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11 Movies to Watch Out for in 2015

The non-blockbuster must-see features of the year.<p><b>Hey, did you know that a brand-new Star Wars film</b> is coming out in December? And an <i>Avengers</i> sequel is on the way in May? And yet another <i>Jurassic Park</i> adventure arrives in June? Oh, wait—of course you did, because even at this early stage of 2015, …

Mark Zuckerberg Starts A Book Club, Becomes This Generation’s Oprah

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is this generation’s version of Oprah. His crowd-sourced New Year’s resolutions post on Facebook prompted Zuck to start a book club this year. The club is so influential that the paperback version of the first book Zuck chose to read for the group,”The End of Power” has …

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Reservation Confirmed: A Reading List About Airbnb

It’s easy to get distracted while reading about Airbnb. First, the listings themselves range from luxurious to quaint, and if you have any sort of …

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Ebola wipes out every mother in Liberian village

In Joeblow, Liberia, every mother has been killed by Ebola leaving a village full of confused and devastated children<p>For 11-year-old Montgomery Philip, childhood is over. Six months ago he would have been playing football with his schoolmates, but now his job is to care for his 10-monthold baby …

Facebook is the new AOL

So it's worth noting that the broad outlines of tech in 2015 look surprisingly like the late '90s. The major players are set up the same, the fights are the same, and the mistakes will almost certainly be the same. It's going to be pretty fun until it all blows up, actually — some of these ancient …

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7 Ways to Stay Motivated and Accomplish Anything

Motivation comes--and it goes. Here's how to hold onto it, even when things get tough.<p>Does the start of a New Year renew your energy and motivation to achieve change? For most it does, but let's face it, no matter how driven you are, there will be times when your energy and commitment will ebb. …

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January Hot Type: The Books You Need to Read This Month

The deeply aggrieved narrator of first-time novelist <b>Ben Metcalf</b>’s eccentric, magnificent Southern Gothic metafiction unleashes bitter Faulknerian arias <i>Against the Country</i> (Random House).<p><b>Paul Griner</b>’s bone-chilling novel <i>Second Life</i> (Soft Skull), is set in the demimonde of corpse wranglers and the …

Leap second: French time lords add one second to 2015

Software companies are bracing themsevles for glitches after the Paris Observatory announced it will add a leap second to 2015<p>The year 2015 will be slightly longer after the Paris Observatory announced it was adding a leap second to clocks this summer.<p>On June 30, dials will read 11:59:60 as clocks …

20 podcasts you need to hear in 2015

Power Popsicles --- your favorite power smoothie on a stick!

I’m kicking off the unofficial start of summer with a whole week of new popsicle recipes, tips, and useful links. Homemade popsicles are so …

At Lunch With Restaurant Payment Startup Cover, Which Just Raised $5.5 Million

Splitting meals is what they do -- professionally.<p>Mark Egerman and Andrew Cove have shared more than a few meals together. Egerman and I pick the Nicoise salad for lunch at Lure Fishbar in New York’s Soho neighborhood, and he quickly starts snagging fries off Cove’s burger plate without …

Misfit teams up with Beddit to sell branded sleep tracking hardware, integrates with iOS app

Misfit, the creator of the popular shine fitness tracking wearable, and Beddit, the creator of sleep analysis hardware, today announced a partnership that brings sleep tracking to Misfit’s iOS app. The Beddit is a thin strip-like sensor that you place under your bed sheets. It can track heart rate, …