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How Beyoncé Called Out Coachella’s Whiteness

By celebrating and offering up a history lesson on black music, the pop star’s Coachella performance was a brilliant rebuke of the whiteness of most music festivals.<p><b>Not very long</b> into her scorching, historic debut as the headlining performer at Coachella on Saturday night, Beyoncé began singing the …

8 indispensable (and free) Google tools

Google is so much more than just the world’s premier search engine.<p>Google has a bevy of helpful products—many of which are completely free. If you …

Bizarre, Enormous 16th-Century Map Assembled for First Time

The largest known world map of its time—made of 60 individual sheets—can finally be seen as the mapmaker intended.<p>This colorful and intricately detailed map from 1587 is more than nine feet by nine feet when fully assembled. For the last 430 years, its 60 individual sheets were bound together as an …

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'Westworld' episode 4 hints at how the story will end

This post contains spoilers for <i>Westworld</i> Season 1, Episode 4, titled "Dissonance Theory." Read last week's recap here.<p>The Man in Black has remained …

The 49 best movies under 90 minutes long — and where to watch them

After all, you're a busy person, with many responsibilities! Maybe you've only got a short window, or maybe you're just trying to sneak in one more movie in a late-night marathon.<p><b>Whatever your motivation, here are a few dozen (relatively) brief films worth your limited time.</b>

101 Romantic Movies You Can Stream on Netflix Tonight

Grab some popcorn and settle in: it's time for a romantic movie marathon! We've rounded up a diverse selection of the best quirky rom-coms, tearjerker historical romances, steamy erotic films, and classic love stories for your viewing pleasure. We've got foreign flicks, new indie movies, and …

The End Of Advertising, As We Know It

Eighty-eight percent of Fortune 500 companies that were around in 1955 no longer exist today.<p>Industries get disrupted. How’s that working out for …

The One Question You Should Ask About Every New Job

TWO years ago, a student of mine named Nicole was torn on where to start her career. While applying for jobs in finance, technology, consulting and marketing, she suddenly realized that her biggest concern wasn’t what she did, but where she worked.<p>When it comes to landing a good job, many people …

Here are the tools Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella uses every day

During his 40-minute speech Nadella laid down the products, and services, he uses daily, all of which (unsurprisingly) revolve around Microsoft's offerings. As the head of a company with more than 100,000 employees, Nadella is continuously busy, and having tools to help him stay on top of his …

What Happens to Your Body When You Skip the Gym?

<i>By K. Aleisha Fetters, Life by DailyBurn</i><p>No matter how dedicated you are to fitness, sooner or later, it’s going to happen: You’re going to skip a …

22 Contemporary Authors You Absolutely Should Be Reading

These writers are not to be missed.

Understanding Kim Jong Un, The World’s Most Enigmatic and Unpredictable Dictator

Everyone knows that North Korea’s leader is a bloodthirsty madman and buffoon—or is he really? Mark Bowden digs into the hard facts for an unusual portrait.<p>Does anyone make an easier target than Kim Jong Un? He’s Fatboy Kim the Third, the North Korean tyrant with a Fred Flintstone haircut—the …

The 10 best iPhone widgets you should be using

We've collected the 10 best apps that use widgets creatively to keep you up to date and entertained — all from your iPhone's lock screen.<p>From alerting you to when you've only reached your data cap to showing you the best headlines from The New York Times, these widgets pack some power.

10 Soup Recipes That'll Make You Go 'MMMMM'

No matter where you live in America, the winter months call for bowls full of soup all day, everyday. Here are ten recipes that will fill you up--and warm you from head to toe.<p><b>ULTIMATE CHICKEN NOODLE SOUP</b><p>A little bit of spice and a whole lot of comfort. <b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>CAULIFLOWER SOUP</b><p>Made with just …

Radical new economic system will emerge from collapse of capitalism

At the very moment of its ultimate triumph, capitalism will experience the most exquisite of deaths.<p>This is the belief of political adviser and author Jeremy Rifkin, who argues the current economic system has become so successful at lowering the costs of production that it has created the very …

7 secrets from the Sony hack: Scripts, salaries, employee romances and more

I've spent the last few days poring over the nearly 40GB of data hacked and leaked from Sony Pictures Entertainment's (SPE) internal computer …

Archisketch: Sketching App For Architects & Designers

Archisketch, formerly Archipad, is a new iPad sketching app by Urban Design that’s ideal for architects, interior and product designers. While there …

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It's pretty easy to bend an iPhone 6 Plus with your hands

The aluminum case of the iPhone 6+ was already a little bent when he started. When he repeats the bend test with a Galaxy Note 3, it bends but flexes …

The Leg Workout That Will Turn Your Lower Body to Jelly—in 15 Minutes!

Hit your legs from all angles with this quick, grueling circuit<p>Working your lower body is tough. The movements that train your quads, glutes, and hamstrings—like squats and lunges—require a ton of effort and a lot of willpower. No wonder leg day gets a bum rap.<p>But you don't have to spend 45 minutes …

California Dad Says He's Cracked the Code to Smart Shopping

Kyle James, the founder of the coupon website Rather-Be-Shopping.com says he's cracked the code that can help predict if something you're buying …

Transcendence, starring Johnny Depp and Rebecca Hall, reviewed.

Think of the sci-fi thriller <i>Transcendence—</i>the first feature film directed by Christopher Nolan’s longtime cinematographer, Wally Pfister<i>—</i>as a …

10 Simple Ways To Stretch Your iPhone's Battery Life

There are a few simple ways to stretch your battery life and make it further on a single charge.<p>While you may have already heard some of these tips, it's always good to get a refresher.