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25 Documentaries Every Arts & Culture Lover Needs To Watch Right Now

We've all sat in front of our Netflix accounts, tirelessly sifting through film and television genres like "Dark Biographical 20th Century Period Pieces" and "Quirky TV Shows Featuring a Strong Female Lead," never quite finding that perfect piece of cinematography. Defeated by your own streaming …

The 10 Biggest Snubs in Oscar History

Some of the greatest movies of all time? They didn't win Best Picture.<p>Everyone who cares about movies knows that the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is full of shit. To be fair, as recounted in this space previously, sometimes the Academy gets it right. But it usually gets it wrong. …

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Verizon CEO Lowell McAdam just took us on a tour of the next-generation internet: telco-style

Advertisement<p>23 Comments<p>Credit: Adapted from Thinkstock/mon5ter<p>Verizon’s CEO Lowell McAdam presides over the nation’s largest wireless provider and …

The 10 best fictional evil children

Ahead of Game of Thrones's return, we pick the beastliest brats<p>Who do you think should have made the list? Leave your comments below and your suggestion could feature in the alternative list next week

Like Yesterday: America Meets the Beatles

It was 50 years ago today — Feb. 7, 1964 — that the Beatles took the U.S.A. The four sprightly young Merseysiders landed at New York City’s newly …

Who's the most significant historical figure?

People love lists, and are perhaps even more fascinated by rankings – lists organised according to some measure of value or merit. Who were the most important women in history? The best writers or most influential artists? Our least illustrious political leaders? Who's bigger: Hitler or Napoleon? …

World Cup 2014: Predicting Quarterfinal, Semifinal and Final Encounters

“All in one rhythm” may be the slogan for the 2014 World Cup, but the phrase can’t exactly be applied to fans' predictions for FIFA’s showcase event.<p>Opinions are varied on who will lift the world’s most recognised trophy on Jul. 13 next year. While host nation Brazil are the favourites with most …

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2014: The Year In Science

The 20 ideas, trends, and breakthroughs that will shape our world in 2014<p><b>Lasers Unleash A Flood Of Space Data</b><p>In January 2013, the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter received a historic transmission: an image of the <i>Mona Lisa</i>. It was the first time scientists used a laser to send data to the moon, a feat …

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2014: The Year of Small(er) Data | Inc.com

You've likely heard so much about Big Data this year that it's become a permanent fixture in your corporate vocabulary. As if on cue as the year winds to a close, now a consultancy has declared 2014 as the year of "small data."<p>I know--who would have thought that a business would unilaterally …

The Global Conflicts to Watch in 2014 - The Atlantic

As South Sudan, the world's newest country, veers dangerously close to ethnic civil war, we're already getting a glimpse of the international crises that could greet us in the new year. Now the Center for Preventive Action, an affiliate of the Council on Foreign Relations, has presented a more …

Ten Reasons Not To Quit In 2014

The path to prosperity—however you define it—was never paved with Krispy Kremes, and we all need extra motivation now and then. Here are ten reasons not to reach for the remote control, linger on Facebook, or smack the snooze button in the new year. Best of luck!<p><b>1.</b> <b>Because a company founded eight</b> …

What to expect for Android in 2014 & beyond

In 2007, Android was revealed with an air of skepticism. It was marketed as an open standard which would take on Apple and iOS. Six years and nine sweet-related names later, Android is at the pinnacle of mobile technology and it’s only going to get better in 2014.<p>Wearables 2.0<p>Whether you prefer …

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Doctorow, Rowling, Murakami, and More: Books to Read in 2014

New titles from Michael Cunningham, Maggie Shipstead, Hillary Clinton, and others<p>The coming year is full of long-awaited sequels, promising debuts, not-so-secret pseudonyms, and several books involving bloody murder. Read more on what notable authors in both fiction and non-fiction are up to in …

Social media 2014: What to expect

The new year means it's time to dust off the old social media crystal ball and take a look at what to expect in 2014.<p>In general, there will be two big areas of focus: Video and younger audiences. While no forecast is 100 percent certain, those items look pretty clear. How to utilize these in a way …

The Internet Of Things In 2014: Steady As It Goes

<i>ReadWritePredict is a look ahead at the technology trends and companies that will shape the coming year.</i><p>The Internet of Things was all the rage in 2013, so it should be even bigger in 2014, right?<p>If you’re talking hype, then there is little doubt that the Internet of Things will continue to vie for …

The year ahead: ten amazing science and technology innovations coming up in 2014

From the world's largest underground hotel to Star Wars-style holographic communication, the coming year is set to unveil an array of incredible advances in science and technology<p><b>Beam yourself across the world</b><p>The growth in video communication has been exponential. Skype now boasts 300 million …

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The Ten Most Anticipated New Cars Of 2014

2013 was a great year for car nuts, and we already know what's going to keep you excited in 2014. Here are the ten we're all most anxiously awaiting. …

Four Fearless Predictions For The Music Industry In 2014

Tonight 2013 comes to a close, and with it, so does a typically eventful year in the music industry. In the past 12 months, we’ve seen new releases by acts from Jay Z to Katy Perry, continued sparring between streaming services and rights holders–and twerking. So much twerking.<p>Yesterday I reeled …

World Cup Year Is Upon Us: How 2014 Will Define Brazilian Identity

Link to Media<p>Brazil is the most successful nation in the history of international football. The most celebrated in coming as close to creating a “brand” of football as anyone is ever likely to.<p>Since the 1970 World Cup winning side, considered one of, if not the, best team in the history of the …

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20 Movies We Want to See in 2014

Considering the crush of must-see movies that fill theaters every December, it can be hard to think past the awards season to the movies Hollywood …

The Best of the Best Places to Visit in 2014 (Photos)

To help with 2014 vacation planning, the Andrew Harper team has rounded up the best of the best bars, restaurants, spas, adventures, and more from …

5 Best Reasons to Start a Business This Year | Inc.com

Most people in business are motivated by money.<p>For some, it's a necessary evil--part and parcel with owning a business. They don't particularly enjoy the financial aspect of running a business, but they know it's a <i>very</i> necessary part of what they do.<p>For others, it's more enjoyable. Finances are a …

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The most anticipated video games of 2014

If the video game medium were to be judged solely by 2013, it'd be easy to come to the conclusion that the industry has run out of ideas. With reboots, prequels and sequels ruling the console market, it became patently clear over the past 12 months that publishers were relying on safe, established …

Space Missions and Events We’re Looking Forward to in 2014 | WIRED

While our spaceflight missions come to fruition in the heavens, they all have to start here on Earth. The next year in space will see a lot of …

2014 Is Going To Be A Huge Year For Tech, And Here Are The Facts To Prove It

JP Morgan analyst Douglas Anmuth and his team are incredibly optimistic about the Internet industry in 2014.<p>In an email he just sent out to clients, Anmuth says that Internet stocks increased in value 78% during 2013 thanks in large part to seven "key" trends.<p>He says, "We believe those underlying …

Will 2014 Be the Year of the Ocean?

Changing Planet<p>World leaders will start the year at Half Moon Bay at the World Ocean Summit. Photograph from iStock.<p>The United Nations says 1998 was the Year of the Ocean, but I beg to differ. I’m fairly convinced that next year will be the year we see world leaders begin to take responsibility for …

Which Brands Will Triumph In 2014?

<i>The following guest post is by Thomas Mueller, Chief Experience Officer for strategic branding firm Siegel+Gale.</i><p>Though the definition is often hotly debated, most can agree that brand experience means ensuring you walk the talk. It’s that moment of truth when a customer has the right experience …