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Rob Gronkowski has the Platonic ideal of a work-life balance

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You know Rob Gronkowski for one of two reasons — his dominant performance in NFL games as a tight end for the New England Patriots, or his larger-than-life personality off the field.

While Gronk is known for being the life of the party — once infamously claiming “Yo Soy Fiesta”

Microsoft had no hand in making this tearjerking viral Xbox commercial

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One of the most compelling and emotional Microsoft Xbox commercials ever made is climbing its way to viral fame.

But until the video started getting attention online last week, Microsoft had no idea it existed.

It turns out that the ad was created by an aspiring Los Angeles filmmaker named John Wikstrom,

Facebook cements status as a mobile juggernaut with $4.2 billion in ad revenue

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It was only a few years ago that the tech media openly wondered whether Facebook could survive the then-nascent widespread shift from desktop computers to mobile devices.

In 2016, it seems like the better question is: can everyone else?

Facebook reported on Wednesday that it made 82% of its advertising revenue in the last three months from ads shown on mobile devices — up from 73% in the same quarter last year.

The social network has…

Facebook cements status as a mobile juggernaut with $4.2 billion in ad revenue

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It was only a few years ago that the tech media openly wondered whether Facebook could survive the then-nascent widespread shift from desktop computers to mobile devices.

In 2016, it seems like the better question is: can everyone else?

Facebook reported on Wednesday that it made 82% of its advertising revenue in the last three months from ads shown on mobile devices — up from 73% in the same quarter last year.

The social network has…

Lyft’s first-ever TV commercial turns a traffic jam into a whimsical circus of chaos

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Lyft may not be anywhere near as big as mammoth arch-rival Uber, but it can at least claim the distinction of being weirder.

In the ride-hailing service’s first-ever nationwide commercial, a hapless driver gets stuck in an increasingly surreal jungle of a traffic jam.

13 alarmist marijuana posters from the ‘Reefer Madness’ era

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Though hemp was grown as a fiber by the earliest American colonists, and cannabis was used as an ingredient in medicines throughout the 19th century, recreational cannabis smoking first took on a negative connotation in the American cultural imagination when people began to associate it with Mexican immigrants arriving in the country after the revolution of 1910.

Many Mexican laborers smoked marijuana to unwind, as a cheaper alternative to alcohol…

Taylor Swift’s newest Apple Music ad is today’s dose of ’00s nostalgia

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What does Taylor Swift listen to when she’s getting ready to go out?

You never knew farm supply adverts could be this beautiful

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Yoga in the morning? This ad knows you ain’t got time for that

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Women in lifestyle or health food commercials often seem to live in an alternate universe — one where it’s normal to roll out of bed looking immaculate, spend an hour doing yoga in your underwear and make a fancy breakfast before a full day’s work.

Yoga in the morning? This ad knows you ain’t got time for that

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Women in lifestyle or health food commercials often seem to live in an alternate universe — one where it’s normal to roll out of bed looking immaculate, spend an hour doing yoga in your underwear and make a fancy breakfast before a full day’s work.