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Monday, July 25, 2011

How To Lose Weight And Be Healthy - It Takes Simple Steps

Steps are how to lose weight and be healthy.
When you think of trying to lose weight, you probably start making a list of foods you don't like or dig out your exercise clothes and head to a gym to torture yourself in the midst of hard bodies that wonder what you're up to. All it really takes are a few extra simple steps if you want to know how to lose weight and be healthy

Over the years, we have been taught a lot of myths about losing weight and being healthy. Dr. Michael Roizen, Wellness Director for the Cleveland Clinic calls it BS - Bad Science.

Dr. Roizen had to come up with a wellness program for the 40,000 staff members of the Cleveland Clinic. It had to be a program that everyone could utilize and fit into their everyday lives. He says if you want to know how to lose weight and be healthy, all you have to do is move.

All these exercise guidelines about getting your heart rate up to 80% of it's maximum and sustaining that for 20 minutes three times a week are part of the BS - Bad Science - that Dr. Roizen identified.

"You have to move and the best way to move is to walk. 10,000 steps a day is your goal," said Roizen.

That is the target for people that are participating in the Cleveland Clinic's Let's Move It program.

Exercise is cumulative. If you do a little here and a little there, throughout the course of a day, you can be well on your way to improving your health and losing weight.

Of course, we can't live in a vacuum. You want to make healthier choices with your diet, too.

Over the last month, I made a conscious decision to eat very little fast food, replace a few meals with baked potatoes and salsa - no butter, drink more water, eat more fruit and yogurt and walk a bit more than I had been. For the month, I lost 12 lbs.

The changes were rather painless and I'm feeling better.

Adding more steps to your day is easy, if you give it a little thought. Here are some simple ways to work on getting in your 10,000 steps a day:
  1. Don't park as close as you can. Park farther away and force yourself to walk across the parking lot. 
  2. Take the stairs when possible
  3. Get up every hour from your desk at work and walk around the floor or go up or down a couple floors using the stairs.
  4. During commercial breaks on TV, go out your front door and walk around the house. The more often you do this, the better you'll feel. 
  5. Walk instead of driving. Are there things that are nearby that you might normally just hop in the car and run to? Make the short walk and benefit from the movement. 
  6. Go mall walking. Instead of sitting around, walk around a mall. This works great in any kind of weather. 
  7. Find parks to explore. Leisurely hiking can be so enjoyable and the fresh air will do you good. 
  8. If you're more adventurous, seek out places with long sets of stair or steps. School stadiums are great for this. Hike up and down the stairs a few times. You'll start to build muscle mass in your legs, which aids in burning calories.
The more you do, the more you'll want to do and the more you will want to challenge yourself, especially after you start to see results.

Forget about eating wheat grass, straining on one of those gym torture devices or lifting weights. You can do all of those things, but the first thing you have to do is move. And it can be as simple as adding more steps to your day. You can even purchase a pedometer that keeps track of the number of steps you take in a day. 10,000 is the goal.

I told you. It's a few simple steps. And that's how to lose weight and be healthy.

For more information on the Cleveland Clinic's Let's Move It program with tips on exercise, diet and more, visit www.LetsMoveIt.org.

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Saturday, July 23, 2011

Social Security Recipients Preparing To Kick Obama's Ass If Debt Ceiling Not Raised

Barack Obama working on his plan. 

While John Boehner keeps running out of meetings to get more tissues and Harry Reid is fumbling around trying to find the right room, the President is Tweeting about women's soccer, the NBA draft and his upcoming re-election bid. All of them are supposed to have their noses to the grindstone regarding the debt ceiling, which could have some dire consequences if it does not get resolved. Right now, Social Security recipients are preparing to kick Obama's ass if the debt ceiling is not raised

Isn't America a great country. You and I have to live within our means. Our government, though, can blow money like drunken politicians. Hey, that's what they are.

In 1917, the government established a debt ceiling of $11.5 Billion. It was supposed to keep spending under control. And we can see how well that has worked. Since March of 1962, the debt ceiling has been raised 74 times. Ten times since 2001. On May 16, 2011 the U.S. Government breached the debt ceiling of $14.295 TRILLION.

Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner was able to pull some razzle-dazzle by using our country's Visa card to pay the bill on Mastercard and Discover and stiff the cable company for Al Gore's Internet by putting the bill in Newt Gingrich's name. Geithner was able to stave off creditors until August 2nd. Then the shit hits the fan, if Congress and the President can't work this out.

What happens if they don't increase the debt ceiling? The same thing that happens when your credit card is maxed out and they won't extend your line of credit, the government can't pay for the stuff they said they would.

No one is exactly sure what will happen if they blow this. But there is speculation that the government will default on bonds and other bills. China may call the loan on the White House and chicken feet will be served at the next State Dinner.

Government employees will probably still get paid - bastards.

But there is a threat that seniors will take the brunt of the bumblers in Washington and Social Security recipients might not get their checks August 1st.

That is the number one question I get from all the old people that come in the coffee shop where I work. "Are we gonna get our checks August 1st?" Like I've got Obama on iChat and I can get answers just because I have a computer and I know how to use "The Google". Like I'd waste time chatting with Obama, anyway.

Where did all this debt come from? In eight years, Bush added $4.36 TRILLION by going to war in Iraq and Afghanistan and cutting taxes. But Baracky has added $3.9 TRILLION in just three years due to his failed stimulus packages and lower tax revenues caused by the recession.

I don't think the "government for the people" understands what will happen to "the people" if those checks don't go out. It's bad enough for working people who are struggling to survive. It's harder for those out of work and living on unemployment. But seniors and those on disability don't have any options. It's not like they can go out and mow lawns to make ends meet. They desperately rely on every penny of those Social Security checks. And if they're one day late, it can disrupt their whole world.

But what do we get from Washington? Political posturing. Finger pointing. Excuses. Tweets about women's soccer from Baracky.

But the president should be able to take some time off. NO. I don't. I work seven days a week because I'm trying to solve my own financial crisis. These fools should be on call 24/7. Get it done.

Some other things that might happen. Military check won't go out. Wall Street will freak out and sell off massively. Kiss about 50% of your 401(k) good-bye. Countries won't want to lend us money or do business with us. Foreign investment will come to a halt. You might as well torch all the major cities and just declare martial law and turn us into a Libya with better amusement parks.

It's time for Obama to stop making excuses and LEAD. That's his job Leader Of The Free World. He wanted the job. I think we're all a bit tired of him Hoping he can do the job, instead of knowing he can do the job.

Get a case of tissues for Boehner and put a GPS on Harry Reid and lock them in a room and make them get this done. Stuff a cork in Nancy Pelosi's self-serving mouth and maybe this can all come together.

If they don't get this done, the U.S. will be in deep shit. But there will be millions of seniors and disabled Americans that will suffer the most. And that is just wrong.

Barack better get it together because Social Security recipients are preparing to kick Obama's ass if the debt ceiling is not raised.

Sources:
money.cnn.com
Washingtonpost.com

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Thursday, July 21, 2011

America's Got Talent Results - Hollywood #2 - Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Daniel Joseph Baker made his parents proud.
AGT saw some wow performances on Tuesday and a few that literally pooped out. After seeing the acts, there were two or three that you knew were going to go through. And we waited as America voted to give us America's Got Talent Results for Hollywood #2 - Wednesday, July 20, 2011.

Probably the best performance of the night was by Silhouettes. Nick Cannon called them forward, along with The Rhinestone Ropers, whose horse took a dump on the stage after a lousy performance, and Thomas John the unsure-handed juggler. This elimination was a no-brainer. Silhouettes was voted to move on to the semi-finals for AGT. Piers Morgan said, "Last night you were absolutely sensational."

Before the eliminations continued, Hot Chelle Rae performed their smash hit Tonight Tonight, which really pumped up the live audience.

When Nick Cannon returned to the stage, he called forward Steven Retchless, the pole dancer that Piers panned the night before, Attack Dance Crew and one-liner comedian Geechy Guy. I had picked Retchless as a long shot, and he wound up being pushed through by the fans. His big challenge will be: How much can he up his act to stay in this competition?

Moving quickly to another elimination, called to the stage were the three singers from Tuesday: Daniel Joseph Baker, Dani Shay and Dylan Andre. I knew this would be the end of the road for Dani Shay after Daniel Joseph Baker exploded with a breakout performance on Tuesday. And the flamboyant, fierce one quietly and humbly accepted his nod from America that put him in the semi-finals. He was basking in the moment.

More live entertainment was provided by Traces. If you did not see this performance, you have to go to the NBC/AGT website and watch it. They did things I have never seen before. Their show began with a man in a large steel ring. He rolled and spun in a way that was completely unique. Then there were tumblers and acrobats and men flying on poles. You HAVE to check it out on the website if you missed it.

That left three contestants to find out their fate by the judge's vote. On the stage were The Smage Brothers Riding Show, Mona Lisa - singing twins, and Landon Swank - the magician. The act with the lowest fan votes was eliminated first, and that was the adorable duo Mona Lisa.

When the Smage Brothers were asked to plead their case to move forward, Troy, the guy that lays on the stage while the brothers jump over him on their motorcycles said, "They're getting awful close to my face. I don't know if I want to move on."

Sharon Osbourne was not impressed with Landon Swank on Tuesday and she voted for the Smage Brothers. Piers Morgan has been a big fan of Landon Swank all along and voted for him based on his body of work, not so much for his Tuesday performance. Howie Mandel was left as the tie breaker and he voted based on the "now" and clearly, on Tuesday, the Smage Brothers had the most exciting performance - so they'll be going to the semi-finals.

I was three out of four last week, and three out of four this week - but I did have Steven Retchless on my long shot list.

Silhouettes, Steven Retchless, Daniel Joseph Baker and The Smage Brothers Riding Show join Anna Graceman, the 11 year old singing sensation, Sandou Trio Russian Bar, Snap Boogie and Miami All-Stars in the semi-finals.

Before I let you go, I'd like to give a shout out to AGT_Fan on Twitter for retweeting these posts and exposing more people to this blog. Thanks!!!! 

America has voted and America's Got Talent Results for Hollywood #2 on Wednesday, July 20, 2011 didn't produce any huge surprises. The talent on AGT is rising to the top. More next week.

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Wednesday, July 20, 2011

What Is LiveGO? And How Do You Make It Stop?

A new way to consolidate email and social networks.
After writing for several hours, I took a peek at my Facebook account. There was a chat message from a woman I don't know who invited me to check out LiveGO. The link looked harmless, so I clicked on it. I'm always willing to check out new things. I started with one question and shortly had another. "What is LiveGO? And how do you make it stop?"

LiveGO is a platform that allows you to view multiple services at one time, much like Hootsuite, Tweetdeck, iGoogle and others. You can view and use your email from Gmail, Yahoo Mail and a couple other mail services. You can also add your Facebook and Twitter accounts to the multi-window screen, and do instant messaging.

LiveGO began in 2010 but its history dates back to 2006, when the developers came up with an Instant Messenger platform - according to their website. 

As with any new platform, I started clicking around on all the different buttons to see what happens. Windows open and collapse, email gets turned off, Facebook and Twitter stream simultaneously on the same feed. Then, there was the button "INVITE FRIENDS." OK, I'll click on it. It said that 198 of my friends would be invited to use LiveGO. It didn't tell me where these friends were being selected from - Facebook, Twitter, Gmail? It didn't show me a list of who these 198 people were, but I wanted to see what would happen if I clicked "SEND."

Within seconds, I started getting IM pop-up windows from people saying, "Thanks, I'll check it out." The problem was, the windows kept popping up, cascading across and down my screen. I even got a thank you IM from the woman that invited me to look at this in the first place. That was odd.

But the screens kept coming and coming. About fifteen screens had popped open, I gave up trying to figure out what to do with them. I figured I'd let it go until everyone went to sleep - but it was already 3:45 am and I began to fear the sunrise.

Right off the bat, there were some things I did not like about LiveGO. I use Gmail, so I plugged one of my accounts into LiveGO. There was an email which required me to click on a link to confirm my email address for another program where I had changed my email address. The link, however, was all text. It was not a clickable link. I wasn't about to copy and paste the link into my browser. So, strike one.

Another thing I didn't care for, and there may be a setting to change this, was that my Twitter and Facebook feed were running on the same stream. I'd get a bunch of tweets, followed by a couple Facebook News Feed items, more tweets, another Facebook News Feed, more tweets. To me, I'd rather have the two separated. Strike two.

Then, the screen seemed too cluttered. Even if you collapse the sidebars to get a maximum size screen view, it just seemed like too much. Email on the top, the combined Twitter/Facebook feed on the bottom. Strike three.

When you compare it to other platforms, I don't see where LiveGO fits in.

If I want to keep an eye on my social networks, Hootsuite looks interesting. However, I need more time to play with it. What's nice about Hootsuite is that you can send an update to up to five locations with the FREE version. I can tweet on my two Twitter accounts, update Facebook and my Facebook Fan Page, Plus, LinkedIN. I can update each individually or all at once. One thing I really didn't like about Hootsuite, was in the Twitter mode, it did not auto-fill my @replies. I may have missed a setting, but being able to quickly add @replies is important to me.

For promoting my blog and programming tweets with links in them, Tweetdeck is by far the easiest, fastest way to get that job done. I never bother with the Facebook feed or Google Buzz or any of the other social nets you can program into it. Tweetdeck also takes all of the people I follow on Twitter from both of my accounts and I can easily type in a few letters and select the @replies I want within seconds.

You can program tweets and status updates with Hootsuite, but it takes an extra couple steps to add the link, have it shortened and then continue with your tweet. Time for scheduled tweets or updates is programmed with drop-down menus vs. being able to just type in the time as you can with Tweetdeck. To add links to Tweetdeck, you just paste the URL into the update window and it is automatically shortened. Quick and easy.

Tweetdeck does something that I can't do with any other tool. Otherwise, I have everything I need by using my browser. I run tabs. And I do them in the same order every time. As a blogger, I need certain tools. I have iGoogle on tab one. On my iGoogle home page, I have a Twitter gadget that is fabulous, a Facebook Gadget, Gmail, Google Calendar, CNN, Google Hot Searches, weather and a clock. On my second tab, Facebook; then Twitter; two tabs for my blogs; a tab for is.gd to shorten URL's; TwitPic, and a blank tab to do Google searches for research or pictures.

If I don't feel like I need to jump in or out of Facebook or Twitter, I can use the gadgets in iGoogle.  I love them for quick updates.

I'm completely satisfied clicking the different tabs and having the full functionality of a program, instead of a truncated version that leaves me wanting features that these new consolidated platforms don't offer.

LiveGO looks interesting. It has a nice visual appeal. But it struck out in my book. So, I answered one of my two questions and need to find an answer to the second one before daybreak, "What is LiveGO? And how to I make it stop?" 


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America's Got Talent Live - Hollywood #2 - Tuesday, July 19, 2011

Did Justin Bieber, I mean, Dani Shay make it on AGT?
After the opening theme and credits concluded, Nick Cannon reminded everyone what is at stake, "Twelve acts will perform, but only four will make it to the semifinals and a chance at $1 Million and a headlining show in Las Vegas." There is no more room for error. No second chances on America's Got Talent Live - Hollywood #2 - Tuesday, July 19, 2011.

Through the two-hour AGT show, there were some WOWS, but more WHOOPS. However, I see three acts that should easily go through to the semi-finals, but I'll need your input on the group that I'm not sure about. Last week, I picked three out of the four semi-finalists. This week, I feel confident with three of my picks, but you tell me who should be the fourth.

Following are recaps of all of the America's Got Talent performances and the judge's reactions:
  1. Attack Dance Crew - 8 guys dancing - Tallahassee, FL - Dressed in black jogging outfits with neon green accents, these guys tumbled and jumped all around the stage. There was more acrobatics than dancing. Piers and Sharon felt the choreography needed to be better. Howie remained confused, "You're like cheerleaders. I don't get it." Vote: 1-866-602-4801
  2. Dani Shay - Singer/Musician - Orlando, FL - She began playing guitar, seated on a couch in a set that looked like a living room. I'm not familiar with the song she selected, and I'm sure a lot of people aren't sure either. Her performance was very solid. Sharon, "Amazing" Howie, "You need to pick more popular songs. This is a popularity contest." Piers, "Good performance, but it wasn't perfect." I'm still amazed she hasn't given up the Justin Bieber haircut. In entertainment, you're supposed to be unique. She looks like Justin Bieber's older twin sister. Biologically, I don't know how that works out, but she need a new doo. Vote: 1-866-602-4802
  3. Geechy Guy - Standup Comic - Rochester, MI - Geechy has been on the standup circuit a long time. I remember him from when I was doing standup in the 1990's. His style is rapid fire one-liners. No one seemed impressed with his performance, however. Howie gave him a mild good-bye by saying, "You're a very good comic and you deserve to earn a living." Piers tore into him, "Your act is like being smashed over the head with a hammer every five seconds." Sharon softened the blows in her usual way, "I get the silliness of your act." As much as I like him, I think it's bye-bye Guy. Vote: 1-866-602-4803
  4. Daniel Joseph Baker - Singer/Musician - Katy, TX - Danial puts the flame in flamboyant. And he's fierce. Very fierce. And fluffy. However, when the spotlight turns on, he's like an animal. Starting at a zebra striped piano, he wailed away, then grabbed the mic and took center stage, completely commanding the stage and the crowd. This was by far his best performance of the season. What is amazing is that he's never performed on stage before. His experience is a bit of church choir singing and school stuff. Piers complimented him, "I like you as a performer." Sharon, "You're a very special person because you're a star." Howie, commenting about Daniel's fierceness, "You're like the next Lady GuyGuy. You are a star." He is. However, his "Snap" could turn some viewers off and set him back. If he tones down the flames, he should make it to the finals. Vote: 1-866-602-4804
  5. The Rhinestone Ropers - Cowboy Trick Acts - Jerome, ID - This duo gave us lots of excitement in their first two performances - guns, knives, WOW. On Tuesday, however, they brought out a horse and it was really slow and rather lame. And the horse crapped on the stage. Sharon, "It reminded me of entertaining kids at a birthday party." Howie, "It wasn't exciting." Piers, "A complete train wreck." Vote: 1-866-602-4805
  6. Dylan Andre - Singer/Musician - Taylorville (?), PA - His mother is a singer and was offered a contract years ago, but her father wouldn't let her sign it. So, Dylan is carrying on his mother's dream. He's only been singing for a year - and it shows. He just doesn't have the confidence or the command of the stage. He'll get more votes for his looks than his talent, at this stage in his career. Howie, "It was good, but not the performance you needed." Piers, "Would I buy an album of yours or pay for a concert ticket? I wouldn't." Sharon, "You need more confidence." Vote: 1-866-602-4806
  7. Landon Swank - Magician - Wasilla, AK - He performed an amazing trick - basically coming through a double-sided mirror. But it took a long time to set-up and was a bit dull. Landon has some very tough competitors in the magic category on America's Got Talent. So, he really needed a WOW performance. Piers was positive, while Howie and Sharon were lukewarm. Piers, "I don't know how you do it and that's the mark of a good magician." Sharon, "I'm confused." Howie, "Presentation wasn't as slick as what you've done before." Vote: 1-866-602-4807
  8. Smage Brothers Riding Show - Motorcycle Daredevils - Elkhorn (?), WI - Last year, there was a guy who did a lot of the same tricks, but on a bicycle. It has to be a hundred times harder to make pinpoint moves with a motorcycle - and that is what they did. Jumping, hopping from one aerial platform to another, riding down stairs, hopping within inches of their friend's face. One of the Smage Brothers actually caught the bill of their friend's cap with his cycle tire. Talk about trust, danger or sheer lunacy. Sharon, "Just fantastic." Howie, "A great act." Piers, "You just woke us all up." I was really impressed with these guys this week. However, can they be a headlining act? Vote: 1-866-602-4808
  9. Thomas John - Juggler - San Francisco, CA - The first rule of juggling is, "Don't drop shit." And Thomas did, several times. I saw it, you saw it and so did the judges. Piers and Sharon buzzed him halfway through his act. In the end, Howie, "You had a little trouble, but you're talented and funny." Piers, "It was terrible." Sharon, "You were taking too long and your timing was off." Not to mention those fallen pins. Vote: 1-866-602-4809
  10. Steven Retchless - Pole Dancer - New York, NY - Working with two poles, he performed his extremely acrobatic moves. But Piers wasn't impressed and buzzed him in the middle of his act. When Steven was finished, Piers stated, "There is a reason there are no male pole dancing clubs in America." Sharon, "It was spectacular." Howie, 'Last year we had Prince Poppycock. You could be Prince Poleycock." OK, Howie. Vote: 1-866-602-4810
  11. Mona Lisa - Twin Singing Sisters - Houston, TX - Tonight, the gorgeous twins did not play piano as they have in previous auditions and went solely on the strength of their voices. The harmonies were great, but did they really showcase their range? Sharon, "You've got everything going for you." Howie, "You're up against some really powerful acts." Piers, "A little bit lacking in the Wow-factor." Vote: 1-866-602-4811
  12. Silhouettes - 42 member performance art/dancers - The youngest member of the group is 3 years-old. They go up in age from there. This is an amazingly unique, creative and visually interesting act - different than anything you've ever seen on America's Got Talent. Their performance was a tribute to America. If you missed it, you have to go to the NBC/AGT website and watch it when it is available, sometime on Wednesday afternoon. Performing to God Bless America, the boys and girls who perform behind a curtain and in front of a spotlight, created shapes and shadows on the curtain that completely blew my mind. When they were finished, they got a standing ovation from all of the judges and the audience. Piers, "That was complete genius. I absolutely loved it." Sharon, "Just brilliant." Howie, "It was original, unique, and WOW. You are worthy of your own show." Unless something insane happens, they will be in the finals. Vote: 1-866-602-4812
Now for my picks. These are in order - best first.

  • Silouhettes - So unique and creative. And they have unlimited room to grow. Only imagination can hold them back. I expect to see them in the finals. 
  • Daniel Joseph Baker - He is a born performer. He just needs to tone down his Lady GaGa flamboyance and he should do fine. I expect him to make it to the finals. 
  • Smage Brothers Riding Show - Initially, I felt these guys were more an element of a show. However, they were exciting, dangerous and dynamic. I'm still not sure if an audience can sit through an hour of screaming motorcycles. However, their Tuesday night performance had the WOW-factor. 
On the cusp:
  • Dani Shay - Talented, but I have a real problem with her look. And she's trying to be too independent with her song choices. She needs to stay a bit more mainstream to win this, then she can go off in her message-filled world. 
  • Landon Swank - His previous auditions were amazing. Tuesday, he performed a really cool trick, but it seemed slow and there were loose ends. Why did he have Nick Cannon sign both sides of the mirrors? I understand why he signed the front, but why the back? I'm confused. 
  • Mona Lisa - They have the look, the voices, but were they strong enough? Like the judges have said many times in the past, "Your song choices tell us a lot about the decision making you would exercise as a professional. Did they pick the right song? 
Long shot:
  • Steven Retchless  - He is an amazing athlete. It takes great skill to do what he does. But it seems that there are about a dozen moves he does on the pole and then the show repeats itself. Plus, I don't know if Joe Boxer Shorts of middle America is ready to vote for a guy swingin' on a pole. That ain't right. 
If you agree or disagree, feel free to leave comments below. It's getting interesting and I'm ready to defend my choices. I was right on three out of four last week. I'm confident I'm at least three out of four this week. Let me know what you think.

No second chances on America's Got Talent Live - Hollywood #2 - Tuesday, July 19, 2011.

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Tuesday, July 19, 2011

I Donated My Brain To Science And Now I Want It Back

Not having a brain sure does make life interesting.
Last Thursday, I thought I would do something that would benefit mankind. At the time, it seemed like a good thing to do. But it has turned out to be a huge mistake. I donated my brain to science and now I want it back

The brain-ectomy, which was done in the parking lot of the Natural Science Museum, went smoothly. My brain was removed by two scientists and a janitor using a can opener, grill tongs, duct tape and jumper cables. I think the jumper cables were just for their amusement because they were connected to my nipples and the battery of a Chevy pickup.

Once I was all taped up, I headed home. Immediately I noticed changes, not having a brain. First, I got all nervous that I had forgot to Tivo Jerry Springer, so I programmed in a week's worth of recordings.

Then, I went through the paper looking to invest in a mobile home. Why live in a house when you can own your own mobile home?

I also had a sudden urge to go to bars and sleep with ugly women, in hopes of impregnating them. Without a brain, I'd be a horrible father, so I could just ditch the women and never pay child support.

After having no luck at the bar at 3 in the afternoon, I went to Blockbuster to rent Dumb and Dumber and the complete Jackass series.

When I got home, I put some microwave popcorn in the oven and set it at 350ยบ for 40 minutes.

While I was waiting for the popcorn, I went on YouTube to watch all the Fred videos I could. He's funny.

After I smelled the popcorn burning, I rushed to the kitchen to put out the fire. Oh well. But I was still hungry. So, I tried to suck yogurt out of a Yoplait container and only succeeded in getting a glob to lodge in my throat. Thank God I had that hammer to whack myself in the back with, otherwise, I would have choked to death.

I can't figure out why it hurts so much to sit back in my chair. 

Still hungry, I headed to the grocery store and picked up five cans of chili. You should see the sparks that come off of those cans when you microwave them.

To simplify my life, I tore up my library card. What could I possibly want there?

After all of my food failures, I went to Wal-Mart, looking for solutions. Besides picking up an entire camo-outfit and a super-soaker water cannon, I realized I could live on frozen food from Wal-Mart for the rest of my life. And I know that all of those items are microwavable.

When I got home with my new camo-outfit and super-soaker cannon, I got dressed, filled the cannon with water and went to see if I could sneak up on the hornet's nest in my backyard. You should have seen those suckers come tearing out of that nest when I blasted them. However, the camo outfit didn't keep me concealed and I got 32 bee stings before I jumped in a stagnant muddy puddle in my neighbors backyard.

Feeling a big swollen, I decided to fix one of the frozen dinners from Wal-Mart. Salisbury steak looked good. I put it in the microwave and set the timer for 18 minutes, then went to watch some Springer on my Tivo.

After about 10 minutes, I smelled something funny, but I thought it was from the stench of the camo outfit.

Finally, I heard the beep, beep, beep of the microwave and was ready to dig in. Maybe I should have read the directions. Everything on the tray was black and solid. It didn't work out too bad, I've been able to play hockey in my driveway with the Salisbury steaks.

I spent the rest of the day waiting for a call back on the mobile home and watching Springer.

That's when I realized I should Tivo America's Funniest Videos. You can't get enough of guys getting whacked in the nuts and cats falling off of counters.

After three days, I really started to miss my brain. I used to look up interesting things on Google and learn about what was going on in the world. I'd watch PBS and be exposed to new ideas and the plight of people all over the world. But without a brain, none of that seemed important.

When the cooking all backfired, I started living on dollar menu items at the fast food places. They can't be that bad for you. I know I'm getting enough to eat because I had to let my belt out after just a couple days.

As wonderful as this brainless life seems on the surface, I really miss my brain. I want to have intelligent conversations instead of making weird noises with my finger on my lips every time I meet someone. They think I'm nuts. I'm not crazy. I'm just brainless.

This whole experiment has gone haywire. And it's all my fault. I donated my brain to science, and now I want it back.

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How To Look Younger, Healthier and More Confident In Less Than A Minute

Learn from dancers - posture is so important.
Thousands of people search the Internet, store aisles and magazine ads every day for ways to look younger, healthier and more confident. Much like Dorothy in the Wizard of Oz, the answer is right with them all along. Today, you'll learn how to look younger, healthier and more more confident and it will take less than a minute.

This is so simple, you'll kick yourself for not thinking of it. There are three things you need to do. Once I tell you the first one, I'm sure you'll hear your mother's voice in the back of your head. Yes, "Stand up straight." Good posture can make a dramatic change in the way you look and the way people perceive you.

People with poor posture look tired, older and lacking in confidence. Being slumped over, either standing or sitting, sends a very weak message, in terms of body language.

My last wife spent years training to be a ballet dancer. She always had perfect posture - standing, sitting, squatting, working on a ladder - didn't matter where she was, she looked great.

When I was living in Las Vegas, I would meet a lot of performers from the various shows. They all had perfect posture - shoulders back, head held high, stomach held in - perfect.

Look at the difference proper posture makes in this man.

When I was ill, I wasn't feeling myself. I know my posture - standing and sitting - was horrible. People would comment, "Gee, you look tired." Or ask me, "Is everything OK?"

Recently, my health has improved and I've been making a conscious effort to walk taller and sit up straighter. When I went to a few meetings this past week, even though I was unshaven, everyone commented, "Gee, you look so vibrant and healthy." The big difference, posture. I looked strong and confident. You can too.

If you attend meetings, don't forget how important good posture is to you and the body language you are communicating.

Slouching or slumping can make you look disinterested or weak.

Proper posture when sitting is especially important on a job interview. You want to look like you're in command and you cannot do that with your shoulders rolled down and your back curved against the back of the chair.

Besides posture, the second most important thing you can do to make yourself look younger, healthier and more confident is smile. And the third thing to improve your appearance is make eye contact when you smile.

Everywhere I go, when I approach a person for directions, a clerk to buy something or a new acquaintance at a meeting, I smile and make eye contact with them before I speak or extend my hand as a greeting. Invariably, they smile back.

Smile and make eye contact. It makes a world of difference.

People that walk around with a frown on their face or a dead look don't come across as friendly. They look older and don't exude confidence.

I'm not suggesting you walk around with a slap-happy grin on your face all day long. But when you have contact with people, smile, make eye contact and see how much nicer they are to you. It's so simple.

So, there you have it... How to look younger, healthier and more confident in less than a minute - stand up straight with your head high, smile and make eye contact. That was easy. And it cost nothing but a little conscious thought.


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Monday, July 18, 2011

Why Are You Blogging - To Fill Space Or Get Traffic?

Why are you Blogging?
For about five hours in the middle of the night, I cleaned up multiple email accounts, which meant I checked out a lot of links in emails generated by the social networking sites I subscribe to. I saw a lot of blog addresses and started plugging them in to Alexa.com to check their global and regional rankings. I was in shock. It forced me to ask the question: "Why are you blogging - to fill space or get traffic?"

There must have been about 40 sites I plugged into Alexa.com. About half had no traffic rank. A few had a global number that was in the range of about 12,000,000. One, had a global rank around 1,600,000 and a regional rank of 9,800 for the authors home country of Peru. Not one site was ranked higher than this site. And I've only been blogging here for four months.

I understand when you first start blogging you're caught up in appearances or pumping out those first posts. Thoughts of blog marketing, traffic ranking, SEO (search engine optimization) writing and all the things that bring people to your site have not migrated to your frontal lobes. Unfortunately, some bloggers plug away for years and never consider whether what they are doing generates traffic. Isn't that what it is all about?

There are bloggers that want to maintain a simple diary-style blog that is primarily for their children or their family. What they post is only of interest to a small circle of people. That's fine. You have every right to do that. However, there are people that write good content, which should be read by a broad audience, but because they don't know how to market their blog or write content that is search engine friendly, they are doomed to obscurity on the Internet.

This blog has a broad appeal and touches on some very popular subjects - Popular TV Shows, Hot News items, Health Issues, etc. A lot of traffic comes in from search engines to this site. Why? Because I write the posts for search engines. Blogging is a science, not an art form.

Your site might appeal to a specific audience. Let's say it is in the medical field. There are still ways to market your site through various networks like Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIN where you can get your message to people that are in that targeted audience. And you still need to write with SEO in mind for your subject matter.

Before you get twisted up in any of that, you have to get a clear picture of who your audience is. Who are you writing for? How old are they? Are you writing for men and women or just one group? Is your audience gay or lesbian? Are they parents? Are they sportsmen - fishing, hunting, auto racing? Are they highly educated or can anyone enjoy your writing? Nailing down your target audience is critical to how you will continue to write and what content you will provide. You have to get inside the head of your audience. What do they want to see, read or be introduced to?

When you understand your audience, then it makes it easier to go after them. That can be done through targeted social networking. But you still want to write for SEO.

I wrote a 10 Lesson Course called, "How To Start A Blog" - which is actually "How To Start A Blog For Profit." (Link provided below) The first couple lessons are about setting up a Blogger blog, but the content can be applied to Wordpress, Tyepad or any other blog platform. The subsequent lessons teach you the importance of keywords and specifically how to write a post so that your post gets picked up by search engines. I know it works. I regularly wind up on Page #1 of one or more of the search engines, including Google.

And I did it with a PageRank of "0" and NO backlinks. In fact, three times I beat NBC on Page #1 of Google for Celebrity Apprentice this past season. PageRank "0" - NO backlinks - beat NBC. I've also beat NBC for America's Got Talent. 

I'll show you. Go to Google. Type in: America's Got Talent Jul 13. I have two posts that show up on Page #1 of Google. Type in: America's Got Talent Hollywood and I'm on the very bottom of Page #1 of Google. (Keep in mind, over time, content shifts. For today, July 18th, they are there.)

How is a punk like me writing at Denny's and Dunkin' Donuts on a Fisher Price iBook beating Entertainment Weekly, Access Hollywood, Huffington Post and other powerhouse sites? I'm freakin' good at SEO writing. And if you follow what I teach you in the course, you can do the same thing too.

Over the next six weeks, I'm going to greatly expand the content of the course and make it available as an eBook - for a unrealistically low price. But, you can get the basics FREE right now.

So, why are you writing? I know why I write. On LinkedIN, there was a discussion on one of the groups I joined. It asked, "What is the best compliment you received about your writing?" My answer was simple, and I've gotten this over and over and over - "Thank you. You've changed my life."  OR "Thanks for the laugh. You totally made my day."

Is that the kind if impact you want your content to have? You have a tool, if taken seriously, that can change lives, brighten people's days, give someone hope, teach a person a new skill, etc. What a great feeling to have. What a noble pursuit.

Know who you hope to serve and serve them well.

I guess you have to decide what you want your blog to do. And ask yourself, "Why are you blogging - to fill space or get traffic?" That answer could make all the difference in the world.

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Thursday, July 14, 2011

America's Got Talent Season 6 - Hollywood #1 Results - Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Anna Graceman bids farewell to Dezmond Meeks.
America has voted and it was time to see who would survive on America's Got Talent. There were no real surprises, although, one of my picks didn't make it, but I had the other three right for America's Got Talent Season 6, Hollywood Night #1 Results show on Wednesday, July 13, 2011.

First, I have to apologize for getting this out so late. I had a day. Enough said.

On the first results show for America's Got Talent, contestants would come out three at a time and learn their fate. First on the stage were The Fearless Flores Family - motorcycle family in a steel ball, Due Aero - married trapeze artists and Snap Boogie - hip, street dancer. My pick came through - Snap Boogie - and he leaped into the air with excitement.

Avril Lavigne performed two of her latest releases. I've heard her music for years, but I'm not that familiar with her look. Does she always wear Alice Cooper-style eye makeup? Little too much goo for me.

Next to learn the results of fan voting - Squonk Opera - a musical performance art group, Sandou Trio Russian Bar - it is what it sounds like and comedian J Chris Newberg. Based on the performances on Tuesday, two of these acts didn't have much of a chance. The best of the trio turned out to be the Trio - Sandou Trio Russian Bar is moving on. They promise to take it up to a new level and do something different, otherwise, I don't see where this act is headed.

Another threesome of contestants came forward - Dezmond Meeks - singer/piano player, Echo of Animal Gardens - singing/talking parrot and the diminutive Anna Graceman. When I saw this group come forward, I knew it was the end of the line for Deszmond. I enjoyed him through this competition, but I knew there was no way he was beating Anna Graceman. And unlike last year where Nick Cannon spoofed the audience by saying that no one was moving on, it was too late in the show to pull that trick. Anna Graceman takes her big voice to the semi-finals, and she certainly deserves it.

One of the AGT time fillers performed - members of the Broadway musical Priscilla Queen of the Desert. I never quite heard a rendition of MacArthur Park like that before. And I hope I don't again.

The final group of contestants took the stage - Miami All-Stars - Hot, Latin dance group, Those Funny Little People - giant elves and The Fiddleheads - a blue grass band.

There was a twist to this elimination, the act with the lowest vote total would be asked to leave the stage and the judges would decide who goes on. Piers was thrilled as the gigantic elves were asked to leave. It came down to the dancers or the blue grass boys. To me, this wasn't a tough choice - Miami All-Stars were picked to go into the semi-finals. Yeah!

A dozen more contestants perform for what might be their last time on next Tuesday. One of these weeks America's Got Talent has to pop in the YouTube contestants. I don't know when that will be, but it should be fun. Jackie Evancho came from a YouTube audition last year, so expect some top notch talent to take a shot at the America's Got Talent $1 Million prize and a headlining show in Las Vegas.

No big surprises on the America's Got Talent Season 6 - Hollywood Night #1 Results show on Wednesday, July 13, 2011. Can't wait for next week, though.

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Wednesday, July 13, 2011

America's Got Talent Live - Hollywood #1 -Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Snap Boogie snapped up raves from the judges.
Now for the contestants of America's Got Talent, it's GAME ON. No room for error. The fans are watching and they are voting. There is a 75% chance that you are going home. And there were definite winners and losers on America's Got Talent Live in Hollywood Night #1, Tuesday, July 12, 2011.

Twelve acts were scheduled to take the sage, but only four will survive on this first AGT quarterfinals live show. All three judges, Howie Mandel, Sharon Osbourne and Piers Morgan, had their buzzers back. They could stop an act with 3 X's, but the fans could still vote.

The night kicked off with a bit of levity as Piers was talking about the danger of some of the acts and Howie whipped something at him. It's always fun to see those two fight.

Here is a rundown of the twelve acts that performed, my thoughts, followed by my picks for the night.
  1. Miami All-Stars - Latin Dance "Family" - Miami, FL - This large dance group almost got off to a rocky start when the music that they had been rehearsing to was not allowed for legal reasons. With only hours to practice, the tensions were high but you would never be able to tell by their performance. Piers summed it up best, "Brilliant, sexy." And they are sexy. The kind of act that would fit in well in Las Vegas. VOTE: 1-866-602-4801
  2. Dezmond Meeks - Singer/Piano Player - Pineville, LA - Dezmond pounded out a Motown style rendition of the Rolling Stones classic Satisfaction on a grand piano, accompanied by six hot dancers. He performed standing up, without a bench. Halfway through his song, he took to the stage and showed a little James Brown shimmy. Sharon said his act, "Was too much of a cabaret style performance." Howie had similar feelings, calling him, "Too cruise shippy." Piers loved him. I, personally, don't understand the "too cabaret" comments. Has anyone been to Vegas and seen a show there? VOTE: 1-866-602-4802
  3. Those Funny Little People - Giant Stuffed Elves - Chicago, IL - These lip-syncing elves rattle Piers to no end and he zapped an X on them, shortly after they started. They did their usual - hopping around to popular songs. Not much else. Piers said, "You are very, very annoying. You're not funny. You're not little. And you're not people." This act is a fun Disney sideshow. Five minutes on the main drag in Disneyland and then they can go back to where they came from until next hour. VOTE: 1-866-602-4803
  4. The Fearless Flores Family - Before they performed, the judges all said they couldn't wait to see what the Flores' had in store. This daredevil motorcycle riding family does their act in a giant steel ball. When they first auditioned, the two children were in the ball. This time, mom joined the danger. Sharon asked the same question I would have, "Where do you go from here?" The father said that all of them can get in the ball. Well, this type of act has been done in Las Vegas. It was an element of the production show Splash that ran for years at the Riviera. Unless they can jam 28 midgets inside that ball riding motor bikes, this act is good for about 20 minutes - tops. VOTE: 1-866-602-4804
  5. Squonk Opera - Music and Performance Art - Pittsburgh, PA - They started off interesting enough with a member playing piano and their singer wailing an operatic tune. Then, a giant semicircular screen came up with wild images projected on it. After that, it all went weird. By the end there was a flying cherub playing a trumpet, the piano guy was missing notes, the singer was screeching. Piers and Sharon had already buzzed X's before they finished. Piers said, "This is what I imagine hell is like." Howie was ready to buzz them but he got distracted. Only if you want to... VOTE: 1-866-602-4805
  6. J Chris Newberg - Comedian - Birmingham, MI - Chris plays a guitar, which as a former stand-up comedian, I know that he would immediately get him labeled a hack. Stand-up comedy is supposed to be mano-a-microphone. Period. But he went on with his dark humor and even brought in a choir of children to do one bit. His choir, all had fake goatees painted on their faces. They sang a chorus of "That's probably a bad idea." He would mouth his setup and they'd sing the chorus. Piers was inflamed and commented, "Totally inappropriate. This whole act was a bad idea." Sharon said, "That song was so, so wrong. But I liked it." Howie shocked me by remarking, "Comedy is subjective and I liked you. I'd pay to see you." I wouldn't. I don't think this guy is good enough to headline Uncle Crackers in Greensboro, USA. VOTE: 1-866-602-4806
  7. Snap Boogie - Street Dancer - Boston, MA - Before he began, the big concern voiced by the judges was whether he could take his amazing street skills to a big stage and make a show out of it. Snap did not disappoint as he snapped his ass off, leading a troupe of backup dancers that were completely covered from head to toe in black leotards. Piers loved him and firmly stated, "That performance could be in Vegas tomorrow." Sharon glowingly remarked, "That act is so beyond Vegas. It was marvelous." Howie was thrilled, too, "You're edgy. You're current." VOTE: 1-866-602-4807
  8. Echo Of Animal Gardens - Talking Parrot named Echo - Lake Geneva, WI - After Echo refused to talk near the end of his Vegas audition, I'm surprised the judges put him through to Hollywood. But his handler brought Echo's girlfriend, Binkie, for moral support and he was amazing. He talked. He sang. He whistled. The handler was amazing, too. Howie summed it up best, "Is this a million dollar act or a really good birthday party?" I think this act is right where it belongs - where it is - at an animal theme park in Wisconsin. Hold the cheese, please. VOTE: 1-866-602-4808
  9. The Fiddleheads - Bluegrass Band - Georgia - The strength of this act is the lead singer. His banjo, acoustic guitar, mandolin and electric bass band is not that impressive. Surprisingly, they chose to perform Michael Jackson's Billie Jean. All of the judges were stymied by the choice. They're a bluegrass band. Blue - grass, guys. You can see these guys toiling away in a lounge on Fremont Street in Vegas at the Golden Gate, but not headlining on The Strip. VOTE: 1-866-602-4809
  10. Duo Aero - Married couple acrobats - Performing without a net, this couple twisted and twirled with the husband sitting on a suspended bar. Piers buzzed them near the end with an X, "I got bored with it." Sharon said, "Your music drove me nuts and the way you were dressed and your choice of music made you an old time aerial act." Howie concurred. This act might be good enough to find jobs with Cirque de Soleil or a spot in the circus. But as headliners? There are so many better acts already in Vegas. VOTE: 1-866-602-4810
  11. Anna Graceman - 11 year-old singer/piano player - Juneau, AK - She's not quite Jackie Evancho, but she's the closest you'll see to a little girl with a huge voice this season on America's Got Talent. Anna surprised everyone by singing a Louis Armstrong classic What A Wonderful World, while playing on a grand piano instead of the electric piano she had been using. She earned a standing ovation from Howie and Sharon. Everyone raved. Howie added, "I never saw anyone like you." She definitely has what it takes. However, there has been some backlash about last year's child phenom, Jackie Evancho. Comments on chat boards have said that Jackie was stiffed because,"Vegas doesn't want some kid performing on The Strip." How true that is, I don't know. However, I can see that being said. It will be interesting to see how far her talents and the fans take her. VOTE: 1-866-602-4811
  12. Sandou Trio Russian Bar - A woman acrobat on a Russian Bar - San Antonio, TX - With each performance, the judges expect the acts to take it up a notch. Increasing the danger for the show, the woman flipped through the air above a bed of nails, which she eventually set on fire. Howie said, "No other act has been this dangerous." He was in awe. But, how far can you take a one trick pony? You can coat her in nails or set her on fire, but they are a Russian Bar act. Can you sit through that for an hour? NOPE. VOTE: 1-866-602-4812
So, twelve acts have had their shot in front of the fans for America's Got Talent. To me, there were four stand-out acts and eight that should go home, based on the performances of Tuesday night on AGT. They are:
  1. Miami All-Stars - Exciting, sexy, well-choreographed, precision Latin dancing. They're hot and will be tough competitors moving forward. They could be in Vegas right now. 
  2. Dezmond Meeks  - Here is a guy that has been performing since he was three or four. He's played all the hard gigs and learned his craft. He has incredible stage presence. His voice is strong and confident. His piano playing was honed in dueling piano bars. He's got what it takes and an emotional story to go all the way. 
  3. Snap Boogie - He's hot, hip and unique. When he added the dancers to his act, you could see this developing into a show. My fear is that he is too hip for Vegas. In the mid 1990's a hot, hip, urban group called Stomp wound up with a show on The Strip at New York-New York. It didn't last long, and that was the critique - too hip for Vegas. Tourists gravitate to bouncing breasts, Cirque shows, singers, legends, more bouncing breasts and magic acts. I can see a bunch of Japanese doctors attending his show and trying to prescribe medicine for his epilepsy. They don't get it. I hope America gets him. He's good and has a great story - street kid, doing the right thing and trying to get out of the hood. 
  4. Anna Graceman - She's talented. She's adorable. She could win. As long as she makes good song choices, she's got a shot at progressing to the end and closer to the America's Got Talent $1 Million prize and a headlining show in Las Vegas. I think the comments about, "Vegas doesn't want a kid," are unsubstantiated. Well, the world loves a kid. Jackie Evancho's first album went PLATINUM in SIX WEEKS. Anna's the apple of every mother's eye and should have already grabbed the hearts of fans wherever AGT is aired. 
Wednesday, July 13, 2011 we will find out who goes on and who goes home. The show should be an hour with performances by some major stars. Law & Order follows at 10 PM ET.

Now, it's your turn. Vote. You can also vote on the America's Got Talent website - www.nbc.com/agt

That concludes America's Got Talent's Live from Hollywood Night #1 on July 12, 2011. Let's see if I'm right.

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