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5 things you should include in a killer, post-interview thank you (template included)

Any time we interview someone, we wait to see whether they’ll write a thank you note or not. You’d be surprised how often they don’t — and that’s …

Employment

Bitcoin is the greatest scam in history

It’s a colossal pump-and-dump scheme, the likes of which the world has never seen.<p><i>This is a contributed post by Bill Harris, former CEO of Intuit and founding CEO of PayPal and Personal Capital.</i><p>I’m tired of saying, “Be careful, it’s speculative.” Then, “Be careful, it’s gambling.” Then, “Be …

Cryptocurrency

7 new trailers you should watch this week

<i>Westworld</i> starts up again this weekend after a little more than a year away. I had a very love / hate relationship with the first season. I didn’t love the watching experience so much as I loved the meta experience of reading speculation about where the show was going, but I’m still really …

Movies

If you bought any of these electronics from 2001 to 2011, you could be sitting on a gold mine

Residents of the good old U.S. of A., we have some great news. If you bought one or more phones, laptops, or tablets between January 1, 2000, and May 31, 2011, you could be eligible for a BIG payout. (And if any of these things are in your attic, you're sitting on a gold mine.)<p>A class action …

Batteries

The 15 Best Thrillers On Netflix Right Now, Ranked

<b>Last Updated: April 20th</b><p>“Thriller” is kind of a catch-all term for movies that bleed into multiple genres. It can describe films rich with drama, action, crime, and quite possibly horror. That’s why its Netflix category is such a hodgepodge of entries, varying in tone, subject matter, and quality. …

Entertainment

What to Do If a Rattlesnake Bites You

Most people who live in Arizona never see a snake for their entire lives, except maybe at the Phoenix Zoo or Wildlife World Zoo. If you are …

Zoology

A salmonella recall is affecting 207 million eggs across the US

A recall of 206,749,248 eggs has occurred in the US, following 22 reports of illness linked to salmonella contamination.<p>The eggs were distrubuted to stores and restaurants in Colorado, Florida, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Virginia, and West Virginia. The US …

Environmental Health

Google Keeps a Record of Your ENTIRE Search History. Here’s How to Delete It in 4 Easy Steps

You can also download a file of your entire search history.<p>YouTube. Panera. Facebook. Equifax. Every week, it seems, there’s a new hack to worry …

AdWords

Michael Cohen: 'I'd rather jump out of a building' than turn on Trump

Michael Cohen, the personal lawyer of President Donald Trump whose home and office were raided this week reportedly said, "I'd rather jump out of a building than turn on Donald Trump," in a conversation with a radio host.<p>New York Times reporter Michael Grynbaum relayed the exchange on Twitter …

Donald Trump

Top Republican senator says voting for the GOP tax law could be 'one of the worst votes I’ve made'

GOP Sen. Bob Corker is having second thoughts about his vote on the new tax reform law, now that there's a clearer price tag for the bill.<p>During a Senate Budget Committee hearing with the Congressional Budget Office, Corker bemoaned the large amount of new federal debt that is projected to pile up …

Budget Deficit

How To Avoid Being Tracked Online

If you were concerned about Facebook tracking your every move, do I have news for you that will just make your day - or not.<p>Surprise! You're …

Privacy

8 common foods you're probably cooking wrong

If you eat pasta, there's a good chance you've been making it wrong. Yes, this simple noodle that most of us think only requires boiling water and a strainer is not being cooked the way it was intended. But it's not just pasta we're totally screwing up — there are all sorts of colossal mistakes …

Common Sense

An Internal Email Contradicts Scott Pruitt's Account of Controversial Raises

The EPA administrator has said he “didn’t know” about unusual salary bumps given to a pair of trusted aides, but a message from one of those staffers claims otherwise.<p><i>This story was updated on April 9 at 4:26 p.m. ET</i><p>An email that suggests Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt …

Scott Pruitt

The 10 best horror movies of the year so far — and where you can watch them

We're officially one-quarter of the way into 2018, and while the real world remains more horrifying than anything we've seen onscreen there have already been more than a few stellar horror movies capable of raising our arm-hairs and chilling our blood.<p>Our best-of lists are typically saved for the …

Horror

Your ISP can peep on your browsing, so Cloudflare is pulling down the shade

Cloudflare has introduced a new service called 1.1.1.1 that claims to be a faster, safer way to use the internet. In a week of headlines that include …

Net Neutrality

Elon Musk Urges People to Watch Chris Paine's A.I. Movie While It's Free

"Do You Trust This Computer?" is now available to stream.<p>Elon Musk is concerned about the future of humanity. The tech entrepreneur shared a link …

Tesla

For the first time, the Cubs are offering a cheap-seat lottery at Wrigley. It’s a smokescreen.

Taking a cue from the hit musical "Hamilton," the Chicago Cubs are offering the team's first-ever lottery for the upcoming baseball season at Wrigley Field: Sixty seats in the terrace reserved section will be available for every home game at the price of $10. "We've launched something new because …

Manhattan

Here’s Where To Get Free Food For National Burrito Day

If you could only have one food for the rest of your life, what would you choose? Would it be macaroni and cheese and all of its ooey gooey, cheddar-slathered goodness? Perhaps it would be a fully-loaded cheeseburger with thick cut bacon, cheddar cheese, and all the fixxxxxins? Or maybe, if you’re …

Food

Trump quietly met with a major tech CEO whose company is locked in competition with Amazon for a Pentagon contract worth billions

President Donald Trump reportedly dined with Oracle co-CEO Safra Catz Tuesday night amid his repeated berating of Amazon— a company with which Oracle is in direct competition to land a Pentagon contract worth billions.<p>Bloomberg reported that Trump would dine with Catz and billionaire venture …

Donald Trump

The tax cuts were supposed to be ‘rocket fuel’ for the economy. Since they passed, the markets are down.

Stocks closed higher on Tuesday after the Standard & Poor’s 500-index, the Dow Jones industrial average and the Nasdaq composite index each fell by about 2 percent on Monday. Since Dec. 22, those indexes were down 2.9 percent, 2.6 percent and 0.3 percent, respectively.<p>Why does that date matter? …

Stock Markets

If you shopped at these 14 stores in the last year, your data might have been stolen

At least 14 separate security breaches occurred from January 2017 until now. Many of them were caused by flaws in payment systems, either online or in stores.<p>Data breaches are on the rise in both retailers and other businesses. According to Business Insider Intelligence, data breaches are a real …

Identity Theft

Paul Manafort’s New Legal Nightmare Is Even Worse News for Trump

The existence of the Rosenstein Memo blows a hole in Manafort’s defense—and sheds new light on the collusion question.<p>The procedural defense put forward by <b>Paul Manafort,</b> the former Trump campaign manager facing down <b>Robert Mueller,</b> may be fatally flawed. Lawyers for Manafort, who has pleaded not …

Paul Manafort

North Korea looks to be preparing a launch that could torpedo talks and bring a full-on war with the US

Despite a visible and encouraging thaw in relations between North Korea and South Korea, Pyongyang appears to be readying a move that could torpedo upcoming talks with the US and bring about an all-out war.<p>The move in question isn't a missile launch, which has often stoked tensions, but a satellite …

North Korea

How to ghost your internet provider with a secret IP address

Two new projects just launched that could hinder internet-service providers’ ability to eavesdrop on their customers, helping internet users protect …

Information Security

Free Pizza April 2 For Everyone Due To UMBC Win

UMBC's upset win in the NCAA basketball tournament means everyone gets a free lunch combo at Little Caesars on April 2.<p>BALTIMORE, MD — On Monday, …

College Basketball

18 Documentaries That Have Shocking Endings

"I'm thinking the allegations are clearly false, and then...bam!"<p><i>Warning: Some spoilers ahead. Continue at your own risk.</i>

Entertainment

Winning a Jackpot: 8 Things to Do Before Claiming a Powerball Prize

8 Wise Things to Do Before You Claim a Big Powerball Prize<p>Won a Powerball Jackpot? Here Is What to Do Before Cashing in Your Ticket<p>Updated March 30, …

Finance

11 Tell-Tale Signs Your Accounts and Devices Have Been Hacked

No one likes getting hacked, and it’s generally true that the quicker you can spot something has gone awry, the better your chances of minimizing the …

Information Systems

5 tactics to avoid haggling with car dealers

This article is reprinted by permission from NerdWallet.<p>A short stint as a car salesman taught me that dealers are pros who negotiate all day for a …

Kelley Blue Book

How Wireless Providers Are Quietly Screwing Over Some Customers

In April, Verizon will begin charging its customers a surprisingly high fee if they intend to pay their monthly bill over the phone with a …

Wireless