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8 Questions to Ask Someone Other Than “What Do You Do?”

We’ve all been in the awkward situation of meeting someone new and having to build rapport quickly — at networking events, industry conferences, charity events, dinner parties, and other social-professional situations. If you’re like many people — especially most Americans — you break the awkward …

Anthony Horowitz: The timeless appeal of island-hopping around Greece

There are few things in life that I enjoy more than island hopping in Greece. I love the organised chaos as a huge ferry arrives, trucks reversing, motorbikes revving, tourists milling, crewmen shouting and then the silence that suddenly falls as everyone is swept off towards the horizon.<p>There are …

How to Start Your Own Business Using Any 1 of These 12 Marketing Skills | Inc.com

Maybe you want to start a business. But maybe you don't want to quit your full-time job -- at least not yet. You're trying to find a side hustle, but you're not sure where to start.<p>If you have marketing skills, the following is exactly where you can start.<p>This a guest post from Jake Kurtz, a media …

Marketing

29 free social media tricks for nonprofits

<i>This article originally appeared on PR Daily in May of 2017.</i><p>There is great room for growth for nonprofit brand managers on social media—and many ways …

Public Relations

Anonymous Takes Down 10,000 Dark Web Sites

A hacker claiming responsibility says it's a blow against child porn.<p>An Anonymous hacktivist claiming responsibility for shutting down at least 10,000 dark websites and stealing personal data says he did so because of rampant child pornography on the network.<p>The attack last Thursday targeted …

Personal Data

2016 Marketing Statistics To Keep You Ahead Of Competitors

<b>DID YOU KNOW: 67% OF LEADS IN 2016 ARE GENERATED BY COMPANIES WITH AN ACTIVE BLOG?</b><p>As someone who has live through the digital age, and has been …

Touring the Ramones Museum Show with the Woman Who Loved ​Two​ Ramones

Linda Ramone—Joey’s ex and Johnny’s widow—gives our correspondent a personal tour of a new Queens Museum exhibition dedicated to the punk legends.<p>Only <b>Linda Ramone</b> would wear a tiara to the Queens Museum. After all, this is her turf. The widow of the late Ramones guitarist Johnny Ramone arrives at …

Indie Music

The First Lady of Punk Photography Looks Back on Years of Beer, Piss, and Spit

Photographer Jill Furmanovsky captured the birth of punk in London and shot icons like Debbie Harry, Sid Vicious, and the Slits when she was fresh out of college. She talks to Broadly about a new retrospective of her work.<p>It's 1976, the club is dark and packed out. Sweaty bodies push and pogo …

Your Guide To Global Email And Data Regulations

Marketers have to comply with email and data regulations that vary widely from one country to the next. What's legal in the United States, for …

USA TODAY's Travel blog

Real Housewives star Dawn Ward punched pop singer Sinitta, court hears

Reality TV star alleged to have hit close friend of Simon Cowell in central London restaurant during meeting to clear air between the pair<p>Pop singer Sinitta has told a court how a reality TV star threatened to glass her with a champagne flute before hitting her during an alcohol-fuelled row in a …

Unique and unusual cinemas in London

Find London's unique and atmospheric cinemas, showing mainstream, 3D and arthouse films, including special screenings, all in plush surroundings.<p>You …

Free & Cheap in NYC (For Real!)

The Big Apple doesn't have to mean big bucks! We asked locals, celebrities, BT editors, and readers to give their best tips on free and inexpensive …

Celebrity Gossip

3 reasons companies like LinkedIn, Virgin, and Netflix are giving their employees 'unlimited' vacation

If all goes according to LinkedIn's recently proposed "Discretionary Time Off" (DTO) plan, for example, US employees will be able to "act like an owner" of their time and work with their managers to request time off when they need it.<p>"We are not alone in making this shift to DTO. It's part of a …

Facebook lets you filter bad memories out of your nostalgia

Facebook is a nostalgia machine, with features like "Year in Review" and "On This Day" summoning photos and posts from the past in an attempt to entertain users. However, these memories aren't always welcome, and the social network has often been accused of "inadvertent algorithmic cruelty" — …

Will emoji become a new language?

Emoji are already butting their heads with traditional words, but could they take over completely? Linguist Neil Cohn casts his expert eye over the pictures taking the world by storm.<p>The year 2015 could be called the year of the emoji. They have landed a teenage boy in a police cell and prompted …

Language

Why this Facebook exec shared her performance review with her team

Managers, are you ready for a new era of transparency? Even if it involves sharing your performance review with your subordinates?<p>That’s what Carolyn …

10 Things We Learned From Diane von Furstenberg’s New Memoir

She’s a public icon, but there’s still a lot we didn’t know about <b>Diane von Furstenberg</b> until we read her new memoir, <i>The Woman I Wanted to Be</i> (Simon & Schuster). Here are the ten most interesting tidbits.<p><b>Her mother is a concentration camp survivor.</b><br>In 1944, at age twenty, Diane’s mother was arrested …

New York Style

7 Famous Pop Culture Things You Didn't Know Had Bizarre Origins

How to be creative? Pay attention to the <i>weird</i> moments.<p>Brilliant ideas can come from basically anywhere. Whether it's Kurt Cobain not realizing "Teen Spirit" was a female deodorant that his girlfriend used or George Lucas looking at his dog, Indiana, sitting next to him in the car and thinking …

Between Here & Gone - PROLOGUE

YOU ARE READING<p>Between Here & Gone<p>Chosen as one of Publishers Weekly's Best Books of 2016 ** In 1959 Cuba, Natalia San Martín was nothing short of a …