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Here's Why You Should Take Career Advice From Alicia Florrick

While I may not have my own law firm, two children, or the whole of Chitown in the palm of my hand, there's a thing or two I've learned from Alicia Florrick. The Good Wife's titular character - played by the Emmy-nominated Julianna Margulies...Show More Summary

Coming Distractions: Trailer for The Dardenne Bros.’ Two Days, One Night is appropriately sparse

As The A.V. Club’s film editor A.A. Dowd has already stated, Two Days, One Night was one of the best films at this year’s Cannes Film Festival. Though it didn’t take home the Palme D’Or, the film’s directors, Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne,...Show More Summary

Palme Thursday: Winter Sleep was the favorite to win Cannes before anyone had even seen it

Palme Thursday is A.A. Dowd’s monthly examination of a winner of the Palme D’Or, determining how well the film has held up and whether it deserved the highest prize awarded at the Cannes Film Festival. Winter Sleep (2014) “This is aShow More Summary

NBA Trade Rumors: Breaking Down Latest Buzz on Players Who Could Be Moved

The NBA world currently sits in the palm of one LeBron Raymone James. Whether it's # TheReturn or #TheDecisionPart2, James' stealthy Las Vegas meetings continue to enrapture and leave the rest of the league in a state of inertia. When LeBron makes his next move, expect a cascade of deals to come pouring out from all circles. Show More Summary

'Black Orpheus' to become a Broadway musical

5 days agoArts : Culture Monster

The movie "Black Orpheus," which won the Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival in 1959 and an Academy Award for foreign-language film, will become a Broadway musical under the creative guidance of George C. Wolfe and playwright Lynn Nottage.

7 Days of No Fighting With My Husband: Could We Pass the Test?

Post by Sasha Brown-Worsham. My husband and I have always had epic fights. There was the time he flipped the mattress over early in our marriage. Or the time he broke the heater in my car after he smashed it with his palm. I have broken a mirror, and once when we were engaged, I threw my engagement ring so hard that one of the platinum prongs bent. Show More Summary

Kung Fu Fighting Drill

(NSFW: Language) After teaching us how to break necks and smash groins, Master Ken karate chops our brains with a brilliant way to practice open palm strikes. Or not. We call it patty cake-fu.

‘Superweeds’ Invade Arkansas And Iowa

Superweeds have invaded Arkansas and Iowa. Tommy Young, a grower in the southern region of the state, said the weeds are not stopped by chemical herbicides and have grown as tall as an NBA basketball player. Superweeds, or the Palmer amaranth, has been plaguing farmers in five Iowa counties, choking the growth of crops and

Cannes Palme d’Or Winner ‘Winter Sleep’ Acquired By Adopt Films

Adopt Films has acquired all U.S. rights to this year’s Cannes Film Festival Palme d’Or winner, Nuri Bilge Ceylan’s Winter Sleep. The Turkish drama took the top prize despite its daunting 3-hour, 16-minute run time that even had jury president Jane Campion wondering if she’d need a bathroom break in the middle of the Palais premiere. Show More Summary

'Dr. Zhivago': The Classic Book That Was Almost Never Published

Andrei Zvyagintsev's movie "Leviathan" will likely be banned in Russia under a new blasphemy law that comes into effect July 1. The highly praised, ambitious arthouse film was awarded best screenplay and nominated for the Palme d'Or at the recent 2014 Cannes Film Festival. Variety called the auteur's film "cause for celebration... Show More Summary

AKiTiO Palm RAID Review – The Fastest Portable Drive EVER

Bought a Macbook Pro or an iMac a while back, and now you’re wishing now that you had splurged for a bigger SSD? Or maybe you have just ran out of storage on your Mac? Sure, you can easily pick up an ordinary external hard drive, but if performance and portability are of utmost importance, you’ll really want to check out AKiTiO’s Palm RAID. Show More Summary

A film for photographers

I don't usually post a picture which is not a photo I have taken myself, but I want to draw this to the attention of photographers. This film, winner of the Palme d'Or at this year's Cannes Film Festival, and the audience award for best narrative feature at the Sydney Film Festival is one that anyone with an interest in photography should try to see. Show More Summary

FBI keeps dictionary of Internet slang: report

You’re going to FP (face palm) when you see the FBI’s internal style guide for Internet slang. It’s more than 80 pages of definitions and acronyms — or “Twitter shorthand” — for obvious terms such as LOL and WTF.

A Speaker That Camouflages Itself As a Paper Palm

3 weeks agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Like it or not, most sound systems don't exactly blend into your home's decor. You can try buying a pair of speakers in a matching tint, or mount it near the ceiling so it's less obvious, but they rarely are. Phonon's Kamone could be your safest bet. It looks like a houseplant, but it actually produces sound—and not just the rustling of leaves. Read more...

Buy lunch, pay with your hand: Vein scanning technique

Paying for a coffee or lunch by simply scanning your palm still sounds like science fiction to most of us. However, an engineering student in Sweden has made it happen -- making his the first known company in the world to install the vein scanning technique in stores and coffee shops.


I’m sitting in the Westchester County Airport waiting for my flight back home to Palm Beach. It is foggy, visibility is bad, and no planes can come or go. Flights are delayed, cancelled and being diverted. My flight is delayed. I was scheduled to leave at 10:22am, but that didn’t happen. Show More Summary

Ladies, you should probably masturbate more

Women. It’s time for your semi-regularly scheduled reminder that masturbating is fun and healthy and will not, in fact, cause hairy palms or whatever the hell the anti-sex brigade is claiming these days. Because if these numbers don’t lie, you could probably stand to be getting yourself off waaaaay more often… The data was complied by FiveThirtyEight from [...]

Is fear of your mobile not working an illness now?

Written by Diane Shipley. Palms sweating, heart pounding, feeling nauseous and jittery? Yes, it's possible you have stomach flu. But maybe you're coming down with a more modern ailment: nomophobia. Or as it's more commonly known, the fear of not...

'Amour' Director Michael Haneke Planning a 'Flashmob' for Summer

After taking home the Palme d'Or and landing an Oscar nomination for his film Amour, director Michael Haneke is heading into some seemingly strange territory for his next project. The film is called Flashmob, and even anyone with fleeting...Show More Summary

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