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Do Brands Still Need Icons in the Starring Role?

Advertising Week | August 30, 2016 | Business
Gavin Shore, Creative Director, Jaywing From Marilyn Monroe ‘Kissed By’ Coca-Cola ad through to more recent campaigns like Brooklyn Beckham’s endorsement of Huawei; celebrity endorsements are a tried and tested tactic for building consumer confidence and brand awareness. Yet, with the rise of...

My Kindergartener Left Me Speechless With This Brilliant Hustle

Quora | August 30, 2016 | Parents
What did someone do that made you think they were really smart? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights. Answer by Liz Hermosa, artist, interested in science, history and math, on
Tiffany Beverlin

Single Can Be Your Happy Ever After

Tiffany Beverlin | August 30, 2016 | Divorce
I live a life of happiness, the kind of happiness I worked really darn hard after my divorce to achieve.
Betsy Small Campbell

The Seams Between

Betsy Small Campbell | August 30, 2016 | Parents
My 18-year-old daughter is college-bound this week. It's my turn to get caught in the glaring lights of late adolescence -- the ones that illuminate the unfinished business of the previous generations.

The Fighter and the Kid Talk Punching and Podcasting

Quora | August 30, 2016 | Sports
These questions originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights. Answers by Bryan Callen (Actor and Comedian) and Brendan Schaub (Former MMA Fighter), co-hosts of The Fighter and the Kid, on...
Advertising Week

Collaboration Validation: The Brand, the Artists and Generation Authentic

Advertising Week | August 30, 2016 | Business
Rachel Somers Miles, Project Director, The Garage Brands that excel are the ones that look to connect with consumers in new ways. It’s easy to jump to the conclusion that in order to be a savvy 21st century brand you must embrace new...
James W. Russell

Sanders Broke Debs' 104 Year Old Record for Most Votes for a Socialist

James W. Russell | August 30, 2016 | Politics
Unlike in Europe where socialist and communist parties have had sizeable voter support, historians have long noted and puzzled over their lack of electoral support in the United States, a part of the original meaning of the concept of American exceptionalism.
Yehia Ghanem

George Bush And Hosni Mubarak's Make-Believe Reforms

Yehia Ghanem | August 30, 2016 | World
In the years following the events of September 11, 2001, the image of the US in the Middle East was at its lowest. There were demonstrations against the invasions of Afghanistan and Iraq in Egypt and elsewhere, along with calls to boycott US products.
Rani St. Pucchi

Regrets... I've Had A Few

Rani St. Pucchi | August 30, 2016 | Women
I don't know about you, but there have been a few things that I've regretted about my past: the chances I didn't take; the opportunities I passed on; relationships that, even though toxic, I stayed in hoping things would change. The time I wasted on the wrong person; the people I was afraid to get close to; and the decisions I waited too long to make.
Caroline Beaton

Clash With Your Boss? Research Suggests Your Childhood Could Be To Blame

Caroline Beaton | August 30, 2016 | Business
Millennial business coach and content marketer Ryan Robinson noticed that neither his old boss nor his dad were "quick to dish out praise"-- even when he did great work. Their approval was, in consequence, "very meaningful" to Robinson.
La Carmina

Angkor Wat Travel Video: Where to Stay, Eat and Explore

La Carmina | August 30, 2016 | Travel
I've long been fascinated by the mysterious temples of Angkor Wat. Last fall, I spent several days living out my "Tomb Raider" fantasies in Siem Reap, Cambodia.
Michael Blackman

Donald Trump is Suffering From a Severe Mental Disorder, But Which Politician Isn't?

Michael Blackman | August 30, 2016 | Politics
By this point in the never ending election cycle, we've all begun to suspect that something might not be right with Donald J. Trump. No, I'm not talking about his ridiculous haircut or his questionable doctor.
Leslie Rasmussen

When Your Youngest Leaves For College... In A Year

Leslie Rasmussen | August 30, 2016 | Parents
School's starting this week and I'm already stressed out. Not because I can't remember if I bought enough school supplies, or filled out all the emergency contact forms, but because my youngest will be entering his senior year of high school.
AJ Agrawal

Financial Advice from White Collar Criminals

AJ Agrawal | August 30, 2016 | Crime
White collar criminals seem to be the most hated criminals around. When the 2008 financial crisis shined a light on the financial industry people were horrified at what they saw. Your banker, your investment manager, and your lawyer are all playing...
Alexis Meads

7 Life Philosophies I Want for My Son And Wish For You, Too

Alexis Meads | August 30, 2016 | Parents
I've noticed that I've become more emotional after becoming a mom.
Justin Guay

Is the African Solar Revolution Really a Data Revolution?

Justin Guay | August 30, 2016 | Green
The biggest story in African solar markets may have nothing to do with solar at all. This week news broke in Bloomberg that the impact investment fund of the world's largest utility ENGIE Rassembleurs d'Energies, co-led a new $20 million...
Sol Palha

Negative Rates: Central Bankers Worldwide Embrace Race to the Bottom

Sol Palha | August 30, 2016 | Business
The Fed is stuck in between a hard place and a grenade, given this option, they will choose the hard place as unless one is looking for a one-way to ticket to nowhere one will not pick the grenade. The Fed has nowhere to go; there is only one option available inflate the money supply or die to try to.
Shayne Looper

The Astonishingly Complex Process

Shayne Looper | August 30, 2016 | Religion
I came back from school one day in early September and went to my grandparent's house. I didn't go to our house because my parents were shuttling between home and University Hospital, where my older brother was being treated. The leukemia had been in remission for months, and he had been doing better. But when it came back, it was overwhelming.
Anna Wilding

President Obama, Pacifc Gyre, Papahānaumokuākea reserve, you heard it here first

Anna Wilding | August 30, 2016 | DC
President Obama announced his plans at the White House today to expand the Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument off the coast of Hawaii. This would make the Marine Reserve the largest in the world.
David Jensen

Matt Judkin Interviewed By The Hiring Guru

David Jensen | August 30, 2016 | Business
What's cool about Matt Judkin is the passion with which he approaches his business. As President of Executive Energy Management, Matt has an entrepreneurial and patriotic purpose to create jobs, stable jobs, veteran jobs, American jobs.