Jerry Nelson
Jerry Nelson

Jerry Nelson

World

Jerry Nelson is a freelance photojournalist. American by birth and now based in South America, Jerry covers social justice issues globally... view profile

Dr. Gerry
Dr. Gerry

Dr. Gerry

Science

is a Malaysian based marine ecologist, Research Fellow and Advisor to the National University of Malaysia, and marine consultant to the Andaman Resort, La.. view profile

Liz Leafloor
Liz Leafloor

Liz Leafloor

Science

Liz Leafloor is a Freelance Writer, Copy Editor, and Graphic Artist. She explores mysterious subjects and hidden histories... view profile

Chris Grasso
Chris Grasso

Chris Grasso

Life

Chris is a freelance writer who lives in Florida and loves the sunshine... view profile

John Christopher Fine
John Christopher Fine

John Christopher Fine

Life

is a marine biologist with two doctoral degrees, has authored 24 books, including award-winning books dealing with ocean pollution... view profile

James Grundvig
James Grundvig

James Grundvig

Tech

CEO of Cloudnician LLC, a mobile-cloud startup with big data pull. He has 25+ years of engineering-construction experience on projects of scale. .. view profile

Phil Butler
Phil Butler

Phil Butler

Travel

Phil is editor-in-chief of Everything PR News, and Senior Partner at Pamil Visions PR. .. view profile

June Rousso
June Rousso

June Rousso

Health

June Rousso, Ph.D. is a licensed psychologist and holistic health counselor in N.Y.C. with a focus on dietary and lifestyle changes to support health. .. view profile

Anthony Carter
Anthony Carter

Anthony Carter

Sports

Sports News based on NY Liberty & NY Giants currently. NBA Draft on June 26th.. view profile

Barry Bassis
Barry Bassis

Barry Bassis

Arts & Culture

Barry has been a music, theater and travel writer for over a decade for various publications. .. view profile

Cathy Hobbs
Cathy Hobbs

Cathy Hobbs

Life

As a nationally known interior design, real estate styling and home staging expert, Cathy Hobbs shares tips and insight relating to all aspects of the home... view profile

Linda Moore
Linda Moore

Linda Moore

Business

I am a freelance writer and enjoy reporting on a variety of topics... view profile

Peter Valk
Peter Valk

Peter Valk

Food & Dining

Peter Valk is a tea expert who has traveled Asia extensively, steeping himself in traditional Chinese culture. He's been in Chinese tea business since 2007... view profile

Ryan Nakada
Ryan Nakada

Ryan Nakada

Sports

As a fan of baseball, I love to write about baseball, watch baseball, play baseball, and talk about baseball... view profile

Sheila Kemper Dietrich
Sheila Kemper Dietrich

Sheila Kemper Dietrich

Life

Sheila is the Founder and CEO of Livliga. She created Livliga and the VisualQs philosophy out of a desire to embrace and share a healthier lifestyle. .. view profile

Stephen Stapczynski
Stephen Stapczynski

Stephen Stapczynski

World

Stephen reports on Asia & Pacific news and politics. His primary interests include Japanese domestic politics, US-Japan relations, and geopolitics in East Asia... view profile






  • How social media is doubling the enthusiasm of football freaks?

    FIFA World Cup 2014 is a massive event, even larger than the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi. Social media also has World Cup fever and this year’s international soccer tournament is breaking records on multiple social media platforms. With increasing popularity of social media, the FIFA World Cup is reaching people in greater numbers than …

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  • Latin America: from Continent to hashtag

    This year, the  World Cup games in Brazil have turned into a blessing in disguise for social media outlets. With Twitter reporting 12.2 million tweets during the opening match between Brazil and Croatia and Facebook indicating 459 million interactions between 141 million users during the first week of the World Cup, the event stands to …

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  • How To Use Twitter Creatively

    use-twitter-creatively-01_zps271cf3d6

    Here are just a few ways in which you can get more creative with Twitter.

    Run a Tweetchat

    What is better than connecting with another human being through Twitter? Connecting with a bunch of them. You can run a full Twitter chat, effectively turning your feed into a live chatroom where the tweets are archived.…

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  • Innovation rhymes with Budapest. In search of the 2.0 Rubik Cube

    Some rights reseved via Aldo Cavini Benedetti's Flickr

    This year’s edition of the Liberty Science Gala marked the 40th anniversary of the Rubik cube, the game changing Hungarian invention that has excited the minds of generations with its simple 4X4 pattern and its gazillion possible twists. On May 8th, even the Empire State Building took part in the celebration, by being lit …

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  • Guyanese Govt. Minister Can Be Investigated for Crimes Against Humanity – Says Torture Investigator.

    Geneva, Switzerland - In light of observed incidences of torture being repeatedly applied to citizens in Guyana by members of that country’s Police Force, the influential Association for the Prevention of Torture (APT) is urging tortured victims or their representatives in Guyana to submit their cases to that body for review and possible future referral …

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  • Tired of Sending The Same Lame Gifts To Clients?

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    By Deborah Asseraf

    So you’ve got your drill down, on your client’s birthdays (or their kid’s birthday depending on how savvy you are) you ship off a basket of fruit, bottle of wine or a table book. A gift so bland that whether you were sending it to someone you’ve met yesterday or your cousin …

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  • Someone or Something Else is Definitely Reading All of Your Email Messages

    For the average email user, reading and sending an email seems to be nothing more than a simplified secured process of clicking a few hyperlinks to read a message, or hitting up some words via a keyboard, along with a click to send one.

    In their view, a sent message will go directly and securely …

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  • China’s Dangerous Cyber Army Has a Firm Grip on Guyana, The Rest of The Caribbean

    Cyber Security

    The Caricom related nations of Guyana and Jamaica are probably the Caribbean’s leading benefactors of Chinese investments, and arguably the region’s principal users of mostly counterfeit technology out of Beijing.

    But few would realize that their respective relations with China is mostly a by-product of something more sinister and dangerous that even mere common sense …

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  • How Playing Sports Can Help Grow Your Business

    sports

    Recently, I attended a networking event that decided to get cute with introductions. They asked guests to say their names, what they do and a fun fact about themselves. I was total stumped. Working 16 hours a day leaves few hours left for more than chores, eating and sleeping. Panicked, when my turn came around …

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  • Thursday Travel to Design: Paper Lanterns

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    Originating in China and Japan, paper lanterns are often associated with celebration. They are usually made out of thin, brightly colored paper and bamboo or a collapsable metal frame, with a bulb or a candle placed inside, resulting in a beautiful glow!

    During the Chinese New Year, thousands of paper lanterns are lit to welcome …

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  • OO-Tray Restaurant: Unconventional But Delicious

    OO-TRAY Restaurant in Islamorada in the Florida Keys. The name derives from a French word, spelled phonetically, that means different. Myriam Moran copyright 2014

    “The food we serve is different. It’s all about having fun,” Yoel Sanchez said. He was born in Matanzas, Cuba. His family moved to Miami, Florida in 1991, then to the Keys in 1998, where Yoel attended high school. He worked in restaurants to earn money. Yoel’s father is in the stone crab and lobster …

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  • Lawsuit: Acts of God Foreseeable

    Lawsuit: Acts of God Forseeable

    In what promises to be a landmark court case, Farmers Insurance Co. has filed a class action lawsuit against some 200 communities in the Chicago Area. Farmers at the heart of its argument is claiming that local governments know or should have known the rise in global temperatures would result in heavier rains. Local governments, …

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  • Top 5 Sought-after Movies on Social Media

    The relationship between Hollywood, Technology and Social Media has gradually strengthened in the past few years. The film industry is pacing fast towards the digital age by adopting social media as the primary weapon to cast a magical spell on the massive crowd of movie lovers across the globe. Before the advent of social media, …

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  • French authorities drag their feet in historic telecoms deal

    Arnaud Montebourg pointing the way  (c) via Flickr

    The battle for French telecoms giant SFR is over, but is the war just beginning? In what is now the biggest junk bond sale on record, totalling €8 billion (£6.6 billion), the multinational Altice successfully fended up a counter offer for SFR from rival company Bouygues Telecom. SFR will be merged with the French cable …

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  • Exploring Pinterest for Establishing Business/ your Brand!!

    Countless number of people are blogging nowadays to share their valuable content, hobbies, interests, tastes and values but not many of them are aware how to connect and reach to the global digital community, magnetize audience to drive traffic, discover strategies for conversion, and create that everlasting impact which inspires people to buy their …

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  • UNITAID: How traveling by plane might just save a child’s life

    Globalization doesn’t seem to have a lot of allies these days. Largely blamed for the near-collapse of the world economy, it’s easy to understand why the word is anathema for some. But what if the forces underpinning globalization could be put to good use and fund the global fight against disease? What if the mantra …

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  • The Web at 25: time for a 2.0 Constitution?

    via Flickr (c) Chris P Jobling

    As the World Wide Web turned 25 on March 12th, its founder Tim Berners-Lee, has launched a campaign for creating an “Internet Bill of Rights” that would codify once and for all the DOs and DONTs of the Internet. In true open source fashion, he called on the people of the world to generate such …

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  • How to save face after losing $10 billion

    Is a comeback possible? (Kārlis Dambrāns via flickr)

    In what signals to be an important strategic shift in its business model, Google decided on January 29th to off-load its 22-month-old acquisition, Motorola, for a paltry $2.9 billion. The winner of this bargain is none other than Lenovo, a Chinese company known for its success in making faded brands glow anew. But wait, paying …

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  • Facebook Versus Twitter: What Do You Prefer?

    facebook-versus-twitter-03_zps2768727b

    Do you enjoy Facebook? Do you enjoy Twitter? Of course you do! They are the primary means of procrastination and biggest blows to productivity the world has ever seen. But they both have many applications, including professional, and that has brought up a polarizing question: which is better?

    The truth is, it is more a …

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  • Facebook Versus Google Plus

    There are plenty of debates about social networking programs. But none are quite so polarizing as those between Facebook and Google Plus users. Unlike other sites such as Twitter, LinkedIn and Pinterest, people are far less likely to both have and frequently use both Facebook and Google Plus. They tend to prefer one of the …

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  • These are Not Santa’s Socks! Celliant Textile’s Pain-Reducing Fabric

    These are Not Santa’s Socks! Celliant Textile’s Pain-Reducing Fabric

    Back in the day my elementary school teacher took trips to the Grand Canyon and the deserts of Utah and Nevada. There she collected rocks split in two revealing crystals of amazing shapes and colors. Each fall she shared her crystal rock collection with the class. …

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  • ‘Breaking Bad’ Art Case: Robert Wittman’s Bestselling Book Priceless

    Three days before Christmas in 2000, on a affluent peninsula in Stockholm, an Iraqi gang pulled off an audacious art theft of a small, but priceless self-portrait of Rembrandt at the Swedish National Museum.

    With only three roads into the peninsula, the thieves set fire to cars on two of the streets and placed spike-strips …

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  • The World is No Longer ‘Flat’, it’s Automated

    Autonomics at the Heart of IPSoft

    Since the start of the Great Recession in 2008, politicians have used outsourcing as a means to drive policy, sway public opinion, and drop as an excuse for poor jobs growth. But India, once the outsourcing king, has given way to the Philippines, which became the number one call …

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  • “‘Beam’ me up, Scotty” Remote Presence Technology

    “‘Beam’ me up, Scotty” Remote Presence Technology

    At Bloomberg Link Next Big Thing Summit, the were two products that caught the eye of this reporter. One semi-old, the other new.

    Beam is a mobile, remote video-conferencing platform, a newcomer born out of robotics of Willow Garage. The other is a high profile, high-flying winged-man that …

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  • The Practical Bible for Venture Capital: Book Review and Interview with Andrew Romans

    The Practical Bible for Venture Capital: The tech startup ecosystem of Silicon Valley and other major hubs, such as Austin and New York City, is similar to the Hollywood movie industry. How’s that?

    Young creatives, looking to launch their ideas and bring them to reality, need to wade through an arcane process. They need to …

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  • Microsoft Surface 2 and the Need for App Supremecy

    MS Surface

    Earlier today ZDNet’s Charlie Osborne broke the news Nvidia’s CEO spilled the beans on what version 2 of the Microsoft Surface tablet might offer. At the top of the MS list of “must have” or “killer apps” is none other than the software giant’s Outlook, one big plus missing from the current iteration of smart …

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  • 5 Apps for Women in Business

    businesswoman

    Ladies, it is time to lock up those sticky-notes and discard your day planners. Instead of keeping track of every note and memo you write on random pieces of paper, let your smartphone handle it all. There are so many great options for apps that help you manage your life, and with the convenience of …

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  • Virtual Interior Design at Your Fingertips

    The ecommerce paradigm, which changed during the Internet boom of the 1990s, has accelerated the past five years with social media. Today, it’s gaining even more momentum as mobile apps that focus on productivity, usability, and simplicity.

    The power is with the people. For the end users the new generation of technology is about speed, …

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  • 8 Awesome Devices for Musicians in 2013

    keyboard

    It’s never been easier to make and record music — today’s technology allows virtually anyone to become a professional-sounding musician. There is everything from “smart” instruments to tablets with apps that can alter your music. The National Association of Music Merchants holds a conference each year where it releases new gadgets to musicians all over …

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  • Learn Algebra in Under 45 Minutes with Video Games

    photo

    On average, it took 41 minutes and 44 seconds for students to master Algebra skills during the Washington State Algebra Challenge using the DragonBox App.

    The Challenge, co-sponsored by Washington University’s Center for Game Science and the Technology Alliance included 4,192 K-12 students. Together, they solved 390,935 equations over the course of 5 days …

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  • Sony Playstation 4 Preview: A Numbers Smackdown Vs XBox One?

    PS4 dual shock controller

    Sony revealed  last evening at their E3 press conference the long awaited “look” and specifics of the highly anticipated Playstation 4. With a launch expected sometime in November, and a low retail price of $399, the new console shows great potential for holiday season 2013/14. 

    In an apparent bid to under-cut Microsoft’s Xbox One launch …

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  • How To Use Twitter Creatively

    use-twitter-creatively-01_zps271cf3d6

    Here are just a few ways in which you can get more creative with Twitter.

    Run a Tweetchat

    What is better than connecting with another human being through Twitter? Connecting with a bunch of them. You can run a full Twitter chat, effectively turning your feed into a live chatroom where the tweets are archived.…

    Read More

  • Exploring Pinterest for Establishing Business/ your Brand!!

    Countless number of people are blogging nowadays to share their valuable content, hobbies, interests, tastes and values but not many of them are aware how to connect and reach to the global digital community, magnetize audience to drive traffic, discover strategies for conversion, and create that everlasting impact which inspires people to buy their …

    Read More

  • Facebook Versus Twitter: What Do You Prefer?

    facebook-versus-twitter-03_zps2768727b

    Do you enjoy Facebook? Do you enjoy Twitter? Of course you do! They are the primary means of procrastination and biggest blows to productivity the world has ever seen. But they both have many applications, including professional, and that has brought up a polarizing question: which is better?

    The truth is, it is more a …

    Read More

  • Facebook Versus Google Plus

    There are plenty of debates about social networking programs. But none are quite so polarizing as those between Facebook and Google Plus users. Unlike other sites such as Twitter, LinkedIn and Pinterest, people are far less likely to both have and frequently use both Facebook and Google Plus. They tend to prefer one of the …

    Read More

  • A Look Into Social Media Ad Targeting

    The other day I was looking at vacuum cleaners. My old one has served me well in the last five years, but the cheap appliance just can’t handle the volume of grime that gathers in my child and pet filled home any longer. Amazon was my port of call, as I began to compare different …

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  • Has Facebook Finally Lost its Swagger?

    Gavin Llewellyn via flickr

    Tech observers have been prematurely announcing the death of Facebook for years. Back in 2005, the social network was a hyper-exclusive platform for just a handful of elite schools. Today, the service has 1.2 billion monthly users, including your mother and great-aunt (who are now much more assiduous users than you ever were). Mark Zuckerberg’s …

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  • Social Media in Ukraine’s #Euromaidan Protests

    Protestors in Ukraine, Kiev (Ivan Bandura)

    Only several hundred of the most ardent protestors remain in Kiev’s Independence Square, known as Euromaidan to protestors. The holiday season has sapped much of their support as many protestors hailing from Western Ukraine returned home but a sense of futility has also set in. A €15 billion aid deal from Russian president Vladimir Putin …

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  • Hyatt Times Square Opens for the Holidays and New Year

    Tall, vertical, on a narrow slice of 43rd Street in the heart of Times Square, a new Hyatt Hotel opened softly earlier this month. This Sunday, December 22, it will rollout T-45 Diner next to the ground floor lobby.

    In late January, the Hyatt Times Square New York will open its rooftop bar and lounge, …

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  • Simply Put – How Pinterest Business Accounts Work

    If you haven’t noticed, Pinterest is growing. In popularity, in size, in demand and in their policies. What started out as a really cool idea has rounded out into a niche social platform that for the first time is starting to see wide appeal. Sure, the primary demographic is still women under the age of …

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  • Simply Put – How Google Plus Business Pages Work

    how-google-business-pages-work-04_zps6d51a9d8

    I have mixed feelings about Google Plus. On one hand, it is the first example of Google actually managing to score a lasting hit with a social networking site. Their failures are all pretty embarrassing, and their ability to live up to some of the hype after the launch. According to the company reports, the …

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  • Simply Put – How Facebook Business Pages Work

    Facebook is one social network that has always really aimed to be applicable for businesses. When it comes to marketing potential they managed to do things right. But when they moved into more direct forms of business engagement, such as storefronts, the result was less than stellar. We watched Facebook checkout services crash and burn, …

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  • Van Gogh’s Lost Provenance in World War II

    Van Gogh’s Lost Provenance in World War II might cause a stir.

    Stolen art and Holocaust provenance are serious legal problems for the Metropolitan Museum of Art. In 2000, then director Philippe De Montebello attended the Presidential Commission on Holocaust Assets and under oath gave this testimony: “The Met has long kept the public informed …

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  • Knoedler Scandal Head Fake, NY Times Swallows the Bait

    The MO of Preet Bharara, the United States Attorney in the Southern District of Manhattan, has been to go whale and elephant hunting. Catch the big game. He hasn’t been dubbed “The Sheriff of Wall Street” for nothing. But Bharara, who has quite the batting average in taking down the big guys in high profile…

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  • 5 Internet Marketing Events Not To Miss This Autumn

    Every year the best and brightest in the marketing industry gather together at different conferences to discuss the latest trends in the market. Each year seems to be better than the last, with more prominent speakers, more tracks and new topics to discuss. In 2013, we had an especially fantastic year for marketing conferences.

    But …

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  • Simply Put – How LinkedIn Company Pages Work

    LinkedIn has proved over the years to be a unique and highly effective marketing tool. Originally aimed at high level executives as a means to connect to one another across the globe, it is now a networking program for people of all industries and employment levels. Including small businesses and sole proprietors that need help …

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  • 6 Critical Apps for the Social Activist

    protestors

    With the rise in social media use, many people are looking for ways to communicate their thoughts, feelings, and opinions with others in the world. Some like to connect with like-minded individuals, while others enjoy debating with people who are on the opposite side. Even if you are not actively involved in such issues, you …

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  • Blogger’s Guide to Crowdsourced Interviews and Content

    If you have been paying attention, you will see a trend that has become all the rage these days: crowdsourcing. This is the process of designating a task that might have once gone to a single person or team to a large group of people through an open call. Basically throwing the request out there …

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  • Image Marketing: Tips and Tricks

    I could start this post with a cliche about a picture being worth a thousand words, but we already know the drill. Images have a huge impact on marketing as a whole, especially online where there are so many distractions available that the attention of the viewer has to be immediately captured and held. That …

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  • Crowdfund Your Startup with These 6 Sites

    coolpic

    The hundreds of crowdfunding sites available to help raise money online can be broken into 2 main model types: donation-based and investment crowdfunding. Within these models, sites offer a variety of niche focuses. With your startup costs and particular business concept in mind, find help to crowdfund your startup with these 6 sites. …

    Believers Fund

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  • What Are Trending Hashtags and How To Use Them?

    what-are-trending-hashtags-01_zps96613a09

    Hashtags have become such an ingrained part of the public consciousness that they are everywhere these days. You see them on tshirts, people write them in emails, and they are used on sites where they don’t even work properly. They have become so popular that Facebook has recently created clickable hashtags for their own site, …

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