Year in Review
@YearInReview | A look back at the events, people and magazines that rocked our world.
Top agency, digital and brand players weigh in on the year to come.
It’s a new year and time for prediction and anticipation. How much mobile-first, e-commerce-driving engagement will you be programmatically integrating into your 2015 360 strategy?
Marketing has made real, beyond-buzzword shifts over …
From Louisiana to Saudi Arabia, this year isn't just a lead-up to 2016.
Though many American political junkies will spend 2015 speculating about presidential contenders, you can get a more immediate fix by watching the following slate of important races across the globe. From high-profile …Elections
Congress’s struggles will be familiar, but the balance of power has shifted.
The status quo has shifted, but has it shifted enough to break the gridlock that has gripped Washington for the past four years?
Those bullish on "grand bargains" and "comprehensive reforms" see pieces in place. With Mitch …
In 2014 we've covered education as the world-changing story it is and you've been along for the ride. And so at year's end, NPR Ed reached far and wide to bring you a set of provocative predictions for the education world in 2015:
1) Blended Learning As A Daily Practice
One thing American schools …
The Witcher 3: Wild HuntXbox One, PS4 & PC
It may not have had a cash-intensive PR blitzkrieg, but The Witcher 2 – with its story quietly moulding itself around your actions and The Witcher himself refusing to conform to genre stereotype – generated endless word of mouth. This outing will be larger, …
If the Chinese zodiac calendar was flexible, 2015 could well be the Year of the Skyscraper, with ten new buildings over 1,100 feet in height set to open before the end of the year. But innovative designs are being carried out closer to the ground as well. Here’s our handy guide to some of the most …Architecture
From Apple’s financial followers to the culture pages, expect few technology topics to garner as much attention in 2015 as the Apple Watch, which is set to launch “early” in the year.
Why? Because it’s not just a new gadget. Several people, companies, and entire industries are counting on it to be a …Wearable Tech
Could 2015 be the year of trillion-dollar deals?
The new Republican majority in Congress could turn 2015 into the year of the trade deal.
Republicans and President Barack Obama are both eager to act on a massive Asia-Pacific deal, an even bigger agreement with the European Union and legislation that …Liberal News
1995 was a busy year
Does 1995 feel like just yesterday or a lifetime ago? No matter how you feel about it, these events are about to hit their 20th anniversaries:
The World Trade Organization was formed (Jan. 1): After much wrangling between Bob Dole and Bill Clinton (then Republican Senate leader …Alanis Morissette
It's no secret that the most interesting video games of the last few years have come out of the indie games community. In 2014, we've seen explosive successes in the form of DayZ, Rust, Kerbal Space Program and more. But what'll be the next bedroom-built game that outsells Call of Duty, Assassin's Creed …Indie Gaming
The tree might still be up, but I wouldn't advocate finishing off the last of the turkey unless you're keen to have a good reason to call in sick on …
Ebooks are feeling a bit hungover heading into the new year. The 50 Shades of Grey exuberance of 2011 and 2012 feels long ago. The first seemingly …Kindle
Jonathan Glancey picks a selection of exciting new architectural projects that are planned for the coming year.
Proving that he is still ahead of his game, 85-year-old Frank Gehry’s Dr Chau Chak Wing Business School for the University of Technology Sydney (UTS) – his first building in Australia – is …Architecture
A mission to supply the International Space Station next week could change space-flight as we know it—by successfully returning a used rocket booster to Earth.
SpaceX’s Jan. 6 launch will send a remotely piloted space capsule to the ISS with food, experiments, and two tiny, Earth-observing …SpaceX
With 2014 officially over, it is time to start looking forward at what we can expect from this coming year. There are plenty of big names planning on releasing albums we can all expect to be rather large, and a handful of newer stars that have a lot to prove [...]Albums
NEW YORK (AP) — Uber, Facebook, Instagram — sure, they've been all the rage, but as 2014 winds down we're all ready for something fresh. From ride-hailing to photo sharing, here are a few up-and coming apps and startups to watch in in 2015. Which will be the breakout hit of the new year?
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As 2014 comes to a close, we're seeing lots of predictions related to Apple for the coming year. And many enthusiasts (and some market analysts) are expecting great things. It seems a safe bet that we'll see a 12.9-inch iPad in 2015. Lots of rumors have been circulating, and Apple's partnership …
Say hello to a new year—and new style updates
Dressing like an adultdoesn't have to be boring. You can still dress for your age while still keeping your look interesting and fresh. These details are sure to get you noticed for all the right reasons.
Tailored sweats have made their mark on …Trends
On the flight back to Atlanta, Dr. Pierre Rollin snoozed in Seat 26C in his usual imperturbable way, arms folded, head bobbing, oblivious to loudspeaker announcements and the periodic passing of the galley cart.
This routine had become part of his lore. During each viral outbreak, Dr. Rollin, the …Ebola
Shake Shack is going public, betting that the burgers and shakes loved by Main Street will be also be popular on Wall Street.
The burger joint filed for an IPO Monday, about 10 years after it opened its first location in Manhattan's Madison Square Park.
Shake Shack is seeking to raise $100 million …Shake Shack
Washington (CNN)Rep. Michael Grimm announced late Monday night plans to resign from Congress, after pleading guilty to a felony tax evasion charge last week.
The announcement came just hours after a source familiar with Grimm's thinking told CNN he would resign "sooner rather than later," after the …John Boehner