Facebook Bans Creation of New Events Near Federal and State Houses Leading Up to Inauguration

To head off a potential encore of last week’s violent insurrection, Facebook is blocking users from creating new Facebook events in the vicinity of the White House, the U.S. Capitol building, and any state capitol buildings through President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration on Jan. 20. It’s also restricting features for…Read more...
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The Portfolio: Nocebo Bucibo

Photographer Nocebo Bucibo explores the role of photography in the production of the Thokoza hostels as spaces The post The Portfolio: Nocebo Bucibo appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
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How to get unstuck in 2021: Your guide to small changes you can make to feel happier and healthier right now

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. iStock; Gilbert Espinoza/Insider Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky For many, 2020 was a year frozen in amber. Some of us started new hobbies or joined new workout classes, only to face shutdowns. Jobs were lost, cut in half, or made stagnant under an all-remote schedule, forcing ambitious career aspirations to take a back seat. Friendships faltered under new pressures; relationships ended, someti...
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The best free photo-editing software for 2021

Don't want to pay a monthly subscription for Photoshop? We don't blame you. Check out our list of the best free photo-editing software you can use right now.
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Kanye West's Yeezy Sues Intern Over Instagram Posts

Kanye West's apparel company Yeezy is suing one of its summer interns for posting confidential photos on Instagram — and it's seeking to...
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A dreary sunrise...

... but it's a café nonetheless. [Author: [email protected] (Ann Althouse)]
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Crossbeam raises $25M to back startups built on ‘platform economies’

While many venture capitalists might hope to fund the next Amazon or Shopify, Crossbeam is a new firm focused on backing the startups built on top of these platforms. And it recently closed its $25 million first fund. We’ve written about well-funded startups like SellerX, Perch and Heroes that acquire and grow Amazon businesses, and Crossbeam General Partner Ali Hamed similarly pointed to Amazon to illustrate the scale of the opportunity. Noting that third-party sales on Amazon reached $200 bill...
Tags: Google, Amazon, TC, Spotify, Instagram, Tech, Venture Capital, Heroes, Shopify, Wave, Insta, Hamed, Litty, Crossbeam, Ali Hamed, CoVenture

Culture Renovation

WE hear a lot about changing the culture. And the successful are more like renovations than they are like rebuilding the culture. Kevin Oakes advocates that mindset in Culture Renovation: 18 Leadership Actions to Build an Unshakeable Company Companies that effectively changed their cultures were successful because they were renovating what they had, not starting from scratch and completely rebuilding or transforming. Furthermore, he notes that the best time to renovate your culture is when all ...
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Acqua di Parma Ambra Eau de Parfum Video Review

Here’s my video review of Acqua di Parma Ambra.   This scent is part of the Acqua di Parma Signatures of the Sun collection which launched in 2019. There were originally 8 scents in the... Visit to read the rest of this article.
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Ordinary folks who know how to pick up after themselves … and everyone else

“Grassroots — common or ordinary people.” That would be most of us. The rank and file. We pay our taxes, vote in elections, keep our noses clean, and, most of the time, mind our own business. Sometimes, though, we step out of the shadows when we see something that bugs us — something government can’t fix for us – and we start what’s called a grassroots movement. They used to be popular back when people talked face to face about issues, and didn’t mind getting their hands a little dirty for a goo...
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Al Roker's wife Deborah shares sad post following tragic celebrity death

Al Roker's wife, Deborah Roberts, took to Instagram on Friday to pay tribute to...
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One product brought a novelty startup back from the brink at the beginning of the pandemic. Now, Oxford Pennant has become a purveyor of perseverance for Buffalo as the Bills make a historic playoff run.

Brett Mikoll and Dave Horesh, the cofounders of Oxford Pennant, standing above their new banners hanging on Buffalo's Seneca One tower. Colton Wright/Oxford Pennant Oxford Pennant is a Buffalo, New York-based business that designs and manufactures wool felt pennants and banners. In March 2020, the company created a banner that read, "Together we will see it through." The banner became something of a beacon of hope during the lockdowns, and Oxford Pennant has sold over 5,000 of them. No...
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New Avatar Sequel Concept Art Features a New Pandora Location 

BEGIN SLIDESHOW New Avatar Sequel Concept Art Features a New Pandora Location Producer Jon Landau took to Instagram to reveal a brand new concept art for James Cameron’s long-in development Avatar sequels. Created by concept artist Jonathan Back, the illustration provides us with our first look at the Metkayina Village, one of the new stunning locations in Pandora that fans will get to explore in the upcoming films. Check out the full concept art below, and check out previous looks at th...
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Post Malone Donates 10,000 Of His Duet Max Clog II Crocs To Frontline Workers

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