As any bride will attest, the wedding-day morning is a jittery time. Inevitably there’s a last-minute panic or some unforeseen hiccup that, while inconsequential in hindsight, sets nerves on edge. The feeling must be magnified several times over when you’re heir to the throne and the wedding is set to be broadcast on BBC radio to 200 million people across the globe; as was the case for then-Princess Elizabeth and Lieutenant Philip Mountbatten when they tied the knot 70 years ago today.
To celebrate its 50th anniversary, Pomellato has launched the Ritratto collection: 50 one-of-a-kind cocktail rings and pendants, each with a different rare stone cut in the portrait shape that is traditional in Indian jewellery. Some you’ll have heard of – gold-flecked electric-blue lapis lazuli, Mediterranean-hued turquoise – but others will be obscure to all but the most ardent geologist.
There’s a trend for cocktail menus to read more like the result of a creative writing workshop. Drinks are “brought to life” via flowing narratives or descriptions of the fictional character who might drink it; but most punters just want to cut to the chase: what’s in it? Specifically, which spirit?
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".