Shea Moisture apologizes after Twitter slammed its ad: ‘We really f-ed this one up’

April 26, 2017

… full rebrand. “We dont take any of our community for granted and are a certified minority, black-owned, family-held business that has taken pride in serving our community for 25 years when large conglomerates ignored women of color and simply marketed products to them vs. making products for them,” the company said at the time. The CEO of Shea Moisture parent Sun Dial Brands, Richelieu Dennis, doubled down on the damage control in a video interview with the editors of Hello …

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Go with your gut: Harnessing the power of intution

April 26, 2017

… overthinking or overanalyzing the situation, consider how you feel about making this decision, as opposed to thinking about it. Keep in mind that when listening to your gut you should be calm. Inside or outside? Are there outside forces, your family, friends, or colleagues, pushing you in a certain direction? Thats not always a bad thing. But, remember, these outside forces always have an agenda, so take their advice with caution. Unlike your inner sense that always has your best interest at …

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Eight ways machine learning is already in your life – BBC News

April 25, 2017

… in your photos and can automatically label your pictures? The image recognition systems that Facebook – and other social media – uses to automatically tag photos is based on machine learning. When users upload images and tag their friends and family, these image recognition systems can spot pictures that are repeated and assigns these to categories – or people. Read more Robots to affect up to 30% of UK jobs Will a robot take your job? Artificial intelligence ‘as …

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The secret Instagram ‘pods’ fighting the new algorithm one like at a time

April 20, 2017

… complaining that it’s becoming harder to gain followers organically. Faced with this new challenge, they’re fighting back. In pod-form. “A pod isfamily of dolphins who live together in harmony and support one another.” says photographer Natalie Franke. “The members of your pod become your Instagram family and work to support you as you grow your platform. Think of pods like a group of cheerleaderswho help one another on Instagram through likes and meaningful …

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Trump’s Erdogan call reflects terrorism focus, White House says

April 19, 2017

Washington (CNN)The Trump administration issued one mightily mixed message Monday. President Donald Trump congratulated Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on a contested referendum that granted him broad new powers and deepened concern about the NATO ally’s growing authoritarianways. Trump’s outreach to Erdogan put him on a very short list of those who praised the results, including Hamas, the Palestinian militant group labeled a terrorist organization by the United States. …

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Trying to avoid care home fees? Think twice, consumers told – BBC News

April 15, 2017

If you are worth more than that, you have to pay the full cost of your care – during your lifetime and, if necessary, from your estate after you have died. It may not leave much for your family to inherit. Which is why marketing leaflets from a will-writing firm called Universal Wealth Preservation are eye-catching. Image caption Susan Steer says she was told she wouldn’t need to sell her house Universal’s scheme works by transferring the ownership of assets like a …

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Join an ‘Option B’ group before Sheryl Sandberg’s new book arrives

April 14, 2017

… groups tailored to their experiences, and to then follow expert advice on moving forward. While Sandberg’s own story is focused on grieving, so far Option B‘s website lists groups for health, illness, and injury; abuse and sexual assault; divorce and family challenges; hate and violence; incarceration; and raising resilient kids. Readers can also submit their own ideas for groups focused on other topics. To join the Option B community, you just need an email address and a photo. The …

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Google released a new Pixel film and it’s going viral

April 13, 2017

… her in a tweet) in her multiple pursuits from business meetings and restaurant dinners to fitness routines and family time all made smooth by her smart assistant on the phone. This could well be Google’s last attempt at pushing the Pixel in India where it has struggled to pick up owing to its prohibitive pricing. Have you seen the film yet? More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsReview Sentry 3.0 50 Review Sentry The #1 White Label Reseller Reputation Management system for …

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Ebola nurse Pauline Cafferkey to return to Sierra Leone – BBC News

April 12, 2017

… allowed to travel around it last time.” She will also meet other Ebola survivors, but said that apart from having the virus, “what we went through was very different”. “I had massive support from family and friends and could get medical and psychological support. “The Ebola patients in Sierra Leone didn’t know what they were going home to, or who was left alive in their family. They might be going back to sheer hell.” Image copyright Scotsman Image …

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What makes this Easter egg so hard to export? – BBC News

April 12, 2017

… Ramsden International. The family firm specialises in exporting British food overseas and Mr Ramsden says Easter is its busiest period after Christmas. The awkward shape of chocolate eggs isn’t a problem for the company because it supplies a much wider range of products, enabling it to mix Easter eggs with other food orders. “Easter eggs are a popular UK product and they’re very exportable. They [Easter eggs] are not as advanced in other countries,” he says. When the …

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Syria’s Assad Is Still Attracting Support From Some Leftists And ‘Alt-Right’ Nationalists

April 8, 2017

… explicit religious commitments to holy Shiite sites. Their brutality is arguably religiously motivated in a way similar to that of ISIS. That Gabbard and her allies believe being secular is enough to grant Assad legitimacy is even more important. The unspoken argument here is that alleged war crimes, mass torture and decades of repressive one-family rule are acceptable, so long as they dont have a pesky Muslim tinge. The message is precisely what controversial Trump White House advisers like …

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Kids can now apply for a McDonald’s job on Snapchat

April 7, 2017

… directly, and he was not able to speak about recent allegations of teen employees being made to work without pay at a McDonald’s store in Queensland. “We take seriously marketing to underage or marketing to children,” he said. “And we’re family-focused as well, so we want to be respectful and responsible in everything we do. “A brand of this size and this scale you have to take responsibility in the way we go to market.” Responsibility aside, one big …

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How do you come back from devastating failure? – BBC News

April 6, 2017

… on until you get your next product in the marketplace, like our satellite dishes which we made for Sky television, and then suddenly everything else was forgotten.” ‘I’d let my family down’ For others, financial difficulties can pervade family life. Naomi Gilmore ran a garden furniture company worth almost 1m, until things started suddenly to go wrong. “I think my lowest point came about six months after my highest point,” she tells Lutalo. “I had turned …

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Congress didn’t just make your data less safe it has put national security at risk

April 4, 2017

… but by that time the damage is done. The malicious software will have already collected volumes of sensitive information about the generals family, her movements, as well as scattered bits of semi-classified information. How did the state-sponsored hackers learn of the generals travel plans? Thats easy: Congresss decision to rollback the FCCs prohibition on broadband providers collection and sale of customer web histories basically handed nefarious actors a treasure map with a large X marking …

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The ‘Something To Wrestle’ podcast sparks nostalgia for old-school WWE hilarity

April 3, 2017

… company in Alabama. But somehow, the two have sliced open a vein in wrestling fans conscience, and though the podcast is only eight months old, close to a million people are downloading Something To Wrestle every week. There are no stars. There are no guests. There are no short shows. Why, then, does this podcast work so well, even when it probably shouldnt? People arent as interested in star power as they are in content, Thompson, who owns 1st family Mortgage Company, told the Daily Dot. Maybe …

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Is it foolish for a woman to cycle alone across the Middle East? – BBC News

April 1, 2017

Not everyone had faith in my ability to do so, however. “We think you’ll probably die,” one friend told me before I left. “We’ve put the odds at about 60:40.” Others were less optimistic. Image caption Rebecca meets an Egyptian named Aisha Adham In Sudan, families fed me endless vats of ful (bean stew) and let me sleep in their modest mud-brick houses. One Nubian family gently restored me to health after I ran out of water in the Sahara and …

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Greek Thomson: Scotland’s other great visionary architect – BBC News

April 1, 2017

… just rich men’s houses that Thomson built. Image caption Great Western Terrace was completed after Thomson’s death He also designed tenements such as Walmer Crescent, which is now next to Cessnock underground station, south of the river, and Great Western Terrace in the west end. In 1861, Thomson moved his family to Moray Place, a beautiful terrace in the Southside suburb of Strathbungo, that he designed himself. Image caption Thomson’s Grecian Chambers are today …

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Tourist breaks famous Dinnie Stones lifting record at Potarch – BBC News

March 31, 2017

Image copyright Jim Splaine Image caption Mr Hunsaker celebrated with his family The smaller of the stones weighs more than 144kg (318lbs) and the larger is more than 188kg (414lbs). Related Topics History Utah More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsTeeShirt Mastermind Tee Shirt MastermindAzon Profit Builder PRO – 50 Sites License Social Lead Chief 2.0 – Enterprise Social Lead Chief 2.0 – EnterpriseCovert Geo Targeter Pro …

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Why brands still think now is a good time to market the hell out of women’s empowerment

March 29, 2017

… brands like Stacy’s Pita Chips and Western Union clamored to position themselves as front row cheerleaders in the fight for gender equality. The snack brand unveiled these limited-edition bags for International Women’s Day. Image: stacy’s pita chips Basically, selling empowerment looks even more appealing these days. A perfectly timed ad with the right message about equality, after all, may go viral because it’s what consumers want to share with friends and family …

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Dozens of crimes against MPs reported – BBC News

March 21, 2017

… has received this abuse. Perhaps the issue of Brexit will have been the one which will have drawn that out in recent times. “I received a message from someone telling me ‘you should think very carefully about how you vote for the future of your family’, which I referred to the police. “You just know [as a man] that for every abusive email I am going to get, women are probably going to get five times as many.” More From this publisher : HERE Recommended …

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The Story Of 2 Families And The Real-life Impact of Obamacare Repeal

March 20, 2017

… the Gibbses might feel better off. But the Secrists, just as surely, would suffer. The American Health Care Act, the bill that House Republican leaders hope to bring to a floor vote next week, is the proof. If it were to become law,a family like the Gibbses could end up spending less on their health insurance premiums, in exchange for a policy that would cover less. The family would also benefit from substantial new tax breaks the GOP proposal would make available to them. But a family like the …

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Frances reveals Paul McCartney’s songwriting tips – BBC News

March 18, 2017

… plays the BBC Introducing Stage at Glastonbury 2016 Hello Frances… Or should I call you Sophie? I’m Sophie to my family and friends – but I once thought, “If I’m going to be an artist, my name’s got to look good on a piece of paper”. Sophie is very curly, it looks very young, whereas Frances is a lot more angular. So it just kind of stuck. But then up until the age of 16, everyone called me Cookie. So anything goes. It’s been three years since …

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WhatsApp reintroduces plain old Status updates to pair with its Snapchat clone

March 17, 2017

… persistent text-only update in their profile, so weve integrated this feature into the About section in profile settings. Now, the update will appear next to profile names anytime you view contacts, such as when creating a new chat or looking at Group info. At the same time, were continuing to build on the new Status feature that gives people fun and engaging ways to share photos, videos and GIFs with their friends and family throughout their day. The rep also confirmed the feature will be …

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It’s been fun, but it’s high time we left BBC Dad and his family alone

March 17, 2017

It’s been almost one week since “BBC Dad” and his adorable kids came crashing into our lives in a hilarious BBC interview blunder. But, after what feels like an eternity of op-eds, memes, parodies and fan art, it’s now high time we left this family alone once and for all. Yes, it was funny. We all laughed. Now, let’s move on. Seriously. SEE ALSO: Man attempts to give serious BBC interview, regrets ever having children It’s safe to say the internet and media …

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Ive Been Married 20 Years. Now, My Wife Wants A Threesome With Her Best Friend

March 17, 2017

… two of you are genuinelyon the same page, you can gauge her friend’s interest. If she seems like she’s trying to snag one of you for herself, steer clear. If it seems like she’s just a happy-go-luckybon vivantwhojust wantsto try something new, go for it! Just make sure you know that everyone involved is on board for the journey. Best of luck, and happy adventuring! Becca Laura Caseley for LittleThings EmailAnd dont forget toSHAREwith friends and family! …

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