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Jeff Bezos: Amazon Prime is so good 'you'd be irresponsible' not to join

Jeff Bezos is making a big statement about Amazon Prime: You'd be silly not to join.<p>In his annual letter to shareholders, Bezos said Amazon wants people to believe that the $99 Prime membership is "such a good value, you'd be irresponsible not to be a member."<p>Prime started as Amazon's unlimited …

ASPIREist + Flipboard: Telling Stories, Inspiring Action

Millennials are not a monolith. What those of us born between the early 1980s to around 2000 have in common is: we’re well-informed. And we strive to do something meaningful with the information we’re given.<p>Which is precisely the premise of ASPIREist, a multiplatform show created by award-winning …

The week in 36 photos

Take a look at 36 photos of the week from March 25 through March 31.

Luxury Lifestyle

MIT’s New Battery Runs On Sugar

The MIT team, led by professor Michael Strano, took what it describes as “lab curiosity” and worked it up into a useful, everyday technology. The …

These Charming Optical Illusions Pop Off the Page | Monday Insta Illustrator

Don't look down.<p>Tricking the eye with illustration isn't difficult—it's a simple matter of looking up the techniques on YouTube. But doing it well, with imagination, charm, and panache, is another matter entirely. See the works of Ramon Bruin for inspiration on nailing the genre. Whether he's …

Richard Simmons speaks out on his absence

<b>(CNN) —</b> Richard Simmons wants the world to know he is fine and not in danger.<p>"No one is holding me in my house as a hostage,'' Simmons told the "Today" show's Savannah Guthrie during a phone interview which aired Monday morning. "You know I do what I want to do as I've always done, so people should …

Richard Simmons

Steve Wozniak thinks Amazon's Echo is the Next Big Platform

In a newly-released interview with CNBC, Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak has said that he thinks Amazon’s Echo is “the next big platform for the near …

I Took And Smuggled These Out Of North Korea – Illegal Photos Kim Doesn’t Want You To See

I visited North Korea and took these photos, most of them illegal, so you could get a more candid look into the most mysterious country on the planet.<p>…

North Korea

Nancy Reagan: A Life in Pictures

ABC and Lexus Launch ‘Quantico’ Virtual Reality Experience

Fans that have been waiting for the midseason premiere of ABC’s drama, <i>Quantico</i>, can now dive into an exclusive virtual reality mission that connects …

China Lays Out Its Vision to Become a Tech Power

China aims to become a world leader in advanced industries such as semiconductors and in the next generation of chip materials, robotics, aviation …

Watch Google's robot 'Spot' play with Andy Rubin's real dog

The terrier doesn't back down from its ten times larger rival.<p>The US military recently decided that Google's Alpha Dog and Spot robots weren't ready for active duty, leaving the four legged robots with nothing to do. In the meantime, Google is doing with its battery-powered Spot robot what we …

Preview of Mobile World Congress: Pictures

The Best Hotels in America, Based on Their Free Beauty Products

Bring an extra suitcase for amenities when you're staying at one of these places.

Why I love being alone and single on Valentine’s Day

So Hallmark’s custom-made holiday constructed to make you feel shitty about being single is here. You can’t avoid the infamous heart shaped boxes polluting aisles upon aisles at your local drugstore. You can’t avoid the obvious attempts to get the consumer’s coin and you can’t avoid the talk and …

Relationships

5G trials are coming to some US homes this year

After Verizon announced last September it would be testing 5G technology in 2016, now AT&T is jumping on the bandwagon too.<p>AT&T ‘s plans will see field trials conducted with the intention of rolling out commercial services that use elements of the technology before the end of the year. To set up …

Dr. Dre will reportedly star in Apple's first original TV series

'Vital Signs' sounds like a dramatic, semi-autobiographical look at Dre's life.<p>Rumors have swirled about Apple building its own TV service for untold months now -- and the company has also been rumored to be creating its own original content, ala Netflix, Hulu, Amazon and basically every other …

Smart TV

Groundhog Day All Over Again: Pictures

Tough Guy Challenge in England: Pictures

Recreation

On the Red Couch with Chess Grandmaster Vinay Bhat

<i>For Vinay Bhat, chess was child’s play. Introduced to the game by his mother at the age of six, Bhat would become the youngest chessmaster in chess history within four short years. By 15, he was the youngest International Master in U.S. history, a title that stays with Bhat for life.</i><p><i>Today the</i> …

Ammon Bundy urges protesters to leave refuge

BURNS, Ore. — Oregon militia leader Ammon Bundy is urging his followers at a wildlife refuge near Burns, Ore., to leave, according to a statement released by his attorney.<p>Bundy's lawyer, Mike Arnold, read a statement by Bundy, arrested Tuesday, on the steps of a courthouse in Portland.<p>"Right now, I …

Oregon

Is Blac Chyna Getting Cozy With Rob Kardashian?

Just when you thought things couldn’t get any messier.<p>In a new selfie shared on Instagram, <b>Blac Chyna</b> appears to be getting cozy with <b>Rob Kardashian</b>. …

Manhunt Expands For 'Dangerous' Trio After Daring Jailbreak

U.S. news<p>One of the escapees is accused of torturing and mutilating the owner of a marijuana dispensary. Another was awaiting trial for a gang-related murder. The third was charged with shooting into a house full of people.<p>Now the three, who made a daring escape from the Orange County Men's Jail on …

Prescription Thugs - Trailer 1

PRESCRIPTION THUGS is filmmaker Chris Bell's (Bigger Stronger Faster) hard hitting and thought provoking expose of Big Pharma, its marketing …

'Star Wars' fans can visit a huge replica of the Starkiller Base

Despite its similarities to the Death Stars, Starkiller Base was nonetheless a technological achievement in <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i>.<p>Stepping it up from an artificial space station the size of a moon, the First Order converted an entire planet into a super weapon capable of destroying multiple …

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Paris Review - Max Frisch, The Art of Fiction No. 113

Interviewed by Jodi Daynard<p>Issue 113, Winter II 1989<p>Max Frisch, ca. 1961. Photograph by Jack Metzger<p>Max Frisch was born in a suburb of Zurich, Switzerland, on May 15, 1911. By the age of twenty-six he had published two works, the novel <i>Jürg Reinhart</i> (1934), and <i>Answer from Silence</i>, a novella (1937), …