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This Founder Raised $1M for Her Startup With a $700 Plane Ticket to Meet Tim Ferriss

The founder of TaskRabbit, Leah Busque, attributes her big idea to rigorous self-discipline--and owning a dog.<p>How do you come up with an idea like TaskRabbit?<p>For months, I'd been antsy at IBM. So I trained myself to have ideas.<br>I kept a notepad next to my bed to jot down thoughts in the middle of …

Tim Ferriss

Sears CEO: 'We're fighting like hell to change the way people do business with us'

After the sixth consecutive year of losses and several rounds of store closings, Sears Holdings Chairman and CEO Edward Lampert says he's still committed to reversing the department store chain's slide by turning Sears into a 21st-century merchant focused on catering to its best customers.<p>In an …

'Dear White People' Director Has Message For White Viewers: 'Welcome To The Revolution'

Justin Simien's new show is one everyone should watch.<p>Nearly three years since the release of his debut motion picture “Dear White People,” filmmaker Justin Simien wants his new Netflix series of the same title to help push for more unity in America.<p>Starring Logan Browning, Brandon P. Bell, …

7 Simple But Powerful Customer Testimonial Examples You Can Steal

In this article, I want to set the record straight. We’ll discuss seven types of testimonial you can use in your online marketing to drive more …

6 Composition, Cinematography, and Moral Lessons From Batman: The Dark Knight

I just watched Batman: The Dark Knight (the older one) — and was blown away.<p>Here are some life lessons, composition, and cinematography I have …

Cinematography

The art of storytelling | Pixar in a Box | Partner content

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Why Martin Scorsese's Next Movie Will Cost More Than $125M

'The Irishman,' the Oscar winner's first film for Netflix, which will star Robert De Niro, Al Pacino and Joe Pesci, is the real-life story of Frank …

Tony Stark Has Jarvis. And Now IBM Has Havyn

Last October, 11-year-old Evan Spisak wandered down to his father’s basement workshop to help out on a weekend project, a time-honored tradition in …

Before he leaves office, Obama should pardon the activist who inspired King, Malcolm X and Mandela

Martin Luther King called Marcus Garvey the first man “to give millions of Negroes a sense of dignity and destiny.” His philosophy of black self-determination influenced black leaders from Nelson Mandela to Jomo Kenyatta to Malcolm X.<p>At a time when lynchings still occurred, Garvey was a firebrand …

How to Write a Screenplay FAST with Jeff Bollow

How to Write a Screenplay with FAST with Jeff Bollow<p>Have you ever wanted to learn how to write a screenplay fast? I know I do. This is why I invited …

The 10 Best Structured Movies in History

I don’t find myself thinking about the structure of a movie as often as I should. But after seeing this video from CineFix explain the different …

Die Hard

Netflix built a massive worldwide operation to make Chelsea Handler’s dirty jokes land globally

“When life hands you lemons, make lemonade… with vodka.” That’s one of Chelsea Handler’s mantras.<p>But translating a joke like that into Portuguese, Arabic, and German is a tall order. That’s why Netflix, which recently launched a global late-night talk show starring the US comedian, has 200 …

‘Suicide Squad’s’ Joel Kinnaman to Star in Netflix Sci-Fi Drama ‘Altered Carbon’

The actor, known for his roles in "RoboCop" and "The Killing," will play the lead in the adaptation of Richard K. Morgan's cyberpunk novel.

Why Islam forbids images of Mohammed

<b>(CNN) —</b> French officials are still trying to determine what caused gunmen to attack a satirical magazine in Paris, killing 12 people. But, according to French media, the gunmen yelled, "We have avenged the Prophet!" as they stormed the office.<p>Charlie Hebdo, the French satirical magazine attacked on …

The Prophet

Go Back To The Future with the world's first hoverboard

Watch: professional skateboarder Tony Hawk showcases the world's first real hoverboard<p>Fans of <b>Back to the Future</b> Part II need to take a deep breath – the hoverboard has officially arrived and here's the video to prove it.<p>As professional skateboarder Tony Hawk demonstrates, the hoverboard, which has …

Apple Adds UnionPay Debit and Credit Cards As Payment Option in Chinese App Store

- Nov 17, 2014<p>Apple has announced that it will finally be allowing its Chinese customers to use their China UnionPay debit and credit cards in the …

Threat of lone wolf attacks worries Homeland Security chief

Lone wolf terror attacks remain a significant threat within the United States, Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson said Sunday, and could occur without warning.<p>"We have to be vigilant against an independent actor here in the homeland who might choose to strike at any moment," Johnson told CNN's …

From Johnny Depp to Hunter S Thompson: no such thing as a glamorous drunk

As an exchange student in the US, I once paid to hear Hunter S Thompson give a talk. The venue was a bar called The Iron Horse and the writer had clearly been drinking deep in advance. Thompson came on stage carrying an egg whisk which he beat against the table at regular intervals. He swayed so …

Publish Brand 2014 Holiday "The Rebuild" Collection

Casual menswear label Publish Brand presents its 2014 holiday collection titled “The Rebuild.”<p>Casual menswear label Publish Brand presents its 2014 …

Strong, Fast, and Ripped: The Training Plan

Build an athletic body that's primed for peak performance<p>Why do you work out? Better question: Why do you <i>train</i>? Because there is a difference. After all, lots of people work out—to burn calories or relieve stress or just because they like to sweat. But athletes train. They train with the purpose of …