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Job site Glassdoor raises $70 million from Google Capital and others



Glassdoor, a job site perhaps best known for its anonymous employee reviews, has raised $70 million in funding to continue building out job search and recruiting tools for employees and employers in the U.S. and increasingly abroad

The latest round of funding was led by Tiger Global and Google Capital, Google’s growth fund. To date, Glassdoor has raised about $160 million in funding and now has 27 million users worldwide

“We’re incredibly…

New Lego ‘Minecraft’ Sets Spotted on Russian Retailer



The blocky aesthetics of Lego and Minecraft seem like a match made in Heaven, and the new sets leaked by a Russian retailer prove just that.

The Lego Minecraft sets recreate the blocky feel of the popular sandbox game, complete with people, monsters and animals of the game. Images of the sets were leaked Wednesday by Mir Kobikov, a chain of licensed Lego stores in Russian.

This isn’t the first Lego Minecraft collaboration, but it’s cool to…

How to Cultivate Trust in Your Work Relationships



A few years ago, I worked with a woman named Angela who managed a program that was interdependent with the one I was involved with. Though we didn’t have a reporting relationship, our mutual success was clearly dependent on our ability to collaborate.

It was one of the most difficult working relationships I’ve ever experienced — and an extremely stressful one. As I reflect back on that time, I realize there was one major ingredient missing from our collaboration. The problem was we never…

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Charlie Hunnam Misses His ‘Sons of Anarchy’ Co-Star as Much as We Do



Warning: Spoilers ahead

Last year of Sons of Anarchy was brutal when it came to departures. Not only did Clay Marrow meet his maker, but Jax’s (Charlie Hunnam) beloved wife Tara (Maggie Siff) was forked to death in a brutal scene that had her go toe-to-toe with Gemma (Katey Sagal)

We’re still not over it — and neither are Siff’s co-stars

In this exclusive clip from an extra feature on the Sons of Anarchy season 6 Blu-ray, out Aug. 26, Hunnam recounts…

MTV VMA Nominations: Beyonce Leads With 8 for 3 Different Videos



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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…

Brace Yourselves: Wines of Westeros Are Coming



We’ve seen Game of Thrones-themed beers, but what about wines?

Introducing the Wines of Westeros. The line of 12 red and white wines is named and labeled after the houses and characters from the series

It’s a side project for Australian ad agency Common Ventures, not an official collaboration with George R. R. Martin or HBO. You can, however, buy official etched wine glasses to match.

The wines will be available by the Season…

What Lifts You: The Intersection of Street Art and Social Media



Kelsey Montague, an up-and-coming pen and ink artist, is taking her work to the public in a big way

Montague’s newest piece of street art looms large over a busy block in New York’s Nolita neighborhood. Combined with the hashtag #whatliftsyou, the artwork depicting angel wings is not only a strong statement about positivity, it’s also fine-tuned to engage Instagram’s art and photo community.

Image: Mashable, Tyler Tronson

‘Lady Marmalade’ Part 2? Ariana Grande, Nicki Minaj, Jessie J Team Up



Hit makers Ariana Grande, Nicki Minaj and Jessie J are planning to release a song together on July 29, and the yet-to-be-heard collaboration is reminiscent of 2001′s “Lady Marmalade” in group structure, with powerhouse vocalists and a rapper in the mix

“Lady Marmalade,” from the Moulin Rouge soundtrack, memorably infused the talents of Christina Aguilera, Pink, Mya and Lil’ Kim, resulting in a No.1 spot on Billboard‘s Hot 100 and a Grammy win for Best Pop Collaboration.

See also: 10 Flawless…

Standing Improves Group Collaboration, Researchers Say



Over the last few years, doctors have called sitting “the new smoking.” Studies have identified excessive sitting as a risk factor for obesity, cancer, and heart disease. And an