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How to Develop the Hireable Skills You'll Actually Need After College

When I went to university I ended up in a discipline (Sociology) that I surprisingly loved. It changed my perspective on the world and was overall a …

The Feynman Lectures on Physics

Contributions from many parties have enabled and benefitted the creation of the HTML edition of <i>The Feynman Lectures on Physics</i>. We wish to …

These Lighting Patterns Will Make Your Portrait Photographs Rock

Familiarizing yourself with different lighting patterns isn't just to help you diversify your portrait portfolio. Depending on what you are trying …

Boost Your Social IQ This Weekend

Whether introverted or extroverted, we could all stand to handle at least a few social situations better. We might fail to make decent smalltalk, …

Here's What An Interviewer Really Means When They Ask 'What Is Your Greatest Weakness?'

Samuel Mann/FlickrIn interviews, some questions are strategically placed to either make or break a job candidate.<p>Brainteaser questions are meant to see if you can think on your feet. Situational questions are supposed to reveal your problem-solving abilities.<p>To adequately provide answers, you need …

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The Hindenburg Omen: Wall Street Traders Are Worried Something Big Is Headed Their Way

Wall Street traders this week are worrying about the so-called “Hindenburg Omen,” a technical analysis used to predict an oncoming market crash.<p>Named after the devastating Hindenburg explosion of 1937, the “omen” usually involves the following five criteria [as explained by Zero Hedge]:<p>That the …

11 Impossibly Difficult Job Interview Questions

Ever had to sit through a 5-hour interview filled with team projects, skills tests and a question-and-answer period in front of five company managers? If not, be grateful.<p>For while many job interviews can be rough, there are a select few so difficult that applicants should be excused for any …

10 Abs Exercises Better Than Crunches

10 abs exercises for women that are so much better than crunches.<p>If you still think that doing crunches will score you amazing abs, you're in for a rude awakening. Flattening your belly requires multi-muscle exercises that target all the regions of your core—upper and lower abs, obliques, …

30 Smart Answers To Tough Interview Questions

This could make the typical job interview "the most harrowing forty-five minutes of your life," writes Vicky Oliver in her book "301 Smart Answers to Tough Interview Questions<p>But you can be prepared ahead of time. We've compiled some of the toughest interview questions from Oliver's book — and how …

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How-to: Change the email address associated with your Apple ID

<b>This is the second article in our new Saturday how-to series (see last week’s post about safely deleting an iCloud account)</b><p>It is highly recommended that you tie an active, valid email address to your Apple ID. The Apple ID is your login for Apple services such as iTunes, App Store, iMessage, and …

Telerik Updates Its Kendo UI HTML5 Framework With Speed Improvements, Flat UI Theme

Telerik‘s Kendo UI HTML5 framework for cross-platform development is getting a major update today that introduces a number of speed improvements and a new flat UI style, as well as some improvements to the framework’s data visualization capabilities and the ability to integrate Facebook-style …

10 Interview Questions You Should Be A Pro At Answering

This question usually takes about one to two minutes to answer and will be your elevator pitch. You want to give them a brief rundown of who you are as a person and show how you articulate you are. Don't start rambling on about your personal history. Talk about highlights from job positions or …

Employment

How to Design Beautiful iOS App Icons, According to Apple

It's no coincidence that the best and most popular apps frequently have striking and memorable icons. It might seem like just a colorful tile, but a …

From beginner to selling my app in the app store in 2 months

I’ve read many posts in the past asking how to get started learning to code, or asking what people should do next after they’ve finished Code Academy. I wanted to give my story thus far to help others get started, because I’m currently on a “progress high” from how exciting it is to make an app.<p><b>“No</b> …

The 7 Common Habits of Remarkably Talented Photographers

One of the best ways to improve yourself is by observing the habits of those you find to be inspirational and talented. In doing so, we hope to learn …

30 Questions You Should And Shouldn't Ask In A Job Interview

A job interview is a two-way street. The employer asks questions to determine if the interviewee is an ideal fit for the job, and the smart candidate uses the interview to assess how she would fit in, if she would be able to do her best work there, and how well aligned her goals are with those of …

10 Real Estate Investing Tips from a Successful Investor

I began investing in single family homes with a good friend and business partner about 4 years ago. In that time, we’ve purchases and remodeled 5 …

5 Real Estate Investing Mistakes to Avoid

Real estate investing is fraught with pitfalls. While many landlords swear by their real estate investing business, there are others who struggle, …

Roth IRA vs 529: Which is Better for College Savings?

Roth IRA vs 529 plan: which is better for your child’s college expenses? You can choose the 529 plan or go with a Roth IRA and invest in a …

Homeowner tax breaks not as great as you think

It’s true that owning your home instead of renting it can result in extra tax deductions. Ask any realtor. Your cost of ownership is reduced by any …

Should You Finance Your Rental Property Purchase or Pay Cash?

I am currently in the process of buying a rental property and one of the questions that came up was: <b>is it better to buy a rental house with cash, or</b> …

The Secret To Finding a Really Good Stock

<i>Evaluating stocks has always contained elements of both art and science. Benjamin Graham, in his classic books, showed the world his method. Others followed. Yale Bock, who owns</i> <i>YH&C Investments in Las Vegas, Nev., has his own common-sense approach that you’ll find helpful. His advice:</i><p>What’s the …

Why You Should Use Levels in Post Production

How many of you spend many hours and much creativity getting the image as perfect as possible in camera, then return to Photoshop or similar and use …

Top 10 Ways to Hack Your Car

You spend an awful lot of time in your car every day, especially if you have a long commute—so why settle for what you're given when you can make it …

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The Biggest Interview Mistakes HR Experts See (and How to Avoid Them)

They meet more people in an afternoon than most of us do in a year. But what faux pas do human resources pros see again and again during the …

These 12 Videos Show the Proper Form for a 7-Minute Full Workout

Interval training, as we've mentioned before, is one of the most efficient ways to exercise. Yesterday we shared a routine that gives you a full-body …

Play It As A Recovery Or A Bubble? Both.

Recovery or bubble? Stock and housing prices are rising, but the real economy refuses to play along. The Fed’s history-making liquidity gambit may have induced a impressive revival … or a false spring that merely delays the true reckoning for decades of too much debt.<p>Which is it? I don’t know… and …