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It’s probably not news to many of you that there’s a strong correlation between your age and your eyesight, but when asked specifically what that correlation entails people are often left scratching their heads. Many can confidently claim that with age comes worse vision, but how, when, why and what exactly to expect seems to evade most people. Well, for those of you wondering and interested in your ocular health, here is an insight that will leave you better prepared when it comes to monitoring your health and well-being. While growing up, your ocular health was most likely of little…

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When we look through a furniture magazine or browse the internet for home style ideas, we are presented with images that are very, very far from the truth. Images of perfect homes, gatherings of friends and family sitting around beautifully cooked food and color schemes of perfection. Anyone who has their own home will know that these images of expectations are very far from reality. To highlight the gulf between the two, furniture company IKEA recently did a survey to find out what reality is like versus these expectations and the results were pretty interesting. Spending Time With Family and…

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Do you have an eye for the creative stuff and love to shop? If yes, go hit the popular street markets and flea markets in London. You’ll definitely find out some of the best treasures and feel like you’ve conquered. One thing that you really helps in these markets is your smartness to get an awesome deals. Most of these markets let you bargain. Here is a list of some of the best flea and street markets where you can buy vintage clothing, homewares, collectibles, jewellery and much more. Read on! Portobello Road Market       Portobello Road Market is a…

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Think that women (more or less) have equal rights in most developed nations around the world? This assumption would be wrong, as there are many nations where social conventions are markedly different from those in the West. In many Far East nations such as China, there has been a long-held social norm that women are to be married before the age of 25; if they are still single after that age, it is generally assumed that there is something (be it something physical, emotional, or mental) wrong with them. Even in today’s world, women that fall into this category are…

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Puerto Rico is one of the Caribbean’s gems that offers the best of all worlds. Firstly, it’s part of the US so you can be rest assured that they operate under US laws and thus adhere to certain considerations when it comes to infrastructure, safety, etc. This also means US citizens don’t even need a passport to pop down for a tropical escape in less than a few hours from the east coast. Enjoying one of the oldest colonial histories in the new world, Puerto Rico is chock full of amazing sites, sounds and tastes to enjoy. One thing people…

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Even though it is still in the formative years, homeowners planning to make their homes smarter have an increasing variety of smart home improvement products to help boost their households’ intelligence. There are now gadgets that help with the regulation of lights, lamps, temperature, or cookware. These smart devices are available and allow you to manage your home from just one iOS or Android app, much like bundling DIRECTTV and Internet services that use apps to access your home entertainment from your smartphone. Hot or Cold Controlling the temperature of your home is an excellent place to start when looking to…

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Jingle Bells, Jingle Bells, Jingle All The Way! Yup, you know time is getting short when you start hearing that tune every 5 minutes. Were officially in the homestretch before everyone’s favorite holiday! Like most dudes, you’ve probably procrastinated on getting gifts for everyone, but instead of buying a bunch of smalls, you’re better off getting a few quality gifts that people will actually use. One such gift that’s great for a dad, brother, best friend, etc. is a quality wrist watch. Too cheap, you’ll look like a bum, too expensive, you’ll kick yourself on Dec 26th. So, what’s the…

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When visiting Tokyo, it is helpful to be aware of the city’s culture. You want to assimilate with the locals without showing unintentional disrespect. Here is a look at certain traditions that may not be well-known to first-time visitors of Tokyo. Historical Culture Before visiting Tokyo, it is important to be aware of the area’s traditions and ancestry. Many customs have been in existence for centuries. Japanese people have deep cultural roots and continue to incorporate their beliefs into everyday life. Although some of the customs may seem unusual, learning how to act and blend with the residents will make…

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Care homes are no longer the default option for the elderly. In fact, while occupancy rates at nursing homes – which offer specialist care for those with more advanced needs – is remaining stable at around 90 percent, the number of people moving into residential homes is steadily decreasing. There appears to be a growing trend for elderly people who require lower levels of care to remain in their own home – a move which is being praised for helping to significantly improve quality of life. Many elderly people do not wish to move into a care home, particularly if…

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It should come as no surprise, but there are many people out there who love to travel and see the world and while sometimes it’s nice to just escape with you own thoughts and desires on a solo venture, others it can be truly amazing to share the experience with a companion by your side. Whatever the age, it’s always worth bringing someone along for the ride. As you grow older more opportunity to see the globe arises and believe it or not there are plenty others out there looking for someone just like you too. How do you find…