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How to Start Fly Fishing

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John Berry: Weekly fly-fishing report

• Bull Shoals:<p>The lake level rose 0.2 feet to rest 0.8 feet below seasonal power pool of 662 feet. This is 33.8 feet below the top of flood pool.<p>• …

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Whoa: Watch Scientists Use Sound Waves to Make Things Levitate

With every new year comes change, and change can be scary. Thankfully, we know that there's at least one way 2014 will be like every year that came …

Five Ways the Advertising Industry Is About to Transform

Technology has prompted tremendous change in the advertising industry—change that would have been inconceivable even a decade ago. People are accessing, consuming, and sharing content in more varied ways than ever, and marketers have scores of new opportunities to understand, reach, and engage with …

The Five Superpowers of Marketing

Customers are more connected and empowered than ever before. If you want to win their hearts and minds, you have to master the latest technology, assimilate vast quantities of data, engage and delight your customers, and deliver products and services that surpass expectations. Plus you have to …

What Do You Get With A Social Media Audit?

In Optimize, I include guidelines for doing a number of different audits to establish a basis for determining the gap between a company’s current …

Twitter Launches Broad Match for Keywords Ad Targeting

Twitter today launched broad match for keywords, making it easier for companies to sell ads against tweets. The move is part of an ongoing effort by the company to monetize its hundreds of millions of users.<p>Twitter says its users have conversations about topics in different ways that express the …

4 Marketing Resolutions for 2014 | Inc.com

Online review sites like Yelp and TripAdvisor are, for better or worse, incredibly powerful forces in both helping and hurting businesses of all types. With restaurants, a half-star increase in Yelp reviews causes a whopping 19 percent increase in reservations. For a business with high fixed costs …

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Internet ad sales climb to $10.7 billion

Advertisers spent $10.69 billion on Internet advertisements in this last quarter, breaking an all-time record on ad spending, the Interactive Advertising Bureau reported Monday.<p>The trade group tracked a 15 percent year-over-year growth in ad dollars in the third quarter of 2013. In the third …

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10 Things Every Brand Can Learn From Coke

This holiday season, we’d like to celebrate Coke. For every marketer, Coke is a true inspiration – a beacon for all that is good and worthy in our profession. In a mature category with a strong head-to-head competitor, negligible product differences and countervailing trends, Coke continues to grow …

Fly Fishing in Switzerland

Paflyfish member Pat "pcray1231" this past week fit in some fly fishing while over in Switzerland. His trip took him to Northern Switzerland. He …

Tuesday Tip: Four Tips on Tippets

One of the easiest ways to improve your presentation in your trout fishing is to pay more attention to your tippet. It’s as important as the fly …

Pro Tip: Fly Selection Made Easy

Written by: Steve May<p><b>Editor’s note: Experienced fly fishers have certainly run into situations where fly selection is a lot tougher than described</b> …

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Pro Tip: How to Fish Behind a Midstream Rock

One of the first things a fly fisher learns is that trout like to sit behind rocks. (They also like to sit <i>in front</i> of rocks, but that’s another …

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Fly Fishing for Large Brown Trout in the Smokies In Fall

Here’s our latest video and we don’t mind saying we’re pretty fond of this one. Anyone who has spent any time fly fishing in the Smokies will know …

How To Become A Badass Angler

Theres No Bigger Badass Than Capt. Bruce Chard Photo by Louis Cahill<p>There was a time when I was a bad photographer and a bad angler.<p>I got to thinking …

Radioactive Waste from Fracking Found in Pennsylvania Creek

A study published yesterday in the journal Environmental Science and Technology revealed disturbing new information about troubled Blacklick Creek in …

Video Pro Tip: How to Remove a Fish Hook from Your Skin

We’ve posted several videos on this subject, but it’s always fun to see a new one. (Does that make me a sadist?) What’s important is the that the …

Thrown For a Loop: Five Great Fly Rods

Famed fly fishing writer John Gierach once wrote a book called <i>Standing in a River Waving a Stick</i>. Well, fly fishing looks a lot like that. And the …

How Caffeine Can Cramp Creativity

Honoré de Balzac is said to have consumed the equivalent of fifty cups of coffee a day at his peak. He did not drink coffee, though—he pulverized coffee beans into a fine dust and ingested the dry powder on an empty stomach. He described the approach as “horrible, rather brutal,” to be tried only …

The U.S. Just Got Its First Bionic Eye

<i>"A game changer in sight-affecting diseases"</i><p>Those afflicted with Retinitis pigmentosa, a degenerative eye disease, undergo a very particular kind of medical trauma. They might experience night blindness, or nyctalopia. They might experience tunnel vision (the lack of peripheral vision) or, on the …

Turning urine into brain cells

Chinese researchers have devised a new technique for reprogramming cells from human urine into immature brain cells that can form multiple types of functioning neurons and glial cells. The technique, published today in the journal <i>Nature Methods</i>, could prove useful for studying the cellular …

Dyslexic girls have different brain anatomy from dyslexic boys

The study found less gray matter volume in parts of male brains used to process language. It found less gray matter volume in parts of females brains …

New Hope For Regrowing Severed Limbs, Just Like Lizards' Tails

Pretty good superpower to have, if you ask me.<p>Some lizards and amphibians have the ability to regrow severed tails or limbs--in fact, the blue-tailed skink abandons its tail intentionally to distract predators. But humans, despite our amazing advancements in the field of spying on each other, are …

5 Body Parts Scientists Can 3-D Print

How sights, sounds, and touch are mapped onto the brain

<i>Chapter 8 of my book, 50 Human Brain Ideas You Really Need to Know. Here's the introduction to the book, the chapter about mirror neurons, and my post about the most important idea in neuroscience</i>.<p>Summary: The body's surface and certain features of the external world are mapped onto the brain in a …