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Matthew Perry Doesn't Remember Filming 3 Seasons of Friends Due to Substance Abuse

"I had a big problem with pills and alcohol, and I couldn't stop."<p>Matthew Perry's substance abuse was so damaging during the <i>Friends</i> years, he claims he doesn't remember filming three seasons of the show.<p>During a recent interview with <i>BBC Radio 2</i>, he was asked which episode was his least favorite, …

10 best podcasts by women you probably haven't heard — and need to now

Like other forms of media, the podcast industry is largely dominated by white, male voices. Take a quick look at the top 10 podcasts in iTunes, and …

Two Nobel Prize winners figured out the perfect salary for happiness

His work investigates how humanity's overall quality of life has surged in the past 100 years, thanks to global advancements of tech and healthcare, as well as Asia's incredible economic growth.<p>But he's also dug into the ways that Westerners relate to money. In a popular 2010 paper, he partnered …

Happiness

Spotlight: How Mark Traphagen Uses Google+ To Promote Flipboard Magazines

With 50 employees, Stone Temple Consulting is a boutique agency focused on SEO, content marketing and social media marketing—and thanks to Senior Director of Online Marketing Mark Traphagen, the firm’s own promotion of itself shows—not just tells—clients how best to engage out in the world.<p>Besides …

17 Screenwriting Lessons From Stephen King

<i>This Post originally appeared on the blog ScreenCraft. ScreenCraft is dedicated to helping screenwriters and filmmakers succeed through educational events, screenwriting competitions and the annual ScreenCraft Screenwriting Fellowship program, connecting screenwriters with agents, managers and</i> …

Writing

To Stop Procrastinating, Start by Understanding the Emotions Involved

Time management goes only so far; the emotional reasons for delay must also be addressed<p>Putting off a work or school assignment in order to play videogames or water the plants might seem like nothing more serious than poor time-management.<p>But researchers say chronic procrastination is an emotional …

Time Management

The 10 things in advertising you need to know today

<b>1. There's an internal joke at Google that sums up the company's big change.</b> "The internal joke within [Google] was if you're not moving your desk every six months, something was very wrong with the company," an ex-employee told Business Insider.<p><b>2. Facebook's last push into e-commerce was a</b> …

Advertising

This Might Be the Greatest Photographer "About" Page Ever

Victoria Hely-Hutchinson is a Yale University MFA graduate hailing from the UK. Devoid of any pretense, accolades or biographical information, her …

Biographies

Employee or contractor? Labor Department seeks to clarify rules

When are workers employees? When are they contractors?<p>The Labor Department issued new guidance Wednesday intended to help companies answer that increasingly fraught question. The issue has taken on greater urgency with the growth of sharing-economy firms such as Uber and TaskRabbit, which …

Employment

7 Surprisingly Practical Lessons From America's New Poet Laureate

Not a poetry fan? Not to worry. There's plenty of inspiration and wisdom to learn from the life and work of Juan Felipe Herrera, the new U.S. poet laureate.<p>On Wednesday, June 10, the Library of Congress announced that Juan Felipe Herrera, 66, will be the next U.S. poet laureate.<p>Elaborating on the …

Ariana Grande writes empowering essay on feminism

Ariana Grande is fed up with how society treats women and their relationships. According to <i>The Sun</i>, Grande commented on rumors that she’s dating One …

Pay as you go road pricing coming to the USA

Millions of motorists set to be charged according to how far they drive as states try to plug gap caused by falling fuel tax as cars become more efficient<p>Millions of American motorists face being taxed according to how far they drive.<p>Road pricing, which was considered and then ditched by the last …

This Is the Key to Happiness, According to Psychotherapists

The story you tell yourself about your life.<p>When your vision of your life story is inadequate, depression can result.<p>Psychotherapists actually help …

Creative Writing

McDonald's leans on franchisees to spur growth, win back customers

McDonald’s (MCD) laid out on Monday the broad outline for its strategy to shake off years of underwhelming results and stem an accelerating exodus of …

Kanye West: ‘I’m Not a Musician. I’m an Inventor’

Kanye West has unleashed a series of revealing interviews in the months after unveiling his first Adidas fashion line, and the rapper once again …

7 Reasons You Should Care About Your Personal Branding

Think personal branding isn't important to your career? Think again.<p>Personal branding is especially crucial for the current generation of young workers, who are more likely to move around professionally. Over the course of their careers, many professionals will change industries, transition between …

8 super-successful people share their best advice on how to quit a job

But there <i>are</i> smart — and reckless — ways to go about it.<p>LinkedIn recently asked the top minds in business to share their best advice for quitting a job.<p>Here's what Richard Branson, Suze Orman, and six other super-successful people had to say.

Self-improvement

Apartment Complex Claims Copyright of Tenant Pics to Prevent Bad Reviews: It Backfires

An apartment complex near Orlando, Florida, is receiving a torrent of bad publicity after one of its tenant contracts was published online. The …

The West Coast port strikes have done ‘permanent, irrevocable damage’

Cargo had been delayed for weeks. Perishable goods with sell-by dates were stuck in refrigerated containers somewhere. Companies around the country spent endless working hours to keep the supply chain from collapsing. Cargo was shipped by air at a big additional cost. Demurrage charges and other …

9 Amazing Female Graphic Novelists, Illustrators And Cartoonists You Should Read

It's been a big couple of years for women in the comic book world, with Marvel Comics unveiling female versions of their previously male-dominated troop of heroes. Last month, a girl-powered Avengers cast was announced, including such superheroes as She-Hulk, Dazzler, and Medusa. It's a bound in …

Comics

Blogger lashing: Saudi rejects criticism of Badawi case

<b>Saudi Arabia has expressed "surprise and dismay" at international media reports criticising the flogging of a Saudi blogger for insulting Islam.</b><p>In its first official statement on the case the foreign ministry said it rejected any interference in its internal affairs.<p>Raif Badawi was sentenced to …

Human Rights

LA to Pay $50K to Detained Photographers and Teach Deputies That Photography is Not a Crime

Los Angeles has agreed to pay a $50,000 settlement to three photographers after they were detained by LA County Sheriffs while taking pictures in …

The Two Best Pieces of Advice David Carr Ever Gave Me

Over the last decade David Carr poured buckets of advice on me. He counseled me through my first and second book. Helped me find a hidden path in The …

The Unspoken Reason Why Wedding Photography is So Expensive

Here’s a common complaint: “Why is wedding photography so expensive?”<p>One of the most common complaints about wedding photography is that it’s too …

Will the Real Landscape Photography Please Stand Up?

This post is a curmudgeonly look at the current state of landscape photography.<p>I was in Munich yesterday, munching on some bratwurst and drinking a …

10 Truths About Being a Photographer

Is it the best job ever? Well yeah, sometimes, most of the time really, but it also comes along with some bullsh** that not everybody realizes. I …