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Not All Glitz and Glam: The Movies That Moved Me in 2013

Antonia Cereijido | Posted 03.02.2014 | College
Antonia Cereijido

All the films I've mentioned deal with the idea of projection. The characters ask themselves: What kind of image am I projecting? How do people see me?

The Ultimate Gift Guide for Video Activists: 6 Great Digital Cameras on a Budget

Witness | Posted 01.26.2014 | Impact
Witness

JUST IN TIME FOR THE GIFT-GIVING SEASON, WITNESS HAS COMPILED A LIST OF SIX VIDEO CAMERAS (AND ACCESSORIES) UNDER $300 FOR ACTIVISTS This post was wr...

The Culture Code

Ricardo B. Salinas | Posted 01.23.2014 | Books
Ricardo B. Salinas

The Culture Code helps us understand the different meanings people unconsciously assign to things. Our different cultures and customs lead us to process the same information differently. This is why the world has an infinite number of cultural codes.

KnowRoaming Review

Jonathan Handel | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology
Jonathan Handel

Do you travel overseas? If so, you know the dreadful dilemma you probably face: stay in touch using your existing cell phone and come back home to a m...

Kwikset Kevo Review

Jonathan Handel | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology
Jonathan Handel

Surprise - your door lock just learned Bluetooth! Or, at least, it did if it's the Kwikset Kevo (satin nickel, Venetian bronze, polished brass) - a mo...

Galaxy S4 Missing Manual Review

Jonathan Handel | Posted 12.27.2013 | Technology
Jonathan Handel

The book Galaxy S4: The Missing Manual is value-priced and, at almost 500 pages, seemingly encyclopedic. It's a good, well-written reference for users...

Divoom Bluetune Bean Review (Bluetooth Speaker)

Jonathan Handel | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology
Jonathan Handel

Small speaker, short review. The Divoom Bluetune Bean (various colors) is a bargain-priced unit that still manages to appeal. It's a palm-sized unit s...

NudeAudio Move M Review

Jonathan Handel | Posted 12.26.2013 | Technology
Jonathan Handel

Separated at birth? Yes, the NudeAudio Move M Bluetooth speaker (gray/mint) and Avon soap on a rope look almost identical, and they're both more fun i...

iLuv MobiAria Review

Jonathan Handel | Posted 12.26.2013 | Technology
Jonathan Handel

Bluetooth speakers have been getting cuter and cuter for the last several years, with bricks, cubes, sphere and even turtle-like form factors. But if ...

Scosche boomBOTTLE Review

Jonathan Handel | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology
Jonathan Handel

Grab your bike - it's time to play some tunes with the aptly-named Scosche boomBOTTLE. Available in your choice of boring gray or beachy cyan (blue), ...

JBL Flip Review; JBL Charge Review

Jonathan Handel | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology
Jonathan Handel

If you want a stereo Bluetooth speaker, the handsome JBL Flip (available in black and in white) is a great choice. It really moves air - translation: ...

FoxL Dash 7 Review (Bluetooth speaker)

Jonathan Handel | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology
Jonathan Handel

You don't have to be a rocket scientist to create a great Bluetooth speaker, but it evidently helps. Dr. Godehard Guenther, the founder, president and...

Monoprice Premium Bluetooth Hi-Fi Over-the-Ear Headphones Review

Jonathan Handel | Posted 11.17.2013 | Technology
Jonathan Handel

Monoprice scores with these high-quality, affordably-priced over the ear headphones. available in black (Monoprice product id 10245) or white (Monopri...

Ahoy Trader Joe's! It's Not the Pirate That Is Hurting Your Brand

Reid Wegley | Posted 11.17.2013 | Business
Reid Wegley

When your fans are contributing the only content related to your brand, and apparently getting paid for it, problems will ensue.

Just Seen It: Trophy Wife and Lucky 7

Gabriel Mizrahi | Posted 11.11.2013 | Entertainment
Gabriel Mizrahi

It's called Just Seen It, and it isn't your mother's review show (or mine, for that matter), but a fun and fast-paced hangout where working industry professionals review the latest in film and television.

Bad Yelp Reviews: Hilarious One-Star Ratings For Three-Star Restaurants

The Huffington Post | Posted 08.21.2013 | Taste

Proof that Yelp users don't always provide the most accurate commentary.

Google Nexus 7 Review

Jonathan Handel | Posted 10.19.2013 | Technology
Jonathan Handel

Two companies working together deliver a solid 7" tablet in the Google-branded, Asus-manufactured Nexus 7 (2013), with a parenthetical necessary to distinguish the new entry from last year's tablet with the same name.

The Bum Rap on Reviews

Jeff Klima | Posted 10.09.2013 | Books
Jeff Klima

See there is this problem with the book publishing industry: the readers. I'm sure many people have told you that readers are an asset, but these people would be lying to you.

10 Insider Tips for Navigating TripAdvisor Reviews

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 10.01.2013 | Travel
Dr. Irene S. Levine

To plan a vacation, people around the globe are increasingly seeking out insider tips and recommendations from online review sites. And TripAdvisor reviews have changed the travel landscape dramatically. Here are 10 insider tips for using Trip Advisor reviews.

Tye Tribett Believes Heaven Endorsed New Album

Stephanie R. Caudle | Posted 09.30.2013 | Entertainment
Stephanie R. Caudle

With six days to go before the release of his newest album Greater Than it appears that Tye Tribett may have another hit album on his hands.

"Man of Steel" Reviews Hosted by Batman (WATCH)

Shira Lazar | Posted 08.17.2013 | Comedy
Shira Lazar

"Man of Steel" had the biggest June opening in movie history this weekend, bringing in $125.1 million this weekend. Watch as Batman takes to the stree...

J. Cole and the Transformation of Hip Hop

Stephanie R. Caudle | Posted 08.03.2013 | Entertainment
Stephanie R. Caudle

The more I listened to the song, the more I put it on repeat because I recognized that J. Cole was telling the story of so many men, women, boys and girls across the world.

Singing School: A Chorus

Carol Muske-Dukes | Posted 07.19.2013 | Books
Carol Muske-Dukes

Anthologies are intriguing in what they reveal of the editor's passions. Robert Pinsky opens his new poetry anthology (with its long title): SINGING SCHOOL: Learning to Write (and Read) Poetry by Studying with the Masters -- with an anecdote about the great saxophonist, Dexter Gordon.

Don't Quit Without Saving: A Review Of The New Fall Out Boy Album

Stereo IQ | Posted 07.03.2013 | Entertainment
Stereo IQ

By Ronald Metellus How do you go from being a Chicago punk rock act to the nation's most ubiquitous rock band in less than three years? Not easily. ...

We Tried Them: The Best Sports Bra For Your Body

Posted 04.23.2013 | Healthy Living

Sports bras may be the unsung heroes of your workout gear. They don't get star-studded, inspiring ads the way your sneakers do. People don't wax on ab...