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How to Identify and Report an Illegal Job Posting
Lifehacker.com

Earlier this week, Epicurious site director David Tamarkin excitedly tweeted that they were in need of a “sharp, cooking-obsessed editorial assistant.” Within 48 hours, the posting had been mercilessly roasted by Media Twitter, and the New York State Departme… more…

Why companies want to mine the secrets in your voice
The Verge

In recent years, researchers and companies like Voicesense and CompanionMx have taken note of the rich trove of information that can be mined from the voice, especially as the popularity of home assistants like Amazon’s Alexa make consumers increasingly comfo… more…

John Hickenlooper: What I'd do for America's workers
CNN

One of the defining experiences of my life came in the mid-1980s. After working for two years as a geologist in Colorado, I lost my job and my career during that long recession. Struggling to find work, some friends and I decided to start a small business in … more…

Opinion: Elizabeth Warren nailed it
CNN

Elizabeth Warren wasn't perfect at her CNN town hall Monday night, Jill Filipovic says, but when it mattered she was real and righteous. The question now is how she will get her due in a crowded Democratic field. more…

Anti-vax-friendly doctor wrote 141 medical vaccine exemptions—at $180 each
Ars Technica

The second-highest number of medical exemptions granted by a single doctor was 26. more…

Chris Paul: 'I Had $151 in My Bank Account When I Declared for the NBA'
Entrepreneur.com

Here's how Chris Paul has evolved since he stopped splitting the bill at T.G.I. Fridays. more…

Ending HIV In Mississippi Means Cutting Through Racism, Poverty And Homophobia
Npr.org

More than half the new HIV diagnoses in the U.S. are in Southern states, where the rates among gay and bisexual black men remain stubbornly high, despite the existence of medicine to stop the virus. more…

Amy Klobuchar Runs On A Record Of Accomplishments — Including With Republicans
Npr.org

The Minnesota Democratic senator and 2020 presidential candidate has touted a bipartisan approach and stopped short of embracing some progressive priorities, distinguishing her from many competitors. more…

A self-made millionaire who retired at 37 says buying a home was 'probably the worst financial decision' he ever made
Business Insider

A house isn't the best place to put your money for maximum returns. Chris Reining, a self-made millionaire and early retiree, did the math and realized he could have made a greater return on his money if he invested in the stock market. Real estate can still … more…

CBD: Hazy Regulations, Huge Reward Lure Entrepreneurs
Greenentrepreneur.com

The market for CBD is booming in a gray area of the law. Little is clear except there is a lot of money to be made. more…

Skin diseases more prevalent than thought: Study - Times Now
Timesnownews.com

Skin diseases more prevalent than thought: Study Times Now Skin diseases increased with age and were more frequent in men (72.3 per cent) than in women (58.0 per cent). more…

Skin diseases more prevalent than thought: Study - Business Standard
Business-standard.com

Skin diseases may be much more prevalent than thought, but many affected people do not consult a physician, a study has found. The published in the Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology estimated the prevalence of skin more…

Why more men than women die by suicide - BBC News
Bbc.com

Why more men than women die by suicide BBC News In countries around the world, women are more likely to be diagnosed with depression and to attempt suicide. So why is the male suicide rate still several times... more…

Market movers: Stocks seeing action on Monday - and why - The Globe and Mail
The Globe And Mail

Market movers: Stocks seeing action on Monday - and why The Globe and Mail Manulife wins ruling - Business News Castanet.net Manulife wins battle with hedge funds over policies with a guaranteed return CBC News Manulife says court has ruled in its favour in b… more…

Actually, I want to hand over even more of my personal data to big tech
Fastcompany.com

But thanks to Facebook and Google even good-intentioned tech companies are now afraid to get to know me too well. This story is part of The Privacy Divide, a series that explores the fault lines and disparities—cultural, economic, philosophical—that have deve… more…

This Is The World’s Happiest Country (And No, It’s Not The U.S.)
Huffpost.com

To be the happiest country, having the top economic growth isn't necessarily the answer. Are you listening, U.S.? more…

Admissions Scam Reveals How Terrified The Rich Are When It Comes To College
Huffpost.com

Even parents at the lower tiers of the wealthy are (almost) as desperate as Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin to get their kids into elite schools. more…

Science and health for all children with cancer
Sciencemag.org

Each year ~429,000 children and adolescents aged 0 to 19 years are expected to develop cancer. Five-year survival rates exceed 80% for the 45,000 children with cancer in high-income countries (HICs) but are less than 30% for the 384,000 children in lower-midd… more…

Amazon could soon force you to go on a diet, according to one futurist
Fastcompany.com

Tech giants will overtake our homes–and once you’re locked into one ecosystem, you won’t be able to escape, says Amy Webb. In 2029, there’s a good chance you’ll be living in a Google, an Amazon, or an Apple home–you and all of your data, biometric and otherwi… more…

Working full-time for health coverage? Many who want part-time jobs are stymied by costs
USA Today

A smaller share of workers who prefer part-time jobs are taking them because of health coverage. Obamacare is not as attractive as it was in 2014. more…