20/20 Recap: Shannon Lee & Qiana Johnson lead list of daring moochers in America (10/24/14)

Tonight, 20/20 alerted the public on the threats that moochers give to unsuspecting victims. The criminal acts are profound and are a menace to one’s level of security. Moochers are loosely defined as people who get things for free either by stealing, begging or constantly asking for favors. However, those featured tonight have gone to great lengths, beyond fun, to sneak up and practically rob individuals and the system to get what they want. Leading the list are broker Shannon Lee (photo in this recap) and Qiana Johnson; Lee was arrested and jailed for forging documents to pass herself as…

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Shark Tank Recap: Kevin O’Leary’s unexpected zero-equity offer to Honeyfund (10/24/14)

The Shark Tank’s Kevin “Mr. Wonderful” O’Leary was a big surprise tonight for offering a deal that had no strings attached. For Honeyfund’s expansion and business scaling, Mr. Wonderful did not debate on proper valuation or profitability as he usually does with other entrepreneurs. Honeyfund is a crowd-funding website developed and operated by Sara and Josh Margulis (photo in this recap). It focuses on couples who want their honeymoon plans funded by wedding guests. It’s an alternative to the traditional wedding gift registry; it works by aggregating money for the honeymoon fund. Since its operation, the website has raised about $200…

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Dateline NBC Recap: Maribel Ramos’ roommate hid crime by cooperating w/ police (10/24/14)

Dateline NBC devoted today’s episode to the disappearance and death of former Army sergeant Maribel Ramos (photo in this recap, beside roommate KC), an Orange County, California local who was at the peak of life. Maribel disappeared weeks prior to her highly-anticipated college graduation. Her family and police authorities were baffled how she could have left home, refused to take calls and even tell anyone of her plans knowing that she was a very conscientious and dependable. In search of a better life. Maribel’s family described her as a very responsible person and lived by example. After her tours in…

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The Dr. Oz Show Recap: The Skinny Gut Diet promotes bacterial balance, permanent weight loss (10/24/14)

The Dr. Oz Show provided an insight on why weight loss just seems so impossible especially to those who constantly exercise and reduce food intake. As it turns out, weight that keeps creeping back even after the unwanted pounds have been shed off is due to bad bacteria, specifically fat bacteria, which overwhelms the population of good bacteria found in the intestines. Here’s our recap on this topic. Permanent weight loss happens in the kitchen. If fat bacteria in the intestines are the culprit behind the piling of pounds in our bodies, it follows that the process of taking these…

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The Biggest Loser Recap: Scott Mitchell won’t wallow in loss, steps up in monumental challenge (10/23/14)

Week 7 on The Biggest Loser: Glory Days was a test of fortitude and focus as the 12 remaining contestants in the ranch were confronted with their ability to literally keep their trainers above-water or go bust. This far, the White Team has been unbeatable in challenges, the Red Team has been skating through while the Blue Team is slowly seeing its member count going down. Over at the Comeback Canyon, trainer Bob Harper engaged Gina Haddon and Matt Miller in team synergy. Here’s our recap of today’s episode. Reversed fortunes. This week’s challenge at the ranch required 3 members…

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