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Instagram Spotlights vs Snapchat Stories vs Twitter Moments

There is a battle raging for curated social media supremacy. When big things happen, each of these apps wants to be where you see the best of and behind the scenes. They’ve all created their own features that take the work off your hands. Just sit back and watch, swipe or scroll.<p>But how do they …

Social Media

39 Millennial Health Innovations

The Millennial consumer is focused on health innovation more so than any other consumer segment for a variety of reasons, and here you'll find a …

Streaming War Pigs: Apple, Tidal, Spotify, & The Year In Music Services

In June 2015, a week before the official launch of Apple Music, I was given an in-depth pre-release demonstration of the new streaming service. I was …

Vice to launch 12 channels in Europe, with a U.S. network coming shortly

After lots of murmuring and speculation, Vice has officially announced they will be launching a dozen channels in Europe next year — with a U.S. …

June 2015

Nootropics and the Human Lab Rats of Reddit

Eric Matzner tells me he takes 30 to 40 pills a day. He is 27 and perfectly healthy. Thanks to the pills, he says he hasn't had a cold in years. More …

How to Buy Things in the Future

Cut up your credit cards, and prepare for your retinal scan.<p>Humans have been trying to figure out the easiest way to pay for things for a very long time. First, they traded goats and shells, then gold and coins, then they got fancy and upgraded to cardboard Diners Club cards—followed, eventually, …

Credit Cards

Enlight for iPhone takes on the biggest photo editing apps

Most of your photos are probably taken with your smartphone, and so it isn’t surprising that most of your photo editing is probably likewise done on …

Why activity trackers deliver mismatched fitness data

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/technology/1143000/1143697_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534400569_a7c2c57e6c85e8b62941a157a4db7837<p><b>Filled with goodwill, unfathomable optimism and a slightly heavy heart, you embark on a health kick.</b><p>With all the walking, running, cycling and …

Here's why it's harder to sleep as we get older

Scientists have struggled for years to find out what makes sleep more elusive as we age. As it turns out, there are a number of factors that change how — and when — we sleep, from shifts in brain activity to a loss of special brain cells that tell us when it's time to rest. And not getting enough …

Sleep

The 27-Year-Old Who Tells Investors and Reporters What's New in Tech

Ryan Hoover was dancing with some friends at DNA Lounge in San Francisco last month when a stranger suddenly turned to him and asked, "Are you Ryan …

iOS 8 Changed How I Work on My iPhone and iPad – MacStories

When I reviewed iOS 7 last year, I took a different approach and tried to consider Apple's redesigned OS from the perspective of someone who uses iPhones and iPads for work and personal tasks on a daily basis. I noted that a new structure enabled developers to make more powerful apps, and I …

To make a car, Audi had to blow one up

The Blue Devil in Miss Belle Knox: Meet Duke Porn Star Miriam Weeks

It’s a soggy spring night, closing in on 10:00, and Duke freshman Miriam Weeks is on the hunt for new panties. Which in someone’s fantasy is probably …

James Spader: The Strangest Man on TV

For anyone hoping that James Spader, in real life, may share any traits with any of the endearing but oddball James Spader characters that James …

Our 1992 Nine Inch Nails Cover Story: “Nine Inches of Love”

<i>This article originally appeared as</i> SPIN’<i>s March 1992 cover story, as Trent Reznor began work on</i> The Downward Spiral<i>. Read SPIN’s September 2013</i> …

Concerts

This Infographic Shows You How to Delete Yourself from the Internet

Ready to erase your tracks and disappear online, once and for all? This infographic from Who Is Hosting This reveals the nine steps you need to take …

10 Most Popular Mobile Push Notification Services

<i>This post is great, but it’s a bit old now – head over to Comparison of 11 Most Popular Mobile Push Notification Services for a 2015 updated list,</i> …

How To Find Your Best Time To Tweet: The 4 Most Accurate Methods

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog.</i><p>Finding the right time to post on social media can be tricky, especially when each different social network has its own audience to think about.<p>Blockchain and cryptocurrency news minus the bullshit.Visit Hard Fork.CLICK IT<p>And we’ve written a few …

Jared Leto on ‘Dallas Buyers Club’ and the Pink Mohawk

Jared Leto has had many public identities, starting with his breakthrough role as the inscrutable (and illiterate) love interest of Claire Danes on <i>My</i> …

Claire Danes

These Colorful Computer Glasses Are Fun! But, Uh, Computer Glasses

That screen you're staring at all day is screwing up your eyes, but you don't do anything about it. For years, Gunnar Optiks has sold glasses that …

Who is Elon Musk? Tech billionaire, SpaceX cowboy, Tesla pioneer – and real life Iron Man

By the time Elon Musk founded the company that would become PayPal, in 1999, he had already built and sold one internet business. But this time he hit the jackpot.<p>Already wealthier than most of us will ever dream of being, he netted close to $180 million from PayPal’s sale to eBay, enough to retire …

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Sitting on a bed in a midtown Manhattan hotel room two days after the release of Queens of the Stone Age’s <i>…Like Clockwork</i> (Matador), Josh Homme …

New Albums

Building a better nest: Inside Twitter's continuous redesign

Will aggressive experimentation help Twitter grow faster?<p>It’s early evening on the day of Twitter’s holiday party, and the company’s headquarters are emptying out. Michael Sippey, the company’s vice president of product, is holding office hours in the large dining area next to Twitter’s cafeteria, …

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An interview with East St. Louis School District by Andrea Sparks<p>An interview with Jim Slagle, VP of Business Intelligence and Data Analytics at …

Roc Nation

People window-shop on their iPhones, but actually buy things on their iPads

Americans spent $3 billion shopping online on Thanksgiving and Black Friday, and a quarter of those sales were made with smartphones and tablets, according to Adobe. That’s a huge shift for e-commerce: Spending on mobile devices was up 118% from last year, Adobe found. Different data from IBM …

Mobile Devices

Boys to Men: The Beastie Boys

The fact is that <i>funky</i> is the most misused word in music today,” exclaims an impassioned Michael “Mike D” Diamond, the Beastie Boy who tends to get …

PS4 vs. Xbox One: Avoiding Another Decade Of Brand Loyalty Madness

This article, like many, many others written this year, has “versus” in title when talking about the upcoming contest between Microsoft’s Xbox One and Sony’s PlayStation 4. Both are indeed in competition for the hearts, minds and most importantly, dollars of the average consumer, and it’s going to …

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Drooling over the newest full-frame digital cameras? You might not need one after all

Full-frame digital cameras are making headlines. With the introduction of Sony’s new A7R and A7 full-frame mirrorless cameras, and Nikon’s recent …