Liz Cheesbrough

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More than 1m 'forgotten homes' in UK do not get fast enough broadband

Ofcom report finds 4% of UK properties cannot access speeds of at least 10Mbps deemed necessary for modern internet use<p>More than 1m “forgotten homes” across the UK are unable to get sufficiently fast broadband to meet a typical family’s needs, from watching Netflix to browsing YouTube.<p>Ofcom, the …

Help Refugees

The world's first store that sells real products for refugees<p>Every single purchase you make goes towards a similar item for a refugee, delivered via …

Why are millennials turning to ancient spirituality?

We live in unsettling times. Anxiety and depression are widespread. Technology consumes our attention, leaving little time free to initiate more …

Culture Track 2017 Study

1<p>The Paradigm Shift<p>Understanding the<br>democratization of culture<p>2<p>The New Cultural<br>Consumer<p>Driving participation<p>3<p>The Omnivorous<br>Experience<p>Addressing a …

America’s First Meat-Free Fast-Food Restaurant Is Getting Ready To Expand

Launched two years ago in a small town in Northern California, Amy’s Drive Thru has been a runaway success–much to the surprise of the owners, who now hope to take it nationwide.<p>Off Exit 484A on 101 North through Rohnert Park, California, you’ll find the usual roadside offerings: There’s a Burger …

Liverpool neurosurgeon offers online consultations

A Liverpool neurosurgeon has started giving consultations over the internet. On average thirty people are diagnosed with brain tumours every day. …

Tumors

Kazuo Ishiguro: Soon, We Will Be Able to Create Humans Who Are Superior to Other Humans

Dystopian Future<p>According to Kazuo Ishiguro, there are three areas of science that are set to transform how we live and interact with others over the …

Netflix develops marijuana strains based on its original shows

Streaming giant creates ‘The Netflix Collection’, a selection of cannabis varieties based on shows including Orange is the New Black and Arrested Development<p>Netflix has co-created a set of cannabis strains based on a selection of its most popular original shows.<p>Related: Death Note review – …

Arrested Development

Futurism

The chef who’s getting young Londoners to love vegan food | Vegan and vegetarian food

Cook Daily is a restaurant in Shoreditch that’s defying the hipster stereotypes and becoming the unofficial headquarters for a new tribe of proud vegan. We meet chef King Cook to find out how<p>It’s midday on Monday in a vogueish corner of East London. Shoreditch’s Boxpark – a complex of shipping …

The Most Anticipated New Hotel Openings of 2016 and 2017

1 / 82<p>0<p>Coming winter 2017, Acre Restaurant in Mexico is expanding to include <b>onsite accommodation via treehouse</b>. With an eye on locally sourcing all …

NOS Balloons, Shotter Bags and Squat Parties: Understanding the New Urban British Teenager

People say subculture is dead, but they just need to look at the new tribe of teenagers wearing bucket hats and shotter bags, throwing parties in disused depots and inhaling a lot of laughing gas.<p>Youth culture is an ephemeral, nebulous, kind of unexplainable thing. Almost anything can become part …

How Ibiza Rocks Became The Gateway For New And Emerging UK Subcultures In Ibiza

Ibiza Rocks has, for a long time, enjoyed an outsider status on the raving Island. Initially known for bringing indie and rock bands to Ibiza in the …

4 shifts in how healthcare is being delivered and who is delivering it | MISC

What are some ways in which healthcare delivery is changing? This is a big question, with lots of big answers.<p>Idea Couture set out to offer some …

Hike Founder: 'Apps Will Be Dead in 5 Years'

Hike Founder: ‘Apps Will Be Dead in 5 Years’<p>One big issue has been hanging over this year’s Web Summit, the tech cornucopia that inspired over 70,000 …

We Need to Talk About Digital Blackface in Reaction GIFs

<i>In this op-ed, Lauren Michele Jackson tackles the recurring use of black people as reaction GIFs and its implications in terms of broader “digital blackface.”</i><p>Adore or despise them, GIFs are integral to the social experience of the Internet. Thanks to a range of buttons, apps, and keyboards, saying …

GIF Animations

The “Nobody Kill Anybody” ceasefire starts in Baltimore this weekend

Like a lot of Baltimoreans, Erricka Bridgeford is sick of the rising homicide rate in her city. But when she found out that it’s on track to hit a record high of 400 murders this year, she got pissed off.<p>She and other community organizers have been going around town putting up “Nobody Kill Anybody” …

Nice: 69 Percent of Teen Girls Identify as Feminist

According to new research from UM London, the majority of British girls between the ages of 13 and 18 now describe themselves as feminist.<p>If there's anything the past year has taught us, it's that grown-ups are totally useless. They're responsible for climate change, they tanked the economy, and …

This Viral Instagram Account Is Changing Western Perceptions of Africa

Viral

meet the kids who are redefining beauty for the next generation

From birthmarks to body hair, thanks to the leaders of Generation Z, anything can be beautiful.<p>Black vs. white, fat vs. thin, masculine vs. feminine - gone are the days when terms such as these were used to define what society thought of as beautiful. We live in the here and now, where anything is …

Amplify

Bexy, our Head of Insight & Content, has penned this piece on the best ways brands can work with influencers to create authentic, engaging content, …

Must read article on how our lives will change dramatically in 20 years.

The following points are taken from Udo Gollub, the CEO of 17 Minute Languages Facebook post...<p>Software will disrupt most traditional industries in …

The Future

Opinion: Forget “digital natives.” Here’s how kids are really using the Internet

<i>Doug Chayka</i><p>The different ways in which parents handle their kids’ use of technology are creating three distinct types of tech users — and setting the …

IKEA® and HYPEBEAST Dorm Room Style Clash Video | HYPEBEAST

PhotographerOli McAvoy/HYPEBEAST<p>CreativePaul Heavener/HYPEBEAST<p>Art DirectionMaggie Waller/HYPEBEAST<p>StylistFrederick Marfil/HYPEBEAST<p>ModelYuan, …

Sperm counts among western men have halved in last 40 years – study

Reasons for the ‘shocking’ drop are unclear, say researchers, and represent a huge and neglected area of public health<p>Sperm counts among men have more than halved in the last 40 years, research suggests, although the drivers behind the decline remain unclear.<p>The latest findings reveal that between …

Broad City

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Big, bold … and broken: is the US shopping mall in a fatal decline?

Once at the heart of the US consumer experience, the ubiquitous mall is in crisis. Of 1,200 across the country, just 50% are expected to be in business by 2023<p>Twenty-five years ago this August, the Mall of America, America’s largest shopping mall, opened its many, many doors for business. The …

The Future Laboratory

Ambitious, stylish and intelligent, young Vietnamese luxurians are taking full advantage of the country’s booming economy to access new shopping, …

Nintendo-themed Air Jordans are timeless perfection

If you grew up glued to your Nintendo in the '80s, these pair of sneakers will speak to you.<p>The Jordan "NES" IV are custom-made by Freaker Sneaks, …