The Growing Instability of Tech Headquarters

FILE - In this Nov. 5, 2014, file photo, a person walks in front of a Yahoo sign at the company's headquarters in Sunnyvale, Calif. Yahoo announced Wednesday, March 2, 2016, that the company is adding a new component to its Sports vertical: competitive video gaming. Yahoo said that Esports will offer video coverage of live tournaments, including expert commentary and interviews with top players. Esports will also include articles, scores, team rosters, schedules, player rankings, calendars and statistics. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)
There is without a doubt no more privileged and coveted job to have in the United States right now than being a high ranking tech employee for a major tech company. Whether its Apple or Google, or Facebook if you are living in or around the Silicon Valley and have the money to play you are experiencing one  of the highest qualities of life on the planet. Tech employees aalready get free food, their dry cleaning taken care of, free beer and swag, but what the biggest thing they get which is not a...

Best Online Tools for ESL Learners

Learning another language in adulthood is extremely difficult; doctors, teachers, and students agree that after puberty, the brain restructures itself in such a way that language acquisition becomes an uphill climb. That said, there's a lot to be gained from this venture, both from a cultural perspective, and in terms of brain health. For example, a Swedish MRI study showed that learning a foreign language during adulthood has a visible effect on the brain; it makes it grow larger in certain ...

Meet the Diode

Whether you're talking on your phone, typing on your computer, or backing up important data to your hard drive, chances are you're taking for granted that a lot of tiny electrical components do their job right so you can do yours. Few understand in full the complexities of the circuit boards responsible for the Western way of life, but that just mean's now is as good a time as any to learn. Here's a brief intro to a very important electrical component: the diode. First off, it's important to ...

Tips and tricks for capturing the best photos at the wedding

Wedding is one of the most important days in the life of an individual. No matter, you are the bride or the groom; you will surely be willing to get your big day covered in the best possible manner so that you can cherish its memories for a long time. Now, there are two ways in which you can get your memories retained. The first one is getting them photographed and the second one is opting for videography. Both the options have their own charm. You can either opt for one or both depending on you...