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Impostor Syndrome leaves most tech workers feeling like a fake

Feeling like a hack is more common than you might think. In fact, 58 percent of people with technology-focused careers suffer from Impostor Syndrome, according to a new informal study from workplace social media site Blind.<p>Impostor Syndrome was first defined in 1978 by psychologists Pauline R. …

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Fantasy Football 2018 Cheatsheet: Mobile Rankings for Last-Minute Drafters

The NFL preseason is officially over, and the regular season's opening game between the Atlanta Falcons and defending Super Bowl champion Philadelphia Eagles will be staged on Thursday evening.<p>Many fantasy football drafts will take place leading up to Thursday. If your league falls into that …

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With 5 Quick Clicks, You Can See All the Data Facebook Has on You (I Was Truly Stunned by What I Found)

It takes just five short steps to download the entire archive. You probably want to do it immediately.<p><i>(Update: Facebook says it's changing how you can access and change your privacy settings. Details are here.)</i><p>Tough times for Facebook--and they're only getting worse. The FTC is investigating, the …

11 signs you're going to be wealthy, even if it doesn't feel like it

Owning bitcoin won't guarantee future wealth — but the right saving and investing strategies will.<p>At least according to Warren Buffett, who considers cryptocurrency a get-rich-quick scheme. Though chances are slim you'll end up with the multi-billion-dollar fortune Buffett has, there are sensible …

Oops: Raytheon Anti-Missile System Test Misses Target Again

It was a poor time for a failure, given recent headlines that have Hawaiians and lawmakers on edge, but Raytheon and its systems are still part of …

The Super Bowl 52 Super Bag

I wrote the original Super Bag in Dallas in 2011, heroically reporting from an overwhelmed city that had been annihilated by five whole inches of …

How Do Missile Defense Systems Work?

You’re probably aware the U.S. has a missile defense system, and the thought alone makes you feel (relatively) safe and cozy here in the states. But …

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The best Black Friday Nintendo deals 2017

Save on Nintendo Switch and 3DS games<p>Nintendo is selling hardware like hotcakes this year, thanks to three very popular platforms: Nintendo Switch, Nintendo 3DS and the Super NES Classic Edition. Finding deals on Nintendo hardware is therefore going to be a little tough, considering how well those …

Best Buy Cyber Monday 2017 Game Deals: Sony PS4, Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, PC, And 3DS Sale Items

<b>Cyber Monday</b> is here to help you forget about Black Friday, but a number of deals from last week's event (outlined below) have carried over at Best Buy. You can still get an <b>Xbox One S</b> for $190 or PS4 controllers for $40, for instance. There are some new deals to be had as well, but more notable is …

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U.S. Missile Defense Gets $400 Million After North Korea Threats

Congressional defense committees have approved shifting more than $400 million from other accounts into missile defense programs to clear the way for …

Inside the EarthBound strategy guide, one of the rarest Nintendo collectibles

Save yourself a cool $100-plus with this .PDF<p>We’ve already linked you to a lovely collection of Super Nintendo game manuals that Nintendo uploaded in honor of the SNES Classic Edition’s launch. But it’s important to highlight that <i>EarthBound</i>’s strategy guide is included in the mix — as it’s long …

Want an SNES Classic this Friday? Our best buying advice

It's official: Nintendo's miniature SNES Classic Edition is practically perfect. For just $80, this official remake of the 1991 Super Nintendo Entertainment System lets you play 21 of the very best SNES games -- heck, some of the best games ever made -- on a modern HDTV. It goes on sale this …

Why didn’t the US shoot down North Korea’s missile? Maybe because it couldn’t | Joshua Pollack

Pyongyang’s claim that it has tested a hydrogen bomb that can be loaded on a ballistic missile raises questions about how good the west’s defence systems are<p>Perhaps no aspect of national defence is as poorly understood as ballistic missile defence. After North Korea’s shot over Japan last week with …

US successfully tests shooting down ballistic missile

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The United States conducted a successful missile defense test that intercepted a medium-range ballistic missile off the coast of Hawaii early Wednesday morning, according to a statement from the US Missile Defense Agency.<p>The Standard Missile-6, built by major US defense …

Eyesore or Blessing? New Safety Feature at Citi Field Divides Fans

To some, it is an eyesore, a reason not to come to the ballpark and additional evidence of a Nanny State run amok.<p>But to others, it is an added layer of security that allows them to watch a baseball game — or not watch it, as the case may be — without the fear of being injured or the burden of …

U.S. successfully tests missile system amid tensions with North Korea

The United States successfully intercepted a test ballistic missile over the Pacific Ocean north of Hawaii, the U.S. Missile Defense Agency out of Fort Belvoir, Va., announced Tuesday night.<p>The test of the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense system, or THAAD, was executed by several agencies, …

The Curse of the Second-Born Child Is Real 

If you have a son who’s the youngest or middle child, you’re going to want to watch them like a freakin’ hawk. Second-born sons are more likely to …

Siblings

U.S. missile shield not yet ready for North Korean nukes

The Pentagon and its contractors still haven't figured out how to reliably shoot down an intercontinental ballistic missile like the one recently tested by North Korea.<p>Tens of billions of dollars spent over three decades have still left the Pentagon with no reliable way to shoot down nuclear-tipped …

Game of Thrones trailer explained: The Great War

At the end of the sixth season of <i>Game of Thrones</i>, the narrative gameboard of HBO’s hit fantasy series had been radically upended. Longtime …

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We Ranked the 40 Greatest Star Wars Moments

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Your 401(k) Could Be Costing You Hundreds of Thousands of Dollars in Hidden Fees

If I asked you right now how much you're paying in 401(k) fees, would you know the answer? If not, you're not alone.<p>In fact, if you did know the answer, you'd be in the minority. A whopping 92.6%of Americans don't realize exactly how much they're paying in hidden fees related to their 401(k) plans, …

Korean Village's Message To THAAD Missile Defense System: 'Go Away'

Next to a river flowing from lush green hills, Lim Sun-bun, 64, tills her land — onions, garlic, potatoes and peppers.<p>She's lived in rural Seongju county, about 130 miles from Seoul in the southeastern region of the Korean Peninsula, all her life. It's a quiet, conservative, agricultural place, …

US test fires ballistic missile from California coastal base

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. (AP) — An unarmed missile capable of sending a nuclear bomb across the world was launched Wednesday from a coastal …

Controversial missile defense shield operational in South Korea

By Missy Ryan<p>Missy Ryan<p>Reporter covering the Pentagon, military issues and national security<p>Email Bio Follow<p>A U.S. antimissile defense system recently installed in South Korea is now operational, a U.S. official said Monday, in the latest sign of an enhanced U.S. response to threats from North …

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US installs missile defenses in South Korea

The U.S. military moved key parts of a controversial anti-missile defense system into operational position in Seongju, South Korea.

Parts of controversial US anti-missile system moved to South Korean site

<b>Seoul, South Korea (CNN) —</b> Parts of a US-built anti-missile system designed to mitigate the threat of North Korean missiles have been moved to the planned deployment site in South Korea as tensions with the nuclear-armed country escalate.<p>Trucks hauling components of the Terminal High Altitude Area …

U.S. May Not Be Able to Shoot Down North Korean Missiles, Say Experts

U.S. news<p>Top generals have been insisting for years that if North Korea launched a missile at the United States, the U.S military would be able to shoot it down.<p>But that is a highly questionable assertion, according to independent scientists and government investigators.<p>In making it, the generals …

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