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25 Books to Read Before You Die: 21st Century by Powell's Books

It’s hard for us to believe that it’s been 17 years since we first toasted the new millennium. In January 2001, a gallon of gas cost $1.46. Facebook …

經濟學家:中國將「迫使」沙烏地用人民幣買賣原油

High Frequency Economics 首席經濟學家 Carl Weinberg 週一 (9 日) 接受《CNBC》訪問表示,中國將「迫使」沙烏地阿拉伯以人民幣進行原油交易,而當此情況到來之時,其他原油市場也將依循,放棄以美元作為儲備貨幣。Carl Weinberg 指出,中國超越美國成為 …

Google location tracking: Turn it off for real

Google is watching you. That's what everyone says half-jokingly about the search giant, which has often been accused of Big Brother-style monitoring of your searches, voice activity and location.<p>Now it appears that even if you manually disable Google Location History, Google Maps and other apps may …

Maps

Hot 100 career quiz: May Smith

<b>Name</b>: May Smith<b>Firm:</b> Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer<b>Position:</b> Partner<b></b> <b>Trained at:</b> Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer<b>In Hot 100 for:</b> Newly promoted partner …

The City

Suzy Welch: What to say when a job interviewer asks, ‘Do you have any questions?’

One of the most important moments of a job interview comes just before the end, when the hiring manager asks, "Do you have any questions for …

Employment

22 things to do after work that’ll enrich your life more than happy hour and Netflix

Are you feeling a little uninspired lately? It could be because you’ve gotten into a bit of a rut, especially when it comes to your after-work …

George Michael

The 9 Best Websites You’ve Never Heard Of

Part of what makes the Internet so great is that it’s changing more every single day, usually in ways that only makes our lives easier. Yesterday’s …

Customer Service

Infographic: The best words to grab audience attention online

Content might be king, but a well-written headline can be the crown jewel of your online marketing.Whether you are posting industry insights on your …

Social Media

The counterintuitive tricks to asking better questions, according to Harvard research

Having the ability to ask a question appears to be a uniquely human trait, one that saves us time and energy as we gather resources and information. It also allows us to develop empathy for others and create bonds of trust, even among strangers. Indeed, people who ask more questions are seen as …

Framing

The 25 best thriller books of the summer

This summer’s packed with suspense. Buckle up and enjoy a sensational ride.<p><b>“The Speed of Sound (Speed of Sound Thrillers)” (Thomas & Mercer)</b> <i><br>by Eric</i> …

Books

8 Sci-Fi Books You Need to Read ASAP

Not too long ago, if someone asked me if I liked sci-fi novels my immediate answer would be no. However, after reading the books on this list and …

Books

9 traps you fall into that limit your happiness

Almost every action we take in life is aimed at achieving or maintaining “happiness” — that elusive state where we feel contentment, satisfaction, …

Happiness

Basically, nobody wants to buy Victoria’s Secret anymore—even on sale

In another sign that things are going poorly for lingerie giant Victoria’s Secret, MarketWatch reports that its parent company, L Brands, saw shares tank by 10% on Thursday. <b>This was notable because it coincided with Victoria’s Secret’s semi-annual sale</b>, which is usually a time when fans of the …

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9 of the Best Travel Tips No One Ever Told You

Travel tips articles are a dime a dozen these days and our biggest gripe with them is that they’re <i>always</i> the same tired old tricks. Don’t forget a …

Bad Movies That Aren’t: What Rotten Tomatoes Got Wrong

While Rotten Tomatoes puts a nice succinct rating on a movie, it’s really just a conglomeration of people’s opinions. That might sound like we’re …

10 Books To Read And Discuss This Summer With Your Mom & Grandma

Reading is a solitary sport, which is why I love it. Alone time plus a good book equals my happy place. Like many people, summer is when I read the …

12 Expenses Successful People Don't Waste Time or Money On

Aside from the occasional indulgence, most financially successful people keep a close eye on their budgets and bank balances.<p>This story originally appeared on GOBankingRates<p>People have struck it rich by launching social media startups, inspiring wildly successful crowdfunding campaigns and writing …

Personal Finance

Be careful about answering these 5 job interview questions

These questions are designed to trip you up.<p>Most interview questions are innocuous: They’re meant to evaluate whether you’re right for the job, and whether this company could be the next and best place for you. But some of the questions you’re asked, experts tell us, have a slightly more nefarious …

Index of Best AI/Machine Learning Resources

Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning field is getting a lot of attention right now, and knowing where to start can be a little difficult.<p>I’ve …

These 100 Companies Are Leading the Way in A.I.

Whether you fear it or embrace it, the A.I. revolution is coming—and it promises to have an enormous impact on the world economy. PwC estimates that …

Artificial Intelligence

The Scale of Things

Comparisons help us understand the world a little better. Our brains just work that way. Like, did you know that, since data has mass, the entire …

IBM 推出會辯論的 AI,首戰擊敗人類頂尖辯手

6 月 18 日,舊金山的 IBM 辦公室,人工智慧在一場辯論賽擊敗了人類頂尖辯手。<p>參戰的是 IBM Research 新推出的 AI 系統 Project Debater,對手則是以色列國際辯論協會主席 Dan Zafrir 和 2016 年以色列國家辯論冠軍 Noa Ovadia。<p>IBM 研究對 …

3 Ways to Improve Your Decision Making

To make a good decision, you need to have a sense of two things: how different choices change the likelihood of different outcomes and how desirable each of those outcomes is. In other words, as Ajay Agrawal, Joshua Gans, and Avi Goldfarb have written, decision making requires both prediction and …

To Boost Your Productivity 1,000 Percent, Practice This One Habit Daily for One Year

Getting up an hour earlier and making good use of the time is the surest way to make every day far more productive.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If each day, for an entire year, you woke up an hour earlier than needed and invested that time in yourself, my experience …

Time Management

4 Surprisingly Easy Strategies Smart Leaders Use to Avoid a Meeting Overload

A few tweaks can help boost your productivity levels.<p>If you've worked in an office, ever, you know that meetings are the black sheep of work tasks. We love to hate them and we strive to eliminate them forever, and yet we continue to have them--over and over again until we find ourselves wondering …

The Best Massages You Can Give Yourself

Self care should be an important part of your everyday routine. Like pressing your shirts, brushing your teeth, and combing your hair, setting aside …

20 Books As Inspiring As A TEDTalk — According To The People Who Give The Talks

Want to spend your vacation working on self-improvement and -enrichment? There are 20 books TED speakers want you to read this summer, and I've got …

Books

The 10 best books of 2018 (so far)

Top-shelf

How Can You Really Tell Someone Is an Exceptional Leader? Ask This 1 Simple Question

The answer is an eye-opener.<p>Have you ever thought about the essence of true leadership? How exactly do you define it?<p>Better yet, how do you simply become a good leader in your office or business -- enough so that your employees, peers, and customers will respect you?<p>The answer comes down to a …