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Tap My Katamari to bring snowballing fun to the small screen

I’m going to go ahead and undercut your excitement right out of the box. Yes, it’s true that Katamari Damacy is coming to mobile devices, but unfortunately, Tap My Katamari looks quite a bit different than the free-roaming wacky fun of previous Katamari games.<p>The original game in the series was …

There was a 'Star Wars' made-for-TV movie you've never heard of — starring only Ewoks

In 1984, the world got a "Star Wars" TV movie called "Caravan of Courage." It was a year after "Return of the Jedi," and long before the prequel trilogy and this year's "The Force Awakens."<p>"Caravan of Courage" focused almost entirely on Ewoks, and even seemed like a nature documentary on them at …

Game Changers: A national stadium for MLB

Maybe it took a trip all the way to the other side of the world for the American game of baseball to see what could possibly be a big part of its …

This online course bundle will help you create your own Android apps

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Google Android is the world's most popular mobile operating system, and Java is one of the world's most popular programming languages, …

Project Management 101: The Complete Guide to Agile, Kanban, Scrum and Beyond

"Of all the difficulties facing NASA in its bid to send humans to the Moon in the Apollo program, management was perhaps the greatest challenge."- …

Google releases an Android version of Topeka, its Material Design example code

Last year, Google launched the Topeka web app as an “Open Source example” of what material design should look like on the web, and now they’re doing much the same—but for Android. The company took to its Android Developers’ blog to announce the Android version of Topeka, which the company hopes …

19 Bad Habits You Should Drop Before You Turn 30

Baby, it's time to let go of that bad blood.

Mental Health

The Secret History of Ultimate Marvel, the Experiment That Changed Superheroes Forever

<i>This article originally appeared in</i> Vulture.<p>A reboot is a delicate thing. When a once-profitable franchise of characters becomes stale, outdated, or …

PALAHNIUK Says FIGHT CLUB 2 'Too Dark' & 'Too Upsetting' For Prose

Fight Club 2<p>Credit: Dark Horse<p>Sometimes, you just can’t find what you’re looking for in an IKEA store, but it isn’t until you give and take a few …

This brilliant sci-fi film is one of the best movies you'll see all year

So many science fiction films have tried, and some have succeeded, in creating a unique dystopian vision of the future. Where "Ex Machina" stands out from the rest, however, is in the way that it portrays a future that sometimes seems hellish, but only sometimes feels like a nightmare.<p>One of the …

The Super Shake That Helps You Build Muscle Faster

You can’t bulk up if you’re not giving your body the right nutrition. Add these protein shakes to your diet and you’ll see results<p>Putting on muscle is simple in theory: lift weights and take in more calories than you burn.<p>But in reality, it’s an arduous process. You have to diligently follow a …

What are the most disturbing novels?

Bret Easton Ellis has haunted some of our readers for days, and on the books desk we’re still getting over certain depictions of dangerous obsessions and hellish orgies. Which fiction has most unnerved you?<p>While we often discuss lovely, life-affirming quotes and sweetly memorable scenes in books, …

X-POSITION: Bunn Guides Magneto & Deadpool Into "Secret Wars"

Marvel’s upcoming “Secret Wars” event is so massive that not even the Master of Magnetism and Merc With a Mouth will remain unaffected. Magneto will …

Comic Books

10. The Punisher: Welcome Back, Frank

The Punisher is often cited as the comic book of choice for people who don't normally read comics. For the most part the exploits of Frank Castle are …

Comics

Sabermetric stats primer

FIP, xFIP, BABIP and WAR ... I can't take it anymore!<p>We're in the midst of baseball's statistical revolution, and as we delve deeper into the 21st …

David Price

Spider-Man Won't Be White in Marvel Cinematic Universe?

Just days after we reported that actor Donald Glover is essentially giving up his "campaign" to play Miles Morales, an unconfirmed Spider-Man rumor …

Marvel Cinematic Universe

Pantry Items That Expire Way Before You Think They Do

Think your spices stay good for eternity? Think again.<p>Nothing lasts forever, and that's especially true when you're talking about food. Sure, expiration dates are overused, difficult to judge and don't actually mean that much, but food doesn't stay fresh or at its peak for eternity. While we may be …

Spices

17 Melty Paninis You Should Eat for Lunch Every Day

The panini has a certain je ne sais quoi that the boring old sandwich or the grilled cheese, its less classy cousin, lack.<p>At first glance, the panini is a pretty basic creation. It's essentially a sandwich, but grilled on a <b>panini press</b> that toasts the slices of bread and warms the ingredients …

Paninis

The Hotel Industry's Race To Escape The Dinosaur Age

How many times have you entered your room at a large chain hotel, thrown your luggage down to relax, and noticed the antiquated stereo system with an iPod dock from three models ago perched on the bedside table? Next to it lies a paper room-service menu and a clunky, ancient telephone to use if you …

Hospitality

8 inspirational books to make you happier

<b>Whether you want to get rich, build a business or deal with stress and conflict at work, we’ve found these inspirational books to help you get there</b> …

Why You Should Learn R First for Data Science

<i>This article originally appeared at Sharp Sight Labs. Follow Joshua Ebner, the founder of Sharp Sight Labs, on Twitter. Read more here.</i><p>Over and over, …

Report: DEADPOOL Casting Call Reveals Supporting Cast

Credit: Marvel Comics<p>Deadpool's reportded;y starting a posse. No, it's not the next arc of the <b>Deadpool</b> comic series - it's the production of his 2016 …

14 Ways to Improve Your Focus While Working Remotely

Using these simple tips, employers and employees alike can work remotely without losing sight of their top priorities.<p>Working outside of a typical office space certainly has its perks, but it can be difficult to focus with so many distractions. And for employers and managers, it's challenging to …

Design Strategies for Information Dashboards

In the dashboard shown above, you can see an implied grouping of charts based on color scheme and positioning:<p>The first row shows overall sales …

Career Spotlight: What I Do As A Data Scientist

Sit in any Silicon Valley coffee shop and you'll soon overhear someone talking about data analytics. What is it and who's crunching those numbers? …

How to Make Your Data Pretty? Utilize These Data Visualization Tools

Tired of showcasing the same old boring tables to your management? A spice of colors and layout brings life to data representation. If you need to …

Data Visualization

Automated Insights, STATS combined: What it means for big data, narrative technology

Automated Insights and STATS have been combined by Vista Equity Partners. The move goes beyond sports and highlights how big data needs narrative …

A LinkedIn For Analytics; Helping Analytic Insights Go Viral In Your Business

It’s been nice to see some recent news coverage of a big data mindset I’m calling “LinkedIn for Analytics.” It’s not related to the LinkedIn company, just inspired by that social media platform. The idea is to bring to the analytics world that same culture of engagement you see on LinkedIn and many …

Startup pitch: Alice wants to answer your hotel stay needs

The idea for Alice service came to life through the frustration of not being able to connect with a hotel unless you’re on the spot or by …

Retirement Planning: 3 Things People in Their 40s Need to Know

Our Motley Fool experts share their best financial advice for people in their 40s.<p>If you're in your 40s and you're wondering what your next financial …