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2014-05-07 23:10:08

Garmin Forerunner 15 is a new GPS watch with 24/7 activity tracking that improves data quality from activity trackers says Heart Rate Watch Company. Bozeman, MT (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 Forerunner 15 by Garmin bridges the gap between GPS and activity tracker bands meaning much more accurate distance, plus steps, calories, pace, maps and more. "This is a big development because activity tracker bands are just not accurate on distance and a new study from University of Texas Austin proved...

2014-05-07 08:29:26

BETHEL, Conn., May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With its six natural mosquito repellent candles now sold in over 40 states by 300 retailers, Bite-Lite LLC of Bethel, CT received another distinction this winter. Industry Edge, the official online news voice of the National Hardware Show, named Bite-Lite® Natural Mosquito Repellent Candles one of 25 products to sell across the five regions of the United States. In a special report, Industry Edge writer Briana McClane divided the country...

2014-05-06 23:11:33

GPS watches were found to be significantly more accurate than activity trackers and pedometers in measuring distance in two recent studies says the Heart Rate Watch Company. Bozeman, MT (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 A GPS watch was significantly more accurate than pedometers in recent studies conducted separately by the University of Texas at Austin and the Heart Rate Watch Company. "The University of Texas at Austin test showed pedometers, if worn properly within 5% accuracy, but over 5...

2014-05-06 04:23:32

The Jeffrey Epstein VI Foundation and the Melanoma Research Alliance put their support behind the much needed Sunscreen Innovation Act. NEW YORK, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sunscreens are long overdue for a makeover: in fact active ingredients in US sunscreens haven't been updated for fifteen years, despite dermatologist and oncologist warnings that US sunscreens are not effective enough. Today, the Jeffrey Epstein VI Foundation, an active supporter of the Melanoma Research...

2014-05-05 08:30:22

For 24x7 Protection Against the Sun's Damaging Rays Professionally Installed Window Film Is Recommended WASHINGTON, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The same ultraviolet (UV) rays from the sun that are harmful outdoors pass right through windows into offices, homes and cars. Experts say this is a serious contributor to people's daily accumulation of indoor ultraviolet exposure leading to skin cancer and photo aging. "If you're sitting next to a window with sunlight streaming in, you're...

2014-05-03 23:01:25

Polar V800 has surpassed the Forerunner 910XT by as the new standard bearer in triathlon and multisport watches according to the Heart Rate Watch Company. Bozeman, MT (PRWEB) May 03, 2014 V800 is the new multisport GPS watch from Polar that offers Bluetooth Smart plus 24/7 activity monitoring and it passes the Garmin 910XT as the top triathlon watch according to the Heart Rate Watch Company. "Smartphone data transfer is the way everything is headed and Polar V800 has that capability...

2014-05-02 23:03:39

Popular Event Returns for 17th Consecutive Year Ocean Isle Beach, NC (PRWEB) May 02, 2014 Buoyed by the success of previous events, TheGPSStore.com, one of the Internet's largest retailers of GPS devices and marine electronics, is holding its 17th Anniversary Super Sale to kick off the season in style. This six-day extravaganza will run from May 4 through May 10, 2014, and although predominantly an online event, The GPS Store will feature extended hours at its retail shop/showroom...

2014-05-01 20:22:02

LLumar® Window Film Educates the Public on Risk of Sun Damage Behind the Wheel ST. LOUIS, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eastman Chemical Company (NYSE:EMN), manufacturer of LLumar® window film, is educating consumers on the risk of sun damage in places that may surprise people. To help kick off Skin Cancer Awareness Month, Eastman will be providing skin protection tips and hosting a sweepstakes on their Facebook page May 8-30(th). The sweepstakes winner will receive free window film...

2014-04-30 00:21:32

Results of American Academy of Ophthalmology's Harris Poll show need for greater awareness of factors that increase sun sensitivity SAN FRANCISCO, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Academy of Ophthalmology today released results of a Harris Poll that shows that a majority of Americans are unaware that taking common drugs and having light-colored eyes can make people more vulnerable to UV exposure, a contributing factor to certain eye diseases and conditions....

2014-04-26 23:01:27

The 5 easiest to use GPS watches were recently rated by the Heart Rate Watch Company including Suunto Ambit 2, Garmin Forerunner 220 and more. Bozeman, MT (PRWEB) April 26, 2014 GPS watches can be intimidating and complicated for the uninitiated but these five watches can be learned very quickly according to the Heart Rate Watch Company. "It boils down to intuitive menu navigation and companies that offer good resource tools, like videos and well indexed manuals," says Rusty...


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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
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'