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Everything you need to know about kefir

Forget chia seeds or kale: fermented foods are the health trend of the moment and the new kid on the block is kefir – a cultured, fermented milk drink. Similar to yogurt, kefir has a slightly more tart, sour taste (some say it’s ‘fizzy’ thanks to the carbon dioxide produced during the fermentation process). Traditionally, it’s made by adding a live culture of ... Read More »

Super Bowl TV deals: What to know before buying

The week or so before the Super Bowl can be a great time to upgrade your television, as retailers often bring back the kind of sales that they offer around the holidays. But not all TV deals are created equal, and as always it helps to look at more than just the sticker price. If you’re shopping for a TV ... Read More »

All you’ve ever wanted to know about a prostate exam, explains a Urological Surgeon

Too embarrassed to get your prostate checked? Gareth Brown, Consultant Urological Surgeon at Nuffield Health, explains why it’s well worth a few awkward moments. When I meet a man to check his prostate, the first thing I do is shake his hand. That’s the point when many of them realise I have big hands – and big fingers. It can add trepidation ... Read More »

What you need to know in advertising today

Teresa Kroeger/Getty Images Twitter slightly beat Wall Street’s expectations for its third-quarter earnings but reported that it had overstated monthly users since late 2014. The company on Thursday said it added 4 million monthly users during the third quarter and grew daily users by 14%, a much-needed improvement from the zero new users added during the previous quarter . But the embattled ... Read More »

What you need to know in advertising today

Facebook wants to turn Instagram Stories into the next big ad platform, and is trying to get brands of all sizes embrace it. The company today unveiled a number of updates that make it easier for brands and businesses of all sizes to advert ize on the platform, including a new uploading tool that lets marketers who already produce Instagram ... Read More »

What you need to know in advertising today

A group of ad tech heavyweights and top brands are betting thatblockchain , the distributed ledger technology that underpins the cryptocurrency bitcoin, can fix all that ills digital advertising. The startup Amino Payments has lined up support from ad tech giants like AppNexus and marketers like T-Mobile, and is hoping that blockchain can reduce fraudulent web ads and bring clarity to the murky ... Read More »

What you need to know in advertising today

Here comes Facebook TV. After unveiling its shows initiative earlier this month , Facebook will be making its new hub for videos available to most of its US users over the next few days. Called Watch, the new area includes a wide range of videos of varying lengths, including scripted series, live shows that feature hosts responding in real time to viewer ... Read More »

What every woman should know about using scented tampons and pads

Period stigma is real and has, for decades, been (wrongly) convincing women they are “unclean” during their time of the month. The fear of having a smelly situation down there is what helps sell products like vaginal douches and scented tampons and pads. All that marketing might have you wondering if period stank is a real problem that actually needs ... Read More »

What you need to know in advertising today

After eschewing banner ads for years , BuzzFeed is finally embracing them. BuzzFeed will start showing people display ads that will be bought and sold using third-party ad technology on a global basis. The move is a bid to tap into its scale and monetize its owned-and-operated platforms more effectively. To read more about what prompted BuzzFeed to have a ... Read More »

What you need to know in advertising today

Instagram Instagram appears to be turning the screws on Snapchat, luring marketers and advertisers by offering them a chance to test new ad products free. Business Insider spoke with six advertising executives about Instagram’s strategy, who said Instagram regularly looked to incentivize advertisers to spend more on the platform by offering them free chances to test new ad products or ... Read More »