Kel Brown

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Potatoes with Swiss Chard Pesto

Make your potato salad mayonnaise-free by using homemade <b>Swiss chard pesto</b> instead.<p>A recipe for Swiss Chard Salsa Verde caught my attention. When I …

The Week in Review: When World Leaders Joined #SelfieNation

Inside Flipboard / December 14, 2013<p>On Tuesday, President Obama took part in what could be called the “Selfie Seen ‘Round the World.” That is, Danish …

The Week in Review: Flip to the Year Ahead

Inside Flipboard / December 27, 2013<p>In Japan, where I was born and raised, New Year’s is the most important holiday. Planning your resolutions …

The Week in Review: Awards Season Is ON

Inside Flipboard / January 17, 2014<p>The Golden Globes last Sunday kicked off an intense stretch celebrating the best in entertainment. Next up, …

50 Highly Anticipated Films At The 2014 Sundance Film Festival

From a drama starring two recent SNL favorites to a documentary about Mitt Romney to plenty of zombies, there are all kinds of movies for all kinds of people at this year's premier Park City-set independent film fest. In no particular order!<p><b>Correction:</b> <i>It turns out, director Sophie Hyde did shoot</i> …

Film Festivals

13 Apps to Inspire Creativity

If you haven’t fallen off the resolutions wagon yet… congrats. If as soon as week one ended, so did your good intentions, we totally hear you. But one resolution that’s always worth keeping is continually trying to bring creativity to your life every day. In our obsession with doing just that, …

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This dog attended church EVERY day. The reason why will leave you speechless.

Advertisement<p>It was the last time Tommy saw his owner. And he just couldn’t forget it.<p>“Maria of the fields”, as she was known in her small Italian …

Indian sex attacks spark foreign warnings

Canada, France and UK update advice for women travelling through India after high-profile attacks on foreigners.<p>Three governments have updated travel advice for women visiting India, urging them to exercise caution because of an increasing number of sex attacks on foreigners.<p>The UK, Canada and …

Gay Russian protester detained at Olympic torch relay

MOSCOW (AP) — A gay Russian protester was detained on Saturday for unfurling a rainbow flag during the Olympic torch relay as it passed through his hometown of Voronezh, 560 miles north of Sochi, where the games will begin Feb. 7.<p>Photos uploaded by his friends show Pavel Lebedev pulling out the …

Scientists Find Remains of Alfred The Great Or King Edward The Elder

When Viking invaders tore through 9th-century Europe, only one Anglo-Saxon leader was able to withstand their ferocious onslaught. King Alfred of …

Mother Charged With Murder in Deaths of Children

Detectives in Montgomery County, Md., have charged a mother with the deaths of her two children.<p>Police charged Zakieya Latrice Avery, 28, of …

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At almost $338 a share, Netflix (NFLX) stock has surged more than fourfold since the start of last year. Next week, the video streaming company is expected to report earnings for the final quarter of 2013, but before investors get too excited, they should take a deeper look at the company.<p>Netflix’s …

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A year ago, “sequestration” was an ominous word in defense circles as the industry braced for what promised to be drastic across-the-board cuts in federal spending. But with this week’s passage of the 2014 omnibus spending bill, everything looks — well, everything looks pretty much the same as …

FTC Orders Apple to Pay a Minimum of $32.5 Million Over In-App Purchases

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Imagine that your child racked up thousands in app purchases without your consent or knowledge. That's exactly what happened to one consumer whose daughter, unbeknownst to her, spent $2,600 in the app "Tap Pet Hotel." And she isn't the …

Habits of the World's Wealthiest People (Infographic)

What do Oprah Winfrey and Warren Buffett have in common, in addition to their fairly sizable net worths? More than you might think.<p>An infographic developed by social-media marketing company NowSourcing details some of the qualities and traits shared by the rich (we're talking those who earn more …

Photoshop's Latest Feature: 3-D Printing Capability

Software maker Adobe is adding a new dimension to its business.<p>In yet another sign that 3-D printers are gaining traction for mainstream use, Adobe announced today that the updated version of its ubiquitous Photoshop program will feature 3-D printing capabilities.<p>Available now, the update allows …

Downton Abbey: Lord Grantham's 5 Worst Management Mistakes

If you’ve been watching Downton Abbey, the hit period drama that follows an aristocratic English family at the turn of the 20th century, you may have found yourself yelling at the screen whenever Robert Crawley appears (or maybe that’s just me). Also known as Lord Grantham, he’s the master of the …

7 Ways Social Media Will Be More Expensive This Year

This story originally appeared on PR Daily<p>For a long time, there was a perception that social media marketing was free, or at least very inexpensive. Starting a Facebook or Twitter account was free, and hiring a part-time intern to manage them didn't cost much.<p>In reality, social media marketing has …

Do You Have the Entrepreneurial 'X Factor?'

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There's a mysterious "X factor" shared by entrepreneurs around the world. Fledgling entrepreneurs reach for it, while the successful seem to wear it effortlessly. But what is this elusive entrepreneurial element? Is it a learned skill, or …

Vimeo Wants to License and Fund Your Movie

New York-based video-sharing website Vimeo announced on Thursday plans to help aspiring filmmakers get their movies off the ground through a $500,000 Audience Development Fund.<p>The company will take to crowdfunding platforms like Kickstarter, Seed&Spark and Indiegogo to search for projects to …

Dressed for Success: How 3 Fashion Startups Are Revamping the Industry

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>With the fashion industry seeing its fair share of disruption, entrepreneurs are heading to co-working space Projective Space to get in on the action.<p>Nestled on top of the famed Zarin Fabrics -- the go-to shop for <i>Sex and the City,</i> <i>Cashmere</i> …

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Is This the Year Fast-Food Pizza Disappears?

2014 may be the end of pizza chains as we know them, as veteran fast-food chains like Domino's and Pizza Hut attempt to compete with fast-casual rookies by upping their quality and atmosphere.<p>Domino's will remodel all of its restaurants to fit the "Pizza Theatre" prototype by 2017, the company …

Associated Press News

Why Western Outrage Could Make Things Worse For Russia's Gays

One of the most troubling events in 2013 was the deteriorating situation for Russia's LGBT community. In a few short months, the government passed laws banning "gay propaganda" and gay pride marches in Moscow for 100 years. Viral videos of disturbing homophobic abuse seemed to show a growing lack …

Associated Press News

Putin Promises Sochi Olympics Will Be Discrimination-Free

MOSCOW, Jan 16 (Reuters) - President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday no athlete would face discrimination at next month's Winter Olympics, hoping to ease international concern over a Russian law banning gay "propaganda".<p>Aware that the success or failure of the Sochi Games will help shape his …