Science & Tech
Beyonce’s hit single “Drunk in Love” and Moby Dick have both been translated into emoji. ISIS uses emojis in recruitment tweets. Last year, almost three-quarters of Americans used emojis or stickers in messaging apps. However, amongst a series of other complaints about emoji limitations (such as a lack of representation for people of color), some have claimed that the little icons aren’t particula
By Barry Eitel on Nov 21, 2014
Dwayne Allen and Jordan Reed have been ruled out for Sunday and Charles Clay, Julius Thomas and Jared Cook are all questionable. For a position that was already thin a week ago, things have started to get even more complicated for anyone without a top tight end. In standard scoring, non-PPR leagues, only six tight ends are averaging over 8 points per game this year: Rob Gronkowski, Julius Thomas,
By Andrew Ericksen on Nov 21, 2014
It seems like every year retail stores manage to stock their shelves with holiday decorations earlier and earlier. You can deny it all you want but the holiday hustle and bustle is here! There are presents to be bought, parties to attend and preparations to be made. If your house has been designated as the destination for Thanksgiving festivities, there are a number of things that require your att
By Kaitlyn Nakagoshi on Nov 21, 2014
The Urdaibai estuary is located in the Basque Country of northern Spain, a place of beauty, as well as an important Biosphere Reserve. Situated on the Bay of Biscay, the reserve covers an area of approximately 85 square miles. Towns in the area include Bermeo, Mundaka and Gernika. The landscape consists of a salt marsh, hugged by high and sheer cliffs, with a surrounding countryside of meadows, l
By Anne Sewell on Nov 21, 2014
Taylor Swift RSVPed to the 2014 Victoria's Secret Fashion show – did you? She, along with Ariana Grande, Hozier, and Ed Sheeran will be performing onstage while dozens of Victoria's Secret Angels make their way down the runway modeling this year’s newest and hottest selection from the lingerie and clothing retailer. This marks the second time Swift will be making an appearance at the 19-year old f
By Jordan Lints on Nov 20, 2014
“What Millennials are Thinking from Content to Brands” was one of the most impressive sessions at ad:tech NY 2014, held earlier this month. Each speaker was personable and gave insightful presentations during their allotted time. The first presenter for the session was Edwin Wong, senior director of B2B Insights for Yahoo. Mr. Wong took some time from his busy schedule for a brief interview to ans
By Aaron Lanton on Nov 21, 2014
Over the past few years, stores have been opening earlier and earlier. It used to be that people would take a quick nap after Thanksgiving dinner in order to be up for when the stores opened at midnight. Then stores began opening late in the evening of Thanksgiving Day, then before the sun had even set. These days, forget about skipping dinner to go to work – many employees this year will be force
By Kay Solo on Nov 20, 2014
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By Barry Eitel on Nov 21, 2014
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