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9 ways to ruin your resume in the eyes of hiring managers

There are a zillion ways to go wrong over email and in conversation at work, so it would only make sense for there to be a bunch of ways to mess up …

Employment

14 Ways for Creatives to Make Money on the Side

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Creative and artistic types have skills that can not only lead to a robust salary, but a considerable side hustle. While there are more defined (hence narrow) career paths for STEM graduates, such as engineering, than let’s say for a …

Employment

Want to Improve Your Communication Skills? Stop Saying These 25 Words.

Stop saying these words in the office. You'll improve your communication skills and your coworkers will thank you.<p>For thousands of years, our most powerful tools to change the world and our surroundings have been our words. That’s still true today.<p>From the lines you hear on TV, the commentary you …

Communication Skills

Why is Neptune still considered a planet when Pluto crosses its orbit? (Intermediate)

By the IAU definition, a planet must have "cleared the neighbourhood around its orbit". Pluto was demoted from planet to dwarf planet because it does …

Astronomy

Top questions you should ask during an interview to raise eyebrows

Job interviews are laced with questions that give the interviewer the opportunity to get to know A) if you will be an asset to the company and B) if …

Employment

This Kurt Vonnegut Quote Completely Changed The Way I Approach The Idea Of "Happiness"

You can't touch it, but you can certainly feel it. You can't buy it, but you can create it. You can't see it, but you can easily perceive it. I'm …

Happiness

16 new science fiction and fantasy books to read this April

Stories about people with special abilities, Mars, and interstellar talent shows<p>Last month, I picked up <i>The Big Picture: The Fight for the Future of Movies</i><i>,</i> a new book by <i>Wall Street Journal</i> reporter Ben Fritz. Fritz looks closely at the rise of prestige TV shows like <i>Game of Thrones</i> and <i>Breaking Bad</i>, …

Books

10 Books You Pretend To Have Read (And Why You Should Really Read Them)

Science fiction and fantasy offer a rich legacy of great books - but that abundant pile of reading material can also be daunting. So sometimes, it's …

Books

Want to Raise Kids Everyone Wants to Hire? Train Them to Master This 1 Skill

Employers say it's the skill that's needed most in today's workplace.<p>With the cost of college tuition at an all-time high in the U.S., the most common question asked on campus tours these days is, "What's the job placement rate of your graduates?" However, having a college degree no longer …

College & University

Your Brain is Lying to You: Here's How to Force it to Tell the Truth

Everyone suffers from unconscious bias, but here's an easy way to check yourself.<p>Other people discriminate on the basis or age, sex, national origin, or even silly things such as what university they attended or whether they ask for soda or pop. You don't. You always look for the best candidate, …

Paternity Leave

Astronaut Scott Kelly's DNA changed in space and his identical twin proves it

Space exploration is a small part let’s see if we can do this, and a large part let’s find out what we learn if we do this and that. Astronaut Scott …

Genetics

Superconductors may shed light on the black hole information paradox

<b>LOS ANGELES</b> ­— Insights into a black hole paradox may come from a down-to-Earth source.<p>Superconductors, materials through which electrons can move …

12 Sheet Pan Dinners You’ve Got to Try ASAP

These sheet pan recipes are our go-to supper solutions for busy weeknights. They’re simple to prepare, flavorful, and clean-up is a breeze (just one …

Cooking

How To Leave Your Next Solo Trip With A New Travel Bestie For Life

When I initially set off on my first solo trip, I wondered how I’d make friends. I've never been the life of the party or that person who can just …

Social Media

15 Unforgettable Volunteer Travel Experiences

Turn an ordinary travel experience into a life-changing one.

Travel

Dubai Travel Guide

Best Time To Go<p>Keep in mind that it will be hot no matter when you visit Dubai. Between November and March the weather is milder (think a balmy 73 …

How To Think Through Stress and Not Obsess

Have you ever found yourself obsessing over something negative that's happened to you, and getting more and more upset, but feeling unable to let it …

Eleven signs that you lack emotional intelligence

When emotional intelligence (EQ) first appeared to the masses, it served as the missing link in a peculiar finding: people with average IQs …

Selling
Selling

24 Incredibly Fun Things To Do In Tokyo

Wondering what to do in Tokyo? Whether you’re a <b>history junkie</b>, <b>foodie</b> or <b>fashion connoisseur</b>, there are surely plenty of <b>awesome and exciting treats</b> in …

Here's your first look at the most detailed simulation of the cosmos ever made

Illustris: The Next Generation<p>The largest simulation of the cosmos ever run has boldly taken us where we have never gone before: the formation of the …

Passive income: 15 ways to let the money flow in

It's hard to beat passive income. Instead of toiling for it, you can sit back and let the money flow in. Here are 15 examples of how you might collect passive income streams.<p>For many people, toiling for a living isn't fun.<p>There can be lengthy commutes, dress codes, annoying coworkers, unreasonable …

Personal Finance

These Are the Best Arm-Day Exercises to Get Completely Ripped

From dumbbell to bodyweight, these effective arm-sculpting moves are about to make you stronger and completely change the shape of your upper body. The next time arm day rolls around, include these moves and you'll build and sculpt your muscles — you're sure to notice a difference in the …

Workouts

25 Simple Daily Habits That Separate High Achievers From Everyone Else | Inc.com

Everyone wants their life to be above average, but what are you really doing to make it happen? In truth, succeeding in business and life often depends on consistency, diligence, and discipline. At least, that's what more than two dozen high-achieving executives say. Here are the daily habits they …

Productivity

Test of Einstein's Theory Confirms the Sun Is Losing Mass

The best planet, Mercury, is in the midst of telling us something important about our sun: It’s losing mass.<p>Mercury, the closest planet to the sun, …

Physics

Watch a rocket booster nearly destroy a Chinese village when it falls to Earth and explodes

We’ve discussed space a great deal this week, and the skyscraper-sized asteroid that will soon buzz by Earth was of particular interest. Thankfully, …

Space Exploration

This "Lonely Black Hole" Has Been Hiding in Plain Sight

And there could be many more where that came from.<p>A star that is roughly 16,300 light-years away from the sun was inexplicably being flung around at …

Universe

8 ways to save money on your trip to Kyoto

Kyoto can seem like an intimidating destination for travelers. The historic city isn’t nearly as expensive as Tokyo, but between transportation, …

Japan