Tag Archives: culture

14 Awesome Street Style Looks From Afropunk

If you were on instagram last weekend, you know Afropunk took over Brooklyn for their annual two-day festival. The lineup was impressive, featuring some WWW favorites including Janelle Monae, Erykah Badu, Lion Babe, but we found the street style even more notable. Scroll down to take a peek at the looks that we couldn’t help but share

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UK politicians blame Facebook for the rise of fake news

After an 18 month investigation, the UK parliament has issued a scathing report on the handling of fake news and illegal election ads by tech companies, especially Facebook. The Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) committee said Facebook "obfusc...

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Suicide, violence, and going underground: FOSTA’s body count

Maybe you've noticed a sudden flood of updates to Terms and Conditions recently from the internet services you use. A close look at those agreements will show that many are GDPR related, but some are most definitely not. Welcome to the culture of f...

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Samsung phone design patent shows iPhone X-esque notch

Samsung has patented a smartphone design that features a “notch” similar to the one popularized by the iPhone X. The controversial design element has appeared in a growing number of smartphones, and the patent hints that a Samsung model may one day be featured among them.

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How Designer Aurora James Is Leaving Her Distinctive Footprint on Fashion

Africa is a continent brimming with a rich amalgamation of raw materials and endless inspiration spanning thousands of cultures. That influence is visible from head to toe in its inhabitants, from the immaculately decorative geles worn by Yoruba women in Nigeria to the intricately weaved kanga of the Masai in Kenya.

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The true extent of Russian meddling in Brexit remains murky

In late October, Chair of the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Select Committee Damian Collins called upon Facebook and Twitter to report back with any evidence of Russian meddling in the UK's vote to leave the EU. It's an evolution of the committee...

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Museum of African American History is freely digitizing home movies

Humanity has access to more data than ever before, but there's still so much media scattered around the world that might rot away before it can be preserved. The National Museum of African American History and Culture is launching an initiative to sa...

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10 Pieces of Clothing Every Girl Should Bring to College

Your dorm closet awaits.

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These Pop Culture Witches Are Low-Key Fashion Icons

Hear us out.

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Brain implants help nervous mice find their competitive side

Social competition and establishing dominance are a part of the culture of many species, from humans to mice. That's why the results of a recent study published in Science are so interesting. A team of Chinese scientists changed the behavior of mice...

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