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Month: May 2018

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TV Personality Rachael Ray Spends $80,000 on Private Jet For Her Pit Bull

According to a 2011 report, 86% of consumers will pay more for a better experience, and television personality and chef Rachael Ray did exactly that...by spending over $80,000 on a private jet. Plot twist: it wasn't entirely for her. The private jet purchase, Ray revealed in a recent profile with the New York Times, was made so that her pit bull, Isaboo, can accompany Ray and her husband, John Cusimano, to Italy. By 2011, 11,261 private jets were registered in the United States, but this purchase, which was perpetuated by pure puppy love, could be the first of its kind. Those who have been following Rachael Ray should know that she's absolutely obsessed with her dog. In fact, according to People Magazine, Isaboo was "front and center" when the couple renewed their wedding vows ...
Massage Therapy Played Key Role In U.S. Women’s Hockey Team Winning Olympic Gold
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Massage Therapy Played Key Role In U.S. Women’s Hockey Team Winning Olympic Gold

Sports, at any level, are highly competitive and can result in serious injuries. Sports at the Olympic level, though, are unparalleled when it comes to both competition and sheer effort. Especially Olympic hockey -- if a player or team doesn't have a trusted trainer onsite, injuries can worsen rapidly, causing even more medical issues and potentially even ending careers. Addressing immediate on-field injuries is essential but rehabilitation is just as important for Olympic athletes. That's where massage therapy comes in. Approximately 92% of massage therapy patients agree that massages are quite effective when it comes to pain reduction. According to Massage Magazine, massage therapist Jennifer Chee significantly contributed to the U.S. Women's hockey gold medal. The champi...
Does Your Child Have ADHD? These Parenting Tips Could Help
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Does Your Child Have ADHD? These Parenting Tips Could Help

Attention Deficient Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) involves a biological set of traits that interfere with cognitive performance and executive function found in 8% of young boys and 3% of young girls. It's estimated that 6.4 million American children between the ages of four and 17 years old have been diagnosed with ADHD. If your child is struggling with this cognitive disorder, it can be easy to seek medical assistance and rely too much on Ritalin. That's why as a parent, it's so important to do everything you can to help your struggling child without allowing them to become too dependent on medication. Here are a few tips that could help you improve your parenting skills in relation to raising your children who are struggling with ADHD: Stay consistent -- Consistenc...
After Foot Injury and Surgery, Neymar Hopeful He’ll Return In Time For 2018 World Cup
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After Foot Injury and Surgery, Neymar Hopeful He’ll Return In Time For 2018 World Cup

Foot heath issues of varying degrees of severity happen to approximately 75% of Americans at one time or another during their lifetime. These issues can not only be painful, but they can be costly to address as well. For the most-expensive soccer player in the world, any kind of foot issue is a major concern. Neymar da Silva Santos Jr., commonly known as Neymar, is a footballer who plays forward for the French club Paris Saint-Germain (PSG). Neymar's stardom, however, will likely come on the international stage as he plays in his third World Cup this summer in Russia. In February, however, the 26-year-old soccer star suffered a serious foot injury and had to undergo surgery last month on his fifth metatarsal, bringing up concerns about whether or not he will be able to complete i...
Could This Be the End of Compression and Strain Gauge Testing?
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Could This Be the End of Compression and Strain Gauge Testing?

Most load cells utilize strain gauge technology, which is a kind of tech that is very well established and has been a tried and proven method for more than 40 years. According to CompositesWorld, due to the cost and complexity of strain gage, stress analysts have been forced to focus on the most critical locations and select only a handful of key stress points to instrument with the gages. For example, strain gages have to deal with not only gage sizes, but bonding, attachments, wiring, and more, causing difficulties across various industries. Now, thanks to fiber-optic sensors, composite designs are going to be much more efficient. Composite designers are now learning that if they can improve component and overall system performance, reliability, and repeatability; they will be ...
Increase Your Property’s Value With These 6 Interior And Exterior Tips
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Increase Your Property’s Value With These 6 Interior And Exterior Tips

Owning a home is a great responsibility, but far too many Americans don't take advantage of all the wonderful opportunities that go along with being a property owner. From giving your family a terrific place to live to crafting a little relaxation area on the porch, you should always be looking for ways to improve your home -- even if you might not be there for too long. If you're one of the 43 million Americans who plan on relocating at some point this year, or if you think you could move some time down the line, you should do your best to increase your property's overall value and aesthetic appearance. There are plenty small changes you can make inside your home that will actually significantly increase its visual appearance and its worth. Similarly, there are a few major projects ...
Australia to Allow Cannabis Exports, As Medicinal Marijuana Industry Grows Across the Globe
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Australia to Allow Cannabis Exports, As Medicinal Marijuana Industry Grows Across the Globe

Across the globe, the worldwide hydroponics market is projected to grow from $19.95 billion in 2015 to $27.33 billion in 2020. Conversely, the global food and agricultural industry, in 2016, was worth about 10% of the world's gross domestic product (GDP) -- but that could increase even more as the hydroponics sector continues to grow, impacting agricultural production across the globe. According to Quartz, Australia is working toward fully allowing medicinal cannabis exports, which will subsequently improve international trade and lessen the global scrutiny surrounding cannabis. The Australian government stated that it will now allow medical cannabis exports across the country in order to boost opportunities for domestic manufacturers, improve Australian healthcare, and further s...