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Daily Archives: February 24, 2018

4 Reasons to Turn Down a Job Offer

Whether you’re new to the workforce or have been plugging away for years, it’s always exciting when a job offer lands in your lap. But before you rush to sign on the dotted line, it pays to consider the drawbacks of saying yes. Here are a few reasons why you …

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Trump's Budget Gives These Oil Stocks an Extra Boost

Most oil wells only scratch the surface of their potential. The average well recovers only about 10% of the oil trapped in an underground reservoir. However, by using a variety of enhanced oil recovery (EOR) techniques, companies can boost the amount of oil extracted to as much as 60% of …

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Programming as craft

Can programming be a craft? I was thinking about this as I was reading Matthew Crawford’s excellent book The World Beyond Your Head. Much like Crawford’s earlier work Shop Class as Soulcraft, he argues that craftsmanship is an activity that doesn’t just provide us with satisfaction, but also makes us …

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3 Biotech Stocks That Soared This Week: Are They Buys?

No matter what happens with the stock market in general, you can count on at least a few biotech stocks to generate sizzling returns week after week. This week was no exception, with three hot biotech stocks soaring 24% or more in just a few days. Voyager Therapeutics (NASDAQ: VYGR) …

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Ivanka Trump watches USA's Mack win snowboarding silver

Feb. 24 (UPI) — Ivanka Trump, the U.S. president’s daughter and senior advisor, and South Korean first lady Kim Jung-sook watched a snowboarding competition together at the ongoing PyeongChang Winter Olympics on Saturday, a presidential aide here said. They watched the men’s big air final competition at Alpensia Ski Jumping …

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Could veterans be Democrats’ secret midterm weapon?

Washington Democrats and their supporters have recruited and backed dozens of military veterans to run in this year’s elections — even sending some into deep-red districts to challenge the Republican Party for the so-called “guns-and-God” vote and to achieve the party’s ultimate mission of taking control of the House. “Veterans …

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