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3 Common Roles Found in Any Workplace Drama, and How to Rewrite the Script

Team drama takes on many forms, but it's rarely effective. Look for these patterns and use these techniques to flip the script.<p>As a team coach, I often get brought into situations with a lot of drama and dysfunction. Sometimes drama is too ingrained and systemized to resolve and the team needs to …

Self-help

New dolphin-whale hybrid sea creature is the spawn of an unholy union

While surveying whales and dolphins off the Hawaiian Islands, scientists spotted a creature they've never seen before: a peculiar hybrid between a …

Dolphins

5 rookie mistakes to avoid when grilling steak

There’s nothing quite like a juicy cut of beef to celebrate a birthday, holiday or the end of a long week, and a pepper-crusted ribeye or tender flank steak does just the trick. But if you’re among the home cooks who are hesitant to make steak, have no fear. Many folks who feel quite comfortable in …

People Notice Someone Strange Stranded On An Iceberg Miles Out At Sea

"We knew we were his only chance for survival."<p>Last week, while aboard a crab-fishing boat off the coast of Labrador, Canada, Mallory Harrigan and …

Man Finds Spider Living On Broccoli And Does The Sweetest Thing For Her

“Most people might say, ‘It’s just a spider. Squish it and move on.’ But she’s so much more than that.”<p>Earlier this week, Ohio resident Jacob Vaughn …

The Best Cuts of Beef Every Home Cook Should Know

Here’s a look at the most popular cuts of beef and when to use them—plus some thoughts to keep in mind when you’re ready to cook.<p><b>Chuck Roast</b><p>Anything …

BBQ

Sick Cat Who Was Too Depressed To Move Looks Completely Different Now

“She understood she was being helped, [so] she started to trust us."<p>In February 2017, a woman was walking to work in Phuket, Thailand, when she heard …

Infographic: What GDPR means for brands, publishers and users

The GDPR protects individuals’ data rights within the EU. Every business with a website or digital advertising campaign has obligations. For brands …

Gallery Paws for F.A.A.S.

<b>Saturday, April 28th</b> the Alameda Art Association www.facebook.com/AlamedaArtGal...is sponsoring a benefit for FAAS (Friends of the Alameda Animal …

Files show rising alarm in Prince's circle as health failed

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Some of Prince's closest confidants had grown increasingly alarmed about his health in the days before he died and tried to get …

Boston University

‘Nobody is using it’: Amazon Spark is not taking off with brands, agencies

Nearly nine months after Amazon launched Spark, agencies, influencers and brands are all still reporting the retail juggernaut’s social media …

7 Gmail Secrets From a Former Google Employee

My first day at Google in 2011 felt a bit like joining Hogwarts: you’re excited and not entirely sure what you’ll be doing!<p>I was happy to do anything …

People Are Freaking Out Over This Dog's Face

3 months ago<p><b>Yogi</b> is a 1-year-old a Shih Tzu and poodle mix, and he's turning into a viral sensation!<p>Yogi has soft, fluffy fur and bushy ears. Thanks …

13 foods that Queen Elizabeth eats every day

Food

I Spent $17,000 to Save a Life: My Cat's

Before my kids woke up, I drove my sick, ancient cat, Stan, from Baltimore to Philadelphia in my junky Rav4. I assumed we’d arrive at his clinical …

Mobile Advertising Will Drive 75% Of All Digital Ad Spend In 2018: Here's What's Changing

You could fairly convincingly argue that mobile ad spending is the one absolutely key driver of consumer technology innovation and creation today.<p>This year, mobile ad spending in the U.S. will grow 20% to over $70 billion and will be an astounding 75% of all digital ad spend, according to …

Digital Advertising

Curb how Facebook, Google and Amazon use your personal data in a quick privacy clean-up

It can seem that it’s a lot easier to complain about your lack of privacy online than to do something about it. But your alternative to griping isn’t a monastic, offline existence.<p>Here are four steps to understand who has your data, limit their use of it, and leave less “data exhaust” that can be …

Personal Data

Marketing Day: Leveling up attribution, a message to email marketers & the future of AI

Here’s our recap of what happened in online marketing today, as reported on Marketing Land and other places across the web.From Marketing Land:• <b>4</b> …

Marketing

5 things to know this week: Ad buyers’ struggles with Amazon, Facebook Watch show terms and more

This week’s things to know include problems ad buyers face when working with Amazon, Facebook’s changing terms for Watch shows and more.<p><b>Ad buyers</b> …

Use This Infographic To Decode Your Cat's Body Language

This purr-fectly amazing illustrated infographic will help you understand what your lovely cat is trying to tell you by reading their body language.

Max the cat loves the library. (The feeling is not mutual.)

Libraries are a haven for many. Rarely are their doors closed to anyone.<p>Unless you're a free-roaming cat.<p>This is basically halfway to being a …

Economics of meow: Cat dons bow tie, rakes in cash for animal shelter

Dave Kergan always knew his cat, Eddie, was special.<p>Kergan, who lives in Wasaga Beach, Ont., adopted Eddie from a local shelter. Kergan lives with …

Artificial Intelligence Will Disrupt Marketing. It Could Also Destroy Your Brand

If you are ready to cede control of your brand and your message to AI, then you probably should also think through what can go wrong in order to plan for disaster.<p><b>I</b>n 2014 Mike Seay received a promotional email from office supplies company OfficeMax. The letter was addressed to "Mike Seay, Daughter …

Here are all the places Trump is losing support

<b>(CNN) —</b> A new CNN poll shows that just 36% of Americans approve of the job Donald Trump is doing, the lowest mark to date in his presidency. (That's in keeping with a number of other polls of late.)<p>It's also a significant fade from Trump's 100-day mark -- when he stood at 44% approval in CNN …

Donald Trump

Frédéric Dreyer Develops the Future at Officine Panerai

NEUCHÂTEL, Switzerland — “The Little Genius.” That’s the nickname that Angelo Bonati, chief executive at Officine Panerai, has given his research and development director. And with good reason.<p>Since Frédéric Dreyer joined the company in 2012, he has developed 10 in-house movements, nearly tripling …

Panerai

Rich millennials are ditching the golf communities of their parents for a new kind of neighborhood

Rancho Mission Viejo/Facebook<p><b>A new type of housing community known as an "agrihood" is popping up around the US.</b>• <b><br>Agrihoods are built around working farms and are replacing the golf communities once favored by baby boomers.</b>• <b><br>There are about 150 agrihoods in the US and more in development.</b><p>Millennials …

A manager at a $6 billion quant fund gives the best intro to cryptocurrencies we've heard

Patrick O'Shaughnessy vividly recalls the week he was introduced to the world of cryptocurrencies.<p>O'Shaughnessy, a manager at his family's $6 billion quant asset manager of the same name, was chatting with one of his analysts over lunch at the beginning of this year about what they did over the …

Hedge Funds

Dog Hoards Money So She Can Pay For Treats Herself

She's making her way in a dog-eat-dog world.<p>Holly the dog doesn’t beg for treats — she pays for them.<p>The New York canine’s bizarre obsession with paper bills began when she was just a puppy, according to her owner, Casi Cook. And it wasn’t long before she realized that money wasn’t just fun, it was …

Bribery

Exactly what to do if your pet eats something toxic

No one wants to think about their furry friend lapping up paint thinner or laundry detergent. But accidental pet poisonings happen—and they’re more common than you might think.<p>Last year, the ASPCA’s Animal Poison Control Center received more than 180,000 calls from pet owners whose dogs or cats …