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Every Sideshow Bob Episode Of ‘The Simpsons,’ Ranked

On Sunday’s episode of <i>The Simpsons</i>, we were treated to a cameo appearance from Sideshow Bob, who is an inmate at the prison where Bart’s ultra-strict substitute teacher (voiced by Willem Dafoe) becomes a guard. So now is a great time to rank every Sideshow Bob episode ever. Just to be clear, we’re …

3 Reasons You Should Adopt an Attitude of Gratitude

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>November is synonymous with Thanksgiving in America, and it’s common during this month to hear talk of gratitude and why it’s so important. Adopting a gratitude practice isn’t just something that sounds nice at Thanksgiving -- …

Happiness

5 Ways to Succeed at Work by Enjoying Your Life Every Day

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We don't realize how much what we do after work hours impacts our workday productivity, but your workday success hinges, in large part, on how you spend your time once you’ve left the office.<p>The following are five tips to ensure …

Productivity

Why Ben Picked Jerry

4 min read<p>In the early days of launching their now legendary brand, Ben and Jerry lived and breathed ice cream. They would sleep on their freezers some nights. But one thing was always more important than their business: Their friendship.<p>That, says Ben Cohen -- the “Ben” who founded the famous …

Ice Cream

7 Poisonous Beliefs That Make You Desperately Unhappy

9 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>LinkedIn Influencer, Jeff Haden, published this post originally on LinkedIn.</i><p>All of us, at least once in a while, are unhappy.<p>But what if you’re unhappy much of the time? In most cases the cause is not external. How happy you …

Happiness

3 Lies We Tell Ourselves About Entrepreneurship

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Do you really have more freedom as an entrepreneur than as an employee?<p>The answer: <i>Yes and no.</i><p>The primary complaint with the typical 9 to 5 schedule is that it simply leaves you <i>too freaking tired</i> to do anything personally …

Self-employment

6 Secrets to Being More Productive Each Day

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When you own or run a business, it’s crucial you maximize every second of every day. Unfortunately, most owners and CEOs already work non-stop, so adding time isn’t an option. Instead, leaders have to learn how to make better …

Time Management

Gorilla Glass 4 shouldn't shatter when you drop your phone

Plenty of mobile device screens can easily resist minor cracks and scratches, but let's be honest -- those aren't the biggest problems. No, the <i>real</i> crisis comes when you drop your phone and the display shatters into many pieces. Thankfully, Corning is tackling that accident-related damage in …

Angelina Jolie confirms retirement from acting

Angelina Jolie has confirmed she plans to retire as an actor to focus on her budding career as a film-maker. Speaking to Du Jour magazine in an interview to promote her new film Unbroken, the Oscar-winning star of Girl Interrupted said she “absolutely” planned to move permanently behind the camera …

Florida State Gunman Shot Dead By Campus Police

Florida State University police shot and killed a gunman who had opened fire in the crowded university library around midnight. Three people were wounded.<p>Michael DeLeo, Tallahassee, Fla.'s chief of police, said the gunman appears to have acted alone.<p>"It will take not only hours but days to put all …

Joan Tarshis on Bill Cosby Sexual Assault Allegation: 'I Was Sickened, Embarrassed, Humiliated'

When Joan Tarshis first met Bill Cosby back in 1969, she was a starstruck 19-year-old trying to make it as a comedy writer.<p>Cosby was starring in <i>The</i> …

3 shot at Florida State University before gunman killed by police

<b>(CNN) —</b> Florida State University students huddled together in the aisles of a packed campus library early Thursday after a gunman opened fire, injuring three.<p>Two of the shooting victims were taken to Tallahassee Memorial Healthcare. One was in critical condition; the other was stable, the hospital …

French Isis fighters filmed burning passports and calling for terror at home

A film released by Islamic State (Isis) shows jihadi fighters burning French passports and calling on others to bring terror to the streets of the European country.<p>Released by one of Isis’s main media outlets, Al Hayat, the video shows four men who purport to be from France, including three who …

Cosby Show Star Raven-Symoné Says She 'Wasn't Taken Advantage of' by Bill Cosby

At least one of Bill Cosby’s former cast members on <i>The Cosby Show</i> has come to the defense of the 77-year-old comedian in light of allegations that he …