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From jean upkeep to finding the right fit, 7 of your most pressing questions about denim, answered

Just about everybody owns it, yet few know how to take care of it. Of course we are talking about denim. Through its history as a working-man's …

The 100 Best Burgers in America, Ranked by Our National Burger Critic

<i>We sent our National Burger Critic Kevin Alexander on a year-long Burger Quest, which took him to 30 cities and saw him consuming 330 burgers. Read</i> …

The books every new graduate should read, according to a dozen business leaders

New graduates may think they’re ready for the world, but even after all that learning, there’s still room in their heads for some wisdom. We asked a dozen business leaders—from CEOs of big companies and startups, to deans of leading business schools—what books they would put in the hands of a newly …

Penguin Random House

Can Cannabis And Christ Coexist? These Devout Southern Christians Think So

The Deep South is the nation’s most religious region and the least open to legalized cannabis for medical or recreational use. To those who say marijuana is a sin, though, devout Christians are using the Bible to argue that it's God’s “perfect medicine.”<p><b>Lydia Decker couldn’t</b> miss the man in the …

Does Your Birth Order Affect Your Personality?

<i>You’re such an only</i> <i>child,</i> might be a simple observation, or a blatant insult. <i></i>Swap in <i>middle child</i> or <i>baby of the family</i> or <i>firstborn</i> and everyone’s …

Psychology

When And How You Should Ask For A Raise: The Dos And Don'ts

It can be the most daunting of all discussions, even if you have a great relationship with your boss. For some reason, you don’t have a problem standing your ground when it comes to your opinions about a project. You don’t have a problem setting boundaries. But, when it comes to asking for a raise, …

Employment

Eversign makes legally binding digital signatures online and in-person easy on your iPhone, iPad and Mac

Eversign packs in everything you need for legally binding digital signatures, offering an all-in-one suite for creating and managing documents like contracts, NDAs, approvals, legal forms and anything else that needs a signature. Collaborate and invite other team members and associates, and get …

How Morale Changes as a Startup Grows

When we think about startup cultures, we imagine ping pong tables, kegerators, and Nerf guns. More importantly, we envision an <i>esprit de corps</i> that drives employees to happily burn the midnight oil to build the next big thing.<p>However, this startup cultural utopia invariably hits a rough patch for …

Employee Engagement

Biggie Smalls, the Notorious B.I.G, in Pictures

Crime Drama

Career Coach: Here’s how to ace the job interview

The last quarter of the year is when many companies interview experienced candidates to fill vacant positions, prior to the holidays and before the end of the year.<p>Whether you are interviewing for the first time or fifth time, or you haven’t interviewed for a position in quite some time, there are …

Employment

These subtly skewed pop songs will ruin any holiday party

It’s the holiday season, which means plenty of gatherings with mixed company. As usual, the only way to endure these will be alcohol and increasingly …

Pop Music

What 17 super-successful people wish they knew at 22

Looking back, maybe you'd rewrite your past — or, perhaps you're content with the decisions you made at that time in your life. Either way, there are probably a few things you wish you knew then that you know now.<p>That's exactly what LinkedIn asked its network of top minds across all fields to write …

Self-improvement

How to Hide $400 Million

A few weeks after she realized her husband was finally leaving her, Sarah Pursglove flew down to the Bahamas to figure out how much money he really had. Like many women married to very wealthy men, she didn’t know much about the family accounts. Her husband, a Finnish entrepreneur named Robert …

Corruption

New movie screen technology lets you see 3D without glasses

MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab (CSAIL) has created movie screen technology that lets you watch 3D movies without the stupid glasses.<p>Co-developed with the Weizmann Institute for Science in Israel, the technology actually makes the picture more crisp. Dubbed Cinema 3D, the …

32 of the Most Scandalous, Controversial, and Memorable Moments in Summer Olympic History

From record besting...to gender testing.<p>The summer games are a place for glory, victory, and honor. They're also a place for controversy, scandal, and dishonesty. As such, let's round up Olympic moments from both ends of the spectrum, from disgraceful cheating in 1896 to seriously inspiring …

Artists pay tribute to 50 years of Star Trek

Star Trek

31 Incredible Books You Simply Must Read This Summer

Brilliant reads from July to September (UK release dates).

Books

Q&A with synthesizer pioneer Gary Numan on composing and releasing new music - ExtremeTech

By on May 23, 2016 at 8:31 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>DURHAM, NORTH CAROLINA — Gary Numan …

Inventions

4 Prince Videos You Should Watch Right Now

Prince, the iconic gender- and genre-busting musician, died on Thursday.<p>We've covered the news here. But there's also no better way to remember the star than through his performances. Here are four that you should watch right now.<p>1. 'When Doves Cry'<p>Prince's biggest hit was released in 1984, as the …

George Harrison

‘Vindictive’ Polish leaders using new war museum to rewrite history, says academic

A £72m prestige cultural project is caught in the crossfire between ‘xenophobic’ politicians and historians<p>A spectacular new museum of the second world war is at the centre of an extraordinary row between international academics and Poland’s political leadership, amid claims that the country’s …

Europe

Sir Richard's War

An international team headlined by Richard Branson is trying to roll back the global war on drugs. And it’s getting started on the American front.<p>“The war on drugs has done too much damage to too many people already,” Richard Branson announced on his personal website in October 2015. He’d just been …

Political Science

Extreme Surfing in the Arctic Circle: Pictures

Northern Lights

The Secrets Behind Designing an AI Persona

Available to Premium &<br>Purple Members<p>Before you start filling up your calendars with conferences to spark your business innovation and personal growth …

New York City

Andy Rubin Unleashed Android on the World. Now Watch Him Do the Same With AI | WIRED

A couple of years ago, Andy Rubin—the celebrated creator of Android and until recently the head of Google’s mobile Internet efforts—helped his wife, …

‘Appocalypse,’ Or How I Learned To Stop Worrying And Love AI

The force has been strong for artificial intelligence over the last few weeks, what with Slack announcing a fund for bots, Elon Musk announcing OpenAI and, of course, the release of Star Wars. This has given all of us new hope — and even more reason to talk about AI and bots controlling every …

Artificial Intelligence

5 Predictions for Artificial Intelligence in 2016 | Inc.com

Comb through headlines pertaining to artificial intelligence over the past 12 months and you'll see the pendulum of conversation around <i>the machines</i> swing from gushing optimism to doomsday scenarios and back again.<p>The machines will render hardship obsolete for humanity. The machines will take our …

Artificial Intelligence

RIP to the Godfather of Robots

Marvin Minsky died last week, but his legacy—one that spans across robotics, science, and pop culture—will live forever.<p>Marvin Minsky, a pioneer of …

We got 10 CEOs to tell us their one killer interview question for new hires

Where do you see yourself in five years? Tell me about a time when you showed leadership. What is your biggest weakness?<p>These are the standard questions that job candidates face during interviews. And by now, everyone also has standard answers. (“My biggest weakness? I work too hard.”)<p>As you scale …

Employment

A reading list to expand your mind

This year, we published stories that enlightened, moved and excited us. The BBC Future team share their personal favourites.<p><i>David Robson – Writer</i><p>My pick: How your eyes trick your mind<p>It's been a privilege to see my stories appear alongside the work of some really talented writers this year. Tom …

University of Cambridge