Quantcast

CHANNELS



May 2011

Jeweled Genitals: If Everyone Jumped…

Jeweled Genitals: If Everyone Jumped… thumbnail

You may have heard of vajazzling – the inexplicably popular practice of women decorating their bikini areas with Swarovski crystals. Apparently, some men out there have been so dazzled by the shining nether regions of their ladies that they’re getting in on the bejweled action.


Not Buying It: Wal-Mart Just Can’t Get People Into Their Clothes

Not Buying It: Wal-Mart Just Can’t Get People Into Their Clothes thumbnail

Wal-Mart just reported increased quarterly profits and overall sales, led by low food prices. While that’s been enough to keep business growing, sales in other areas have suffered: apparel is one of particular concern for executives.


Psychology Today Pulls Asinine Article On Why Black Women Are Less Physically Attractive Than Other Women

Psychology Today Pulls Asinine Article On Why Black Women Are Less Physically Attractive Than Other Women thumbnail

Psychology Today has removed an article on “Why Black Women Are Less Physically Attractive Than Other Women,” but many – us included – are wondering why it was published in the first place.


Netflix Surpasses BitTorrent in North American Traffic

Netflix Surpasses BitTorrent in North American Traffic thumbnail

Netflix now represents 25% of aggregate North American internet traffic. That’s more than BitTorrent, HTTP or YouTube traffic.


The Color of Style

The Color of Style thumbnail

The little black dress, pretty in pink, the white picket fence; few things define style like color (or the lack thereof). On clothes, at home and away, color can be the difference between standing out or blending in. Going hue by hue, we take a look at the iconic products that illustrate the color of style.


‘Death Penalty’ Bill Could Force Websites to Kill Traffic to Copyright Infringement

‘Death Penalty’ Bill Could Force Websites to Kill Traffic to Copyright Infringement thumbnail

CNET is reporting that a Senate bill backed by “movie studios and other large copyright holders” with bipartisan support from Judiciary Committee Chairman Patrick Leahy (D) and Orrin Hatch (R), among others, would give the government the power to force search engines to filter sites from their listings, and any other “information location tool” to remove links to the site; effectively wiping away any traces of the website.


The World’s Largest Private Sale Site Enters the US With American Express

The World’s Largest Private Sale Site Enters the US With American Express thumbnail

Vente Privee, the French private sale website that inspired companies like Gilt Groupe and RueLaLa in the US is staking its claim in the US market through a joint venture with American Express.


Gobble Raises $1.2 Million to Try SuperMarmite’s Home Cooked Marketplace Idea In the US

Gobble Raises $1.2 Million to Try SuperMarmite’s Home Cooked Marketplace Idea In the US thumbnail

We were first introduced to the home cooked marketplace by French startup SuperMarmite at the 2010 LeWeb conference, and liked the founders’ enthusiasm, but had our doubts about whether the concept would work in the heavily regulated US food system. Gobble, a website with an almost identical business model, has raised $1.2 million to find out.


Syria’s ‘Very Chic’ First Lady Asma al-Assad May Have Fled Syria

Syria’s ‘Very Chic’ First Lady Asma al-Assad May Have Fled Syria thumbnail

Well, well, well. We won’t believe it until we see the Vogue write-up on what she wore on the private jet out of Damascus, but according to The Telegraph, Syria’s First Lady Asma al-Assad is in London (she is a dual citizen of Britain, where she was born, and Syria) with her children. Arab news organizations claim that she may have been there for 3 weeks.


« Previous PageNext Page »