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Obama on impeachment: 'Really?'

Go ahead, President Barack Obama told House Republicans Thursday. Impeach him.<p>“You hear some of them: ‘Sue him! Impeach him!’” Obama said in a relaxed, sniping campaign-style speech in Austin, Texas, recounting the resistance he’s run into for signing executive actions. “Really? For what, doing my …

What Recruiters Look At During The 6 Seconds They Spend On Your Resume

Although we may never know why we didn't get chosen for a job interview, a recent study is shedding some light on recruiters' decision-making behavior. According to TheLadders research, recruiters spend an average of "six seconds before they make the initial 'fit or no fit' decision" on …

50 Years Later: The Greatest Beatles Performance of All Time

Months before the The Ed Sullivan Show, the band played a seven-song set for Swedish radio that settles any doubt about their electrifying live presence.<p>If you’re a connoisseur of live recordings, you want one thing above all else: energy. Ballads can have it, death metal songs can have it, pop …

The Observer's 20 photographs of the week

The best photography in news, culture and sport from around the world this week

Scientific Studies Explain the Best Ways to Talk to Children

For most adults, talking to kids can be daunting. And not just in the "watch what you say" way but in the "they won't say anything to me" way. …

Bill Gates admits Control-Alt-Delete was a mistake, blames IBM

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates has finally admitted that forcing users to press the Control-Alt-Delete key combination to log into a PC was a mistake. In an interview at a Harvard fundraising campaign, Gates discusses his early days building Microsoft and the all-important Control-Alt-Delete …

Amazon’s Kindle Fire HDX tablets pose real threat to iPad dominance

Amazon's new HDX tablets are a huge technological leap beyond last year's models, but are still priced aggressively.<p>Amazon's first trick was selling a tablet so cheap, it was hard not to buy it, despite the shortcomings. Amazon's next trick was to build a second, larger tablet, to show it could …

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5 Reasons To Get A Medical Check Up Every Year

When was the last time you had a regular <b>medical check-up</b>?<p>If you are healthy and take no medications, there’s a good chance it’s been quite a …

Not published in LIFE

<b>Not published in LIFE.</b> Bob Hope, photographed in a quiet moment at the 1958 Oscar rehearsals. According to notes taken during Leonard McCombe’s photo shoot, Hope cracked up the likes of Clark Gable and Cary Grant with new material: “Tovarich Hope, newly returned from Moscow, unlimbers his Russian jokes.”<p>See more photos <b>here.</b>

Happy birthday, Elvis

<b>Happy birthday, Elvis.</b><p>On this day in 1935, “The King” was born. Here, see <b>rare, unpublished photos of Elvis in his prime.</b>

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Through The Years

10 Gorgeous Stained Glass Ideas for Your Home

We know, we know. The first thing you think of when you see “stained glass” is probably a church, and you’re probably wondering what this might have to do with your home. Well, the art of playing with light is definitely one that historic structures the world over have mastered, but you can also …

The Start-up of You

• <b>Author:</b> Reid Hoffman & Ben Casnocha<p><b>A blueprint for thriving in your job and building a career by applying the lessons of Silicon Valley’s most innovative entrepreneurs.</b> <br>LinkedIn cofounder and chairman Reid Hoffman and author Ben Casnocha show how to accelerate your career in today’s competitive …

How Women Can Reinvent Their Careers After 50

Felice Shapiro, 56, and Ronna Benjamin, 54, know how it feels to go through a midlife career crisis because they've been there.<p>They’re the founding …

Awesome Career Advice From LinkedIn's Billionaire Founder

Click here to begin Hoffman's presentation >>Joi / flickrReid Hoffman started his professional life with the intention of becoming an academic.<p>But then he realized: "in order to be a professional scholar, you have to dedicate a vast majority of your career to writing esoteric books that only 50 …

Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook COO, Has Some Career Advice For You

Women (and men) hoping for career advice from Facebook chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg needn't wait until her book is published next spring.<p>On the Q&A site Quora, Sandberg chimed in on a thread that asked "What advice would seasoned women in tech give to younger girls deciding to make a …

Why Girls Don’t Want Careers In Tech

Instead of boring girls to death with IT classes or video games, we should introduce our young women to cutting-edge skills like coding, software development, and game design, showing them that a career in technology is more about creating and building than it is about number crunching.<p>This week I …

Is Data Science Your Next Career?

Opportunities abound, and universities are meeting them with new programs

Data Science

7 Healthcare IT Roles That Are Transforming Tech Careers

Even in a down economy healthcare continues to grow, and lot of that growth falls inside of the IT realm. A convergence of mobility, new legislation, …

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<i>Job interviews can be rough under the best of circumstances. They’re not helped any when bad interviewers ask questions that take away from the real</i> …

Measurement, job search advice, and careers in tech: What happened this week

<i>Here’s a roundup of what’s buzzing in the social sector this week.</i><p><b>Read these:</b><p>Head over to Beth Kanter’s blog to find some resources to help you …

How to Love What You Do - Love Your Job

Have you ever looked around at your friends and family and wondered why only some people <b>love their jobs</b>? Often, when you meet someone who says they</b> …

14 Revealing Signs You Love Your Startup Job

What To Do On A Phone Interview

Recently, I received more than a normal level of questions from my clients about what to do on a telephone interview.<p>How is a phone interview similar …

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4 Ways to Take Your Career to the Next Level

International Monetary Fund (IMF) has trimmed its 2014 projection for U.S. growth by 0.3%, there are a host of other indicators that suggest that the …