Film Profiles Facebook Creator
"The world will soon get to know a lot more about the low-profile billionaire, or at least Hollywood's version of him." A film based on Mark Zuckerberg opens Friday in New York.
"The company Mark Zuckerberg founded in his Harvard dorm room six years ago was built on the idea that people would want to share personal information—even very personal information—on the Web. Yet the 26-year-old self-made billionaire has managed to keep a low public profile even as Facebook Inc. shot to stardom in Silicon Valley, catapulting Zuckerberg past Apple Inc.'s Steve Jobs to become the world's 35th-richest American on the latest Forbes list. That is about to change. 'The Social Network,' from director David Fincher and writer Aaron Sorkin, about the messy and contentious founding of Facebook, is making its debut at the New York Film Festival on Friday."
These five main food groups are important for your brain's health and likely to boost the production of feel-good chemicals.
We all know eating “healthy” food is good for our physical health and can decrease our risk of developing diabetes, cancer, obesity and heart disease. What is not as well known is that eating healthy food is also good for our mental health and can decrease our risk of depression and anxiety.
Infographics show the classes and anxieties in the supposedly classless U.S. economy.
For those of us who follow politics, we’re used to commentators referring to the President’s low approval rating as a surprise given the U.S.'s “booming” economy. This seeming disconnect, however, should really prompt us to reconsider the measurements by which we assess the health of an economy. With a robust U.S. stock market and GDP and low unemployment figures, it’s easy to see why some think all is well. But looking at real U.S. wages, which have remained stagnant—and have, thus, in effect gone down given rising costs from inflation—a very different picture emerges. For the 1%, the economy is booming. For the rest of us, it’s hard to even know where we stand. A recent study by Porch (a home-improvement company) of blue-collar vs. white-collar workers shows how traditional categories are becoming less distinct—the study references "new-collar" workers, who require technical certifications but not college degrees. And a set of recent infographics from CreditLoan capturing the thoughts of America’s middle class as defined by the Pew Research Center shows how confused we are.
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