Michael Valencia

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How big corporations are — and aren't — fighting global warming

Major companies in the U.S. and worldwide are increasingly taking steps to lower the carbon footprint of what they produce, how they ship goods, and …

Renewable Energy

This Map Shows the Best-Paying Company In Every State

You don't have to be a top executive to make six figures.<p>You may think earning a big salary means climbing the corporate ladder. Not necessarily.<p>Many …

New Jersey

Hand in your notice – by 2022 there'll be 350,000 cybersecurity vacancies

Demand outstripping supply ahead of GDPR... and, hot damn, those salariesThe General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will force European …

Cybersecurity Faces 1.8 Million Worker Shortfall By 2022

(ISC)2 report shows the skills shortage is getting worse.

See Scott Kelly Descend to Earth After a Year in Space

The Soyuz TMA-18M spacecraft is seen as it lands with Expedition 46 Commander Scott Kelly of NASA and Russian cosmonauts<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Bill Ingalls—NASA

Space Science

How Scott Kelly's year in space may have changed his body

The body reacts in strange ways to microgravity<p>NASA astronaut Scott Kelly is returning to Earth tonight, wrapping up a 340-day-long stay aboard the International Space Station. It's the longest amount of time an American astronaut has lived in space, says NASA. The extended stay is part of the …

Privacy or Security? 5 Books on the NSA’s Role in America

Michael Hayden was living in Korea when he found out he’d been named the new director of the National Security Agency. That night, he and his wife went to see “Enemy of the State” at the Yongsan army base theater. In the film, in which Will Smith takes on a malicious and malevolent NSA, one …

Our Husbands Died at the Same Time—Now My Mom and I Are Each Other's Wingwomen

Mothering each other through the weird world of sex and dating.<p>The extent of the dating advice I received from my mother came the <i>one day</i> she walked in the front door of our house instead of through the garage. I was on the couch making out with my high school boyfriend. Not just making out, but …

Relationships

4 Questions That Can Help You Become A Better Leader

Are you a weak leader? I know that’s a tough question to answer. I don’t think there is a single leader that will proclaim,<i>“Yes! I am a weak leader!”</i> …

5 types of emotional intelligence all great leaders have mastered

The ability to be perceptively in tune with yourself and your emotions, as well as having sound situational awareness can be a powerful tool for leading a team.<p>The act of knowing, understanding, and responding to emotions, overcoming stress in the moment, and being aware of how your words and …

20 destinations you must visit in 2016

1. Park City, Utah<p>Park City has always provided an excellent base for exploring Utah’s best ski areas and enjoying the epic quantities of light, fluffy powder snow for which the state is renowned.<p>This season the resort town, chock full of lively bars and restaurants, becomes an even better hub for …

5 simple habits that have strengthened all of my relationships

Also, as much as I personally love habits, I know that many people associate habit-change with having to make a lot of effort.<p>But habits don't have to take a lot of time or energy to form, and they can help us with <i>any</i> aspect of our lives. I have to admit, even now, after spending years thinking …

How to achieve and maintain a healthy weight

In the fight against weight gain, when you eat might be as important as what you eat.<p>The holiday season and weight gain trends this time of year often direct focus to specific foods to eat in order to maintain weight. Questions regarding how often to eat are largely ignored.<p>Cultural influences …

Exercise Can Boost Your 'Visual' Brainpower, And Here's How

A workout keeps not only your body flexible, but also your brain.<p>Scientists have long known that going hard in the gym benefits the brain as much as it does brawn, from improving long-term memory to enhancing the amount of your brain's gray matter.<p>Now, a new small study that was published in the …

3 Things Managers Should Be Doing Every Day

“When are we supposed to do all <i>that</i>?” That’s the question we constantly get from new managers, only weeks or months into their new positions, when we describe the three key activities they should be focusing on to be successful as leaders: building trust, building a team, and building a broader …

Leadership

7 “unhealthy” foods that are actually anything but

Experts warned us to avoid these edibles at all costs. Turns out they were wrong.<p>In the future, when we're zipping around the biosphere on our jetpacks and eating our nutritionally complete food pellets, we won't have to worry about what foods will kill us or which will make us live forever.<p>Until …

The Ultimate Guide To Hacking The In-N-Out Menu

If you've ever been to the West Coast, you probably know how amazing an In-N-Out burger tastes. No, it's not overrated, it's food perfection--one of the best foods California has to offer. California is all about beaches, great weather, and In-N-Out.<p>As it slowly grows outward to places like Nevada …