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A startup that provides coaching for tech workers reveals the best thing managers can do to keep millennials from quitting

There’s a simple trick for managers to keep their millennial workers from quitting. Shutterstock Millennials change jobs more frequently than previous generations. They might quit because they feel their work doesn’t have meaning. A manager can keep millennial workers from leaving by setting clear goals and assigning tasks that show an understanding of what drives them. Millennials have a reputation ...

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A craft marijuana brand is turning a famous California winery into a Wonka Factory for weed

The Flow Cannabis Institute is a first-of-its-kind marijuana tourism destination in California.Flow Kana Marijuana tourism is on the horizon for California’s famed wine country. A craft cannabis brand called Flow Kana is building a marijuana processing and manufacturing hub on the site of a former winery in Mendocino County. The company purchased the 80-acre parcel once owned by the founding family ...

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A child development expert reveals how listening to podcasts could affect your kid

Is baby going to learn about the world from Radiolab or This American Life? Shutterstock/Dmytro Zinkevych Researchers have looked into how parents’ TV-watching habits affect their kids, but there’s not much research on how listening to a podcast or radio show influences childhood development. It’s likely that playing a podcast in the background would not be as disruptive to kids ...

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Homeschooling could be the smartest way to teach kids in the 21st century — here are 5 reasons why

Matthew Hauck/FlickrHomeschooling isn’t what it used to be. What largely started in the 1980s and ’90s as a way for Catholic parents to infuse religion into their kids’ education now has more mainstream appeal. Homeschooled kids have the same access to online learning, friendships, and extracurricular activities as the typical public school student — but without many of the drawbacks, ...

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'SNL' takes on Trump's Stormy Daniels scandal and his '100% accurate health assessment'

Micheal Che on “SNL”‘s “Weekend Update.” SNL/YouTube “Saturday Night Live” took on President Donald Trump’s Stormy Daniels scandal this week. The cast also addressed Trump’s medical report and the government shutdown. Jessica Chastain was the host and Troye Sivan was the musical guest. On the one-year anniversary of his presidency, “Saturday Night Live” took on recent reports that President Donald ...

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Amazon just announced who's still in the running for its $5 billion HQ2 — here are 15 of the most glaring omissions from the list

Amazon’s map of the top 20 contenders for its second headquarters, HQ2.Amazon Amazon has announced its short list of the cities it’s considering for its second headquarters. The e-commerce giant plans to invest $5 billion in the project. We’ve rounded up the major cities that didn’t make the cut despite making appealing pitches. Amazon has narrowed down its list of ...

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Your burger habit could be threatened by weather chaos — but gene editing could help us save cows and avoid ‘mass famine’

Melia Robinson/Business Insider Producing meat is a resource-intensive and wasteful process. Pigs and cows require land to graze and crops to eat; water is used throughout the process. Climate change and a growing population will turn up the heat on these resources. A handful of companies are trying to solve the problem with plant-based meat, but since those products rely ...

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With its SoftBank deal, Uber may have invited a tiger into the hen house

Julie Larsen Maher ©WCS On Thursday, SoftBank became one of Uber’s largest investors. The checks were barely cut when Uber’s new board member from SoftBank hinted that SoftBank was ready to throw its weight around and influence the direction of the company. The problem is what SoftBank wants Uber to do may be better for SoftBank than for Uber. The ...

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The star of HBO's 'Divorce' says he prefers working with women to men because you don't get into the 'macho bulls–t'

Getty In an interview with Business Insider, “Divorce” star Thomas Haden Church opened up about working on a more diverse set.  HBO, and his co-star Sarah Jessica Parker, made sure that the set on season two of “Divorce” was more diverse than the first, including more episodes directed by women.  Church said he prefers working with women, because “if everybody ...

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'Minecraft' is still one of the biggest games in the world, with nearly 75 million people playing monthly

Linard/dancsa222 Microsoft-owned “Minecraft” continues to be a massive success. The monthly player count is at 74 million, an increase of nearly 20 million players across 2017. Nearly 150 million copies of the game have sold — a staggering sales number for any single video game.  “Minecraft” continues to be one of the most popular games ever made.  The creation/survival indie ...

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