September, 2015

  • 11 September

    Meet Valravn, the “Raven of the Slain” Rollercoaster at Cedar Point


    Advertise Here Let’s start with the basic facts. This thing has a 90 degree drop from 223 feet high. That’s really all you need to know… Cedar Point amusement park in Sandusky, Ohio is the place to experience this exhilarating ride. I recommend you be sitting down even just watching this – hell, I got vertigo after seeing this myself. h/t …

  • 11 September

    Pedestrian Safety Is A Lifesaving Lesson [Infographic]

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    Most parents do a pretty good job teaching their kids about safety, but when it comes to pedestrian safety there are just too many rules for most people to remember.  As a result, 44 kids on average are hit by cars in America every day.  Teaching kids to look both ways before crossing the street is pretty common, but there …

  • 10 September

    9 Tips for Starting Your Own Business


    If you’re ready to be your own boss, starting a business can be a great way to escape the daily grind and chase your passion. If you don’t have any experience in running a company, however, you might find it more challenging than you expected from your fantasies inside your cubicle. If you want to start your own business and …

  • 10 September

    How Likely Are You To Make It To The Superbowl? [Infographic]


    Before you quit your job to try out for the NFL, take a look at the odds.  They are truly stacked up against you.  Did you know you’re more likely to become a member of MENSA than to make it to the NFL?  When you consider how unlikely it is to even get into the NFL, it gives you a …

  • 7 September

    Durrington Walls super-henge


    I LOVE SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY!! The remains of a major new prehistoric stone monument have been discovered less than 3 kilometres from Stonehenge. Using cutting edge, multi-sensor technologies the Stonehenge Hidden Landscapes Project has revealed evidence for a large stone monument hidden beneath the bank of the later Durrington Walls ‘super-henge’. The findings were announced on the first day of …

  • 4 September

    Marvel changes up the Hulk script


    Bruce Banner, David Banner… some sort of Banner has been the “main” Hulk for quite a while but Marvel is switching things up.  Amadeus Cho takes over as the first Korean-American Hulk and we’ll learn about Banner’s fate as part of the series. Not thrilled that the title is actually “Totally Awesome Hulk” but suppose it’s better than Totally Tubular …

  • 4 September

    A run on rugby players?

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    49ers running back Hayne puts the hammer on SD DB Long – is next year’s trend former rugby players? Ouch – one play does not make a season, and yes, it’s preseason but still… nice job. » Inline Ad Purchase:  Intext Link | Banner Ad

  • 3 September

    What is Chiropractic Work Known Best For Treating?


    Musculoskeletal Pain Specialist   All of us have suffered from some sort of back or neck stiffness. Most times we may not even know how it happened, all we do know is, we’re stiff and it hurts! Often, these nagging pains won’t go away on their own and you need to see a doctor. A chiropractor is an affordable specialist …

  • 3 September

    5 Ways That eBooks Encourage Reluctant Readers


    All teachers and parents want kids to read widely, but even if all children start learning to read at the same time, some are going to be left behind. These are reluctant readers, children, usually teenage boys, who either refuse to read or have trouble with reading in comparison with their classmates. It can have adverse effects later on in …

  • 2 September

    4 Secrets to Being the Perfect Bridesmaid


    You’ve been a good friend to the bride, so naturally being a good bridesmaid to her on the most important day of her life should be easy, right? Of course it can be, but you’d be surprised at the amount of bridesmaids who frequently miss the mark when it comes to being part of a supportive bridal party. Careless comments …

  • 2 September

    Dikembe Mutombo – A Humble Man


    The humility of this man should be an example to us all. Congratulations Dikembe Mutombo on a much deserved honor. » Inline Ad Purchase:  Intext Link | Banner Ad

  • 2 September

    First Look – Blues and Bullets


    Join me for our first look at Blues and Bullets – a game by A Crowd Of Monsters.  We recently played through Episode 1 of Blues and Bullets which you can see by viewing the embedded video.  We’ve included several minutes of game play and there are some spoilers included so please keep that in mind when viewing. Blues and Bullets …

August, 2015

  • 31 August

    Concussion, Starring Will Smith (Official Trailer)


    Will Smith stars in Concussion, a dramatic thriller based on the incredible true David vs. Goliath story of American immigrant Dr. Bennet Omalu, the brilliant forensic neuropathologist who made the first discovery of CTE, a football-related brain trauma, in a pro player and fought for the truth to be known. Omalu’s emotional quest puts him at dangerous odds with one …

  • 30 August

    The Difficulties of Reducing Healthcare Costs with High Hospital Facility Costs


    The soaring cost of hospital facility fees is giving rise to grave concern in the healthcare industry, amid cries for reduction of healthcare costs. At least since the year 2000, when Medicare established billing standards for doctors employed by hospitals, those hospitals have been obliged to charge facility fees which are routinely added onto patients bills. These facility fees apply …

  • 28 August

    Different Management Structures (and the Pros and Cons of each)


    In all organization, effective management is key to growth and success. This is because good management principles encourage goal-setting, planning, team-work as well as the effective implementation of projects. As a result, there’s clear direction for the organization through the communication of its vision. To this end, management structures ensure organizational growth and profitable returns for stakeholders. Choosing the right …

  • 27 August

    Battle of the Bulb: LED vs. Incandescent Christmas Lights

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    At one time, incandescent lights were the only choice for Christmas lights. However, decorators now have another option for their lighting needs: LED lights. There are plenty of differences between the two lights and the best one for you depends on what you’re looking for in a light. Price Difference While the cost to purchase LED and incandescent lights vary …

  • 27 August

    The Future of Virtual Meetings


    The Internet has spearheaded the movement towards instant forms of communication since its early days. Email, message boards and instant messaging software have been helping people to connect more conveniently for decades. It’s the success of these technologies that has driven innovators to come up with new methods, protocols and options for bridging the gap between people using the avenues …

  • 27 August

    Avoiding the Common Problems of Running a Family Owned Business


    There is a big dip in the number of startups in the country, as per reported by Gallup. According to their sources, US is now 12th among developed nations in terms of business startup activity. That is indeed not good as it means not a lot of people are willing to risk going into business in the current economic climate. …

  • 24 August

    Technology in Our Homes and the Rise of the Second Screen

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    The world is getting smarter, with emerging and evolving technologies driving changes in our work, our homes and even in us. Devices are infiltrating every corner of our lives, changing not only our behavior but also our priorities. Once upon a time people carried newspapers in their briefcases, hungry for world news. Now a study commissioned by Nokia revealed most …

  • 21 August

    Teaching Kids To Love Healthy Food [Infographic]


    When was the last time you took your kids grocery shopping?  What about to the farm?  Have you ever planted a garden with them?  Kids who don’t understand where food comes from have a higher risk of developing unhealthy eating habits later in life, which can lead to obesity and health problems.  It’s important that kids develop strong life skills …

  • 21 August

    Can I Take It On A Plane? [Infographic]

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    If you’ve ever wanted to take your ice skates on an airplane but you weren’t sure if you could, there’s good news for you.  The rules are constantly changing and it can be hard to keep up, but now there’s an infographic that breaks it down.  Not only can you take those ice skates with you on your next trip …

  • 21 August

    How to Build the Perfect Workout Playlist


    The synchronicity from matching your movements to the beat of the song is instantly gratifying. Studies show that listening to music while exercising can lead to better a higher intensity, faster pace and more concentrated workout. More than half of students studied at two American Universities said they would workout more frequently if they had a music player with them. …

  • 18 August

    Sharks And Hackers Both Threaten The Internet [Infographic]

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    Imagine waking up to a world where there is no more internet.  No more emails, no more social networking, no more constant streams of information dominating your world and threatening your inner peace.  Sounds like a utopia, right? Maybe it would be at first.  But what happens when you run out of food?  When you can’t drive to your yoga …

  • 14 August

    Are Hoarders Just Slobs? [Infographic]

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    Hoarding isn’t just something you watch on reality television.  It’s a serious mental disorder that tens of thousands of Americans live with every day.  It affects their health and their ability to hold down a job.  It affects their relationships with others.  And 80% of animal hoarders are living with dead or dying animals in their homes. Even though there …

  • 14 August

    Balance Boards for Beginners


    Balance contributes to your overall well-being in ways most people don’t think about normally. This is especially true for older people, since they are more prone to slips and falls. According to Fitness magazine, one of the real must-have tools for a great workout is the balance board, since its effectiveness applies to all ages and body types. Regardless of …