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Earth’s Orbiting Junkyard Threatens the Space Economy

You never see it in those lovely NASA pictures of Earth, but the space surrounding our pale blue dot is a cosmic junkyard. Debris abounds, moving at …

Master the lucrative art of database management with this Ultimate SQL Bootcamp (87% off)

Considering the ever-growing mountain of minable data these days, it’s no wonder that the importance of understanding SQL continues to build. The demand for SQL-conversant professionals who can manage databases keeps escalating as well — so now would be a great time to jump on board with this …

7 Calorie-Blasting Workouts You Can Do in Under 30 Minutes

If you’re feeling some major fitspiration from female athletes on Instagram, want to peep some new at-home workouts that don’t require trekking out in cold temps or just want to try out some major calorie-burning routines, listen up. We’ve got you! Below, there’s a YouTube workout for every day of …

Why It’s So Hard to Train Someone to Make an Ethical Decision

One of the conundrums of ethical decision making is that many moral decisions that are quite straightforward — even easy — to resolve in a classroom or during training exercises seem far more difficult to successfully resolve when confronted during actual day-to-day decision making.<p>Take the …

Management

Math Made Me A Packers Fan, And It’s Going Great

At the beginning of this NFL season, I was teamless and adrift. The St. Louis Rams had left my hometown to return to Los Angeles. Embittered by sour …

NFL

London's secret green shelters: What's inside? | CNN Travel

CNN

The evolution of startups, told through an analysis of thousands of company bios

By itself, the company bio of a startup doesn’t make for great reading.<p>But in aggregate, company descriptions reveal important trends in Silicon Valley. Do founders still aspire to create the next big app? How big is “big data” now compared to five years ago?<p>To answer these these questions, we …

Startups

The 21 hottest women-founded startups to watch in 2017

There has never been a better time to be a woman in the startup world.<p>There's no denying we have a long way to go. After all, venture capital firms are made up of mostly men, and some continue to suggest that women aren't cut out for the tech world at all. And way more VC money is offered to male …

Startups

Antioxidants Explained: Why These Compounds Are So Important

<i>Found in many foods, antioxidants fight the oxidation process, a chemical reaction that can cause damage to many cells in your body</i><p>A lot of hype surrounds a group of compounds found in food called antioxidants. They are touted as everything from disease fighters to memory protectors to the antidote …

Why is it so difficult to get more women in tech jobs? Self doubt plays a role

When it comes to landing a job in the tech industry, women must not only beat their competition, but also overcome self doubt and be more …

7 Ingredients You Should Add To Your Smoothie If You Want to Lose Weight

Beef up your shake so you’re not starving 20 minutes later<p>If you’re looking to shed some weight, consistency really is key: Thick, lower-calorie shakes can actually keep you fuller longer than higher-calorie, thinner shakes can, we recently reported.<p>Still, crafting a perfectly dense drink can be …

Good Housekeeping

Good Housekeeping reaches an audience of 30+ million each month. In addition to the magazine brand, the Good Housekeeping Institute is the consumer …

Housekeeping

Want To Practice Mindfulness? Start At Work

No particular location required. 😌<p>On any given workday, most people appreciate a little break time. But not everyone knows how valuable truly taking a moment can be ― because how you use a break is just as important as the break itself. It’s all too common: you finally get a much-needed break, and …

Dashboards Are a Waste of Time and Money

Dashboards are often a waste of everyone’s time and money — and so are the companies that sell them. They’re not a strategy.<p>Having done the “Big …

What Silicon Valley Can Learn About Storytelling From The Outdoor Industry

Technology, like most industries, can get stuck in our own way of doing things. We often forget that by looking at other industries we can innovate our own.<p>A few weeks ago I attended Camp9600, a conference focused on storytelling in the outdoor industry. From that conference, I learned a lot about …

Combine data mining and simulation to maximise process improvement

uences.<p>Data mining has become something of a buzzword in recent years. It is also a misnomer and the term has been increasingly misused. Alan Mason, …

Graph analysis: Not the dots, but the connections

Graph analysis is not a new technology, but many analytics professionals remain unfamiliar with it.<p>One reason for this is that most people learn to …

10 must-have Microsoft apps for your Android phone | ZDNet

10 must-have Microsoft apps for Android<p>One of the most prolific developers of business-focused apps in the Google Play Store for Android is, …

Happiness at Work: The Proven Science of How to Enjoy Your Job

In True Grit, Grace, and Gratitude, I used the term "happy hour" as a constructive and necessary analogy, but I do have a good bit of aversion toward the expression. Why does an hour we reserve to be happy have to be after work? I also have tepid excitement for the sayings "Work hard, play hard," …

19 Coffee Cocktails That Will Be the Star of Your Brunch

“Get a blender”: 10 habits to take your life into the stratosphere of greatness

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora: What habits have changed people’s lives?</i> <i>Answer by Nelson Wang, entrepreneur and writer with 10 years in technology. Founder of CEO Lifestyle.</i><p>When I was seventeen, I was fired from my job as a tuxedo salesperson for missing a rotation. I was devastated. …

Motivation

9 Interesting Digital Marketing Stats From the Past Week

The past week was another intriguing one for interactive marketing data. Here are nine stats that jumped off the digital page:<p><b>1. Lots of brands have</b> …

Social Media

The 20 U.S. Cities Where People Work the Hardest

Personal-finance site WalletHub analyzed and ranked 116 cities based metrics including average workweek hours and commute time.<p>Americans work a lot.<p>According to the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development, Americans logged on average 1,789 hours of work in 2014. That's at least 100 …

Why Amazon Tolerates Zappos' Extreme Management Experiment

In 2009 Amazon.com bought a small competitor, online shoe merchant Zappos, for $1.2 billion. It was an unusual deal in that Amazon (amzn) promised to …

3 tests to help you decide whether your million-dollar business idea is worth pursuing

Masters, who wrote her book under the name Jamie Tardy, studied and interviewed over 100 millionaires to get insights on how to change her own life. She was 24 years old, over $70,000 in debt, and in a job she hated.<p>She learned that many millionaires did not want to be committed to working for …

The Science of Happiness: Why complaining is literally killing you

Sometimes in life, all the experience and knowledge simmering around in that ol’ consciousness of ours combines itself in a way that suddenly causes …

Opinion: What Trump’s victory in Nevada tell us about the Hispanic vote | Fox News

It has been a political season like no other, where contenders that break the political mold are beating the odds, shaking up the establishment and leaving head-scratching campaign strategists out of tricks to pull. Welcome to the era of Bernie and Trump!<p>Yesterday we woke up to another Trump …

Mobile Power BI Users Can Now Dig Deeper Into Their Data

Power BI mobile users can now take a peek behind the business intelligence (BI) software's tiles.<p>The software has long allowed users to explore …

Power BI

Wikidata makes Wikipedia a database. Let the fun begin

Aliens have invaded! They threaten to destroy the Earth, unless we can answer a simple question: What are the ten largest cities on the planet with …

Wikipedia