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Thursday, 05 January 2012 19:58
Houston, Texas, January 2012 — Johnson Consortium LLC has announced the launch of SexyEatz, the world's first social networking site dedicated solely to the culinary arts.

We’re told it's a unique way for cooks all over the world to connect with others who share their passion for food, according to founder and CEO Eric Johnson.

 If the name "SexyEatz" brings to mind certain memorable movie scenes, such as the picnic interlude in the 1963 classic film Tom Jones, the spoon-feeding scene in 1986's 9 ½ Weeks, or any number of scenes in more recent flicks such as Chocolat or Woman on Top, then it's time to expand your definition of "sexy."

Granted, the relationship between food and eroticism has been a recurring theme not only in the movies, but also in books, art, and advertising. But erotica is not what SexyEatz is about. Rather, this new site is more like a Facebook for foodies, a Google+ for gastronomes, a LinkedIn for lovers of the culinary arts.  www.SexyEatz.com
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Wizard of Menlo Park Revisited
Bio-Based
Thursday, 05 January 2012 19:50
Everywhere, USA, January 2012— Indeed, January of this year marks the beginning of a planned phase-out of inefficient light bulbs in the United States that was signed into law five years ago by President George W. Bush.

It was designed to reduce energy usage from lighting up things nationally by some 30 percent overall within three years. The benefits of the phase-out will be a savings of between $100 and $200 annually on electric bills in each American household—a total equivalent to the output of 30 large power plants—and a reduction in global warming-inducing carbon pollution equivalent to taking 17 million cars off the road.

The first bulbs to disappear from store shelves are conventional 100 watt incandescents, but consumers can get compact fluorescent (CFL) or light emitting diode (LED) bulbs with similar light output instead. There are also some new more efficient incandescent bulbs that made the cut and will be available as replacements for conventional incandescents. 
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Lights, Camera… ?
Health
Thursday, 05 January 2012 19:33
Everywhere, USA, January 2012— What do films such as Total Recall, The Notebook, Gothika, Inception, Anastasia, Memento, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind — and The Bourne Trilogy, have in common?

 Besides earning big at the box office, they all invoke memory loss as part of their message.

Even though amnesia and other situations that involve memory loss are not common, they’ve been featured often in films, dating back to the pre-1927 silent features.

 While most professionals conclude that cinematic depictions of memory loss bear no resemblance to the real thing, filmgoers continue to flock to the theatres when the plot involves memory.  www.prevagen.com
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SilverSneakers Keeps on Truckin’
Health
Thursday, 05 January 2012 19:41
Nashville, Tennessee and Minnetonka, Minnesota, January 2012 — UnitedHealthcare, a UnitedHealth Group company, has extended its relationship with Healthways for three additional years, allowing the company to offer the nationally acclaimed1 SilverSneakers® Fitness Program as a benefit of its Medicare Advantage plans through 2014.

SilverSneakers has been a popular offering among UnitedHealthcare’s Medicare Advantage members in select plans since 2004. In 2012, SilverSneakers will be available to eligible members enrolled in select UnitedHealthcare Medicare Advantage plans in 35 states. 
www.healthways.com
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