Gabriel Walker

32 Flips | 2 Magazines | 10 Likes | 1 Follower | @gabiwalk2015 | Keep up with Gabriel Walker on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Gabriel Walker”

This essay helped one student get into Harvard Business School — here's why it works

While it's only one part of the application — and a mediocre essay <i>might</i> suffice if you're an otherwise ideal candidate — a superb essay can be the game-changer that pushes you into "yes" territory.<p>These essays give prospective students an opportunity to show administrators their true motives and …

Wise Words: Why Your Life Is Not a Journey

A YouTube user named Dumma Dan took a famous recording from British philosopher Alan Watts and matched it to footage from Terrence Malick’s …

Microsoft Launches Online Data Science Degree Program

Microsoft is addressing the shortage of workers with data science skills with a new professional degree program offered online. The company said the …

Amazing snaps from inside world’s deepest swimming pool

The Y-40, also known as The Deep Joy, is the incredible swimming pool near Venice in Italy, that has a variety of depths — the deepest is a maximum …

Swimming Pools

17 minimally abstract tattoos that can be your little secret

Whether you want to commemorate a deeply personal event, or just get something that looks really pretty, there’s no denying that getting inked is …

How to Master Flavorful Chiles Rellenos

More<p>Mexican Food<p><i>Recetas deliciosas</i> to transport your tastebuds south of the border.<p>Why are chiles rellenos an afterthought in Tex- and Cal-Mex restaurants? They're always folded in among the "other things to put on a combination platter" section of the menu. It's a shame, because they're …

Scientists have found a way to recycle sunlight, and it could cause a solar-power revolution

The world of solar cells could be on the cusp of a revolution, as researchers seek to boost efficiency by harnessing the power to recycle light.<p>A new study, published Thursday in the journal Science, considers the properties of hybrid lead halide perovskites, a group of materials already making …

How to Build An Epic Home Bar

<i>This piece originally appeared on Fix.com.</i><p>Back in the old days, it was enough to have a shaker and a few martini glasses to impress your guests. …

8 critical things successful people do before 8 a.m.

Starbucks continues to grow relentlessly, with CEO Howard Schultz just announcing plans to open 500 new stores a year over the next five years.<p>Much of this growth will happen in China, where Schulz is undeterred by the recent economic slowdown.<p>While many factors contribute to Starbucks' immunity to …

Meet The Malloy Brothers - Watch Chris, Keith, and Dan in their natural element

Hang around the contest circuit long enough, the shore awash in bright singlets and waves of uptight heats in full paddle-battle mode, and a possible …

How to Ace the 50 Most Common Interview Questions

9 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Most people’s biggest job-hunting fear is being put on the spot by oddball interview questions such as these (which are real):<p>“Describe the color yellow to someone who’s blind.” – <i>Spirit Airlines</i><p>“If you were asked to unload a 747 …

Employment

How to Talk About Money During a Job Interview

You don't want to have the money conversation too early or too late.<p>When you go on the first interview, you don’t want to start talking money too …

Employment

Turn the Tables: 10 Job Interview Questions You Should Ask

Some due diligence and extra effort on your part will go a long way to help you land that job.<p>Anyone who's ever gone on a job interview can probably attest to the anxiety of being put on the spot as you attempt to sell yourself to a panel of would-be bosses. Preparing as best you can for the …

Employment

How To Respond To 7 Types Of Inappropriate Job Interview Questions

You feel like the job interview is going well. Scratch that—<i>really</i> well. You’re breezing through your responses when the interviewer catches you off …

8 Expert Tips for Choosing the Perfect Job Interview Outfit

Ever found yourself rummaging through your closet in a panic hours before an important job interview? Or spent way too much time puzzling over …

6 Hiring Managers Spill Their Hiring Secrets

We asked six people who hire people what wins them over. Lots to learn here.<p><b>Erik Bowitz is a Senior Resume Expert at Resume Genius</b><p>"We ask most applicants if they've checked out our core business site, and about 60% reply they have. However, our most recent hire really wowed us by not only claiming …

7 Challenging Job Interview Questions (and How to Answer Them)

Some companies are notorious for asking perplexing job interview questions. Barclays’ “Estimate the total number of cars in the UK,” for example. Or …

Employment

How do you answer Facebook's hiring question about your very best day at work?

‘On your very best day at work – the day you come home and think you have the best job in the world – what did you do that day?’ social network asks prospective employees<p>Technology companies are notorious for favouring impossible job interviews. Google’s questions range from logic puzzles (“how …

The favorite job interview questions of Elon Musk, Richard Branson, and 26 other highly successful executives

Savvy executives know that interview questions like, "What's your biggest strength?" and, "What's your biggest weakness?" aren't as telling as they seem.<p>That's why they steer clear of these cliché queries and instead ask more meaningful ones.<p>Many of the most successful execs have their one favorite …

Employment

How many ways can you arrange 128 tennis balls? Researchers solve an apparently impossible problem

Researchers have solved an apparently overwhelming physics problem involving some truly huge numbers. In summary, the problem asks you to imagine …

Physics

30 Books to Help Further Your Career

Advertisement<p>Advertisement<p>Advertisement<p>Advertisement<p>Advertisement<p>Advertisement<p>Advertisement<p>Advertisement<p>Advertisement<p>Advertisement<p>Advertisement<p>Adverti …

Books

Smoking high-strength cannabis may damage nerve fibres in brain

Study suggests high levels of skunk use may affect the brain’s white matter, making communication between the right and left hemispheres less efficient<p>High-strength cannabis may damage nerve fibres that handle the flow of messages across the two halves of the brain, scientists claim. Brain scans of …

Cannabis

Detroit tries unconventional approach to restoring its housing market

City leaders target eight promising neighborhoods, moving quickly with demolitions, renovations and sales.<p>Detroit city leaders target eight promising neighborhoods, moving quickly with demolitions, renovations and sales.<p>DETROIT — For Jazley Trouser, a 25-year-old Home Depot worker who has endured …

INDONESIA FOR ISSUE TWO

"View From A Blue Moon" Teaser

Trevor Gordon's Tail Fin Trials

Loading...

5 more digital tricks you'll use almost every day

Whether you’re skiing or going to the beach, place your phone in a sandwich bag to prevent damage — and best of all, you can still use the touch screen. Need a fast charge? Put your phone in airplane mode to speed up the process by around 25 percent. And if you need to pump up the volume in a …

How extreme fear shapes what we remember

Many of us will experience a significant trauma in our lives, says Lesley Evans Ogden. Yet could there be ways to avoid reliving the memories?<p>It was no ordinary honeymoon. After boarding their flight in Canada on the evening of 23 August 2001, newlyweds Margaret McKinnon and her husband were …

The Brain