Wednesday , April 25 2018

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How to regain trust lost by bad business listings

Ultimately, if you don’t update your website immediately once location information changes, when someone suspects your listing data is wrong and comes through to see those details confirmed on-site, you’ll be sending them on a wild goose chase and directly into the hands of nearby competitors. Include social proof on …

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SearchCap: PPC branded content & bad local reviews

Below is what happened in search today, as reported on Search Engine Land and from other places across the web. From Search Engine Land: How to use good ol’ PPC to support fun and creative branded contentApr 25, 2018 by Kevin Lee Contributor Kevin Lee looks at creative synergies and …

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Toronto Food Festivals And Events To Indulge In This Spring

Photo: tosandwichfest on Instagram  Whether travelling to the 6ix for a quick escape or looking for some unexpected adventure to add to your weekend schedule, Toronto welcomes a host of food festivals and events to celebrate the fresh tastes of spring air. As we prepare to brave the streets after the …

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Update On My Stolen Book (and Job) on Amazon

A week and a half ago, I found out someone had plagiarized my first book, Breakout: How Atari 8-Bit Computers Defined a Generation, and had been selling it on Amazon for months. The copy was complete, right down to the back cover blurb, where the offending party said he was the …

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New MIT ‘Dormio’ Device Controls Your Dreams to Boost Creativity

Every time you go to sleep, you pass through a phase known as hypnagogia. This mental state straddles the line between “sleeping” and “awake.” Sometimes sleep scientists can’t even agree on whether it should be classified as a phase of sleep. Hypnagogia has a reputation for promoting creativity and freedom …

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Scientists Confirm Uranus Smells Terrible

Should astronauts ever make a trip to Uranus, they’ll want to hold their breath. Scientists have confirmed that Uranus smells really bad. That’s not a joke — well it is, but it’s also a true fact about the seventh planet in our solar system. The clouds of the gas giant …

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Physicists Find New Way of Exploring Cosmic Microwave Background

A team of Canadian physicists has developed a new way to improve our knowledge of the Big Bang by measuring radiation from its afterglow, called the cosmic microwave background radiation. The team’s results, published in the journal Foundations of Physics, predict the maximum bandwidth of the Universe, which is the …

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Indigenous Bajau People Evolved Larger Spleens for Free-Diving

The indigenous Bajau people of Southeast Asia spend their whole lives at sea, working 8-hr diving shifts with traditional equipment and short breaks to catch fish and shellfish. In a new study published in the journal Cell, an international team of scientists led by the Universities of California at Berkeley, …

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Juno Sends Back Breathtaking New Images of Jupiter

NASA’s Juno mission took its twelfth trip around Jupiter on April 1, 2018, and the orbiter has sent back extraordinary images of the gas giant. This image of Jupiter’s Great Red Spot and surrounding turbulent zones was captured by NASA’s Juno spacecraft. The color-enhanced image is a combination of three …

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Grant Hirschman Moves To First Place

In the rough of the 13th hole of Southern Hills Country Club, Oklahoma’s Grant Hirschman wisely chose to follow his coach’s advice. “I was really just trying to nestle it down by the hole, and luckily enough it kind of curled right in the hole for me.” While vaulting the …

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