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President Obama Heaps Praise on Hillary Clinton at DNC

President Barack Obama offered an optimistic vision of the country and a strong indictment of Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump Wednesday night in a speech that also cast Hillary Clinton as the best candidate to carry on his legacy and complete his unfinished business.<p>"America is already …

42 Ways To Make Your Entire Home Cleaner Than It's Ever Been

:: bookmarks for next weekend ::<p>Bathroom; Kitchen; Bedroom; Living Room; All Around the House; Garage, Basement, and Outdoors

These headphones mold to your exact ear shape in 60 seconds

Headphones are a major pain point for music and podcast lovers. Traditional headphones are clunky, while earbuds fall out and can't seem to stay untangled.<p>But a new kind of earbuds might just fit better than other headphones. That's because they're custom fit to your ears.<p>Revols, created by a …

Odds are we're living in a simulation, says Elon Musk

But that’s better than being dead<p>"There's a billion to one chance we're living in base reality," Elon Musk said tonight on stage at <i>Recode</i>'s Code Conference, meaning that one of the most influential and powerful figures in tech thinks that it's overwhelmingly likely we're just characters living …

Report: McDonald's Nears Deal to Shift Headquarters to Chicago

McDonald's is nearing a deal to shift its headquarters to the former Harpo Studios campus in Chicago from Oak Brook, Illinois, Crain's Chicago Business reported.<p>The world's biggest restaurant chain is in advanced negotiations with Chicago-based developer Sterling Bay to move its headquarters to a …

Weak U.S. employment report dims prospect of Fed rate hike

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. economy created the fewest number of jobs in more than 5-1/2-years in May as manufacturing and construction employment fell sharply, which could make it harder for the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates.<p>Nonfarm payrolls increased by only 38,000 jobs last month, …

Economy

Google wants to solve password problems by tracking more of you

PayPal to Microsoft, BlackBerry, Amazon Kindle Fire: Buh-Bye

PayPal is unloading a little baggage.<p>The online payments company said Wednesday in a blog post that it is ditching its apps made for Microsoft Windows Phone, BlackBerry and Amazon Kindle Fire. The news comes as PayPal is requiring its users to upgrade to the latest version of its app for Apple …

How To Grow Citrus in Containers - Quiet Corner

For the most part, the areas where home gardeners plant the citrus trees are the same areas where citrus is grown commercially. But if space is …

Portugal ran on renewable energy alone for four days

Solar power on earth is certainly easier, but much less efficient than going above the atmosphere.<p>Last week, Portugal hit a major milestone in its …

Amazon Prime Video now has 4 times as many movies as Netflix

As Netflix has shifted toward original (and exclusive) shows and movies, the size of its catalog has gone down.<p>Research last month showed that since January 2014, the number of titles available on Netflix in the US has shrunk by 31.7%. This was particularly pronounced in movies, where Netflix's …

100th Pulitzer prizes announced

The 100th annual Pulitzer Prizes were handed out on Monday, bringing honors to the AP for a series that freed thousands of slaves, a Washington Post database that tracked the number of deadly police shootings in the U.S., and a hip hop Broadway musical about Alexander Hamilton.<p>The AP won the gold …

Journalism

A Microsoft exec thinks banner ads won't exist on mobile in 3 years

"Millennials ... are likely to sacrifice their privacy. However, they're not going to do that for banners. Why would you? There has to be a value exchange there: good contextually relevant content," Patel explained at Advertising Week Europe in London on Monday.<p>"I think this whole word 'banner' …

Brazil’s lower house of Congress votes to impeach President Dilma Rousseff

BRASILIA — President Dilma Rousseff lost a crucial impeachment vote in Brazil’s lower house on Sunday evening, making her removal ever more likely and deepening the country’s political crisis less than four months before the opening ceremony of the Summer Olympics in Rio de ­Janeiro.<p>Rousseff’s …

Brazil

This compact smart home gym should help get you fit (hands-on)

The Move It smart home gym is a set of training equipment that links to a pair of smart handles that in turn talk to your phone to help you keep track of your workouts.<p>I'm the last person you'd expect to find in a gym, but if Move It has its way, I'll be turning into a gym rat in the comfort of my …

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Food Blogger Transforms Avocados into a Mouthwatering Feast for the Eyes

The avocado toast trend has redefined breakfast, but Colette Dike is offering more variety by concocting countless other ways to consume the good-for-you green and fatty fruit. Named a top food blogger to follow by the Netherlands edition of Women's Health, this Amsterdam-based home chef shares …

Belgium to require immigrants to sign up to 'European values'

Critics say move will further increase community tensions, already high after Brussels terrorist attacks<p>Non-EU migrants and refugees wishing to live in Belgium will have to sign a statement declaring their acceptance of local values or see their residency claim rejected, a government official said, …

Sikh-American Army Officer Wins Ability to Serve With Beard, Turban

In a decision by the U.S. Army Thursday, Capt. Simratpal Singh, a decorated Sikh-American officer and combat veteran, has received a long-term religious accommodation to serve with long hair, a beard, and turban in accordance with his Sikh faith.<p>In December, Singh — a West Point graduate, Army …

Religion

Chicago doctor charged with making false diagnosis to help immigrants

CHICAGO (Reuters) - A Chicago doctor and a member of her staff have been charged with falsifying medical documents to help applicants bypass U.S. citizenship tests, prosecutors said on Friday.<p>Dr. Jasminka Kostic, 59, and Nikki Pozdol, 47, who works in the billing department at Kostic’s office, were …

U.S. Presidential Election

ICE press centre

The ICE press office is always happy to help with media enquiries. We regularly comment on a wide range of infrastructure and civil engineering …

Engineering

Endangered African Rhinos Are Being Relocated to Australia For Protection Against Poachers

"There is no safe place in Africa for rhinos today."<p>South Africa has a major rhino poaching problem. According to conservation organisation, Save the …

Extinction

"MissMe" Is The New Anonymous Art Vandal Making Killer Work

Look out world, there's a new anonymous street artist in town! MissMe is fighting corporate greed, inequality, and the objectification of women one …

A Keynote Speaker's 13 Secrets For Mastering Professional Public Speaking

13 pointers for becoming a successful and fully-booked keynote speaker in the U.S. and around the world.<p>I’m a professional keynote speaker, speaking 25 or so times a year across the U.S. and around the world. My subjects are the same subjects I write about on Inc.com and in my books, and on which I …

Public Speaking

8 Surefire Ways to Hire Unqualified Sales Reps

There's a right way and wrong way to hire sales people for any product. Surprisingly, most sales managers use the wrong way and wonder why their reps underperform.<p>If you don't want to hire any decent salespeople, just do the following:<p>How to hire unqualified salespeople<p>Start by putting together a …

Employment

Drive Sales Performance With This Powerful Compensation Model

It's no secret, your employees work for a living. Find out how to reward your employees when they deserve it.<p>As a startup, your sales department needs to be successful in acquiring customers, keeping customers, and eventually grow each account.<p>When building a sales compensation model, you need to …

Employee Engagement

7 Perilous Mistakes Great Sales Leaders Avoid

If you really want to coach your sales team to greatness, avoid these seven things.<p>Why are some sales teams successful and others not--even in the same company? The reasons can be marketing, customer density in a territory, product selection, or the competition. All of these are legitimate factors. …

Self-help

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Tilapia Bowls with Chipotle Avocado Crema + Weekly Menu<p>Author: Nicole Morrissey<p>Prep time: 15 mins<p>Cook time: 8 mins<p>Total time: 23 mins<p>Serves: 4 bowls …