Marlo Balmanno

429 Flips | 10 Magazines | 33 Likes | 31 Followers | @marlobalmanno | After inadvertently marrying a man with a last name that ends in O, causing my first name to rhyme with my last, I have found humor in the everyday.

He's dying of cancer. Now, he's the first patient to go to trial to argue Roundup made him sick

<b>(CNN) —</b> On bad days, Dewayne Johnson is too crippled to speak. Lesions often cover as much as 80% of his body.<p>Doctors have said they didn't expect him to live to see this day. But Monday marks a milestone: Johnson, 46, is the first of hundreds of cancer patients to see his case against agrochemical …

Glyphosate

23 “Who Framed Roger Rabbit” Details You’ll Wish You Knew About Sooner

There's a salon for HARE cuts with the image of a hare about to be decapitated!

Los Angeles

Facebook News Feed Armageddon Survival Guide: 6 Loopholes to Stay Alive

<b>Facebook Newsfeed Armageddon Survival Guide:</b><p>The infographic below explain how Facebook newsfeed works and 6 tips to cope with it.<p>Facebook …

Marketing

All of the DC Comics movies currently in the works, including one starring The Rock

A Joker "Suicide Squad" spin-off movie starring Jared Leto is reportedly in the works, but it's not the only DC Entertainment and Warner Bros. project in development. In fact, it's not even the only Joker solo movie that could be coming your way.<p>Warner Bros. and DC's answer to the Marvel Cinematic …

DC Comics

Solar Cell Breakthrough Could Make Panels Far More Efficient, Study Says

The material transforms photons from the sun into a totally different quasiparticle, a plasmon.<p>One hurdle for solar energy proponents and the …

Clean Energy

How to make money on Instagram: a detailed guide

Brand partnerships, affiliate links, engagement and more<p>You just have to look at Zoella’s house (that bath!) to know that an influencer’s salary is not insubstantial. But how exactly can you translate all that time you spend on social media (read: literally any bus or train journey) into pounds in …

Marketing

Reclaiming Jesus - not all Christians support the republican agenda

I was very encouraged when a member of my church pointed out this Confession of Faith to me this week. It clearly states some of the things I believe …

Faith

How to Leverage Facebook and Instagram to Scale a 7-Figure Business

Combining Facebook and Instagram can be a powerful business scaling tool. Not only does it allow you to identify and target your ideal customers and …

Marketing

My She Shanty (She Shed): Electrical

YouTube

The Difference Between Cotton and Poly Thread: A Hard-Hitting Interview

<i>Ever wonder what's the difference between cotton and poly thread? Both can be great sewing options, but they are pretty different in terms of</i> …

Sewing

Artist makes perfumes for astronauts that smell like Earth

Ani Liu, an MIT Media Lab grad, missed her husband so much...she made a perfume that smells like him. Now she is using her gift with smell to help …

Beauty

It’s too early to write off hydrogen vehicles

Hydrogen is either the wonder fuel of the future or a technological cul-de-sac. Toyota believes the former, and has spent the past few decades developing mass-market hydrogen cars. The automaker showcased what the technology can do, in the form of its Mirai Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle (FCEV), which …

Alternative Fuel

John Cusack Says Maggie Haberman Should Use the Word “Lie”. Ruins The Movie “Say Anything” For Her.

It literally blows my mind that so-called journalists are having such a difficult time using the word “<b>LIE</b>” in the same sentence with the name Donald …

Donald Trump

9 details you might have missed on the latest episode of 'Westworld'

1/<p>The episode opened with an extended version of a scene between Dolores and what now appears to be a host-human hybrid of Arnold.<p>HBO<p>The second …

TV Series

Court: Gov't violated privacy law for defrauded students

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal court has ruled that the Education Department violated privacy laws with regard to students defrauded by the Corinthian for-profit college chain.<p>In a break with Obama administration policy, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos announced in December that some students cheated …

U.S. Dept. of Education

How to Promote Your Content Fast (And For Nearly Free)

It can be hard to get people to share your content, and it’s getting harder all the time.<p>A new study found that the average number of social media shares a piece of content gets has dropped by 50% in the last few years.<p>Back in 2015, the median piece of content got eight social shares. In late 2017, …

Marketing

Four Vital Baby Steps To Building Your YouTube Brand

It’s clearer than ever that brand marketers that win in 2018 and beyond will do so by creating stellar video content. When you get a handle on how to …

Marketing

How One Company Scammed Silicon Valley. And How It Got Caught.

<b>BAD BLOOD</b> <b><br>Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup</b><br>By John Carreyrou<br>352 pp. Alfred A. Knopf. $27.95.<p>In 2015, Vice President Joe Biden visited the Newark, Calif. laboratory of a hot new start-up making medical devices: Theranos. Biden saw rows of impressive-looking equipment — the company’s …

Theranos

JJ Watt to pay for Santa Fe High School shooting victims' funerals | NOLA.com

Houston Texans star defensive end J.J. Watt told officials at Santa Fe High School that he will pay funeral costs for the victims of Friday's mass …

Cartoon Network Introduced A New ‘ThunderCats’ Series And The Internet Lost Its Collective Mind

An iconic cartoon from the '80s is coming back and people aren't too happy about it.<p>It’s just common for old movies, cartoons or TV shows to be …

Is It Weird for Conservatives to Like ‘Star Trek’?

Author: Geek's Guide to the Galaxy. Geek's Guide to the Galaxy Culture<p>Date of Publication: 05.19.18.<p>Time of Publication: 8:50 am. 8:50 am<p><i>Star Trek</i> is …

For many on the Christian right, the state of Israel has been seen as a key to fulfilling prophecy. A new generation has other ideas<p>This week, the Trump administration completed its move of the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.<p>Related: Israel's violent rule increasingly driving liberal …

Faith

Washington Politics Adding To Mental Health Crisis Among Farmers

Suicide rates among farmers are higher than any other profession in the United States and now some experts and Senators worry Washington politics could be making farmland stresses even worse.<p>The House is set to vote by Friday on a controversial farm bill that includes major changes to work …

Mental Health

The earth has had warmer-than-average temperatures for 400 straight months now

<b>(CNN) —</b> For 400 consecutive months -- that's more than 33 years -- the earth's temperature has been above average, and climatologists aren't mincing words as to why.<p>The dubious milestone was reported in the April edition of NOAA's monthly global climate report. The report also states that this …

Climate Change

Astrophysicist Katie Mack Fact Checks "Supermassive Black Hole" by Muse

Any space enthusiast will agree black holes are metal as hell, so it only stands to reason such a topic would be forever immortalized in a song …

Black Holes

The Supreme Court’s new sports betting decision has terrible news for Trump’s immigration crackdown

Today's good news for Atlantic City is also good news for sanctuary cities.<p>The Supreme Court struck down a federal law on Monday that effectively …

Ryan Reynolds Sings in Unicorn Garb, South Korean Fans Lose It (Videos)

“Deadpool” star honors alter ego during “King of Masked Singer” appearance<p>Anyone who has seen “Deadpool” knows that the snarky mercenary loves …

Romney calls pastor who delivered blessing at Jerusalem embassy opening ‘religious bigot’

The evangelical pastor delivering a blessing at Monday’s opening of the U.S. embassy in Jerusalem is a “religious bigot” who is unworthy of such an honorary role, Utah Senate hopeful Mitt Romney wrote on Twitter Sunday night.<p>“Robert Jeffress says ‘you can’t be saved by being a Jew,’ and ‘Mormonism …

Donald Trump

The Guardian view on US religion: the Christian right is breaking up

One of the most interesting and important developments in the American culture wars, which is to say in American politics and self-understanding, is playing out inside the major Christian groupings there: evangelical Christianity and Roman Catholicism. The Southern Baptist Convention, the largest …

Religion

8 Tried-and-True Methods to Drive Website Traffic to Your Business

Ever notice that some businesses get online traffic quickly, and even though you’re doing everything you know how to put your product or service in …