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New Series/ Levengood Today Restructure (Updates)
Before we get into the news, I have some announcements on a few new series I will be launching next week, and this Friday, as well as, my plan for the future of this publication. If you don’t care, and want to get right into the news, you may skip this section. If you read the small notification I made on the front page, this Friday, I will be releasing my first in a series of futurist articles I will call: “Society Smash”. This series will focus on things of the past, present, and future, and how they all connect. Changes in society, current events and their impact, as well as, some future predictions I think you should look out for. Also, as I delve more into controversial topics, to fill some “off air” time, I will be entertaining you with some reactions to articles, but I will explain this in depth in a future post, which will be out tomorrow as the first in the series, in which the title and premise will be revealed. As for Levengood Today, I’ve been approaching it more as I would a reporter, but instead of just one, I give you several articles. Doing research on current events and news headlines, than giving you a basic rundown of what’s new in the world. I’m going to move into a new format in which, instead of covering just two to three ‘major’ topics from the news, I’m going to cover several more, but they will be more ‘highlights’ of the news. This was you will get more information and just the information that you really need to know – no fluff. Each publication will run about 500 words. If you look at the size of this paragraph as a whole, that’s all you’ll have to read, and in about three minutes, you’ll know the headlines of the day, all in one place, with minimal effort on your part. Sound good? I hope so! The idea behind this is so you get more news and that it’s easier for you in the end, knowing what is going on without reading tons of words. To give you a taste of what this is going to be like, today, see the new format below. You can see it will focus on more critical information, rather than fluff and opinions, keeping it unbiased. If you want my opinion, and a critical analysis of the subject, that’s what my new series will be for, and as I already said, you can read more on that tomorrow, in a separate post. I may still present some opinion in the article, but it will be relatively brief, as to keep to the basic story and unaffected by my opinion. I’m, also, going to change up Levengood weekends, adding a week-in-review section, and updating its structure to match the weekday style. If you’re new, this won’t be much of a change, but even if you’ve been reading this for the past few weeks, I think you’ll see by tomorrow that this will definitely be a superior model.
Istanbul Bombing (Politics)
Today, in Turkey’s largest airport, a terrorist attack occurred in which gunmen open fired on crowds entering the main station, and bombs were set off, killing a total of ten, whilst injuring dozens more. It is still unknown if there were any victims from the US. It didn’t take long for mainstream media to begin to report this, and soon, social media sites began to set up check pages, for users to alert their families that they were OK, if they were in the country for any reason. (NBC)
North American Meeting (Politics)
Since the Brexit decision, many North American leaders began to worry if their economic stance with European countries was still valid, especially if they were allies with the United Kingdom. The Presidents of the US and Mexico, Obama and Nieto, as well as prime minister of Canada, Trudeau, all met with foreign leaders in Europe a few days ago to make sure their ties were still tight, as the economic turmoil that can currently be seen in the area has any effect, even across the Atlantic. (Bloomberg)
Pinterest Update (Technology)
Pinterest, image, link, and information sharing social media site, now boasts the option for search for products via image. This means that if you see something in an image, and would like to buy it, you can crop out the item, and search for its image, thereby finding its information online. (Forbes)
Last call for 10 (Technology)
If you really, really don’t want Windows 10, Microsoft just recently announced that it will be backing off its X trick, and you can now decline the offer permanently, meaning that it will never bother you again. If you want it, make sure you click the upgrade button soon, because the free offer will be ending on July 29th, which is in a month. (Computer World)
Thank you for reading today’s Levengood Today. The changes I presented at the top will be going into effect tomorrow, so look out! If you haven’t checked out the new review that came out today, be sure to read it here, and as always, I’ll see you tomorrow in the new version of Levengood Today! Ciao!
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