Month: January 2017

‘Rogue One’ Narrowly Beats ‘Hidden Figures’ to Win Weekend Box Office Again — Fortune

Disney-Lucasfilm’s Rogue One: A Star Wars Story edged Hidden Figures in the race for the top spot at the North American box office with an estimated $22 million at 4,175 locations, estimates showed Sunday. Hidden Figures, a comedy-drama about pioneering African-American women in the early days of the American space program, trailed by only $200,000…

via ‘Rogue One’ Narrowly Beats ‘Hidden Figures’ to Win Weekend Box Office Again — Fortune

The before-and-after photos of Beijing’s toxic smog and blue skies — Quartz

Relatively fresh air is returning to Beijing, thanks to some chilly winds. For much of the past week the Chinese capital has been smothered in a fog so thick that it’s cut visibility in some cases to just 50 meters (55 yards). Authorities issued the city’s first-ever red alert for fog on Jan. 3-4. That…

via The before-and-after photos of Beijing’s toxic smog and blue skies — Quartz

Why Jimmy Fallon’s Stunts Won’t Work at the Golden Globes — TIME

On Sunday night, the Tonight Show‘s Jimmy Fallon will host the Golden Globes—a gig as enviable as any in the constellation of awards shows. After all, it’s a show without much of a legacy when it comes to hosts. Aside from one exception in 1995, the Globes have only regularly had one since 2010. Those…

via Why Jimmy Fallon’s Stunts Won’t Work at the Golden Globes — TIME

Everything You Need to Know About the 2017 Golden Globes — TIME

Even if nobody really knows who the Hollywood Foreign Press Association is or why we should care who they anoint with their golden touch every January, there’s no debating they know how to throw a party. Oscar’s looser, boozier cousin kicks off awards season with as much focus on luscious dinners as gushing winners. The…

via Everything You Need to Know About the 2017 Golden Globes — TIME

How Hiring More Women for STEM Jobs Can Change Companies for the Better — Fortune

The MPW Insiders Network is an online community where the biggest names in business and beyond answer timely career and leadership questions. Today’s answer for, “Why is a background in STEM important for shaping female leaders?” is written by Gay Gaddis, CEO and founder of T3. We have all seen the transformative effect that technology…

via How Hiring More Women for STEM Jobs Can Change Companies for the Better — Fortune