Finding a job can be a struggle, but it always helps to look in the right places.Each city s ranking is based on its Glassdoor Job Score, which is determined by weighing four major factors: how easy it is to a job there, how affordable the area is, job satisfaction, and general work-life balance.Glassdoor also includes each city s median pay, median home value, and the number of current job openings.They also mention some of the jobs with the highest demand in each area.Here are the top 10:San Jose, CASan Francisco, CASeattle, WABoston, MAWashington, D.C.Austin, TXSalt Lake City, UTRaleigh-Durham, NCMinneapolis-St. Paul, MIOklahoma City, OKLast year s top city, Raleigh, has been bumped down to eighth place and replaced by San Jose, where the median base salary is $112,000.No other city on the list comes anywhere close to that.
FILE - In this April 23, 2016 file photo, Solar Impulse 2 lands at Moffett Field in Mountain View, Calif., completing the leg of its journey from Hawaii in its attempt to circumnavigate the globe.AP Photo/Noah Berger, File MoreTULSA, Okla. AP -- A solar-powered airplane that landed in Oklahoma last week is headed to Ohio on the latest leg of its around-the-world journey.It departed from northern California in the early hours of May 2 and landed at the airport southwest of Phoenix 16 hours later.Last month, it flew from Hawaii to California.The crew was forced to stay in Oahu, Hawaii, for nine months after the plane's battery system sustained heat damage on its trip from Japan.Project officials say the layovers give the two Swiss pilots — Bertrand Piccard and Andre Borschberg — a chance to swap places and engage with local communities along the way so they can explain the project, which is estimated to cost more than $100 million.
Vegas.com looked at flight data from the past two years to come up with the best time to book, depending on your region.For each region, they looked at tens of thousands of flights from a number of different popular airlines, including AirTran, American Airlines, Alaska Airlines, Frontier Airlines, JetBlue, Spirit Airlines, United Airlines, US Airways and Virgin America.Here s the ideal time frame and day of the week to book if you re looking fort the best deal:CaliforniaBook more than six weeks in advanceTuesdays are the best day of the week to bookPacific West Region Alaska, Hawaii, Oregon, Washington Book eight to nine weeks in advanceThursdays are the best day of the week to bookMountain West Region Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, New Mexico, Wyoming, Utah Book at least three weeks in advance.Mondays are the best day of the week to bookWest South Central Region Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Texas Book seven to nine weeks in advanceSundays are the best day of the week to bookEast South Central Region Alabama, Kentucky, Mississippi, Tennessee Book eight to ten weeks in advanceFridays are the best day of the week to bookSouth Atlantic Region Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, Washington, D.c., West Virginia Book at least six weeks in advanceFridays are the best day of the week to bookWest North Central Region Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota Book seven weeks in advanceMondays and Wednesdays are the best day of the week to bookEast North Central Region Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, Wisconsin Book at least four weeks in advanceThere wasn t really a best day of the week to book, as prices were similar no matter what the day of the week flights were booked.It should go without saying that these are generalizations based on averaging the data, so take that for what it s worth: an overall idea of when to book.For the best deal, you still want to monitor prices and use your own discretion, but this info gives you a good starting point and a basic idea of what to expect.
View photosFILE - In this April 23, 2016 file photo, Solar Impulse 2 lands at Moffett Field in Mountain View, Calif., completing the leg of its journey from Hawaii in its attempt to circumnavigate the globe.A solar-powered airplane that landed in Oklahoma last week is headed to Ohio on the latest leg of its around-the-world journey.The Swiss-made Solar Impulse 2 took off from Tulsa International Airport about 5 a.m. Saturday, May 21, 2016, with a destination of Dayton, Ohio.AP Photo/Noah Berger, File MoreDAYTON, Ohio AP — The Latest on the most recent leg of a solar-powered airplane that has been circling the globe since March all times local :A solar-powered airplane has landed in Dayton, Ohio, on the latest leg of its around-the-world journey.The globe-circling voyage began in March 2015 from Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates, and made stops in Oman, Myanmar, China and Japan.The plane is expected to make at least one more stop in the United States — in New York — before crossing the Atlantic Ocean to Europe or northern Africa, according to the website documenting the journey.
View photosFILE - In this April 23, 2016 file photo, Solar Impulse 2 lands at Moffett Field in Mountain View, Calif., completing the leg of its journey from Hawaii in its attempt to circumnavigate the globe.A solar-powered airplane that landed in Oklahoma last week is headed to Ohio on the latest leg of its around-the-world journey.The Swiss-made Solar Impulse 2 took off from Tulsa International Airport about 5 a.m. Saturday, May 21, 2016, with a destination of Dayton, Ohio.AP Photo/Noah Berger, File MoreDAYTON, Ohio AP — A solar-powered airplane's planned flight from Ohio to Pennsylvania has been postponed.Officials say that during a failure of the cabinet of the Solar Impulse's mobile hangar, the plane was briefly touched by the hangar's fabric.The globe-circling voyage began in March from Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates, and made stops in Oman, Myanmar, China and Japan.
photographer: Solar Impulse Solar powered Solar Impulse 2 landed in the Wright brothers' hometown. The last leg was completed when the plane landed in Dayton on Saturday, 09:56 local time, after nearly 17 hours long flight from Tulsa, Oklahoma. To land in Dayton for us not only a step closer to our ultimate goal, but also marks the birthplace of a flight Revolution: The first successful flight with a motorized craft that was heavier than air, writes the Solar Impulse team in their blog, with allusion to the world-famous Wright brothers grew up in the city. The 1113 kilometer route was flown with an average speed of 67.2 km / h. Maximum height of the flight was 6401 meters. Soon, the journey continues towards New York, from which then will cross the Atlantic to Europe or North Africa.
Some shareholders will certainly want detail about Yahoo s plans to sell its core Internet business.Co-founder and board member David Filo might even show up.And while she might not have an actual cross to bear, Mayer is carrying a lot of weight around these days, as evidenced by the cover of the new Variety this week…Middle Innings:We re Really, Really Sorry: You have to wonder how much of his day Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg has to put into dealing with complaints and making apologies.The investor, Tianquo Chen, bought up the chunk of Lending Club via four companies he controls, including Shanda Media.Shanda it plans on supporting Lending Club as it develops the online loan industry.Lending Club has been bruised of late since founder and CEO Renaud Laplanche resigned earlier this month, and the Department of Justice said it was investigating the company over how certain loans were sold in violation of an investor s instructions.I Need A Lyft…Tomorrow: One of the best things about using a ride-hailing app is getting that immediate response that your driver is on his way, and seeing down to the minute how close the ride is to you.It s pretty simple.— Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr, after Warriors forward Draymond Green kicked Oklahoma City s Steven Adams in the groin in Sunday s Game 3 of the NBA Western Conference Finals.The Warriors lost 133-105, and may lose Green for at least one game, depending on how the NBA rules to penalize Green for the kick.Sign up for the 60-Second Business Break newsletter at www.siliconvalley.com.Photo: Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer.
But I was far less surprised to learn that the computer, much like the system it serves, seems to hate black people.DON T MISS: Right now, Lyft is cheaper than the subway in NYCThose scores are then used by judges to help with everything from bond amounts to sentencing.It s currently used in states including Arizona, Colorado, Delaware, Kentucky, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Virginia, Washington, and Wisconsin.What makes the report — and yes, there is something worse than computers using flawed methodology to lock people up — is the racial bias.Northpointe disputed the results of ProPublica s findings, and wouldn t release the exact algorithm it uses to compute risk scores.So, in conclusion, a computer is incorrectly classifying individuals as high or low risk, using a formula that it won t disclose, but is objectively racist.
The group s fleet of mobile Doppler on Wheels DOWs and observation vehicles had already made their way some 800 miles from their Colorado home base to south central Oklahoma, looking to intentionally place themselves in harm s way.TWIRL stands for Tornadic Winds: In-situ and Radar observations at Low levels.Recent observations suggest that the strongest winds in tornadoes may occur in this difficult to observe zone, CSWR president Josh Wurman told Digital Trends in an interview.While his focus in school is on severe storms and he already has some storm chasing experience under his belt, Molyneaux says working with CSWR is the opportunity of a lifetime.One of the wind sensors was destroyed in the encounter although a backup sonic wind sensor continued to record data the entire time .The yellow paint on the pod was pitted, and the entire 120 pound pod itself moved about six feet from where Molyneaux and DeFlitch had placed it.
Swedish games outfit Coffee Stain Studios has announced it's releasing a galactic expansion to its popular 2014 ram-'em-up Goat Simulator, which finally offered goat wannabes the chance to fulfil their caprine fantasies.Entitled Waste of Space, the expansion's premise is that players "get to beat or trick people into crowdfunding you their hard-earned money, and then spend it on your own dreams of being a space McGyver in space or whatever space nerds do instead of huffing paint in their underwear like normal people".All kinds of crazy: Waste of SpaceTo trumpet tomorrow's launch, Coffee Stain Studios has produced an entertaining vid, in keeping with its previous cinematographic efforts.The original Goat Simulator promo scored high points for its parody of the intro of the trailer probably NSFW for zombie chopfest Dead Island.Fly and shoot stuff in space, because nobody makes games about flying and shooting in space anymoreLearn how to be a real bridge commander like that spock dude from mars or whateverThe biggest map in goat simulator history, filled to the brim with all kinds of crazyWhat's more, we're promised that "no crew member will be left unromanced".This kind of thing may be OK in outer space, but don't try it in Oklahoma.
That s not to say it isn t still a force in the tech sector, but let s be honest: HP, which split into HP Inc. and Hewlett Packard Enterprise last year, isn t the first company, or maybe even the second or third, that comes to mind when people discuss who in the area is doing groundbreaking work that grabs the world s attention.And now, with Hewlett Packard Enterprise spinning off its enterprise services business and merging that with Computer Sciences in an $8.5 billion deal, there is going to be even less of the tech giant to go around.But that s not necessarily a bad thing, at least in the minds of investors and those who follow Hewlett Packard on Wall Street.Hewlett Packard Enterprise shares climbed almost 7 percent Wednesday after the company announced the enterprise-services spinoff, and released its fiscal second-quarter results after the close of trading Tuesday.The company reported a profit of 42 cents a share on $12.71 billion in revenue, while analysts surveyed by Thomson Reuters had forecast Hewlett Packard Enterprise to earn 42 cents a share on sales of $12.34 billion.Several analysts who follow Hewlett Packard Enterprise said the companies results showed that Chief Executive Meg Whitman isn t backing away from her efforts to streamline the company and focus on its strengths.At Morgan Stanley, analyst Katy Huberty said spinning off its services operations allows Hewlett Packard Enterprise to focus its hardware and server offerings on new growth markets such as private cloud computing.And by slimming down, there s a sense that Hewlett Packard Enterprise may just be able to turn things around by emphasizing the business-computing industry that built HP into the titan it used to be.Middle Innings:Back In The Saddle: The bidding for Yahoo s Internet business goes on, and it appears that another telecom giant wants in on the action.According to Bloomberg, AT has made a bid for the Yahoo business, and now represents a rival to Verizon, which many Yahoo watchers viewed as the leading candidate in the buying process.Needless to day, Netflix, in particular, doesn t like the idea, and says it already invests millions of euros into making shows in Europe.Bottom Of The Lineup:Here s a look at how some leading Silicon Valley stocks did Wednesday…Movin On Up: Gains came from Nimble Storage, Oclaro, Harmonic, GoPro and Zeltiq Aesthetics.In The Red: Decliners included Yahoo, Rovi, 8 8, Ixys and Rambus.The tech-focused Nasdaq Composite Index rose 0.7 percent to 4,894.The blue chip Dow Jones Industrial Average climbed 0.8 percent to 17,851.And the broad-based Standard & Poor s 500 Index rose 0.7 percent to end the day at 2,090.Quote Of The Day: We are the defending champs.— Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr, following the Warriors second-straight loss to Oklahoma City, which put the Warriors in a 3-1 hole and needing to win three games in a row to stay alive in the NBA playoffs.Sign up for the 60-Second Business Break newsletter at www.siliconvalley.com.Photo: Hewlett Packard Enterprise CEO Meg Whitman.
We all have a special word or two that never looks quite right, that you have to stop and think about for a moment or two, that you may second guess yourself over.According to Google, a bunch of people search for how to spell followed by a word, and it has used Trends to group the queries by state.Some states struggle with the same word — California, Idaho, and a couple others most commonly asked how to spell desert this year, while Montana, Maine and another struggled over Vacuum, Oklahoma and Michigan should be ashamed of not knowing how to spell Gray, and there are some more flummoxing words like pneumonia and leprechaun on the list.Attitude, broccoli, sergeant, courtesy, ornery, february, croissant, and giraffe also make the list as one-state searches.It's another fun glimpse into populations from Google's Trend website, which received a new home page and some new features last summer.Most recently, Google has been offering up a ton of data through Trends on politics, including a sudden spike in searches about how to move to Canada.
It was a night full of tears and taunts, of cold-blooded celebrations and clutch competition.In what seems to have been a concerted effort to appeal to the elusive youth culture, the ESPN-broadcasted bee was replete with moments intended to go viral — and however obviously cynical the move may have been, we have to admit: It worked.While the Golden State Warriors were dueling with the Oklahoma City Thunder on the West Coast, we had a matchup just as contentious on the other side of the country, between the soon-to-be co-champions Nihar Janga and Jairam Hathwar.The bee used our collective adulation of Golden State superstar Steph Curry to help Nihar parse giallolino.While painting a portrait for his shrine to Steph Curry, the artist used giallolino to help create the perfect hue for his Golden State Warriors jersey.Nihar went on to celebrate a successful spelling of gesellschaft with Dez Bryant s patented X move …Lil Wayne and JJ Watt also found themselves fixed to the screen as the competition went down.
With all those options, you can t be wasting your time on tracks worthy of a thumbs down click.The lead track on the indie rock gods Future Present Past EP is heavily driven by guitar licks, reminiscent of the bands early-2000s classics in many ways.A groovy bit of running music which features the sultry voice of indie goddess emeritus Angel Olsen, the new track is cold as ice, a breezy bit of music which will appear on McCombs upcoming August release Mangy Love.On the Oklahoma band s latest single I Know You, British inflection and stadium-sized grooves keep the legato words in check, providing a most enjoyable cut despite the lack of clear lyrics to sing along with.Chance The Rapper Bass heavy and full of samples, Girls is one of the earliest bids for surprise hit-of-the-summer.It s a cathartic cut that s not invasive or distracting, but which somehow brightens the spirits of all those within earshot when its time comes on your mid-morning playlist.
The Scripps National Spelling Bee may have just crowned the two best spellers in the country that s right, for the third year in the row, the spectacular event ended in a tie , but that doesn t mean that the rest of America is quite as adept at sounding out words.In fact, Google has now released data on just how challenging we find the English language to be — at least, when it comes to its written form.The team behind Google Trends took it upon themselves to uncover the top how to spell searches for words by state, and some of the results are pretty amusing.People from Idaho, Illinois, and Connecticut, whose surroundings are ostensibly a bit less arid, have trouble with desert as well.In Michigan, South Dakota, and Oklahoma, on the other hand, residents aren t quite so sure about how to spell the color in between black and white — gray.Are we still part of England?
Courtside seats to Monday night's game between the Golden State Warriors and Oklahoma City Thunder are selling for nearly $30,000 a pop on online resale sites.StubHub currently has two VIP courtside tickets to Game 7 of the Western Conference Finals available at $29,680 apiece, while TicketMaster has a few tickets going for $25,938 per seat.In fact, according to ESPN's Darren Rovell, two unidentified fans were able to purchase floor seats to Monday's game at $29,000 each through TicketMaster.All floor seat tickets have been sold out for a while.Rovell also notes that the series finale between the Warriors and Thunder has the second-highest average price $960 per ticket for an NBA Game 7 in the past 5 years, only trailng the average list price for the last game of the 2013 NBA Finals between the Miami Heat and San Antonio Spurs $1,346 per ticket .The high demand for Monday night's game isn't all too surprising.The Warriors are the defending champs and set the best winning record in NBA history this season, while the Thunder's playing for a return to the NBA Finals for the first time since 2012.The winner of Monday's game will head to the Finals to play against Lebron James' Cleveland Cavaliers.But it's also partly due to the renewed interest in the Warriors by the Silicon Valley techie crowd.The Warriors' home arena has seen a flood of celebrities and tech bigwigs show up on courtside over the last two seasons, as the team started playing much better than the past four decades.In case you're wondering what a $30,000 courtside seat looks like, here's the view:NOW WATCH: Bumble founder: Men should stop putting these 4 things in their profilesLoading video...
Attracting all of the attention and making competition virtually nonexistent is common for the 2015-2016 Golden State Warriors team that recently broke the single-season record for wins set by the Michael Jordan-led Chicago Bulls in 1996.Steph Curry and the Warriors, who won 73 games during the regular season, clawed back from a 3-1 series deficit to win the next three games and advance past Kevin Durant and the Thunder for a berth in the NBA Finals.Monday night s game 7 finale attracted the lion share of the Twitter activity, with the game accumulating 2.32 million tweets sent from 769,000 unique Twitter accounts.Starting Friday, 20 different TV shows and 18 other sporting events charted in Twitter s daily TV ratings.This is no small feat as those two games were up against Game of Thrones, the Indianapolis 500, Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Finals, the French Open, and the History Channel s debut of its new miniseries Roots, the retelling of the Alex Haley s 1976 novel of the same name.Curry and company also obliterated the Twitter activity of Lebron James Cleveland Cavaliers, the Warriors upcoming opponent in the NBA Finals.
See the most detailed pics and video from Pluto yetPics and video NASA has released the most detailed pictures we're likely to get from the New Horizons probe flying past Pluto, and they show the planet displaying habits most commonly associated with 60s décor.Earlier pictures from the probe show a smooth and shiny area on Pluto's surface dubbed Sputnik Planum, consisting of polygon cells 10 to 30 miles 16 to 48 kilometers across."Sputnik Planum is one of the most amazing geological discoveries in 50-plus years of planetary exploration, and the finding by McKinnon and others on our science team that this vast area – bigger than Texas and Oklahoma combined – is created by current-day ice convection is among the most spectacular of the New Horizons mission," said New Horizons principal investigator Alan Stern, of the Southwest Research Institute in Boulder, Colorado."This activity probably helps support Pluto's atmosphere by continually refreshing the surface of 'the heart,'" said William McKinnon, from Washington University in St Louis, Missouri.Hopefully, we'll get a chance to find out someday with future exploration missions there."Remarkable as the pictures are and there is much more science still to come , the fair and balanced Fox News anchor Greta Van Susteren took issue with NASA's tardiness.
OAKLAND -- Amid the madness and roar of the NBA playoffs, Steve Kerr found time this week to enjoy the sounds of silence.The Warriors coach attended the Paul Simon concert in Berkeley on Friday, where he reveled in the chance to be a fan for the night."He's still got it.His voice sounds exactly like he was 30 years old.Being the coach if the defending NBA champions has its perks.Kerr got to meet Simon after the show, a thrill for the longtime devotee.Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr yells at a referee during their game against the Oklahoma City Thunder in the first quarter of Game 3 of the NBA Western Conference finals at Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, Okla., on Sunday, May 22, 2016.