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Francis Ford Coppola: What I've Learned

The 70-year-old director on meeting Gotti, wanting Scorsese to helm Godfather II, ignoring The Sopranos, and more (wine with Bill Cosby, anyone?)<p><b>When I was sixteen or seventeen,</b> I wanted to be a writer. I wanted to be a playwright. But everything I wrote, I thought, was weak. And I can remember …

Bill Cosby

Why you’ll share this story: The new science of memes

More and more of the things that set the internet on fire are of that species of charmingly moronic pairing of text and image that allows even the post-literate to feel like they have partaken of a shared cultural moment. And now, scientists are beginning to understand how the curiously addictive …

Memes

Surreal Digital Illustrations by Tebe Interesno | Colossal

<p>I’m really enjoying these digital illustrations by artist Tebe Interesno, who explores a wide variety of themes from surrealism to science fiction. …

35 Random Corners Of The Internet You Should Visit When You Need A Break

Bookmark this for when you're having a bad day or when you just need a distraction and want to play. There's something so soothing about these single-serving sites.<p>Major h/t to this post by Tumblr user Writing Weasels and the website The Useless Web for providing me with endless hours of amusement.

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In Chicago, 3-D Printers Are Available To Anyone With A Library Card

The Harold Washington Library's new Maker Lab is free and open to the public. Get making!<p>3-D printing may be the way of the future, but for the average Joe, actually getting ahold of a 3-D printer to use on the cheap remains somewhat challenging.<p>Starting this week, though, 3-D printing will be as …

Death Valley Covered in Fried Eggs

Death Valley National park has issued a statement on its Facebook page, asking visitors to please, <i>please</i> stop throwing eggs all over the damn place.<p>The trouble began when a park employee posted a video of herself cooking an egg in a skillet using only the power of the sun in Death Valley’s …

Death Valley

The World's Largest Building Is Open For Business

It could fit 20 Sydney Opera Houses inside it and has its own artificial sun.<p>The New Century Global Center, a behemoth Chinese officials are calling the world's largest standalone building, has finally opened in Chengdu, the capital of China's Sichuan province. The colossal structure has 5.5 …

Tests verify quantum effects in processor - Futurity

USC (US) — Researchers have verified that quantum effects are indeed at play in the …

100 Of The Greatest Opening Sentences In The History Of Literature

Whilst the cover or even title of a book might initially gain your attention, in truth it’s the opening sentence that has the power to inspire, …

America the Beautiful: 50 States in 50 Photos

At 3.79 million square miles (9.83 million km2) and approximately 315 million people, the United States is the third largest country by land area and …

This Map Shows The Most Famous Brand From Every State

Graphic artist Steve Lovelace has created a map of the most popular brand in every state.<p>Lovelace wrote on his blog that he was inspired to create the map after reading an article about corporate feudalism.<p>Wendy's wins for Ohio, while Apple rules in California.<p>Check it out:

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The 80% Energy Rule: An Old Secret to Success | Inc.com

Who’s your business role model? Whether you go for high tech gurus like Steve Jobs and Jeff Bezos or more down home exemplars of business greatness such as Henry Ford or your shop-keeping mother, one place you probably haven’t looked for entrepreneurial inspiration is elderly residents of Japan. <b></b><p>But …

Entrepreneurship