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Financial Times appoints Matthew Garrahan global media editor - Announcements

The Financial Times today announces the appointment of Matthew Garrahan (@MattGarrahan) as its global media editor, overseeing coverage of media, …

Twitter Co-founder Biz Stone: My Latest Startup Was An 'Accident'

But the app was an accident, Stone told Bloomberg's Emily Chang:<p>"First of all, I did it by accident. I didn't mean to do this. My friend Ben Finkel and I were going on a walk and we accidentally asked ourselves the question, what would build if we had to build something that can answer any question …

Jelly Belly debuts draft beer flavor jelly bean; tastes wheaty, smells yeasty

Jelly Belly Candy Co., the Fairfield, Calif., maker of Jelly Belly jelly beans (about 37 million pounds of them annually), has announced a new flavor: draft beer.<p>Jelly Belly also introduced dark chocolate-covered Tabasco Jelly Bellys at this month's Winter Fancy Food Show in San Francisco. (The …

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Street Poets: Healing L.A. Youth Through the Power of the Pen

January 22, 2014<p>“Now I see since my youth<br>I’ve had the key<br>To open the door inside me<br>This pen & pad will set me free” <i><br>-“Me Myself & I”</i> <i><br>by Eric Henderson,</i> …

The Top 10 Films Of 2013: Richard Lawson’s List

This was an odd year for movies. As expected, winter and spring offered a few forgettable blockbusters (<i>Olympus Has Fallen</i>, <i>Oblivion</i>). But then the big summer fare came along and disappointed nearly en masse (<i>Elysium</i>, <i>Man of Steel</i>), while a sizable handful of indies, like <i>Fruitvale Station</i> and <i>The</i> …

How Netflix Instant Will Help You Survive The Rest Of The Holidays

Some of you are lucky enough to be back at work today. Some of you can even count yourself lucky that you’re in transit. Because as nightmarish as gridlocked freeways or insanely crowded airports may seem, for many of us nothing is worse than spending one more day home for the holidays. If the …

Drudge Siren: Is Michelle Obama’s Birthday Party Invitation Inconsiderately Worded?

First Lady Michelle Obama, 49, will be having a 50th birthday party, <i>The Chicago Tribune</i> scoops. The <i>Tribune</i> also reports—we believe in another exclusive—that her January 17th birthday “represents a personal milestone and a public moment.”<p>As such, her husband, America’s most beloved current …

Allow James Franco To Explain Selfies to New York Times Readers

Are you into selfies?<p>If you’re over the age of 40 it’s possible you think I just made a lewd remark, and if you’re under the age of 20 you probably think it’s a rhetorical question—obviously you’re into selfies, because <i>everyone</i> is into selfies. The inevitable result of a culture in which everyone …

Best iPad Apps of 2013

2013 has been another memorable year for the iPad App Store. The number of apps designed specifically for the iPad hit the 500,000 milestone this year and is now well on its way to 600,000. By now, there are excellent iPad apps for just about any purpose. From heavy-duty productivity and business …

WhatsApp now has over 400 million monthly users

Messaging apps have exploded in popularity this year, and few are growing faster than WhatsApp. The global messaging phenomenon announced today that it has reached a significant milestone: 400 million active users each month, with 100 million of them joining in the last four months alone. "We’ve …

'The Wolf of Wall Street' Is Hilarious and Scathing

This week on At the Movies, Peter Travers highlights a real beast of a film, <i>The Wolf of Wall Street.</i> It's the latest from one of America's greatest …

Wall Street

The Wolf of Wall Street Is Enraging Moviegoers, Thrilling Bankers, And Making Tons Of Cash

<i>The Wolf of Wall Street</i> is doing great—it led the holiday box office with $10 million on Christmas Day!<p><i>The Wolf of Wall Street</i> is doing terribly—it earned a C rating on CinemaScore, meaning audiences liked it less than everything else currently in theaters, including <i>Walking With Dinosaurs</i>.<p>Whatever …

NPR Music's 100 Favorite Songs Of 2013

What do you have to do, as a song, to win our hearts? You have to sink in. You have to stop someone dead in her tracks. You need to cause that man to act a fool. Scrunch a nose, tense a shoulder, drop an ass.<p>We compile our 100 Favorite Songs much like we do the work on our 50 Favorite Albums list, …

Nat Geo Travel Staff’s 2014 Bucket List

The staff at National Geographic Travel is continually criss-crossing the globe to uncover the best and the brightest places, but we have travel wish lists just like everyone else.<p><b>Here’s where we want to go in 2014 and why:</b><p><b>> Iceland and Greenland</b><p>“I have a strange love for quiet, empty, ‘desolate’ …

National Geographic's Best Travel Photos 2013 - in pictures

National Geographic has picked 10 of the most stunning travel images from 2013, from their daily photo feature Travel 365

50 Best Albums of 2013

The past 12 months had more great music going on than any year in recent memory. Some of the most innovative artists of the last decade — Kanye West, …

Music

Salon’s ultimate book guide for 2013

Got gift certificates to spend? James McBride, Elizabeth Gilbert, Junot Diaz and many more have suggestions<p>Salon reached out to a bunch of writers who had new books out this year to find out what their favorite book of the year was. We saw a lot of books by big-name writers: Donna Tartt, Jonathan …

KCRW Presents: YunaKCRW

Malaysian singer-songwriter Yuna first caught our attention a few years ago with her rich, textured voice. Since then, she's grown as an artist in many ways, from collaborating with huge talents like Pharrell to starting her own fashion line.<p>During her recent visit to <i>Morning Becomes Eclectic</i>, Yuna …

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West Coast's Early Warning System For Quakes Still Spotty

Earthquake scientists on the West Coast would like to build a system that would give people a bit of warning before they get jolted with strong shaking from a distant quake.<p>If we have a quake this afternoon, the Legislature would find the money next week — and we would build this system next week. …

Suspect Pleads Not Guilty In Fatal Shooting Of TSA Agent In LA

The man accused of fatally shooting a TSA worker at Los Angeles International Airport last month has pleaded not guilty.<p>Paul Anthony Ciancia, 23, entered the plea on Thursday with the federal magistrate at a West Valley Detention Center in Rancho Cucamonga. His trial is set for Feb. 11.<p>Ciancia was …

Voting For Academy Award Nominations Begins Friday

There are a lot of of strong films and performances to choose from this year. <i>Morning Edition</i> co-host David Greene talks to Kim Masters, editor-at-large for <i>The Hollywood Reporter</i>, about some of the contenders for nominations. Masters is also host of <i>The Business</i> on member station KCRW.<p><b>Listen ·</b> …

The Price Is Wrong And You Know It: Do You Buy That Ticket?

Headlines such as this come along every few months:<p>"Delta To Honor Extremely Cheap Mistake Fares."<p>The news, says The Associated Press, is that:<p>"From about 10 a.m. to noon ET [Thursday], certain Delta fares on the airline's own website and other airfare booking sites were showing up incorrectly, …

2013: The Year In Tiny Desk Concerts

For weeks now, we've been compiling lists of 2013's best music — favorite albums, favorite songs, individual staff members' personal Top 10 lists and so on. Applying a rank to the year's best can be a stress-inducing, conflict-intensive process behind the scenes, but we wouldn't dare attempt such a …

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