Stories about Culture

Dec 17 2017

Apple has bought Shazam, the music recognition app

While Shazam has been integrated into iOS , Apple appears to be keen on buying the company over for a reported $300-$400 million. "Today, it's used by hundreds of ...

Dec 16 2017

Russell Simmons Says 'Not Me' in Response to Rape Allegations

Simmons made a decision to take a lie detector test to address the rape accusation from model Keri Claussen Khalighi . Earlier this month, Russell Simmons announce...

Dec 16 2017

Does Tidal have only six months to live

Dagens Næringsliv reports that Shawn Carter's company lost 368 million kr or about $44 million pre-tax in the past year, double the losses of the previous year. About si...

Dec 15 2017

Tennessee children's Christmas performance of manger scene goes viral

A Nativity scene put on by First Baptist Church of White Pine took a bit of an unexpected, yet hilarious, turn when a little girl dressed up as a sheep made a decision to...

Dec 15 2017

Meteor shower will be visible in the area

A meteor shower lights up the sky over the Mexican volcano Popocatepetl near the village San Nicolas de los Ranchos in Mexican state of Puebla in the early hours of Dec...

Dec 15 2017

Jacob Zuma, South Africa's President, Suffers Double Court Blow

Political instability, including questions over who will replace Zuma - his African National Congress will choose its new leader over the weekend - has been a major drive...

Dec 13 2017

Should We Care That Netflix Knows Everything About Our Viewing Habits?

Last night, Netflix waded into the choppy waters of corporate brand tweeting, and in doing so, they accidentally reminded us all why we're kind of scared of corporations ...

Dec 12 2017

Kim Kardashian Opens Up About Losing an Embryo and Choosing Surrogacy

In a conversation with Kourtney on the show, she revealed that although she and Kanye have been flip flopping about how many more babies they wanted to have, she need...

Dec 11 2017

'Zaira Wasim' became the victim of sexual harassment in a flight

Wasim said she did not notice his foot at first due to the turbulence of the flight, and that she also tried to film his behaviour but it was too dark. The National Commi...

Dec 11 2017

'Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse' Spins New Web With Miles Morales

There's also that stinger at the end - Morales sitting in a subway station, asking some mysterious shadow-y figure "Wait, so how many of us are there?" Marvel dedicated...

Dec 11 2017

'Broad City' star Hannibal Buress arrested for disorderly intoxication in Miami

A video circulated on social media showed Buress handcuffed against a Miami patrol vehicle and talking to officers. 'Am I under arrest? "For what?" he asks "Explain w...

Dec 10 2017

Justice League disappointment leading to DC movie shake-up

That has led to major changes at DC with Variety reporting that Jon Berg is leaving his current position running the comic book movie division and he will move onto a...

Dec 10 2017

You can meet Star Wars Stormtroopers this Christmas in Liverpool

Looks like no one's leaving! A snow storm led to hundreds of cancellations at Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport. "It's a Star Wars movie, and the ene...

Dec 10 2017

Taylor Swift's Best Backup Dancer Is James Corden In a Crop Top

Unfortunately for him, the Reputation starlet and her crew weren't having ANY of it... as much as they may have tried! Is it "Welcome To New York"? In a new Late Lat...

Dec 09 2017

Birth control pills increase risk of breast cancer

But the researchers add, while this may sound scary, the overall risk of breast cancer remains small for many women; and the pill has its benefits. "We still have so ...

Dec 09 2017

Number of unread emails in Priyanka Chopra's account

With more social media coming out for Priyanka Chopra, the actress' popularity burgeoned to this peak after millions of her admirers voted her for multiple times. Taking ...

Dec 09 2017

Quentin Tarantino's Star Trek Movie Is Rapidly Improving

Deadline reports that Tarantino's Star Trek film will be the first R-rated movie in Trek history. According to The Hollywood Reporter , Stewart , who starred...

Dec 08 2017

Google pulls YouTube from Amazon devices, escalating Silicon Valley feud

In September, Google cut off YouTube from the Amazon Echo Show, which had displayed videos on its touchscreen without video recommendations, channel subscriptions and oth...

Dec 08 2017

Pope makes 'heartfelt appeal' to preserve 'status quo' in Jerusalem

Pope Francis called the status quo of Jerusalem to be respected and "wisdom and prudence" to prevail to avoid further conflict on December 6, ahead of an announcement b...

Dec 07 2017

Quentin Tarantino is developing a Star Trek movie

Deadline reported if the screenwriters like the pitch, Tarantino could be directing the movie and Abrams would produce the film. Tarantino has an eye to direct the poten...