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In a dark, blue-lit room last December, a man known as MetaphorSX was live-streaming World of Warcraft on Twitch and, during a break, decided to rate female Twitch streamers along with his viewers. One of his buddies, a World of Warcraft commentator, had just fetched him a new specimen: a young woman, wearing little makeup, in a red top and rectangular glasses. Anyone tuning into his channel would see what was on his monitor: a zone in WoW, his shadowy face on the top left and, front and center, the woman streaming League of Legends. A few viewers dropped scores in Twitch chat ranging from 6.5
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to 9 in Twitch chat.
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“In my whole life, I have known no wise people (over a broad subject matter area) who didn’t read all the time — none. Zero.” — Charlie Munger, Self-made billionaire & Warren Buffett’s longtime business partner Why did the busiest person in the world, former president Barack Obama, read an hour a day while in office?
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Guess what? Donald Trump is a raving idiot. Every sentient person knows this, and if Michael Wolff is to be believed, so does most everyone in the White House. So why are we talking about Wolff’s book “Fire and Fury” as if it’s the news sensation of the decade?

The answer lies in that timeless definition of the word “gossip”: Hearing something you like about someone you don’t. “Fire and Fury” is catnip for everyone who detests this president.
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The biggest, the best, the longest White House reality episode took place on Tuesday to dismal ratings. Rather than be the sure-fire, live-cast way to change the subject from Michael Wolff's book in which his staff and others declared his dangerous incompetence and show Trump at his deal-making best, the meeting revealed that on the whole Wolff got it right.
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You may have heard that our president is a "very stable genius." Some people, even "experts," are questioning the validity of this statement, given that it's not totally in line with all prior and available evidence up to this point, talking 'bout, "That's not the kind of thing stable geniuses say." Um, nice try sweetie, but I think since Trump is, "like, really smart," he would be the expert on this one.
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From Google to Harry Potter, here are the most popular hits, movies and innovations are turning the big 2-0 in 2018.
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CNN’s John Defterios sat down with regional experts and influencers to discuss Dubai in the year 2050.
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FCC head Ajit Pai has always been the scumbag hiding in plain sight. While his weasel-like nature may have never been in question, this week’s sneak attack on net neutrality put to bed any doubt.
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Well we are not being judgmental here, not at all!! Be it budget destination wedding India or a lavish wedding, you ought to make a few mistakes and it is totally okay because this is your first experience in taking care of an event as big as a wedding.
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Whatever happens now, President Trump cannot stand apart from his decision that the United States recognizes Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. Does his decision improve chances for peace between Israel and the Palestinians?
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I am excited when I wake up on Mondays. Now before you think I’m one of those weirdos that enjoys going to class every day, let me assure you, I’m not.
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Hotels and resorts can drive exceptional results with a well-developed and aligned social media strategy. Once such businesses understand the power of social media, and how it can affect the guest experience, they usually find that they are natural content generation machines.
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So, you know list blog posts are great for generating traffic, but is there an ideal number to use in your title?

Various studies have been conducted on this, providing a range of considerations and conclusions.

To provide some additional food for thought, Venngage looked at more than 120k posts to provide the below research notes - and the ideal numbers to use (and avoid).
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The average cost of living in San Francisco with a two-bedroom apartment is $4,650. SmartAsset.com recommends that you make ~$155,000 to sustain this lifestyle. How is this sustainable? It’s not.
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When the land down the road from Lorraine Lewandrowski’s home in New York State’s Herkimer county was sold, it was bought by developers who turned the land into a subdivision.
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Last week, I interviewed a guy by the name of Alex Voloza. Incredibly, he has learnt to speak 8 languages fluently. He shared a lot of great advice on language learning, explaining the techniques, principles and strategies that enable people to improve quickly.
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The media constantly glorifies entrepreneurship and markets it as a luxurious lifestyle. One where you are your own boss, you make the rules, and life is wonderful. However, this is not remotely close to what being a startup founder entails.
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The number of people killed in US mass shootings has gone up. Analysts have different theories about why.
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The facts behind the latest financial leak, from who's been named to who's the source.
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Three events in Saudi Arabia's capital that were not directly linked signal another seismic shift.
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Are you trying to figure out how Google decides where to rank your website? Want to know the ranking factors you need to consider when working on your SEO?

We take a look at the reported onsite ranking factors in this infographic.
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An Example of an Integrated Marketing Campaign.

Netflix has launched their fall campaign with a strong focus on one of their most popular new series: Stranger Things.
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Driving holiday sales means getting creative. For Warby Parker, that means hiring a whimsical artist to create "eye candy."
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It looks like automation and robots are actually creating more jobs, not killing them.
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What started as a way for founder Kyle Taylor to pay back his college loans quickly became a way of life.
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Email marketing can create a direct line to your readers—but how do you create an active email list? Our newest guest blog from Ryan Robinson has the answers.
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Forty-five percent of employees say words of affirmation are the primary way they like to be shown appreciation in the workplace.