While cause marketing is gaining momentum, it is not without its criticisms. Marr agrees, but contends, that the reason is that the mutual commitments between the sponsoring companies and the NGO are too weak and not strategic. He states, “Cause Marketing can be a strong tool and pay off both for the cause as well as for the companies if both parties act as strategic partners.
It gets worse. The man behind the money David Murcia Guzman has links to former Colombian president Alvaro Uribe, and current Panamanian president Ricardo Martinelli. According to this cable from March 2009, Martinelli network of Super 99 stores may have been a “service provider” to Guzman, and may have laundered illicit proceeds..
Another time, I went to a friend’s house for a play date. My friend wound up cutting her toe on a rake, and the family, who were Scientologists, just washed the cut out with water. It got severely infected, but none of the Scientologists around her would let her go to the doctor..
A great example is the “Boursin Sensorium”, a CGI based VR experience that paired motion (through moving chairs), scents and tasting samples of Boursin cheese. Patron tequila used 360 video to showcase the behind the scenes making process at its event booths and Innis Gunn beer used coordinated VR footage to complement the taste of its beer. Restaurants and bars are also taking notice: Baptise Bottle in Chicago unveiled a VR tour to pair with physical scotch; SubliMotion in Ibiza lets diners go skydiving in Samsung Gear VR; Space Needle has launched a sky high VR bar..
People don’t tend to talk about things like messy eating very often . But Mat Fraser and Liz Carr love diving into the minutiae of disability life. In this archive clip from November 2010, the duo discuss the easy and hard things to eat depending on your impairment, and Mat recalls the time when he went to a Chinese restaurant with a friend who has no arms..
Men’s Dress Watches for Dress Down OccasionsThere’s a saying about wearing the right thing for the right occasion, and that’s where men’s dress watches come in. Sometimes, casual can’t do, and something more elegant and sophisticated is needed a black tie event, wedding, 50th anniversary party or retirement dinner always come to mind. A good dress watch should be in every man’s drawer, even if these special events are far and between as the year goes by.
This means you will always see warm ups, stretching, and slow progression of movement. It also means there will be no showing off, which leads to copy cat behavior and subsequently injuries. Rather, people pass on knowledge humbly in a group effort to advance.