• The magic of mushrooms: A mycological trip

    The magic of mushrooms: A mycological trip

    In the summer, I went camping with my friends. On the first day after our arrival, I woke up early to take a walk and pick some chanterelles for breakfast. As bad luck would have it, however, I left my glasses in the tent, and without them, I struggle to tell mushrooms apart.
  • 10 ways to prepare for rise of intelligent machines – MIT study

    10 ways to prepare for rise of intelligent machines – MIT study

    A new MIT report proposes how humans should prepare for the age of automation and artificial intelligence.
  • Can the Greek classics teach us about grief and mourning?

    Can the Greek classics teach us about grief and mourning?

    As the coronavirus pandemic hit New York in March, the death toll quickly went up with few chances for families and communities to perform traditional rites for their loved ones.
  • Men with small penises have this advantage over well-hung guys

    Men with small penises have this advantage over well-hung guys

    This brings new meaning to job compensation — just in time for #InternationalMensDay.
  • US adds 638K jobs in October as COVID recovery slows

    US adds 638K jobs in October as COVID recovery slows

    The US labor market’s recovery from the coronavirus pandemic continued to slow in October with employers adding 638,000 jobs as infections surged across the country, the feds said Friday. Last
  • Kohl’s axes 15 percent of corporate jobs amid COVID-19 pandemic

    Kohl’s axes 15 percent of corporate jobs amid COVID-19 pandemic

    Kohl’s said it has slashed about 15 percent of its corporate jobs as it grapples with the impact of the coronavirus pandemic. The Wisconsin-based retailer expects to save about $65 million a year as a result of the reductions disclosed Tuesday, which are part of a cost-cutting plan that aims to slash more than $100 …
  • Amazon hiring 100,000 workers amid COVID-19 online sales boom

    Amazon hiring 100,000 workers amid COVID-19 online sales boom

    Amazon plans to hire another 100,000 workers in the US and Canada amid a coronavirus-fueled boom in its online sales, the company announced Monday. The e-commerce titan’s fourth big hiring spree this year will add full- and part-time jobs to its operations network “as we expand our footprint to better serve customers in communities where …
  • Amazon hosting virtual Career Day to fill 33,000 US jobs

    Amazon hosting virtual Career Day to fill 33,000 US jobs

    Amazon wants the whole country to know it’s hiring. The e-commerce juggernaut is hosting a virtual career day next week with the goal of filling 33,000 corporate and tech jobs nationwide. Amazon traditionally holds its annual career day at locations around the US, but this year is is doing it as an all-digital affair due …
  • US job postings rise to 6.6M in July, but hiring drops

    US job postings rise to 6.6M in July, but hiring drops

    US employers advertised more jobs but hired fewer workers in July, sending mixed signals about the job market in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak. The Labor Department said Wednesday that the number of US job postings on the last day of July rose to 6.6 million from 6 million at the end of June. …
  • Economy Adds 1.4 Million Jobs in August in Early Sign of Recovery

    Economy Adds 1.4 Million Jobs in August in Early Sign of Recovery

    The economy added 1.4 million jobs in August and new jobless claims fell below one million last week as the U.S. labor market hints at a gradual recovery from the economic devastation caused by the coronavirus pandemic. A total of 881,000 initial unemployment claims were filed during the week ending August 29, the Labor Department …