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Bite Into This Brazilian Twist on the Ham & Cheese Melt

These are unusual times which, on the desperately needed upside, are giving us more opportunity to spend time with our families—and this includes sharing meals together. When you’re cooking more at home, it’s great to have easy ways to change up those classic kitchen-counter favorites. Here’s one option that’s sure to be a crowd pleaser: Pão de Queijo “Brazilian cheese ... Read More »

Shipping Containers Poised to Solve COVID-19 Hospital Housing Shortage

::: To efficiently and effectively resolve hospital bed and hospital staff housing deficits nationwide, cargo architecture firm Three Squared designs two custom-outfitted mobile shipping container units—one housing multiple hospital beds for patients, another for housing attending medical staff—complete with electrical and full bathrooms ::: Amid throngs of daily reports lamenting the critical lack of hospital beds and similar space shortage ... Read More »

3 Smart Virus Avoidance Solutions

With all of the legitimate concern around the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), consumers are scrambling for viable solutions to keep themselves and their families healthy. There are certainly a number of marketplace innovations—and even some tried and true food-based solutions—that can help foster your well-being. Here are a few noteworthy examples, from gadgets to groceries, understanding shoppers need to ascertain ... Read More »

Frustrated Dieters Turned Entrepreneurs Now Satiating Keto Devotees Worldwide

We’ve all been there: searching the internet ad nauseam for health and wellness information only to find ourselves tens of hours (or worse) deep in a digitally-induced rabbit hole with a cobbled together mélange of information—much of which from sources we no longer remember and cannot confidently trust.For then would-be dieters Rami and Vicky Abrams, this joyless journey to find ... Read More »

X-pert-FL?

Will the NFL’s potential change to make it a 17-game season be good for the NFL? Is the XFL doing a good job at adopting rule changes than the NFL should try? Will the XFL eventually become a minor league football affiliated with NFL teams? (Photo: XFL) Read More »

5 ‘Rehydration’ & Sport Beverage Red Flags

Expert debunks myths, cites warning signs and offers science-based truths helping buyers beware bogus water & other rehydration/performance-focused beverage claims It’s a brave new beverage world out there, and consumers are being romanced by a deluge of “healthy” drink solutions promising to keep them rehydrated, energized and performing at a high level. However, in truth, much of what’s being merchandised ... Read More »

Social CBD Launches #NaturallyNicer Gummy Line

One need only Google “CBD Gummies” to realize that, based on the staggering 9,570,000 results delivered for that specific search string, marketplace demand for this remedy is undeniably skyrocketing. CBD is among a category of cannabinoid chemicals derived from cannabis and hemp plants. However unlike THC, which also exists in the category, CBD is non-psychogenic—a fact surely fueling its allure ... Read More »

5 Dynamite San Diego Destinations for Spring & Summer

If you’re anything like me, you’ve probably started your Spring Break and even summer vacation planning to ensure availability for the desired away dates. It’s certainly never too soon to get yourself booked somewhere spectacular, which also feeds the excitement and anticipation of the excursion to come. No matter the occasion, reason or season, you’d do well to head over ... Read More »

10 Savvy Valentine’s Day Gifts & Gets

If you’re thoughts are turning to shopping as Valentine’s Day looms large, you’re certainly not alone. According to the National Retail Federation, spending on this amorous occasion last year was purported to hit a staggering $20.7 billion—an increase of 6 percent over the prior year’s $19.6 billion and dually breaking the previous record of $19.7 billion set in 2016. With ... Read More »

MLB Cheating Scandal

They still call it “The Shot Heard ‘Round the World” and Bobby Thompson’s blast off Ralph Branca in the rubber match of a National League ‘play-in’ game is part of baseball folklore. Even though the New York Giants, Brooklyn Dodgers and the Polo Grounds are all long gone, this home run stands the test of time, even after what was ... Read More »