Research shared by Phoenix Marketing International offers new data for Apple Pay‘s adoption and performance since it launched in the United States in October last year. The survey polled just over 3,000 credit cardholders to conclude that “11% of all credit card-owning households” and two out of three iPhone 6 users have used Apple Pay. Aside from a […]
Montreal’s Shash’U has quickly become a force on the beat scene with an inventive, muscular new take on dance music. After making waves with his debut Fool’s Gold EP Thru Da Night earlier this year (an immediate DJ favorite and BBC Radio pick) he delivers an amped up sequel EP today in the form of […]
The 128-team countdown lands on one of the country's most erratic and entertaining programs. Confused? Check out the advanced-stats glossary here. 1. Year zero and new blood It made sense that Louisiana Tech played Illinois in December's Heart of Dallas Bowl. Show More Summary
As someone who has been tracking the childfree choice for over 15 years now, when new books on this topic come out I read them with great interest. One of the latest is writer Meghan Daum’s Selfish, Shallow and Self-Absorbed: Sixteen Writers on the Decision NOT to have Kids.… Read more
In March 2013, the New York Times published an obituary that began: “She made a mean beef stroganoff, followed her husband from job to job and took eight years off from work to raise three children. ‘The world’s best mom,’ her son Matthew said.” Read full article >>
This year's winners include Bryce Shuman, Katie Button, Tim Maslow, and more. Food & Wine magazine announced its annual Best New Chefs class of 2015. According to a press release, the list "honors the top chefs from the country's best...Show More Summary
Everyone loves comic book trivia, but with 75 years of superhero comics behind us right now, there’s always some new obscure fact to learn. That’s why ComicsAlliance is going deep into the minutiae of your favorite characters in our new video series. Show More Summary
There's nothing like a life-threatening illness to serve as a wake-up call. Just ask Wade Hayes. After battling cancer twice in the past four years and being told he only had a 12 percent chance of survival, the country singer has emerged with a refined sense of priorities and a...
Now that Justin Bieber is 21 years old, it's time that he got serious. And who better to give the Biebs a more mature outlook than Kanye West? [ Related: Over 50k Have Signed A Petition To Boot Kanye West From Glastonbury! ] The Baby singer is an adult now, and he's looking to change his entire sound. [...]
Figures on minority admissions to New York City’s nine elite “specialized” high schools have been released for the coming fall, and the number of seats offered to black and Latino children were as scarce this year as in 2014. At Stuyvesant,...Show More Summary
The new target was submitted to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change Tuesday. Part of a plan for a new international treaty, it would give the U.S. 10 years to reach its goal.
photo: Refused at Europa in 2012 (more by Fred Pessaro) Swedish post-hardcore greats Refused briefly reunited in 2012, said the reunion was over, but then announced festival dates this year and also have hinted at a new album. Now they...
The new listing is the biggest in Asia so far this year and follows hefty stock offerings from two rivals, Orient Securities and Haitong Securities.
The now-defunct New York postpunk trio Mr. Dream founded the label Godmode a few years ago, and back then, it was a cassette label that focused on noise and postpunk. Last year, though, the label signaled a change of direction with the compilation Common Interests Were Not Enough To Keep Us Together. That comp widened […]
Mark Ingram got the most work of his NFL career during the 2014 season and responded with 964 rushing yards and nine touchdowns in the final year of his rookie contract. Ingram parleyed that success into a new four-year, $16 million deal with the Saints, but not into a role as an offensive workhorse. The…
Paleontologists have discovered two new species of Saurichthys. The ~242 million year old predatory fishes were found in the fossil Lagerstätte Monte San Giorgio, in Ticino. They are distinct from previously known Saurichthys species in the shape of the head and body, suggesting different habitats and diet.
According to a new report from the Government Accountability Office, the federal government has subsidized the world's largest abortion provider to the tune of $1.5 billion over the last three years.
We live in an increasingly unequal America, and one that is increasingly unequal across places. The median income peaked in more than 80 percent of America's counties fifteen years ago, while metropolitan areas like New York City have 370,000 millionaires (using net worth as the measure). Show More Summary
Fueled by new products that support the technology including Samsung's Galaxy S6 and Apple Watch, wireless power receivers and transmitters will generate more than US$1.7 billion in revenue this year.
This year will be a milestone in the fight against the injustice of extreme poverty. In just 6 months, the world will agree on a new blueprint to eradicate extreme poverty from the face of the earth by 2030, and ensure no-one is left behind. On 17 March, the very first draft of what will…