On This Day In 1857, A Child Was Born In Paddington, London, England.

On this day in 1857, a child was born in Paddington, London, England. 50 years later, he held a summer camp at Brownsea Island and founded the Scouting Movement. Happy Birthday, Lord Robert Baden-Powell!   Lieutenant General Robert Stephenson Smyth Baden-Powell, 1st Baron Baden-Powell, OM GCMG GCVO KCB DL (/ˈbeɪdən ˈpoʊ.əl/ bay-dən poh-əl) More...

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By MassCentral On Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017
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Can This Ridiculously Joyful Ad Lighten the Mood in Washington, D.C.?

| 12 mins ago It’s no secret that Washington, D.C., has become a bit of a grim place for many since the election of Donald J. Trump to the presidency. Can a fun, kooky and colorful ad—featuring More...

By MassCentral On Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017
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UPS Has a New Trick to Make Drone Deliveries a Reality

Jonathan Vanian 12:31 AM Eastern It will be years before drones routinely deliver paper towels, cereal, and screwdrivers to our doorsteps, if ever. For now, companies are testing More...

By MassCentral On Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017
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Black-ish’s Season-Long Microsoft Partnership Culminates in Branded Content Spot During Tonight’s Episode

| 1 hour ago Black-ish’s ad agency workplace setting has made the ABC comedy a natural fit for brand partnerships, but the network is taking the series’ integrations to a whole new level with tonight’s More...

By MassCentral On Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017
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3 Tips for Creating a Social Strategy Fueled by User-Generated Content

| 1 hour ago Many businesses do not have documented social media strategies, and a good portion of the ones that do—nearly 60 percent—are unsure about the effectiveness of theirs. In the pay-to-play More...

By MassCentral On Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017
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Students Across West Virginia Build Tiny Houses For Flood Victims

BY: DUSTIN BATTY The tiny house movement has been growing steadily since the economic recession of 2008. According to The Economist, people were drawn to these diminutive abodes because they are much more More...

By MassCentral On Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017
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Healthy School Lunch Debate Is Now Causing Eating Disorders?

The fixation with healthy eating in our schools is fueling anorexia and obesity in our kids. That is the assessment of Tara Porter, a clinical psychologist in London. “Trying to teach total avoidance More...

By MassCentral On Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017
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Kelly’s DHS Gets Serious About Immigration Enforcement

The Department of Homeland Security on Tuesday offered detailed guidelines for carrying out an executive order signaling tougher immigration enforcement. The memos make clear that Immigrations and Customs More...

By MassCentral On Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017
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Penn State Professors Given 53 Tips for Inclusivity

Due to its concern for students who reported experiencing “implicit biases, stereotype threat, and micro and macro aggressions,” Penn State University recently provided its professors with More...

By MassCentral On Tuesday, February 21st, 2017
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State Leaders Release Report on Criminal Justice Reform Measures

BOSTON – Governor Charlie Baker, Senate President Stan Rosenberg, House Speaker Robert DeLeo, and Supreme Judicial Court Chief Justice Ralph Gants, along with The Council of State Governments (CSG) Justice Center More...