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“What the f--- is happening to our business?’: As ad execs hit Cannes, New Yorker scribe Ken Auletta’s new book chronicles the industry’s various existential crises

As hundreds of high-powered advertising and media executives descend on Cannes this week for a flurry of meetings, marketing stunts, and boozy yacht parties, there's an undercurrent of deep uncertainly about the industry's future.<p>As well chronicled in New Yorker writer Ken Auletta's new book, …

Advertising

World Cup 2018 groups: tables, latest standings, games and analysis

Your wait for the 2018 Fifa World Cup is over at last. With each passing day we experience more and more teams getting their campaigns started. But who will each of them face in their groups?<p>Last December's draw in Moscow saw England placed in Group E with Belgium, Tunisia and Panama. The top two …

Soccer

Weekend lie-ins could help you avoid an early death, study says

Many people complain they do not get enough sleep, and it seems they are right to be concerned. Researchers have found that adults under the age of 65 who get five or fewer hours of sleep for seven days a week have a higher risk of death than those who consistently get six or seven hours’ …

Sleep

The 9.9 Percent Is the New American Aristocracy

The class divide is already toxic, and is fast becoming unbridgeable. You’re probably part of the problem.<p>1.<p>For about a week every year in my childhood, I was a member of one of America’s fading aristocracies. Sometimes around Christmas, more often on the Fourth of July, my family would take up …

Income Inequality

Carnival Cruise Flood Video Is Viewed 1.3 Million Times on Facebook. The Company's Response Is Brilliant

Passenger Marla Haase's video looked a little too much like a scene from Titanic.<p>When a malfunction caused flooding on a Carnival Cruise ship during a Caribbean voyage, a passenger's video went viral on Facebook. The company's response was a fantastic lesson in how to respond to a social media …

Seriously: There Are Only 10 Foods That All Nutritionists Recommend

There are so many clashing nutrition philosophies in the world, it can make a person's head explode. I learned this firsthand when I sent my …

This is why successful people are unhappy in middle age — and what to do about it

Writing a book about age and happiness brought many surprises, but none surpasses this: High-achieving professionals seem especially vulnerable to …

Happiness

Why Ronald Reagan Believed If You Can't Handle Conflict, You Can't Lead

Peace is not absence of conflict, it is the ability to handle conflict by peaceful means - Reagan<p>I have worked with thousands of CEOs over the years in my advisory work and one thing that really stands out to me is how common it is to find leaders who don't know how to handle conflict. And while …

Confessions of a marketer: Agencies forced brands to in-house more marketing

The trend of global advertisers taking more marketing in-house is gaining momentum, reviving the oft-debated topic of the future of the agency model. …

42 Percent of Startups Fail for This 1 Simple Reason (It's Not What You Think)

Close to half of the over 100 startups analyzed made this mistake -- and never recovered.<p>CBI Insights recently analyzed 101 startup post-mortems (reports they wrote after they failed). The researchers extracted the top reasons startups fail, including things like a pivot going wrong; legal …

It only takes three minutes to be wowed by the beauty of Madagascar

Anyone seeking an unforgettable outdoor adventure in stunning surrounds should definitely consider Madagascar as their next getaway destination.<p>Located off the south-eastern coast of Africa, it’s the world’s fourth largest island, and boasts an incredibly diverse landscape. Over the course of your …

'Roof of Japan': Giant snow corridor opens to visitors

Trains

7 Ways Dads Can Stay Close to Their Young Adult Kids

Staying connected to young adult kids can be difficult for some parents, and often more for fathers than mothers. Here are some ways for fathers to …

Parenting

8 reasons why Madagascar should be on your radar | Travel Feature

1. The abundance of wildlife<p>What gets people most excited about Madagascar is its wildlife. Thanks to millennia in splendid isolation, Madagascar …

This Dad’s Funny Edits to His Wife’s Parenting Instructions Are Going Viral

By<p>Apr 04 2018, 3:29 PM<p>reddit<p>When one wife was leaving on a business trip, she decided to leave her husband a list of well-meaning but extremely …

Why Boards of Canada’s Music Has the Right to Children Is the Greatest Psychedelic Album of the ’90s

Once upon a time there was a London vintage clothing boutique that lured customers inside with the slogan, “Don’t follow fashion, buy something that’s already out-of-date!” Some musicians opt for a similar strategy: Avoiding the timely, they aim to achieve the timeless.<p>That’s what Boards of Canada …

7 Secrets of People Who Meal Prep Every Single Week

These genius tips will help you turn a chore into a habit.<p>You know that meme–the one with the slice of pizza and a beer in a Ziploc bag? That about …

Satellite images of Earth taken from an angle show the world in new beauty

While it's fun to explore the world by zooming around on Google Earth, there's just something uninspiring about most satellite images. While the …

14 Photos That Prove Moms Beat The System Every Damn Time

When moms win, we win good.

What Must Change in U.S. Soccer | by Geoff Cameron

I wear my heart on my sleeve. I’ve been vocal. I’ve said my piece. But I’m not <i>at</i> peace. Not yet. By now, many reading this may know my feelings and …

Tropical Cyclone Eliakim's Deadly Rainfall | Precipitation Measurement Missions

Tropical cyclone ELIAKIMS's heavy rainfall caused flooding and landslides over eastern Madagascar that resulted in at least seven deaths. ELIAKIM …

The Image One Photographer Hopes Will Bring A Former Super Bowler Home

Jackie Wallace played in two Super Bowls before he disappeared. Then a Times-Picayune photographer stumbled upon Wallace on the streets of New …

10 forbidden places that no one is allowed to visit

Conspiracies

How Jimmy Kimmel Lost 25 Pounds and Kept It off Permanently

Jimmy Kimmel opened up about the unusual diet that has helped him keep the weight off over the years.

In Winston Churchill, Hollywood rewards a mass murderer

<i>Shashi Tharoor is author of “Inglorious Empire: What the British Did to India.” He chairs the Indian Parliament’s Foreign Affairs Committee.</i><p>“History,” Winston Churchill said, “will be kind to me, for I intend to write it myself.” He needn’t have bothered. He was one of the great mass murderers of …

World History

Nazaré Nightmare

Watch a dramatic escalation of XXL terror<p>Remember the last Nazaré Challenge when a jersey was bloodied and a jetski was tossed to the beach all …

Jet Skis

A Toddler Accidentally Locked an iPhone for Nearly Half a Century

It’s a modern-day horror story: a 2-year-old child input an incorrect passcode on an iPhone so many times that the device became locked for 47 years, …

What I wish I could tell my 10-year-old self about anxiety

I have lived eternities in my head, and it all started when I was a little boy.<p>I would spend hours in my head. I would make myself sick with worry.<p>I would plan for every possible scenario. I would try to be "perfect."<p>I would do these things.<p>Now I know that it was anxiety causing my overthinking.<p>But …

Five runners disqualified from 400m heat, the first time a major international field has been eliminated in athletics history

Five athletes at the Birmingham World Indoor Championships gained unwanted notoriety on Friday when they were all booted out of their 400m heat – the first time in athletics history that an entire major international field has been disqualified.<p>Featuring the strongest line-up of all the 400m heats, …

Marathons

The One Thing You Need to Do at Home to Raise Academically Successful Kids (Too Many Parents Do the Opposite)

Nobody is more important to a kid's education than their parents.<p><i>How can parents help make their children successful in school? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Richard Muller, Prof</b> …