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Where and how Mashable’s community is traveling in 2015

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For everyone who made a resolution to travel more in the new year, there’s no better time to start planning than now.

Take a trip” is a popular resolution, so as millions of people plan their next trips, we wanted to know how Mashable‘s community will travel in 2015.

A total of 1,358 respondents in more than 40 countries took part in the survey, conducted with SurveyMonkey.

About 90% of respondents in our travel survey said…

Patriots players blend up a ‘best friend’ smoothie

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On the field, the Patriots’ Julian Edelman is a versatile player who has played wide receiver, punt returner, quarterback and defensive back at various points in his football career

But his wealth of talent doesn’t end there. Off the field, he is an Internet video mogul who apparently knows how to whip up a mean smoothie

Edelman has launched a YouTube series called Smoothie Tyme, a follow-up to his popular video Burger Tyme, which he sells T-shirts for on his personal site

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Netflix signs 4-movie deal with indie darlings Duplass brothers

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Netflix announced that it had signed a four-movie deal with Mark and Jay Duplass, filmmakers whose indie films have grown a strong following, on Friday at the Sundance Film Festival.

Netflix is financing the films, which will hit theaters for a short time before heading to the on-demand streaming platform. The Duplass brothers have been mainstays of the independent film world with popular mumblecore films including The Puffy Chair and Safety Not Guaranteed, which they produced.

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Shout Offers A New Take On Location-Based Social Networking By Ditching Anonymity

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Shout Offers A New Take On Location-Based Social Networking By Ditching Anonymity

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NSFW ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ music video stars Dakota Johnson tied up

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Well, what else did you expect?

The Weeknd’s explicit new music video for “Earned It” from the Fifty Shades of Grey soundtrack plays off of the plot’s BDSM premise. It features scantily clad dancers, whips and the film’s leading woman Anastasia Steele (Dakota Johnson) tied up and hanging provocatively with hardly any clothes.

The video gives a brief taste of the sexual tension you’ll see between the books-turned-film’s…

10 things to know about Larry Wilmore before his ‘Nightly Show’ debut

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Welcome to late night, Larry Wilmore

The comedian and seasoned television producer makes his hosting debut Monday on Comedy Central with “The Nightly Show,” taking over Stephen Colbert’s The Colbert Report time slot. Colbert announced in early May he would be leaving his show to take over David Letterman’s hosting gig on CBS’ The Late Show

While Wilmore is a veteran of comedy and television — he cut his teeth as a writer,…

15 programming languages you need to know in 2015

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If you’re a programmer, these are good times. Jobs in the segment are projected to grow 8% over the next seven years, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. If you’re a hotshot coder, you can make up to $300 an hour or more.

Those at the high end of the pay scale have mastered the languages that are most in demand. Which are those? We asked Doug Winnie, director of content for online learning platform Lynda. Here’s his assessment:

The next generation of entertainment will rely on the superfans

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Chris Roberts knew, in 2012, that he wanted to create a game that he believed had been missing from the gaming world. After a 10-year hiatus to work on movies, the former Wing Commander creator felt there was a need for an epic space game where you could explore planets and battle ships in an endless field of stars.

He also missed games that would test the limits of his PC hardware, which had outpaced the aging Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 consoles at that time.

“There’s got to be other people…

Woman demonstrates even more gorgeous styles in ’100 years of beauty’

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Styles may change, but classic beauty never does.

Cut.com created a time-lapse of a model getting her hair and makeup done in the popular styles of the decade from the 1910s to the 2010s in a followup to their popular “100 Years of Beauty” video. They also released a side-by-side comparison of the two videos on YouTube.

Model Marshay Mitchell gracefully wears every look from a simple pin up to chunky ’90s braids — further proving that the ’90s were the best decade ever.

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