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Trump Associate Boasted That Moscow Business Deal ‘Will Get Donald Elected’

WASHINGTON — A business associate of President Trump promised in 2015 to engineer a real estate deal with the aid of the president of Russia, Vladimir V. Putin, that he said would help Mr. Trump win the presidency.<p>The associate, Felix Sater, wrote a series of emails to Mr. Trump’s lawyer, Michael …

House Intelligence Committee

If You Aren't Doing Content Marketing, You're Missing The Boat

The Content Marketing Institute together with Marketing Profs and Curata released an essential study recently.<p>You need to read it.<p>Why? Because it found that 75% of companies are increasing their investment in content marketing, and 43% are increasing staff levels. Content marketing works, and I’ll …

Content Marketing

Trump lawyers knew Flynn might register as foreign agent

WASHINGTON (AP) — An attorney for former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn told President Donald Trump's transition team before the …

How to stalk your competitors' negative reviews for new customers

Stalking your competitors' reviews can be an extremely effective technique for getting new customers. That said, it's a strategy that's more art than …

Animals know when they are being treated unfairly (and they don't like it)

Various forms of naturally occurring cooperation can be observed in different corvid species. They help each other in aggressive encounters and share …

Bad news for online advertisers – you’ve been ’ad | John Naughton

Precision marketing through digital and social media aims to open our hearts and wallets. If only<p>There is, alas, no such thing as a free lunch. The trouble with digital technology, though, is that for a long time it encouraged us to believe that this law of nature had been suspended. Take email as …

Advertising Industry

What is 'Authority Marketing' and How Do You Achieve It?

Here are what this contributor calls the "seven pillars" of making yourself a known entity in your industry.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>What makes you so special? Why should anyone purchase your product or service or listen to your opinion over someone else in the …

Trump’s immigration order means bureaucrats have to decide who’s a “real” Christian

By Elizabeth Shakman Hurd<p>President Trump’s executive order on immigration has a clause that is supposed to protect religious minorities. Trump has made clear he has in mind primarily Christians from the Middle East. If implemented, individuals who can show evidence of being persecuted as Christian …

Black Ops Advertising by Mara Einstein review – stealth marketing is everywhere

Your smartphone is an ad-delivery device. The line between content and advertising is blurred. But is the answer to go offline?<p>On the internet, advertising is the industry that dare not speak its name. A Facebook post is “suggested”; a tweet is “promoted” – they are ads. An article or video is …

5 Big Ideas In Education That Don't Work

Small classes. High standards. More money. These popular remedies for school ills <i>aren't</i> as effective as they're sometimes thought to be. That's the somewhat controversial conclusion of education researcher John Hattie.<p>Over his career, Hattie has scrutinized more than 1,000 "meta-analyses," looking …

Standardized Testing

Sugar, explained

Sugar is the dietary villain of our day. But the science is complicated.<p>First it was too many calories. Then it was too much fat. Now there’s a full-on war on sugar, our latest dietary enemy No. 1.<p>In health policy and nutrition science circles, this single nutrient is taking up a lot of oxygen …

Diets

13 Spiked Hot Chocolate Recipes to Keep You Toasty This Winter

No matter how many hot cocoa recipes you try, let’s face it: It’s hard to screw up hot chocolate. As long as you have all your hot cocoa bar essentials in order, it doesn’t take much to whip up a delicious chocolatey beverage. Know what can make hot cocoa even <i>more</i> fun? BOOZE! From the newest trend …

Recipes

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Einstein was right (again): gravitational waves detected a second time

<i>(Reuters)</i> — The ground-breaking detection of gravitational waves, ripples in space and time postulated by Albert Einstein 100 years ago, that was announced in February was no fluke. Scientists said on Wednesday that they have spotted them for a second time.<p>The researchers said they detected …

I escaped Romania's dictatorship, went to Oxford and started a business – all thanks to European openness

I am a migrant. I have been since I was 18 months old. Many of the good things that happened in my life were enabled by Europe’s openness.<p>I was born in 1980. My parents worked for Romanian state television. At the time, Romania was a totalitarian dictatorship – there was no alternative television …

Psychology of Referral: What Motivates Customers to Refer-a-friend?

In the first of this three-part series on the psychology of referral, we’ll look at the concepts of social capital and social risk. The secret behind …

Carthaginian Government

The government of Carthage was based on a system of elected officials accountable to a popular assembly. Unlike its founding city, Tyre in Phoenicia, …

Ancient History

DNA of Ancient Phoenician Could Make Us Reconsider History of Human Migration

05/27/2016 · by carylsue · in Classroom Ideas, Current Event Connection, Geography In the News, Main. ·<p><b>SCIENCE</b><p>A rare genome has been identified in an ancient body pulled from a sarcophagus on a site near ancient Carthage, in a discovery which could throw new light on the history of human movement. …

Is Content Leaving the Dot-com Era?

Image source: PhotoDune<p>At the moment, we are going through content marketing turmoil of unprecedented proportions. Brands tend to rely more and more on external platforms for their content and distribution. It's an exciting time to be in this business, but uncertainty has reached record levels. Is …

Observations on the State of Content Marketing

I spent this morning reviewing the B2B Enterprise Content Marketing report published by Content Marketing Institute. There is so much good data in …

Why Inbound Marketing Is Essential In 2016

Inbound marketing is widely viewed as an effective means of brand promotion. However, it’s often viewed as a “nice to have” as opposed to a necessity. In 2016, that’s no longer going to be the case. Inbound marketing is now downright essential.<p>In this article, we’ll define inbound marketing and …

Time to freak out: 4 reasons the global economy is screwed

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Venezuela's Chavistas and newly elected opposition head for deadlock

President Maduro puts hardline leftists in charge of economy as ruling socialists seek to nullify laws approved by MUD-controlled national assembly<p>If any Venezuelan voters had thought that giving the opposition a majority in parliament would offer their country a shortcut out of the political and …

Saudi Arabia Has Bigger Problems Than Iran

Saudi Arabia's feud with Iran over the beheading of a prominent Shiite cleric led to a lot of overwrought speculation about Sunni-Shiite tensions …

Veteran lawmaker Sylvester Turner wins Houston mayoral runoff

(Reuters) - Veteran lawmaker Sylvester Turner edged out Republican businessman Bill King on Saturday to claim victory as the new mayor of Houston, the fourth most-populous U.S. city.<p>Texas State Representative Sylvester Turner speaks during a meeting of the state legislature to consider legislation …