Chris Reardon

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Employees Who Stay In Companies Longer Than Two Years Get Paid 50% Less

The worst kept secret is that employees are making less on average every year. There are millions of reasons for this, but we’re going to focus on one that we can control. Staying employed at the same company for over two years on average is going to make you earn less over your lifetime by about …

Big six energy companies caught in political spotlight

The big six energy companies no doubt hoped a new year might bring some relief from the political spotlight that has burned as brightly as any Christmas tree.<p>But the unseasonal hand grenade lobbed their way by the Labour party should remind them they will remain a focus of Westminster attention for …

Google, Apple Nab 345 Patents That May Govern Your Next Car

What will your next car be like? Google, Apple and other giants of the smartphone business have plenty of ideas. In fact, Google alone has 310 U.S. patents relating to areas such as car-based smart devices, navigation and route guidance. Apple has another 35. Meanwhile, five other smartphone …

Male and Female Brains Really Are Built Differently

The hemispheres of women's brains are more interconnected. Does that matter?<p>Ready your knowing smirk, because here comes a scientific gem that’s sure to enliven even the dullest of holiday parties.<p>By analyzing the MRIs of 949 people aged 8 to 22, scientists at the University of Pennsylvania found …

Alec Baldwin: 'I was staring off a cliff'

Late one evening, Alec Baldwin enters a private dining room at a Japanese restaurant in downtown Manhattan. He is broad, with meaty forearms and a squarish head, his hair shooting up at the crest like a picket fence. Over the years, he has looked great and he has looked seedy, and at 55, he has …

Robicelli's Chocolate Peanut Butter Pretzel Cupcakes

<i>All this week, our friends Allison and Matt from Robicelli's will be sharing recipes from their cookbook Robicell's: A Love Story, with Cupcakes, answering our questions, and giving away a book every day.</i><p><i>Today: The Robicellis' inaugural cupcake happens to combine all of our favorite snacktime</i> …

25 Skills Every Man Should Know: Your Ultimate DIY Guide

These days, you can outsource almost any job -- but some things you need to know how to do yourself. Study our master list with step-by-step tips from the experts, and test your DIY aptitude each step of the way.<p>These days, you can outsource almost any job -- but some things you need to know how to …

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At least 8.8 billion Earth-size, just-right planets found, study says

Space is vast, but it may not be so lonely after all: A study finds the Milky Way is teeming with billions of planets that are about the size of Earth, orbit stars just like our sun, and exist in the Goldilocks zone -- not too hot and not too cold for life.<p>Astronomers using NASA data have …

LinkedIn Launches a Set of Mobile Recruiting Products

LinkedIn unveiled two new mobile recruiting products on Wednesday morning, continuing the company’s push into bringing its site and services to …

Scientists Have Found A Way To Make Marijuana Un-Fun

An anti-dopamine drug could block the addictive rush associated with THC.<p>Researchers from the National Institute on Drug Abuse and the University of Massachusetts Medical School have found a way to block the dopamine rush associated with THC, the main psychoactive chemical in marijuana, in order to …

Code.org Unveils 'Hour of Code' Campaign To Promote Computer Science

Code.org, a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting computer science education, has unveiled a new campaign it calls “Hour of Code” targeting 10 million students in the United States. From December 9-15, 2013, Code.org is asking schools, teachers, and parents for their help in motivating …

America’s highest earners work at least 60 hours a week—more than anyone else in the world

<i>This item has been corrected.</i><p>Do Americans—and many Europeans working in American-dominated fields such as investment bank, consulting and ventures—work too hard?<p>Economic data show that in 1950, Americans worked around 1,900 hours per year. That’s now down to 1,700. But the French, who used to work …

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Neuro-enhancement in the military: far-fetched or an inevitable future?

About five years ago, not long after I started up my research group at Cardiff University, something rather strange happened. One morning I came down to my lab to find the door wide open and a suited man standing in the middle of the room, peering around and scribbling on a clipboard. He told me he …

Behold a Burger With a Deep-Fried Mac and Cheese Bun

Here's the latest in hybrid burger creations: the <b>Mac Attack</b> from Chicago's <b>Rockit Burger Bar</b>. The restaurant tweeted the above photo of the burger, which features a beef patty, sriracha ketchup, scallions, lettuce, and tomato sandwiched between <b>deep-fried mac and cheese buns</b>. Chicago folks, take …

SoFi raises $500M to fix the broken student loan market

SoFi just reached a new milestone: It has raised half a billion dollars in financing, making it one of the most well-funded startups you haven’t heard of — yet.<p>The company, which was formerly known as “Social Finance,” is on a mission to prevent students from falling into crippling debt. It was …

Bright and Inspiring Single Family House in New Jersey by McCoubrey / Overholser

Owning a house nearby the seashore can be a wonderful experience. Hearing the sea’s whisperings, capturing thousands of unique sunsets and waking up …

Meet Human, A Beautiful Fitness Tracking App To Help You Effortlessly Stay Healthy

Human is a newcomer in the crowded fitness space, but its take is different. Instead of being a stat-heavy activity app like RunKeeper or a life tracker gadget like Withings, Fitbit or Jawbone, Human is a passive iOS app designed to help you stay healthy. The goal is to move for 30 minutes every …

NSA and GCHQ: the flawed psychology of government mass surveillance

Recent disclosures about the scope of government surveillance are staggering. We now know that the UK's Tempora program records huge volumes of private communications, including – as standard – our emails, social networking activity, internet histories, and telephone calls. Much of this data is …

How does a 3D printer work? The science and engineering behind this emerging technology

Advertisement<p>14 Comments<p>Credit: Signe Brewster<p>There is a lot of excitement building around what 3D printers can and might do. But how does a 3D …