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6 words that might get your resume tossed in the trash

Despite the fact that hiring managers now ask for a variety of application materials, resumes are still an extremely important part of the process. …

Inside the Johns Hopkins finance class that's 'guaranteed' to get you a job on Wall Street

With precision she describes the discounted free cash-flow model she built of a food-services and construction company, and walks through its revenue-growth assumptions before making a recommendation on whether or not to invest.<p>Chu is not a wealth manager or an investment banker. Wearing flip-flops …

15 words you should eliminate from your vocabulary to sound smarter

Newsprint is on life support, emoji are multiplying faster than hungry Gremlins, and 300 million people worldwide strive to make their point in 140 …

Opinion: Buy Greek stocks if you want a big gamble that could pay off

If you are looking for a gamble that is rather more interesting than your state lottery, and probably offers better odds, take a look at the stocks …

How Many Investments Do You Need In Your Portfolio?

Like many other financial questions, the answer to how many investments you need in your portfolio is, “It depends.” The solution is contingent on several different things including the type of account you’re working with, the amount of money you have, and the time you’re willing to commit to it. …

Investing

9 simple tips to save time during your morning routine

If you're not a morning person, that struggle to get up and out of the house every work day can be seriously hard work. Hell, even if you are a …

Sriracha-infused food line: Your taste buds will never be the same

Sriracha junkies, let your taste buds rejoice.<p>Huy Fong is upping the ways you can consume their signature hot sauce. The California-based sriracha …

Samara from The Ring has changed – a lot

Actress Daveigh Chase, who starred in the 2002 horror film The Ring, now looks much less scary<p>Back in 2002, 11-year old actress Daveigh Chase played the super-creepy ghost Samara in Gore Verbinski's 2002 horror movie The Ring (the US remake of the Japanese film of the same name).<p>Fast-forward 15 …

Taking One For The Team: Man Pops Knuckles For Over 60 Years To See If He'll Develop Arthritis

This is a video from Vox explaining what really happens when you pop your knuckles. It also details the findings of Donald Unger, a man who popped …

How Steve Jobs Tamed His Explosive Genius

One thing has become exceedingly clear in the run-up to the new biography <i>Becoming Steve Jobs</i>: The people closest to Steve Jobs do not like that <i>other</i> …

9 Ways To Fall Asleep Faster (Without Counting Sheep)

<i>By Alex Orlov for Life by DailyBurn</i><p>If you feel wide awake when your head hits the pillow at night, you're not alone. Approximately 60 million Americans report having experienced insomnia in any given year, according to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke. Even worse, 40 …

Psychology: A simple trick to improve your memory

Want to enhance your memory for facts? Tom Stafford explains a counterintuitive method for retaining information.<p>If I asked you to sit down and remember a list of phone numbers or a series of facts, how would you go about it? There’s a fair chance that you’d be doing it wrong.<p>One of the interesting …

High School

6 Reasons Apple Could Have Fallen 6% Yesterday

What makes stocks go up and down? I have no idea — which makes it hard to understand why traders wiped $40 billion off of Apple’s market capitalization on December 1.<p>The wide array of “explanations” for this 6% plunge highlight the difficulty of making sense of short-term stock price moves.<p>Here are …

Apple gets patent to prevent cracked screens by rotating iPhones as they fall

Can science save our iPhones from a big fall?<p>Apple was granted a patent on Tuesday (first reported by <i>AppleInsider</i>) that outlines technology that …

Bumble Is Exactly Like Tinder Except Girls Are In Charge

Last week, TechCrunch broke the news that Whitney Wolfe and a group of other former Tinder employees are launching a new Tinder competitor called Bumble. This week, the app went live in the App Store, giving us our first real look at how the product works.<p>Spoiler Alert: It’s almost <i>identical</i> to …

Mario Balotelli latest: Football Association demand answers from Liverpool striker over race row

Anti-racism chiefs call for Liverpool striker to be punished for posting an offensive message<p>The Football Association is investigating Mario Balotelli's apparent anti-Semitic and racist social media posting, with the English game’s anti-racism tsar insisting the player should be charged for his …

Crazy-looking jet would travel from NYC to L.A. in under 3 hours

The miracle of flight has grown stale. Our great grandparents may have been impressed by the ability to travel from New York to Los Angeles in five …

'Far Cry 4' And The Problem Of Too Much To Do

A week or two ago, Erik Kain wrote a great piece on the “gamification” of many RPGs, namely how inserting a crafting system into any and every game that can hold one is killing a lot of the inherent fun of loot. Requiring players to collect 20 plants or 30 metal scraps in order to build something …

This London Bar’s Cocktail Menu Is A Gorgeous Pop-Up Book

A good cocktail isn’t just about the taste, or the alcohol content. It’s the peacock tail of drinks: it’s all about the look and the flair. That’s why a description or even a picture can’t do a well-designed cocktail justice. To properly get a feel for it, you’ve got to see it in 3-D.<p>That’s what’s …

What Are the Three Ways to Train Your Brain to Be Happy?

You can train your mind to be unhappy and you can train it to be happy.<p>Training your mind to look for errors and problems (as happens in careers like …

Why Saying Is Believing — The Science Of Self-Talk

From the self-affirmations of Stuart Smalley on <i>Saturday Night Live</i> to countless videos on YouTube, saying nice things to your reflection in the mirror is a self-help trope that's been around for decades, and seems most often aimed at women. The practice, we're told, can help us like ourselves and …

28 Fall Weeknight Meals You Can Make in an Hour or Less

From roasted chicken to winter squash pasta, here are 33 quick weeknight meals for fall.<p><b>Pasta, winter squash, roast chicken—fall is the best time for weeknight cooking</b>. Plan your entire week's worth of dinners with these 33 meals, each of which can be made in an hour or less.

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The Power of Sleep

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11 TED Talks That Will Help You Lead A Happier Life

Increasingly, psychologists, neuroscientists, business leaders, and spiritual advisors have studied the mechanics of happiness and how we can utilize them in our everyday lives. Many of them have shared their findings at TED conferences.<p>We've gone through TED's expansive online library of …

Can AMD's Newest APU Play Your Favorite Games Without A Dedicated Graphics Card? (Part 1)

It began as a project called AMD Fusion — a “system on a chip” solution that combined a standard CPU with integrated graphics processing. AMD’s Accelerated Processing Unit (APU) finally saw the light of day in 2011. And as we did with Intel‘s HD Graphics 2000, PC gaming enthusiasts let loose a …

10 Quick Productivity Hacks To Make Life At Work Better

It can be extremely difficult to maintain creative momentum at the office. That’s why these tips are so simple to implement–but pay off big time.<p>Things are going pretty well in the office.<p>You’ve hit a good groove and the work is getting done. The workplace environment is even, amazingly, fun. …