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Stock footage of baboons at work prompts perfect memes

Stock images and videos will forever be a source of Internet entertainment.<p>For reasons unknown, Getty Images has a massive stockpile of pissed off …

Amazon, Facebook and Google have the same secret

Our modern tech monopolies made billions and transformed the economy in different ways, but this was the base<p>Did Bill Gates intend, when he set out, to exploit the extraordinary economies of scale in software—which, unlike perhaps any other type of business, occur on both the supply and demand …

Netflix is about to lose Hunger Games, Transformers movies

Bad news, Katniss fans.<p>Netflix announced Sunday that it has chosen not to renew a deal with Epix, the cable provider with domestic streaming rights …

Carrick on money: Condo living is hell in the sky

<i>The best of the web on money, markets and all things financial, as chosen daily by Globe and Mail personal finance columnist Rob Carrick.</i><p><b>Condo living is hell in the sky</b><br>Maclean's takes a look at the downside of condo living, including disputes with neighbours and incompetent boards.<p><b>Is it time to</b> …

In pictures: An emotional arrival in Europe

<b>More than half of the 264,500 people who have crossed the Mediterranean in the hope of settling in Europe this year have arrived in Greece - and most of those have landed on the five Greek islands closest to the Turkish coast. Photographer Fernando Del Berro watched some of them arrive on the</b> …

Getting Banned From The App Store Was The Best Thing That Happened To Us

Marco Nardone Contributor<p>Marco Nardone is the founder and CEO of Fling and Unii.<p>“Brace yourself, Marco…we’ve just been removed from the App Store.” With those words, I visualized everything we’d slaved over for months crumple itself into a ball of trash and — ironically — flinging itself into the …

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Cocaine stops you recognising other people’s emotions

A single dose of cocaine can interfere with your ability to recognise other people's emotions.<p>According to new research, the drug can damage social awareness, and can stop users from being able to process negative feelings such as anger, irritation or sadness. So, in other words, the reason you …

What Dr. Dre Can Teach Marketers About Storytelling

Forgot about Dr. Dre? I haven't.<p>That's because "Straight Outta Compton" is straight outta 2015, culturally relevant as ever, and Dr. Dre has …

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15 startups in Asia that caught our eye

Here’s our newest round-up of the featured startups on our site this week. If you have startup tips or story suggestions, feel free to email us. …

There's a typo stamped on the Metal Gear Solid 5 special edition PS4

Those who ordered the <i>Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain</i> special edition PlayStation 4 — which is available in Europe and Oceania only — can look on this mistake in one of two ways: Either it's a shoddy, eye-twitching error every time you reach for the power button, or maybe the console is now a …

The Week in Pictures: August 29, 2015

Lens<p>From the thousands of migrants struggling to enter the EU to New Hampshire’s Free the Nipple beach protest, the most compelling images from the …

The First Supermoon of 2015

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Today In Pictures : August 30

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These Brilliant Macro Photos Of Cats Eyes Are Hypnotic

Despite being initially allergic to cats, Philadelphia-based photographer Andrew Marttila (who has photographed the likes of Grumpy Cat) decided to …

Phone data can predict infectious disease outbreaks

A team of Princeton and Harvard researchers analyzed the phone call records of 15 million users in Kenya -- not to spy on people, but to study the spread of seasonal disease. The team wanted to see if the movement of phone users can predict outbreaks of seasonal diseases like rubella or German …

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McDonald’s Apologizes for Stealing Man’s Viral Burrito Engagement Photo Idea

Back in July, writer David Sikorski and photographer Kristina Bakrevski gained quite a bit of attention online after publishing engagement photos of …

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The Glory Of Malala: Improving The Condition Of Women In The World

Last week two things happened: one purely personal, the other global. Both share a common thread. My eldest grand-daughter, Clara, got her GCSE (General Certificate of Secondary Education) results: spectacular! 10 A’s/A+’s, 1 B (statistics!) Needless to say we, her family and friends, are all …

Lives transformed: do famous transgender people help the cause?

Photograph: Katherine Anne Rose/Observer<p>‘It was a case of be myself or kill myself’: Leah Gaynor, a 42-year-old alarm engineer who has been living as a woman for three …

How Phil Knight built Nike into one of the biggest brands in the world and became a billionaire

With a net worth of $21.6 billion, he's also one of the world's richest self-made billionaires.<p>Knight might be stepping down as the brand's longtime chairman this year, but his legacy will live on.<p>Here's a look back at how Knight's marketing prowess and relentless spirit have driven Nike from a …

10 Crazy PR Stunts Throughout History

Today's legions of publicists have to plot their campaigns carefully: One wrong move could lead to weeks of ridicule on social media. But the press …

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The world’s first true “smart drug” enhances cognition and is deemed safe by health experts

Most people looking for a cognitive boost in the morning reach for a cup of coffee or tea. But all caffeine really does is lift up your mood and improve focus, and that is why it isn’t considered a “pure cognitive enhancer.”<p>There is, however, a real contender for that title: modafinil (also sold as …

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Why creativity is absolutely crucial in the workplace

<i>MPW Insider is an online community where the biggest names in business and beyond answer timely career and leadership questions. Today’s answer for:</i> …

The 8 best fitness trackers you can buy for 2018

Fitness trackers have become a popular way to stay active with the success of wearable devices from Fitbit, Garmin and the popularity of the Apple Watch encouraging people to keep tabs on their health. If now is the time for "New Year, new you" then it may be the moment to invest in a new …

The historical origins of 6 swear words

In fact, Americans swear so often, the US made airing indecent or profane language during certain times a federal crime. Cue the FCC.<p>For the sake of knowledge though, we looked into the etymology of a few of these words. (Some of which violate our style guide!) Learn where they originated below.<p>The …