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Newswire: R. Kelly's housekeeper also sued him for sexual harassment

At this point, it’s impossible to have a conversation about R. Kelly without acknowledging his 2002 trial, which saw claims of sex with a minor that were eventually reduced to child pornography charges. Shortly after the release of his...Show More Summary

Transcript: Ferry So Listed Escape Was 'Impossible'

With 58 people now dead and 244 still missing in the South Korean ferry sinking, CNN picks up a transcript of a conversation between a crewmember of the doomed ship and the Jindo Vehicle Traffic Service. As the Sewol sank, the crew radioed: "Our ship is listing and may fall....

Message Matters: Shocking a Conversation to Life

“All stories have a curious and even dangerous power. They are manifestations of truth — yours and mine. And truth is all at once the most wonderful yet terrifying thing in the world, which makes it nearly impossible to handle. It is...Show More Summary

Drawing Lines of Communication: A Conversation With Tony Lewis

By: Kevin Blake It is perhaps impossible to communicate the meaning of anything within the boundaries of language. Without a guide to offer intention, language simultaneously has too many variations and too many limitations, most of which are well defined. Images have the same issues, and within the context of fine art, images carry even […]

Around Town - Lily Cole in conversation with Tom Uglow

Fri 04 Apr Did you know British model and actress Lily Cole has her own social media app? Cole created to encourage a culture of giving. It's...

A Candid Conversation With 5 Women Leaders of Advertising and Media

Two years ago, Anne-Marie Slaughter wrote a provocative essay in The Atlantic called “Why Women Still Can’t Have It All.” The piece, which sparked a national debate about the impossibilities of work-life balance, stressed that unless...Show More Summary

It’s Clinically Impossible Not To Smile When You Watch Emma Stone Freak Out About Meeting A Spice Girl

What makes this conversation about Mel B different than all other conversations about Mel B is that Emma freaks the fangirl out when she finds out that the former Spice has a special message for her. More » It’s Clinically Impossible...Show More Summary

The Most Popular App On iTunes Is An Impossible, Ad-Riddled Mess

Flappy Bird is a game in which players tap the screen to make the titular Nintendo sprite conversion navigate a series of familiar pipe obstacles. It's sloppy, frustratingly difficult and covered with in-game ads. It's also the most popular free app download on iTunes. What gives? Read more...

Drew Barrymore & Ellen Have World’s First Bearable Talk About Pregnancy Weight Gain

Leave it to Ellen DeGeneres and Drew Barrymore to accomplish the impossible and make the pregnancy weight conversation not only bearable, but pretty damn cute. More » Drew Barrymore & Ellen Have World’s First Bearable Talk About Pregnancy Weight Gain is a post from TheGloss - Get the best women's beauty, make up, hairstyles tips. Show More Summary

Awesome Twist On Barbie Adds To This Year’s Important Conversation About Self Esteem

It's hard to think of a bigger symbol of our culture's body image crisis than Barbie, who has spent over half a century teetering on impossibly long legs as her enormous breasts propel her forward. This year saw a number of projectsShow More Summary

Henry Ford's Mass Production of Hate Meets Its Match

Aaron Sapiro in front of the Saskatoon Wheat Exhibit, King Rose Archives Curse that Michael Rose. Small talk is impossible for this man of infectious interests and achievements. Prior conversations left me enchanted with his remarkable...Show More Summary

Rethinking Our Holly-Jolly Christmas Songs

Sometimes I learn a lot from conversations I was never intended to hear. This happened once as I was stopping by my local community bookstore. It's a small, quiet store, so it was impossible not to eavesdrop as I heard a young man tell his friend how much he hated Christmas. And, you know what, the more he talked, the more I understood his point.

Lars von Trier Gives Up Final Cut for ‘Nymphomaniac’ as Special Softcore Release Plan is Canned

5 months agoEntertainment / Film : SlashFilm

Pretty much every conversation about making and releasing films could start with the same line: film is all about compromise. There’s a balance of money, talent, time, and other factors that can be impossible to quantify. Lars von Trier isn’t a guy known for his willingness to compromise, but that doesn’t mean it is any […]

I Can't Hear Myself Drink

by Alex Balk "Ever wonder why there is loud music playing in so many bars, even though it makes it almost impossible to have a conversation? Newly published research suggests one good reason: It inspires faster drinking, at least among young women." 0 Comments The post I Can't Hear Myself Drink appeared first on The Awl.

Mitek Systems: When Preparation Meets Opportunity

ByVolte-Face Investments: Introduction When developing an investment thesis, many of our presumptions take shape around a metaphysical conversation. The idea of identifying the unknown is simple to discuss, yet impossible to prove. In...Show More Summary

An Impossibly Sad Quote From Vanilla Ice About Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Secret Of The Ooze

6 months agoEntertainment / Film : Videogum

In a recent interview with Vanilla Ice, the conversation turned to the upcoming Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle reboot. Of the kind of role Vanilla Ice would like in this movie, he says: “Anything, somewhere in there. Michael Bay’s doing this one, it’s huge!” But the interview wasn’t always so sunny. Please, be warned that what [...]

This n' That: Alec Baldwin -- Breaking Bad -- Fashion History -- Chita Rivera -- Elsa Maxwell and Gravity (There is Actually Somebody Who Doesn't Love It!)

"IT WAS impossible to get a conversation going, everybody was talking too much." Yogi Berra. • IDLE/IDOL THOUGHTS! Don't let yourself miss the premiere bow of my pal Ålec Baldwin as a host of his own show on MSNBC tomorrow tonight! The pre-ads where the appealing liberal MSNBC host, Ed Schultz, sits inflexibly as Alec paws him are very funny. Show More Summary

The Science Behind Using Online Communities To Change Behavior

7 months agoTechnology : TechCrunch

Is it just me, or is it impossible to talk to technology entrepreneurs without mentioning user engagement and behavior? I’m a behavioral psychologist, so that might be why I keep having conversations about engagement, but I don’t think that’s the only reason. Show More Summary

Qualaroo delivers marketer and funnel conversion insights with its new mobile Web survey tool

7 months agoTechnology : Pando Daily

It’s near impossible to develop an effective marketing website without first understanding what it is that visitors to that site would be trying to accomplish. Qualaroo, which makes survey software for marketers, has spent the last year addressing this funnel conversion problem on the desktop Web. Today, the company is making the move to the tiny screen with the...

The Painful Paradoxes of Race

9 months agoNews : Truthdig

Why, Newark, New Jersey Mayor Cory Booker wonders, do we only have our famous conversations about race and fear “when things go terribly wrong”? Why, he wants to know, was it impossible for George Zimmerman to look upon Trayvon Martin “as someone he could have a conversation with”?

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