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6 PR insights from ‘White Collar’

I recently discovered “White Collar” on Netflix and was immediately sucked into the world of criminal consultant Neal Caffrey and FBI agent Peter …

American Jewish group deplores anthropologist boycott of Israel

The AJC - Global Jewish Advocacy group on Saturday denounced a decision by the American Anthropological Association (AAA) endorsing an academic …

Israel

Beginner Week: Bite the Bullet and Start Your Blog with this Seven-Point Checklist

Welcome to ProBlogger’s second theme week – where we take a topic you’re interested in and drill right down to bring you all the information we can …

Russia's strategy in Syria may have just gotten more complicated

So far, Russia has focused most of its involvement in Syria on hitting rebel targets to shore up territory for the regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, an ally of Russian President Vladimir Putin.<p>But as ISIS affiliates in Egypt's Sinai peninsula insist that they took down a plane carrying …

Middle East

Apple ordered to pay $234m to university for infringing patent

Company used University of Wisconsin-Madison’s microchip technology in some iPhones and iPads without permission<p>A US jury has ordered Apple Inc to pay the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s patent licensing arm more than $234m (£151.5m) in damages for incorporating its microchip technology into some …

IPad Pro

Texas Executes Inmate Who Murdered A Man Over $8

Juan Garcia on Tuesday was executed by lethal injection for fatally shooting a man during a 1998 robbery in which he stole $8. He was denied clemency.<p>Texas executed Juan Martin Garcia by lethal injection on Tuesday for the 1998 murder of Hugo Solano during a robbery over $8.<p>Garcia, 35, was …

Ben Carson: If You Accept Evolution, "You Dismiss Ethics," Can't Believe In God And Evolution

"You have no reason for things such as selfless love, when a father dives in to save his son from drowning."<p>Republican presidential candidate and retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson, a noted creationist, once said those who believe in evolution "dismiss ethics" and believe you don't have to abide by a …

Facebook 'unfriending' is workplace bullying, Australia tribunal finds

Technically Incorrect: Australia's Fair Work Commission declares that unfriending a co-worker is mean, so very mean.<p><i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>A few weeks ago, rumors emerged that Facebook was working on a .<p>I foresee lamentation and …

The Workplace

Rare supermoon eclipse comes Sunday

<b>(CNN) —</b> Stargazers, night owls and space observers, be prepared, the eclipse of the supermoon is coming.<p>The United States and much of the world will see skies graced by a bright, big moon that will be encapsulated in a total lunar eclipse late Sunday evening into early Monday, according to NASA.<p>The …

Supermoon

Neuroscience backs up the Buddhist belief that “the self” isn’t constant, but ever-changing

While you may not remember life as a toddler, you most likely believe that your selfhood then—your essential being—was intrinsically the same as it is today.<p>Buddhists, though, suggest that this is just an illusion—a philosophy that’s increasingly supported by scientific research.<p>“Buddhists argue …

Consciousness

Barbie Is Presenting Zendaya With Her Own Doll And It's Freakin' Amazing

“I’m excited to be a part of the new direction the Barbie brand is headed, specifically how they are celebrating diversity in the line and encouraging kids to raise their voices,” said Zendaya.

Developing the Brand Messaging Toolkit

Home > Blog > <b>Effective Branding 201: Developing the Brand Messaging Toolkit</b><p>Effective Branding 201: Developing the Brand Messaging Toolkit<p>So what is …

Pro-democracy protesters in Bangkok stage rare rally against Thailand's ruling junta

Pro-democracy protesters in Thailand's capital have defied a ban on protests and staged a rare rally against the country's ruling military government.<p>More than 200 people marched peacefully Saturday to Bangkok's Democracy Monument, a symbolic location that has become a rallying point for protests …

14 things Dubai locals always have to explain to out-of-towners

1. Oh, you were here four years ago? That’s great. It’s all different now.<p>Possibly the most dynamic city in the world, Dubai changes quickly and …

Hip-Hop

How One Line Derailed Ludacris' Rap Career<p>Aaron Williams 03.23.18 1 day ago 9 Comments<p>Lil Skies Has The Stage Presence Of A Seasoned Rap Veteran Already<p>Aaron Williams 03.22.18 2 days ago 3 Comments<p>A-Trak Explains How His Team Pulled Off The 'Impossible' Young Thug Video<p>Aaron Williams 03.20.18 4 …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Facebook is working on a 'dislike' button, Mark Zuckerberg says

Facebook's 'like' button - which enables the social network's 1.5bn monthly users to approve a post - has become one of its signature features<p>Facebook's 1.5bn users will soon be able to vent their anger in a new way after the social network revealed it is working on a "dislike" button.<p>Founder Mark …

Content Marketing & Social Media Management Tool

DrumUp mines through tons of content across the web in real time, and uses sophisticated algorithms to recommend fresh stories most relevant to your …

10 Most Popular (+ Safest) Countries to Travel Solo

Is that “Travel” Pinterest board reaching an astronomical number of pins? Has another year has passed without that passport even being been touched? There’s no time like the present, ladies! If you are planning on embarking on a solo trip or are just toying with the idea, know that you are going to …

European Travel
India

M. Night Shyamalan explains how he makes grandparents so creepy in his new thriller 'The Visit'

M. Night Shyamalan remembers the first time he watched "Paranormal Activity."<p>"I was just like, 'This is terrifying!'" the writer-director told Business Insider over the phone.<p>Having received an early version of the film before it was released, Shyamalan also recalled thinking, "This is going to be …

Horror

Malaysia’s 1MDB Fund Scandal Spreads to U.A.E.

(WSJ) – <b>At issue is a $1.4 billion payment from 1MDB that officials at an Abu Dhabi investment fund said is missing</b><p>The corruption scandal around an …

The best (and worst) ways to spot a liar

Forget body language or eye movements. There are much better ways to identify the deceitful.<p><i>This story is part of BBC Future’s “Best of 2015” list, our greatest hits of the year. Browse the full list.</i><p>-<p>Thomas Ormerod’s team of security officers faced a seemingly impossible task. At airports across …

University of Oxford

British academic held for four days in Bangkok airport detention room as ‘danger to Thai society’

Wyn Ellis, a United Nations official who has lived in Thailand for 30 years, detained in holding room stinking of urine after long-running plagiarism battle with former senior Thai official<p>A British scientist has been detained at Bangkok airport in a urine-stained holding centre since Thursday and …

Oregon judge under investigation after refusing to perform same-sex marriages

Gay marriage became in legal in 2014 but judge Vance Day is accused of instructing his staff to refer couples other judges<p>Marion County judge Vance Day is being investigated by a judicial fitness commission in part over his refusal to perform same-sex marriages on religious grounds, a spokesman for …

Same-sex Marriage

Uber Class-Action Lawsuit: What's at Stake

Day care workers busted for running 'Fight Club' for 4-year-olds

Two former New Jersey day care employees were charged earlier this week for staging fights between toddlers and publishing the results on Snapchat, …