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'Some of the biggest barriers to progress are white women' says startup's diversity guru

But when does an admirable emphasis on diversity cross the line into something that makes us cringe?<p>Someone sent us a picture of a presentation by Nicole Sanchez, vice president of social impact at GitHub, that may fit in the latter category. She's an expert on diversity hiring who has been …

This Video Shows Simple Survival Tricks Using Cans and Other Everyday Objects

YouTuber HouseholdHacker shares clever ways to survive the great outdoors in the video above, including tips like protecting matches in a Tic Tac …

Dental Care

Learn five important knots to use while camping

CAMPING<p>Workshop<p>Learn five important knots and how and when to use them while camping.<p><b>When, where:</b> 6:30 to 8:30 p.m Wednesday at the REI store in Arcadia, 214 N. Santa Anita Ave.<p><b>Admission, info:</b> $20 members, $40 nonmembers. (626) 447-1062<p>WINTER SPORTS<p>Workshop<p>Learn all about avalanches and what to do …

The concept of different “learning styles” is one of the greatest neuroscience myths

Are you a visual learner who writes notes in a rainbow of different colors, or do you have to read something aloud before it will sink it? Chances are, you’ve been asked a similar question at some point in your life, and believe the concept of different “learning styles” is perfectly valid. But, as …

Pedagogy

5 Viral Math Problems That Blew the Internet's Mind in 2015

Psh, who needs math when you have the web?!<p>For whatever reason, people loved to share the problems they could not solve this year. Some of those major life-changing, brain-melting problems were of the math variety. Below, an assortment of math questions that people just seriously could not with …

The Tide Is Actually Against Increased Gun Control

In spite of the frequent pleas from President Barack Obama and other national Democrat leaders for increased gun control, the United States is no closer to implementing such laws in spite of constant headlines pointing to mass killings and calling for more government action. This reality becomes …

Gallery: Step-by-Step: How to Roast a Perfect Prime Rib Using the Reverse Sear Method

BBQ

Carlos Slim on Zuckerberg plan: world needs jobs, not giveaways

The Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim has said he will not give away his family’s shares to charity like Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg.<p>Mark Zuckerberg and the tech gods cannot debug all the world’s problems | Gaby Hinsliff<p>Read more<p>Zuckerberg has announced he will donate 99% of his Facebook shares, …

Learn How to Tie the Zip Tie-Like Constrictor Knot With This Video

Knots may seem like an old-fashioned skill to learn, but they can actually be really helpful in a lot of situations. This video will teach you how to …

Science: French Fries May Be Healthier Than Salad

A new study monitoring the rise of blood sugar levels among people who consumed identical meals suggests diets are not one-size-fits-all.

12 Scientifically Proven Habits That Will Change Your Life

There's a science to building new habits. Read on to get yourself unstuck and get the change you want kick-started.<p>Research says the best way to bring change into your life is by creating new routines and sticking to them until they become habits.<p>The way to make sure we cultivate the new behavior …

personaldevelopment

Trashing Trump: Why the pundits are now eating their words

For a deep dive on how the mainstream media have utterly mishandled Donald Trump’s candidacy, there is no better place to start than Chris Cillizza.<p>The Washington Post’s “Fix” columnist is a seasoned political observer, MSNBC contributor and certifiably nice guy. And for a journalist who isn’t a …

The Iran Nuclear Deal Would Be Catastrophic

Our national security advisors let us down in the run up to the Iraq war. Today history is repeating itself. And, if Congress does not act to reject the Iran deal with a veto-proof majority, our nation's leaders will make us less secure, threaten the lives of more Marylanders and Americans in …

Best Practices for Your Third Most Critical Survival Priority

by Todd Walker<p>Using the “B” word will automatically rain hell and brimstone on any online discussion. What’s the <b>Best</b> knife, sidearm, rifle, or water …

Hiking

There's a single, secret ingredient that will make your burgers incredible

This is all well and good, even fascinating, but it has certainly created some pressure for anyone making burgers at home. Am I doing it right? Have I thought enough about my burger?<p>I have a reputation for making a delicious burger. Which has always baffled me, because my burger is so basic that it …

Long Weekends Like a Local: Packing List

Camping is one of the best and easiest escapes into nature, away from the chores of daily life. The more nights this summer you can spend staring at a campfire and sleeping under a canopy of stars, the better, even if you stay close to home. Here are ten ways to make it more fun and happen more …

The best music to listen to for optimal productivity, according to science

Luckily, music can help put us back on a more productive track.<p>Studies out of the University of Birmingham, England, show that music is effective in raising efficiency in repetitive work — so if you're mindlessly checking email or filling out a spreadsheet, adding some tunes will make your task go …

Rain is sizzling bacon, cars are lions roaring: the art of sound in movies | Jordan Kisner

Photograph: Tim Knox<p>Skip Lievsay in his sound studio in Manhattan.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/7/21/1437486693938/a9864c60-ca84-4ef7-b5e6-53a1149d1eda-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Tim Knox<p>Skip Lievsay in his sound studio in …

New Jersey

This Is the Top Predictor of Success in Life

Increase self control to increase success<p>Self control predicts success even better than IQ.<p>From Charles Duhigg’s excellent book The Power of Habit: …

Will Power

Gun safety laws biggest unfinished business of my presidency, says Obama

Barack Obama is “distressed” he has been unable to strengthen gun-safety laws in America, acknowledging it will be the unfinished business of his presidency.<p>Obama’s comment went to air on the BBC a few hours before the latest shooting in America which left three people dead, including the gunman, …

Guns

'You're finished': Watch Donald Trump tell a reporter he should be ashamed of his question

The Republican presidential candidate visited the border city of Laredo, Texas, to discuss immigration policy.<p>He took questions from the media at multiple points during the trip. At one spot, a reporter apparently from Telemundo started telling Trump about the country's large Hispanic population …

35 Books Everyone Should Read in Their Lifetime

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Books

42 Insanely Clever Products You Need For Your Next Camping Trip

Just don't carry them all at once — you might not make it out of the door.

4 Valuable Reasons Why Leaders Should Make Onsite Visits

It’s difficult enough leading from within an organization. Getting pulled in every direction to put out office fires and solve urgent problems is a daily challenge in itself. Now, tack on global dispersion to the mix and the challenges associated with coordination and communication grows …

InterAct

How Greece Created Hades For Entrepreneurs And Crippled Its Economy: Lessons For The US

Greece provides an object lesson in how bad government can ravage an economy and consequently, a country. Over the last 20 years governments have steered the Greek economy 180º away from the direction that increases growth and productivity, and they have stifled entrepreneurs. U.S. leaders are …

7 Unexpected Cuts of Meat You Should Grill This Summer

Cheaper, tastier, and more sustainable options for your summer of backyard BBQs. Just add a nice cold beverage.<p>Recently, Bryan Mayer offered up a set of New Rules for Grilling, a delicious primer on how to improve your BBQ game. But what, specifically, are you supposed to grill with your newfound …

Camping for a Week Is Only $160 at These National Parks

Some of the most awe-inspiring places to camp across the United States are in the National Park system, which means that staying inside their …