S’well Product Claims Stand The Test


I came across an interesting local news article. It appeared that KWCH12 Eyewitness News was doing a product review for something called the S’well water bottle that had quite a few product claims. They found a local runner named Lisa Rose to do a test on the product. 

The news station informed Lisa that the S’well bottle was claiming to hold cold drinks for 24 hours, and they claimed that the cold drinks would still be cool for a full day. Next, Lisa was told that the bottle maker claimed to be able to hold warm drinks, and the warm drinks would stay warm for up to 12 hours. Lisa made it clear to the news that seeing is believing, and she was skeptical. 

The claim regarding the S’well bottle’s ability to keep things cold was put to the test first against regular plastic bottle. Lisa filled the S’well bottle and the plastic bottle with ice water, temps were taken of both and both of the bottles were kept unrefrigerated. The initial temps were 40 degrees for the S’well and 48 degrees for the plastic bottle. After a full 24 hours, the news team met back up with Lisa, and the plastic bottle was 84 degrees, but the S’well remained cool at 65 degrees and received Lisa’s approval. 

The news team decided to test the heat claim themselves, and they filled the S’well bottle up with hot coffee that was over 168 degrees. They measured the temperature at 6 hours, and the coffee was over 142 degrees. The coffee was tested at the 12 hour mark and read a warm 126 degrees. The S’well works as advertised and can be ordered online starting at $25 dollars on up to $45 dollars depending on the size. The S’well bottle works well.

Shoes That You Can Be Proud Of

If you want to look good then there is one thing you should know. It’s almost a hidden secret that nobody ever really pays attention to or realizes. That is the fact that looking good starts at your feet! One of the first things that someone notices about you is in fact your feet. This is because usually a person is looking down or needs to size you up from the bottom to the top. I’m talking about people in general, potential mates, or maybe an all important interview. Therefore it’s always important to have your feet looking real good. One way to do that is with Italian Leather Shoes.

Italian Leather Shoes are stylish, they’re comfortable, they’re in season, and they really go with almost every outfit. It doesn’t hurt to ever have one, or several, on hand. They’re great for dressing up or really just adding a little pizzazz to a basic outfit. These shoes are handcrafted from Italy by people who not only know what they’re doing but they also really care about delivering one heck of a shoe. You can take solace in the fact that Italian Leather Shoes are created with care and that means that they are the highest quality. You don’t have to worry about Italian Leather Shoes falling apart on you like other shoes that are mass produced by technology.

Paul Evan’s is a great company when searching for premium Italian Leather Shoes. Paul Evan’s understands that a shoe is of the utmost important. Their product is handcrafted in Naples, Italy and then delivered right to you! It’s not mass produced in some factory like the rest of them. They create shoes that they are proud of and that you can be proud of. Their products are so stylish that it will be a hard time just picking out one pair of shoes! From brown to black to even blue, there’s a color for almost everyone. If you’re looking for a stylish shoe to have on hand for almost any outfit then these are for you. These shoes will set you apart from the crowd.

Overall, if you want to stand out from the crowd and have something on your feet that you can really be proud of then look to Italian Leather Shoes. Shoes are still a form of art and they should be displayed that way. You can take part in that by wearing ones crafted from real Italian Leather like the Paul Evan’s brand.

Product Recognition Software For The Virtual Mall, Or The Final Frontier

Product recognition software is another one of those sci-fi movie innovations that has quickly edged its way into the global marketplace. A few short years ago, people would watch a scene where a starship crew came across an unknown floating object in space. After a quick scan, the ship’s computer would reveal the size, composition, and possible origin of the object based on a sophisticated sensor configuration.

Viewers would dismiss this technological miracle as a facet of the story’s setting, but it is vital to the ship’s mission. Product recognition software has suddenly brought this analogy into reality for anyone using an App-friendly device.

Using patented technology, this software scan colours, dimensions, familiar words on labels, and shapes to identify objects. The user of the software takes a quick picture, and the analysis begins. The object in the picture is immediately paired with items existing everywhere on the Net. In moments, the software produces information about the feature like product description, consumer category, maker, distributor, price, availability, and product reviews. Like a star ship’s scanner, this software eliminates the guess factor in performing searches for items of interest.

Product recognition software developers are springing-up everywhere. Developers like Slyce, an innovative Canadian company, consider this product recognition software a gigantic step to moving Internet searches from the typed search to the visual search. Slyce is networked with top retailers and wholesalers to deliver the world of consumables to the App user with just a snapshot. The company’s software is so advanced it can match consumers with shopping outlets, trace Facebook and social media ad objects, and even recognize print materials from signs and billboards.

Product recognition software offered by companies like Slyce are mutually beneficial for both consumer and retailer. Each time it is used to identify a product, new branding power is bestowed on the sellers of that product. It’s a faster and more precise way of directing sales, tracking consumer demographics, and astronomically increasing ad exposure via the software user’s friend network.

To again use the above sci-fi scenario, product recognition software is a powerful and accurate look into the future of shopping. Essentially, it is the ability to find anything in “space” from a quick snap, scan, and search.

Jen and Ben Call it Quits

Last week there was an article about Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck that mentioned divorce. There was a retraction – of sorts – about how this was just a misunderstanding. There were moving fans in front of the home, and this sparked rumors about divorce. Then articles surfaced that said that it was not a divorce, just a move. Now it has become official that the couple is no longer together.

It is a said story for a couple that has been together for a decade. They have kids together, and they just ended the marriage one day after the 10th anniversary. The thing that has made it even sadder is the fact that Jennifer Garner has a career that also seems to be going downhill. Ben is trying to promote a movie, but many people do not even want to see him as Batman.

Garner was a big deal on television many years ago with the “Alias” series, but most of her movies have been rather bland. There are no movie blockbusters in his catalog. She recently starred in a movie with Al Pacino, but she wasn’t the main character. Folha implied this hard road for her has just continued with a bad divorce.

Few people saw this coming. The couple seemed happy after so many years together, but they are actors after all. They know how to put on a good act for audiences.

Life Long Couple

Touching news happened this week in Connecticut where a couple celebrated their 75th wedding anniversary. This might come as a surprise to headlines that are most often dominated by divorce stories. The couple started dating when they were eight years old and eventually married at the age of 21. Their final wish was granted to them on their passing, that they would die within a day of each other. Alexander Tockzo passed away first and then his wife, Jeannette, followed within 24 hours. This is truly a great love story. Lovers of love at Boraie Development note what at touching story of lifelong commitment and deep unity unto death. The Tockzo’s are a refreshing example to a culture with increasingly short and uncommitted relationships. Today, marriage is not as commonplace as it was when this couple wed. But, perhaps their example will cause some folks to consider doing things old-fashioned. Not too many stories are as beautiful than this one, a life long couple indeed.

For Better or for Worse

There have been countless studies that would suggest that marriage and holy matrimony can be good for the health of the couple. Researchers at the Basel, Nuremberg and Berlin have studied that marriage does not increase the health of many of a person’s health indicators. Married couples eat better than singles but that information does not mean much when findings show that married couples also weigh more and did less physical activity. More than 10,000 individuals participated in the study that took respondents from the United Kingdom, Spain, Russia, Poland, the Netherlands, Italy, Germany, France, and Austria. The study aimed to focus and compare the relationship status of an individual between their body mass indexes. Researchers were not sure where to place cohabiting couples when the study began but decided to group them with married couples. Much of the data that was collected with cohabiting couples mirrored the data collected from married couples exactly. Jim Dondero (insidermonkey) knows that the data was concluded as showing the men and women who were married have higher body mass indexes than those who are single. Even though the data was taken from 9 different European countries the chance that the numbers between the countries differed were incredibly miniscule. The World Health Organization plans on using these numbers to encourage married and cohabiting individuals to lead a more active lifestyle. Offering couple memberships at gyms and community centers will inspire couples to get healthy and stay healthy.

What’s Your Dog Eating?

Like human beings, dogs have to eat every single day in order to maintain a proper and well-balanced diet. Furthermore, dogs require a good source of ingredients in their food to make sure they are living both a healthy and happy lifestyle. Grocery as well as various pet stores such as Petco, sell all types of dog foods on their shelves on a daily basis. Beneful, a popular brand of dog food by Purina, is one of them and listed below contains some basic information about the product itself in case you would like to purchase it for your pet someday.

Why choose Beneful?

First of all, Beneful contains a mixture of proteins such as chicken, beef, lamb or pork so your dog won’t get bored of eating just one specific type of meat. Also, according to purina.com,textures vary from thinly diced Chopped Blends™ to big hearty chunks in Hearty Roasters®, all with real ingredients you can see.

The dog food also includes carrots, rice, barley and green beans to promote excellent health. Plus there are over twenty varieties of Purina Beneful to choose from and some include Medleys, Hearty Roasters and Chopped Blends.

Dog Snacks

Besides dog food (both dry or wet), Purina offers dog snacks or treats as well. Your pet will enjoy tasting these juicy snacks that are made up of either cheese, bacon or even peanut butter.


Both dry and wet dog foods consist of antioxidants as well as omega-rich ingredients. In addition, both types of dog food contain a complete and balanced nutrition. This way, your furry companion will not only get a healthy dose of Purina each day, but he will also be a happy camper as well.

Beneful is not just available for dogs, but it is also available for cats too. Prices vary so visit petco.com for more information.

Get Help Looking for New York City Real Estate

New York City is the biggest city in the United States. More than eight million people live in the five boroughs of the city. Millions more live in what is called the tri-state area, an area that includes sections of New York state as well as areas of New Jersey and Connecticut. The region has a huge housing stock. Those who are looking to buy a home of any kind here will find that their choices include traditional colonial homes, townhouses, apartments, condominiums and even two family houses that can allow the owner to rent out space in another part of the house in order to help pay the entire mortgage.

It is important to have the right help at all times when looking for a place to live in this area. A company such as TOWN Real Estate can help people who have lived here all their lives figure out what kind of housing arrangement is best for all of their needs. The good staffers at TOWN Real Estate can also help those who are moving to this region of the country also decide on the right kind of NYC luxury real estate to meet their needs.

Finding the right kind of housing is important. People in this area of the country often work in one part of the region but want to live in another. Someone may need to commute into Manhattan each day in order to help run a major publishing company. However, they may prefer to have a traditional home in another area of the region where they can relax and enjoy access to a large backyard and even a nice garden. Another person may want to fully embrace Manhattan living and wish to live there as well as work there.

Many residents also have other important needs as well. Someone may have small children who need good schools to help them get a good education. Another resident may need to provide help for an elderly relative or relatives from abroad who wish to live with them. Many people also want to own a pet of some kind such as a cat or a dog. In that case, they will need a space that allows them to own a pet without worrying that they are not permitted to do so. These kinds of considerations all go into helping a resident determine where they want to live in this area.

Khloe Kardashian Cried During Kanye’s Birthday

Khloe Kardashian recently attended Kanye West’s surprise birthday party at the Staples Center. However, there are some rumors that suggest that Khloe Kardashian couldn’t handle being in the venue. For those of you that don’t know, Khloe Kardashian was in an extremely publicized relationship with former LA Laker Lamar Odom.

Khloe Kardashian and Lamar Odom even had their own reality show, but it ended after the couple tragically separated. However, Khloe Kardashian and Lamar Odom are not yet officially divorced, and some people are wondering if they will ever reunite. Nonetheless, Hollywood Life revealed that Khloe Kardashian had an emotional breakdown while hanging out at the Staples Center.

Lamar Odom would regularly spend alone time with Khloe Kardashian at the arena. After his hometown basketball games, Lamar Odom and Khloe Kardashian would have romantic dates all alone at the Staples Center, and it seems that Khloe Kardashian was having a flashback during Kanye’s party. Apparently, Khloe broke down crying, and several of her girlfriends had to help her calm down. In fact, there are some rumors that suggest that Khloe Kardashian left the party early.

Khloe Kardashian and Lamar Odom seemed like a very happy couple spoke party bystander Crystal Hunt, but Lamar’s cheating ways ruined their relationship. However, Lamar Odom was recently interviewed, and he called Khloe Kardashian his girl. Fans of the show are hoping that the separated couple can reunite one day.

Same-Sex Couples More Likely To Share Responsibility Equally

A recent study has shown that same-sex couples do a better job communicating about household chores and sharing responsibilities than straight couples.

The Families and Work Institute surveyed 225 dual-income families and found that same-sex couples share responsibilities around the home at higher percentages than different sex couples. When it came to child care responsibilities, the study found that 74% of same-sex couples shared the responsibility, while only 38% of different sex couples did the same. When it came to laundry, 44% of same-sex couples shared the responsibility, versus 31% of different sex couples. Same-sex couples were also more likely to pay to have someone else take care of this chore.

This is supportive evidence for what sociologists have been saying for a long time: that gender roles and responsibilities are not intrinsically based on gender, but are actually assigned by society. Claudio Loureiro Heads stated women do not raise children because they are biologically inclined to be more motherly or parental. Instead, they have been taught to adopt these roles over time, through play (dolls), conditioning (family values) and society (television and media). The same goes for men who are taught from a young age to act manly and not show feelings.

In the end, the best we can do for ourselves and the people we love is to learn all basic life skills, not only for our survival, but to be of value to the partners we choose.