Longboat Key, Florida (PRWEB) December 03, 2013
Reel Stuff is available in Hardcover (ISBN: 978-1-60809-096-9, Mystery/Thriller, 272 Pages, List Retail: $ 26.95) and all e-Book/Digital formats (ISBN: 978-1-60809-097-6, List Retail: $ 14.95)
Award Winning Actor Falls to His Death ? Was it Suicide or Murder?
Is it suicide or murder when Academy Award winning actor Jason Londell leaps to his death during the filming of a TV show in Miami? Londell?s actress girlfriend hires private investigators James Lessor and Skip Moore to investigate. They uncover a plot loaded with twists and fueled by money and greed.
The case sends James, Skip, and Skip?s girlfriend Emily to Los Angeles where the blonde beauty goes undercover in Hollywood and is ?discovered? by a talent agent. The normally level-headed Emily gets carried away by the dream of a career in pictures, but true to the cause of the case, she works with the guys to bring down the killer.
Caught up in the world of movies, actors, actresses, and Hollywood, the trio finds that it really is the land of make-believe ? but murder is still the real thing.
?Bruns? latest Stuff novel (following Too Much Stuff, 2011) is a lean, thoroughly entertaining mystery?Clues, laughs, and shenanigans abound. The Stuff novels aren?t quite comedy-mysteries, but they?re about as close as you can get, effectively mixing serious crime with plenty of humor.
?Reel Stuff is a hilarious mystery/thriller that will have you laughing out loud at some of the characters’ antics. The action moves a mile-a-minute and the main characters are a zany lot. Throw in an eclectic mix of supporting characters: bad guys, gold-diggers, producers, directors, actors and actresses, and Don Bruns blends it all together to produce another comical mystery/thriller in his Stuff series. I haven’t read all of them, but the ones I have read are definitely worth the time and effort.?
“Reel Stuff is a superior example of the form of writing I describe as amiable mystery. Don Bruns is one of these laid-back authors who makes the craft look easy, propelling the reader rapidly through the mists of uncertainty until our hero emerges into the light of understanding with the solution. As a whodunnit, this is satisfying. It also works as a gentle thriller. Perhaps of equal importance, the dynamic of Skip?s relationship with Emily is developing rather nicely. Too often the immediate mystery dominates and limits the space available for us to watch the characters live their lives. Reel Stuff gets the balance right and leaves us with a bittersweet ending. It will be interesting to see what happens in the next episode.”
?Thinking About Books / San Francisco & Sacramento Book Review
About the Author…
Don Bruns is a singer and songwriter, a painter, a cook, a traveler, and stand-up-comic. He loves telling stories whether it is writing songs or novels and has done both to much acclaim.
He is the author of two mystery series. Reel Stuff is the seventh book in the “stuff series”, which showcases the un-stoppable yet bumbling young private investigators, James Lessor and Skip Moore, and his “music series” features rock-and-roll writer Mick Sever. Don and his wife, Linda, live in South Florida.
(PRWEB UK) 29 November 2013
For many cart and case manufactures this causes a headache because if the number of USB devices on the computer is limited, the number of products you can sync with it at once is limited. Ergotron units, for example, can only sync 25 or less iPads (as per their Product Bulletin 2013-6E, Rev B) regardless of the capacity of the cart/case. Charging is not affected. Griffin have also announced that the issue will cause problems when using 2 or 3 Griffin MultiDock units.
Thankfully, due to the expertise of the Cambrionix Engineering team, they have developed a workaround for this issue. The workaround is incredibly easy to deploy and means that any products incorporating Cambrionix sync/charge electronics will work just fine, as normal. Simply log onto the Cambrionix website, download the fix, follow the instructions and carry on with the day!
So, if you have a 48 capacity cart with Cambrionix Intelligence inside, it will sync as normal and not be limited to 25 or less units.
Cambrionix ? Leaders in Mobile Charging and Connectivity.
Cambrionix supplies finished products and electronic components for use in hospitals, schools, homes and businesses that need to manage and control updates, synchronise data and charge USB-connected devices reliably and quickly. Cambrionix technology is incorporated by system integrators into a variety of form factors including carts and charging pods which are sold around the world. Cambrionix was established in June 2007 and is based in Cambridge, UK.
Tampa, FL (PRWEB) December 02, 2013
Crowdfunding Expert Kendall Almerico released five tips for entrepreneurs who plan to sell equity in their startup business through crowdfunding once the SEC?s proposed JOBS Act regulations become law. ?That loud noise coming our way is the sound of billions of dollars pouring into new businesses through equity crowdfunding under the JOBS Act at some point in 2014,? the crowd funding expert says. ?Entrepreneurs need to be ready, so they will not be trying to play catch up when the rules are released.?
Since the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act (the JOBS Act) was signed into law in April 2012, entrepreneurs and investors alike have been anxiously waiting to utilize online equity crowdfunding for business startups. Equity crowdfunding, Almerico explains, is the process of raising startup capital by selling stock online to a large number of people through a crowdfunding portal. At present, equity crowdfunding online is illegal in the United States except to accredited investors, even though rewards-based crowdfunding on sites like ClickStartMe and Kickstarter allow people to raise money to start a business as long as they do not sell stock or ownership.
For entrepreneurs who want to take advantage of equity crowdfunding when the proposed SEC regulations become law at some point in 2014, Almerico?s advice is to do certain things now. ?With the emphasis on ?now? for a reason,? Almerico says. ?Wait for the SEC rules to become law before starting these preparations, and be ready to miss the first huge wave of money flowing into new startups.?
1. Form a company now. In order to sell equity, forming a company is a necessity. “Speak to a business lawyer and see what type is best, but now is the time to form the corporation or LLC,” Almerico says. “You can’t sell stock in yourself. There needs to be a company in place in order to equity crowdfund.”
2. Don’t associate with any “bad actors.” The JOBS Act requires every officer, director and shareholder with more than 20% ownership in a company to pass a “Bad Actor” analysis. “Basically, if someone involved with forming or running the company has past felony convictions, past SEC or state securities regulatory body problems or other blemishes on their past, cut them out of the business equation,” Almerico says.
3. Get financials in order. The JOBS Act requires an accountant review for any equity crowdfunding raise between $ 100K and $ 500K, and a full accounting audit for any raise between $ 500K and $ 1M. “While most startups do not have a significant financial history, any review or audit by and accountant will take time,” Almerico warns.
4. Determine how much money you need, and what you will be offering. “There are many different ways to raise “equity” so some homework is needed,” Almerico says. “Talk to a securities lawyer, and a broker-dealer who is going to offer equity crowdfunding, and explore which option is best for the business.”
5. Write a great business plan – now. Unlike rewards-based crowdfunding, where people often donate based upon pure emotion or a great video, equity crowdfunding is an actual investment into owning a business. ?Think investors are going to buy into a startup company just because of a cool video? Think again,? Almerico says. ?A proper business plan is a necessity to give an equity crowdfunding project the best chance of funding success.?
Kendall Almerico is a nationally recognized crowdfunding expert and JOBS Act expert who has appeared in USA Today, the Washington Post, Huffington Post, the New York Daily News, Business Insider, Fox Business Network and hundreds of newspaper, blog, radio and television interviews including Fox News, ABC, NBC, CBS, CNN and The Sean Hannity Show. Almerico is also CEO of http://www.ClickStartMe.com, a crowdfunding site that provides individuals and businesses with an easy-to-use website to raise funds through online crowd funding. Almerico is also the founder of http://www.CrowdItForward.com, a charity-based crowd funding site that performs “Random Acts of Crowdfunding” and raises money for people in need through a 501(c)(3) charitable foundation.
Almerico is available for interviews and speaking engagements and may be reached by e-mailing media(at)clickstartme(dot)com or by calling 813.410.4658.
San Jose, CA (Vocus) July 2, 2010
Asetek, the industry leading supplier of liquid cooling systems for computers, today demonstrated how liquid cooling enables all-in-one PCs to deliver performance on par with the best performing desktop systems while maintaining attractive price points & near silent operation. The sleek all-in-one (AIO) prototype features a 24? display and uses a liquid cooled Intel Core i7-920 desktop processor and nVidia GTX280M graphics card in an enclosure that, at 58mm, matches the slender profile of Apple?s iMac. This prototype shows how liquid cooling overcomes the thermal limitations that have historically forced PC manufactures to use more costly, lower performance mobile processors in their all-in-one designs.
?The all-in-one segment of the desktop market is projected to see an annual growth rate of 13% over the next 5 years,? said Ben Bajarin, Consumer Technology Analyst at Creative Strategies, Inc. ?Achieving the full potential of this attractive form factor requires PC manufacturers to deliver greater performance at ever more attractive price points. Utilizing desktop processors in these devices is a key strategy for improving price and performance. We see liquid cooling as an enabling technology for OEMs seeking to implement this strategy.?
Asetek?s AIO prototype takes advantage of liquid cooling?s inherent ability to efficiently capture and transport large amounts of heat to a location where it can conveniently be exhausted from the system. Heat generated by the 130W CPU and 75W graphics processor is captured within the main enclose and transported to the stand of the all-in-one. A small radiator and a pair of fans easily remove heat from the liquid and a pump returns cooled liquid to the main enclosure to capture more heat.
?Driving more performance from within thin profile computers such as all-in-ones, 1U servers, blade servers and performance notebook PCs means increasing thermal density,? notes Steve Branton, Director of Marketing at Asetek. ?This all-in-one prototype demonstrates one way that liquid cooling overcomes the thermal challenges that arise when squeezing high performance into thin form factors. The engineering team at Asetek continues to innovate and expand the liquid cooling options for cooling thin form factor PCs.?
A video demonstration of Asetek?s Liquid Cooled All-In-One Prototype, is available on The Asetek YouTube Channel and on the Asetek website.
Asetek is the world leading system thermal and acoustic management solution provider to OEMs servicing the gaming, workstation and performance PC markets. The company?s liquid thermal management systems deliver superior thermal and acoustic performance in a factory sealed unit that sets new standards for reliability and suitability to large volume production. Leading OEMs use Asetek?s liquid cooling products in systems where end users demand exceptional performance, low noise and maximum reliability. Asetek?s aftermarket cooling solution are a favorite choice of enthusiast grade DIY system builders and have garnered more than 200 international press awards in the past decade.
Founded in 2000, Asetek has offices in San Jose, California, Denmark and Asia. For more information, please visit http://www.asetek.com.
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Dana Point, CA (PRWEB) December 02, 2013
For over 3 decades, The Sturgis Buffalo Chip has served as host to the World?s largest motorcycle gathering ? the Sturgis Rally. Year after year at the beginning of August, over 500,000 motorcycle enthusiasts come to the small town in South Dakota for 10 full days of riding and attending world-class events at ?The Chip? including music festivals headlined by some of the biggest names in music.
Continuing its commitment to provide premium entertainment, The Sturgis Buffalo Chip has added a brand new event to its calendar starting in 2014.
Today, TORC: The Off-Road Championship and ?The Chip? have entered a multi-year agreement to bring the high-energy action of TORC Racing to the grounds in Sturgis. To prepare for this, a new race track for the Series will be built within The Buffalo Chip Powersports Complex for the purpose of showcasing the true capabilities of 900 horsepower race trucks, known to jump over 200 feet in the air, racing side-by-side at speeds of over 100mph.
?Thanks to Rod, Daymon and the team at The Chip, this announcement elevates the TORC Series to an entirely new level and is a game changer for our sport, sponsors, teams and drivers,? said BJ Birtwell, President of the TORC Series. ?Considering the hundreds of thousands of Sturgis attendees who love the open road and horsepower, adding The Chip to our schedule exponentially increases TORC?s attendance footprint providing a much broader reach for our Series and a greater return on investment for all those involved in TORC.?
?TORC?s vision and approach to the sport of off road racing is of the highest caliber,? says Rod Woodruff, President at Sturgis Buffalo Chip. ?For over 30 years, the Sturgis Buffalo Chip has been committed to providing our fans with the best entertainment, and we are thrilled to add TORC Racing into our schedule of events.?
The Powersports Complex sits on a hillside that provides incredible spectator viewing as well as elevation changes which will make for an exciting and unique track design certain to entertain fans and challenge racers.
Official 2014 Race dates at The Chip will be announced shortly and can be anticipated for early August.
For the latest news and information on the TORC Series, visit http://www.torcseries.com or join TORC on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/torc and on Twitter using @torcoffroad.
About The Sturgis Buffalo Chip:
Since 1981, the Sturgis Buffalo Chip has provided nine days of epic live music experiences and exciting activities for fans from around the globe. The family-owned and operated Sturgis Buffalo Chip
Somerset, New Jersey (PRWEB) November 29, 2013
Established in 2005, Rangam Infotech Pvt. Ltd. (RIPL) is an ISO 9001:2008 and Microsoft Certified Partner company with proven competencies in mobile application development, web application development, and staff augmentation services.
RIPL is presently housed on Old Padra Road, Vadodara, and has a strength of 100+ people, including recruiters, software developers, programmers, graphic designers, and content writers. The new location on Vasna Road, an upscale residential hub on the outskirts of Vadodara, will be just 10 minutes of commuting time from the current premises.
The new development and administrative facility has a floor space of 3,400 sq. ft., with ample legroom for every employee. ?The kind of creative efforts we put in on a day-to-day basis, it is important to have a physical space that encourages easy collaboration. We have seen to it that employees don?t feel suffocated in the confines of a stuffy and cramped office space,? HR Assistant Ishan Pandya said, emphasizing that the new office will have enhanced security measures such as biometric face detection and an underground parking lot with video surveillance.
?Rangam?s offshore development center and back office operation has played a key role in the overall organizational growth. For the last 8 years, RIPL has been the heart of our creative outputs. The Vadodara center has been developing innovative technologies to change the way autism is managed worldwide, while serving RCI’s Fortune 500 clients for their temporary staff augmentation needs. Rangam Infotech has established great standards and infrastructure, and we are looking forward to build on the existing resources by introducing employee benefit schemes in 2014. The new office will give us an opportunity to implement a series of sustainable business practices in areas of energy-use moderation, water preservation, waste management, and workforce wellness,? said Nish Parikh, CEO of Rangam Consultants and its subsidiary WebTeam Corporation.
?It?s been a great pleasure to see Rangam growing during the last 8 years from a strength of 5 to 110 employees. Our dreams have finally come true and I feel 2014-15 should be a year of great achievement,? said Ramaswamy K, Chief Administrative Officer at Rangam Infotech Pvt. Ltd.
About Rangam Consultants Inc.
Rangam Consultants Inc. has been operating since 1995, staffing Fortune 500 clients in the USA. RCI?s subsidiary WebTeam Corporation develops special needs education apps for the iPad, iPhone, Android devices, Tablets, and other smartphones.
RCI is among the most robust and dynamic staffing companies in the United States. With a team of 230 professionals, Rangam has been staffing a multinational clientele from pharmaceutical, telecommunication, energy, banking, automobile and insurance industries.
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(PRWEB) December 01, 2013
?Interest rates in the country are at a record low right now and this is creating a favourable environment to buy property Australia, but people should remember that the government can change these rates sooner or later,? commented Rick Otton, the author of the best-selling finance book How To Buy A House For A Dollar.
A real estate market analyst warns Aussies that when interest rates go back to normal, property values would fall 13 percent. This means bad news especially for 13.6 percent of home buyers who have loan to value ratios above 90 percent, (The Herald Sun reported on 13 November 2013).
?The property market in Australia has been in a cycle of ups and downs for the past few years. Many are saying that the market is on a high right now, that?s why sellers and investors should plan ahead when the down cycle arrives,? Mr. Otton shared in a recent interview for his Power Property Profits Pack.
?To prepare for a falling market, sellers and investors should adapt different strategies in buying and selling real estate Australia, so even if property prices suddenly drop they wouldn?t be in too deep with debt for house that?s worth less than what they are paying for,? he recommended.
?They should also remember not to stick with the traditional process of buying and selling real estate, like taking out a new home loan with the bank, because this will only trap them in a situation with no exit strategy when the environment changes,? Mr. Otton added.
Mr. Otton then explained that his creative real estate strategies could offer some help to sellers and investors who are looking for a good strategy in a falling market.
?Rather than take out new home loans, investors can look for sellers who are willing to sell their properties including the old loan they have with it. This way, investors can buy property without too much liability, while helping sellers get rid of their old debts,? according to Mr. Otton.
You can visit http://www.howtobuyahouseforadollar.com/ right now to get Rick Otton?s Power Property Profits Pack delivered to your home free of charge.
About Rick Otton
For over 23 years property millionaire Rick Otton has built an impressive real estate portfolio using innovative strategies that he has developed ? strategies in which transactions are made without the need for traditional bank-type loans.
He constantly refines his techniques as he buys and sells properties through his We Buy Houses business which operates in Australia, New Zealand and the UK.
A gifted speaker and educator, Mr Otton conducts regular one-day free seminars across Australia, which build on the the concepts he shares in his 2012 book ?How To Buy A House For A Dollar?, voted by Money Magazine and Dymocks Book stores as one of the Top 10 Most Popular Finance Titles for 2013.
He regularly records and publishes iTunes podcasts via his channel Creative Real Estate.
His innovative low-risk, high-reward approach to Australian real estate investing has been featured in a variety of television programs and magazines, including Today Tonight, Hot Property and Australian Property Investor.
To register for one of Mr Otton?s free Australian one day seminars visit HowToBuyAHouseForADollar.com or phone, in Australia, 1300 888 450.
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San Mateo, CA (PRWEB) November 27, 2013
?We?ve taken the most engaging activities from our portfolio of apps and created a learning environment for kids that sparks creativity and fosters interaction with parents and teachers. The experience is the digital analogy of the physical playground that we adults loved as children,? said Luca Prasso, CEO of Curious Hat.
Within the Playground, children can explore and play with a variety of fun activities while adults can use the same app to create content that is converted into personalized experiences for the child. A photo of grandma becomes a puzzle or a memory game, a quip from Dad?s favorite song can be musically recreated and played, a cousin?s hometown can even become an exploration opportunity on a map. The interaction between the real and digital world provides limitless learning opportunities.
Curious Playground also complements the teacher?s educational curriculum. By stimulating creativity of real-world activities and sharing them with classmates and the teacher, Curious Playground serves as a key educational component of the interactive classroom. ?As we migrate from a lab-centric computer environment to one where digital experiences are a core component of classroom learning, Curious Playground will provide teachers with a host of new experiences that complement the curriculum,? said Krista Inchausti, Educational Innovation Coordinator at Schools of the Sacred Heart in San Francisco, California.
Curious Playground offers many activities ranging from puzzles, memory games, music, math challenges, and word games. Other award winning apps in the Curious Hat?s portfolio can be launched directly from Curious Playground allowing the child to seamlessly play with multiple apps from one location. Over time, the range and depth of activities will continue to grow through Curious Hat development and the introduction of partner apps into Curious Playground.
Curious Playground is available now on the App Store, for free.
About Curious Hat
Curious Hat is the world?s leading developer of innovative family applications for the iPhone
New York, NY (PRWEB) November 29, 2013
CHINA HAPPENINGS? is pleased to announce that its founder Chiu-Ti Jansen discusses British video artist Isaac Julien?s Ten Thousand Waves, on view at the Museum of Modern Art?s Marron Atrium (http://www.moma.org/visit/calendar/exhibitions/1417), in her CHINESE ELEMENTS blog for Sotheby?s International: http://www.sothebys.com/en/news-video/blogs/all-blogs/chinese-elements/2013/11/ten-thousand-waves-o.html.
The catalyst of Julien?s stunning visual investigation is a haunting replay of an emergency call from a witness of the 2004 Morecambe Bay tragedy that claimed the lives of 23 Chinese cockie pickers off the Northwest England shore. It then weaves in multiple story lines that include mighty white-robed Goddess Mazu (known in Southern China as fishermen?s guardian angel), played by Maggie Cheung, and Old Shanghai brought to live in a Shanghai film studio, where actress Zhao Tao reenacts The Goddess (1934), a classic Chinese silent film about a street walker who tried to afford her young son better education but ended up in jail after killing a gangster who stole her saved-up money. The video also includes Julien?s collaborations with several contemporary Chinese artists, such as calligrapher Gong Fagen, cinematographer/photographer Yang Fudong, poet Wang Ping and actor Benedict Wong.
For Ms. Jansen, Isaac Julien?s nine double-sided screen video installation Ten Thousand Waves (2010) is more than a dazzling parade of Chinese Elements–it invites the viewers to watch the spectacle from many different vantage points. Through a complex web of cross-references to ancient myths and precedent artworks, the desynchronized parallel stories illustrate how one may come to grips with the ?violent speed of modernity? that is overtaking the contemporary China.
Chiu-Ti Jansen, Founder of the CHINA HAPPENINGS? brand, who attended the opening night reception with the artist Isaac Julien and Hong Kong actress Maggie Cheung (playing Goddess Mazu in Julien?s work), commented: ?Before the show opening I had the privilege of previewing the single screen version of the production, titled Better Life. Still, seeing the overhanging screens in their monumental dialogues is a thrilling experience.?
Ms. Jansen wrote: ?Ten Thousand Waves is also a metanarrative about a video artist?s self-referential, painstaking journey to understand contemporary China made up of incongruous elements. Even though the postmodern viewers have seen many examples of self-referential ?film within a film,? Julien?s project is an exhilaratingly enriching experience because it illustrates the challenges and rewards of trying to tell the story of someone else, especially someone from a different culture and narrative tradition. ?
CHINA HAPPENINGS? is a multimedia platform founded by Chiu-Ti Jansen that focuses on the lifestyle and cultural industries in contemporary China. Ms. Jansen is a TV presenter, a lifestyle magazine publisher and a writer based in New York City with a pulse on China. She hosts TV and video presentations on fashion and style for Phoenix TV, Phoenix Fashion and SINA Fashion, and writes a blog titled CHINESE ELEMENTS for international auction house Sotheby?s (http://www.sothebys.com/en/news-video/blogs/all-blogs/chinese-elements.html) and a fashion and style column titled NEW YORK IN STYLE for the Financial Times? Chinese edition (http://www.ftchinese.com/column/007000053). Prior to founding CHINA HAPPENINGS, Ms. Jansen was a New York-based corporate partner of an international law firm. A native speaker and write of Mandarin Chinese, Ms. Jansen holds advanced degrees from Yale University and Columbia Law School and serves on the Contemporary Art Advisory Committee of China Institute in America and the Board of the Couture Council of Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT).
PRESS CONTACTS: info(at)chinahappenings(dot)com
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University Heights,OH (PRWEB) November 26, 2013
Photonic Developments LLC is announcing an attack on obesity through its website http://www.lowbluelights.com. There is strong evidence that it is the lack of the sleep hormone, melatonin that results in weight gain and obesity in those who sleep less than six hours a night. Rats that are fed a high fat diet will become obese. However, if melatonin is added to their drinking water, they do not become obese (1). Wearing amber glasses allows your body to maximize production of natural melatonin. Your body can make melatonin for 11 or 12 hours a night, but only if in darkness or wearing blue blocking glasses.
Shift workers have a much higher risk of becoming obese than those who do not work night shift. Again, the lack of sufficient melatonin is the likely mechanism. By wearing amber glasses that block the blue light known to suppress the production of melatonin, shift workers were demonstrated to produce melatonin even when working under bright lights, just as they had when kept in darkness on a previous night (2).
Recent studies (1) show that melatonin can convert ordinary white fat into brown fat and to stimulate the conversion of brown fat into heat. This gets rid of the extra calories that were stored in the body as white fat. You can literally burn the weight away.
http://www.lowbluelights.com was established in 2005 to sell products that allow the body to maximize melatonin by blocking the blue rays in ordinary white light that are known to suppress melatonin. These products were developed at John Carroll University by a team of physicists who are experts in light. Light bulbs that don?t make blue light are available as well as the amber glasses. Recently filters for flat screen TV (as large as 59?) have become available as well as custom cut filters for tablets and iPhones and other mobile devices.
Dr. Hansler has written three books ?Great Sleep! Reduced Cancer!?, ?Heroes of Cancer Prevention Research?, ?Pregnant? New Baby? Need Sleep!? that are available on the website or, for only 99 cents apiece, on the Kindle store. For questions, call him at 216 397 1657 or email at rhansler(at)jcu(dot)edu.