Happy Holidays from VAoJ!

Looking forward to drinking the psychedelic bottle of California Zinfandel with our traditional Christmas Eve dinner tonight. It's been a while since I have had wine, as my research has taken me in a different direction... As always, here is the VAoJ bonus holiday present: Holidays! [Author: [email protected] (Unknown)]
Tags: Photography, California, Christmas, Anthropology, Happy Holidays, Photo Essay, Bing/Bowie

A selection of my favourite photographs from 2021

With 2021 now lurching towards its socially restricted end, it’s time once again to share my favourite photos from the last 12 months. 2021 hasn’t been a good year for many people, and personally it’s one that changed life forever. The tragic loss of my wife Akiko in the summer is still something that feels unreal at times. I miss her enormously, and the daily reminders and memories remain far more upsetting than comforting. A period made just about bearable with the help and support of friends ...
Tags: Travel, Photography, Japan, Tokyo, Sanya, Tokyo Tokyo, Akiko

Sunrise — 7:22, 7:35, 7:36.

Write about whatever you like. And please think of supporting this blog by doing your shopping through the Althouse portal to Amazon, which is always right there in the sidebar. Thanks! [Author: [email protected] (Ann Althouse)]
Tags: Amazon, Photography, Law, Sunrise, Lake Mendota, Ann Althouse, Althouse

Leading Thoughts for December 23, 2021

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. Michael Useem on what got you here won’t get you there or reinventing yourself as you move forward: “The factors that led others to select you to manage a team, an office, or even an enterprise, are going to change as markets and methods evolve, pushing you to the edge, and making it vital to continually consider the additional leadership capacities r...
Tags: Facebook, Leadership, Instagram, Jeff Gold, Michael Useem, Leading Thoughts, Alaa Garad

Man United trio poke fun at Cristiano Ronaldo after training ground triumph: ‘He lost and was p**sed’

 An amusing exchange on the Instagram account of Manchester United midfielder Nemanja Matic has, on Thursday, piqued widespread attentions. Magpies test A near full-strength United contingent took part in training earlier today.After seeing a number of the club’s scheduled fixtures postponed owing to a major Covid-19 outbreak in their ranks, Ralf Rangnick’s side, sidelined Paul Pogba aside, have since enjoyed a complete recovery. Rangnick on his Zoom said 25 outfield players trained today. Paul ...
Tags: Instagram, Sport, Soccer, Manchester United, Manchester, Newcastle United, Newcastle, Ronaldo, Cristiano Ronaldo, Atalanta, St James Park, Reds, United, Red Devils, Paul Pogba, Nemanja Matic

5 Google for Creators highlights in 2021

Before we jump into 2022, the Google for Creators team is looking back at some of our favorite moments from this year. Check out our top five highlights from 2021. The Google for Creators website features guides, event listings, a blog and more to help creators learn and grow. 1. Launching Google for Creators In October, we launched Google for Creators, a hub for content creators looking for information and inspiration. Along with guides for creating a content strategy, expanding yo...
Tags: Google, Instagram, Instagram and Twitter, Eden Hagos, Keiko Lynn, Sarah Han, Google for Creators, Elle Asiedu, Tyla Lauren Gilmore, Hannah Mussette, Giannina Ong

Meet the Syncettes: Darwin’s old-school, in-demand synchronised swimming squad

Aged 30 to 66, these nine masters swimmers hit their stride when they found an 85-year-old coachThe Syncettes began in 2019 as a group of five swimming friends who met in the “latte lane” of their local swimming club in the Darwin suburb of Fannie Bay.Inspired by the British comedy film Swimming with Men, this fun-loving bunch of masters swimmers are now a retro-focused, synchronised swimming team of nine who are launching into a series of Christmas performances. Continue reading...
Tags: Photography, Fitness, Australia news, Culture, Art and design, Australia sport, Swimming, Northern Territory, Darwin, Fannie Bay

The dog who got me through 2021: Leo the Peke made my blood pressure drop and my heart swell

He is not a big name among dogfluencers, but whenever I felt stressed, something about this pekingese Instagram pup calmed meOn the internet, nobody knows you’re a dog, went the New Yorker cartoon. Nearly 30 years later, it says so in your profile.My Instagram feed is full of dogs, or people posting as their dogs from their own accounts. Some I know well, like my sister’s sweet but vacant pug Margot. Continue reading...
Tags: Instagram, Dogs, Animals, Pets, Life and style, World news, My Instagram, Leo the Peke

How creator economy companies are helping influencers grow their businesses

TikTok influencer Yusuf Panseri.Miguel Medina/AFP via Getty Images. The creator economy has surged in 2021, and a new crop of startups has emerged to cash in. These upstarts are launching tools to help creators connect with fans, film content, and earn money. Here's a breakdown of Insider's recent coverage on up-and-coming creator companies. See more stories on Insider's business page. From gamers to beauty influencers, interest in building a career as a content creator has spiked...
Tags: Facebook, Media, Instagram, Entertainment, Youtube, China, Advertising, US, Trends, Snapchat, Canada, Retail, Influencers, Entercom, Alexa von Tobel, Karat

Small Business Ideas for Beginners

There are small businesses in the U.S. and growing, leading to more new business owners turning up every day. They are a great way to get in on the entrepreneur spirit, earn money and even build wealth in many cases. In short, new business ideas are not something we can run out of anytime soon. But how do you find the right small business idea? If you are looking for inspiration to start your own small business, take a look at these 40 great business ideas for beginners. How to Choose the Pe...
Tags: Instagram, Etsy, California, Sales, Startup, Walmart, United States, Va, Starbucks, Banksy, David Choe, Illustrator, Ftc, Safeway, Google Yahoo, SBA

10 things before the opening bell

Elon MuskPicture Alliance/Getty Images Welcome to 10 Things Before the Opening Bell.Programming note: There will be no newsletter tomorrow, but we'll be back in inboxes on Monday. Happy holidays.If this was forwarded to you, sign up here. Plus, download Insider's app for news on the go – click here for iOS and here for Android.Let's jump in. 1. A war of words over the metaverse. Even as tech giants like Instagram and its parent company Meta pour money and resources into the nascent...
Tags: Elon Musk, Instagram, US, Trends, Tesla, Nba, Square, Crypto, Meta, Santa, Jack Dorsey, Marc Andreessen, Musk, Dorsey, Steph Curry, Block

5 Ways to Maximize Your Instagram Strategy for Luxury Real Estate Leads

Luxury real estate is a competitive industry, which can sometimes make it difficult at times to tap into . The good news is that luxury real estate professionals are no longer limited by who they know or who they bump into at their local high-end gyms, cafes, country clubs or networking events. Now, it’s become commonplace to use social media as a lead generation source— especially Instagram, since the visually-focused platform practically lends itself to the amazing photography associated with...
Tags: Google, Technology, News, Instagram, Marketing, Business Planning, Social Media, Social Media Marketing, Radio, Luxury, Agents, Coaching, Latest News, Industry News, Best Practices, Success Tips

Madonna's children take over mum's Instagram to share incredible message ahead of Christmas

Madonna has enlisted four of her children to help spread a very important message with her...
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Killed by a pill bought on Snapchat: the counterfeit drugs poisoning US teens

Accidental deaths soar among young people amid a proliferation of fentanyl-filled pharmaceuticalsFourteen-year-old Alondra Salinas had set out her new white sneakers and packed her backpack the night before the first day of in-person high school when police say she responded to an offer on Snapchat for blue pills, which turned out to be deadly fentanyl. Her mother couldn’t wake her the next morning.Seventeen-year-old Zachary Didier was waiting to hear back on his college applications when a fake...
Tags: Facebook, Technology, Instagram, Drugs, US, Social Media, US news, Snapchat, Meta, Opioids, Opioids crisis, Alondra Salinas, Zachary Didier, Sammy Berman Chapman

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