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These Free Online Courses From Google Will Boost Your Career No Matter What Business You're In

From product design to LinkedIn strategies, Google has a lot to teach executives and entrepreneurs.<p>Google has a lot it wants to teach us. The search giant offers a massive number of online courses, many of them targeted to students or recent graduates through Grow with Google. Others will teach you …

Online Life

Homeless man hands out resumes, gets hundreds of job offers

On Friday morning, homeless web developer David Casarez woke from his park bench in Mountain View, Calif., put on a nice shirt and tie, and carried …

Employment

How This Couple Created A $13 Million Business On Their First Date

In 2012, Radha Vyas and Lee Thompson went on a first date that created more than just sparks — it sparked the creation of Flash Pack, a London-based travel company specializing in adventure trips for solo travelers.<p>On the night they met, the couple formed the idea for the company — which is based …

Entrepreneurship

From Kellyanne Conway to Stephen Miller, Trump’s advisers face taunts from hecklers around D.C.

Just after arriving in Washington to work for President Trump, Kellyanne Conway found herself in a downtown supermarket, where a man rushing by with his shopping cart sneered, “You ought to be ashamed of yourself! Go look in the mirror!”<p>“Mirrors are in aisle 9 — I’ll go get one now,” Conway …

Donald Trump

Senate's McConnell on mission to reshape the courts

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell was upbeat the night after Justice Anthony Kennedy announced he was retiring from the Supreme Court.<p>The Kentucky Republican had already led the Senate in confirming more circuit court judges in the first year of Donald Trump's presidency than …

Mitch McConnell

ER bills: A baby was treated with a nap. His parents got an $18,000 bill. - Vox

An ER patient can be charged thousands of dollars in “trauma fees” — even if they weren’t treated for trauma.<p><i>Update:</i> <i>After this story was published on June 28, Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital agreed to waive the $15,666 trauma response fee charged for Park Jeong-whan’s visit to the</i> …

Health Care

Inside the controversial new surgery to transplant human wombs

The Voorhes<p>Pioneering surgeons have made it possible to transplant a human uterus that can bear children, offering hope to millions of women who never thought they could give birth.<p>On September 4, 2014, in Gothenburg, Sweden, his 36-year-old expectant mother lay on an operating table, suffering …

Study: honey bees understand nothing

Australian scientists taught bees the concept of zero — something human children struggle with.<p>Zero, zilch, nothing, is a pretty hard concept to understand. Children generally can’t grasp it until kindergarten. And it’s a concept that may not be innate but rather learned through culture and …

If You Lost Your Job, Here's How To Avoid A Downward Spiral

It’s an unusually chilly, gray June Sunday morning that feels as if it should be October. I’ve been procrastinating while thinking of some interesting topics to write about and started browsing my past articles to trigger a spark or expand upon previous themes that I didn’t quite get right the …

Europe's GDPR a 'Hard Reality Check' for Facebook and Google

<i>By Alisha Haridasani</i><p>As soon as Europe's sweeping data privacy policy went into effect, the world's biggest tech firms were hit with new lawsuits …

Canada’s inquiry into missing and murdered indigenous women gets a failing grade

TORONTO — When hearings began in the long-demanded inquiry into Canada’s missing and murdered indigenous women and girls in September 2016, Anita Ross experienced a rare moment of happiness in a year marked by tragedy.<p>That February, her 16-year-old daughter, Delaine Copenace — a Johnny Cash fan who …

Canada

The Last Slave Ship Survivor Gave an Interview in the 1930s. It Just Surfaced

Roughly 60 years after the abolition of slavery, anthropologist Zora Neale Hurston made an incredible connection: She located the last surviving …

Black History

Animatron lets you create awesome videos with little know-how

popsci shop<p>Get lifetime access to this animation studio for $49.99.<p>When you have something to sell or a message to get across, video is your friend. Animatron Studio Pro is an innovative platform that lets you create captivating animations without any special design skills. Used by the likes of …

GIF Animations

Sinclair TV stations' journalists face expensive penalties if they quit

After Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. drew widespread criticism for having anchors read a statement taking aim at the integrity of other U.S. media outlets, many wondered why some of the company's journalists didn't just quit.<p>Short answer: The cost may be too steep. According to copies of two …

Employment

UK committee asks Zuckerberg to testify on ‘catastrophic’ Facebook privacy failure

A UK Parliamentary committee has asked Mark Zuckerberg to appear and provide testimony on how Facebook acquires, stores, and protects users’ data. Damian Collins, chair of the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee, writes in a letter to Zuckerberg that Facebook officials have “consistently …

IBM has created a computer smaller than a grain of salt

If there's one downside to powerful computers, it's that they're too damn big.<p>Luckily, that's about to change. At least, if IBM has anything to say …

Scientists Show How LSD Dissolves the Barrier Between You and Everyone Else

There's a reason acid trips create feeling of "oneness."<p>A distorted “sense of self” underlies certain psychiatric disorders, like schizophrenia and …

Researchers Identify Five Different Types of Diabetes, Not Just Type 1 and Type 2

For many years, diabetes cases have largely been classified as either type 1 or type 2. But a new study suggests that there may actually be five …

NSA deleted surveillance data it pledged to preserve

The agency tells a federal judge that it is investigating and 'sincerely regrets its failure.'<p>The National Security Agency destroyed surveillance data it pledged to preserve in connection with pending lawsuits and apparently never took some of the steps it told a federal court it had taken to make …

Surveillance

Every American Should Be Working the Same Short Hours as Trump

Trump works from 11 AM-6 PM every day, and your boss should let you do the same.<p>Being president of the United States is probably a difficult job that would require you to work a lot of hours, which is fine because the gig comes with a sweet house, your own plane, and the ability to destroy the …

Universal Basic Income

Can Trump’s Pick To Lead The Weather Service Really Be Independent Of His Family Business?

<i>As Trump tweets, government acts. Welcome to Meanwhile, our recurring look at what federal agencies are up to and how their work affects people’s</i> …

Rise of the robots: There won't be enough work to go around, fmr. Apple CEO says

In 10 to 15 years, robots will be able to write better computer code than even the most skilled coders today, according to former Pepsi president and Apple CEO John Sculley, a development that is representative of the growing role of artificial intelligence (AI) in the workforce.<p>“AI is foundational …

Republicans may have 'awoken a sleeping giant' by repealing net neutrality

WASHINGTON — The US Federal Communications Commission vote on Thursday to roll back net-neutrality rules could galvanize young voters, a move Democrats hope will send millennials to the polls in greater numbers and bolster their chances in next year's elections.<p>Democrats are hoping to paint the …

Net Neutrality

‘Phenomenal’ trial results may lead to a treatment for Huntington's disease, experts say

The discovery of a drug that may treat the fatal disease known as Huntington's is being hailed as “historic” by Louise Vetter, president and CEO of the Huntington's Disease Society of America, and “phenomenal” and “fantastically promising” by Huntington's researchers, including the woman who …

Medicine

Google's 'remote babysitter' alerts worried parents when children are left alone

Google has patented a remote babysitting service designed to give worried parents peace of mind by alerting them when their child is left alone in a room.<p>The US technology firm has detailed a series of “devices and methods for protecting unattended children in the home” in a patent.<p>It reveals how …

Why are America's farmers killing themselves in record numbers?

The suicide rate for farmers is more than double that of veterans. Former farmer <b>Debbie Weingarten</b> gives an insider’s perspective on farm life – and how to help<p>It is dark in the workshop, but what light there is streams in patches through the windows. Cobwebs coat the wrenches, the cans of spray …

Farming

Mentally Destroyed Trump Is Spending His Days Laying In Bed, Watching TV, and Tweeting

As president, Trump is a sloth who is spending 4-8 hours a day laying in bed, watching TV, or tweeting.<p>The New York Times reported:<i><br>Around 5:30 each</i> …

When You Run The Numbers It Makes Sense For Apple To Buy PayPal

One acquisition that analysts have talked about is Apple buying PayPal especially since Apple Pay was introduced in October 2014 with the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus and Touch ID. It can also be used on the iPhone 5, 5c and 5s when paired with an Apple Watch but lacks Touch ID security. PayPal has been a …

Investing

The 5-year bootstrapped odyssey of Sno-Go, a snow bike for the everyday ski mountain visitor

Skiing has always been something of a nightmare for me. I first “learned” how to ski in middle school, and still to this day don’t really understand how to stop. I once went to a “black diamond” mountain in Minnesota (read: gently sloping Midwest hill) and had to slam myself into the ground before …

What is the Raspberry Pi 3? Everything you need to know about the tiny, low-cost computer

An introduction to the Raspberry Pi 3 computer, from how to set it up, to what you can do with it.<p><i>Video: New laptop lets you easily view and upgrade</i> …