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  • Valerie Keller And Cheryl Grise On The Need For Purpose-Driven Businesses

    January 1, 1970 12:00 AM 184

    Valerie Keller and Cheryl Grise of the newly-formed EY Beacon Institute stopped by HuffPost Live at Davos on Saturday to talk about the need for purpose in the workplace. Grise said millennials entering the workforce today are "looking for more than creating products and services, they're looking for creating products and services for well-being

  • Scientists Figure Out How To Scale Walls Like Spider-Man

    January 1, 1970 12:00 AM 182 5

    If you're a big Spider-Man fan, you're going to love this: A team of researchers at Stanford has developed a way to scale glass walls using pads that attach to a person's hands. The team is part of Stanford’s Biomimetics and Dexterous Manipulation Laboratory, a research group that previously created vertically climbing robots. The inspiration behind

  • Scientists Say They've Figured Out Why Starfish Are Melting

    January 1, 1970 12:00 AM 190

    From Mexico to Alaska, starfish have been mysteriously melting for more than a year. When a starfish first gets sick, its arms pretzel up and white lesions form on its skin. Next, the starfish, normally plush with water absorbed to keep its shape, starts to deflate. Then suddenly, its limbs begin falling off. Once symptoms start, it can take only a few days for the starfish

  • Oyster Announces Partnership With Pottermore To Offer Harry Potter Series

    January 1, 1970 12:00 AM 179

    What is Spotify without Taylor Swift? Netflix without Friends? Oyster without Harry Potter? While Swift's fans still find cold comfort in their Spotify Premium accounts, the last two ordeals, fortunately, are now in the past: The popular ebook subscription service Oyster announced today that it will be partnering with Pottermore to bring the entire series

  • Here Are The Times When Celebrities Crashed Regular People's Parties (In Other Words, Lots Of Bill Murray)

    January 1, 1970 12:00 AM 185

    The celebrities are on the loose! Formerly the most elusive members of humanity, content to only go to places you could never ever afford, the celebrity class has recently migrated to a strange new habitat: your bachelor parties, weddings and dinner parties. (Is it because their ecosystem is threatened? Or because their favorite five-star restaurant

  • Here's Your 2014 Netflix Bucket List

    January 1, 1970 12:00 AM 189

    You've had all of 2014 to do what you resolved to do last year: catch up with old friends, cook more, read more, do more yoga, experience more "culture," and become your Best Self in every conceivable way. The good news: You still have time to squeak out a few eleventh hour accomplishments without breaking a sweat. That means you'll write those holiday

  • There Is Now A Russian Version Of 'It's Always Sunny'

    January 1, 1970 12:00 AM 204

    "There you have the kitchen as the last gasp of the old gender identity," Thompson says. "June Cleaver is the remnant of the old female world order. The kitchen was where June would talk to the kids in her somewhat oblivious way. But it was in Ward's den where the episode would always end, and the children would receive the male wisdom. It was a very gendered

  • Gift The Techies On Your List These 9 Mind-Blowing Futuristic Technologies From Their Childhood Shows

    January 1, 1970 12:00 AM 155

    The future is now! Well, at least, it basically is, with so many insanely futuristic technologies swirling around us every day, many straight out of our favorite childhood movies and TV shows. Sure, “Back To The Future” got a few things right, but what about the other shows out there that blew our young minds with their seemingly impossible visions of life in the future

  • 15 Things Every Engineer Knows To Be True

    January 1, 1970 12:00 AM 152

    “If the test is open-book, shouldn’t it be easy?” (Nope. Never.) “What kind of engineer are you?” (Follow-up question: “What’s that?” plus much head-scratching.) “How are you so good at math?” (Sheer determination, and, oh yeah, studying.) If you’ve heard these questions a million times before, it probably means you’re some sort of engineer ... and no, we won’t

  • These Twitter-Sourced Collages Paint A Dark Portrait Of Today's Iran

    January 1, 1970 12:00 AM 175

    A candid portrait of a 40-year marriage between Japanese "boxing" painter Ushio Shinohara and his wife, Noriko. Even if you're not particularly fond of contemporary art, this doc shines a light on the anger, sacrifice and confrontation involved in an aging relationship. And you can't help but fall in love with Noriko. "Beautiful Darling" tells the story