Nic Van Den Bergh

1,430 Flips | 3 Magazines | 1 Like | 18 Following | 43 Followers | @nooboy | He has over 12 years’ experience in Sponsorship Marketing, Media, Traditional Advertising, Digital Media and Marketing Communication across all industry portfolios. Nic holds a MBA from Oxford Brookes (UK).

Project Harpoon: How Video Game Characters With 'Real Bodies' Inspired A Fat-Shaming Troll

Less than a week after <i>People</i> magazine profiled a dubious “skinny acceptance” group using negligible Photoshop skills to reveal “thinner beauty” of Meghan Trainor, Melissa McCarthy and everyday women who dare to post photos on social media, Project Harpoon has been Facebook banned and Twitter …

Social Media

Ashley Madison Hack Exposes (Wait for It) a Lousy Business

Ashley Madison may very well be screwed.<p>The notorious site where married people seek extramarital liaisons was the target of a major hack, and this …

Jerry Hall in 20 looks

FASHION INSPIRATION<p><b>A throwback to Jerry Hall's most stylish moments from the 1970s through to the 1990s.</b>

Mick Jagger

10 Foods That Make You Look Younger

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Skin Care

Madden NFL 16 Is the Fake Movie That Deserves Real Awards

OMG this trailer is five minutes long and I don't want it to end.<p>Hey.<p>Hey, what are you doing?<p>Quit it, and watch this. Because it's Madden season, it's Friday, and you deserve to have some fun with your pals Dave Franco, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Julio Jones, GRONK, Colin Kaepernick, Antonio Brown, …

This Year's El Niño Could Be the Strongest Ever Recorded

The world could be headed for one of the strongest El Niños in recorded history, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) said …

Weather

50 Times Sarah Jessica Parker Dressed Like Carrie Bradshaw in Real Life

No scrunchies in sight.<p><i>Sex and the City</i>'s Carrie Bradshaw may have put Sarah Jessica Parker on the map as a style icon, but the Manolos and tutus that defined her covetable wardrobe didn't stop at the screen. The actress's off-camera look is just as fun-loving and fashion-forward as the NYC …

Are You Paying Too Much For Your Haircut?

This weekend, I'll be getting a haircut, and so will many of you. I've been going to the same guy—his name is Gogy—for the past seven years. Even though there are dozens of barber shops closer to my home, I still make my way to his chair and pay him what I agreed to pay him back in 2008. Indeed, …

See the 16 Most Bizarre Courtroom Sketches

Tom Brady appears in United States District Court on Aug. 12, 2015.<br>NY District Court

Judiciary

Snoopy at 65: How an icon was born

Snoopy started out as a real dog, a remarkable and unusual tack- and razor-blade-eating wunderpup named Spike.<p>The mixed-breed, black and white pup …

The World's Youngest Billionaires 2015

Fourty-four of the world's wealthiest people are under 40 years old. Meet the globe's richest youngsters.

A Photographer Documents the Evolution of Taxidermy

I first became interested in taxidermy when I was a child, after seeing a photograph in an old <i>Life</i> magazine of the last passenger pigeon, Martha, who died in 1914. It was the first time I had encountered the idea of extinction so directly. I was terribly saddened by this discovery that an entire …

Taxidermy

45 Best Beach Looks

FASHION INSPIRATION<p><b>From Kate Moss parading along the beaches of Rio de Janeiro to a playful Gigi Hadid in Miami and Poppy Delevigne on a cruise</b> …

The Summer of the Thigh-High Slit

The leg for the win…<p>The approach to highlighting the female form in fashion is ever-changing. Sometimes it's about the decolletage, followed by a moment that's all derriere, and there's always the option of the full-on naked dress. This summer, the sensual body part to display is no doubt the leg. …

Gabrielle Union

Google, Again, Makes A Brilliant Branding Move

Why should anyone be surprised? The smart folks at Google have done it again. No, I’m not referring to its prescient buy-out of the latest and greatest app created by a sophomore at Stanford University. Nor am I referring to the latest and greatest expansion of Google Maps or YouTube. And, no, I’m …

Google Search

23 People Who Became Highly Successful After Age 40

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Staten Island

A drone's eye view: From awe-inspiring waterfalls to the world's greatest cities, photographers capture the planet's most wondrous sights in series of stunning aerial pictures

From awe-inspiring waterfall views to astonishing shots of cities - these breathtaking pictures capture the world's most beautiful sights from the …

Wait, But How Do We Even Know if That Was Jamie Bell in Fantastic Four?

A brief history of 'guess we'll take your word for it' performances<p>You know how sometimes an actor just disappears into a role? Or how sometimes an actor just disappears so far into a role you don't actually know for sure whether it's actually him?<p>It's a thing. For example: The credits of the new …

These Portraits Will Make You Rethink The Issue Of Homelessness In America

Homelessness in America is just as much a stressing and debilitating part of life as any other economic or political struggle you can think of. Why, …

Postcards from China

Chinese travelers continue to take the world by storm, up 20% to 107 million in 2014. And they're big spenders. Here's where they are heading, according to Hotels.com.

Megyn Kelly on Working for Fox News and Leaving Her Law Career

Unswerving in her beliefs and blonde—very, very blonde—Fox News anchor Megyn Kelly has quickly become a favorite of Roger Ailes. A primetime show may even be in the works. Which means that she should probably settle in for more of the piñata treatment she already receives on The Daily Show<p><b>I heard</b> …

88 Amazing Facts Everyone Should Know

<b>1.</b> Thirty-five percent of people are born without wisdom teeth.<p><b>2.</b> As we continue to evolve, scientists believe that fewer and fewer humans will be …

Your tattoo is permanent thanks to meddling macrophages

Even if I tried to make them, my tattoos just won't scrub off in the shower. This is a good thing. I like my tattoos. The reason they're here to stay involves some fascinating body science. YouTube chemistry channel Reactions delves into the reason behind the permanence of tattoos in a video …

Body Art

Documenting Marilyn Monroe Through the Years

A look through newly-released footage of the icon.<p>If you simply can't get enough of Marilyn Monroe, then the Associated Press may have just made your day. The news agency partnered with British Movietone, a newsreel that ran from 1929 to 1979, to release hundreds of press videos and sound bites of …

Marilyn Monroe

Zappos: A Workplace Where No One And Everyone Is The Boss

Jacqui Gonzalez once spent an hour and a half on the phone helping a customer. The Zappos.com employee enjoys being generous with the online shoe retailer's money, sending gift baskets and thank-you cards to people whose complaints she has solved.<p>And mostly, she's grateful that she doesn't have a …

China may bring in 'two-child policy' to tackle demographic timebomb

Thirty-five years after enacting draconian birth control rules blamed for millions of forced abortions and the creation of a demographic “timebomb”, China could be on the verge of introducing a two-child policy. The new regulation, under which all Chinese couples would be allowed to have two …

Millennial Marketing Tips From 4 of the World’s Biggest Digital Platforms

A quartet of executives from Facebook, Snapchat, Twitter and Pandora gave advertisers tips on how to reach millennials during a panel at …

Social Media

14 South African Landscapes That’ll Take Your Breath Away

These scenic wonders will feast your eyes and lift your spirits. Start planning your trip to South Africa...like, today.

14 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Became a Pornographer

It's incredibly expensive to work as a woman in this industry.<p><b>1. You won't make millions, even though everyone will assume you do.</b> Indie pornographers, unlike Playboy or Vivid, market directly to customers through social media, word of mouth, or through small distributors and production studios. …