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Authenticity key to landing a new job

At job interviews, relax and be yourself - if you're good, being yourself may be the best way to secure a job offer, according to a new study involving UCL researchers.

Thu 22 Jun 17 from Phys.org

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Researchers develop mathematical method for defining electoral districts

For democratic elections to be fair, voting districts must have similar sizes. When populations shift, districts need to be redistributed - a complex and, in many countries, controversial task ...

Fri 23 Jun 17 from Phys.org

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Fears of inter-generational tension between young and old are unfounded, according to a new study

Researchers at the University of Birmingham say that social, economic and demographic factors are generally pushing UK families together, rather than driving them apart along generational lines.

Thu 22 Jun 17 from Phys.org

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'Preacher' season 2: Meet the new characters - CNET

Villain Herr Starr heads a cast of new faces joining the blasphemous AMC romp from Star Wars, "Better Call Saul" and "Game of Thrones."

Fri 23 Jun 17 from CNET Cutting Edge

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Study examines gun policy preferences across racial groups

In the wake of recent mass shootings in Alexandria, Virginia, and elsewhere in the U.S., a new study from two University of Illinois at Chicago political scientists looks at factors that drive ...

Thu 22 Jun 17 from Phys.org

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Mathematical confirmation: Rewiring financial networks reduces systemic risk

A tax on systemically risky transactions could reshape financial networks into a new structure that is less vulnerable to cascading financial system shocks such as the 2008 financial crisis, ...

Thu 22 Jun 17 from Phys.org

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Denver Comic Con 2017: Event guide, floor map, panel schedule and all the geeky happenings

The Colorado Convention Center will get yet another year of super celebration as Denver Comic Con flies in (cape and all) for it's sixth year of fun in the Mile High City.  This ...

9 hours ago from AXS

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A Higher Minimum Wage Is Not Doing The Bad Things Critics Said It Would Do

Data from Seattle is proving that higher wages aren’t reducing the number of jobs and that paying workers fairly could save companies money and the headache of recruiting efforts. The ...

Fri 23 Jun 17 from Fastcompany Tech

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Blackhawks trade Hjalmarsson to Coyotes for Murphy and Dauphin

The Chicago Blackhawks traded defenseman Niklas Hjalmarsson to the Arizona Coyotes on Thursday for defenseman Connor Murphy and center Laurent Dauphin on Friday. At first glance, ...

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New approach to teaching music improvisation enhances creativity

As World Music Day is approaching, taking place each year on 21 June, many are looking forward to the musical events in the streets or parks and the atmosphere it brings with it. Watching musicians ...

Wed 21 Jun 17 from Medical Xpress

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