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Children Swimmers Made Safer by Dad’s Invention, WAHOO Swim Monitoring System

The Wilton YMCA summer camp in Wilton, Conn.,
offers kids a classic summertime experience.
Hundreds of children make use of the camps’ amenities,
including its natural pond swimming hole.
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Everyone is required to wear a headband,
containing technology that alerts lifeguards
when a child’s head is underwater too long.

This Headband makes this Swimming facility the safest in the nation.

The first WAHOO Swim Monitoring System
was installed in Wilton YMCA in the
United States.

To keep its swimmers safe, the
Wilton YMCA employs a legion of lifeguards,
its main line of defense.

Keeping inexperienced swimmers safe is a never-ending issue.

A Swimming bike helmet.
Here is how it works.

Swimmers wear a headband around their head,
which Wahooo co-founder Dave Cutler refers to as the
“bike helmet for swimming.” The “Swimbands“ have two
sensors on each side, with a microprocessor computer
in the middle. When both sides of the head are submerged,
the microprocessor times it. If the Swimband is submerged
for a dangerous period of time, it transmits a signal to
listening devices that are around the entire swimming environment.
When the Swimband is submerged for 20 seconds,
the alert towers will flash yellow.
After 30 seconds, the system will flash red.

If a swimmer stays under too long,
your Swimband sends a signal.
The swim monitoring units flash to
let the lifeguards know.

“One of the biggest challenges we have
in camp is in the dark water.
It’s difficult to see to the bottom,
so this is just another aid for the lifeguards
who may not notice somebody at the
bottom of the water,” says Britton.

The INSPIRATION

In 2006, tragedy struck a
Connecticut swimming hole. A 9-year old
boy nearly drowned and was permanently injured.
Cutler and his partners believe their
swim monitoring technology can prevent
tragedies like this in the future.

A pool … without lifeguards?

Not quite yet.
The Wahooo Swim Monitoring
system is meant to be used as a fail-safe,
not a replacement for human lifeguards.

Government statistics point to about
10 unintentional drownings every day
in United States.
Swim Monitoring could help in keeping
swimmers safe and families together.

Good Samaritan Pays Stranger’s Baggage Fee at Airport, Pay it Forward

I wanted to rewrite this article but
you know, it was so good all by itself
and I know that even though it is kind of
long.. you WILL read it all.

Let me know how you helped someone else,
PAY IT FORWARD
Being a Giving person has no boundaries
and always gives back in untold ways.
_________________
By Ali Swank |
Payitforward

  Having your credit card declined
can be awkward and humiliating.

   But it’s an even worse experience
if you’re at the airport,
rushing to make your flight,
and when it comes time to
dole out the mandatory fee
to check a bag, the airline employee
lets you know
that your card won’t go through.
Confused, you step out of line
to check your balance.
You just know your
card isn’t maxed out
and should be able to
cover the expense.

  Redditor brbmycatexploded recently
experienced this exact situation
at Tampa International Airport.

  “Having my card declined was
extremely embarrassing, even
though I didn’t know a
single soul in that airport,”
the Reddit user, who asked to
be identified by just his
first name, Andy.

His story has a happy ending, though.
When he returned to the counter,
a Good Samaritan had generously
paid his baggage fee and left a note:

“Hey, I heard them say your card was declined.
I know how it feels. Your bag fee’s on me.
Just pay it forward the next time you get a chance.
Have a safe flight. :)”

On Wednesday, Andy posted a
photo of the note on Reddit
and wrote,
“If you’re reading this,
thanks for making my day.”

The kind deed didn’t just
have a financial impact.
“Seriously, reading their note
gave me goosebumps and gave me
faith that there are still
good people out there,”
Andy shared with Shine.

But he’s not going to plan out
how he’ll pay it forward.
“I think it will be a
random decision, a
spur-of-the-moment type thing,”
he explained. “I really don’t
think that that person walked
into that airport, saying,
‘I’m going to pay someone’s
baggage fee today.’
So neither will I.”

The random-act-of-kindness post
has inspired other Redditors to
share how they’ve spontaneously
helped strangers or vice versa.

Poundt0wn described that while
on vacation with his family,
a man approached poundt0wn’s
father with a flower and asked
him if he would buy it so that
he could use the money to
purchase food for his family.
Poundt0wn’s dad pulled out $100
and gave it to the man.
“Fifteen minutes later,”
wrote poundt0wn,
“we see the same guy walking
on the sidewalk again.
This time, he had at least 10 bags
of groceries hanging from his arms,
one of which contained diapers.”

Redditor jacenborne explained
that while at a Chick-fil-A drive-through,
a woman in front of him paid for his meal.
There was no one behind him,
so he couldn’t return the favor.
“But it was such a happy moment
of human benevolence that is
rarely seen in society,”
commented jacenborne.
pay it forward
During a trip to an auto parts store,
Synssins noticed a woman
with two kids leaving the
store without a battery she
needed for her car, since
she couldn’t afford it.
The Redditor kindly
bought the battery and installed it
for her. “I asked her to pop her hood,
and she at first looked at me like,
‘What?’ and then saw what I had with me.
She asked me why, and I just said,
‘Because someone did something nice for me once.’
I installed her battery while she was crying and thanking me.”

 

Another Reddit user commented that
while in a convenience store at 3 a.m.,
a man was purchasing diapers, milk,
formula, and toilet paper,
but his card was declined.
As he was calculating which
necessities he really needed,
ThatSpuds came to his rescue.
“So I walk up to the counter
and give the guy $20,” ThatSpuds wrote.
“I don’t say a word,
and I don’t expect anything in return,
not even a thank you.
But the guy turns around.
Gets on his knees and
wraps his arms around me
and tells me that
I have just made a profound difference.”

PAY IT FORWARD Rewards ALL!

ThatSpuds added,
“So pay it forward with all of your might,
because someone out there is depending on you.”

Do you have an inspiring pay-it-forward story?
Share it with me in the comments.

Shark Week Watch ‘Shark Cat’ Clean Up !

Hysterical footage..
Funny thing..
we all stare
and
stare..
Had to laugh at myself,
but I do find this almost like watching a fish tank…
only more fun!

Reality tv show just launched last night..
see if you like it as much as the CAT!
Tough call!
LOL

1Hot Jungle, 2 Mansions, 4 Amazing Women, 4 Cool Dudes, 1 Hollywood Camera Crew = 1 Riveting Show, Stay Tuned

New Entertainment Coming…One more tip before it’s live Sent Tuesday, August 6, 2013

The Project AWOL reality show is getting closer and closer.

In fact, we are discussing the launch tonight at 9p on our team webinar

You can be one of the first guests to watch episode 1 of season 1
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This may sound a little crazy, but I believe this show is a bigger deal than a summer blockbuster.

Let me explain:

People all over the nation (and the world) follow the buzz of a summer blockbuster

sometimes weeks in advance. I know my friends did before

Guiermo del Toro’s recent flick
Iron Man 3,
Ridley Scott’s Prometheus
and others.

They start researching insider info before the movie’s release date.

They get focused. They anticipate a great time.

I get pumped up for a great blockbuster,

but I also realize ..life goes on.

Same as it did before.

Project AWOL show is different.

You are going to witness proven life-changing information.

You are going to be given solutions that immediately

improve the quality of your life

I believe this first episode is a bigger deal
than even the biggest summer blockbuster.
It is about us, real people who make changes.

I’m reposting “Create A Life With Project A.W.O.L.” to make sure you’re 100% prepared:

http://followkarenellis.com/2013/07/29/what-would-you-do-to-have-a-great-lifestyle/

&

I posted Project A.W.O.L.’s photo album from Thailand just for fun!

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To OUR Success!
Win Win Win

Karen Ellis

Live Long and Prosper! Yoga and Star Trek… what do they have in common?

AWOL
Another Way of Living.
When you do what you love the $ will follow.
And Tao sure lives up to that and vibrantly.
Today I feel inspired by so many things.
The weather-is good.
Exercising- endorphins galore!
Just a little bit of hope that we don’t have to decline
as our bodies age.
Exercise, good foods, balance, fun, laughter, giving to
others, persistence, perseverence, and always learning
are just a few things that keep you young.
I have to start yoga soon-
Tao gives me inspiration!

Perhaps yoga is the secret to a happy old-age?

Even after a total hip replacement in the early 2000s,
Tao Porchon-Lynch continues to teach students yoga
at 5am everyday.

The energetic 93-year-old, from Westchester,
who has been practicing yoga for over 70 years
also does the waltz, jitterbug, samba and
cha cha cha in her spare time.

‘I also like to do foxtrot – all the crazy ones,’
she laughs, describing dancing the tango as
being like drinking champagne.

After practicing yoga in her youth in India
the former model and actress moved to the
US when she was in her early 30s.

After a career in Hollywood movies and on
television Porchon-Lynch began working
with UniTel in the 1960s, establishing
TV stations in India.

She has since been teaching yoga to
students in India, France, and the USA
for more than 45 years including
certifying 400 other teachers.

‘I do yoga before I go to bed and I do
yoga with my students when I get up
in the morning,’ she said.

Tao in India
‘I’m up every morning at 5 o’clock and I usually go to bed around midnight.’
ts just a matter of putting your mind on it.’

The yogi also leads trips to India, where she estimates she has been at least 25 times.

‘There’s so much to learn and I just feel I don’t have enough time to learn everything,’ the inspirational Porchon-Lynch says.

‘The greatest thrill that you can really have is to see someone who says I cant do it and show them they can.’

Porchon-Lynch has just published her first book, Reflections: The Yogic Journey Of Life.

Following a total hip replacement when she was 84 years old, doctors said her flexibility would never be the same.

Proving them wrong, she has since taken up ballroom dancing.

‘I’m very stubborn about it. When people say it cant be done, I have to do it.’
Tao Porchon-Lynch
LIVE LONG and PROSPER!
Karen Ellis

The Season 1 premier is coming Tuesday of the reality show we filmed in Thailand.
#Project AWOL.
Another Way of Living

PS> OH YEA.. YOGA and Star Trek, what do they have in common? both have been around forever and keep us young!

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2091191/Tao-Porchon-Lynch-93-year-old-yoga-teacher-whos-flexible-students.html#ixzz2aq87CNjU

#Project A.W.O.L. ‘Entrepreneurial’ Reality Show, Living In Style!

May 2013 I spent a week with 7 other cast members in
Phuket,Thailand filming our team’s #Project A.W.O.L.
an entrepreneur reality show!
32 members were interviewed and chosen to participate in this project!

Each week in May 2013, 8 members, primarily from team #Project A.W.O.L.
were interviewed and filmed while living the $100,000 a month lifestyle!

Nighttime mansionphuket
Thailand Mansion Nighttime
Our amazing leaders Kameron George and Glenn Arcaro as well as
Dakota Mclearn came together with Glenn’s Hollywood contacts to
film and record this as a reality show in two mansions in Thailand
and surrounding countryside equipped with drivers, house cleaning
staff, and private chefs!
No one in our industry has ever done this this and I am grateful
that I was part of the AWOL experience in May.

The #Project A.W.O.L. Reality Show will feature the inspirational stories of each cast member!

We had excursions each week which was filmed by the Hollywood film crew
and was edited by the best in Hollywood.
We were interviewed and filmed, doing a “SHARK TANK” episode,
a race, Thai Boxing, a charity Giving event,
and a day of play on a yacht.
A.W.O.L. “Another Way Of Life” for us!
How many mansions do you see!
A glimpse into the $100,000 a month lifestyle #Project A.W.O.L. members experience!
Daytime-Mansion

TWO INFINITY POOLS ~ one a salt water pool.  Got your Attention?

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Living the LIFE!!
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EVERY ROOM Had BALCONIES with AMAZING VIEWS!!!
Mansion-bedroom

The KITCHENS were Perfect for Entertaining!
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Most of the cooking was done in the Outdoor Kitchen
Chefs

The Folding Doors in the LIVING ROOM opened up to the INFINITY POOL

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DREAM BATHROOM WITH AMAZING VIEW!

Pretty awesome ‘Set’ for the #Project A.W.O.L. Reality Show!

Now that you’ve seen a sneak peak of what’s to come

with the Elite Group of Entrepreneurs we have here in #Project A.W.O.L., don’t you wish you were there?
Seeing it ‘live’ makes the pictures incomparable. ‘FOLLOW ME’ if you want to see what’s to come.
Still clueless about what #Project A.W.O.L. Reality show is?
My friends and I are enjoying Another Way Of Life!
How?
Because WE made a decision to and so can YOU!!!
I’m here to tell you that the 40/40/40 method we are taught (work 40 hours a week, for 40 years and then,

if lucky, retire on 40% of your income) does NOT work, is outdated, obsolete, due to corporations downsizing OR firing people.

At #Project A.W.O.L. are at the point in our lives where we can choose this way of life over the usual way.
I am well on my way to making a big change in my life…wanna come?

Stay Tuned! or GET IN NOW!!!

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LIKE AND SHARE WITH OTHERS PLEASE!

Do YOU want to Change your Lifestyle? Are you a Project A.W.O.L ?

Are you Dreaming of a Different Lifestyle?

People are changing their lives daily and #PROJECT AWOL is the instrument to being FREE!
Do you have a Huge Desire to make a difference in your family’s life? …
Giving back to the community and a favorite charity?

We are #PROJECT AWOL

Join Us at #Project AWOL
Another Way of Life!

Take Action and Join me Now.