Sunrise — 7:20.

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In the News: Santa Shortages and Grant Opportunities for Small Business

This week in small business news, we learned about a lot of things, some troubling (a Santa shortage) and others encouraging (financial opportunities for business owners). As the calendar turns to December, many of us naturally start thinking about Christmas. But could you imagine a Christmas without Santa Claus? Wait, there’s a movie about that, right? Small Business Trends spoke with the head of one of the top Santa recruiters and bookers who told us this year is unlike others in the past bec...
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Spiderwebs and bubbles: Get inspired with these simple tips on taking magical winter photos

What better time to grab a camera and head for the outdoors than in the dead of winter? Even the simplest "props," like bubbles and spiderwebs, are transformed into spectacular photo subjects with just a little frost and patience, as shown in yet another stunning video by photographer Jens of Another Perspective. — Read the rest
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Get inspired with these simple tips on taking magical wintertime photos

What better time to grab a camera and head for the outdoors than in the dead of winter? Even the simplest "props," like bubbles and spiderwebs, are transformed into spectacular photo subjects with just a little frost and patience, as shown in yet another stunning video by photographer Jens of Another Perspective. — Read the rest
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58 thoughtful gifts to give your friends under $100

Prices are accurate at the time of publication.When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Getty Images Whether it's your friend's birthday or you simply want to say thank you, they deserve the best. We rounded up 58 gifts, each under $100, that your special friend will treasure. Want more gift ideas? Check out all Insider Reviews gift guides here. Still looking for a gift? Check out our list of the All-Time Best products we've ever teste...
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Diesel: My Way

Insight: Both in style and in function, Diesel JoggJeans are versatile. The versatility of JoggJeans allows for many different expressions of one’s individuality. Idea: To demonstrate the versatility of self-expression offered by JoggJeans, visually. OOH, and magazine advertorials will highlight opposite duos in a mirrored playing card aesthetic, where diffe...
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Kevin McCarthy avoided condemning Lauren Boebert's Islamophobic comments about Ilhan Omar, instead praising her for a phone call that ultimately went off the rails

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthyDrew Angerer/Getty Images McCarthy avoided condemning Lauren Boebert's Islamophobic comments about Ilhan Omar. "She apologized publicly, she apologized personally," McCarthy said at a press conference Friday. Boebert is likely to face punishment soon as Democratic calls for her to lose committee seats grow. House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy signaled on Friday that House Republicans would not take action against Rep. Lauren Boebert after the far-right...
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Flashback – JLS: ‘X Factor was a crash course in this industry. Zero to hero in 10 weeks’

Aston, Marvin, JB and Oritsé recreate their audition photo and reflect on backflips, friendships, reuniting and turkey farmingFinalists on 2008’s X Factor, JLS – short for Jack the Lad Swing – are one of the show’s most successful acts. Celebrated for their R&B-infused pop and slick dance routines, the band reached No 1 with their first single, Beat Again, while their debut album won multiple Brit and Mobo awards, and went quadruple platinum. They released three more albums and a condom range, b...
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Meta expands crypto and blockchain advertisement eligibility on Facebook and Insta

The company said it will allow many more crypto and blockchain advertisements on Facebook and Instagram due to expanded eligibility terms. Only a narrow segment of crypto companies was able to advertise on Facebook because the platform recognized a small number of regulatory licenses. Facebook rebranded to Meta in October to reflect its growing ambitions beyond traditional social media. [Via]
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Filming wild beasts: Cherry Kearton interviewed – archive, 11 May 1914

11 May 1914: The British wildlife photographer tells the Guardian about filming animals ‘unmolested and unharassed in their native wilds’The first man to hunt wildlife with a camera, not a rifleI found Mr Cherry Kearton, who has just returned from crossing Africa with a kinema camera for the third time, in the private room of his London office (writes a representative of the Manchester Guardian).He was endeavouring to conduct a business conversation on the telephone. Round him stood half a dozen...
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From utopian dreams to Soho sleaze: the naked history of British nudism

A new book details how nudism began as a movement of intellectuals, feminists and artists, only to be suppressed by the state. But our attitudes to nakedness also tell us a lot about ourselvesWhen Annebella Pollen was 17, she left behind her strict Catholic upbringing for the life of a new-age hippy, living in a caravan and frolicking naked among the standing stones of Devon, while earning a living by modelling for life-drawing classes. That early experience, followed by a relationship with a br...
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Juliette Has a Gun Midnight Oud and Video Review

Intensely romantic, like the first days of a whirlwind romance. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀ Camphorous animalic oud settles into voluptuous rose which then melds with spicy patchouli. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ It’s everything.... Visit to read the rest of this article.
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The girls are back in town! Why the Sex and the City sequel is about to eclipse the original

Grab your Manolos! Carrie and the gang are finally returning in And Just Like That. But, with a more diverse cast and writers’ room, could this reboot be even more radical?I couldn’t help but wonder – would there really be a ready market for a Sex and the City reboot, nearly 20 years after it left our screens? And then the trailer for the sequel to the culturally iconic series – which ran for six award-laden, press-smothered seasons – arrived, and I realised just how desperately I’d missed it.No...
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The first man to hunt wildlife with a camera, not a rifle

Cherry Kearton popularised nature like a Victorian David Attenborough – using bold techniques to get close to his subjects, as a new exhibition showsFilming wild beasts: Cherry Kearton interviewed – archive, 1914In 1909 two wildlife safari expeditions arrived by ship in Mombasa, Kenya, within days of each other. One party was enormous and led by the adventure-loving US president Teddy Roosevelt; the other consisted of just two men and was headed by Cherry Kearton, a young British bird photograph...
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How to Convert More Leads on Facebook & Instagram with Zapier

Lead ads on Facebook and Instagram make the lead generation process simple. You can customize your ad based on what matters most to your business and customers. Learn more about how to use Zapier with Facebook Lead Ads:
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On my radar: Adjoa Andoh’s cultural highlights

The actor on her hopes for Brixton’s new theatre, an offbeat western and the sophistication of African artAdjoa Andoh was born in Bristol in 1963 and grew up in Wickwar, Gloucestershire. A veteran stage actor, she starred in His Dark Materials at the National Theatre and in the title role of an all-women of colour production of Richard II at the Globe in 2019. On TV, Andoh plays Lady Danbury in Bridgerton, which returns next year, and she will appear in season two of The Witcher on Netflix from ...
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2021 Santa Shuffle 5K Run for the Children

Santa Shuffle 5K Run for the Children ~ Bridgton, ME Thank you for your interest in our very first Santa Shuffle and Holiday Open House to benefit the children of Bridge Crossing! It’ll be a day full of holiday cheer and family fun complete with caroling, milk & cookies, and the one and only, Santa himself! Check out all the ways you can participate: WHAT’S SCHEDULED? 8AM Children’s Fun Run – The day will start with some dashing through the snow led by one of Santa’s favorite Elves! 9AM 5K ...
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Why Aubameyang's post-Man United social media activity has infuriated some Arsenal fans

 The latest social media activity on the part of Arsenal star Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has caused quite a stir amongst the club’s fanbase. Smith Rowe & Odegaard not enough The Gunners, of course, marked their return to action late last night.After bouncing back from a first defeat since August courtesy of a 2-0 downing of Newcastle at the weekend, Arteta and co. tonight made the trip to Old Trafford for a Premier League showdown with Manchester United.Arsenal were no doubt aware ahead of ki...
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In India, over 18.8 million content items were “actioned” proactively on Facebook in October: Meta

As per the report released on Wednesday, the over 18.8 million content pieces actioned by Facebook during October included content related to spam, violent and graphic content, adult nudity and sexual activity, and hate speech. Child Endangerment – Nudity and Physical Abuse category saw 212,200 content pieces being actioned, while Child Endangerment – Sexual Exploitation saw 597,600 pieces and Violence and Incitement 317,000 pieces being actioned. For Instagram, about 3.07 million pieces of con...
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