A few weeks ago, The New Yorker's business maven, James Surowiecki set off a tremor in the marketing world when he penned a widely circulated essay called "Twilight of the Brands." As its title suggests, this was a broadside against Madison Avenue arguing (convincingly) that the internet has all but obviated modern branding. Show More Summary
Facebook is the most widely used social networking website worldwide. Millions of people log on each they to share their thoughts, photos, videos, life events, or just tell the world where they are hanging out. But which are the hottest and most talked about places on Facebook? Today, we would like to present you with […]
Matias Duarte currently leads the design efforts for the most widely used smartphone operating system in the world—Android. But he doesn't think there's a future for mobile. At least not the idea of it anyway. "Mobile is dead," Duarte told Joshua Topolsky, editor-in-chief of The Verge, at this year's Accel Design Conference in San Francisco. Show More Summary
The world is full of accounts of mysterious creatures, monsters, and half-glimpsed, unknown beasts. These cryptids can instill a wide range of emotions in us such as awe, curiosity, and wonder. Yet then there are the ones that revolt us and make the hairs on the backs...
Though emoticons have become widely popular in the Internet era, they did exist much earlier — most definitely as early as the 19th century Image: Robert Herrick Now, a new discovery from a poetry fan reveals that the smiley may date as early as 1648, when it appeared in a poem called "To Fortune" by Robert Herrick. Show More Summary
For millennials, sex education in school felt like a tame Disney movie. We are the generation that learned about sexuality from R-rated flicks, MTV, and the world wide web. Growing up, we all watched movies that mortified our parents,...Show More Summary
Abu Dhabi opens its arms to the World’s best Stand Up Paddlers The Abu Dhabi All Stars Grand Slam is back for its widely anticipated second edition: this time in an upgraded capacity, with full status World Surfing Tour and World Racing Series events, making a statement for the sport in this incredible country.The action will [...]
(NSFW: Language) Conan spent his latest Clueless Gamer segment at AT&T Stadium, home of the Dallas Cowboys and the world’s largest LED displays. Watch him play games on a 160ft wide and 72ft tall screen.
Tomorrow is Palm Sunday for Catholics and Christians world wide. The palms are representative of those crowds in Jerusalem waved when they saw Jesus and his desciples walking towards the temple on his donkey. The day is the start of Holy Week which includes Holy Thursday, Good Friday, Glorious Saturday and Easter Sunday next week. Show More Summary
Just when you thought manga couldn't get weirder, it did. A comic about Steve Jobs? Yup, that's right folks. An entire comic dedicated to Jobs and how Apple came to be. It may not be a huge hit world wide, but the students at Harvard...Show More Summary
Subscribe via iTunes or RSS, or download here PlayStation's World Wide Studios President Shuhei Yoshida joins us for this week's epic show, dishing out his thoughts on Dark Souls II, Project Morpheus, and his current favorite games. Plus: New details on MLB 14 The Show on PS4, next week's new releases and much more. Buy now!
Real Madrid face their semifinal opponents from 2012 in German champions Bayern Munich. Pep Guardiola's side won the Champions League last year and reached the final the year before and are widely considered the best side in world football...Show More Summary
An infestation of Stymphalian birds has descended on Manhattan?and New Yorkers, surprisingly, are amused. Although in the ancient world the birds were widely disliked for their toxic dung, metallic feathers (which they can shoot like...Show More Summary
Robin Seggelmann broke the Internet. He says it was an accident (a few conspiracy theorists disagree), but Seggelmann admits to being the poor schlub who left the door wide open for the world's black hats to swoop in and snatch up usernames,...Show More Summary
The Lomographic Society has announced an exciting new lens: The Russar+ wide angle lens. With its 20mm focal length and high-quality optics, this new art lens promises to produce sharp photos with warm, vibrant colors and vignettes—perfect for street photography, architectural shots, and landscapes, as well as personal portraits. Show More Summary
Widely regarded as owning the best short game in the world, things didn't go very well for Phil Mickelson around the seventh green. Then it may have gone from bad to worse as many are speculating a back injury may once again be bothering him. Phil Mickelson can be a magician with a wedge in his hands. Show More Summary
Is there such thing as a non-gross, or even kind of sexy term for a woman’s vagina? When it comes to vagina vernacular, it’s an endless struggle. There’s a whole wide world of vaginal euphemisms out there, ranging from the mildly confusing...Show More Summary
The video “Who Invented the Internet? And Why?” by Munich-based kurzgesagt explains who exactly invented what we know as the Internet, and why they did so. They also explain the difference between the Internet and the World Wide Web. Who was the genius who came up with all of that? The internet is such a [...]
There are vile tales of exploitation in that big wide world out there: there are also such tales than we can and should do something about. Unfortunately we also get solutions enacted into law that are grossly wasteful. One such, on all counts, is the slavery, rape and forced child labour that goes into conflict minerals. It is a real...
Though it's had the record taken away since it first opened, AT&T Stadium, where the Dallas Cowboys play football, once boasted the world's largest HDTV screen. At 70 feet high and 160 feet wide, its scale is utterly mind-blowing. So of course Conan O'Brien used it to play video games. Read more...