Laura Warby

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Amy Winehouse Documentary 'Misleading,' Says Late Singer's Family

The family of late singer Amy Winehouse has fiercely criticized a new documentary movie of her life for being “unbalanced” and “misleading.”<p>Titled …

Five Trends Shaping the Future of Sports

At Stanford GSB’s Sports Innovation Conference, technology took the spotlight.<p>During the second annual Stanford Graduate School of Business Sports …

Fortune.com

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Street Art Lives: 13 Installations that Interact with Nature

In cities where greenery can be scarce, these art installations call attention to everything from wall-climbing ivy to weeds growing out of sidewalk …

Meerkat, Periscope, and Broadcasting Your Life

Meerkat and Periscope. For the uninitiated, they are two adorably named apps that allow you to watch and comment on livestreaming video on your …

Social Media

Twitter #Music Catches Emerging Artist Frances Cone By Surprise, Calls It A “Meet And Greet” For Bands And Fans

When Twitter #Music launched last week, it wasn’t a surprise at all to those following tech stories, since rumors had been kicking up about its existence for months. However, it was a surprise to the Christina Frances Cone Band, which is popping up in the “emerging artists” section of the app.<p>In a …

A Crucial New Film Explains Why Sneakers Run the World

The filmmakers behind Sneakerheadz, the new documentary about kicks obsession, tell us why sneakers rule everywhere from the playground to the runway.<p>A few years ago <i>Little Miss Sunshine</i> producer David T. Friendly had some off time while shooting a movie in New York. He wandered into an Adidas …

How Marketers Can Reach Mobile-Obsessed Multicultural Millennials

If marketers want to reach young Hispanics and African-Americans with their messages online, they had better think mobile first -- because this …

Vinyl records get into groove with own charts

In 2007, as the ascent of digital music continued, scratchy, unportable records seemed to be spinning into oblivion, accounting for 0.1% of UK album sales – equating to just 205,000 LPs.<p>But eight years on, a vinyl revival appears to be complete with the announcement of official weekly charts …

What’s it like to be a teen in the Ukraine right now?

What’s it like to be a teenager in the Ukraine right now? At the end of 2013, Australian photographer Daniel King flew halfway across the world in search of the answer – and found himself flung head first into the Revolution. “Ukraine’s political system is generally over-centralized, fractured and …

European Union

10 Fab Facts About Yo! MTV Raps

What albums are most beloved by Americans? If we're talking quantitatively, it's a virtual tie between <i>Eagles Greatest Hits</i> and <i>Thriller</i>. According to …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Today's Trending Articles on Digital Marketing and Media | eMarketer

Social Media<p>Influencer Marketing Is Still Influential Jun 29<p>In a March survey of marketers and influencers conducted by Activate, 62% of marketers …

Unpicking fashion’s neo-nostalgia

<i>Taken from the spring 2015 issue of Dazed:</i><p>During an interview last year, Tina Knowles was asked to rate her costume back catalogue for Destiny’s Child. Brilliantly serious, she declared nearly all her creations “timeless”, including a symphony of red strappy tops and embroidered rhinestone denim …

Sex and the City

Matt Wolf vs Jon Savage

<i>Taken from the January issue of Dazed and Confused:</i><p>With <i>Teenage</i>, based on punk poet-laureate Jon Savage’s account of the creation of “youth” in the years before rock’n’roll hit, New York filmmaker Matt Wolf has created a group biography of the kids that time never forgot. Using an ingenious …

Civil Rights

Jamie xx and Four Tet join forces on BBC Radio 1 – listen now

The pair team up for their Essential Mix and play new tracks<p>Jamie xx and Four Tet appeared together on the most recent BBC Radio 1’s Essential Mix. …

One in 20 uni students work in sex industry to pay for costs

A three year study conducted by researchers at Swansea University has revealed that one in 20 British students have worked in the sex industry to cover costs as they get through uni. A further 25 per cent say that they've seriously considered sex work.<p>While some cited motivations of sexual pleasure …

Nick Clegg

Minimal house, R&B and sad emojis: hear LSDXOXO's mixtape

“My album's aesthetic is crying in the club,” Brooklyn producer LSDXOXO tweeted back in January. That's not too surprising given the Jennifer Mehigan collaborator's first mixtape featured a track literally called “*SadEmoji*”, but this time he's feeling even more gloomy. “After my last release, I …

Britney Spears

Right Now, The Internet Of Things Is Like The Internet Of The 1990s

A world of connected devices are starting to come online. Don’t mistake what they do now for what they’ll accomplish in the future.<p>Unless you think of technology as a geeky hobby unto itself, giving an Internet connection to everyday objects might seem like a waste of energy. Who needs really needs …

Why Boomers Might Be the Breakout Stars of Entrepreneurship (Infographic)

A hefty portion of the boomer generation is zooming in on retirement. But many of these individuals aren’t thinking about lawn chairs and backyard barbeques. They’re thinking about embarking on a career as an entrepreneur.<p>Boomers, the generation of people born between 1946 and 1964, are twice as …

Entrepreneurship

David Kreps: Choice, Dynamic Choice, and Behavioral Economics

An economist explains why “rational choice” is sometimes irrational.<p>Insights<p>June 20, 2018<p>Written<p>Too many people are strategically dropping their …

How avatars will change your life

We’re all itching for the next tech revolution. Smartphones are old, Google Glass was a flop, and nobody wants an Apple Watch either. All hopes lie with the much-hyped Oculus Rift virtual reality headset. VR promises us everything; digi-models, cyberporn, immersive cinema, and, most importantly, …

Virtual Reality

Decoding Rihanna’s new cover

Last night, Rihanna tweeted a super hot black-and-white Paolo Roversi image of herself alongside a series of ominous hashtags, including #BBHMM, #R8 and #March26. The message was obvious – the Barbados-born singer was about to launch her new single. With “Bitch Better Have My Money” etched in …

Karl Lagerfeld

#DropThePlus calls on fashion to stop using ‘plus-size’

Australian model Stefania Ferrario is fed up of being called a plus-size model, and #DropThePlus is her call to arms. Together with Ajay Rochester, the former host of <i>The Biggest Loser</i>, Ferrario is calling on the fashion industry to stop using the term "plus-size" to describe women. They believe …

Plus Size

Why Instagram censored this image of an artist on her period

When Rupi Kaur decided to make the taboo around menstruation the theme of her university photography project, she probably didn't expect to become ground zero in Instagram's latest censorship war.<p>The Canadian poet and artist uploaded an image from the visual series to the photo-sharing platform. It …

Photo Sharing

Love Is Colorful: Paint Ads Show That Love Comes In All Shapes And Colors

Love is something that can grow between people of all shapes, colors and sizes, and this LGBT-oriented ad campaign by Zim Colored Powder drives the …

‘Granny’ Hair Trend: Young Women Are Dyeing Their Hair Gray

Young women around the world have gotten fed up with how good older silver vixens can sometimes look with their gray hair and have started dying …

Networking by day beats partying at night as Europe’s festivals move with the times

The organisers of music festivals are branching into daytime educational events, networking and conferences to keep pace with their changing audience<p>Festivals used to be all about late nights and hazy days – but now, audiences are looking for a more educational experience and an increasing number …

Ghostpoet: soundtrack of my life

The Mercury-nominated rapper on dancing to UB40 as a child and his Muddy Waters obsession

Dancing

Science explains why hipsters grow beards

Men might be growing beards to appear more attractive to women and more dominant to other men, a study on monkeys suggests<p>Scientists think they may have solved one of the great mysteries of the age. Why <i>are</i> so many of today's men growing beards?<p>The answer, according to The University of Western …