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A psychologist says interviews are a terrible way to hire — here's what you should do instead

"But as it turns out, interviews are a disastrous tool for gauging potential," says Ron Friedman, a psychologist and author of "The Best Place To Work." "For one thing, it's because over 80% of people lie during interviews. That means the information you're collecting in an interview is suspect at …

Employment

The Story Behind The World's Emptiest International Airport

Hardly anybody goes to Sri Lanka’s Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport (HRI) because they have a flight. No, the air transport hub is currently a daily flight or two away from being completely defunct, and the people who do go there tend to be tourists making a side trip from the nearby …

These Tunes Are Music To Your Cats' Furry Ears

When you leave the house, do you ever turn on some music to keep your cat company?<p>What kind do you choose? Tom Jones crooning "What's New Pussycat?" A ballad by Cat Stevens? Perhaps Al Stewart's "The Year of the Cat"?<p>Nonsense. Cats don't to want to hear humans singing about them, says composer and …

Pets

Remarkable Latte Art Featuring Photorealistic Cats Looks Too Impressive to Sip

Japan seems to be on the cutting edge of the quirky genre known as latte art; the latest trend features sepia-toned, photorealistic drawings of cats that are captured in the foam of an espresso beverage. Twitter user @dongurinekobei is responsible for these extremely-detailed creations that …

Art

5 Things I've Learned From Dating Abroad

Eight years, eight cities: Buenos Aires, Melbourne, Bangkok, Berlin, Rome, Tel Aviv, Cape Town and Sydney, where I just relocated for a new job. And what do I have to show for all that time spent living outside the U.S.? The list goes on, but here are some highlights: at least twice as much …

At Apple shareholder’s meeting, Tim Cook tells off climate change deniers

“If you want me to do things only for ROI reasons, you should get out of this stock."<p>At a shareholders meeting on Friday, CEO Tim Cook angrily …

President Obama Says U.S. Army Is Building A Real Iron Man

Tony Stark must be furious, after all that work he did to keep the government from seizing his designs.<p>In a speech at a manufacturing innovation …

Best Places to Party Around the World

Vacation is the time to kick back, relax…and have one hell of a party. A new book rounds up the best places to experience a new culture by getting …

Male and Female Brains Really Are Built Differently

The hemispheres of women's brains are more interconnected. Does that matter?<p>Ready your knowing smirk, because here comes a scientific gem that’s sure to enliven even the dullest of holiday parties.<p>By analyzing the MRIs of 949 people aged 8 to 22, scientists at the University of Pennsylvania found …

Former Vogue editor: The truth about size zero

One of the most controversial aspects of fashion magazines, and the fashion industry, is models. Specifically, how young they are and how thin they …

<i>O</i>'s Summer Beauty Survival Handbook

Bugs are biting, the sun is burning, your hair is expanding. For every problem—even the worst-case scenarios—we've found you the best solutions.<p>How …