Author: Constance Brinkley-Badgett

Constance Brinkley-Badgett is MediaFeed’s executive editor. She has more than 20 years of experience in digital, broadcast and print journalism, as well as several years of agency experience in content marketing. She has served as a digital producer at NBC Nightly News, Senior Producer at CNBC, Managing Editor at ICF Next, and as a tax reporter at Bloomberg BNA.

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Seniors, it’s hot out there. Here’s how to stay safe

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With parts of the country blanketed by a dangerous heat wave, older people in particular can have a tough time dealing with heat and humidity. The …

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How confident are you you’ll have a comfortable retirement?

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If you’re concerned about your retirement, you may be surprised to find that a majority of Americans are not. A recent survey found that 7-in-10 U.S. …

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How confident are you you’ll have a comfortable retirement?

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  If you’re concerned about your retirement, you may be surprised to find that a majority of Americans are not. A recent survey found that 7-in-10 …

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You haven’t lived until you grill beer-can cabbage

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  Have you already fired up your grill for the season? No? Then let me share with you a great way to kick off the grilling …

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Monkeypox: What it is & just how concerned you should be

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Over the weekend, President Biden said everyone should be concerned about a recent outbreak of Monkeypox in Europe. So far, there have been 92 cases confirmed, …

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Here’s how long it takes LeBron James to earn an average American salary

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Sports stars make a fortune. We all know that. But have you ever watched your favorite players and wondered just how long it would take them …

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The fanciest barbecue grills in the world

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Perhaps money is no object for you, or maybe you just like to dream. Either way, this list of some of the world’s most expensive barbecue …

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This guy tests gross old recipes so you don’t have to

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  Plenty of weird recipes have become trends recently, thanks in part to social media sites like TikTok. Think Ranch pickles, and baked feta pasta. But …

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Sustainable cocktail recipes to help you toast Earth Day the right way

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As Earth Day approaches on April 22, we are facing more environmental challenges than ever before. It is up to every industry to do its part …

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A guide to good mental health for women at every age

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  Each stage of your life can create different and new challenges to good mental health. The events that worry you as a 20–year-old probably won’t be …

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The most dazzling deserts in the world

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  When many of us think of deserts, we think of hot, dry, desolate places filled with sand and maybe some cacti. But not all deserts …

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Here’s what Diane Keaton said about kissing Morgan Freeman

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Hollywood actors talk about their co-stars pretty routinely. From promoting films to just salacious gossip, there’s never a shortage of he-said, she-said — or he-said, he-said, …

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Mila Kunis & Ashton Kutcher got a thank you from Ukrainian president for raising $35M

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Actors Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher raised $35 million to help Ukrainian refugees, and the act was recognized by actor-turned-politician-turned-international hero, Volodymyr Zelenskyy. The  Ukrainian president …

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The trick to perfectly uniform cookies every, single time

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Is there anything more embarrassing than serving up a plate of misshapen cookies? Well, of course there is, but if putting Martha Stewart to shame when …

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Remember that time Arnold Schwarzenegger was attacked at a school?

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Remember that time a guy in South Africa did the ultimate dumb thing and took a flying leap into the back of Arnold Schwarzenegger? No? Here’s …

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The 10 groceries that people throw out the most

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Did you know that more than a third of food bought all over the world is thrown away? According to the world economic forum, the countries …

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Is this the most disappointing prize in the history of ‘The Price Is Right’?

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When Catherine Graham finally got onstage at a recent taping of “The Price Is Right” she was so excited to be there! She’d traveled from Boston …

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Incredible dive bars in every state

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Traveling across America these days can sometimes feel like a cultural blur. There’s the same fast-food and chain restaurants almost everywhere, and the same is true …

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This is the greatest Super Bowl halftime show of all time

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If you’re looking forward to this weekend’s Super Bowl halftime show, it’s understandable. The lineup is beyond impressive: Mary J. Blige, Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg, Eminem, Kendrick …

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Yes, these train tracks are on fire. But why?

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No, this is not the train trestle over the River Styx. It’s not even the tracks running adjacent to AC/DC’s “Highway to Hell.” This is Chicago. …

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The 11 biggest money scams in the US

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Scammers have been around forever, and the only thing that changes from year to year, it seems, is the technology they use to pull off their …

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Are your friends faking their Wordle scores?

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In a world filled with chaos, it’s nice to come across something that is free, fun and connects you to others through a shared experience. That’s …

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11 people who made Woodstock happen

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  Ideas come and go, and more frequently than not, they die as they began – just ideas. Too few of us put our ideas into …

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15 quick & easy high-protein breakfasts

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Protein in the morning is a great way to stay full until lunchtime. These healthy breakfast ideas are packed with protein and lots of flavor. 2 …

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The incredible Betty White-inspired viral campaign to help animals

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  If you loved Betty White — and let’s be honest, who didn’t? — you’re probably familiar with her work with animal rescues and sanctuaries. White …

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Viral campaign aims to help animals in Betty White’s name

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If you loved Betty White — and let’s be honest, who didn’t? — you’re probably familiar with her work with animal rescues and sanctuaries. White died …

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12 things you should never, ever do in a restaurant

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We all manage a faux pas or a slip of our manners from time-to-time. But there are some things people do that are just plain rude. …

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The most dazzling deserts in the world

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When many of us think of deserts, we think of hot, dry, desolate places filled with sand and maybe some cacti. But not all deserts are …

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Elderly woman gets to thank hero who nabbed purse snatcher

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Sometimes you’re just in the right place at the right time. That was the case for Deshawn Pressley when he was shopping at a suburban Cincinnati …

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How much student loan debt do people in your state have?

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Student loan debt nationwide increased by 8.28% in 2020, the largest increase since 2013, according to the latest report from EducationData.org. That spike was most likely …