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Facebook Profiles Can Predict Job Performance

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Hello harried job-hunter! Here’s another reason for recruiters to be nosing through your Facebook page: Academic studies from Northern Illinois University, the University of Evansville, and Auburn University suggest that your Facebook profile can predict on-the-job performance. Researchers say they found a strong correlation between job performance and Facebook profiles that had previously been scored for traits … Read more

Comma, Comma, Comma, Comma, Comma, Chameleon

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Hello ’80s music fan! Damn, That’s a Tiny Chameleon. Gawker provided details on Brookesia micra, perhaps the smallest chameleons in existence. How small, you ask? Small enough to fit on a fingertip, or a match head. The little buggers live on a small, isolated island near Madagascar. Adults grow to only about an inch in length, … Read more

The Greeks Must Have Had a Word For IT

Hello fellow lover of antiquity! The video that you’re about to witness is amazing for several reasons: It’s of an eclipse-predicting computer made out of Legos. And the Lego contraption is based on the Antikythera mechanism, a 2,000-year-old Greek invention that was found in an ancient shipwreck in 1901. When modern-day X-ray tomography revealed the device’s … Read more