Laurie Fladd

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33 Amazing Plates Of Food

How can you just sit there chewing, content with your sad, conformist sandwich? You could be turning your food into ART.

15 More Tech Skills That Can Instantly Net You A $100,000+ Salary

Now we've got 15 more to add to the list, from a salary survey done by Global Knowledge and TechRepublic. The research was conducted in late 2012, based on a survey of 9,500 tech professionals.<p>This survey asked these folks how much they earned and which IT certifications they had. That's a little …

Employment

Apple Is Preparing Such Big Changes To The iPhone Software That Engineers Are Using Special Filters To Hide Their Screens

He says the "word on the street" is that engineers inside Apple who are authorized to carry around new iPhones have a filter on their screen so that the side viewing angles are diminished. (Think about one of those filters people put on their desktop screens at work.)<p>The filter on the iPhone screen …

iOS

The 25 Best-Paying Companies For Software Engineers

Engineering talent is scarce, so companies are willing to pay big bucks to keep them happy.<p>Which companies pays their engineers the most?<p>Jobs review site Glassdoor helped us pull the top 25 companies around the world that pay their US-based software engineers the most.<p>The highest paying company …

Employment

How Carbon Capture Technology Can Almost Turn CO2 Into Cash

But that algae needs its own power source — in the form of carbon dioxide, or CO2 — to produce the jet fuel.<p>That's where Columbia professors Graciela Chichilnisky and Peter Eisenberger come in.<p>Their company, Global Thermostat, has developed a technology Chichilnisky says can suck carbon dioxide out …

Carbon Dioxide

Clinton returns to public stage

If Hillary Clinton thought she could quietly ease back onto the public stage last night with a safe speech to an adoring crowd, her fans had another idea. Outside Washington’s Kennedy Center, 200 gathered to give her a not-so-subtle nudge toward 2016, waving placards shouting “Ready for …

Colo. Gun Laws Offer Inspiration, Cautionary Tale For Obama

President Obama is trying to regain some traction for federal gun control measures by visiting states that are moving forward on their own.<p>On Wednesday, the president speaks in Colorado, where lawmakers recently passed a series of bills requiring background checks for all gun purchases and limiting …

China voices fears as South Korean workers are barred from Kaesong

China voiced "serious concern" about rising tensions on the Korean peninsulaon Wednesday, as North Korea barred South Korean workers from entering a …

Syria Has a Massive Rape Crisis

All across the war-torn country, regime soldiers are said to be sexually violating women and men from the opposition, destroying families and, in some cases, taking lives.<p>One day in the fall of 2012, Syrian government troops brought a young Free Syrian Army soldier's fiancée, sisters, mother, and …

Morning Joe poll: 60 percent of Americans want stricter gun laws

Strong majorities of Americans say they favor stricter gun laws, including an assault-weapons ban and universal background checks for private gun sales, according to a new national Morning Joe/Marist poll.<p>Read the entire poll here<p>Six in 10 respondents – including 83 percent of Democrats, 43 percent …