December 6, 2019

Archives for August 28, 2019

Six radio stations honored with dual ‘CMA Awards’ nominations

From All Access Music Group Six stations lead the nominations for “The 53rd Annual CMA Awards” with two apiece. Stations nominated in both the Station of the Year and Broadcast Personality of the Year categories are: WIL/ST LOUIS; KCYY/SAN ANTONIO; WQDR/RALEIGH; WIVK/KNOXVILLE; KKNU/EUGENE, OR; and WBYT/SOUTH BEND, IN. Also of note, both Country stations in […]

Books, glorious books

By Molly Young From Vulture Want to spend less time reading email and more time reading other stuff? Here, I can help. (This blog doesn’t count.) Introducing Read Like the Wind, a monthly newsletter of book recommendations from your host (that’s me, Molly). Sign up and I’ll slide into your inbox at a responsible rate of […]

The curse of new

By Paul McGowan From PS Audio No sooner do I get a new ache or pain than my mind gravitates to the worst possible scenario. “No doubt it’s cancer.” When a new product has a hiccup or fails to meet expectations we often jump to a worst-case conclusion that it’s defective or broken. We rarely […]

SEAT Tarraco FR PHEV: Technology, sportiness and efficiency

SEAT brings another dimension to its largest SUV with the introduction of the sporty FR trim and the efficient plug-in hybrid powertrain Thanks to its 13kWh battery pack, the Tarraco PHEV can offer an all-electric range of more than 50km* and reduced emissions of  below 50g/km* With a total output power of 245PS thanks to […]

Designing an outdoor entertainment area

One area of the home to come the furthest in terms of design over the years is the outdoor living space. These were once just spaces to place patio furniture set and maybe a grill. But these days, people are including televisions, entire kitchens (including the kitchen sink) and dining areas fit for a restaurant. […]

Google’s advice for publishers to improve video viewability for ads

By Sahar Amer From Reuters Community Publishers are still grappling with improving video viewability for ads. Google offers 3 rules of thumb to tackle the issue. With video being one of the most popular formats that users are consuming and engaging with content, video viewability should be a key priority for brands and publishers. What […]

If likes no longer matter on social media, then what does?

By Kevan Lee From Buffer You’ve probably heard the news: Instagram is in the process of removing like counts from posts in the Instagram feed. At first blush, this might appear to be a massive change. They’re removing one of the most recognizable elements of social proof that’s ever existed. Likes are the way that we measurethe world’s […]

Skyliner Station Construction

PHOTOS: Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort Skyliner Station Construction Update – 8/27/19 (New Kiosk, Bus Stop, and Other Details) By Henry Taylor From WDW News Today We’ve been keeping tabs on the Caribbean Beach station for Disney’s Skyliner for some time now. As the largest of the stations, we’ve been extra curious to see how the final product […]

Thanking Pachamama: The Andean peoples pay tribute to Mother Earth

By Sandra Sparrowhawk From Reuters Community Catch a glimpse of this month-long Inca shamanic ritual with Reuters Connect For the indigenous peoples of South America’s Andean states, which span Colombia, Venezuela, Ecuador, Peru and Bolivia, the month of August is dedicated to the sacred worship of Mother Earth, also known as Pachamama in the indigenous […]

Drink recipe of the week

Sex in the Driveway All Summer Long By RESTLESS CHIPOTLE From Yummly 5 Ingredients 5 Minutes Ingredients 1 ounce peach schnapps 1 ounce blue curaçao 2 ounces vodka sprite (about 6 ounces) [or 7Up] crushed ice Sex in the Driveway is a gorgeous blue cocktail made with vodka. It’s perfect for sipping by the pool or serving at cookouts. The only thing controversial […]