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Chef Mike Lata’s Recipe for Root-Vegetable Pasta Carbonara

A luscious purée of parsnip and celery root both lightens up and boosts the flavor of this pasta carbonara—a quick and satisfying winter weeknight recipe—from chef Mike Lata of Charleston’s FIG and the Ordinary<p>IT’S HARD TO imagine that anyone counting carbs or cholesterol would opt for pasta alla …

Italian Food

Pope Francis, Women and Church Leadership: That (Still) Unresolved Relationship Between Power and Patriarchy

"Women's roles" and stereotypes: <i>The Italian mamma</i><p>As Pope Francis visits the United States many church watchers will be curious to learn of any current project our reforming pontiff may have in mind respecting the future role of Catholic women -- an important reflection when we consider, for …

Why Apple keeps winning in style

<i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>The money men took notes and couldn't suppress their smiles. Samsung executives took their Notes and slapped them hard against their foreheads.<p>Apple CEO Tim Cook had just announced that the company had sold …

YTN "대법 판결따라 상응 조치" … 기자협회 "해직기자 복직시켜라" | 사회 | 뉴스 | 한경닷컴

YTN은 27일 노종면 전 노조위원장 등에 대한 사측의 징계 해고는 정당하다는 대법원 판결과 관련해 법원 판결에 따라 상응하는 조치를 취하겠다고 밝혔다.<p>YTN은 그동안 해직자 문제와 관련해 법원의 최종 판단에 따른다는 입장을 견지해 왔던 만큼 대법원 판결을 존중해 상응하는 조치를 취한다는 입장이다.<p>한국기자협회는 이번 판결에 대해 성명을 내고 "대법원이 방송 독립성과 공정성이 훼손되는 상황을 침묵할 수 없었던 기자들에게 결국 사형선고와 같은 해고를 확정했다" 면서 "이번 판결로 사법 정의에 조종이 울렸다고 선언한다"고 …

10 Leadership Traits That Will Kill Your Company

How to become a better leader? Don't make the same mistakes I made.<p>One common trait that successful entrepreneurs possess is leadership ability. But just because you are suddenly launched into a leadership position doesn't mean that you should jump in. When I became a leader with my first startup, …

Growth Has Plateaus

The path of personal growth has plateaus, or as I like to think of them, periods of rest. These plateaus, or rest periods, are essential to one’s …

What High Performers Want at Work

A high performer can deliver 400% more productivity than the average performer.<p>Despite this, when most managers look at workforce statistics, all employees tend to be lumped together into a category so broadly defined that it becomes difficult to take meaningful decisions. If your average employee …

5 Skills of Really Amazing Listeners

Everyone wants to be heard. But not everyone knows how to truly listen. Here's how amazing listeners use those odd things on the sides of their heads.<p>Most people like to think what they have to say is important. If you or I make the effort to share thoughts, feelings, or knowledge, then we want to …

Public Speaking

The Best Skills to Include on a Resume

• Share<br>• Flip<br>• Pin<br>• Share<br>• Email<p>Updated June 20, 2018<p>What are the best skills to include on your resume? Which skill set will help you get hired? Do you know …

The Most Important Soft Skills Employers Seek

When applying for a job, many people tend to emphasize their hard skills – the specific knowledge and abilities required for a particular job. These …

GadgetellSolutions Media

18Apr/18<p>As the owner of a retail business, you’ve probably dreamed about getting some extra help. Advertising a retail job for your store(s) can …

How Engine Development Teams Ensure Durability – Feature

<i>And Then… Don’t forget the 800-hour sludge tests run with low-quality bargain oil—one quart low, of course—or engines left to idle for hours at extreme angles to mimic police use, or intake-valve-deposit tests with non-detergent Chinese fuels . . .</i><p>It used to be that caring about your car meant you …

Q&A: The Engineer Who Wants To Power The World With Carbs

Visions of a sweet future<p>You might like carbs, but probably not in the way Percival Zhang does. Zhang, a chemical engineer at Virginia Tech, runs a lab that's dedicated to converting carbohydrates into electricity. The lab's inventions include proofs of concepts showing that carbohydrates are able …

Virginia Tech

Building engineering toys for girls

GoldieBlox CEO Debra Sterling talks about what makes her toy company different and why she created GoldieBlox, an engineering toy for girls.

The World's Smallest Engine Runs on a Single Atom

Physicists are building a nano engine that runs on a single atom and will arguably be the most efficient ever made.<p><b>Like the one in your car</b>, Johannes Roßnagel's engine is a four-stroke. In four steps it compresses and heats, then expands and cools. And as with any other engine, this cycle is …

Fire and Ice: Software Fix Tackles Rare and Poorly Understood Icing Inside the Hot Core of a Jet Engine

In 2006, a group of researchers that included senior engineers from Boeing and Honeywell published a scientific paper on the threat of microscopic …

Engines

1,300 MPG Student-Designed Ultra-Light Car Runs on a Tiny Lawnmower Engine

Students at Brigham Young University in Utah have designed a car that can travel the distance from Utah to Michigan on a single gallon of fuel. The …

INFOGRAPHIC: Engineering the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games

The XXII Winter Olympics are upon us, and over 6,000 athletes are competing from 85 countries in front of thousands of spectators – but the story …

Women needed to engineer a bright future for British industry

For her 18th birthday, in 1981, Carol Marsh's parents gave her a ZX81 computer. The ZX81, a small black box with four chips, a single kilobyte of memory and a tendency to overheat, was the first mass-market computer, and got a generation hooked on messing around with circuit boards.<p>"You could buy …

New Fuel-Efficient Engines Are Making Cars Less Reliable

Ordinarily you might put this down to the luck of the draw--an occasional drop is almost inevitable.<p>But there's a worrying correlation between these results and the trend for smaller, more fuel-efficient engines of the last few years.<p>According to J.D. Power's results, there have been ten more …

Engines

Military Leadership Lessons for Training Doctors

Elite medical training programs proudly proclaim that they are preparing future healthcare leaders. But with their focus on clinical disease management and research, training programs actually offer little in the way of true leadership training – authentic experience that helps young doctors …

Influential Leadership: It's All in Your Mind

Influential Leadership: It’s All in Your Mind<p>“Imagine the power of an organization thriving on change.” – Rebel Brown<p>What if you really could <i>switch</i> …

UCSF Wins $9.5M Grant to Transform Treatment of Prostate Cancer

UC San Francisco has been awarded a major federal grant to “transform and revolutionize” the treatment of prostate cancer, the second most common …

Leadership: Nature or Nurture?

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Are leaders born or made? According to a study of twins published in the September 2012 issue of The Leadership Quarterly, if your biological parents held leadership positions, you have a 24 percent likelihood to inherit a predisposition …

Leadership

Condé Nast Shakes up Glamour Leadership

Condé Nast has shaken up its longstanding publishing leadership at Glamour, historically its most profitable brand but one that’s seen unevenness in …

Joe Biden holds 'very direct' talks with Chinese leadership on disputed air zone

China's new air defence zone over the East China Sea has caused significant unease, Joe Biden said in Beijing on Thursday, adding that he had been "very direct" in his meetings with the Chinese president.<p>There was little indication of progress on the issue following the US vice-president's five …