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19 online Stanford courses that are completely free — topics range from engineering and medicine to humanities and career development

 Summary List Placement Along with prestigious schools like Princeton and Yale, Stanford University offers online courses you can audit completely for free. Classes are available in topics from COVID-19 training for healthcare workers to how technology shaped the 2020 election. All are available on e-learning platforms edX and Coursera. Read more: 16 free online courses […]

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Are Airbnbs safe? We spoke to experts, a company representative, and an Airbnb host on everything you should know before booking someone’s home

 Summary List Placement If you’re considering staying in an Airbnb or vacation rental, you should understand the virus-related risks specific to that type of residential rental environment. We talked to experts, including an infectious disease doctor, a cleaning specialist, and Airbnb representatives about whether Airbnbs are safe during coronavirus, and how to best protect yourself. […]

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Alex Umansky has been one of the world’s best stock pickers for years, and his fund is making 6 times more than the competition in 2020. He told us the 4 pillars to his investing approach.

Summary List Placement It might come as a surprise that one of the most successful tech stock pickers in the world tells people to unplug, but Alex Umansky says that’s a critical element to his work. “Most of my time is spent reading. I turn off my screens for four or five hours every single […]

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UPS lifts its longstanding ban on beards for employees and scraps gender-specific dress codes in a drive to ‘celebrate diversity’

Summary List Placement For years, the United Parcel Service (UPS) has banned beards and prohibited male employees from having long hair as part of its strict appearance policies. Now, the delivery company has relaxed some of its harshest rules as part of its efforts to recognize staff diversity. UPS has lifted its ban on facial […]