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Social Media vs. Content: Where Should You Invest?

Content, or social media? Deciding where to put your investment—of money, time, and effort—isn't easy. And the ROI of both is notoriously difficult …

Some Of The Coolest Stuff That Was Cut From Fallout 4

<i>Fallout 4</i> was not always the game that we actually got to play. Like most games, it changed and morphed during development—and it’s fun to look back …

4K TV Owners Rejoice: New Streaming Tech Deal Means Your TV Isn't A Dead Duck

For months now the 4K UHD TV world has been operating under a dark and potentially catastrophic cloud of uncertainty thanks to a major disagreement between the most important video streaming services – think Netflix, Amazon, Ultraflix and M-Go among others – and a group representing what most would …

9 crazy things that could happen after the singularity, when robots become smarter than humans

Futurists say that our destiny will be shaped by the Singularity, the moment when artificial intelligence surpasses human intelligence.<p>Scholars don't agree on the details, but they say it will happen between 30 and 1000 years from today, with most predicting it will emerge in the next century.<p>It …

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Watch all of Fallout 4's legendary foes fight to the death. Who wins?

Spoiler alert: Not the bloatflies.<p>Before you get too proud of yourself for taking down a Deathclaw on your first day in <i>Fallout 4</i>, realize that there is a bestiary of "legendary" class foes out there, Deathclaws among them. Bloatflies and mole rats, too. Just about any kind of adversary you can …

'Sexy' Halloween Costumes of Viral Memes Will Make $15 Million This Fall

Cashing in on pizza rat<p>Whenever a meme captures the full force of the Internet, media companies attempt to create content to ride the wave. But one …

All The Deaths Of WWII, Vizualized As Cascading Bullet Shells

A haunting installation attempts to humanize the statistics behind WWII.<p>In 1944, an underground army comprised of Polish citizens attempted to drive German occupation out of the Polish capital of Warsaw. Without support from nearby Russian troops, they failed, and hundreds of thousands of civilians …

Bernie Sanders rejects donation from hated CEO who upped AIDS drug price

Add Bernie Sanders' name to the long list of people who hate that CEO who massively inflated the cost of an AIDS drug.<p>The Vermont senator has …

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Internet Hero Uploads Stolen Kmart Background Muzak for World's Enjoyment

Prepare yourself for a religious, smooth jazz experience.<p>It's 1989. Mark Davis is a teenager in the Chicago suburbs, where he lands his first job at a local Kmart. He works the sales floor. He makes friends. They share some good times. He loves it.<p>Davis is also a technical guy—he's into sound …

6 Tricks to Design the Perfect Logo

Your logo is one of the most important pieces of your brand. It can bring to mind not only your company name, but also your entire brand personality with just one small picture. Your logo fits where words cannot, so creating one that is recognizable is key for flexible advertising.<p>To create a logo …

Finally, Carl’s Jr. Has Waded Into The Serious Immigration Debate With A Sexy Hamburger Commercial

For a brief moment in time, it seemed like Carl’s Jr. was going to tone down its over the top ads full of half naked women eating hamburgers. The chain restaurant made some changes to its advertising campaign after surveys showing a majority of people found its commercials “offensive” or …

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The American Dream Is Dead: Here’s Where It Went

By Adele Peters6 minute Read<p>Look at a list of rags-to-riches billionaires, from Oprah to Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz, from immigrant investor George …

Windows 10 is spying on almost everything you do – here’s how to opt out

Windows 10 is amazing. Windows 10 is fantastic. Windows 10 is glorious. Windows 10 is faster, smoother and more user-friendly than any Windows …

Hemingway's 10 Best Quotes

In celebration of the man's birthday, our favorite words of wisdom from the legendary writer.<p>In celebration of the man's birthday, our favorite words of wisdom from the legendary writer.

Experience The Effects Of Aging On Your Perception Of Time

If you buy into the theory put forth by French philosopher Paul Janet in the 19th century, then the first week of our lives is also the longest. Designer Maximilian Klener clearly agrees, which is visualized ingeniously in his new interactive digital project, Why Time Flies.<p>As you scroll down the …

38 Rubs, Brines, and Marinades to Add More Flavor to Your Life

Tired of cooking and eating the same old thing? Add new life and monster flavor to your favorite recipes with these 38 rubs, brines, and marinades.<p><b>Sometimes we need to shake things up a little bit</b>. And what better way to spice things up in the kitchen than to spice up our favorite meat, fish, and …

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B2B Content Marketing Playbook: Tips to Prepare You for the Big Content Game

The 2015 B2B Marketing Report from Content Marketing Institute and MarketingProfs sheds a pretty bright light on the true state of B2B content …

Cheap, Distance Learning Alternatives to an MFA in Creative Writing

I've known for the past year of so that I would have a special opportunity coming up in my life. Namely, time away from work to do something for myself. I'm in the business of teaching, and it can be very challenging and draining, to say the least. That is, if you're doing things right. Given this …

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The Beginner's Guide to B2B Influencer Marketing

As a B2B marketer, you probably spend most of your time on direct marketing activities like lead generation programs, content creation and trade …

226 Transitional Words and Phrases Every Writer Should Know - Copyblogger

Good writing uses transitional words and phrases to help the reader smoothly work through what you wrote. It’s strange how simple, but powerful, …

Kanye West Went Into Debt to Fund Fashion Line

While Kanye West‘s Adidas collaboration is on the verge of availability nationwide, the rapper has revealed that his 2012 ready-to-wear women’s …

5 Content Marketing Tips for Boring Products and Services

Understanding what your customers want means putting yourself in their shoes, knowing their problems and offering solutions. Working to first educate …

The 10 things in advertising you need to know today

<b>1. Sir Martin Sorrell will receive a £36 million ($53 million) bonus this year, on top of his salary.</b> The WPP CEO's share awards are 60% higher this year than last.<p><b>2. Every major production studio passed on 'Mad Men' at first.</b> Here's the epic story of how it finally got on air.<p><b>3. Facebook has</b> …

The Workout That Can Help You Lose 2 Inches Of Belly Fat

It's scientifically proven to detonate fat, and it only takes 20 minutes<p>If you want to lose a belt size, skip the treadmill. Performing intervals during your regular workout may help you lose more belly fat than steady-state cardio, according to Greek researchers.<p>In the study, participants …

Honey-dipped nudes: photographer Blake Little's “Preservation”

Photographer Blake Little drenches his human and canine subjects with buckets of real honey.<p>The results are pretty sweet. In his “Preservation” …

Your Games Have More Replay Value Than You Think

Just when you think you're done with a game, along comes something that shows you're <i>far</i> from done: you just need to step outside your comfort …

8 Places to Find Inexpensive, Modern Furniture

(Image credit: AllModern)<p>Of course we all love IKEA, but sometimes you want something just a little different (or something that all your neighbors …

50 Amazing Resources That Will Make You a Better Writer

Content. Every business wants content. Every business needs content (especially those that embrace content marketing to find and engage potential …

These days, writing isn’t a career. It’s a rich man’s hobby

Writing's always been lopsided, but it's got a lot worse in the last decade<p>I envy William Hague. <b>Not the £2.5 million country house he’s just bought in Wales</b>, although that would be nice. Rather, the fact that he plans to spend his retirement writing books.<p>These days, you need a substantial private …

Pizza guy stiffed out of tip gets $20,000 from the Internet

After a change discrepancy left a pizza delivery man without a tip, the Internet raised more than $20,000.<p>A video, which Boston.com reports was …