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The Best New Movies on Netflix and in Theaters This Month

What you should watch at the multiplex or from your couch in April 2015.<p>Snow on the East Coast has barely subsided, and yet we're already approaching the fourth-month-long Summer Movie Season, beginning with the latest <i>Fast and Furious</i> installment on April 3. While blockbusters won't fully flood …

Bill Gates recommended these 6 books for TED 2015

He recently wrote a list of recommended reads in honor of the TED 2015 conference on his blog, and they include thoroughly Gatesian themes: business, history, and public health.<p>They are:<p>1. "Business Adventures" by John Brooks<p>A collection of John Brooks' writings for the New Yorker published in …

When 'Mad Men' Ends, Does TV's Best 'Stealth Feminism' Die, Too?

For seven seasons, Matthew Weiner has devoted himself to creating fascinating, complicated female characters.<p><b>This article appears in the March 2015 issue of ELLE magazine.</b><p>To write about the women of <i>Mad Men</i> in a way that sidesteps the usual fawning, rhapsodic, pin-up calendar approach is to confront …

Michelle Obama, Race and the Ivy League

The education of a future first lady.<p>In 1988, a group of black students at Harvard Law School compiled a report designed to recognize the growing achievements of black students on campus and share their wisdom with newcomers. The longest essay in the 50-page newsletter was written by a 24-year-old …

College & University

22 Contemporary Authors You Absolutely Should Be Reading

These writers are not to be missed.

Books

See the beautiful, nightmarish patent illustrations for a Google-funded augmented reality device

It's been almost three months since Google lead a $542 million round of funding for the Magic Leap, an augmented reality project shrouded in mystery. Aside from vague claims about a "biomimetic Dynamic Digitized Lightfield Signal," the CEO of Legendary Pictures calling it "jaw-dropping," and Neal …

Woman in China Found to Have No Cerebellum

A 24-year-old woman from Shandong Province in China was recently admitted to a hospital after presenting with symptoms of dizziness and nausea. Once …

James McAvoy Will Star In X-Men: Apocalypse, But His Hair Might Not

Actor James McAvoy, who plays Charles Xavier/Professor X in the nu-<i>X-Men</i> movie franchise, told HuffPo that the only thing he knows about his …

Robin Williams: His Greatest Roles

1 of 11<p>'Mork & Mindy' (1978-82)<p>Robin Williams was an unknown stand-up comedian when Garry Marshall cast him as the alien manchild from Planet Ork on …

10 Real Words For Things You've Never Been Able To Describe

We all know the feeling of having an indescribable event where no matter what you just can’t seem to get the word to perfectly fit the situation. Did …

'Game of Thrones' stars don't take death lightly

SAN DIEGO — HBO's <i>Game of Thrones</i> announced a bushel of new cast members during its panel Friday at Comic-Con, but the returning stars had plenty of opportunity to bask in fan adoration.<p>Kit Harington, who plays Jon Snow, and Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, who plays Jaime Lannister, headlined a panel that …

Tropical Fish Cause Trouble as Climate Change Drives Them Toward the Poles

Newly arrived species mow down vegetation and upend local communities.<p>Marine ecologist Adriana Vergés emerged from a scuba dive in Tosa Bay off the coast of southern Japan last week and was amazed at what she'd seen: A once lush kelp forest had been stripped bare and replaced by coral.<p>The bay is …

These Are The Happiest And Unhappiest Regions In The US

Happiness is not equally distributed across the United States.<p>A recent National Bureau of Economic Research working paper by Harvard economics professor Edward Glaeser, University of British Columbia economics professor Joshua Gottlieb, and Harvard graduate student Oren Ziv tracks how people's …

10 Things You’re Doing at Work That Say “I Don’t Care”

Do your actions scream: “I’m over it!” Or are you that stressed out? If you’re doing these things at work you’re sending the wrong message.<p>We’ve all been at a restaurant where the waiter forgets your special request and looks as though he’d rather be just about anywhere else in that moment. Then …

Meet Apple's New 'Pandora For Books'

It's unclear exactly why Apple decided to purchase the Idaho-based startup, but the company issued a statement saying the following: "Apple buys smaller technology companies from time to time, and we generally do not discuss our purpose or plans."<p>Apple will presumably use the company's technology …

Books

3 MIT Students Invent a 3D Printing Machine to Make...Ice Cream | Inc.com

After mastering the art of generating meatless hamburgers and pizza with all the fixings, 3D printing has moved on to dessert, thanks to the work of three MIT students who invented a machine that can create star-shaped ice cream.<p>By way of a class project, the students--Kyle Hounsell, Kristine …

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The Importance of 'True Grit' in Business | Inc.com

One rainy weekend afternoon recently, I was able to convince my teenage daughter to take a break from texting and watch the movie <i>True Grit</i> with me. She had started reading the Charles Portis classic on her Kindle last summer, and her progress getting through the book was slow, with its almost …

Self-improvement

Amazon's far-reaching ambitions, lack of profits, unnerve investors | Reuters

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc’s message to investors has always been clear: trust in founder and CEO Jeff Bezos. But after more than a year of mostly disappointing quarterly results, that faith is being tested.<p>Some on Wall Street wonder if Amazon may have bitten off more than it can …

5 Must-Read Books for Every Entrepreneur This Summer

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Whether you’re on a plane traveling to your next meeting, taking vacation on the beach, or out on the prairie, there are five must-read books you need to bring with you. It’s a list of new bestsellers and old classics and, no matter the …

How to Create a Social Media Marketing Plan from Scratch

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog.</i><p>When I went rock climbing for the first time, I had no idea what I was doing. My friends and I were complete newbies about ropes and rappelling and every other bit of jargon and technique that goes with climbing. We saw others doing it spectacularly …

9 Things Successful People Do When Working From Home | Inc.com

I wrote the first draft of this column before 8 a.m. on a Sunday, working in my pajamas at the standing desk in my home office.<p>A new study says I have good company in that kind of work flexibility, and not just among entrepreneurs and those who work for themselves. Nearly one-third of full-time …

Time Management

Here's What 11 Tech Stars Have On Their Home Screens

The Stock Market Has Been Predicting Russian Crises Since 1857

But not everyone is so baffled by the world's biggest country.<p>The Socionomics Institute released a two-part study that examines Russia's past in order to foreshadow to Russia's future.<p>In the first part of the study, they examined Russia by assessing historical social events in a global context …

Koreans’ love of good coffee is getting even more intense

For a nation of historic tea drinkers, Koreans love their coffee. And they increasingly prefer the good stuff. The Korea Customs Service said 120,000 tons of coffee were imported into Korea in 2013, up 7% from the year before, making it the seventh-biggest importer in the world.<p>But the data also …

Coffee

Talking To Big Machines

One of the core ideas we set out to explore at Solid is “design beyond the screen” — the idea that, as software moves into physical devices, our modes of interaction with it will change. It’s an easy concept to understand in terms of consumer electronics: the Misfit Shine activity tracker has a …

14 Signs You're On The Path To Awesomeness

To sustain superior performance in anything requires focus, determination and an unquestionable purpose to endure when others quit. Whether it’s a personal or professional endeavor, conquering challenges at home or at work necessitates the physical, mental and emotional capacities to create …

I’ve worked at McDonald’s for 10 years and still make $7.35 an hour

As fast-food workers, we prepare burgers and fries, not balance sheets. We struggle to survive from paycheck to paycheck, without million-dollar annual bonuses or second homes. We often work behind the scenes—or counters, getting little of the credit for billions of dollars in company profits.<p>And …

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