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All of our food is ‘genetically modified’ in some way — here are the different types of GM technology

You've probably eaten "cloned" food and you may have even eaten plants whose ancestors were once deliberately blasted with radiation. And you could have bought all this without leaving the "organic" section of your local supermarket.<p>Anti-GM dogma is obscuring the real debate over what level of …

Organisms

5 habits of the happiest people

Some of the most powerful habits and traits that happy people possess are not what you’d generally expect — they’re simple yet profound. Developing …

Microsoft Shows Off Power BI's Moves With SandDance

During the inaugural Microsoft Data Insight Summit today, the software giant released SandDance, a new visualization tool for Power BI that helps …

Chocolate-Covered Espresso Beans

A melt-in-your-mouth treat with a roasty crunch<p>These delicious little treats are perfect as an after-meal snack, a midday perk, or a homemade …

We can't keep losing farmland and agriculture students

A report released this week by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) showed that total farmland in the United States has decreased by 1 million …

READ UP: 4 tough Wall Street interview questions

Below are four of the most difficult questions (two technical and two behavioral) you may encounter as well as some sample responses to give you an idea of how to structure a great answer.<p>As you will see, these questions take mastery both of your personal story and of the technical side of …

Wall Street

5 Easy Ways To Get Happier ASAP

An epidemic has descended upon us — but not a physical one. It’s unhappiness. More than 50 percent of Americans are unhappy at work, and our general …

Happiness

WATCH: This Simple Maths Trick Will Get Your Friends Every Time

This is the best.<p>If you ever get tired of discussing current events and <i>Neko Atsume</i> updates with your friends, try dazzling them with numbers by …

A Refresher on Statistical Significance

When you run an experiment or analyze data, you want to know if your findings are “significant.” But business relevance (i.e., practical significance) isn’t always the same thing as confidence that a result isn’t due purely to chance (i.e., statistical significance). This is an important …

GMOs haven’t delivered on their promises — or risks

Arriving home after work a few summers ago, agricultural economist Matin Qaim found several disturbing messages on his home phone. A study by Qaim …

Here are 36 unique interview questions companies are asking that are fun to answer

But what if, halfway through your interview, the hiring manager surprised you with an unexpectedly interesting question — a fun interview question that energized you and got your creative juices flowing? The good news is that hiring managers really are asking questions like this in interviews …

Employment

How an Apple employee once stood up to Steve Jobs — and got promoted for it

Dubinsky fought back against the plan - giving an ultimatum that she would quit - and instead of getting fired, she got promoted.<p>That's according to an anecdote about former Apple employee and Palm CEO Dubinsky in the new book Originals: How Non-Conformists Move The World, published this …

Harvard Business School

The One Question You Should Be Asking Yourself at Work

<i>The Leadership Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely</i> …

We got 10 CEOs to tell us their one killer interview question for new hires

Where do you see yourself in five years? Tell me about a time when you showed leadership. What is your biggest weakness?<p>These are the standard questions that job candidates face during interviews. And by now, everyone also has standard answers. (“My biggest weakness? I work too hard.”)<p>As you scale …

Employment

10 Signs That Your Boss Is a Manager vs. a Leader

Are you frustrated with your boss's inability to lead you? Well put that frustration on pause because your boss may be a manager and not necessarily a leader.<p>Yes, there is a huge difference and understanding some of those nuances allows you to set the right expectations as it relates to your …

Leadership