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The all-electric Hot Rod God!

Designed with some rather unbeatable specs and an aesthetic that I can only describe as unusual, the Zeus from Curtiss Bikes is well worthy of the …

Motorcycles

11 Essential HR Metrics That Every Organization Should Know

These metrics are key indicators of how well you're managing your human capital.<p>Although human resource departments don't generate revenue, HR does manage your organization's best competitive advantage -- its people.<p>It also can track key metrics that provide vital insights to help you make better …

Human Resources

Toyota 2000GT at The Pete

1 of 15<p>The Toyota 2000GT is one of the Japanese cars that will be on display at two new exhibits opening May 26 at the Petersen Automotive Museum in …

Classic Cars

Mercedes-Benz turning out new fenders for vintage Gullwings

Mercedes-Benz has begun reproducing floors, panels and fenders for its iconic 300 SL sports car in an effort to make restoration and repair of these …

England

Want to Work from Home and Save Money? Amazon, Apple, IBM, and Dell Are Hiring for These Remote Jobs

Technical or non-technical positions, there's something here for just about everyone.<p>FlexJobs, a leader in the flexible job movement that's currently disrupting the traditional workforce, has released data about how working remotely will save you money.<p>The average person can save between $4,668 to …

Employment

A Facebook Employee Reveals His Secret Interview Technique That Landed Job Offers from Google, Amazon, and Microsoft

The powerful strategy can make you instantly stand out.<p>The job market is incredibly competitive, and candidates are always trying to stand out from the crowd. This is especially true for tech giants like Google and Facebook. Employees see it as a badge of honor to work for a place like that. It's …

Employment

The Flashlight Done Right

As long as a flashlight shines, it must be A-okay, right?! Think again! If you’re a law enforcement agency or first responder, your flashlight can be …

Self Defense

Bored with your job? Don’t quit! Tips for overcoming dissatisfaction

I was recently talking to a very senior executive working for a major multinational corporation who said he was feeling “underwhelmed” in his job. …

Leadership

CrossHelmet offers 360-degree vision, touch controls and noise canceling

The 360-degree vision is provided by a rear-facing wide-angle camera built into the back of the lid, which displays the rider's rear view in the top …

Consumer Tech

3 Subversive Ways to Survive a Toxic Workplace

Our "work until you drop" corporate cultures are literally killing us. It doesn't have to be that way.<p>I'll start with a true story. In the day, I worked in a high tech Fortune 500 firm where one top executive bragged about the high percentage of divorces within his division... as evidence of how …

The Workplace

Paid leave benefit policy needs to take into account the future of work

The United States is the only developed nation in the world without some form of guaranteed paid leave to care for a new child, a seriously ill …

4 Ways to Deal with a Toxic Co-Worker

<i>Editor's Note: SHRM has partnered with</i> Harvard Business Review <i>to bring you relevant articles on key HR topics and strategies.</i><p>Lately, we have been …

Human Resources

SHRM Announces New Credential for Talent Acquisition Pros

In recognition of the key role being played by talent acquisition professionals in today's challenging environment, the Society for Human Resource …

What Your Boss Doesn’t Want You To Know About Negotiation

<b>In Life, everything is a negotiation.</b><p>Your Job.<p>Your Bonus.<p>Your Promotion.<p>Your Project.<p>Your Deadline.<p>And the negotiation doesn’t stop when you get home …

Body Language

This One-Pot Parmesan Chicken & Rice Is Calling Your Name

Sometimes a recipe seems too good to be true. Take this one, for example: It cooks in one pot, in under 30 minutes, with only a handful of …

Cooking

Every Automotive Emblem, Explained

It’s nice to believe that cars are purely about performance — that what matters is track times and vehicle specs, not superfluous details like the …

Google Automatically Rejects Most Resumes for Common Mistakes You've Probably Made Too

Former HR chief Laszlo Bock says Google gets 50,000 resumes a week. This is how it eliminates many of them.<p>Want to get hired at Google (or any other desirable employer)? Chances are, you won't, because your resume is getting in your way. Not because you didn't phrase things just right, or you …

The Pocket-sized Laundromat

On days like this, when the laundry has piled up, I wish we all could go back to the basics and potter around in our birthday suits. The problem with …

6 Things Bad Bosses Always Fear (but Great Leaders Always Do)

It could mean the difference between success and failure.<p>Peter Drucker famously said: "Culture eats strategy for breakfast."<p>The quote was actually attributed to him and made famous in 2006 by Mark Fields, chief executive at Ford. Twelve years later, it's corporate-speak for purpose-led and …

How much should your boss know about you?

If you thought surveillance just extended to CCTV in your workplace, think again. We’re all being monitored and graded.<p>If you worked for Ford in 1914, chances are at some stage in your career a private investigator was hired to follow you home.<p>If you stopped for a drink, or squabbled with your …

The Workplace

2018 Automobile All-Stars: The Winners

So good was the assembly of machines at our 2018 All-Stars competition that our editors at one point stood atop Mount Charleston, soaked in the …

An unmanned rover for Earth!

The Bend Unmanned Cross-country vehicle looks remarkable for quite a few reasons. Its tires, for starters, are made from scrap metal and are modeled …

Solar Panels

This Is What Happens When You Mix A 300-HP Lexus V8 And A ’76 FJ Cruiser

A great blend of classic and modern Toyota parts can make for a pretty strange, yet interesting project car.<p>In the world of offroad, Toyota has made …

Real estate sales are cratering around the GTA. Is this a crash in the making?

Falling home prices in the suburbs of Toronto offer a cautionary tale of what would happen in a larger collapse. Will it be different from past …

Performance Reviews Are Dead: Here's What You Should Do Instead

The dreaded annual performance review is a relic of the industrial age. To manage people in times of fast change you need to do this.<p>Anyone who has had the privilege to lead has also had the responsibility of the dreaded annual performance review.<p>We've all been through them, but I've yet to meet …

5 Rare Habits of Managers Everyone Would Die to Work for

It all starts with their ability to listen actively to your needs.<p>Does the thought of working for the boss from hell frighten you? Perhaps you've already met that dismal fate and are considering a change. Or maybe you <i>made</i> the change and have sworn off bad bosses forever.<p>Good move. Now where do you …

Leadership

11 First Sentences That Guarantee the Rest of Your Email Won't Get Read | Inc.com

Imagine you get this email. You don't know the sender, but you open it anyway. How long would you keep reading?<p>Dear Jeff,I hope you're having a great President's Day! I definitely am. Even though I'm spending a little time at work right now, I plan to spend at least part of the day having fun with …

Top 10

This couple invented a clever piece of luggage so you'll never have to check your bags again — here's how it works

Over the past two years, Johnathan Webster has taken nearly 60 flights and successfully avoided one bane of airline travel: checking his luggage.<p>Webster and his wife, Gizem Mut-Webster, have evaded checking luggage on flights since they backpacked through Europe in college. As students traveling on …

Lose 11 Pounds in a Week on This Prebiotic Soup Diet That's Good for Gut Bacteria

Over the past decade, “good bacteria” have emerged as the darlings of the weight-loss world. Again and again, top doctors and nutritionists have …

Weight Loss

A Tractor on Steroids

Red is a semi-autonomous machine with a nearly unlimited number of heavy duty applications from forestry to construction thanks to its shape-shifting …

Remote Controls