TRUMP SPEECH TO CONGRESS DETAILS A NEW GOVERNMENT OFFICE CALLED VOICE

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US President Donald Trump Congressional Speech & New Government Office Program

Tags: #VOICE, #Immigration, #Politics
Categories: Culture, Media, Politics
Published: March 1, 2017
By: Chris Ross
QZ: Ana Campoy

VIDEO“An office to serve American victims”- DONALD TRUMP

US president Donald Trump is creating a new government office with the very specific purpose of serving American victims of crimes committed by undocumented immigrants. It will be called VOICE—Victims Of Immigration Crime Engagement—and sit under the US Department of Homeland Security, Trump said during his first address to Congress.
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ELECTION ’16: RESPONSIBLE FOR NFL TV RATINGS DECLINE?

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NFL TV Ratings VS. Presidential Election

NFL TV ratings are down and the World Series suggests the presidential election is not the biggest culprit.

By Contributor: Chris Ross
Posted: October 27, 2016 16:30:25
Business Insider: Cork Gaines
Tags: #Sports, #NFL, #TVRatingsDecline

NFL television ratings are down across the board and the league has blamed the decline on the presidential election. However, if that were the biggest reason, we would expect to see a similar decline in the MLB playoffs and that has not been the case.
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BEAUTY BEYOND BELIEF, 16 SURREAL EARTH LANDSCAPES

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Beauty Beyond Belief, 16 Surreal Earth Landscapes

Posted: June 14, 2016
By: Chris Ross
Tags: #SurrealEarthLandscapes, #Culture, #VisualMedia, #GlobalImages

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These bizarre locations may seem like a series of elaborate movie sets, but they are real destinations that you might want to see for yourself.

Landscapes

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The Wave, Arizona, U.S.
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HOW WORLD’S HIGHEST-PAID FEMALE ATHLETE SPENDS CASH

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MARIA SHARAPOVA

How World’s Highest-Paid Female Athlete Spends Her Millions

By: Chris Ross
Posted: June 9, 2016
Tags: #Financial, #MariaSharapova, #HighestPaidFemaleAthlete
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Maria Sharapova — the highest-earning female athlete in the world — is keenly aware of her multi-million dollar brand. She even flirted with changing her last name to “Sugarpova.”

That money has allowed her to live a globetrotting lifestyle with fancy clothes, expensive cars, and a young new boyfriend.

Sharapova made $27.1 million last year.


Source: Forbes
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HILLARY CLINTON’S RESPONSE TO TRUMP IGNITES INTERNET

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Hillary Clinton Three-Word Tweet

By Author:  Chris Ross
On:  Thursday,  June 9, 2016 14:35:00
Tags:  #HillaryClinton,  #2016Election,  #3WordTweet

Shortly after President Barack Obama announced his endorsement of presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump took to Twitter to slam the two Democratic leaders.

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DISCONNECTED • OUT OF HAND

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Disconnected • Out of Hand
Post By: Chris Ross
Date: November 5, 2015, 23:30:45
Tags: Culture, Multimedia, Science, Technology
Hashtags: #Disconnect #OutOfHand #Unplug

A photographer edits out our smartphones to show our strange and lonely new world

Are you reading this on a handheld device? There’s a good chance you are. Now imagine how’d you look if that device suddenly disappeared. Lonely? Slightly crazy? Perhaps next to a person being ignored? As we are sucked in ever more by the screens we carry around, even in the company of friends and family, the hunched pose of the phone-absorbed seems increasingly normal.

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SCIENCE: 5 NOTABLES IN LONG-TERM COUPLES

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Science: 5 Notables in Long-Term Couples

By: Chris Ross
On: September 30, 2015
Posted: Business Insider
Tags: 5 Notables in Long-Term Couples, Culture, Psychological Science, Science, Shared Coordinative Structure

Being with someone for a long time changes the way you see the world. It also changes you. Everything from how you act to the way you think shifts in ever-so-slight ways.

And according to Joshua Wolf Shenk, the author of “Powers of Two,” these tiny shifts are also the catalyst for a different kind of thought process — a shared mind, so to speak — that allows couples (romantic or not) to come up with more creative solutions to problems than they’d ever think up on their own.

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