I’m An Adult That Loves Using Skout
May 22nd, 2015 by zuma

I feel like a bit of a hypocrite, but I’m a responsible adult. I’ve told my children to never chat on social media networks, but I chat on social media every day. I’m a single mother, and I have two kids that are growing up quickly. I have one teenager, and my other child is a pre-teen. I caught my kids chatting online, and I asked them not to do it again. I was wondering what the fascination was about chatting online. I came across the Skout network while doing an online search. I was fascinated after reading about the network.

I have my own laptop, so I decided to join Skout. I also downloaded Skout app for my cell phone. I found myself using the application more than going to the website. What I love about using my cell phone is the fact that I can use “shake to chat.” The shake to chat feature is so much fun. If I shake my phone, I’ll get to meet a brand-new person. Anyone using the shake to chat feature can find others who are using the same feature. Skout is so much fun, and I use it several hours a day.

My daughter came in the room one day, and she caught me chatting on Skout. She had the nerve to tell me that I was a hypocrite for restricting her chats but not my own. I rushed her out of the room, and I explained to her that I was the adult, and I can do whatever I want. I felt bad that I couldn’t explain my love for Skout to my daughter, but I don’t have to explain anything to her! I continue using Skout every day, and I absolutely love it. I’ve even found new friends while using Skout (

Some of the friends that I’ve found on Skout, they’ve suggested that I start using Skout to find love. After my nasty divorce, I’m not ready to look for love again. Right now, I’m just enjoying the time I have on the Skout network. If I’m at work I’ll use Skout. As long as I have some free time, Skout is always in the back of my mind. I’ll easily have 10 different chats a day on Skout, during my free time. I’ve been able to learn new things and meet new people. I would recommend anyone to use the Skout network.

Tesla Gets Green Light to Sell Direct to Consumers
May 20th, 2015 by zuma

Of all the life experiences that individuals encounter over the course of a traditional life, purchasing a car has remained relatively unchanged over the past several decades. Buyers travel to car dealerships to complete the purchase of new vehicles. While the used car buying process can be extremely different, the new car process has been pretty reliable. However, one manufacturer just received authorization to skip the dealership.

According to, Tesla recently won approval from the governor’s office of Maryland to sell electric cars directly to consumers confirms Paul Mathieson. The process has been outlawed as the FTC has prevented car makers from dealing directly with consumers. Tesla feels that it can better serve buyers by providing firsthand knowledge of their vehicles, but the move is sure to raise a few eyebrows from competitors that rely on third party vendors to move their vehicles. Official Tesla outlets could start to draw interested buyers away from traditional dealerships.

Tesla is definitely a name in the electric car industry, but so far has had limited impact on the big makers, like Ford and GM. Whether or not selling cars directly to buyers will benefit Tesla in the long run remains to be seen, but industry watchers will be keeping tabs on the move to see if the other manufacturers try to jump in on the trend as well. It seems like car buying, for new ones at least, could be finally experiencing a shift.

Empathetic Rats
May 13th, 2015 by zuma

People often think of rats as dirty pests that they want exterminated. A new study has revealed that they are even more intelligent and caring then previously thought. A test was done with several rats. One rat was put in a transparent glass section next to another rat who was stuck in water. The dry rat could open a door when it saw the other rat was in distress. Almost every time, the rat was willing to help the others. They switched the scenarios for the rats where the one in water in the dry section, and the one in the dry section was moved to the water.
Once a rat had been in the water, he remembered how it felt and hurried to help the rat in distress much faster than a rat who hadn’t been in the water. The studies proves their empathy for one another and emotional intelligence. Jason Halpern was a little shocked to see this intelligence.
Windows 10 Will Be The Last Version Of Windows
May 13th, 2015 by zuma

Jerry Nixon, Microsoft developer evangelist, was heard saying that windows 10 is the last version of windows. This statement is either meaningful or not, depending on how you chose to look at the whole issue.

On one hand, the statement is meaningful since future updates of the operating system will be made progressively as they arrive. It will not require any major update that will necessitate rebooting the computer. In simple terms, the brand name windows 10 will be retained.

On the other hand, the statement could mean nothing really. The branding that Microsoft has been using is just but a label. It is not based on any real truths. You can see this by simply looking at the company’s history of brand naming.

The name might suggest a relationship between successive versions but it really has nothing to do with the software’s properties. The brand name is just chosen by the marketing team. It is just a means of making the brand known according to Bernardo Chua.

Microsoft decision to retain windows 10 is aimed at maintaining everyone on a uniform platform. It will also end the bad attitude among conservatives that are forced to take up updates.

It will not be a surprise in the future, if Microsoft decides to come up with another brand. If windows 10 image is tainted for example, it will have to be dropped just like what happened with windows Vista.

Should Laptops And Other Electronic Devices Be Treated As Personal Containers Subject To Search At The Border?
May 13th, 2015 by zuma

In the ongoing battle to protect the nation from terrorist activity and thwart illegal crossings at the border, searches conducted on electronic devices and digital media have opened up a new debate among federal judges. In one of the most recent cases, a Korean businessman was traveling back home when his laptop was seized at the airport by Department Of Homeland Security agents who believed he may have been conducting business with Iran. However, after reviewing the case, Judge Amy Jackson ruled that authorities had overstepped their constitutional boundaries in seizing the laptop and did not have enough reason to believe that the person in question, Jae Shik Kim, was indeed conducting illegal business.

The line drawn in the sand, Broda believes, may be a matter of addressing what qualifies as reasonable suspicion for seizing an electronic device for seizure without a warrant, given the case of Riley v. California which declared that law enforcement needed a warrant to search cell phones. No doubt the cyber world has become a hot spot for terrorist groups like ISIS and others and seizure of electronic devices to thwart and even capture individuals involved in these activities may be paramount to keeping the country safe. But at the same time, protecting US citizens from dangerous and unlawful reaches by the government is also just as important.

Improved Streaming services In Flight
May 6th, 2015 by zuma

Being a member of Amazon Prime has its perks. Among them is free shipping, faster shipping, free video streaming and now free WiFi on Jet Blue planes. The present WiFi services offered by airlines is simply not strong enough for video streaming on air flights.

What is being done is a way that Prime members will be able to take full advantage of having that membership and seeing the videos they want and love while in the air. The Fly-Fi service that many individuals presently access cannot handle the demands of the streaming video services and therefore makes them useless when in flight.

Folks at Boraie Development have learned that this move is seen as a strategic method to aid Jet Blue in standing head and shoulders above their larger counterparts. The big airlines do not offer any type of service such as this. This means that when a customer is considering which airline to take, this will be an option that may tip the scales in our favor.

Netflix has yet to come up with this type of collaboration with an airline. While many services with the larger airlines offer the streaming ability, it is simply not strong enough to guarantee uninterrupted streaming. Jet Blue and amazon os offering this service which will compete with our airlines and providers. The broadband is offered complimentary to Prime users and they believe this will make them a force to contend with in airline services.

Marc Sparks Makes Moves
Apr 30th, 2015 by zuma

The environment in which professionals conduct business can be just as important as the business itself, PR Newswire. For more than ten years, Marc Sparks of Timber Creek Capital, LP has been at its original location providing excellent service as a serial entrepreneur and owner of a private equity firm. Sparks and his colleagues have aided in entrepreneurs developing business ideas from mere dreams to substantiated profitable companies.

When questioned about the relocation of such a well foundationed business, Sparks was quoted as saying, “The process of starting a business begins with building a business model and acquiring the resources to ensure success.” Marc Sparks went further to explain his reasoning. “With the design of Timber Creek Capital, LP we are able to host three different companies in our facility and offer an extensive incubation period. As a serial entrepreneur and student of what it takes to succeed in this world, I have found that a quality, conducive and collaborative work environment is no less than 25% of the overall ingredients necessary to succeed. For example, would you thrive better or be more inspired with your office in a warehouse where the windows were blacked out due to the sketchy (but up and coming)neighborhood or on the first floor of a retail space on 5thAvenue (NY) with lots of windows and successful people walking by? Obviously these are two extremes; however, the point is to remember NOT to cut corners on where you and your team spend most of their waking time as it truly can mean the difference between success and failure.”

With such a vivid example and dozens of successful companies under his belt, Marc Sparks has hit the gold mine on what it take to make sure an office has the proper flow and structure to become successful. “They Can’t Eat You.”, the title of Marc’s book, dives into the his successes and failures. While being so illuminatingly candid, Marc shares his realities of entrepreneurship. His experience led him to start his very own businesses, Timber Creek Capital, LP. The firm encompasses his 35 years of unparalleled leadership and unrivalled experience when it comes to starting and managing businesses. T.C.C., L.P. stands to help aspiring business owners by entrenching them with sustainable business practices and ethics. By taking on a few companies at a time, Sparks offers them resources to banking, marketing, capital, office space, all while mentoring them. Once an entrepreneur has entrusted their dreams into T.C.C., L.P., they have everything they need at their fingertips.

Through his years of experience, Marc understands the challenges and devastating circumstance that even the best entrepreneurship may bring. His unwavering passion is dedicated to helping the dreaming businessmen and women build companies based on his wisdom and experience.

What’s the key ingredient to Spark’s sense of drive and success? ‘Spark Speed’. With passion, faith, tenacity, savvy of monetization, focus, diligence, and a unique sense of urgency are the ingredients that make Spark Speed a reality. With having an overflowing well of knowledge when it comes to entrepreneurial success and failure, T.C.C., L.P. is beyond qualified to help aspiring ideas prosper into profitable business models.

To stay updated on Marc Sparks follow him on Twitter.

New Contraceptive Device Puts Responsibility Solely on Women
Apr 28th, 2015 by zuma

It is no secret that The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has done a great deal to promote birth control around the world. Their most recent contribution is a microchip designed for implantation in a woman’s abdomen, buttocks or upper arm that releases contraceptive hormones. The microchip has a 16-year product life. Even better, it has been useful in other types of medical treatment, including the treatment of osteoporosis.

Yet, many women are asking the same question they often ask as soon as a new female contraceptive device becomes available on the market: Why is no one working to create a similar type of contraceptive for men? Mathieson says that it’s well-known that the increase in estrogen caused by female hormone contraceptives can increase the risk of breast cancer. Yet, women are always the ones held the most responsible for preventing pregnancy.

Some scientists argue that it’s because men produce thousands of sperm daily and women only produce one egg monthly. Some also argue that hormone changes in men would have far more drastic results than they currently do in women.

Critics of these beliefs point out that misogyny and sexist attitudes toward women are the real reason. In a male dominated society, many men blame women if they get pregnant even though their husbands, boyfriends and lovers might often use various techniques to coerce them into having sex more often and/or while they are ovulating.

The Price of Gold Unceremoniously Weakens
Apr 13th, 2015 by zuma

For roughly three decades, people (mostly) ignored opportunities to invest in gold. After a boom in the 1970’s, gold went bust. The return of massively rising gold prices once again renewed interest. Sadly, the bust cycle is repeating itself. Despite some promising news in recent weeks, the price of gold is starting to weaken once again.

The price of gold is often related to common causes and effects. When the dollar is weak, the value of gold declines. Once the dollar strengthens, the price of gold is going to increase. Right now, the dollar seems to be on the path of increasing in value and strength. As the dollar becomes the winner, gold is the loser.

This does not mean the price of gold is automatically going to collapse. (Granted, that did happen in the past) However, as long as the dollar becomes stronger, the chances of seeing huge spikes in the price of gold decrease measurably.

Where does this leave people like Crystal Hunt who want to hedge their portfolio investments through putting money into gold? Honestly, there are going to be far fewer people with this strategy as the value of gold decline. Sure, there are going to be a large number of people who have great faith in gold but the “precious metals buying fad” of the earlier part of the decade is probably over.

Of course, gold will rebound in a big way one of these days. When is anybody’s guess.

The Strange Connection Between Bleach And Respiratory Problems In Children
Apr 13th, 2015 by zuma

Bleach definitely has its benefits. The liquid substance offers a usually reliable solution for dirt, grime, and bacteria. Troubling substances such as mold and mildew are destroyed once bleach touches them. The problem with bleach is the fumes that emanate from the location it has poured end up permeating the air. For young children who are asleep in the home, those fumes have the potential to cause respiratory damage.

A report that has come out of Europe on the effects of bleach on children reveals seriously scary information. The results should not come as a surprise. Bleach is a decidedly harsh substance. How could it not do damage to children. Likely, the great surprise is found in the revelation of just how potentially harmful bleach fumes can be.

Learning bleach is potentially very harmful is surely going to lead parents to get rid of every bottle of bleach out of the home. The obvious problem here is, once you get rid of all the bottles of cleaning products containing bleach, what replacement do you select to clean up the home?

Endorsing a specific product is quite impossible. A better strategy would be to provide some simple advice: try out one of the many organic cleaning solutions on the market that contain no harsh chemical ingredients. This is what Sergio Cortes thinks they will do. Long time users of traditional bleach probably won’t believe natural ingredients are effective unless they read additional materials. To repeat, try them out and see what happens.

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