Nasty Gal and MAC Cosmetics Team Up

For all those fashion and beauty lovers both Nasty Gal and MAC Cosmetics are working together! 21-mac-nastygal.w529.h352According to NY Mag, MAC Cosmetics and Nasty Gal are collaborating for a four-piece beauty collection that will include a red nail polish and three lipsticks. This will be limited edition. So girls be on the look out for the release date.

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CVS and Rite Aid Have Stopped Accepting Apple Pay

CVS and Rite Aid have stopped accepting Apple Pay, which is dragging customers into a confusing and annoying fight over payment politics.

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App Controlled Coffee Maker

Have you ever desired a cup of coffee but were just far too lazy to get out of bed and make it? Well, you may just be in luck, thanks to Bruvelo. Bruvelo is a new smart, wifi connected app that will brew your coffee with the touch of your finger. Yes, you read that correctly, an app that will make your coffee while you are laying in bed!

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Lazy or ingenious? Introducing: The Taco Bell App.

After a long night out, many college students find themselves in an Uber on their way to grab a midnight snack. Lucky for them, Taco Bell has just made their munchies tangible with the click of a button. Is this new smartphone application lazy or ingenious?

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Dallas Resident Uses Ebola Theme to Scare Trick-Or-Treaters

Too far? Too soon? Majority of Dallas residents tend to think not. (Sure it may be funny but doubt Nina Pham’s family thinks so.) James Faulk is the owner of the University Park townhouse, who decided to dress the exterior up as Ebola for Halloween. Some say disrespectful, some say funny, just ask Faulk himself who opened his door to FOX News cameras in his “CDC Trainee” uniform with a clipboard. Directly across from Highland Park High School, Faulk says “lighten up.”

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Ebola: So There’s a Cure?

While much of the buzz surrounding the issue of Ebola is concentrated in the DFW area, concern Screen Shot 2014-10-24 at 5.51.55 PMabout finding a cure has spread worldwide. England’s biggest drugmaker is working to develop a vaccine to combat Ebola. The company has undergone various experiments, and the success of its first steps has been confirmed with expected results.  Continue reading

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Intruder at the White House

On Wednesday night there was an intruder at the White House.  A man jumped the White House fence and made it all the way onto the North Lawn before he was bitten by a guard dog and arrested by Secret Service officers.

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McDonalds Negative Reputation

McDonald’s—the fast food establishment you never stop hearing about. Everything from the big yellow arches to the enchanting Ronald McDonald making children go crazy to get their kids meals, all are some of the most prominent symbols around the globe. Recently, however, McDonald’s turns to Grant Imahara, former co-host of “Mythbuster’s”, to raise their reputation and eliminate the negative connotation.

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The New iPads Have Finally Arrived

Apple lovers rejoice! This week Apple’s chief executive Timothy D. Cook unveiled the tech powerhouse’s new generation of iPads, the iPad Air 2 and the iPad Mini 3.  With inventive features and fast performance speeds, the new iPads really have outdone themselves.  But, are the updates enough to resonate with consumers?  Continue reading

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Social Media Generation: How We Can’t Escape

Cutting ties is no longer as easy as it used to be—but truthfully, we don’t really want it to be. As part of the social media generation who thrives off of the buzz online, we all crave knowing the latest news, gossip and trends before the next person. We have endless amounts of information filtering through our daily feeds and we can’t help but look. Well, stalk, more like. Continue reading

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Should We Be Afraid of Ebola?

This past week it seems that Ebola is on everyone’s mind. It is on the news, Internet and what everyone’s talking about. But is it as big of a problem the media is making it out to be? Should we be afraid of Ebola?

The related fear of Ebola has risen this week for many reasons; an infected patient died in a Dallas hospital, two more have become infected this week, a clear plan of how to prevent and cure the disease hasn’t been known and many are comparing Ebola as the next AIDS.

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But, our fear of Ebola has become worse than the actual problem.

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Professional Clowns are Upset with American Horror Story’s Scary Clown

IMG_1899Clowns of America International —a gathering place for serious minded amateurs, semiprofessionals, and professionals clowns— disapprove of American Horror Story: Freak Show’s character: Twisty. Twisty is the scariest character in the TV-series so far. He’s a scary clown that murders couples and then locks up the victims in a school bus. Is it the media’s fault that numerous people have a negative perspective of clowns? Continue reading

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Ebola Patient Mistreated in Texas Hospital

Ebola- the torturous, incurable virus disease that has recently landed in the United States. The Texas Health Presbyterian is apologizing for apparently mishandling the first Ebola patient and the first to die in the US, Thomas Eric Duncan.

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114-year-old Lies About Age to Join Facebook

Anna Stoehr of Minnesota is not the first person to lie about her age. In fact, people lie about the year they were born all the time. However, 114-year-old Stoehr’s reasoning was much more innocent: she simply wanted to create a Facebook account.

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Multidisciplinary Nature of Social Media

There are so many different ways that social media can be perceived, viewed and used and one means of examining how different disciplines impact the way that social media evolves is considering companies that have created extraordinary experiences and services with their unique and ingenious uses for social media. Changing technology and consumer habits alter the ways that companies use social media but this is also impacted by the type of industry or services offered by a particular entity.

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Share the Love on October 13: Uber + Virgin America

Your experience of a lifetime is just around the corner, no bags necessary. All you need is a boarding pass to hop on. Virgin America and Uber plus HotelTonight teamed up and co-branded a “Share the Love” digital promotion and party, to kick off the airline’s Dallas Love Field launch in style.   Continue reading

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Marketers Making Your Selfies Famous

_abc6765_1Be on the look out because your selfie might be an actual ad. Marketers are keeping an eye on people’s selfies for the use of advertisement with help from most used selfie social media networks: Instagram and Pinterest.  Continue reading

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PRSSA 2014 National Conference

Student leaders and public relations professionals unite at the PRSSA 2014 National Conference in Washington D.C. this weekend. A letter from the Conference Committee states, “We encourage you to join us for five days of professional networking and development that is sure to lead to new insights and opportunities in the field of public relations. Continue reading

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Sexting Among Teens is the “New Normal”

Studies show that sexting among teens is the new normal. One half of teenagers admit to sexting and of the one half, one third admit to sending sexually explicit images.

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Terminally ill Woman Fights for End-Of-Life Rights

29-year-old Brittany Maynard’s days are numbered. In fact, she knows the exact number: 21 days. After being diagnosed with a severely progressive brain tumor, Maynard has decided to end her own life on November 1.

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