Michael O Brien

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Glispa launches Voltu, an influencer marketing platform for your app in emerging markets

With adblockers taking more and more control, marketers have been looking for alternate ways to reach the masses, in pursuit of brand awareness, conversions, downloads, registrations, and — ultimately — revenue.<p>The spotlight has been on “influencer marketing” as the answer to traditional paid …

Emerging Markets

Eat Clean in the New Year (For Cheap!) With 9 Budgeting Hacks

Working in the fitness and health world (and being fully immersed in it outside of work), I've become a bit desensitized to how much things cost. When $100 for a pair of yoga pants and $8 for a serving of chia pudding is just par for the course, I wrongfully came to the conclusion that this is just …

King of sting - the scientist who reviews the stings of insects

Ever wondered what it’s like to be stung by an artistic wasp? (This being an actual insect species of the order <i>Hymenoptera</i>, as opposed to a Turner-nominated waspish type with a vendetta.) “Pure, then messy, then corrosive,” according to entomologist Justin Schmidt, otherwise known as the King of …

Insects

Part of the neighbourhood: Syrian refugees in Amsterdam | Netherlands 2017

<b>Amsterdam, Netherlands -</b> "I just wanted to show that it could be done," says Lian Priemus. The Dutch woman is sitting in the office of the shelter for Syrian refugees that she set up with a group of volunteers from her neighbourhood.<p>The small shelter, in the middle of Amsterdam, houses about 30 …

Living Rooms

Roll on Russia 2018, it promises to be a blast

<b>Brian Glanville lambasts Uefa for their failure to spot the potential for trouble in Marseille.</b><p>Ah well. Roll on Russia and the World Cup finals of 2018. You cannot take it away from them.<p>Yes, of course they bought the World Cup tournament, but so did the South Africans and the Germans, not to …

Why Aren't More People Upset Over The Terrorist Attack In Tel Aviv?

Terror struck Tel Aviv, Israel on the night of Wednesday June 8. Folks were minding their own business in a cafe when two Palestinian men dressed as Hasidic Jews opened fire. Four people were killed and several others were wounded. It is reminiscent of other recent terror attacks, such as the ones …