"Punky Brewster" made actress Soleil Moon Frye an idol to millions of young children growing up in the 1980s, and now grown-up Frye has become a role model to moms. The mother of three opened the first eco-friendly baby store, The Little Seed, in 2007, then developed a successful kids' clothing line for Target and released children's book "Let's Get This Party Started." She offers mothers inspiration and information on her Moonfrye.com Web site, Facebook,... Read More »
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John Turturro has described his craft as a form of prostitution, since audiences pay actors to role-play as clients do with escorts. Now the actor enters the world's oldest profession in his latest film, "Fading Gigolo." Turturro also produced and directed the witty, well-acted comedy, co-starring Woody Allen, Sharon Stone, Sofia Vergara, Vanessa Paradis, and Liev Schreiber. I chatted with John Turturro about directing his fifth film, how he prepared to play an escort, why capturing intimacy... Read More »
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Tribble Reese is used to admiration for his pretty-boy face and athletic physique, honed and toned as a college and arena-league football player. The model and athlete was voted Cosmopolitan's most eligible bachelor for South Carolina in 2008 and Jezebel's most beautiful in 2010. Since breaking out in reality TV shows "Sweet Home Alabama" and "The New Atlanta," Reese has returned to football, playing for the Elmshorn Fighting Pirates, a second-division team in Germany. I tossed some questions... Read More »
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Today Mozilla released version 29 of Firefox. The biggest change is the introduction of the Australis theme, a visual upgrade that not only makes the browser look leaner and cleaner, but also brings major changes to developers and end users.
One major change is the toolbar overhaul. Mozilla has slimmed the toolbar area, which makes the content area more visible. New animations give users a visual indication of certain actions, like bookmarking pages. The main menu now displays... Read More »
A little bit of rap, a little bit of R&B, and a lot of rock 'n' roll attitude. These are the genres that platinum-selling duo Karmin is made of. Currently promoting their debut full-length, "Pulses," on tour, Karmin's Amy Heidemann and Nick Noonan talked with me about their video (featuring George Takei) going viral, the ups and downs of fame, how they balance work with a relationship, and their favorite apps.
You had George Takei narrate your new video.... Read More »
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Update: On May 1, Microsoft released a fix for Internet Explorer -- all affected versions: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, and 11. Surprisingly, that includes versions that run on Windows XP -- though Microsoft no longer supports XP, the severity of this security flaw prompted the company to patch XP-compatible versions. Your system should download the patch automatically; if it doesn't, enable automatic Windows Update.
Michael Scanlon is the science behind Lumosity. The co-founder and chief scientific officer is an expert in cognitive training and neuroplasticity. He created the Human Cognition Project, which enables large-scale study of cognitive training in humans and oversees research collaborations in over 150 labs at prestigious universities, including Stanford and Harvard. I chatted with the Princeton and Stanford alum and researcher about the family health crisis that inspired his work, the science behind the "gym for your brain,"... Read More »
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Opera has released its Coast Web browser for the iPhone. Originally available only on iPad, Coast for iPhone now brings content-centric Web browsing to your pocket.
According to Opera, Coast's features have been optimized for maximum reach on iPhone screens. You navigate via gestures and swipes, and additional features are tucked away in two menu buttons.
Similarly to Google, Coast makes quick suggestions as you type in your search words. The iPhone version also syncs with the iPad version, provided... Read More »
Project Naptha will help when you want to search... Read More »
The recent success of easy-to-pick-up but hard-to-master games like Flappy Bird and 2048 has made mobile developers rethink their strategy for creating a hit game. Some developers have taken the easy way out, making clones like Flappy Plane, Flappy Bee, and Smarcle Flyer. But other developers have simply combined the two games.
Flappy48's ease of use may trick you into thinking it's elementary. Not only are you juggling the tapping rhythm of Flappy... Read More »