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Google Spent Years Studying Effective Bosses. Now They Teach New Managers These 6 Things | Inc.com

The transition from individual contributor to manager is not an easy one. In many cases, the skills that got you the promotion will not be the same ones that make you effective as a manager. Luckily, we have organizations like Google that have spent years researching this transition, to help us …

Stanford University

Deals: Fuse Chicken Titan Plus MFi Lightning Cable

If there is one major issue that eventually plagues all of Apple’s first party charge cables, it is that the cover will eventually pull away at the ends, and then the cord will fray and cease to work. This can begin anywhere between the end of year one and somewhere in year two of use, depending on …

Global warming won’t just change the weather—it could trigger massive earthquakes and volcanoes

Bill McGuire is not optimistic about humanity’s future. In his book, <i>Waking the Giant: How a changing climate triggers earthquakes, tsunamis, and volcanoes</i>, he explains why.<p>By his estimation, carbon dioxide emissions from human activity since industrialization began have changed the trajectory of …

Climate Change

New Short Film About Angling Legend, Conservationist Jack Dennis

This short film from American Rivers is an uplifting and poignant piece that is sure to start your week off on a positive note, and to remind you of …

Luci Inflatable Solar Lantern

Luci is one of the smartest gadgets to hit the outdoor industry, it combines a solar-powered lantern with an inflatable, compact design. Built for …

Extremism ends in civil war: Donald Trump, Ted Cruz, and a right-wing insurgency the GOP can no longer control

The last time a U.S. political party put forth a radical like this was 1860. There are really frightening parallels<p>The rise of dictators-in-waiting Donald Trump and Sen. Ted Cruz has left political observers bewildered. How did the establishment wing of a dominant American political party end up …

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Top scientists accuse House panel of harassing climate researchers

Eight key scientific bodies warn Republican congressman Lamar Smith that his committee’s investigation into Noaa could have a ‘chilling effect’ on science<p>Leading scientists have accused a Republican-led committee of subjecting climate researchers to politically motivated “harassment” amid an …

Climate

When big El Niño hits, weather turns spectacular

All you can do is get ready and brace yourself.<p>Record warm temperatures for the month of August in San Francisco, along with a formidable El Niño, have set the stage for spectacular weather events this winter.<p>Dramatic weather events are like a giant teeter-totter: A heavy youngster on one side can …

Signs of Gulf Stream Slowdown — Sea Level More Than a Foot Higher off US East Coast

It’s the stuff that climate disaster movies are made of. But the events are all too real — happening now and not part of some dramatized script …

Global Warming

How to dictate more effectively on your iPad

There are two main methods for capturing text while using your iPad. One way is by using Siri to carry out an ever growing variety of commands and tasks. The other method is through dictation accessed via your iPad keyboard. While Siri is a perfectly capable tool to use for dictation, and might be …

If global warming really did pause, the planet just pressed ‘play’ again

In June, in a bombshell study in Science, federal researchers with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI) took away climate skeptics’ number one favorite argument — the notion that in recent years, global warming had slowed down …

Global Warming

One of climate change’s biggest dangers is one the world still isn’t talking about

Changes in climate and weather patterns worldwide are converging with social trends, shifting populations, land use change, and increasingly impaired water infrastructure to dramatically make life worse for those across the globe. We now have evidence that climate is a major factor increasing risks …

Environmental Health

Monster El Nino Emerging From the Depths — Sea Surface Temperatures Hit Strong Event Threshold

Last year’s warnings from this blog of a possible extreme heat eruption in the Equatorial Pacific, unfortunately, appear to be bearing out. In other …

Global Warming

Mosquitoes use 3 senses to find and bite you - Futurity

No matter how hard we try to protect our skin from mosquitoes, we just can't win. Visual, olfactory, and thermal cues let them home in to grab a meal.

Mosquitoes

Halfway to 2 C — According to NASA, We Just Blew Past an Ominous Milestone

2 C.<p>It’s the amount of warming past pre-industrial times that the IPCC says we should try to avoid this Century in order to prevent the worst …

Global Warming

7 Ways to Ruin an Omelet—or to Cook It Perfectly

Omelets are theoretically an easy breakfast staple—but they are too easily ruined with these seven common mistakes<p>Omelets come in many shapes, sizes, and iterations. Your classic diner omelet is army-sized, studded with visible fillings and semi-browned. A French restaurant will serve you a small, …

Breakfast

How to Boil an Egg: It's Simple—and Complicated!

The ultimate guide to boiling an egg, whether you want it soft and runny or hard-cooked and ready to be deviled<p>It used to be so simple. How do you boil an egg? Easy. Place large eggs (older eggs will be easier to peel) in a medium heavy saucepan. Add water to cover by 1 1/2 inches. Bring to a boil; …

Breakfast

How the French Do Eggs Benedict

You fancy, huh?<p>Eggs Benedict has a serious identity problem: it's got an English muffin, Canadian bacon, and the decidedly French Hollandaise sauce. That's a whole lotta nationalities for such a little brunch item.<p>But wait a minute, let's run with this French thing... Swap out English muffin for …

Breakfast

The Best Tips for Grilling Skirt Steak

There are times when you splurge for big-ticket steak, like porterhouse or filet mignon. And there are also times when you crave the sanguine satisfaction of beef—without straining your credit card. You've got a craving; I have your fix; and it comes from the steer's underbelly. I speak, of course, …