Culture &amp; Lifestyle http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/21086/all en Zappos hacked: 24 million customers affected http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/business-tech/120116/zappos-hacked-24-million-customers-affected <p> The e-retailer, which was founded in 1999 by Nick Swinmurn and sold to Amazon for more than $1 billion a decade later, says full credit card numbers were not exposed during the attack.&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/business-tech/120116/zappos-hacked-24-million-customers-affected" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Culture & Lifestyle United States Business Culture & Lifestyle United States Mon, 16 Jan 2012 16:33:00 +0000 Luke Browne 5687549 at http://www.globalpost.com Actor Jude Law gets $200,000 payout over phone hacking http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/united-kingdom/120119/actor-jude-law-gets-200000-payout-over-phone-hack <p> The High Court in London heard that the effect of the &ldquo;sustained campaign of surveillance, pursuit and harassment&rdquo; of Law, in addition to the publication of private and intrusive information, had been &ldquo;profound&rdquo;.&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/united-kingdom/120119/actor-jude-law-gets-200000-payout-over-phone-hack" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Culture & Lifestyle Europe United Kingdom Europe Culture & Lifestyle United Kingdom Thu, 19 Jan 2012 16:24:00 +0000 Luke Browne 5688094 at http://www.globalpost.com Starbucks to open 50 stores in India by end-2012 through joint venture with Tata http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/business-tech/emerging-markets/120130/starbucks-open-50-stores-india-end-2012-through- <p> Starbuck&#39;s market entry comes at time when coffee outlets are enjoying increasing popularity in India, as a growing middle class embraces western-style caf&eacute; culture taking to buying espressos and cappuccinos. &nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/business-tech/emerging-markets/120130/starbucks-open-50-stores-india-end-2012-through-" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Culture & Lifestyle Emerging Markets Food & Drink india Business Emerging Markets Food & Drink Culture & Lifestyle India Mon, 30 Jan 2012 15:57:00 +0000 Luke Browne 5689464 at http://www.globalpost.com Kolkata Book Fair bows to threats, cancels author Taslima Nasreen's book launch http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/india/120202/kolkata-book-fair-bows-threats-cancels-author-taslim <p> Author Taslima Nasreen is no stranger to controversy. Fair organizers said her appearance could jeopardize the safety of other guests.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/india/120202/kolkata-book-fair-bows-threats-cancels-author-taslim" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Asia Pacific Culture & Lifestyle World Religion Culture & Lifestyle India Thu, 02 Feb 2012 19:53:20 +0000 Amy Silverstein 5690136 at http://www.globalpost.com The Simpsons toys banned in Iran http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/weird-wide-web/the-simpsons-toys-banned-iran Superman and Spiderman are still allowed. <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/weird-wide-web/the-simpsons-toys-banned-iran" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Culture & Lifestyle Iran Middle East Weird Wide Web Mon, 06 Feb 2012 16:07:50 +0000 Amy Silverstein 5690530 at http://www.globalpost.com Models say fashion industry breaks child labor and sexual harassment laws http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/120208/models-say-fashion-industry-breaks-child-labor-a <p> Models say they are sometimes paid in clothes.&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/120208/models-say-fashion-industry-breaks-child-labor-a" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Culture & Lifestyle fashion Labor Union United States Business Culture & Lifestyle United States Wed, 08 Feb 2012 17:53:00 +0000 Amy Silverstein 5690912 at http://www.globalpost.com Indonesia lets women access husbands' salaries to curb adultery http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/indonesia/120209/indonesia-salary-policy-meant-curb-adultery <p> Wives of civil servants had complained before about their husbands&#39; lack of financial transparency.&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/indonesia/120209/indonesia-salary-policy-meant-curb-adultery" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Culture & Lifestyle gender equality International sex news Politics Indonesia Thu, 09 Feb 2012 19:24:00 +0000 Amy Silverstein 5691113 at http://www.globalpost.com Oprah Winfrey deleted tweet that broke Nielsen ratings rules http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/weird-wide-web/oprah-deleted-tweet-broke-nielsen-ratings-rules Networks aren't allowed to directly influence people with Nelsen boxes.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/weird-wide-web/oprah-deleted-tweet-broke-nielsen-ratings-rules" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Culture & Lifestyle Entertainment Hollyworld Media News United States Entertainment Culture & Lifestyle United States Weird Wide Web Wed, 15 Feb 2012 17:34:00 +0000 Amy Silverstein 5691850 at http://www.globalpost.com Kate Middleton and Prince William to become Barbie dolls http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/weird-wide-web/kate-middleton-and-prince-william-become-barbie-dolls Mattel isn't the first company to sell Kate and William dolls. <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/weird-wide-web/kate-middleton-and-prince-william-become-barbie-dolls" target="_blank">read more</a></p> British Royal Wedding 2011 Culture & Lifestyle Kate Middleton United Kingdom Culture & Lifestyle United Kingdom Weird Wide Web Thu, 16 Feb 2012 16:04:00 +0000 Amy Silverstein 5692018 at http://www.globalpost.com Most young mothers in the US are unmarried, data shows http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/120218/most-young-mothers-the-us-are-unmarried Analysts say that the poor economy makes marriage less appealing. <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/120218/most-young-mothers-the-us-are-unmarried" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Culture & Lifestyle Health United States Americas Culture & Lifestyle Health United States Sun, 19 Feb 2012 01:53:00 +0000 Amy Silverstein 5692415 at http://www.globalpost.com Jeremy Lin asks Taiwan media to stay away from his family http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/120220/jeremy-lin-asks-taiwan-media-stay-away-his-family Lin's family wasn't prepared for his sudden rise to fame. <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/120220/jeremy-lin-asks-taiwan-media-stay-away-his-family" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Asia Pacific Culture & Lifestyle Sports United States Americas Asia-Pacific Culture & Lifestyle United States Mon, 20 Feb 2012 16:02:43 +0000 Amy Silverstein 5692496 at http://www.globalpost.com Polish flight delayed because the pilots were too old http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/weird-wide-web/polish-flight-delayed-because-the-pilots-were-too-old Passengers were stuck on the ground for five hours. <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/weird-wide-web/polish-flight-delayed-because-the-pilots-were-too-old" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Culture & Lifestyle Europe Europe Poland Weird Wide Web Fri, 24 Feb 2012 16:13:00 +0000 Amy Silverstein 5693294 at http://www.globalpost.com Australian website connects ex-lovers, explains why you were dumped http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/weird-wide-web/australian-website-connects-ex-lovers-explains-why-you-were-dumped Don't send your ex-girlfriend flowers. Send her a questionnaire asking why she dumped you. <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/weird-wide-web/australian-website-connects-ex-lovers-explains-why-you-were-dumped" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Culture & Lifestyle Entertainment Technology news Business Entertainment Culture & Lifestyle Weird Wide Web Tue, 28 Feb 2012 19:23:00 +0000 Amy Silverstein 5693889 at http://www.globalpost.com Americans spent record amount of money grooming their pets last year http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/weird-wide-web/americans-spent-record-amount-money-grooming-their-pets The "pet services" category is the fastest-growing one in the industry. <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/weird-wide-web/americans-spent-record-amount-money-grooming-their-pets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Culture & Lifestyle United States Americas Culture & Lifestyle Offbeat United States Weird Wide Web Sun, 04 Mar 2012 03:22:00 +0000 Amy Silverstein 5694499 at http://www.globalpost.com Gordon Ramsay sued for missing sick girl's fundraiser http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/weird-wide-web/gordon-ramsay-sued-missing-sick-girls-fundraiser He missed two fundraiser appearances for a girl with a rare intestinal disorder. <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/weird-wide-web/gordon-ramsay-sued-missing-sick-girls-fundraiser" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Culture & Lifestyle Media News Entertainment Culture & Lifestyle Weird Wide Web Tue, 06 Mar 2012 17:28:21 +0000 Amy Silverstein 5694812 at http://www.globalpost.com