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Edward Flattau

Climate Change Secession

Edward Flattau | December 7, 2016 | Politics
Some private citizen groups in California, distraught at the prospect of an America under President Donald Trump, are advocating that the state secede from the union. Constitutional scholars (and most Californians) assure us the separation is not going to happen. But is there any instance in which California could go...
Zac Thompson

A Simple Look At Trump's Conflicts of Interest

Zac Thompson | December 7, 2016 | HuffPost Live 321
Wonder no more, we've outlined some of Donald Trump's potential conflicts of interest.
Marty Zwilling

5 Ways To Make Everyone On Your Team A Marketer

Marty Zwilling | December 7, 2016 | Business
"If we build it, they will come." I heard it again yesterday from a technical entrepreneur who should know better than to believe the old "Field of Dreams" sports fantasy movie theme in today's Internet information overload environment. These days, building a new business is all about visibility...
Trevor Neilson

Time to Wake up and Fight for the Climate

Trevor Neilson | December 7, 2016 | Impact
Today is the 75th anniversary of the Pearl Harbor attacks--the anniversary of when the United States "woke up" from denial and isolationism and mobilized for total victory. Donald Trump's election has been a 'Pearl Harbor moment' for many Americans who are waking up to the climate and political crises in...
Dr. Sudip Bose

Five Universally Applicable Leadership Lessons Learned from Military Medicine

Dr. Sudip Bose | December 7, 2016 | Healthy Living
By Dr. Sudip Bose, MD Dec. 7, 2016 -- In November 2004, I served in the Second Battle of Fallujah, which was the bloodiest battle of the Iraq War and the most violent since Vietnam. There is no substitute for, and no ingredient more important than, strong leadership -- whether...
Andy Plesser

(VIDEO) Beet.TV Retreat 2016 Panel: Determining The Value Of Advanced Television

Andy Plesser | December 7, 2016 | Business
MIAMI - In the tug of war that is television advertising, programmers pull the traditional ratings window beyond 30 days while advanced TV specialists grapple with more precise targeting. Somewhere in the middle lies a holistic view of all advertising impressions that buyers can bid for, but it's a galaxy...
Andy Plesser

(VIDEO) Addressable TV May Hit 60% Of US in 2017: Neustar's Dethero

Andy Plesser | December 7, 2016 | Technology
MIAMI -- The ability to target individual households with a medium that is traditionally more used to shouting at mass audiences is here and now. But it's not universal - and it's not yet living up to some of the wilder dreams of ad industry executives. But "addressable TV" is about to go...
Andy Plesser

(VIDEO) Half Of TV Ads Could Be Addressable, GroupM's Nielsen Thinks

Andy Plesser | December 7, 2016 | Media
LONDON -- About 42% of US homes are now able to receive so-called "addressable advertising" - TV ads custom-targeted at individual homes thanks to one of a variety of return-path TV systems. But how much of the multi-billion-dollar TV advertising industry could be funnelled through that channel in the years...
Andy Plesser

(VIDEO) For Comcast, Better Data Will Monetize Long-Tail Ads And Attract National DR Dollars

Andy Plesser | December 7, 2016 | Media
MIAMI - Some people are anxious because addressable television ads represent a mere one percent or so of total TV spending. Then there's Andrew Ward, who suggests that everyone take a step back and consider how far things have come in the past decade. Back in 2006, when Comcast first...
Andy Plesser

(VIDEO) Wall-Size TV's To Internet Of Things Security: GroupM's Gotlieb On CES 2017

Andy Plesser | December 7, 2016 | Technology
LONDON - As he looks ahead to CES 2017, GroupM Chairman Irwin Gotlieb sees "enormous developments" in all six categories that are typically his focus at the global consumer electronics and technology trade show. In an interview with, Gotlieb identifies those categories as automotive, computing, computing mobility, consumer...
Andy Plesser

(VIDEO) IP Delivery Means Smarter Targeting, Reduced Ad Loads: Fox's Marchese

Andy Plesser | December 7, 2016 | Media
Letting consumers opt in to engage with digital commercials in lieu of seeing a full pod of them is just "the tip of the spear" in the quest to replace frequency based advertising, says Fox Networks' Joe Marchese. "This is where we'd like to end up. But between here...
Craig Newmark

Lessons Learned in Sunday School: the 64-Year-Old Choir Boy

Craig Newmark | December 7, 2016 | Impact
I've been watching Halt and Catch Fire, a really good show, showing the evolution of the computer industry, from the birth of PC clones in the early 1980s into the Internet era. I lived that life, and watching it is painfully nostalgic."Painfully" because the show reminds me how clueless...

Do You Need Good Credit to Buy a House?

NerdWallet | December 7, 2016 | Business
By Anisha Sekar Owning a home is part of the traditional American dream, but some believe it's a dream meant only for people with good credit or a significant income. Fortunately, that isn't always the case. A few hiccups on your credit history don't have to spell a...
Mary Ellen Harte

Climate Change This Week: Extinction, Taxing Climate Denial, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | December 7, 2016 | Green
Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. And the chances of Donald Trump's family and fortune surviving climate change are small, dwindling daily and irreversibly. Saving BUB, Beautiful Unique Biodiversity, as in these Borneo proboscis...
Franz-Stefan Gady

Why We Need Philosophers in the Pentagon

Franz-Stefan Gady | December 7, 2016 | World
Since I started covering the U.S. involvement in Afghanistan in 2010, I have been fed the same three boilerplates by the U.S. military about the war and the purported gradual destruction of the Taliban insurgency: Progress is slow but steady; We have to...
Douglas N. Rader, Ph.D.

Two Creative Approaches Could Provide Hope for Future of Corals

Douglas N. Rader, Ph.D. | December 7, 2016 | Green
If you love the ocean, you probably know that nearly 30% of the world's coral reefs have been badly damaged, and that the rest are in serious trouble. Many scientists expect that no more than 5-10% of original reefs...
Center for Community Change Action

More Than 7 in 10 Americans Fear Homelessness

Center for Community Change Action | December 7, 2016 | Impact
Photo credit: Fran Urbano via Flickr Creative Commons By Darryl Lorenzo Wellington A long, long time ago, in a place far, far away, I used to dream fairly happily about paying the bills. My mother used to have a special table...
Oli Davis

Smackdown Plans for Dean Ambrose Revealed? Total Divas Star Shoots on WWE!

Oli Davis | December 7, 2016 | Sports
In this WrestleTalk News episode, have Dean Ambrose's future creative plans on Smackdown been revealed? Total Diva's star Naomi shoots on WWE and a Smackdown tag team breaks up... What did you think of Smackdown Live last night? Tell me how nothing was rawer than Heath and Rhyno breaking up in the comments below. Them...

The Best Remedies For Acne

Quora | December 7, 2016 | Healthy Living
How do I remove black pimples or dots from face? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights. Answer by Tatiana Aynbinder, Cosmetic Dermatology Skin Care Beauty Consultant, on Quora:

How I Raise My Children in a Multi-Faith Household

Quora | December 7, 2016 | Parents
What are some of the ways you teach your children in regards to faith, the universe, and life? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights. Answer by Jessica Jackley, Co-Founder of Kiva...