Giants GM Dave Gettleman, who gets the last laugh, is the winner of NFL Week 3 so far

October 22, 2019

Vincent Carchietta-USA TODAY Sports Gettleman got dragged for drafting Daniel Jones … who led the Giants to an 18-point comeback victory. Week 3 of the 2019 NFL season started with the most Thursday Night Football game possible; a low-wattage slopfest between the Titans and Jaguars playing in the middle of a downpour. While that game may not have offered much in the way of traditional excitement or drama, it did…

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Research confirms fluoride lowers children’s IQ

September 4, 2019

The August 19, 2019, issue of JAMA Pediatrics1 delivered an unexpected bombshell: A U.S. and Canadian government-funded observational study found that drinking fluoridated water during pregnancy lowers children’s IQ. The research, led by a Canadian team of researchers at York University in Ontario, looked at 512 mother-child pairs living in six Canadian cities. Fluoride levels were measured through urine samples collected during pregnancy. They also estimated the women’s fluoride consumption…

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Monsanto hit list exposed

August 21, 2019

In what Democracy Now!1 refers to as an “explosive report” by The Guardian,2 documents obtained during the discovery process of lawsuits against Monsanto reveal the company has been engaged in a coordinated campaign to discredit critics of the company. Among them are journalist Carey Gillam, the nonprofit U.S. Right to Know (USRTK) and singer-songwriter Neil Young, whose 2015 album, “The Monsanto Years,” was an artistic critique of the company. “The…

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Case Study: How a Media Company Grew 400% and Used SEO to Get Acquired

August 9, 2019

Posted by Gaetano-DiNardi-NYC Disclaimer: I’m currently the Director of Demand Generation at Nextiva, and writing this case study post-mortem as the former VP of Marketing at Sales Hacker (Jan. 2017 – Sept. 2018). Every B2B company is investing in content marketing right now. Why? Because they all want the same thing: Search traffic that leads to website conversions, which leads to money. But here’s the challenge: Companies are struggling to get…

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The 1 Thing You Should Be Spending Money on to Be Happy

July 23, 2019

The next time you’re considering splurging on an expensive new leather jacket or big-screen TV you don’t necessarily need instead of saving the cash to put toward a trip to Europe, think twice. Memories last A LOT longer than material things — and science proves it. Dr. Thomas Gilovich, a psychology professor at Cornell University, wrote a study in the Journal of Consumer Psychology called “A Wonderful Life: Experiential Consumption…

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Can toothpaste cause osteoporosis?

July 11, 2019

Osteoporosis is a condition of the bones in which bone mass is lost; this increases the risk of fracturing your wrists, hips and spine.1 Osteoporosis affects men and women. More than 53 million people in the U.S. already have the condition or are at risk for developing it. Risk factors are either fixed or modifiable. Those factors you cannot change include:2 Gender — Women have a greater risk of developing…

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Kawhi Leonard signed with the Clippers — and somehow Paul George is coming with him

July 9, 2019

What an absurd turn of events. Kawhi Leonard’s free agency has ended in an absolute stunner. The 2019 NBA Finals MVP has signed with the Los Angeles Clippers, and in the process, brought Oklahoma City Thunder star Paul George with him. At around 2 a.m. ET, two stunners broke. First, Leonard was spurning the Lakers and Raptors to go to the Clippers. Free agent forward Kawhi Leonard will sign with…

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The fake food race is worth $3 trillion

July 6, 2019

For years, I have advocated for an organic diet to optimize your health, avoid common health problems and help regenerate the environment. Choosing organic foods reduces your exposure to pesticides, herbicides, genetically engineered (GE) foods, synthetic food additives and nano ingredients, many of which do not appear on the food label. In addition to protecting the environment and rebuilding soil, buying organic also supports animal welfare and promotes biodiversity of…

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How to Write a Paragraph in 2019 (Yes, the Rules Have Changed)

June 23, 2019

Writing is tricky. The same piece of content that earns you an A+ on your midterm would be marked as spam or deleted from a blog editor’s inbox. Why is that? Well, one reason is what constitutes a good paragraph differs from medium to medium. How to write a paragraph for your college professor is different than writing a paragraph for a popular blog. The good news? In this post,…

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Why Rent Control Doesn’t Work (Ep. 373)

April 16, 2019

In the U.S., median rent has doubled since the 1990’s, outpacing inflation. Politicians and the public think rent control is the solution. Spoiler alert: it’s not. (Photo: Caelie Frampton) As cities become ever-more expensive, politicians and housing advocates keep calling for rent control. Economists think that’s a terrible idea. They say it helps a small (albeit noisy) group of renters, but keeps overall rents artificially high by disincentivizing new construction….

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