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Paperback Distribution: Createspace vs. Lightning Source

Last year, I wrote a post for Molly Greene's excellent blog detailing print and distribution options for self-published authors. Since then new options have emerged: boutique distributors such as Small Press United, for example, now work with self-publishers. Still, for most authors, Createspace, …

How Superman has made $170million without even selling a ticket: Man of Steel takes product placement to new level

• Producers recouped three-quarters cost of film through brand partnerships alone<br>• Largest number of product placements ever used for a film<br>• Brands …

Book Printing Services for Publishers | Ingram Content Group

<b>You:</b> The volume necessary to make a huge impact, but current infrastructure is stifling potential growth. Seeking a more expansive, hands-on …

Writing

Female students banned from speaking at Islam seminar and forced to walk through separate 'sisters only' entrance at leading London university

• Female students had to write questions down at Islamic society event<br>• Men present raised their hands to be addressed by guest speaker<br>• Women had to enter …

What U2 Fans Should Know About Guy Oseary (From A Madonna Fan)

Many U2 fans heard the news of Guy Oseary becoming U2's manager and had to look the name up.<p>They learned that Oseary started his career with Madonna …

Music

Converting/cloning a Parallels VM to Boot Camp on Mac

A good friend of mine, Christopher Brown (@ccbrown11), has successfully converted a Windows 7 virtual machine for Parallels on Mac OS X into a …

Linux

Stagelight by Open Labs

Open Labs added a new photo.<p>6 hours ago<p>Do you make beats on your #mobile devices?<br>Stagelight is already available for #android and we are super …

'StageLight Gives Wannabee Musicians and Songwriters the Pro Tools' Says Linkin Park

When the French stormed the Bastille (view image), there was an overwhelming sense of freedom which enveloped the citizens; a feeling that a horribly restrictive, complex and expensive environment had been eliminated. A blow had been struck by the individuals to their greedy captors.<p>A similar thing …

Catching Fire sets US box office ablaze in time for Thanksgiving

Film,Culture,Jennifer Lawrence,The Hunger Games: Catching Fire,The Hunger Games<p>Set to flame past $500m before the week's end, the Hunger Games: Catching Fire is generating enough heat to cook the turkey

Al Jazeera America’s Bet On Serious News Only Snags 13,000 Daily Viewers

Earlier today, the New York Post reported that the newly launched Al Jazeera American cable news channel has very low ratings. For its first few months, the channel has averaged around 13,000 viewers.<p>That’s low, but not zero. The kicker is that the predecessor to what people now call AJAM, Current …

See These Heartbreaking Photos Of The World’s Disappearing Cultures, Before They Fade Away

In the new book Before They Pass Away, photographer Jimmy Nelson has captured a series of gorgeous pictures of 31 remote cultures that are on the verge of disappearing.<p>Over the last three years, British photographer Jimmy Nelson traveled around the world–from Namibia to Papua New Guinea to …

Qatar migrant workers 'treated like animals' - Amnesty

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1029000/1029076_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1532482818_7ba8592506686d0bde75f22a0cf03141<p><b>Qatar's construction sector is rife with abuse, Amnesty International (AI) has said in a report published as work begins on Fifa World Cup 2022</b> …

Migrant Workers

Andy Warhol auction record shattered

<b>An Andy Warhol painting has sold for $105m (£65.5m) in the US, breaking the artist's record by more than $30m.</b><p>Silver Car Crash (Double Disaster) depicts the aftermath of an accident, with a twisted body sprawled across the mangled interior of a vehicle.<p>It is one of four double-panel car crash …

Fine Art

Who Has 1 Billion Users and is About to Overtake Facebook?

With an increase in user numbers but unable to cash in on its huge user base, Pony and his co-founders nearly had to sell the company. A big early …

Behance

Teenagers say goodbye to Facebook and hello to messenger apps | Technology | The Observer

Facebook made a startling admission in its earnings announcement this month: it was seeing a "decrease in daily users, specifically among teens". In other words, teenagers are still on Facebook; they're just not using it as much as they did. It was a landmark statement, since teens are the …

Microsoft to make Xbox One into an indie self-publishing platform

Hoping to win favor with indie game developers, Microsoft is announcing its ID@Xbox program today that would allow independent game developers to self-publish on the Xbox One video game consoles launching this fall.<p>The battle to establish a new platform is usually won or lost on the basis of …

Photography is a Sin, According to India’s Leading Islamic Seminary

<b>Update</b>: The rector of Darul Uloom came out to clarify some of the statements included in the original <i>Hindustan Times</i> article quoted in this post. We …

Malala's Muslim Faith: A Voice Of Islam For The Next Generation

Malala Yousufzai was shot by the Taliban for standing up for the education of girls and has electrified the world with her determination and courage in the face of ignorance and hate.<p>She's also the voice of Islam's next generation of moderate Muslims.<p>Though only 16 years old, the charismatic …

Converting to Islam: British women on prayer, peace and prejudice

Ioni Sullivan, local authority worker, 37, East Sussex<p>I'm married to a Muslim and have two children. We live in Lewes, where I'm probably the only hijabi in the village.<p>I was born and raised in a middle-class, left-leaning, atheist family; my father was a professor, my mother a teacher. When I …

How London Became a 'Mecca' for Islamic Finance

1,800 delegates will gather at London's Excel Centre this week (29-31 October) at the 9th World Islamic Economic Forum, cementing the capital's …

National Park Service produces videos praising Islam

A series of videos produced for the National Park Service shows American Muslim students blaming hatred against their faith on the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. The story was first reported by Sancho Panza in the Independent Journal Review. The videos also promoted Islam as a pioneer in …

Islam Is Not A Country: Why It's Important To Stay Informed

While ignorance may be bliss, knowing what’s happening in the world is an asset. Surely Stephanie Banister, a 27-year old Australian political …

Madonna Practicing Islam? Singer Reveals She's Studying Muslim Holy Text

Madonna made waves in the mid-1990s when she began studying the Kabbalah, a Jewish esoteric tradition that draws from the mystical and prophetic visions described throughout the Torah. Now she's causing uproar with the news that she's begun studying the Koran, the sacred text of Islam, joining …

‘When Tommy met Mo’ revealed how far we have to travel before Islamism is uprooted

Last night the BBC screened a documentary called ‘When Tommy met Mo’. It was good television, challenging and thought-provoking in a way that public broadcasting ought to be, is often said to be, but too rarely is. I would urge you to watch it.<p>The programme followed Tommy Robinson during the period …

London Wants To Be A Center Of Islamic Finance. Why?

British Prime Minister David Cameron announced this week that he wanted London to become "one of the great capitals of Islamic finance anywhere in the world."<p>Cameron said Britain will issue <i>sukuk,</i> or Islamic bonds, valued at $320 million as early as next year.<p>But what does all that mean? We take a …

Islamic finance – the lowdown on sharia-compliant money

Islamic finance,Money,Current accounts,Banks and building societies,Mortgages,Consumer affairs,Religion,UK news<p>Islamic products are available to regular savers, investors and homebuyers, but unlike standard deals they don't charge interest<p>The government has announced plans for Britain to issue a …