Jul 6, 2012 The other day on its website Vanity Fair previewed an article about life at Microsoft. And it details a particular human resource practice that drove employees up the wall: something called "stack rating." What exactly is it?
Jun 8, 2012 Author Peter Cappelli discusses the pitfalls of the online-based job application process and how it is preventing employers from capturing the elusive "purple squirrel."
May 25, 2012 Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have come up with a coating that keeps condiments from sticking to the bottle.
May 25, 2012 High school freshman Jack Andraka won $75,000 in scholarship funds, and $12,000 in cash for his project, which can detect cancer in its early stages.
Apr 3, 2012 As the 100 year anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic draws near, Robert Ballard -- the man who discovered the wreck back in 1985 -- is working on a new mission: finding Amelia Earhart's plane.
Mar 22, 2012 Freakonomics' Stephen Dubner on one scientifically-proven way that helps women embrace risk.
Mar 15, 2012 Beth Kelly says many employers are ready to hire, but they just can't find people with the right qualifications.
Feb 10, 2012 This weekend the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, the folks behind the Academy Awards, will hand out the technical Oscars. They may not be as glamorous as the other Oscars, but they're every bit as important to movie making.