Thursday Aug 14
Watch Microsoft Brilliantly Shade Apple With 2NE1's K-Pop Hit in New Ad
Technology companies doing side-by-side comparisons in TV ads is nothing new. But subtly shading your competition by soundtracking the ad with a foreign language hit is rather brilliant.
New York Magazine
A Brief History of Rap in the New York Times Crossword Puzzle
Lowbrow? Maybe. But increasingly common among the clues in the gold standard of newspaper puzzles, according to the page's guru, who is shameless about the demographic shift.
Chance The Rapper Teases New Music In Video
Last year, the Chicago rap weirdo Chance The Rapper released his starmaking Acid Rap mixtape, one of the most important tapes in recent memory, and it seems like he might be ready to follow it up.
Voice of America
Gunmen Kill 2 Finnish Aid Workers in Afghanistan
Afghan medical workers move the dead body of a foreign female aid worker who was employed by the International Assistance Mission, in Herat, west of Kabul, Afghanistan, July 24, 2014.
Kanye West's best quotes
His tendency to make outrageous comments every time he opens his mouth makes Kanye West one of the most interesting and colourful characters on the celebrity scene.