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What Job Skill Is Most Lacking in the U.S.? LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner Has a Surprising Answer

American employees are lacking (sort of) one surprising skill. Here are some keys to moving it to the strength side of the ledger.<p>LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner just appeared on CNBC's <i>Squawk Box</i> to reveal surprising new research about the state of job skills in the U.S. He talked about gaps in computer …

Leadership

The Complete Timeline of Marvel Cinematic Universe Movies, From 'Iron Man' to 'Infinity War'

Here’s every single thing that happened across the 19 MCU movies to get you ready for “Avengers: Infinity War”<p><b>The beginning of time:</b> The Big Bang …

Marvel Universe

Gold Is Doing Something We Haven't Seen in 5 Years

You might want to get gold-mining stocks on your radar.<p>The past two-plus months have been something of a wake-up call for investors. After a …

Investing

9 things you should never say during a salary negotiation

You're 96% sure that you are ready to schedule a meeting with your boss to ask for a raise. Or perhaps you're nearing the end of the job interview process and an offer is in sight. However, if you're like me, you have definitely put your foot in your mouth a time or two saying the wrong thing at …

Employment

The Bike-Share Oversupply in China: Huge Piles of Abandoned and Broken Bicycles

Last year, bike sharing took off in China, with dozens of bike-share companies quickly flooding city streets with millions of brightly colored rental bicycles. However, the rapid growth vastly outpaced immediate demand and overwhelmed Chinese cities, where infrastructure and regulations were not …

China

2019 Toyota Corolla Hatchback gets tech'd up for NY Auto Show

A new platform, powertrains and tons of tech means that if you're looking at a Corolla sedan, you should strongly consider this five-door instead.<p>The 2019 Toyota Corolla Hatchback has just bowed at the New York Auto Show, and it's been quite a journey to get here. This model's direct predecessor …

Android Auto

How to speak puppy: a visual guide to doggy body language

From tail height and posture to pricked ears and eye contact, vet and clinical animal behaviourist Kendal Shepherd reveals what your dog is trying to tell you

Behavior

Is It Time To Bring Risk Back Into Our Kids' Playgrounds?

I think it's fair to say that many parents focus a lot of energy — and worry! — on protecting their small kids from risky situations.<p>But it turns out that integrating limited risk into our kids' playtime may be taking a step toward healthier child development.<p>This past weekend, reporter Ellen Barry …

Disabled Children

Even the Wild West Embraced Gun Control

The Wild West wasn't so wild that it – and the Stormy South -- couldn't include gun control.<p>Although we all know that cowboys strutted around …

What America is getting wrong about three important words in the Second Amendment

On Wednesday night, CNN hosted a town hall about gun violence with members of the community of Parkland, Florida, which only a week earlier had experienced a mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. Seventeen students and teachers lost their lives.<p>The town hall was remarkable in many …

Windows 10: This Microsoft mobile app wirelessly transfers pics from Android, iOS

Windows 10 Photos now has a Photos Companion app for quickly moving files directly from mobile to PC.<p><i>Video: Business boost for Microsoft's Windows 10</i> …

iHeartUs helps couples grow their relationship

Today’s Valentines Day, and while it’s certainly the quintessential consumer-driven holiday, it’s also a day where many couples take stock of their relationship.<p>iHeartUs, a new app for couples, is launching today to help those couples keep and grow their relationships. Using a proprietary ‘love …

Apps

How the GOP used a two Santa Clauses tactic to con America for nearly 40 years

<i>The only thing wrong with the U.S. economy is the failure of the Republican Party to play Santa Claus.<br>-Jude Wanniski, March 6, 1976</i><p>The Republican …

A Tesla employee who builds robots told us why production hell is actually a good thing

<i>Editor's note: Business Insider had the chance to speak with four Tesla employees from different parts of the company to learn more about their work. And what we discovered were some of the coolest jobs at Tesla. This is the fourth in the series. You can read the other profiles here.</i><p>Engineers are …

Tesla

Paul Ryan and Devin Nunes Are Betraying the Constitution in the Service of Donald Trump

John NicholsThe Speaker of the House has abandoned his duty to defend the authority of the House in order to serve as an agent of the president.The …

Donald Trump

If a woman has these 14 qualities never let her go, scientists say

People in long term relationships will someday get to the point where they need to ask themselves: Is this really the person I want to spend the rest …

Wireless earbuds that sound this much better than AirPods should cost way more than $24

Apple’s AirPods offer surprisingly great sound quality for earbuds that are so compact, but you wouldn’t know it most of the time. Why? Because the …

Tech Trends

Some Gadgets We Might Actually Buy From CES 2018

Twelve Wirecutter reporters and editors spent three days working overtime at the CES 2018 trade show to find just a few things that we might consider …

Consumer Tech

Pope on Epiphany: Don't make money, career your whole life

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis on Saturday advised against making the pursuit of money, a career or success the basis for one's whole life, urging in his Epiphany remarks to also resist "inclinations toward arrogance, the thirst for power and for riches."<p>During a homily at Mass in St. Peter's …

Mexico City

Phoney Android security apps in Google Play Store found distributing malware, tracking users

36 apps that posed as tools to keep users safe from attacks were actually installing malware on their devices.<p><i>Video: In battle against malware,</i> …

Apps

The Truth vs. the GOP Tax Plan

Here are the 3 main Republican arguments in favor of the Republican tax plan, followed by the truth.<p>1. <b>It will make American corporations competitive</b> …

Comparing the 'Trump economy’ to the ‘Obama economy’

<i>“Can’t make it up: Obama now wants credit for the booming Trump economy. At least we can all agree the economy is better under President Trump.”</i><p><b>— White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders, in a tweet, Dec. 10, 2017</b><p>The Trump administration likes to brag about the economy. A lot. During a …

Donald Trump

Underrated Films Of 2017: The Best Movies You Missed This Year

Why are some films blockbusters and others flops? Is it lackluster marketing? Is it a poorly-timed premiere? Is it an uninspired trailer? Or is it …

Construction

This appliance turns garbage into clean energy

Humans produce a lot of waste. All that garbage can take up a lot of room. The Hom Biogas 2.0 solves that problem. Following is a transcript of the video.<p>The HomeBiogas 2.0 transforms food scraps into cooking gas. You can feed HomeBiogas up to six liters of waste per day. It can digest anything …

Kitchens

Scientists Have Found a Way to Help You Learn New Skills Twice as Fast

Yes please.<p>The key to learning a new motor skill - such as playing the piano or mastering a new sport - isn't necessarily how many hours you spend …

Natural Gas

Durable canvas cloth with embedded solar cells generates 120 watts per square meter

Tents, sun shades, and canopies could generate renewable energy with Norway-based Tarpon Solar‘s photovoltaic canvas. The company’s flexible …

How often you actually need to shower, according to science

When was the last time you showered?<p>If you're like most people, the answer is probably less than 24 hours ago.<p>There's no official protocol for how often to shower, but folks around the world — in countries like India, the US, Spain, and Mexico — all bathe about once a day (either with soap or …

Skin Care

Lies, Lies, Lies, Lies, Lies, Lies, Lies, Lies, Lies, Lies

Modern conservatives have been lying about taxes pretty much from the beginning of their movement. Made-up sob stories about family farms broken up to pay inheritance taxes, magical claims about self-financing tax cuts, and so on go all the way back to the 1970s. But the selling of tax cuts under …

Economics

10 best plant apps and flower identification apps for Android

Nature fans don’t have a ton of uses for mobile. After all, mobile phones can’t plant crops, weed gardens, or go on hikes for you. They can be very useful, though. Namely, they’re helpful for identifying plants, tips and tricks on how to grow stuff better, and general information about plants, …