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6 Cups Of Coffee Per Day = Lower Risk Of Dying ?

This was suggested by: John Willey


I’m a coffee lover… and after reading this news I’m very happy indeed! Why? Based on the most significant evaluation of the relation between coffee drinking and mortality, coffee lovers had a decreased risk of death during the research period.


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CNN’s Primetime Ratings Sink to 20-Year Low


CNN’s ratings woes continue to get worse. Following last week’s news of a 15-year primetime low during Piers Morgan, final Nielsen ratings give the network its lowest-rated weekday primetime showing among total viewers in more than 20 years.

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How Gawker wants to monetize comments


Back in November, I grappled with the fact that online display ads in general, and banner ads in particular, are clearly not working very well; my suggested alternative was for brand advertisers to embrace the power of the external link.

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Build Links & Protect Your Content with Tynt | Chantilly Patiño™

Many bloggers know that external links are the best way to improve SEO, Google Page Rank and traffic to your blog, but how do you get other sites to link up to you? You can learn some of the best practices for how to get external links, but applications like Tynt also help by prompting visitors to share links to your content without you having to lift a finger.


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Congress Has Nine Bills Pending to Weaken Wall Street Regulations

by PAT GARAFALO, Think Progress

These proposals threaten to create large oversight-free zones that could allow risky behaviors to flourish.

 

JP Morgan’s $2 billion derivatives trading debacle has forced House Republicans to, at least temporarily, delay their efforts to repeal the Dodd-Frank financial reform law. Republicans on the House Agriculture Committee yesterday pushed back votes on a series of bills that would weaken the derivatives portion of Dodd-Frank.

JP Morgan’s $2 billion derivatives trading debacle has forced House Republicans to, at least temporarily, delay their efforts to repeal the Dodd-Frank financial reform law. Republicans on the House Agriculture Committee yesterday pushed back votes on a series of bills that would weaken the derivatives portion of Dodd-Frank.

Those bills had already been cleared by the House Financial Services Committee, which has been making a concerted effort to chip away at Dodd-Frank. And overall, according to a report from Public Citizen, nine bills are pending in Congress that would weaken Dodd-Frank’s title on derivatives:

Those bills had already been cleared by the House Financial Services Committee, which has been making a concerted effort to chip away at Dodd-Frank. And overall, according to a report from Public Citizen, nine bills are pending in Congress that would weaken Dodd-Frank’s title on derivatives:

Since the passage of Dodd-Frank, industry has engaged in a concerted effort to weaken it. At least nine bills are pending in Congress that would water down its derivatives reforms. Three additional bills would saddle federal agencies with additional burdens to fulfill requirements to issue concerning financial services, including those involving derivatives.

Among other things, these bills would eliminate a requirement for federally insured banks to spin off their derivatives operations; reduce disclosure requirements for certain derivatives trades; provide a broad exemption from Dodd-Frank’s provisions for swaps involving foreign affiliates of U.S. companies; and exempt purportedly small players, even those with up to $200 billion in the notional value of their derivatives exposure.

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14 Free Tools & Resources to Make Your Business Website Mobile-Friendly | The Frugal Entrepreneur


As consumers become more attached to their smartphones, tablets, and other mobile devices, ensuring that your website can be rendered on these devices has become a necessity.

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ACTING BIG TO GET BIGGER: Websites With More Content Generate More Customers

This infographic from Hubspot posted October of 2011 is surely as relevant today as it was then. 
 
We’ve long known that business blogging, social media, and great content creation are the keys to successful inbound marketing

** To learn more about how often you should be blogging, curating or creating content and how your website traffic increases as your social media presence grows, check out this infographic, “Act Big to Get Big”

Selected by Jan Gordon covering “Content Curation, Social Business and Beyond”

Read article and see infographic here: [http://bit.ly/J3dNyB]


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Romney’s High-School Behavior Was Like ‘Lord Of The Flies,’ Classmate Says


An anonymous former high-school classmate of Mitt Romney’s told ABC News on Thursday that many fellow students have “really negative memories” of the Republican presidential candidate, and that his behavior during those years was “like ‘Lord of the…

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Coffee shown to prevent brain damage in diabetics, protect against memory loss

Badly managed type 2 diabetes — which accounts for 90 percent of all diabetic cases in the world — affects the brain, causing memory loss and learning problems.


from The New York Daily News

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5 Reasons Images are King with Social Media Marketing


It’s a well-known fact that people are visual. They like things that attract their eyes. Color, images, movement, all these things bring them in and make them stay and brings them back. So why do so many business bloggers forget this little tidbit?

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