the News at Noon

Welcome to the News at Noon, our daily round-up of what we’re reading from around the web shared everyday around lunchtime. We’re also throwing in a dope quote on the daily because, why not? Leave your favorite articles and quotes in the comments!


“So do it. Decide.

Is this the life you want to live?

Is this the person you want to love?

Is this the best you can be?

Can you be stronger?

Kinder? More Compassionate?


Breath in.

Breath out and decide.”



Morgan Stanley Is Still Struggling to Find Its Footing After the 2008 Financial Crisis // NY TIMES

Apple Has Obtained a Patent That Would Enable the IPhone Camera to Be Disabled Using an Infrared Signal // REFINERY 29

Spoiler Alert: What Jon Snow’s Parents Tell Us About His Family Tree on Game of Thrones // TIME

Are You Following This Instagram Account? #TargetDoesItAgain // RACKED

It’s No Secret Athleisure Is Affecting the Bra Business // WSJ

Adidas Has Agreed a New Long-Term Partnership with Singer-Turned-Designer Kanye West // BUSINESS OF FASHION

The Future Is Here: Apps That Let You Skip Your Pelvic Exam for Your Birth Control Pill // THE CUT

Selling E-Commerce to a Country That Isn’t Really “Online” // THE NEW YORKER

Happy Thursday!