Timothy Johnson

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How Superhero Movies Lost Their Humanity

Too self-serious (The Dark Knight) or too bloated (The Avengers), the genre's last great film was Spider-Man 2. What happened?<p><i>Spider-Man 2</i> opens and …

Comics

Digit is the automated savings plan we’ve been waiting for

Set it, forget it, and go to Hawaii<p>Until recently, my savings consisted mostly of unexpected windfalls. A tax return here, a birthday check from Grandma there. Over time I’ve amassed enough that I can withstand the odd financial shock. (The physical pain of a root canal is now <i>slightly</i> more intense …

Robert Reich: Republicans have nothing to offer the middle class

The former secretary of labor explains why Jeb Bush’s and Mitt Romney’s campaigns are doomed from the get-go<p>Jeb Bush and Mitt Romney are zeroing in on inequality as America’s fundamental economic problem.<p>Bush’s new Political Action Committee, called “The Right to Rise,” declares “the income gap is …

How Google's Modular Phone Threatens Apple and Samsung

<i>Update: Google “suspended” Project Ara in September, 2016. For a detailed case history of the effort, see Harrison Weber’s excellent “ The Dream of Ara: Inside the Rise and Fall of the World’s Most Revolutionary Phone.“</i><p>Much of the analysis of Google’s new modular phone wrongly focuses on the cool …

Innovation

Joseph Stiglitz: Thomas Piketty gets income inequality wrong

The famed economist reveals the real reason the rich are getting richer — and what it means for the rest of us<p><i>Nobel laureate Joseph Stiglitz has been writing about America’s economically divided society since the 1960s. His recent book,</i>The Price of Inequality<i>, argues that this division is holding</i> …

PS4 tips – 10 ways to get the most out of your console - PlayStation Universe

With Christmas celebrations in full-swing and thousands more people around the world waking up to a brand new shiny console, it’s an ideal time to …

Apps

How To Make Your Phone Your Personal Trainer

Skip the gym, forgo the trainer, and take your fitness game to your smart phone.<p>It's easy to consider fall the perfect time to hide under a chunky knit—but in the interest of good abs and September beach vacations, here are ten fitness apps to keep you in check on-the-go.<p><b>How To Workout With Your</b> …

If Marvel Gets Spider-Man, It Won’t Be the Andrew Garfield Kind

Reports indicate the House of Ideas wants a fresh start.<p>We already heard this week how Marvel Studios and Sony have had discussions about working …

The 21 Best Android Apps You Should Download Right Now

Whether you're a smartphone novice or a master of custom ROMs, these are the apps that every Android user needs to check out.<p>Whether you're a smartphone novice or a master of custom ROMs, these are the apps that every Android user needs to check out.

Apps

Google Says These Are 2014's Best Android Apps

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Will Film's Black Superheroes Ever Get to Save the World?

In movies, whites protect all of humanity; blacks usually protect their neighborhoods.<p>This month, an elderly Steve Rogers relinquished his role as Captain America, a position he held in one capacity or another for some 73 years. Taking up the mantle in his stead is the young black hero Sam Wilson, …

Monument Valley is the Mobile Game of the Year

6 common mistakes new runners make

Running is a great way to get in shape and just about everyone can do it. You don't need access to a fancy gym, expensive equipment, or other people to do the workout. You can simply throw on your sneakers and head out the door for a run. Easy as that!<p>Given that it's so easy to take up the sport, a …