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25 words you should use on your resume if you want to get more interviews

When it comes to making hiring decisions, including "team player language" on your resume makes it less likely you'll get an offer.<p>So, how do you write a great resume that uses language that will get you hired?<p>A lot of well-meaning people will suggest you should use "action verbs." But that's fast …

Employment

Do all galaxies spin in the same direction?

From angular momentum to dark matter, it’s enough to make your head spin on a cosmic scale.<p>If all galaxies formed from the same cloud of spinning …

Universe

Two planets in unique star system are very likely habitable, scientists say

Exoplanets orbiting Trappist-1 have thrilled astronomers since their discovery last year thanks to their Earth-like potential to harbor water<p>Scientists have identified two planets circling round a dim dwarf star as especially likely candidates for habitable worlds, with probable water and a source …

Exoplanets

Infamous Silicon Valley 'sex party' exactly as exciting as it sounds

<b>Comment</b> This week, the tech world has been consumed with intrigue over the details of alleged "sex parties" hosted by Silicon Valley's power …

Silicon Valley

What Disney Cast Members Are Absolutely Forbidden to Say

There’s a lot that goes into making sure that every person who sets foot inside a Disney Park has a magical time, and a good amount of that …

All the science fiction, fantasy, and horror books that everyone will be talking about in 2018

Bookshelf goals<p>With a new year comes the promise of new books hitting bookstores. 2018 is shaping up to have plenty of adventures to delve into — taking readers to distant planets, fantastical realms, and beyond. We’ll meet some authors publishing their first-ever novels, and we’ll become …

Dell's new XPS 13 is even smaller and goes all-in on USB-C

Dell’s XPS 13 is arguably the best traditional Windows laptop around, but it’s gotten a bit aesthetically stale in recent years as the design has hardly changed since 2015. While 2018’s model doesn’t radically change the formula, a new white-and-rose-gold colorway and even smaller frame is welcome …

Study reveals how alcohol permanently damages DNA and raises risk of cancer

For several decades we have known that alcohol consumption increases a person's risk of developing several types of cancer, but how this actually …

Alcohol

There Might Be A Universe Inside Every Black Hole

Most experts agree that the universe started as an infinitely hot and dense point called a singularity. Wait a minute. Isn't that what people call …

Theoretical Physics

Future Proof Your SysAdmin Career: Embracing DevOps

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Linux

The best free and paid Android app development courses

Do you keep telling yourself you’re going to learn to code and then build yourself that amazing app idea you’ve had for ages? Do you keep putting it off? Or perhaps you’ve tried a few times and found that the learning curve is just <i>too steep</i>?<p>Don’t worry, you’re certainly not alone. In fact, it seems …

Android News

Learn any of these 16 programming languages and you'll always have a job

Someone has to write that software. Why not you?<p>There are thousands of programming languages, but some are far more popular than others.<p>When a company goes out to find new programming talent, they're looking for people familiar with the languages and systems they already use — even as relatively …

Artists

Surface Laptop images leak ahead of Microsoft's event

Microsoft appears to be launching a Surface Laptop at its event in New York City tomorrow. Twitter user WalkingCat has shared several images of what is reportedly simply just "Surface Laptop," and it looks like Microsoft's answer to Google's Chromebook Pixel. The Surface Laptop will reportedly …

Trump is copying the Bush censorship playbook. Scientists aren't standing for it

The Trump Administration keeps trying to go after scientists, and being forced to retreat<p>As President George W. Bush said, “Fool me once, shame on ... shame on you. Fool me ... You can’t get fooled again!”<p>During the his Administration, political appointees censored climate science reports from …

Harvard Scientists Think They've Pinpointed The Physical Source of Consciousness

This is where awareness lives.<p>Scientists have struggled for millennia to understand human consciousness - the awareness of one's existence. Despite …

Harvard Medical School

Kinky sex lifts our consciousness into a heightened state of “flow,” according to a new study

American health and sex journalist Michael Castleman has compared BDSM to the child’s game of “trust,” when one child stands in front of another and falls backward, waiting to be caught. It’s a bonding experience, Castleman says, “When the falling player trusts the catcher enough to let go …

American Psychiatric Association

A Chain-Smoking Robot Isn't Just Hilarious—It's a Big Deal

Robots are great at a lot of things—brute force, repetition, and speed, for instance (though maybe not walking). Now add to that list one of the most …

Report: Google Search Bias Protecting Hillary Clinton Confirmed in Experiment

In a report published by Sputnik News, psychologist Robert Epstein reveals evidence that Google is manipulating search results related to Hillary …

AdWords

How Do Photons Experience Time?

Traveling at the speed of light, photons emitted by the Sun take a little over eight minutes to reach the Earth. The 93 million mile (150 million km) journey across the expanse of empty space is no obstacle to this light, but it means that when we look at the Sun, we’re seeing it as it was a short …

Physics

10 incredible ways to see Canada

Mountains, moose and Mounties: around the globe, those three words say “Canada”. But the world’s second largest country offers far more. Stretching from the Atlantic to the Pacific, it is a land of adventures in the great outdoors. Nowhere else provides such variety, from Niagara Falls and the …

Canada

NASA just released 1,035 new images of Mars — here are some of the best

But scientists use such a range of photographing techniques that the planet can end up a rainbow of colors.<p>NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter started circling the planet in 2006, and since then its camera has been busy capturing gorgeous — and scientifically valuable — images of Mars.<p>That camera, …

Chicago

PBS Space Time Explains Why the Earth Is a Round Sphere While the Milky Way Is a Flat Disc

PBS Space Time explains why the Earth is a round sphere while the Milky Way galaxy is a flat disc. Those two shapes are the most common for large …

5 Ways Incredibly Productive People Master Their Time

Napoleon Bonaparte said, "Take time to deliberate; but when the time for action arrives, stop thinking and go in."<p>This is a great lesson to remember when we're at war with ourselves; when we know what we should be doing but can't seem to help putting it off.<p>Maybe we put if off for an hour. Maybe …

Napoleon Bonaparte

After the Snowden NSA leaks, fewer people are searching for info on terror groups online

A forthcoming paper in the Berkeley Technology Law Journal analyzes the fall in traffic, arguing that it provides the most direct evidence to date of a so-called "chilling effect," or negative impact on legal conduct, from the intelligence practices disclosed by fugitive former NSA contractor …

Surveillance

Big Data: Will We Soon No Longer Need Data Scientists?

The job of data scientist — the quintessential big data job, and the job that was just voted the best job in America for 2016 — is at risk.<p>Data scientists have been called “unicorns” because finding the right person with the right set of skills — including coding, statistics, machine learning, …

Big Data

Ravens at least as smart as chimps, tiny heads notwithstanding

New research has shown that ravens are just as smart as chimpanzees, indicating that brain size has little to do with intelligence.<p>If ever there comes a great avian uprising, it's going to come from the corvids. Crows and ravens can solve complex puzzles, engineer tools, understand cause and …

High Performance Hadoop with Python - Webinar

Scale Up & Scale Out with Anaconda<p>Python is the fastest growing Open Data Science language & is used more than 50% of the time to extract value from Big Data in Spark.<p>However, both PySpark & SparkR involve JVM overhead and Python/Java serialization when interacting with Spark which negatively …

NASA releases glorious 4K footage of Earth as seen from the ISS

NASA is on fire: Shortly after releasing beautiful, high resolution footage of Aurora Borealis, the agency posted a 4K video of Earth, as seen from …