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Boomer Lifestyle Tools and Products for the Post Woodstock Generation

Lee Traupel | Posted 04.17.2015 | Fifty
Lee Traupel

Woodstock it was a mess and don't let anyone tell you different. It was hot, cold, dirty, muddy, and smelly and most of the time you couldn't even hear the music. But, epic nevertheless.

Is Siri Really Going to Replace Your Insurance Agent?

Lee Traupel | Posted 04.17.2015 | Money
Lee Traupel

The business model was predicated upon a small business owner (an "agent") who was active in the community, built relationships up over time and knew most of their customers on a first name basis.

Why Mobile Apps are the New Coin of the Realm for Busy Brands

Lee Traupel | Posted 04.15.2015 | Technology
Lee Traupel

Mobile phone saturation has arrived, regardless of the county, culture or demographics. They are embedded in our lives and an integral part of any marketer's digital reach and strategy.

True North and Inside-Out Destination

Catherine Nagle | Posted 04.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Catherine Nagle

I really believe we're all meant to live our passion with peace, understanding, and wonder, and share our experiences in every way possible that touch another's heart and lights their eyes. And, these profound waves of technology run smoothly through our storms of life and impact us all to make it happen.

How the Cloud Is Reshaping Business Communications

Lee Traupel | Posted 04.12.2015 | Business
Lee Traupel

Big enterprise level companies discovered the "cloud" five to seven years ago for lowering costs, reducing head count and enabling virtual teams to work together more cohesively in and outside the company.

Diary of a Mad Ghostwriter

Sue Carswell | Posted 04.09.2015 | Comedy
Sue Carswell

I would say you have to be a bit ego-less to deal with the people I have ghosted books with over the the past ten years, all for major publishing houses. I've worked with an insecure TV pundit who had ideas galore but that was about it.

Modern Tools and Vendors Reshaping the Canadian Citizenship Process

Lee Traupel | Posted 04.09.2015 | Small Business
Lee Traupel

Canada has for centuries been known as a county that believes in and supports immigration as a contributor to the core DNA of the country! Each ye...

Transformative Trends Reshaping the Insurance Industry

Lee Traupel | Posted 04.09.2015 | Business
Lee Traupel

The insurance industry is moving into a digital era, with analytics, mobile, the social cloud and privacy issues moving front and center in terms of how they engage with "mobile in hand consumers."

CBS News' Bob Schieffer To Retire This Summer

The Huffington Post | Andrew Hart | Posted 04.08.2015 | Media

Bob Schieffer, the legendary host of CBS News' political commentary show "Face The Nation" will retire this summer, ending 46 years at the network and...

The Tech Assault on Traditional Real Estate Is Gaining Minimal Traction With Consumers and Related Fees

Lee Traupel | Posted 04.05.2015 | Small Business
Lee Traupel

During the last 10 plus years the Internet has permeated the bedrock of the U.S. economy. And, the smartphone is accelerating the digital economy in ways that are hard to predict.

Cultivating Brand Romance in Today's Always-on, Distracted World

Lee Traupel | Posted 04.01.2015 | Small Business
Lee Traupel

All start-ups and brands in need have the same marketing challenge. Cost-effectively finding, keeping and motivating customers to support your business, in a world where distraction rules and attention spans are just seconds.

'Underage Red' Has Parents Freaking Out Over Nothing

Jacqueline Wilson | Posted 03.20.2015 | Parents
Jacqueline Wilson

Here's the deal: Saying "underage" isn't bad. Pairing the word "underage" with something as innocuous as a lipstick color doesn't make it vile. It doesn't imply anything awful or illegal.

All Great Brands Start With a Stellar Name: How to Create Yours and Conquer the World

Lee Traupel | Posted 03.18.2015 | Business
Lee Traupel

Every business struggles with naming their company and for good reason. For most of you, it's a process that's unfamiliar, necessitating skills that are at times one off, with not a lot of clear guidelines for finding your way home.

Don't Boycott Fake Designer Knock-offs

Tom Falco | Posted 03.18.2015 | New York
Tom Falco

I was reminded of Soho and the Lower East Side as I thought about the Elton John/Dolce & Gabbana fiasco boycott.

Improving the Way We Access Humanitarian and Crises News

Angélica Pérez-Litwin, PhD | Posted 03.17.2015 | Media
Angélica Pérez-Litwin, PhD

It can be very deceptive. In the digital age, we feel inundated with news and information, and so it feels like we have more access to global news than ever before. As Caroline explains, that's actually not the case.

Boycotting D&G?

Tom Falco | Posted 03.17.2015 | Comedy
Tom Falco

An interesting question regarding Elton John's Dolce & Gabbana boycott.

Photography Book: Nude Self-Portraits Around Busy New York City (NSFW)

Erica Simone | Posted 03.14.2015 | Arts
Erica Simone

I've never liked to follow rules nor cared much about wearing clothes. This became clear in my work as a photographer as I set out to photograph mys...

What IS News?

Michael Rosenblum | Posted 03.02.2015 | Media
Michael Rosenblum

If everyone is a journalist, then whatever they publish is 'news'? Right? I mean, 'what is news?' And who gets to define what 'news' is? The professional journalists were a bit annoyed. Weren't they the pros? Weren't they the ones who are getting paid to 'make the news' or at least to report it?

Isaac Newton's Nutrient Supplements

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 02.27.2015 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

The transcribed conversation in The Atlantic, starting with that headline, is rather the opposite of measured, taking the measure of prevailing sentiment, and apparently concluding that prevailing faith in nutrient supplements warranted some additional throttling. If enthusiasm for supplements is the action of concern here, this piece has opted to highlight the opposing reaction.

LOOK: Actors Amber Stevens And Andrew J. West's Cozy Winter Wedding

BRIDES | Posted 02.26.2015 | Weddings
BRIDES

Amber Stevens first met Andrew J. West on the set of ABC's Greek in 2008, where they played an onscreen couple.

Small Things Big Wins in Health Care

Brian Boyle | Posted 02.25.2015 | Impact
Brian Boyle

When it comes to the recovery of a patient, no matter how small an improvement is, there is still a level of improvement that is taking place. Something as subtle as the blink of an eye can be a monumental milestone because in that split second you are witnessing a speck of light in a world that had the possibility of remaining in complete darkness.

Azizah al-Hibri | Posted 02.26.2015 | Religion
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Azizah al-Hibri

American born Muslims, however, understand that in this country, the only real solution to scandal is justice and transparency. We cannot address a wrong by committing another.

What (Some) Women Want

Rym Tina Ghazal | Posted 02.24.2015 | Women
Rym Tina Ghazal

It probably applies to both genders. I should start by saying this is not a scientific sampling; it's just women I met from different religions and backgrounds. This is what I found from my own interviews:

Is Media the Problem? The Giuliani Story That Never Should Have Been

Stuart Muszynski | Posted 02.24.2015 | Media
Stuart Muszynski

It used to be that we heard negative speech and attack language only on talk radio the likes of Larry Elder and Rush Limbaugh. Now, that's the steady diet that the media doles out to Americans every day, from all news sources.

Why the Public Loves Leaked Photos

Lauren DeLisa | Posted 02.23.2015 | Technology
Lauren DeLisa

Another week, another leak. Flux is the new norm, and surprise is the new expectation. The latest unveiling has been a double-dose of diva exposure ...