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Canada Goose Jackets

The Real Cost of Canada Goose Jackets

If you got a Canada Goose jacket for Christmas, you should consider returning it. While the jackets are very popular, a coyote suffered a long, agonizing death for you to have the fur on that coat.  Concerns about ethical animal treatment have largely driven fur

Emojis

Are Your Emojis Sending the Wrong Message?

They say a picture is worth a thousand words. So it’s not surprising that 76 percent of Americans reported using emojis at work, according to The Atlantic. Nonetheless, the use of emoticons and emojis are frequently the subject of office etiquette debates, with many arguing

A revolutionary new technology allows collectors to quickly identify or verify a coin's provenance. The website, Ex-Numis, uses image recognition software to locate coins illustrated in auction catalogs.

New Tech Allows Coin Auction Search by Image

A revolutionary new technology allows collectors to quickly identify or verify a coin’s provenance. The website, Ex-Numis, uses image recognition software to locate coins illustrated in auction catalogs. The new technology is the brainchild of Dr. Jonas Flueck, a professional numismatic dealer and an auctioneer

Ron Dutton won the Best of Show at FIDEM 2016 on September 10, 2016 for his group of medals, “Sun Terrace Beam,” “Totem of Memories,” “Hill Terrace Vines” and “Memories of Times Past.”

Ron Dutton Wins FIDEM 2016 Grand Prix

Ron Dutton (http://www.rondutton.co.uk/) won the Best of Show at FIDEM 2016 on September 10, 2016 for his group of medals, “Sun Terrace Beam,” “Totem of Memories,” “Hill Terrace Vines” and “Memories of Times Past.” These four medals are made of Brass, and wire and measure

Teddy Bear and Theodore Roosevelt are a part of the childhood of every American.

The History of the Teddy Bear

The Teddy Bear and Theodore Roosevelt are a part of the childhood of every American.  However, not everyone makes the connection between the cute stuffed bear and the straight talking, progressive era ex-President. In 1903, a Brooklyn candy store owner put two stuffed toy bears

tesla model 3

Can the Tesla Model 3 Live Up to the Hype?

Will the Tesla Model 3 Live Up to the Hype? The Tesla Model 3 —still only a prototype — is generating a lot of excitement. Since its unveiling last month more than 400,000 potential buyers have placed pre-orders. It takes just $1,000 to make a

The Legacy of Yoga Guru BKS Iyengar

BKS Iyengar, Bellur Krishnamachar Sundararaja, left his body on August 20, 2014, at the age of 95. Called Guru-ji by the hundreds of thousands who love him, and affectionately nicknamed “Biks” by some practitioners of Iyengar Yoga in America, B.K.S Iyengar is the foremost exponent