Social pinning site Pinterest has finally debuted its long-awaited buy button.
Users can shop on the site by clicking on “pinned” products to see the price, choose a color, size, and quantity. Visitors can then click on a buy button to complete the transaction using a credit card or by paying with Apple Pay through their iPhones.
The new “buyable pins,” introduced Tuesday at an event at Pinterest’s San Francisco office, are a big step by the company to become more of a shopping hub.
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For the extremely cute, mouse-like marsupial known as the antechinus, romance is not a priority.
The animals are known for having intense mating-season sex parties lasting, in some cases, up to 14 hours. The males become so stressed by these hormone-fueled competitive orgies that their fur falls off in patches, they bleed internally and they die.
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Australian researchers recently discovered two new species of antechinus, the Tasman Peninsula dusky antechinus and the mainland dusky antechinus, living in Tasmania and the south-eastern portion of the continent.
Who even leaves voice messages anymore?
That’s what executives at JPMorgan Chase & Co. started to ask themselves before deciding to phase out the communication tool in its consumer banking division, Bloomberg reports. The bank announced its intention to cut the cord on employee voicemail at a conference in New York on Tuesday.
“We realized that hardly anyone uses voicemail anymore because we’re all carrying something in our pockets that’s going to get texts or e-mail or a phone call,” said Gordon Smith, head of the company’s consumer and community bank, according to Bloomberg.
So far as fake holidays go, National Donut Day, held every year on the first Friday in June, is a pioneer. It’s not nearly as fake and overtly contrived as johnny-come-latelys like, say, 7-Eleven Day. The Donut Day tradition started way back in World War I, with Salvation Army workers providing donuts to soldiers on the front lines in Europe.
In addition to its air of authenticity, National Donut Day is beloved for fairly obvious reasons.
Musio the talking robot was standing on a lunch table at Manhattan’s original Shake Shack, unable to talk. The toy robot needs a Wi-Fi connection to access its language cortex. But even in this muted state, the stubby-legged robot with animated eyes drew curious glances from passersby. “I think it’s because Musio’s eyes blink,” says Celina Lee, a business development director for Musio’s manufacturer.