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Netflix will unveil two Dave Chappelle specials on December 31st

Remember when Dave Chappelle announced he would be releasing a Netflix special on December 31st? Well, it now turns out there'll be <i>two</i>. <i>Variety</i> reports that along with the previously announced <i>Dave Chappelle: Equanimity</i>, the comedian will release a fourth special entitled <i>The Bird Revelation</i>. Like</i> …

The 17 Best Stand-up Specials of 2017

From the personal to the political to the downright silly, these were the best stand-up specials of 2017.<p>2017 has decidedly not been a great year in …

Why Stand-Up Comedy Is Best For Long Road Trips

There’s a lot you can do to keep yourself entertained on lengthy road trips. Listening to music is always an excellent option. Podcast are great as …

Here’s how Sherlock Holmes keeps getting remixed

He has been a literary hero, a movie staple, a TV phenomenon, even a board game character.<p>The great thing about Sherlock Holmes is that he’s in the …

The 25 best TV shows that only lasted one season

But it's important to remember that this is a relatively new phenomenon, that all too often, potentially great shows will get cancelled before getting the chance to reach their full potential.<p>The list below focuses on scripted series, reaching back over two decades to cover some of television …

The 10 Best Crime Dramas On Netflix You Don’t Know About

Between the news and the drama that just comes with being a person, real life can be pretty stressful. That’s why there’s nothing that can make you …

Learning, Productivity and Personal development

The Wild West Is Alive and Well in These Nature Photos

Montana photographer Miles Glynn's shots of buffalo, wild horses, and sweeping canyons look lifted from an old Western film.<p><b>This article originally appeared on Creators.</b><p>The hulking backside of a bison stands in stolid restfulness along a sloping hillside. Another animal appears as a large mass of …

40 Simple Daily Rituals for Getting Ahead in Business and Life | Inc.com

The most successful people you know didn't get where they are by doing things like everyone else. One thing they likely have in common: Consistently doing the right things day in and out. Here's what dozens of high achieving executives say are their secrets to getting ahead in business and life.<p>1. …

Startups

A former Google engineer uses the same 5-minute practice to defuse tension at home and at work

As in: There's a slim chance your partner would blow up at a coworker for playing his music slightly too loud. But she might very well let into <i>you</i> for listening to an annoying podcast without headphones while she's trying to sleep.<p>In his 2012 book, "Search Inside Yourself," former Google engineer …

Here are some ways to make a mummy that Tom Cruise doesn't cover in The Mummy

Different cultures made mummies in different ways, with different reasons<p>The latest cinematic iteration of <i>The Mummy</i> takes off when antiquities thief Nick Morton (Tom Cruise) unearths an ancient Egyptian tomb — in Iraq<i>.</i> Ignoring the portents of impending doom (and the fact that stealing antiquities …

Why exercising on an empty stomach is the secret to weight loss

You may think you need food to fuel your workouts, but you are wrong.<p>Recently, the advice that suggests loading up on carbohydrates before exercise has been called into question. Yes, consuming carbs before exercise can increase performance in certain fields like sprinting and sports that use power …

Nutrition

10 free online courses you can take to learn to be more productive

Finding enough hours in the day to accomplish all of your tasks or goals can be difficult.<p>Sometimes the day has slipped away and you have accomplished little, and you don't know why.<p>It is also frustrating when you know that part of the reason you cannot get everything done is because you are not …

Japan is building the fastest supercomputer ever made

<b>(CNN) —</b> Japan is building the world's fastest supercomputer, which it hopes will make the country the new global hub for artificial intelligence research.<p>The supercomputer is expected to run at a speed of 130 petaflops, meaning it is able to perform a mind-boggling 130 quadrillion calculations per …

Japan

35 Books Everyone Should Read at Least Once in Their Lifetime

By Megan Willett<p>Books have the profound capacity to stay with us for the rest of our lives.<p>Whether they’re written for children, sci-fi lovers, …

The psychological benefits of being in a bad mood

<i>Homo sapiens</i> is a very moody species. Even though sadness and bad moods have always been part of the human experience, we now live in an age that ignores or devalues these feelings.<p>In our culture, normal human emotions like temporary sadness are often treated as disorders. Manipulative advertising, …

Psychology

Track Your Searches And Increase Your Sourcing Speed With Google When: The Bunt Hit For Sourcers

When you bunt in baseball, more often than not, it is to help get a runner into scoring position or to get them even closer to scoring. In other …

Human Resources

Were the Ancient Egyptians Black or White? Scientists Now Know

Egyptologists, writers, scholars, and others, have argued the race of the ancient Egyptians since at least the 1970’s. Some today believe they were …

Ancient History

How the world's first accountants counted on cuneiform

This tablet has an account in Sumerian cuneiform describing the receipt of oxen<p><b>The Egyptians used to believe that literacy was divine, a gift from baboon-faced Thoth, the god of knowledge.</b><p>Scholars no longer embrace that theory, but why ancient civilisations developed writing was a mystery for a …

Ancient History

Linux Academy Opens Online Training for Amazon Web Services

According to many surveys, there is a huge gap between supply and demand of IT professionals. Companies are struggling to keep up with the explosion …

6 Essential Skills Necessary for Success But Not Taught in School

(Image: iStock/Wavebreakmedia) If you’re ready for next level success, you’ll have to master a few essential skills you probably didn’t learn in …

Leadership

435 Free Online Programming & Computer Science Courses You Can Start in June

Five years ago, universities like MIT and Stanford first opened up free online courses to the public. Today, more than 700 schools around the world …

The best movie scores to listen to while you work

The best movie scores to listen to while you work<p><i>Upstream Color</i> (Shane Carruth)<p>Shane Carruth wrote, directed, starred in, produced, edited, and shot</i> …

Why Rotten Tomatoes Scores and Critics Reviews of Movies Clash

On Friday, the <i>New York Times</i> released its “25 Best Films of the 21st Century”, a list of the best movies in the last 17 years.<p>You will likely have a …

Six Directors Pick Their Favorite Films of the 21st-Century

After our chief film critics named their top 25 movies of the 21st century (so far), we asked some notable filmmakers for their favorite movies since 2000. In phone interviews and emails, they spoke about what touched them as fans or taught them as directors. Here are edited excerpts from their …

Blade Runner 2049

25 Documentaries That Will Change Your Life

These documentaries are powerful, shocking, heartbreaking, and intense, and each will expand the horizons of the viewers open to learning more about the world<p>Moviegoers are suckers for a true story, which is why documentary films are so endearing and fascinating. While we often respond to narrative …

Kurt Cobain

More People Use Streaming Services Than Have Cable Subscriptions — And Not Just The Millennials

It’s official: streaming is king. According to a new survey from Fluent LLC, streaming has surpassed cable in many US households.<p>The survey found …

While TV Ads Dip, Internet Ad Rates Soar

Higher-than-expected Internet advertising business in 2017 will more than compensate for TV ad declines — including all platforms, broadcast, cable, …

US Court Orders Pirate Streaming Site FMovies to Pay $210,000

Last year, media conglomerate ABS-CBN took the popular pirate streaming site FMovies to court in the United States.<p>FMovies is one of several …

How to Stay Productive When You Don't Feel Like Working | Inc.com

Some days, you’re so amped up for work that you can’t wait to get to your desk and start attacking the day. But on other days, you’re only motivated to eat a breakfast sandwich and catch up on pretty much anything else.<p>The good news? It happens to everyone. The better news? You don’t have to view …

Productivity