If you’ve ever flown in a small private plane when the pilot cuts the engine, you know what it feels like to lose altitude really fast. It’s terrifying and nauseating, like a sudden shift to zero gravity. And, as long as you don’t panic, it can be a blast. You’re probably wondering why a pilot would stall a plane on purpose. Practice. If a stall happens around takeoff or landing, the plane’s so close to the ground that, to avoid a crash, the recovery routine must be automatic.
When you consider some of society’s popular expressions about dogs, you’d think our furry friends lead torturous lives: “I’ve been working like a dog,” “it’s a dog-eat-dog world,” “it’s a dog’s life” and “they treat me like a dog,” to name a few. In reality dogs have great lives, as long as they’re not mistreated. Not only that, they’re usually way better at their jobs and happier about their lives than we are. No, I’m not high, at least not at the moment. I’m serious. I’ve had dogs my entire life.
The Silicon Valley hype machine has gone full on crypto crazy. The tech industry has a long history of overhyping technology that’s not ready for primetime, but you don’t often see overly opportunistic VCs shilling for fanatical founders. The famed venture capitalist is excited about cryptocurrency. How excited is he? Apparently really, really excited.
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".