Monthly Archives: November 2010
Nov 30 2010
A great market boost from vanity numbers

You’ve heard about toll free numbers lighting up a TV screen connecting a product and its company to consumers. An important source of information toll free numbers can give a specific identity to a product or company you want to have access. The opportunity led to capitalize on vanity numbers for specific companies that offer their services. An example would be 800-Company after the numeral you can prefix whatever your company name is or the product you are endorsing. By having your own unique vanity number you establish a strong market presence giving your company the needed boost. Your own vanity number will be your ticket to being easily recognized by potential customers giving them an easier time to reach you. Product boosting is strengthened through vanity numbers by giving you a specific identity much like a website. Once you establish a vanity number credibility comes into play especially for clients who are meticulous in trying to research a particular brand or company. Last but not the least it reaches out to potential customers and provides an opportunity to close more sales. Now that you’ve learned the advantages of having vanity numbers why not try customtollfree.coms offer of trying out their holiday special two months free.

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Nov 30 2010
The perfect cover for your tablet

In case you have an Apple IPad in your midst you might want take extra care for your special gadget. Quirky a website which specializes in innovative products for use in just about anything has released its special sturdy case for the IPad called Cloak. But it is not merely a protective case for the IPad as it doubles as a handy stand where you can use it in situations you don’t want to place it in your lap. For vertical positioning you can put the front cover of the Cloak at the back folding it and becoming a versatile plastic support brace stand. The beauty of the support is that it can be adjusted to different angles the way you want it and once you position it to landscape mode the Cloak can also facilitate it in giving you the best position for the IPad. Once you need to type the Cloak has a smaller plastic support design to give you convenience in a low landscape angle when typing. At the very best you are getting enough protection for the IPad by having a material constructed from a non-slipping silicone made from a durable plastic component including its mechanism. Protection and versatility that is what Quirkys Cloak is all about.

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Nov 30 2010
Online shopping spree

The cyber Monday frenzy has reached even the outskirts area of the World Wide Web and now for people who love photos and all photo related works of art you can now partake in finding the best holiday gifts under $10. Photoworks gives you the best deals in all photo products relating to photo calendars, Christmas photo cards, photo gifts and a lot more. With an abundance of special offers in your midst you can never go wrong for all your photo work of art needs. People who need photo books, cards and calendars are in luck as Photoworks gives 30% savings for all of the above services which is valid until December 6, 2010. In case you are in need of photo throws, Photoworks is throwing out a 25% savings offer on its services and will be valid until December 15, 2010. Once you buy Photoworks photo paper card packs you are entitled one free set of address labels but remember you must create your specific return address labels and must be added to the cart so you can redeem them. The promo is valid up to December 31, 2010, it’s all great value to the best photo gift site in town and at Photoworks maximum savings are yours.

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Nov 30 2010
James R. Heath: Personalized Medicine, Molecular Diagnostics, and Cancer

James R. Heath: Personalized Medicine, Molecular Diagnostics, and Cancer

Dec 1, 2010 8:00 PM
Beckman Auditorium
FREE; no tickets or reservations required
Presented By: Caltech Committee on Institute Programs

Over the past decade, cancer drugs have evolved from chemotherapy treatments that target all fast growing cells, to drugs that are increasingly targeted to the specific molecular lesions of cancer. This trend will almost certainly accelerate into the foreseeable future. The net result is that certain patients can exhibit very rapid responses to treatments, often with fewer toxic side effects.

However, the increased precision of drug targeting has also translated into a smaller percentage of patients that respond to a given drug. This trend has heightened the importance of molecular diagnostics. Molecular diagnostics typically involves measurements of the genome, or of the proteins that are encoded by the genome, or both. In principle, molecular diagnostic information is used to match the right patient with the right drug. This trend towards targeted therapeutics that are prescribed based upon a detailed molecular knowledge of a given patient, is at the heart of the emerging world of personalized medicine.

The realization of this new world is fraught with many scientific, technical, and cultural challenges. This lecture will first provide a contextual framework for personalized medicine, and then move towards discussing state-of-the-art molecular diagnostic technologies that are just now passing through initial clinical trials. It will conclude with a look towards the future.

James R. Heath is the Elizabeth Gilloon Professor and Professor of Chemistry at Caltech.

Series: Earnest C. Watson Lecture Series
For more information, please call (626) 395-4652 or email [email protected]
Nov 30 2010
Humanity+ @ Caltech: Redefining the Future of Humanity conference
I received this from Amy Li and wanted to post it as some of you may be interested in this event taking place this weekend.
Thanks Amy.
Here’s an update on with a discount code…

I have created a special discount code for you. 🙂

And we are still giving away free passes to volunteers and interactive art

demonstrators for our Saturday night’s nerd party.

And remember Saturday night’s nerd party is open to public!! So come out to
enjoy a fun evening with bunch passionate geeky folks like us! 🙂



Amy Li
UX Creative Director
UX :: Design :: Technology ||

I hope you all had a great holiday with your family. 🙂

Some of you may know, that I’m on the board of a international non-profit organization call Humanity+ (, and I would like to invite you to join us at our Humanity+ @ Caltech: Redefining the Future of Humanity conference this weekend. (

The short and sweet version will be: If you love robots, and curious about the future of humanity, and want to live longer, happier, and smarter, this is the conference for you. 🙂

We have a great panel of Speakers including Robert Tercek, one of the “25 Executives to Watch” and former President of Digital Media at The Oprah Winfrey Network and David Hanson, founder of Hanson Robotics and TED guest speaker, premiering what he calls “Robot Einstein”, I will also be given a talk on how mobile technology is transforming the world. 🙂

There is a charge ($299) for the conference, but do ask me for a special discount code if you would like to come. We are also giving away free passes to volunteers and interactive art demonstrators for our Saturday night’s nerd party.

The Saturday night’s nerd party is free open to public at Dabney lounge at Caltech.

We will have spontaneous fantasia performance (a 3-D real time animation synchronize with music, check out his youtube videos., Interactive art installation from some Mindshare/Syyn Lab folks, (the famous OK Go Rube Goldberg Machine video creator,, DJ, alcohol, and of course bunch of cool smart geeks who are passionate about science, technology and the future of humanity!! So do come out and enjoy a fun evening with us! 🙂

Here are the official annoucement from our organization:

Humanity+ @ Caltech brings together select leading scientific researchers, engineers, philosophers, physicians, designers, other key stakeholders around a single topic of redefining the human future. Throughout two days, December 4-5, conference talks will map what is in store for our future in exploring high-potential ideas and research strategies.

Attached please find our press release, and here are some relevant links:

Event website:


Our Chairman’s Sneakpeek article:

The reviews of the first two H+ Summit conferences have been very positive, here are two examples of the press coverages:

First H+ Summit @ Irvine, CA

Second H+ Summit @ Harvard, MA

Humanity+ is a non-profit organization the promotes emerging technology that expands human capacities.

Hope to see you there!
Nov 30 2010
Pasadena Pro Musica presents Baroque music for celebrating the Advent season
Pasadena Pro Musica presents Baroque music for chorus, orchestra, and solo voices celebrating the Advent season in 2 performances this weekend:

Saturday December 4 at 7:30 p.m.

St. Therese Church, 510 N. El Molino St., Alhambra

(corner of Alhambra Rd.)

Sunday December 5 at 4:00 p.m.

Neighborhood Church, 301 N. Orange Grove Blvd., Pasadena

J.S. Bach:  Nun komm der Heiden Heiland, BWV 62

J.S. Bach:  Schwingt freudig euch empor, BWV 36

A. Scarlatti:  Cantata Pastorale

D. Buxtehude:  Kommst du, kommst du, Licht der Heiden

Advance tickets – $15.  Tickets at the door – $20.

LIMITED SEATING for the December 5 performance!  Purchase tickets in advance or arrive early!

For information and tickets visit or call 626-628-2144.

Nov 30 2010
Breakfast To Go at Elements Café
Elements Café Breakfast To Go!

Tomorrow, December 1st, Elements Café starts serving breakfast to enjoy at the café, or to grab and go. Please check out our new café breakfast menu below. Also new at the café are recession-friendly sandwich prices (see menu here). Sketches at Elements are on “holiday” through the holidays… Look for new exciting sketches in 2011!

Hope to see you this week at Elements,

~Chef Onil

“It’s not very often your guests rave about the catering at a party. Everything was wonderful!”
—Julie D. YELP!

Elements Catering for the Holidays.
Please call 626-440-0001 to start creating the menu for your holiday event!

Holiday Catering

Elements Kitchen
37 S. El Molino Ave.
Pasadena, CA 91101

ph 626.440.0044
Reserve a Table!


Tue-Thu & Sun: 5pm-10pm
Fri & Sat: 5pm-11pm

Tue-Fri: 11:30-2:30

Bar Service
Tue-Sun: 5pm-12am

Saturday & Sunday: 11:00am-2:30

We are closed on Mondays.


Elements Café
107 South Fair Oaks Ave., Ste 110
Pasadena, CA 91105
fx 626.440.0130

Reserve a Table!


Lunch 11:00am- 3:00pm

Saturday & Sunday
Brunch 8:30am-4:00pm
Lunch 12:00pm-4:00pm

We are closed on Mondays.


Nov 30 2010
Hanukkah Celebration at the Americana

Celebrate the tradition of Hanukkah with music, arts & crafts and more

Hanukkah Celebration at The Americana at Brand

For more information, click here.

Nov 30 2010
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Nov 30 2010
ASUS RT Router $18!! At NewEgg

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Nov 30 2010
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Nov 30 2010
Winter BBQ Parking Lot Sale BEXEL Burbank


Now is your chance to pick up some almost new, top of the line gear.
Come check out our stock and the usual assortment of:

• Plasma Monitors • Shot Gun Mics and Rycote Systems
• “B” Stock Batteries • Mackie Audio Mixers • DVD Recorders
• Sachtler and Vinten Tripods • HD and SD Lenses • and more! • 818.565.4339 • toll free 800.842.5111 • View Sale Flyer

Nov 30 2010
For those who care to hug

Are you one of the people who just love to give children stuff animals? Well if that’s the case then how about giving 7 children the gift of stuff animals for just 7 dollars. Maximum of 10 teddy bears are for the taking. Now you could partake in different kinds of teddy bears at your disposal which include: Velvet Teddy, Holiday Mouse, Jonas Dog, Champ Bear, Peace Bear, Hugs & Kisses Teddy and Topaz Teddy. Build-A-Bear Workshop is the one responsible for this offer and with a leading global company gives a chance to anyone to have a once in a lifetime experience in the stuff animal entertainment experience you know you are in good company. An abundance of stuffed animals are within your reach and with the corresponding offer you can now enjoy different types of stuff animals. Great thing that a company who has been named as Fortunes 100 Best Companies To Work For is able to supply great offers for its growing clientele. A philosophy which brings stuff animals to life Build-A-Bear Workshop in calculates this specific philosophy in motion to run the whole organization. The only company who has only positive reactions to back up its reputation.

Click here to learn more about Build-A-Bear Workshop

Nov 30 2010
What’s Growing On?

The FRONT PORCH FARM STAND is expanding into a collective and is now featuring local foods and goods.

Over the next few weeks/months we’ll be on the look out for homegrown foods and handmade goods.

You can help us, if you know someone/business that you think we should give space to, let us know of have them contact us at [email protected]

New Items

Papua Organic Coffee $12.50 for 1 lb bag

This coffee us a strong detoxifier it draws toxins into the colon for elimination. Its unique alkalizing properties neutralize acidity and unlike other coffee, even those sensitive to caffeine enjoy it daily!

Front Porch Farm Stand

:: Vegetables ::

Italian Summer Squash $3.00 lb

Radishes $2.00 bunch

Avocados $3.00 lb / 2 lb for $5.00 / 5 lbs for $10.00

Hungarian Hot Wax 1/2 lb for $3.00

Jalapeno Peppers 1/2 lb for $3.00

Mizuna $2.00 for 4 oz

Arugula $2.00 for 4 oz

Salad – 4 oz $5.00 / 8 oz &8.00

:: Fruit ::

Sapote, Green (Custardy & Sweet!) $2.00 lbs / 5 lbs for $8.00

Key Limes $3.00 lb / 2 lb for $5.00 / 5 lbs for $12.00 / 10 lbs for $20.00

Sweet Shambar Grapefruit $2.00 lb / 5 lbs for $8.00 / 10 lb for $12.00

Hachiya Persimmons (Great for baking!) $2.00 lb / 5 lb for $8.00

:: Herbs ::

Lemon Balm – $2.00 bunch

Rosemary – $2.00 bunch

Lemon Verbena – $2.00 bunch

Rose Scented Geranium – $2.00 bunch

Pineapple Sage – $2.00 bunch

:: Eggs (free range) ::

The poultry menagerie is molting so no eggs for awhile

:: Other ::

HERB BUTTER (organic) contains tarragon, chives, thyme and sorrel — 4oz $4.00 Yummy on biscuits, potatoes and veggies

PRESERVES -1/2 pt $6.00

Old Fashion Fig Preserves – organic figs and organic sugar

!! Recycle !! Bring the jars and rims back and receive $1.00 OFF your next jam/honey order .

Handmade Goods

Organic Soaps:  $5.00 each / 2 for $8.00 or 3 for $10.00

Perfume Oil – Lavender or Ylang Ylang $8.00

How to Order

We are a small family farm and supplies are limited. Please place your order a day or two ahead of time either by phone (626)844.4586 or email

HOURS: 8 am – 6 pm Sun – Fri / Closed Saturday

LOCATED: 631 Cypress Ave Pasadena

We pick fresh, each morning before 10:00 am and are NOT able to handle unexpected “drop-ins” to pick orders that haven’t been properly placed in advance. Thank you for supporting local business and family farms.

The Dervaes family

“Fresh from the garden to your table” Since 1995

Nov 30 2010
Hot Toys for 2010 Holiday Season

1. Leapster – ages 4-7
2. Girl Gourmet
3. Sing-A-Ma-Jig
4. Scrabble Flash
5. Liv Dolls
Time To Play Magazine

Nov 30 2010
Vidalia Chop Wizard

Vidalia Chop Wizard™ is the more efficient way to chop vegetables, fruit, cheese, and more. Only $19.95 plus $7.95 S&H. Includes FREE small chopping Blade! Get a 2nd Chop Wizard FREE, just pay additional S&H.

Vidalia Chop Wizard

Nov 30 2010
American Musical Supply your source for discounted music gear

American Musical Supply would like to welcome you.

From our humble beginnings as a catalog music store in 1982 to now serving more than half a million customers world wide, AMS has grown into a top 500 E-retail Business as ranked by Internet Retailer. Tens of thousands of products are offered including guitars, basses, keyboards, recording and live sound equipment, percussion, amps, DJ and lighting gear.

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Nov 30 2010
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Adventures Abroad’s cultural tours can be classified as ‘soft adventure’ travel, which is to say that there is no great degree of physically challenging activity involved—ie. no skydiving, white-water rafting, mountain biking, etc—but can include, for example, hiking, camel/horse-riding and sailing. Clients looking for alternatives to this particular brand of travel can find it in Adventures Abroad’s Budget Tours, Active Tours, Family Tours, Luxury Tours or Custom Tours; a broad product line for a broad demographic.

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Nov 30 2010
Mimi’s Cafe Free BOGO Lunch and Dinner Coupon

Free Dinner or Lunch on Wednesday and Thursday at Mimi’s Cafe. 12/1 to 12/2. 2010.

Nov 30 2010
Madonna Gym Opens in Mexico City

The first of several Madonna Gyms has opened in Mexico City.


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