Monthly Archives: May 2022

Consumer confidence hits lowest score ever

GfK’s consumer confidence index fell two points to -40 in May, the lowest score since records began in 1974. Four metrics were down from the April 22 announcement – ​​including the Major Buys Index, which fell three points to -35 in May, down 28 points year-on-year – and one was up . Joe Staton, Director of Client Strategy, GfKsays: “The ...

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UK ebook purchases fall to lowest since 2012

May 20, 2022 @booksandpublishing UK e-book purchases fell to their lowest level since 2012 last year after a record year in 2020, reports the Bookseller. Data from Nielsen BookData, however, shows that estimated spending on e-books remains above 2012, 2013 and 2019 levels due to higher prices paid. It shows that 80 million ebooks were downloaded in 2021, with one ...

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Unbound Gravel Course 2022 | Cycling news

Image 1 of 3 Unbound Gravel 200 is famous for its “primitive” routes in the Flint Hills of Kansas (Image credit: Lifetime) Image 2 of 3 Roadmap for 2022 Unbound Gravel 200 (Image credit: Lifetime) Image 3 of 3 Altitude profile for 2022 (Image credit: Lifetime) The Garmin Unbound Gravel presented by Craft returns on June 4 with its flagship ...

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John Bukowski’s first thriller, Project Suicide, turns the cure for Alzheimer’s disease into the political assassin’s ideal weapon

COLUMBUS, Ind., May 17, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — PathBinder Publishing Columbus, Indianaannounced the release of a first novel of one of his most recent discoveries, the author John Bukowski. His suspenseful political thriller, Project Suicide, takes readers on a mind-bending adventure as a long-awaited cure for Alzheimer’s disease is perverted into a political assassin’s ideal weapon. With a master’s degree in ...

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What Google can do for fashion

After a failed online product search — where a shopper receives items that aren’t relevant, don’t include what they’re looking for, or they’re told a product doesn’t exist even though a retailer offers it — fashion brands have an average of just eight minutes to deliver what the shopper is looking for before they give up. It’s not just a ...

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NEW CRIME NOVEL SPRINGS THRILLER FICTION WITH SOCIO-CULTURAL THEMES

Cover design by Tatiana Vila The new crime novel by award-winning detective novelist Lisa Towles connects crime fiction with contemporary themes of mental health awareness and public safety. A fast-paced and psychologically astute thriller. — Prairie book review OAKLAND, CALIFORNIA, USA, May 16, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — “A fast-paced, psychologically shrewd thriller.” – Prairie book review Award-winning Bay Area novelist Lisa ...

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Could the McLaren 12C be the ultimate supercar?

For around 60,000 of your hard-earned pounds you could get a mid-range Porsche Cayman, or you could pick up this stunning McLaren 12C which will go under the hammer with Silverstone Auctions on May 28. New cars rarely hold up in price comparisons with what’s available on the classic driver market, and perhaps never has that been truer than in ...

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Flip through the pages of independent comic book history in Newfoundland and Labrador

Comics and graphic novels are the basis of several recent Hollywood blockbusters and long-running television series. But while many may be familiar with title names like DC’s Batman and Marvel The AvengersNewfoundland and Labrador has its own comic book history, which dates back decades. Wallace Ryan, the godfather of Newfoundland comics, has been publishing them since the 1970s and now ...

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The Far Side of the Moon by Clive Stafford Smith Review – The Introspective Memoirs of a Death Row Lawyer | Autobiography and memory

IIf you’ve ever wondered where death row lawyer Clive Stafford Smith got his uncompromising crusading spirit from, these vivid and curious memoirs provide much of the evidence. It is designed as a book not about its author but about the lives of two very different men who helped define it. The first is Stafford Smith’s father, Dick, an extremely unstable ...

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French cookbook published to celebrate Scottish cuisine

But now French foodies can recreate Scottish cuisine at home after a pair of French women living in Edinburgh published a Scottish cookbook. Scotlandwhich covers 60 recipes written in French, from Cranachan (“Raspberry verrine”) to Soupe Cock-a-leekie (“Chicken and prune broth”), is now sold throughout France after being published by a major house of French edition. Register to our daily ...

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Transaction Tracking and Privacy in the Digital Payments Space

A recent article appeared in the UK newspaper The Guardian about a disturbing new trend where fraudsters pretend to be loved ones to steal money. Potential victims are first targeted by scammers using ‘sucker lists’ – people who have often fallen prey to scams before. From there, the scammers focus on people in the right age group who might have ...

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Author Kathleen Dutton launches her first novel Out of Habit under self-publisher Inks and Bindings

Author Kathleen Dutton is releasing her first novel Out of Habit – a romantic thriller aimed at teens and young adults – under self-publisher Inks and Bindings. Michigan-based Kathleen Dutton retired from her profession as a clinical engineer training cardiologists in the United States to pursue her love of storytelling. Kathleen has been passionate about the art of writing since ...

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PS Plus could be about to land in the Bloober team catalog

A document dated April 18, 2022 suggests some games from Bloober Team’s catalog may be coming PSMore in the future. The documents, which describe a “significant licensing and distribution agreement with Sony Interactive Entertainment”, allude to “select” titles from the Bloober team being made available under a “new distribution system”. It looks a lot like PS Plus Extra ours. “[Bloober ...

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Putin’s Russia Has One Goal: To Make Sure Ukraine Doesn’t Exist

How can Ukraine “talk” to Russia when Putin’s goal seems to be to make sure Ukraine doesn’t exist? Imagine it’s 1944 in Europe, and an Allied leader says this: “We’ll have a peace to build tomorrow, let’s never forget that…. We will have to do this with Jews and Germans around the table. The end of the discussion and the ...

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Facebook executive launches bitcoin company, Lightspark

David Marcus, former Meta executive for Facebook Messenger, has announced the creation of his new company, Lightspark. Lightspark will focus on building, exploring, and creating on the Bitcoin Lightning Network. Marcus notes that his passionate belief that led to this decision was the “need for change in our payments and financial systems.” David Marcus, former head of Facebook Messenger and ...

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Children’s publisher Adarna offers discount on ‘#NeverAgain’ book bundle

Select titles from Adarna House’s “#NeverAgain” book bundle. (Photo by Instagram/adarnahouse) A children’s publishing house has announced that its titles on or with topics related to Martial law years are on sale and can be ordered in advance. House of Adarna said on Wednesday that Filipinos can pre-order copies of his “#NeverAgain” book bundle and “Ito and Diktadura” title at ...

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Welcome to the Scientific Laboratory Supplies Labmate Online SLS Catalog 2022–24

Sustainable laboratory solutions We asked our customers if they still wanted to receive a paper catalog… and we received an overwhelming response of YES! We are therefore delighted to present the 2022–24 edition of the SLS catalogue. The catalog contains more than 15,500 products in one place, with 1,500 new products. Click here to request your SLS catalog today. Just ...

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Guide to the Tour de France Tour de France 2022 on sale now!

Image 1 of 5 Tour magazine is on sale now (Image credit: future) Image 2 of 5 The magazine offers comprehensive scene guides (Image credit: future) Image 3 of 5 There are also team and bike previews (Image credit: future) Image 4 of 5 Tour magazine has everything you need to know about the 2022 race (Image credit: future) Image ...

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Why Bitcoin Price Doesn’t Matter

“Bear markets are the best time to be alive and in the business. It’s depressing for those who don’t know what they’re doing, it’s great for those with a longer term view. –Simon Dixon The difference between bitcoin and everything else is that the price of bitcoin doesn’t matter. Over the long term, the price of bitcoin has risen, yes, ...

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What are the different types of personal loans?

No one wants to be in a position where they have to rely on a loan to help them out financially, but we all have to accept that we may end up in that position eventually. Personal loans are one of the most common types of loans that people end up taking out at some point in their lives, and ...

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Creatd announces its entry into the print edition; Partners with Unbound to Publish First Voice Story Book

Creatd’s inaugural book will be a collection of fictional shorts, featuring the 25 winning stories from The Vocal+ Fiction Awards, Vocal’s recent fiction-focused challenge, which generated over 13,000 creator submissions. In addition to being included in the book, challenge winners received a $5,000 reward. Unrelated, based at London, brings together the worlds of crowdfunding and book publishing, to create a ...

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Ex-Scottish boxer’s nightmare in nursing home as damning report highlights catalog of failures

A former professional boxer suffered 20 falls in 10 months while in a Scottish nursing home. And after the last in January 2021, Lawson Thain, 86, was left sitting in a chair in agony for almost four hours before medical attention was sought. He was eventually taken to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary by ambulance and died there of a combination of ...

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That signature sound of some of music’s greatest hits? Made in Canada

You know what they say: Behind every chart-topping hitmaker – Drake, The Weeknd, Rihanna or Ariana Grande – is a Canadian record producer. At least that’s how it feels ahead of the 2022 Juno Awards, where Canadian talents like Scarborough’s WondaGurl are up for Producer of the Year, and Toronto’s Mustafa is nominated twice for his album. When the smoke ...

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CRB ratings freeze hurts personal loans, lenders say

Capital markets CRB ratings freeze hurts personal loans, lenders say Monday 09 May 2022 Central Bank of Kenya. FILE PHOTO | NMG By ELIZABETH KIVUVAMore from this author Summary An estimated 99% of the 4.6 million loan accounts listed negatively with the CRBs will have their data frozen after the suspension. CRB data shows companies can only share default data ...

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President Biden’s Executive Order on Bitcoin

Joseph Stafford is a partner at the law firm Wilson Elser and provides advice to clients in the practice areas of Intellectual Property, Regulatory Compliance, and Enterprise/D&O Risk Management. By signing an Executive Order (EO) on cryptocurrencies, President Biden signaled an openness to the potentially positive impacts of technology. This is an important and encouraging development for an asset class ...

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Authors and publishers want to do more to fight book piracy

Teddy Waaria author of the launch of the book “son of the Nile” at the MOTO Books and Arts Festival. [David Gichuru,Standard] Authors and publishers want strong policy measures to be taken in the fight against book piracy to improve the impact of literature in society. In late April, authors, illustrators, publishers, booksellers and library officials noted with concern that ...

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LA County Museum presents Hoklo films to celebrate AAPIs

Writer, with CNA, LOS ANGELES The Los Angeles County Museum of Art is set to screen several restored Hoklo-language films from the 1960s as part of Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month. The “Dreaming Impossible Dreams” virtual movie series consists of streaming six Taiwanese black and white movies, including The Husband’s Secret (丈夫的秘密), Fantasy of the Deer Warrior ...

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By writing stories for children, Minh Lê found a way to “accept and embrace” her own lived experiences.

Author of children’s books Minh Le was an extremely shy child who loved to read. On family outings to the public library, he and his sisters would check stacks of books taller than them. Although storybooks could be found throughout their house, bedtime meant a different kind of storytime. “My parents would often put the books aside and tell us ...

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Cheapest personal loans in a rising interest rate regime – Compare rates

What happens when an emergency arises and you don’t have the money to deal with it? This can happen for several reasons such as a medical emergency, child marriage or education, paying off your debts, etc. This is when the personal loan can help you immediately with minimal documentation. A personal loan is an unsecured loan that you can borrow ...

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How Banks Are Trying to Discredit Bitcoin

Every year, Bitcoin continues to gain momentum. Bitcoin is going mainstream on every metric – financial value, adoption rate, transaction volume, etc. But the happy adoption of bitcoin by everyone is not growing. In particular, the banking sector feels threatened by the rise of bitcoin and continues to wage war on cryptocurrency. That banks dislike bitcoin should come as no ...

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A second JD Vance book is failing, publisher says

NEW YORK (AP) — A second book by “Hillbilly Elegy” author and U.S. Senate candidate JD Vance who had been under contract to Harper has been canceled, the publisher told The Associated Press on Thursday. The book, currently listed on Amazon.com and until recently on the HarperCollins publishers website, is titled “A Relevant Faith: In Search of Meaningful American Christianity.” ...

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Output Movement is on sale for £41 from Thomann

Image Credit: Dribble Movement is a multi-effects plugin that sets Output apart from a major plugin developer. Now you can get it for just £41! Output Movement is on sale at its lowest ever price of £41, reports Equipment News. The plugin has a fun and interactive approach that lets you insert multiple creative effects into your channels. At this ...

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Thomas Sullivan’s New ‘Dad’s House’ is a Heartfelt Story of How Homelessness Has Affected Many Women’s Lives

MEADVILLE, PA (PRWEB) May 06, 2022 “Daddy’s House”: a moving short story that packs an emotional punch. “Dad’s House” is the creation of published author Thomas Sullivan, a loving husband and Florida resident with a background in mental health and addiction. Sullivan shares, “Our homeless population presents an opportunity and a challenge for faith groups, nonprofits, and government to ...

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Discover the fabulous unique Ferrari SP48 Unica

It’s a good day as the world welcomes another of Ferrari’s special pieces. This is the F8 Tributo based Ferrari SP48 Unica. Some of the best cars to come out of Maranello emerge from a very brave customer handing over a blank check to Ferrari in return for making their dream car come true, and now we have another special ...

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PW speaks with Quincy Jones

Known for his multifaceted roles as a jazz musician and arranger, composer, record producer, and for his work in film and television, Quincy Jones, aka “Q”, has almost single-handedly shaped modern popular music. over the years. over seven decades. In his new book, 12 Notes: On Life and Creativity, now from Abrams, Jones looks back on those decades to compile ...

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Online OBS June Catalog

Online OBS June Catalog Residence ” Archive ” Top news ” Online OBS June Catalog Tuesday, May 3, 2022 at 1:24 p.m. | Return to: Top news Updated: May 3, 2022 at 1:25 p.m. Previous story | Next story war like goddess | Coody The Ocala Breeders’ Sale Society June Sale Catalog of 2-Year-Olds and Race-Age Horses is now available ...

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The best books released this week

“These are wonderfully unpredictable stories, rooted in the tongue-in-cheek prose of Fernando A. Flores and his sure navigation through those overlapping territories, the real and the fantastic, where so much of the best contemporary fiction lives today. .” ―Kelly Link, author of To have troubles Psychedelic and dazzling stories set in the cracks of the Texas-Mexico border, from an iconoclastic ...

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New Orleans Magazine Street Shooting Video

A new video shows the times when gunshots rang out on Magazine Street over the weekend. The New Orleans Police Department is investigating a Friday night shooting that injured six people. It happened around 10:15 p.m. at the Balcony Bar, which is on the corner of Harmony and Magazine streets. Some people hid behind parked cars. Investigators say four women ...

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Qantas flight: Qantas to launch longest non-stop passenger flight

Qantas announced on Monday the launch of the world’s longest non-stop commercial flight, with passengers expected to spend 19 hours in the air between Sydney and London by the end of 2025. After five years of planning, the airline has announced that it is ordering 12 Airbus A350-1000s to operate “Project Sunrise” flights to cities including London and New York. ...

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Julia characters, ranked by likeability

Julia Child, arguably one of the most famous chefs in TV history, finally got her biopic with Julia, the new series airing on HBO Max. Starring Sarah Lancashire in the title role, the series is an in-depth look at the events that led to Child becoming a sensation on public television. RELATED: 10 Best Anime Movies On HBO Max, According ...

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Magazine Street bar shooting sparked by months-long gang feud

The New Orleans Police Department is investigating a Friday night shooting that injured six people. It happened around 10:15 p.m. at the Balcony Bar, which is on the corner of Harmony and Magazine streets. Investigators say four women and two men were shot. They all suffered lower body injuries. Police sources say the shooting took place between two groups who ...

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