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Dozens Of Countries Take In More Immigrants Per Capita Than The U.S.

If you think the United States is every immigrant's dream, reconsider. Sure, in absolute numbers, the U.S. is home to the most foreign-born people — 45.7 million in 2013.<p>But <i>relatively,</i> it's upper-midpack as an immigrant nation. It ranks 65th worldwide in terms of percentage of population that is …

Monsters Gobble Galaxies to Grow

Changing Planet<p><b>When it comes to galaxies, it’s survival of the largest. Monster galaxies grow by cannibalizing their smaller neighbors, instead of birthing new stars on their own.</b><p>In a new study, led by Aaron Robotham of the University of Western Australia, that looked at 22,000 galaxies, …

17 Life-Changing Cooking Tricks

From the editors at Cosmo.com, these kitchen tricks will make cooking so much easier.<p><b>1. Use two plates to safely cut a lot of little tomatoes at once.</b><p>Lay the tomatoes you wish to slice in half on a small plate. Place another plate on top and then run a very sharp knife through the gap between the …

9 Things Rich People Do Differently Every Day

5 min read<p>This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What you do today matters. In fact, your daily habits may be a major determinant of your wealth.<p>"The metaphor I like is the avalanche," says Thomas Corley, the author of "Rich Habits: The Daily Success Habits Of Wealthy Individuals." …

Self-improvement

Hasbro offers exclusive Infinity Gauntlet at Comic-Con

Want. <br>Hasbro’s Marvel exclusive are EXCEEDINGLY “cosmic” this year:<p><i>Priced at $99.99, a set of Marvel Legends Infinite Series 6-inch figures is based</i> …

Diamond: 4.65 million comics ordered for Free Comic Book Day 2014

This year’s Diamond Retailer Summit just wrapped up in Vegas and although we couldn’t be there, retailers have been socialing pictures and what not …

Comic Art Page Sells for $657,250

The original art for the final page of <i>Incredible Hulk</i> #180, which introduces Wolverine to the Marvel universe, has sold at auction for $657,250, …

Comics

DC Losing Share to Smaller Publishers

In 2014<p>Comic buyers are shifting purchases from DC titles to those published by smaller publishers, according to an analysis by ICv2 of comic sales …

Graphic Novels

Image Dominates Top Graphic Novels

In April<p>Image Comics dominated the April Top 10 Graphic Novels chart for sales to comic stores released by Diamond Comic Distributors, with four of …

Graphic Novels

'Star Trek 3' Writer May Direct

Roberto Orci May Helm Next Film<p>Robert Orci is currently in talks to direct the upcoming <i>Star Trek 3,</i> <i>Deadline</i> is reporting. Orci has writing credit on …

Star Trek

Washington AG Charges Kickstarter Fraud

First Ever<p>Bob Ferguson, attorney general of the state of Washington, has filed suit against Altius Management in Nashville, Tennessee under the …

Post-Amazon acquisition, Comixology removes in-app comic book store

On Saturday, Comixology, the dominant digital comics distributor recently purchased by Amazon(s AMZN), released a new iOS app that removes the in-app …

The Best Length for Online Content

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog.</i><p>Every so often when I’m tweeting or emailing, I’ll think: Should I really be writing so much?<p>“Europe's leading digital technology conference”It's happening, Join 15k digital minds to shape what's next for your businessI'm interested<p>I tend to get …

How DC makes its comics digital (pictures)

EXCLUSIVE!! JEM AND THE HOLOGRAMS MOVIE ANNOUNCEMENT

Top 300 Graphic Novels Actual--February 2014

These are estimates of the sales on graphic novels by Diamond U.S. to comic specialty stores during February 2014.<p>For an overview and analysis of …

Graphic Novels

February BookScan--Top 20 Graphic Novels

Neither Marvel nor DC placed a title in the "Top 20 Adult Graphic Novels" sold in the bookstore channel in February, based on this chart provided …

Graphic Novels

Mattel Wins First Round on 'MOTU'

Defeating Comic Writer Donald Glut<p>Mattel is getting a summary judgment in its favor in its dispute with comic writer Donald Glut over ownership of …

Comics

BOOM! Gets CN First Look

'Steven Universe' Scheduled<p>BOOM! Studios has signed an expanded licensing deal with Cartoon Network that gives the publisher the first option on …

Graphic Novels

Awesome Aging Superhero Oil Paintings

Fox Is Airing Episodes of ALMOST HUMAN Out of Order?!

Top 300 Comics Actual--January 2014

These are estimates of the sales on comic books by Diamond U.S. to comic specialty stores during January 2014.<p>For an overview and analysis of comic …

Extreme Sports

Top 300 Graphic Novels Actual--January 2014

These are estimates of the sales on graphic novels by Diamond U.S. to comic specialty stores during January 2014.<p>For an overview and analysis of …

Graphic Novels

Comics Sales Flat, GNs Down in January

Year-over-year sales of comics and graphic novels to comic shops were down 5.09% in January vs. the previous year according to numbers released today …

Graphic Novels

January BookScan--Top 20 Graphic Novels

A new Jet City edition of a graphic novel originally published by Marvel hit the chart of the "Top 20 Adult Graphic Novels" sold in the bookstore …

Graphic Novels

Marvel Gets Executive Editor from DC

Mike Marts<p>Mike Marts, formerly Group Editor of the Batman titles at DC (see "Harras Names Team"), has moved to Marvel and will be taking the role of …

Board Games

Punk 👩‍🎤 Turt 🐢 Li'l 🌳 on Twitter: "a question for the ages: http://t.co/EJOlAATM0D"

New conversation<p>End of conversation<p>New conversation<p>End of conversation<p>New conversation<p>Replying to @<b>karengeier</b><p>“@<b>karengeier</b>: a question for the ages: …

All New Marvel NOW! Marketing Bigger

Than the Last Time<p>Marvel is investing more to promote its All New Marvel NOW! initiative than it did for Marvel NOW!, with plans to reach 100 million …

Google Hangout

Top 10 of Everything: Arts and Entertainment

<i>See the rest of</i> TIME’<i>s Top 10 of Everything 2013 lists here</i><p>Uncivilized Books<p>10. <i>Incidents in the Night</i>, David B<p>An ouroboric mystery in the mode of …