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RICHARD DAVIES – WHY COMPANIES MAKE THEIR PRODUCTS WORSE

There is much about computing to make the blood boil – the badly timed crashes and the endless software updates are frustrating. Yet most annoying of all is the fact that some products seem needlessly bad. Anyone setting up a home office, for example, will find that Microsoft has made the cheap version of its software worse by stripping away its email …

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Insight – Swimming Away Autism, MLB Changes Tradition and the Phelps 5 – 06.30.16

Lara Stolman, Director and Producer of “Swim Team” a riveting soon to be released documentary that chronicles the Jersey Hammerheads, a swim team for children with autism. Hear about the vast positive impact sport and competition have on the three loveable and motivated characters lives. Lara is an award-winning producer/director/writer of news and documentaries her work has appeared on NBC, MSNBC, AMC, TLC, VH-1, E! and AMC though Lara’s most proud role is parenting her son with autism. Lear more: www.swimteamthefilm.com Michael Phelps new favorite number is 5 as he heads to Rio for his fifth Olympic competition. This and much more with Mark including the debut of the youngest Farrell host.

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Insight – HAPPY FEST FOR ALL ABILITIES, SIGN LANGUAGE FOR SINGLE DIGITS AND BRUCE GOES DEEP PURPLE – 05.12.16

Co-Founders of Happy Fest and visionary entrepreneurs Melissa Penn and Adam Stengel (pictured center and right) talk about their incredible one of a kind inaugural family event created so everyone can experience fun through sport. It’s a wildly exciting family day that’s inclusive for ALL ages, ALL abilities and wheelchair accessible. Join Mark as he hosts this wildly fun obstacle course run, live music, food and more on Saturday May 21st at RacewayPark, Englishtown, NJ. www.happyfestnj.com

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Walking for 150 minutes per week associated with improved wellbeing in over-50s

New research using data from The Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing (TILDA) at Trinity College Dublin shows that being physically active, for example by walking for at least 150 minutes per week, is associated with more social participation and better mental health and wellbeing. However, only three out of five Irish adults aged 50 years and over walk for the …