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  • Woman's intense reaction after winning $11.30 in trivia game goes viral

    “I started playing a month ago with my friends and played with my entire family over Christmas,” May tells Yahoo Lifestyle, after recently going viral for the reaction she had after winning a round of HQ Trivia.

  • Grab your phone because mobile is the future of fashion

    Hands up if you’ve ever used your cell phone to buy something? According to Lisa Green, head of Fashion at Google, mobile phones have not only become our gateway to e-commerce, but will play a huge role in the way we both discover and engage with fashion and retail in the years to come. Yahoo Canada recently had the chance to chat with Green at the launch of Ted Baker London’s AW16 collection entitled Mission Impeccable, a campaign that truly captures the essence of this relationship between retailers, shoppers and how we engage digitally with fashion.

  • There’s now a fitness tracker for people in wheelchairs

    Whether you choose the Fitbit, Garmin, Jawbone or the fancy, new Apple watch, there are plenty of ways to track your movement. Tyler Hively is a content strategist at Chaotic Moon, a software engineering company out of Austin, Texas. After chatting with his sister – who also happens to be an occupational therapist – about the popularity of fitness trackers they realized that there wasn’t a tracker on the market for wheelchair users.

  • Tinder may have in fact started an online dating revolution -- not apocalypse

    Last week we told you about Bumble, the (apparently) feminist answer to Tinder, which puts initiating the conversation in the hands of the female user. Today, reports of two other Tinder spin-offs beg the question: if all these apps are based on Tinder, why not just use Tinder? Ask Nancy Jo Sales and she’ll give you an earful. The New York-based writer and contributing editor of Vanity Fair recently experienced a Twitter firestorm after publishing an article about Tinder and what one interviewee referred to as the “dating apocalypse.” “Hookup culture, which has been percolating for about a hundred years, has collided with dating apps, which have acted like a wayward meteor on the now dinosaur-like rituals of courtship,” Sales writes.  Interviewing a number of young New Yorkers, Sales came to the conclusion that Tinder was little more than a means of (quickly) getting laid and that meaningful connections were few and far between.