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The End of Facebook

The End of Facebook

Samuel Neve, Impact Staff
January 27
Filed under The Stiff Upper Lip

In the wake of the exodus of Myspace, social networks have been taking over the world for the last few years and the user bases they have built have been thriving. But, has the boom period ended? Everyone who has access to the internet has heard of Facebook and it’s become a second home for many teenagers...

A Netflix Original Blog

A Netflix Original Blog

Samuel Neve, Impact Staff
December 15
Filed under The Stiff Upper Lip

Students have always been stuck with the stigma that they are a lethargic group of people and I have to say many of us are and the current bunch of us scrounging around are kept moderately entertained my the modern phenomenon that is Netflix.  Read More »...

Back to the Future.

Back to the Future.

Samuel Neve, Impact Staff
December 5
Filed under The Stiff Upper Lip

So many things have been happening in the tech world recently. Some of them are very exciting, some of them have the potential to be revolutionary and some are just downright crazy. Read More »...

How to Drink

How to Drink

Samuel Neve, Impact Staff
November 17
Filed under The Stiff Upper Lip

Drinking in a country that once banned alcohol was always going to be tricky business and for the last 90 years since prohibition ended the American people have never really learned to drink ‘properly’ like the rest of the world. Once again I am generalising Americans but evident from what I have...

Do you have a flag?

Do you have a flag?

Samuel Neve, Impact Staff
November 11
Filed under The Stiff Upper Lip

Flags have been a part of human history for hundreds of years and they have been used in wars, peace talks and sporting events all around the globe. But what is so important about this symbolic image that represents nations, groups and clubs that gives it so much respect but also has the power to cause...

Culture Shock

Culture Shock

Samuel Neve, Impact Staff
November 8
Filed under The Stiff Upper Lip, Uncategorized

Being a British student has many advantages when you live in the United States, people are always asking me to just talk at them so they can listen to my accent, some people assume that with the accent comes intelligence and some people just ask me if I was in any of the Harry Potter Movies. Read More »...

Is Print Dead?

Is Print Dead?

Samuel Neve, Impact Staff
October 29
Filed under The Stiff Upper Lip

It's the topic that everyone in print based media has been worried about for the last 20 years, are people still interested in going out to a store and buying a newspaper or magazine? It's hard to say why sales have dropped for print media, is it the industry that is failing to supply good enough content...

Is Technology Good for Culture?

Is Technology Good for Culture?

Samuel Neve, Impact Staff
October 16
Filed under The Stiff Upper Lip

The 2013 New Yorker Festival at SIR Stage37 in Manhattan. Read More »

The Abercrombie Economy.

The Abercrombie Economy.

Samuel Neve, Impact Staff
October 15
Filed under The Stiff Upper Lip

Prices all over the world can vary and fluctuate all of the time but one thing will always stay the same; the price of Abercrombie and Fitch pants. It’s hard to find a place in the world where it is the best place to buy designer products and it varies all around the world with a number of variables...

Touch-a, Touch-a, Touch-a, Touch Me

Touch-a, Touch-a, Touch-a, Touch Me

Samuel Neve, Impact Staff
September 18
Filed under The Stiff Upper Lip

This week Apple ended months of speculation and rumours by, as expected, announcing not one, but two new iPhone models.  Read More »...

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