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2014-05-22 23:11:10

Top activity trackers for 2014 all offer heart rate and some, like Garmin Forerunner 15, use GPS to deliver much more accurate distance. Bozeman, MT (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 The top activity trackers for 2014 have been named by the test staff at the Heart Rate Watch Company. "We do actual wheel measured distance tests, count out step accuracy against actual steps on a 5 kilometer course and consider overall features," says Rusty Squire, President of the Heart Rate Watch Company. He...

2014-05-22 23:08:59

New App with Innovative Features, Guaranteed To Improve Your Game Tempe, AZ (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 Shotzoom, the world leader in mobile golf GPS and instruction apps since 2009, with more than 1.5 million active users worldwide, announces the launch of Golfshot: Golf GPS with Golfshot Pro and “Tips and Drills” in-app upgrade options for iOS and Android. The app is available in 12 languages and may be downloaded in the Apple App Store and on Google Play. Golfshot: Golf GPS is a free app...

2014-05-20 23:16:27

BeautyStat.com Editors Round-Up The 24 Best Sunscreens For The Summer 2014 Season New York, New York (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 As the Memorial Day 2014 holiday weekend approaches, many consumers will begin to celebrate the upcoming summer season. But let’s remember that it’s National Melanoma Awareness Month. So before consumers go out to soak in sun rays after this long and wearisome winter, they need to make sure to check out some of the latest and innovative sunscreens from some of the...

2014-05-20 12:33:29

Nearly 30% Never Wear Shades, Leaving Eyes at Risk for Vision Damage ALEXANDRIA, Va., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Many Americans are unaware of the vision damage caused by prolonged exposure to the sun's ultraviolet (UV) rays, according to The Vision Council's 2014 Sun Protection Survey. Long and short-term eye damage can be prevented with the frequent use of UV-protective sunglasses, a habit that less than half of Americans are practicing. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140520/89384...

2014-05-20 12:28:12

COCOA BEACH, Fla., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sun Bum, a sun care company that's developed a cult like following since it hit the beaches in 2010, today released a smart and sexy PSA (Public Service Announcement) titled "One Night Stand." With one in five Americans getting diagnosed with skin cancer this year, the message couldn't be more timely or more critical, but most PSA's and warnings aim to tap into consumer's fear. "For the most part, scare tactics don't really work on...

2014-05-20 12:25:08

AOA urges consumers to take a closer look when buying sunglasses this season ST. LOUIS, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After much of the United States experienced an extended "polar vortex" this winter, summer can't come soon enough. As warm weather approaches, many Americans will gladly shed their winter coats for shorts, flip flops and, most importantly, sunglasses. While many will look for fashionable eyewear, the most critical factor to keep in mind is making sure sunglasses...

2014-05-20 08:26:20

Many provide excellent protection from UVA and UVB rays; Five common myths about sunscreen debunked YONKERS, N.Y., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When it comes to sunscreen, SPF (sun protection factor) is the feature that influences consumers' purchasing decision most. In its tests of 20 sunscreens, Consumer Reports found two products - BullFrog WaterAmor Sport InstaCool SPF 50+ and Coppertone Sensitive Skin SPF 50 - that provided the SPF promised on the label. The full report and...

2014-05-19 23:12:26

This week, FiltersFast.com will celebrate their 10th anniversary and would like to recognize and thank their customers for making the past decade so successful. As a token of appreciation, several lucky customers, who visit the Filters Fast's Facebook page during the week of May 19th, will win a year’s supply of air filters! (PRWEB) May 19, 2014 Ten years ago this week, Ray Scardigno, founder and CEO of FiltersFast.com, needed to replace his refrigerator water filter. He searched...

2014-05-18 23:01:37

The top three GPS watches for runners, cyclists and triathletes for 2014 have been named by the Heart Rate Watch Company Bozeman, MT (PRWEB) May 18, 2014 The top 3 GPS watches for 2014 have been named by the Heart Rate Watch Company recently. "We had to agonize over this list because as much as we like the Garmin fenix 2 concept it has proven glitch-prone, we've had shutdowns, short battery life and a number of issues", says Rusty Squire, President of the Heart Rate Watch...

2014-05-17 23:00:44

Recently, Fecbek.com has released its new collection of cool sunglasses. Now, the new collection of 2014 sunglasses from Fecbek.com are on sale with a 25% discount. (PRWEB) May 18, 2014 Recently, Fecbek.com has released its new collection of cool sunglasses. Now, the new collection of 2014 sunglasses from Fecbek.com are on sale with a 25% discount. Anyone who places an order above $350 can get an extra discount. Sunglasses are very popular in the summer. The fashion glasses for women and...


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10 Tips To A Great Summer
2012-07-16 20:56:36

With the start of summer upon us, we start thinking of things to do on the weekend and how to keep the kids busy. Here are a few things that may just help accomplish that and also to stay safe during this summer. #1 Weather is always a big player in whichever season it maybe, but the summer is a when the United States experiences some of its most severe weather such as Tornadoes and Hurricanes. The best tip for this is to be prepared. If the National Weather Service issues a watch or...

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2010-11-15 19:37:34

Sunglasses are protective eyewear designed to shield the eyes from damaging or discomforting sunlight and high-energy light. They can also work as a visual aid. The ultraviolet radiation from the sun can cause several serious eye problems and many healthcare professionals recommend eye protection. However, since the 1940s sunglasses have been associated with celebrities more so than eye protection. James Ayscough experimented with tinted lenses in the mid-18th century although they were...

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2010-10-21 16:58:49

The compass is a tool that helps the user navigate using the Earth's magnetic poles by using a magnetized pointer that reacts to magnetic fields. Since a compass can be used to calculate a heading it quickly improved the safety and efficiency of travel, especially ocean travel. It has only recently been replaced by Global Positioning Systems. It works by indicating the direction of the magnetic north of a planet's magnetosphere. Generally the face of a compass highlights the north, south,...

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2010-09-24 16:20:41

A gas stove is a cooking device which uses natural gas, propane, butane, Liquefied petroleum gas or other flammable gas as a fuel source. Since the gas pipe network was slow to develop, the success of the gas stove on a commercial level took some time to happen. Gas stoves were invented as early as the 1820's as isolated experiments but it was not until the 1880's that manufactured stoves were sold commercially. The first stoves were large and bulky, but over time they were reduced to fit...

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Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.