Friday, August 26, 2016

Bubble Soccer or Bubble Football Anyone?

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Bubble Soccer or otherwise known as bubble football is becoming more and more popular  with many people around the world taking it up. This game started in Norway which was invented by comedians Henrik Elvestad and Johan Golden back in 2011. The game is played with players wearing inflatable bubbles similar to a zorb try to score points while crashing into one another. It is usually played in a gym or in a soccer field. The players bump to each other, bounce and roll. It's a great exercise that is very energetic and highly entertaining. It is said to be more fun than soccer, safer than football, cheaper than hockey, and bouncier than basketball.

Bubble soccer is safe and fun, it can be played by anyone over the age of 10. It is often played in corporate team building, stag parties, bachelor parties, and birthdays. The game is played with two teams against each other that is composed of 5 to 8 players on each team. It is divided in four 8 minutes quarters that is separated by 3 minutes break after each quarter. The standard soccer rules apply however players are allowed to full contact since they are protected by the bubble and it's more fun to see them bump to each other.

It may seem like a funny game that doesn't require much effort, but those bubbles are heavy, it weighs about 15 pounds. Players needs to constantly shuffle around the field, balance and control the bubble ball. There are also reported minor injuries playing the game most are twisted ankles and sore necks. No serious injuries have been reported playing the game.

Bubble soccer is a growing sport in the United States, it has already its own league which is sanctioned by the National Association of Bubble Soccer. The NABS is active in 40 metros across the country. It has been featured in major news networks and TV shows like FoxNews, Good Morning America, Univision, The Today Show, Sports Illustrated, and Buzzfeed. Bubbleballs also appeared on season 7 of Shark Tank.

The game was also featured on the "The Tonight Show", Jimmy Fallon played bubble soccer with Colin Farrell, Chris Pratt and Frank Knuckles on the 6th floor just outside the elevators.

The inflatable ball suit is made from PVC plastic that is non -toxic, colorless, transparent and tasteless. The top and bottom of the bubbleball has openings to allow players easy breathing during gameplay.

Saturday, August 20, 2016

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Thursday, August 11, 2016

Burger King: Whopperrito

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 Burger King Whopperrito, fast food, food

Burger King will be introducing Whopperrito on August 15, 2016. It's a mashup of a Whopper and a burrito. The Whopperrito is made with a flame-grilled 100% beef. The seasoning is a special blend of Tex-Mex spices. It has diced onions, tomatoes, pickles, lettuce and queso sauce. The wrapping is a flour tortilla.

Whopperrito is Burger King's newest experiment with a bizarre offerings to lure back diners who have cut back on eating out and to attract those people who love burritos at Taco Bell.

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Chick-fil-A Egg White Grill

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Chick-fil-A is trying to compete with other quick service restaurants in the breakfast market with their new breakfast menu item, the Egg White Grill.

The Egg White Grill is a "protein-packed breakfast sandwich," the sandwich is composed of a breakfast portion of grilled chicken breast with a hint of citrus flavor, grilled egg whites, and American cheese, on a toasted multi-grain English muffin. It packs 300 calories, 25g protein, 7g of fat, 55mg Cholesterol and 970mg sodium.

The company said they created the Egg White Grill "to meet the demands of those seeking a healthy breakfast on-the-go."

The sandwich starts at $3.35, will be an additional item to their breakfast lineup Chick-fil-A Chicken Biscuit, Chick-fil-A Chick-n-Minis, Greek Yogurt, etc.

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Thursday, July 21, 2016

Brain Map Updated and 97 New Regions Identified

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If you look at the brain it looks like a fleshy folds and bulges with no features, but it is actually grouped into invisible territories. Each has its own specialized functions, like some neurons become active when you smell something, others when you see colors or when you are engaged in activity.

The new and updated brain map described in a study published on July 20, 2016 on shows and discussed detailed part of the brain that deals with human senses, motion, problem solving and emotional regulation.  That part of the brain is named cerebral cortex, and it’s the brain’s outer layer of nerve tissue. Experts called the research a milestone in neuroscience it shows 97 previously unknown regions which is revolutionary. It is a glimpse into the inner working of the brain.

Scientists will be able to use this new study to understand virtually every aspect of the brain, from its development from birth to adulthood and how it can be corrupted by diseases like Alzheimer’s and schizophrenia.
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The researchers generated the map using advanced scanners and computers running artificial intelligence programs that “learned” to identify the brain’s hidden regions from vast amounts of data collected from hundreds of test subjects. They employ very sophisticated and broader study compared to the study that has been previously done. They use the data from the Human Connectome Project, an effort funded by the National Institutes of Health to better understand how the human brain works by compiling as much neural data as possible. Combining all the data have helped them identify these new regions.

The updated brain map could help neuroscientists, neurosurgeons, and neurologists in their work and research.

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Friday, July 15, 2016

Federal Trade Commission Penalized Herbalife With $200M Fine

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The diet and nutrition company Herbalife has been hit by the Federal Trade Commission with a $200 million fine and ordered them to restructure their business after  allegations of “unfair and deceptive practices.”

The Cayman Islands company agreed to fully restructure its U.S. business operations and pay a $200 million settlement over allegations that it deceived consumers, but it avoided more serious charges that it was operating as a pyramid scheme.

The FTC said that the settlement is a “significant law enforcement action,” but the company claimed it as a victory in its fight against claims it was operating a pyramid-style scheme.

“The company promised people a dream – a chance to change their lives, quit their jobs and gain financial freedom,” FTC Chairwoman Edith Ramirez told reporters, “but the FTC has charged that this wasn’t true.”

“Herbalife is going to have to start operating legitimately, making only truthful claims about how much money its members are likely to make, and it will have to compensate consumers for the losses they have suffered as a result of what we charge are unfair and deceptive practices," she added.

The company was charged for deceiving thousands of people into believing they could make money as “distributors,” or salespeople, of Herbalife products when the only real money was actually in buying the products themselves and then recruiting other salespeople to do the actual selling.

Also there are a lot of Herbalife independent distributors that promises medical miracle that is simply untrue despite company policies that prevents them from doing so. A news reporter who was wearing a hidden camera was told by a Herbalife distributor that a woman with a brain tumor became symptom free after starting on Herbalife products.

“She used to shake like this because she lost control of her motor skills to the tumor and she said part of her cerebellum was deteriorated,” he said. “If you see her now, she’s like one of us here... Whatever it is that the product did, it helped her a lot.”

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Study: People Who Consumed Less Water Tend to be Obese

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A new study shows that people who drink less water has more chances to be obese. The average water consumption in the U.S. about 4 cups a day which is not enough. While, despite a huge focus and support diet and physical activity the country is still experiencing increasing obesity rates.

Some researchers link low water consumption to obesity. In a new study published in the Annals of Family Medicine, experts used latest data from about 9,500 adults enrolled in the National Health and Nutrition Examination survey (NHANES), a nationally representative sample of what Americans are eating. The data also contain information on how hydrated the subjects are by measuring the concentration of their urine.

“There’s so much focus on food and exercise, but so much more than just food and exercise goes into weight,” says Dr. Tammy Chang, assistant professor in the department of family medicine at the University of Michigan medical school.

About 33% of the people who took part in the study were not taking enough water. The study also found a link between dehydration and obesity. People who don't drink enough water had higher BMIs than those who do.

Of course those who are obese need more water than people who have smaller bodies, making the hydration threshold potentially harder to attain. People who are obese eat less and take fewer calories when they drink water before a meal than if they eat it without water.

So how will you know if you are well hydrated? Dr. Tammy Chang said that the most reliable way to check it is through the color of your urine. Light colored urine almost the same color of water means that you are well hydrated. If it’s dark, you need to drink more water.

You can also take water and be hydrated by eating fresh fruits and vegetables which contains a lot of water. A cup of sliced radishes contains about 120ml of water, while a 2-cup serving of watermelon or 1 cucumber contains more than a cup of water.

“They’re good for you because of their nutritional value, while you’re improving your hydration as well,” Chang says.

However, the link between hydration and obesity needs more study. “More studies are needed to understand the directionality,” Chang says. “But staying hydrated is good for you no matter what.”