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Korean Royals Fan Will Melt Your World Series Heart



MLB‘s title tilt is full of magic and mojo, and it hasn’t even started yet, but SungWoo Lee may already be the World Series’ most popular man

Lee’s not a player for the Royals or Giants though. He’s a fan — a die-hard fan from South Korea who is making an epic journey to see the team he loves on baseball’s biggest stage

Lee’s been a Royals fan for years, despite never having been to Kansas City before this summer. When he…

‘Royals’ Banned by San Francisco Radio Stations During the World Series



Lorde will never be the queen bee of San Francisco.

The San Francisco Giants and Kansas City Royals start the World Series on Tuesday, but San Francisco’s 104.5 KFOG and 96.5 KOIT have already drawn first blood. On Friday, the radio stations announced a self-imposed ban on Lorde’s “Royals” for the duration of the series, as a show of solidarity against the Royals.

The ban started when KFOG posted the following to their…

Giants vs. Royals: A World Series That Defies All Logic



SAN FRANCISCO — What happens when an immovable object made of pure cosmic mojo collides with an unstoppable force of hurtling feel-good juju?

We’re about to find out in MLB‘s 2014 World Series, when the San Francisco Giants square off against the Kansas City Royals in a best-of-seven series beginning Tuesday night in Kansas City, Missouri.

These are two teams, two wild card teams, that barely made the post-season and…

4 Ways Employers Can Use Social Video to Attract Top Talent



Welcome to the rise of online video everything

We use videos to share the important moments of our lives, to challenge our friends to donate to a worthy cause or even to find great new hire. According to Shutterstock and comScore, 190 million Americans watched an average of 397 million online videos in the month of January alone. Increasingly, we are moving from a culture of passive observers to one of active participants. In fact, 46% of online adults have become content creators, posting…

After Trademark Flap, Deadmau5 Says Disney Asked for Help with New Fantasia



Deadmau5 stoked the fire of an ongoing legal feud with Disney this week when the EDM star submitted more than 1,000 pages of material to the U.S. Trademark Office countering the media giant’s efforts to block the trademark application for his signature “Mau5head” logo.

In the lengthy document, released by the The Hollywood Reporter, the musician also known as Joel Zimmerman claims Disney sought to collaborate with him on a number of projects, including the scoring of a live concert series…

Move Over, ‘Let It Go’: Here’s Your New Disney Addiction



Let go of “Let It Go.”

Disney is heavily teasing Big Hero 6, the studio’s animated follow-up to Frozen, with Fall Out Boy’s “Immortals,” a song the band recorded just for the film. While it may not reach the Oscar-winning heights of “Let It Go,” it’s pretty darn catchy

Disney used the tune in its Big Hero 6 sizzle reel (watch below) at New York Comic Con. The film comes out Nov. 7.

Big Hero 6, inspired by Marvel’s…

Thismoment Raises $17.6M To Help Big Brands Tap Into User-Generated Content


Workplace Weaknesses: What’s the Best Way to Answer This Dreaded Job Interview Question?



This question originally appeared on Quora.

In a job interview, should you answer the the question, “What’s your biggest weakness?” with a humble brag?

Answer below by Quora user Jason Ewing.

Honestly: No.

I hate this question because of the number of “humble brag”-type answers that I get: The overly cliched “I work too hard” or “I get too excited about projects,” or similar answers. I don’t ask this question. Unfortunately, other people on interviewing panels usually do.

What I appreciate…

Negotiating Salary at a Startup Versus a Corporation



Startups, which used to take around $8 million and six months of work to launch, increasingly demand only tens of thousands of dollars and a few weeks of time to get off the ground.

Technology has made it easier to establish startups, and with increased entrepreneurial options come attractive opportunities for job seekers looking to abandon the traditional corporate modelWhile passion and dedication should drive employees to excel at their positions and add value to their companies, salary…

Read the First Story from Margaret Atwood’s ‘Stone Mattress,’ Our MashableReads Selection



It is possible that no writer has greater bridged the gap between the pre- and post-Internet worlds quite so skillfully as Margaret Atwood, and this particular skill makes her a natural fit for the MashableReads social book club. But her enchanting Twitter presence is only one of many reasons why Stone Mattress: Nine Tales is our October MashableReads pick

Atwood is best known for her novels such as The Handmaid’s Tale and Oryx and Crake series, which offer haunting versions of humanity’s…