Snacktaku Judges Lay's 2015 'Do Us A Flavor' Potato Chip Finalists – Kotaku

Snacktaku Judges Lay's 2015 'Do Us A Flavor' Potato Chip Finalists – Kotaku
Gyro. Biscuits and Gravy. Reuben Sandwich. Truffle Fries. The creator of one of these four potato chip flavors will be the million dollar winner of Lay's annual “Do Us A Flavor” contest. Judging from the past two years, it will not be the one I pick …
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Do it Yourself Woodshops has workspace, classes – The Des Moines Register
For a space where you can work with wood or take a class to learn how, check out Do It Yourself Woodshops. “We have 4,000 square feet of shop space with the tools, storage and workspace for anyone,” said owner Joe Morrissey. “Then we also have a …

Do straight men care about their girlfriends' “number”? In honor of Trainwreck
But does the number start meaning more when it gets too high? And what's too high? A 32-year-old, who has been with his wife for 12 years, named 20. (Maybe he'd been overly influenced by the unfortunate 2011 Anna Faris vehicle What's Your Number?, …
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Watch the Mr. Incredible Disney Mascot do the Nae Nae :
Mr. Incredible's Superpowers Extend to Dancing: Watch the Disney Mascot do the Nae Nae. 0SHARES. Reprint. subscribe now. Has anyone else ever seen a Disney Character dance like this? It's not your average Disney dance, but we had fun watching!
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The Control Group To Host International Rescue Committees Film Screening of Escaping Syria

Photo by: Timea Fauszt/IRC

The Control Group (TCG) will be hosting a film screening of “Escaping Syria” with the International Rescue Committee on July 16th, 6:30pm at their Little Italy office (1350 Columbia Ave, 9th flr). “Escaping Syria”, is a short documentary film about four families forced to flee their homes in war-torn Syria. The IRC will conduct a short QA session/ presentation where they will share their current programming that is taking place in Syria. Afterwards, guests can enjoy drinks donated by The Control Group and food donated by Chipotle while meeting with other attendees.

The plight of Syria has been a major focus in the media as of late. The number of Syrians who have fled to neighboring countries to escape violence has surpassed four million, according to data released by the United Nations refugee agency.

The Control Group has a long-standing partnership with IRC, specifically with their youth program. Recently TCG conducted mock interviews with students from the IRC to prepare them to enter into the workforce. San Diego has a large number of refugees with an average of 200 newcomers arriving in San Diego County each month, both children and adults. The IRC helps these refugees transition into their new lives, and raises awareness within the community about the challenges they face as new Americans.

We have had the pleasure of working alongside the IRC in support of Hoover Highs Academy of Information Technology. Through this collaboration, we’ve realized just how important the work that the IRC does really is, not only for our refugee population, but for our community as a whole, said Sean Shahrokhi, Director of Communications for The Control Group. Without organizations like the IRC, there would be countless refugees here without the proper support and education to pursue those freedoms and liberties that they have fought so hard to obtain. TCG is committed to help do our part in recognizing this vision.

Space is limited for this event. If interested in attending or would like additional information, please contact Sophie Cheetham at Sophie.Cheetham(AT) or 1 619-641-7510 x 293.

About The Control Group

Created in 2011, The Control Group is one of the fastest-growing technology companies headquartered in San Diego. Their expertise is in web development and internet marketing. The company is the developer of, one of the top people search engines in the world, and NextGen Leads, an extremely high quality insurance leads platform focused on streamlining lead acquisition. Because the company is already profitable, it has been able to develop a company culture that is shaking up the Technology Sector. Core to the company culture is its reach into the community to make a positive impact by volunteering, supporting, and getting involved in numerous important causes.

About International Rescue Committee

The International Rescue Committee helps people whose lives and livelihoods are shattered by conflict and disaster to survive, recover, and gain control of their future. IRC teams provide health care, infrastructure, learning and economic support to people in 40 countries, with special programs designed for women and children. Every year, the IRC resettles thousands of refugees in 22 U.S. cities. The IRC was founded in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein.

Celebrating its 5th year, the Return to Roots Gathering is one of the premiere East Coast Transformational Festivals, drawing people from around the globe.

Return to Roots Gathering July 30-August 3 2015

The Return to Roots annual arts, yoga and healing festival will be held July 30- August 3, 2015 at the serene Indian Acres Tree Farm in Medford, New Jersey. In its 5th year, the retreat cultivates education, activation, self-expression and community.

The brainchild of Megan Ruppert, a visionary business coach, the Return to Roots Gathering has evolved to become a creative space for conscious, spiritual, and community transformation.

Says Ruppert, My awakening happened when I discovered hoop dance in 2008. The empowerment and self-love that came out of my hoop practice inspired me to start Return to Roots in 2011. While I had no event production experience, I took action in faith knowing that this project was much bigger than myself, and that I would be divinely guided through the process.

Celebrating its 5th year, the Return to Roots Gathering is one of the premiere East Coast Transformational Festivals, drawing people from around the globe.

Beginning as a festival focused on hoop dance, with the addition of Margaret Meggi Connor as assistant producer in 2013 and then as producer in 2014, the festival has had the opportunity to expand workshop topics and musical performances.

For 2015, featured workshops will be led by world-renowned hoop, yoga and dance instructors, sustainability experts, energy workers, healers and flow artists.

Attendees can participate in sound healing and group meditation, aerial arts, or can simply just lay the day away in our sanctuary- the possibilities are endless, adds Ruppert.

For a full list of programming, updated news and events, and to purchase tickets visit or follow them on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.


About Return To Roots Founder and Producer Meagan Ruppert

Ruppert is a visionary business coach and the founder of Return to Roots Gathering, a hoop dance, yoga, flow arts, and music festival that creates a space for conscious, spiritual, and community transformation.

In addition to producing Return to Roots Gathering, Ruppert serves as a business coach for conscious entrepreneurs. With purpose and perspective, and through guidance and mentorship, Ruppert inspires others to take bold action in their lives and in the world so that they can create their ultimate reality.

About Return to Roots Producer Margaret Meggi Connor

Margaret “Meggi” Connor brings a business sensibility to Roots with her experience in event production and her expertise working in a professional workplace. She’s been an integral part since 2011 and has helped steer the festival towards its current path of success.

Outside of Return to Roots, Connor produces several unique monthly events within Philadelphia while maintaining her personal health and exercise regimen of yoga, running, and rock climbing. Her tiny terrier, Jett, serves as her primary source of inspiration through good times and bad, bringing positivity into every facet of her life.

Hillary Clinton caught in lie: Benghazi committee contradicts claim of no subpoena

Hillary Clinton caught in lie: Benghazi committee contradicts claim of no subpoena
Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Rodham Clinton’s credibility came under new assault on Wednesday when the Republican-led House special committee on Benghazi released its March 4 subpoena to refute the former secretary of state’s claim …
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CONCACAF selects Bien-Aime for FIFA executive committee
MIAMI (AP) — Sonia Bien-Aime of the Turks and Caicos Islands has been selected to serve on FIFA’s executive committee representing the Caribbean, becoming the first woman elected to soccer’s top body in a voting seat not specifically designated for a …
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House Committee Subpoenas John Kerry’s Keystone XL Documents
July 8, 2015 The House Oversight Committee Wednesday subpoenaed Secretary of State John Kerry for documents related to the review process on the Keystone XL pipeline, saying the department has been “uncooperative.” Chairman Jason Chaffetz said …
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Independent Ethics Committee bans Chuck Blazer from football related
The adjudicatory chamber of the Ethics Committee, chaired by Hans-Joachim Eckert, has decided to ban the former FIFA Executive Committee member and CONCACAF General Secretary Chuck Blazer from taking part in any kind of football-related activity at …