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Month: March 2018

Plus Size Fur Jackets and Fur Coats – Sexy Looks for Larger Ladies

In a world where fashion magazines are full of anorexic fashion models that look like they would topple over if you blew on them, larger ladies often do not get the respect and admiration for their own true beauty. Just because a woman is larger in size does not mean she's not as hot, beautiful and sexy. The fashion industry need to take notice of the larger woman's own unique beauty. More options need to be available so that plus size ladies who also have buying power can ador themselves in all the queenly fashions they too deserve. Fortunately one segment of the fashion industry knows how to make a plus size women feel as wonderful as she so rightly describes to and that's the fur industry. Let's face it, most plus size women are sensual. They relish sensitive pleasures that fine food, music, art, scents or fine materials such as cashmere, silk or real fur. A plus size woman understands that nothing is going to be as luxuriously soft, creamy and warm as a fur coat against her skin or the skin of her significant other. Plus size women also love how forgiving a fur coat is to her figure, which may not be considered perfect by societal standards. Wrapped up in a full length mink coat, it's hard to tell if a woman is a size 8...

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Difference Between Web 1.0, Web 2.0, & Web 3.0 – With Examples

Like any other technology, the web is evolving and it is evolving rather quickly. Due to lack of standards, there seems to be a little bewilderment regarding its evolution and versions but the most acceptable stages of evolution are as follows:   Web 1.0 Web 2.0 Web 3.0 (Also known as Semantic Web) So, what is the difference between these versions? Web 1.0: The Internet before 1999, experts call it Read-Only era. The average internet user’s role was limited only to reading the information presented to him. The best examples are millions of static websites which mushroomed during boom. There was no active communication or information flow from consumer of the information to producer of the information. Web 2.0: The lack of active interaction of common user with the web lead to the birth of Web 2.0. The year 1999 marked the beginning of a Read-Write-Publish era with notable contributions from LiveJournal (Launched in April, 1999) and Blogger (Launched in August, 1999). Now even a non-technical user can actively interact & contribute to the web using different blog platforms. This era empowered the common user with a few new concepts viz. Blog, Social-Media & Video-Streaming. Publishing your content is only a few clicks away! Few remarkable developments of Web 2.0 are Twitter, YouTube, eZineArticles, Flickr and Facebook. Web 3.0: It seems we have everything whatever we had wished...

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Making Sure You’re Getting Real Teak Furniture

If you are deciding on what type of furniture to have in your home or yard, you may have thought that you want the best. In the minds of many that means teak wood. But how do you know if a piece of furniture is really teak furniture? Since teak wood is a very expensive wood, there are some unscrupulous people who would try to pass other pieces of furniture off as teak, in an effort to take your money. Therefore, it is important that you know how to tell the difference between real teak furniture, and a fake, before you make a purchase. The Feel of Teak The first thing you need to know about teak wood is that it does not feel like other woods. Sure, it is as hard as wood, but once you put your hand on teak wood you may be able to tell the difference between it and other wood types. The most obvious difference is that unlike other woods, teak does not splinter. If you rub your hands across the surface of a piece of wood you should be able to quickly tell if it’s a fake. The first splinter you get in your hand will be a quick indication. The Smell of Teak The next thing that may help you tell if a piece of furniture is real teak furniture or...

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How To Protect Your Feet & Legs During Work

Employees working around rolling or falling materials are exposed to foot or leg injuries. They have to use appropriate footwear and leg protection in order to avoid severe injuries. Some working environments involve hot, poisonous or corrosive substances. When workers deal with those dangerous substances, they have to utilize protective gear. Safety garments strike the mind when it comes to working in hazardous environment. They do provide protection against some hazards and to some extent. If a worker’s feet are exposed to electric shocks, it becomes inevitable to wear non-conductive footwear. The nature of hazards can vary from place to place. Some of the common hazards that can injure legs include sparks, moving objects, chemicals, dirt, hot liquids, etc. Situations where a worker must use foot or leg protection include: Heavy materials or machines that can roll onto or fall on a worker’s foot Sharp-edged objects such as unguarded machines, nails, tools, etc. Molten metals that can splash on legs or feet Slippery or wet surfaces Electric hazards Employers should develop a safety plan that thoroughly identifies all the present hazards and propose safety measures. Protective garments and equipment should be designed and provided according to the nature of potential risk. For example, safety footwear must meet minimum compression and performance standards. We can find a variety of footwear. However, make sure that footwear you choose will protect you...

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Sherlock Holmes – The Transcendentalist Bohemian

Whenever someone thinks of Sherlock Holmes, a sort of cliche comes to mind. He is a consummate example of the great detective, more than just an icon, but a template for all detectives in literature. With his trademark deerstalker hat, hooded duster, and smoking pipe, Holmes comes full with a sophisticated elocution and a highly intelligent, though often inarticulate, sidekick. This is a formula that has successfully been emulated time and time again from Agatha Christie’s Hercule Poirot to Raymond Chandler’s Philip Marlowe. These characters are very intriguing and well drawn out in their own right, but there is something more to Holmes, as deliciously characterized by the great Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. This character is raw, elemental, and, to put it best, strange. The stories of Sherlock Holmes, whose plots are equally unusual but ingenious, are divulged in the first person by his esteemed partner, Dr. John Watson. It can be assumed that Watson is the person who is most familiar with Holmes. However, he provides little insight into his personality. Indeed, Watson is able to predict much of Holmes’ behavior and can even conjecture his morning routine or his mood, but this ability stems more from the time they’ve spent together and what must be Watson’s personal directive to expect nothing short of abnormal responses from the revered sleuth. Despite knowing how the man will react to...

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