Alexandra Dye

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11 popular programming languages that can help you land a job

There are thousands of programming languages, but some are far more popular than others. When a company goes out to find new programming talent, they're looking for people familiar with the languages and systems they already use — and they don't always want to experiment with newcomers like Google …

This Tortoise Will Have A Happier Life, Thanks To Her New 3D-Printed Shell

Things are looking up for Cleopatra: The leopard tortoise now has a 3D-printed prosthesis to protect her deformed shell from further injury by other tortoises.<p>(Photo: Gary Stefanski)<p>Cleopatra suffers from what is known as "pyramiding" or "peaking." That means that rather than growing smoothly, her …

Watch These Corgis Race to Choose the Royal Baby's Name!

How will Prince William and Princess Kate decide on a name for their second child, due in April?<p>British oddsmaker Ladbrokes figured it had as a good …

10 Web design trends you can expect to see in 2015

Every year, Web design grows and so many awesome things are being published daily. I can only imagine that the best is yet to come in 2015, including many of the trends we predicted for 2014.<p>While many of those ideas and trends will still be around in 2015 (and probably 2016), it’s time to see what …

Bengals Cut Then Re-Sign Devon Still So He'll Have Health Insurance for Daughter's Cancer Treatment

It’s been a difficult few months for Cincinnati Bengals defensive tackle Devon Still. In June, doctors diagnosed his 4-year-old daughter, Leah, with …

College students developing nail polish to detect date rape drugs

Four students at North Carolina State University hope to tackle a problem on many campuses by developing a nail polish that can detect so-called date rape drugs by changing colors when it comes into contact with them.<p>Women who wear the polish can simply swirl their fingers in a drink to test it for …

What's up with all the redheads in TV ads?

Blondes may have more fun, but redheads are everywhere on TV. A new study found that 30 percent of network television ads during prime time featured someone with red hair.<p>In case you were wondering, no, redheads are not that common. In fact, they only make up 2 percent to 3 percent of the global …

Becky Hammon Will Be The NBA's First Female Regular Season Coach

The San Antonio Spurs announced Tuesday that they have hired Becky Hammon as an assistant coach. Hammon will be the first woman with a coaching …

5 simple ways to be a good boss

<b>Dear Annie:</b> I’m turning to you and your readers because, frankly, I’ve been all over the Internet researching my question and now I’m totally …

Essie Nail Polish Vending Machine

Prepare for a life of never going to the drugstore, ever again, thanks to the just-announced news that Essie is opening kiosks with an impressive offering of 48 different bottles of polish in airports and malls starting this month. Called the Essie Color Boutique, the digital machines will offering …

Want to seem smart? Add a middle initial to your name

Thinking of finding a new job or applying to grad school? You might want to add a middle initial to your name.<p>Wijnand A. P. van Tilburg (there’s a name with authority) and Eric R. Igou of the universities of Limerick in Ireland, and Southampton in the United Kingdom, respectively, reported in the …

Lean In, Lead On

Female power has never looked so varied, so natural, so . . . liberated. Whether by steady example or the bold demolition of ceilings, the 17 leaders on these pages have changed the landscape in every arena, accountable for untold billions as well as countless dreams. Laura Jacobs heralds a new era …