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Ghost In The Shell

“Mind-blowing. You’ve never seen anything like it.” –Kevin Steincross, FOX-TV “Scarlett Johansson is terrific.” –Stephanie Zacharek, Time   SCARLETT JOHANSSON STARS IN THE VISUALLY STUNNING AND ACTION-PACKED FILM    Breathtaking Vision of the Future Debuts July 25, 2017 on 4K Ultra HD™, Blu-ray 3D™ and Blu-ray™ Combo Packs Get It Early on Digital HD July 7       “Totally riveting” (Bill Zwecker, FOX-TV) and filled with “heart pounding excitement” (Pete Hammond, Deadline), the thrilling and eye-popping  GHOST IN THE SHELL  arrives on 4K Ultra HD Combo Pack, Blu-ray 3D Combo Pack, Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD and On Demand July 25, 2017 from Paramount Home Media Distribution.  The future comes early on Digital HD July 7.       Set in a world where people are enhanced with technology,  GHOST IN THE SHELL follows Major (Scarlett Johansson), who believes she was rescued from near death.  The first of her kind, Major is a hu

Emergency Expenses: Save Money During a Home Disaster

  An emergency in your home can send you into a panic. Not only could it cause damage to your home or stop you living your life, but it has the potential to cost you a lot of money too. Calling someone out to fix something in an emergency will often be more expensive than any routine repairs, and in your panic to find someone, you might not get the best price. However, there are ways you can save money and take care of the emergency as soon as you can. If you have something at home that you need to deal with immediately, try following these steps. Image by Mr Matte Take Immediate Action Being as quick as possible in your reaction to whatever has happened will certainly help you to avoid losing too much money. The longer you let a problem go on, the more it could cost to fix any damage that has occurred. So if something is broken, see if there's anything you can do about it before calling anyone else to help. For example, if a pipe has burst in your home, you can locat

Amazing Health Benefits Of Olive Oil

Making your body a well-oiled machine Consumers are now opting for olive oil for its flavour and health benefits Olive oil is known as one of the leading ingredients when it comes to cooking a delicious and healthy dish. An ingredient that has been around for centuries, it is considered an essential nutritional support for the world’s longest-living countries. “The health benefits of olive oil are unrivaled and most consumers are simply not aware that these exist,” says Bernard du Toit, OLiV International Inc.’s Associate Savant, “A few tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil a day can help improve cardio vascular diseases, lower cholesterol and improve metabolism.” In previous times, for a dish to have a decent amount of flavour, home chefs had no other choice but to load up their meals with ingredients containing high saturated fat and sodium. Now, the days of blocks of butter sitting inside the fridge seem to be over, as cooks continue to opt for olive oil as the h

Seven Summer Tips for Children to Recharge and Relax

Spring is the perfect time to plan your children's summer schedule. It is important that your summer plans work well with your schedule and your children's routine.  A full summer schedule defeats the purpose of children who are rested, academically engaged, physically moving, and happy. Dr. Paula Rainer says “planning out a schedule will help you to have a relaxed and recharged summer as a parent."  Dr. Rainer is an assistant professor in the School of the College of Counseling, Psychology, and Social Sciences at Argosy University, Northern Virginia. She recommends that every child have 30% family time, 30% developmental goals, 30% recreation, and 10% free time during the summer.  Seven tips for creating a summer schedule that recharges and relaxes your children:  Create your schedule: 1. Time:   Your children’s schedule has to match your availability during the summer.  Do you have to schedule them from 9 to 5 or just a few hours per week?  Do you have f

These Summer Secrets Will Change Your Life

Summer is coming, and you’re going to be a sweaty, beet-red, hot mess. Excited? What if you could get the upper hand on summer for a change? Kick back with these hacks and laugh in the face of the sun, wearing sunscreen, of course: Keep It Buckled You better be buckling up for safety while on the road, but to protect yourself from that fiery metal buckle bite after your car sits in the sun for hours, keep it buckled. The clasp provides a shield to keep the metal cool and out of the sun. Bonus: Keep a towel over those leather seats to stop sticking to them. Waterproof Your Smartphone Remember the accidental slip of your cellphone into the sink or toilet? Yay, joyous memories. Your smartphone is also a big fan of sweaty hands and iced coffee. Save yourself from a slippery and embarrassing autocorrect text, and stop your smartphone from having its first and last cup of coffee, by keeping it waterproof with a sandwich bag. Hey, whatever works. 2-Liter Sprinkler Miss those


7 Work Related Anxiety Triggers and How to Ease the Stress Whether you work from home or go to an office daily; you are always working for someone else. Your services, talents, skills and knowledge are being exchanged for money and that means meeting expectations. It also means dealing with daily triggers that frustrate us. According to Dr. Sanam Hafeez, these triggers build up stress which may negatively impact our personal relationships physical health. Dr. Hafeez, a NYC based licensed clinical neuropsychologist, teaching faculty member at the prestigious Columbia University Teacher’s College and the founder and Clinical Director of Comprehensive Consultation Psychological Services, offers 7 work related anxiety triggers with tips on what we can do to deal with them. 1. Fear Based Bosses Bosses who focus on possibilities and solutions inspire creativity and collaboration. Fear-based bosses aren’t leaders they are energy drainers. They have quick tempers, focus on problem

Helpful Ways To Declutter Our Lives

(image: publicdomainpictures) Every so often in our lives, we take a step back and realize it's time to declutter the mess that surrounds us on a daily basis. Whether it’s an untidy workspace or a disorganized wardrobe, there is always the need to organize the space around us and make a change in our lifestyle. When our lives are cluttered, we can feel weighed down physically and mentally. We might not know where to start in cleaning up the critical areas of our life as the task at hand can seem insurmountable, particularly if we haven't had a good tidy up in a long time. However, by decluttering our life we will not only improve our living and work spaces, but we can bring order to our minds as well, bringing a sense of peace as we go about our daily business. No matter how large the mess seems to be, with a little bit of time and effort, it will gradually be reduced. Taking it one step at a time, let's consider each area of our lives as we begin the tidy up. At wor

Philanthroparties, A Party Planning Guide for Kids Who Want to Give Back

When Lulu Cerone was 10-years-old her life was forever changed when she saw the horrible devastation from Haiti’s 2010 earthquake on the news.  Living a comfortable existence in suburban Los Angeles, she felt that she had to do something to help.  Her parents had always encouraged her to give back so she decided to organize a lemonade stand war between the boys and girls at her school.  That initial event was a huge success raising $4,000 for the earthquake victims and was the social highlight of the year.  From there,  LemonAid Warriors  was born.  The non-profit organization uses ‘ philanthroparties ’ to raise money for a range of global organizations.  To date over $100,000 has been raised. Click here to see Lulu on KTLA The 17-year-old’s ‘philanthroparties’ are “parties with a purpose”. A consummate DIY expert and budding chef, she decided to share her love and knowledge in her new book,  Philanthroparties, A Party Planning Guide for Kids Who Want to Give Back   (May 9

Doctor Recommended Hot Healthy Hair Tips

As summer is in full swing, it’s important to put your best hair forward with healthy and gorgeous locks that are sure to impress. From taking essential vitamins to a simple head massage, hair restoration expert  Dr. Baiju Gohil  breaks down some easy ways to get enviable hair this season. Dr. Gohil is a board-certified surgeon and Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, dedicated to hair restoration and hair loss treatment. He opened  Robotic Hair Restoration Long of Island (RHRLI)  in July of 2015 and continues to transform the lives of his male and female patients.   His hair expertise is unparalleled with over 10 years of experience and you can check out his hot hair tips here: Vitamins:  Vitamins A, C and E can play a vital role when it comes to having beautiful and healthy hair. Adding biotin, zinc, magnesium and niacin can also have significant benefits. Eat Right:  Eating the right foods can provide essential nutrients for your scalp and hair follicles. Foo

Top 5 tips to keep you looking your best in the summer and beyond!

Memorial Day is just around the corner, and while most everyone is ready to embrace the warm weather, it’s important to remember that the sun’s rays can reak havoc on your skin, with both short term and long term results.  Certified Aesthetic Nurse Specialist  Jill Caruso   is sharing her  top five tips   to keep you looking your best in the summer and beyond,  along with her favorite products* that will help keep your skin in top condition! 1.       Use SPF every day  - There is good reason you get this advice over and over again.  This is a non-negotiable for healthy skin. Protecting your skin from the sun's harmful UVA/UVB rays is mandatory for skin health and anti-aging. Jill’s Picks:       EltaMD  UV Elements Broad-Spectrum SPF 44       SkinMedica   Essential Defense Mineral Shield Broad Spectrum SPF 35 2.       Don't forget your lips!  -   This delicate area is often forgotten, but the lips require sun protection and hydration.  Lips are just as