrown at your from the PCGamer Weekender is becoming a bit overwhelming. Who <i>doesn’t</i> want a …

Want to Future-Proof Your Career? Start by Reading These 10 Science-Fiction Books | Inc.com

<i>The Foundation Trilogy</i> by Isaac Asimov. This recommendation comes from Elon Musk, who credits the trilogy with inspiring him to dream big and work hard in order to keep humans moving forward with technological progress.<p><i>The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy</i> by Douglas Adams. This book is a favorite …

How to lose your love handles in 3 days

How to lose your love handles in 3 days<p>We spoke to fitness powerhouses Rob Edmond and Ross Edgley about losing weight and getting fit quickly:<p>How to …

Exercise

This device will let you record all calls on an iPhone

Recording phone calls on an iPhone can be a pain. You either have to pay for an app that probably only works through a custom dialer (or the phone app, which doesn’t help if you need to make a call through WhatsApp, Skype, or a different service), or you end up using a tape recorder or another …

How to lose your gut in 10 days

1. Go to bed<p>Exhaustion can give you a gut. “Sleep deprivation disrupts your metabolism, seriously sabotaging efforts to maintain an ideal weight,” …

5 essential IFTTT recipes for OneDrive

OneDrive to rule them all? Sorry, I can't resist a good "Lord of the Rings" joke (or, in this case, a desperately overplayed one). Today, we're going to look at how you can rule OneDrive, the cloud storage service that's deeply integrated into Windows but also accessible via Android and iOS.<p>That …

Apps

Top Books for Painting Ideas and Inspiration

Looking for an idea as to what to paint next? It is the rare artist who doesn't occasionally get stuck. What do you do when that happens? While that …

Creativity

This smart wallet has a built-in camera for catching thieves

Wallets already seem anachronistic. They're stuffed with paper currency, analog identification cards, and credit cards that are easily emulated by your phone. But what if your wallet had 512MB of RAM, a built-in camera, and doubled as a Wi-Fi hot spot?<p>Volterman is a new smart wallet project on …

The ultimate guide to being a summer intern in New York City

It's summer, which means that interns will be traveling from far and wide to come take a bite out of the Big Apple.<p>New York City can be pretty overwhelming for newcomers.<p>Since it's a super expensive city, it can also be tricky to find fun events and great eats without spending your whole …

How to Drink Beer All Summer Long Without Getting a Beer Gut (According to Science)

Crack open a cold one with the boys AND mitigate the doughiness.<p>The thinking goes like this: You want to get your body summer ready, so you start avoiding beer like it's that one co-worker who never seems to shut up about his car. It's the right thing to do. Right?<p>Well, maybe not!<p>When it comes to …

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The Five Best Apps To Help You Lose Weight This Summer

We’ve already shown you the most useful apps for fitness this summer. But fitness is just one aspect of keeping up a healthy weight. Here are five apps that’ll help you keep your weight on an even keel this summer.<p><b>Nudge</b><p>Part of the problem of using apps is keeping them all straight. Your step …

6 Things That Happened When I Tried Intermittent Fasting For a Week

How does going 12 to 18 hours a day without food affect your body? The results may surprise you<p>Let me start by saying I'm not a girl who forgets to eat. Never will you hear me utter <i>Did I eat lunch?</i> Food has always been a driving force in my life: If I'm not eating it, I'm plotting to eat, and never …

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