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Netflix Inks Entertainment Deal With Marriott (NASDAQ:NFLX) (NASDAQ:MAR)

Netflix Inks Entertainment Deal With Marriott (NASDAQ:NFLX) (NASDAQ:MAR)

Netflix has announced that the company has reached a deal with Marriott Hotels to provide entertainment for the hotel chain’s guest rooms. Many hotels have found that their guests regularly stream video from services like Amazon... 
Super Bowl: 1.25 Billion Chicken Wings Will Be Consumed

Super Bowl: 1.25 Billion Chicken Wings Will Be Consumed

Forget about the GoDaddy ad that has raised controversy and the deflategate. The big story of Super Bowl XLIX is about what Americans are estimated to spend in celebrating the big games. According to the National Retail Federation,... 
Tips On Planning Your Evening Wedding Reception

Tips On Planning Your Evening Wedding Reception

There’s no doubt that your wedding day will be one of the most important – and memorable – days of your life. People spend months, if not years, planning their big day, with friends and family all lending a helping hand... 
Oregon and DC Voters Approve Pot Use

Oregon and DC Voters Approve Pot Use

District of Columbia and Oregon voters have legalized the recreational use of pot. This has elated activists in favor of marijuana legalization who are hoping to extend their current winning streak across the U.S. Oregon will now join... 
‘Blackfish’ Documentary Blamed For Lower Profits At SeaWorld (NYSE:SEAS)

‘Blackfish’ Documentary Blamed For Lower Profits At SeaWorld (NYSE:SEAS)

SeaWorld Entertainment is pointing the finger at a documentary released last year called “Blackfish” for lower attendance and profit for the second quarter of the fiscal year. The documentary focused on the theme park operator’s... 
SeaWorld’s Earnings Beat Expectations (NYSE:SEAS)

SeaWorld’s Earnings Beat Expectations (NYSE:SEAS)

Even though SeaWorld has been embroiled in controversy since the documentary “Blackfish” was released, the company still managed to beat analysts’ expectations for its fourth quarter results. SeaWorld reported a loss of 13 cents... 
Casinos in Macau Record $45 Billion in Revenues

Casinos in Macau Record $45 Billion in Revenues

Macau, the tiny Chinese city, has once again broken its yearly record for earnings at casinos as last year’s revenues reached an incredible $45 billion, which further underlined its status as the biggest gambling market in the world. Macau... 
Baldwin Says Relationship did not Exist

Baldwin Says Relationship did not Exist

Alec Baldwin the Hollywood actor shed some tears while speaking against an actress from Canada in New York on Tuesday. The actress has been charged with stalking Baldwin and his wife. The actor denied there was a relationship between... 
Thor Takes Top Spot at Box Office

Thor Takes Top Spot at Box Office

At North America box offices, superheroes continue to win. Thor: The Dark World, by Disney earned more than $86 million to dominate the box office over the weekend in its domestic debut. Chris Hemsworth stars as the Marvel superhero.... 
New York Marathon to have Unprecedented Security

New York Marathon to have Unprecedented Security

On Sunday, the New York City Marathon will be held with the weather expected to be partly cloudy. A huge contingent of security that is unprecedented at the event will be on hand to give protection to the 45,000 plus runners that hope... 
Anheuser-Busch Inbev Reports Rise In Third Quarter Profits

Anheuser-Busch Inbev Reports Rise In Third Quarter Profits

During its earnings report, Anheuser-Busch InBev reported that its third-quarter profits rose by 31%. According to the company’s report, net profit increased 31 percent to come in at $2.37 billion (1.73 billion euros). This was up... 
Surfer Rides Big Wave to New Record

Surfer Rides Big Wave to New Record

Carlos Burle a surfer from Brazil might have set a new world record for surfing the largest wave after he rode a wave estimated to be 100-feet high off Portugal’s coast. Burle took on the ominous looking wave while he was surfing... 
Fliers on Spirit Revolt Due to Delays

Fliers on Spirit Revolt Due to Delays

Wednesday night Broward County Sheriff Deputies were called by authorities at the Fort Lauderdale International Airport after passengers from a Spirit Airlines flight, that had been delayed, started to become unruly. Deputies did not... 
Sweden Tops List for Global Visa-less Travel

Sweden Tops List for Global Visa-less Travel

Citizens from Sweden can travel to 173 different countries across the globe without the need for applying for a single visa. That puts the Nordic country tied at the top of the list for visa-free traveling. The country at the bottom... 
BT TV and the Right Package for you

BT TV and the Right Package for you

No matter what you demand from your cable experience, a bt tv package may be just what you’ve been searching for. Whether selecting a cable package based on your budget, personal interests, or simply on a channel preference, bt tv... 
Labor Day Travel Predicted to be Higher

Labor Day Travel Predicted to be Higher

AAA has predicted that the highest number of travelers will hit the road since the recession and they will average 594 miles for a round trip this Labor Day weekend. AAA Travel predicts that over 34.1 million people living in the U.S.... 
Cruise Liner Fails Unexpected Health Inspection

Cruise Liner Fails Unexpected Health Inspection

The Center for Disease Control conducted a surprise health inspection on one of the world’s plushest cruise ships, which resulted in the ship receiving a failing grade. A report released by the Vessel Sanitation Program of the CDC... 
Woman Dies on Roller Coaster at Six Flags

Woman Dies on Roller Coaster at Six Flags

Investigators are now attempting to determine how a woman fell from the world’s tallest steel and wooden roller coaster and died at the amusement park Six Flags Over Texas. At 6:30 pm on Friday, the incident took place in Arlington. A... 
Reasons to Embrace the Onesie Now

Reasons to Embrace the Onesie Now

There are some fashion trends you just can’t escape, and the ‘onesie’ is one of them. They’re everywhere: designer boutiques, high-street stores, online retailers, eBay, Gumtree, reality TV, magazines, music videos… The thing... 
Newsreader Reportedly Being Developed By Facebook (NASDAQ: FB)

Newsreader Reportedly Being Developed By Facebook (NASDAQ: FB)

Facebook, the world’s largest social network, has announced plans to develop a new mobile device that will highlight and showcase news from Facebook users and media organizations. The device is designed to offer news items that a... 
New Marriott Campaign Aimed At Younger Travelers (NYSE:MAR)

New Marriott Campaign Aimed At Younger Travelers (NYSE:MAR)

Marriott International is introducing a new advertising and branding campaign to attract younger travelers to Marriott Hotels and Resorts, its largest brand. The campaign, named “Travel Brilliantly,” is directed at frequent business... 
Netflix Secures Deal With DreamWorks For New Shows (NASDAQ:NFLX)

Netflix Secures Deal With DreamWorks For New Shows (NASDAQ:NFLX)

Netflix has announced a multiyear deal with DreamWorks Animation for new TV shows for its Internet streaming service. DreamWorks will provide new episodic TV programs inspired by characters from past DreamWorks Animation franchises,... 
June 7, National Doughnut Day

June 7, National Doughnut Day

Dunkin’ Donuts as well as many other national doughnut chains along with numerous local shops are giving away free doughnuts Friday June 7 in recognition of the holiday dating back to 1938. The holiday was designed to honor volunteers... 
Prices at Disney Theme Parks on the Rise

Prices at Disney Theme Parks on the Rise

For those families or friends heading to one of the Disney theme parks in Anaheim, California or Orlando, Florida to visit with Cinderella, Mickey Mouse or anyone of their friends, the price of admission has just gone up. Experiencing... 
Security at Theme Park Questioned after Gun Found

Security at Theme Park Questioned after Gun Found

A grandmother and grandson visited Orlando and Disney World’s Animal Kingdom last weekend. They boarded the Dinosaur ride and were hunting for a couple of thrills. However, what they found was not what they expected – a load gun... 
Box Office Race Won by Iron Man 3

Box Office Race Won by Iron Man 3

Disney’s most recent sequel Iron Man 3 took home over $175.3 million for its debut weekend in North America that was spread across 4,352 cinemas. It was the second best debut weekend ever behind just the $207.4 million that The Avengers... 
Five Snowboarders Killed in Colorado Avalanche

Five Snowboarders Killed in Colorado Avalanche

On Saturday afternoon, five snowboarders lost their lives after an avalanche they apparently triggered in the backcountry at Loveland Pass in Colorado, fell on them. Search crews and rescue personnel recovered the five bodies a number... 
Maine Fitness Instructor Pleads Guilty to Prostitution

Maine Fitness Instructor Pleads Guilty to Prostitution

A Maine Zumba fitness instructor who used her studio to run a prostitution ring has pleaded guilty and faces time in jail. The case has captivated the quiet town that sits on the shore of the Atlantic Ocean known more for beaches and... 
Barnes & Noble Rethinks Nook’s Future

Barnes & Noble Rethinks Nook’s Future

Barnes & Noble warned that its third quarter results will be lower than the previous year, partly due to losses in the Nook Media division. The company has not been successful investing in digital media over the last few years.... 
Moore Asking Court for Alimony from Kutcher

Moore Asking Court for Alimony from Kutcher

Hollywood actress Demi Moore filed a set of divorce papers Thursday in a courtroom in Los Angeles. Her divorce papers seek alimony payment from her estranged husband, actor Ashton Kutcher. The actor is starring in Two and a Half Men,... 
Celebrities’ Favorite Cars

Celebrities’ Favorite Cars

It’s no secret that celebs absolutely love their wheels. From Jay Leno to Taylor Lautner, every Hollywood icon has a super cool, super-expensive vehicle that they adore to death. With Lamborghinis, Ferraris, Rolls Royces and Bentleys,... 
Hawaii Has Country’s best well-being amongst Population

Hawaii Has Country’s best well-being amongst Population

For most people in the U.S. a vacation in sunny Hawaii would be at the top of their lists. However, living in Hawaii is even better than that said Hawaiians. For the fourth consecutive year Hawaii was given the ranking as No. 1, as... 
United Now Offering Baggage Delivery Service for Passengers

United Now Offering Baggage Delivery Service for Passengers

United Airlines has joined American Airlines in offering its travelers the option of having their checked baggage delivered to their home, hotel or office if they are in too much of a hurry to wait for it. There is a fee that accompanies... 
Unbelievable Ski Deals

Unbelievable Ski Deals

Skiing is one of the most common snow activities in the whole world. Skiing can even become a competitive sport. Whether you are traveling for pleasure or for business, skiing can be a great past time. During the year, there are many... 
How to Order Blinds Online

How to Order Blinds Online

The internet has made shopping for a lot of the things that people want a lot easier and much more convenient. Because of the power of the internet, many people spend more of their time shopping online; from the comfort of their homes,... 
Finding Cheap Holiday Flights

Finding Cheap Holiday Flights

Cheap holidays. Not words you normally see together in the same sentence, especially when it comes to airfare. However, if you plan well and purchase early, you can save substantially. Here are some great tips that can help you put... 
Sexting Tied to Risky Sex amongst Teenagers

Sexting Tied to Risky Sex amongst Teenagers

One of seven high school students in Los Angeles who have a cell phone has sent photos or a test message that are sexually explicit, according to a survey. In addition, the survey said that sexters are more apt to take part in sexual... 
Weak Demand Reduces Sony’s Quarterly Profit (NYSE: SNE)

Weak Demand Reduces Sony’s Quarterly Profit (NYSE: SNE)

Sony reported a 77% decrease in operating profit for the quarter that ended in June, a result far below analysts’ expectations.  Operating profit for the period fell to ¥6.28 billion, or $80 million.  Analysts had expected a 36%... 
Phyllis Diller Dies at 95

Phyllis Diller Dies at 95

Phyllis Diller, who was 95, died on Monday said her manager of many years. One of her closest friends, Joan Rivers the host of a cable television show, said she was with Diller about three weeks ago and she was all dressed up, running... 
Aniston Engaged To Theroux

Aniston Engaged To Theroux

Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux announced over the weekend that they were engaged. The couple has been together for over a year. Theroux enjoyed his birthday party on Friday even more than usual, as Aniston accepted his proposal... 
Lopez Turns 43

Lopez Turns 43

Jennifer Lopez the superstar entertainer and former judge on American Idol celebrated her 43rd birthday today. Lopez has two beautiful twins Emme and Max who are four years old. She is currently touring with Enrique Iglesias and has... 
Passenger Gets Strip Searched Due To Feeding Tube

Passenger Gets Strip Searched Due To Feeding Tube

John Deaton from North Texas announced that his wife was strip searched and had her feeding tube touched by Transportation Safety Administration screeners prior to one of her flights. His wife, Melinda Deaton, has a feeding tube that... 
Family Blasts Tour for Son’s Death

Family Blasts Tour for Son’s Death

On Monday, Hawaii law enforcement officials said that the tour operator, which took a group of adolescents on a tour where a teenager from New York was killed when he was swept out to sea, did not have the permit needed to be in the... 
Usher’s Stepson is Brain Dead

Usher’s Stepson is Brain Dead

Usher’s stepson, who is just 11, was declared brain dead by his doctors. The youngster collided with a jet ski on Sunday. Kyle Glover, Usher’s estranged wife’s son, has not had brain activity since he arrived at the hospital... 
Former My Three Sons Actor Dies

Former My Three Sons Actor Dies

Don Grady played Robbie Douglas the dimpled-chinned son on My Three Sons, a hit sitcom on television from 1962 to 1970. He also was a Walt Disney Mouseketeer at 12, on the original Mickey Mouse Club. According to a reporter in Hollywood,... 
Disney Opens Revamped California Adventure Park (NYSE: DIS)

Disney Opens Revamped California Adventure Park (NYSE: DIS)

The Walt Disney Company unveiled its revamped California Adventure park, sporting $1.1 billion worth of improvements.  The overhaul was five years in the making.  California Adventure is under pressure to live up to its promise,... 
G20 Leaders Laud Role of Tourism and Travel

G20 Leaders Laud Role of Tourism and Travel

In Los Cabos, Mexico the G20 world leaders, during their recent summit, recognized the important role that travel and tourism plays in fueling economic development and job growth. It was the first time the leaders had recognized this... 
Jenner Defends Decision to Put Daughter on birth control

Jenner Defends Decision to Put Daughter on birth control

Kris Jenner, the mother of reality star and model Kim Kardashian, took heat this week for putting Kim on birth control when her daughter was just 14. The matriarch of the Kardashian family defended her decision saying her liberal way... 
Come Close but Walk Softly

Come Close but Walk Softly

Sustainable tours are becoming more and more popular around the world. The tours concentrate on cultural heritage and conservation. Tour operators are now becoming certified in sustainable tourism that takes the visitor up close, but... 
Bieber Battery Case Sent to District Attorney

Bieber Battery Case Sent to District Attorney

The Sheriff’s Department in Los Angeles has completed its investigation and handed it over to local prosecutors Tuesday to determine if prosecutors will bring charges against Justin Bieber for the alleged brawl that took place between...