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Kathy Cano-Murillo will present on how she became A DIY Success.

Kathy Cano-Murillo will present on how she became A DIY Success.

Press Publish, the very first blogging conference organized by, will be held in Portland, Oregon, this Saturday. (Psst! We’ll be in Phoenix hosting Press Publish on April 18th, 2015.)

Erick Prince-Heaggans will present <a href=""Around the World in 80 Posts.

Erick Prince-Heaggans will present Around the World in 80 Posts.

Because this is the first event of its kind, we’re eager to get as much feedback from attendees as possible.

And since it’s not always easy for people to travel to attend conferences, we’ve decided to bring Press Publish Portland to you (or at least to your computer) via livestream, for free in exchange for sharing your feedback on the event with us in a follow-up survey.

No joke! On Saturday, March 28, you can watch presentations from our two main tracks of fantastic content from the comfort of your own home. Just register for…

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The Business of Freelancing, Blogging, and Books, According to Author Jennifer Armstrong News

First, I should note: I am not related to Jennifer Armstrong. But! I have followed her writing closely over the years — first during her years at Entertainment Weekly, and more recently as the author of books like Mary and Lou and Rhoda and Ted (Simon & Schuster), which offered a definitive history of the classic TV series. Her blog also happens to be a must-follow on She gives glimpses into her current work (she’s doing a Seinfeld book next) and she’s refreshingly transparent about the business (and hard truths) of being a freelance writer in 2015. I spoke with her via email about the business of writing and tips for how she makes time for her own blog.

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Why I’m boycotting boycotting (and why I don’t care if you do or don’t).

A Word A Week Photograph Challenge – Reef

A Word in Your Ear



Plenty of opportunities here for those photos of fish, diving, sharks coral and all things associated with reefs.  This picture has been taken from a plane of the   reef off the coast of Zanzibar.

As most of you know, but for the newbies once a week I dip into my old English Oxford dictionary and pick a word on the page that it falls open at.  The challenge is to post a photograph you like best to describe what that word means to you. Please put a link back to my challenge post in your post so others can follow the thread and take part and also put your post link in my challenge post comments section so people can follow it back to your blog, see your take on the subject and peruse your blog.  Good luck.

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PressTV: US jets could launch airstrike in Iraq within 24 hours if so ordered: Report

PressTV: US claims Russia sent tanks to Ukraine

Leonardo DiCaprio Refused To Let Justin Bieber Party With Him In Cannes


If your b-hole is still recovering from the warm tingles it got after hearing about Leonardo DiCaprio refusing to share the same air with the Keeping Up With The Kardashians kamera krew at a party two weeks ago, then you better stop reading right now, because this story will make you feel like you s

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First Look: Ek Villain


Sidharth Malhotra is on my Top 5 “Ones to Watch” from the newest generation of Bollywood actors and after is hit Hasee Toh Phasee he’ll be following that up with a starkly different role as the troubled protagonist in Mohit Suri’s new picture, Ek Villain , opposite budding new talent Shraddha Kapoor . The two will be joined by Riteish Deshmukh and Amrita Puri  in antagonist roles.

This will also be Kapoor’s second film with Suri, after last year’s hit Aashiqui 2.

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23 Vintage Photos of Egypt’s Golden Years

Egyptian Streets

A woman reading a magazine in the 1950s A woman reading a magazine in the 1950s

By Mohamed Khairat, Founder,

Egypt in the 1900s was a different place. Egyptian cinema was the third largest in the world, Cairo was a city that foreigners dreamt of spending their holidays exploring, Egyptian music flourished and shook the world, Jews, Muslims and Christians lived together as neighbours, and women had freedoms that were unheard of in many other countries.

Egypt was a place of liberal spirits, unhampered by sectarian and ethnic prejudices. The rights of men, women and children were championed.

Yet, all that has changed, and often may Egyptians forget the Egypt that used to be. Here are 23 photographs of vintage advertisements and other images that will teleport you to Egypt’s ‘golden years’ and show you an Egypt you may have forgotten ever existed.

(These photographs are available thanks to ‘Vintage Egypt. Click here for more)

1. “The Japanese do…

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We don’t want sympathy; we want humanity

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