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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8 Year-End Tax Moves to Make in 2024

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It’s time to file your taxes again, but before you do so, here’s some advice. Follow these guidelines for end-of-year tax moves (as in, before you …

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Halloween wine night: Pairing scary good wine with classic horror films

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Oh, fall, you’re here. The air is crisp, and leaves are slowly fading from their summer glory, palates are craving rustic and cozy wines, and of …

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A taste of the best from Whiskies of the World in San Francisco

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Hibernia interior photo credit M.T. Eley When you get an email asking if you could use two VIP tickets for that evening’s Whiskies of the World …

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Why are Americans so politically divided? AI gave us some compelling answers

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There’s a lot of finger pointing in the United States when it comes to who is causing all our political ailments. Ask a liberal and they’ll …

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We asked AI to list all the times Donald Trump has angered the Dems. Here’s what it said

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Amid his ongoing legal peril, former President Donald Trump has decided to skip next week’s Republican primary debates, instead opting for an interview with Tucker Carlson, …

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USA! USA! USA? Why do so many Americans believe the US is the best country in the world?

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The perception of superiority in the United States, often referred to as “American exceptionalism,” is a complex phenomenon with historical, cultural, political, and social roots. And …

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We asked AI to name the best qualified presidential candidates in US history. Here’s what it said

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We’ve been asking AI a lot of political questions lately — like how would it rate Donald Trump’s presidency or Joe Biden’s presidency. That’s because there’s …

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We asked AI to rate Joe Biden’s presidency. Here’s what it said

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AI stands to play a big role in the 2024 presidential election, making it easier than ever for people to create deep fakes and false information, …

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We asked AI to rate Donald Trump’s presidency. Here’s what it said

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The 2024 presidential election is still more than a year away, but potential candidates from Donald Trump, Nikki Haley and Ron DeSantis to Robert F. Kennedy, …

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The absolute worst Kevin Costner movies that you should avoid at all costs

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Over the years, Kevin Costner has solidified his place as a versatile actor in Hollywood, captivating audiences with his performances in iconic films like “Dances with …

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The 10 most significant government coups & attempts in recent history

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In the annals of human history, government coups have played a decisive role in reshaping nations, altering political landscapes, and leaving an indelible mark on society. …

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The 15 greatest action films of all time based on critical acclaim & awards received

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Who doesn’t love a movie filled with heart-pounding excitement, thrilling stunts, and adrenaline-fueled narratives, especially in summer over some extra buttery popcorn and a tasty beverage? …

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The 15 greatest action films of all time based on critical acclaim & awards received

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Who doesn’t love a movie filled with heart-pounding excitement, thrilling stunts, and adrenaline-fueled narratives, especially in summer over some extra buttery popcorn and a tasty beverage? …

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Your daily horoscope for June 21, according to ChatGPT

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With chatbots all the rage these days, we decided to ask one of them to offer up some daily prognostications, and it did not disappoint. If …

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Your daily horoscope for May 9, according to ChatGPT: Hey Scorpio, no one asked for your brutally honest opinion

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Each day we ask ChatGPT to provide us with your daily horoscope readings, and it never disappoints. But today, it became rather grand (and snarky) in …

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We asked our chatbot just how dumb American politics is right now. Here’s what it said

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The state of our Union has become so fraught over the last decade or so that, even if you don’t consider yourself political and try to …

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The world’s murder capitals, ranked

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When it comes to homicide, the most dangerous cities in the world are located in Latin America, where most deaths are related to drug trafficking, weapons trafficking, …

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First-time homebuyer programs in the Northeast

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  Buying a home can be exciting, exhausting and, no matter how smoothly the process may go, one of the most stressful things you can do …

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Great gift ideas for your White Elephant party

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In theory, a white elephant gift exchange is an incredibly fun idea. Everyone loves to laugh, after all, and there’s so much joy and festivity in …

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Some of our favorite holiday wreath ideas

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  The holiday season is upon us; people are in a festive mood, getting ready for Christmas and New Year’s. It’s a time to make your home guest-ready …

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Mezcal & bourbon cocktails perfect for late summer & early fall

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If you tend to shy away from “heavier” liquor in the summer, opting for cocktails made with vodka, gin, tequila or rum, have we got some …

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Your ultimate guide to making the best burger of all time

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I’ve been accused of being a purist, especially when it comes to food. It’s not that I like plain or boring, it’s just that sometimes simple …

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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 …