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These Easy Cheesecake Cookies Will Win the Cookie Swap

Creamy Cheesecake Cookies<p>Makes 24 cookies<p>1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour <br>1/2 teaspoon baking powder <br>1/2 teaspoon baking soda <br>1/4 teaspoon salt <br>1/2 cup …

Dessert

Influence: The 4-Step Process for Selling Anything to Anyone

People only buy when they trust the person selling.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Influence is described as <i>"the capacity to have an effect on the character, development, or behavior of someone or something."</i> However as subtle as some forms of influence might seem as …

Selling

7 Top Books That Jeff Bezos, Bill Gates, and Apple CEO Tim Cook Think You Should Read

Are these on your wish list?<p>There's no question, if you want to get ahead, you must read as many books as you can. As I've written before, Bill Gates reads about 50 books per year and Mark Zuckerberg about 24. But the undisputed king of reading remains Warren Buffett, who spends 80 percent of his …

Always Ask 1 Simple Question at the End of Your Job Interview

Don't forget the reason you are interviewing--and ask the most pertinent question of all.<p>Literally, I have advised 100s of college students about job interviews. Teaching at a small college means I wear many hats, and this aspect of guiding students as they embark on internships and first jobs is …

The Endocannabinoid System: A Beginner’s Guide – Leaf Science

Learn more about the endocannabinoid system and how it affects your health.<p>The endocannabinoid system is a biological system which plays many …

The Explosive Legacy of Guy Fawkes, the Man Behind the Mask

History MagazineHistory Magazine<p>A popular symbol of protest today, Guy Fawkes was first the face of treason because of his role in the murderous Gunpowder Plot of 1605.<p>Tensions were high in England in late October 1605, when an English nobleman, Lord Monteagle, received a mysterious letter. Along …

The 10 best free graphic design courses online

Want to learn new skills, or refresh the fundamentals of your graphic design knowledge? We’ve previously brought you some great graphic design …

Graphic Design

Aliens could be beneath frozen oceans, says ex NASA scientist

Scientists believe it’s highly likely that alien civilisations exist somewhere out in deep space — so why haven’t we spotted them yet?<p>Now one former …

Statistics

3 Things You Should Always Leave Out of Your Resume

No one needs to include an objective these days since your objective is the job.<p><i>What points are necessary for a resume? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Megan Dias, Recruiting</b> …

The Numbers Are In: Here's the Single Highest-Paying Field You Can Go Into Right Now

According to 2016's data.<p><i>Is data science really a rising career? originally appeared on Quora: the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Iliya Valchanov, Co-founder of 365datascience.com, on Quora:</b><p>According to Glassdoor, …

This One Exercise Has Helped Me Build 2 Multimillion-Dollar Companies in Less Than 24 months

What got you to where you are today will not get you where you want to be.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>A few years ago, I found myself nearly $1 million in debt. Today, I have two multimillion-dollar companies to my name. I've come a long way, but as I look back I …

Entrepreneurship

Jim Carrey Is Now an Amazing Painter and His Art Documentary Is Going Viral — Watch

Jim Carrey's disappearance from the big screen has left fans wondering what he's been up to. The answer is here, and it's pretty amazing.<p>Jim Carrey …

Jim Carrey

How Safe Is America's Hottest Heroin Addiction Treatment?

Vivitrol is all the rage amid a brutal opioid epidemic. But it may also make it almost impossible to feel pleasure—and raise the risk of fatal overdose after relapse.<p>Claire* felt she had no choice. Pressured by her parents and counselors, the then college student signed a contract agreeing to take …

Top resume templates: These 3 beautiful resumes will give you the best shot at getting a job in 2017

Perhaps you know what mistakes not to make on a resume, but what <i>should</i> you do to make your experience stand out from the rest? Are there key features …

Best Jobs and Side Gigs for Introverts

Updated July 22, 2018<p>If you have an introverted personality, you might shy away from some jobs that require a lot of face time or public interaction. …

US Concern Over the Rise of Chinese Military Power

The 2000 National Defense Authorization Act saw Congress direct the Pentagon to prepare an annual report on Chinese military power in classified and unclassified versions. A 2010 amendment to this legislation directed this report to cover emerging Chinese military-technological developments and …

The US government is removing scientific data from the Internet

At Ars Technica Live, we talked to Lindsey Dillon, who decided to do something about it.<p>In our latest episode of Ars Technica Live, Ars editors …

Pesticides

Report Confirms Use of Chemical Weapons in Syrian Attack

A watchdog group says the nerve agent sarin was responsible for the deaths of more than 80 civilians in April.<p>A report from the watchdog group that monitors the international chemical weapons treaty concluded Thursday that sarin, a deadly nerve agent, led to the deaths of more than 80 civilians in …

Middle East

Trump declares ‘patience is over’ with North Korea

South Korea’s new leader Moon Jae-In says Trump accepts offer to visit Seoul, but they did not map out joint strategy on how to deal with North Korea<p>President Donald Trump declared that the US had run out of patience with North Korea over its nuclear drive as he welcomed South Korea’s new leader …

North Korea

The Minute - Comey don’t play that: ex-FBI director defies Trump

1 Trump threatens Comey<p>Donald Trump threatened James Comey with “tapes” of their conversations, after reports surfaced that Trump had demanded a personal loyalty pledge from the FBI director, and that Comey had refused to make such a pledge.<p>The threat<p>Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump)James Comey …

Is it time for the American dream to die?

Commentators tend to agree on two main reasons for the rise and presidential victory of Donald Trump. His defiance of convention at a time when the …

Is LHC at the CERN Really Capable of Uncovering Possible Parallel Universes?

We have a lot to thank the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) for. This amazing piece of technology is located at the CERN center in Geneva, Switzerland and …

Physics

Xbox wants to create the Netflix of games — here's why that's not going to work

We're in a golden age of television, and it's largely due to the massive popularity of subscription services like Netflix, Hulu, Amazon, and HBO.<p>Without Netflix, we might never have seen shows like "Stranger Things," "House of Cards," or "Orange is the New Black."<p>Without Amazon, there might be no …

Xbox Game Pass

Video game releases for May 2017

Highlights include Prey, Injustice 2, Fire Emblem and Star Trek VR<p>Here are some of the big video game releases for the month of May 2017. Be sure to check out the list we put together of our most anticipated games of 2017 and subscribe to Polygon's YouTube channel for tons of gaming videos. Also, …

PlayStation Plus May Free Games Revealed

<b>Update:</b> Abzu will only be available in North America as a PS Plus free game. In Europe, PS Plus subscribers will get the also-excellent …

This Is How Long Certain Drugs Actually Stay in Your Body

We’re not encouraging anyone to do drugs, but we’re also not going to pretend that our readers don’t do any. If you do and have to, say, take a drug …

Want to Invest in the $6 Billion Marijuana Industry? Here Are 3 Stocks You Can Buy

No need to start growing in your basement--there are easier ways to cash in on legal weed.<p>bvThere's no question, legal marijuana is a growth industry, in every sense of the word. Legal cannabis sales reached $6.7 billion in 2016, and experts predict that number may triple now that California has …

Trump launches military strike against Syria

<b>(CNN) —</b> The United States launched a military strike Thursday on a Syrian government airbase in response to a chemical weapons attack that killed dozens of civilians earlier in the week.<p>On President Donald Trump's orders, US warships launched 59 Tomahawk cruise missiles at the airbase that was home …

Middle East

This psychedelic drug seems to affect the brain in ways that are surprisingly similar to meditation

Across the Atlantic, researchers in an ornate, blue-tiled hospital in Barcelona, Spain, study ayahuasca's physical effects on the brain.<p>The teams in those two disparate locations approach the study of the psychedelic drug differently, but researchers at each are coming to similar conclusions about …

Psychedelia

If you're ever questioning your self-worth, just watch this short video from Alan Watts...

How do you define yourself?<p>If you’re like most people, you probably answer that question by explaining your job, your name, your background….<p>But in …