Americans all ready for some shopping therapy this weekend

The Black Friday shopping frenzy is almost here, with a new survey revealing the average amount customers are expected to spend over the next few days.
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The Prince of Sweden and his wife Princess Sophia both tested positive for COVID-19, as their country struggles under a brutal second wave of infections

Prince Carl Philip of Sweden and Princess Sofia are isolating at home, after testing positive for COVID-19. Michael Campanella/Getty Images Prince Carl Philip and his wife, Princess Sophia, have both tested positive for COVID-19 after showing symptoms of the coronavirus. The pair attended a funeral with the reigning King of Sweden and other members of the royal family on Friday, and they showed negative test results then. The king, queen, crown princess and her husband have all been tested...
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Chargers QB Justin Herbert continues to cook rookie records

COSTA MESA — Chargers quarterback Justin Herbert doesn’t have a Twitter account because he doesn’t want to lose focus of his football responsibilities, but he occasionally updates his Instagram profile. The star rookie posted updates Tuesday of a brisket he cooked on his Traeger grill to celebrate the Chargers’ win against the New York Jets last week. Herbert called it a “victory brisket” and said it would be a tradition after every Chargers win. It was his first successful time cooking a briske...
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Tokyo drunk and indifference

Total oblivion and the completely oblivious.
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The Prettiest Entrance in Paris

Not too far from the Eiffel Tower on Avenue Rapp is a gorgeous building in the Art Nouveau style built in the late 1800’s by an architect named Lavirotte. I wasn’t too far away the other day and decided to get another look. Here it is. Pretty elaborate and over the top. Closer. Once I was here as a lady came out and I went inside to look at the entrance lobby which turned out to be rather plain to my surprise. Note her fox stole, at least I think that’s what it is. Surely not ...
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Influencer Marketing Guide For Maximum Business Growth

Business growth is always a top priority for business owners, especially in today’s fast paced digital age. Businesses that leverage digital mobile means to reach customers are maximizing growth, and finding success around every corner. The smartphone and social media play a role in this business growth. Businesses now have direct 24/7 access to target audiences via smartphones and social media. However, consumers are pretty savvy. They don’t necessarily trust the marketing messages blasted acr...
Tags: Business, Olapic, Instagram, Nano, Coca Cola, Influencer Marketing, Inbound, Marketing (WOMM, CITE Research, Social Media Influencers According, Sephora Banana Republic Zara Forever

Thanksgiving sunrise.

It's as good as it is — no better or worse. You can choose to think about: 1. how much better it could be or 2. how much worse it could be or 3. what it actually is. Which is more Thanksgiving-y?  [Author: [email protected] (Ann Althouse)]
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Leading Thoughts for November 26, 2020

IDEAS shared have the power to expand perspectives, change thinking, and move lives. Here are two ideas for the curious mind to engage with: I. Dietrich Bonhoeffer writing to his parents from prison on gratefulness: “In ordinary life we hardly realize that we receive a great deal more than we give, and that it is only with gratitude that life becomes rich. It’s very easy to overestimate the importance of our own achievements in comparison with what we owe to others.” Source: Letters and Paper...
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Need a lockdown read? Best-selling thriller author Ruth Ware talks about her latest mystery, ‘One By One’

In a secluded luxury chalet tucked away in a French ski resort in St Antonie, a dozen people find themselves trying to survive a massive avalanche. Along with the freezing temperatures and lack of electricity and cell phone service, someone in the group has begun killing off the others. British author Ruth Ware’s most recent novel “One By One” is a perfect read if you’re looking to cozy up with a good book and a blanket in the winter months: her descriptions of this chalet — with its stunning pa...
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Keep your digital photo and video collection safe with Ibi, now just $100

The Ibi smart photo manager is a the perfect way to manage your digital pictures, and it's on sale right now.
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Hijab-wearing supermodel Halima Aden quits fashion industry

In a series of Instagram posts, Aden says the fashion industry forced her to stray from her religious beliefs.
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TikTok’s epic rise and stumble

TikTok’s rise in the West is unprecedented for any Chinese tech company, and so is the amount of attention it has attracted from politicians worldwide. Below is a timeline of how TikTok grew from what some considered another “copycat” short video app to global dominance and eventually became a target of the U.S. government. 2012-2017: The emergence of TikTok These years were a period of fast growth for ByteDance, the Beijing-based parent company behind TikTok. Originally launched in Chin...
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Charmed in lockdown: garden birds by Denis Thorpe – in pictures

The former Guardian photographer Denis Thorpe, 88, has been shielding at home in Stockport for most of the year and taking pictures of his garden and its visitors. The images are to be published in a book, Birds in my Lockdown GardenGuardian Print Shop: Denis ThorpeI’ve spent most of my working life photographing people and places. Usually on film in glorious black and white. Being locked down has forced me to take a closer look at my surroundings.When I was away on assignments, my wife found ti...
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Drake Defends The Weeknd, Says Grammys ‘May No Longer Matter’

Drake has come to the defense of The Weeknd amid his Grammys snub, saying the awards show “may no longer matter.” In a post to the rapper’s Instagram story on Wednesday, Drake sided with The Weeknd — who received zero nominations this year for his album “After Hours” — and suggested that there is a […]
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Fujifilm’s GFX100 now offers whopping 400-MP images after software update

Fujifilm's pricey GFX100 medium-format camera now offers images of up to 400 megapixels -- up from 102 -- following a software update released on Wednesday.
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