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Nicki Minaj Seems Confused About Chun Li In Her New Track

Shared from Cosplay<p>The Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo, or C2E2, was held between April 6-8 and The Portrait Dude was in attendance taking shots …

Sea of Thieves

Call of Duty: Ghosts multiplayer villains hit Xbox March 4

<i>Call of Duty: Ghosts</i> players on Xbox 360 and Xbox One will be able to play as three of the first-person shooter series' villains beginning March 4.<p>According to a post on One of Swords, the $3.99 Makarov Legend Pack will bring <i>Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2</i> terrorist leader Vladamir Makarov to <i>Ghosts</i>. …

See The Steve Jobs Biography As A Japanese Comic Book

Walter Isaacson’s official Steve Jobs biography is a heck of a read, but if the idea of trawling through lots of dead-tree text galls your inner geek, then you’ll love the fact it’s now available as a manga-style comic. The series is being published in Japan’s <i>Kiss</i> magazine and seems to follow the …

Comic Books

Evernote, Deutsche Telekom Launch Partnership

Evernote has entered into a major partnership with Deutsche Telekom. Starting today, Deutsche Telekom (parent company of U.S. mobile firm T-Mobile) subscribers will receive a free year of the Evernote Premium app. Mie Yaginuma of Evernote says that the partnership will give a free year’s membership …

Evernote

Spotify Launches First Paid Ad Campaign

Spotify will launch its first-ever paid advertising campaign tonight on NBC during <i>The Voice.</i> It’s a multipronged approach that includes commercials, social media, and still ads, all designed to bring the music platform to a broader audience.<p>With that mass-appeal goal in mind, the ads speak to the …

One Should Not Live Off The Sweat Of Others, Unless That Sweat Is Made Of Skittles

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j22SfSS9x7c<p>In Skittles’ latest trip down the dark rabbit hole of body horror, one man has found the goose that lays golden eggs: a man who sweats Skittles.<p>Created by DDB Chicago, the ad features a man who looks suspiciously like Abraham Lincoln (so hot right now) …

This Guy Became An Expert On Syrian Arms Trafficking, Just By Watching YouTube

Eliot Higgins, AKA Brown Moses, represents a strange new breed: the armchair weapons analyst.<p>Last October, Eliot Higgins, a 34-year-old resident of Leicester, England, lost his job. With time to waste, he turned to YouTube. Now, he’s one of the world’s foremost experts on the flow of illegal …

Human Rights

Take Control of Your Time

An interview with <b>Elizabeth Grace Saunders</b>, founder and CEO of Real Life E and author of <i>The 3 Secrets to Effective Time Investment</i>.<p>SARAH GREEN: Welcome to the HBR IdeaCast from Harvard Business Review. I’m Sarah Green. I’m talking today with Elizabeth Grace Saunders, founder and CEO of time coaching …

What Moleskine’s Market Position Really Looks Like

The editors managing the Visualizing Data Insight Center have asked us to submit visualizations that we find compelling or effective. Mine won’t win any design awards, but I was so struck by it that I passed it along.<p>A <i>Quartz</i> article on the IPO of hipster journal company Moleskine included this …

Apple's broken promise: why doesn't iCloud 'just work'?

Frustrations mount as developers deal with Apple's inability to manage another cloud service<p>iCloud, perhaps more than any Apple software product, is meant to "just work." When Apple introduced iCloud, it made clear its hopes to eradicate settings menus and file systems in favor of automation. Steve …

Climber is a Vine-inspired video sharing app built for App.net

It's impossible to look at Climber, a "very simple video-sharing tool" created for App.net users, and not instantly think of Vine. It's essentially a clone of Twitter's popular iOS app with near-identical functionality — even if Climber's developers don't readily acknowledge that fact. Much like …

Dark Sky developers launch Forecast, aim to bring weather predictions to your favorite app

The developers of Dark Sky — the short-term weather app that tells you exactly when it's going to rain — have released a new, more powerful version of the service called Forecast. Initially released as a web app, the company also wants to have Forecast's data powering a slew of other developers' …

'Minecraft' developer's new game 'Scrolls' out in beta next month

<i>Minecraft</i> developer Mojang is about to release its second computer game, <i>Scrolls</i>, a digital trading card game. As with <i>Minecraft</i>, Mojang will release Scrolls in beta, giving eager players an early look at the game<i>.</i> <i>Polygon</i> reports that the game will be available for purchase at a discounted rate for …

Nintendo video shows speed improvements of April Wii U software update

Since we first got a look at the Wii U, one of our biggest complaints has been its unbelievably laggy user interface. Thankfully, a partial fix is on the way next month, and now we’re getting a look at what kind of a difference it’s going to make. In a video (below) posted to Nintendo’s YouTube …

Flipboard 2.0 refreshes app's look, now lets everyone run their own magazine (hands-on)

Flipboard announced today that it has 50 million users, and also released a new version of its app that lets every one of them become an editor-in-chief. Flipboard 2.0 is "the most epic release we've ever done," CEO Mike McCue told <i>The Verge</i>, and most of its new features focus on curation: users can …