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The Defenders amplifies Marvel’s Netflix ideology, warts and all

A slow start to a long-anticipated show<p>It’s hard to pinpoint what, exactly, The Defenders stand for. Good and justice in the world, obviously, since they’re superheroes. And then… what else? If past Marvel shows like <i>Jessica Jones</i> are an instrument, delicately tuned for individual stories about the …

Images: Artist Jacky Tsai Thrusts Western Comic Heroes Into Traditional Chinese Paintings

Check out these paintings from artist Jacky Tsai that feature comic book characters in Chinese paintings.<p>This is a series of paintings titled "The …

The 10 things in advertising you need to know today

<b>1. Netflix's stock shot up 20% after a big earnings beat.</b> Its net international subscriber growth was 3.2 million, and Wall Street was only forecasting 2 million.<p><b>2. BuzzFeed is making a "major" investment in two branded content studios in London.</b> BuzzFeed is more than doubling the size of its …

Let It Flow: 10 of the Best Books on Creativity

The best books about creativity can simultaneously spark new ideas in the reader while also giving them a compelling narrative to follow. Sometimes this can come from writers or artists taking a step back and recounting the ways in which their craft comes together; in other cases, it might involve …

Bitcoin value spikes in wake of EU referendum

The value of bitcoin rose sharply today as sterling dipped in response to the UK's decision to leave the European Union.<p>The cryptocurrency's price …

11 basic Excel tricks that will change your life

Microsoft Excel is an amazing piece of software, and even regular users might not be getting as much out of it as they can. Improve your Excel efficiency and proficiency with these basic shortcuts and functions that absolutely everyone needs to know.<p>Of course you can move from cell to cell with …

19 Artists Hijacked the Hallways of a Brooklyn High-rise

High above Brooklyn, lucky renters live amidst original works of art.<p>Phong Bui, who founded art mag <i>The Brooklyn Rail</i> nearly 20 years ago, is turning a residential tower in downtown Brooklyn into a work of art. Presented with the opportunity to commission artists to bedeck the halls of brand new …

Research Links Heavy Facebook And Social Media Usage To Depression

Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine recently conducted a study about the effects of social media habits on the moods of users. The research determined that the more time young adults use social media, the more likely they are to be depressed. The findings from this study …

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Google DeepDream experiment takes you on a trippy VR journey

Google's latest VR experiment involves feeding footage captured by its 360-degree camera rig through the DeepDream machine. Since the company's DeepDream program uses a neural network to transform ordinary images into surrealistic, dream-like artwork, the result is a psychedelic virtual reality …

The Importance of Angles

The hairs on the back of your neck rise to attention; the crashing of waves pierce the air; the cacophony rises to a mind blowing crescendo, and you brace for the weight of the water coming directly at you. The moment expires, you are merely sitting on your couch, a magazine open in your hands. For …

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Apple Music changes policy after Taylor Swift stand

<b>Apple Music has reversed its payment policy, a day after the singer Taylor Swift said she was refusing to allow the company to stream her album 1989.</b><p>In an open letter to Apple, Swift said she was withholding the record as she was unhappy with the three-month free trial offered to subscribers.<p>Now …