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Chinese Boss Forces Female Employees to Kiss Him Every Morning

The male boss of a company in Beijing, China, has recently come under fire for forcing female workers to line up and give him a kiss every morning, …

Viral

Trump Jr. has tweeted REALLY weird things about sexual harassment…

Just out of curiosity I thought I would see what Trump’s son thought about sexual harassment in the past. I immediately regretted it.<p>I have no idea …

17 Brilliant Logos That Speak for Themselves

From time to time, it seems to many of us that there’s nothing left in the world that can surprise us. But despite this, talented designers and …

Graphic Design

Point Roberts

An American city stranded at the tip of a Canadian peninsula where strict adherence to the "49th parallel rule" became problematic.<p>The Convention of …

The Man Who Recorded, Tamed, and Then Sold Nature Sounds to America

A forgotten 1970s-era hippie polymath named Irv Teibel created the “soothing” vibe of the great outdoors.<p>In the 1970s, you could buy a pet rock, or a …

Tony Conrad

Sixty Percent of Your Colleagues Are Lying to You

How many people have you spoken with today? Chances are that most of them lied to you -- and that they did it more than once. It's a hard fact to accept, but even your closest friends and coworkers lie to you regularly.<p>University of Massachusetts psychologist Robert Feldman has studied lying for …

Psychology

Inside the world's 8 best advertising campaigns of 2015

But what makes these successful campaigns different from the ones we avoid? The Gunn Report just produced its list of the most successful advertising campaigns of 2015, along with insights into each of the top 8's strategy, media execution and effectiveness.<p>The report identifies the most awarded …

Marketing

The Internet Won't Get Behind This Half-Assed Fashion Choice (NSFW)

Is this person wearing pants?<p>If you were excited about the "What Color is This Dress" controversy, you'll be over the moon about this one.<p>The Internet is on fire as people try to decipher the grainy photo to figure out whether the person pictured in this photo is wearing pants.<p>Decide for yourself...<p>…

The 10 things in advertising you need to know today

<b>1. The UK's largest mobile carrier EE is looking at whether to restrict "irritating" mobile ads from its network.</b> The company has launched a strategic review to decide whether it should help its 27 million customers block some forms of advertising on the mobile web and within apps.<p><b>2. Google's</b> …

Advertising

The 10 things in advertising you need to know today

<b>1. Google has experimented expanding DoubleClick to be used for outdoor advertising for the first time.</b> It could be a huge move for the out-of-home industry.<p><b>2. Instagram has a new update that takes aim at Snapchat and Twitter.</b> The photo-sharing app has launched a new video channel that will feature …

Advertising

Plenty of Ad Networks Still Love Pirate Sites

In recent years various copyright holder groups have adopted a “follow-the-money” approach in the hope of cutting off funding to so-called pirate …

Fix My Drink: White wine in autumn? Sure, if you’ve got the right one

Sometimes even the Canadian autumn extends a generous hand, a warm reprieve before shackling us and casting us into the long punishment of winter. …

Share With All Lefties

<i>WPA Pool/Pool / Via members.tripod.com</i><p>I was just thinking about how <i>glad</i> I am that I'm lefty.<p><i>So what</i> if neurobiologists think lefties can be traced back to a mutation 200,000 years ago.<p><i>So what</i> if we're more likely to suffer from dyslexia, schizophrenia, stuttering and tend to be more</i> …

Greg Proops Says Women And Weed Are Our Future (And He's The Smartest Man In The World!)

Look, there's no question that the HuffPost Weird News podcast brings you the best, brightest and most beautiful oddballs week in and week out.<p>We tackle the <i>real</i> issues facing America, using a fine-tuned discourse that's one part Anderson Cooper, one part Oprah, and three parts Carrot Top.<p>But every …

Podcasting

Record fan collects every UK chart hit in history

Keith Sivyer bought every new release from 1952 until February this year. Now his extraordinary collection is going under the hammer<p>A stunning record collection containing every chart single made has been discovered crammed into the terraced house of its late owner.<p>Single-minded Keith Sivyer bought …

100 weird objects sent into space

"Send my love to the aliens. All the best, Paul."<p>That was the message from Paul McCartney when, in 2008, Nasa beamed into space the Beatles song Across the Universe via its Deep Space Network.<p>The Beatles song is travelling across the universe at a speed of 186,000 miles per second to reach North …

Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Early Birds Versus Night Owls: What Your Bedtime Really Says About You

The tortoise and the hare. Coyote versus roadrunner. The Sharks and the Jets. There are many proverbial rivalries that have rocked this world, but perhaps none so divisive as the one between the early bird and the night owl -- two rivals who share the same world on opposing clocks.<p>Whether you’re an …

Ten things you might not know about Monopoly, the board game turning 80 this month

1. Charles Darrow of Philadelphia developed the game in 1933 and sold it to Parker Brothers on March 19, 1935. A stenographer and actress, Elizabeth Magie, filed a legal claim for her similar "Landlord's Game" in 1903, but Monopoly's current owner, Hasbro, says: "The Monopoly game as we know it …

Board Games
Marketing

3 Facebook Ads Every Business Needs

Facebook marketing gone way beyond mere 'Likes.' Consider these tips for the best ways to use Facebook ads now.<p>Four years ago today, I was at the South by Southwest conference when my friend Leslie Bradshaw overheard a conversation on hypertargeting with Facebook Ads and chimed in with her thoughts …

Poland Spring

The Quarterly Newsletter Your Audience Needs

When it comes to marketing, nothing beats good old-fashioned get-in-you-hands, print. At least, nothing beats print when two things are happening. …

10 Vacation Rentals That Are Way Cooler Than Hotels

You can find anything on the Internet these days--including some totally awesome places to stay on vacation. Skip the hotel and book a stay in one of …

Hawaii Volcanoes

Guide To Online Advertising For Small Businesses - #infographic

Do you use social or search advertising to boost your business?<p>"The Internet has made reaching your target audience, no matter where they may be, …

10 Reasons Why Businesses Should Invest in Digital Marketing

According to ITU, almost 3 billion people or 40.4% of the world’s total population has access to the Internet in 2014. Global Web Index also reported …

In case you need further proof that Google search is best advertising product in the history of the world...

Frederic Filloux has an interesting analysis over at Monday Note.<p>Among other observations, Filloux illustrates how fantastically lucrative Google's search business is.<p>On a digital-revenue-per-monthly user basis, Google search dwarfs all other advertising-based businesses, including Facebook, …

Advertising

How far in advance should you book plane tickets?

<i>This is a new twice-weekly online column highlighting the latest travel news and trends, plus notable destinations.</i><p>I get asked a lot about what destinations to visit. It's a fun question to answer.<p>I don't always know the best <i>time</i> to book a trip, however. I know that hotels in New York, Toronto and …

Marketing

The 10 things in advertising you need to know today

<b>1. The Super Bowl showed just how drastically Facebook is cutting into YouTube's video lead.</b> The social network accounted for 25% of Super Bowl video ad views, according to data from Visible Measures.<p><b>2. There are already some great/awkward videos of people attempting to "Pay with Lovin'" at</b> …

Advertising