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Unexpected Entrepreneurs: Parents Looking to Help Their Autistic Children Land Jobs Find Themselves Launching Businesses Instead | Inc.com

Anthony Pease has always had a penchant for puzzles. Brain teasers, Rubik's cube, Sudoku--You name it, he can solve it.<p>"I like the complicated stuff, the eureka moments," says Pease, 20, whose eureka moments now come from solving clients' complex software problems. He's a quality assurance analyst …

Autism

Why Introverts Make The Best Public Speakers

‘The majority of my students had never heard a politician speak like Barack Obama; with clarity, dignity, focus, passion, humanity and authenticity. …

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There are a number of reasons to consider signing up for a VPN service including added protection for your data and access to geo-blocked content. Not to mention some of the things happening legislatively in our country that are potential causes for concern.<p>We’ve partnered with Private Internet …

Information Systems

I Waited 4 Months for This Japanese Skincare Product to Ship to Me and It's Changed My Life

Bye, wrinkles, dark spots, and blotchiness.<p>As a beauty editor, I have two responsibilities in life: answering every frantic midday text that reads, "Help, I'm at Sephora, what do I buy?!" and telling the world to wear sunscreen every single day, no matter what. The problem is, though, that most …

Exodus From a Historic Puerto Rican Town, With No End in Sight

LARES, P.R. — This picturesque mountain town, renowned for its rich coffee, peculiar ice cream and a historic, if short-lived, rebellion, now has a far less welcome distinction.<p>On an island where about 400,000 people have moved away since the 2000 census, Lares lost the highest percentage of its …

Caribbean

Everything Worth Knowing About ... Autism Spectrum Disorder

There is no cure. The causes are only partially understood. And treatments are limited to tackling symptoms, not the condition itself. One in 68 …

Autism

When to Write a Curriculum Vitae and How to Nail It

Remember that dream job you didn't get? It may have been because you used a resume when you needed a curriculum vitae. Don't let that happen again.

How Planned Parenthood is using technology to treat patients

Texting, video calls, apps — and, maybe one day, drones.<p>Planned Parenthood is no longer just a brick-and-mortar organization. It’s been expanding its tools for patients to access its services remotely, Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards said at the <b>Code Conference</b> in Rancho Palos Verdes, …

Why You Really Need to Stop Using Public Wi-Fi

In today’s busy world, convenience seems to outweigh consequence, especially with how people use their mobile devices. Using free public Wi-Fi networks, for example, comes with any number of serious security risks, yet surveys show that the overwhelming majority of Americans do it anyway. In a …

What Makes The Differences Between Introverts And Extroverts?

A conversation on Friday night.<p>‘Let’s head to the bars downtown. I heard there will be a massive party. It’s gonna be real fun!’<p><b>‘</b>Nah, I’ve got 300 …

Inside Mark Zuckerberg's controversial decision to turn down Yahoo's $1 billion early offer to buy Facebook

<i>This is an excerpt from the book "Becoming Facebook" by Mike Hoefflinger. It's the inside story of Facebook told by the former Head of Global Business Marketing, chronicling the 10 major decisions Facebook made that led from their disastrous stock drop in 2012 to one of the biggest companies in the</i> …

Are Puerto Ricans Really American Citizens?

In a recent poll, 41 percent of respondents said they did not believe that Puerto Ricans were U.S. citizens, and 15 percent were not sure. Only 43 …

5 Logical Reasons Veganism Will Completely Change Your Life

According to a survey published by Vegetarian Times, only 0.5% of American adults are vegan. The vast majority of the country perceives vegans as …

Amazon’s New Subscription Box Sends Educational Toys Every Month

Amazon has announced a new subscription box, but it’s not geared toward fashion or beauty fans—it’s for kids.<p>Meet STEM Club: a new monthly program …

Yahoo's Ad Network Plagued by High Level of Ad Fraud, Sources Say

Between a sinking stock, an embattled CEO and restless investors demanding that the company be dismantled, these are not great days for Internet pioneer Yahoo.<p>Now add one more headache: The company's ad business, which brought in $1.15 billion in the second quarter of 2015, is rife with ad fraud, …

Advertising

14 Foods You Should NEVER Eat

We polled some of those insiders—people who know the business and work daily to evict pesticides, genetically modified organisms, animal cruelty, social injustice, and unhealthy foods from the food supply—to find out what they know about the dark side of "convenience" foods. Take note so you can …

Why your family should quit using paper towels immediately

Paper towels create a major drain on the environment. Hopefully this isn’t news to you, but paper towels do actually come from trees. Now of course, …

Yahoo’s Geek Goddess

As one of Google’s highest-ranking women, Marissa Mayer became a Silicon Valley superstar, but inside the search giant her dazzle sometimes wore thin, with colleagues rebelling against her imperious style. In the wake of Mayer’s jump to run the struggling Yahoo, Bethany McLean asks whether she will …

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15 Remarkable Colorized Photos Will Let You Relive History

One thing we really need to thank the internet for: colorized historical photographs. Of course, the phenomenon comes to us courtesy of Photoshop and the talented editors who transformed black-and-white images into digital works of art. We're just happy we get to feast our eyes upon them.<p>Thanks to …

Is Marissa Mayer’s Year-Old Employee Review System at Yahoo Finally Taking Aim at Underperformers?

A little over a year ago, only a few months into her tenure, Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer sent out an internal “goals” memo to employees that outlined a …

New E-Book Services Borrow a Page From Netflix

If you’re a voracious reader, you know that keeping up with your habit can get expensive, whether you’re buying physical books or e-books. The public …

Books

4 Secrets That Can Lead to Self-Acceptance

1. I Have Terrible Cellulite, Possibly the Worst In History<p>I am going to leave all my money to UC Med, so they can build a wing (in my dimply name) …

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