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This Drug-Fueled, Multimillion Dollar, Supermodel Snowpocalypse Has Been Fashion's Best-Kept Secret Since '77
The epic, never-before-told story behind possibly the greatest fashion emergency in history and a daring, near-deadly escape​.
11 weeks ago
Lights, Camera, Love - Racked
From ‘The Dating Game’ to ‘The Bachelor,’ TV dating shows have reflected, and even influenced, how we date in real life.
11 weeks ago
Closing the doors — Medium
As the Internet industry matures, will the new gatekeepers close the doors on new online social movements before they ar…
11 weeks ago
Even virtual assistants are sexually harassed - Feb. 5, 2016
Microsoft's Cortana and other AI virtual assistants have had to learn how to deal with lewd comments and questions from users.
11 weeks ago
Volcano! The incredible rise of Iceland's national football team | Football | The Guardian
Over the past three years, a tiny nation has climbed 109 spots in the Fifa rankings. Davis Harper reports from the eruption of Icelandic soccer
11 weeks ago
NASA’s new space tourism posters are spellbinding | The Verge
2015 was a big year for the popularity of space. So perhaps you'll forgive NASA if the space agency wants to capitalize on that momentum with some stellar new artwork. Today, Seattle design firm...
11 weeks ago
Malaysian police are patrolling Twitter for drawings of the prime minister as a clown - Quartz
One artist who tweeted a drawing of the prime minister as a clown received a warning within hours.
11 weeks ago
Top Gear's new co-host will be Joey from Friends | The Verge
Top Gear's former hosts may have moved on to Amazon, but the original show will continue on the BBC — with a surprising new addition. Actor Matt LeBlanc, best known for his role as Joey in Friends,...
12 weeks ago
Can the ‘largest cleanup in history’ save the ocean? - The Washington Post
Boyan Slat was just 16 when he imagined a novel new way to remove plastic from the ocean. Five years later, he may be about to pull it off.
12 weeks ago
Can Gizmos Cure Insomnia? - The New Yorker
Testing the products that promise a good night’s sleep.
12 weeks ago
Watch All of 2015's Weather in a Time-Lapse Video - Scientific American
Researchers combine satellite feeds to create a global highlight reel of hurricanes, heavy rains and deep freezes
12 weeks ago
When Wearable Makers Shut Down, Getting Your Data Isn't Always Easy - BuzzFeed News
BodyMedia's shutdown this week raises questions about what happens to customers' biometric data when wearable companies go away.
12 weeks ago
How Facebook changed our friendships | Technology | The Guardian
Facebook has built its business around our relationships – but as the site turns 12, are we just too busy for the emotional labor of ‘real’ friends?
12 weeks ago
The science behind a good cup of coffee | Ars Technica
Here’s the data behind making a healthy, flavorful cup of joe—from beans to brew
12 weeks ago
A US university is forcing all new students to wear Fitbits
Don't worry about the NSA tracking what you get up to, worry about your university. A program at Oral Roberts University in Oklahoma requires first year st
12 weeks ago
Why Do Hipster Mattresses Exist?
The hipster mattress in a tightly wound box is for some reason the hottest bedding trend at the moment, but what's so cool about a dumb mattress?
12 weeks ago
Can King Bach, RocketJump, and Other Stars of YouTube and Vine Make It | Vanity Fair
Makers of online video have been knocking on the door of movie stardom lately.
12 weeks ago
How To Finally Stop Procrastinating (For Real This Time)
Your brain has a neocortex and a limbic system, and sometimes they fight. Here's how to get them to play nice.
12 weeks ago
Scientists have discovered what causes Resting Bitch Face - The Washington Post
Do people always think you're mad when you're not? Researchers think they've pinpointed the problem.
12 weeks ago
Amsterdam's 'Night Mayor' Job Has Spread to Paris, Zurich, and Other European Cities - CityLab
The role has been so successful that other major European centers, including Paris and Zurich, have their own.
12 weeks ago
The US-Cuba thaw reignites the rum war between Bacardi and Pernod Ricard - Quartz
Tied up in this conflict over sugar spirits are each side's claims to Cuban authenticity.
12 weeks ago
Dutch Police Train Eagles to Tackle Drones | Motherboard
A new way for law enforcement to patrol the skies.
12 weeks ago
How NASA Pulled off the Craziest Stunt on Mars, From the Guy Who Led the Team | Motherboard
Just a normal interplanetary jaunt involving supersonic parachutes and Sky Cranes.
12 weeks ago
This Bot Will Tweet at Comcast Whenever Your Internet Is Slower Than Advertised | Motherboard
One subscriber used a Raspberry Pi and Twitter to let Comcast know every time its internet has failed him.
12 weeks ago
Online Censorship Rears Its Ugly Head In Southeast Asia | TechCrunch
With a growing middle class rising up across its population of more than 600 million people, Southeast Asia is truly a growth market. Added to that, the..
12 weeks ago
The End of Twitter - The New Yorker
Twitter is losing executives and it’s being crushed by Facebook, Instagram, and even WeChat. It used to be essential, but now is it about to die?
12 weeks ago
Galifianakis on Baskets, Getting Angry With Age -- Vulture
"As you get older, you see the world at a different angle, maybe more cynically, but I just bury my anger."
12 weeks ago
Apogee: The one-man online game publisher of 1987 | Polygon
One man revolutionized the way we buy games online — before many of us were born.
january 2016
What drives dinosaur collectors to covet big bones? ...
Dinosaur collecting isn't just for museums any more – film stars and sheikhs do it too. What drives a man to covet big bones?
january 2016
www.nytimes.com
Spats over trespassing, privacy and air rights are heating up as the little copters become more popular.
january 2016
Getting Reflective With SNL's Colin Jost
We love to watch the Weekend Update anchor get sexually harassed on live television.
january 2016
Soon You'll Hate Group Chat as Much as You Hate E-mail - Bloomberg Business
Group chat applications like Slack, HipChat, and others are due for a backlash. People adored e-mail once, too.
january 2016
Against “Don’t Read the Comments” — Medium
We’ve made a habit out of telling people not to read the comments online. But what started as a cynical in-joke has beco…
january 2016
Why my dream of becoming a pro gamer ended in utter failure | Technology | The Guardian
Free-to-play games such as Hearthstone offer $100,000 grand prize but winning tournaments is not actually a good way to make a living, finds Alex Hern
january 2016
The Way Forward for Hipster Food - The New Yorker
It’s time for the Mast Brothers chocolate-makers—and the rest of the artisanal movement—to acknowledge the fakery inherent in their pre-industrial aesthetic.
january 2016
The Nostalgic Science Fiction of “The X-Files” - The New Yorker
The weaknesses of “The X-Files” were obvious from the beginning. But the series had marvellous strengths that are still in evidence in the show’s reboot.
january 2016
Slack gave me a Klingon name | The Verge
Slack is an all-encompassing collection of chat rooms where I talk about news and cat photos and the very story you're about to read. It is, in a very real way, much more important than the...
december 2015
Chris Evans quits TFI Friday due to Top Gear commitments | Daily Mail Online
Chris Evans's attention will be on Top Gear which returns in early May with him at the helm, alongside German racing driver Sabine Schmitz, journalist Chris Harris and F1 driver David Coulthard.
december 2015
Nearly 40 Million People Might Not Be Able To Safely Browse The Web On Jan. 1 - BuzzFeed News
“We didn’t want to be hyperbolic. We wanted to be realistic. For the developing world, on average, 4 to 5% of visitors will simply be cut off.”
december 2015
www.nytimes.com
The Native American actor talks about playing the show’s implacable killing machine.
december 2015
How Fargo’s midwestern UFOs became pop culture’s “realest” alien depiction | Ars Technica
We have no idea what extraterrestrial life is like, and Fargo doesn't pretend to.
december 2015
'Missing' owner of three Boeing 747 comes forward, News, News, AsiaOne Business News
The "missing" owner of the three aircraft parked at Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) has come forward, claiming that the company has been in contact with Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd (MAHB) on a "consistent basis".
december 2015
Most violence in the world is motivated by personal morality - Quartz
After analyzing records of all kinds of violence, we've identified a pattern. Now we need to act on it.
december 2015
Showdown: Todt, Ecclestone and Mosley vs Marchionne - Formula 1 - Motor Sport Magazine
Last week the World Motor Sport Council issued an extraordinary change to F1’s governance procedure, empowering Jean Todt and Bernie Ecclestone to over-rule, if necessary, decisions reached by the existing governance. Essentially, they could ignore the earlier voting down by the F1 Commission of Ecclestone’s proposed cheaper independent ‘client’ engine, the instrument with which Ecclestone hopes to bust the hybrid engine manufacturers’ hold on F1.
december 2015
When Words Fail, There’s ‘Thinking Face’ Emoji -- Following: How We Live Online
Words have been failing humans since words first existed, but they seem to be failing us at an ever-intensifying rate. What's left but emoji?
december 2015
The Linguistic Tricks of YouTube Stars - The Atlantic
The attention-grabbing tricks of "YouTube voice"
december 2015
Emojis are no longer cool in Japan.
By plenty of measures, 2015 has been a banner year for emojis. A Welsh professor declared them the fastest growing language in the U.K. The New York Times
december 2015
How Emoji Got to the White House - The New Yorker
Emoji are deeply linked to Japanese culture. It took American tech giants and smartphones to bring about their global rise in popularity.
december 2015
Malaysia Airports seeks owner of three Boeing 747s abandoned at KLIA - | The Star Online
Malaysia Airports Holdings Berhad (MAHB), the country’s main airport operator, is seeking the owner of three unclaimed planes left at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA).
december 2015
From Campbell's Soup to Diane Von Furstenberg: The 'Star Wars' Merchandise Craze Awakens - The Atlantic
You too can have Campbell’s 'Dark Side Soup,' Coffeemate's 'Chewbacca-spiced latte,' and Rag & Bone's Kylo Ren-inspired outfit.
december 2015
How Corporations Profit From Black Teens' Viral Content | The FADER
Young creatives are using social media to shape the culture we consume. But what happens when they don’t own their work?
december 2015
www.nytimes.com
Jan Böhmermann, 34, a late-night television host, may be Germany’s best hope for puncturing the enduring stereotype of the humorless Teuton.
december 2015
Dead Air — The California Sunday Magazine
The most dangerous countries for journalists: Syria, Iraq, Somalia… and the Philippines?
december 2015
I Dreamed of a Perfect Database | New Republic
How we order information can reshape our world
december 2015
Why Big Brands Are Invading Podcasts | Motherboard
Hobbyists may have helped kickstart the podcast revolution, but some of the planet’s largest companies are now jumping into the medium.
december 2015
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