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Personal Photos & Videos ‘Go Hollywood’ with UrLife Mini-Movies

Copyright UrLife Media

People have always snapped photos while playing sports and while on vacation, but the proliferation of smartphones has ushered in dramatic changes in the way we capture those photos and the myriad of ways the images can be utilized. Given forecasts that fully 2.53 billion people will own a smartphone by 2018, more and more vacationers will be capturing those ... Read More »

Culinary Cultural Immersion a Foodie-Forward Travel Trend

Courtesy Casa Dos Cisnes

:::Indigenous epicurean adventure escalates among ‘victual vacationers’::: Whether for adventure travel or more relaxing respites, travelers are increasingly seeking regionally-authentic itineraries that offer an intimate view of local cultures. In fact, reports show the trend of being “connoisseurs of local culture” will boom this year. Indigenous tourism and cultural immersion experiences—especially those with culinary components—are white hot. For culturally AND ... Read More »

Hair Havoc No More with Dr. Marder Scalp Therapy

Copyright Dr. Marder Skincare

Winter weather, and the subsequent use of indoor heat to stay warm, can have an extreme drying effect on the skin—and this most certainly includes the scalp. For those who already suffer from sensitive scalps or are susceptible to environmental and weather changes in general, the result can be scalp skin that’s dry, itchy and downright unattractive. Then there are ... Read More »

Grayton Automatic Watches an Admirable Accessory for All

Photo copyright Grayton Automatic Watches

We live in a fast-paced wardrobe world where few fashions stand the test of time. One exception, however, lies in the world of watches. This is a unique “tech-cessory” category where form and function converge—optimally with an enduring design aesthetic that can easily evolve with the fickle style scene. While both the fashion and technology industries are veritably sustained by ... Read More »

Tasty Valentine’s Day Gifts with Direct-to-Door Delivery

Courtesy 1-800-Flowers.com, Inc.

According to the National Confectioners Association (NCA), chocolate accounted for approximately 59 percent of U.S. candy retail sales for the six weeks leading up to Valentine’s Day in 2016. That’s a lot of sweet treats duly expressing our love and adoration for the darlings in our lives. Knowing these throngs, and possibly more, will again be seeking food and beverage-based ... Read More »

11 Endearing Valentine’s Day Gifts & Gets

Courtesy Roseshire Luxury Rose Delivery

Looking for that perfect Valentine’s Day gift that’s sure to charm the loved ones in your life? With so many options to choose from, it can certainly be challenging to narrow down the field—potentially turning into a shopping endeavor that’s more bitter than sweet. Even so, throngs will surely shop to their heart’s content this holiday amid estimates that U.S. ... Read More »

16 Tech-Driven Wellness Innovations

Courtesy CureUV.com

With all of the excitement and buzz surrounding the upcoming Consumer Electronics Show (CES) coupled with the fact that the fall and winter flu, holiday survival and New Year resolution seasons are all on fast approach, now is the perfect time to explore some innovations—gadgets, appliances and other science-based solutions aimed at improving our collective well-being. Indeed, the health, wellness, ... Read More »

Leveraging UV Light for a Healthier & Odor-Free Home

Courtesy CureUV.com

The dreadful multistate E. coli outbreak at Chipotle, which hospitalized 21, is among a number of high profile situations underscoring the danger of—and our collective vulnerability to–bacterium-born illness. Whether you’re frequenting a restaurant, retail store, business office, sports complex or any other facility where clients, customers, business associates, patrons, visitors and even resident employees can use restroom facilities and otherwise ... Read More »

Great Gets for a Killer Cookout (or Tailgate)

Courtesy Char-Broil

There are few weekend activities I love more than a good ‘ole backyard cookout—whether at my place or someone else’s abode. As a bona fide foodie, my search for ways to elevate this perennial pastime never ceases, whether that be in the way of new and exciting recipe ingredients, condiments, beverages, cookware or serviceware. Here are some tasty finds in ... Read More »

6 Cool Summer Travel Solutions

Courtesy Daniela Degrassi

I get so much joy in helping fellow travel-lovers solve annoying problems and otherwise make their trips easier and more enjoyable. Toward this end, I’m always keeping an eye out for noteworthy innovations that can resolve common annoyances and expedite the fun and functionality of getting from point A to point B. And, of course, I’m ever on alert for ... Read More »