Swimsuit season is fast approaching, which means that women have been inundated with "Get your beach body ready!" messages for at least six months now. It's an absurd concept for a lot of reasons, and the "trendy" styles that come out every year only add to it. From cut-outs to confusing straps to zero boob support, they're a bit of a head-scratcher.
Did you know women lead 50 countries? Probably not. Indeed, when director Tiffany Shlain learned this little-known stat, she was propelled to created a documentary about its impact. Released last year, 50/50, tells the history of women's power worldwide. "We've been telling the story of scarcity for so long—and maybe it's time we tell the story of abundance," Shlain says in the beginning of the film. Now Shlain hopes to build on her film's message with "50/50 Day," to be held May 10.
We assume that celebrities have the power to supersede traffic, especially for a Met Gala arrival, but apparently, that's not the case. Television writer and actor Mindy Kaling arrived at the 2017 Met Gala in a stunning blue Prabal Gurung gown, complete with sequins and a dramatic off the shoulder neckline. She looked like a literal queen, so we can all assume her mode of transportation was a litter held aloft by four handsome men, right? Or at least a limousine? Something?
Muck Rack makes it simple to find people, tweets, or articles that mention any name, keyword, company, hashtag etc. We've compiled this guide to help you make the most of your search.
Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
names, titles and bios with some suggested searches:
Companies or Topics (e.g. iPhone, Microsoft)
Phrases (e.g. "cloud computing") — use quotes to keep the terms together
Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
Names (e.g. "David Pogue")
Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
Muck Rack's Advanced Search allows for many boolean operators.
Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
+. For example, ensure each result contains both Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg by
searching Obama AND Romney or Obama + Romney.
Use the operators OR or , to broaden your search when you'd like either of
multiple terms to appear in results. (This is the default behavior of our search when no operators
are used.) For example, search for democrat OR republican to find results that refer to
Democrats and/or Republicans.
Use NOT or - to subtract results from your search. For
example, searching Disney will yield results about the Walt Disney Company as well as Walt Disney
World Resort. To exclude mentions of Disney World, search for Disney -World or Disney
When using one of these operators with a phrase, enclose it in quotation marks. For example, you can
find results about smartphones excluding Apple's iPhone 4S by searching smartphone -"iPhone
Exact case matching or punctuation
If you're searching for a brand name or keyword that relies on specific punctuation marks or capitalization, you can
find results that match your exact query by adding matchcase: before the keyword you're searching for, like matchcase:E*TRADE .
Use parentheses to separate multiple
boolean phrases. For example, to find journalists talking about having fun in Disney World or
Disneyland, search for ("disney world" OR disneyland) AND fun.
An asterisk can be used to search for any variation of a root word truncated by the asterisk. For example, searching for admin* will return results for administrator, administration, administer, administered, etc.
A near operator is an AND operator where you can control the distance between the words. You can vary the distance the near operation uses by adding a forward slash and number (between 0-99) such as strawberries NEAR/10 "whipped cream", which means the strawberries must exist within 10 words of "whipped cream".