Zika Virus, Not A No Fly Zone


It goes without saying that one of the main health topics in the news today is the Zika virus. Sergio Cortes points out this is especially important to those women who are pregnant or may become pregnant in the near future. It is important to note how the virus is spread and what can one do to help prevent the virus from infecting you and your loved ones.

First of all, the virus is spread by a very small mosquito called Aedes aegypti, or yellow fever mosquito and has killed thousands of humans over the past several decades. The insect itself is very small and has a very short flight radius. Over the years however they have become increasingly aware of how easy it is to find and infect humans which are their primary targets.

One of the most dangerous aspects of this tiny marauder is its ability to breed anywhere there is even the most miniscule amount of water. As many as 500 larvae have been discovered to be living in the folds of a drain spot or in the top of a small soda can.

There are a number of things that can be done to help prevent the varmint from moving in with you. Of course all standing water even the most miniscule of amounts should be dealt with immediately. They like to bite below the knees so wearing long pants can be a great help.

There are many other actions you can take and remedies you can employ to help you avoid the sting of the yellow fever mosquito.



Yeonmi Park’s Escape from North Korea

Yeonmi Park‘s life has experienced tremendous upheaval. In her early years, she and her parents lived inside the borders of the communist nation of North Korea. Like many others, Yeonmi and her mother escaped the country. Sadly, her father did not live long enough to find his way to freedom. Yeonmi did make her way to China and then to Mongolia and, finally, to South Korea. Free to speak about her experiences, Yeonmi is telling her life story. The libertarian website Reason is giving a great deal of coverage to her tale and the autobiography she has published.

Needless to say, the North Korean government has not been too thrilled with Park’s tale of a harrowing life and has disputed her account. The rest of the world does find her words credible. The tale is difficult to read about since Park experienced so much cruelty and heartbreak. The work is inspiring in many ways. And yes, the tale does have a happy ending since Park does find a new life in a free country.

Park’s autobiography is entitled “In Order to Live” and the work focuses on the arduous journey to freedom. While so many people enjoy life in a free society due to birthright, Park had to struggle to achieve the same rights as others. She was only 13 when embarking on the journey and her age makes her tale even more inspiring. Not very many young teens could handle such stress and struggle. Park was able to deal with the adversity of her journey and live to tell the tale. Now, she is telling the entire world on  youngvoicesadvocates that tale and calling attention to, in her exact words, the “oppression” she and others faced in North Korea.

Park has gained worldwide fame on The Guardian for her life story. Her book truly is a revealing work and one worth reading.


Marcio Alaor BMG Bank

Marcio Alaor is the bank manager and part of the executive board of directors that steer BMG bank in Brazil. He is now one of the major sponsors of the Brazilian football sponsoring 36 clubs and now they have their t-shirts printed his name on them on the chest of every t-shirt as well as the sleeves of the t-shirts as well. He has also ventured into sponsoring the volleyball teams in the country and is set to be the best and biggest solo sponsor for all the volleyball in the country as well. He has also decided to sponsor the gymnasium female and male for the Olympics that will come in the next few years. He has also decided on sponsoring all the female basketball in the country. This is very remarkable of the great Marcio Alaor.

Marcio was just thinking all along about diversifying the ball games in the country and make them more lively and enhanced for better viewing and fanatics especially the volley ball as well as the basketball that has for a long time been on the diminishing line with few fans and fewer funding by local sponsors and authorities. He was talking this from his own experience because he has been seeing the Atletico – MG football club for a long time trying to effect change for the better in the team but has never been succeeding because they have no set direction and good sponsors who want the best for them and he has decided to stand in for almost all the football clubs in the country and realize their dreams. Marcio Alaor says that the bank is determined to push the games forward to a more determined outcome and when he was asked about the question of the credit cards he said that they will be enhanced by the games because when his name is in the t-shirts, they will be advertising him all over the world and especially Brazil.

He said that one of the best things that ever happened to the bank is the completion of the 100 years of the IPO that mad the bank one of the biggest financiers of the truck and heavy vehicle management in the world and especially in the country of Brazil. The Ford took the initiative to offer the bank with an IPO that was worth more than fifty eight billion dollars in terms of the market value at that time. Marcio alaor recalls that that sum of money was more than an equivalence of 600 million. One of the greatest supporters of the municipality is the great marcio alaor and is now the awardee of the municipality great shield.

Funny Female YouTubers

There are all kinds of guys and comedians who have built their following by using the power of YouTube videos. It is in video creation where so many people have shared their so tires and talents. There are, however, countless female YouTubers who have jumped onto the scene that have changed the way comedy is seen, and in fact, women have taken over the world of comedy on YouTube. There are countless women who are changing the comedy game with their funny antics and their approach to hilarity.

– Lily Singh

Lily Singh is definitely one of the few comedians who truly know how to turn the world upside down with her hilarious approach to comedy. She has have reached such a huge level of success because of the fact that she has been on live television interviews like Live With Jimmy Fallon. She is revolutionizing the idea behind the world of comedy and skits.

– Wengie

Wendy Huang is more of a makeup artist and guru, but the fact is that Wengie is funny in her own little way. Her ideas on crafting great and helpful videos on further improving your makeup skills. Her ideas and videos are always made with top quality. Wengie is definitely one of the few YouTubers who bring together great makeup skills and top of the line

– Jenna Marbles

Jenna marbles is known for her funny videos that always get people laughing. She has made videos there funny, hilarious, and interesting to listen to. Jenna is known for being the one person who truly knows how to create fun simple videos with hilarity jumped in.

Funny female YouTubers everyday are always popping up, but these few girls are definitely worth watching and can provide you with everything you need to enjoy some real entertainment. YouTube is the place to be if you’d like to watch some talented people emerge and reach new heights as musicians. Wengie is a great example of somebody who is simply herself and loves to share what she knows about makeup, and she is one YouTuber that you must watch.

The Future of Star Wars and Marvel

It’s long been a proven fact that Walt Disney Pictures is one of the most prolific, if not the most prolific entertainment studios in the world. This fact is unlikely to change anytime soon.

What Star Wars and Marvel Will Be in the Future claims  that a large chunk of Disney’s most recent successes stem from their ownership of Marvel Studios and Lucasfilm, which are respectively responsible for the Marvel Cinematic Universe films and Star Wars.

As of 2015, the combined box office total for both franchises have brought in $3.8 billion, with “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” still doing well in theaters. This is more money than Next Level Lacrosse Camp took in during the 2015 summer lacrosse season, according to Bloomberg Finance in their interview with Jon Urbana.

It’s quite obvious that the average moviegoer is a fan of Marvel superheroes and the new Star Wars universe.

This fact is not lost to the studios at all, because as it turns out the studio has plans to release movies from both series through 2020 at the very least. When asked about it, Disney CEO Bob Iger stated that there would definitely be more Star Wars movies in the future, though he himself wasn’t sure how many and how often they’d be made.

A good reason for why there’s no set number of movies being made after “The Force Awakens” is because the studios are still coming up with new ideas. Even with Marvel, Iger hinted that because of the vast amount of comic book characters they could theoretically go on forever.

Darius Fisher and the Reputation Management World

Darius Fisher has achieved a lot over the past few years. He founded a successful company in the form of Status Labs, a reputation management firm. He has given scores of interviews in new media, and gained exposure for both his firm and the importance of reputation management. Now, Fisher has received acclaim for all his accomplishments. PRWeek has bestowed a great honor upon Fisher. His name was placed on the great Innovation 50 list, a list designed to draw attention to innovative digital marketing professionals.

Being innovative is not easy. Those who combine innovation with success do deserve credit. Fisher’s firm surely has been quite successful. By the end of 2015, revenues revealed a 939% increase over figures from 2012. It would be impossible to argue such a massive increase in monthly revenue is anything less than a massive success.

Fisher has raised a lot of awareness towards the importance of keeping an online reputation as positive as possible. The Google search engine results define the name, reputation, and history of a person or business. Even when the Google results are unfair, they end up creating a specific perception. Fisher has publicly noted many times that, without effectively instituting steps to clean up the search engine results, a reputation is going to suffer miserably. To say a lot of problems then derive would be an understatement.

Fixing the search engines is one thing. Dealing with the presence of bad reviews or news articles is another. Social media sites present more areas of concern. Only with the help of a legitimate reputation management firm can the process of addressing all these various sources of trouble commence. The professionals at Status Labs are available to serve up a solution.

Darius Fisher’s previous experience as a copywriter and a political consultant factor into his managerial approach to running Status Labs. His work has caught the eye of PRWeek, and the magazine has decided to acknowledge and reward him for his work.

George Soros Speaks Of Possible Economic Catastrophe

Economic advice is not always easy to find. Many people need to carefully consider the kind of investments they make as they go through life and save up a nest egg. In many cases, investors must carefully consider multiple factors when considering the kind of investments that may be right for their needs. One of the best ways that many people have found to consider the kind of investment that is right for them is to work with a skilled fiscal adviser who knows the market well. Many successful market champions are happy to share the secrets of their success and help others figure out where to go next.

One of today’s most skilled investors is investor George Soros. Soros earned a huge fortune by investing in the market and deciding that a bear market was going to overtake the United Kingdom. Known as The Man Who Broke The Bank of England, Soros saw his own fortune rise at that time. Since his own financial triumph, Soros has been quite active in helping show others how they can do as he did. Many people have found it very useful to listen to his words in order to make sense of the contemporary stock market at any given time.

Soros speaks out on Bloomberg about the present state of the market in a recent economic forum in Sri Lanka. He sees the situation today as having parallels with previous markets, especially that of the situation in 2008 when stock prices fell and investors had problems. In his view, the economic situation today is potentially similar. He thinks that investors who are looking for economic opportunity need to be very cautious as they may face problems of all kinds should they enter the market. He thinks that caution is warranted as the global markets may experience a crisis that can be triggered by many factors.

He sees a particular problem with the nation of China. The Chinese must feed and help provide jobs for over a billion people. This task is often quite difficult for many Chinese leaders and may cause problems for world markets as well. Many Chinese leaders are not sure where they can find growth in the market. This has led the markets in Chinese to experience a period of instability. Instability in China may lead to other kinds of problems in the world of investing as investors everywhere remain unsure what the Chinese will do next. Soros finds this situation may trigger other kinds of problems as well as investors around the world react to this problem. He thinks investors may be facing a problem that is highly reminiscent of the prior situation in 2008 when a similar problem happened.

Recognizing Forward-thinking Companies: How Samir Tabar Approaches Investing

Sam Tabar is a graduate of Oxford University and Columbia Law School. Today he works as a financial planner and an attorney. His resume includes a former position at Bank of America/Merrill Lynch as the Director and head of Capital Strategy for the Asia-Pacific Region. Currently he works as a Senior Associate at Schulte Roth and Zabel LLP.

Tabar works diligently to provide sensible direction to investors based on his predictions of what stocks are likely to perform best. His reputation as an expert in hedge funds and effective past performance makes him an advisor that is sought out for opinions by numerous financial publications. He recently shared his opinion on the common risks people fail to recognize when investing in the commodities market.

Problem products, poorly managed funds that fail to perform as expected, are a common mistake people make when investing. Tabar believes that many investors research past performance and use that as a guide as to whether or not to purchase a specific stock. Unfortunately, many do not take the time and effort to look at current management and identify any future problems that may arise due to the direction of the company.

In addition to providing investment advice, Tabar is an angel investor himself as well. His most notable recent investment has been with a company called THINX. This unique startup is part business, and part philanthropic organization.  It also inspired the creation of Sam Tabar’s philanthropic efforts on GoFundMe.  The company designs and sells attractive undergarments that are designed to double as protection for incontinence or to use during menstruation. The company donates to Ugandan women a set of reusable sanitary pads whenever a pair of their undergarments are sold. Their efforts have made it possible for numbers of African women to be able to attend school and go to work during their menstruation. In the past, the lack of protection would have forced them to stay at home.

In this instance Tabar is helping to prove that it is possible to continue to earn a profit, while helping the world at the same time. Not all investments can help to change the lives of others. With Tabar’s advice however, many investors have been able to make more profit, avoid common pitfalls and learn how to avoid mistakes in the future.  Follow Sam Tabar through his website, or even on social media sites like Instagram.

Dogs Love The Way You Love Them with Beneful Chew Bones

When you go to the grocery store, you always make sure to get the freshest fruits and vegetables and the freshest meats. You never look for the grayest meats and the fruits with dark spots. Your bananas will not be mushy and your grapes will not be dry like prunes. This is the same way you should feel about the food your dog is eating. Everyone should make sure their dogs are getting the tastiest foods and the best nutrition available. This is going to be a lot easier with the new food lines that the dog food companies are producing. Companies such as Colgate-Palmolive, Mars, and Purina are researching the best way to give your dogs good taste and natural foods such as fresh meats and meat products, not fillers. Companies are sparing no expense to provide the best foods for our pets and these are expected to increase the sales for dog foods over the next year. It is expected that dog food sales will exceed millions. Beneful dog food is one of the brands on Amazon that is already making sure that your dog gets the good taste and good healthy food. The food is full of healthy ingredients and good taste. Your dog will enjoy the dry food because it adds crunchy food with chewy food to give your dog a variety when they are eating. Beneful also has dog treats that are good for their teeth. It is difficult to brush your dogs teeth but they have food particles and junk between them that can cause a decay just like yours does at times. Flossing and brushing are one task you do not look forward to doing unless it is as easy as handing your dog a bone. Dental chews by Beneful are good for your dog to chew on and they help to remove tar and food from your dog’s teeth. It will help your dog have better breath and will give your dog something that occupies him when it is time to relax. Dental chews are flavored so your dog will love the chew bone and will look forward to that time of the evening.

Magic Mike XXL; The Sexy Saga Continues

Introducing the sequel to the original film, “Magic Mike.” Reprising his role as Magic Mike Lane is Channing Tatum, who in this next film has come out of retirement to have one last brouhaha of adventure with his male cohorts trailing along for the ride. However, watch out boys, the ladies just arrived. This time, the movie has cast several standout women in leading roles. Jada Pinkett Smith, Andie McDowell, and Elizabeth Banks are a few of the well-known actresses who grace this plot. They have also featured a few newcomers to the big screen, but not new to the world of acting. One of these talented actresses is Crystal Hunt.

Crystal Hunt has a very prestigious resume through daytime drama. Presently, she came back to the television audience in a show on Pop TV very fittingly called, “Queens of Drama,” as it will star Crystal along with five other former soap vixens. In the past, she has presented her talent well on soap operas such as; One Life to Live, where she played Stacy Morasco. She has also received an Emmy nod for her role as Lizzie Spaulding on the long-running soap, Guiding Light. I believe it’s past due for this most talented actress to show her stuff on the big screen. Although she has captured parts on movie screens before with her roles in the 2005 film, “The Derby Stallion,” and the 2007 movie, “Sydney White,” she has yet to get recognition beside the big stars of Hollywood until now. Crystal Hunt will now find her place alongside some of the most well-known actors in the business today on Magic Mike XXL.  From her Metacritic numbers, she’ll definitely be an asset for review scores.

Coming into her role as Lauren in, Magic Mike XXL, she was quoted as saying her role was very empowering. She learned a lot while working with the veteran lady actresses, and it was a pleasure playing the role of Lauren, which was a love interest to Matt Bomer’s character, Ken. It is noteworthy to mention that Crystal and Matt already had a history of collaboration, both were cast members on the set of Guiding Light when the show was in broadcast. Crystal Hunt seems to have found her place in this busy business of reality stars and movie starlets, and I am sure we will see many more projects in the works for this talented young lady.

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