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Aretha Franklin was present for some of America’s biggest moments — see photos from her incredible life

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AP Music icon Aretha Franklin died on Thursday, August 16 at age 76. Her decades-long career included dozens of awards and honoree performances that ranged from personal to political and celebratory. From singing at Martin Luther King Jr.’s funeral in 1968 to performing at President Barack Obama’s first swearing-in ceremony, Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin participated in major historical moments. Here are 17 photos that demonstrate Franklin’s illustrious life and career. This photo captures a moment during Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s memorial service when Coretta Scott King was listening to Aretha Franklin sing. AP According to the Associated Press, Franklin performed […]

Giuliani: ‘The American people would revolt’ if Trump is impeached

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Rudy Giuliani, President Donald Trump’s lawyer, said the “American people would revolt” if the president is impeached.  Impeachment is a rare, complex procedure, and Giuliani said he believes it’s unlikely to occur in Trump’s case.  Trump had a tough week in the courts as his former personal attorney implicated him in campaign finance violations and his former campaign manager was convicted on eight counts of financial crimes. Recent polls over whether Trump should be impeached have been mixed, suggesting Americans are largely split on the issue. Rudy Giuliani, President Donald Trump’s lawyer, on Thursday said the “American people would revolt” if […]

People are rallying behind ‘Cosby Show’ actor Geoffrey Owens after photos of him working at Trader Joe’s went viral

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Actor Geoffrey Owens was spotted working at a New Jersey Trader Joe’s at the end of August. News sites ran the story and photos of the actor, and it quickly went viral. Now, other people in Hollywood are sharing their own stories of holding day jobs while working as actors. Over the weekend, photos emerged on news sites of “Cosby Show” actor Geoffrey Owens, 57, working at a Trader Joe’s in New Jersey. Now, fellow actors and fans are coming to Owens’ defense to say it’s common for actors to hold other jobs.See the rest of the story at Business […]

J.J. Watt shows how Hurricane Harvey donations are making an impact, but there’s so much more to do

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Work continues in Houston, but Watt’s impact has been immense. J.J. Watt started a movement in 2017 in the wake of Hurricane Harvey when a $200,000 crowdfunding effort started by the Texans’ All-Pro led over 200,000 people donating over $37 million to take his efforts up to $41.6 million in donations from around the world. Now, a year after the money was put to work Watt is showing what those donations did for the community. Watt partnered with numerous organizations to work on the distribution of the funds, including Save the Children, Habitat for Humanity and Feeding America. The coordination […]

Why Content Marketing Works for Me and Not You

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It’s funny, when I meet people who are leveraging content marketing, they always tell me one of two things… Either they can’t figure out how to generate traffic (no matter how many blog posts they publish)… OR They’ve figured out how to generate more traffic, but the traffic hasn’t turned into any sales or new customers and they can’t figure out why. Now, I know what you are thinking… there are so many companies that make millions from content marketing that there must be a way to make it work. But here’s the thing. Because of my ad agency, I […]

Video shows the moment the Genoa highway bridge collapsed, killing 43 people

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Guardia di Finanza Genova/YouTube Local police released the video showing the moment the Morandi bridge collapsed in Genoa on August 14. The footage is from two different cameras, both showing the moments before and after the bridge caved in. Watch it below. Newly released surveillance footage show the exact moment when the Morandi bridge in Genoa collapsed on August 14, killing 43 people. The videos, shot from different angles on the bridge, were released by Guardia di Finanza Genova, who are the local police.See the rest of the story at Business Insider NOW WATCH: Four ways vehicles can be stopped […]

The psychological reasons why people are scared of clowns

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Imagenikolas / Shutterstock Many people find clowns creepy. Psychologists think it could be because they’re unpredictable, they smile too much, and there’s something familiar yet strange about them. But others have a paralysing fear of clowns — or coulrophobia. Phobias develop when our amygdala fires up and makes us feel scared, then we reinforce the fear by not dealing with it. Some phobias seem ridiculous, but for the people who have them, they’re incredibly real. Before people dressed up in garish colours and facepaint started terrorising people, and even before Stephen King’s “IT” was published, some people were already completely […]

Building Better Customer Experiences – Whiteboard Friday

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Posted by DiTomaso Are you mindful of your customer’s experience after they become a lead? It’s easy to fall in the same old rut of newsletters, invoices, and sales emails, but for a truly exceptional customer experience that improves their retention and love for your brand, you need to go above and beyond. In this week’s episode of Whiteboard Friday, the ever-insightful Dana DiTomaso shares three big things you can start doing today that will immensely better your customer experience and make earning those leads worthwhile. Click on the whiteboard image above to open a high-resolution version in a new […]

A matchmaker says the right sentence at the wrong time can put the kibosh on a budding romance

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nd3000 / Shutterstock A common dating mistake is telling someone you’re looking for a serious commitment — as soon as you meet them. That’s according to matchmaker Claudia Duran. Duran said you should take time to get to know the person and see if there’s any chemistry before deciding they’re The One. If you’re coming to see Claudia Duran, you’re probably serious about love. Duran is a Miami-based matchmaker with dating service Elite Connections, and she charges $15,000 for a six-month membership.See the rest of the story at Business Insider NOW WATCH: This 14-year-old boy is bossing social media with […]

What Is Dissociation?

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Dissociation is how your mind copes with too much stress, such as a traumatic event that has happened in your life. Dissociation is when you experience a disconnection from yourself and the world around you. Dissociation is a natural response to trauma for many people that they can’t control or have no control of. Some people choose to dissociate as a way of focusing or calming down. Some people experience dissociation as a symptom of their mental health condition (for example Bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, PTSD etc) Dissociation can be experienced in different ways such as; Dissociative amnesia You have gaps in your […]