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The Pilot Who Saved That Southwest Flight Is A Badass

Tammie Jo Shults, reportedly one of the pilots responsible for landing the Southwest Airlines flight 1380 that experienced an engine explosion …

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CNNMoney's 2017 Best Jobs In America Highlight Tech's Most Marketable Skills

• Mobile Application Developer is the best job in America according to CNNMoney, with a median salary of $97,100 and 10-year job growth of 19%.<br>• IT Security Directors’ median pay is predicted to be $147,000 with the number of open positions growing 15% over the next ten years.<br>• CNNMoney finds the job …

Ryan Mathews with knee strain | Dr. Parekh 

An unexpected tragedy struck the NFL yesterday with the announcement of Charger’s tight end, Hunter Henry, suffering a season ending ACL tear. The …

Fantasy Football

How might Donald Trump deal with North Korea's Kim Jong-un?

<b>In the list of urgent priorities awaiting the US president-elect North Korea is likely to be near the top. With the best expert advice suggesting it could have a functioning nuclear arsenal capable of hitting the US within five years, how might Donald Trump deal with Kim Jong-un?</b><p>The soon-to-be 45th …

Vitamin D deficiency is widely overestimated, doctors warn

Doctors are warning about vitamin D again, and it's not the "we need more" news you might expect. Instead, they say there's too much needless testing …

Ryder Cup: Mickelson rips past captains, explains why Tiger Woods pairing failed

Lefty's press conferences are works of art, and this one at Hazeltine did not disappoint<p><b>Update:</b> Phil Mickelson felt it best to walk back his prior …

A Look Back at Some of Pearl Jam’s Smallest Shows in the 2000’s

This weekend, Pearl Jam will roll into Telluride, CO to headline The Ride Festival, a 9,000-person festival that has hosted the likes of David Byrne, …

Simpler is Better in Presentation Slides

More here: http://paulgordonbrown.com/category/presentation-tips/<p>Sometimes using the default template or adding too many bells and whistles is the WRONG choice. Learn to take away rather than add.

The Pros and Cons of Doing One Thing at a Time

The idea that it’s better to finish your tasks in sequence than to jump around from one to another is very hard to accept, at least for me.<p>It goes against my ingrained task-juggling habit, which I’ve come to believe is why I can hit my multiple, ever-changing deadlines.<p>But three researchers — Decio …

Photograph: Alamy<p>‘Because it is limited in characters, texting discourages thoughtful discussion or any level of detail, and its addictive problems are compounded by its …

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Who Provides Tech Support for the Internet of Things?

The Internet of Things (IoT) is a funny phenomenon. While the phrase connotes “interconnectedness,” the truth is that these new gadgets, applications, interfaces, and systems aren’t nearly as interconnected as we expect them to be.<p>Think about it. Why do we have these “things”? We want our lives to …

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Rush's Geddy Lee Answers Your Twitter Questions

Geddy Lee isn't a big fan of social media. "I sometimes look on Twitter to follow baseball transactions," he says. "But that's it. I'm also not on …

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Review: Seamless, Integrated Wi-Fi Calling on the iPhone 6

T-Mobile now offers Wi-Fi calling on the iPhone 6 that seamlessly hands off a call to the cell network when you leave Wi-Fi range.<p>If you have poor cellular reception somewhere, you might want to make voice calls on your smartphone over Wi-Fi. The practice isn’t new, but it hasn’t been nearly as …

Illustrator Creates Doodles That Interact With Their Surroundings

French art director and illustrator David Troquier, who goes by Troqman, has an impressive sense of humor. He creates scrapbook doodles and places …

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Jesse Livermore's 21 Trading Rules

Back in the early part of the 20th century, Livermore made and lost millions shorting the market.<p>"Reminiscences of a Stock Operator" by Edwin Lefevre, a fictionalized account of Livermore's path from small-time bucketeer to big-time stock trader, is one of the most widely-read and revered books on …

Map Out Cultural Conflicts on Your Team

When you’re on a global team, cultural differences can be complex and can often seem contradictory. The biggest challenge comes when differences are complex in surprising ways.<p>Here’s a letter I received from an executive at automotive supplier Valeo, a French company with big client bases in …

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How iBeacons Can Turn Your In-Store Staff Into Mind-Readers

iBeacon technology is hot stuff right now.<p>I’ve heard people frame iBeacons as a potential savior for the brick-and-mortar retail experience. I’ve heard testimonials about all of the incremental revenue that might be generated at, say, a basketball game, through iBeacons. And I’ve heard how an …

25 Money Terms Everyone Should Know

<i>By Rebecca McReynolds</i><p><i>This post originally appeared on LearnVest.</i><p>Do you know your AGI from your ARM from your PMI? Or does the mere mention of those acronyms make you go, “Huh?”<p>If you don’t speak personal finance, don’t worry—we’re here to help.<p>We know that managing your money can sometimes make you …

Fantasy Football 2014 Predictions: Sleepers Who Will Provide Great Draft Value

Fantasy football has arrived once again. Draft season is starting to heat up in a major way now that training camp is underway. The early drafts are always a little more volatile because roles and outlooks are sure to change in the weeks ahead.<p>In other words, somebody who's a sleeper right now may …

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On high seas, Vietnam and China play tense game

ABOARD VIETNAMESE COAST GUARD SHIP 4033 (AP) — Each day the Vietnamese ships tried to get close to the rig. And each day they were driven back by the …

I Heart My National Park: Yosemite

Both the solitude of the alpine ridge and the throngs of the valley are part of the experience when you visit <b>Yosemite National Park</b>. “No temple made with human hands can compare with Yosemite,” wrote John Muir, whose crusading led to the creation of the park.<p><b>Kari Cobb</b> has been a ranger at the …