New Year, New You? The Reality Doesn't Have to be a StruggleIt’s dark. It’s cold. You don’t want to venture outside. It’s easier to stay under the covers, or wrapped in a blanket on the couch. But your brain is telling you to get a little exercise, to work off that slight holiday bulge. “The hardest part about getting started is getting out the door,” says Mark Lawrence, a local running and walking coach. And you don’t have to. There are plenty of indoor options to staying healthy in the new year.
Frederick is dressed in holiday trappings. Snow is falling and, in the background, a romantic holiday tune plays. Of course, this isn’t Frederick’s typical holiday look; rain, not snow, is more likely on Christmas. But it is ideal for this setting—a holiday-themed Maryland Lottery commercial. Frederick is not exactly Hollywood’s go-to for location filming, but it’s a setting increasingly being used, especially in advertisements.
The yellow-hued soybean leaves softly wave in the wind at a farm field outside of Walkersville near the Monocacy River. Butterflies feed off plants, and in the distance is the traffic hum of U.S. 15. Hundreds of years ago there was also the hubbub of humanity here, but today the evidence of that life can only be seen underground. November is Native American Month, a chance to look at the history of these people who lived on this land long before Columbus set foot on the Caribbean Islands.
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 Musk AND Zuckerberg or Musk + Zuckerberg.
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, results will contain either cake or cookie by searching cake OR cookie or cake,cookie
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".