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Will Steve McQueen be first black film-maker to win best director Oscar?

Steve McQueen may not be the favourite to win the Oscar for best director when the statuettes are handed out on 2 March, but if he does it will represent a historic breakthrough for black film-makers: none has ever been honoured in this category and only two others have even been nominated – John …

The Night of the Hunter – review

"And a little child shall lead them… " The BBFC's classification information states that this eerie 1955 classic is rated 12A for "theme of threat to children", a wonderfully quaint phrase which deliciously undersells the brooding evil which pervades Charles Laughton's brilliant directorial venture …

Yes, It’s Real: Tim Draper Gives Details On Ballot Initiative To Make Silicon Valley A State

Silicon Valley is no stranger to unusual ideas, and today the world got to witness another: noted investor Tim Draper is proposing a ballot proposition to split California into six separate states. There were obviously a lot of questions raised by Draper’s “Six Californias” proposal after we first …

The Entrancing and Surreal Self-Portraiture of Kyle Thompson

There are selfies, and then there are self-portraits. Make no mistake, these are two very different things, in the same way that a photograph …

Phantom Flex4K records fire at 1000 FPS, 4K resolution

<b>An enterprising director and cinematographer have used a Phantom Flex4K camera to capture a burning house fire at 1,000 frames per second in 4K</b> …

Cinematography

How the “internet of things” will replace the web

<i>The second in a series.</i><p>We’ve already written about why 2014 is really, finally the year that the “internet of things”—that effort to remotely control every object on earth—becomes visible in our everyday lives.<p>But most of us don’t recognize just how far the internet of things will go, from …

Internet of Things

The Globe 100 guide to the year's best books

Need a gift idea? Or just looking for a good read during the holidays? Welcome to The Globe and Mail guide to 100 of the year's best books.

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Disney's ALICE IN WONDERLAND 2 and JUNGLE BOOK Have Release Dates

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Netflix Flirts With a New Idea: “Big” Movies at Your House, the Same Day They’re in Theaters

Netflix made a splash this year by creating its own TV shows and delivering them over the Web. Now it’s toying with the same idea for movies.<p>This …

Twitter / Account Suspended

Add this Tweet to your website by copying the code below. Learn more<p>Add this video to your website by copying the code below. Learn more<p>Hmm, there …

5 Exercises to Work Your Abs to Exhaustion

It’s time to push your abs to exhaustion—not to mention, fight the flab—with new abs exercises that are anything but routine. And it’s not just a …

Workouts

HugeDomains.com - AllFunTalk.com is for sale (All Fun Talk)

Hurry - once it's sold this opportunity will be gone!<p>Besides being memorable, .com domains are unique: This is the one and only .com name of it's …

Try Not to Take Anything Personally

Failure occurs everyday, in school, jobs, housework, and within families. It is unavoidable, irritating and causes pessimism.<p>While the thought of …

The One Thing Successful People Do Every Day

We’re all busy. We all have infinite to-do lists that fill up faster than we can cross off the most urgent tasks. Being busy makes you feel productive, but it could be getting in the way of your most important project: YOU.<p>“Busy” is the most common reason people give me for not doing anything to …

10 Networking Tips That Actually Work

I have attended hundreds of tech events in the last 10 years. I have witnessed and experienced how seemingly lucky breaks are nearly always down to opportunity colliding with good preparation. Event season is now in full swing. These might seem like simple and obvious tips, but if you follow them, …

The Life Out Loud: Turning Dreams Into Reality With Vision Boards

How do you keep your heart alive when something you're aching for hasn't happened yet? How do you heal from heartbreak? What do you do with dreams that are so big they feel overwhelming?<p>Well, have you ever tried making a vision board? It's often one of the first assignments I give my coaching …

Hearst Magazines

How To Give Feedback That Actually Inspires Improvement

No, writing: “Get better or you’re fired” on a Post-it is not the answer.<p>What’s it like to work without any feedback? To JetBlue chairman Joel Peterson, it’s like “driving a car with no speedometer, learning to cook without ever tasting your food, or playing basketball without a scoreboard.”<p>But …

Meditation in Action: Unleashing Your Limitless Potential

It is often said that as human beings we’ve have limitless potential. But how can we practically apply this to our experience of meditation? How can …

Focus!

<b>Focus and the Science of Attention</b><p>What is focus, and why is it important to talk about focus now? Daniel Goleman talks about the subtle and elusive …

Rewiring Your Emotions

Google changes the brain. Playing computer games changes the brain. Conversing in a compassionate way changes the brain.<p>If you half expect this …

The Brain

Meditation: Practices, Approaches

<b>Have a Drink and Pay Attention</b>: Get more from your glass of wine with this mindful drinking exercise.<p><b>5 Steps to Wind Down and Fall Asleep</b>: How to …

Mindfulness

Three Ways to Focus the Wandering Mind

It happens to all of us: you’re working away on something you’ve got to get done, and suddenly you realize that for quite some time you’ve been lost …

Mindfulness

A Practice for Posture

<b>TIME: 3 to 5 minutes</b><p>When we think about meditating (with a capital M), we can get hung up on thinking about our thoughts: we’re going to do something …

Minding Your Money

by Kristi Nelson<p>Money. We may not be loaded, but it is—with all kinds of baggage. We have to deal with money every day, in ways small and large, …

Financial Planning