You could say this year hasn't quite been the best for humans. But for animals, it was a whole different story. People fell in love with all kinds of cute critters -- from hedgehogs to hamsters to good ol' cats and dogs. But there was more to some animals' stories than just being ridiculously cute. Show More Summary
Agricultural Economy Reuters writers Polina Devitt and Maha El Dahan reported earlier this week that, “Russia’s grain exports have stopped due to curbs brought in to protect domestic supply, putting big deals at risk, an influential farm lobby group said on Wednesday.” The article indicated that, “Moscow imposed informal grain export controls with tougher quality monitoring […]
An installation of several paintings by Hans Hofmann, one of the most influential painters of the 20th century, is now on view at The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Drawn from the Museum?s substantial holdings of the artist?s work, Hans...Show More Summary
Arnold Newman: Masterclass celebrates the singular vision of one of the most influential portrait photographers of the twentieth century. Over the course of nearly seven decades, Arnold Newman (1918?2006) created iconic images of some of the most prominent innovators, celebrities, and cultural figures of his time. Show More Summary
Assembled by DJ Cosmo, Mehrathon Mixtape Volume 5 is a double CD collection of influential skateboard music from the ’70s and ’80s. The 2-hour mixtape aims at taking listeners back to an underground time in skateboarding and Heavy Metal… The post Stream DJ Cosmo’s ‘Mehrathon Mixtape Volume 5? appeared first on Highsnobiety.
In case you haven't noticed, Kevin Hart has become a rather influential guy. In addition to being one of the most popular stand-up comedians in the world, he is also starting to expand his career as a comedic leading man. When he acts,...Show More Summary
The Royal Academy of Arts is presenting the first major exhibition of Allen Jones? work in the UK since 1995. As one of the UK?s most influential and celebrated living artists, this is a long-overdue appraisal of Jones? comprehensive contribution to British Pop art. Show More Summary
Upstate and downstate voters agree: Gov. Andrew Cuomo has more pull than Mayor Bill de Blasio, according to a new statewide poll by Quinnipiac University. Almost three-fourths of voters statewide... To view the full story, click the title link.
GE’s moon boots The words “influencer marketing” became buzzwords this year, with new marketplaces and efforts to connect with consumers through influential social media personalities. As new influencers began to surface on YouTube and...Show More Summary
Joseph J. Thorndike (Tax Analysts), The Top 10 Tax Presidents, 145 Tax Notes 1303 (Dec. 22, 2014): [I]n the service of inspiration -- and perhaps consternation -- I've compiled a list of influential tax presidents. It bears repeating: This is not a roster of good tax presidents. It's an assessment...
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According to the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC), considered by many to be the most influential lobbying group in the country, "Israel spends 75 percent of U.S. aid in the United States, purchasing military equipment."...Show More Summary
We poured over 6,500+ posts from major brands in 6 influential industries and found 3 interesting facts about post type and frequency.
The Ten Commandments is the most morally influential piece of legislation ever written. To give a good idea of how relevant each of the ten is, take the third commandment,
Patrick Lynch is the 51-year-old president of the Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association, the largest and most influential union of the New York City Police Department. You might recognize his name: Over the weekend, Lynch blamed Bill de Blasio for the Saturday deaths of two Brooklyn cops who were murdered by a lone gunman from Baltimore. Show More Summary
Of all the classic R&B groups of the '90s, Jodeci is one of the most influential and beloved: the Southern kings of New Jack Swing who went on to become individual stars in their own right, the sound of the quartet harmonizing was and is 100% silk. Show More Summary
The ridiculously influential ’90s R&B group Jodeci effectively broke up in 1996, but now they’re back together and releasing new music for the first time in 18 years. They reunited onstage at the Soul Train Awards earlier this year, where they sang a medley of classics and debuted “Nobody Wins,” a song about domestic abuse. [...]
Influential British rock musician Joe Cocker died today at home in Colorado at the age of 70. He was reportedly battling lung cancer, though his agent told the BBC that he passed away from an undisclosed illness.
Earlier this month, The Hacker & Gesaffelstein’s ZONE Records gave us a new release from David Carretta, one of the most influential electronic music artists to come out of France. Featuring 5 tracks of hard edged electro, analogue techno and retro-futuristic synth workouts, David Carretta’s “Land of Sin” shows that even more than 20 years […]
An MIT Media Lab project maps the links that spread information from people who speak Urdu to Italian to Swahili. The most influential language on the planet is English, as you could probably guess. But why? Chinese has the most native speakers worldwide. Show More Summary