Trump & Kids Named, But Not Charged, In $250 Million Tax Evasion Case

Last week, Donald Trump officially clinched the Republican nomination for President at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio. While Trump and his family were at the convention, a story was making the rounds on social media, eventually landing in my inbox. The shocking allegations? Trump and two of his children were facing tax evasion […]

Dad shares what it’s like to stay at home with kids and it’s not pretty

Kearns was thrust into full-time childcare duties, after his wife, Sarah, fell sick with liver failure. “Hold onto your bootlaces because I’m about to take you on a ride that could only be likened to a backwards 100 mph roller coaster that takes you through waterfalls of vomit, shit and lots of tears,” he wrote […]

13 effective ways your startup can use Periscope to grow the business

By now, most digital-savvy startups are not only popping up on Pinterest and Facebook, but also on Snapchat and Instagram. Visual and video-driven storytelling give startups a tremendous opportunity to reach new (and younger) customers. But how can entrepreneurs take full advantage of the live video platform, Periscope? To find out, I asked 13 entrepreneurs […]

Three Big Things That Can Derail Your Career

Careers are unpredictable and go through many kinds of changes. There is no single path that works for everyone and no single strategy that can insure a perfect career arc. Despite all the advice about what makes a person successful, there is probably more to be said about avoiding the things that undermine success. Some […]

Woman shares story of homeless man helping her after being stranded in London

LONDON — A woman who recently found herself without a roof for the night after missing the last train home from London was so inspired by how her evening was transformed by a homeless man that she took to Facebook to share her story. After spending the day in London, Nicole Sedgebeer missed her last […]

My First Career Lesson: Know When to Ask a Stupid Question

I was 17, fresh out of high school, feeling completely out of place in a Washington, D.C., newsroom stacked with grizzled editors. It was my first day. My boss, Reginald Stuart, told me he needed some papers faxed. Seeing as I’d just left the 12th grade about a month before, I’d never had reason to use a fax […]

Facebook launches new website to help nonprofits master the platform

Connecting with supporters in the social sphere just got a little easier for nonprofits — at least on Facebook. The social media giant announced a new website on Thursday dedicated to resources for nonprofits and NGOs to get the most out of their Facebook Pages. The new site reads like an extensive instruction manual, covering everything from […]

Why People Were Saying, RIP Twitter!

I’ve been a huge fan of Twitter since adopting it maybe a few years after its inception. It changed everything, and made social more real-time than ever before. So many things have changed in the 10 years that Twitter has been around and the reality is that people just don’t understand it anymore, making it […]

Ben Stiller’s son does a pretty fierce Blue Steel

Being ridiculously good looking tends to run in the family — but having what it takes be a true supermodel isn’t always a given. But Ben Stiller’s son, Quinlin, gave his dad — and reigning supermodel dynasty the Hadids/Fosters — a run for their money by replicating Derek Zoolander’s classic Blue Steel pose at the […]

Aussie emoji keyboard lets you send Vegemite to your mates over the phone

If what you’re trying to convey is best said with a lamington, then there’s a new emoji keyboard here to help you out. It’s called the Aussie Emoji Keyboard, and it features more than 40 Australian-themed emojis including Vegemite, the Sydney Harbour Bridge, Uluru and nearly every common Australian phrase under the sun. The app […]