Woman Freaks Out at Photographer Over Photo Shoot in Park

December 18, 2018

A photographer shooting Christmas photos of her friend’s children in Florida were screamed at by an angry neighbor who wasn’t happy that a photo shoot was being done in the park. The profanity-laced confrontation was captured in the 1.5-minute video above. Coral Springs Talk reports that photographer Nickolette Mottola was photographing in Coral Springs’ Orchid Park on a recent Sunday afternoon with her boyfriend Angel Ruiz. The group brought a…


Strand Bookstore Fights to Keep Its Building Off New York City’s Registry of Preserved Landmarks

December 14, 2018

The Strand’s exterior (all images courtesy of the Strand) The Stand bookstore would like to be removed from this narrative, please. Landmark preservation status is supposed to be an honor meant for a select group of buildings whose architectural, cultural, and historical contributions to New York City have made them block-by-block fixtures across the five boroughs. But the legendary independent bookstore says that such a distinction could imperil its business model…


Reality Star Chris Hughes Receives Praise For Getting A Testicular Exam On Live Morning Television

December 9, 2018

Love Island star Chris Hughes has received widespread praise for bravely undergoing a testicular examination live on a U.K. morning television show. The 25-year-old joined the hosts of This Morning to help raise awareness of testicular cancer and other related issues. After opening his robe, Chris showed off a long scar on his own testicle as he detailed his own health scare. “I was around 14 and I noticed like…


Aqua Blue suing rider for comments; Maternity leave coming in 2020: Daily News Digest

December 5, 2018

Supported by Welcome to your Daily News Digest. Here’s what’s happening today: The circus that has become the Aqua Blue Sport program keeps getting crazier and crazier. Days after a rider complained publicly over lack of payments, the team sent an internal email to riders and staff countering the claims and saying it is seeking legal action against an unnamed rider. Also, maternity leave is coming to the Women’s WorldTour…


How Crowdfunding is Changing The Way Startups Raise Funds

November 25, 2018

Beg, borrow, do whatever it takes, just don’t steal–That’s the advice I received from a mentor when I asked him “How do I raise funds for my ideas”. Now, this was at the start of my entrepreneurial journey. The mentor was a successful business owner. He was someone who had bootstrapped his startup to a million-dollar turnover in less than 3 years. I always held him in high regard for his…


Zero to 60 Designs Transforms a Ford F-350 4×4 Into a Nighthawk

November 15, 2018

Darker days call for darker wheels and if you are looking for a mean ride for your SEMA-bound posse—look no further than Zero to 60 Designs’ Nighthawk custom-luxury SUV. Nighthawk is designed and built by the company’s founder Kenny Pfitzer, formerly of West Coast Customs. The blacked out luxury SUV is based on a Ford F-350 4×4 Lariat with an extended cab and sports a military-inspired exterior that seats six…


Practical marketing practices: When, where and what you need to post

November 9, 2018

Photo: Pixabay This is part two in a two-part series. Click here to read part one. Nothing substantial to post For landscaping companies that mainly perform lawn mowing services, there could be the perception that you have nothing substantial or worth posting. This, Ewan McNeill, director of marketing with LMN Software, says, is completely false. The process of mowing might not be what some would consider “beautiful” but the end results…


10 things in tech you need to know today

November 9, 2018

Seth Wenig, File/AP Images Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Friday. Americans are now copying Russia and making hundreds of fake Facebook accounts to influence politics. Facebook removed 559 pages and 251 accounts for breaking its rules around spam and “inauthentic behaviour.” The departure of Square’s chief financial officer Sarah Friar has surprised both employees and outside investors, leaving both groups trying to predict what it…


9 Steps to Employ an Embargo Properly in Public Relations

November 6, 2018

Embargoes can be both helpful and challenging for public relations. By placing news releases under embargo, businesses can release news to media outlets and simultaneously delay publication until a certain date and time. That enables brands to determine the timing of announcements and “control the narrative” in public relations parlance. Reporters have extra time to prepare their stores, review the material and dig deeper into the subject. The challenge is…


How to Organize a Biennial In Occupied Territory

November 5, 2018

Hans Haacke, “We all are the people” (2013–2017) (all photos courtesy The Qalandiya International unless otherwise noted) JERUSALEM — There were times, particularly during the 1970s and ‘80s, when solidarity with the Palestinian people’s struggle for liberation was in vogue among people who wanted to call themselves leftists. Back then, wearing the black and white Palestinian keffiyeh, made stylish by Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat, was a fashionable sign of revolutionary zest….