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As lawmakers battle over health care, businesses and other groups are already gearing up, and taking to the airwaves, for the fight to come over taxes.
From: New York Times | By: ALAN RAPPEPORT | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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Decades of exposure come at a price. Now’s the time to be vigilant.
From: Reader's Digest | By: Lisa Fields | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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YouTube video creators are fighting against the video service's filter screening out LGBTQ+ voices, while on the other end, advertisers are worried about a different type of content. In a movement that started with several UK brands (McDonald's, BBC,......
From: Engadget | By: Richard Lawler | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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Many economists have blamed a poor job market, but new research indicates that an overlooked cause may be poor health.
From: The Atlantic | By: Alana Semuels | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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From American evangelicals to Russian Orthodox, they're united against Islam. Is that enough to overcome all that divides them?
From: The Atlantic | By: Daniel Steinmetz-Jenkins | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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We knew that subscriptions were coming to the popular blogging platform, Medium. But, we didn't know the full details of what'd be included or the price. For $5 a month you'll get access to exclusive pieces of writing, site features before anyone els......
From: Engadget | By: Timothy J. Seppala | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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A CEO actually learns from mistakes.
From: Reason | By: Steve Chapman | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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The companies cited concerns that Google was not doing enough to prevent brands from appearing next to offensive material, like hate speech.
From: New York Times | By: SAPNA MAHESHWARI and DAISUKE WAKABAYASHI | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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The critically acclaimed cannibal coming-of-age movie Raw became one of the genre darlings of the film festival circuit last year. It has also become infamous for causing audience members to faint, with its scenes of gore reportedly inducing spells...
From: SlashFilm | By: Hoai-Tran Bui | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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  SoEXHIBITION is loading the walls in SOHO with food for the soul in the form of paintings, photographs and installations. We present Stefan Vassilev and his project URBAN SAINTS – portrait series of photographs of beautiful ladies, catched on a...
From: Novinite | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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We Gotta Talk to Each Other. Wednesday I blogged The Ship of State is Taking on Water. This morning vtdigger.org was kind enough to run the post. The mainly civil thread of comments it attracted makes me very hopeful that we can steady the ship by talking...
From: Fractals of Change | By: Tom Evslin | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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AT&T, Verizon and several other major advertisers are suspending their marketing campaigns on Google's YouTube site after discovering their brands have been appearing alongside videos promoting terrorism and other unsavory subjects....
From: Fox News | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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John Cho is getting difficult. The Star Trek alum is headed to Hulu, where he will recur on season 3 of Difficult People, the Billy Eichner and Julie Klausner comedy. Cho will play Todd, an advertising executive and Billy’s (Eichner) first real boyfriend....
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Derek Lawrence | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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How the first daughter can get her dad to listen.
From: Politico | By: (Bill Scher) | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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Not every House Republican will be able to parachute into a safe district afterward.
From: Politico | By: Kevin Robillard | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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From: Politico | By: Dan Diamond | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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Javi Marroquin has been on Teen Mom 2 for years, as he decided to marry Kailyn Lowry after a few years of dating. He seemed like a refreshing change for Lowry after a few low-key relationships, including her relationship with Jo Rivera. However, over...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Mary Jane | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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The company has been struggling for a decade, but its most recent SEC filing paints a grim picture of the future.
From: The Atlantic | By: Bourree Lam | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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The advertiser backlash to Google is growing.
From: CNN | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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"The whole life of the individual is nothing but the process of giving birth to himself; indeed, we should be fully born, when we die."
From: Brain Pickings | By: Maria Popova | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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For fans of whiskey and other spirits seeking a tour, here’s an assemblage of distilleries where inventive whiskey peddlers are tweaking grain profiles to fuel a new era of Colorado distilling.
From: Denver Post | By: Jason Blevins | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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You likely remember the incredibly talented Jay Johnson from his role on the ground-breaking comedy Soap. Jay is also a fantastic story teller, I found these tales of his Mickey Mouse watch collection especially touching. Here is an excerpt from Jay's...
From: Boing Boing | By: Jason Weisberger | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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The fashion-peddling First Daughter is getting an office in the West Wing, while the wonky former first daughter will accept an award from Variety.
From: The Atlantic | By: Michelle Cottle | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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Troubled hip-hop star Chris Brown will guest star on next week’s episode of Black-ish, EW has learned exclusively. The 27-year old R&B star whose antics offstage have a tendency to overshadow his singing career, will play a popular rapper named...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Nicole Sperling | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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President Trump invited 15 moderate lawmakers to the White House on Tuesday to persuade them to vote for the Republican bill to replace Obamacare. The president positioned himself in a large chair by the Oval Office’s fireplace, flanked by House Majority...
From: Time | By: Sam Frizell and Zeke J Miller | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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The verdict is in and age isn’t the only thing you should bear in mind.
From: Reader's Digest | By: Ashley Lewis | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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Movie studios and record companies should take note.
From: Harvard Business School Publishing | By: Don Tapscott | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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Tomi Lahren has always seemed like a too on-the-nose parody of a conservative media star. Where others were tan, blonde, and young, Lahren is bronzed, platinum, and literally 24. On her nightly show on Glenn Beck’s the Blaze TV, her commentary wasn’t...
From: Double X | By: Ruth Graham | Tuesday, March 21, 2017
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Research into how we choose our mate reveals some surprises.
From: Reader's Digest | By: Lisa Fields | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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Solar panels just got a lot slimmer. Zhengrong Shi, a.k.a. the Sun King, is now marketing eArche, a super flexible, ultrathin solar panel that could stretch along building facades, atop buses, or on top of carports to charge electric cars. According...
From: Inhabitat | By: Lacy Cooke | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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We keep looking at the problems of fake news and crap content — and the advertising that feeds them — through the wrong end of the periscope, staring down into the depths in search of sludge when we could be looking up, gathering quality....
From: BuzzMachine | By: Jeff Jarvis | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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With a shrewdly calculated innocence, Judge Neil Gorsuch told a big fat lie at his confirmation hearing on Tuesday. Because it was a lie everyone expected, nobody called it that.
From: Denver Post | By: E.J. Dionne Jr. | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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The conservative Koch network is promising to spend millions of dollars to defeat the health care overhaul backed by President Donald Trump and top House Republicans. The network’s leading groups, Americans for Prosperity and Freedom Partners, announced...
From: Time | By: Associated Press | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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Lately, I’ve been fully immersed in the world of Prada. I owe you all a post on the bag I’ve been carrying since having Millie (it’s Prada nylon and not technically a diaper bag, more …...
From: The Purse Blog | By: Megs Mahoney Dusil | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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Danielle Bregoli, the “Cash Me Outside” girl needs to be stopped. Bregoli who was introduced to the world as a dangerously rebellious teen with a cute catchphrase is on her way to building a media empire. As Inquisitr previously reported, Bregoli...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Patricia Grannum | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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This is the 490th edition of the Spotlight on Green News & Views (previously known as the Green Diary Rescue) usually appears twice a week, on Wednesdays and Saturdays. Here is the March 15 Green Spotlight. More than 26,675 environmentally oriented...
From: Daily Kos | By: Meteor Blades | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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Hollywood continues to misstep in its Asian representation (looking at you, Ghost in the Shell) but Julie Klausner's humble Hulu comedy Difficult People gets things right and announced today it will add John Cho as Billy's Eichner's boyfriend. SEE ALSO:...
From: Mashable | By: Proma Khosla | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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HGTV is spinning off its top-rated series, “Fixer Upper,” the company said Wednesday during its upfront advertising event. Sorry, Chip — there’s nothing to demo on this one. “‘Fixer Upper: Behind the Design’ is the perfect series for viewers...
From: The Wrap | By: Tony Maglio | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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Turns out, you might be a millennial and not even know it. Even if you’re approaching 40. According to new research by CBS’ TV ratings guru David Potluck and Nielsen Catalina Solutions, the youngest millennials should be graduating college this...
From: The Wrap | By: Tony Maglio | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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What do porn stars do when their lives in the adult film industry end? That’s the question at the heart of documentary filmmaker Bryce Wagoner’s film “After Porn Ends,” and its new follow-up, “After Porn Ends 2.” The film looks at the tragedies...
From: The Wrap | By: Tim Molloy | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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Today’s blog post covers a very long opinion (70 pages!) involving a school principal effectively firing a successful football coach in football-crazed northern Mississippi. If you want a taste of how much angst that can create, try to wade through......
From: Eric Goldman | By: Eric Goldman | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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“You can’t build a health-care network and a safety net and a robust family planning program if you’re trying to contract with people who have never done the work before and who have no experience doing it,” Blake Rocap, legislative counsel at...
From: RH Reality Check | By: Teddy Wilson | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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Canadian hip hop wizard Kaytranada keeps things in the family once again for another collab with his brother, Lou Phelps. “Procrastination is my forte,” Lou raps on new track “My Forte.” It’s our forte too, Lou. Ours too. Kaytranada took to...
From: Selectism | By: Bianca Giulione | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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As cloud becomes increasingly accessible for clients across the spectrum of industries, helping those businesses make smooth cloud transitions suited to their needs is becoming a focus in itself for the companies most engaged in the cloud systems, with...
From: Silicon Angle | By: Gabriel Pesek | Tuesday, March 21, 2017
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The highest-end watches have been hit by a number of factors, among them their mixed success at being seen as a luxury brand, instead of a watch.
From: New York Times | By: LIBBY BANKS | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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Chabi Nouri will become the only woman atop a Richemont watch and jewelry brand. And fusing the two categories will be part of her focus.
From: New York Times | By: SONIA KOLESNIKOV-JESSOP | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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Fossil swore that it would introduce smartwatches across all its brands, and it's definitely making good on that promise... although the result is a tad overwhelming. The company has announced that it's launching 300 (!) hybrid and touchscreen styles......
From: Engadget | By: Jon Fingas | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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From Chopard to Omega, brands are finding that their heritage collections attract customers, spread name recognition and even produce new sales.
From: New York Times | By: MELANIE ABRAMS | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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Volkswagen is preparing to launch its first all-electric I.D. car in 2020 to meet increasingly strict emissions rules in Europe and China. VW brand CEO Herbert Diess told analysts last week that the I.D. concept hatchback shown at the Paris auto show...
From: HybridCars.com | By: Jon LeSage | Tuesday, March 21, 2017
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From: Macleans | By: macleans.ca | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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