Natalie Wright

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12 Office Organization Ideas for Your Most Productive Self

Banishing clutter will make deskwork that much easier.<p>Considering all of the time you spend at the <i>actual</i> office, your home office should serve as a respite. Employ a few tips and tricks to keep it organized, and you'll wish you could WFH all day, every day.

Is Reggie Watts the Most Important Artist of the Century So Far?

The<br>only thing you need to know about “postmodernism” is that it’s over.<br>Several decades of academics goading us to dig deeper into the roots of …

Detroit files for bankruptcy protection

DETROIT -- The city of Detroit filed for Chapter 9 bankruptcy protection in federal court Thursday, laying the groundwork for a historic effort to bail out a city that is sinking under billions of dollars in debt and decades of mismanagement, population flight and loss of tax revenue.<p>The bankruptcy …

UP Police first refuses to lodge FIR, then blames gangrape victim of setting herself ablaze and lying

A 20-year-old college student was gangraped and set on fire in Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav home district Etawah on Thursday.

Uttar Pradesh

Your Weekend Has 60 Hours–Here’s How To Wring The Most Out Of Them

Do your weekends fly by too fast? Craft weekends that are memorable, relaxing, and productive with these 10 tips from productivity expert Laura Vanderkam.<p>Weekends always seem to go quickly, but they’re longer than we think. There are 60 hours between that 6 p.m. Friday beer and that 6 a.m. Monday …

Hulu off the market: Fox, Disney and NBC to maintain ownership

Well, we've been waiting to hear who would wind up purchasing the struggling Hulu, and now we know -- nobody! Instead the service will see an infusion of cash totaling $750 million from its current owners. Hulu has actively courted new owners on multiple occasions, and it seemed as if this time a …

George Zimmerman and the problem with American heroism

<b>George Zimmerman (AP/Gary W. Green)</b><p>When everyone wants to be a hero, we lose sight of what greatness — and justice — really are<p>Roxane Gay<p>July 12, 2013 3:11pm (UTC)<p>As George Zimmerman’s trial draws to a close, I have been thinking about heroism. There’s a great deal about our culture that is …

Justin Timberlake's New Disco Song Is Fantastic

"Take Back the Night" is going to be on the next 20/20 Experience album, but for now, it'll just sound great on the radio next to "Get Lucky" and "Blurred Lines."

Five Ways Pacific Rim Succeeds Where Other Summer Blockbusters Have Failed – /Film

I’ll be the first to admit it: the summer movie season is starting to wear on me. Every week, it feels like we’re subject to another mindless big …

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Kesha Had The Most Awkward Radio Encounter With Harry Styles

Kesha is basically the most awkward human alive.

Barnes & Noble’s troubles don’t show why bookstores are doomed. They show how they’ll survive.

On Monday, Barnes and Noble announced that the chain's CEO, William Lynch, was stepping down.<p>It's never a good sign for a company when its CEO resigns, leaving it provisionally leaderless. In the case of a struggling chain like Barnes & Noble, it's enough to make people wonder how long it'll be …

The novel resurgence of independent bookstores

Defying the onslaught of the e-book revolution, many small bookshops see a rise in sales, aided by savvy business practices and the 'buy local' …

Something Amazingly Awesome Is Going to Happen to You Today

My name is Pam G. and, as of today, I am launching a brand new chapter of A.A. Unlike Version 1.0, my A.A. stands for Amazing Awesomeness and it only has two steps.<p>Step #1: Admit that... "something amazingly awesome is going to happen to me today." First thing every morning, before throwing off …

Positive Thinking

Apple And Google Are No Longer Among America's Favorite Brands

<b>Go straight to the list of America's favorite brands ></b><p>In the second half of 2012, Apple fell from the list while Google held on to 10th place. Both drops are a surprise considering Apple's dominance in consumer satisfaction and Google's market share lead with Android and search.<p>Impressively, Amazon …

Barnes & Noble Drops Nook

Will Barnes & Noble Be Around In Five Years?

Is there a future for a Nook-nicked Barnes & Noble? The retailer’s plan to stop making its Nook color tablets revived questions about the long-term viability of the last remaining national bookseller that’s been feverishly trying to reinvent itself amid game changing Amazon.com.<p>Yes, the news that …

Publishing is no longer a job or an industry — it’s a button

As he has shown with books like “<i>Here Comes Everybody</i>” and his ideas about how the “cognitive surplus” has created a crowdsourcing explosion, Clay …

Ten ways to save the publishing industry

This year, on the face of things, it's been business as usual at the Frankfurt book fair, with some 7,500 exhibitors setting up shop in the gleaming …

Amazon purchase of Goodreads stuns book industry

"Truly devastating" for some authors but "like finding out my mom is marrying that cool dude next door that I've been palling around with" for …

What Does Amazon's Purchase Of Goodreads Mean For Book Industry?

<i>Weekend Edition Saturday</i> host Scott Simon talks with <i>Wall Street Journal</i> reporter Greg Bensinger about Amazon's acquisition of the reader reviews site, Goodreads, and the implications for readers, authors and publishers.<p>Transcript<p>SCOTT SIMON, HOST:<p>Late last week, Amazon, which features reader …

EBooks Accounted for 23% of US Book Sales in 2012

- Apr 12, 2013<p>A full-year report released by the Association of American Publishers Thursday reports that ebooks accounted for 22.55 percent, or …