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38 things you should remove from your résumé before it ends up in the 'no' pile

If you want to pass that test, you need to have some solid qualifications — and the perfect résumé to highlight them.<p>Here are 38 things you should strike from your résumé right now.

Employment

21 Comfort Food Recipes That Pack a Healthy Punch

When it’s cold outside and all you want to do is curl up in front of the fireplace, nothing hits the spot like comfort food. The problem is that, whether your comfort food of choice is elegant risotto or more down-home fare, it’s usually heavy. Luckily, comforting food doesn’t have to be. These 21 …

Cooking

What Is The Universe's Third Most Common Element?

In the earliest stages of the Universe, it was too hot to form neutral atoms or even atomic nuclei, as they’d immediately be blasted apart by a collision. By time the Universe had expanded and cooled enough that we could form stable nuclei, things were sparse enough that we wound up with 75% …

Universe

U.S. shale oil braces for the unfamiliar in 2017: inflation | Reuters

(Reuters) - U.S. shale producers are facing their first production cost increase in five years in 2017 as industry activity picks up and energy service providers hike fees to take a bigger share of the profits generated by higher oil prices.<p>FILE PHOTO - Pump jacks are seen near vast Monterey shale …

Impact Investing

People, The Planet and Profit<p>As Impact Investing Comes Of Age, Investors Can Finally Seek a Better World <i>And</i> Return on Investment<p>With its suite of socially innovative investment strategies, U.S. Trust has long been at the forefront of impact investing. It deepened that commitment recently by …

Investing

10 black food bloggers share recipes so irresistible, you'll want to cook them all ASAP

Not sure what to make for dinner tonight? We asked some of our favorite black food bloggers to share their most cherished recipes with us. From a …

Donald Trump’s reported threat to sort out ‘bad hombres’ revives a venerable tradition of gringo intimidation and humiliation that dates back generations<p>Donald Trump’s reported threat to use US troops to sort out “bad hombres” in Mexico revives a venerable tradition of gringo intimidation and …

NAFTA

This Is Why Shrimp Turns Pink When You Cook It

Science is AMAZING.<p>Shrimp, before it’s cooked, is a very unappetizing gray-blue color. This color, it turns out, is the exoskeleton (you know, the shrimp’s external skeleton).<p>Now, to explain how that exoskeleton turns pink we have to get scientific on you. Here we go: the exoskeleton contains …

The Exxon Tillerson left behind: hidebound, secretive, and wedded to tradition at a time of mind-boggling change

Last November, ExxonMobil made a bombshell announcement. At a time experts thought all the supergiant oilfields on the planet were already discovered, the company revealed Liza, an “elephant” in industry parlance, 3.4 miles (5.5 km) beneath the waters of the Atlantic Ocean east of Guyana. In a rare …

18 of the highest-paying consulting firms for MBAs

And with increasing demand for management consultants, elite firms are doling out hefty compensation packages to stay competitive and attract top talent. In fact, at many places, the base pay for MBAs starts at $140,000 — more than $60,000 higher than the starting salaries that many candidates earn …

72 Insanely Popular Dinners You Have To Try In 2017

Everything you need for a delicious year.

Sulla

Lucius Cornelius Sulla (138-78 BCE) was a ruthless military commander, who first distinguished himself in the Numidian War under the command of Gaius …

Ancient History

A political awakening

Poverty and a new ethnic politics have spawned radical Indian movements in the Andean countries. Are these a threat or a boost to democracy?<p>LUCIO …

In Aleppo, I Saw Why Assad Is Winning

Russian and Iranian troops have helped Assad retake a rebel stronghold, but there was more to his strategy to keep power than naked force.<p>The industrial sector of Layramun in northwest Aleppo tells the story of this war. Its 1,200 factories have been looted and destroyed. In their place are piles …

Economists never imagined negative interest rates — now they're rewriting textbooks

In 1983, when Frederic Mishkin started writing "The Economics of Money, Banking and Financial Markets," his seminal textbook on macroeconomics, he never thought he'd devote much space to the idea of negative interest rates.<p>"A million years no," Mishkin told Business Insider.<p>Negative rates were seen …

The history of Mosul, in five maps

In 1165, Benjamin of Tudela, a medieval Spanish Jewish traveler, approached the city of Mosul on the banks of the Tigris. A visitor, even a thousand years ago, could marvel at its antiquity. "This city, situated on the confines of Persia, is of great extent and very ancient," he wrote in the …

Middle East

Saudi Arabia sets record with mammoth $17.5 billion bond issue | Reuters

DUBAI/LONDON (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia conducted the largest-ever emerging market bond sale on Wednesday, selling $17.5 billion of debt in the government’s first international offer while attracting investor orders totaling almost four times that amount.<p>A man walks past the Kingdom Centre Tower in …

An unlikely winner in Venezuela crisis: high-end real estate | Reuters

CARACAS (Reuters) - Building luxury apartments or corporate office towers might seem like an odd investment in an economy reeling from a deep recession, triple-digit inflation and chronic product shortages.<p>Unless it’s Venezuela.<p>The combination of soaring prices and exchange controls that prevent …

A child's scraped knee a life or death matter in Venezuela

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — It was just a scraped knee. So 3-year-old Ashley Pacheco's parents did what parents do: They gave her a hug, cleaned the wound twice with rubbing alcohol and thought no more of it.<p>Two weeks later, the little girl writhed screaming in a hospital bed. Her breathing came in …

53 Avocado Recipes, So You Can Eat as Much of It as Possible

Life goals: Eat more avocado. Here are 53 awesome recipes to make it happen.<p><b>Avocados make just about anything better</b>, from salads to veggie-packed salsas to smoothies. Smear avocados onto toast, mash 'em into guacamole, or top your morning eggs with a couple slices—just make sure they're perfectly …

Cooking

Magadha Kingdom

Magadha was an ancient kingdom located on the Indo-Gangetic plains in eastern India and spread over what is today the modern state of Bihar. At the …

Hinduism

Want to Double Your Employee Loyalty? Science Says Provide These 3 Things

Engaged employees can increase your revenues and profits over 200 percent. Here are the three things businesses can do to drive devotion.<p>Humans make relationships harder than they need to be. At our very core, we crave only three things (after food, shelter, and good Wi-Fi service):<p>To feel safe. "I …

Exclusive: Venezuela's oil imports slump on payment woes, economic meltdown | Reuters

HOUSTON (Reuters) - Venezuela has not been able to import all the crude and fuel it needs this year to cover shortfalls at oilfields and refineries as state-run PDVSA struggles to pay suppliers on time, according to trade sources and internal company data seen exclusively by Reuters.<p>Cranes are seen …

How Amazon Adapted Its Business Model to India

When Amazon decided to enter the Indian e-commerce market, it was clear from the outset that something would have to give. That something was the very business model that had made Amazon an internet powerhouse in the U.S.<p>Amazon.com debuted as an online bookstore in 1994. Founder Jeff Bezos’s …

This is how a large fire spreads in space

NASA's Saffire-I experiment aims to study flame behavior in microgravity<p>Earlier this week, Orbital ATK’s Cygnus cargo capsule, which has been attached to the International Space Station for the past few months, was filled up with more than 4,000 pounds of trash and released from the station out …

Inca Warfare

The warfare of the Inca civilization was characterised by a high degree of mobility, large-scale engagements of hand-to-hand combat, and the …

Ancient History

20 Quotes From Ancient Greek Philosophers That Liberals Still Don’t Understand

Two thousand years ago, there may not have been liberals as we think of them today, but some of the dumb ideas that underpin the whole ideology...

Earth - The Devonian extinction saw the oceans choke to death

View image of Dunkleosteus: suddenly sharks don't seem so bad, do they? (Credit: Jaime Chirinos/SPL)<p>It was the age of fish. 360 million years ago, there were no large land animals, and the biggest animals were still in the oceans. One of the largest was <i>Dunkleosteus</i>.<p>This was a sea monster like no …

The 25 Biggest Turning Points in Earth's History

Our planet has existed for 4.5 billion years, and it has been a busy few eons. Here are the 25 biggest milestones in Earth's history. From leaps forward in evolution to devastating asteroid impacts, these were the turning points that shaped our world.<p>4.5b years ago<p>Earth is born<p>The 25 Biggest …