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5 Gangster Movies You Have to See

<i>Editor's Note: Marc Krulewitch's Jules Landau mysteries take place in Chicago, where he was born and where his family has lived for generations. He</i> …

How Music Affects Your Productivity

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Music has a way of expressing that which cannot be put into words.<p>It is for this reason (and many more) that music is regarded as one of the triumphs of human creativity-but does music itself help one to create?<p>This is an important …

Flute

Why your brand-new plane doesn't have a seat-back TV

Earlier this year, I boarded a United flight from Newark to San Diego. After passing the first few rows, a young boy turned to his mother and asked, "Why aren't there any TVs?"<p>"It's probably an older plane," she responded -- but that couldn't be further from the truth.<p>The aircraft, a 737-900 with …

How to Brew Coffee: 8 Step-by-Step Videos from Stumptown Coffee & Bon Appétit

We got a major lesson on how to brew coffee—eight different ways—with these videos from java experts Stumptown Coffee Roasters<p>Coffee. Any way you look at it, it's become way easier to get a decent cup in the past decade or so. The rise of good coffee (and the attendant coffee nerdery) has made us …

100th Anniversary of Panama Canal: Pictures

Panama Canal

Tom Hanks just released a typewriter app for iPad

Tom Hanks has made it well known that he's one of the few remaining typewriter diehards, but today he's taking that passion digital. He's releasing an iPad app called Hanx Writer that recreates the typewriter experience on a tablet: keys clack, the paper moves side-to-side, and new sheets need to …

Check it out: Humin is a smarter version of your iPhone's default phone app

If you’re over the default Phone app on your iPhone, then you’re in luck.<p>Humin, a contacts app for iOS, launched today; and it’s smarter and a heck of a lot more intuitive than what you get with your iPhone out of the box.<p>Once Humin is installed, it’ll learn who you call the most and who’s the most …

Healthy Future for HealthKit

Apple didn't introduce an iWatch or fitness band at their Worldwide Developers Conference, but they introduced technology to make it easier for others to do so. HealthKit is a framework for developers and gadget makers that can help them integrate fitness and wearable gear with iOS. And Apple isn't …

Lone female fugitive on US Marshals Most-Wanted list captured

For five years, they pursued her, always one step behind as she used aliases and altered her appearance to elude them.<p>But Janet Killough Barreto's luck ran out at a shopping mall in Portland, Oregon, where the U.S. Marshals Service caught up with her -- the lone female fugitive in their 15 Most …

BlackBerry Passport hands-on video: Big and square with a great keyboard

We’re still two weeks out from September, the month when BlackBerry is expected to introduce its new handset called the Passport. Clearly, the …

Sociale Web takes the #IceBucketChallenge

Let's face it -- it doesn't take much to convince us to do ridiculous things, document them and share them on the Internet.<p>Make it for a good cause, and you get a viral sensation that starts with a single person and rides the wave of social media all the way to Hollywood, the White House and sports …

Berlin bans Uber to protect passengers and its taxis

It's safe to say that Uber has become a victim of its own success, provoking the ire of the global taxi industry and also its fellow ridesharing competitors. While it's enjoyed some leniency in the US, European regulators have put the boot into the app, with Berlin becoming the latest city to ban …

A Fascinating Look Inside Those 1.1 Million Open-Internet Comments

When the Federal Communications Commission asked for public comments about the issue of keeping the Internet free and open, the response was huge. So huge, in fact, that the FCC's platform for receiving comments twice got knocked offline because of high traffic, and the deadline was extended …