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Reconsidering the period room as a museum-made object

For those of us used to visiting historical houses and encyclopedic museums, the word “period room” will sound familiar. A period room is a display combining architectural components, pieces of furniture, and decorative objects organized to evoke—and in some rare cases recreate—an interior, very often domestic and dating from a past era.Period rooms were widespread among European museums during the last decades of the nineteenth century, and became popular in North American institutions in the e...
Tags: Europe, Books, Design, Featured, History, Art History, Arts & Humanities, History Museum, Pixabay, Art & Architecture, History of art, Art Museums, Paul Ricoeur, Art Spaces, JDH, European Art


21 Recommendations for Spending Your Content Marketing Time Wisely

One enduring challenge with content marketing is how quickly it can turn into the content treadmill. This week, we’ve got... Continue Reading The post 21 Recommendations for Spending Your Content Marketing Time Wisely appeared first on Copyblogger.
Tags: Design, Featured, Content Marketing, Blogging, Content Marketing Strategy, Copyblogger Weekly


Using Your Firm’s Competitive Differentiation in your Employer Branding Program

  As you build out and continue to tweak your Employer Branding Program, you might want to incorporate and “bake in” your firm’s differentiators—(assuming, of course, you know what they are). Each firm has differentiators (whether they know it or not). These differentiators will make all the difference to prospective new hire candidates. They can […]
Tags: Featured, News, Recruiting, Branding, Blog Posts, Employer Branding


AmaWaterways: 2019 Smooth Jazz Christmas Markets River Cruise

HOLIDAY JAZZ CRUISE FEATURING JAZZ TRUMPETER RICK BRAUN Join AmaWaterways on December 13, 2019, for a swingin’ Magical Christmas Markets cruise! Discover the magic of the season with AmaWaterways aboard AmaSonata during a special holiday jazz cruise featuring smooth jazz trumpeter and producer Rick Braun! Enjoy four exclusive Rick Braun Unplugged performances as you sail for 7 nights along the Danube River from Vienna, Austria to Nuremberg, Germany, exploring Europe’s spectacular Christmas mark...
Tags: Travel, Europe, Featured, Blog, Miles Davis, Nuremberg, Regensburg, Rod Stewart, Chet Baker, Vienna Austria, Danube River, Rick, Nuremberg Germany, Clifford Brown, Freddie Hubbard, AmaWaterways


We need to start treating producers in hip-hop fairly

It’s become all too common to hear of producers getting screwed over or unappreciated for their work. This has to end. Producers are a major artery in the blood flow of the music industry and that isn’t seen anywhere more than in hip-hop. Producers are often the key to hip-hop artists’ success, setting the stage for rappers to jump up and knock them down. Despite the key role they play in hip-hop music they are so often undervalued and it’s terrible. So today is another day, and another...
Tags: Music, Featured, Hip-hop, Rappers, Beats, Labels, Producers, Joey Bada, Hashimoto, Bada, Record Labels, Kenny Beats, Music Producers, Mac Miller Danny Brown, DeShay, Adam Golden


Daddy’s Hangout 2019 NCAA Tournament Prediction

It’s that time of year again and that’s March Madness of course. Honestly, this is my favorite time of the year because anything can happen, and it usually does. Coming into the tournament, Duke is the overwhelming favorite and deservedly so. Zion Williamson is the phenom that everyone talked about and then some. In the ACC tournament, he became the first freshman since Kevin Durant to average 30 points and 10 boards in a conference tournament. There are quite a few other teams that have a gre...
Tags: Florida, Featured, Minnesota, Mississippi, Washington, Kentucky, Oregon, Virginia, LSU, Tennessee, Iowa, Basketball, Wisconsin, Jazz, Kansas, Mississippi State


The March 2019 Issue of Photoshop User Magazine Is Now Available!

The   is now live on the KelbyOne site and KelbyOne Mags for iOS and Android. In this issue, learn how to bring your imagination to life through photography and Photoshop, plus using the Hue sliders to make your landscape images shine, creating eye-opening portraits in seconds with Face-Aware Liquify, making better selections with Quick Mask mode, and so much more! Check out all the latest magazine articles with our Search Articles feature on the website. We hope you enjoy this issue! ...
Tags: Photography, Featured, Photoshop, KelbyOne, Photoshop User Magazine, Lightroom Magazine Not


Adoration Is an Invitation to a Transfiguration Experience

I was at a weekend retreat gathering of priests and religious some years ago. One of the elderly priest-attendees remarked how times had changed. He said that many years ago when priests and religious gathered in a place, the first thing that they would ask is where the chapel was located in the building so that they could spend some moments of Eucharistic adoration. But now, when priests and religious gather together in a place, they first ask for the Wi-Fi password and the place in the house w...
Tags: Featured, Religion, Jesus, Christ, Moses, Peter, St Paul, Elijah, Heb, Faith & Spirituality, Josh Applegate


10 Things To Do If Your Lent Plans Fail

Lent is not simple. It’s not meant to be. And it’s not “Catholic guilt” that makes it seem so arduous, either. We shouldn’t discourage any sense of guilt that stems from the very heart of this season, which is penance and repentance. Nor should we give up if Lent was more than we planned. That sense of guilt and acknowledging our shortcomings are exactly what enables us to becoming closer to God in this time, which is the real goal in the end. What do you do then, when you’ve utterly failed at L...
Tags: Featured, Religion, Matthew, Corinthians, Luke, Cross, Faith & Spirituality, Sirach, St Robert Bellarmine Fasting, St John Chrysostom


What Do We Need To Give Back to God This Lent?

The Christian life is a long progression of letting go of our own wants and desires in order to live in accordance with God’s will. This is a difficult process for all of us. In our Fallen state, we want to grasp at the things of this world that are most pleasing to us. We make plans and when they fall apart we don’t respond well. For many of us, stepping onto the path of sanctification comes with a rude awakening. We didn’t know it would cost us so much. We didn’t know it would mean so much suf...
Tags: Featured, Religion, God, Christ, Jesus Christ, Cross, Faith & Spirituality, Salvifici Dolores


How Facebook’s Major Ad Policy Changes Are Impacting Reverse Mortgage Marketers

Facebook on Tuesday announced sweeping changes to its advertising policies that will likely cause a shift in the way mortgage marketers use the platform to reach prospective borrowers—reverse mortgage lenders included. By limiting the demographic filters that marketers can use to target Facebook users in certain product categories, the social media giant will change the marketplace, some lenders say. “Facebook’s ad policy changes will have some impact on our social media strategy,” said Rever...
Tags: Facebook, Featured, Finance, Data, Gary, AARP, Fort Lauderdale Fla, Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg, Berkowitz, Noble, Telluride Colo, RESPA, Reverse Mortgage Funding, RMF, Auerswald, All Reverse Mortgage


And the Winner Is . . .

The true and better bundle. The great high champion. The winner once and for all. Ladies and gentlemen, your Logos March Matchup winning bundle is: HEBREWS Now today, if you read this post, you should know a few things: Every book in the Hebrews bundle is 60% off. The winning Mobile Ed bundle, The Gospels and History ,  is also 60% off. Individual titles in every book bundle are on sale—now through March 31. That last one’s the big one. It’s not just the bundle that...
Tags: Featured, Religion, Sales, Logos, Bible Study, Hebrews, Biblical Studies, March Matchups 2019 Winner


Target’s Archer Farms Coffee to be 100% Sustainable by 2022

Minneapolis based Target has committed 100% of its private brand Archer Farms coffee to be certified sustainable by 2022 according to the Fair Trade USA standard or an equivalent. In collaboration with Fair Trade USA, they will partner with suppliers who meet Fair Trade social, economic and environmental standards, ultimately striving to enable coffee farmers to receive better prices and invest in their communities. This announcement comes at a pivotal moment for coffee farmers around the world ...
Tags: Usa, Featured, Minneapolis, Peru, Target, Branding, Fair Trade USA, Archer Farms, Archer Farms Coffee, Lenin Tocto Minga, APROCASSI Coffee Cooperative


Opinion analysis: Justices sidestep decision on propriety of “cy pres” class-action settlements

This morning the justices issued a per curiam opinion vacating the decision of the lower court in Frank v. Gaos. They had granted review in that case to consider the propriety of so-called “cy pres” settlements – settlements of class actions that distribute all or a part of the monetary relief to public-interest or charitable recipients instead of the named plaintiffs. In this case, for example, the lower courts awarded $8.5 million in monetary relief in a suit brought by plaintiffs alleging tha...
Tags: Google, Featured, Supreme Court, Law, Robins, Frank, 9th Circuit, U S Court of Appeals, Clarence Thomas, Spokeo Inc, Merits Cases, Spokeo, Spokeo Today


Opinion analysis: Washington state motor-fuel tax violates Yakama Treaty

With a three-justice plurality opinion, a two-justice concurrence in the judgment and two dissents, Washington State Department of Licensing v. Cougar Den appears unusually fractured at first glance. But the disagreements among seven of the justices are relatively small, turning largely on whether and why Washington’s motor-fuel tax really burdens the Yakama treaty right to travel. Only the dissent by Justice Brett Kavanaugh, joined by Justice Clarence Thomas, indicates a fundamental disagreemen...
Tags: Featured, Supreme Court, Law, Washington, United States, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Thomas, State, Sonia Sotomayor, John Roberts, Roberts, Ginsburg, Stephen Breyer, Breyer, Elena Kagan, Clarence Thomas


Michaels Crafts Private Brands Top 60% of Net Sales

Yesterday, The Michaels Companies, Inc. (Michaels Crafts) reported diluted earnings per share for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2018 of $1.15, an increase of 3.6%. The Irving, Texas-based retailer filed its Annual Report and 10-K providing some insight into their business. With $5,271.9 million in sales in fiscal 2018, the Company is the largest arts and crafts specialty retailer in North America (based on store count) providing materials, project ideas and education for creative activities. As o...
Tags: Featured, Canada, North America, Branding, Company, Michaels, Pat Catan, Irving Texas, Aaron Brothers, Convenience & Specialty, Michaels Crafts, Michaels Crafts Private Brands Top, Michaels Companies Inc Michaels Crafts


Down Range Radio #614: Report From The 2019 Tactical Conference

This week Michael recaps Tac-Con 2019 in New Orleans; plus, some thoughts on analyzing risk. Down Range Radio – Podcast Episode #614. Scroll down for reference links on topics discussed in this episode. Disclaimer: The statements and opinions expressed here are our own and may not represent those of the companies we represent or any entities affiliated to it. Host: Michael Bane Producer: Marshal Halloway More information and reference links: The Michael Bane Blog Michael Bane on Facebook Sh...
Tags: Podcast, Texas, Featured, Guns, New Orleans, Michael, Second Amendment, John Murphy, Michael Bane, Self Defense, Down Range Radio, Personal Defense, Shooting Sports, Gabe White, Lee Weems, Facebook Shooting Gallery Online SGO


New Investment Brings ‘Point’ Equity Release Capital Raise to $265M

Palo Alto, Calif.-based Point, a shared equity reverse mortgage alternative that gives homeowners the ability to sell a small fraction of their equity, has raised $22 million in series B investment funding, and an additional $100 million in platform capital. This brings total equity investment in the product to $33 million, and total platform capital investments to $265 million. Major new investors in Point include Prudential Finance, DAG, Kingsbridge, Finventure Studios, and non-profit affor...
Tags: Featured, Finance, Point, District Of Columbia, Products, Lim, U S, Palo Alto Calif, HEI, Enterprise Community Partners, Eddie Lim, Atalaya Capital Management, Point co


Why Are So Many Talent Pools Underutilized and How Can Recruiters Tap Into Them?

  Spoiler alert: There’s a talent shortage in the world of work. And it’s pretty big. Ok, so that probably comes as no surprise to anybody who works in the staffing and recruiting industry. It seems like every day, we read new stories about how the number of open jobs exceeds the number of available […]
Tags: Featured, News, Recruiting, Diversity, Branding, Inclusion, Blog Posts, Sourcing, Diversity and Inclusion, Diverse Talent Pool


Opinion analysis: Justices uphold broad interpretation of immigration detention provision

In Nielsen v. Preap, four justices joined Justice Samuel Alito yesterday to adopt an expansive interpretation of a mandatory-immigration-detention statute. In Demore v. Kim, in 2003, the Supreme Court interpreted 8 U.S.C. § 1226(c) to require detention (without bond hearings) for the broad class of potentially removable immigrants identified in the statute. With their decision in Nielsen v. Preap, the Supreme Court further broadened this mandatory-detention provision to cover immigrants who, res...
Tags: Featured, Supreme Court, Law, Congress, Dhs, Kim, Nielsen, Department Of Homeland Security, Thomas, John Roberts, Roberts, Alito, Stephen Breyer, Breyer, Elena Kagan, Samuel Alito


Relist Watch

John Elwood reviews Monday’s relists. Exciting times on the relist front! After a couple of light weeks, we had a flurry of action Monday. From last installment’s two new relists, the Supreme Court called for the views of the solicitor general in one case involving what accommodations employers must make for their employees’ religious exercise. The court denied cert in the other case, which involved claims of racial bias in jury deliberations, prompting Justice Sonia Sotomayor to issue an opinio...
Tags: Featured, Supreme Court, Law, Congress, Alabama, Nike, Indiana, Dhs, Chicago, United States, Social Security, Michael Jordan, Kansas, Jordan, Louisiana, Nielsen


Argument preview: Justices to tackle important agency-deference question

Editor’s Note: An earlier version of this post ran on January 28, 2019, as an introduction to this blog’s symposium on Kisor v. Wilkie, as well as at Howe on the Court, where it was originally published. Next week the Supreme Court will hear oral argument in Kisor v. Wilkie, which arises from a dispute over benefits for a Marine who served in the Vietnam War. Although it may sound dry, the case could be one of the most consequential of the term, because the justices will decide whether to over...
Tags: Featured, Supreme Court, Law, Congress, Court, Marines, Va, Chevron, Robbins, Thomas, Antonin Scalia, APA, John Roberts, Scalia, Howe, Clarence Thomas


Making a music video on a budget

Since MTV broke in the 80’s music videos have become a massive part of artist’s careers. Being on a budget shouldn’t stop you making a great video. First off you want to think about the kind of video you want to make. If you have ideas about what you want for your video then you can look at how to approach that. If you’re totally lost for what your music video will be then look at collaborating with a creative. If you know any filmmakers or artists they could help you realise your potentia...
Tags: Videos, Facebook, Video, Music, Featured, Budget, Youtube, Cheap, Mtv, Artists, Music Video, Record, Recording, Dslr, Independent, Independent Music


10 Things Your Content Marketing Strategy Must Include

With last year’s sale of our StudioPress division, I found myself with something I hadn’t seen in a long time... Continue Reading The post 10 Things Your Content Marketing Strategy Must Include appeared first on Copyblogger.
Tags: Featured, Content Marketing, Blogging, Content Marketing Strategy


Men in Nursing: The Challenges of Men in a Female-Dominated Profession

For men in nursing, this rewarding career choice can often be strewn with challenges and obstacles. But, the challenges are starting to recede. Men are beginning to face fewer challenges in this field as time goes on, but there are a few things that still stand in the way. Lack of Fitting Uniforms Most websites selling nurse uniforms cater to women being that nursing is a historically female-dominated field. As such, male nurses find it difficult to find scrubs that are large enough and tailor...
Tags: Career, Featured, Workplace, Lifehacks


How Programmatic DOOH Can Extend the Reach and Impact of Mobile Ad Campaigns

Marketers and advertisers are always seeking the Holy Grail – delivering the right ad to the right audience at the right moment. Today, technology advancements in digital out of home (DOOH), mobile, and programmatic are converging to finally bring us within reach of that goal – translating to a more enjoyable ad experience for the […] The post How Programmatic DOOH Can Extend the Reach and Impact of Mobile Ad Campaigns appeared first on Ad Tech Daily.
Tags: Featured, Advertising, Mobile Advertising, Guest Articles, Ad & Media Strategies, Digital Intelligence, Sponsored Feature, Programmatic Dooh, Broadsign


Notable female microbiologists you’ve never heard of

Browsing through the most notable names in the history of microbiology, you could be fooled into thinking there were no female scientists working in ground-breaking fields such as antibiotic studies, bacteriology, or virology in the middle of the twentieth century. In fact, laboratories did employ women, though male scientists often thought of them as supplemental parts of teams working in a highly technical field, not contributing much in the way of impact. However, a closer look at the history...
Tags: Books, Featured, Scotland, Bacteria, Manchester, Journals, University of Oxford, Gender Equality, Illinois, Cambridge University, Immunology, Antibiotics, Bishop, International Women's Day, Health & Medicine, Hunt


Beta Release of Adobe DNG Converter 11.2.1

I recently learned that Adobe quietly dropped a beta version of the free DNG converter to help people with newly released cameras (since the last official update in Feb) gain support for their raw photos in Lightroom and Camera Raw. I can’t remember the last time that happened, and I thought it was pretty cool for them to make this available in between official updates. The following cameras are supported by this version of the converter: Canon EOS RPPanasonic LUMIX DC-FZ1000M2 (DC-FZ10002...
Tags: Photography, Featured, News, Plugins, Sony, Lightroom, Lightroom Cc, Panasonic LUMIX, Lightroom Classic, DNG Converter, Canon EOS RPPanasonic LUMIX


He Who Sees True Opportunities Shall Always Prosper

--> People lose their jobs. Often people are released, even from the best jobs they might have ever had. People may find themselves in a position where they cannot find a job that is as good as the one they lost. What is important, however, is what people do when they are in this position. I cannot tell you the number of people I have seen completely blow it when it came to reestablishing their careers, after losing their prior jobs. I do not want you to be one of these people. I grew up in a ci...
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A “view” from the courtroom: Trials of Mississippi

Today will bring an intense hour of argument about race in jury selection in the case of a Mississippi man who has been tried six times by the same prosecutor, which will culminate in a series of short questions by Justice Clarence Thomas, his first during oral argument in three years. But first, there are a couple of lighter moments. Justice Thomas questions petitioner’s lawyer in Flowers v. Mississippi (Art Lien) Chief Justice John Roberts announces that Justice Stephen Breyer has the co...
Tags: Google, Featured, Mississippi, Supreme Court, Law, Washington, Kentucky, Walmart, United States, New Jersey, Davis, Manhattan, Evans, Nielsen, Johnson, Flowers