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Barack Obama urges women to get more involved in politics—'because men have been getting on my nerves'

Barack Obama is fed up with men calling the shots in politics.<p>The 44th President of the United States spoke at a Town Hall in Johannesburg, South Africa, on Wednesday, and explained why he thinks women should play a bigger role in creating public policies.<p>“Women in particular, by the way, I want …

South Africa

British Open 2018: 17 numbers that tell the story of Thursday's first round at Carnoustie

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland — You can make numbers say just about anything you want. But taken on face value, they can also tell a pretty compelling story all by themselves. Consider these 17 numbers we've aggregated that help provide context for what happened during Thursday’s first round of the Open …

Golf

BenFred: Wong the perfect test case for impact of Shildt Effect

I'll take <b>Kolten Wong.</b><p><b>Dexter Fowler</b> is a popular choice.<p>Maybe newly promoted hitting coaches <b>Mark Budaska</b> and <b>George Greer</b> will unlock <b>Marcell Ozuna's</b> …

St. Louis

Eight Approaches To Improving How You Share Your Company's Story

Your brand has a strong story to tell, one that can help your customers buy into your vision and values as a business. Communicating this story, however, requires some initiative, as well as a strong voice behind it.<p>Part of being a business owner is filling the role of brand cheerleader. You know …

Customers

Meet the Content-Marketing Geniuses Behind the Powerful Brands You Know

To start with, here's a peek into how TechCrunch's Travis Bernard thinks about data, storytelling and promotion.<p>6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>What if you could peer into some of the top minds responsible for creating content that is rocking their space? …

Marketing

Comic-Con 2018: 13 women weigh in on the 13th — and first female — Doctor Who

The new cast and creative team of BBC’s long-running “Doctor Who” series made their first public appearance together Thursday at San Diego …

San Diego

Eqypt's EFG Hermes to buy Nigerian broker in frontier market push

LAGOS (Reuters) - Egyptian investment bank EFG Hermes said on Thursday it will acquire Nigerian broker Primera Africa as it pushes to expand its capital market business across frontier markets.<p>An Egyptian man walks past a branch of the EFG Hermes investment bank in Cairo, Egypt May 29, 2018. …

Stock Markets

2018 Human Library

<b>What is the Human Library?</b><p>This powerful and popular global event is designed to bring together people who wouldn’t otherwise cross paths, to …

Safe-Space

Applicant Home

Org. Setting and Reporting<p>Disclaimer:<p>This is not a UN job opening but a special announcement for the UNDP-UNV Talent Programme for Young …

United Nations

In 2018, Effective Communications Strategies Aren’t One Size Fits All

Facebook Live, IGTV, Twitter chats, LinkedIn groups … all of these are good and legitimate ways to reach certain audiences — perhaps even your …

Marketing

“Inclusion!” Experiencing my First SHRM Annual Conference! #SHRM18 | Blog.SHRM.org

Is Diversity and Inclusion important within your organization? Do you do it because it is the right thing to do or because it is the smart thing to …

Human Resources

How big a difference Jimmy Garoppolo made for the 49ers in 2017

Expectations for San Francisco 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo are awfully high entering 2018. And by looking at his detailed impact from last …

Football (U.S.)

Mastering the art of the narrative: using stories to shape public policy

<i>There can be little doubt people believe narratives are important and that crafting, manipulating, or influencing them likely shapes public policy.</i> …

Writing

Long Beach Film Festival Releases Schedule

Tons of unique films and documentaries will be premiering this year. See the list here.<p>The Long Beach International Film Festival has announced its …

Film Festivals

Can Nathan Fillion Will An ‘Uncharted’ Movie Into Existence?

Nathan Fillion made his own <i>Uncharted</i> film. What’s next?<p>Timing. There are few elements more important to a successful fan film than timing. It is …

Filmmaking

Dave Eggers' 'The Monk of Mokha' Is a Little Too Carefully Brewed

The Monk of Mokha<p>Knopf<p>Jan 2018<p>The question of empathy is always an interesting factor when it comes to creative non-fiction. How close must the …

Books

'Something in the Game' takes another run at Knute Rockne musical

Ten years ago — shudder — I pointed my Honda toward Munster, Ind., to check out a new musical about one of the Hoosier State’s most vaunted citizens: Coach Knute Kenneth Rockne of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish, the prophet of the forward pass, arguably the inventor of Big College Football, and a …

The Theatre

Aspen-area forest visitors generally complying with fire restrictions

National forest visitors in the Aspen area have done a good job of resisting the urge to light campfires or undertake other activities that could …

Aspen

Marvel's New Spider-Man Comic Brings Fan's Bitter Emotions Back to the Surface

<i>Warning: this article contains spoilers for Amazing Spider-Man #1!</i><p>The past few weeks have certainly been eventful ones for the Spider-Man franchise. …

Comics

‘Nazi Persecution of Homosexuals’ exhibit comes to Stonewall museum in Wilton Manors

Seventeen years ago, I interviewed one of the last remaining gay male survivors of the Holocaust.<p>“Gad Beck, 78 and ailing, vividly recalls his …

LGBTQI

Intel Acquires eASIC – Why?

Intel announced last week that they are acquiring structured ASIC company eASIC into their Programmable Systems Group (PSG). If you haven’t been …

Prototyping

6 Books Obama Recommends for Summer Reading

A true classic of world literature, this novel paints a picture of traditional society wrestling with the arrival of foreign influence, from …

Books

Please throw in the towel, Theresa - we need a Brexit champion with real vision

IT was the longest boxing match in history.<p>In 1893 plucky little Texan Jack Burke climbed into the ring to become champion of the American South.<p>The …

Tony Blair

Think Like A Photographer: Generation Wealth’s Lauren Greenfield Shares How Still Techniques Make Better Movies

The biggest change I experienced when I went from making pictures to making films was the sense of an arc—of creating a story over time, and …

Filmmaking

3 Australian True Crime Podcasts You Should Definitely Be Listening To

Let's face it: True Crime is the new donut-on-top-of-a-milkshake. That's my way of saying it's trendy, okay? And if you're new to True Crime …

Crime

'Unfriended: Dark Web' Hitting Theaters With Two Different Endings

The upcoming <i>Unfriended: Dark Web</i> is an unconventional horror movie, taking a found footage concept to new levels by allowing the story to unfold on a …

Horror

Pot producers seek ways to promote brands in light of federal restrictions

Myrna Gillis sports a colourful rainbow bracelet as a way to demonstrate that her company is dedicated to inclusiveness. In small letters, the word …

Cannabis Industry

Peter King: "By the end of this year, we’re going to be talking about Jimmy Garoppolo as a top-5 QB."

On Saturday, we discussed Peter King’s recent KNBR appearance and his praise towards San Francisco 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo. King referred …

NFL

Make Plans to Attend the Largest OTM-GTM Event of the Year

The Oracle Transportation and Global Trade Management platform is well known for having one of the largest and most active product ecosystems of its …

Globalization

7 Skills That Aren’t About to Be Automated

Today’s young professionals grew up in an age of mind-boggling technological change, seeing the growth of the internet, the invention of the smartphone, and the development of machine-learning systems. These advances all point toward the total automation of our lives, including the way we work and …

Albert Einstein