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Philippines to extend martial law on restive Mindanao island

<b>Legislators in the Philippines have voted overwhelmingly to extend martial law to deal with an Islamist insurgency in the restive island of Mindanao.</b><p>Militants linked to so-called Islamic State have been occupying parts of Marawi, a city in the south, since May.<p>President Rodrigo Duterte said the …

The steady rise of GraphQL

Today GitHub announced that the next version of their API will use a new technology developed by Facebook called GraphQL.<p>GraphQL may eventually come …

Five Purchases That Changed My Photography Forever

Let's face it. We’re all gear-junkies and tech-geeks whether we choose to admit it or not. Chances are that many of us have made hundreds of …

Puzder withdrawal stark example of rough start for Trump WH

WASHINGTON (AP) — Seeking a surer bet to fill out his Cabinet, President Donald Trump on Thursday moved quickly to name law school dean Alexander …

Donald Trump

Rod Blagojevich Gets No Break In Sentence

Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich's bid for a reduction in his 14-year sentence for corruption was rejected today by a federal judge in Chicago. U.S. District Judge James Zagel upheld the sentence despite pleas for leniency from the disgraced ex-governor, his wife and two daughters.<p>Judge Zagel, …

Why I Gave Up My Slow Cooker for the Instant Pot

The first time I used my electric pressure cooker, I hit the start button and ran out of the room. Of course I’d read that modern pressure cookers …

Cooking

Big Insurance's Health-Care Scam for the Holidays

UnitedHealthcare is threatening to leave the exchanges in the hope of getting more favorable regulation. (Photo: UnitedHealth Group headquarters …

Microsoft is building a special version of Minecraft for HoloLens

We got a closer look at Microsoft's HoloLens during Build in April, but the company is showing off the gaming aspects of its headset today. Microsoft has built a new version of <i>Minecraft</i> specifically for its HoloLens headset. You can play with a controller as you'd expect, and create or explore …

33 Low-Sugar Recipes That Are Totally Sweet!

America’s love of sugar has gotten a little out of control—we’ve gone from adding it to sweet things like pies, fudge, and muffins to having it …

Peter Thiel: Don't Blame Technology For Drop In Middle Class Wages

Peter Thiel acknowledges that the middle class has faced tough times over recent decades — but thinks that technology is unfairly blamed for it.<p>The billionaire venture capitalist and PayPal founder was asked Sunday at the Techonomy conference in Half Moon Bay, Calif., how he thought the middle …

Gary Hamel

http://www.twitter.com/profhamel<p>View all<p>Gary Hamel<p>London Business School<p>MIX Co-founder and Professor<p>Gary Hamel is one of the world’s most influential …

Say No to Mush: Common Dried Bean Mistakes to Avoid

Dried beans are more cost-effective and tastier than the canned variety—here's how to cook 'em right.<p>Canned beans are cheap and easy. But you know what's even cheaper and just as easy? Dried beans. Sure, most varieties require a little planning (you've got to soak those suckers before cooking), but …

25 Business Books that You Won't See on Most Bookshelves

<i>Gregory Ciotti is the marketing director at Help Scout.This post originally appeared on the Help Scout blog.</i><p>Read to lead, right?<p>There are few better “hacks” in life than reading—distilled knowledge that often took years to assemble can be consumed in just a few hours.<p>The problem is that many …