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Ethereum ‘CryptoKitties’ could become the Beanie Babies of blockchain

Cryptokitties • CryptoKitties is a colorful, feline-centric blockchain game. • Blockchain-based computing platform Ethereum, which provides the cryptocurrency ether, introduced the virtual game in late November. • Since then, the new digital felines have become enormously popular, attracting 180,000 users, according to The New York Times. Cats probably aren’t the …

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Worst resume mistakes and lies hiring managers have caught

Lying on your résumé probably won’t get you the job.fizkes/Shutterstock Almost every hiring manager has found a lie on a résumé and discarded the application. Résumé mistakes like adding pictures with pets or lying about past experience are embarrassing for the applicant. Here are some of the most outrageous mistakes …

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Why Navy SEAL Jocko Willink doesn’t make New Year’s resolutions

Retired US Navy SEAL Task Unit Bruiser commander Jocko Willink. Courtesy of Jocko Willink Jocko Willink is a former Navy SEAL commander who’s a bestselling author, popular podcast host, and leadership consultant. He finds New Year’s resolutions to be counterintuitive. Instead, he recommends creating a new disciplined approach to all …

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Best cities for finding a job in 2018

San Francisco is expensive — but it’s also a great place to find a new, well-paying job.Andrey Bayda/Shutterstock If talk of resolutions and new beginnings is giving you a sense of wanderlust, you’re in luck. There are tons of cities perfect for getting a fresh start and snagging a new, …

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Barack Obama’s favorite books from 2017

Yuri Gripas/ReutersFormer President Barack Obama has made it a yearly tradition to share his favorite books from the previous year on Facebook. On New Year’s Eve, the 44th president listed 10 titles (and two bonus titles) that he thinks are worth picking up — ranging from short stories to memoirs …

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The fabulous life of Wendi Deng Murdoch

Murdoch lives worlds away from her roots.Dia Dipasupil/Getty Wendi Deng Murdoch grew up in small-town China, the daughter of two engineers who hoped she’d become a doctor. Today, 49-year-old Murdoch is a powerful businesswoman with a varied career, who’s been married twice, once to media mogul Rupert Murdoch. Below, take …

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Georgetown University is helping students give back

Getty Images Young people are idealistic: That’s as true today as it was 40 or 50 years ago. But there’s one sentiment that sets millennials apart from earlier generations of young people — from the silent generation, the baby boomers, and Generation X. They are also eminently practical. Call them “realistic idealists,” …

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Psychopaths may have a different sense of smell

Jakub Kapusnak / Unsplash Psychopaths may have a different sense of smell to other people. They may find it harder to distinguish between common smells like coffee and oranges. This alone is not enough to diagnose a psychopath, but it could be one indicator if someone shows other signs of …

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Best airline credit cards – Business Insider

The best card offers 40,000 bonus miles in the first 3 months.Flickr/Delta News Hub We compared premium airline credit cards for the largest US carriers: Delta, United, and American. We looked at annual fees, spending bonuses, airline miles, and hotel and airport perks to see which card offered the best …

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