RSS Lifestyle – Living

Archive for March, 2012

« Previous Entries


TSA continues to expand operations outside of airports with VIPR teams

Author: 7b7bc2512ee1fedcd76bdc68926d4f7b

31/03/2012

Through so-called VIPR teams, meaning Visual Intermodal Protection and Response, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), a child agency of the behemoth Department of Homeland Security (DHS), continues to expand beyond the confines of airports.

In my view, the DHS is just about one of the least trustworthy government agencies we are subjected to.
Read the rest of this entry »

read users´ comments ( 0 )


Greek tourism to see moderate growth in 2012

Author: 7b7bc2512ee1fedcd76bdc68926d4f7b

31/03/2012

Greece’s tourism sector will grow moderately this year, a top United Nations official said on Thursday, in a rare optimistic forecast for the crisis-hit Mediterranean country whose image has been dented by strikes and protests.

Visits to Greece’s sun-drenched islands and ancient ruins account for about 15 percent
Read the rest of this entry »

read users´ comments ( 0 )


Consumer spending jumps, GDP prospects brighten

Author: 7b7bc2512ee1fedcd76bdc68926d4f7b

31/03/2012

U.S. consumer spending increased by the most in seven months in February as households shook off a rise in gasoline prices, leading economists to raise forecasts for first-quarter growth.Even with gasoline around $4 a gallon, Americans were more optimistic about the economy’s prospects this month than at any other time over the past year, drawing solace from a firming labor market.
Read the rest of this entry »

read users´ comments ( 0 )


How to sell anything using social media

Author: 7b7bc2512ee1fedcd76bdc68926d4f7b

31/03/2012

One of my predictions for 2012 is that more people will come to understand that you can indeed do business using social networks and, frankly, I’m already seeing it.

First off, people are getting more comfortable with social media and social behavior.The idea is fading that social media is a pure engagement temple mentality.
Read the rest of this entry »

read users´ comments ( 0 )


Top 10 sunrise destinations

Author: 7b7bc2512ee1fedcd76bdc68926d4f7b

30/03/2012

Residents of the Northern Hemisphere are downright giddy this time of year with the official arrival of spring. In honor of longer days, sunshine and the tantalizing prospect of summer on the horizon, Cheapflights.com has chosen its top 10 list of places around the world to see a magnificent sunrise. Reuters has not endorsed this list:

1. Haleakala National Park, Hawaii, USA
Read the rest of this entry »

read users´ comments ( 0 )


A model in an editorial in Vogue

Author: 7b7bc2512ee1fedcd76bdc68926d4f7b

30/03/2012

When you open a glossy magazine–whether it’s a model in an editorial in Vogue, a CoverGirl, or a celebrity in US Weekly staring back at you–is what you’re seeing real? How altered, airbrushed, Photoshopped and retouched are the people we see in ads and magazines?

A lot of people are asking these questions lately. Recently, the New York Times
Read the rest of this entry »

read users´ comments ( 0 )


48 hours in Antigua

Author: 7b7bc2512ee1fedcd76bdc68926d4f7b

30/03/2012

With 365 beaches, one for every day of the year, Antigua in the Leeward Islands is considered one of gems of the Eastern Caribbean.Palm trees and lush vegetation line the pristine shores of the island, which was once an important base for Britain. Today, Antigua is a stop for cruise ships, which dock in the capital St John’s, and a sailing and yachting destination.
Read the rest of this entry »

read users´ comments ( 0 )


Finding Venice’s Secret Code

Author: 7b7bc2512ee1fedcd76bdc68926d4f7b

30/03/2012

I’m always looking for a secret code when I travel. This is about a perspective, a unique and personal way to look at a place, and it is a bit contrarian as well. If most people traveling are paying attention to the monuments, I’m usually trying to figure out how the locals live, what makes them tick.Finding the secret code is also about discovering the perfect light at a perfect hour in a forgotten corner–
Read the rest of this entry »

read users´ comments ( 0 )


The Westin Lake Las Vegas Resort & Spa

Author: 7b7bc2512ee1fedcd76bdc68926d4f7b

30/03/2012

Lake Las Vegas, about 20 miles from the Las Vegas Strip outside the suburb of Henderson, Nevada has a new Starwood Resort today with The Westin Lake Las Vegas Resort & Spa.

The hotel has actually been around since 1999, first as the Hyatt Regency Lake Las Vegas Resort. Since 2006 the property has been the Loews Lake Las Vegas Resort.
Read the rest of this entry »

read users´ comments ( 0 )


The Supermodels From the ’90s

Author: 7b7bc2512ee1fedcd76bdc68926d4f7b

30/03/2012

When Claudia Schiffer’s Guess ads dropped yesterday we literally had trouble deciphering between the current ones and the ones from 1989. I mean, the woman has not aged a day! In 23 years! Then today, Christy Turlington goes ahead and shows up on Tatler also preternaturally unchanged.
Read the rest of this entry »

read users´ comments ( 0 )

« Previous Entries

Are Facebook and Google the New Colonial Powers?

To qualify as colonial powers, Facebook and Google must effectively limit the choices and power of users, and punish or coerce those who question or resist their power. I was struck by a phrase from a recent essay on advertising and social media,You Are the Product: As Taplin points out, that remark 'unwittingly revealed a previously unspoken truth: Facebook and Google are the new colonial powers.'

Anger over Greek plan to sell weapons to Saudi Arabia

A political dispute in Greece over a controversial arms deal with Saudi Arabia is deepening, with opposition politicians and critics decrying plans to sell 66m euros ($78.7m) worth of surplus missiles and bombs to the Arab Gulf country.

Why Elites Are Winning The War On Cash

Visa recently unveiled its own offensive in the war on cash. Visa is offering certain merchants a $10,000 reward if they refuse to accept cash in the future. Not surprisingly, Visa’s competitor is also part of the war on cash. Mastercard is increasing its efforts to encourage merchants to refuse cash. Here’s Bloomberg, quoting the CEO of Mastercard.

The most luxurious products for your lifestyle and “Oraia” Luxury Smartwatches

bugatti3watchluxurylifestyle22lifestyle1Our Luxury style club,trying to pick out the highest quality and most luxurious products for your lifestyle,getting the right car,as a Bugatti super car,can suit your requirements of your lifestyle and women's "Oraia" Luxury Smart Watch hand made high quality for the dual purpose of protection and personalization, "Oraia" Watch phone.For more info:www.oraia.org

Cleaning becomes a time-consuming buy a robot vacuum cleaner for $250

Cleaning becomes a time-consuming buy a robot vacuum cleaner for $250 Robot-vacuum-cleanerIn today’s world, time is money. Most families consist of young children and working parents. In such a scenario, cleaning becomes a time-consuming and exhausting task, especially in larger homes. A robotic vacuum cleaner does all the work by itself and requires no supervision. By investing in one of these machines, you can save yourself a lot of time and effort. Oraia Robot Vacuum Cleaner S008 specs: Video and Voice Commuication with family in real-time when you outside make your life more warm Intelligent Robot Vacuum Cleaner Take good care of your baby , parent ,pet ,even your company easily with your phone HD 720P Camera Monitor your home clearly where and when ever you are ! Smart controller and Wifi control Excellent feature 1: 7.8 cm mini body 2: 1300 PA huge suction power 3: High effiency intelligent cleaning 4: 180min Ultra-long duration. Minimum order 1.000 pieces. For any information:info@oraia.org Buy for $299 a Robot window cleaner,Set it to work & go out for a walk robotwindowcleanerFor $299, you want a window cleaner who doesn’t miss spots, won’t leave streaks, and isn’t going to get cranky when faced with anything other than a generous expanse of undivided pane. You’re much better off hiring a person—preferably a professional—to do the job. Oraia Robot Window Cleaner:Use brushless super motor Reduce noise, more quiet, less than 65db noise Limitless extension of safety rope, avoid dropping, bearing 150 kPa. RF remote control technology, make technology to a higher level. Personalized voice customization. 30min safe battery life Ultra-thin body. It can clean the entire glass plane. Foldable handle, limited folding, unlimited use Original point memory function, Say Goodbye to repeat. One key start. Remote control. Double scratch design, scraping all clues Hidden outlet, to the silent without a trace.Minimum order 1.000 pieces.For any information:info@oraia.org You can do other tasks while the Robot lawn mower mows your lawn for $999 Robotgrasscutting-man-and-woman-sitting You can do other tasks around the yard while “Ralph” mows your lawn automatically. Or you can even relax while the work is done. If you hate the dust of mowing then you no longer have to deal with that mess since you can be indoors while your lawn is mowed. This is a big advantage for folks with allergy issues. Another positive for these machines is that they are mostly electrical so you don’t have to mess with gas and oil either. The main selling factor is the time savings of a remote mower. Oraia Robot Lawn mower S520 : Wheel,use the solid core wheel, it protect the wheel from the grass to stuck in, and heavier wheel can keep from slippery when running on slopes and hills Cutting width S520 use 4blades, it can increase cutting width, Each blade with four sharp edges,every edge can used if one damaged by hard stone or other object. knobThere is a knob for adjust the cutting height from 2.5cm to 6cm, user can according the grass height to adjust the cutting height. recharge automatically When the mower senses a low battery situation, it will shut off the cutting motor, and search the virtual wire,and follow the virtual wire to the charging station for recharge automatically.Minimum order 1.000 pieces For any information:info@oraia.org Buy a super Agricultural drone of 20 L for $8.000 Color crayons in a glass jar In the agriculture production process, pest control is the most technical content, the most labor, labor intensity, risk control the most difficult part. Many pests and diseases with cross-regional migration and popular features, there are some outbreaks and the occurrence of new diseases and more harmful pests and diseases, farmers a family is difficult to deal with, often a "drain point, harm a" phenomenon. Coupled with the rural labor force to go out to work, farming labor force structural shortage, when the pest control work to become the current bottleneck to break the bottleneck encountered the biggest problem. At present, the a few months cost of rural labor and labor costs ,is equal to 1/2 the drone purchase price and while the use of agricultural drone only one can save nearly half of the expenditure for farmers. In the work of specialized prevention and control of crop diseases and insect pests, the use of advanced agricultural drone is carried out by professional personnel, such as precision spraying, to achieve the goal of prevention and control of crop diseases and insect pests, and effectively solve the traditional sense of pest control difficult. 1. The use of high-efficiency brushless motor as the power of small fuselage vibration, can carry precision instruments, spraying pesticides and more accurate; 2. terrain requirements are low, operations are not subject to altitude restrictions and other high altitude areas; 3. Take off short, high efficiency, high attendance; 4. Environmental protection, no exhaust gas, in line with national energy conservation and green organic agriculture development requirements; 5. Easy maintenance, use, maintenance costs low; 6. The overall size is small, light weight, easy to carry; 7. Provide protection for agricultural unmanned aerial vehicles. 8. With real-time image transmission, posture real-time monitoring 9. The spray device has a self-stabilizing function to ensure that the spray is always vertical.Minimum order 50 drones. For any information:info@oraia.org