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Wednesday, December 18, 2019

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MYIR Introduces ARM SoM Powered by NXP i.MX 8M Mini

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embedded-computing.com - MYIR, a global provider of ARM hardware, software tools, and design solutions for embedded applications, introduces the ARM SoM MYC-C8MMX CPU Module powered by i.MX 8M Mini which is NXP's embedded mu…

Instagram Stories Can Now Include More Than One Photo - Search Engine Journal

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searchenginejournal.com - Instagram is introducing a new feature that allows users to upload multiple photos in one story. The new Layout mode lets users create Instagram stories with anywhere from 2 to 6 photos. Previously, …

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followme4.blogspot.com - TECHNOLOGY AND MORE! Two Men Admit To Running Illegal Streaming Sites That Rivaled The Size Of Netflix And Hulu - Breaking911 Shared by Neil breaking911.com - A resident of Las Vegas, Nevada, pleaded…

Spotify prototypes Tastebuds to revive social music discovery – TechCrunch

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techcrunch.com - Spotify is prototyping a new way to see what friends have been listening to, called “Tastebuds.” Despite how discovering music is inherently social, Spotify has no features for directly interacting w…

Blindlee is Chatroulette for dating with a safety screen – TechCrunch

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techcrunch.com - Make space for another dating app in your single life: Blindlee is Chatroulette for dating but with female-friendly guardrails in the form of a user-controlled video blur effect. The idea is pretty s…

Philadelphia’s Jenzy has a tool to size kids’ feet and a marketplace to buy them the right shoes – TechCrunch

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techcrunch.com - Of all the startup jawns that could possibly come from Philadelphia, perhaps none is as unexpected as Jenzy, the startup that provides an online marketplace and virtual sizing tool for kids’ shoes. T…

Gift Guide: 10 gadgets for a smarter Smart Home – TechCrunch

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techcrunch.com - Welcome to TechCrunch’s 2019 Holiday Gift Guide! Need help with gift ideas? We’re here to help! We’ll be rolling out gift guides from now through the end of December. You can find our other guides ri…

12 Tech Skills to Learn This New Year Will Call For

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inc.com - It’s almost the year 2020, and with a new year comes a vast change in business practices, software and skills. It’s a good idea to brush up on your tech skills with the changing of seasons, quarters …

Guy Kawasaki - Stephen Wolfram: Fascinating Interview with a Modern Day Genius

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guykawasaki.com - Guy Kawasaki: Hello. This is Guy Kawasaki. Welcome to the Remarkable People Podcast. Guy Kawasaki: I meet with Stephen Wolfram every ten years or so. It takes that long to recover from interactions w…

Warcraft III: Reforged will release on January 28, not in 2019

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arstechnica.com - This week, game developer and publisher Blizzard Entertainment emailed customers who had pre-ordered its upcoming 4K remaster of strategy classic Warcraft III announcing that the game will become pla…

Mini 4WD is an electrifying race series for makers and tinkerers

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arstechnica.com - We're going to try something a little different this morning. Partially in response to several requests for more maker-focused videos and partially because my executive producer is head-over-heels in…

Samsung chair imprisoned and 24 others found guilty in union-busting case

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arstechnica.com - Samsung Chairman Lee Sang-hoon yesterday was sentenced to 18 months in prison, following a South Korean court ruling that he violated labor laws with union-busting activities. Lee "was immediately ar…

Clinical lab pays hackers for the return of data of 15 million patients

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arstechnica.com - Canada’s biggest provider of specialty laboratory testing services said it paid hackers an undisclosed amount for the return of personal data they stole belonging to as many as 15 million customers. …

The 2020 Honda Civic: A strong all-rounder in the sub-$30,000 market

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arstechnica.com - Honda has sold millions of Civics since 1972. This is the 10th generation car to wear the nameplate. Honda's best designs have always had a bit of spaceship in them, as far as I'm concerned, and I th…

5G deployment stands ready to supercharge the Internet of Things

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arstechnica.com - It's true that inorganic users don't yell at customer-service reps or trash-talk companies on Twitter. But connected devices can also benefit from some less-obvious upgrades that 5G should deliver—an…

The 2020 Mazda CX-30 is a crossover you’ll actually enjoy driving

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arstechnica.com - This is the 2020 Mazda CX-30, the company's latest subcompact crossover. The unusual thing here is that the CX-30 is actually a wonderful vehicle to drive. Yes, really! Whether it's on your favorite …

Less is (Almost) Definitely More: An Introduction to Hick's Law for Web Designers | Webdesigner Depot

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webdesignerdepot.com - Hick’s Law describes how the number of choices you present to people affects the time it takes them to respond. This has important implications for UX and UI design, driving important metrics like bo…

Tesla owner’s dashcam footage proves cop wrong

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futurism.com - In June, a police officer in Indiana cited a Tesla Model 3 owner for failing to use their turn signal. As soon as the Tesla owner knew they were being pulled over, they pushed the button to engage th…

Facebook says it can locate users who opt out of tracking

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rawstory.com - Facebook can determine where users are even if they opt out of having their whereabouts tracked, the company revealed in a letter sent to US senators. In the missive, which was widely shared on socia…

Android and Google Play highlights this 2019

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androidcommunity.com - In less than a couple of weeks, the Year 2019 will end with a bang. We’re sure of that despite some bad news whether in the business or personal aspect of your life. As for Google, we’re seeing great…

JBL Reflect Eternal is a solar-powered self-charging pair of headphones

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androidcommunity.com - If one of your wishes this Christmas is to have a pair of wireless headphones that do not need charging every once in a while, then your wish has come true with the JBL Reflect Eternal. It is solar-p…

Latest Chrome for Android Update available, WebView issue fixed

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androidcommunity.com - Google has always been quick when it comes to updating the community with software updates. We can’t say the same with Android but for Chrome, it’s fast. The latest update rolled out last week, ready…

Google Tasks may soon be integrated with Google Calendar

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androidcommunity.com - One of the things that Google users have been requesting is to have the new-ish Google Tasks integrated with all the other Google productivity apps to make it a seamless process. Well we did get that…

Pixel 4 owners can soon use Google Assistant to control Chrome

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androidcommunity.com - The new Google Assistant has been promised to not just open apps but to actually directly integrate and interact with some of the apps on your phone. We’ve seen the digital assistant slightly interac…

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Lite official photos surface before launch

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androidcommunity.com - Samsung fans are anticipating not only for the Galaxy S11 but also for the next Galaxy Note model. No, it won’t be the Galaxy Note 11–just this Note 10 Lite. The Galaxy S11 may be more like the Note …

Huawei Mate 30 Pro 5G tops over the non-5G version on DxOMark

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androidcommunity.com - There is another Mobile King on DxOMark. It’s interesting because it’s the twin brother of the previous topnotcher the Huawei Mate 30 Pro. There is no surprise here but the Huawei Mate 30 Pro 5G has …

Britain's competition watchdog is worried about Google and Facebook's online ad dominance

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cnbc.com - Google and Facebook's dominance of the online advertising market means there is a "lack of real competition" that could be limiting choice for consumers and raising prices for advertisers, Britain's …

Loyalty360 Reads: December 17 | Orangetheory Fitness, Crunch Fitness working with Apple, and More

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loyalty360.org - Technology Orangetheory Fitness Announces Its Newest Innovations Using Apple Technology Orangetheory® Fitness recently debuted new technology that will lead to increased personalization, motivation a…

Adobe Lightroom Launches on the Microsoft Store - Thurrott.com

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thurrott.com - Adobe is bringing one of its core photography apps to the Microsoft Store in Windows 10. The company seems to have quietly released Adobe Lightroom on the Microsoft Store this week. Lightroom being a…

Google Releases the First Stadia Game With Stadia Connect - Thurrott.com

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thurrott.com - As promised, Google is releasing the last new games for Stadia for 2019 this week. Stadia already has more than 20 titles on the service, and Google is releasing three new games this week to expand t…

Top platforms marketers can use for infographics - Search Engine Watch

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searchenginewatch.com - Infographics have become a powerful part of many marketing campaigns in recent years, and rightfully so. They can increase brand awareness, establish a brand’s authority in their niche and, according…

Royal Mail warns of text scam offering 'free iPhone 11'

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heart.co.uk - Scammers claiming to be Royal Mail have been stealing from people's bank accounts after claiming to offer a free iPhone 11. Some Brits have been targeted by a scam from fraudsters pretending to be Ro…

TDR Eggsplorer Flying Egg 2.4G RC Quadcopter Stunt Drone with Auto Hovering

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power.tenergy.com - Features and Benefits: FLEXIBLE FLYING OPTIONS - Comes with headless flying mode and speed selection to make it easier to find a flying setting to suit each person's skill level in your family. Enjoy…

PUBG Mobile's Sara Character

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mralanc.blog - Sara is PUBG Mobile’s latest playable character. Sara has an attractive look and a hell of a back story. PUBG Mobile’s Sara character was added the same time PUBG Mobile’s new EvoGround game mode cal…

Welcome to the 2019 Data Breach Hall of Shame

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cnet.com - The biggest recurrent motif among the major data breaches of 2019 wasn't the black-hooded hacker in a dark room, digging into a screen full of green text. It was a faceless set of executives and secu…

Video Marketing Tips From The Experts Who Know

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iim.internetinfomedia.com - You are not alone if you have probably tried billboards and ads in your local paper. Video marketing is considered a popular and effective method of modern ways to promote your business. Keep reading…

Hex Five Announces General Availability of MultiZone Security for Linux - Commercial Enclave for RISC-V processors

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embedded-computing.com - Hex Five Security Inc., provider of policy-based hardware-enforced separation for a number of security domains, announces the general availability of MultiZone Security for Linux, designed to bring s…

Billionaire Musk releases all Tesla patents to help save the Earth

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news.abs-cbn.com - SAN FRANCISCO - Elon Musk announced Thursday he had released all of the electric carmaker Tesla's patents, as part of an effort to fight climate change. In a blog post, the colorful billionaire found…

Struggling With Your Online Business? Use These Facebook Marketig Tips To Succeed!

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duracmarketing.com - How much do you know about online marketing? Does any of this knowledge involve Facebook? Are you more of a traditional marketer who needs to upgrade his knowledge? It doesn’t matter how experienced …

E-Mail Marketing Tips Straight From The Pros

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internetinfomedia.com - If you think marketing with email as a tool is a worn out concept, think again. Although email solicitation was one of the Internet’s earliest marketing vectors, it still has a lot of life left in it…

Thoughts on $100 Million ARR, and Looking to the Future

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egnyte.com - As the year comes to a close, it’s normal for CEOs to reflect on the preceding 12 months. This is a special time in the history of Egnyte, so this look-back can only be done with the additional persp…

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SCIENCE

Tallest tree found in the Amazon rainforest stands at 290-feet

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dailymail.co.uk - An expedition has uncovered the tallest known tree in the Amazon rainforest – taller than Nelson’s Column and nearly as tall as The Statue of Liberty. The new discovery scales 290.3 feet and was reco…

Why Your Brain Needs Exercise

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scientificamerican.com - In the 1990s researchers announced a series of discoveries that would upend a bedrock tenet of neuroscience. For decades the mature brain was understood to be incapable of growing new neurons. Once a…

How Big Data analytics is transforming the product experience

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thehindubusinessline.com - The automotive industry is witnessing an upheaval in the face of a growing number of challenges and pressures posed by globalisation and growing competition, leading to new players introducing produc…

A Two-Minute Guide To Artificial Intelligence

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forbes.com - John Lund If you keep hearing about artificial intelligence but aren’t quite sure what it means or how it works, you’re not alone. There’s been much confusion among the general public about the term,…

Starliner set for its historic debut flight on Friday morning

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arstechnica.com - In early December, the Starliner spacecraft is mated to its Atlas V rocket. Photographers got a chance to observe the stacked vehicle. Here's a close-up shot of the Starliner space capsule and its se…

NASA’s mission to once again fly astronauts from US soil readies for key milestone with Friday launch – TechCrunch

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techcrunch.com - NASA and partners Boeing and the United Launch Alliance (ULA) are gearing up for a crucial milestone moment on Friday: The “Orbital Flight Test” (OFT) of the Boeing Starliner CST-100 Crew Capsule. Th…

Can a wearable improve memory? Humm raises $2.6 million so consumers can find out – TechCrunch

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techcrunch.com - There’s an emerging body of research suggesting that electrical stimulation applied to the brain can help improve memory and cognitive function. A recent study conducted by researchers from Boston Un…

Amazon will establish a new headquarters for its Kuiper satellite broadband project – TechCrunch

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techcrunch.com - Amazon is ramping operations for its Kuiper project, its forthcoming high-speed satellite internet product, with a new HQ and R&D facility. Kuiper will provide internet connectivity from a small sate…

This tiny, soft robo-bug scoots with smarts and survives swats – TechCrunch

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techcrunch.com - Nature is a good source of inspiration for roboticists, but it’s rare that nature’s elegance and genius can be replicated in any real way. Still, we’re getting closer. This tiny insect-like robot is …

Paige raises $45M more to map the pathology of cancer using AI – TechCrunch

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techcrunch.com - One of the more notable startups using artificial intelligence to understand and fight cancer has raised $45 million more in funding to continue building out its operations and inch closer to commerc…

Rocket Lab to open a third launch pad – its second in New Zealand – TechCrunch

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techcrunch.com - Small satellite launch company Rocket Lab just officially declared its second launch pad open, but it’s already broken ground on a third. The new one will be located in New Zealand on the Mahia penin…

The last days of Homo erectus

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arstechnica.com - Skulls from central Java may come from the last surviving population of Homo erectus, suggests a new study dating the fossil bed and the surrounding landscape. The population's death roughly coincide…

Six Brain-Based Solutions to Beat Stress. - Your Brain Health

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yourbrainhealth.com.au - We feel ‘stressed’ when real or imagined pressures exceed our perceived ability to cope. If things all feel ‘too much’, we experience the sensations of ‘stress’. But feeling stress is not always a ba…

What is automated user testing, and should you be doing it? • Creative.onl Ltd

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creative.onl - Automated User Testing – sometimes referred to as Automated UX Testing – is increasing in popularity as ever more complex ways to test UX become available. But what is Automated User Testing? And sho…

Adding Dynamic And Async Functionality To JAMstack Sites — Smashing Magazine

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smashingmagazine.com - Jason Lengstorf is a principal developer experience engineer at Netlify and the host of Learn With Jason, a live-streamed video show where he pairs with people … More about Jason … Upgrade your inbox…

Dynamic, Date-Based Color with JavaScript, HSL, and CSS Variables | Rob Weychert

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v6.robweychert.com - This is the third post in a three-part series about Tinnitus Tracker, my new live music diary. Introducing Tinnitus Tracker Sophisticated Partitioning with CSS Grid Dynamic, Date-Based Color with Jav…

Writing JavaScript With Only Six Characters

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javascript.christmas - You can write basically any JavaScript program on the planet using just these characters: This is a well-known trick, but not that many developers know how it actually works. Today, we're gonna look …

Five Interesting Ways to Use Array.reduce() (And One Boring Way)

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24ways.org - Of all the modern array methods, the one I had the hardest time wrapping my head around was Array.reduce(). On the surface, it seems like a simple, boring method that doesn’t do much. But below its h…

JavaScript Fundamentals: Variables - Front-end Developer Gibraltar

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j-w-v.com - Storing values that you can later reference is one of programmings most basic and fundamental concepts. In JavaScript these named containers are called variables. Variables can be declared by using t…

If There is a Multiverse, Can There be Life There Too? - Universe Today

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universetoday.com - The Multiverse Theory, which states that there may be multiple or even an infinite number of Universes, is a time-honored concept in cosmology and theoretical physics. While the term goes back to the…

Warnings over emotional AIs, OpenAI explains how it became video-game king, plus ML climate impact probe

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theregister.co.uk - Roundup It's nearly the end of the year, and if you're not bored of AI yet, here's more bits and bytes for you to consume. How fair is your model? Check with TensorFlow: Folks over at Google have rel…

A former NASA astronaut is building a plasma-powered Mars rocket

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futurism.com - Space agencies are locked in a hotly-contested race to send a crew to Mars, with NASA and SpaceX both working on vehicles to reach the Red Planet. But it may be a third group, Ad Astra — no relation …

Great white sharks are most afraid of this liver-eating marine predator

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inverse.com - The Farallon Islands sit 28 miles off the shores of San Francisco. There in 1997, biologists documented a natural drama for the first time: orcas killing and eating a great white shark. While it was …

Astronomers may have been wrong about the Milky Way's history

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futurism.com - A new image of the center of the Milky Way has astronomers rewriting the history of our galaxy. That’s because the image, which reveals new information about 700,000 stars near the galaxy’s core, con…

Protecting your data in the future will be down to this mind-boggling tech

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inverse.com - It seems that quantum mechanics is all the scientific rage these days, and consumer electronics could finally be joining it. As electronics approach their miniaturization limits, innovating into the …

8,500-Year-Old Human Teeth Jewelry Unearthed in Turkey

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ancient-origins.net - At a prehistoric archaeological site in Turkey, researchers have discovered two 8,500-year-old human teeth, which had been used as pendants in a necklace or bracelet. Researchers have never documente…

No, it's not too late to get the flu shot. Do it now | Opinion

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newsweek.com - The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently reported that all regions of the country are experiencing elevated levels of flu activity, indicating that flu season is here. In fact, th…

Jellyfish and 'Slime' Are Set to Thrive Thanks to the Great Chinese Climate Hoax

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esquire.com - I am now of the firm opinion that somewhere in a mountain lair, the world’s climate scientists are building themselves a giant space ark in which, on the day that Miami Beach becomes the Miami Sea, t…

ISOCELL Bright HMX sensor to deliver more advanced phone cameras

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androidcommunity.com - The Samsung Galaxy S11 is expected to come with a more advanced camera system. We’ve been saying it plenty of times already and we’re certain the South Korean tech giant has something really good to …

What the kids have to say about early specialisation | Science for Sport

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scienceforsport.com - Despite our ever-growing knowledge of the need to provide rounded sporting experiences, youth sports specialisation is actually increasing. This study also found that specialisation was linked to inj…

The "Christmas Ring Of Fire" Solar Eclipse Is Coming And It's Going To Be Incredible

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mysticalraven.com - While it’s not exactly on Christmas, depending on where you are in the world, it is called the “Christmas Ring of Fire” because of when it occurs and how it looks. An annular solar eclipse will occur…

Women, exercise and longevity

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sciencedaily.com - Study author Dr Jesรบs Peteiro, of University Hospital A Coruรฑa, Spain advised women: "Exercise as much as you can. Fitness protects against death from any cause." Exercise is good for health and long…

5 Essential Facebook Analytics Reports for Marketers

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socialmediaexaminer.com - Looking for people-centric marketing metrics to track and analyze your customers and prospects? Are you using the reports available inside of Facebook Analytics? In this article, you’ll discover five…

Lalah Delia On Why We Need To Rethink The Way We Approach Relationships

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mindbodygreen.com - Human relationships are like the root systems and branches of trees—they're extensions of us. When we care for trees, we have to prune dead limbs and leaves in order to make space for the appropriate…

Regenerative agriculture is the foodie trend to know for 2020 | Well+Good

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wellandgood.com - First, there was the “natural” movement that turned people’s attention to the ingredient labels on their food. Then, there was the push for “locally grown” products and the desire to get to know your…

Looking For Your Dream Job? This Interactive Personality Map Could Help

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mindbodygreen.com - The study, published Monday in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, considered how personality and career aligned based on data collected from Twitter profiles. Based on 128,279 Twitt…

Your Airway Microbiome Can Predict Asthma Flare-Ups, Study Finds

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mindbodygreen.com - More than 6 million children in the U.S. have asthma, according to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America. Some children might not experience any issues breathing, but for others a flare-up can…

Do aphrodisiacs actually work? Trying to have better sex over here

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wellandgood.com - I’ve never understood how sucking down a rock booger is supposed to make you, like, really horny. I get the intent whenever a guy invites me out for red wine and oysters, but the whole presentation (…

dSPACE is Moving Closer to its Silicon Valley Customers

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embedded-computing.com - San Jose, California. December 12, 2019. dSPACE has opened a Silicon Valley office in San Jose, California. As part of its strategic realignment, dSPACE - strong in software development and HIL solut…

Be Proud Of The Muscles You Build Following This Advice!

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fatlosscenter.info - Building muscle can be a challenging proposition. Not getting quick results you want can be disheartening. The article has useful advice to help ensure your muscle-building efforts.Warming up well is…

iWave Unveils ARINC818 Digital Video Recorder (DVR)

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embedded-computing.com - iWave Systems, a fundraising intelligence platform, has been a designer of ARINC818 Solutions announcing the launch of ARINC818 Digital Video Recorder (DVR). ARINC818: Avionics Digital Video Bus (ADV…

Get Healthy With These Expert Vitamin Tips | African Mango Plus Reviews – Does It Work?

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africanmango.fatlosscenter.info - Are you currently taking supplements or multivitamins every day. Do you know how to achieve optimum health? Beginners and pros alike should always seek to learn more. Read on to learn more about vita…

Imagination Launches IMG A-Series ”GPU of Everything"

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embedded-computing.com - Imagination Technologies announced the tenth generation of their PowerVR graphics architecture, the IMG A-Series. Claiming to be the fastest GPU IP ever released, the devices leverage the PowerVR GPU…

Using Vitamins And Minerals To Feel Great

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weight-loss-infos.com - What do you know about supplements? Are you informed about supplements and the healthy things you need to buy when shopping? Or maybe you feel like you diet is low in something? Continue reading to l…

Why Colds and Flu Rarely Strike at Same Time

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webmd.com - TUESDAY, Dec. 17, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- If you already have a cold, you're less likely to get the flu, and vice versa, a large new study shows. That finding could lead to improved prediction of co…

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BUSINESS

Trump slashed Puerto Rico’s Medicaid money as part of budget deal

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politico.com - Puerto Rico's Medicaid program has been relying on a series of short-term funding extensions since the fall, after confronting a fiscal cliff on Sept. 30 when a temporary boost in money — one of seve…

Beards & Bitcoins: Chatting about Scammers and more w/ Rice Crypto

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beardsandbitcoins.libsyn.com - Hey Friends, thanks for listening to Beards & Bitcoins. We are the crypto podcast for the man’s man, and the ladies who love em. As always, we are your hosts Ben & Justin, aka BitBoy and JChains. We …

Grassley netted nearly $370,000 in farm subsidies, environmental group says

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desmoinesregister.com - Sen. Chuck Grassley and six other congressional leaders have benefited from farm policies they've helped draft, netting themselves and about two dozen other legislators $15 million in federal assista…

Numbers Show 2018 A Good Year For Gun Makers, So What About 2019?

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bearingarms.com - For a while, gun makers were undergoing what many called the “Trump Slump.” Basically, they overproduced firearms and ammunition based on the idea that Hillary Clinton would win and there would be a …

These Climate Protesters Tried to Stop a Coal Train in Its Tracks. It Almost Ran Them Down.

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vice.com - A group of climate protesters had to hop out of the way of a slow-moving coal train in West Boylston, Massachusetts, on Monday after the conductor was unwilling — or unable — to stop. The activists w…

New Report From Bernie Sanders Shows How Debt Is ‘Crushing' the Dreams of a Generation

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teenvogue.com - According to the report, in the 1970s, 94% of 30-year-olds earned more than their parents did at that age, as opposed to 2010, when only 50% of 30-year-olds earned more than their parents. In 2016, t…

Is a direct listing the right choice for your company? – TechCrunch

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techcrunch.com - Spotify did it. Slack did it. Many other late-stage private technology companies are reported to be seriously considering it. Should yours? If you are a board member of a late-stage, venture-backed c…

Share Now, the Daimler and BMW-owned car sharing service, is exiting North America and three European cities – TechCrunch

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techcrunch.com - Blaming the “volatile state of the global mobility landscape” and rising infrastructure costs, Share Now, the car sharing service owned by Daimler and BMW, has announced that it is pulling out of Nor…

#ANGELS founding partner raises $25M for debut fund Moxxie Ventures – TechCrunch

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techcrunch.com - Katie Jacobs Stanton, a former Twitter executive and co-founder of the #ANGELS investment collective, has raised $25 million for her debut venture capital fund Moxxie Ventures. As the sole general pa…

Huckleberry raises $18M to put small business insurance online – TechCrunch

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techcrunch.com - The insurance industry, sleepy and ancient, is ripe for disruption. We’ve seen companies like Lemonade, Hippo and Rhino get in on that opportunity. Today, an insurtech company focused on small busine…

Nigeria’s Rensource raises $20M to power African markets by solar – TechCrunch

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techcrunch.com - Nigerian startup Rensource Energy has raised a $20 million Series A round co-led by CRE Venture Capital and the Omidyar network. The renewable energy company builds and operates solar powered micro-u…

Social ad company Smartly.io sells a majority stake to Providence Equity Partners – TechCrunch

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techcrunch.com - Smartly.io, a company helping advertisers automate their campaigns across Facebook, Instagram and Pinterest, has sold a majority stake to Providence Equity Partners for €200 million (approximately $2…

SAP spinout Sapphire Ventures raises $1.4B for new investments – TechCrunch

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techcrunch.com - Sapphire Ventures, the former corporate venture arm of SAP, has raised $1.4 billion for growth investments, including a $150 million opportunity fund to support larger deals. The firm, which focuses …

Jumpstart nabs $8.5M led by Sequoia for a recruitment platform that aims to increase diversity – TechCrunch

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techcrunch.com - When it comes to calibrating for an optimal workforce, diversity and inclusion have become a more prominent priority for companies in recent years. Today a startup that’s built a recruitment platform…

Theresia Gouw’s “multigenerational” new firm, aCrew, just closed a $250 million debut fund – TechCrunch

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techcrunch.com - Four months after the news broke that veteran VCs Theresia Gouw and Jennifer Fonstad were going separate ways after forming their own venture firm in 2014, Gouw says her new firm, aCrew Capital, has …

UK’s competition regulator asks for views on breaking up Google – TechCrunch

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techcrunch.com - The UK’s competition regulator has raised concerns about the market power of digital ad platform giants Google and Facebook in an interim report published today, opening up a consultation on a range …

Three SaaS companies we think will make it to $1B in revenue – TechCrunch

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techcrunch.com - What’s the most successful pure SaaS company of all time? The answer is Salesforce, and it’s no contest — the company closed the year on an $18 billion run rate, placing it in a category no other com…

Drone delivery startup Manna boosts seed funding ahead of launch in Ireland – TechCrunch

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techcrunch.com - Listening to the radio (yes, it still exists) the other day I realized that the “futurist” that was being interviewed was speculating that drones would “one day be delivering food, but not any time s…

Snagging Pearson’s AR assets and $1 million in cash, GIGXR is ready for its close up – TechCrunch

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techcrunch.com - Meet GIGXR, the new owner of all of the assets of Pearson Immersive Learning Group, a subsidiary of the education and media publishing giant, Pearson. Formed specifically to roll up Pearson’s virtual…

Political ‘fixer’ Bradley Tusk closes second fund on $70M – TechCrunch

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techcrunch.com - Tusk Venture Partners, the venture capital firm led by Bradley Tusk and managing partner Jordan Nof, has secured $70 million for its second flagship fund, the firm has confirmed to TechCrunch followi…

Tech startups going public raise 3x more today than in 2015 – TechCrunch

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techcrunch.com - Hello and welcome back to our regular morning look at private companies, public markets and the grey space in between. Today we’re exploring the 2019 IPO cohort from a capital-in perspective. How muc…

Indian education startup Byju’s turns profitable – TechCrunch

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techcrunch.com - One of India’s biggest tech startups is no longer losing money. Education tech startup Byju’s on Tuesday posted a net profit of $2.8 million on revenue of $188.8 million in the financial year that en…

Corporations paid 11.3 percent tax rate last year, in steep drop under Trump’s law

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washingtonpost.com - President Trump speaks before signing the Tax Cut and Reform Bill, a $1.5 trillion tax overhaul package, into law in the Oval Office at the White House on Dec. 22, 2017. (Jabin Botsford/The Washingto…

Work Defined Us, But We’re Losing Our Religion. - Thrive Global

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thriveglobal.com - “All hail, Work” has been the declaration of a decade. A cultural cry driven by “work-ism”— the belief that work isn’t a means to an end, but rather, the end itself. As global businesses claimed loft…

17 Habits of Self-Made Millionaires Who Retired Early

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businessinsider.com - This story originally appeared on Business Insider It takes a lot of diligence and dedication to retire early as a self-made millionaire. Some have done it as young as 28, while others achieve financ…

Fidelity Digital Assets Launches UK Branch In Line With Local Laws

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cointelegraph.com - Fidelity Investments’ cryptocurrency branch Fidelity Digital Assets is expanding to the United Kingdom. “We plan to provide our services to European institutional investors through our U.K.-registere…

The 8 Legal Tips Small Business Owners Should Know to Avoid Legal Trouble

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smallbusinessonlinecommunity.bankofamerica.com - I was a full-time lawyer for over a decade and one thing that always surprised me was how often the people sitting across from me in my office should not have been there; a little legal education wou…

Crypto Remains Unregulated in Russia — Lots of Talk but No Action

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cointelegraph.com - At the end of November, news surfaced that Russian cryptocurrency users, who have been operating in a regulatory gray zone, could soon be at risk as the nation’s financial authorities reportedly join…

Crypto Regulation Is Coming To Europe: Are Exchanges Ready for New Rules?

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cointelegraph.com - 5AMLD — the Fifth Anti-Money Laundering Directive — is a piece of legislation that brings fiat-to-crypto exchanges and custodial wallets across the European Union under a new first-of-its-kind regula…

Why Cryptocurrency is Still Secure Despite the Hackers - ReadWrite

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readwrite.com - One of the biggest advantages claimed for cryptocurrency is its security. The blockchain—the digital ledger that tracks the movement of every coin—can’t be hacked. Money can’t disappear from someone’…

Good enough design: how to boost your efficiency

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medium.com - After feeling this matrix I can see which task/parts of the project are the most important & need to be addressed first. Which parts will be the most visible, the most important to business, which of…

7-Eleven Wraps up 2019 with a Convincing Win in Customer Loyalty

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loyalty360.org - As a long-term partner with 7-Eleven, Loyalty360 always is impressed with the effort and dedication the Texas-based convenience store chain invests in customer loyalty. The loyalty program 7Rewards, …

The Big Hole In The China Trade Agreement

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zerohedge.com - Authored by Gordon Chang via The Gatestone Institute, There's something missing from the "Phase One" trade agreement with China, announced Friday. And it's something critically important. Yet, Larry …

New phone scam - fake inspectors trying to steal personal details, residents warned

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ipswichstar.co.uk - PUBLISHED: 15:42 17 December 2019 | UPDATED: 15:43 17 December 2019 Ipswich Borough Council has received a report of scam callers asking to inspect one resident's alarm. You should never pass persona…

Elizabeth Warren Shifts, Pushes Medicare for All Plan as 'Choice'

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breitbart.com - Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) has switched up her rhetoric on Medicare for All in recent weeks, using the word “choice” while talking about her proposal to move the country onto a single-payer system.…

BRICS countries to build digital sovereignty

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opendemocracy.net - Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa are home to 3.2 billion people, 42% of the world's population. In effect, these countries hold 42% of one of the most valuable resources on the planet: p…

Is MLM The Answer For Your Income Needs?

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marketingpromotion.biz - Some people are new to the newness of MLM. Keep focus and work hard to increase the amount of money coming in.Before you begin using MLM, research your options and make sure your affiliates are reput…

Dialog Semiconductor Wins GSA Award for Best Financially Managed Public Semiconductor Company

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embedded-computing.com - London, United Kingdom – December 9, 2019 – Dialog Semiconductor plc (XETRA:DLG), a provider of custom and configurable power management, AC/DC power conversion, charging and Bluetooth® low energy te…

"Von der Leyen's Green Madness": Europe Aims To Divert One Trillion Euros…"Best Way To Torpedo Europe"

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whatcausesglobalwarming.net - Michel Gay at the French language Contrepoints here writes that “EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen’s green madness is the best way to torpedo Europe”. EU Commission President Ursula von de…

Looking At Cars? Here Is What You Should Know

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carshopping.biz - There are people who like to shop for cars, yet others find it full of stress and rather unpleasant. If you think that it’s going to be hard to find a car, counter it with quality research and inform…

Flexible OLED Touch Screen Market size and Outlook of Global and major regions, from angles of players, countries, product types and applications – Market Strategies

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themarketstrategies.com - The Global Flexible OLED Touch Screen Market research report conducts extensive investigation to infer accurate insights into the trends that are influencing businesses operating in the sector on bot…

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LEISURE

Why CEOs should spend up to half their time recruiting – TechCrunch

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techcrunch.com - Hiring the right people may be the most important thing you do when you start a new company. But how much time should founders spend on hiring when there are so many other competing demands? Last wee…

Dawn says you're washing your dishes wrong

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cnn.com - So after five years of research and development, P&G is introducing "Dawn Powerwash Dish Spray," its first new form of dish detergent since Dawn soap in a bottle was released nearly 50 years ago. The…

Why Does a Four-Day Work Week Achieve Better Results? - Thrive Global

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thriveglobal.com - In this day and age, gone are the days when a work week should necessarily consist of five days of work. In fact, based on an experiment conducted by Microsoft, there is a better alternative that can…

Failure is part of learning.

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om.co - I couldn’t sleep – dreaming some dreams that were neither good nor memorable. I kept tossing and turning. At 4 am, I gave up. I got up, made myself a cup of tea. I read Working by Robert Caro, got th…

These abandoned Italian hill towns are being resurrected

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newsweek.com - The Italian peninsula is sprinkled with abandoned and once-abandoned medieval hill towns. In fact, there are nearly 2,500 abandoned or almost abandoned towns in Italy, thanks to earthquakes, poverty,…

La Piedra Movediza (Shifting Stone)

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atlasobscura.com - For years, a 300-ton granite boulder balanced atop a hill overlooking the town of Tandil in eastern Argentina. La Piedra Movediza (“the shifting stone”) was a popular tourist attraction in the early …

Loyalty360 Reads: December 18 | United’s MileagePlus Honored, Caribou Coffee Revamps Loyalty Program

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loyalty360.org - Loyalty / Rewards Program United Airlines’ MileagePlus Named Best Overall Airline Loyalty Program for 16th Year Global Traveler readers have named United Airlines' MileagePlus program the Best Overal…

Are Blogs Still Relevant? – The Travel Bite

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thetravelbite.com - I gave a keynote at FLBlogCon about the current state of blogging and why storytelling is more important now more than ever. Are blogs still relevant? The short answer is yes. But why blogs are still…

Top 10 luxury travel gifts for her this Christmas (US & Canada edition) - A Luxury Travel Blog

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aluxurytravelblog.com - Buying her the perfect Christmas gift isn’t always easy. But, if she has a love for travel, it can be a little bit easier. Here we’ve collated some top ideas from high end retailers that we hope give…

6,000 Amphorae Discovered Among Massive Roman Shipwreck

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vinepair.com - If your countdown to Christmas has reached a nail-biting conclusion, worrying whether those last-minute Amazon Prime deliveries will arrive on time, spare a thought for the Ancient Romans. Sometime b…

Washing machine danger revealed as recall launched

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bbc.com - Half a million washing machines in UK homes are to be recalled, plunging manufacturer Whirlpool into a fresh saga over dangerous appliances. The machines, branded as Hotpoint or Indesit, were sold fo…

6 Local Chefs Share What They'd Love to Receive This Holiday Season

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Your Definitive Guide to This Year's Holiday Markets

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milwaukeemag.com - IT’S THE MOST WONDERFUL time of the year — and that means it’s market time! We’ve rounded up the most festive holiday markets in Milwaukee (and beyond) for all of your shopping, snacking and Santa vi…

Things to do with kids in Milwaukee for winter break

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jsonline.com - Once the busy-ness and fun of Christmas is over, it can be a bit of a letdown for kids. It can also be difficult for parents since the kids still have a week off of school. Here are some events and a…

Keeping Kids Healthy Over The Holidays. - Shape Me, by Susie Burrell

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shapeme.com.au - This is a sponsored post, brought to you by Australian Bananas. Take control of your nutrition in the lead up to the Easter break with our brand new 14 day Autumn Kickstart plan! Get your 14 day meal…

How to navigate the holidays if you have IBS—without feeling like a total Grinch

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wellandgood.com - Dealing with symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) can be tricky no matter what time of year it is. (Shout out to everyone who knows exactly where all the private bathrooms are at their workplac…

12 recipes with the spicy Italian ingredient connected to longevity

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wellandgood.com - If you’re a fan of chili peppers, you’re in luck. Aside from bringing on the heat, new research shows they can also help you live longer—the best possible reason to spice up your life. In a study pub…

JetBlue Taps ASMR To Help Relieve Holiday Travel Stress & It's Great

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mindbodygreen.com - Going to the airport can be one of the more stressful experiences in life, especially during the holidays. Waiting in line for hours, feeling cramped in large crowds, and carrying too much luggage ar…

10 super easy vegan recipes to try using your air fryer

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wellandgood.com - If you own an air fryer—the kitchen tool of the moment that everyone from your neighbor to mother-in-law can’t stop talking about—and have spent any time Googling recipes, you know that the majority …

Strains of Cryptocurrency: Legal Tender, Tokens and Tulip Bulbs

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medium.com - A cryptocurrency is either legal tender or a token or a tulip bulb. At least you can look at it that way. Let’s begin with “legal tender.” Governments are concerned — well they might be — that crypto…

How To Have The Hardest Conversation In Your Relationship, From A Therapist

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mindbodygreen.com - Most relationships begin by discovering ways you and your partner are alike, relishing the things you have in common and celebrating the goals, values, and dreams that make you believe you've found t…

Kitchen Basics: How To Sharpen A Knife

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cookingblogs.info - Your own kitchen can seem boring sometimes. You can change that by making a hobby. The following advice will lead you with a few tips that revolve around cooking. Pie crusts and tart crusts should be…

Prepare Yourself For Taking Care Of A Dog

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familypetshop.net - Whether you want to get a dog or if you already have one, you probably know that a lot goes into caring for dogs. It is not something you can simply jump into right in off the bat. Read this guide fo…

Expert Tips To Better Fat Loss Success

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Having A Happy, Healthy Baby – Tips For A New Mom!

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bestpregnancysites.com - A lot of women think that information about dealing with pregnancy is difficult to locate, but these tips offer a solution to that problem. The tips mentioned here will help you have a successful pre…

Top Tips To Help You With Your Weight Loss Goals

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diet.weight-loss-infos.com - TIP! If you’re attempting to lose weight but you have a potato chip problem, try switching to baked chips. They offer a 30 percent reduction in fat and calories and taste almost the same as tradition…

Photography Made Easy For You With These Tips

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slr-digitalcamera.com - An excellent method of demonstrating all the beauty that exists in the life you live is photography. With the proper skills and creativity, you could create works of art and be recognized as a photog…

Tips To Get More Out Of Your Wine

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cookingblogs.info - TIP! Learn about the place where you buy your wine. Visit the different shops in your area and choose the one you prefer. Wine has been around for good reason; it tastes great. If you are one of the …

Are You Seeking Information About Fitness? Then Check Out These Great Tips!

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fatlosscenter.info - It takes so much effort and drive to get fit that people can quickly become unfocused or burnt out. The following article will help those who want to get fit get started and accomplish them! Simple p…

This Article About Jewelry Is Truly A Reference For Novices And Professionals Alike

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Lalah Delia On Why We Need To Rethink The Way We Approach Relationships

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mindbodygreen.com - Human relationships are like the root systems and branches of trees—they're extensions of us. When we care for trees, we have to prune dead limbs and leaves in order to make space for the appropriate…

Looking For Your Dream Job? This Interactive Personality Map Could Help

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mindbodygreen.com - The study, published Monday in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, considered how personality and career aligned based on data collected from Twitter profiles. Based on 128,279 Twitt…

Your Airway Microbiome Can Predict Asthma Flare-Ups, Study Finds

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mindbodygreen.com - More than 6 million children in the U.S. have asthma, according to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America. Some children might not experience any issues breathing, but for others a flare-up can…

How Actor Kumail Nanjiani Totally Changed His Physique

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mindbodygreen.com - Hollywood transformations are nothing new: A celebrity gets a new role, usually as a superhero, and emerges looking more muscular and relatively unlike their former selves. Kumail Nanjiani is one of …

JetBlue Taps ASMR To Help Relieve Holiday Travel Stress & It's Great

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mindbodygreen.com - Going to the airport can be one of the more stressful experiences in life, especially during the holidays. Waiting in line for hours, feeling cramped in large crowds, and carrying too much luggage ar…

How To Have The Hardest Conversation In Your Relationship, From A Therapist

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mindbodygreen.com - Most relationships begin by discovering ways you and your partner are alike, relishing the things you have in common and celebrating the goals, values, and dreams that make you believe you've found t…

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#SOCIALMEDIA

Instagram Stories Can Now Include More Than One Photo - Search Engine Journal

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searchenginejournal.com - Instagram is introducing a new feature that allows users to upload multiple photos in one story. The new Layout mode lets users create Instagram stories with anywhere from 2 to 6 photos. Previously, …

Facebook says it can locate users who opt out of tracking

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rawstory.com - Facebook can determine where users are even if they opt out of having their whereabouts tracked, the company revealed in a letter sent to US senators. In the missive, which was widely shared on socia…

Welcome to the 2019 Data Breach Hall of Shame

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cnet.com - The biggest recurrent motif among the major data breaches of 2019 wasn't the black-hooded hacker in a dark room, digging into a screen full of green text. It was a faceless set of executives and secu…

Struggling With Your Online Business? Use These Facebook Marketig Tips To Succeed!

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duracmarketing.com - How much do you know about online marketing? Does any of this knowledge involve Facebook? Are you more of a traditional marketer who needs to upgrade his knowledge? It doesn’t matter how experienced …

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