Post World Cup Video Streaming Blues?

Xstream’s Head of Technical Operations Marek Kowalczyk

Xstream’s Head of Technical Operations Marek Kowalczyk on the seven steps taken for the MediaMaker platform to deliver the perfect World Cup streaming service

Delivering a successful video streaming experience for large global events comes down to mastering the fundamental streaming management techniques and harnessing the latest video technologies”

— Xstream’s Head of Technical Operations Marek Kowalczyk

COPENHAGEN, DENMARK, August 8, 2018 / — During the final game of the World Cup 2018, the video analytics company Conviva measured a massive 9.12 million peak concurrent plays on global OTT services, tripling traffic of the previous World Cup final in 2014 in Rio de Janeiro, which generated a peak of 3.29 million concurrent plays. As a result of traffic tripling, many streaming service providers were caught unprepared causing millions of viewing experiences being trashed by delays, cuts, jitter and pixelation.

Xstream’s award-winning OTT platform MediaMaker was an exception and delivered all matches with flying colours for its customers including Canal Digital, the leading streaming provider in the Nordics.

Xstream’s Head of Technical Operations Marek Kowalczyk explains the success recipe:

“Delivering a successful video streaming experience for large global events comes down to mastering the fundamental streaming management techniques and harnessing the latest video technologies.”

Seven steps to deliver the perfect streaming service.

Kowalczyk continues:

Capacity Dimensioning

“The first step for streaming large global events such as the World Cup is accurate capacity dimensioning. In anticipation of higher streaming demands, Xstream increased the capacity of its MediaMaker platform to handle 30 times normal streaming traffic and this proved necessary.

Hyper Scaling

“Regardless of how accurately an operator is able to estimate and dimension event traffic, over-dimensioning should be avoided to keep costs at bay. During a global event such as the World Cup where streaming traffic can exceed all imaginable forecasts, ultra-fast scaling technologies are recommended. Xstream uses Auto Scaling Groups (ASG) to automatically ramp capacity up and down according to sudden variations in traffic demand at an optimal cost level.

Bottlenecks Clearance

“What is key to succeed in removing bottlenecks is to first perform load and performance tests and providing improvements to measure system performance. In each iteration, we were trying to increase the limit of operation being performed on the system and we observed system boost improvement – until we found another bottleneck to be eliminated. Having detail information of system elements performance and combining them with number of operation increase, Xstream was able to easy pinpoint areas for improvement. Great knowledge of user behaviour and deep log analyses helped us to build operation schemas reflecting precisely subscribers’ activities when using applications.

Content Caching

“Content caching technologies play a crucial role during events which generate bulk traffic compared to the norm. For this reason, Xstream used solutions such as AWS, Cloudfront and Varnish during the World Cup.

Load Balancing

“The benefit of Load Balancing in event streaming is to eliminate single points of failure and to be able to scale up system capabilities. During the World Cup, Xstream used Amazon Relational Database Services (RDS) together with load-balancing technology. In addition to built-in AWS Load Balancing mechanisms, Xstream has developed its own proprietary load-balancing solution based on its best-practice experience.


“Extensive Load and Performance tests environment is required. You need to build a set up which allows you to simulate hundreds of thousands of concurrent users accessing the system. Deep log analyses and great knowledge of user behaviour helped us to build operation patterns and schemas reflecting precisely users’ activities during applications usage. Great analytics tools and user knowledge allowed us to understand dependencies between systems elements to anticipate and eliminate bottlenecks in advance.

Proactive Maintenance

“If something goes wrong in streaming during the last minutes of the World Cup final, there is no time for a remedy but the damage to the service provider’s brand is irreparable. Instead of reactive maintenance, Xstream provides its OTT operator customers a so-called HYPERCARE service which consists of proactive system monitoring and carrying out corrective actions in advance of problems occurring to prevent system overload situations.”

About Xstream A/S
Xstream is a leading enabler of over-the-top (OTT) TV and video on demand (VOD) services. Today, we work with leading telcos, cable operators, broadcasters, clinics, governments and media companies enabling them to deliver sparkling content to selective anytime-anywhere viewers around the world. Our award-winning Xstream MediaMaker™ cloud platform is recognised in the industry for its rich and customizable monetization capabilities, fast deploy time and by its unique, fully adaptive and automated content ingestion process. The scalable end-to-end MediaMaker cloud provides all solutions required for a profitable OTT TV and Video business: Ingestion, Monetization and User-experience. It contains a suite of unmatched individual services including multi-device video clients, multi-DRM and context-aware multi-CDN. The MediaMaker cloud combines managed service with pay-as-you-grow pricing to optimize customers’ ownership costs. Our current customers include companies such as Altibox, Balaji Telefilms, Canal Digital, Mayo Clinic, Spark New Zealand/Lightbox, Star Media group and Telenor. Xstream is headquartered in Copenhagen. Visit


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Students: Go Back to School with a New-to-You Computer

Students LOVE computers from the Cincinnati Computer Cooperative!!!

Guaranteed, Refurbished Computers from the Cincinnati Computer Cooperative come with Free Software

Students can get a laptop with everything they need for $150.”

— Frank Adam

CINCINNATI, OH, UNITED STATES, August 7, 2018 / — All over Cincinnati, thousands of students are leaving their swimsuits behind and going back to school. The Cincinnati Computer Cooperative can help with cost-saving, guaranteed refurbished computers. The Cincinnati Computer Cooperative, a non-profit located in Woodlawn, is a Microsoft Registered Refurbisher. All computers come with a 1 year hardware guarantee and licensed Microsoft Office software.

“Students can get a laptop with everything they need for $150. Licensed Microsoft Office software is included, along with a mouse. This software alone usually retails for over $300”, says Frank Adams, Executive Director. Desktop models start at $150 and include a keyboard, mouse and speakers. Monitors are sold separately.

“A lot of parents like that these computers come with all the software a student needs, pre-installed. And they love that the computers are already virus protected before you take them home”, says Adams.

It’s easy to buy a computer from the Cincinnati Computer Cooperative. Just come by when the Cooperative is open and the staff will help students choose the one that’s best for them. In addition, schools, non-profits, anyone receiving public assistance and people over 55 years old are also eligible to buy from the Cooperative. The Cincinnati Computer Cooperative is at 49 Novner Drive, Cincinnati, Ohio 45215 and the hours for buying computers are Tuesday 3-7, Wednesday 3-9, Thursday 3-7, Friday 3-7 and Saturday 9-noon.

A major focus at the Cincinnati Computer Center is recycling unwanted computer hardware. Since opening in 2002, 4 million pounds of equipment have been kept out of landfills. Individual donations and business donations are welcome. All hard drives are wiped and equipment is reconditioned or recycled by volunteers.

On Saturdays, the Cooperative is a hive of activity. The phone is ringing, volunteers are hard at work and cars flow past the donation doors in a constant stream. People with all levels of computer experience donate their time – anyone with a desire to help is enthusiastically welcome to volunteer at the Cincinnati Computer Cooperative.

The Computer Cooperative of Cincinnati is currently selling computers with Windows 10 operating systems as well as licensed copies of Microsoft Office 2010 including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote and Outlook. In addition, Windows Defender and Malwarebytes virus protection is already installed. Laptops range in price from $150 – $350 and desktop models range from $150 – $300. Monitors are sold separately from $30 – $80 depending on size. All computers have 4 or more gigs of RAM, with at least a 250 gigabyte hard drive or 120 gigabyte SSD. Processors come in a variety of speeds: the majority have Intel Core i3 or faster processors.

If you would like more information, please call Frank Adams, Executive Director at (513) 771-3262, email or visit .
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Frank Adams
Cincinnati Computer Cooperative
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Tricia Brouk to be Featured on CUTV News Radio

NEW YORK, NEW YORK, UNITED STATES, August 7, 2018 / — Tricia Brouk is an amazing talent. She led an enviable career as a dancer, touring the world and working with Wendy Whelan and Mikhail Baryshnikov, who she knew so intimately she refers to him as Mischa. She also choreographed the late James Gandolfini, an actor many know as Tony Soprano, but Tricia calls Jim. They became close friends during the process and continued to work together. While being famous gives some a big ego, Tricia is quite the opposite: a selfless sharer of talents, with a mission to shine the spotlight on others.

Tricia uses her intimate knowledge of the stage and screen to help people tell their stories. Sometimes it’s from behind the camera, as the director, writer and producer of cinema veritas (documentaries.) Sometimes it’s from the stage. She wrote a musical about mental illness called Committed, to help destigmatize mental illness, and she wrote a musical and screen play called Fifty Shade of F***D UP, because she needed to give voice to women who are smart and don’t want to be hit for pleasure. Other times, it’s as a speaking coach who helps individuals from all walks of life be as safe, confident and engaging on the small stage as any actor would be on a big one. Tricia also relates the stories of leaders and idealists who are making a difference—such as the Buddhist Chaplain bringing peace to the violent halls of Riker’s Island, the young entrepreneur who serves up empathy with pasta sauce, or the motivational coach who guides women to the realization that they are simply just enough. Triciais creating art and change in the world through the people she gives a voice to.

Tricia has been featured in Forbes, Inc and, contributed to a book about Life in Dance, and was recently cited by Playbill as one of three big Theatermakers Poised for Major Career Breakthroughs. Ruthie Fierberg wrote how Tricia inspires, entertains, and creates a global conversation. Reaching an ever-wider audience is one of Tricia’s main goals, and one way she achieves it is as Executive Producer of TEDxLincolnSquare. This documentary film and speaker series is one of many excellent vehicles under her Big Talk Productions umbrella

Tricia started dancing at age seven and knew back then she wanted to live in New York City and be in the heart of performing arts. She mentions Gelsey Kirkland, Mischa and her very first dance teacher, Sharon McGuire among her role models, largely for displaying such independent spirit. Learning what it means to live your own life, and not someone else’s, was a key lesson Tricia still carries with her.

Tricia is always involved in something groundbreaking and significant. She is gearing up to host one of her fabulous Speakers Salons (akin to Actors Showcases) in New York, Chicago, Austin and San Francisco. She is currently at work on a new documentary about The Culture of Leadership, and notes that being a VP of NBC Universal/Telemundo is tangent to one’s being the Store Manager at McDonald’s.

Tricia continues to teach people how to take their platform, look at the audience, accept their attention, and move around, coming across as gifted actors as they tell their stories. She now offers her Master Class online as well as through in-person coaching. Regardless, Tricia advises subjects to stay true to their intent–whether it’s business, artificial intelligence, spiritualism or the Me-Too Movement. You will love getting to know this big-hearted director writer, and influencer and hearing all about her life, current projects, and future intentions.

CUTV News will feature Tricia Brouk in an interview with Jim Masters on Thursday, Aug 9 at Noon EDT

Listen to the Show on BlogTalkRadio

If you have questions for our guest, please call (347)996-3389

Learn more about Tricia by visiting her website:

Lou Ceparano
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First of Five


Best Producer, Best Documentary

Award Winning documentary film of the hunt.

The first in a series of films from the “Godfather of Bigfoot” to focus on the true-life dark and sinister side of the mythical beast

Bigfoot Project Investments Inc. (OTCMKTS:BGFT)

REDWOOD CITY, CA, US, August 6, 2018 / — Bigfoot Project Investments Inc. a public company traded on OTC Markets under the ticker symbol BGFT is proud to announce the release of the first of five movies based on real life encounters.

While many Bigfoot-themed films show fictionalized accounts of the mythical beast, only Tom Biscardi has consistently presented real-life encounters in the eight films he has produced and directed. His latest offering, Brutal Bigfoot: Mutilations and Mutations, is no different.

“There is a hidden, dark side to the beast, stories not many are willing to tell, but that all changes with the release of this movie,” says Biscardi. “Not many folks have the kind of access that I have to these stories and the people who have had these incredibly violent encounters. My 50-plus years of researching and tracking Bigfoot allow me to expose the bad things that can happen, and the massive cover-ups that often follow these deadly experiences. It’s not pretty, but the world needs to be aware that Bigfoot and other cryptids, as well as the people protecting the fact that these beings are real, are dangerous.”

Brutal Bigfoot: Mutilations and Mutations finds the Searching for Bigfoot field team – led by Biscardi – getting more than they bargained for when investigating the disappearance of a hiker and the mutilation of a couple deep in the remote Arkansas countryside. During their search, Tom and his team are led to a top-secret nuclear testing facility (formerly known as SEFOR) amid reports of mutated creatures that reportedly inhabit the woods surrounding the compound. Along the way they gain the unwanted attention of unknown government agents who watch their every move as they search for the truth behind brutal deaths and strange disappearances that are rumored to involve a very large creature. Is it Bigfoot?

“I’ve had several encounters with the beast, luckily none were violent,” says Biscardi. “I’ve been documenting those kinds of encounters in my films for years, movies about people who have heard, seen and come face-to-face with Bigfoot. Now I think it’s time for a dose of the dark side. And there are so many gripping stories, that I’m producing a series to bring as much information to the public as possible.”

“This is a new direction in our entertainment enterprise, a path that will allow for the creation of more new films to add to our best-selling catalog of eight other classic Bigfoot movies,” says Tom Biscardi, president and CEO of Bigfoot Project Investments, Inc. Filming has nearly been completed on the second film in the series, with a total of five movies planned for production and release. “The Brutal Bigfoot films show a different side to the world of mysterious monsters…a side that the public asks us about – and numerous reports confirm happens – all the time. This is an in-demand topic and Biscardi Brand Bigfoot will be the first to expose these stories in a series. We know audiences will enjoy watching every minute.”

Brutal Bigfoot: Mutilations and Mutations, available on DVD and VOD beginning August 28, is the first in a series of five films that will explore quietly kept secrets of dark and sinister encounters with the Bigfoot monster and other cryptids. For more information about the movie, visit

Brutal Bigfoot: Mutilations and Mutations will be initially available on VOD through dozens of platforms, as well as on DVD. August 28th, be on the watch for the film through these VOD outlets: 24 Hour Movie Channel, All Warrior Network, Amazon Video Direct, Asian Mayhem, Awesome Earth, BesTV, Blackbelt TV, Cheezy Flix, China Mobile Video, Cinecliq, Conscious Good, ConTV, Dekkoo, DocCom, Docurama, DotStudio, DoveTV, FandangoNOW (formerly M-GO), Fandor, FilmBOX, FilmOn TV, FlixPremiere, Free Flix Tonight, Free Grindhouse Flix Tonight, Frequency, GONE TV, Great Outdoors Network, Hoopla Digital, Hulu, iFlix, IndieReign, iTunes, Kanopy, KinoFlimmern, Live From London, Motorland, Overdrive Digital, Pantaflix, PlutoTV, Popcornflix, PPTV, Realeyz, Retromedia, Sinclair Media Group Broadcasting, Streampix, TubiTV, TVPlayer, VHX, Viewster, Vimeo on Demand, and Wu-Tang Collection.

The Searching for Bigfoot expedition team is gearing up for the winter expedition, we are in the process of collecting eye witness accounts as well has pictorial, and physical evidence to plan our next exploration route across the United States. Go to the website for instructions on reporting your encounters. You could be one of the lucky ones that the team meets, investigates your encounter sight and shares information with. Be rewarded with your very own Searching for Bigfoot merchandise for your contribution to the research of the mysterious creature known as Bigfoot.

You can also be featured on out blog talk radio show, listen every Wednesday night at 7 pm Pacific. Real people reporting real encounters every week.

Merger candidate has been identified as a good fit for our business model. Initial due diligence has been completed by Veyo Partners. They have initiated negotiations with a company that will enhance our financials and provide new revenue and investigation opportunities for BGFT.

Negotiations are underway with current convertible notes holders. A final agreement has been reached with Auctus for a settlement of the note. The company plans to extinguish the debt with minimal additional shares being issued controlled by leak-out agreements. August 28, 2017 note with Power Up Lending fully converted June 26th. Reserve shares were subsequently released and note was closed out.

Contact the Searching for Bigfoot expedition team to report your encounters and be included in the next expedition!

Sara Reynolds
Bigfoot Project Investments Inc.
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The Third Period Exceeds Goal for First Round of Funding

GoFundMe development campaign raises nearly $43,000 to help spearhead feature-length hockey film

We appreciate how the film will shine a positive light on our city, including its sports, restaurants and shopping”

— Experience Columbus President and CEO Brian Ross

COLUMBUS, OH, UNITED STATES, August 6, 2018 / — Eleven One Productions today announced the development fundraising campaign for The Third Period film has raised $42,900, exceeding its goal by nearly $13,000. Key corporate partners including LIVE! Technologies and Giant Eagle, provided significant support in addition to the dozens of corporate and individual donors.

The Third Period is a gritty, feature-length ice hockey drama, written, produced and directed by Steph Greegor, former Fox Sports Ohio reporter and on-air Blue Jackets Live commentator. Greegor’s short film “Olsky,” the short proof-of-concept for The Third Period was Emmy-nominated and festival-accepted. The Third Period is the first feature-length hockey film in U.S. history to be written, produced and directed by a woman.

The movie is set to film in Columbus beginning June 2019.

“It’s a tremendous milestone to exceed our first fundraising benchmark,” Greegor said. “Not only does it allow us to properly lay the foundation for this film, it shows the tremendous support this project is building from local businesses, hockey fans, and the entire central Ohio community. We have a lot of work to do before the first scene is shot, but we’re well on our way to bringing a little Hollywood to Columbus.”

To date, eight local businesses have signed on as film partners through a combination of monetary and in-kind donations. LIVE! Technologies is now the official live production partner and Platinum sponsor of the film; Giant Eagle is the official catering partner and Gold sponsor; and Michael Darr of RBar Arena and Three-Legged Mare is the official bar & restaurant partner. Other partners include CD102.5, The Chiller Ice Rinks, Studio 35 Cinema & Drafthouse, Pendulum PR and Creative Strategies and The Reel Law Firm.

The production has also garnered critical support from area organizations including Experience Columbus, Greater Columbus Sports Commission, Greater Columbus Film Commission, and the Greater Columbus Arts Council.

“As the sales and marketing organization for the Columbus Region, we appreciate how the film will shine a positive light on our city, including its sports, restaurants and shopping,” wrote Experience Columbus President and CEO Brian Ross in a letter of support. “The film could serve as ‘advertising’ for our thriving community and build awareness of Columbus as an attractive destination for visitors, conventions and sporting events. Also, the economic impact to Columbus and Franklin County during six weeks of filming in 2019 will be significant.”

The Third Period has identified four local charities for which the team will raise money throughout production. Charity partners include Hinote’s Heroes, First Responder Faceoff Foundation, Columbus Ice Hockey Club and CD 102.5’s For the Kids. The first official fundraiser event is happening now at RBar in the Arena District. Throughout the month of August, all purchases can be rounded up to the nearest dollar and 100 percent of those monies will be divided equally between the four charities.

In addition to the round-up campaign at RBar, The Third Period will be hosting the film’s three lead actors Chris Tschupp (California), Myles Clohessy (New York), and Aaron Massey (Columbus) in Central Ohio. Tschupp, a former NHL athlete and Calvin Klein model will play the lead character "Mike Olsky," an aging ice hockey star who must battle his way back from injury before retirement. The hot-shot antagonist “Teddy Hendrix” will be played by Quantico cast member Clohessy, a former Division 1 athlete, who played ice hockey for two years. The best friend, who bridges the gap in between, will be played by Massey. More information about this weekend visit will be posted on the film’s website in the coming weeks.

The Third Period will be produced by Len Hartman, an award-winning screenwriter and film producer who worked on projects including Free State of Jones, a Civil War era historical drama starring Matthew McConaughey, with Ohio Film Group to provide post-production services.
For more information on the film, visit

Chris Herbert
Pendulum PR and Creative Strategies
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The Third Period with Steph Greegor

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Tor inks six-figure deal with indie author Brian D. Anderson

Brian Anderson

Tor Books/Fuse Literary

I read The Bard's Blade in one sitting and was yelling at my iPad by the end. I can't wait for readers to meet these characters and get swept away too.”

— Tor Senior Editor Lindsey Hall

NEW YORK, NY, US, August 6, 2018 / — Tor Books, the science fiction/fantasy imprint of Big Five publisher Macmillan, has signed best-selling indie author Brian D. Anderson to a six-figure, three-book deal.

"I'm extremely excited to be working with Tor," said Anderson in a recent interview. "Their books and authors have been a staple of fantasy since I was a teen. I'm honored to become a part of that legacy."

Anderson is the author of the popular series The Godling Chronicles and Dragonvein and was the first indie author in history to sign a six-figure audio-rights-only deal for his series, The Vale. With Tor he is taking his career to the next level with an exciting new epic fantasy trilogy, The Sorcerer's Song. The first book, The Bard's Blade, is scheduled for an early 2020 release.

"I read The Bard's Blade in one sitting and was yelling at my iPad by the end. I can't wait for readers to meet these characters and get swept away too," said Lindsey Hall, Anderson’s editor at Tor.

Anderson’s literary agent is excited about this new stage of his fast-growing career.

“It’s always tricky to transition a bestselling indie author to a traditional publishing market, but I was impressed with Tor’s commitment to help him build his hybrid career with them, as well as Brian’s ability to work hard to give them the kind of books they sell well,” said Fuse Literary founding partner Laurie McLean. “He plans to continue to indie publish some series while publishing others traditionally. This is an exciting challenge for all of us.”

During more than a decade trying to break into the music business while holding down day jobs, to relieve stress Anderson would sit at his computer and write short stories. He had always possessed a flare for writing, but had never considered it as a way to make a living. This changed when his son came to him, excited as only a seven-year-old can be, and told his father the idea he had for a story. This was the moment everything changed. What his son told him became the foundation for an entire career. And the beginning of The Godling Chronicles.
Since then, he has sold more than 500,000 books worldwide. His second series, Dragonvein, was a top five finalist on Audible for Fantasy Book of the Year in 2015. He was the first indie author in history to receive a six-figure audio-rights-only deal and most recently signed a six-figure deal with TOR for a new trilogy, The Sorcerer’s Song. Currently he resides in Fairhope, Alabama with his wife and son.

Tor Books is North America’s largest publisher of science fiction and fantasy. Winner of the Locus Award for best SF publisher 20 years in a row, Tor is home to internationally bestselling authors including Brandon Sanderson, John Scalzi, V. E. Schwab, Cixin Liu, and many more, as well as the publisher of classics like Robert Jordan’s The Wheel of Time and Orson Scott Card’s Ender’s Game. For more information, go to

Fuse Literary is creating the literary agency of the future, blending the knowledge and skills of traditional book publishing with the brash new opportunities engendered by digital publishing, self-publishing, ebooks, social media, and technology. The company has agents in California, New York, Texas, North Dakota, and Vancouver. Founding partners Laurie McLean and Gordon Warnock are joined by agents Connor Goldsmith, Margaret Bail, Emily Keyes, Michelle Richter, Tricia Skinner and Carlisle Webber, in-house publicist Estelle Hallick, agency scout Jen Karsbaek and a variety of interns and assistants. For more, visit or follow us on Twitter @FuseLiterary.

For more information contact:
Laurie McLean,
Brian D. Anderson,
Lindsey Hall,

Laurie McLean
Fuse Literary
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OrgHarvest Inc. CEO interviewed by CEO/CFO Magazine for the cultivation of Cannabis

OrgHarvest / CEO

“The cultivation of 450 pounds of flower from our high tech greenhouse”- Frank J Celecia

Lynn Fosse Senior Editor CEOCFO Magazine

OrgHarvest (OTCQX:ORGH)

OrgHarvest will produce 450 pounds of flower and or oils from Cannabis weekly”

— Frank Celecia / CEO

INCLINE VILLAGE, NEVADA, WASHOE COUNTY, USA, August 6, 2018 / — CEOCFO: Mr Celecia, what is the idea behind OrgHarvest, Inc?

Mr Celecia: OrgHarvest is a company that is going to be cultivating cannabis in the Las Vegas area. It will be for wholesale use to some fifty-two dispensaries in the Las Vegas market. This is actually the one year anniversary of Nevada regulating recreational marijuana, so it is a pretty exciting time for us. We think that we are in the epicentre area of Las Vegas with so much tourism. Some forty-five million people come into this state and they come into Las Vegas, usually from states that do not have recreational marijuana available to them.

CEOCFO: Would you tell us a little bit about the property and why it is good for growing marijuana?

Mr Celecia: Actually, we are in the desert. We have located a five-acre property that is within Henderson City in Clark County. The property is zoned for industrial use ideally away from the schools and an ideal location for a self-contained greenhouse, like the high tech greenhouse we plan to use.

CEOCFO: Would you tell us about the greenhouse? What sets it apart from the other methods of growing?

Mr Celecia: First of all, we are going to the inventor of growing fruit, vegetables, and ornamental flowers in the Netherlands in a greenhouse. That is where everything really started. Using glass greenhouses and the technology in the glass panels is allowing certain light to go through this particular glass which creates a great growing environment. In addition, there are automatic feeders which can be programmed for watering and fertilizing. The use of rolling tables is a very good way to utilize space in the greenhouse and cut down the cost of labor. Having these plants on tables which roll and collapse results in less walkway and more growing space. Let us say that you have six or seven feeding cycles, all you have to do is set your program cycle. There are tanks that the feeders pull from and it eliminates all hand watering and feeding.

CEOCFO: What did you look at to know this was the most effective method?

Mr Celecia: We have a very talented executive staff here that is going to be doing the day to day operation. My expertise is in business. One of our executives, Rick Snelson, has been growing in greenhouses and indoors for thirty-four years. We just signed a five-year contract with Rick to join our company. He won numerous awards for various strains of cannabis and brought this glass greenhouse concept to us. Our Chief Operating Officer, Carlos Calixto, is running a company called Sun Ray Greenhouses. Mr Calixto represents the Netherlands greenhouse operations and has decided to join our company and just signed a five-year contract. Therefore, with our experienced staff, we will have the best leaders in the business doing some very high-end cannabis growing.
CEOCFO: What are the regulatory concerns? What is the regulatory atmosphere for growers today? Is it clear cut or like so many other places seems to be a moving target?

Mr. Celecia: That is an excellent question! This operation is going to take ten million dollars to put up, so we want to make sure that our shareholders are protected. I do not think there is a better place than the state of Nevada for that kind of protection. The state is used to regulating business like sports betting, gambling casinos and prostitution. In addition, the state is getting more friendly for banking operations. The state is approving places to actually consume cannabis where you can go in and smoke in a lounge. It is forbidden to smoke in the casinos, so people are having problems lighting up. They cannot smoke in the hotels either, but people end up smoking illegally in the hotel rooms anyway. However, to answer your question, Nevada is probably the best state for a regulatory body to protect the environment of cannabis.
CEOCFO: What are the plans after you grow it?

Mr. Celecia: We have a choice. We have a very scheduled kind of growing where we rotate crops every week we cultivate. The cultivation every week would be 450 pounds of flower from our high tech greenhouse. Right now the market is very strong and high in demand. If we cannot sell four hundred and fifty pounds weekly into the market we can convert those pounds to cannabis oil for the production of edibles. Therefore, we have quite a bit of flexibility. Right now the market is going about twenty two hundred dollars a pound in the marketplace. Our projection for the first year is about fifteen hundred dollars. We dropped that down to fourteen hundred. However, greenhouse growing is not as intensive financially as if you were to grow indoors. You have lots of power consumption indoors. You are controlling the environment completely. Here, we are taking a very natural approach by growing outdoors in the greenhouse, but the outdoor environment would be closed or it would be closed to the environment, so that the greenhouse itself would not put out any odors.

CEOCFO: Are your potential customers paying attention to how something is grown? Are they understanding, in general, of the various ways or is it a learning curve for everyone in the industry right now?

Mr. Celecia: I think there is a huge curiosity, especially for older seniors. It seems like there are more seniors using cannabis for pain. I read recently where about sixty three percent of cannabis users are senior citizens.

CEOCFO: How does Org Harvest standout from the crowd? There are so many companies in some form of the cannabis field today. How do people know you are real and a company worthy of attention?

Mr. Celecia: OrgHarvest will produce a very high quality of cannabis using the technology I have described. The cost for growing in a glass greenhouse is less expensive than indoor growing.

Frank Celecia
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Frontal fibrosing alopecia with loss of eyebrows

David Salinger lecturing


All women should take notice of eyebrow loss and take action quickly so the scalp hair loss can be prevented.”

— David Salinger

ADELAIDE, AUSTRALIA, August 6, 2018 / — All of the women that trichologists are seeing with Frontal Fibrosing Alopecia (FFA) lose their eyebrows and body hair first, and this can start many years before the onset of the destruction of scalp hair follicles. At the World Trichology Conference in Washington D.C., David Salinger, Director of the International Association of Trichologists, said "All women should take notice of eyebrow loss and take action quickly so the scalp hair loss can be prevented". FFA is becoming a major problem, particularly in post-menopausal women. It is known to be an autoimmune problem and women with loss of eyebrows should take supplements of Vitamin D3 to help prevent further progression of the hair loss.

David Salinger
International Association of Trichologists
+61 2 9267 1384
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Aditi Sri has been awarded as Top Hollywood Bollywood Pop Singer

Hollywood Bollywood Singer

Aditi Sri Received Commendation has Top Hollywood Bollywood Singer

NEWARK, CA, USA, August 3, 2018 / — Aditi Sri 17 has received commendation from City of Newark Mayor MR.Alan Nagy as Top Hollywood Bollywood Singer . She has been singing since five-years-old, Aditi Sri was put on this earth to deliver music to the world. Trained in both Indian classical and Western vocals, she comes with versatility jam-packed into her repertoire. A repertoire that includes her two current singles; “On Your Own” and “Shine.”
Both tracks showcase the tenacity this generation has while still being a great set of modern pop songs. Released in October 2017, “On Your Own” is vocally and stylistically comparable to Demi Lovato’s 2013 eponymous release with it’s vibrant yet sound that delivers the message of finding your own way through this world. Listeners get another side of the pop songstress with “Shine.” An uptempo track that gives way to confidence and embracing one’s personal shine.
Aditi Sri has taken the stage and performed over 100 shows since her first at the tender age of 12 at the Preity Zinta Show. Just a year later she was performing alongside the likes of Arvinder Singh, Kailash Kher, Lucky Ali. Balancing her music with her schoolwork, Aditi never let either fall by the wayside. Her dedication to everything in her life has won her praise and accolades from not only fans but critics and those who awarded her the Star Dust Award.
Only 17-years-old with more experience than people twice her age, Aditi Sri is ready to take the world in a grander scheme than she already has. Those interested in featuring either “On Your Own” or “Shine” can reach out via the information provided below.
Aditi Sr has won many awards including from State of California , Consulate General , City of Fremont, City of Milpitas, City of Newark . Most Prestigious Stardust Award and IFAB USA Best Female Singer

Aditi Sri is performing live first Hollywood Bollywood Mega Concert at Chabot College Performing Arts Center on September 29 2018

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The Gatsby Affair by Kendall Taylor

The Gatsby Affair by Kendall Taylor

Dr. Kendall Taylor

Zelda, Scott, and “Scottie” Fitzgerald

The Gatsby Affair: Scott, Zelda, and the Betrayal that Shaped an American Classic by Kendall Taylor releases August 8, 2018

To enjoy each other and love without inhibition was their credo; right or wrong, it made no difference.”

— Kendall taylor

LANHAM, MD, UNITED STATES, August 3, 2018 / — For Immediate Release:

The Gatsby Affair; Scott, Zelda and the Betrayal That Framed an American Classic
Kendall Taylor

New literary biography upends everything readers have thought about the Fitzgeralds’ legendary romance and exposes Zelda’s reckless affair with the French aviator who became Scott’s model for Jay Gatsby, and for whom she was prepared to leave her marriage. There was before Edouard Jozan and after, simple as that. The affair became that singular event for the Fitzgeralds, a decisive and determining experience continually revisited. It played a pivotal role in Zelda’s two novels, and but for it, The Great Gatsby would be more about lost illusions than adultery, and Jay Gatsby, a different character. Both a literary study and probing look at an iconic couple’s psychological makeup, The Gatsby Affair explores this previously untold story and offers readers a bold new interpretation about how the writing one of America’s greatest novels was profoundly influenced.

When Edouard Jozan encountered Zelda Fitzgerald on the beach at San Raphael in the summer of 1924, he could never have known how their lives would be changed forever. He was prepared to love and she a willing accomplice. Her affair with the Frenchman set into motion a series of catastrophic circumstances that triggered a profound depression and culminated in Zelda’s first suicide attempt. By the time she questioned how much a heart can hold, she had ample time to experience its pain. She had lived by her own rules in America, but by doing so in France, what befell her was so damaging, it could not be dispelled by all the confidence that had characterized her youth.

What began as a harmless interlude set into motion a series of tectonic consequences that became a turning point in the Fitzgeralds’ marriage. From then on, Scott set out to neutralize Zelda so there would be no further indiscretions. With alarming haste, she got reduced to a psychiatric label which condemned her to a life in asylums, where she was traumatized with interventions that worsened preexisting conditions and precipitated new ones.

He never forgave her for the affair, and she never forgave him for institutionalizing her. They each had something to hold against each other for the rest of their lives.

Rowman and Littlefield
Publication date: August 8, 2018
Page count: 320
Format: Hardcover and ebook
Genre: Literary criticism/biography
ISBN: 978-1-5381-0493-4
Available through Booksellers and Public Libraries everywhere.
Publicist: J. David Ivester 941 321-8570

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