image credit The Panama–Pacific International Exposition was a world's fair held in San Francisco in 1915. Its purpose was to celebrate the completion of the Panama Canal, but it was widely seen in the city as an opportunity to showcase...Show More Summary
Ever since the World Wide Web began to be commercialized in 1995, the center of gravity in the marketing universe seems to have shifted toward the Internet and, more recently, social media and mobile devices. The problem for marketers is how to effectively use these tools to develop brand relationships and sell products. Show More Summary
By Alison van Diggelen, Host of Fresh Dialogues The book's website had me at "Eat, Pray, Love" and passed the ultimate test at page 244 when it made me cry. I'm talking about Wide Open World by John Marshall. This first book by Marshall,...Show More Summary
Can we agree that the term “internet of things” should go away when we’re talking about consumer products? Like the “world wide web” before it, the internet of things phrase is a relic from the past. I don’t need a connected washing machine or internet-enabled color changing LED light bulb and nor does anyone else. “Things” don’t need… Read More
Today is Palm Sunday for Catholics and Christians world wide. The palms are representative of those crowds in Jerusalem waved when they saw Jesus and his disciples walking towards the temple on his donkey. The day is the start of Holy Week which includes Holy Thursday, Good Friday, Glorious Saturday and Easter Sunday next week. Show More Summary
Watch as the lightweight Jaguar NewXF expertly tackles an epic London water crossing via a 28mm wide high-wire suspended 18 metres above the city. Movie stuntman, Jim Dowdall is at the wheel in an attempt at the world's longest high-wire water crossing by car. YouTube link The Presurfer
In 2015, Earth Hour, a global lights-off event organized by the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) as a symbol of commitment to the planet's future, will be held on March 28 between 8:30 pm and 9:30 pm local time for participants.
Monsanto has spun a complex glyphosate-fueled web across the world's food supply. NEW YORK (March 25, 2015) — The World Health Organization, the U.N.'s public health agency, said on Friday that glyphosate, an herbicide widely used on genetically modified crops such as corn and soybeans, likely causes cancer. Show More Summary
Five For Friday #413 -- If By Law No Comic Could Be Worth More Than Cover Price Or $2, Whichever Is Lower, And Everything Ever Published Was Widely Available, Name Five Specific Physical Comics Publications -- Not A Bunch Of 'Em -- You Would Own You Don't Own Now. Show More Summary
Video: Jaguar unveiled its new car model to the world — the #NewXF — making it cross the Thames river, in London, over a 34mm wide and 240m long high-wire. The car made it successfully to the other side, establishing an extraordinary new world record. More »
Just about every airline, hotel and car company is sending out reminders to vote for them at the Freddie awards, the MOST prestigious frequent flyer awards ceremony held each year and respected world wide, but I really did not think Delta would send beg emails out. Show More Summary
By Clare Baldwin HONG KONG,(Reuters) - Samsonite International, the world's biggest luggage maker, attributed its record China sales last year to the company's wide range of brands aimed at travelers with varying budgets and tastes. Its next target: tourists at airports. Show More Summary
Arsenal weighing up summer bid for big money Chelsea target - originally posted on Soccerlens.com Arsenal are preparing a summer bid for Borussia Dortmund’s world class winger (widely perceived) Marco Reus as a possible replacement of Theo Walcott. Show More Summary
Neymar is widely regarded as one of the finest soccer players in the world, and his reputation is only set to be enhanced after a video of him scoring an impossible goal while training ahead of Brazil’s match with France emerged online. Show More Summary
Chickpeas, also known as garbanzo beans, are a staple Middle Eastern, Mediterranean and African cuisine, making them second only to the soybean as the most widely eaten bean in the world. The primary ingredient in hummus, chickpeas are a great source of lean protein and filling fiber: a one cup serving of chickpeas contains 268 calories, [...]
Kell Brook has predicted an “easy” win for Floyd Mayweather over Manny Pacquiao on May 2 ahead of his first defence as IBF World welterweight champion on Saturday. "Special K" is widely expected to overcome Jo Jo Dan at the Motorpoint...Show More Summary
Glyphosate, better known as Roundup, is widely used to kill weeds, especially along with genetically modified crops engineered to be glyphosate-resistant. The World Health Organization today released an assessment calling the weedkiller "probably carcinogenic." But it's not as scary as it sounds. Read more...
The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNCHR) has partnered with social enterprise Better Shelter to move forward on a plan to bring 10,000 of IKEA’s incredible solar-powered flat pack shelters to refugee families. After successfully field tested
Mass surveillance and the bulk collection of metadata by the U.S. government pose serious threats to journalists in the U.S. and around the world, which is why the Committee to Protect Journalists today joined a wide coalition of privacy, human rights, technology, and trade groups calling on Congress and the...
Emoticons have a long history on the world wide web. They got started back in the day of chatrooms and AOL Instant Messenger but have since grown to all chat programs. Even smartphones in the form of emojis. The purpose of an emoticon...Show More Summary