Lisa Emert

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The Bridge Easily Burned

I recently got a note via Twitter from a colleague. He had noticed I unfollowed him on Twitter, and with a vaguely hinted tone of ill-will, he had …

Social Media

Best Advice: Don't Be a Superstar

<i>In this series, professionals share the words of wisdom that made all the difference in their lives.</i> <i>Follow the stories</i> <i>here</i> <i>and</i> <i>write your own</i> <i>(please</i> …

Employment

Ten Horrible Hiring Practices That Drive Great Candidates Away

If you were the CEO of a company and you needed to hire some people, how would you do it? You'd start by thinking carefully about what you needed in …

Big Tobacco's Future: Big Pot

You may like technology (who doesn't these days) or the energy sector (where would we be without it) -- but if you're making a long-term bet as an …

Motorsport

Islamic State releases a new video from Kirkuk parading Peshmerga forces in cages

The video appears to show caged Kurdish fighters interviewed in the moments before their deaths<p><b>Islamic State</b> militants have released a new video which appears to show caged Kurdish fighters being interviewed.<p>With a microphone pushed through the bars of their cage, each man quietly repeats talking …

Peshmerga

Meet The Robots That Are Taking Over Japan

At this pace, the country’s robot population is going to outnumber people.<p>If you are a human who works at the Kawada factory outside Tokyo, most of your coworkers are robots. On the assembly line, the company’s uber-advanced, human-looking robots can do the work of three people. They can also make …

How The Brain Performs 'Mental Time Travel'

In one important way, we are capable of traveling back in time. Through memory, we can return to childhood, go back to the moment we first fell in love or recall our first professional triumph.<p>Vivid memories that call to mind an experience in deep sensory detail can seem to transport us back to …

The Brain

Pain Really Is All In Your Head And Emotion Controls Intensity

When you whack yourself with a hammer, it feels like the pain is in your thumb. But really it's in your brain.<p>That's because our perception of pain is shaped by brain circuits that are constantly filtering the information coming from our sensory nerves, says David Linden, a professor of …

The Brain

Cholesterol in food not a concern, new report says

<b>(CNN) —</b> For more than a week, speculation has been running rampant. Here's how it all started.<p>On February 10, The Washington Post published a headline that got a good amount of attention: "The U.S. government is poised to withdraw longstanding warnings about cholesterol."<p>Every five years, the …

Nutrition