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Ridiculous doesn’t even begin to describe this ranch. John Paul DeJoria, founder of Paul Mitchell and Patrón tequila, recently shared his Texas property for Ride TV’s Ridiculous Ranches and it’s anything but modest. “I have to say I was pleasantly surprised when I came here,” host and renowned buyer’s agent Reyne Hirsch says in this exclusive clip. “This is stunning.”
“We all donated our energy and our efforts to raise awareness for Hallie and for kids like her,” said Chris Hatchett, the filmmaker behind the video. Nicolette Wichert a TCU cheerleader, agreed, “It was really inspiring and we just wanted to work as a team and do everything that we can to spread the word,”There’s a big purpose to the video. Hallie Barnard has an extremely rare condition known as Diamond Blackfan Anemia. The only cure is a bone marrow transplant, but so far there’s no bone marrow match for Hallie.
Every day, over 100,000 computers are trashed in the United States. It’s an astounding number, and will likely keep growing. According to a report released last December by the United Nations University and the International Telecommunication Union, electronic waste is the fastest growing part of the domestic waste stream in the world. According to the report, most of this e-waste isn’t recycled, but is simply thrown away, wasting billions of dollars in recoverable materials.
“For me to say wow is not an everyday occurrence” says Reyne Hirsch—and with her own gallery and 13 seasons appraising high-end 20th-century art on Antiques Roadshow under her belt, she means it. Still, when she walks into the entryway of the spectacular Hill Country ranch owned by hair care magnate John Paul DeJoria and his wife.
"Being able to have access to a platform that reaches millions of people could be the deciding factor between finding a cure, or not finding one for Hallie Barnard. Hallie suffers from an extremely rare blood disease called Diamond-Blackfan Anemia, which only affects 5, out of 1,000,000 children in the world. However, despite having a disease that wears her down constantly, Hallie maintains the most absolutely positive outlook on life. Help us vote and get her picked up on the Ellen Show!
Last week, we hailed Patron and MasterCard as the clear-cut winners among those advertising on Twitter during this year’s GRAMMY Awards. In promoting #Remixology (Patron) and #PricelessSurprises (MasterCard), both brands managed to react quickly to what was taking place during the telecast, tweeting plenty of new creative throughout the show.
“Electronic waste is the fastest growing municipal waste stream in the world.” Electronic waste, or e-waste, is the endless low of discarded electronic devices that are thrown out on a daily basis around the world. To raise awareness of this ever-growing problem, photographer Benjamin Von Wong got his hands on 4,100 pounds of e-waste and used it to create a set of amazing surreal portraits. In 2010, an average of 142,000 computers were thrown away every single day in the United States.