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40 Honest Advertising Slogans That'll Make You Laugh Nashville-based graphic designer Clif Dickens creates these hilariously honest advertising slogans, most of which, make more sense than the real ones. His work has been featured in leading publications such as Adweek, Business Insider, Huffington Post, etc. We’ve compiled the best ones into this list of 40 below. Update: In light of the recent celebrity photo leaks, here’s our addition to the list. The Five Types Of Mentors You Need When we talk about mentorship in the workplace, we often focus on finding one person who can help to guide us through the challenges we will face at work. It might be better to think about the set of people you need to have around you to help you succeed. With that in mind, here are a few people who should be part of your mentoring team. The Coach There are times when you need someone to help you think through difficult problems.

Everything You Wanted to Know About the DoJ/AP Controversy Since news that the Justice Department had secretly obtained journalists’ phone records broke, the story has been developing quickly. Here is a quick overview of the issues. Check back for updates. Parrot Flower Power If you're weary of mercilessly killing plant after plant or you just want to be the best damn gardener there is – you need the Parrot Flower Power plant monitor. Pair this technology-packed twig to your smartphone via Bluetooth and the intuitive app provides you with a rich bounty of botanical data, as well as accurate tips for taking care of you plant. The real-time analysis tells you about the health of your plant and makes short-term predictions about the love and tenderness you need to lavish upon it. This green-fingered gadget accurately measures moisture, temperature, light and fertilizer levels. A visual diary on the app then shows you precisely what you have to do today and provides forecasts for the coming days (less sunlight and a little more watering for example).

Google letter to lawmakers: 'Sorry' for Wi-Fi breach, downplays Google is determined to "learn all the lessons we can" from a major privacy breach in which it may have collected users' personal information from unencrypted Wi-Fi networks, the company said in a letter to House Energy and Commerce Committee leaders on Wednesday. In a copy of the letter obtained by The Hill, Google sought to downplay the danger of the breach in response to a list of questions in late May from committee Chairman Henry Waxman (D-Calif.), ranking member Joe Barton (R-Texas) and Rep. Edward Markey (D-Mass.). The Internet giant owned up to the error while seeking to ease concerns about any harms it had caused, noting that the breach arose while it was systematically collecting Wi-Fi network information.

Honest Slogans Created and managed by Clif Dickens. Follow Honest Slogans on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook. You can subscribe to the Honest Slogans newsletter here. Email me with any inquiries: This is a one-man operation, so all tips are welcomed and appreciated! All slogans are (obviously) meant for entertainment purposes only. AJ100: survey analysis + data Bruce Tether provides analysis on the 2014 AJ100 data At the beginning of the year, the 106 practices included in 2014’s AJ100 collectively employed 5,036 ARB-registered architects in the UK - that’s 211 more than the total employed by last year’s 105 members. Even the six bottom-ranked practices have managed to increase their head counts by one, with the minimum number or architects required to gain entry into the AJ100 rising to 20. Following the introduction of a new rule last year - to include only ARB-registered architects in the UK - we can also now start to compare like with like. Collective employment of architects is up overall by more than 3 per cent.

HSBC escaped US money-laundering charges after UK intervention The US government decided not to pursue criminal charges against HSBC for allowing terrorists and drug dealers to launder millions of dollars after George Osborne and the UK banking regulator intervened to warn that prosecuting Britain’s biggest bank could lead to a “global financial disaster”. On Monday, a congressional report published letters and emails from Osborne and Financial Services Authority (FSA) officials to their US counterparts warning that launching criminal action against HSBC in 2012 could have sparked a “financial calamity”. The House financial services committee report said the UK interventions “played a significant role in ultimately persuading the DoJ [Department of Justice] not to prosecute HSBC”. Instead of pursuing a prosecution, the bank agreed to pay a record $1.92bn (£1.4bn) fine. “FSA has been on the phone for the criminal discussions,” officials wrote in emails released in the House report.

Rawlemon’s Spherical Solar Energy-Generating Globes Can Even Harvest Energy from Moonlight andre broessel, rawlemon’s ß.torics system - Gallery Page 3 The solar energy designers at Rawlemon have created a spherical, sun-tracking glass globe that is able to concentrate sunlight (and moonlight) up to 10,000 times. The company claims that its ß.torics system is 35% more efficient than traditional dual-axis photovoltaic designs, and the fully rotational, weatherproof sphere is even capable of harvesting electricity from moonlight. The ß.torics system was invented by Barcelona-based German Architect André Broessel.

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