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TV is over: Mobile has officially demoted TV to second-rung media status

About 26 percent of customers who call US cable TV companies request “internet only” service, according to a survey of those calls by mobile advertising technology company Marchex. Of those customers, at least 60 percent actually end up getting internet-only service, Marchex says.<p>The survey results …

Meet the Two Besties Who Dress Up Exactly Like Kim Kardashian and Kanye West

We'll admit it: We have an unhealthy obsession with all things Kimye. So we were both comforted and insanely jealous (why didn't we think of this!?) when we stumbled upon What Would Yeezus Wear, a genius new Tumblr in which Katie Burroughs and Kathleen Lee, two friends and co-workers from San …

The 10 best quotable films

… to mark the return of Withnail and I to the big screen<p>Have we missed a film from the list? Leave your suggestion in the comments below and it could feature in the alternative list next week<p><b>Withnail and I,</b> <b>1987</b><p>When an out-of-work actor realises he smokes too many “Camberwell carrots” he goes “on …

9 Reasons We Miss Friends in GIFS

Watch. Laugh. Repeat.<p>Today marks the 10th anniversary of the <i>Friends</i> finale, and despite the time that's passed, we're still going through withdrawal.<p>To help ourselves cope, we've found the animated GIFS that best illustrate why Rachel Green, Monica Geller, Phoebe Buffay, Chandler Bing, Ross Geller, …

GIF Animations

Tim Cook Ripped Apart Google's Business Model In 2 Paragraphs

One portion of the letter sticks out in particular, and it's a clear jab at the way Google does business. Cook writes that many internet services are free but use your personal data to market products to you.<p>"You are the product," Cook writes.<p>That's how Google operates. Its algorithms scan your …

Tim Cook

Kanye West Hits Back At Media Following Wheelchair Incident

Living his life in the public eye, <b>Kanye West</b> seems able to cause headlines by switching his trainers.<p>Currently on tour in Australia, an awkward …

Kanye West

ISIS 'Are Not Muslims, They Are Monsters,' Cameron Says

Vowing justice for murdered aid worker David Haines, Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron says his killing by extremist group the Islamic State is "an act of pure evil." A video purporting to show Haines' beheading was released Saturday.<p>That video was released on the same weekend that Haines' …

The Afghan Girls Who Live as Boys

In a society that demands sons at almost any cost, some families are cutting their daughters’ hair short and giving them male names.<p>Mehran, age 6, first arrived at her kindergarten in Kabul as Mahnoush, in pigtails and a pistachio dress. When school shut down for a break, Mahnoush left and never …

Yves Carcelle, former CEO of Louis Vuitton, has died aged 66

The executive who transformed Louis Vuitton from a luggage company into the world’s most powerful luxury goods brand was diagnosed with kidney cancer in 2013<p>Yves Carcelle – the businessman credited with transforming Louis Vuitton from a luggage company into the world’s most powerful luxury goods …

Keith Olbermann's Powerful Speech About Lack Of Respect For Women In Sports Is A Must Watch

Sports has a sexism problem, ESPN2 host Keith Olbermann argued in this powerful segment from his eponymous program, and it's self-perpetuating. He began by listing instances where women in sports have been targeted by sexist comments. The list is long, rapid-fire, and only scratches the surface.<p>"By …

Keith Olbermann

"I’m a blowfish": the 11 most outrageous Kanye West quotes

Kanye West is on the cover of August GQ and his ridiculous interview does not disappoint<p><b>Read Kanye West’s full GQ interview</b><p><b>On his outfit</b><p>"I hope we don't see no paparazzi today. Because I'm still getting acquainted with these jogging pants I threw on. Like, 'That's not my statement!'"<p><b>On his</b> …

A$AP Ferg in "Wrinkled $ilks" by Barbara Anastacio

John Oliver Explains The World Cup And FIFA To Americans (VIDEO)

John Oliver is "both excited and extremely conflicted" about the World Cup.<p>Why? Because he loves the tournament - but it's run by FIFA.<p>Take it away, …

FIFA

An Oregon Couple Rushed Through Their Wedding Because Of A Wildfire And The Photos Are Breathtaking

So, a wildfire starts burning around you and it's terrifying, sure. But it also makes for a hell of a wedding photo.

Weddings

10 Lessons I Learned from a Year of Productivity Experiments

Over the last 12 months I have conducted countless productivity experiments on myself, interviewed some of the most productive people in the world, …

Time Management