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Research Shows There Is Such A Thing As A 'Harbinger Of Failure'

You probably know at least one person who always tends to bet on the loser. From laser disks to New Coke, they adore the unpopular product. Turns out that that’s a predictable trait, and the people who display it are “Harbingers of Failure”.


Star Wars Marketing Is Even More Absurd Around The World

Human culture has reached a point of no return. The overwhelming barrage of Star Wars merchandise has pulverized the last remaining crumbs of our consumer dignity. Consider this product and cry with us: Star Wars Chicken Hot Dogs with Built-in Ketchup. And it gets worse.


GoPro Awards Is Offering Up $US5 Million A Year For Your Videos

Back in July GoPro announced a way for you to get paid for the videos you shoot via a licensing portal, but now it’s upping the ante. With GoPro Awards, an ongoing contest pays you for the photos and videos you shoot. $US500 for a photo, $US1,000 for a raw video clip, and $US5,000 for a video edit. Not bad.


Pepsi Will Release Limited Edition Back To The Future Bottle, Pepsi Perfect

People who grew up watching Back to the Future: Part II are still waiting on hoverboards, flying cars, and those self-lacing shoes. But there is one product that fans of the film will soon be able to buy: Pepsi Perfect.


Apple Sold A Ton Of New iPhones (Again)

Every year, without fail, Apple sells a ton of new iPhones. And every year, the company finds a way to spin the news into a press release about “a new record.” This year is no different: Apple sold 13 million iPhone 6s and 6s Plus models in three days. A new record!


Most Holidays Are Fake, And Here's Why

Do you celebrate National Onion Rings Day? What about Be Kind to Animals Week? Do you know what you’re buying your significant other for Talk Like a Pirate Day? Time is running out! ThARRRRs just 9 shopping days left!


Google Is Trying To Google Google BetterĀ 

Google wants to be better at Googling Google. The company is hiring an SEO program manager so Google sites get Googled better. What a world!


Ello's New 'F**k The Status Quo' Ads Are Hilariously Hypocritical

Remember ello? It’s the social network that advertised itself as the indie alternative to Facebook, but was then unmasked as VC funded by XOXO founder Andy Baio. Now they’re back, with more VC money, and their new ad campaign is just as cluelessly disingenuous as their last one.


KFC Launches 'Keyboard Trays' For A Grease-Free Smartphone Experience

Kentucky Fried Chicken in Germany just cooked up the weirdest fast-food techno-marketing stunt. For a week, restaurants lined their serving trays with disposable Bluetooth keyboards instead of paper liners. Grease-free texting is the future of fast food. Maybe.


All The Ridiculous Adjectives Jony Ive Used To Describe The Apple Watch

The Apple Watch reviews are beginning to pour in. All those ratings, specs and comparisons are way too much noise to pay attention to. A more serene, peaceful way of absorbing the essence of Apple Watch is by listening to every adjective the illustrious Jony Ive has used to describe the device.


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