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How to Ace the 50 Most Common Interview Questions

Most people's biggest job-hunting fear is being put on the spot by oddball interview questions such as these (which are real):<p>"Describe the color yellow to someone who's blind." - <i>Spirit Airlines</i><p>"If you were asked to unload a 747 full of jelly beans, what would you do?" - <i>Bose</i><p>"Who would win in a …

Employment

16 Deal Breakers for People Who Are Stuck in Toxic Relationships

True confession: even though I’m a psychologist I’ve found myself stuck in a few toxic relationships over the years. Each time I’d wake up in a cold …

The story of the surgery that made Ben Carson famous — and its complicated aftermath

For months, a team of physicians and nurses had rehearsed for the delicate surgery. For hours they had prepped the two tiny bodies perilously joined at the head. And when it came time on that day in 1987 to put a knife to the large vein connecting them - the most fraught step in the groundbreaking …

Death Metal

A recent study shows that quitting Facebook could make you a happier person

Earlier this year, Mark Zuckerberg took to Facebook to announce that over 1 billion users had visited the social network in a single day. It was both …

Indonesia plans crocodile-guarded prison island for drug convicts

Indonesia's anti-drugs agency has proposed building a prison on an island guarded by crocodiles to hold death row drug convicts, an official said …

Google to talk AI ethics with top minds in the industry

Shutterstock<p>To some it’s scary and to others it’s exciting, but the scientific consensus is that artificial intelligence will have a drastic impact on humanity, probably within our lifetimes.<p>What exactly that will look like is a debated range of sci-fi scenarios. Stephen Hawking made waves when he …

Artificial Intelligence

Microsoft relegates Internet Explorer to a 'legacy engine' to make way for new browser

Spartan is the future<p>Microsoft revealed last week that it’s planning to create a new brand and name for its upcoming browser for Windows 10, currently codenamed Project Spartan. The software maker is now clarifying the role of Internet Explorer and Project Spartan in Windows 10, and has confirmed …

Internet Explorer

10 Ways to Help If You Suffer From an Anxiety Disorder

Anxiety disorders all have acute fear and/or nervousness as the predominant symptom. They are disturbingly common, affecting millions of people. …

A Man's Incomplete Brain Reveals Cerebellum's Role In Thought And Emotion

Since his birth 33 years ago, Jonathan Keleher has been living without a cerebellum, a structure that usually contains about half the brain's neurons.<p>This exceedingly rare condition has left Jonathan with a distinctive way of speaking and a walk that is slightly awkward. He also lacks the balance …

The Brain

Earth's Most Powerful Physics Machine Gets Back in Action

In the fall of 2008, CERN's high-energy physicists ran into a problem. A faulty electronic connection at the Large Hadron Collider in Switzerland—the …

This Week's Xbox One and Xbox 360 Deals Revealed

This week's Xbox 360 and Xbox One deals for Xbox Live Gold subscribers have been revealed.<p>Microsoft has discounted a variety of Xbox 360 and Xbox One games, including Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare, Forza Horizon 2, WWE 2K15, Evolve, and many more.<p>A full rundown of what's on sale this week across …

Forza Horizon

Sony Hackers Used Widely Available Malware, Cybersecurity Experts Say

The hackers "knew more about the company, Sony, and its vulnerabilities than they knew, or needed to know, about hacking," one said.<p>TEL AVIV — The malware that allowed hackers to break into and steal untold amounts of emails and data from Sony Pictures could have been carried out by almost anyone …

Why We Should All Eat Ugly Fruits And Veggies

It’s what’s on the inside that counts<p>The world wastes a lot of food every year. Like, 1.4 billion tons of food.<p>According to the United Nations, 20 to 40 percent of fresh produce gets thrown away by farmers simply because it isn’t pretty enough to sell in the supermarket. That’s food that’s …

European Union

Leaked Sony Emails Reveal Angelina Jolie Was Called A "Minimally Talented Spoiled Brat"

The hack also includes revelations about Leonardo DiCaprio deserving an Oscar, Michael Fassbender's package, and a planned mash-up film of the Jump Street and Men in Black franchises.<p>Updated — 2 p.m., ET:<p>The emails have reportedly come about due to the group Guardians of Peace, which is demanding …

DIY computer kit gives gift of coding

Like eating their vegetables, teaching kids to enjoy tech at an early age could be key to their future.<p>For $150, parents can buytheir kids a Kano computer kit, a present that just might jumpstart techie careers.<p>Kano is a DIY set that lets kids (or adults) build a computer and learn basic coding …

31 Tiny House Hacks To Maximize Your Space

Just because your house is small doesn't mean you can't live large.

Skinheads put boot in Christmas: from the archive, 5 December 1985

A company with links to the National Front is offering to liven up your Christmas party with a ‘bootagram’<p>A company linked with the extreme right is offering a service to enliven Christmas office parties. For £30, it will send round a “bootgram” to terrify the managing director, two massive …

Face transplants get a big boost from 3D printing

Surgeons are using new, highly accurate 3D printers to guide face transplantation operations, making the procedures faster and improving outcomes, …

How to Organize Your Office for Maximum Productivity | Inc.com

<i>Where</i> you work affects how you work. Working in a cluttered, messy, or distracting environment will affect your work, and probably in a negative way.<p>If you're like the average knowledge worker, you spend most of your time sitting in front of a computer screen. Even though your work revolves around …

Productivity

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Skyrim players are taking screenshots to dramatic new heights

One of the most popular RPGs ever released, <i>The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim</i>, is on sale right now for $4.99 through Steam. Even though it was released in 2011, the game's graphics still hold up, which has led to a flurry of artistic screenshots scrambling up the ranks on Reddit.<p>While none of them came …

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This Pretty 'Alchemy' Kit Will Turn Your Kid Into a Budding Materials Scientist

To make cotton candy—the pink and blue kind you get at the state fair and on the boardwalk at the beach—you use centrifugal force to spin liquefied …

From Portable Printers To Cheap Standing Desks, The Best Office Products Of 2014

Revamp your office with everything from elegant desk organizers to power-nap aids.<p>Good design in an office can turn an impenetrable pile of clutter into a beautifully organized arrangement; a slothful, sedentary workday into a healthy one; and a tangle of ugly power cords into funky decoration. …

Furniture

iPhones Of The Future Could Save Themselves When You Drop Them

Anyone who's ever dropped their phone knows the feeling of sheer terror as it slips from your hand and plummets to the ground below. So wouldn't it be great if so-called "smartphones" were smart enough to save themselves?<p>A patent awarded to Apple Tuesday could make that dream a reality. Labeled a …

15 tips on turning your finances around in 2015

The standard advice to twentysomethings looking to turn their finances around is to skip those $5 lattes at Starbucks and put that money in a bank …