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Wikipedia’s Jimmy Wales Calls Bullsh*t on Alt-Medicine Petitioners

Wikipedia’s Jimmy Wales Calls Bullsh*t on Alt-Medicine Petitioners

By Josh Wolford March 26, 2014

If you look up “Emotional Freedom Techniques” on Wikipedia, you’ll see that it is “is generally characterized as pseudoscience and has not garnered significant support in clinical psychology.” If you look up “Thought Field Therapy on Wikipedia, you’ll find that …

Over 94,000 Consumers Want Verizon To Drop Contracts Over 94,000 Consumers Want Verizon To Drop Contracts
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Wireless carrier contracts are just a way of life. Well, they used to be until T-Mobile rebranded itself as the unCarrier by getting rid of two-year contracts entirely. This led to some consumers demanding that Verizon do the same, and …

Change.org Shares Google Reader Petition Stats Change.org Shares Google Reader Petition Stats

It didn’t take long after Google announced that it is killing off Google Reader to realize how much the product will be missed by quite a few people. Even the alternatives are having trouble keeping up with the demand from …

Google Reader Shutdown Prompts Plethora of Petitions Google Reader Shutdown Prompts Plethora of Petitions

As you may have heard, Google has just announced that they are closing the doors on their 8-year-old RSS aggregator Google Reader. The company cites declining usage and a need to focus on other products as reasons for the shutdown. …

Gatorade Contains Flame Retardant No More Gatorade Contains Flame Retardant No More

You may not know this, but certain citrus flavors of Gatorade contains an ingredient called brominated vegetable oil. The bromine chemical in the ingredient is somewhat controversial as it’s used in flame retardants. As such, it’s illegal to use as …

Betty White Going Up Against Eastwood At DNC? Betty White Going Up Against Eastwood At DNC?
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Betty White is one of the most beloved actors people of our generation; she’s funny, she’s brash, she’s graced our televisions since before most of us were born, and, at 90-years old, she’s a part of our history, yet she …

The Avengers Apparently Waged A War On Adopted Kids The Avengers Apparently Waged A War On Adopted Kids
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Has everyone had the chance to see The Avengers yet? I sure hope so – it’s pure escapism at its finest. Critics and fans agree that it’s a must-see for the summer, so I won’t take any more time participating …

Rally to Protest Village Voice to be Held Tomorrow Rally to Protest Village Voice to be Held Tomorrow
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A change.org petition is scheduled to be presented at a rally outside the New York offices of The Village Voice tomorrow. The rally will start at 11:00 am on March 29 at the north end of Cooper Square in New …

MPAA Won’t Change “Bully” Rating MPAA Won’t Change “Bully” Rating
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Shortly after Katy Butler hand delivered a petition with more than 200,000 signatures to the MPAA, asking them to give “Bully” a PG-13 rating, chairman of the Classification and Rating Administration said the MPAA “shares Katy’s goals of shining a …

Online Petition Tackles Apple Factory Worker Conditions Online Petition Tackles Apple Factory Worker Conditions
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A petition on popular online petition site Change.org is gaining a lot of attention. Washington D.C.’s Mark Shields is petitioning Apple (and specifically CEO Tim Cook) to “Protect Workers Making iPhones in Chinese Factories.” In just a few days, the …

How Will You Make Change?

Talk about social media and many people automatically think of its business uses. While it’s as good a tool for individuals as it is for business, most social media talk at the moment is how it can benefit businesses. I’m as guilty as the next person for this, as it’s an area I always recommend clients both new and existing take a serious look at.