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The In-Vince-ible Vince Wilfork. Really?

I understand the play on words that Vince Wilfork, 350 pound nose tackle for the New England Patriots, has with his own sandwich and pizza at Big Y called the In-Vince-ible. He’s a likable guy, and well respected on and off the field. However, doesn’t the “Invincible” name of the sandwich/pizza lose a little pop [...]

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Man Candles – Manly Smells

With names like “Riding Mower”, “MMM, Bacon”, and “Movie Night” these candles are targeting some pretty non-traditional, unique smells. It’s a  big departure for Yankee Candle from their normal Blueberry, Lavender and Wild Pansies with their fruity and flowery scents. You could argue that candles aren’t just for that relaxing bath during a quiet evening, [...]

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Coupons by Mail or my Car Registration?

All the good stuff was in the envelope (Certificate of Registration, plate decal), but also a few blow-in pieces of paper that seemed superfluous. Upon investigation I read the cover note from the Massachusetts RMV Registrar: Dear Registrant: Enclosed are your Official Registration Renewal Certificate and plate decal. Also enclosed are paid advertisements. MassDOT and [...]

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rapgenius – Annotating and Growing

Sheryl Sandberg (COO of Facebook) adds her personalized and verified annotations on rapgenius, and likewise delivers a stamp of approval to their approach of croudsourcing deeper meaning from content. I could do without the black background, since it makes it harder to read for an extended amount of time, but it is an obvious departure [...]

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CampaignTech2013 – Panel Discussion

Last week I participated in a panel discussion about technology and the 2013 presidential election. Although we were the only thing between the audience and their cocktail hour, there was some lively discussion and valuable insight shared about how technology, analytics and process were deployed in recent campaigns to affect outcomes. And my profile page… [...]

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Kids, Social Media & Beauty Contests

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Matt Damon Goes on Strike

Refuses to Go to the Bathroom Until World Water Crisis is Resolved This video has high production value, and good comedic lines, but also educates and hopefully motivates a broad population. 1 million YouTube views and growing.

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ESPN 30 for 30: Broke

A compelling documentary about how professional athletes can lose it all through poor money management and a short-sighted view of their sports career. The average career of an NFL player is 3.5 years, but they live like the money will never run out. Most find themselves without a viable second career, no savings and sometimes [...]

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