Monday, April 28, 2008

Happy Birthday: Elton Strauss is 60

The votes are in and it has been confirmed that I have the best Mom and Dad in North America. My Dad turned 60 last week and we had a couple fun parties for him. My sister made him two amazing cakes in the shape of his favorite child (his dog). I made him a slide show with the new iMovie application that you can watch here, or below.

Here are some photos from his surprise party.

Wednesday, April 23, 2008

Health Goes High Tech

by Eric M. Strauss
ABC News
...Most people don't leave the house without their cell phones, which gave tech startup Confidant an idea: Use mobile phones as powerful databases and liaison to health care professionals for patients with chronic diseases.

"After you start dealing with it you realize it really stinks. You need to incorporate it into your routine. Diet and exercise now become life and death," Leinart said. "You have to develop a positive attitude or it will take you over. You realize quickly it's not going to go away." ... (Read the article at

Tim Stevens at Switched read my article. Thanks.

See more article I've written on here.

Friday, April 18, 2008

20/20 Tonight: Weather Myths

ABC News 20/20 - Friday, April 18 at 10 p.m.
Tonight we have an interesting show about the myths and truths about wild weather. I was able to travel to Gainesville, Florida with Sam Champion to meet the nation's expert on lightning, Dr. Martin Uman.
Watch as he tells us how he can create lightning and spells out what you need to know about it.

Confetti Costs

For those that ask me if my sister will make them a cake for their Birthday... I hope you have wealthy parents.
See this article for the reason why.

"Elisa Strauss' Confetti Cakes created this $1,500 Coach bag-themed cake for a 10-year-old girl's birthday party."

While you are at it check out Elisa's new blog and let her know what you think about it.