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Boomers grow health and fitness rehabilitation industry
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Boomers grow health and fitness rehabilitation industry

Long before health and fitness was promoted by celebrities such as Jane Fonda and Richard Simmons, “the godfather of fitness” hosted the first fitness television program in 1953 by way of the self-named Jack LaLanne Show. Dressed in a black jump suit and black ballet slippers, his show was aimed toward “the ladies,” whom he encouraged to join his new health clubs. LaLanne paved the way for the development of the fitness center industry, which burgeoned in the 1970s and 1980s when running and aerobics became popular. Membership in...

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Cutting the Cord Smart TVs can be the ticket to 4K broadband
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Cutting the Cord Smart TVs can be the ticket to 4K broadband

Broadband homes that use Net-delivered video services such as Netflix and Amazon rather than traditional pay-TV services could help drive consumer acceptance of the higher-definition content format, several trends suggest. That’s because Netflix and other streaming services are leading the way in delivering 4K video. Also known as Ultra High Definition, it has four times the resolution of current HD. And “smart” Ultra HD 4K TVs from LG, Panasonic, Samsung, Sharp, Sony and Vizio are the first to let you stream 4K content directly from...

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Caribbean Food and Wine highlights local talent last month two
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Caribbean Food and Wine highlights local talent last month two

According to an ABC News report, last month two students were diving near Vancouver Island’s west coast when they camera across an unexpected object: a digital camera. It had clearly been there for quite some time, so much so that “lots of animals growing on it,” according to Isabelle M. Cote, a professor who was supervising the students. The photos turned out to be quite precious to the family, as many of them were taken while Burgoyne was spreading his mother’s ashes back in 2012. “We were surprised but really appreciate the...

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Major banks now face a second forex that affect trillions of dollars
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Major banks now face a second forex that affect trillions of dollars

As the economy continuing to gain strength, low-mileage pickup trucks have been among the strongest performers, commanding high price at auction due to their short supply. Most are work trucks, needed by construction and other workers who need them. “These trucks are doing really, really well” in the used market, says KBB’s Gutierrez. SUV sales are also strong and, by contrast, low gas prices are turning midsize and small sedans into relative bargains. Just as some dealer are having to apply discounts to some new cars to move them off...

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Lost Camera Found After Two Years at Sea Photos Intact near
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Lost Camera Found After Two Years at Sea Photos Intact near

Two years ago, Paul Burgoyne was sailing to his summer home in Tahsis, near Vancouver, when his boat struck some rocks and sank. Though Burgoyne was able to swim to shore, where he was attended to by the Coast Guard, many of his possessions—including a digital camera full of priceless family photos—were lost. According to an ABC News report, last month two students were diving near Vancouver Island’s west coast when they camera across an unexpected object: a digital camera. It had clearly been there for quite some time, so much so that...

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