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'Twin Peaks' is coming back after 25 years — here's everything you need to know about it

David Lynch's iconic series about a small town populated with bizarre people and some demonic entities has finally returned with a new season on Showtime. The 2-episode premiere will air on May 21, 2017 with much of the original cast making an appearance. Here's everything we know so far about the …

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What is Bad Customer Service?

When customers have a bad customer service experience, they don't just get mad; most of the time they try to get even. A recent survey by ClickFox …

Why Philips Flattened The Light Bulb

Introducing the SlimStyle, a pancake-shaped light bulb that represents the LED industry’s latest attempt to court skeptical consumers.<p>Yesterday, a federal ban on production of 40- and 60-watt incandescent bulbs went into effect, forcing consumers to switch to more efficient (if less aesthetically …

This activity tracker lives in your shoe's insole

We're still several days out from CES, and we've already seen previews of a couple of fitness tracking devices. It's far, far too early to start talking overall trends for the show, but it seems pretty safe to suggest that we'll be seeing even more before the week is out. At the very least, …

Who knew that Chinese mobile company Xiaomi has users in 58 countries

Chinese mobile giant Xiaomi isn’t merely expanding its business in China. Users of its customized version of Android smartphone software now total 30 million (three times the number of users it had at the start of the year) and span 58 countries, according to an infographic released by the company. …

Digital Music Sales Decline for First Time Since Opening of iTunes Music Store

For the first time since the opening of the iTunes Music Store in 2003, digital music sales have decreased year-over-year, reports <i>Billboard</i>.<p>In 2013, sales of individual digital tracks declined 5.7% from 1.34 billion units to 1.26 billion units, while digital album sales fell to 117.6 million units …

Breakfast at Tiffany's, Amélie and More to Stream on Netflix

Photo: Courtesy Everett Collection<p>New year, new Netflix. Perhaps you've heard that Netflix is purging a lot of its streaming titles? The Internets is very angry about it.Still, there's no need to get all riled up/spend the rest of 2013 binge watching those titles. A new slew of titles will be …

These Dishes Clean Themselves

The ultimate solution for the perpetually lazy: a plant-based plate coating that makes doing the dishes as easy as pie–and saves water, too.<p>Whether you have a dishwasher or not, washing dishes is a Sisyphean task. You eat, wash, and by the next meal, there they are again. But Tomorrow Machine, a …

How To Make The Future Of Dating Less Creepy

A stunningly creepy dating demo teases the future of skeazy dating apps to come–that is, unless designers intercede.<p>Google Glass could one day enable some pretty incredible augmented reality apps. Its camera might recognize a person’s face, then scour the Internet for information about him or her, …

Want To Learn A Skill? Practice In Your Sleep

When you’re sleeping, you’re learning.<p>Let’s cut through the pillow talk: you may be learning in your dreams.<p>Need evidence? Look to a French study from 2011 in which researchers took patients with sleepwalking-like conditions and taught them a series of dance moves. They then recorded them sleeping …

Could This Odd-Looking French Invention Solve The Electric Car’s Biggest Problem?

Still suffering from range anxiety? Just hitch this extra rental engine to the back of an EV and it could go on long-distance trips with no worries about recharging.<p>Freedom. The open road. The ability to pick up and just drive. This is the promise of the automobile, and the problem with the …

These Scientists Studied Why Internet Stories Go Viral. You Won’t Believe What They Found

Science confirms what Buzzfeed and Upworthy already know: In the hierarchy of digital contagion, content that evokes powerful emotions floats mercilessly to the top.<p>Editor’s Note<p>2/17/14<p>Happy Presidents’ Day! To celebrate, we’re revisiting some of our most popular stories of the year. Enjoy.<p>A few …

Infographic: This Is How Your Relationship Will Likely End

Let’s get the good news out of the way first: apparently, 3 million first dates happen every day. That’s 3 million chances of turning a casual encounter into something more meaningful. Three million chances for sparks to fly. Three million chances to discover the person you’re going to spend the …

On Instagram, 'fitness inspiration' is often an eyeful

If New Year's resolutions are any indication, Americans yearn to be more physically fit. And many are finding encouragement by getting fitness inspiration — also known as "fitspo" — right in the palm of their hand.<p>On Instagram, the free app whose 150 million active users share, "like" and comment …

Big Cannabis: will legal weed grow to be America's next corporate titan?

The people who made a hippie dream come true do not look the part.<p>Instead of tie-dye T-shirts, the campaigners who masterminded the legalisation of recreational marijuana in Colorado wore dark suits and ties to celebrate the world's first legal retail pot sales. Instead of talking about the …

Buyer's guide to … gym membership

If you ate and drank too much over Christmas, and have pledged to get fit for 2014, don't sign an expensive gym contract until you've read the Money buyer's guide.<p>Gyms across the country will no doubt be packed out this month, but experience suggests that not many new clients will still be there in …

Why is the British weather so stormy right now?

It started with the St Jude’s Day storm on 28 October, then there was Xaver on 5 and 6 December, and most recently we’ve seen Christian, Dirk, and Erich slamming our shores over the festive season.<p>Between them these winter storms have brought misery to huge swathes of the UK, flooding hundreds of …

GymPact, The App That Pays You For Working Out, Relaunches As Pact With New Diet Features

GymPact, the app gives you money if you make your fitness goals, has a new name, Pact, and two new diet-oriented features for the New Year.<p>We covered GymPact when it first launched a year ago and again in June when it received $850,000 in funding from the founder of Guitar Hero. It recently secured …

Sensoria is bringing fitness tracking to socks March 15th

Happy 2014! If you had any doubt that the future was here, just check out these socks. It's hard to imagine we've lived through a time in which undergarments with sensors weren't the norm, isn't it? Fear not, because Sensoria's fitness tracking sport socks are set to start shipping March 15th. The …

Five content marketing lessons from the Communists

<b>Carrying the welfare of the peasantry on your shoulders? Concerned that your next five-year plan is going to be your last?</b><p>20th century Communist …

Infecting An Audience: Why Great Stories Spread

In the second of a two-part series, Jonathan Gottschall discusses the unique power stories have to change minds, and the key to their effectiveness.<p>In his 1897 book <i>What is Art?</i> the great Russian novelist Leo Tolstoy defined art as “an infection.” Good art, Tolstoy wrote, infects the audience with …

Teens To Facebook: "Okay, Bye!"

Facebook finally admitted what many people have long predicted, and what CEO Mark Zuckerberg denied this summer: Facebook is losing its cool with teens.<p>During today’s earnings call—initially dominated by news of significant growth in mobile ad revenue—Facebook officials also offered a somber note …

Why micro-content is big business

Mobile video is changing the content industry from the ground up, from creators to advertisers, from interaction to infrastructure. I spoke to some of the people making big business from small content.<p>"We have a long history of technology influencing the content that's created, its always been that …

What Recruiters Look At During The 6 Seconds They Spend On Your Resume

Although we may never know why we didn't get chosen for a job interview, a recent study is shedding some light on recruiters' decision-making behavior. According to TheLadders research, recruiters spend an average of "six seconds before they make the initial 'fit or no fit' decision" on …

5 Natural Teeth Brighteners

Get a gorgeous smile with these easy tricks.<p>You may not be on the red carpet, but with the amount of flashes happening on your holiday party circuit, you might as well be. And while you often know the main smile saboteurs (red wine, coffee, etc.), what about all the foods that can actually do your …

The Content King Declares The Blog's Dead

You may not have heard of Shane Snow yet, but in his area of expertise (content marketing) he is already a rock star. Last year he made Business Insider’s Silicon Alley’s “100 Coolest People in Tech” list, and was named one of Inc. Magazine’s 30 Under 30.<p>Shane runs Contently, which is a web-based …

TIME for Flipboard

Inside Flipboard / November 20, 2013<p>When the innovative publisher Henry Luce launched TIME Magazine 90 years ago, his big idea was that TIME would …