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Editing Your Life's Stories Can Create Happier Endings

<b>Listen · 8:54</b><p><b>Toggle more options</b><p><b>Download</b>• <b><br>Transcript</b><p>It was a rainy night in October when my nephew Lewis passed the Frankenstein statue standing in front of a toy store. The 2 1/2-year-old boy didn't see the monster at first, and when he turned around, he was only inches from Frankenstein's green …

50 Highly Anticipated Films At The 2014 Sundance Film Festival

From a drama starring two recent SNL favorites to a documentary about Mitt Romney to plenty of zombies, there are all kinds of movies for all kinds of people at this year's premier Park City-set independent film fest. In no particular order!<p><b>Correction:</b> <i>It turns out, director Sophie Hyde did shoot</i> …

Sebastio Salgado's Amazing Captures of the World Around Us

In his ongoing series, <i>Genesis</i>, Brazilian photographer Sebastio Salgado takes us on an exciting journey to see the world from new perspectives. His elegant black and white images focus on shadows, lights, textures, shapes, and patterns found in the harmonious and peaceful compositions of a world …

Pictures of the Week 1.17.14

Another image of Fantastic Mr. Fox 🐺 It was such a memorable encounter with this little guy. I turned the corner and saw him next to a stopped pickup truck in the middle of the road. The snowmobilers told me that he was friendly, and boy were they right. I freaked out, parked, and swiftly grabbed my camera. I sat in the middle of the road for 10 minutes with him. No cars, not a soul around, just me and Mr. Fox. Life changing! The two fox photos are iPhone, excited to share the DSLR images! #northandeast

What an eyeful: the world's most beautiful buildings

Straight away we'll say that this isn't a top 10 list. There are just far too many styles of buildings, each worthy of a top 50: sacred buildings, homes, skyscrapers, theatres...<p>Instead, this is a list showing the variety of architectural beauty across the globe - and pointing you in the direction …

The feds, native ads, and truly deceptive practices

This is the twisted tale of why so-called “native advertising” is a dead end for publishers, a passing fad in the slow demise of traditional …

Is Your SEO Strategy Ready for Google's New Algorithm?

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Last fall, Google rolled out one of its largest changes of the past decade - an entirely new search algorithm, nicknamed "Hummingbird." In contrast to the past updates, Panda and Penguin, which modified existing search algorithms and …

Leadership Lessons From Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Today, we honor the memory of a visionary leader who changed American culture forever. As many people enjoy this long three-day weekend, take some time to really think about the leadership lessons and the legacy that Dr. King left …

How Spanx Founder Sara Blakely Protected Her 'Aha' Idea | Inc.com

When I was in my mid-20s, I spent $80 of my hard-earned money on a pair of white pants, which I couldn't wear. It was an undergarment issue: Panties bunched or showed lines, thongs were too uncomfortable, and girdles, or shapers, were made of a thick material that felt like you were wearing …

Andrew Fitzgerald: Adventures in Twitter fiction

How the NSA betrayed the world's trust -- time to act | Mikko Hypponen

Chris Downey: Design with the blind in mind

Toby Eccles: Invest in social change

Boyd Varty: What I learned from Nelson Mandela

Harish Manwani: Profit's not always the point

SEO Copywriting Tips, Secrets, and Strategies

SEO copywriting has traditionally been about optimizing web page copy by targeting keyword phrases in certain frequencies and densities. And yet …

Email Marketing Essentials: The Keys to Email Marketing that Works

<b>Email marketing</b> remains the online king for businesses.<p>Email was the original “killer app” — everyone uses is, and that’s why it’s been the absolute …

How to Build an Audience with Story (From America's Greatest Living Playwright) - Copyblogger

There’s been a fevered interest in the art of storytelling among the business crowd the last few years.<p>The masters and the hacks alike are thumping …

Copywriting 101: How to Craft Compelling Copy

How to Strategically Deliver Words that Get People to Take Action<p>Copywriting is one of the most essential elements of effective online …

Writing

Nirvana for Two-Year-Olds

A few days before the start of Christmas vacation, my family was in a post-dinner slump. The mere contemplation of the upcoming holidays—the travelling, the festivities—had exhausted us. Then my daughter, Evangeline—tireless, though by her standards a bit subdued—had the idea to play loud music. I …

Keeping Up with the Jones: Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings Return

The new Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings record, “Give the People What They Want” (Daptone), was scheduled for release last August, but it was delayed when Jones was diagnosed with Stage II pancreatic cancer. She underwent treatment and is doing better, and the album now has a non-manufactured …

The Film Critic in the Internet Era

The piece in the <i>Times</i> by Manohla Dargis on the proliferation of independent films and the danger that the best of them may be lost in the shuffle is rightly the subject of wide discussion. I agree with what Tim Wu wrote: basically, the more, the merrier, and it’s the job of the critic—working with …

Closed for Business

Thanks for stopping by the Cartoon Lounge. We’re no longer writing new posts here, but you can get your cartoon fix from the blog of Robert Mankoff, the cartoon editor. Enthusiasts can also visit our Cartoon Caption contest or search through the Cartoon Bank.<p><i>Cartoon by Roz Chast</i>.

Six-Word Resolutions

We didn’t invent the six-word New Year’s Resolution; there are plenty of places around the web that are featuring it at this time of year. But we do like it. If you’re going to limit your resolutions to six words, you might as well limit them to six days, which seems like a pretty safe thing to do. …

Testing, testing - Creating a business

Special report<p>Creating a businessTesting, testing<p>“WE EVEN HAD to host the servers in our own office.” Naval Ravikant laughs as he describes how in …