This past week, to celebrate the launch of its new Velvet Rope collection (check out the jumpsuit guys, that's all we're sayin’...), which is inspired by the New York City Ballet, PUMA brought together a group of excellent women who know exactly what it means to Do You, in order to celebrate their achievements, their diversity, their individuality and their refusal to go with the status quo.
Up until this week I thought the only automatic beauty applying machine I'd come across was in the Jetsons. Or The Simpsons. Then I realised, they'd already been invented! The electric beauty sponge is fast becoming something people are catching on to. What is it pray tell? Well, it's a little sponge that attaches to your face cleaning brush (or exists as a stand-alone thing) which rotates. The idea is, you apply foundation to to it, turn it on, hold it up to your face and voila!
Everyone wants to have the hangout room at uni - the room that everyone else actually chooses to spend time because it's that little bit less bleak than the other tiny cupboards on your corridor. And - added bonus, none of these will cause any lasting damage, which means come June you'll get your deposit back. Hurrah. It's practically halls bedroom decorating law that you need to hang a big old beautifully coloured tapestry or embroidered sheet to cover up the magnolia walls.
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".