Archive for January 17, 2014
A second polar vortex is expected to sweep through the nation, reports Time. Frigid temperatures are likely to hit on Tuesday January 21 and may persist for the remainder of the month. What groups are most at risk?
According to the U.S. Department of Labor, construction workers, landscapers, gas and oil operations workers, and postal workers, will feel the brunt of the extreme cold. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) adds that dampness, pre-existing health conditions, and poor physical conditioning may increase risks of hypothermia and cold stress. Here are some ways outdoor workers can stay warm:
Dress For the Weather
Some materials are surprisingly ill-suited for the cold. Wet cotton, for example, provides little comfort and protection from freezing temperat
Engagement rings and wedding sets can be some of the most significant purchases in a household, behind your car, your furniture, and the house itself. While at first blush it may seem gauche to look for “discount” diamonds, there are ways to save money when shopping for diamond engagement rings. Here are a few tips.
- Diamond Size
No doubt, a large stone will reflect more light and sparkle more fiercely than a smaller stone. But size is not the only way to capture that fire. A halo setting places a circle of smaller diamonds around the main stone, which can not only add sparkle and shine to the overall appearance, but can actu