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Sea Lion Saves Man Who Jumped Off Bridge

In 2000, Kevin Hines was in a dark place. He was a teenager facing a mental illness that he felt that he could not cope with. That was the year he decided that his life was no longer worth living and attempted suicide. Kevin stepped out onto the famous Golden Gate Bridge and jumped into the chilly waters below. He survived the fall.

The Golden Gate Bridge is 220 feet high over the water, at its highest point. That distance is the equivalent of about a 22 story building. Not many people who jump off that bridge survive the fall. Even if they survive the fall, they are usually critically injured or will succumb to hypothermia in the cold waters of the San Francisco Bay. Not Kevin though. According to the story on The Telegraph UK, Kevin is one of the less than 1% to survive that fall.

When Kevin landed in the water he saw an animal underneath him- shark was his first thought as he told connections on LinkedIn. The animal continued to circle and bump him, helping keep him afloat. Kevin later found out from witnesses that it was a sea lion circling him. The animal stayed with him until the Coast Guard arrived to rescue him.

Today Kevin is grateful for his second chance at life. He is a motivational speaker who tells his story to help prevent other suicides.

Bruce Levenson: NBA Team Owner and Businessman

Bruce Levenson has been a mover and a shaker in today’s business world for well over 40 years. Most individuals who are sports fans will know Bruce Levenson as the owner of the NBA’s Atlanta Falcons. However, Levenson has been involved in much more than just being the owner of a professional sports team. He has made his mark as a businessman and a philanthropist and pillar of his community. Here is a listing of some of Mr. Levenson’s other accomplishments:

1. Levenson is the co-founder of United Communications Group.

Levenson helped to found this company in 1977 with his friend Ed Peskowitz. They began in Gaithersburg, Maryland and originally worked out of Ed’s apartment. At first, they published a newsletter that was devoted to events in the oil industry. The company began to grow however, and began to expand their reach. They required other newsletter and even began a database entitled the Oil Price Information Service (OPIS). Today United Communications Group is a research-driven company that focuses on the news and analysis of a variety of topics, including healthcare, technology, telecommunications, and energy.

2. Levenson is a founding board member for a company called TechTarget.

Levenson serves on a board for a company called TechTarget, which spun out of his highly successful venture as a co-founder of UCG. TechTarget provides online content and advertising for many aspects within the Information Technology (IT) field. Currently TechTarget has a presence on over a hundred different websites.

3. Levenson is a philanthropist.

Levenson has contributed his time to various projects such as the Hoop Dreams project in Washington D.C. He has also served as a president with the I Have a Dream Foundation, which is a D.C.-based program that assists low-income students that desire to attend college. Because Levenson’s mother-in-law was a survivor of the Holocaust, he was a founding member of the U.S. Holocaust Museum. He is also very active in various programs within the museum, including one that educates students about the horrors of the Holocaust and trains them to be volunteer tour guides within the museum.

Domino’s Makes it Possible to Order Pizza from a Smartwatch

Domino’s has taken their convenient ordering to a whole new level by launching an app for smartwatches. The app, which has not officially been launched in the app store yet, will allow users to place and track orders using Android smartwatches.

The app is a watered down version of the company’s smartphone and tablet app that is available on iPhone and Android devices. With this app, users will be able to order in three simple clicks. The app is tied to a users’s profile, which is connected to all Domino’s apps that they use. The user signs into their account and they can utilize their “easy order” profile to pick what they want delivered said BNY Mellon on the new product.

Zeca Oliveria stated the smartwatch app does not allow for customized orders due to limited space on the screen, but app developers are working on it. Once the order is placed, users can track their pizza’s journey from the oven to their front door.

Domino’s has been a pioneer in the online ordering arena. Their delivery app is among the most downloaded food delivery apps for both Android and iPhone devices. The company has been hailed as an innovator for their tracking technology.

Skout – A Great App For Social Dating

Skout is an awesome, easy to use social networking site for singles. It’s interactive and in real time. You can access it on your PC, Laptop or mobile device through their mobile app available for Android and IOS!

With Skout, users can create a profile complete with photos and information about themselves. The application keeps track of friends, lets you mark favorites, and there is a block feature for the people you chose not to associate with.

The application uses location services on your device to pinpoint your location. Using this information, it will show you who is in your radius. You can select the distance, or turn the locator off altogether. This will make it easier to get in touch with the people nearby.

There is a list of people that you can chose to show an interest in. It will notify the other party if you have an interest, at which point, they may respond in kind. With Skout points, you can see who has checked you out. Skout offers various ways to earn and buy points.

With the Skout search features, you can do localized searches for specific criteria. You filter your search by ethnics, age, gender, and distance. You can save the change filters and the application will only show results from your specific interests. When someone used it from the New York Times, they were happy with how easy it all was.

I personally have used many social networking and dating sites and applications. This one is one of the very best that I have found thus far. With the interaction and socialization capabilities, as well as the chat features. And, the best part about it, is it is free! With the exception of a few features that require points. And honestly, one could entirely due without those features for basic socializing and networking.

If you are looking for a great way to meet local, single people, or just to make some friends to hang out with. This is a great tool to do just that. It also comes in handy when you are traveling, as the location finder will show you if any of your friends are nearby.

Google is Buying The .app Top Level Domain

Google is buying the entire .app domain. The price? Just $25 million.

In 2012, ICANN, the organization that controls top level domains announced plans to expand the number of options. Currently Google controls the .how, .soy, and .minna domains and allows people to register for domains under those.

The $25 million price tag is the largest that has ever been paid for a top level domain. Last year Dot Tech LLC purchase the top level domain .tech for $6.7 million. Amazon has also gotten into the game with its purchase of both .buy and .spot. It was able to acquire .buy for just 5 million and .spot for less than half that, $2.2 million.

It’s unclear what Google plans to do with the .app top level domain. Maquina do Esporte said it would make sense for the company to use it as some sort of tie in to their popular Android app store Google Play.

BRL Trust Takes Off In Brazil

Are you looking to invest money internationally? This is a great way to expand your portfolio and to push into new regions of the world you never would have even thought of by simply staying inside of the United States or even Europe for trading. By diversifying your portfolio and moving into new locations, you can protect yourself from financial difficulties should one of the country’s economies start to falter. Now, Brazil might not come instantly to mind in terms of investments, but the more you read and educate yourself about the country, the more it probably should. It is all explained on the LinkedIn page for the company. There are all sorts of desirable benefits attached to investing in Brazil and for using such a country for investment purposes. It does not matter if you are on your own or if you are investing with a larger company, BRT Trust has the knowledge and services available for expanding your investment opportunities. It all just comes down to what you are actually looking for, as seen here.

Trustee services are some of the most often utilized services available through BRL Trust. You can exchange currency through this form of investment, and if you are knew to currency exchange as an investment, it works just like stocks, only there are often more variables at play. With the help of BRL Trust it is possible to invest not only in Brazil, but in currencies around the world. This way, you can receive a desirable unit price that is going to be far more beneficial than if you went with a forex currency provider in the United States or Europe. Plus, with the assets control system provided by BRL Trust, you are going to receive the best investment opportunity possible. This way, you are always able to receive a desirable offering, no matter what you are looking for.

Funds administration is an important option when it comes to the securities commission of the investment field. The 99 different fields listed under the administration with NAV of approximation has drastically increased in value since the company started providing these trading services in 2010. In fact, it has moved from just under $3 billion all the way to over $18 billion in value. This shows how desirable the investment opportunity is and why investors need to not only look towards Brazil for investment options, but for the services provided by BRL Trust. It is unlike anything else that is out there.

Kanye West New Video Game

 

According to this recent Facebook post from Fersen Lambranho, Kanye has announced that a video game is in the works. Just when I thought that Kanye couldn’t get any more ridiculous and outrageous, he proves me wrong once again. In a recent interview, Kanye stated that a video game is coming. He has been working on it for six months.

The video game will not be anything like what you are imagining. The Kanye game will be about his dead mother. The object of the game is to lead Kanye’s mom through the pearly gates of heaven. The higher that you can get Kanye’s mom into heaven, it will give you a better score.

I wonder if you are confused as I am. No offense to Kanye, but his game sounds absolutely ridiculous. I would not want to play a game where I need to lead Kanye’s mom to heaven. It sounds super creepy to me. I think Kanye West has truly gone completely insane.

Kim Kardashian, who is married to Kanye West, saw tremendous profits from her mobile game last year. Kanye West may be following in his wife’s footsteps. Kanye West and Kim Kardashian are both completely ridiculous. I hope that no one buys Kanye’s new game. He does not deserve any money for exploiting his deceased mother.

Kanye West needs to check himself into a mental hospital. For more information on Kanye’s new game, visit Gamerant.

QNet: Sweeping Asia, Africa, and the World

In 1998 Vijay Eswaran had an idea that has turned into a multi million mass business. Starting out with gold coins, Vijay used his new founded business structure as a multi level marketing plan. The name of the main company is QI Group, and the company that veered off it was known as Goldquest.

Vijay helped other entrepreneurs get started with their own Goldquest business, but Vijay also saw other possibilities. He said to himself, “Why stop with just gold coins?”

Changing the name to QNet, and adding more products has created a business that has grown to humongous levels. At this point even the Barclay’s Champions: Manchester City has partnered with QNet and is now a direct selling partner. QNet is becoming a world wide sensation, and there is only more blue skies ahead.

QNet uses the multi-level marketing method that cuts down on advertising costs and gives back to the person who has partnered with QNet. A person who joins the QNet family has 2 main systems of gaining income. They can sell the products for a commission, and they can attain others to sell the products, and gain commissions off their sales. As thbe people get more people, the original person gets commissions from all.

QNet has made it even easier for their partners to sell the products. QNet found a more cost efficient program to manufacture the products they now sell. By moving manufacturing to India, the overall costs have come down, and the company gives those savings back in lower pricing, and larger commissions.

Mentioned earlier, gold coins was the original item. What does QNet have for products now? The company found multiple streams of opportunities in:

  • Energy
  • Nutrition
  • Personal Care
  • Education
  • Travel
  • And Collectibles

Watch for more products and services to appear from the QNet structure. As for now, you may want to try their:

  • FibreFit
  • BioSilver
  • Himalayan Crystal Collection™
  • Amezcua
  • QVI Travel Club
  • or many more

Just visit the QNet website and see for yourself. Try the products, or partner up. QNet is reaching for the clouds.

Sam Tabar and His Latest Investment

Sam Tabar is known as one of the top attorneys in New York. He also has extensive experience working in hedge funds before becoming a full time attorney. With his education at Oxford University and Columbia Law School in New York, he has worked for not only some of the top financial firms in the region, but also has acted as a rather prominent attorney as well. With this combination, Sam Tabar tends to look for possible investment opportunities that he not only believes is going to turn a profit, but can also help those in need, whenever possible. With his latest investment, Sam has decided to go with the latter, with an investment that is set to help millions of women throughout the African continent.

Millions of women in Africa do not have the ability to access proper hygiene material during their menstrual periods. Due to this, they often must stay home whenever this period begins, which can prove extremely difficult for the family. Additionally, many of the women have a cultural belief that tampons should not be used prior to marriage either. In order to assist all of these women, Sam invested with a startup company called THINX.

THINX produces a specially designed pair of underwear that can help women during their menstruation period. There are insertable pads that can be washed, all of which are extremely absorbent. When receiving such a pair, the underwear comes with severn different pads, so there is enough for the woman to make it through the week, or however like their menstrual period is, without running out. This sort of an investment should go a long way into helping these women live a more comfortable life and also assist them in being able to continue working during this time, so they do not miss out on pay.

Eswaran Gives Back Through Philanthropy, Writing and Speaking

Dr. Vijay Eswaran has traveled the globe throughout his career, during which time he has co-founded a successful multilevel marketing company, served as an expert lecturer and authored several books. Today he heads two charitable foundations that support everything from under served youth to education initiatives.

Dr. Vijay Eswaran is the executive chairman and co-founder of the QI Group, a series of companies that was launched in 1998. The company is an e-commerce based corporation featuring a variety of diversified business ventures including telecommunications, education, retail and direct sales, training and conference management and property development.

One of the foundations Dr. Eswaran helped to establish is the RYTHM Foundation, an arm of the QI Group focused on corporate citizenship that participates in charitable initiatives across the globe. He has also established a local branch of the RYTHM Foundation to benefit Malaysian citizens called Vijayaratnam Foundation, which he named after his father. Through the local chapter, Dr. Eswaran has worked with other charitable groups throughout the region on efforts promoting youth development, mentoring and the empowerment of women. His commitment to charitable giving caught the attention of Forbes Asian, with Dr. Eswaran being included as one of 48 Heroes of Philanthropy.

Along with his business and philanthropic work, Dr, Eswaran is also an accomplished author and speaker. His first book, titled In the Sphere of Silence,was published in 2005. In May 2008 he published a second book, In the Thinking Zone,and in 2010 Dr. Eswaran released a third manuscript, 18 Stepping Stones.The following year Dr. Eswaran shared his own photography in a collection titled On the Wings of Thought.He has been invited to offer his thoughts on a range of topics, from spirituality to business management, at universities and business forums all over the world.

Dr. Eswaran graduated from the London School of Economics in 1984 after earning a degree in socio-economics. He went on to obtain a professional qualification from Chartered Institute of Management Accountants and then an MBA from Southern Illinois University.

Upon returning to Malaysia, the Cosway Group sought assistance from Dr. Eswaran with establishing its business in the Philippines. This event caused him to take a closer look at multilevel marketing. By 1998, Dr. Eswaran had helped to launch the conglomerate of businesses known today as the QI Group, which has grown to include offices in Malaysia, Thailand, Singapore and Hong Kong.