Simone Biles still struggling with 'twisties,' raising new doubts about returning to action

Simone Biles posted two videos of her trying to do her uneven bars dismount Friday on her Instagram story, and it's clear she is not her usual self.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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Who is Sunisa Lee, United States’ newest Olympic gold medalist?

Sunisa Lee of St. Paul has spent her entire life working for this moment. She started in gymnastics as highly energetic 6-year-old, and as she rapidly progressed through the sport, she started to set her sights on the Olympics. And on Thursday, she became an Olympic gold medalist — and in the biggest event of all, the all-around competition, finishing with a final score of 57.433 points to edge Rebecca Andrade of Brazil for the title. Sunisa Lee, of the United States, waits for the final res...
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Fabian Delph labelled ‘anti-vaxxer’ after controversial Instagram post

Delph posts controversial Instagram story Fabian Delph has risked severe backlash for publishing an image on social media which appears to have anti-vaccination connotations.Posted to his Instagram page was an image with a quote which read, ‘It’s now a “conspiracy theory” to believe that the immunes system is capable of doing the jab it was designed to do.’ Fabian Delph Instagram story. Everton midfielder faces torrent of backlash This has riled quite a number of people on social media and ma...
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U.S. Pole Vaulter Sam Kendricks Tests Positive for Covid-19 at Olympic Games

U.S. pole vaulter Sam Kendricks tested positive for covid-19 at the Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan on Thursday, according to the Twitter account of the U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Committee. Kendricks, who holds the U.S. record for pole vaulting, reportedly has no symptoms but has been forced to withdraw from the Games…Read more...
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Crooked Creek Holler (and Friends) Hot Dog Party

Crooked Creek Holler always has the fun going on in Asheville and you might remember the kickoff to the Summer Sessions a few weeks ago where we had upwards of 200 people show up, raffles for a great cause, glass rods to cast, and smoked meats.     They are following that stellar event up with a Hot Dog Party this Sunday, August 1st, from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. and Southern Culture on the Fly, with the help of Traeger, will be smoking wieners (stop laughing...) and New Belgium Brewing will be ...
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The Portfolio: Simphiwe Majozi

The photographer uses the medium to connect with aspects of Zulu spiritual practices The post The Portfolio: Simphiwe Majozi appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
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A $250,000 Substack offer wasn't enough to lure a Pulitzer-winning art critic from his staff writing job. He said he can't stand the idea of constantly 'barking' for subscribers.

Substack Famed New York Magazine art critic Jerry Saltz says he has turned down a $250,000 deal from Substack. Explaining his reasoning, Saltz said, "I think it is not my real work to write for 'subscribers.'" Substack has made waves in the media industry by poaching big names in recent months. See more stories on Insider's business page. Long-time New York Magazine art critic Jerry Saltz says he has turned down a $250,000 offer to write for the newsletter platform Substack,...
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Say cheese! How bad photography has changed our definition of good pictures

It's generally agreed that just about everyone today is a photographer to the extent that just about everyone carries a smartphone. Less understood, though, is how essential failures and mistakes have been to the evolution of what we think of as good photography. — Read the rest
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How to Build a Brand on Instagram

Traditionally, we all connected with people physically by visiting or hanging out with them and once we were out of sight, we were out of mind. With social media, the connectivity between people and businesses can now go on without physical presence and proximity. There are so many platforms to choose from such as Facebook, Twitter, TikTok, Snapchat, and very popularly, Instagram. Instagram is one of the top social media platforms with over 1 billion monthly active users and 200 millio...
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Zuckerberg is turning trillion-dollar Facebook into a ‘metaverse’ company, he tells investors

Following the quarterly release of Facebook’s earnings numbers where the company’s CFO takes time to walk analysts through the nitty gritty of the company’s financials, CEO Mark Zuckerberg took a moment to zoom out and wax on the company’s future goals, specifically calling out his ambitions to turn Facebook into “a metaverse company.” “I wanted to discuss this now so that you can see the future that we’re working towards and how our major initiative across the ...
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Did ‘Ahsoka’ Star Rosario Dawson Just Confirm Live-Action Casting for Thrawn and Ezra Bridger?

Fans of the extended Star Wars universe have spent years waiting to see the characters of Ezra Bridger and Grand Admiral Thrawn make their debuts in live-action, and their wait might soon be over. Or not. Rosario Dawson, who played the live-action iteration of Ahsoka Tano on The Mandalorian and will soon star in her own spin-off series, titled Ahsoka, shared an image in her Instagram stories which suggests that Mena Massoud (Aladdin) and Lars Mikkelsen (Star Wars Rebels) have been cast as Ezra ...
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Star Wars Bits: Ahsoka, The Book of Boba Fett, War of the Bounty Hunters, Tempest Runner, and More

In this edition of Star Wars Bits: Potential Casting News for Ahsoka The Book of Boba Fett Directors and Cinematographers War of the Bounty Hunter Previews Lucasfilm Hires Popular Deepfake Artist Star Wars Podcast & YouTube Round-Up And more! Potential Casting News for Ahsoka According to LRMonline, Mena Massoud (of 2019’s Aladdin) has been cast as Ezra Bridger in the upcoming Ahsoka Disney+ series. The last time fans saw Ezra was during the 2018 Star Wars Rebels series finale, in which...
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Leading Thoughts for July 29, 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. Motivational speaker Les Brown on having an indomitable spirit: “There are negatively charged people who allow events to control their lives, and there are positively charged people who remain in control of their lives no matter what life throws at them. You want to be positively charged. “Good things happen to positively charged people because they l...
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Don’t Miss National Lipstick Day on 7/29! Try the Products from Smith + Cult, Vapour!

National Lipstick Day is just a day away– 7/29!! Don’t miss this great opportunity to indulge yourself by purchasing a couple of new lipsticks. Here are two great brands that are offering some great deals!   Here are two great brands that are offering some great deals!   Smith & Cult – on National Lipstick Day […] The post Don’t Miss National Lipstick Day on 7/29! Try the Products from Smith + Cult, Vapour! first appeared on
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56 thoughtful gifts for your wife, from sweet personalized items to romantic grand gestures

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. AUrate Thoughtful gifts for your wife are key, whether it's for a birthday, anniversary, or just because. We rounded up unique gift ideas for her, whether you want a grand gesture or a personalized memento. Looking for more gift ideas? Check out all of Insider Reviews' gift guides here. Putting extra care into picking out thoughtful gifts for your wife shows her just how how special she is and...
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How ‘Instagram therapy’ is helping women with mental health

Women make up the majority of people living with mood disorders in Canada. However, treatments and resources that are adapted to their needs are still lacking. Looking for ways to feel better, many women are turning to social media platforms like Instagram. To make sense of the phenomenon called “Instagram therapy,” I interviewed more than 20 women in 2020 who use Instagram for mental health care. I found that women turn to the image-sharing platform to counter the lack of available resources. I...
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How much money Instagram influencers make

Influencer JaLisa Vaughn-Jefferson has more than 275,000 followers today and makes most of her income from brand deals. Marrica Evans Influencers on Instagram earn money in a multitude of ways. From sponsored content to getting tips on IG Live, creators balance several streams of income. We spoke with more than a dozen creators who shared how much money they earn. See more stories on Insider's business page. Instagram and influencers go hand-in-hand. The Facebook-owned social-media pla...
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An OnlyFans model is suing 2 agencies that manage social-media accounts for influencers

OnlyFans was launched in London in 2016 OnlyFans Hi, this is Amanda Perelli and welcome back to Insider Influencers, our weekly rundown on the business of influencers, creators, and social-media platforms. Sign up for the newsletter here.In this week's edition:An OnlyFans model is suing two agencies, alleging "coercion, control, humiliation, and abuse"How much money a Twitch streamer earns by combining ASMR and gamingA TikToker with 3 million followers is being sued by a Florida car was...
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Simone Biles still struggling with 'twisties,' raising new doubts about returning at Olympics

Simone Biles posted two videos of her trying to do her uneven bars dismount Friday on her Instagram story, and it's clear she is not her usual self.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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3 Pieces of Advice From Asian-owned Businesses That Have Pivoted Their Physical Stores Online

How these businesses overcame the pandemic and the rise in Anti-Asian hate to find success Small businesses have been devastated by the pandemic, and women-and-diverse-owned businesses have been even harder hit. In fact, A recent study shows Asian-owned businesses in the US have been the most negatively impacted of all demographic groups, with a 20% decrease of working business owners from February to December last year.  Separately, many Asian-owned businesses have faced an increase in hate cri...
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Apple shows how to shoot ‘otherworldly’ Night mode shots on iPhone

If you're an iPhone owner who's yet to get to grips with the camera's Night mode, then check out these tips on how to get great shots in low light.
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Dallas ‘mansion’ with no bedrooms, windows mocked on social media

While the house appears to be a typical mansion, the inside drew attention on social media for its bunker-like layout: "That's where they brought Jason Bourne during his flashbacks."
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Amid mounting Arsenal return links, Martin Odegaard price-tag revealed

 An insight into the kind of fee set to be demanded by Real Madrid for Martin Odegaard has been forthcoming, amid suggestions that an Arsenal return could be on the cards for the midfielder. Gunners stint Norwegian creator Odegaard spent the 2nd-half of this past season plying his trade in North London.After struggling for game-time upon his return to parent club Real Madrid last summer, it was decided that another loan spell away from the Bernabeu would best aid his development.In turn, Arsenal...
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4 tips for agents who want to score laughs — and leads — on Instagram

Matt Lionetti of The Agency gained a following by posting comedy sketches about real estate on Instagram. He shared tips with Inman for other agents trying to do the same.
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FBI investigating Nigeria's 'super cop' in Instagram influencer HushPuppi fraud case

A high-ranking Nigerian police officer is being investigated by the FBI for allegedly making an arrest at the request of Instagram influencer Ramon Abbas, who has pleaded guilty to money laundering, according to the US Justice Department.
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2021 Ocean Park 5K @ OOB

We have one PC Screen down & a laptop in need of replacement but we will get our report out somehow. Please standby for news!
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‘See you in that shirt’: Son of Man City’s Fernandinho sends birthday message to Harry Kane

 The son of Manchester City star Fernandinho has taken to social media, to send a less-than-subtle transfer message to Tottenham star Harry Kane. City keen The name of hitman Kane has of course taken centre stage in the media this summer.This comes after the 28-year-old, back in May, informed those in a position of power at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium of his desire to move on, in search of silverware.The revelation, originally brought to the fore by Sky Sports News, was subsequently picked up ...
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Apple shows how to shoot ‘otherworldly’ Night mode shots on the iPhone

If you're an iPhone owner who's yet to get to grips with the camera's Night mode, then check out these tips on how to get great shots in low light.
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Mobile, Photography, News, Trends, Night Photography, NIght mode, Maria Lax

Christian Eriksen’s future set to be decided with tests scheduled in Milan

Eriksen’s recovery The European Championships provided moments of elation for millions of people around Europe. Goals, great games and spectacles were rife throughout the competition.However, one moment in the game between Denmark and Finland will forever be remembered for some very different emotions that were experienced.Christian Eriksen collapsed suffering a cardiac arrest and required medical attention to save his life. He left the field conscious and recovered to a stable condition in a ne...
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Hemingway ‘wannabes’ celebrate author with lookalike contest

Fans in Nobel prizewinner’s favourite haunt of Key West hold their 40th competition on his birthdayErnest Hemingway is survived as much by his macho mythology as he is by his writing. Hemingway was in two plane crashes in two days. Hemingway shot himself in both legs while wrangling a shark. Hemingway had at least nine major concussions – and four wives. He had brain damage. He won the Pulitzer and the Nobel prize. He hunted and fished and wrote plays and books and articles and stories, for ever...
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