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Droning Around: Drone Footage Captures a City Abandoned After Chernobyl

Screenshot via Vimeo Far more haunting than fly-throughs of the new Apple campus or L.A.'snotoriously lewd House of Sin, new drone footage from freelance photographer Danny Cooke captures the ruins of Pripyat, Ukraine, a city that was completed evacuated after...

How Well Do You Know Entrepreneurs? Take the Quiz to Find Out!

If you study business and entrepreneurship, you undoubtedly admire those who have reached the top. People like Steve Jobs, Jeff Bezos, Marissa Mayer, Mark Zuckerberg, and many others reached the echelon of the business ranks and created products that millions of people use everyday. They’ve put in the time, work, and have gone through the […]

The Vagina Bio-Hack That Wasn't: How Two 'Startup Bros' Twisted and Took Credit for a Young Woman's Company

Austen Heinz and Gilad Gome, of biotech start-ups Cambrian Genomics and Personalized Probiotics, announced at last week's DEMO conference, "New Tech Solving Big Problems," that they had created a bio-hack to make women's vaginas smell...Show More Summary

There's a Better Way to Board Planes

It's nearly twice as fast, but for some reason back-to-front remains an industry standard.

The Official List of Allowed Purchases This Black Friday

Every year around this time I put on my clever hat and try to have some fun with Black Friday… This has produced a multitude of award winning articles such as “How I feel about Black Friday in Animated Gifs“, “7 Things I’d rather do than shop on Black Friday,” and my personal favorite, “10 ways Black Friday is like sex.’ (I swear, I deserve […]

FT's Tett: Gold “Tangible” and “Clear”; People “Unnerved” About “Money” in “Bottomless Cyber Space”

FT's Tett: Gold “Tangible” and “Clear”; People “Unnerved” About “Money” in “Bottomless Cyber Space” Gillian Tett, markets and finance commentator and an Assistant Editor and former U.S. Managing Editor of the Financial Times, looked at the increasing concerns about money today and the benefits of gold in an important article on Friday. Show More Summary

Fake it 'Til You Make it Is for Cheaters and Wimps: 7 Habits to Create Real Change Using Aikido & Martial Arts Principles

I abhor the phrase, "Fake it 'til you make it." The very fact that anyone would want to fake anything is intrinsically dishonest and feels bad. Why not re-imagine the way you want to be with real practices and mental focus with these 7 Habits to Create Real Change Using Aikido & Martial Arts Principles? 1. Show More Summary

Get your Crunchies nominations in — and get your tickets now

Once a year, the top three two tech blogs get together to put aside their differences and celebrate the best of the tech world.

The Gap Between Big Data and Big Insights: Turning data into engaging stories

Have you seen the popular HTC One TV commercial featuring Gary Oldman? It’s quite brilliant really. A highly celebrated A-list actor is paid millions to say little more than “blah blah blah” throughout the entire commercial. I’m reminded of it because that’s the reaction I tend to have these days when I hear the words […]

The Unofficial Goldman Sachs Holiday Gift Guide For 2014

Here’s the only man’s gift guide you’ll need - where the practical meets the fantastical, the everyday meets the outlandish, with a token amount of benevolence. It’s not just a function of wallet size. Most men are happy to receive the...Show More Summary

My Love/Hate Relationship With Taylor Swift and Why You Should Follow Her Lead

Ever since Taylor Swift came crashing into the country music scene in 2006 with her self-titled debut album I will admit I have been a fan of her music. She has a great voice and wrote lyrics that any girl around her age could probably relate to...but that's where the positives ended for me. Show More Summary

The Power of Storytelling: Plotting The Future of Media

A couple of years into my first job in the PR industry, my boss, a high-powered, high-strung entertainment PR icon asked if I would mind having lunch with a young woman friend of his who had recently been tapped to handle PR chores for the nascent Museum of Broadcasting on East 53rd Street in New York City. […]

Lena Dunham and Charles Blow: Literary Tales & Sales

As someone who has dabbled in book PR over the years, I can’t help but notice how the art and dynamics of this specialized practice have evolved. Most significantly, I’m seeing how a newly published author, with a sizable social media following, can play a pivotal role in driving awareness, esteem and…ultimately sales. There are, however, […]

For-Profit College Marketer Thrived By Posting Fake Ads To Popular Job Sites

Neutron Interactive, a Salt Lake City-based business, regularly posted fake job listings on popular job websites including Monster.com and CareerBuilder.com for the purpose of tricking job-seekers into visiting its own websites, according to former Neutron employees. Show More Summary

Scrawny Arms Rob Lowe Is the Latest Subpar Rob Lowe to Join DirecTV's Campaign

While shy-bladder sufferers debate the offensiveness of Painfully Awkward Rob Lowe, DirecTV is plowing ahead with all sorts of other less-than-ideal Rob Lowes—you know, the ones with cable and not DirecTV. The latest disturbing specimen is Scrawny Arms Rob Lowe. Show More Summary

The $147M Reason Normal Gloves Don't Work On Your Smartphone

Most of us have been there. It's miserably cold outside and you need your phone or other touchscreen device, and you know how frustrating it is to remove your gloves to use your phone. This is mere inconvenience in a city like San Francisco, where we need only wear gloves with fashion. Show More Summary

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