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What Instagram is whispering to creators

Hi and welcome to this weekly edition of Insider Advertising, where I break down the big stories in media and advertising. Remember you can sign up to get this newsletter daily here. This week: What Instagram is whispering to creators, Discovery joins the streaming wars, and Estée Lauder pivots in […]
What Instagram is whispering to creators
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The most awe-inspiring scientific discoveries of the 2010s include the first image of a black hole, an exoplanet with water, and a hidden continent

Astronomers, anthropologists, geologists, and many other scientists have made mind-boggling breakthroughs in the last 10 years. Some highlights include work that produced the first image of a black hole, traced what happened to the Neanderthals, and discovered potentially habitable planets outside our solar system. These are 41 of the biggest […]
The most awe-inspiring scientific discoveries of the 2010s include the first image of a black hole, an exoplanet with water, and a hidden continent
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The YouTube app for Apple TV just took another step in the wrong direction

YouTube updated its Apple TV app on August 30. The update fixed some issues, but created a new problem. Your home screen is now limited to five categories, which you can’t choose or change, effectively making discovery more difficult than it was before. YouTube must have read my recent complaints […]
The YouTube app for Apple TV just took another step in the wrong direction
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A remarkable penguin ‘supercolony’ of over 1.5 million birds has been discovered off the coast of Antarctica — take a look

Adélie penguin populations have been declining on the Antarctic Peninsula. But researchers examining satellite photos of the nearby Danger Islands spotted what appeared to large amounts of bird guano, so they decided to mount an expedition to the hard-to-reach islands. There, they discovered a new penguin “supercolony” with more than […]
A remarkable penguin ‘supercolony’ of over 1.5 million birds has been discovered off the coast of Antarctica  —  take a look
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Archaeologists found thousands of hidden structures in the Guatemalan jungle — and it could re-write human history

Archaeologists uncovered 60,000 previously unknown Mayan structures deep in the Guatemalan jungle using state-of-the-art laser technology. The find could completely rewrite what we know about the Mayan civilisation. Archaeologists are extremely excited. Using state-of-the-art laser technology, archaeologists uncovered over 60,000 previously unknown Mayan structures deep in the Guatemalan jungle, including […]
Archaeologists found thousands of hidden structures in the Guatemalan jungle  —  and it could re-write human history
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Why So Many Reality Shows Use ‘Wars’ In Their Titles

[credit provider=”A&E screencap”] War is hell – except for reality shows.Americans may be exhausted by the real wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. But we unwind with no fewer than 17 reality shows with “wars” in their titles. They depict so-called wars waged over whiskers, parking spots and cupcakes.
Why So Many Reality Shows Use ‘Wars’ In Their Titles
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Archeologists Just Found A 2,000-Year-Old Treasure In A Black Sea Fortress

[credit provider=”Russian-Ukrainian Archaeological Artezian Expedition” url=”http://www.livescience.com/26150-buried-black-sea-treasure.html”] Residents of a town under siege by the Roman army about 2,000 years ago buried two hoards of treasure in the town’s citadel — treasure recently excavated by archaeologists.More than 200 coins, mainly bronze, were found along with “various items of gold, silver and […]
Archeologists Just Found A 2,000-Year-Old Treasure In A Black Sea Fortress
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Japanese Scientists Film Legendary Squid In Pacific Depths

[credit provider=”Nhk/Nep/Discovery Channel/NHK/NEP/DISCOVERY CHANNEL/AFP”] Scientists and broadcasters said Monday they have captured footage of an elusive giant squid roaming the depths of the Pacific Ocean, showing it in its natural habitat for the first time ever.Japan’s National Science Museum succeeded in filming the deep-sea creature at a depth of more […]
Japanese Scientists Film Legendary Squid In Pacific Depths
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14 Headline-Making Science Events Of 2012

[credit provider=”NASA”] 2012 was a memorable year for Science. From an Austrian ‘s record-breaking jump to Earth to the death of two space pioneers, here are the unforgettable science news stories that are worth reviewing before the calendar year rolls over.
14 Headline-Making Science Events Of 2012
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Physicist Explains What Discovering The Higgs Boson Feels Like

[credit provider=”Wikimedia/Claudio Pasqua” url=”http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Fabiola-gianotti.jpg”] Fabiola Gianotti was in mid-flow when her audience at Cern, the particle physics lab near Geneva, spotted the result they had so long hoped for amid the garish fonts of her presentation and rose to their feet to whistle, cheer and roar their approval.She tried to […]
Physicist Explains What Discovering The Higgs Boson Feels Like
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The 10 Scientists Who Mattered The Most This Year

[credit provider=”NASA/JPL-Caltech”] Scientists were plenty busy this year, with landing the 1-ton rover Curiosity on Mars, announcing the discovery of what is likely the Higgs boson and even revealing a little-dirty secret in research.For the second year, the editors of the scientific journal Nature have announced their “Nature’s 10,” the […]
The 10 Scientists Who Mattered The Most This Year
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Researchers Find A New Slow Loris In The Forests Of Borneo

[credit provider=”Ch’ien C Lee ” url=”http://www.livescience.com/25507-new-primate-discovered-borneo.html”] A new small primate with a toxic bite and distinctive facial fur markings has been discovered in the jungles of Borneo.The new slow loris species is found in the highlands of the island of Borneo and has been named Nycticebus kayan, after a major […]
Researchers Find A New Slow Loris In The Forests Of Borneo
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What James Cameron Found At The Bottom Of The Ocean

[credit provider=”Scripps Institution of Oceanography ” url=”http://www.ouramazingplanet.com/3847-cameron-expedition-deepsea-life.html”] The deepest place on the planet may also hold the clues to the origin of life on Earth.The discovery of microbial mats — bizarre-looking, filamentlike clumps of microorganisms — living off chemicals from altered rocks 35,803 feet (10,912 meters) beneath the surface of […]
What James Cameron Found At The Bottom Of The Ocean
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These Are The 5 Most Over-Hyped Mars Discoveries

[credit provider=”The Viking Project/NASA” url=”http://www.space.com/18723-most-overhyped-mars-discoveries.html”] NASA has been trying to dampen expectations for an upcoming Mars announcement after rumours abounded that the agency’s Curiosity rover discovered something big.”rumours and speculation that there are major new findings from the mission at this early stage are incorrect,” NASA officials wrote in a statement […]
These Are The 5 Most Over-Hyped Mars Discoveries
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Astronomers Snap A Picture Of A Giant ‘Super-Jupiter’

[credit provider=”NASA” url=”http://www.nasa.gov/topics/universe/features/super-jupiter.html”] In a rare direct photo of a world beyond Earth, astronomers have spotted a planet 13 times more massive than Jupiter, the largest planet in our own solar system.The planet orbits a star called Kappa Andromedae that is 2.5 times the mass of the sun and is […]
Astronomers Snap A Picture Of A Giant ‘Super-Jupiter’
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Scientists Discover A New Smell: ‘Olfactory White’

[credit provider=”Flickr user Lidal-K.” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/solidal/3620176010/sizes/z/in/photostream/”] Scientists have discovered a new smell, but you may have to go to a laboratory to experience it yourself.The smell is dubbed “olfactory white,” because it is the nasal equivalent of white noise, researchers report today (Nov. 19) in the journal Proceedings of the National […]
Scientists Discover A New Smell: ‘Olfactory White’
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These Are The Trippy New Species Researchers Discovered In Borneo

[credit provider=”Wikimedia/Ylem” url=”http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:PanellusStipticusAug12_2009.jpg”] A recent expedition to the island of Borneo in Southeast Asia turned up some trippy species: bioluminescent mushrooms, stalk-eyed flies, jumping spiders and a pitcher plant that doubles as a toilet for small animals.”It has been a successful expedition,” team leader Menno Schilthuizen, of Naturalis Biodiversity centre […]
These Are The Trippy New Species Researchers Discovered In Borneo
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A Russian Boy Stumbled Across A 30,000 Year Old Woolly Mammoth Carcass

[credit provider=”Wikipedia/Public Library of Science” url=”http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Woolly_mammoth_%28Mammuthus_primigenius%29_-_Mauricio_Ant%C3%B3n.jpg”] For a long-extinct Ice Age species, mammoths have been making a lot of news lately—and the remarkable, hairy finds simply keep on coming.An 11-year-old Russian boy has reportedly stumbled upon the 30,000 year old carcass of one of the colossal beasts on the Tamir […]
A Russian Boy Stumbled Across A 30,000 Year Old Woolly Mammoth Carcass
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One Million New Species Have Been Discovered In The World’s Oceans

[credit provider=”Google Maps” url=”google-latlong.blogspot.com/2012/09/dive-into-great-barrier-reef-with-first.html”] Scientists aboard the tiny sea vessel The Tara have made a titanic-sized discovery.The group of researchers say they have discovered more than 1 million new species of microscopic plankton living in the world’s oceans. Prior to this study scientists thought there were fewer than 500,000 species of […]
One Million New Species Have Been Discovered In The World’s Oceans
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10 New Mammals Discovered In The Last Decade

[credit provider=”Wikimedia” url=”http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File%3ACercopithecus_lomamiensis_(Lesula).png”] A new species of monkey has been identified in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.The lesula, or Cercopithecus lomamiensis, described as shy and quiet, has excited conservationists because the identification of mammals new to science is rare.
10 New Mammals Discovered In The Last Decade
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A 2,000-Year-Old Mass Grave Site Unearthed In A Danish Bog [PHOTOS]

[credit provider=”Photo courtesy of Skanderborg Museum” url=”http://www.skanderborgmuseum.dk/”] More than 2,000 years ago, thousands of soldiers were slaughtered as part of a bizarre sacrificial ritual, then chucked in the small basin of a lake. Today, that basin is a bog in northeastern Denmark called Alken Enge. In April, researchers from Skanderborg Museum and Aarhus […]
A 2,000-Year-Old Mass Grave Site Unearthed In A Danish Bog [PHOTOS]
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1,600-Year-Old Mayan Temple Uncovered In The Guatemalan Jungle

[credit provider=”YouTube/Barzoome” url=”http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UOzUedgRWvs”] Archaeologists have uncovered a 1,600-year-old Mayan temple in the northern Guatemalan jungle, reports Ker Than of National Geographic. The Temple of the Night Sun used to be blood-red, making it visible for miles during dawn and dusk. It’s decorated with 5-foot-tall stucco masks of the Mayan sun god that depict him […]
1,600-Year-Old Mayan Temple Uncovered In The Guatemalan Jungle
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Scientists See The Early Universe’s First ‘Dark Galaxies’

[credit provider=”Space.com” url=”http://www.space.com/16522-dark-galaxies-detected-early-universe.html”] A telescope in South America has found tantalising evidence of primitive galaxies born in the early universe, a find that, if confirmed, would mark the first-ever view of the so-called “dark galaxies.”  Dark galaxies are small, gas-rich objects from the early universe.
Scientists See The Early Universe’s First ‘Dark Galaxies’
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English Woman Can See 99 Million More colours Than Everyone Else

[credit provider=”Sam Ro / Business Insider” url=”http://www.businessinsider.com.au/author/sam-ro”] After 20 years, a British scientist found a woman who can see 99 million more colours than the average human.Most people can see one million colours, Discover Magazine reports. But neuroscientist Gabriele Jordan found a female doctor in England who has supervision.
English Woman Can See 99 Million More colours Than Everyone Else
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BEHIND-THE-SCENES: An Afternoon On Set Of ‘Fast Food Mania’

[credit provider=”Kirsten Acuna, Business Insider”] Rollerskating at Sonic in Oklahoma City, hanging in a turbine at Chipotle in Chicago and going to the country’s busiest—and most exclusive—Subway (FYI: It’s located inside the Pentagon) … all in one week.That’s what Jon Hein does as host of “Fast Food Mania.”
BEHIND-THE-SCENES: An Afternoon On Set Of ‘Fast Food Mania’
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