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Geppi’s Entertainment Museum to close as comic and art collection heads to Library of Congress

Geppi’s Entertainment Museum will be closing and its collection will be donated to the Library of Congress. (Kim Hairston, Baltimore Sun video) Geppi’s Entertainment Museum, a pop-culture treasure trove next to Camden Yardssince 2006, will be closing after Sunday, with owner Steve Geppi donating much of his historic collection of memorabilia to the Library of Congress. “As a Baltimorean, you might ... Read More »

4 great new movie podcasts to listen to right now

Todd VanDerWerff/Vox (images courtesy of Podcast Like It’s 1999, Maximum Fun, and Earwolf) Few discussion topics lend themselves as well to the podcast format as movies. The inherent, closed-off nature of movies — you spend two hours or so in the dark and get told a hopefully complete story — means that a podcast discussing them can pretty readily switch ... Read More »

Reliance Entertainment teams up with Imtiaz Ali to make movies

Window Seat Films, LLP, is Reliance Entertainment’s fifth creative partnership with leading Indian filmmakers to form a production company Billionaire Anil Ambani-led Reliance Entertainment on Monday said it has formed a 50:50 joint venture with one of India’s most celebrated filmmaker, Imtiaz Ali, for production of movies. Window Seat Films, LLP, is Reliance Entertainment’s fifth creative partnership with leading Indian ... Read More »

Want to quit smoking? Facebook could be your surprise ally

While smoking is associated with a host of health problems, be it lung cancer, heart disease or skin ailments, smokers often struggle to kick the habit as chemical changes deep in the brain drive nicotine addiction. According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), tobacco kills more than 7 million people each year. More than 6 million of those deaths are the result ... Read More »

Most startups to find going tough after EU data norms

GDPR intends to give citizens of the EU greater control over their personal information. BENGALURU: The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) set to be rolled out on Friday has serious business implications for many Indian companies dealing with clients in the European Union (EU). But the readiness for compliance of the European data law amongst startups has been a mixed bag. The law intends to ... Read More »

Digital lending startups enter classrooms to grow business

While it might push up interest rates, in many cases institutes are open to bearing the interest rates, since quick financing options give them more applicants. BENGALURU: Digital lending startups have started giving out loans for education and professional courses, expanding from focusing mostly on the personal loans and consumer lending space. Bengaluru-based Zest Money is betting big on lending for professional education purposes ... Read More »

5 things you can do to cure your smartphone addiction

Smartphones have taken over our lives. Why are we checking Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, then Facebook again when we just wanted to check the weather? Turns out, smartphone addiction is by design. Think of the constant stream of notifications, color schemes in apps and all the “likes,” followers and in-game trophies. Our phones and apps are designed to give us short-term, ... Read More »

This woman’s to-do list for her boyfriend to help during panic attack is a must read

Those who have struggled with anxiety and panic attacks know how the feeling of loneliness can be overwhelming during that period. More often than not, loneliness and isolation become the triggering factors for such attacks and the presence of loved ones can be of immense help. That’s why Kelsey Darragh, who suffers from panic and anxiety disorder, created a to-do ... Read More »

Using AI To Close The Skills Gap In Marketing

Shutterstock With customer needs growing, marketers are expected to deliver excellence across dozens of services, but this just isn’t possible for any singular human or even most teams. Between social media, analytics, data science, search engine optimization and other increasingly digital skill sets, modern marketers must wear more hats than any one head can balance. The industry now needs more ... Read More »

Whooping cough is happening more frequently than before. Here’s what to do

Turns out, whooping cough is more widespread than previously known. According to a study conducted by the Public Health Ontario, whooping cough cases are happening much more frequently than previously known, reinforcing the importance of up-to-date vaccinations to protect against illness and the spread of disease. Whooping cough (formally known as pertussis) is a highly contagious respiratory tract infection. In ... Read More »