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14 Simple Productivity Resolutions for 2015 | Inc.com

Maximizing productivity is a goal often discussed but rarely reached. As a result, though entrepreneurs actively strive to make the most of their time--reading books, exploring productivity hacks, testing project management tools--too often they feel they've fallen short. Meanwhile, the to-do list …

Grieving Parents Give Unbelievable Gift to a Stranger in Honor of the Little Girl They Lost: The Amazing Story of How They Found Her

Larry and Carrie Carroll flew from Los Angeles to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport just days before Thanksgiving, their two sons in tow. They weren’t on their way to visit relatives and it wasn’t a destination holiday, either. They did, however, have a mission fitting for the giving …

The Christmas Cover of ‘Hallelujah’ That You’ll Listen to ‘Over and Over’ Again After Just One Play

A Christmas rendition of the popular song “Hallelujah” is once again making the rounds on the Internet this holiday season — and for good reason.<p>Originally uploaded in 2012, the official music video for “A Hallelujah Christmas” by Cloverton has been widely circulated this past week, amassing …

Sony broadly releases 'The Interview' in reversal of plans

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Amid a swell of controversy, backlash, confusion and threats, Sony Pictures broadly released "The Interview" online Wednesday — an …

It hardly seems credible, but after sorting and sifting through countless leaks, the frustrating truth is there is precious little about Star Wars …

It's Alarmingly Easy To Take North Korea's Internet Offline

But it appears likely that the country's paltry web infrastructure — which consists of a mere four networks and just over 1,000 IP addresses — was the target of a distributed denial of service attack (DDOS) conceivably motivated in some way by the events surrounding last month's Sony breach and the …

Black Woman Unleashes Blistering Tirade Against Sharpton, Obama and de Blasio: ‘Race-Baiting, Tired, Pathetic’

In two separate videos uploaded to YouTube Monday, an unnamed African American woman posting under the username “Honestly Speaking” unleashed a tirade against Al Sharpton, calling him a “disgusting disgrace to humanity” and decrying the civil rights leader as a “race-baiting, tired, pathetic … no …

O’Reilly Was So Infuriated, He Called His Show From Vacation to Send This ‘Big Message’ to de Blasio

A “really angry” Bill O’Reilly called into his program from vacation Monday evening to tear into New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and call for his resignation.<p>“Look, I’m going to walk through this in a very methodical way because I want everybody to hear what I’m saying very clearly because I’m …

North Korea Is Currently Experiencing A ‘Massive Internet Outage’

In the wake of the Guardians of Peace hack attack against Sony, which the US publicly blames on North Korea (something not everyone believes), President Obama publicly threatened a “proportional response” against the North Koreans. And now that North Korea is suffering one of its “worst internet …

The ‘Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens’ Teaser Trailer Recreated in the Video Game ‘Grand Theft Auto V’

In addition to this blog, Laughing Squid is also an independent web hosting company that focuses on WordPress hosting. The revenue from our hosting …

5 Simple and Effortless Morning Routines You Can Start Tomorrow

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I love the holidays. For our business, Wild Creations, it is our busiest and most exciting season of the year. It is also the time of year when many of us coast to the year's end and allow a number of good habits to erode. Our …

Samsung Surrenders Services, Hands Strategic Victory To Android Competition

The news that Samsung will be closing the ChatOn group messaging service available on its Galaxy smartphones and feature phones is a worrying step for the beleaguered mobile manufacturer. South Korean news agency Yonhap notes that the tech giant is closing the service to the vast majority of the …

‘You Get Invaded by the U.S. and You’re on the Front Lines’ — Then You See This on the Horizon

You’re a frightened soldier manning a frontline post.<p>Then you hear an ominous hum: American planes inbound.<p>Image via YouTube<p>You watch in horror as the Americans deploy flares, foiling your surface-to-air missiles.<p>Image via YouTube<p>Then you see tiny packages fly from the aircraft…<p>Image via …

If America Is So Racist, ‘Why Bother Even Working On It?’: Obama Chastises Racial Critics

President Barack Obama had a message for the racial discontents of America: Don’t ignore how far we’ve come.<p>Asked by CNN’s Candy Crowley about issues of race and policing in America in a Sunday morning interview, Obama acknowledged that with his mixed racial heritage, he occupies a fairly unique …

Fatal Sunday Shooting Claims Police Life in Florida (UPDATES)

<b>UPDATE</b>: The slain officer was named as Charles “Charlie K” Kondek by the Tarpon Springs Police Department Sunday morning.<p>He was reportedly responding to a service call just before he was fatally shot.<p>The suspect was identified as 23-year-old Marco Antonio Parilla Jr., a transient man who is facing …

Watch What Cops Do as New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio Walks Into Press Conference on Slain NYPD Officers

Police officers appeared to turn their backs on New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio as he walked into a police press conference Saturday on the two NYPD officers fatally shot while sitting in their patrol car in Brooklyn, WPIX-TV reported.<p>Relations between the mayor’s office and the police …

The Worst Is Yet To Come For Russia's Economy

For most Russians, the week ended with relief: after trading at unbelievable levels of 80 to the dollar and 100 to the euro, the ruble appears to have stabilised at around 60 and 73, respectively.<p>A double whammy of Western sanctions over Ukraine and plunging oil prices finally caught up with the …

Behold, atheists' new Ten Commandments

What if, instead of climbing Mount Sinai to receive the Ten Commandments from God, Moses had turned to the Israelites and asked: Hey, what do you guys think we should do?<p>Considering the Hebrews' bad behavior in the Bible, what with the coveting of neighbors' wives and murdering their own brothers, …

31 Things Every Young Parent Should Be Doing With Their Money Right Now

If you're starting a family, these are the financial moves you should be making.

The Christmas Question: PS4 Or Xbox One?

Christmas is less than a week away, and it’s time to make some big purchasing decisions, if you haven’t already. Out of every question posed to me by readers (and even Forbes staffers), one comes up more than any other. PS4 or Xbox One?<p>Obviously there are other gaming options this holiday season, …

Details about New Characters in Star Wars: Episode 7 Coming Out!

The new installment in the “Star Wars” franchise is already enjoying a huge amount of hype, as can be expected for a film with its popularity – and …

New Pictures from 'Star Wars 7', 'Insurgent', 'Furious 7', 'Ted 2', 'Jurassic World' and More

Entertainment Weekly has released several new images from upcoming 2015 releases including the likes of some artwork from <i>Star Wars: Episode VII – The</i> …

End Of Year Tax Reminders For Students

December is the time when Americans across the country need to start thinking about getting ready for tax season. This includes students and first time filers as well. Even if you only earned a little income in 2014, maybe from a work study program or a few part time shifts, you still need to file …

Follow these six rules to accomplish more each day

Have you ever noticed some people are able to stay organized while getting a massive quantity of work accomplished, while others appear to be busy but never actually produce results? Time management is the key to becoming a successful entrepreneur. We can have all of the best ideas in the world, …

North Korea Offers to Help the U.S. in the Most Threatening, North Korean Way Possible

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea on Saturday proposed a joint investigation with the U.S. into the hacking attack against Sony Pictures Entertainment, warning of “serious” consequences if Washington rejects a probe that it believes will prove Pyongyang had nothing to do with the …

Saudi Arabia's Oil Strategy Is About More Than Destroying The US Shale Business

At a panel discussion Wednesday hosted by the Overseas Press Club and Control Risks (the latter a global risk consultancy), the speakers seemed skeptical of the idea that Saudi Arabia was refusing to prop up oil prices because it wanted to force American producers out of the market. (US shale …