With Banksy’s recent takeover on the streets of New York with his month-long “Better Out Than In” exhibition, we got to thinking about the most influential street artists of our time. Street art has never had so much exposure and… The 10 Most Influential Street Artists of the Past 10 Years is a post by staff on Highsnobiety.
"Tactics in the personal channel of influence (political support and personal communication) were more influential than tactics that addressed legislators indirectly, such as grassroots campaigns, media outreach and informational seminars" (Measuring the Influence of Education Advocacy Brown/Brookings)
Flags from around the world fly at the United Nations building in New York. A new Pew Research poll says that a growing number of Americans believe the U.S. is less influential in world politics.Photo by Flickr user United Nations Photo A rapidly growing number of American believe that U.S. Show More Summary
Jim Steranko, a comic book writer and illustrator best known for run with "Nick Fury, Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D." back in the 1960s, recapped the mid-season finale of Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. this week for The Hollywood Reporter, and he wasn't a...
Randall StephensDavid Morgan is the latest to take part in our “Four Questions with” series. His influential and acclaimed work on religion and visual culture will be familiar to many of our readers. Morgan is Professor of Religion with a secondary appointment in the Department of Art, Art History, and Visual Studies at Duke University. Show More Summary
Bitcoin startup Coinbase announced today that it raised $25 million in a series B funding from Andreessen Horowitz, with previous investors kicking in some more case. Coinbase does a little bit of everything with bitcoin. It's a bitcoin...Show More Summary
In 1989, William Galston and Elaine Kamarck wrote an influential essay on how the Democratic party, having lost five of six presidential elections, could revive itself. The liberal journal Democracy recently asked them to revisit the...Show More Summary
Learn about five Malagasy personalities worth knowing for anyone wishing to better understand the island of Madagascar.
Breaking Bad may be gone from television after five riveting seasons, but the show and its conflicted protagonist Walter White are still making waves in popular culture. After dominating nominations at the Writers Guild Awards and Screen Actors Guild Awards, the AMC program got another notch when Time magazine named anti-hero Walter White as the... Show More Summary
Getting rid of an influential opposition figure is a simple two-step process for the Uganda's ruling party, the National Resistance Movement: Dismiss the opponent and ensure the press cannot cover it....
Anthony Weiner reached new heights of non-influence. And then, kinda tapered off. Like the cicadas. Tim Tebow's ethereal connections got him just so far. Miley Cyrus woke TV viewers up, if briefly. Obama and Congress played a perfect two-act. Show More Summary
Though Pope Francis beat the whistle-blower for the title in Time magazine, Snowden’s story remains one of the most influential of 2013; the Russian government will set up protest zones at the Sochi Winter Olympics; and Instagramming every moment may be altering your memory. Show More Summary
This month sees another fine set of reissues from Penguin – GK Chesterton's Father Brown series, designed in-house by Matthew Young with a nod to the influential work of Romek Marber...
Some influential Senate Democrats are folding on new Iran sanctions under pressure from the Obama administration, giving tacit endorsement to a faulty nuclear deal with Iran that accepts nuclear enrichment by the regime--a position recently unthinkable, and against UN Security Council resolutions. Show More Summary
Pope Francis has been named TIME magazine’s Person of The Year 2013. The publication selects what their editors believe is the most influential person, for better or worse, in any given year. Many iconic names have graced the coveted cover and this year the honor goes to the leader of the Catholic Church, Pope Francis.... Show More Summary
Podesta, an influential D.C. insider with a passion for climate action, is coming to the White House for a one-year stint as an adviser.
In the past several weeks, the price of one bitcoin, valued at under $100 just six months ago, has flirted with that of an ounce of gold. Germany and the U.S., two of the world’s most influential governments, are taking steps to accommodate, rather than block, bitcoin growth. A pair of respected Wall Street analysts opined that...
This past October, Majestic SEO launched a new search tool called Search Explorer, which is a search engine that allows you to find sites based on how influential they are for specific keywords according to Majestic’s link intelligence data. Show More Summary
Majestic SEO has released an update to their Search Explorer Alpha tool, which now includes live rank factors and a new link prospecting methodology designed to help users surface relevant content from sites likely to be influential on a topic.
We've leafed through the history books to bring you 20 of the most influential players in world footballing history. Be it Lev Yashin's complete goalkeeping performances, the wondrous Pele, Eusebio's influence in Portuguese footballShow More Summary