Whitney Wolfe is finally giving people in the dating world something to talk about. She has created an excellent dating app called Bumble, and it serves as a catalyst for change in the dating app industry. It would take someone like Whitney Wolfe, a young female entrepreneur, to see the monotony that has plagued the dating app industry. She wanted to do something different, and she wanted to do it in a very interesting way.
At first glance singles that sign up for Bumble may easily confuse it with the look and feel of Tinder. This is not – by any means – a coincidence. This is the way that Whitney Wolfe planned it because she was the co-founder of Tinder. She knew how popular this site was, and she believed that this would be an excellent way for her to build her fan base with the new Bumble app. There is an interesting Tweak, however, that has made Bumble standout as a giant amongst men. The thing that makes this app different from the others is the interesting way that women are in position to makes the power moves once they are sent messages.
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This is a very interesting way to bring forth some friendly competition between Tinder and Bumble. It will be interesting to see how many of the 50 million users that are utilizing Tinder will make the effort to also transition to Bumble. These apps are a lot alike, but the fact that women are the ones that make the first move makes it a totally different ball game. Whitney Wolfe is trying to assess just how many men will think that this is a cool idea. There are millions that have proven that this is the way that they would like to start a courtship.
Japan is working hard to preserve its rich ninja heritage with a brand new museum. The nation’s official Japan Ninja Council is now working on a brand new high-tech museum dedicated to the legendary warriors. If all things go according to plan, this museum should be set to open in Tokyo in 2018.
The Japan Ninja Council was founded to celebrate Japan’s long history and encourage younger Japanese citizens to learn from the warrior tradition of the ninja. This new ninja museum in Tokyo will be a part of the “Cool Japan” initiative, an initiative which hopes to educate and inspire visitors with Japan’s amazing history.
Of course, with the Tokyo Olympics set to take place in 2020, the Japan Ninja Council believes there’s no better time to construct this world-class museum. People from around the world visiting Tokyo for the summer games will be able to learn all about one of Japan’s most famous traditions.
Unfortunately, ninjas are mostly a thing of the past in Japan. While there are a few true ninjas still in Japan, there are only about five or six masters that actually practice in the way ancient ninjas used to. If nothing is done, the modern day ninjas believe they will be totally erased from modern Japanese society within one generation.
One major modern ninja still teaching in Japan is named Jinichi Kawakami. Kawakami runs the Kogo ninja school where he tries to pass on his expertise to those interested in following the tradition of the ninja.
Ninjas were especially powerful in the 15th and 17th centuries. During these centuries, ninjas were often enlisted as covert spies for government officials. Today, however, practicing ninjas focus on the values of strength training, self-discipline, and humility.
Japan’s Aichi Prefecture is also trying to get the Japanese people interested in the discipline of the ninja. The Aichi Prefecture has set up numerous study centers where people from around the world can learn from modern full-time ninjas. People in the Aichi Prefecture hope these ninjas will help promote “warlord tourism” in the region.
Yanni Hufnagel is the current assistant coach of the Basketball team of Nevada University and former coach of teams for other universities such as Harvard and Oklahoma. While working as a graduate assistant at Oklahoma University, Yanni Hufangel was responsible for organizing the team’s individual workout plans, recruiting new qualified members and helping the other staff of the coaching team. He joined the coaching team at Harvard University in 2010 and led the team to attract recognition from ESPN, CBS News, Scout.com, and Rivals. Yanni is an alumnus of the Cornell College where he earned his bachelor’s degree before pursuing a master’s degree education specializing in Athletic Administration at the Oklahoma University.
Yanni is a Jewish American coach, making up to the small percentage of Jewish native sports figures in the United States. He kickstarted his career in the field at Cornell where he worked as a manager before joining New Jersey Nets as coaching intern during the summer and fall seasons. After graduation, Ryan Krueger connected him Coach Jeff Capel, who hired Yanni as a graduate assistant. Yanni’s interest in basketball dates back to his days at Scardale high school where he tried playing in the school’s team. He gained an interest in the details of the game and began studying its tactics on books and magazines. Yanni practiced coaching by loudly commentating on Scardale’s games. Ed Cohen, the broadcasting partner of Yanni, commented that Yanni was an advanced basketball enthusiast who understood detailed trades of the match. Copel states that Yanni has excellent recruiting programs and is after active high school basketball players. Yanni’s fans predict that he will soon have a variety of jobs to pick from, that will also earn him an attractive salary amount. Yanni spends his time learning new coaching tactics and attending games of national teams such as Boston Celtics and Houston Rockets.
Tammy Mazzocco is an accomplished Ohio-based real estate agent who works with Judy and Gang Associates located in Pickerington, Ohio. According to her Facebook page, Tammy began her career in the real estate industry serving as the secretary at the Edwards Realty Company. Tammy worked for the commercial real estate firm under the leadership of Mike Zelnik. Working with a team of excellent commercial agents, Tammy gained some of the basics in succeeding in the real estate industry. After her tenure at Edwards Realty, Tammy spent the following seven years of her career managing condominiums at Scotland Yard Condominiums. This is the time when Tammy Mazzocco also got her license as a real estate agent. This was a decision that was suggested by Ken Cook who owns Cook Realty and the general manager at Scotland Yard. Ken Cook was a paramount person in the career development of Tammy, he regularly advised and encouraged her in her early career days. http://www.tammymazz.com/featured-searches/rentals/
After she left Scotland Yard, Tammy Mazzocco got another job at T&R Properties. Here she served as a multi-site property manager for an office warehouse complex as well as two apartment complexes. 1998 saw Tammy become a licensed PA for Joe Armeni. Joe is a leading RE/MAX (http://www.remax.com/realestateagentoffice/pickerington-oh-43147-tammymazzocco-id29953112.html ) producer located in Columbus. This tenure is what gave Tammy Mazzocco the inspiration to fully launch into the real estate sector. She gained a lot of experience being a day to day part of a well-established and successful real estate agent, and it made her realize that she should up her game.
She shared on Tumblr that the real estate sector is her passion. As a matter of facts, it encompasses her entire career. In her current position at Judy and Gang, Tammy says that Judy is a friend and a great mentor who has exceptionally helped her to shape her career.
President Donald Trump has started off his administration with a flurry of activity. Recently, he announced changes to the transgender bathroom directives that were implemented by the Obama Administration. These controversial directives set off an intense debate around the country about the rights of transgender students. The newly appointed Secretary of Education, Betsy Devos, is reportedly at odds with President Trump’s decision to overturn the Obama Administrations directives.
Initially, Obama’s directives instructed the Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights to investigate school districts that did not allow students to use the bathroom of their choice based upon their self identified gender. The school districts were threatened with the loss of federal funding if the did not comply with the Obama Administration’s directives. Many people considered these directives to be a major overreach of federal power and an intrusion on the rights of states to govern their own schools.
The Obama transgender bathroom directives were immediately challenged in federal court. A federal in Texas has already put a hold on the Obama directives after 13 states joined together to file a lawsuit opposing the guidelines. Currently, a case concerning transgender bathroom issues is on the docket of the U.S Supreme Court. Betsy Devos acknowledged that President Trump’s actions were motivated by this pending Supreme Court case.
I can understand why so many people are outraged at the thought of allowing boys to share school bathrooms and showers with their daughters simply because a boy self identifies himself as a girl. This policy of forcing schools to let gender self identified students use the restroom of their choice is ripe for abuse. What about a situation where boys claim that they feel like the are girls simply as a prank to see naked female students? This type of situation and a great many other unintended consequences of Obama’s transgender bathroom directives place local school districts in a legally vulnerable situation.
Betsy Devos understands peoples’ concern about letting boys use the female showers and bathrooms in schools. Ms. Devo’s opposition to President Trump on this issue is more focused on protecting transgender students from bullying and abuse than on letting them use whatever bathroom they choose. Betsy Devos felt that the president was simply moving too fast and might forget to leave some basic protection for transgender students in place. Betsy Devos is deeply committed to protecting the rights of these vulnerable transgender students.
Betsy Devos is the daughter of the billionaire industrialist, Edgar Prince. She is married to Dick Devos, who is the former CEO of the multi-level marketing giant, Amway. Betsy is chairwoman of Windquest group, which she founded with her husband in 1989. She also worked with her husband in producing several Broadway shows. Betsy Devos has devoted much of her life to philanthropy. Her charitable activities include establishing the Prince Foundation and the Dick and Betsy Devos Foundation. Read her interview with Philantrophy Table.
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When somebody starts talking about anti-aging, life-extension and the likes, I usually give them an ear not to look rude and uncultured, but now I am a different person. I had to rethink my former stand on the topic after listening to Mikhail Blagosklonny. Until then, I did not know much about him. I decided to know him better after his talks. I was not surprise with my findings. He is simply an authority in his field.
Here is a man with M.D. in internal medicine and PhD in experimental medicine and cardiology from a notable institution – First Pavlov State Medical University of St. Peterburg. Mikhail Blagosklonny was appointed associate professor of medicine in 2002 at New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY, before assuming the position of a senior scientist at Ordway Research Institute. By 2009, he was already a professor of oncology at Roswell Park Cancer Institute.
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One of Blogosklonny’s major research interests is studying the underlying mechanisms of aging and anti-aging drugs. He is also one of the reputable medical experts providing therapies for cancer and researching different ways of protecting normal cells from damage. His TOR hypothesis serves as a pointer of possible aging and cancer. Base on his research findings,he passionately advocates for rapamycin as an effective drug for aging and cancer.
Blagosklonny is also an editor per excellence. The likes of Aging, Cell Cycle and Oncotarget have him as editor-in-chief. He works with Cancer Biology & Therapy as an associate editor while Cell Death & Differentiation engages him as a member of its editorial board.
Longetivity or life-extension is real. Blogosklonny’s works and talks convinced me beyond all doubts.
Netflix has enjoyed wide-reaching success with its original programming, including dramas, family sitcoms, and both supernatural and horror options gaining millions of viewers nationwide. Now the stream-on-demand baron may be looking to branch further into unscripted comedy, similar to the popular “Stephen Colbert” show or “Saturday Night Live.” This will be even tougher for television networks to manage given some of their own recent losses in this area.
The primary on-demand video streaming services have all discovered they must produce their own original content to remain competitive. In fact, Netflix’s original content has continued to boost its viewership. Its three most popular original series – “Orange is the New Black,” “Stranger Things,” and “Fuller House” – garnered no less than 20 million viewers each. While some argue that its original programming is no better, only cheaper, others content that the ability to break away from cable and advertising companies has allowed Netflix to give talented writers a free hand in producing quality content.
An analyst from Instinet, Anthony DiClemente, met with multiple programming executives recently, and reported that on-demand programmers like Netflix are “ramping investments in unscripted genres.” Ultimately, this could be problematic for networks like Comedy Central, who rely heavily on viewership for this type of content. Their audiences are vulnerable to poaching with the recent losses of both Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert and the network is already struggling to keep its numbers up. Netflix’s push into this area has the potential to seriously disrupt some of the bigger comedy barons, with great results for viewers.
Living with autism can be challenging and isolating for children and their parents. A new independent video game, Max, an Autistic Journey, set to release this week on Steam, aims to alleviate that by providing a great in-game experience that represents the journey autistic children frequently face.
The game is a turn-based RPG focused on Max, a 10-year-old boy with autism. The story follows him as he struggles with symptoms and gets a diagnosis. Creator Stephane Cantin developed the game to give others an in-game idea of how it can feel to live with autism, a disorder experienced by his son, and he worked closely with his son throughout the creative process. The monsters faced by the player in the game represent the genuine emotions and frustrations experienced by autistic people and gives insight into situations that can be challenging for them. The game manages to present the new ideas and viewpoint without losing its focus on fun and adventure.
The top-down view and graphics give the game a great retro feel. It includes several minigames and puzzles the player must solve. The turn-based combat system includes fun weapons and powerful abilities. The challenges faced by Max give players insight into the challenges faced by many people with Autism, and classic gamers will enjoy the core leveling and customization mechanics.
Autism has gained more awareness recently, and Cantin’s new game will continue that trend. The innovative game goes beyond that, though, and looks to provide a unique gaming experience that players with autism can identify with and those without can learn and grow from. The game supports standard mouse, keyboard, or controller and will be available for purchase on Steam this week.