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T-Rex Puts On Spectacular but Unintended Show

March 23, 2018 |

The co-owner of a dinosaur-themed park in southern Colorado thinks an electrical malfunction caused a life-size animatronic Tyrannosaurus Rex to burst into flames. Zach Reynolds says the T-Rex at the Royal Gorge Dinosaur Experience in Canon City smoldered for about 10 minutes before it caught fire Thursday morning, per the…

Tenn. Schools May Soon Have to Show ‘Cornerstone of Freedom’

March 22, 2018 |

It’s up to Bill Haslam now whether one of America’s most famous mottos ends up prominently displayed in his state’s schools. The Tennesseean reports a bill is headed toward the Tennessee governor’s desk to call for the conspicuous display in schools of the “In God We Trust” motto. The bill…

Some officials wanted Stoneman Douglas suspect Nikolas Cruz committed in 2016, documents show

March 18, 2018 |

Some school counselors and officials were so concerned about the mental stability of Nikolas Cruz, accused in last month’s Florida school massacre, that they reportedly decided to have him forcibly committed more than a year before the shooting.
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Post-Cable Network Cheddar Launches TV Show ‘Crypto Craze’

March 17, 2018 |

Post-Cable Network Cheddar Launches TV Show "Crypto Craze"

On March 15 the post-cable network Cheddar announced it will be broadcasting a thirty-minute show about cryptocurrencies called ‘Crypto Craze.’ The show will explore investment strategies for digital assets like bitcoin, litecoin, and ethereum.

Also read: South Korea Planning to Formally Allow ICOs

Online Stock Brokerage Firm Sponsors a TV Show Called ‘Crypto Craze’

Post-Cable Network Cheddar Launches TV Show "Crypto Craze" The online trading platform that offers custom equities, options and bitcoin futures, Tradestation, has announced they are sponsoring a new television show about cryptocurrencies. The show called ‘Crypto Craze’ will air every Thursday morning between 10:30 am to 11:00 am ET from the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Tradestation and the cable network Cheddar believe the prices of digital assets like bitcoin and ethereum have attracted a lot of interest. The new ‘Crypto Craze’ broadcast hopes to entice millennial investors who represent a good portion of Cheddar’s target audience.

“We’re excited to sponsor Cheddar’s new ‘Crypto Craze’ show,” explained John Bartleman, President of Tradestation during the announcement. “Tradestation has been at the forefront in offering our customers the ability to trade Bitcoin futures on the CFE and CME exchanges.”

Post-Cable Network Cheddar Launches TV Show "Crypto Craze"

Cheddar CEO Says Crypto Craze Will Cut Through the Noise

Besides cryptocurrency analysis and investment talk, the show will also dive into the realm of initial coin offerings (ICOs), mining, and the regulatory climate. “’Crypto Craze’ will examine all things crypto,” the show’s creators state. The show will be Tradestations second broadcast as they also sponsor ‘The Long and the Short’ a show about stock trading.

“The ‘Crypto Craze’ is real and it’s here to stay,” explains Jon Steinberg, founder, and CEO of the cable network. “Cheddar’s new show will give viewers real-time metrics with in-depth analysis of cryptocurrency, blockchain technology, regulation and initial coin offerings.”

It won’t be the old guard telling you about a phenomenon they don’t understand. The ‘Crypto Craze’ cuts through the noise and tells you what matters in the world of cryptocurrency.

Other shows on the financial news network Cheddar feature politics, cannabis, technology, and business. The network has broadcasts daily from the NYSE floor, Nasdaq, and the White House in Washington DC. According to the company the network garnered 148 million views in August of 2017 across all its platforms.

What do you think about a show that covers 30 minutes of trading analysis and news on television? Let us know what you think about this show in the comments below.

Images via Pixabay, Cheddar, and NYSE. 

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842-Pound Man Dies During Filming of Reality Show

March 2, 2018 |

TLC reality show My 600-lb Life profiles the efforts of the obese to lose weight, but viewers were given heartbreaking news in this week’s episode: Robert Buchel, a New Jersey man who weighed 842 pounds at the start of the episode, did not survive filming. The 41-year-old, who went on…

Nude Photos May Show Mayor’s Affair Was A Crime

February 23, 2018 |

Investigators in Tennessee say nude photos recovered from a former police officer’s phone could be evidence of two crimes—or possibly three, since Nashville Mayor Megan Barry says if the photos are of her, they were taken without her consent. In an affidavit, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation says photos…

Regain Control From Nanny Zuck – How To Make Facebook Show You The News Again

February 21, 2018 |

Facebook Time Well Spent by Taking Control of Your Feed

The beginning of 2018 saw a dramatic change in how the world’s most popular social media platform, Facebook, presented its content. Curation has always been a real issue with Facebook, but users who were once empowered to decide their personal feed scroll are now actively being managed. Here’s how to gain back some control.

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Regaining Facebook Feed Control

It’s really not that complicated. Find a valued source, walk the browser to, click Like, and next to that button click Follow; while on the Follow button be sure to select See First. This way, valued content will continue to flow through your personal Facebook feed. Otherwise, Facebook has decided to curate content for its users, and information and news users relied upon, such as, are quieted in favor of bad vacation photos in front of monuments.

“One of our big focus areas for 2018 is making sure the time we all spend on Facebook is time well spent,” began CEO and Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg. He went on to contend, “we’ve gotten feedback from our community that public content — posts from businesses, brands and media — is crowding out the personal moments that lead us to connect more with each other.”

Facebook Time Well Spent by Taking Control of Your Feed

This means content some found either objectionable or cumbersome is to be struck in order for a more personalized Facebook experience. As such, “we’re making a major change to how we build Facebook. I’m changing the goal I give our product teams from focusing on helping you find relevant content to helping you have more meaningful social interactions,” Mr. Zuckerberg explained.

It’s a grand, seemingly mature vision from the one animating Mr. Zuckerberg’s early enterprise: wooing college women. Facebook’s value, at least initially, was its personalization. If a user’s attraction to the platform was to “connect” with other people, then that option was beyond available through Friend requests, community forums, groups, and so forth.

Facebook Time Well Spent by Taking Control of Your Feed

Nanny Zuck

However, at some point Facebook became a distribution channel. The company sought outlets from across the spectrum, large conglomerates to niche news. Like a drug dealer, Facebook welcomed all comers, and many a business was built and maintained afloat through Facebook’s ever-growing user base. And then things began to change.

Mr. Zuckerberg and his crew have distinct business interests. To pretend otherwise is to be naive. Anecdotal and university level research suggests Facebook favored slants on the news over others, and often designated opinions out of its favor as “violating community standards.” Fair enough. It’s their company, their rules. But then the advertising revenue idea switched to promoted content, and, again, standards were all over the place.

Facebook Time Well Spent by Taking Control of Your Feed

It’s clear Mr. Zuckerberg has gone full Nanny: “We feel a responsibility to make sure our services aren’t just fun to use, but also good for people’s well-being.” Furthermore, “Some news helps start conversations on important issues. But too often today, watching video, reading news or getting a page update is just a passive experience.”

Facebook is like that super beautiful woman who mistakes her winning of the genetic lottery with profundity, only to find out when her looks fade how little interest there actually is in her ideas. She’s often left shocked, stunned. Something like that is happening with Facebook and its success. Facebook believes its hype, ascribing to itself too much importance and, as a result, too much philosophical doo-goodery.

Facebook Time Well Spent by Taking Control of Your Feed

Take Control

The market will work it out, especially as competitors rise. A decade’s worth of social media experience has humbled the most aspirational of tech executives. Very often adults want shackles lifted and the power to decide what they see to be entirely their own. Businesses that head in the opposite direction, focusing on “well-being” rather than killer content for users, will fade.

For now, alternatives for social media are aplenty, even if Facebook dominates. In a crazy, always changing cryptocurrency ecosystem, having access to timely news from a trusted source only increases in value.

What do you think of Facebook’s changes? Let us know in the comments section.

Images courtesy of Pixabay, Facebook.

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Comedian’s Husband Sues After He Is Mentioned in Show

February 20, 2018 |

The future of comedy could depend on how much of a sense of humor British judges have when dealing with an unusual defamation lawsuit, legal experts say. Comedian Louise Beaumont says her estranged husband is suing her for mentioning him in her stand-up show at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival last…


Dane Cook and Girlfriend Show Serious PDA on Hawaiian Beach

February 11, 2018 |

Dane Cook is still gettin’ it … canoodling with his hot, 19-year-old girlfriend on the shores of Hawaii. The 45-year-old actor/comic revealed last month he was dating Kelsi Taylor.  She’s in show biz too … trying to make it big as a singer…

Equifax hack exposed more information than we thought, documents show

February 10, 2018 |

The Equifax data breach exposed more of consumers’ personal information than the company first disclosed last year, according to documents given to lawmakers.

The credit-reporting company announced in September that the personal information of 145.5 million consumers had been compromised in a data…

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