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Columbia House hopes you'll come back for vinyl records

To put it mildly, Columbia House has seen better days. The mail-order service went bankrupt this summer, and it's hard to see the allure of regularly buying movie discs when downloads and streaming are within easy reach. The company thinks it has an answer, however: it's restarting the Columbia …

Instant film and a record player were top sellers on Amazon for the holidays

You'd think that in 2015 — a year in which virtual reality, autonomous cars, and personal drones were major stories — all the holiday gifts people are buying through the world's top digital storefront would be, you know, high tech. But that's not entirely the case. This morning, Amazon released a …

Home Audio

Motorola Unveils the Moto X Style

One of three new smartphones from Motorola set to release this summer.<p>For all the Android lovers out there, Motorola has just announced their …

Self-Taught Astrophotographer Uses 32,000 Images to Create Spectacular High-Res Moon Photo

Right from his own balcony in Piekary Slaskie, Poland, amateur photographer Bartosz Wojczynski was able to capture thousands of extraordinary lunar photos. After 28 minutes of diligent work, Wojczynski had skillfully captured 32,000 separate images with only a Celestron C9.25 telescope, a …

North Pole

Breaking records: it's a new generation driving Record Store Day, not nostalgia

In the backstreets of Sydney city centre, nestled among financial institutions and cafes that only open on weekdays, sits the bar and live music venue Frankie’s Pizza. By day its doors are inconspicuous to the suits that walk past, but at night the basement bar is home to beer-swilling hipsters and …

The ten most valuable records in the world

With interest in vinyl records on the rise, the long-standing market for collectible records is being given a new lease of life. Is there a rare gem …

Are You Measuring the Right Digital Marketing KPIs?

Technology April 22, 2015 44 Reads share<p>Many startups and small businesses feel pressure to have an online presence. They work hard to create a …

Marketing

SocialRank Launches Instagram Analytics Tool

It’s debatable whether Instagram has outstripped Twitter in terms of active users, but what’s certain is that brands and individuals love the photo-sharing social network.<p>What many of them don’t love is the lack of useful tools for understanding more about their followers. That’s where SocialRank …

Social Media

Google launches its own mobile network for Nexus 6 owners

Pay only for the data you actually use<p>Google is now a mobile carrier. Today the company has made official its plan to offer wireless service to owners of its Nexus 6 smartphone. It's called Project Fi, and Google is launching an early invite program beginning today. "Similar to our Nexus hardware …

Foo Fighters Rocked A Strip Mall With A Record Store Day Concert Near Dave Grohl’s Hometown

<i>“I know we’re in a strip mall,” he howled. “[But] let’s pretend this is a stadium!”</i><p>That’s the vibe Record Store Day 2015 Ambassador Dave Grohl set when Foo Fighters descended on a strip mall near his home town of Warren, Ohio. The locale was in Niles at an independent record shop called The Record …

These 20 Skyscraper Selfies Are the Scariest Thing You’ll See All Day

Selfies have become a major phenomenon over the past few years, but few such snaps are as thrilling as these ones taken by rooftoppers from the …

Four ways to better market your brand to millennial customers

With the millennial generation representing 25 per cent of the population and more than $200-billion in annual buying power in the U.S. alone, companies from every industry are vying for this generation's attention. But with so many brands trying to break through and with millennials' inboxes and …

Average price of Toronto home rises above $600K

Canada Day fireworks lit up the sky in Toronto this weekend<p>What's open and closed Canada Day Monday 2018 in Toronto<p>These are all the fun new things …

The retail future of the Canary District takes shape

Fashion & Style<p>Derek Flack<p>Posted on April 07, 2015<p>Report Inaccuracy<p>The retail future of the Canary District takes shape<p>Fashion & Style<p>Derek …

Outdoor food market coming to Union Station

Construction might be dragging at Union Station, but there's signs of progress. One of these is the announcement that a new outdoor food market is on …

Fear and Wonder: 10 essential sci-fi soundtracks from 1970s and '80s

<b>Rock musician turned composer Charlotte Hatherley picks her top 10 sci-fi soundtracks from the golden age of sci-fi cinema.</b><p><b>When did you first get</b> …

Smartphones could be charged in 60 seconds with new battery

An iPhone 6 takes around two hours to charge but could be full of power in a minute if fitted with a new aluminium battery<p>Smartphones could be charged in less than one minute after scientists at Stanford University invented an aluminium battery so powerful it could revolutionise the industry.<p>The …

Clean Energy

Apple Opens iPhone 5 Battery Replacement Program for “Small Percentage” of Devices

Today, Apple has opened a new iPhone 5 battery replacement program for those users experiencing shorter than normal battery life on their device.<p>The …

iPhone 5

The CEO of eHarmony thinks he can find you the perfect job

Neil Clark Warren founded eHarmony on August 22, 2000.<p>Since eHarmony has had success with pairing partners for romantic relationships, the company decided earlier this week it would carry over its learnings to the career space, matching employers with prospective employees to help people find their …

Pedestrian bridge forms first PATH connection to waterfront

A new pedestrian bridge being installed over Lake Shore Boulevard on the weekend will transform our view of Toronto — from above and below.<p>Drivers on …

59 Free Twitter Tools and Apps for Marketers

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog.</i><p>Twitter is a fascinating adventure of relationships, entertainment, education, and fun. Now imagine layering on a few dozen powerups.<p>That’s how it feels sometimes when you find just the right Twitter tool. And there’s a tool for practically every …

Winter Driving Tips: How to Recover from 5 Types of Skids | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from Wyatt Knox from</i> <i>Team O’Neil Rally School.</i><p>With winter comes a whole new range of driving hazards — darkness …

How to Curate Your Facebook News Feed

Baby photos. News articles. Selfies. Advertisements. Job announcements.<p>It's likely your Facebook News Feed contains some combination of these, if not …

Photographer’s Girlfriend Continues to Lead Him Around the World

<b>Praktik Hotel – Madrid, Spain</b><p>Russian photographer Murad Osmann continues to be led around the world by his girlfriend Nataly Zakharova in his ongoing <i>Follow Me</i> project. With her back facing the camera, Zakharova eagerly holds the hand of her photographer boyfriend, guiding him through various …

East London

How to Photograph Your Christmas Tree

It’s that time of year again. Christmas is upon us. Your tree is all decorated and presents are piled up underneath. So how do you take photos of …

Christmas Trees

How to Dress for the Holidays: Your 60 Second Illustrated Guide | The Art of Manliness

The holidays are supposed to be a break in our everyday lives — something special that lifts us out of the mundane. Part of what makes an occasion …

The death of photography: are camera phones destroying an artform?

"It's really weird," says Antonio Olmos. "Photography has never been so popular, but it's getting destroyed. There have never been so many photographs taken, but photography is dying."<p>I'd asked the 50-year-old, award-winning, London-based Mexican photographer what he thinks is going to happen to …

What Lies Beneath

Deep below the streets of New York City lie its vital organs—a water system, subways, railroads, tunnels, sewers, drains, and power and cable lines—in a vast, three-dimensional tangle. Penetrating this centuries-old underworld of caverns, squatters, and unmarked doors, William Langewiesche follows …

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