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Your Guide to the Scottish Independence Debate



On September 18th, the votes of the Scottish people will decide whether Scotland will become an independent country. Here’s what you need to know about the historic referendum.

Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond leads the separatist movement, represented by Yes Scotland. The group announced Friday that 1 million Scots had signed an independence petition

The polls suggest that Scotland will vote to stay in the union by…

After Emmys Snub, ‘Orange Is the New Black’ Actress Says Categories Need Revamp



LOS ANGELES, Calif. — Those who predicted big Emmy wins for Orange is the New Black were a little red last night

Despite massive buzz, a win for Uzo Aduba in the guest actress in a comedy category and the oddsmakers on their side, Netflix’s female prison dramedy walked away from Monday night’s Primetime Emmy Awards empty-handed, losing out in the comedy series category to five-time winner Modern Family

But, how?


Fly Or Die: The New Foursquare

As you might have noticed, Foursquare made some big changes this summer. The first was the introduction of a new check-in based social app called Swarm, and the second hit last week with the debut of the brand new Foursquare. Read More

‘Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’: Coulson’s Big Promotion ‘SQUEEEEE!’



Clark Gregg is pretty pumped about his promotion: The actor who plays Agent Phil Coulson in the Marvel universe — promoted to Director of S.H.I.E.L.D. in the final episode of the ABC show — reminded the Comic-Con crowd Friday what a Marvel nerd he is in real life when he recalled hearing the news of his new title:

“Agent Coulson … and Clark … have been merging over time,” Coulson said. “And both of us said, very loudly, inside my head: ‘SQUEEEEEEEEEEE.’”

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19 Kickass Lady Superheroes You Should Know More About



They kick butt. They take names. And they look great in spandex.

Now that the god of thunder is officially a goddess, she joins the ranks of many superheroines who have made an impact on the comic book world for several decades, even if their manly counterparts are the ones getting all the press.

These super-ladies may not have big, blockbuster movie deals, but that doesn’t mean they can’t dish out some cold, hard justice.


DreamWorks Kicks Off Comic-Con With ‘Penguins’ and Benedict Cumberbatch



DreamWorks Animation kicked off Comic-Con 2014 with an exclusive look at Home, an even longer (and laughs-heavy) look at The Penguins of Madagascar and of course, Benedict Cumberbatch’s first appearance in Hall H.

“I am here because I am frightened of (DreamWorks Animation CEO) Jeffrey Katzenberg,” quipped panel moderator Craig Ferguson, among the first of many big laughs The Late Late Show host would get in the big room.

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How to Reclaim Your Goals When the Path to Success Gets Foggy



I want to have an extraordinary career — and really make an impact inside my company, and out in the world.

But there are so many little things that need to get done every day.

It’s so hard to stay focused on the big picture.

Sound like you?

If so, I can relate. In running my own business, I know how challenging it can be to get all of the “little things” done, while still making progress toward your bigger, more meaningful career goals.

Some days, it can feel like you’re drowning in…

Out-of-the-Box Approaches to the Job Search (That Actually Work)



You’ve heard the commonly cited statistics before: 80% of job openings are unlisted; there are 100+ resumes submitted for every job posting; 50% of submitted applications are weeded out by software and never even reviewed by a human.

While stats like these should be taken with a grain of salt, there’s no doubt that today’s job market is highly competitive — and candidates should be prepared to go the extra mile in order to grab the attention of hiring managers.

This is particularly true if…

10 Stunning Music Videos Ignored for MTV VMA Nominations



Awards season is upon us, which means it’s time to complain about amazing things that voters overlooked. Today in snubs, we’re looking at the MTV Video Music Awards

This year’s ballots were inundated with impressive music videos, especially in the Best Rock category, where we saw Coldplay’s black-and-white “Magic” and Panic! at the Disco’s beautifully morbid “This Is Gospel” both fail to earn nominations

Even VMA…

Acer C270 Chromebook Has the Power of a Real Laptop



Acer wants you to know that its Chromebook can beat up your Chromebook. The company just launched its C270 Chromebook, which packs a fourth-generation (“Haswell”) Intel Core i3 processor — the same kind of chip you’d find in a “real” laptop.

Until now, almost all Chromebooks used mobile processors such as those from Samsung or Intel’s Atom line (the big exception being the Google’s Chromebook Pixel, which has a third-generation Intel Core i5)

The Acer is the first in a new line of “high…