Quartz has dug up a rather sad chart that reveals the racial preferences of online daters. Judging from data from Facebook dating app Are You Interested, you can see how different races respond to each other under the veil of the Internet. Most women respond positively to white men, while most men respond positively to Asian women. On the flip side, most women and all men have the lowest response rates when it comes to black men and women.
Tornadoes ripped through the Midwest of the United States earlier today and the damage it left behind is absolutely tragic. These pictures of Washington, Illinois, the worst area affected, show how a community gets shredded by natural disaster. The path is violent, the ground is scarred and the homes are just gone.
A man misses his bus so that he can stare at his phone. A woman ignores a meeting so that she can stare at her phone. A man refuses to go home after work so that... well, you get the point. No, this isn't a cheeky indictment of our smartphone-obsessed culture. This is—somehow—a celebration of it.
In the transaction of receiving real-time titillation via pixels over the Internet, it's easy to forget how complicated some situations can be
Last year, a Canadian record shop called Apollo Music bought a filthy, trash-filled hoarder house. Why? Cuz it was full of records. At least 250,000. These are a few snapshots from the process, and they show the biggest and saddest collection you'll probably ever see.