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Samuel L. Jackson on Being Black in Hollywood

When the actor moved to L.A. in the 90s, Sidney Poitier welcomed him. The cops? Not so much.<p>I was a theater actor in New York in the 1970s and 80s. I used to call my agent every day, and my greeting for her was always “Did Hollywood call?” She’d say “No.” But one day, in 1991, I checked in with …

Samuel L. Jackson

Chamber Happenings: Marketing for Small Business on a Dime

ELKO — Sometimes the marketing game for your business can seem overwhelming and quite costly. But, there are ways to reduce that cost and use …

Disneyland 'demand pricing' will cost you $5 less on slow days and $20 more when it's busy

Walt Disney Co. is adopting a new pricing policy at Disneyland and other U.S. theme parks that would reduce ticket costs on low-demand days and boost entrance fees for more popular times.<p>Starting Sunday, anyone willing to drop in on a typically slow day — maybe a Wednesday in September — will pay a …

Warren Buffett Says Negative View of U.S. Economy is 'Dead Wrong'

Billionaire investor Warren Buffett says the United States’ economy is doing much better than how presidential candidates are portraying it on the campaign trail. Buffett says they are misleading Americans into believing that the next generation will be worse off than them financially.<p>“It’s an …

Bernie Sanders
Small Business

5 Foods That Can Help You Get a Better Night's Sleep

Here's a very good reason to treat yourself to a bowl of cherries.<p>It seems we're a nation of insomniacs. Nearly half of Americans suffer from at least occasional sleeplessness, and 22 percent experience it every (or almost every) night, according to the National Sleep Foundation (NSF). But what if …

A Mammal's Brain Has Been Cryonically Frozen And Recovered For The First Time

Austin Powers called: he wants his movie plot back.<p>For the first time, researchers have cryonically frozen a whole mammalian brain and recovered it …

Imaging

Horses can recognise human emotion, new study shows

Psychologists have shown for the first time that horses are able to distinguish between positive and negative human facial expressions<p>Look angry and a horse is likely to give you a sideways glance: using its left or sinister side. Its heart rate will increase, too. And both are indications that a …

Psychology

Everyone Who Wants Film Production to Return to Hollywood Say 'Aye'

That loud chorus of 'ayes" you just heard came from the leaders of six of the most powerful organizations in what used to be known as the Film Capital of the World. Yes, Hollywood is now aggressively dealing with the fact that Hollywood (the birthplace and generic name for all entertainment on …

Los Angeles

How 'Deadpool' rose from Hollywood purgatory to make R-rated fun of your sacred superheroes

Every superhero's story has its pivotal, then-everything-changed moment: a radioactive spider bite, a laboratory experiment gone awry, exposure to cosmic rays.<p>This one involves an Internet leak.<p>In late July 2014, nearly two minutes of old test footage from an offbeat and very R-rated movie called …

New York City Protest Planned Against Beyoncé's Super Bowl Halftime Performance

The controversy around Beyoncé’s politically charged Super Bowl 50 halftime performance looks set to continue with a protest planned next week …

New York City

App that invests spare change on the stock market launches in Australia

If you regularly have 50 cents left over from your daily coffee purchase, you could be doing more with it than simply tossing it in a jar with all …

Business Lessons From Beyond The Shark Tank

<i>The negotiations end. The deal is struck. Everyone hugs and high-fives.</i><p>Now what?<p>In my article, <i>In The Shark Tank It's All About Valuation</i>, I discussed how the Sharks arrive at their valuations. But the show also offers insights into other aspects of business while providing an entertaining glimpse …

Real Estate

Young home buyer's dilemma: Swanky condo vs. blah semi

<b>By Rob Carrick</b><p>Hey there, everyone. Welcome to the redesigned <b>Carrick on Money</b> newsletter, where I round up the best online personal finance content and deliver it to your inbox. Let's jump right into a topic that obsesses me and a lot of Globe and Mail readers. It's real estate. Once a no-brainer …

Home Ownership
Real Estate

Katrin and Raul's 48sqm Condo with Small Space Solutions

<b>Names:</b> Katrin Nunez and Raul Galang<p><b>Type of Home:</b> Two Units converted into a One-Bedroom Condo<p><b>Style of Home:</b> Modern Glam<p>For many soon-to-be-married …

5 Smart Ways to Host Thanksgiving on a Small Dining Table

(Image credit: Martha Stewart)<p>For most of the year, living in a small space can be wonderful. It's easier to clean, you don't accumulate as much …

Living Rooms

25 Murphy Bed Designs Perfect for Small Spaces

Sometimes, we are left with no choice but to live in a small space. While others prefer to live in a small space than a spacious one. So, if you are …

Interior Design

Best Small Space Grocery and Food Storage Tips

When you've only got a little bit of space to work with, keeping reusable containers on hand at all times can seem like a waste of space. But we can …

Small Spaces

5 Things You Need to Know About Small Space Gardening

Deciding to start a small garden in a limited space can be quite challenging. While it can be refreshing to see a touch of green or lovely blooms in …

Faking an Entryway in a Small Space: 6 Strategies That Really Work

Don't have an actual entryway? You're not alone. Small space dwellers and those with modern homes that didn't build an entryway into the floor plan …

Small Spaces

5 Small Space Ideas to Steal from a 48sqm Condo

When Katrin Nunez and Raul Galang invested in two units in Makati, they asked Honey Mutia and Rosa Manduriao of Desaurum Co. Interiors to be in …

Small Spaces

Small Space Survival: 5 Smart Techniques to Steal from a 300 Square Foot Home

Those surviving successfully in a small space have lessons they can share with the rest of us. Five smart ideas are in this New York City home — and …

Small Spaces

6 Ways to Make a Small Space Sparkle on a Budget

You might not have the space or money to add all the glamorous touches you’d like, but that doesn’t mean your digs have to be dull. With an ounce of …

Small Spaces

Small Space Workouts for Tiny Homes

Though a gym membership is totally worth it for your health — sometimes for budget or time limitations you've got to try to figure out a way to …

Exercise

10 Small-Space Decorating Tips to Steal From Hotels

Travel broadens the mind and widens our ambition toward curating our own immaculately turned-out retreat at home. Designed for maximum efficiency and …

Nine New Small Space Seating, Storage & Surface Solutions Worth Trying

(Image credit: Sanna Tranlov)<p>By now you probably know about storing things under your bed, or hanging them on the back of a door, or in boxes in the …

Small Spaces
Small Spaces