March 14, 2013
Apps2Go releases the new App ‘A better speaker’, a new way to learn the fascinating art of speaking, presenting and pronunciation to reach an audience faster, more directly and more successfully.
Introduction: A better speaker 1.0
App for iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad
Also available for Android devices
11 exercises on improving pronunciation and speech
Another 99 exercises available via in app purchase
Technique, voice, articulation, posture and breathing
Price for the basic app $ 3.99, complete for only $ 14.98
In app purchase price of $ 1.99 per package
Many people invest a lot of time and money in a positive presentation of themselves, by going to the gym, dressing well and spending money on beauty and grooming products and the only thing neglected is the voice. This seems a little hit and miss especially when the first sentence we speak is so important to the impression we make on another person.
The app A better speaker is a tool for everyone who wants to learn where the voice sits and how to use the voice to its full potential. If an important interview or examination is on the cards this app can help to improve technique and breath control. Read Full Article ...
March 12, 2013
Americas Cup racing returns to the United States next month when the AC World Series brings nine of the top sailing crews in the world to Newport, R.I. The American team, ORACLE TEAM USA, currently leads the AC World Series by one point, so the final stop on the 2011-12 AC World Series circuit will determine the overall winner of the first-ever season.
The championship has been extremely close since the first event in Portugal last summer, said Jimmy Spithill, skipper of ORACLE TEAM USA. I wont be surprised to see it come down to the final race, on the final day in Newport. And thats the way it should be.
Newport will host a festival of sailing from June 23 to July 1, culminating with the AC World Series running from Tuesday, June 26 through Sunday, July 1. The series will climax on the final Sunday, when both the event and season champion will be crowned. The final race day will air live, nationwide, on NBC. Read Full Article ...
March 11, 2013
The Sidney Kimmel Foundation for Cancer Research has selected the 2012 recipients for the Kimmel Scholar Program. Fifteen research scientists and medical doctors from across the United States will receive two year grants totaling $ 200,000 under the Foundation’s on-going Kimmel Scholar program. This year’s selection brings the total to 217 talented cancer researchers who have been provided with grant money since the Foundation’s inception.
The Kimmel Scholar Awards were created to advance the careers of gifted, young scientists involved in cancer research. Those selected are chosen for demonstrating the greatest promise and innovation in their work, must be in the early stages of their research career, and have not progressed far enough to have received major grants from the National Cancer Institute or other funding sources.
Sidney Kimmel, the organization’s founder, chairman of The Jones Group Inc., and president of Sidney Kimmel Entertainment, meets each year with the Foundation’s medical advisory board and observes as the esteemed group of leading cancer doctors narrows down the applicants from a pool of approximately 150. Since 1997 Sidney Kimmel has contributed more than $ 550 million to cancer centers and cancer research and another $ 100 million to the arts and Jewish continuity. Kimmel is a member of Warren Buffett’s Giving Pledge, having already committed more than half of his net worth to charitable causes. Read Full Article ...
March 10, 2013
Internationally acclaimed wildlife conservatist, Gabby Wild, is wearing a dress representing the critically endangered Chinese giant salamander for the entire month of May. The dress, composed of ecologically friendly fabrics, was designed by environmental fashion guru, Luis Valenzuela. Bedazzled in Swarovski crystal elements, black vinyl frills, and fastened with a recycled plastic corsette, Wild has been wearing Valenzuelas creation in an effort to save the Chinese Giant Salamander, the largest living amphibian in the world, from extinction.
Wild, a veterinary student at Cornell University and president of The Gabby Wild Foundation, Inc. 501(c)(3), is on a mission to save one endangered animal species every month in 2012. By wearing green garments custom-made by renowned fashion designers predominantly from the Emmy-Award winning TV Show, Project Runway, she spreads awareness and fundraises for each of the 12 selected species survival in a campaign titled 12 in 12 for 12 (12 outfits in 12 months for 12 endangered animals). The campaign has been proclaimed as Brilliant! Absolutely brilliant! by Rod Manley, SVP of Communications of Giorgio Armani US. For Wilds conservational efforts, the Zoological Society of London has titled her Champion, and fans have dubbed her the guardian angel of wildlife. Read Full Article ...
March 8, 2013
The 29th Annual Mudbug Madness Festival will take place Memorial Day weekend, May 24-27, in downtown Shreveports Festival Plaza. The annual event, which is known for around-the-clock live zydeco music and Louisiana crawfish served every imaginable way, is recognized as one of the Southeast Tourism Societys Top 20 Events, drawing more than 50,000 people per day. CenterPoint Energy will return as title sponsor for the 14th consecutive year.
In addition to hot, boiled crawfish and a variety of vendors selling Creole and Cajun cuisine, the 29th Annual Mudbug Madness Festival will feature three stages of live entertainment, childrens activity areas, an expanded arts area featuring original paintings, carvings, jewelry and crafts, street performers, crawfish eating contests, and more. Entertainment highlights on the MetroPCS Stage include Wayne Toups and ZydeCajun, Grammy-winners Chubby Carrier and the Bayou Swamp Band, Waylon Thibodeaux, Rockin Dopsie and the Zydeco Twisters, and many more. For a complete schedule of live entertainment, visit http://www.mudbugmadness.com.
The Swamp Stage will feature popular music acts from Shreveport-Bossier and the surrounding communities, including Bushrod Jenkins, Johnny Earthquake and the Moondogs, Super Water Sympathy, and Windstorm.
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March 7, 2013
Soto Group International presents a special concert featuring 80-year-old Swedish-Japanese pianist Fuzjko Hemming in the Arigato Charity Concert starting July 5 in Los Angeles, with subsequent performances in San Francisco, Dallas and New York.
Despite her severe hearing difficulties and turbulent life, including a time spent under refugee status, Fuzjko Hemming has beaten the odds to become a highly acclaimed concert pianist who shares her inspiring gift for music with the world.
Here is the only chance to hear the stirring sounds created by this legendary internationally acclaimed pianist, winner of platinum records and several prestigious music awards. The concerts will feature works by Chopin, Debussy, Liszt and Mussorgsky, including Fuzjkos famous La Campanella by Liszt.
A portion of the proceeds from the Arigato Charity Concert will go to the 2011 Japan Relief Fund for the earthquake and tsunami victims in Japan.
For more information on the concerts, please visit http://www.soto-planning.com or Ingrid Fuzjko Hemming on Facebook at facebook.com/IngridFuzjkoHemming
For further information or to arrange an interview with Fuzjko, please contact Keiko Mori at (213) 446-9210 or email@example.com
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March 6, 2013
Everyone wants to look younger, and thanks to International EyeCare Laser & Lifestyle Center, it’s now a possibility. The center is committed to providing the latest and most advanced procedures to recapture one’s youthful glow. Since safety is the top priority at International EyeCare Laser & Lifestyle Center, they ensure that all procedures are performed by a qualified doctor.
Thanks to recent advances in medical technology it is now easier and safer than ever to look years younger. International EyeCare Laser & Lifestyle Center prides itself in being at the forefront of these advances. After consulting with patients to identify their needs and goals, the medical staff will use the latest procedures and technology to meet those needs and achieve their goals while ensuring total patient satisfaction.
Collagen injections are just one of the ways in which the team at The International EyeCare Laser and Lifestyle Center can help patients look and feel younger. This safe, medically supervised procedure can make patients look years younger with firm, youthful skin. Not only will patients appreciate their new youthful appearance, they will feel better with the peace of mind that comes from knowing that experienced and qualified physicians closely monitor every cosmetic procedure at International EyeCare Laser & Lifestyle Center. Read Full Article ...
March 6, 2013
The Kennedy Center has earned wide recognition for its progressive hip and knee replacement procedures, shoulder surgeries and outstanding care, welcoming patients from all over the country who wish to improve their quality of life. Thanks to this innovative surgical center, Oshkosh, Wisconsin is now one of the top destinations for patients seeking the best treatment available.
Established in 1983, the Kennedy Center has successfully completed more than 20,000 hip, knee and shoulder replacement surgeries on patients of all ages. Every day, world-class surgeons at the Kennedy Center help patients improve their quality of life and address physiological issues associated with pain and impaired mobility. Whether the surgical staff is treating a local resident who needs rotator cuff surgery or a performance athlete who requires knee surgery, the organization’s staff members give each patient quality care that ensures the best possible outcome.
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March 3, 2013
Boulder will be celebrating summer Memorial Day weekend with the 25th annual Boulder Creek Festival, the unofficial kickoff to summer in this Rocky Mountain town. Widely considered Boulder Countys favorite event, the Festival includes three days of celebrations, featuring a variety of events, activities, food and entertainment straight out of the Boulder community. Families and groups of friends will be heading to Boulder for the Memorial Day weekend, and many are booking Boulder area vacation rental homes and condos through Colorado Vacation Rentals to kick off summertime.
Among the happenings that will keep Boulder hopping are nine separate event areas with 500 vendors showcasing everything from community arts and crafts to health alternatives and technology, while five performance stages feature a spectrum of music and dance. The Festival also features carnival rides, food and beverage vendors, and the signature event: a rubber duck race down the creek.
Friends and families are choosing to book a vacation rental condo or cottage in Boulder at a much lower cost than they would have paid for a hotel room. John Romano of Colorado Vacation Rentals says that the number of travelers discovering the benefits of Colorado vacation rentals is on the rise, thanks to their affordability, privacy, and home style amenities including kitchen and laundry rooms. Read Full Article ...
March 2, 2013
Neverblue Mobile, a global agency in mobile performance marketing, announced today that its revenues grew 3 times in the period from May 1, 2011 to April 30, 2012, its most recent 12-month period. During that time, the firm managed 10 billion ad impressions for its clients, a 90% growth over the last year. Further, in its latest same period, month-to-month comparisons (April 1-30, 2011 compared to April 1-30, 2012) revenues in 2012 were 4.5 times higher.
In 2012, mobile advertising spend will exceed $ 2.61 billion according to published sources*. Mobile advertising spend is exploding, with consumers everywhere spending more and more time on mobile devices. said Gregg Stewart, Neverblues VP of New Media Platforms. Weve invested heavily in building out a leading-edge scalable mobile performance marketing platform and are seeing great results, especially driving mobile app downloads and engagement.
For example, Neverblues Cost per Install (CPI) technology allows mobile application publishers and developers to track redirects to an app store accurately and reliably. The technology provides click stream tracking from the moment a consumer clicks on an ad and continues to track through the application download, installation, and first run of the selected app. Read Full Article ...