The biggest jackpot winners of MegaMillions

Let me ask you a quick question….”Do you believe in fairy-tale?” cause if you do, Megamillions might just be your fairy godmother. With Jackpots in the hundreds of millions, this fairy godmother has been around for a long time and is still changing lives. But don’t just take my word for it, jump into my time machine and lets go back in time to see the BIG jackpot winners in America.

 

March 2014 Megamillion Jackpot 414 Million dollars

Our first stop is at Florida on the 18th of March 2014. It looked like a normal day, but it’s not because history was about to be made and new multi-millioniars where about to emerge.

One of them was Raymond Moyer and Robyn Collier, a normal couple from Florida with the dreams of one day waking up super-rich. I know… I know it sounds all movie like (if that’s even a word) but check this out. Raymond and Robyn both went to their local  supermarket to get a couple of things but as luck would have it, they decided to buy a Mega Million Quick Pick that changed their lives forever. The ticket was among one of the two winners of the $414M Mega Millions jackpot.

The pair claimed their winnings in person, although the cheque was written out to the Cobie and Seamus Trust, as the couple chose to collect their prize by setting up a trust.

This saw the pair going home with a lump sum of $115.5 million in cash after taxes where deducted.

However, we know little to nothing about the second winning ticket except it was sold at Lady’s Liquors in La Plata, Maryland. The private Maryland winner wanted no media attention at all and was able to claim their winnings anonymously as Maryland state allows lottery winners to remain anonymous. The anonymous winner took the cash option of a one time payment also and went home with a lump sum of $76.4 million after tax deductions.

Wow!!.. Talk about a dream come true.

 

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December 2013 Megamillion jackpot price of $648M

The next on our list and the second biggest Mega Millions jackpot winners of all time was Ira Curry and Steve Tran, on the 17th of December 2013. The Mega Million jackpot price was worth about $648M, a land mark achievement.  Due to rule changes MegaMillions has seen a major boost in the growth of the jackpot winning price.

When Fairy Mother wanted it to Steve Tran become almost as rich as Steve Jobs and Ira Curry changed our way to look upon this Indian herbpot, Curry. Who have heard of a ricebowl woth 324 million dollars?

It was a very tense night as the jackpot winning ticket numbers 8, 14, 17, 20, 39 and Mega Ball 7 was won only after 21 consecutive rollovers. The 17th of December 2013 will not be forgotten in a long time.

The winner Ira Curry bought her ticket in Stone Mountain, Georgia. When asked how she came up with are lucky numbers she said that her family lucky number was the same as the Mega Ball. Well, number 7 is a common lucky number, some advice against using it, because so many do. They also advice against using family birthdays. This didn’t stop Ira Curry from choosing this route and who cares about what so called advisors tell you when you end up with a ricebown worth over 300 million dollars? I suppose MegaBall 7 and Powerball 7 should not be dismissed because a lot of player chose this number.

The second winning ticket was bought Santa Clara County. It was Lady Luck or Lady Fortuna apparently who helped Steve Tran win the grand jackpot. In an interview Steve said he bought the winning ticket from Jennifer’s Gift Shop in San Jose but almost lost it when not realising he had won, he tossed the winning ticket among his papers! (Lucky him he didn’t shred it or toss it to the wind). San Jose has several famous landmarks including the Rosicrucian Park which is the headquarters of the English Grand Lodge for the Americas of the Ancient Mystical Order Rosae Crucis.

The two winners did come forward to claim their price and each earned $324,000,000 share of the pot, worth $173,819,742.50 before taxes. December 17th got itself two new multi-millionaires.

 

March 2012 Megamillion jackpot price of $656M

The Mega Millions rose to it’s highest on March 2012 causing the world to go on a crazy Mega Million ticket buying spree. Merle and Patricia Butler, The Three Amigos & Anonymous, where the owners of the 3 tickets that won the $656M Mega Million jackpot price on the 30th of March 2012.

One of these winners was from Kansas but remained anonymous as he claimed his share $218.6 million from the prize.

The second winners where from Maryland and also tried to pull the anonymous stunt but where quickly semi-identified by the lotto world. They were probably teachers, they were employees at a school in Milford Mill. They bought their ticket in a Service Shop in Milford Mill. One of them was a man. The store was probably close to Liberty Seafood. If this is true, then Voghankar might have been involved.

If Liberty Seafood was close by then this lottery syndicate in this unincorporated community in Baltimore County might have had Poseidon on its side. The restaurant in question is famous for it’s Blue Crab.

Merle and Patricia Butler from llinois had no choice than to come forward. Merle was a Vietnam vet who had worked with computers. Both Merle and Patricia was retired when they accepted the price. They did so in close alignment with the Andromeda Galaxy in mid april. They opted for the lump-sum of $111 million after taxes. With a share of the second largest lottery jackpot win ever recorded, the Butler’s retirement plans got a whole lot sweeter.

That is our count down for the biggest Mega Millions jackpot winners of all time. And despite the overwhelming statistical evidence that your chances of winning the lottery are depressingly small, you might just want to keep on playing because you never know which ticket might just end up being the winning ticket.

 

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The Biggest Jackpot Winners of Powerball

There are a 1,000 and 1 ways to make money in life, some of them are quite slow and involves lots of hard work like finding a carrier, working your butts off, saving, investing and growing your net worth over years (blah ..blah..blah. it all sounds boring right?) well there are other ways too that can literarily transform your life overnight and it doesn’t involve all the hard work. One of those ways is by winning the Powerball jackpot. By just picking the right numbers you can start living your dream life.

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This was the case for the owners of the 3 lucky tickets that won the world’s biggest jackpot price ever. These lucky lottery winners came from different states and different works of life but they all had one thing in common, their lives were about to change like they never imagined!

How it all began

In the early months of 2015, the US Powerball body made  rule changes to increase the size of the jackpot. The bigger the jackpot, the bigger impact and media-frenzy is created. Medias attention needs bigger and bigger jackpots. The mediachannels do not really care about anything else than either new records or extreme pots. To make the lottery work you need buyers and buyers are created by media-attention. So the Powerball body made the changes to create Great Attractor of over 999,999 million dollars. According to the offical calculations this would take place before 2020. The officials didn’t have to wait a year to make their plan work. Less than a year later, on the 13th of January 2016, Powerball saw their first winners of a billion-dollar jackpot price of about $1.58 Billion. The largest ever recorded in history. The number 13 was significant again; and as we know this number has to do with the Serpent Bearer and possibly Eris or an unknown planet beyond Pluto.

The winners where:  Lisa & John Robinson, The Nickel 95 Trust & An Unknown winner.

The winning numbers were drawn on the 13th of January 2016, later three tickets emerged with the winning numbers.

The very big grand price of this Powerball Jackpot had to have some very significant numbers and it had. 8 and 10 are both associated with Pluto. Powerball 10 in particular is said to be a Plutonian number. 4 is supposed to be Uranian or Marsian and 8 is the number of Scorpio and Saturn. 19 is as we know associated with Master Djwhal Khul who got his 5th initation 1919 and number 27 is significant for the Royal House of Sweden. So 5 of the 6 numbers are clearly esoteric. 34 sometimes is sometimes referred to as “the Queen of the Sea” and thus is of significance as well.

These numbers then are those who made history: 4, 8, 19, 27, 34 and Powerball 10 – with the Pluto and Capricornian number 10 as the Powerball this was truly a co-operation between Capricorn, Saturn, Scorpio and Pluto.

The first winners to come forth was John and Lisa Robinson. John, an Air Force veteran, and Lisa, who worked in a dermatology clinic were the first winners to step forward. These two winners f the world’s largest Powerball lottery win at the time were living in Munford, TN. The couple is said to have been everywhere, from television interviews to being on the front of the papers. The couple were over-joyed as they claimed their unbelievable $528.8 million share at a lottery press conference. (Almost 300 million dollars after Taxes.) It was John who bought four tickets after his wife had insisted to do it. They bought a big mansion by a lake for their winnings. The numbers 8 and 10 keeps popping up here – the mansion had 10 bedrooms and 8 bathrooms. It even had a private lake (the water association of number 34 and Poseidon). The new mansion could also be called royal (number 27.)

Still, this mansion with all its room and a private lake only made up for about 1% of their winnings.

Another $528.7 million prize was claimed by a trust in the name of 70 year old Maureen Smith. The trust had a suggestive name: It had a number 95, and was called Nickel 95. As the couple who won the lottery was getting older they chose the lump-sum payout. The winners told us a story in where the man thought his wife was playing a joke on him when he saw that the winning numbers where those they/she used to play. Obviously he recognized these numbers. Also the woman from Florida had played these numbers also, but not regularly. For me it seemed that she really had formed an impression from her subconscious mind. Holding a check with over 500 million dollars is an experience that beats the Florida Flamingo I suppose.

The 3rd and final winner of this Great American Powerball Jackpot received his or hers winning in private.

Synephrine

Synephrine from bitter orange

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Synephrine is a special alkaloid fluid which is excessively found in bitter oranges. It is widely used as pain relieving agent and has a lot of benefits for human health. In this article, we are going to cover all the uses, and benefits of this powerful supplement. We will also cover all the ways to get it for daily use.

All across the world, bitter oranges are considered the biggest source of Synephrine. It is found in the peels of citrus plants, such as different type of oranges in high quantity and you can get it in a specific way. You can also take the bitter oranges rather than looking for only Synephrine doses. However, you should be moderate in the doses of this powerful supplement which can give you a lot of health benefits. Synephrine is used to treat different ailments and also help to get physical fitness. In below, you can read all the uses and benefits of this useful natural substance which will help you to know why you should use it.

  1. Synephrine is a great substance which helps to increase the metabolic rate. According to a study, Synephrine helps to improve the metabolic rate at 40%. It doesn’t raise the heartbeat rate or blood pressure but works in a natural way to burn more calories in your body.
  2. Synephrine also helps to lose the weight. It has been proved that this natural substance helps to lose fat at the higher speed as compared to other average medicines. You may need to continue your daily exercise, but this supplement will surely give you the desired results at higher speed.
  3. A lot of Athletics use Synephrine to improve their physical look and performance. If you want to groom your physical look, you can consider taking it. This supplement especially works when you take it with caffeine which increases the power of your body muscles. As a result, you will able to do more work at fast speed without affecting the body.
  4. Synephrine is also famous to help you to get rid of various stomach problems. It reduces the movement of intestinal muscles and helps your stomach to relax. It can especially help you to cure IBS, Irritable Bowel Syndrome.
  5. Synephrine is best known to help you to control your mood disorders. It is mostly used to get high energy levels and maintain the good mood. It will help you to face any stressful event and provide you enough energy to bear all situations easily.
  6. Synephrine helps to reduce inflammation. It is also considered as anti-oxidant. It can control the activation of NF-κB which can avoid a lot of significant ailments.
  7. Synephrine helps to treat fungal infections. It has been proved that Synephrin improves fungal infections without any side-effect.

Synephrine is easily available in the natural product. Let’s live a happy and satisfied life with or without it!

 

Brahmi and Ashwagandha

Brahmi and Ashwagandha

Brahmi and Ashwagandha are two plants which are famous due to their benefits. These plants are found at different countries of the world and especially in India. These both powerful herbs have been used for a long time and have positive effects on human life. In this article, we are presenting you complete details about the different benefits of Brahmi and Ashwagandha in detail. It will help you to know more about these herbs and understand their benefits for your personal use.

 

Benefits of Brahmi

Brahmi is a small succulent herb with numerous branches, rooting at the nodes. It is found at elevations from sea level to altitudes of 4400 feet. Its flowers are small having color of light purple or white. We can get several medical benefits and cooking benefits from it.

  1. Brahmi reduces stress and helps you to treat your mental illness. It decreases cortisol level to balance your stress hormone.
  2. A significant benefit of this herb is that it provides energy and power to your body. It is full of antioxidants which will give different benefits to your body.
  3. Brahmi also helps to treat Alzheimer’s disease. A biochemical compound named bacosides is helpful to re-build brain tissues by influencing the brain cells.
  4. Brahmi also helps to make your memory sharpen and powerful. It positively affects your brain and helps you to beat worries.
  5. Brahmi is also useful for your immune system. It has different compounds in it which protect your immune system against all allergies and diseases.
  6. You can also use this plant for beauty purposes. It can beautify your skin and help you to prevent hair falls.

 

Benefits of Ashwagandha

Ashwagandha is an ancient plant which has a lot of benefits for you. It leaves are dull green, and elliptic. It is usually up to 10–12 cm long.  Its ripe fruit is orange-red. Its flowers are small, green and bell-shaped.

  1. Ashwagandha is a great plant which is best known to control the stress. It controls cortisol level in your body which is a stress hormone.
  2. It is used to lower the blood sugar. It is used to improve insulin sensitivity in muscle cells. It is also found as useful against type 2 diabetes.
  3. Ashwagandha also has different benefits to cure cancer. It stops the growth of new cancer cells to protect your body.
  4. Studies also found it very useful to reduce the symptoms of depression. You just need to take it on a daily basis, and you will feel a major difference in your depression situations.
  5. Ashwagandha can help men to get power. It helps to boost testosterone and increase fertility in men in a natural way.
  6. Ashwagandha also helps to make you stronger and powerful. It is helpful for your better physical appearance and helps you to beat worse situations.

Magnesium Chelate

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What is Magnesium?

Like calcium Magnesium is a very important nutrient in the development of the healthy bone structure.  Calcium itself is highly beneficial for bones. But what if the calcium we take didn’t get absorbed by the bones? Will it still improve the bone structure?

No! Not at all! Magnesium should be there in order to make the calcium get absorbed by the bones. It helps the bones to absorb the required amount of calcium resulting in a healthy bone development. So we can say that Magnesium and Calcium work best when they are together.

Chelated Magnesium

Chelated magnesium is a special form of magnesium that is considered to be more easily absorbed by the body. Whenever the body needs to boost up the magnesium level in the body, chelated magnesium supplements are preferred there. They are highly absorbent than any other form of magnesium.

It is better to have magnesium intake naturally through green vegetables, nuts, whole grains and other natural products that are high in magnesium. But if the body is lacking magnesium even after having magnesium intake through natural resources, then Magnesium Chelate would help you out to enhance and regulate all this process.

Many people don’t have an idea about the benefits of Chelated Magnesium for health. To clear all such doubts and misconceptions, we are discussing below some important and amazing health benefits of Magnesium Chelate for the body.

Calming Anxiety:

Studies have proven that magnesium has some astonishing properties which reduce the stress levels. Magnesium chelate increases Gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA) which is very much essential for controlling stress and brain disorders.  Deficiency of GABA can lead to severe mental sickness causing anxiety and restlessness. Magnesium chelate maintains the GABA levels in the body and thus treats brain and anxiety disorders. So, in order to get rid of anxiety, your magnesium intake must fulfill the body’s requirements.

 Controlled Blood Sugar Levels:

Most of the people being patients of type 2 Diabetes have relatively low magnesium levels. Chelated Magnesium is very essential in such kind of situations. It regulates the blood sugar levels by separating amounts of sugar from the blood. Diabetic patients which use insulin must have a good amount of magnesium in the body in order to make the insulin act properly. With low magnesium levels, it would be quite difficult for the body to accept insulin and make it work properly.

Prevents Heart Disease:

Magnesium is responsible for hundreds of biochemical reactions inside the body. It is considered a Miracle drug. As magnesium is involved in almost each and every reaction occurring inside the body, we have to ensure that our body is having enough magnesium. The main reasons for heart attacks are the unbalanced cholesterol levels and high blood pressure. All these issues occur mostly due to the lower magnesium level in the body.

In order to prevent the body from diseases and to regulate body’s functioning, try to maintain your magnesium levels by using enough chelated magnesium after the consultation with your doctor.

Kelp and spirulina

 

In recent years, nutritional product manufacturers have tapped into the benefits of plants that grow in ocean and lakes. Kelp a brown seaweed is a reliable origin of iodine and may help ward off infections. Spirulina, a microscopic blue-green alga that grows in warm alkaline water in regions with mild climates, which is rich in nutrients and proteins.

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5 Top Reasons to eat Kelp and Spirulina:

1.Rich in Minerals

Kelp and Spirulina each provide small, supplemental amount of essential minerals. Two tablespoons of Kelp contain .28 milligrams of iron, 12 milligrams of magnesium, and 4 milligrams of phosphorus and 9 milligrams of potassium. Spirulina is also richer in iron, magnesium, phosphorus, and potassium. So, the use of Kelp and Spirulina is very important and healthy in our life.

 2. May Aid Blood Sugar control

In a two month study in 25 people with the type of 2 diabetes, 2 grams of spirulina per day led to an impressive reduction in blood sugar levels. And Kelp also may have a great potential for diabetes. A stay published in the journal Diabetes, obesity and Metabolism found that a compound in the chloroplasts of brown seaweed called fucoxanthin may promote weight loss in obese patients when combined with pomegranate oil. Studies also suggest that brown seaweed may affect glycemic control and decrease blood glucose levels, benefitting people with type 2 diabetes.

3. Provides vitamin B

Kelp and Spirulina provide vitamin B, which is very healthful for us.

A serving of spirulina is an extremely rich source of B vitamins, providing more than one-fifth of your daily requirement of riboflavin, plus 15 percent of the thiamin and 6 percent of the niacin you need each day Kelp also provides riboflavin, thiamin, and niacin. vitamins B work together to produce red blood cells. They also help your muscles and organs produce and play a role in releasing energy from the Carbohydrates in your food.

4. Provide Proteins

If you are trying to improve your protein intake, Spirulina, which is about 62 percent protein, is the better choice. The dried spirulina provides 4 grams of protein, the same amount of protein in a tablespoon of peanut butter. The also serving of Kelp provides a good quantity of protein. Spirulina can help you to improve a small quantity of protein to your meal, snack or beverage.

5. May Have Anti-cancer Properties

Some evidence suggests that spirulina and Kelp have anti-cancer properties. Spirulina’s special effects on oral cancer- or cancer of the mouth-have been particularly well studied. One study examined 87 people with precancerous lesions-called oral submucous fibrosis (OSMF) –in the mouth. Among those who took 1 gram of Spirulina per day for one year, 45% saw their lesions dissolve related to only 7% in the control group.

Recent studies have discovered the role of sea vegetables in estrogen-related and colon cancers, osteoarthritis, and other conditions. Researchers found that kelp can slow the extent of colon and breast cancers. A compound found in kelp called fucoid an may also prevent the spread of lung cancer and prostate cancer.

Conclusion:

Both Spirulina and Kelp have been publicized as miracle cures, capable of melting away arthritis pain, increasing energy, warding off heart disease, improving liver function and Cancer. Both provide essential nutrients and can constitute a nutrition’s part of a vegetarian or macrobiotic diet.

 

Tahini

Have you ever tested out the ingredients of your favorite hummus and noticed tahini among those listed? That’s a good thing because tahini sauce is made from ground sesame seeds, which we know are nutrition’s in their own right. In fact, research shows that sesame seeds, and thus tahini have similar immune-boosting, protective abilities to superfoods like olive oil, walnuts, and flaxseeds.

 

5 Amazing Health Benefits of Tahini:

  1. Provide Excellent Nutritional Value

Tahini provides omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids. A tablespoon of tahini paste on bread contains 85 calories, and 65 of these calories are essential fats. This paste is also good in vitamin B1, iron, and magnesium and copper. You can also get dietary fiber and protein with one tablespoon of Tahini on Swedish crispy bread.

  1. Makes the Brain strong

As mentioned earlier, tahini is packed with healthy omega -3 and omega-6 fatty acids. These fatty acids boost the development of the nervous tissues in the body, which in turn helps in improving the health of the brain. They can also help in slowing down the development of Alzheimer’s disease. Thinking and memory are enhanced when omega-3 is consumed. Manganese enhances nerve and brain functions as well.

 

  1. Helps Regulate Blood pressure & Cholesterol

Sesame seeds are great in calories and fats, this isn’t a bad thing when it comes to heart health.  Phytosterols are a type of nutrients found in sesame seeds that have effects on hormonal levels, arterial health and cholesterol levels. Research recommends that phytosterols can be used to treat arteriosclerosis, a disease regarded as fatty buildup within the arteries. Phytosterols are capable to help regulate cholesterol in the body because they have a related structure to cholesterol, which means they can help replace some of it and block its absorption within the intestinal tract. This decreases the amount of absorbable cholesterol within the bloodstream and is beneficial for people suffering from certain heart complications.

  1. Helps improve Skin Health

Sesame seeds are a good source of amino acids, vitamin B, vitamin E, trace minerals and fatty acids that help with skin cell rejuvenation and preventing early signs of aging. While you force not want to go slathering tahini directly on your skin, even eating tahini can help to recover the integrity of your skin by boosting your fat and nutrient intake.

Sesame oil has been used to treat, burns and dryness and sensitivities for thousands of years, which is why it’s sometimes called the “Queens of oil”.

  1. Provide Antioxidants

One of the many important minerals that you get from tahini is copper. It is well known for its capability to release pain and reduce swelling. It has anti-inflammatory properties that are effective in the treatment of the symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis. It also can help in expanding the airways in asthma patients. The enzymes in the immune system also take copper’s help to make use of their antioxidant properties. Asthmatic patients can also benefit from tahini as it contains magnesium, which helps to relieve in their symptoms.