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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

These are the 12 Austin tacos to eat before you die, according to Texas Monthly

You don't have to wait until December to get your hands on <i>Texas Monthly's</i> master list of the <i></i>top 120 tacos in Texas. Earlier this month, the magazine …

All Scientists Should Be Militant Atheists

As a physicist, I do a lot of writing and public speaking about the remarkable nature of our cosmos, primarily because I think science is a key part of our cultural heritage and needs to be shared more broadly. Sometimes, I refer to the fact that religion and science are often in conflict; from …

Religion

This quaint Texas town is full of vacation surprises, from gondolas to great tunes

Wait a minute! The end of summer is nigh? Lucky for us Texans, our inferno heat lasts a few extra months, letting us sneak in a summer jaunt if we …

Book Your Next Vacation in One of These 10 Underrated European Cities

30 Excellent Coffee Shops in Austin, Summer 2018

<b>Coffee</b> is the fundamental fuel that Austinites run on. It's necessary for work, study, and play. Plus, cafes offer the perfect places to procrastinate, putter around, and people-watch with caffeine and great food in hand.<p>In Austin, this means obsessive cafes like local roasters <b>Cuvee Coffee</b>'s …

Big Shelves Of Antarctic Ice Melting Faster Than Scientists Thought

The Antarctic is far away, freezing and buried under a patchwork of ice sheets and glaciers. But a warming climate is altering that mosaic in unpredictable ways — research published Thursday shows that the pace of change in parts of the Antarctic is accelerating.<p>Ice Shelf Collapse<p>In 2002, the …

39 Commonly Misused Words and How to Use Them Correctly

Where the mechanics of writing are concerned, I’m far from perfect. One example: I always struggle with <i>who</i> and <i>whom.</i> (Sometimes I’ll even rewrite a …

Austin's 11 Hottest New Brunches, July 2018

<b>Brunch</b> is the cure-all for weekend hunger and hangovers with the right combination of breakfast, lunch, and lots of drinks. It's when it is acceptable to arm yourself with cocktails and coffee, while you hunker down with pancakes, burgers, and so many eggs. The Eater Austin <b>brunch heatmap</b> is your …

Go Inside Noodle Soup-Crazy Ramen Tatsu-Ya on South Lamar

Cultishly-adored Ramen Tatsu-Ya on South Lamar will finally open to the public on Sunday, January 25. The kitchen and staff tested out the new facilities during the soft opening week, which continues until tomorrow. The restaurant posted on their Instagram yesterday that they will be offering 10% …

10 Dishes Every Beginner Cook Should Master

What's the best dish for a beginner cook to try? We asked star chefs from all over the country for their recommendations. Here’s what they had to say.<p>…

Your Ultimate Guide To No-Bake Energy Bites & Bars

<i>(For quick, healthy recipes & insider nutrition tips, sign up for my newsletter & follow me on Twitter!)</i><p>Trying to eat healthier in the new year? Looking to liven up your child's school lunch box? Need energy for a workout? If you want to eat something healthy and homemade, but have little time to …

Dessert

17 Make-Ahead Breakfasts for Busy Mornings

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but busy mornings result in us skipping it altogether more often than not. These 17 make-ahead options make starting the day off right with some non-coffee sustenance much much easier. Featuring a wide spectrum of healthy <i>and</i> indulgent eats, you’ll be …

A Brief History Of Stephen Hawking

A new film tells the story of how the great scientist transformed the field of cosmology while fighting a degenerative disease.<p>Stephen Hawking is one of the greatest scientists ever--comparable to Darwin, Einstein, and Newton. Yet few people know the story of his life. In a new biopic, <i>The Theory of</i> …

Stephen Hawking

Dining out in New Orleans

MARTI'S<p>1041 Dumaine Street<p>504-522-5478<p>http://martisnola.com<p>Marti's is a real breath of fresh air in an old venue. A very long time ago the premises used to be a bar named Gentlich's, then a Creole restaurant called Marti's, whose clientele consisted largely of the arts, theater and gay …

New Orleans

Smoking Meat 101: Barbecue for Beginners

Barbecue doesn't have to be intimidating. With these tips from pitmaster Pat Martin, smoking meat can be downright easy—even for beginners<p>"If you can smoke a slab of ribs, you can cook a whole hog," says <b>Pat Martin</b>, owner of Martin's BBQ Joint in Nolensville, Tennessee. Beloved of <i>Bon Appétit</i> …

The Entire History Of Western Civilization... In 5 Minutes

If you could compress 2,600 years of cultural history into one moment, it'd look something like this.<p>The stunning visualization created by Maximilian Schich, an art historian at the University of Texas at Dallas, depicts the birth and death locations of history's most influential people.<p>Schich's …

The Guardian view on the causes of the fighting in Gaza

Both Israel and Hamas will very soon claim victory in Gaza. In both cases the claim will be empty, the victory hollow. Israel will say it has demolished so many tunnels and rocket sites, destroyed such and such an amount of munitions, and killed so many militants. The assertion will be that the …

The 12 Most Popular Free Online Courses For Professionals

Based on data from online education platform Coursera, we compiled a list of the 12 most popular, free online classes for working professionals.<p>Here they are, ranked by popularity:<p>Coursera's most popular course offers an introduction to classic and contemporary social psychology, covering topics …

Coursera

Where to Ditch Work and Watch USA vs. Germany

World Cup fever is sweeping Austin, and tomorrow's big game between team USA and Germany is the one to watch. Here's a roundup of the bars and restaurants around town confirmed to be <b>opening early</b> for the 11 a.m. match. Crazy soccer hot spots like <b>Fado</b> and <b>Haymaker</b> open as early as 8 a.m., while …

The 13 Greatest Iced Coffee Recipes for Summer

Cool down and caffeine up with these delicious iced coffee drinks that you can make at home!<p>Cool down and caffeine up with these delicious iced coffee drinks that you can make at home! Via Redbook.com

“We’re At Greater Risk”: Q. & A. with General Keith Alexander

Since Edward Snowden’s revelations about government surveillence, we know more about how the National Security Agency has been interpreting Section 215 of the Patriot Act and Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act. We’ve learned some new words —“bulk metadata,” “selector,” …

11 Financial Books Every Young Person Should Read

Those of you who are seeking investing enlightenment are not going to find much of it on the web.<p>I suggest you log off, power down your computer, and read some books. Take your time. The months you spend perusing this list will be well spent.<p>I'd recommend reading at least the first four books …

Investing

Friday Night Films in the Park releases first lineup of classic '80s flicks

Children of the '80s, this is your summer to celebrate. The Alamo Drafthouse is partnering up with the South Shore District to bring some of your …

Where are Austin's Best Bakeries?

Austin boasts a wealth of bakeries, whether they be panaderias, cupcake shops or vegan-friendly. ELM Group's <b>Easy Tiger</b> has proven to be a major hit far beyond their beer garden model, and <b>Tiny Pies</b> recently opened selling, yes, tiny pies. Eater wants to know: <b>where are your go-to Austin …

Mix tape: 18 essential Texas songs for your essential Texas road trip

There is a certain feeling of wanderlust that comes with the arrival of spring. Sunny skies and 70 degree weather create visions of the open road, of …

Popular Austin restaurant Omelettry finds a new home - Austin Business Journal

Fans of The Omelettry need not worry about getting a fix of gingerbread pancakes or a broccoli lemon sour cream omelette. The Austin mainstay may not …

Austin's Best Bets for Gluten Free Pizza

Pizza is one the comfort foods folks who have to give up gluten miss the most. Happily, a number of Austin restaurants and pizzerias offer up <b>gluten free crusts</b> so the gluten-less need not be pizza-less.<p>Several restaurants are even making their own dough in house, and many also offer <b>gluten free …