Stanley Goodman

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Mockingjay: Part 2 Is the Best Hunger Games Film

The blockbuster franchise ends its run with a scary, stirring final film.<p>Five years ago, in a year-end roundup of the best books and articles the staff of Gawker (where I worked at the time) had read in 2010, I listed <b>Suzanne Collins’s</b> <i>Mockingjay</i>, the final book in her <i>Hunger Games</i> trilogy, as one of …

Movies

7 awesome paid iPhone apps that are all free downloads right now

Monday’s list of paid iPhone and iPad apps on sale for free had a few gems on it, and several of them are actually still free downloads if you hurry …

Battle of the 12 inches

iPad pro or… MacBook Air 12″?Having made models of the rumoured iPad Pro and equally rumoured Macbook Air 12″ I decided to put them side by side.<br>That …

MacBook Air

The Economists Who Studied All-You-Can-Eat Buffets

"If it costs more, does it taste better?" and other financial questions about restaurants that permit unlimited consumption.<p>When I was a kid, the paradox of choice didn't occur to me. I wasn't yet overwhelmed by the "tyranny" of too many options, nor stressed with decision making if more options …

The Tsunami's Wake

It was just after 10:30 a.m. when Noppasri Jailak received a panicked phone call from a neighbor about water surging through their street. The …

Natural Disasters

Surprise: Humanities Degrees Provide Great Return On Investment

Humanities degrees have received a bad rap recently, even from President Obama. Many people, including top policy makers, routinely push policies to encourage more students to major in STEM fields (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics). Some governors have even suggested that state …

Jon Stewart Confirms NBC Wanted Him for Meet the Press

Could Jon Stewart do news without comedy? Reports surfaced earlier this month that NBC had approached Jon Stewart about a hosting gig at its Sunday …

How Electric Superchargers Went from Fantasy to Feasibility

Until recently, electric superchargers may as well have been perpetual motion machines. Thanks to motorsport and advancement in power storage technologies, they're now close to hitting the road.<p><i>(Photo Credit: Chris Philpot)</i><p>Until recently, electric superchargers might as well have been perpetual …