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Watch The Eerie New Teaser Trailer For 'The Hobbit: The Battle Of The Five Armies'

Warner Bros. just released the first teaser trailer for the final film in the "Hobbit" series, "The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies" and it is chilling. While there's some great action scenes, most of the trailer is pretty grim...Show More Summary

How Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson Went From WWE Wrestler To Hollywood's Box Office Champ

During his wrestling days, Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson was known as the "People's Champion." But thanks to franchises like "Journey to the Center of the Earth" and "Fast and the Furious," Johnson is now better known as Hollywood's box office champion. Show More Summary

Today's Modern Family, As Advertised

I guess we should begin by thanking the television show Modern Family. The show's creators put the new "modern family" on the map by blowing away all the old stereotypes of what a family should look like. Upon its debut and in all the...Show More Summary

Chetan Bhagat Crosses a Line: Public Figure to Public Enemy?

Last week, bestselling Indian English author Chetan Bhagat tweeted this about the Gaza-Israel conflict to his almost 3 million followers: What is happening to Gaza isn't fair but sadly that is the only way sometimes terrorist organizations and their supporters learn to behave. Show More Summary

Geek God Joss Whedon Faced An Epic Challenge In This Nearly Silent 'Buffy' Episode

From his early days as a script doctor to his writing and directing of "Marvel's The Avengers," Joss Whedon was known for witty dialogue. But in 1999, during the fourth season of "Buffy the Vampire Slayer," he went out of his way to show he could do something more — with extraordinary success. Show More Summary

Former CIA/NSA Boss Michael Hayden Admits Ed Snowden Was A Whistleblower

8 hours agoIndustries / Law : Techdirt

Ever since Snowden first leaked the documents he took from the NSA, there's been a (somewhat ridiculous) debate over whether or not he was a "whistleblower" or "a traitor" (or potentially somewhere in between). However, it seems like many fall into one of those somewhat polar opposite positions. Show More Summary

Jennifer Lawrence Prepares For Battle In The First 'Hunger Games: Mockingjay' Teaser Trailer

Fans don't have to wait any longer. The girl on fire is back. Lionsgate has debuted the first teaser trailer for "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay: Part I" online and it's exactly what fans have been waiting for. The trailer first premiered Friday for San Diego Comic-Con attendees and was released exclusively on the film's Facebook page. Show More Summary

Why Closing Indian Point In Summer is Like Shutting Down Mariano Rivera

Mariano Rivera Let's turn back the clock to May 9, 2001 and visit the Bronx to play a game of "what if?"The defending World Series Champions, the New York Yankees, are locked in a tight pennant race early in the season, trailing the hated Boston Red Sox by just a half game in the standings after beating the Minnesota Twins 2-0 at home. Show More Summary

How your smart phone may be more valuable than you think

On an 8-minute video shot with a smart phone that won a film festival prize I recently heard Carlton Evans, the director of the Disposible Film Festival, speak about “disposible films”— all the video that is made when you click openShow More Summary

If all tuna was caught this way, maybe there would still be tuna left in the sea

Here's what it's like to catch a Yellowfin tuna on a bamboo pole off Ascension island in the South Atlantic. Most fish, of course, are not caught this way. (The tuna strikes just after minute 2 in the video, but watch the whole thing, you'll get the build up).  [vimeo w=500&h=283]     

Aligning the Nuclear Energy Industry on Social Media

I have the privilege of speaking about NEI's alignment activities on social media at the 2014 U.S. Women in Nuclear Conference this Tuesday. I'll be joined on the Social Media in Action panel by Curtis Roberts of AREVA, Suzy Hobbs Baker...Show More Summary

Here's The 'Batman V Superman' Teaser Trailer Everyone's Going Crazy Over

The first "Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice" teaser trailer has made its way online after premiering at San Diego Comic-Con Saturday. Director Zack Snyder stepped out during a two-hour Warner Bros.' panel for fans to debut the first footage for the film. Show More Summary

10 Reasons Why 'Top Gear' Is The Greatest Show On TV

As the dog days of summer drag on, it's the perfect time for anyone who hasn't yet had the pleasure to curl up in an air-conditioned living room and dive into the greatest show currently on TV: "Top Gear." Hosted by the charismatic trio...Show More Summary

The emerging intelligent data ecosystem

Last month I was invited by one of our major customers in Europe to keynote their annual innovation event for over 500 of their senior managers on how the rise of cloud computing and the business of big data has impacted and will further impact the electricity industry and power utilities worldwide. Show More Summary

Here’s What Happens When a News Magazine Uses Unauthorized YouTube Clips

A YouTube content creator has produced a YouTube video (after the jump) taking aim at “Dateline NBC” for using his clips without proper attribution. Last Friday, “Dateline” aired a story about a California man who was killed by an explosion that used a rat trap as its triggering mechanism. Show More Summary

The First Trailer For 'The Walking Dead' Season 5 Is Here And It's Amazing

Zombies, new characters, and one giant spoiler about the fate of one character! AMC just debuted the world premiere trailer for "The Walking Dead" season 5 at San Diego Comic-Con and it's amazing. The trailer opens where season 4 left...Show More Summary

Australian Government Proposes New Copyright Law: Basically Hollywood's Wishlist

3 days agoIndustries / Law : Techdirt

We've been covering the discussion around copyright reform down in Australia for a while, and it's continuing to get worse and worse. As you may recall, after a long and detailed process, involving careful input from a variety of stakeholders...Show More Summary

5 Social Media Campaigns: Brand Lessons from Around the World

Rohan Ayyar works at E2M, a premium digital marketing firm specializing in creative content strategy, web analytics and conversion rate optimization for startups. He is an avid blogger, with posts featured on MarketingProfs, Social Media Today and Fast Company, among other places. Show More Summary

(VIDEO) Razorfish, Google & Videobloggers Drive 6+ Million Video Views for Unilever Haircare Campaign in the U.K.

A YouTube program in the U.K., designed by global agency Razorfish for several Unilever haircare brands, has driven more that six million views since its launch  in April, says Pete Stein, Global CEO of the agency in this interview with...Show More Summary

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