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Jeff Bezos told Amazon execs to consider 3 questions before offering someone a job, and they're still spot-on 20 years later

Amazon is always looking to fill a ton of jobs.<p>But before you can land a corporate role with the online retail behemoth, you have to tick three particular boxes in the minds of the hiring managers and executives vetting you.<p>At least, that's the process CEO Jeff Bezos recommended to his team 20 …

Jeff Bezos

Scientists accidentally discover drug that may stop weight gain

Scientists have accidentally discovered a drug that could let you eat as much as you want without gaining weight.<p>The team at Yale University were …

Immune System

Is the Cure for Alzheimer's Hiding Inside Us? She Thinks So

Annelise Barron sits patiently at a small table in Stanford University’s Coupa Cafe, as freshly caffeinated college students mill around her. Thick …

Steve Jobs Followed 7 Unbreakable Laws of Success That Apply to Any Business

Entrepreneurs should follow the Apple roadmap to set themselves apart.<p>When Steve Jobs passed away in 2011, the ABC News program <i>20/20</i> asked me to share some of the insights I gleaned from writing three books on Jobs and Apple. The seven rules I offered are still relevant today and helped to propel …

Apple Store

Steve Jobs Asked One Profound Question That Took Apple From Near Bankruptcy To $1 Trillion

It’s easy to forget that Apple’s path to its $1 trillion valuation was nearly derailed when the company was running out of cash. Steve Jobs asked one profound question that got it back on track.<p>In my keynotes about inspirational leadership, I often show a grainy video clip of Steve Jobs holding a …

Steve Jobs

This cancer surviving grandad issues warning that men over 50 really shouldn't ignore

A doting grandfather who has survived cancer twice is urging men over 50 to have their prostate checked.<p>Henry Rees-Williams, 66, from Pwllheli, …

Cancer

New drug could cure the pancreatic cancer that killed Alan Rickman and Steve Jobs

<b>A new drug has been discovered that has ‘potentially very promising’ results for pancreatic cancer, scientists say.</b><p>Pancreatic cancer affects around …

Cancer

Growing "Alzheimer's in a dish" reveals new potential treatment target

The human brain is a complicated piece of machinery, which makes it difficult to untangle illnesses like Alzheimer's. To improve our understanding …

Dementia

New interest only mortgage launched for thousands of trapped 55-80-year olds - how it works

Older home-owners are being given more borrowing options, as a building society launches a new range of retirement interest-only mortgages.<p>Leeds …

Finance

Experimental Alzheimer's drug stirs hope after early trials

<b>(CNN) —</b> After a series of prominent failures, there's reason to be hopeful in the search for a drug to slow the progression of Alzheimer's disease. Results of an early trial of an experimental drug showed that it improved cognition and reduced clinical signs of Alzheimer's in the brains of study …

Dementia

New study links Alzheimer's disease with liver function and diet

Scientists have presented new research pointing to the liver as a potential culprit in the onset of Alzheimer's disease. Presented at the Alzheimer's …

Dementia

These could be the last charging cables you ever buy — and they're on sale

Standard issue charging cables are, as a whole, undependable.<p>Not only are they prone to breakage, but they juice up your phone for an unnecessarily …

Tech Trends

The Wireless Camera That Lets Your Smartphone See Anywhere is Still Down to One of Its Lowest Prices Ever

This awesome smartphone accessory transforms your smartphone into a remote view finder, allowing you to see even the most hidden areas. Find out more …

Genius

Rarity of cancer in elephants may help explain cancer in humans

Elephants have 100 times as many cells as humans. But they seldom get cancer. This is surprising, because cancer is a result of cell division gone wrong, and the more cells an organism has, the higher the chances that some will mutate into tumors. Also, because elephants live so long — between 60 …

Biology

4 ways sex brings couples closer to each other, according to science

Sex is a vital part of romantic relationships for many people, apart from maybe those who are asexual . For everyone else, it is what separates an intimate relationship from any other friendship.<p>For some people, the lack of sex in a partnership may lead them to be unfaithful . Not necessarily …

The Brain

Ultrasound used to treat dementia in mice

Scientists are reporting success in using ultrasound to treat cognitive dysfunction in mice with simulated vascular dementia and Alzheimer's disease, …

Dementia

Scientists in Australia develop world-first blood test to detect skin cancer before it spreads through the body

Scientists in Australia have developed a world-first blood test to detect skin cancer before it spreads through the body.<p>The test could potentially allow early detection of melanoma, the most deadly form of skin cancer, and increase the prospects of treatment. It may also help to avoid invasive and …

Cancer

Lumen reveals if your body is burning fat or carbs with a single breath

Lumen's technology is based on the very real metabolic measurement called respiratory quotient (RQ). For decades scientists and dieticians have used …

Carbohydrates

Australian scientists develop melanoma detection blood test

Australian scientists develop a world-first blood test capable of detecting early-stage melanoma and saving thousands of lives each year<p><b>A world-first</b> …

Cancer

Experimental blood test could detect melanoma skin cancer early, study finds

<b>(CNN) —</b> Australian researchers have developed an experimental blood test they say is the first blood test capable of detecting melanoma -- an aggressive form of skin cancer -- in its early stages with a high degree of accuracy.<p>The test could speed up the diagnosis process, saving thousands of lives.<p>…

Cancer

CRISPR Makes Cancer Cells Turncoats That Attack Their Tumor

The experimental approach showed promise across three types of malignancies in mice

Cancer

Production Methods: Here's What You Can Make With a Beading Machine

This video produced by Covell Creative Metalworking shows you a tool I wish we'd had in our ID shop at school: A beading machine. By swapping a …

Prototyping an Inexpensive Set of Folding Table Legs Out of Construction Lumber

2x4s, unfancy hinges, screws and little else<p>In order to maximize free space, the photo studio I run on the side contains almost no furniture. …

Woodworking

14 Cancer Warning Signs Your Doctor Should Never Ignore

There are many common bodily symptoms that could be perfectly normal or could be a cause for concern. Here’s how to know which ones your doctor will …

Cancer

A Desk with Many Secrets!

If you’re like us then you love to be surrounded by good design, so what better place to start than the place you probably spend hours each day at, …

There's Still Time Left to Save $1,000 on a Dremel Laser Cutter

Their DigiLab machine should be ready any day now<p>Dremel's forthcoming DigiLab laser cutter, announced at last year's Maker Faire, is scheduled to …

Printing

New drug shows promise for preventing and even reversing damage from age-related dementia and stroke

Cerebral small vessel disease (SVD) is one of the most commonly associated causes of age-related dementia and stroke. New research, led by the …

Dementia preventing drug could be available soon after breakthrough by British scientists

A drug which prevents dementia could soon be available after a breakthrough by British scientists.<p>Experts have reversed a condition which causes …

The MotoTote MTX Sport Motorcycle Carrier

Reading time: about 1 minute.<p>4x4<br>• Gadgets<br>• Gear<br>• Tools<p>The MotoTote MTX Sport Motorcycle Carrier is rapidly becoming one of the most popular ways for people …

Scientists Say They've Found a Way to Make an Object Invisible From Every Angle

"Our work represents a breakthrough in the quest for invisibility cloaking."<p>Researchers from Montreal's National Institute of Scientific Research …