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GOP leaders to seek halt to Pennsylvania congressional map

HARRISBURG, Pa. — Republican leaders of the Pennsylvania Legislature said Wednesday they will soon ask the U.S. Supreme Court to halt the imposition …

U.S. Supreme Court

Battlefield 1’s final expansion, Apocalypse, is out now

Some people just want to see the world burn, but there’s enough smoke and hellfire in Battlefield 1‘s final chunk of DLC to make even the hardiest of …

PC Gaming

8 Portfolio Rebalancing Tips

<i>This article was originally published on ETFTrends.com.</i><p>In light of the recent volatility in the stock market, its important to review your asset allocation once the dust settles and consider rebalancing your portfolio if needed.<p>Continue Reading Below<p><b>1. Set a target asset allocation</b><p>Your asset …

Retirement

Oscars and BAFTAs gender gap: Has it improved in the last 20 years?

In part one of this study on the gender gap at the Oscars and BAFTAs, I introduced the initial data, which detailed the total number of Academy …

The Oscars

CFL publishing negotiation lists for publicity

The CFL took a new step Tuesday by revealing 10 players on each team’s negotiation lists, which is a starting point for teams calling dibs on players …

Canadian Football League

Can Alcohol Help You Live Longer? Here’s What the Research Really Says

New research, which was presented at the American Association for the Advancement of Science’s annual conference, has found that moderate drinking is …

Biomedicine

Lloyd’s chief says UK partnerships skew gender pay gap data

Law firms and other partnerships are presenting a skewed gender pay gap because some of their best paid male staff are excluded from the data, …

Gender

NBC’s Olympic coverage has a gender gap problem over first 10 days

Over the first 10 days of the Winter Olympics, three scholars have found a noticeable gender gap while tracking TV coverage of men’s and women’s …

Nordic Combined

ABB Is Getting There, But The Process Has Been Ugly

ABB's disappointing fourth quarter obscures some of the progress that management has been making by restructuring the business.<p>Although 1H'18 growth …

Business

Modi’s 2014 victory was always an unrepeatable 'Black Swan' event

<b>The BJP has not shown any signs of improving its tally in its weak large states such as West Bengal, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.</b><p>…

India

LinkedIn profiles unearthed diversity rankings for 100 tech companies

Countless tech companies have pledged their commitment to diversity in recent years, but it’s largely only giants like Facebook and Google that have caved to pressure and published diversity reports. In the pursuit of transparency, <b>a new initiative called Dear Tech People dug through tens of</b> …

Blue Apron

Could The Chrome Ad Blocker Help Programmatic Move Past The Click-Through Rate?

<i>“</i><i>Data-Driven Thinking</i><i>” is written by members of the media community and contains fresh ideas on the digital revolution in media.</i><p><i>Today’s column is</i> …

Digital Advertising

Why native apps may be critical to Apple's Mac future

Though some credit native Mac apps as key to the platform's security, they actually perform a more important function<p>Apple onlookers would dearly …

John Gruber

EU Regulators to Discuss Crypto Regulation Next Week

A group of European Union regulators will meet next week to discuss the regulation of cryptocurrencies.<p>Speaking to reporters on Tuesday, European …

Something Inherited

<b>Artist:</b> Lucius A. Fontenot<p><b>Project:</b> <i>Mémoire de la Boue</i><p><b>Description:</b> Lucius A. Fontenot’s <i>Mémoire de la Boue,</i> which translates roughly to “memory of mud,” …

Athletes with asthma tend to do better at the Winter Olympics

But it's not really clear where the advantage comes from.<p>From cross-country skiing to speed skating, the Winter Olympics is full of breathless feats of endurance. And for a large number of Olympic athletes, the breathlessness isn’t just over who will win the next medal—it’s from asthma. But if you …

Swimming

How Data Helps Flipboard Improve User Experience

<i>Flipboard</i> <i>is a platform that allows users to aggregate all their interests and passions in singular feeds with curated content. Flipboard reaches more</i> …

Public Relations

Target Is Introducing An ‘Eclectic’ Decor Brand For Fans Of Bright Colors And Exotic Prints

Called Opalhouse, the brand will feature more than 1,300 items inspired by destinations from Lisbon to Paris.<p>Maybe you didn’t need another excuse to spend countless hours and dollars in Target’s home section — but here you go! The company is introducing a new “eclectic” home decor brand, called …

Home Decorating

New Pennsylvania congressional map erases 1,100 miles of district borders

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has drawn a new congressional district map for the state after finding that the previous map, drawn by Republicans following the 2010 Census, was an illegal gerrymander that deprived the state's voters of their right to participate in free and equal elections.<p>One of …

News

SVOD service use is not led by demographics – Kagan

<b>Media research group Kagan has found that digital entertainment behaviour, rather than demographics, best identifies the profiles of current and</b> …

Televisions

Want To Lose Weight? Take Longer Lunches!

People who wolf down their food could lose weight simply by chewing longer and pausing between bites. Research involving nearly 60,000 Japanese …

Diabetes

An Unpleasant Truth Underlies Gender Discrimination in India

The plight of women in the country has its roots in Hindu traditions, and a Reformation may be needed to fix it.<p>Nature ensures that roughly an equal …

Hinduism

Grey's Anatomy storylines may skew patient expectations and satisfaction, study warns - Health - ABC News

At one point the chief of surgery was a doctor known as McDreamy, and another member of surgical staff was dubbed McSteamy, so you would think most …

Physiology

VSCO X Review | For Film Filters That Don’t Feel Fake, X Marks the Spot | Digital Trends

Hillary Grigonis/Digital Trends<p>Vintage-inspired digital presets aren’t difficult to find, but VSCO X takes the retro inspiration to a new level by …

Mobile Photography

What Teachers Tapped This Week #21 - 19th February 2018

Tappsters! We got more than <b>1,900 users</b> on one day last week. This is even more impressive given some people were on half-term. So thank you!<p>The dash …

Teaching

Shock: PGA Tour's Procter & Gamble CMO Has All Of The Best B-Speak Down Pat

From GEOFF SHACKELFORD.COM<p><b>WSJ's Brian Costa</b> gets the first in-depth interview with <b>PGA Tour Chief Marketing Officer Joe Arcuri</b> (thanks reader <b>John</b>) and the ex <b>Procter & Gamble</b> man is the first true B-speak and M-speak artisan at Tour headquarters since the Finchem brand-platform years.<p>Surely this …

Procter & Gamble

WATCH: Historian explains how Trump and his media enablers could be charged with treason

Presidential historian and former director of the Richard M. Nixon Presidential Library Timothy Naftali told CNN’s Ana Cabrera on Saturday that if …

Donald Trump

Not Jen and Justin! Why celebrity breakups feel so personal

Jennifer Aniston is one of our most beloved "Friends" — so it's no surprise fans everywhere are feeling for the actress today, after she and Justin Theroux announced they have recently separated.<p>In a statement to the Associated Press, the couple said they are "two best friends who have decided to …

Jennifer Aniston

Yes, you’re supposed to brush your dog’s teeth every day—here’s why

You brush your teeth daily—but how about your pup’s? Though toothbrushes and dogs don’t necessarily work well together (trust me, I’ve tried!), …

Lifestyle

Facebook will send postcards to verify US election ad buyers

Facebook has a new yet very old solution to fighting Russian manipulation attempts during future US elections: conventional mail. Global policy program director Katie Harbath has revealed that the social network will send postcards to verify the identities and locations of anyone hoping to buy ads …

Technology (UK)