• Taking A Look At Three Ways That Construction Workers Can Protect Themselves While On The Job

    Construction workers do an often difficult and often dangerous job, there is absolutely no doubt about it. Nearly every day that they are on the job, construction workers here in the United States (as well as many other places in the world, at that) must take safety precautions to help to mitigate at least some of those risks. These safety precautions are not always effective, but they very often are, and they can mean the difference between life and death. As there are currently as many as five thousand construction workers who are killed while on the job each and every year (nearly fifteen such construction workers killed each and every day), these safety protocols and precautions are nothing if not essential.

    Wearing a reflective safety vest and high visibility clothing is one such important precaution that construction workers can take. The use of a reflective safety vest and high visibility work shorts and the like are particularly important while working on the road, especia Continue Reading

  • Four Tips For Back-To-School Shopping

    When it comes to back-to-school shopping, there’s usually a lot of excitement. Kids are eager to see their friends after a long summer and eager to show off their latest Mama Bear T-shirt, knit caps or pair of jeans. In fact, clothing accounts for as much as 55 percent of the budget for back to school in the United States.

    For young teens, back-to-school shopping is all about finding the right outfit and the possibilities are endless. Does a certain tee shirt go with this pair of jeans? Do these shoes match this hat? Whether a young teen keeps it simple with a tee shirt and jeans or opts for layering or adds accessories to their look, the only barrier is the imagination. With that in mind, here are some fashion tips for middle-schoolers.

    • Share Clothes: Siblings are often some of a child’s first friends and one fashion tip is to share clothing with siblings. If there’s a sizeable age difference, this idea isn’t for everyone. But if there isn’t a sibling Continue Reading
  • A Creative Surge Why America’s Fashion E-Commerce Is Moving At The Speed Of Light

    A surefire sign your life is starting to slip away from you is when your appearance starts to suffer.

    Your closet is filled with articles you no longer wear. You’re wearing the same two outfits week after week. You can’t even remember the last time you went on a good, old-fashioned shopping excursion. When you’re spotting the warning signs of dreadful fashion impacting your life, the best medication is a little creativity. Feeling good about your appearance is a wonderful way to improve your mood and breathe new energy into your social life. When you need a helping hand, brushing up on designer clothing can cure what’s ailing you.

    Is it a Y project jacket your closet needs or designer sunglasses? Dive into the list below and get excited about yourself again!

    The Worldwide Fashion Industry And Its Incredible Growth

    The world moves at the speed of light. What better way to cement this simple truth than look at all the fashion trends t Continue Reading

  • Are You Looking for the Perfect Welcome to School Gift for Your Teacher?

    The beginning of the school year is the perfect time to recognize the teachers who will play a major role in impacting the lives of your children. And while there are many parents who give their children’s classroom teachers gifts at the end of the year, who is to say that you cannot do the same at the beginning. While many families are still enjoying the las few days and the weekend of the summer, teachers are already back in their classroom. In fact, long before the first students walk into the school houses across the country, teachers are already spending long days, nights, and weekends just making sure that their spaces are ready for the new year.
    The spouses and parents of some teachers send flowers to their loved ones on the first day of school to add a little color to a classroom that will be a home away from home for the next nine months. Deliveries from local florists are a great way to make sure that those first days in the room are a little brighter, no matter what the Continue Reading

  • Rarity of Colors in Sea Glass Jewelry

    Until recently, it was believed that jewelry found on the site of Enkapune Ya Muto in Kenya was the oldest jewelry discovered. The beads on this piece of jewelry date back almost 40,000 years and are made of polished ostrich egg shells. However, the oldest known jewelry ever discovered were 10,000-year-old beads crafted from Nassarius shells.


    Sea glass has gained popularity, partly due to rarity and origin. Sea glass has existed since glass-making was first introduced, before 2000 B.C. in Mesopotamia, and can be found all over the world. In 2007, the North American Sea Glass Association became a formal organization and there are around 90 members today.

    Sea Glass Colors and Rarity

    There is a simple explanation for why certain sea glass colors are more valued than others. Sea glass rarity and value are tied to supply and demand. The rarer the glass color, the less of it that exists. The more plentiful the supply, the Continue Reading

  • Yes, You Do Need Polarized Sunglasses

    Serious sports require serious equipment. As you go from being a weekend sportsman to a hardcore enthusiast or professional, you’ll need to invest in quality equipment that will work as hard as you do. In addition to the actual tools of the trade, you’ll need to make sure you equip yourself with quality durable polarized sunglasses. Yes, polarized lenses. If you’re doing outdoor sports on a regular basis, you’ll need high quality lenses to take care of your eyes, and simple UV-protection won’t cut it. Here three reasons that it’s time you add a pair of polarized sunglasses to your gym bag this summer.

    Polarized lenses reduce glare.

    Durable polarized sunglasses have become synonymous with athletes because they are able to reduce glare. To test this out, try holding a reflective surface (such as a picture frame) at an angle under a fluorescent light. With polarized lenses, you’ll be able to clearly see the image in the frame, regardless of the glare. Continue Reading

  • Why Americans Are Obsessed With Celebrity and Hollywood Gossip

    Whether you’re reading about your favorite celebrity’s latest crush, looking for paparazzi photos or looking for the scoop on a private party, people love reading celebrity and Hollywood gossip. In fact, the combined revenue for the celebrity and Hollywood gossip industry tops more than $3 billion per year.

    There’s no denying that celebrities and all that they do can influence the lives of many people. A 2011 Harvard Business School Study found that a big-name endorser increases a company’s sale by $10 million annually and leads to a .25 percent increase in stock returns. Additionally, celebrity-induced support for causes tends to be higher among 18-36 year-olds (about 27 percent) than older Americans. Only 10 percent of those aged 68 or older claim to support a cause because of a celebrity.

    Black entertainment news has proven popular as well. On television alone, Continue Reading

  • What is Supreme Clothing and Why Is It So Popular?

    First impressions happen in the blink of an eye. In fact, strangers may decide your trustworthiness in as little as one-tenth of a second.

    First impressions and their importance can be applied to clothing too. If a certain style or brand catches a consumer’s eye, chances of them buying that clothing.

    Every year, the average U.S. customer spends about $1,800 on e-commerce transactions and when it comes to shopping online, they’re heavily influenced by price, shipping cost and speed.

    So when it comes to clothing, why is Supreme clothing so popular? What makes someone pay hundreds of dollars for a jacket and what is it about Supreme that connects with customers?

    James Jebbia launched the brand in 1994 and since then the skateboarding shop and clothing brand has earned worldwide reknown. Vogue declared in 2017 that Supreme had reached ‘legendary global status.’

    As of last year, Supreme was worth a Continue Reading

  • Frequently Asked Questions About Charity Pick Up

    Every year, nearly 96% of Americans participate in a charitable act in some way, shape or form. One of the most popular ways to give is through charitable clothing donations, or through other items you may have at home that could be put to good use with someone else who needs it. Many charities will even pick up donations from your home. Here are some of the most commonly asked questions regarding charity pick up that you may have.

    How Can I Find Charities That Pick Up Donations?

    The easiest way to find charity pick up services is online. You can find directories and lists compiling information on charities that will pick up donations. Use these resources, or contact any local charitable organiza Continue Reading

  • Where to Buy Sterling Silver

    A supernova is when a star undergoes a catastrophic transformation, exploding from its core outward, ejecting its mass and matter throughout the surrounding universe. Silver and gold are produced when a star supernovas at the end of its lifetime.

    There is an extreme worth to items made with silver and gold, especially sterling silver, as its durability and radiant beauty is able to catch any person’s glance. An extremely shiny material, it is said that polished sterling silver reflects 95% of the visible light spectrum, making it noticeable even under the lowest of light conditions. Furthermore, silver is known for its worth, with “silver” and “money” having equivalent connotations across 14 different languages.

    Among prized household possessions and jewelry, alloys of silver and gold are used the most often. To call one of these possessions your own is an amazing thing. These items can be put on display for others to see and appreciate, seeing the beauty that your objects Continue Reading

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