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State Dept. said to have OK'd 'The Interview'

The US State Department viewed the upcoming film "The Interview" over the summer and was fine with its final scene depicting the assassination of North Korea leader Kim Jong-un, a new report claims.<p>Sony Pictures, the victim of massive data breaches that have let hackers publicly reveal personal …

Judd Apatow: Pulling 'Interview' points to 'dark future' in Hollywood

When Seth Rogen's film "The Interview" had its Christmas Day theatrical release canceled Wednesday, incensed movie fans rushed to social media to voice their disappointment. But one corner of the Twittersphere remained conspicuously quiet: Hollywood.<p>One of the few industry voices who spoke out …

Upcoming Steve Carell thriller set in North Korea canceled

In a sign that <i>not</i> talking about North Korea may be Hollywood’s hottest new trend, <i>Deadline</i> reports that New Regency has scrapped plans for an upcoming …

15 Experts Reveal the Best Social Media Apps for Mobile

We all like different things.<p>You may love the Packers, but I'm a diehard Cowboys fan! (they're 5-1 right now!)<p>You may love coffee, but I can't stand …

Jury Hears Jodi Arias & Travis Alexander’s Recorded Sex Phone Call, But Legal Analyst Says Jurors Are Losing ‘Shock Value’

Jurors considering whether or not Jodi Arias should live or die heard the killer and her victim engage in sizzling sex talk and sing to each other …

What a catcher's mask hit by a pitch looks like in slo-mo

Mad-Bum Shuts Out Royals

The Best Wines of Mexico's Burgeoning Baja Region

The next Napa? Not quite, but the Mogor-Badan farm and vineyard, in Valle de Guadalupe—and Drew Deckman's on-site restaurant—is a wonderful, worthwhile destination<p>WHY IS IT THAT EVERY obscure but promising wine region is inevitably touted as "the next Napa Valley"? As someone who recently visited …

13 Google Search Tricks That Make Life A Whole Lot Easier

You <i>think</i> you know how to Google? You don't know how to Google.<p>Even the most seasoned Googler might not know every tip and trick available with just a few extra keystrokes in the search bar. Consider this your instructions manual for the world's most popular search engine.<p>Define A Word<p><b>The Scenario:</b> …

10 Must-Have Personal Project Management Tools

Project managers are aware of the difficulty in keeping track of various tasks, resources, timelines and risks associated in maintaining a project. …

Project Management

10 Things Great Marketers Do Every Day

Great marketers are creatures of habit. Here are 10 things that truly great marketers will do every day.

14 habits of exceptionally likable people

One thing that will never change in business is the advantage charisma offers. The ability to form lasting relationships built on genuine empathy will always beat out a cold-blooded Machiavellian approach in the long run<p>The writer Napoleon Hill recognized this as a young business journalist and …

Self-improvement

5 Ways to Get People to Remember You (And Your Company)

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>After a recent lecture, a young consultant came up to me. “I have a problem,” he said. “People seem to forget me right away. I’ll remember meeting them, but they have no idea we connected before. I think I’m just not memorable enough. …

Chamber of Commerce

How I Went From Zero to 380,000 Twitter Followers Without Spending a Dime

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As social media is becoming more engrained in our everyday lives, it is becoming imperative for businesses to get on board. And Twitter is huge for companies, as it provides a place to share news, engage with loyal customers and attract …

Social Media

Biz Ladies: Top 3 Questions You Should Ask When Planning Your Website

Today’s Biz Ladies post comes to us from Emily Thompson, a designer and strategist for creative entrepreneurs and previous D*S contributor. She’s the …

Refresh App

Though many think Googling someone on the way to an interview is effective enough, a more useful aid in last-second research is Refresh, a new app for iDevices. The app connects to your calendar and contacts, features a notes section for pre- and post-meeting thoughts and—most …

Social Media

A Surreal Photoshoot on an Underwater Shipwreck in Bali | Colossal

<p>Taken recently off the coast of Bali, these surreal photos are the creation of Montreal-based director and photographer Benjamin Von Wong, known for …

13 Rarely Seen Photos of Marilyn Monroe

So no, not the one of her in the white dress blowing up over the subway grate.<p>Marilyn Monroe rose to fame in the '50s and '60s, becoming one of America's most favorite actresses and most beloved blondes. Today, on what would've been her 89th birthday, we've rounded up some images of her that aren't …

The 22 most important things Apple announced at WWDC 2014

Apple kicked off its Worldwide Developer Conference with a glimpse into the future of OS X, iOS 8, and the developer tools that bring them to life. This is the rare event where a man can get on stage and write code for ten minutes while thousands of developers watch in stunned silence before …

Painting the light fantastic: Photos show eerie hybrid art form

Some painters use oils. Others use pastels or charcoal. And still others use light. That's right, light.<p>Janne Parviainen from Helsinki, Finland, is one such artist. With experience in both photography and painting, he uses long camera exposures and a variety of lights to create images that straddle …

YouTube Creators Can Now Add a 3-Second Intro to All Their Videos

YouTube has added a new feature for content creators: they can now add a 3-second intro to all their videos. The intro will automatically start on …

Want To Sell More Art? Sell Yourself First.

It’s a fantastic time to be an artist. Just a few years ago, aspiring creative entrepreneurs had to take their work on the road, building their …

Customers

The Six Motives of Creativity: Mary Gaitskill on Why Writers Write

Why do writers — great writers — write? <b>George Orwell</b> attributed it to four universal motives. <b>Joan Didion</b> saw it as access to her own mind. For <b>David Foster Wallace</b>, it was about fun. <b>Michael Lewis</b> ascribes it to the necessary self-delusions of creativity. <b>Joy Williams</b> found in it a gateway from the …

9 Things People Just Don't Get About Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurs do what they do for reasons most people will never understand--unless they're also entrepreneurs.<p>Entrepreneurship is <i>hard</i>, both physically and emotionally. Doubt, anxiety, despair--along the way, every entrepreneur struggles with those feelings.<p>So why are entrepreneurs willing to face …

Too Busy? 7 Ways To Increase Leisure Time, According To Science

<b>Feeling overwhelmed? Are you constantly running from thing to thing but never getting it all done?</b><p>When researchers survey people, they say they’re …

4 Tips On Creativity From The Creator Of Calvin & Hobbes

The famously media-averse cartoonist Bill Watterson on his work habits, the power of comic strips, and how to create art.<p>Bill Watterson, the creator of the comic strip <i>Calvin & Hobbes</i>, is famously media-averse. He’s given two interviews, total since he retired his strip in 1995. Reporters have …