Kevin "Poz" Payne

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Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Hands-on: Just a little bigger, just a little better

After the Note 7’s two recalls and ultimate cancellation, there’s been a tremendous amount of pressure on Samsung to get the Note 8 right. After using the device during a hands-on session, there’s a lot to like, even if none of it is particularly surprising.<p>The specs, for one, have been leaking for …

Five Pilates Moves That Will Shred Your Core

If you’re concerned about your beach muscles looking good this summer, you may want to step back from the weights and try a different type of workout. We’re talking about Pilates. If you’re shaking your head at the thought of trying this full body workout, you’re hugely mistaken.<p>Related: How To Get …

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The Freelancer’s Guide to Flipboard

As the CEO, CFO and sole employee of a one-person startup, the freelancer must be motivated and multifaceted, managing the work, identifying new opportunities for income, and mastering the delicate art of self-promotion. Here are three ways Flipboard can help.<p><b>1. Make a digital portfolio</b><br>Sure, a …

Flipboard Marketing with Janette Speyer @JanetteSpeyer #VCBuzz

We love adding new traffic tools to our marketing toolbox and today’s find is Flipboard.<p>We have Flipboard ambassador teaching us how to use the …

The best CrossFit workouts for beginners

Why CrossFit? For one thing, it’s incredibly effective, as proven by the tens of thousands of ripped dudes around the world hoisting barbells in …

WATCH: Southern Places You're Probably Mispronouncing

There’s an old, old joke about Kissimmee, Florida, which goes something like this:<p>A frustrated tourist walks up to the counter of a local eatery in …

Ernest M. Hemingway

"The writer's job is to tell the truth," Ernest Hemingway once said. When he was having difficulty writing he reminded himself of this, as he …

How to Discover Your Customers' Favorite Social Media Platforms - Copyblogger

Every few months, a hot, new social media tool hits the scene — Pinterest, Periscope, Foursquare, Blab — and some marketing experts make it sound …

Content Marketing Conversations: Designer and Letterer Becca Clason

<i>When you find your soulmate, you dedicate your life to them. That’s Becca Clason and her intense relationship with lettering, in a nutshell. Becca is the designer behind the amazing animated teaser video for the session that Mike McCue, Flipboard’s Co-founder and CEO, is leading at the Cannes Lions</i> …

Cannes Lions, Day 1: The Art of Curation

On day 1 of Cannes Lions, Flipboard CEO Mike McCue was joined on stage by fellow panelist Adam Weinberg, director of the Whitney Museum of American Art, and moderator Ken Auletta, New Yorker writer and bestselling author.<p>During the panel I learned that there are many similarities between Flipboard …

Cannes Lions, Day 4: The Power of Great Storytelling

Early this morning, as in well before the shops were open, while the sidewalks were still being hosed down from the festivities of the night before (admittedly having just ended a few hours ago for some of us more jetlagged folks), a colleague and I made our way “across town” (a fifteen minute …

Cannes Lions, Day 5: Three Key Industry Takeaways From Cannes

What a week, what a day!<p>The smaller nations <b>remain</b> in the Euro 2016 football championship while Great Britain <b>leaves</b> Europe! Both topics were much discussed and debated at Cannes Lions 2016.<p>As we wrap up and leave the beautiful French Riviera we reflect on three key industry takeaways.<p>1. Brands want …

Behind the Story with The New Yorker’s Ken Auletta: Cannes Lions Panel

<i>Flipboard CEO Mike McCue and Whitney Museum Director Adam D. Weinberg took to the Cannes Lions festival stage last week for a conversation moderated by renowned author and New Yorker journalist Ken Auletta. With Auletta’s guidance, the two men found common ground that surprised the 24-year New</i> …

Flipboard CEO says 'class not mass' advertising is the key to making money

Speaking to Business Insider at the Cannes Lions advertising festival, McCue said it's all down to "class over mass" when it comes to its advertising model.<p>Like many other web companies, Flipboard makes its money by selling ads. But unlike other platforms, which allow marketers to buy ads using …

Don’t Wait for Presidential Decree to Cut Student Debt

There's no need to take a wait-and-see approach on parts of Hillary Clinton's "debt-free college plan." Struggling borrowers can — and should — take action now.<p>President Barack Obama signs a presidential memorandum on reducing the burden of student loan debt in the East Room of the White House in …

Hidden Paris Bars: Five Spots That Offer More Than Meets the Eye

These watering holes may be hidden in plain sight, but finding them is worth the potential hangover.<p>It's no longer all Bordeaux, Burgundy, and …

College Football Offenses Bringing Back Most Firepower for 2016

In today's increasingly offensive-minded world of college football, returning talent is at a premium.<p>There's nothing better in the eyes of a high-powered offense—and its fans—to see a huge amount of talent back on the depth chart after a successful season. Keeping those playmakers together can lead …

Facebook's Sandberg says a 'like' attack can help fight ISIS

Counter-speech, she said, is an effective method at fighting hate.<p>One way to combat terrorist organizations such as ISIS on the internet, according to Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg, could be to engage in a so-called "like" attack. At a panel on the World Economic Forum in Davos this week, Sandberg …

U.S. officials: Russia looking at Syria airfield near Turkey

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Russia could be making moves to establish an air base in northeastern Syria on the border with Turkey, a development that could further complicate the overall situation in the region, two U.S. officials have told CNN.<p>The United States has seen a "limited" number of Russian …

Emma Watson Finally Weighs In on the New Hermione

Does she approve?<p>It's a real Hermione love-fest out there today and I'm not complaining: Movie Hermione, Emma Watson, weighed in on Play Hermione, Noma Dumezweni, and she's big-time into it:<p>That's what? About a million hearts? It's clearly a very strong message to anyone who voiced their dumb …

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Harper Lee: my Christmas in New York

One midwinter in 1950s New York, Harper Lee went to stay with friends. Little did she know she was about to receive the gift of a lifetime… Illustrations by Bill Bragg<p>Several years ago, I was living in New York and working for an airline, so I never got home to Alabama for Christmas – if, indeed, I …

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The Important Difference Between Joy and Happiness

Something that has been very helpful to me is changing the way I communicate with myself. During my internal dialogues I stop asking the question 'what will make me feel happy today?' and replace it with 'what choices can I make today so I will continue to be in a state of joy tomorrow?'<p>This is an …

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Industrial designers predict the future of transportation in 100 years

Technology,Elon Musk,Electric, hybrid and low-emission cars,Greenhouse gas emissions,Environment,Motoring,Ethical and green living,Self-driving cars,Climate change,Travel and transport<p>We asked designers to envision travel in 2115. From high-speed electric pods to wind-powered roving homes, their …

How They Write A Script: Richard Matheson

Richard Matheson has written novels and short stories, as well as screenplays for both film and television. Notably he is among the few writers who …

Homes for £400,000 – in pictures

From a 12-bedroom lodge in Inverness to a studio flat in one of London’s most desirable postcodes

Where to Eat and Drink in Havana, Cuba

Cuba got you curious? You’re going to need a few pointers. Our guide to the top home restaurants, must-try cocktails, and which currency to buy will make you an expert first-time traveler in no time.<p>If you’ve always wondered what Cuba was like beyond cigars and vintage cars, start packing: It’s …

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He Left His Project Management Career To Start A Seven-Figure, One-Person Business

Laszlo Nadler, 35, stumbled into his million-dollar-plus, one-person business when he was trying to teach his daughter, now seven, the importance of doing what you love. “What if we do a business together?” he asked her.<p>At that time in 2012, Nadler, now 35, was an IT project manager who supported …

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