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The Top 10 movies for entrepreneurs

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Neil deGrasse Tyson says this is what you should invest in 'if you don't want to die poor'

The doldrums, he explained, are a region on the earth's surface where air doesn't move horizontally.<p>"It either goes directly down, directly upward, or doesn't move at all," he said. "If you accidentally sail into that zone and all you have is wind power, you die there."<p>So it's safe to say that the …

Amazing Fan Film Uses Drones to Capture an Intense Star Wars Dogfight

Camera-mounted drones can be used for all sorts of wonderful videos. But I’m pretty sure the most wonderful use is to create own X-Wing vs. TIE …

Ridley Scott’s Original ‘Alien’ Storyboards And Notes Are Really Cool

If you’re a fan of science fiction, you are also a fan of Ridley Scott’s <i>Alien</i> franchise. You just are. There’s no way around it. The series is now heading towards sequel number five and has even crossed into other mediums, proving the longevity and versatility of the film’s universe. But …

Die Hard

The Fascinating Thing That Storytelling Does to Your Brain

A well-told tale causes fascinating changes in brain chemistry.<p>Here's a little piece of personal trivia for you -- my husband is a screenwriter. So around our house there's no shortage of talk about storytelling structure, and the bookcase is full of titles on the topic like Joseph Campbell's …

Steve Jobs: don't start a business unless there's 'a wrong that you want to right'

As the funding climate in Silicon Valley cools, a lot of old-timers are looking on the bright side: at least this will wash out the startup founders who were only ever in it for the money — the "tourists" as Alfred Lin from Sequoia calls them. Another investor recalled that after the dot-com crash …

David Cronenberg: Why He’s Considering Retiring From Filmmaking

David Cronenberg, progenitor of body horror and a favorite of art-house inclined genre fans the world over, may not be at it much longer. That’s not …

How Excellent Film Editing Makes Us Feel Luke Skywalker's Failure

A good movie owes a lot to great writing and acting. But the people responsible for the rhythm of emotional arcs and intimate moments of conflict are …

Luke Skywalker

An Incredible Steel Star Wars Death Star II Fire Pit

Redditor Alphacodemonkey recently took photos of his incredible steel fire pit based on the iconic Death Star II battlestation from <i>Star Wars</i>. …

The five cult documentaries that you need to see

This article isn’t for dumb baby losers who have only made a surface effort to get into cult documentary film and “liked” Louis Theroux on Facebook. A crash course in cult requires repeat viewings of <i>Paris is Burning</i> (1990) and <i>Grey Gardens</i> (1975). Not until you can spell O-P-U-L-E-N-C-E in the same …

The Best Gaming Desktop PCs for Every Budget

Gaming desktops vary greatly in size, shape, and performance. We've rounded up the best picks available today from the industry leaders.<p>This roundup contains pre-built machines from major manufacturers such as Lenovo, Acer, ASUS, and MSI among others.<p>If you are shopping for a gaming desktop and are …

How to undo sent mail and other Gmail hacks to make your life easier | more lifestyle

There are few things as irritating as opening your email to find your inbox cluttered every morning when you reach your workplace.You scroll up and …

The simple, 3-step formula that made Steve Jobs' speeches so compelling

He transformed the often unimaginative product launch into a theatrical production, complete with a cast, sets, props, and music.<p>At the center of it all, Jobs was the showman who used the classic components of narrative to inspire his audiences.<p>Remarkably, Jobs used the same 3-act storytelling …

Lytro’s 755 megapixel Cinema light field camera is going to kill the green screen

Lytro is taking its rich, volumetric 3D camera capture technology into the world of TV and film.<p>The company’s light field solution is a truly beautiful technology that may eventually be in every camera we snap a shot or video with. The tech essentially uses data on all of the available light in a …

Flix Premiere: The 'NetFlix' for Forgotten Films

Indie moviegoers are in for a treat.<p>A new online streaming service called Flix Premiere has just launched in the United States, but unlike other video-on-demands services, this one will only release independent, “never before seen” movies.<p>“The truth is that you have the blockbusters in the …

This Billionaire’s Secret to Running a Successful Business

As the chief executive and sole owner of Landry’s Inc., the restaurant corporation that includes Morton’s, Golden Nugget Hotel and Casinos, …

Why ‘2001: A Space Odyssey’ remains one of the greatest films ever made

Exactly 48 years ago, on 6 April 1968, a science fiction film directed by Stanley Kubrick and written by Arthur C. Clarke, called <i>2001: A Space …

Vivaldi is a new desktop browser for power users

A little bit of life in the browser market<p>Welcome to Mossberg<i>, a weekly commentary and reviews column on The Verge and Re/code by veteran tech journalist Walt Mossberg, now an Executive Editor at The Verge and Editor at Large of Re/code.</i><p>A decade ago, the release of a new desktop web browser, or …

The Story Behind Heath Ledger’s Joker Transformation

Looking back on comic book movies from the last 25 years or so, few performances stand out like Heath Ledger as The Joker in the 2008’s <i>The Dark Knight</i>. His twisted, manic take on the quintessential <i>Batman</i> villain redefined the character for Nolan’s dark, grounded film and the approach resonated with …

5 Ways To Increase The Serotonin In Your Brain

<i>Serotonin acts as a neurotransmitter, a type of chemical that helps relay signals from one area of the brain to another…it is believed to influence a</i> …

The Property Brothers' Design Cheat Sheet That You Need

In their new book Dream Home, the HGTV hosts reveal a few essential measurements—from area rug size to chandelier height—that'll help you decorate …

Food & Dining

20 Free Photoshop Actions All Designers Must Have

Automated scripts save time and improve workflow in all creative fields. Adobe products like Photoshop offer scripts called <b>actions</b> that automate a …

The Dozen Difficult Steps Necessary to Succeed at Entrepreneurship

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Creating a successful business is difficult. There are no two ways around it. You strive to point yourself down the field and head toward the goalposts, avoiding and overcoming all the obstacles that get in your way. This can be done by …

How This Entrepreneur Went From Getting Rejected by 200 Investors to Getting Funded in 56 Days

Every entrepreneur hates raising money. Raising money is like being stuck in the Lincoln Tunnel on a weeknight just after the St Paddy's Day parade. Yes, that happened to me last week. Raising money is actually worse.<p>And it's even harder to raise money now because the fists around those wads of …

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How to Start a Business With (Almost) No Money

<i>This piece was originally published on Entrepreneur.</i><p>You’re excited to start a business. Maybe you have an idea, or you’re just fascinated with the …

How to Fold an Origami Star Wars X-wing Starfighter

By John Park’s Workshop. This Mini iPad pinball project uses a couple of arcade buttons...<p>This is the flamethrowing skateboard built by Mike Warren …

8 Super Successful Businesses That Were Created by College Students

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BBC - Earth - The sinister reason why people fall in love

Romance may have existed in some form long before the origin of humanity, and some believe it was born out of death and violence<p>Your heart beats a little faster, glands open to secret tiny dribbles of sweat, and your body starts producing hormones, which make you feel a bit giddy and warm …

How to schedule your day for maximum productivity after a bad night's sleep

And the unfortunate reality is that even though you feel like crap the next day, you still have to show up at the office, ready to give 110%.<p>But even though the thought of working an eight-hour day may seem impossible, it turns out that there are things you can do to get through it.<p>Here's how sleep …

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