Spotify, Apple Music and other streaming platforms are currently meeting the consumer where they are in an insanely oversaturated landscape of overwhelming choice. Spotify won’t build your career, nor is thatits responsibility. It provides a platform for discovery.
Similarly, candidate Trump shouted nonsense to cheering crowds who decided that he was brilliant and insightful. He’s no simple mind, as far as we know (though one wonders why so much family is constantly in attendance), and the titular president of the United States is currently Trump. But it’s Bannon who seems to be pulling the levers running the show unelected, inaccessible and unaccountable..
Scientists are looking for ways for fracking to be less damaging. New fracking technology hass produced a natural gas boom, but it also poses a specific environmental problem. There are more gas leaks from wells, and it’s hard to find out where the worst of those leaks are coming from.
Mexicans vote for a new president on Sunday. Polls indicate the candidate from the Left has a slight lead over the one from the Right. NPR’s Lourdes Garcia Navarro has the second in our series of profiles of the presidential contenders. If the farmers’ request had been granted, it is very likely we would now have more turtles, less reason to worry over the numbers that drown in shrimpers’ nets and perhaps even university courses in turtle raising. Instead, we continue to lose turtles because of a failing no commercial use policy. Randy Simmons, a visiting scholar at the Competitive Enterprise Institute, is director of the Institute of Political Economy at Utah State University.
King’s advice for finding the perfect shade of lipstick? Try as many as possible. “You will realize which ones complement your hair, skin and eyes. The right shades make it look as though your whole face has lit up. The same researchers followed that work up with another study, published in Journal of Consumer Psychology in 2016, in which they put products such as bottles of soda and chocolate eggs into the hands of subjects who were blindfolded or had their eyes closed. They showed that holding an object can prime a consumer to pick a product of the similar shape and size from a display. In a Bocconi University press release about the research, Estes explained it this way: If you have your smartphone in your hand when you go to the candy rack at a convenience store, for example, you’re more likely to unconsciously choose a Kit Kat candy bar than a Snickers, because the Kit Kat has a similar shape to the phone..