Second consecutive year a Mexican wins for Best Director and Cinematography

Last year Alfonso Cuarón and Chivo Lubenzki for Gravity, this year Alejandro González Iñarritu and Lubenzki too for Birdman.


tumblr can be the most hypocritical place. you all talk about racism, and representation and diversity, but it never applies to latinos. six latinos have oscar nominations. one just won for the second year consecutive, yet no one mentions it.

you’re all watching and paying attention to all the whiteness, but the minute actual poc appear, you pretend they don’t exist.

great job on social justice!!!!

Arashi and Johnny's WEST Big Win at The 29th Japan Gold Disc Award

Arashi and Johnny’s WEST Big Win at The 29th Japan Gold Disc Award

Congratulations to Arashi and Johnny’s WEST for their first-ever win!

Recording Industry Association of Japan (RIAJ) announced the winners for the “29th Japan Gold Disc Award” (GD Award) last Mar 2nd.

Taking home Artist of the Yea” for the fourth consecutive year is Arashi. In the Western category, British boyband One Direction take home the crown for second consecutive year. AKB48‘s “Labrador…

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Snoop Dogg & 4/20 in Colorado

Snoop Dogg & 4/20 in Colorado

It’s never too early to plan your 4/20 celebration for this year. 

For the second consecutive year, Uncle Snoop’s Army will present Snoop Dogg’s Wellness Retreat in Colorado on 4/20. The retreat is a concert featuring Snoop Dogg and special guests A$AP Rocky and 2 Chainz, with additional guests forthcoming. The concert will take place in Englewood, CO on 4/20/2015.

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Wisconsin football 2015 preview: Way-too-early look at running backs

What more can be said about last season’s running attack? Melvin Gordon finished second in FBS history for rushing yards in a single season. He was a human highlight reel and even rushed for 408 yards in three quarters. With sophomore Corey Clement providing a dynamic complement out of the backfield, the Badgers were able to over-compensate for their lack of a passing game as the offense set a single-season school record for rushing yards for the second consecutive year (4,482).

The Heisman runner-up still has a year of eligibility, but will be headed to the NFL Draft. Who can blame him? And how do you begin to replace a guy like Gordon? The Badgers will attempt to with Clement, a plethora of unproven backs behind him and a set of experienced fullbacks to help open holes and running lanes. It’s Clement’s backfield to own, but who will back him up?

Leaders (2014 stats)


Melvin Gordon: 343 rushes, 2,597 yards, 7.5 yards per carry, 29 touchdowns

Corey Clement: 147 carries, 949 yards, 6.5 yards per carry, 9 touchdowns

Dare Ogunbowale: 34 carries, 193 yards, 5.7 yards per carry, 1 touchdown


Derek Watt, Austin Ramesh

Returning players

Tailbacks: Clement (JR), Dare Ogunbowale (RS JR), Caleb Kinlaw (assuming RS FR), Taiwan Deal (assuming RS FR), Mark Saari (assuming RS FR)

Fullbacks: Derek Watt (RS SR), Austin Ramesh (RS SO), Derek Strass (RS SR), D.J. Spurling (RS SO)

Departing players

Tailbacks: Gordon

Fullbacks: None

Additions to position

Running Backs: Jordan Stevenson (South Oak Cliff — Dallas, TX), Bradrick Shaw (Hoover — Birmingham, Ala.)

Fullbacks: Jake Whalen (Wausau West — Wausau, Wis.)


Running backs: Finding a No. 2 and No. 3 running back. Who will be the guy behind Clement? That is the $1 million question for the position, and not even running backs coach Thomas Brown knows. Ogunbowale is a question mark at this point in his career after making the switch from corner to running back midseason. While he had good showings against Bowling Green and Nebraska, it was in garbage time and his sample size is extremely small. Kinlaw and Deal both redshirted this season due to injury last season. Stevenson and Shaw come in as true freshman looking to make an impact.

Fullbacks: Paul Chryst. Chryst has always found ways to develop tight ends and utilizes them expertly. This poses a problem at the fullback position because last Derek Watt was going to play the “H-Back” position in Andy Ludwig’s offense. While that never really came to fruition because of Watt’s injury last season, he has practiced at both positions and gives Chryst and Joe Rudolph the option to move him out to the position, which would leave them with Ramesh, Strass and Spurling at the position. Watt has shown his ability to catch the ball out of the backfield in the past so the move is not out of the realm of possibility, but the coaching staff may want to keep him at fullback to open holes at the second level, something he has been very successful at doing over the past few years.

Early prediction for starters: Corey Clement and Derek Watt

Tailbacks: This year’s running back group will be the most inexperienced group in over four years. While Wisconsin still has its workhorse back for next year in Clement, it typically has two proven backs waiting at the helm. Clement is clearly a guy who has not been bashful about his eagerness to take over as the No. back, but the No. 2 back returning for next season is Ogunbowale — who was playing cornerback to start the season last year.

Ogunbowale joined in the party against Bowling Green and Nebraska, and saw double-digit carries in both, averaging 6.7 and 6.2 yards per carry in each game, respectively. He only received 34 carries all season, though. This is definitely an area of concern for the Badgers.

The other returners at running back haven’t taken a snap in a Badger uniform. It remains to be seen how Kinlaw (shoulder and hip) and Deal (right hand) will come back after redshirting due to injury. Both were highly touted backs and have a year of studying the playbook under their belts, but will have to prove that they can perform on the field and stay healthy.

The Badgers have a lot of depth coming in this season with a four-star stud in Stevenson, as well as Shaw joining the Badgers. Stevenson is really the wild card in the group. He was a late commit to the Badgers, flipping from Texas to Wisconsin after Andersen departed for Oregon State, and has Badger fans excited.

Stevenson has the ability to step in right away and contribute at the No. 2 or No. 3 running back, but will have to battle Ogunbowale, Kinlaw and Deal for reps and playing time.

Fullbacks: Watt stays at the position and proves to be a key blocker for a successful running game next season, with the restoration of a “traditional” Wisconsin offense now that Chryst and Rudolph are back. There will be more I-formation plays, which need a fullback like, Chris Pressley, Bradie Ewing, etc. They will see Watt as a more valuable asset at fullback than tight end, but get him involved in the play-action passing game with flat routes and even a screen play or two. Watt will be the most valuable, unnoticed, under-appreciated player next season.

Calvin Harris feat. Ellie Goulding - Outside (Hardwell Remix)

After a year that saw him retain his crown of World #1 DJ for a second consecutive year, sweep in to dominate the festival landscape with colossal peak time performances everywhere from Future Music Festival in Australia to Tomorrowland’s 10th anniversary edition in Belgium, as well as releasing his chart-dominating debut artist album United We Are, Hardwell also found the time to construct yet another dancefloor thriller, this time with his remix of Calvin Harris’s satiable hit ‘Outside’.

Stomping arpeggios followed by spacious break-downs that allows for British starlet Ellie Goulding’s soaring falsetto to take centre stage, Hardwell steers Calvin’s pop gem into a direction of pure unadulterated dance, complete with big-room drops and an infectiously heavy beat.

Receiving its live premiere at his #UnitedWeAre kick-off shows that sold-out Amsterdam’s colossal Ziggo Dome, demonstrating Hardwell’s true ability as a highly-respected artist both on the live circuit and within the studio, this unique edit of ‘Outside’ has already been causing a stir across social media and throughout online forums over the weekend, rousing up excitement for its impending release after thousands tuned in to hear the official mastered version in the latest episode of Hardwell On Air.

Hardwell’s remix of ‘Outside’ is out now on Calvin Harris’s Fly Eye Records exclusive to Beatport and will be available via iTunes March 16th.

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Issue: Where o where did Cam Jordan go? He fell off the map far too many times in 2014 going from the Saints’ top defender in 2013 to a question mark heading into 2015, a contract year. Also Junior Galette may have tallied 10 sacks for the second consecutive season last year. His future is completely secure in New Orleans with his off-field issues.

Best solution: Jordan comes back to life in 2015 just in time for a new contract or franchise tag. But of course, drafting one of the outside linebacker/defensive end prospects at No. 13 overall in April’s NFL draft looks better and better each day.

March rant...sort of.

Okay so March is turning into a pretty significant month in my year.

First it marks the one year anniversary of my vegetarianism which is quite fun.

Second it marks the return of my running schedule for its second consecutive year (which ends on the last working day of August)

Third my ferrets are getting neutered and I’m shitting myself at the thought of them 1. Being away from me. 2. Being under anaesthetic. 3. Being operated on. 4. Never coming round from being sedated. 5. Suffering complications during/after surgery😱😭

Fourth I’m giving up chocolate, cake, sweets, take aways, crisps. The lot, all gone for the entirety of March. (Originally only supposed to be chocolate in honour of ‘Dechox’ a fundraiser for the British Heart Foundation in which you give up chocolate but I’m going be extra mile) also I’m thinking of carrying this on afterwards on a ‘every other month’ kind of thing

And lastly, my perfectly perfect boyfriend is going veggie for March as his own version of Dechox. He has made it clear that permanent conversion ain’t gonna happen but I would never expect that of someone, I’m just happy because nobody has ever done anything like this for me or because of me before. However, I used to be an avid meat eater and I’m the most stubborn person I know so if it happened to me it can happen to anyone, watch this space. 😍

Snoop Dogg & 4/20 in Colorado: NEW DANKxDRANK It’s...


Snoop Dogg & 4/20 in Colorado: NEW DANKxDRANK It’s never too early to plan your 4/20 celebration for this year. 

For the second consecutive year, Uncle Snoop’s Army will present Snoop Dogg’s Wellness Retreat in Colorado on 4/20. The retreat is a concert featuring Snoop Dogg and special guests A$AP Rocky and 2 Chainz, with additional guests forthcoming. The concert will take place in Englewood, CO on 4/20/2015.

Tickets? GO HERE.

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How Do I Love Thee, Let Me Search The Ways

Yahoo users are beginning to channel their inner Cupid. Searches for [when is Valentine’s Day] are spiking off the charts, and 76% of those searches come from men. Valentine’s Day is, ahem, tomorrow.

With less than 24 hours left until the most romantic day of the year, women are on the hunt for the perfect gift. The top spiking gift for men (for the second consecutive year) on Yahoo, [watches for men] is spiking 16736% this month! Here are the top-spiking watch brands on Yahoo:

1. Smart Watches

2. Citizen Watches

3. Movado Watches

4. Michael Kors Watches

5. Fossil Watches

6. Invicta Watches

7. Rolex Watches

8. Omega Watches

9. Nixon Watches

10. Seiko Watches

Ladies, if you’re curious as to what you might be unwrapping, [perfumes for women] is the top buzzing search by men this Valentine’s Day, up 1701% this month on Yahoo. Here are the top-searched perfumes on Yahoo this month:

1. Dolce Gabbana Perfume

2. Coco Chanel Perfume

3. Estee Lauder Perfume

4. Chanel No 5 Perfume

5. Bvlgari Perfume

6. Burberry Perfume

7. Hermes perfume

8. The Perfume Shop

9. Chloe Perfume

Have a happy Valentine’s Day!


Russia underline European Figure Skating Championship dominance with second clean sweep
#Figureskate #EuropeanFigureSkatingChampionships [inside the games]The International Skating Union (ISU) European Figure Skating Championships at the Ericsson Globe in Stockholm concluded with an air of familiarity as Russia clinched a clean sweep of the pairs competition for a second consecutive year. Yuko Kavaguti and … to Sponsor Landon Cassill in Daytona 500 for Second Consecutive Year:, one of the Internet’s largest online automotive inventory websites, announced today that they will return as the primary sponsor of Landon Cassill and the No. 40 Chevrolet SS at the 57th Annual Daytona 500 this year. Building on a partnership established in 2014, has expanded their sponsorship to include multiple races during the 2015 season.

" is eager to kick off another season of NASCAR and take our partnership to the next level with Landon Cassill and the Hillman Racing team," said Sean Coffman of "We are looking forward to another great weekend at Daytona."

"Not only are we happy to have back for Daytona, but also that they’re increasing their participation with Hillman Racing in 2015," said Landon Cassill. "We had a legitimate shot to take them to Victory Lane last year at Talladega and with our guys fine-tuning the car during the off-season, we’re confident it will be even better this year." offers a portal for consumers to search for the perfect new or used car for sale from nearly 20,000 automotive dealers across the country. As continues to grow rapidly, NASCAR has consistently provided a platform to increase exposure to the brand.

The, Landon Cassill and Hillman Racing partnership will span six primary races in 2015 including Las Vegas Motor Speedway (March 8), Kansas Speedway (May 9), Michigan International Speedway (June 14), Bristol Motor Speedway (August 22), and Talladega Superspeedway (October 25).  

The 57th annual Daytona 500 will be broadcast live on FOX from Daytona International Speedway on Sunday, February 22, with pre-race coverage beginning at 12:00 p.m. EST. PR #NASCAR

the power of innovation

South Africa has a crime problem.

Sad but true, the percentages of crime in the country I call home has increased for a second consecutive year. These crimes include murder, sexual assault, and robbery.

Luckily, South Africa is also blessed with innovative thinkers- problem solvers who utilize available knowledge and technology to come up with solutions.

Which brings me to my point… Project Namola. In short, Namola is an app that allows you to summon close by Metro cops. When you feel unsafe, the press of a button will allow for nearby Metro cops to respond and to assist you. This app is currently in a trial period in Tshwane, South Africa. For more information, read the Fin24 tech article here.

I for one am truly excited to see this app take of and be used as a tool against crime. 

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Concept Capital Markets, LLC receives Best North American Prime Broker Award from Hedgeweek for second consecutive year


Garden City, NY (PRWEB) February 27, 2015 

Concept Capital Markets, LLC was named Best North American Prime Broker by Hedgeweek Global Awards in its 2015 reader nominated survey. The awards, announced today in London, are based on a peer review system whereby Hedgeweek’s readers, including institutional and high net worth investors, hedge fund managers, and other industry professionals at fund administrators, prime brokers, custodians, and advisers, are invited to elect a “best in class” in a series of categories via an online survey. The full awards results may be viewed at Hedgeweek’s website,

“We are honored to receive this award for the second consecutive year and are grateful to Hedgeweek, its subscribers, and everyone who cast their vote for our firm,” said Jack Seibald, co-founder and Managing Member. “We aim to earn our clients’ business every day by serving as a trusted and loyal partner, and it is very gratifying for our entire team to be recognized for the services we provide them,” he continued.

“Fund managers face many demands every day as they search out the best possible investment and trading opportunities for their clients’ assets. Our mission at Concept Capital is to deliver the comprehensive solutions that free our clients to focus on their core competencies. We believe the Concept team is uniquely equipped to understand and anticipate our clients’ needs and preferences because of our diverse set of experiences and skill sets that include launching and managing hedge funds, trading on a variety of execution and order management systems, clearing and settling trades at multiple clearing firms, providing operational and technology support to wide ranging investment strategies, utilizing portfolio reporting technologies, implementing compliance procedures, and raising capital. Our ongoing investments in technology and talented individuals, which aim to deliver the tools and support services that enhance our clients’ ability to manage their businesses, have helped us to differentiate our offering, win a large number of alternative investment managers as new clients, and retain existing clients at a very high rate,” he concluded.

About Concept Capital Markets, LLC:

Concept Capital offers a comprehensive suite of brokerage and related services that provide traditional and alternative investment managers with solutions that are customizable and scalable. The firm was built by former investment managers to serve hedge fund managers, managed account platforms, institutional investors, family offices, and registered investment advisors with turn-key solutions designed to free its clients to focus on their core competencies. Our offering features world-class custody and clearing options, multi asset class capabilities, leading execution and order management systems, a seasoned execution desk, a range of financing options, a highly professional operations and customer support team, comprehensive portfolio reporting capabilities, and capital introduction. The firm is registered as a Broker Dealer and Investment Adviser with the SEC, and is a member of FINRA, NFA, and SIPC. For additional information, visit

About Hedgeweek:

Hedgeweek is a highly-respected online publication of GFM Limited covering hedge funds and institutional investors allocating to them. GFM Limited is the largest online news publisher serving institutional investors/wealth managers and their investment managers/advisers across all asset classes with six daily global newswires and news-driven websites covering pension funds, hedge funds, property funds, private equity funds, exchange traded funds, private client/wealth managers, family offices, and trustees. GFM boasts 158,000 unique monthly visitors to the various global fund media websites and 53,000 registered subscribers to its daily newsletters. For additional information, visit

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ERP event, relating to the social organization, and the many to many relationship

ERP Sim Competition 2015, a fun unique experience
On February 19th, I attended the Central Michigan University ERP simulation event 2015.  Central has been running this event the last 3 years, and each time the event has grown.  Each year there has been more students, companies, and people at the event.  This year was also the second consecutive year that the BIS315 Social media class, live tweeted the event.  Our class was split into two different shifts for the event, because the event lasted close to 10 hours.  I chose to do the first shift which was from 10:30 A.M- 3:15 P.M.  I chose this shift over the second which last till late into the evening because of another event I wanted to attend late in the day at 7 P.M., CMU’s SCMA Networking Night.  
My purpose at ERP event and a book in class we are reading, “The Social Organization” have much in common.  Base on what we have read in class so far, a company using social media to enhance their image and as a marketing tool is a very big positive.  Enhancing a business by using social media properly is key.  If social media is used inappropriately, the positive aspect of social media and its marketing effect will be useless.  The Social Organization also discusses Mass Colaboration.  In order to have successful Mass Colaboration, you need a community.  You also need a purpose, without a purpose, there is nothing to discuss or “collaborate” about.  Lastly, you need a social media, which is the medium in which the mass collaboration occurs.  

The ERP sim event was very well set up, upon arriving I was given a name tag that also listed my job at the event, Social Media Support.  I was able to meet up with my social media partner for the event, Denae, and we decided that walking around the different tables to talk with and meet groups that we hadn’t previously met was not only professional, but a smart idea.  I was able to talk with the groups that I met at the practice, Team John Deere, GM1, and IAC Group.  These 3 groups all remembered who I was, and what I would be doing for them at the event.  The teams that I had not gotten the chance to meet at the practice were teams: Thomson Reuters, GM2, Deloitte1, Deloitte 2, Consumers Energy 1, and Consumers Energy 2.  Every team was ok with us taking pictures of them, and those who had twitter accounts were more than happy having us tag them in our tweets.  
After meeting all the teams during the preparation period, it was already time for lunch.  For the lunch, each of the Social media support team members were assigned to a team to eat lunch with, the team that Denae and I were assigned to was Thomson Reuters.  During the lunch, members of the team, the mentors, social media support, and professors were able to discuss with each other about school, the event, and anything else that you can think of.  This was a good time for the teams and mentors to learn more about each other.  The second half of lunch was time for a panel of various company employees to talk to the crowd about who they were, and what they did at their companies.  A CMU official also talked at the event giving a lay down of what was to come during the event.  Members of the panel included employees from GM, Harley Davidson, 3M, as well as others.  Listening to these high ranking employees from these big companies was a great experience, as the things that they talked about dealing with the event and the business industry was insightful.  After the panel members were done talking, students and professors were allowed to ask questions about anything that they were curious about, ranging from what their opinion is on the future of IS in the business industry, to what they look for as top traits for employees.  
Something awesome about Live tweeting the CMU ERP sim event, was that it allows for many to many communication.  Every tweet that I would make had the chance to be favorited and/or retweeted.  If a tweet was favorited, it had a chance to be seen by the favorites followers.  If a tweet was retweeted, every single one of the followers of that person would see the tweet.  These features allow for the many to many pattern to be facilitated through twitter.  

Bill Gates repeats at top of Forbes’ list of billionaires

NEW YORK (AP) — The world’s richest person got even richer this year. And a basketball superstar-turned-owner made the list for the first time. Forbes said Monday that Bill Gates’s net worth rose to $79.2 billion in 2015 from $76 billion last year. That put him at the top of the magazine’s list of the world’s billionaires for the second consecutive year. The co-founder of Microsoft Corp.

Bill Gates repeats at top of Forbes’ list of billionaires