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Behold: the World's Biggest Archive of Skinhead Ephemera

We talked to Toby Mott about punk, fascism, and other incarnations of the skinhead movement, all of which are explored in his forthcoming book, <i>Skinhead – An Archive</i>.<p>It's easy to see why artist and collector Toby Mott is enthralled by skinhead culture; it sprawls decades in history, has seen …

Activist Hedge Fund Buys Large Stake In Struggling World Wrestling Entertainment

Eminence Capital disclosed Monday it had taken a 9.6% stake in World Wrestling Entertainment. Eminence last year waged a successful activist campaign to merge Men's Wearhouse and JoS. A. Bank.<p>World Wrestling Entertainment could potentially be put in a chokehold by hedge fund Eminence Capital, which …

Jupiter Ascending - Trailer 1

In a universe where humans are near the bottom of the evolutionary ladder, a young destitute human woman is targeted for assassination by the Queen …

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Armed bandits demand water in dry northern India

LUCKNOW, India (AP) — Armed bandits in drought-stricken northern India are threatening to kill hundreds of villagers unless they deliver 35 buckets …

Shock Tape and Sticks: Delhi Residents Battle Thousands of Terrorizing Monkeys

NEW DELHI, India — Madi is a bully. He has three-inch canines that glisten when he snarls.<p>And that’s a good thing, says his owner, Niraj.<p>Madi is a langur — a large, grey monkey with a black face and ears, endemic to South Asia. Big and menacing, he’s able to scare off this city’s 30,000 smaller, …

British reporter rummages through MH17 victim’s luggage

<b>Colin Brazier (Sky News)</b><p>“We shouldn’t really be doing this”<p>Mary Elizabeth Williams<p>July 21, 2014 2:34pm (UTC)<p>"We shouldn't really be doing this, I suppose," the reporter said. And he was right. In the mad, often ruthless scramble to report breaking news, reporters – and the networks they work for -- …

This is a GIF of a Vine of a Video of a Flipbook of a GIF of a Video of a Roller Coaster | Colossal

<p>Could this be the most meta thing on the entire internet? Just so we’re clear, the title isn’t a typo. This really is a GIF of a Vine of a video of …

What The iPhone 6 Will Look Like Next To Its Rivals From Samsung

But how will those new phones look in the real world? When Apple introduced the iPhone 5 series, its larger screen measured 4 inches. Previously, iPhones had come with 3.5-inch screens. While the new phone was bigger, it wasn't <i>that much</i> bigger. It's still pretty difficult to tell what model someone …

iPhone 5

China’s housing bubble is collapsing, and here’s what it looks like

It’s really happening. China’s hyper-hot housing market is turning south. Fresh charts cooked up by economic analysts at Barclays show the trend pretty clearly.<p>Housing starts have tanked<p>Sales are falling<p>Prices are dropping<p>And levels of inventory are rising<p>So what?<p>Well, for China, there’s a lot to …

House Prices

Flat iPad sales are here to stay, suggests Morgan Stanley

Morgan Stanley’s Katy Huberty suggests that weak iPad sales may be here to stay, reports <i>Business Insider</i>.<p>We lower our 2014 tablet growth forecast to 12% from 26% on the back of increasing penetration rates and the lack of new, differentiated products […]Few suppliers were able to communicate a …

Nielsen's Plan to Count TV Viewers Across Screens Faces Obstacles

Nielsen will begin counting mobile TV viewing as part of the regular broadcast ratings -- with strings attached.<p>When U.S. broadcast network executives trot out their fall programming lineups to advertisers this week in New York City, they’re hoping to celebrate one more milestone after the …

The 51 Most Iconic Motorcycles of All Time

They are equal parts simple and complex, a mechanical interpretation of form meeting function with attitude to spare. Whether it’s chrome glimmering …

The Adulterous Society: How John Updike Made Suburban Sex Sexy

John Updike (March 18, 1932–January 27, 2009) wasn’t merely the recipient of two Pulitzer Prizes and a National Humanities medal, among a wealth of other awards. He had a mind that could ponder the origin of the universe, a heart that could eulogize a dog with such beautiful bittersweetness, and a …

The World Is Witnessing The Biggest Election In History

With some 814 million Indians eligible to vote, Morgan Stanley's Ridham Desai and his research team have said "the world is about to witness the biggest election in history."<p>The elections are also slated to be the most expensive in Indian history at Rs. 300 billion (about $5 billion), according to …

5 Mind-Blowing Revelations from Secret Apple Emails

For the past week, tech titans Apple and Samsung have been engaged in a high-stakes patent battle in a Silicon Valley courthouse. Apple claims …

Rare Beatles Pictures

The Beatles<p>The Beatles arrive at Union Station in Washington, D.C., February 11, 1964.<p>John Lennon<p>John Lennon in Washington, D.C., February 11, …

Walter White vs. Rust Cohle? The Emmy Voters Now Face an Impossible Decision

When Jeff Daniels won the Emmy last year instead of Bryan Cranston, <i>Breaking Bad</i> fans shrugged it off. Next year, they said. Next year Cranston will have it in the bag. How can you argue with what Cranston did over five seasons of that show, and in that final season in particular? What actor could …

Samsung’s entire leadership team is paid less than individual executives at Google, Apple

The top leadership team at Samsung, made up of its three co-CEOs and CFO, makes $30.6 million combined, the Sowan, Korea-based company revealed at its annual shareholder meeting. That’s less than some individual executives make at American tech companies such as Google and Apple.<p>Google chairman …

Five Japanese scuba divers found alive off Bali coast

Five of seven Japanese scuba divers who went missing three days ago off the coast of the Indonesian resort island of Bali have been found alive, clinging to a coral reef, police said on Monday.<p>The divers, all women, were spotted by fishermen about 300 metres off the coast of Nusa Penida, a small …

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FORTUNE — I’m often on panels where I’m asked about the role of the chief marketing officer. Right out of the gate, I explain that there are a variety of CMO roles, and the title often tends to mean many different things depending on the company and even the field in which you operate.<p>But it …

Is this steel credit card worth $495?

In order to attract more big spenders, credit-card companies are scrapping the plastic for fancy cards made of titanium, aluminum and steel. But with …

The case for buying emerging markets

The emerging market slowdown has been one of the big stories in the last year or so. Stock markets from Brazil to Turkey to China all posted …

Stock Markets

Mindfulness: The Juicy Stuff Beyond the Hype

When it comes to mindfulness meditation, especially how it is practiced and taught in the context of the workplace, I have good news, even better news and bad news.<p>The good news is that all the hype surrounding mindfulness is grounded in reality, at least according to the scientific research and my …

U.S. Ambassador Speaks Pidgin English; Nigerians Love It

It's not often that a broadcast interview by a diplomat wows listeners, but a recent conversation involving the American ambassador to Nigeria, James F. Entwistle, is causing a buzz – and winning applause.<p>The praise is not so much for the content of the interview or the pressing issues the …

What happened to the missing Malaysian flight? A visual guide

1. Flight departs<p>Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 Flight departs at 12:41 a.m., and is due to land in Beijing at 6:30 a.m. the same day.<p>2. Contact lost<p>March 8: Airline loses contact with plane between 1-2 hours after takeoff. Flight tracking shows plane flew northeast over Malaysia after takeoff and …

The Only 2 Reasons Why People Fail

If you <i>can't</i> do something it's either because:<p>If you <i>won't</i> do something it's either because:<p>The underlying concept is that you can do anything but you can't do everything<i>.</i> And I firmly believe that's true. The human spirit is capable of overcoming limitations and achieving goals far greater than you …