Woman who is paralyzed, wanted to style their hair, so that a stranger change their A tool

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Aug 01 2015

A Redditor compassion is striving to make the life of a woman just a little easier.

Rachelle Friedman, a woman who was paralyzed from the chest down five years after an accident at her bachelorette party, became a strong advocate for people with disabilities. She recently participated in a Reddit American where she responds to questions about the accident and his life after the incident – which spoke of her beauty routine after the accident.

In its reply, Friedman indicated that she wished he had a straightening iron that met its needs:

“If there was a way that the a hair straightener would clamp with the hoist motion just your hand at the time it would be amazing,” the new MOM wrote “I can just press a hair straightener to make a necklace.”

Discussion comment that my best friend was pushing me all in fun in a pool in my part of bachelorette and now quadriplegic IAMA known as “the bride paralyzed” and a new MOM! AMA!

After reading his reply, Redditor I_Lase_You decided to create a set to day straightening iron that operated according to the request of Friedman and uploaded a video on YouTube, last Saturday, explaining its function.

His act of compassion made headlines by Reddit and a post about is upvoted more than 3,000 times from Tuesday.

Let goodness Act Friedman ecstatic.

“I know that it is hair just,” she wrote on her Facebook page, explaining the importance of the Act. “But for a lot of women in my situation, this could bring a bit more independence in magnificent feeling!”

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Congress can tax medical device finally kill of Obamacare

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Jul 31 2015

A Bill repealing the affordable care advanced medical device tax acts of the House ways and means to the House floor on Tuesday.

Invoices, that repealing the tax on medical devices, that including everything from artificial hips, heart pacemakers, three times in the past passed the House without right. But this time the House Bill, sponsored by Rep. Erik Paulsen (R Minn.), has a companion Bill in the Senate. And the Senate version, introduced by Senator Orrin Hatch (R-Utah), who the Senate Finance Committee Chairs, cross-party support. In 2013 the Senate then under democratic control passed a non-binding repeal of the tax, but not actual repeal vote.

Congress Committee on taxation estimates that repealing the 2.3 percent tax, the 2013 entered into force, costs $26 billion more than a decade ago. Paulsen Bill include no way to replace the lost revenue.

Paulsen MarketWatch said he is optimistic, what the chances of the Bills, because theres new Senate leadership, which is interested in the Bill to to bring forward.

Veto a Bill repealing the device tax threatened President Barack Obama in the year 2012. In January, he explains that he will consider. Let me a look extensively on ideas, which they will present Obama said proposals for the repeal of the tax.

Passage would be a victory for the medical technology industry and its backers and a loss for some Democrats and policy advocates say repeal of the affordable care Act would weaken.

The tax was unpopular among some members of both parties, who claim that it discourages innovation. Progressive Sens are supporters of repeal. Al Franken (D Minn.) and Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), the States with the countrys largest medical product represented manufacturer.

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Play for the love of

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Jul 29 2015

Although our generation is no stranger to the idea that our confidence and commitment to technology is hindering the quality of meaningful relationships, not only to keep them, but in the establishment of the a – still seems to be a bit hesitant and guarded about find love online. If ever you’ve been Tinder or coming out with similar applications, it would be hard pressed to not cross me with at least one person who makes a joke in his profile along the lines of “I will lie about where we are.”

Some people are ashamed to be in them, or persistent about its ineffectiveness. And your reasoning is understandable. It has much easier is that acting as if you don’t find someone, isn’t it? To act as if you’re a good match which could have no problems to get to know someone the “traditional” way. That and the fact that online dating applications can feel impersonal and superficial.Analyze the profiles of people, try them in what they seem and make decisions.?

Then there is also the problem of establishing a connection. Online dating applications have the same nature as other apps, like Instagram: are essentially a numbers game. Instagram value is essentially based on ‘I like’ how many you have. Parallel operation is the idea that online dating applications are only effective if they coincide with as many people as possible to validate its value.

Winning her heart

When it comes to going out with applications, there are different types of people are playing games: those where knowing one another is playful and fun, and the other class, the numbers game, where acquiring parties has no other purpose or intention. If you are looking to establish meaningful connections, you need the former. It is not that apps don’t work online dating – they need to be used the right way.

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A beginners guide to using Periscope

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Jul 27 2015

If you haven’t downloaded Periscope on the phone, you’re missing out. This little gem allows you to “spy” on others from around the world, catching a glimpse into their private lives. It’s Voyeurism is more fun!

The concept is simple: you send a live video stream, anywhere from your phone. Followers are aware that you are broadcasting and can tune in to see what you’re doing. The broadcasts are generally short and are available for playback for 24 hours.

Users are currently broadcasts anything from first dates, walk their dog, to the grocery store; and even use it to build a brand for their business and create followers.

App is a pretty straight-forward, however, there are some things that are not intuitively easy to understand.Will share with you some of the basic functions of the app you can get started right away!

Even if they avoid making videos is fun to follow what other people are doing!

First of all, Periscope is owned by Twitter. You can easily integrate your account, or if you don’t have a Twitter account, you can have a periscope of self-supporting.

Once you are logged in, we recommend that you activate the camera, and microphone position. I made the mistake of waiting to do this and then couldn’t understand why I had no sound when watching the broadcasts of others.

Privacy: for each broadcast you will have the option to make it public (anyone can view) or private (only followers, or specific users can watch). Very similar to Facebook, you can also report inappropriate broadcasts and block users.

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Nine (less than $ 20!) Wine accessories that you need this summer

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Jul 25 2015

Wine and summer go hand in hand – there’s nothing better than a fresh glass of ros or white on a hot day. With all these parts of the summer that you intend, it is important to be prepared. We have the accessories that will help you get through the wine – Hum, hot – months. So get out and enjoy your vino – tis the season after all.

Foldable cooler bag wine ICE BAG
I’ve been known to drop an ice cube in my wine when necessary, but let’s be honest – cold in the refrigerator is ideal. The ice pack ($4.99) is reusable, portable and folds for easy storage. Pack with ice, and you are good to go at any time. Bonus: paired with a big bottle, it is a brilliant hostess gift.

Foldable reusable wine bottle MoiChef
The glass can be heavy and bulky, especially if you are heading to an outdoor concert or picnic. Enter the MoiChef foldable reusable bottle of wine ($10.99).It corresponds to a full 750ml of wine, packs nicely in a cooler and fold carefully when you are finished.

Wine cooler Corkcicle classic
The classic Corkcicle wine cooler, Cork ($17.54) eliminates the need for an ice bucket. Simply throw it in the freezer for 90 minutes and drop it into your wine (after pouring the first chilled glass) to maintain the ideal temperature. It is lightweight, portable and comes in a multitude of colors.

Hunters of CapaBunga wine
Don’t think you’re going to finish this bottle? Take a pack of CapaBunga wine sealer ($12.95). They provide a tight seal to any bottle that leaks non-existent air.

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Strength of recovery, reconstruction and the business

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Jul 25 2015

This post is part of a series on the relationship between small businesses and their communities. Most entries in the series, visit which is working: small business page.

August 29, 2015 marks the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. In many ways, Katrina was a blessing to New Orleans. How many times a city Gets the opportunity to mark Yes same? In essence, New Orleans was given a blank slate. The result? 2015. New Orleans is very different from New Orleans 2005. In fact, for New Orleans, the time is characterized by any “pre and post Katrina.”

While it is still rebuilding New Orleans, maybe it’s time to say that we have recovered at least from a business perspective. Already not Louisiana occupy the space at the bottom of national business listings; on the contrary, we are towards the top of these lists of ‘good’. Given our clouded past, some may be surprised to see that the latest rankings, courtesy of GNO, Inc.include:

Business #1 (business services)
Magnet brain #1 in United States (Forbes)
most economic #1 of the ciudad-Nueva Orleans (KPMG)
#2 Estado of the United States for the climate of business (selection)
#3 winning IT Jobs battle (Forbes)
#3 city in the mundo-Nueva Orleans (Rough Guides)
State general #6 Top to do business (development)
#9 State of Affairs (Executive)
#14 the best city to start a business (WalletHub)

And the list goes on. This is just a sample of quite impressive results for a city that 10 years ago made national news for the devastation complete causing companies to close or to reinvent itself.

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These goats dance in their pajamas on a rainy day we are all

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Jul 24 2015

We can not stop this adorable goats Jammin ‘ watch in their jam Mies.

Sunflower farm in Cumberland, Maine, gave this short video of a few of his baby goats in the Onesie Pajamas around. But although they were adorned in their nightly getups, they were way too jazzed, the Hay will beat any time soon.

The adorable duo, Winifred, and Monty, are 3-week old Nigerian dwarf goats siblings. The video was filmed on a rainy day, when the two at the barn for some shenanigans took over. Goats have also a contact delete zero interest to let their heads, wrote the farm. So these little enjoyed their time out in the barn remain but decided!

Yes, a slumber party sounds pretty much the perfect rainy day activity.

H/T Mashable
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7 intangible lessons from my first year at the Harvard Business School

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Jul 23 2015

There is much debate about the value of the MBA and the future of management education. Two of the best minds at Harvard Business School professor Michael Porter and Prof. SSA Clay Christensen disagreed on this (see article in the NYT “disrupted Business School”).

Regardless of what the future looks like, to be relevant, schools provide learning beyond the academic curriculum. –Since you can probably gain “skill” as take by DCF free resources etc as the Khan Academy. Is soft skills/intangible resources that have shaped my experience at HBS so far (although, I would sometimes, we spent more time on the hard skills). This medium is not exclusive to business school-only General and life lessons of leadership that I focused on more closely, in continuation of my reflection at the beginning of the year.

1. launch team and open feedback are critical to success.

One of the more tangible things that we learned in our course of lead was the concept of team launch. A successful launch means the explicit dialogue on goals, team roles and responsibilities, conflict resolution mechanisms, decision-making (since veto of consensus or leader) and measurable success criteria from the outset, when a team is formed. Research (HBS case) suggests that this is one of the most critical components of building high-performance teams.

While this sounds like common sense tips, think about the last time you had an explicit conversation before departure into a new team. –whether it is work or non-work environment (such as the Organization of a Conference). We had the chance to practice throwing in more settings team all year, and while all these projects do not necessarily “failed”, I found an extraordinary value in this process. –especially in a alignment and setting clear expectations.Another important aspect of teaming was having sessions open and honest feedback on a regular basis. Give and receive feedback (critic and grateful) was one of the hardest things that I’m continuing to learn here at the business school.

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Le Business Community Connection est Vital

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Jul 21 2015

This post is part of a series on the relationship between SMEs and their communities. You will find more posts in the series on the what works: small business page.

Two years ago, I was at Harvard University, at the Conference of the inner city 100, and a small company detail belongs to owner, as he had removed from the Board of Directors of several charitable organizations in its field. He said unequivocally, that he deflected such tangles from his real job of his business. He was not malicious and even admitted that something sad about for some motherboards.

I suggest that his actions are the exact opposite of what he should do. Admittedly, there is only limited time in everyone’s day and priorities have a target will be targeted, business ownership, and in particular the ownership of a successful company, should a vehicle with which the community and the society as a Ganzes–use.Managing Director, should be especially prepared to give their leadership qualities that affect important issues and causes outside their companies.

History has many examples of how companies have expanded the welfare of all citizens. The massive fortunes of the Rockefellers, Carnegies, melons and Whitney were instrumental in the creation of institutions and foundations that survive to this day. For example, museums, universities, hospitals, scientific research institutes, all of which already benefit from these giant companies that saw their success as a vehicle to help others and improve lives. Today’s entrepreneurs are the community and the society as a whole not less focused. The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and Warren Buffet offer major gifts, both locally and internationally.

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Make the bed (more 6 other things you must do every day)

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Jul 18 2015

You wake up, roll of bed (sometimes literally), brush your teeth and go about your day. That is your routine – you have done for years and just feels normal. But as any routine, you can put in a routine.

Sometimes, renew your habits and introduce something new in the minutiae of his daily routine is a good thing. In the case of certain habits, it is a great thing! In fact, here are seven things you must do every day (if not already):

1. make your bed

Your MOM probably hear him on his bed messy when you lived in the House, so after you left, they let the thing go wild. In addition, you only will mess to up again come to sleep anyway!

While we can sympathize with your logic, the fact is that your bed is a habit in general good.
It takes only a minute, and starts the day with the Organization and cleanliness (which is a good tone to wake up).Moreover, because making the bed does not require conscious effort, your mind can wander and relax-it’s a Zen activity.

If having a calm mind and a clean room does not convince you, think of it this way: bring a start date and things are going well, then you enter a messy room. Deal-breaker.

2 silk

You may think, “brush teeth twice a day and I never have cavities, so it is not necessary to use dental floss”, but you would be wrong. Use of dental floss can get rid of food stuck between teeth, but does so much more than that.

In fact, it is the whole point of dental floss to remove plaque. These bacteria are responsible for causing problems such as tooth decay and gum disease because they create acid that corrodes protective enamel.

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