James D Varoutsos

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Comcast Offers $65 Billion for 21st Century Fox, Challenging Disney

Comcast announced an offer worth $65 billion for the bulk of 21st Century Fox’s businesses on Wednesday, setting up a showdown with the Walt Disney Company for Rupert Murdoch’s media empire.<p>The all-cash bid by Comcast, the largest cable company and broadband provider in the United States, came a …

Media Industry

Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos, and other influential billionaires are investing in 2 startups that could solve the biggest problem with renewable energy

Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos, Mark Zuckerberg, and a host of their uber-rich compatriots are investing in two energy startups that could solve one of the biggest problems with renewable energy.<p>They are investing through a $1 billion fund, Breakthrough Energy Ventures, known as BEV, which announced last …

Bill Gates

50 Productive Things You Can Do Right This Minute

"I have nothing to do!!!" Bitch, you thought.<p>2. Back up your phone and computer so you can stop clicking "Remind me tomorrow" when they remind you that it's been 152 days since you last did it.<p>3. Watch an inspiring TED Talk. Like this one. Or this one. Or this one.<p>4. Make a wishlist on Amazon.<p>5. …

How to lead with influence instead of authority

Clearly, leadership potential exists within each of us. That potential can be triggered by outside events, or it can be learned by exploring …

Gig Economy

21 Low-Cost Ways to Make Money from Home

Startup costs can be a real barrier to getting up and running, so here are some work ideas that cost little to no money to consider.<p>Startup costs for training, schooling or equipment can be a real barrier for many people who want to make money from home and are limited to what they already have in …

Employment

I retired a millionaire at 30 — this is the key to earning more money

Over the past 2 years I've written over 300,000 words about money, spent over 200 hours talking and recording for the podcast, answered over 1,700 reader emails, and done over 200 media interviews all about money. Many people ask me what's my best piece of advice about money.<p>I usually give some …

Personal Finance

20 Things You've Been Doing Wrong in the Kitchen Your Entire Life

Are you scrambling eggs, making chocolate chip cookies, and measuring pasta the right way? It might not seem obvious, but there are plenty of basic things you could be doing the "wrong" way in the kitchen. There's somewhat of an art to cutting a lime, cooking chicken, mincing garlic, and roasting …

Chocolate Chip Cookies

Meditation the new tool to reach peak performance

It's relatively easy to spot the physical differences between, say, an Olympic rower and a couch potato. But it's the mind as much as the muscles that make a champion – so is it possible to pick an "elite brain" out of a crowd of ordinary grey matter?<p>That's the challenge that a team of …

Diversify your income: All my ideas for making money online

You needed more income streams yesterday.<p>“Many small streams will form a big river.” — Swedish proverb<p>Most Americans have one stream of income (a …

myfrequent.com

A Silent Voice through Art & Photography – Interview with Zewar Fadhil

Art and Photography binds well and expresses numerous emotions through the works of Zewar Fadhil. Meet a very talented Fine-art Photographer from …

Street Photography

The 2014 Photo Business Plan Workbook: Infographic and Guide

Ready to kickstart your 2014? Our newest guide <i>The 2014 Photo Business Plan Workbook</i> will help you build your business plan and stick to it this year. …

Trick Photography and Special Effects Ebook and Video Course | Photography Ebooks

1<p>An eBook Like No Other!<p>It comes with <i>295 pages of instruction</i>, <i>9 hours of how-to video tutorials</i>, and contains over <i>300 creative photographs</i> created by …

Tutorials

The cameras behind 2014's Oscar-nominated films

<b>And the Oscar goes to ... Arri.</b><p><i>Setlife Magazine</i> has compiled a series of lists documenting the main cameras, lenses, negatives and prints used on …

Cinematography