Don’t call him a stowaway! Adventurous, fearless, brazen, curious â€” sure. But the Adelie penguin who hopped from out of nowhere (OK, from out of the freezing water … to be exact!) was a welcome visitor aboard the Australian Antarctic Division’s small research boat. Matthew McKay, the team member who captured the footage on Jan. 17, was clearly delighted by his adorable, surprise penguin passenger. “When a #penguin drops in to check on your work,” reads the tweet posted by the crew.
Fat shaming is a cruel, but popular, pastime in the human world. Not so in today’s pet world. Judging by the growing popularity of the Round Animals account on Twitter, pleasantly plump is the way to be in 2018 if you want a slew of new Internet fans. To be clear, the exact terminology is “round boy,” and it comes in many breeds, species, textures and sizes. The A.V. Club recently called attention to the trend, and now people can’t get enough.
Those are the sweet, heroic words spoken by Dirk Morgan in a precious rescue video posted to Facebook on Jan. 15. In the clip, Morgan and his partner, Lori, and two others come across a small, young sloth crying out and hanging onto a beach rock for dear life. According to Cincinnati.com, the group of Good Samaritans was exploring Costa Rica’s Osa Peninsula beach Monday after high tide had washed almost everything away.
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".