10.24.14 shark tank

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

Oct 24, 2014

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…

10.24.14 dateline

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

Oct 24, 2014

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…

10.24.14 dr. oz

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

Oct 24, 2014

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…

10.23.14 biggest loser 2

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

Oct 23, 2014

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…

10.23.14 dr. oz

The Dr. Oz Show Recap: Study confirms properly stored food is safe & good even after expiration date (10/23/14)

Oct 23, 2014

The Dr. Oz Show featured a new study which confirms with finality that properly stored food are still safe to eat and do not cause food-borne illnesses even past the expiration dates indicated in labels. According to ABC journalist Jeff Rosen who covered the joint NRDC-Harvard study, the dates stamped in labels are largely manufacturers’ codes which consumers can easily decode. Also in the recap are Dr. Andrew Weil’s natural remedies to common medical conditions, inclusive of indigestion, oily skin, insomnia and gout. Decoding dates on labels. Expiration dates are currently forcing Americans to throw away about 160 billion pounds…

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10.28.14 dr. oz

The Dr. Oz Show Recap: Anti-aging effect of man-made HGH lacks proof, supplements are scams (10/28/14)

Today, The Dr. Oz Show clarified critical facts related to man-made human growth hormones (HGH) to warn users and potential individuals. The big question: if man-made HGH promises youth, why are some doctors and the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) against it?  Endocrinologist Jeffrey Mechanick’s (photo in this recap) succinct reply was that there is no available literature that supports such claim; worse, a study conducted on such was misinterpreted. As such, there is no definite proof that the benefits of HGH injections far outweigh the negative impacts and that dietary HGH supplements sold online are nothing but scams. Here’s…

10.27.14 dr. oz

The Dr. Oz Show Recap: After surviving Ebola, Dr. Rick Sacra plans to help in re-building Liberia (10/27/14)

Today on The Dr. Oz Show, hopes were very high with the appearance of Ebola survivor Dr. Rick Sacra (photo in this recap). Dr. Sacra is an American medical missionary in Liberia who victoriously overcame the virus and is now Ebola-free. Amidst his most harrowing experience in his life, the good doctor (together with his wife) expressed immense gratitude at the level of health service he received in a Nebraska medical facility. Dr. Sacra also has big plans of returning back to Liberia to help rebuild the country that has been his home for the past 15 years. The anxiety…

10.24.14 dr. oz

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…

10.23.14 dr. oz

The Dr. Oz Show Recap: Study confirms properly stored food is safe & good even after expiration date (10/23/14)

The Dr. Oz Show featured a new study which confirms with finality that properly stored food are still safe to eat and do not cause food-borne illnesses even past the expiration dates indicated in labels. According to ABC journalist Jeff Rosen who covered the joint NRDC-Harvard study, the dates stamped in labels are largely manufacturers’ codes which consumers can easily decode. Also in the recap are Dr. Andrew Weil’s natural remedies to common medical conditions, inclusive of indigestion, oily skin, insomnia and gout. Decoding dates on labels. Expiration dates are currently forcing Americans to throw away about 160 billion pounds…