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2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Z51

Attention freedom-lovers: We've got to make sure evildoers never get their hands on one of these new Corvettes.<p>TESTED<p>That whiff of smoked Michelin you smell and the bawl of tortured rear tires you hear confirm that we’ve popped the clutch on the Corvette’s seventh generation. We uncorked it at GM’s …

Ikea's 2014 Catalog app lets you arrange virtual furniture in your living room via augmented reality (video)

In 2013, Ikea took the plunge into the wide world of augmented retail reality, when it released a companion app to go with its catalog -- to give Swedish furniture fans access to bonus digital content related to products shown on its pages. A new version of the app is now upon us, and with it comes …

Great tech-spectations: What's next in tech for 2013

The dog days of summer are here, and with them, a certain ennui seems to have washed over the tech world. But as July becomes August, things will begin to kick into high gear.<p>The big dogs of the tech industry -- Apple, Google, Microsoft, Amazon, and a host of others -- know that the all-important …

Simple Springtime Dishes

Spectacular landscapes in HQ

Earth is a spectacularly beautiful, diverse place: filled to the brim with millions of species of plants and animals, mindblowing features that seem …

31 Stunning Pictures Of American National Parks

The National Park Service oversees 401 areas throughout the U.S. and U.S. territories and has nearly 300 million visitors each year.<p>You don't have to be a hiking fanatic to enjoy these places. You can swim, kayak, bird watch, walk, bike, drive, camp, or just relax in the country's national parks.<p>We …

The Window: Watch the Rebirth of the American Car in Tesla's Stunning Factory

When Tesla acquired the NUMMI factory from Toyota a few years back, the automaker gutted the inside and took inspiration from Elon Musk's other …

June 2013

Blame Bad Night's Sleep on the Moon

A new study finds human sleep patterns are timed to the phases of the moon.<p><b>If you have trouble falling asleep around the same time each month, the moon might be to blame.</b><p>Scientists say they've found evidence that human sleep patterns are timed to the phases of the moon, and that people sleep 20 …

Kids who were breastfed longer have higher IQs, new study shows

Young children who were breastfed as infants scored higher on intelligence tests than formula-fed kids, and the longer and more exclusively they were breastfed, the greater the difference, say Harvard University researchers in a study published today in JAMA Pediatrics.<p>This study adds “to the body …

Breast Feeding

‘God Knows What It’s Like to Lose a Son’: Rick Warren Returns to Pulpit for First Time Since Son’s Suicide

LOS ANGELES (TheBlaze/AP) — Nearly four months after his son’s suicide, popular pastor Rick Warren returned to the pulpit Saturday afternoon at Saddleback Church and the congregation gave him a long standing ovation.<p>(Credit: Getty Images)<p>After Warren took the stage with his wife Kay at the Southern …

The Top 50 ‘Pictures of the Day’ for 2013

At the end of every quarter the Sifter will highlight the top 25 ‘Pictures of the Day‘, culminating in an epic <i>Top 100</i> at the end of the year (check …

Sinkholes: When the Earth Opens Up

The ground beneath our feet, our cars, our buildings, appears to be incredibly solid. But, rarely, that solid ground can simply open up without warning, dropping whatever was above into an unpredictably deep.hole. Sinkholes can be anywhere from a few feet wide and deep, to two thousand feet in …

Jaguar Project 7 Concept

An F-type with one less seat, more power, and the awesome cranked to 11.<p>Jaguar ran a camo’d F-type prototype at the Goodwood Festival of Speed last year, so bringing a production model to the 2013 event would be so . . . lame. Enter the Project 7, a chopped, lowered, and gutted F-type roadster that …

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The single most important improvement to your resume for landing a job

When you're job hunting, even small tweaks to your resume can make the difference between getting the attention of a hiring manager and getting …

Less Is More: What Not To Put On Your Resume

Exec founder Justin Kan dishes on what startups look for in a resume–and perhaps more importantly, what you should leave off.<p>Having read through the hundreds of applications for YC’s Work At A Startup event, I have a few tips for programmers who are applying to work at a startup. Here they are:<p><b>Keep</b> …

The Anatomy of A Great Resume

Taking your work to the next level means setting and keeping career goals. A career goal is a targeted objective that explains what you want your …

Employment

Pay Attention To Your Title

Don't be fooled, title matters, says career consultant Emily Bennington, author of <i>Who Says It's A Man's World: The Girls' Guide To Corporate Domination</i>. Right or wrong, your title is how people in and outside your organization judge your value to it, she says. Don't overlook it.

Seven Things A Headhunter Won't Tell You

<i>This is a guest post by Jorg Stegemann, who has been a headhunter for more than 10 years</i>–<i>half that time focusing on Europe.</i> <i>His blog is My Job Thoughts: Career Advice From a Headhunter. His other articles for FORBES include, “Six Signs You May Be In A Dead-End Job.”</i><p>Love them or hate them, at some …

The Key To Happiness At Work

Want to increase your happiness at work? Then study this infographic to find out the happiest career fields and how to be happy at work.

10 Presentation Techniques You Can (And Should) Copy From Apple's WWDC Keynote

I look forward to Apple keynote presentations and product launches because, as a communication specialist, it’s hard for me to find a better role model for creating, designing, and delivering a presentation. The keynote at Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) 2013 offers yet another …

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7 Ways to Blend Your Work and Life Successfully

Ever find yourself sleeping with your smartphone? If you feel the demands of your career are overtaking your personal life, you’re not alone. With the advance in technology, work can always be with you… if you let it.<p>Achieving a sound work-life “balance” is a popular concept in theory, but how …

17 Ways to Be Happier at Work

It's not difficult to experience more joy at work. You just need to know the rules.<p>A reader recently pointed me to some "rules for a happier life" that various folks have posted in various forms. Here's my take on those rules as they apply to the workplace:<p><b>1. Don't compare yourself to …

Happiness

8 Steps To Actually Get Good At Phone Calls

Remember phone calls? You should, because they are often the best way to get your ideas across. Here’s how to give good phoners.<p>We can’t hide behind email. Why? Real business relationships are formed in two ways, says entrepreneur-turned-investor Mark Suster: in person and over the phone. The dude …

Networking

From Subject Line To Signature: How To Do Work E-Mail Right

Our inboxes at work are flooded with poorly written, unprofessional, ineffective e-mails—and as much as we detest them, most of us are guilty of sending just as many flawed messages as we receive.<p>“This is a much larger problem in the business world than the average business leader may recognize, …

9 Job Mistakes That Could Stall Your Entire Career

Clinical psychologist Dr. Meg Jay doesn’t subscribe to the theory that your 20s are a throwaway time to just have fun and decide what you want to be when you grow up.<p>While popular media often depicts 20-somethings as aimless wanderers lounging in extended adolescence, the truth, according to Jay, …