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Data Shows the 3 Things You Need for a Successful Facebook Ad

Following these steps can help businesses get more bang for their buck.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Facebook has become an advertiser’s not-so-secret weapon. Whether you're organizing a craft beer festival for 21-to-34-year-old Deadmau5 fans in Boulder, Colo., or …

Become a Thought Leader in Your Industry

Becoming a thought leader in your industry is a process, one that shouldn't be taken lightly. Here are five steps to get you started.<p>Being a thought …

Why Agencies Should Abandon Advertising and Invest in Owned Media

The downward spiral of traditional advertising’s effectiveness started nearly two decades ago, when marketers simply cut and pasted print ads onto …

11 Lifestyle Changes You Need to Adopt If You Want to Be Rich

Cut unnecessary expenses, save aggressively and visualize how you'll get there. But don't forget to invest in yourself and in relationships with other successful people.<p>Author of A Paperboy's Fable: The 11 Principles of Success<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There’s a …

Stop taking pictures. Start taking photos.

I’m standing at the Australian coast, looking out onto a breathtaking sunset. I pull out my phone and take a picture:<p>I look down at my phone, …

Can 2 Parents, 2 Kids Live on Minimum Wage? Not Even Close: Report

For minimum wage employees, the data may not be a surprise, but it remains a stark finding.<p>A new Economic Policy Institute report finds that, no matter where they live in the United States, minimum wage workers earn far less than they need to make ends meet.<p>Compiling data from the U.S. Department …

This app automatically picks you up in an Uber and takes you to a mystery bar

Up for an adventure but can’t decide where to go? This app randomly picks a top bar on Yelp, picks you up in an Uber and takes you there — without you knowing the destination.<p>Bar Roulette uses the Yelp and Uber APIs to find a place to go and doesn’t tell you until you arrive. It’s one of the first …

Mexico: Gunmen burst into bar and kill a drug gang boss, reporter and four others | Fox News

Five gunmen burst into a bar early Thursday and killed a reputed drug gang boss, a reporter and four other people in Mexico's Gulf coast state of Veracruz, authorities said.<p>The Veracruz state prosecutors' office said the gunmen entered the bar and went directly for the victims, who included the …

How to Make Your Brand Irresistible to Millennials | Inc.com

When it comes to understanding younger consumers, there aren't many experts better than Matt Britton. He's the founder and CEO of MRY, the agency devoted to building youth-focused creative marketing solutions for big brands. Britton is also the author of the new book <i>YouthNation: Building Remarkable</i> …

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How to Sell a (Stolen) Banksy: Chris Thompson’s Art World Nightmare

The documentary How to Sell a Banksy chronicles one man’s journey to move a Banksy artwork he nicked off the streets of London.<p>On a drizzly East …

Why Branded Content Is Poised to Take Over

As more publishers launch branded content divisions, native advertising is taking over a larger part of digital marketing.<p>Adweek caught up with Peter …

SOFLES' 3D Mapping Graffiti Mural On Five-Storey Building

Graffiti artist SOFLES has uploaded a video of his biggest project to date called “SOFLES Graffiti<p>Graffiti artist SOFLES has uploaded a video of his biggest project to date called “SOFLES Graffiti Mapped,” which took place at White Night Melbourne — Melbourne’s largest cultural festival. The …

Photograph: Laura Lean/PA<p>The Galaxy S6 Edge has a gently curved screen on the left and right sides.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/3/2/1425295293377/34d78134-6cb8-40f9-9879-482bf80fa6cd-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Laura Lean/PA<p>The Galaxy S6 Edge has a gently curved …

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Incredible Body Painting Turns Torsos into Mind-Bending Optical Illusions

Amazingly, these mind-bending optical illusions aren't made with the help of projections or Photoshop. Artist Natalie Fletcher painted them directly on human skin! The Oregon-based body painter created this impressive series completely freehanded with an airbrush. She calls it <i>Just an Illusion</i>, and …

JCPenney’s 4 Cent Video Ads on Twitter Could Threaten YouTube’s Longtime Dominance

JCPenney says Twitter was behind its most successful social program—not Facebook or YouTube—and credited the platform's new video creation and …

Samsung hints that Galaxy S6 could support multiple wireless charging standards

One “special function” of the Galaxy S6 could be wireless charging that works with any of the current standards.<p>In a new post on its <i>Samsung Tomorrow</i> blog, the maker of the Galaxy series extols the virtues of wireless charging and promises that 2015 will be a “landmark year” for the technology. This …

Modern Family will air episode shot entirely with iPhones and iPads

MacBooks and iPhones have been no strangers on <i>Modern Family</i> but in an upcoming episode, Apple’s mobile devices are also taking over filming duties.<p><i>Modern Family</i> plans to be the first major TV show to air an episode shot almost entirely with the iPhone 6, iPad Air 2 and MacBook FaceTime cameras. The …

Project Ara Inches Closer To Reality—It's Got A Camera Module Now

Project Ara is Google’s effort to create an affordable, modular smartphone that you can customize like a set of Lego bricks. And the once experimental project is edging closer to reality with the debut of its first module, a Toshiba camera.<p><b>See also:</b> <b>Project Ara, Google’s Modular Smartphone, Gets A</b> …

Better YouTube Marketing in 5 Steps

Image via BigStockPhoto.comMultimedia integration has become an integral piece of content marketing in the digital space. A player in the game for a …

20 gorgeous pieces of street art

Whenever you walk down the street, seeing beautiful street art attract you and makes you feel great, isn’t it? There are several places in the world …

New Photographs of Crashing Ocean Waves Frozen in Time by Pierre Carreau | Colossal

<p>Fascinated by the mysteries of the ocean his entire life, photographer Pierre Carreau (previously) documents the power and serenity of ocean waves …

Graphic Design Inspiration: 50 Amazing Designers You Should Know – Learn

<i>There’s a certain feeling that you get when you step into an art gallery or see an exhibition for the first time.</i><p>Inspiration: it makes your eyes wide …

Beautiful Black and White Portraits of African Wildlife by David Gulden

Over the past 20 years, photographer David Gulden has studied the movements of African wildlife. Gulden uses unconventional methods to capture his beautiful photos including using innovative tactics like mounting cameras into eagle nests and setting up cameras with infra-red beam. He shoots mainly …

Cameras Used by Sundance 2015 Filmmakers & Why They Chose Them

We can probably all agree that every film requires a different set of tools.<p>This is certainly clear at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival, with films …

Going Urban With Your Landscapes: 7 Tips for Photographing Urban Landscapes

Let’s be honest, if someone mentions landscape photography to you, most people immediately think of beautiful sweeping vistas, majestic coastlines …

Why Your Content is Not Being Shared? Is There Something Missing in Your Social Media Marketing Plan

You spend hours and even days obsessing over creating the best and the most creative piece you can think of. You invest your time and money just so …

Revealing Photo Series Documents School Lunches Around the World

Around 32 million children in the US eat cafeteria food every weekday, and most of these students consume over half their daily calories at school. With this in mind, it's clear that school cafeterias are becoming crucial in the fight against childhood obesity. Sweetgreen–a chain of salad …

Food

Man Allegedly Steals $1.5 Million Worth of Nike LeBron 12 Shoes

A Memphis man appeared in court Monday nearly a month after jacking a large shipment of then-unreleased Nike LeBron 12 shoes.<p>The haul, according to ESPN.com's Darren Rovell, included 7,500 pairs of shoes with a total estimated retail value of $1.5 million.<p>Rovell reports that the alleged culprit, …

Lebron James

This week's Genius Issue of TIME takes a look at the year's best inventions. Pictured is the real-life hoverboard, inspired by the movie Back to the Future II and created by California-based tech firm Hendo. Circular "hover engines" create a magnetic field to lift the board a few inches above a conductive surface, like aluminum. Photograph by Justin Fantl (@fantl) for TIME. See more best inventions in this week's issue of TIME and on time.com