Resolutions for 2016 Could be Harmful to Health: Be Careful What You Wish For!

Resolutions for 2016 Could be Harmful to Health: Be Careful What You Wish For!

Every January of the new year, thousands or perhaps millions of people worldwide make new year's resolutions: vowing something that they promise to either do, stop, alter or add into their lives. With most folks it is supposingly to become richer, healthier, a better person or something they consider a positive step.

The Disappearing Photograph Box

The Disappearing Photograph Box

Anyone over 20 years old may be familiar with hard copy photographs stored in boxes and pasted in albums. The older, the more familiar with lugging these old pictorial memories around during moves of residences time after time. Well, take heart, the digital storage age is here, and once we figure out how to convert all those old photos, 8 track movies, VCR tapes and slides into digital images, the proverbial "box" will no longer exist for future generations.

Booze Black Friday? Make Sure it isn't your LAST Friday!

Booze Black Friday? Make Sure it isn't your LAST Friday!

Make sure Black Booze Friday is not your LAST Friday on this planet. Office parties can be fun, ways to socialize and wish friends and co-workers a Happy Holiday, without overdoing the drinking and not only ruining a party, but could ruin lives. Be safe, not sorry.

Sorting Out the Words Jumper (UK) and Sweater (US) and Trying to Make Sense of it

Sorting Out the Words Jumper (UK) and Sweater (US) and Trying to Make Sense of it

The first sources of jumper were the Scottish word Jube, meaning a loose jacket or tunic and the English word Jump, a short coat. A Jibba was also a long coat worn by muslim men and Jup was also a sleeveless garment for English women. The logical process of language that called an item of clothing a jumper, more closely matches the American version versus the British. In the mid 19th century, a jumper was also described as a loose outer jacket worn by sailors. The French added their contribution with a word Juppe (Jupe today) that means petticoat or skirt.

Everything You Want to Know about HSBC Insurance Aspects, Worldwide Travel Insurance, Mobile Phone Insurance, and Motor Breakdown Assistance

Everything You Want to Know about HSBC Insurance Aspects, Worldwide Travel Insurance, Mobile Phone Insurance, and Motor Breakdown Assistance

In 2014, HSBC waived its monthly £12.95 fee for Advanced Account holders and instead introduced a new package called HSBC Insurance Aspects providing Worldwide Travel insurance, Motor Breakdown Assistance and Mobile Phone insurance under one scheme at £9.95 per month price. Customers who choose not to pay a fee don't qualify for the insurance, but still get the preferential interest rates on saving, loans, etc.

Wonder Woman: the New Point of Attraction in Batman vs Superman Trailer

Wonder Woman: the New Point of Attraction in Batman vs Superman Trailer

With some people, suggesting a movie like Batman vs. Superman may need a special promotion; the kind used to promote a cheesy toasted sandwich via billboard or a trip to Iceland during the hot summer. Some things, however, do not need any kind of promotion at all.

Is Grey Thursday the Next Black Friday in US? Did UK Shoppers Pick Internet over High Street?

Is Grey Thursday the Next Black Friday in US? Did UK Shoppers Pick Internet over High Street?

Since Black Friday is a US invention, and the UK has just adopted it the last 5 years, they will be just a step behind. According to analysts the United Kingdom sold over £1bn in a single day for the first time ever. Over in the US of A, according to experts, Black Friday may have passed its prime and there is a new champion in town: Grey Thursday or Thanksgiving Day, an American holiday, itself.

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