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5 Indispensable Google AdWords Tricks You Need to Know

Google AdWords can be one of the most complicated PPC platforms out there.There are hundreds of different tabs and sections to focus on, and a …

AdWords

The First 11 Things Your Business Must Do on Social Media | Inc.com

Social media has gotten a bad rap. Many businesses view it as a waste of time, too costly, or not relevant. But most of that is excuses. Because the truth is, no matter your industry, social media is where your audience is hanging out.<p>And more than that, they're not only spending time on social …

Marketing

The one mistake Warner Bros. has been making with its superhero movies

It's no secret that Warner Bros.' DC superhero movies haven't been hitting with audiences as much the Marvel crop.<p>Sure, "Batman v Superman" and "Suicide Squad" have grossed a combined $1.5 billion at theaters this year, but that isn't exactly a number to be bragging about. "BvS" should have made …

Comic Books

The Story Of Lady Shalimar, A Self-Taught Artist Who Started Drawing At 70

Self-taught artist Lady Shalimar, born Frances Montague in 1906, adopted the name in the middle of her life, inspired by a brand of fancy perfume. The remainder of Shalimar’s life would similarly be dominated by an interest in fantasy and adornment, with every element of her being exaggerated, …

Art

Marvel's Kirby Week and Kirby4Heroes tout the influence of one of comic's greatest creators

Marvel is in the midst of Kirby Week, a celebration of all things Jack "The King" Kirby (born Jacob Kurtzberg), one of the most influential comic book creators and a founding father of the Marvel Universe.<p>From Aug. 22-28, comic creators and others (like historian Peter Sanderson) will talk about …

10 Artists Creating Powerful Tattoos Using Only Lines

Tattoos, like fine art, offer another way in which to express ourselves through visual imagery. The line, especially, has had a long …

Body Art

Graphic novels and nonfiction: 6 books to read this in fall 2-16

This fall brings a diverse smattering of graphic novels: From a new genetically mutated superhero created by Margaret Atwood to the sequel to Riad …

Deathstroke Gets Back to Being DC Comics’ Biggest Asshole

Slade Wilson kills people for money. Sometimes, it’s just because he wants/needs to. In recent years, he’s been presented as a kind of antihero but …

DC Comics Crushes Competition Thanks to 'Rebirth'

2016 could have been the year DC ruled the universe, so to speak. Their two major tentpoles, <i>Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice</i> and <i>Suicide Squad,</i> …

Comic Books

Illustrator's family finish graphic novel about mental illness after her suicide - Hack - triple j

Nine years ago Mel Tregonning started working on a comic strip about a little boy overwhelmed by his worry monsters. But before she could finish it, …

Either Henry Cavill Is Trolling Us, or Superman Is Getting a Costume Tweak in Justice League

Given what he went through in <i>Batman v Superman</i>, if it’s the update to the Superman costume we think it is, it’d make sense. If it isn’t, then we’re …

Scottish superhero challenge to Marvel and DC Comics

<b>A St Andrews-based independent comic book publisher is challenging the USA's domination of the superhero genre.</b><p>Diamondsteel Comics held a launch for the latest comic in its Saltire series at Glasgow Comic Con at the weekend.<p>Set in a mythological Scotland but inspired by historical events and real …

Graphic Novels

Punish the liars who deceived you - not Europeans like me

I blame all populist British party leaders for damning Britain to an uncertain and perilous future.<p>June 23 2016: this date is going to be long …

Will Brexit Actually Curb Immigration to the U.K.?

The issue was at the heart of the campaign to leave the European Union. But it’s not exactly clear what the vote will deliver.<p>Immigration was at the heart of the campaign in the U.K. to leave the European Union—though it was by no means the only issue—and when the votes were ultimately counted, a …

United Kingdom

Thousands of Britons Have Been Making Inquiries About New Passports Since Brexit

Underlying immigration fears driving last week’s Brexit vote have backfired into fears of emigration, as thousands of Britons now scour the world for …

United Kingdom

Racism is not only the preserve of the dispossessed

The referendum result will force liberal Britain to address an issue it has long chosen to ignore<p>The speed with which it happened was the first clue that it was there all along, lying in wait. We went to sleep last Thursday and awoke in a country where racist graffiti, racial slurs and race-related …

Conservative Party

'The Last Leg' And Adam Hills Lay Down The Truth About Immigration In The UK

'Blindly intolerant ballbag.'<p>The immensely entertaining 'The Last Leg' has spoken a few truths about racism and immigration in the wake of the EU …

EU Referendum

The Most Surprising Brexit Stat You've Never Heard

Which of the 28 countries in the European Union has the most citizens living abroad as immigrants?<p>Includes all citizens living anywhere in the world (Source: U.N. Population Division / Metrocosm)<p>Answer: the <b>United Kingdom</b><p>Immigrants vs. expats<p>While the U.K. takes the drastic measure of approving the …

Immigration

Fight The Real Enemy: Terrorism, Not Immigration

<i>Originally posted by The Progressive, June 29, 2016</i><p><b>W</b>hat is most disturbing about the dramatic and disruptive decision by the U.K. electorate to leave Europe is how much of it is apparently rooted in anti-immigrant sentiment.<p>British authorities have already reported an alarming spike in …

Politicians are trading with the lives of our friends and neighbours

It’s become a commonplace since the referendum vote to say that nothing has changed, at least not immediately. But that depends on who you are.<p>UK …

United Kingdom

10 ways countries can help refugees integrate

Last year saw more than 1 million people cross the Mediterranean to Europe, fleeing their homes and the dire situations in Syria and Libya in search …

Infographic: The Countries Most Welcoming To Refugees

Which countries are the most and least welcoming to refugees around the world? Amnesty International published the results of a survey of 27,000 …

The little girl, 9 months old, arrived alone in Italy on a refugee boat. Her mother died at sea during the journey https://t.co/Elh2CToZXK

Berlin refugee center treats, trains traumatized migrants

The Center for Torture Victims offers counseling and training to refugees so they can quickly get back on their feet. The model could be used by …

North Africa

Shattered dreams for refugees stuck in Greece

Refugees who were forced out of Idomeni or left before the camp was cleared, are finding that conditions are barely better in other camps that have …

North Africa

This Photo Is Why You Need To Start Paying Attention To Europe’s Refugee Crisis

In what may become this year’s symbol of the migrant and refugee crisis, a photograph of a drowned baby has gone viral on the internet after being …

‘Batman v Superman’: Theatrical Cut v Extended Cut - New Scenes Revealed in Detail

<i>Spoilers warning for anyone who hasn’t seen either version of Batman v Superman.</i><p>Love it or hate it, Warner Bros. promised that over thirty minutes of …

Awesome Art Picks: Ninja Turtles, Harley Quinn, She-Hulk, and More

Each week we search and gather up the coolest comic book art you won't see in actual comics. The reason you won't is because professional artists often draw sketches for fun or commissions and post them on their websites, blogs, and Tumblrs. Some artists even arrange commissions through their sites …