Previous Magazine https://www.previousmagazine.com Exclusive News About Tech, Software, Music and More Fri, 10 Jul 2020 09:31:55 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.4.2 https://www.previousmagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/cropped-Previous-Magazine-Clean-Favicon-32x32.png Previous Magazine https://www.previousmagazine.com 32 32 21609888 3 DIY Home Projects for Dudes With Time on Their Hands https://www.previousmagazine.com/3-diy-home-projects-for-dudes-with-time-on-their-hands https://www.previousmagazine.com/3-diy-home-projects-for-dudes-with-time-on-their-hands#respond Fri, 10 Jul 2020 09:30:59 +0000 https://www.previousmagazine.com/?p=31941 For years, you have told yourself that you would gladly work on DIY projects around the house all day long — if only you had the time. Now, because of the current situation in the world, you probably have the time. As a guy who is used to staying busy, your extended home stay can...]]>

For years, you have told yourself that you would gladly work on DIY projects around the house all day long — if only you had the time. Now, because of the current situation in the world, you probably have the time.

As a guy who is used to staying busy, your extended home stay can definitely be used to start tackling a number of DIY projects. If you need some inspiration on where to start, here are a few ideas.

Install a Home Security System

If you have been meaning to install a home security camera system for some time, this is the ideal opportunity to complete this important project. Fortunately, you can order a state-of-the-art wired in system online that is a perfect DIY project for dudes who have some extra time on their hands. For example, a 4K Ultra HD Security System from Lorex is a terrific option. These systems offer true 24/7 recording, high resolution and color night vision with impressive range. They also come with a UL CM rated cable that lets you run the cable through walls while still adhering to electrical codes; this will also allow you to install the cameras where you want. Then, once things calm down and you start spending time away from home again, the system will send push notifications that will keep you informed as to what is going on in and around your home at all times.

Strip and Stain the Kitchen Cabinets

You could spend the big bucks to buy all new kitchen cabinets — which often also means having to replace your counters while you are at it — or you could use this time at home to strip and stain the cabinets and give your kitchen a needed facelift. If you like the overall look of your kitchen and the cabinets are in great shape, this is a terrific and budget-friendly option. As Better Homes & Gardens notes, start by removing the hardware and wipe the cabinet fronts and doors with mineral spirits to remove grime and dust. Next, use a gel-type stripper on the cabinets and remove it with a plastic putty knife. After sanding the bare wood, apply stain to the cabinets and then after it dries, seal it up with polyurethane. If you are concerned about going into a local hardware or home improvement store to shop for the needed supplies, call around to see if any local shops are offering curbside delivery; for instance, Ace Hardware is currently offering this service. You will probably find that you can order what you need on the store’s website and when you arrive to pick it up, an employee will bring it right out to the trunk of your car.

Spruce Up Your Backyard

With so many people cooped up at home right now, it’s a great opportunity to spend time in the backyard and on the patio in the springtime weather. If your deck and yard are looking a bit neglected, spend a few days getting it back into shape. Give the lawn a good trim and take the time to pull pesky weeds by hand. Sand down those rusty metal tables and chairs, and give them a fresh coat of paint. String clear lights underneath the patio roof so you can enjoy time out back in the evening. Clean out the bird feeders and fill them with fresh seed; if you have kids at home, they will be sure to enjoy watching their feathered friends come to eat. Deep clean the BBQ and, if necessary, place an order online for charcoal briquets or propane. Once it’s all done, cook everyone a nice steak dinner and enjoy the fruits of your labor.

We Will Get Through This

Eventually, the world will return to normal and you’ll go back to having busy days and little time for DIY projects. But for now, you can keep your mind and body active while cooped up at home and get a number of tasks done that will beautify your home in the process.

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A Short Guide to Moving to the USA for Aussies https://www.previousmagazine.com/a-short-guide-to-moving-to-the-usa-for-aussies https://www.previousmagazine.com/a-short-guide-to-moving-to-the-usa-for-aussies#respond Thu, 09 Jul 2020 04:31:48 +0000 https://www.previousmagazine.com/?p=31938 Moving to a new country is always exciting, and this is undoubtedly true if you are moving to the United States, where there is so much to see and do. An Australian moving to America will experience the excitement of a new location without having to learn a new language or adjust to a completely...]]>

Moving to a new country is always exciting, and this is undoubtedly true if you are moving to the United States, where there is so much to see and do. An Australian moving to America will experience the excitement of a new location without having to learn a new language or adjust to a completely different culture.

The United States stretches across a whole continent, so every state is different. Don’t underestimate the size of the difference between the culture of one part of the country and another. Whether or not you love life in America may depend on where you live. If you can, visit a few cities before you move to the states.

How to move from Australia to the United States

If you want to move to the United States, you typically need to be sponsored. You might have an employer willing to give you a job in advance – this is one of the best ways of getting a visa. Another option is to have a relative who is already in America. Without a sponsor, it is a lot harder to get a visa. Australians have an easier time getting visas than most others, because of the E-3 work visa that is specifically for Australian citizens. Getting an E-3 is no picnic, but you do have an advantage over people from most other countries.

Getting a visa

Immigrating to the United States is just as much paperwork as you might assume it is. You have to fill out a lengthy petition before the immigration board will consider you. The U.S. citizen and immigration board will judge your application. If the immigration board accepts your petition, you will have to do an interview in Australia before you can move to the United States.

Not everyone can easily get a visa to work in the United States. You should have skills or education that are in demand in America. If you have a degree, your odds are much better. Skills and experience also matter, so don’t feel discouraged if you don’t have a degree. If an employer could easily have trouble finding someone with your skills, you may qualify for a work visa.

Work visas for Australians are good for two years and can be renewed. With an E-3 visa, your employer is required to pay you at minimum a typical salary for your position. Employers are not allowed to use E-3 visas as a way to pay workers less, so you are legally guaranteed an average wage for your job.

If you are planning to make any big decisions due to moving to the United States, don’t make these decisions too fast! The last thing you would want to do is sell your house and then find out that you aren’t going to be able to go to the U.S. after all. Get your visa approved before you make any decisions that you can’t take back!

Where can I apply for an E-3 visa?

You can apply for an E-3 visa at an American embassy or consulate. If you apply directly at a consulate, your application is likely to be treated fairly. While you might be able to apply without an in-person interview in some exceptional cases, an interview is usually necessary.

How can I get an E-3 without a degree?

If you don’t have a degree or don’t have a degree that is related to the work you are going to be doing, you should get an immigration lawyer to help you with your application. You will need to make a strong case that your work experience is equivalent to a bachelor’s degree. An immigration lawyer can find a way to make a strong case.

Can I apply for an E-3 if I am already in the United States?

Sometimes, but it may not be possible to change your current visa status to an E-3 while in the United States. If you are looking for an E-3 visa, it is a much better idea to apply while you are in Australia.

Moving from temporary to permanent citizenship

After you have been working in the United States for a few years, you should be well on your way to permanent citizenship. Once you are a permanent citizen, you can vote, own property, and potentially use the social security system.

To apply for full citizenship, you must have been a permanent resident for five years. The only exception is if your spouse is a U.S. citizen, in which case the time limit is only three years. If there is nothing to suggest that you are of bad character, you have a good chance at naturalization.

You will have to complete a “10 step naturalization process”, which is not nearly as complicated as it sounds. There will be a written citizenship test, an interview, and some paperwork. After getting your citizenship, you will get a green card to prove it.

A good immigration lawyer can help you

Regardless of where you are in the immigration process, a lawyer can help you. A good immigration lawyer can make the difference between success at getting your citizenship and failure. If you are seeking a temporary work visa for Australians, a legal defence against deportation, permanent citizenship, or countless other things, an immigration firm such as Lightman Law Firm can help.

Immigration lawyers understand all of the laws and know how to communicate with the immigration board at an expert level. They can save you from costly mistakes, and they can get you through the immigration process quickly.

A lawyer can help you get an E-3 visa for Australian citizens

Australian citizens should never apply for standard H1B visas. Getting an E-3 visa is a faster process; it is also less expensive. While there is theoretically a yearly limit on how many Australians can get an E-3 visa, the limit is not reached in practice. The U.S. is willing to allow more Australian workers than it approves.

While getting an E-3 is relatively easy, a lot can still go wrong if you try to do it yourself. When dealing with the immigration board, you have to think strategically. If you make a mistake, your application might be denied. With an immigration lawyer, all of the documentation you submit will be perfect, and your application will easily pass.

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8 Tips for a Successful Nursing Career https://www.previousmagazine.com/8-tips-for-a-successful-nursing-career https://www.previousmagazine.com/8-tips-for-a-successful-nursing-career#respond Tue, 07 Jul 2020 20:46:07 +0000 https://www.previousmagazine.com/?p=31892 Nursing is one of the most popular professions in the healthcare industry and offers several great benefits. In particular, becoming a nurse will allow you to save lives and have a positive impact on others. For that reason, many people consider nursing to be an extremely rewarding career that offers long-term job satisfaction and a...]]>

Nursing is one of the most popular professions in the healthcare industry and offers several great benefits. In particular, becoming a nurse will allow you to save lives and have a positive impact on others. For that reason, many people consider nursing to be an extremely rewarding career that offers long-term job satisfaction and a sense of purpose. There is also an increasing demand for skilled nurses, which means you are likely to have excellent job security and career advancement. Along with this, nurses often enjoy multiple job perks such as well-paid overtime, travel opportunities, and competitive retirement schemes. All that being said, nursing can be hugely demanding, and you have to be prepared to work hard. If you are considering becoming a qualified nurse, then here are eight tips for a successful nursing career:

1. Complete nursing placements

As mentioned, nursing is a demanding field, and you will most likely be required to work long shifts, including unsociable hours. Being a nurse can also be emotionally draining and distressing at times; seeing patients die or having to inform a patient’s loved ones of their passing are two such examples. With that in mind, you must be truly passionate about healthcare and prepared to work hard and commit yourself to a successful career in nursing. One of the best ways to check that you would enjoy working as a nurse is by completing nursing placements. This will give you the chance to gain valuable work experience and develop connections with people in the industry. You can also use placements to help you decide which area of nursing you would like to specialize in. Completing a variety of nursing placements will also enhance your resume and give you a competitive edge over your peers when applying for nursing roles. Ideally, you should try to build some clinical experience before attending nursing school. According to advice on nursejournal.org, you can gain nursing experience by taking advantage of internships, finding a mentor, or volunteering within healthcare organizations.

2. Gain the necessary qualifications

To become a registered nurse, you must typically complete an accredited nursing program and pass the NCLEX-RN examination. This exam tests the competency of student nurses and checks that they are prepared to practice in a clinical setting. You must then obtain a state license before being able to practice nursing. You can choose to complete various accredited nursing programs, including bachelor degrees and online nursing diploma programs. Make sure you research the various options and choose the best qualification route for you. Keep in mind that training to become a registered nurse can take up to four years and involves intensive training. You must, therefore, be prepared to invest the necessary time and effort to achieve licensure.

3. Develop your skills and knowledge

Registered nurses are not required to complete additional qualifications, although this can be a great way to develop your skills and broaden your career opportunities. For instance, earning a specialist certification can increase your earning potential and give you a competitive advantage within the nursing field. Some of the most popular nursing specialisms include midwifery, critical care, cardiac care, and gynecology. Registered nurses can also enhance their career prospects by completing higher qualifications, such as a Ph.D. in nursing. This qualification will develop your nursing skills and prepare you for leadership roles within the nursing sector. Fortunately, many educational establishments now offer convenient online courses that you can fit alongside your work and personal commitments. The learning is fully flexible, which allows you to learn at your own pace and choose a study schedule that suits you.

4. Provide quality patient care

Many patients feel stress and anxiety when attending hospital for medical treatment and procedures. Nurses should focus on patient care and be available to provide comfort and reassurance to their patients. One of the benefits of nursing is that nurses get to spend a lot of time with their patients. This allows them to build meaningful relationships and provide valuable support to their patients and their families. A good nurse should focus on providing every patient with the highest level of care possible. This should involve listening to their patients, responding to their physical and emotional needs, and going above and beyond to ensure that their patients are safe and comfortable. Nurses should also take the time to build rapport and trust with each of their patients and demonstrate an empathetic and compassionate attitude at all times. Nurses can show that they care by providing patients with individualized care, making eye contact with patients, and listening attentively without interrupting. A good nurse should have a genuine interest in their patients and strive to provide the best level of care possible.

5. Continue your learning

The healthcare industry is constantly evolving due to advancements in medical technology and processes. Continuing education is, therefore, an essential factor in a successful nursing career. Nurses must commit to lifelong learning and be proactive when it comes to their professional development. Nurses can refer to medical journals and online resources to learn about new medical technologies and techniques and update their expertise. Registered nurses should also make an effort to develop their communication skills and learn to engage with people in the most effective way possible. Enhancing your communication skills will help to ensure patient safety and improve your standards of care.

6. Maintain a work-life balance

Nursing is a demanding career that can expose you to extremely stressful and upsetting situations. Too much stress can cause burnout and lead to various medical issues such as high blood pressure and an increased risk of strokes. High levels of stress can also damage your emotional health and cause mental health problems such as depression and anxiety. With that in mind, you must make an effort to maintain a healthy work-life balance. Make sure that you enjoy hobbies and activities outside of work and schedule downtime to relax and unwind. It is also important to stay connected with your loved ones and make an effort to socialize with your family and friends when you are not working. Remember that your loved ones can provide a fantastic support network when you are feeling stressed or down. Maintaining a work life balance for nurses can be a challenge. However, it is essential to your overall health and wellbeing, so you must assess your current lifestyle and make changes if you are not currently investing enough time into self-care and your life outside of work.

7. Practice self-care

Along with maintaining a healthy work-life balance, nurses must also practice self-care and look after their emotional wellbeing. Often, nurses spend so much of their time looking after others that they forget to take care of themselves. Neglecting self-care can be extremely harmful in the long-run and have serious consequences on your physical, mental, and emotional health. Here are some useful suggestions to help you practice self-care and feel your best:

  • Prepare healthy meals and snacks to take into work and avoid reaching for junk food like donuts and biscuits. You should also ensure that your diet includes at least five portions of fruit and vegetables every day.
  • Make sure you drink the recommended amount of water each day.
  • Try to get at least seven hours of quality sleep each night.
  • Follow an exercise routine and be as active as possible outside of work.
  • Treat yourself to relaxing activities such as soaking in a hot bubble bath, listening to calming music, or booking an indulgent spa experience.
  • Try meditating in the mornings or before bed to alleviate feelings of stress.

8. Use technology to your advantage

Nurses have a huge selection of technology at their disposal that can help them complete their work tasks more efficiently. For instance, nurses can use modern technology to automate various healthcare tasks such as scheduling patient appointments, ordering medication and supplies, and conducting medical research. This helps take some of the pressure off of nursing staff and gives them additional time to focus on core tasks. Medical technology has also transformed patient care, and a recent survey found that 82 percent of professional nurses feel that technology impacts patient care in a positive way. Nurses can use technology to automate medication and IV pumps, monitor patients remotely via portable monitors, and track patient vital signs using wearable devices such as wristbands.

Summary

Many nurses enjoy a long and satisfying career and get a great sense of pride from helping others and having a positive impact on society. However, if you are considering going into nursing, then you must acknowledge that the role can be stressful and demanding at times. Nurses are often required to work long and irregular hours and have to be prepared to dedicate themselves to their careers. For many nurses, the sacrifices are worth it, and the nursing field can offer a diverse variety of exciting and rewarding job roles. Use the above tips to help you achieve success and excel in your nursing career.

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Grinding the Gears of Recovery: How to Boost Business in 2020 https://www.previousmagazine.com/grinding-the-gears-of-recovery-how-to-boost-business-in-2020 https://www.previousmagazine.com/grinding-the-gears-of-recovery-how-to-boost-business-in-2020#respond Mon, 06 Jul 2020 18:37:49 +0000 https://www.previousmagazine.com/?p=31833 This has been a tough year for business. Throughout the world, all sectors have seen a significant shift in their ability to sell products and generate profits. Instead, most business have seen their sales plummet and their overheads remain the same, leading to companies losing cash hand over fist. In this article, we’ll look at...]]>

This has been a tough year for business. Throughout the world, all sectors have seen a significant shift in their ability to sell products and generate profits. Instead, most business have seen their sales plummet and their overheads remain the same, leading to companies losing cash hand over fist. In this article, we’ll look at how this process can be reversed and how you, as a small business owner, can help to contribute towards economic recovery and growth in your local area and in the national economy as a whole.

Forming Bonds

One piece of advice for local businesses which have been put out of action for a number of months is to re-establish those bonds of trust and care in your community. If you have a number of regular customers who have respected you for some time, they’re likely to return to you, trading simply because they want to support your business. Meanwhile, this is the time to generate bonds of support across other businesses in your area, sharing customers, information, and assistance in their time of need.

Lower Prices

A great way to encourage more people to your store is to lower your prices. This is in recognition of the fact that most people are slightly poorer than they were in 2019: many have had their businesses slide into terminal decline, and others still are unemployed and finding it difficult to get a job. In these circumstances, even a small gesture, with a slight reduction of your bill for customers, can go a long way to rebuild trust and to help you generate more sales and profits over the longer term.

Loans

This is perhaps the most important time in the past decade for business loans to be taken and spent on recovery. Without these important loans, supporting the injection of cash that businesses desperately need, thousands of companies could be facing the axe in the coming months. One of those sectors most in need of loans – due to machines being out of action for weeks on end – are manufacturers. You can find manufacturing loans online hat suit your specific business, and will give you impressive rates on your return considering that this cash – in 6-firgures – will help you to turn your business’ fortunes around once and for all.

Sustainability

The word ‘sustainability’ is often used to describe our treatment of the environment. The idea is that we only invest and grow in ways that can be sustained. In the world of business, though, this word is equally important: helping business owners and entrepreneurs plan their firms in such a way as to avoid shock declines in sales, or hits to their overall finances. If you’re rebuilding in the post-pandemic era, you need to think long and hard about how sustainable your business is and whether it has a future in its current iteration. If it doesn’t, you might find it easier to fold your firm and begin a new business line entirely in 2020 and 2021.

There you have it: some key tips to help you build your business and your community back up in the aftermath of COVID-19.

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Why Local Businesses Should Help Support Their Local Community https://www.previousmagazine.com/why-local-businesses-should-help-support-their-local-community https://www.previousmagazine.com/why-local-businesses-should-help-support-their-local-community#respond Sat, 04 Jul 2020 02:57:33 +0000 https://www.previousmagazine.com/?p=31855 Local businesses play a vital role in the community. It is through them that the local economy can continue running. According to medium.com, if you spend $100 at a local shop, an estimated $68 of it stays within the community. This is why small businesses are considered the backbone of every locality. But the great...]]>

Local businesses play a vital role in the community. It is through them that the local economy can continue running. According to medium.com, if you spend $100 at a local shop, an estimated $68 of it stays within the community. This is why small businesses are considered the backbone of every locality.

But the great thing about local businesses today is that they tend to do more to support the community while at the same time providing the best services and products they can offer. They understand that they are in a position where they can help their neighbours, and as a return, those neighbours will help them too.

See, if you are a local business owner, helping the community is not only beneficial for others but you as well. To be specific, here are other reasons to be supporting your local community.

1. Community Involvement

Whether you donate goods or money, do volunteer work, sponsoring local little league teams, or participating in festivals, you can help improve and change your community. Moreover, you can share the values of your business and build a relationship with the people in town.

Aside from donations, many business owners also give back to the community by giving quality time and sharing what they know to college or high school students.

2. Advertise Your Brand

By helping the community, you are also able to build your reputation and brand, presenting yourself as a business who cares – which is the most effective method of advertising that you can do. In addition to getting more eyeballs on your brand, you are also building goodwill within the community. The benefits of goodwill within a community cannot be understated and is one of the key factors in the long-term success of local businesses.

3. Improve Community Economic Health

As mentioned earlier, neighbours help neighbours. And the same applies to small businesses. For example, a restaurant in the Inner West will probably seek cleaning services, plumbing, and electrician Inner West Sydney companies.

Most of the time, localized businesses will intentionally support other local businesses. This increases your sales and creates a stronger bond within the community. Also, instead of sending the money to big corporations, it will stay in your area. As a result, creating a thriving and healthy local economy.

4. Provide Jobs

As a small business owner, you are helping the community by giving jobs. Since you are employing locals, you can help them stay closer to their families. Meaning, they don’t have to leave town anymore. See, if a city has more small businesses, this encourages people to stay since it’s more economically possible. And when more people are in town, there’ll be more customers for you to serve.

Since you are employing locally, you are usually taking on happier staff as they have less of a commute and therefore a better work/life balance. Happy staff are productive and productive staff are great for business!

5. Encourage Others to Take the Leap

When you help the community, locals will be able to know you, understand your story, and maybe realize how far you’ve come. Your success can then inspire other locals to take the leap and build their own business. And as mentioned earlier, a healthy small business environment attracts people to stay, which then means more customers for you.

Ultimately, supporting the community should be in every business’s priorities. With an economically healthier community, your business will prosper.

At Electrician To The Rescue, it has been their mission to help Sydney’s Inner West community. For over 35 years, they have been supporting local charities and causes. In particular, they have been providing manpower and electrical work for free. They have also committed themselves to giving cash donations to help good causes in the community.

Some of the causes they are supporting are Cystic Fibrosis NSW, Lifeline, Barnardos, Amnesty International, Médecins Sans Frontières, Wheelchairs for Kids, and UNHCR to name a few.

They aim to make a positive contribution to the local community through our services and donations. At Electrician To The Rescue, they are proud to be a trusted electrician based in the Inner West of Sydney that you can turn to.

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When Chaos Ensues: 5 Steps to Take After an 18-Wheeler Accident https://www.previousmagazine.com/when-chaos-ensues-5-steps-to-take-after-an-18-wheeler-accident https://www.previousmagazine.com/when-chaos-ensues-5-steps-to-take-after-an-18-wheeler-accident#respond Fri, 03 Jul 2020 17:07:52 +0000 https://www.previousmagazine.com/?p=31825 Victims of 18-wheeler accidents must take immediate action to acquire compensation for their injuries. The findings of the accident investigation pinpoint the exact driver who is responsible for the accident. Reviewing 5 steps to take after an 18-wheeler accident shows victims what actions to take according to the findings of their accident. Contact Law Enforcement...]]>

Victims of 18-wheeler accidents must take immediate action to acquire compensation for their injuries. The findings of the accident investigation pinpoint the exact driver who is responsible for the accident. Reviewing 5 steps to take after an 18-wheeler accident shows victims what actions to take according to the findings of their accident.

  1. Contact Law Enforcement Immediately

Contacting law enforcement immediately enables all parties to report the accident and get assistance faster. The law enforcement officers complete an accident report, and they start the investigation into what caused the accident. Since the accident involved an 18-wheeler, it is necessary for a full investigation to take place to ensure that the driver followed all Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration and Department of Transportation laws and regulations. Victims who are injured and need to start a legal claim contact an 18 wheeler accident lawyer for more information right now.

  1. Get Medical Attention for Your Injuries

Getting medical attention to accident injuries gives the victim medical evidence of their injuries. When presenting a case in court, it is necessary for the victim to link their injuries to the accident. The medical findings must show injuries consistent with an 18-wheeler accident and offer details about how the injuries will affect the victim throughout their lives. Securing medical evidence for the accident injuries helps the victim show the court why they deserve compensation. Permanent injuries can get a higher monetary award if the victim suffered a serious loss.

  1. Get Insurance Information From the At-Fault Driver

Getting insurance information from the at-fault driver helps the victim file an insurance claim for their injuries and automobile repair costs. However, if the at-fault party doesn’t have adequate coverage, the victim won’t receive enough coverage. Any commercial drivers who cause an accident and don’t have insurance could face civil cases. Those who cause an accident while under the influence of alcohol or controlled substances can face profound criminal charges.

  1. Get Estimates for Auto Repair Costs

Getting estimates for auto repair costs shows the court how much it will cost to repair the victim’s automobile. If it was a total loss, it is possible for the victim to receive enough compensation to replace it. However, when filing an insurance claim for the accident, it is necessary to obtain at least three estimates from licensed repair shops. The court determines how much is needed to repair or replace the automobile in a legal claim against the at-fault driver.

  1. Start a Legal Claim

Starting a legal claim helps accident victims seek compensation when the driver wasn’t insured. However, victims who have sustained more profound injuries may need to file a legal claim when the insurance maxes out. All financial losses related to the accident are calculated by the court, and a monetary award is provided if the victim wins their case. Tort-based awards are available for accident victims who have sustained more serious injuries such as traumatic brain injuries. The tort-based awards for pain and suffering depend on the severity of the victim’s injuries.

Victims of 18-wheeler accidents must act quickly and file a legal claim if insurance coverage isn’t available. The accidents are more likely to cause serious injuries due to the weight and speed of the 18-wheeler. Victims need medical evidence to substantiate their claims against the at-fault driver. Reviewing vital steps to take after an accident educates victims about what steps to take next.

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Top 6 Things to Do in Key West https://www.previousmagazine.com/top-6-things-to-do-in-key-west https://www.previousmagazine.com/top-6-things-to-do-in-key-west#respond Thu, 02 Jul 2020 18:44:28 +0000 https://www.previousmagazine.com/?p=31836 Key West offers a wide array of historical, cultural, natural, and culinary attractions. It can be hard to decide what to do on your visit, especially if you’re only spending a few days in Key West, such as during a long weekend. Here are some of the best ways to spend your time in the...]]>

Key West offers a wide array of historical, cultural, natural, and culinary attractions. It can be hard to decide what to do on your visit, especially if you’re only spending a few days in Key West, such as during a long weekend. Here are some of the best ways to spend your time in the city and sample a little of everything Key West has to offer.

Visit a Rum Distillery

While others may explore the rich history that Ernest Hemingway left in Key West by visiting his former home, now a museum, others choose to visit Papa’s Pilar Rum Distillery. Rum has a long and fascinating history in the area. Even though it’s not officially affiliated with the famed writer, the proprietors honor Hemingway’s legacy and spirit. Visit the former tobacco warehouse to learn about how rum is made and score a free sample. The tasting room is open for those who’d like to do further research.

Shop Duval Street

Tree-lined Duval Street is lined with shops, art galleries, restaurants, bars with the traditional Key West “look” that include clapboard buildings, gingerbread trim, whitewashed fences and balconies railings, and more. Daytime, it’s more family friendly and night-time, there’s a little more of a party atmosphere. There’s lots of opportunities for live music, portraits and caricatures from street vendors, and unique souvenir shopping. Whether you’re there for a day or just a couple of hours, the sights, sounds, and smells stand out for the rest of your trip. It’s a Key West institution.

Enjoy Fresh Seafood and Outdoor Dining

At Eaton Street Seafood Market and Restaurant, you can be assured of getting off-the-boat seafood that’s expertly prepared with housemade accompaniments and sides. The grilled lobster tail is a can’t-miss dish. Other favorites include the lobster roll, stone crab, and fried fish basket. You can buy fresh seafood for at-home preparation or enjoy your meal right away under umbrella-topped picnic tables. And if you can’t get enough of that Key West seafood, Eaton Street Seafood Market and Restaurant also offers shipping anywhere in the U.S.

Take a Key West Ghost Tour

Even if you’ve already heard of Robert the Doll, a Key West ghost tour can provide you with new thrills and chills year round. Book a ghost tour and explore Key West after dark. Let a local take you around to the most haunted spots in Key West, where history was made and historical figures may still walk the night. Locations toured often include Casa Antigua, the Artist House, and La Concha Hotel.

Indulge in Fine Dining

Key West’s historic district is home to Little Pearl, a gem of a restaurant serving a variety of locally caught seafood dishes paired with an extensive wine list in a cozy neighborhood atmosphere. Expertly prepared dishes taste as good as they look. Try the octopus lo mein, kombu cured diver scallops, sautéed snapper, and the house donuts for dessert. It’s the ideal spot to linger over a glass of wine and recap the day, relishing the fact that you’re on vacation.

Go Fishing

The fishing in Key West is legendary. And whether you’re new to the sport or have been fishing for years, you’re welcome on any of the many fishing charter boats available. Trips are typically organized by the type of fishing you’d like to do, like wreck, reef or deep water fishing. Most captains go out on full- or half-day excursions. The charter company ensures that all permits, licensing, and gear are taken care of so all you need to do is show up and bring a cooler with lunch. If you’re unsure about the best fishing techniques, the on-board crew can often lend a hand with advice. Some Key West restaurants offer cook-your-catch dinners, so keep that in mind if you score the catch of a lifetime.

Make the Climb

The Key West Lighthouse and Keeper’s Museum is not only open to visitors but you can actually climb the 88 steps to the top of the lighthouse yourself. The original Key West Lighthouse is more than 150 years old; it was decommissioned in 1969 and welcomed its first public visitors in 1989. Today, the lighthouse offers panoramic views of the sea. Museum exhibits show visitors what life was like for lighthouse keepers and how hard they worked to protect ships, their crew, and cargo from mishap at sea.

It can feel overwhelming to plan a Key West itinerary for your trip because there are so many things to see and do. Starting with these suggestions provides you with a variety of experiences that Key West is known for. Whether you’re visiting for a long weekend or a whole week, Key West visitors can enjoy tours, meals, shopping, and outdoor expeditions unlike those found any place else in the U.S.

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How to Sell a House for First-Time Property Owners https://www.previousmagazine.com/how-to-sell-a-house-for-first-time-property-owners https://www.previousmagazine.com/how-to-sell-a-house-for-first-time-property-owners#respond Wed, 01 Jul 2020 11:43:41 +0000 https://www.previousmagazine.com/?p=31810 It’s one thing to buy your first piece of real estate property, it’s another to sell it. Whatever your reason is for selling property, the process of putting it up in the market and selling can be difficult for those who have no experience. Here are a few tips to help first-time real estate property...]]>

It’s one thing to buy your first piece of real estate property, it’s another to sell it. Whatever your reason is for selling property, the process of putting it up in the market and selling can be difficult for those who have no experience. Here are a few tips to help first-time real estate property sellers.

Prepare for the Hidden Costs

Putting your home on the real estate market can actually cost you thousands of dollars total, accumulated through the entire process. Zillow estimates that homeowners shell out around $15,190 to sell a house. This depends on factors like location and demand for properties in your location.

When coming up with a selling price, think about the following costs that could eat up your profits. These include the commission your real estate agent receives (usually six percent of the total price), the cost of painting, cleaning, staging a home for when potential buyers visit the property, lawn care, taxes, and other miscellaneous costs. You can forgo most of these costs when you sell your house to companies that buy houses in Tucson as is if you want to avoid paying for these costs out of your own pocket.

Not All Installations Add Value to Your Property

Not all features of your home will attract all types of buyers. For example, an orange tree in your yard will be a plus for health buffs who see it as a way to have fresh orange juice with pulp for a healthy breakfast in your home. But for low-maintenance minimalists who don’t like oranges, it’s an added cost to either have the tree removed or a hassle to clean the leaves, branches, and oranges that fall in the yard.

Sometimes, property owners add installations to their property thinking it could add value to the property. Even if some installations can attract certain types of people buying real estate, there are some types of installations that no one really wants or won’t really increase the property value to make up for the cost of adding the installation in the first place. You might spend thousands of dollars installing an in-ground swimming pool, but your installation could have just turned away potential buyers who don’t want to deal with the maintenance costs of owning a pool.

Focus on Your Kitchen

Modern kitchen

Wondering how to budget your remodeling, cleaning, and staging costs? Focus it on your kitchen. According to HGTV, most buyers focus on what your kitchen looks like. In fact, a dated kitchen can reduce your property value by $10,000, while a remodeled kitchen can get you 85 percent of the cost of your remodeling.

Replace your cabinets and give the kitchen a fresh coat of neutral paint. It’s likely that your buyer will want to paint the kitchen, and having a neutral color on the wall can serve as their blank canvas for when they visit and imagine what they’d do to your kitchen.

Selling your house can be a challenge, especially if you choose to do it without a real estate agent. But by understanding the real estate market, knowing the costs of selling your home, and understanding what can and can’t increase your property value, you can sell your house for the best possible price.

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Here’s Our Top 5 Action Films for Your Summer Movie Night https://www.previousmagazine.com/heres-our-top-5-action-films-for-your-summer-movie-night https://www.previousmagazine.com/heres-our-top-5-action-films-for-your-summer-movie-night#respond Wed, 01 Jul 2020 09:24:22 +0000 https://www.previousmagazine.com/?p=31906 Planning a summer movie night in (or two)? We know it can be quite a challenge to pick a movie that’s a crowd-pleaser, so we’ve collaborated with the team at bgo to bring you a list of action classics and favourites to re-watch. Your guests might already be familiar with the plot, but these films...]]>

Planning a summer movie night in (or two)? We know it can be quite a challenge to pick a movie that’s a crowd-pleaser, so we’ve collaborated with the team at bgo to bring you a list of action classics and favourites to re-watch. Your guests might already be familiar with the plot, but these films are so iconic they’re always fun to watch again, especially with good company. And who knows, there might be someone who hasn’t watched them yet.

So prepare some snacks and gather round the TV for an action-packed list featuring movies that pioneered the action genre in the 1990s and early 21st century. From a future where machines have turned on humanity in The Matrix, to an exhilarating adventure on an exotic island in King Kong, we’re sure your guests will rediscover much-loved favourites.

Plus, if you can’t get enough of the action after you’ve watched the movies, bgo’s got you covered with their online slots based on the movies themselves. Check them out!

Iconic Action Films to Re-watch this Summer infographic

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Beating Your Friends at Foosball: A Beginner’s Guide https://www.previousmagazine.com/beating-your-friends-at-foosball-a-beginners-guide https://www.previousmagazine.com/beating-your-friends-at-foosball-a-beginners-guide#respond Tue, 30 Jun 2020 15:45:30 +0000 https://www.previousmagazine.com/?p=31803 Everybody wants to be better than their friends at something and foosball is a game that truly does give bragging rights to the victor. To challenge pals knowing that you have a good chance of winning is a level of confidence many aspire to, and the glorious feeling of twisting a paddle and watching the...]]>

Everybody wants to be better than their friends at something and foosball is a game that truly does give bragging rights to the victor.

To challenge pals knowing that you have a good chance of winning is a level of confidence many aspire to, and the glorious feeling of twisting a paddle and watching the ball fly into the goal is unparalleled.

With this beginner’s guide, you will be more likely to taste victory at this exciting game.

The rules

If you’re new to foosball, the rules are simple. Players placed on rods are spun to ‘kick’ a ball into the opponent’s net. Depending on the size of the table, there will be a scoring system such as first to ten, or you can work on a timed basis.

In official foosball, spinning – a rod completing a 360-degree turn without touching the ball – is illegal. Initial kick-off, or ‘serve’, is decided by tossing a coin, and subsequent serves are taken by the player who has just conceded a goal.

Get the best table for your home

To get better at foosball, you should consider investing in your own table. This allows you to practice more and challenge friends on your own table, effectively making it your home ground. Here’s a blog post on best foosball tables for different needs, abilities and sizes so that you can find the right one for you.

Knowing the feel and the turn of your table will give you the upper hand when you invite people to your home.

Keep control of your players

As mentioned, the act of spinning is actually illegal in official foosball rules. Of course, in friendly amateur competition with your friends you don’t need to adhere to such regulations but, in actual fact, not spinning will play to your advantage anyway.

Many see spinning as an advantageous technique, as it generates more power, but keeping control of your players and, in turn, the ball will see you more likely to score. Learning to pass between your players is tricky, but it will pay dividends more often than simply striking the ball as hard as possible.

Dedicate one hand to your goalkeeper

Maintaining one hand on your goalkeeper rod is a brave move to make, as it leaves only one hand for all of your outfield players, but it will stop you conceding so many goals. The ability to react adequately to opposition shots, no matter where they come from on the pitch, is a useful one. Practice quickly swapping your free hand between rods so that you can transition the ball through the midfield to your strikers and into the opposition goal.

Practice

Finally, the simplest of all is that you should practice. Find somebody in your house willing to be your training partner or, if you can’t do that, keep asking friends around as much as possible. The more you play, the better you will get, so do not get disheartened if you lose a lot of games, to begin with. Foosball is a simple game yet tricky to be extremely good at, so stick in there.

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Coming in Prepared: 10 Questions an Auto Injury Lawyer Will Ask You https://www.previousmagazine.com/coming-in-prepared-10-questions-an-auto-injury-lawyer-will-ask-you https://www.previousmagazine.com/coming-in-prepared-10-questions-an-auto-injury-lawyer-will-ask-you#respond Tue, 30 Jun 2020 05:31:56 +0000 https://www.previousmagazine.com/?p=31815 If you are involved in a collision and believe that you should be compensated for your financial loss and personal injuries suffered in the incident it doesn’t automatically follow that you are going to get what you deserve. Insurers can often fight tooth and nail to deny your claim and that is precisely why you...]]>

If you are involved in a collision and believe that you should be compensated for your financial loss and personal injuries suffered in the incident it doesn’t automatically follow that you are going to get what you deserve.

Insurers can often fight tooth and nail to deny your claim and that is precisely why you need to have seasoned car accident lawyers fighting your corner.

Having established that you should seek out professional help, here are some of the key questions they are likely to ask you when you arrange to discuss your case.

Date and time

A fundamental question is when the accident occurred and at what time. This is highly relevant as it helps to pinpoint the event and highlights local conditions when the collision occurred.

Were the police involved?

Your lawyer will need to know if the police were called to the scene of the accident and whether you gave them a statement.

They will need to see the police report in order to confirm how the accident has been interpreted, including whether the details make it clear who is at fault for the crash.

Detail is important

It is understandable if you are shaken by the event and may well be dealing with your injuries as a priority but you need to give your lawyer as much information about the accident as you can remember.

Who is at fault?

It might be that the other driver admitted liability for the crash at the scene. That would be an excellent start to your claim and if they told this to the police, even better.

Insurance details

It is easy to miss things at the time of the accident but if you can confirm the driver’s insurance details that would be a great help.

Your lawyer will find out this information but it is worth pointing out that there might be a financial limit to the payout on their policy as an at-fault driver, which is definitely relevant to the claim.

Underinsured coverage?

You also need to know whether you have cover to protect you if the driver was underinsured or didn’t have any insurance at all.

Medical opinion

Another crucial question that your lawyer will ask you is the extent of your injuries and whether you have had a medical opinion that confirms you have suffered any condition that is likely to be permanent.

Details of your medical care

Provide your lawyers with details of where and when you got your first medical care after the accident. If you are offered an ambulance at the scene it is often better to agree to get checked over immediately and this is the detail that your lawyer needs to create a picture of your claim.

Any medical evidence?

If you have had any scans or x-rays to assess the damage to your body, let your lawyer know.

Build a picture

Finally, it will help if you can take notes of things you remember and even draw some sketches of what you think happened.

This can help your lawyer to build your case and should help in your battle to get the compensation you are entitled to.

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3 Easy Things You Can Do With Leftover Stock https://www.previousmagazine.com/3-easy-things-you-can-do-with-leftover-stock https://www.previousmagazine.com/3-easy-things-you-can-do-with-leftover-stock#respond Tue, 30 Jun 2020 04:09:37 +0000 https://www.previousmagazine.com/?p=31796 Stock is a common ingredient for a variety of recipes. As a little goes a long way, you may often find that you have leftover stock. Although leftovers are often a good thing, it can be tricky to know what to do with them. So, what are three easy things you can do with leftover...]]>

Stock is a common ingredient for a variety of recipes. As a little goes a long way, you may often find that you have leftover stock. Although leftovers are often a good thing, it can be tricky to know what to do with them. So, what are three easy things you can do with leftover stock? Take a look below to find out.

Store it properly

First things first – you have to make sure you store your leftover stock properly so you can get the best-quality flavour out of it when you are ready to use it again. The best way to store stock is in a glass or plastic container in the fridge or freezer. By avoiding metal containers, you can be sure that your stock won’t come out with a metallic aftertaste which will impact your cooking. If you don’t plan on using the stock straight away, it’s safest to put it in the freezer where it will keep for at least three months if stored correctly. If you frequently use large quantities of stock, measure out batches of 500ml to avoid having to re-measure. If you normally use smaller quantities, you can also create stock ice cubes in an ice cube tray, so you can use as much or as little as you need.

Make soup

When you think of cooking with stock, your mind will often go straight to thinking of hearty, warming winter dishes. Soup is the ultimate winter staple because not only can you create a variety of flavours, it is also incredibly easy to incorporate stock! The list of soups that include stock in their recipe is endless and you can create a variety of different flavours by using beef, chicken or vegetable stock. Whether you prefer the taste of a hearty leek and potato soup or the flavour kick of a spicy Vietnamese pho, you can easily add a cup or two of stock to the pot to give it a bit of extra flavour. If you prefer sauces to hearty soups, you can also add stock to creamy pasta sauces to cut up the dairy and lighten the heavier flavours.

Make a casserole 

 

Vegetable casserole topped with cheese

Leftover stock is the perfect accompaniment to a casserole. Most casseroles only need a cup or two of stock to seriously enhance their flavour. As casseroles are left in the oven for quite a bit of time, it gives the stock plenty of time to simmer away and bring out the rest of the flavours. Make sure you check the consistency of the sauce and the tenderness of the meat before you dig in because these dishes can be left in the oven for a bit longer to reach the perfect consistency. If you have leftover casserole, you can even add some stock to your meal before you heat it up in the microwave! Simply pour a teaspoon or two over your food and you’re bound to have a succulent, rich casserole the next day.

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4 Things to Keep in Mind About Cruise Ship Accident Cases: Should You Mediate or Litigate? https://www.previousmagazine.com/4-things-to-keep-in-mind-about-cruise-ship-accident-cases-should-you-mediate-or-litigate https://www.previousmagazine.com/4-things-to-keep-in-mind-about-cruise-ship-accident-cases-should-you-mediate-or-litigate#respond Mon, 29 Jun 2020 06:08:17 +0000 https://www.previousmagazine.com/?p=31800 Cruise ship accidents are preventable, but you need to be prepared to deal with the fallout. If you get seriously injured while on a cruise, a maritime accident attorney should be on your radar. It’s impossible to predict when an accident will happen, but you can always control the response that comes afterwards. 1. Who...]]>

Cruise ship accidents are preventable, but you need to be prepared to deal with the fallout. If you get seriously injured while on a cruise, a maritime accident attorney should be on your radar. It’s impossible to predict when an accident will happen, but you can always control the response that comes afterwards.

1. Who Was at Fault?

This should be the first thing you ask before committing to any case. There are two prime reasons this matter, and they both affect your case.

Litigation against the wrong person wastes everyone’s time, and forces you to start a brand-new case with the correct party. Suing the wrong person happens all the time, especially in situations where you have to decide between a company and an individual.

If you’re the one at fault, then there is a high chance that a countersuit will be your undoing. Knowing who is at fault will be the biggest decider between mediation, litigation or avoiding a case entirely.

2. What Did Your Insurance Company Say?

If your insurance company has an opinion, then it is a good idea to listen. If they say mediate, but you choose litigation, then it can create a rift. Going against your insurance company isn’t always a bad thing, but it needs to be a well thought out process. Sometimes a lawyer sees the unfairness of an accident case better than the insurance company. And sometimes it is just a better idea to go through the motions without breaking rank. Take a close look at how your insurance is handling the situation. If they don’t have your best interests in mind, then it creates an opening for alternative options.

3. Is the Settlement Fair?

Mediation tries its best to prevent the case from going to litigation. If the numbers don’t add up and both sides can’t agree, then litigation is the next step. This is a delicate situation for multiple reasons, and no two cases are the same.

During mediation, both sides are equal. It is the best way to find common ground and get a settlement for a cruise ship accident. There will be a lot of back and forth over multiple issues, and not just the payout. Don’t ignore the smaller concessions offered on the other side since it can directly affect your payment amount. When you are not willing to budge while the other side is trying to make things right, then litigation is the next step. Unless you have an overwhelming amount of evidence, litigation puts both parties at a disadvantage.

4. Is the Other Side Stalling?

During the mediation process, common sense demands will make things go fast. But if your normal demands are being shot down for no reason, it may be a stall tactic. Litigation doesn’t have to be about a disagreement with the payment amount. Litigation can be due to an observation that the other side is disingenuous during the meetings. This will give you a big advantage in court when you seek retribution for a cruise ship accident.

Wrap Up

Cruise ships will do everything they can to protect the passengers onboard. But ultimately, getting the law on your side after an accident is an individual responsibility. After assessing the situation you’re in, make the choices that put you in the best position possible.

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10 More Conditions That CBD Can Be Useful For https://www.previousmagazine.com/10-more-conditions-that-cbd-can-be-useful-for https://www.previousmagazine.com/10-more-conditions-that-cbd-can-be-useful-for#respond Sun, 28 Jun 2020 20:42:39 +0000 https://www.previousmagazine.com/?p=31822 Most cannabis users will wax lyrical about THC’s beneficial properties, but an increasing number are celebrating the benefits of its non-psychoactive sidekick CBD, which might be advantageous to those who don’t live in an area where marijuana is legal for medicinal purposes. In this article, we will look at ten brilliant uses for CBD and...]]>

Most cannabis users will wax lyrical about THC’s beneficial properties, but an increasing number are celebrating the benefits of its non-psychoactive sidekick CBD, which might be advantageous to those who don’t live in an area where marijuana is legal for medicinal purposes. In this article, we will look at ten brilliant uses for CBD and showcase some of the delivery methods for this powerful compound.

CBD, or cannabidiol, is one of just over 100 cannabinoids – compounds only found in marijuana – present in the cannabis plant. In some premium CBD flower, up to 40 percent of the plant’s extract can be made up of cannabidiol. The non-psychoactive nature of CBD means that it has far more practical and mainstream medical uses than THC. Let’s jump right in.

1. Schizophrenia

The anti-psychotic properties of Koi CBD could help treat schizophrenia. A recent study found that a group of schizophrenia patients had success with CBD, sometimes to a greater extent than with approved pharmaceutical options.

2. Multiple Sclerosis

In the United Kingdom, the only medically-approved cannabis product available on prescription is made to treat Multiple Sclerosis. The Cajal Institute found that CBD reverses the body’s inflammatory responses by conducting experiments on animal models and cell cultures. The actions of CBD were effective in limiting the symptoms of MS.

The investigation results showed that mice administered CBD over ten days had improved motor function relative to those who weren’t. From this, scientists concluded that CBD might have potential in treating at least some of the problems causing MS.

3. Diabetes

The US National Library of Medicine released a study showing how CBD stopped non-obese mice from getting diabetes, reducing IL-12 production from splenocytes. Inhibiting the spread of IL-12 is essential, as the cytokine can cause autoimmune diseases such as Type 1 diabetes.

4. Insomnia

Sometimes, CBD’s sedative properties are considered a side effect, but for those who suffer from insomnia, this “side effect” is the compound’s greatest asset. Those with sleeping issues and clinical disorders can both benefit from a dose of CBD before bed.

Unlike sleeping pills, CBD isn’t addictive or full of unwanted side effects.

5. Nicotine addiction

University College London conducted a study with 24 participants who were attempting to quit smoking. One group was administered an inhaler of CBD; the other was given a controlled placebo. Cigarette usage fell among the CBD group by nearly 40 percent.

The evidence suggests that CBD reduced cigarette consumption without causing a spike in nicotine cravings. Therefore, people trying to quit smoking could find it easier than they otherwise would with CBD – perhaps the compound could become an approved smoking cessation treatment in time.

6. Crohn’s Disease

Preliminary research has identified CBD as an efficacious medication for the notorious Crohn’s Disease. Thanks to the unique interactions of the CBD and THC cannabinoids – they work usefully within the system that modulates gut function – Crohn’s Disease adversely affects the gut. CBD’s anti-inflammatory benefits also provide pain relief from Crohn’s, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and similar conditions.

7. Mad Cow Disease

CBD stifles the production and spread of prions, proteins responsible for certain neurodegenerative diseases, including Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease and mad cow disease. Cannabidiol achieves this by stopping prions from forming and accumulating in the brain. A 2007 study showed that CBD administered to mice infected with mad cow disease lived for around a week longer than mice who weren’t.

8. Acne

CBD has qualities that help protect the skin from damage and maintain its overall health – CBD topicals are an effective method of combatting conditions like psoriasis, eczema, and acne.

The Journal of Clinical Investigation published a study recently carried out by the National Institute of Health. It showed that CBD was a prominent sebostatic and that when the compound was applied to human sebaceous glands, it could help clear up the skin by stifling lipid synthesis in the skin. The anti-inflammatory properties of cannabidiol also contribute to this effect.

9. Fibromyalgia

Researchers found that CBD medication could effectively combat fibromyalgia in a study carried out in 2011. Their investigation discovered that fibromyalgia patients who used CBD experienced fewer symptoms than patients who didn’t. With the cause of fibromyalgia not fully known, it’s possible that cannabis (and CBD strains in particular) could become a number one, mainstream treatment for soon, depending on the findings of future research.

10. Anxiety

CBD butter has anxiolytic and anti-inflammatory properties that come to the fore when the compound Is inhaled or ingested. The cannabinoid stifles the production of cortisol, otherwise known as ‘the stress hormone.’ PTSD patients may also be able to utilize the anxiolytic effects of CBD.

Have you used CBD to help with any other conditions, and if so, which sort of products have you used? Share your story in the comments below!

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Garage Upgrades You Need for Your Electric Car https://www.previousmagazine.com/garage-upgrades-you-need-for-your-electric-car https://www.previousmagazine.com/garage-upgrades-you-need-for-your-electric-car#respond Fri, 26 Jun 2020 12:56:11 +0000 https://www.previousmagazine.com/?p=31770 Even though the electric car of today looks like a modern alternative to a long-standing issue of internal combustion engines and harmful emissions, the electric car is a very old and original concept that was introduced in the 1830s. The first electric car was a carriage powered by galvanic cells, but it wasn’t a sustainable...]]>

Even though the electric car of today looks like a modern alternative to a long-standing issue of internal combustion engines and harmful emissions, the electric car is a very old and original concept that was introduced in the 1830s. The first electric car was a carriage powered by galvanic cells, but it wasn’t a sustainable model because the cells weren’t rechargeable. The next model was able to run at 4mph for a short distance while carrying around 6 tons. The electric car back then was hindered by a technical limitation, which made the internal combustion engine that ran on fuel superior. As innovations continuously expanded in the electricity sector, the electric car became a viable option.

The superiority of the electric car has shown itself in more than one aspect. The immediate benefits that you get once you obtain an electric car make it a very alluring deal. From quiet engines to reduced emissions, you’ll find yourself in a favorable position once you secure an electric car. The first question that springs to mind are how well-suited your garage is to handle an electric car? It’s very important to address this question as early as possible to eliminate any inconveniences. We’ll be listing a few of the most important garage upgrades you need for your electric car.

Why Should You Prepare Your Garage?

An electric car requires being charged to operate, similar to how traditional cars work with fuel. But you don’t have the luxury of having a few charging stations in a little radius like fuel car owners do. And while you can depend on the charging stations distributed across the country, you’ll be in quite a predicament if things don’t go as planned. Some charging stations are available in private enterprises or establishments, which means that you won’t be able to charge your car using those stations if you’re not their guest or client.

Electric cars are kind of more vulnerable than conventional cars, which means that you may have to take extra care of it. Having all the tools you need in your garage will ensure that your car is always in tip-top shape as long as you pay it enough attention. From charging the car to casual maintenance, you’ll be the one in control of many variables instead of leaving it up to fate.

Charging Stations

Tesla charging

The electric charger in your car is at the core of the vehicle, and it works by converting AC voltage into DC voltage to fill up the battery. To be able to connect to the charger within your vehicle, you’ll need to purchase the Electric Vehicle Service Equipment (EVSE). It’s a box that can be mounted on the wall that allows the car to be plugged into a source of electricity. The type of car that you drive is going to help you determine the type of charger you need. While electricity is going to be converted, either way, the charging speed can affect the convenience of your driving sessions.

The strongest outlet is a 240-volt one, which means that it will charge your vehicle in the shortest time possible. The new Tesla charging station offers level 2 voltage is optimum for people who are constantly driving their car, with little time to charge it. An hour of charging with a 240-volt outlet provides you with around 37 KM of mileage, but it can still be affected by the type of vehicle and driving speed. The sensible option for someone who doesn’t drive their car as often is to use a 120-volt system, which will provide enough electricity to charge the car overnight, saving you a lot of money.

Specifications During Installation

Since you’ll most probably be hiring the services of a professional electrician to complete most of the upgrades in your garage, you may need to mention a few things that could prove to be convenient later on. Ensure that there is a dedicated voltage line beneath the charging station. If you want the charging station to be portable, ask your electrician to install a NEMA 6-50 socket, which is suitable for being removed and reconnected. You’ll have to choose between the NEMA socket and hardwiring since there are also some advantages for hardwiring setups; hardwiring reduces the resistance heat.

120-volt chargers are known as level 1 charger, delivering enough power to charge at a rate of 3 to 5 miles every hour. While this rate isn’t satisfactory to many people, its main advantage is that it comes included with your vehicle at no extra cost. It’s very easy to install and you won’t need any technical knowledge or professionals to install it. As long as there is a suitable socket, you can plug in your car. Level 2, or 240-volt, chargers are much quicker, but they come with a bigger ticket price and require professional installation. It’s harder to move them around because they are usually designed specifically for certain cars.

Climate Control

Even though your electric car can handle a wide range of temperatures and still operate smoothly, the problem is that the battery is more vulnerable in higher temperatures. The ideal temperature for charging the battery is around 50 to 86 degrees Fahrenheit. This could prove quite problematic in areas where the summer hits hard. Garages are known to bear the brunt of the heat, reaching around 120 degrees easily. If your electric car is in such a hot environment, it’s not good for the battery.

The fluctuations in the temperatures of the garages can be quite extreme as it switches from cold winters to hot summers. The charging of your car will take considerably longer, not to mention that its capacity will also be reduced. This is why it’s very common for people who own an electric car to get a climate control system in their garage, protecting the battery from being strained.

Whether you make the transition now or a few years later, you’re bound to plan a few garage upgrades to accommodate your new electric car. You need to think of it as an investment that you don’t want to damage. Since they’re not exactly cheap, you want to ensure that you’ve taken care of the most important details before leaving it in your garage.

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Types of Virtual Phone Systems https://www.previousmagazine.com/types-of-virtual-phone-systems https://www.previousmagazine.com/types-of-virtual-phone-systems#respond Thu, 25 Jun 2020 13:34:21 +0000 https://www.previousmagazine.com/?p=31756 Are you planning to scale up your business? If so, then you should consider switching to a virtual phone system. However, you might get confused because of the different offers from various service providers that seem to be fit, all of them, for your business. There’s no need to be overwhelmed. This article will explain...]]>

Are you planning to scale up your business? If so, then you should consider switching to a virtual phone system. However, you might get confused because of the different offers from various service providers that seem to be fit, all of them, for your business.

There’s no need to be overwhelmed. This article will explain the different types of phone systems. From there, you can decide what the best fit for your business is.

Visit Freeje‘s website to know more about the great benefits of having a virtual phone number.

A virtual phone system is far less expensive than a traditional phone system. Traditional phone services are still widely used although it is undeniable that they are expensive in terms of maintenance and don’t provide the same features a virtual phone system can offer.

Unified Communication System

With today’s trend in the telecommunication system, staying in the traditional way of communication would certainly leave you outdated. With the emergence of state-of-the-art technology, a unified communication system was born and significantly connects with customers in ways that traditional phones cannot offer. Video calls, video conferencing, IVR, are just a few to mention when it comes to features a virtual phone system has to offer.

Without further ado, let’s discuss the different types of the virtual phone system and how they can help you boost your business to a different and exciting level.

Google Voice Number

Google Voice number is a virtual phone number with voicemail. It is easy to use as well as its voicemail features. However, if you are just starting up your business, this kind of service would not be completely helpful since it lacks important features that modern-day businesses should have.

You can’t get a toll-free number using Google Voice, which can let your customers call you without incurring long-distance charges. It would be difficult to build a business presence without the proper features in your phone system. Remember that establishing a reliable and credible presence earns the trust of your customers.

VoIP System

VoIP System is advanced telecommunication technology. It is a cloud-based phone system and simple to manage online. But having the VoIP phone system also includes setting up physical equipment or hardware like IP phones and computer-based softphones. These devices solely depend on your Internet connection. Thus, you should have a reliable broadband Internet service as well. Although managing incoming and outgoing calls are easy online, some technical know-how is needed to set up special servers in this type of business phone system.

Although most modern businesses have this type of telecommunication service, it usually requires technical experience and significant investment especially if you are just starting up.

Traditional Business Phone Service

Traditional business phone service has good call qualities. However, it requires you to maintain the system in an on-location PBX. Another downside about this kind of telecommunication system is that it is already considered an outdated phone technology. It means that valuable features that a cloud-based phone system can offer for your business are not possible with a traditional phone system.

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IVR Phone System

Interactive Voice Response (IVR) is an advanced phone technology that allows your incoming callers to navigate a preset phone system through configurable voice menus without human intervention.

This means that with this type of phone system, your callers can interact with your business via the telephone keypad. IVR then routes the calls to the appropriate recipients in your company.

This is a very helpful feature and is proven to be responsive 24/7. However, you should also consider the cost of setting up this kind of phone system and scale your business if it needs one.

Cloud-Hosted PBX System

A cloud-hosted Private Branch Exchange (PBX) system is considered to be the best type of virtual phone solution for business nowadays. It is a good thing to discuss some of the advanced features of this type of phone system so you can decide whether this could be of help to your business.

  • It has a low-cost feature compared to other phone systems such as the traditional type.
  • It is smartly and strategically designed to provide you with wider connections all over the world by simply using your preferred communication devices.
  • It is a reliable phone system since it hosted “in the cloud”. Your service provider is the one who is taking care of and managing all the repairs of hardware or equipment.

However, there’s a couple of disadvantages a cloud-hosted PBX system has. And you must be fully aware of them so you can assess if this kind of phone system is worthy of your business.

  • Call quality is one of the disadvantages of this type of telecommunication system. If you have a reliable source of Internet connection, then this one is not to be considered a problem or challenge to you. But if you have a slow or intermittent Internet connection, then that is definitely going to be a big challenge for your business. Remember that this type of phone system is hosted in the cloud and strongly depends on a strong Internet connection
  • Another thing that is very important to put into consideration is security. We cannot deny that nowadays, there are cases of security breaches online. And even though virtual PBX service providers encrypt all your calls, there is still a possibility of a reduced level when it comes to security.

On-Premise PBX

On-premise PBX is quite similar to the traditional PBX system since it resides in a specific location such as your computer room or phone closet. Therefore, it is deployed on servers that belong to the business itself and is entirely managed by them.

On-premise PBX is more preferred for large organizations or businesses since they are the ones who are capable of running and managing the phone system.

Of course, the big disadvantage of this type of phone system is that you need to install hardware and expensive equipment on your location. Unlike the hosted or cloud-based PBX, an on-premises PBX needs an IT expert to manage and troubleshoot the system in case of failure.

In this case, you should consider your budget before considering the on-premise PBX. As said, large infrastructures have the resources to make it possible.

Final Words

Communication is a very crucial aspect in every business – small, medium, or large enterprises. That is why it is better to have a full assessment and consideration of all the factors, especially your budget before deciding to get a phone system.

If your business has sufficient infrastructure and resources already, then scaling up to a more expensive yet dependable type of phone system might be a good choice.

But if you consider scaling back the budget spent on managing such phone systems, you might consider getting the cloud-hosted PBX service. You can check Hottelecom for different types of telecommunication systems that best suit your business and resources.

There are different driving factors to be considered before making a decision. But it is obvious that business owners like you want to enhance their business image and practice in a long-term commitment, so integrating your communication system should not be overlooked, rather it should be highly prioritized. After all, you want to stay connected with your clients anytime, whether you’re in the office or outside, or anywhere you want to go.

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The New Front Line: How Covid-19 Has Changed the World of Nursing https://www.previousmagazine.com/the-new-front-line-how-covid-19-has-changed-the-world-of-nursing https://www.previousmagazine.com/the-new-front-line-how-covid-19-has-changed-the-world-of-nursing#respond Wed, 24 Jun 2020 21:01:28 +0000 https://www.previousmagazine.com/?p=31740 The coronavirus pandemic has changed the way the world operates and there have been many industries and institutions that have had to quickly adapt. From travel to the construction sector, things are being run differently as we try to tackle Covid-19. One industry that’s had to rapidly evolve is healthcare. As the nation went into...]]>

The coronavirus pandemic has changed the way the world operates and there have been many industries and institutions that have had to quickly adapt. From travel to the construction sector, things are being run differently as we try to tackle Covid-19.

One industry that’s had to rapidly evolve is healthcare. As the nation went into lockdown, there was a substantial recruitment drive for nurses to tackle the influx of patients. This meant that specialists had to rapidly upskill in a different area and switch their offering to provide support on the front line of this unprecedented health crisis.

So, what happened next? Here’s a look at the impact of the pandemic on nursing.

Changing roles

There was a sudden overhaul and redeployment of nurses across the UK as the command came in from Boris Johnson to stay at home. While some nurses who had left the profession in the last few years were asked to come out of retirement to care for patients, students were asked to help out by taking paid placements in clinic.

For those who were already working in the industry, they found that they were part of a major reshuffle; a huge operation that shifted nursing staff into new roles.

Among the nurses who had to move into one of these new roles was Janine. Having spent 20 years of her 32-year career working in cosmetic surgery, the registered general nurse (RGN) based at Transform Hospital Group was asked to take up a temporary role. She joined the rest of the nursing team on the ward at the hospital group’s Burcot Hall Hospital.

The hospital had suspended its private healthcare and teamed up with the NHS to provide care for patients. As an RGN, she joined the ward team: “I dusted down my nurse’s uniform and went back to my roots.” she said. “I saw this as a chance to help at a time of crisis, and as an opportunity to keep developing professionally.”

A new kind of nursing

The impact of the coronavirus has been unprecedented. With the official number of deaths in the UK reaching over 41,000 by early June, there has been a huge challenge for nursing staff, and the efforts of all medical teams has been vital.

For redeployed nursing staff like Janine, this has been a hugely impactful time: “It’s been very humbling to be back on a ward and help those nurse colleagues who are doing a different kind of nursing to what I’ve been used to,” she said. “I’ve known many people in the team for a long time, and the sisters and nurses have been superb, welcoming colleagues like me who want to help with our NHS patients in a practical way.”

What next?

As the country slowly takes the steps out of lockdown, the re-jigged setup is still in place for nurses like Janine and it set to be like this for a while: “I’ll keep doing this for the time being to help my colleagues and our NHS patients,” said Janine.

By pulling together and being flexible, nurses have been able to keep themselves and their patients safe. Medical staff will continue to adapt to the challenges posed by the pandemic. But it’s by being adaptable that patients are able to get the care they need.

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Planning for the Future: How Should You Do It? https://www.previousmagazine.com/planning-for-the-future-how-should-you-do-it https://www.previousmagazine.com/planning-for-the-future-how-should-you-do-it#respond Wed, 24 Jun 2020 20:54:52 +0000 https://www.previousmagazine.com/?p=31737 Planning in advance is one of the more important life skills that young professionals can pick up at the early stages of their career. The ability to plan means even complex tasks can be broken down into a schedule and completed in increments, so that they don’t feel overwhelming, and that the best possible use...]]>

Planning in advance is one of the more important life skills that young professionals can pick up at the early stages of their career. The ability to plan means even complex tasks can be broken down into a schedule and completed in increments, so that they don’t feel overwhelming, and that the best possible use of the available time can be made.

This applies to projects we might get from work, but it also applies to life more generally. A question often asked by job interviewers is “where do you see yourself in five years’ time?”. But this isn’t just something thrown in there to trip you up – the ability to plan is a quality that usually indicates a person who is going to be capable and effective.

Financial Planning

Planning is especially important when it comes to your career and your finances. You might consider where you’d ideally like to live, and how. Having done that, you can work out the steps necessary to get there, and chart the major spending you’ll need to make along the way. Knowing how much you need to save each month, and how much you can therefore afford to spend, can be extremely liberating.

For major purchases, you might look into financing, and thereby do your saving after you’ve done the spending. If you need a car to get a new, more lucrative job, then it makes sense to get the car first. This might be a small, practical car like the Peugeot 208, or it might be something larger and more impressive for executives.

Having come up with a long-term plan, you might then get into the habit of making short-term ones. This might come in the form of a to-do list and schedule which remains more or less consistent from one day to another.

Adaptability

Making good financial decisions usually means making them slowly and carefully, weighing up the alternatives, and making every step part of a considered, adaptable plan. A plan that isn’t adaptable is likely to run into trouble fairly quickly. 2020 should have demonstrated to most of us that life has a habit of throwing up unexpected challenges. Sometimes, it might be necessary to dispense with your plan altogether and start from scratch. This might happen because of a bereavement, an economic slowdown, or even a personal epiphany.

Is this what I really want?

Planning for the future not only helps you to more effectively meet your goals, but to assess whether they’re fit for purpose. You might have always taken for granted that you want to live in a big house with a swimming pool, without really accounting for the volume of hours and commitment you’ll need to get there. Of course, ‘what do I want’ can be one of the most revealing questions you can ask of yourself – and the answer may surprise you!

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The Role of Max Polyakov in Restoring Ukraine Space Glory https://www.previousmagazine.com/the-role-of-max-polyakov-in-restoring-ukraine-space-glory https://www.previousmagazine.com/the-role-of-max-polyakov-in-restoring-ukraine-space-glory#respond Wed, 24 Jun 2020 14:39:13 +0000 https://www.previousmagazine.com/?p=31734 No one can underestimate the role of Ukraine in the Cold war. It was the source of rockets that the Soviet military used during the war. However, Ukraine’s aerospace industry was a distant second to Russia during the Soviet era. The collapse of the Communist super state in 1991 meant that Ukraine lost both the...]]>

No one can underestimate the role of Ukraine in the Cold war. It was the source of rockets that the Soviet military used during the war. However, Ukraine’s aerospace industry was a distant second to Russia during the Soviet era. The collapse of the Communist super state in 1991 meant that Ukraine lost both the market for its rocket and state funding for the aerospace industry.

But, it was not only the collapse of the Soviet Union that affected Ukraine’s aerospace industry. Political instability and corruption that plagued the country for an extended period further dented any hope of having a stable aerospace industry. Its ongoing war with Russia, who is the primary client and business partner, has made things worse. But, Ukraine’s intellectual legacy based on its high-quality technical and scientific education offers hope that the country can regain its glory.

Although Ukraine’s aerospace industry is under the firm grip of the state, one man is determined to make the country soar again. Max Polyakov is not a stranger to the space industry. He is a partner at Noosphere Ventures, an investment company that focuses on the space ecosystem. Max, through Noosphere Ventures, co-founded Firefly Aerospace, which develops small satellite launch vehicles. The father of four also founded and sold several startups, including social and gaming companies. Polyakov, who believes in success, has turned to his troubled home country to offer technical support.

Dnipro is an imperative region in Ukraine’s rocketry history. For this reason, Max built up an investigation and advancement center within the region for the Firefly ventures. Approximately 150 specialists, most of who are local Ukrainians, are working at the R&D center to create an innovation that may fire Firefly Aviation to the best of the showcase. Max accepts that having the Ukrainians working at the station in a nation where they were born will create a sense of reason. Too, the inquire about and advancement center will act as an establishment for the developing era.

The R&D center is part of the Noosphere’s investment in Ukrainian intellect. The company also partnered with top universities, Dnipro National University, and Kyiv Polytechnic Institute, to foster students’ interest in space. Apart from investing in the youths, Firefly has partnered with Yuzhmash in a $15 million contract. In this deal, Yuzhmash facility will produce 100 combustion chambers and other rocket parts to be used by Firefly. This partnership could be the beginning of cooperation between the state and private space companies.

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How to Get Optimal Warranty for Your New Car https://www.previousmagazine.com/how-to-get-optimal-warranty-for-your-new-car https://www.previousmagazine.com/how-to-get-optimal-warranty-for-your-new-car#respond Wed, 24 Jun 2020 14:30:28 +0000 https://www.previousmagazine.com/?p=31760 If you are you looking for answers about extended car warranties and how to get the optimal warranty for your new car, then read on. Buying cars is a thrilling experience, but it can also be a stressful one because of all the hassle involved. However, there are ways to make sure that you do...]]>

If you are you looking for answers about extended car warranties and how to get the optimal warranty for your new car, then read on.

Buying cars is a thrilling experience, but it can also be a stressful one because of all the hassle involved. However, there are ways to make sure that you do not face any problems during the purchase process.

Extended Car Warranty

With an extended car warranty, you can get an optimal car warranty to suit your needs at the best price possible. For example, if you have decided to buy a new car and want the best warranty you can get, you should read up on the different types available and find out which type would best fit your needs.

An extended car warranty will provide you with coverage for the repair and maintenance costs of your vehicle for a certain period of time. Depending on the kind of coverage you get, this could be a fixed price for one year, or a percentage of the original price of the car for a fixed amount of time.

Through Dealerships That Specialize in Selling These Kinds of Plans

You can find extended car warranty packages through dealerships that specialize in selling these kinds of plans. It is quite simple as long as you know what your needs are. They cover a large number of cars, and you can get warranties such as second-hand car warranties. You should be careful about the coverage limit. You can end up paying for more than you need to.

Research Online

When you are looking for a car warranty that provides the right coverage for your car, you should do a little research. An ideal car warranty should offer you the protection you need at a low price. When you are on the hunt for the best deal possible, you can find extensive information about these warranties online. Read some reviews about various kinds of coverage and you will be able to learn about the optimal warranty for your new car.

The internet can provide you with a lot of valuable information, including information about your auto insurance and how to get the lowest rates. This will give you the necessary tools you need to make sure that you get the best deal possible.

Some of the benefits of a car warranty include protection against damages, low costs, and extended coverage that will protect you in case of damage or theft. One of the most important benefits of buying a car warranty for both used or new cars is the increased resale value. A warranty on the vehicle doesn’t simply ensure that your car is in mint condition, but also helps the seller be more secure about the purchase. Warranty for a used car is comparatively costlier than getting one for a new vehicle. While an extended warranty can be an added bonus when you’re looking at buying a new car, they can also help with comprehensive coverage.

Conclusion

There are a wide variety of warranty options available, which should be purchased based on the use of the vehicle. Car-owners who plan on heavy and daily use should be interested in a bumper-to-bumper type of warranty. It also allows you to use your vehicle freely and saves you a lot of money especially when you’re suddenly facing issues with engine components, the gearbox, or the transmission. A proper warranty provider should be transparent and should not have any hidden costs, and the rules and guidelines should be clearly laid down before purchase.

When you are looking for the optimal car warranty for your new car, make sure you take the time to consider all of your options. Since so many factors are involved, it is best to get all the facts before making a decision about coverage. All forms of warranty such as used warranty, extended warranty or a new warranty are extremely beneficial.

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Where to Buy Seresto Dog Collars https://www.previousmagazine.com/where-to-buy-seresto-dog-collars https://www.previousmagazine.com/where-to-buy-seresto-dog-collars#respond Wed, 24 Jun 2020 14:05:25 +0000 https://www.previousmagazine.com/?p=31776 Shopping online for pet accessories is an excellent way to find the highest quality products for your dog or cat, but be aware that you may not always get what you pay for. You need to do your homework, though, and check out all of the available suppliers of the items you want. That’s where...]]>

Shopping online for pet accessories is an excellent way to find the highest quality products for your dog or cat, but be aware that you may not always get what you pay for. You need to do your homework, though, and check out all of the available suppliers of the items you want. That’s where shopping around online can help.

One of the best ways to shop for a quality pet accessory is to visit a provider on the internet. This is a great way to compare pricing and shop from a selection of products that are most popular. Instead of having to make a choice between discount brands and brand name manufacturers, you can easily compare.

However, when you shop online, It is important to make sure you choose a provider that has been in business for many years. That way, you can be sure that you’re getting the real deal. Remember, the bulk of your purchase is based on what a manufacturer is going to charge you. If they aren’t offering a fair price, you will find that it is difficult to find a good deal on any product.

When you shop online, it’s also smart to consider shopping around. It will be easier to see whether you are paying too much for a certain item, or if you should be paying a bit less. You should also compare the prices on items that you are considering purchasing, just to ensure that you are getting the best deal.

When shopping for an online pet accessory, you can find everything from clothing and toys to food and exercise equipment. The great thing about these items is that they are often wholesale and can offer a better value than retail pricing. In many cases, you’ll find that a vendor online has lower prices than at your local pet store.

Because many pet accessories are not available at local pet supply stores, searching for online pet accessories like seresto dog collars can be very beneficial. You can search online by company name, type of item, colour, or model. This will give you a good idea of how much you can expect to pay.

It’s also smart to research the reputation of the online retailer, and make sure that they are not a middleman in the transaction. While the payment processor is very important, you don’t want a seller that wants to cut corners by using middlemen to get the job done. When you shop online, you will be able to get the best prices, which can save you quite a bit of money over the course of a year.

With that said, it’s not always easy to know exactly what to look for when shopping for an online pet accessory store. You will need to investigate the physical location, find out how many previous customers have come back, and contact them to find out if they deliver pet supplies. It’s also wise to ask a few questions before making your decision.

Once you’ve made such a decision, it’s very important to consider shipping costs. You will want to ensure that the online vendor you choose has a good shipping rate. This can make a big difference in the final cost of the item. Keep in mind that some online pet accessories do come with a reasonable shipping rate, while others will be a bit more expensive.

Online store offerings are growing as the online world becomes more popular. This means that there are hundreds of great sites offering you great pet accessories at prices that won’t break the bank. As you shop around, however, make sure that you take your time, because this can be an investment in your pet’s health and happiness.

Conclusion

You’re a pet owner, after all, and you want to make sure that you are getting the best deals. There are also some fantastic deals available if you shop online, because you may not always see a lot of online businesses around. In this case, make sure you choose a vendor that can provide you with quality products.

When you do shop for an online store, consider a few things to ensure that you are getting a great deal. When you want to make the most of your money on the online purchase, check for discounts that will save you money, and shipping rates.

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Moving Tips: Things to Consider When Moving to a New House https://www.previousmagazine.com/moving-tips-things-to-consider-when-moving-to-a-new-house https://www.previousmagazine.com/moving-tips-things-to-consider-when-moving-to-a-new-house#respond Wed, 24 Jun 2020 14:03:03 +0000 https://www.previousmagazine.com/?p=31747 Moving into a new home isn’t always easy, even if you have done it before. The whole process of searching for your new place, then moving from your old house into your new home can be exhausting and exciting at the same time. Panicking and freaking out is normal. Here are some moving tips can...]]>

Moving into a new home isn’t always easy, even if you have done it before. The whole process of searching for your new place, then moving from your old house into your new home can be exhausting and exciting at the same time. Panicking and freaking out is normal. Here are some moving tips can help you lessen your burden and panic.

Invest in a Binder

This is a smart move, especially if you have many important papers that you need to keep, like your driver’s license, item receipts, checklists, health records, house insurance, car insurance, life insurance, and more important documents. If you have a binder, it’s much easier to organize your files without worrying that some of those papers will be lost or misplaced. You can also put your family pictures in the binders if that will ease your mind. If you crave for more ideas, visit other moving tips ideas.

Avoid Spending a Lot and Get Free Moving Boxes

If you want to know some tips on how to relocate, then this is among the recommended. If you want to save money when moving to your new house, it’s more practical to get moving boxes from grocery stores or local liquor shops. Just approach the nearby store owners and ask them for any reusable and unused boxes. If you are lucky enough, they will let you have some for free. Choose the most durable boxes so that they won’t get destroyed when you pack away your important stuff. For example, if you plan to box heavy pottery, make sure that box is strong, sturdy, and can hold heavyweight items.

If you can’t get your boxes from the local stores, you can resort to using apps to find them. Craigslist might be a good place to look for a cheap cardboard boxes as well. If you take care of your boxes, you might be able to use them again.

Plan for Your Storage Boxes

Moving to your new house might be messy. That’s why you need to plan for your storage boxes such you can save space. Storage boxes are ideal for maximizing the space of each room in your house. These are available in many shapes and sizes. These storage boxes are made from various materials like metal, plastic, heavy-duty cardboard, linen, mesh, and more. However, the most ideal ones are storage boxes with lids and there are many choices to satisfy your needs.

Takeaway

Moving to your new house can be tiring, exhausting, and confusing at the same time. But once you are settled, you’ll be happy and excited. These moving tips should help you lessen the hassle and save you more time and money. With this guide, moving to your new place will be more comfortable and easier.

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How to Always Be On-Time for Your Flight https://www.previousmagazine.com/how-to-always-be-on-time-for-your-flight https://www.previousmagazine.com/how-to-always-be-on-time-for-your-flight#respond Wed, 24 Jun 2020 13:51:56 +0000 https://www.previousmagazine.com/?p=31743 Air travel presents its fair share of stressful situations. The preparation, packing, and cost of it all is enough to put anyone off flying. However, the occasions to travel by air arise every now and again either for business or pleasure, so it is best to try to cope with the stress as best as...]]>

Air travel presents its fair share of stressful situations. The preparation, packing, and cost of it all is enough to put anyone off flying. However, the occasions to travel by air arise every now and again either for business or pleasure, so it is best to try to cope with the stress as best as you can.

One of the things that can be incredibly frustrating regarding air travel is when, despite your best efforts, you end up at your gate only to see that your flight is departing without you. Even if you think you are arriving on time, unexpectedly long lines and a number of other circumstances can derail your entire schedule. While some things can’t be avoided, there are a few things you can do that will drastically increase your chances of catching your flight on time.

Reserve Parking Ahead of Time

Have you ever driven yourself to the airport only to spend far too long driving around in circles trying to find a spot? If you have traveled during a busy time of the year then this very well might be a situation that you are familiar with. It is a frustrating thing to finally locate a spot, wait for a shuttle to take you to your terminal, and rush to the check-in counter only to find that you are too late for your flight.

You can do away with such situations entirely by reserving a parking spot for yourself ahead of time. Next time you are planning to travel, go to Parkon.com a week or two in advance to reserve a spot in a secure and safe lot right by the airport. A shuttle will take you right to your terminal, and you won’t have to experience the disappointment of missing your flight because you couldn’t find parking ever again.

Check-In Online

Another line that can be insanely long depending on the time of year and day that you are traveling is the one that leads to the check-in counter. Even though many major airlines have a number of self-check-in kiosks that travelers can use, the lines behind these kiosks can be just as long.

Bypass this part of the airport experience altogether by seeing if the airline you are flying with allows passengers to check-in online. Many will provide this option starting 24 hours prior to departure. You might need to download the airline’s mobile app to make use of this feature, but this is a simple enough step to take if it means skipping the check-in counter and heading straight to the security line.

Weigh Your Checked Baggage Yourself

When you check a bag for your flight, it needs to be under the set weight limit. You might be fairly sure that you are under the limit only to wind up opening your suitcase at the counter to move items into your already crammed carry-on bags. Avoid this time-consuming and embarrassing situation by weighing your bags with your own luggage scale at home.

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How to Treat Your Dog That Has a Mite Infestation https://www.previousmagazine.com/how-to-treat-your-dog-that-has-a-mite-infestation https://www.previousmagazine.com/how-to-treat-your-dog-that-has-a-mite-infestation#respond Wed, 24 Jun 2020 08:57:38 +0000 https://www.previousmagazine.com/?p=31763 Do you want to know how to treat your dog with mites? If you can easily identify the main culprits that cause the damage, you will be able to use natural remedies to get rid of the problem permanently. A mite infection can cause quite a few serious diseases if the infection gets out of...]]>

Do you want to know how to treat your dog with mites? If you can easily identify the main culprits that cause the damage, you will be able to use natural remedies to get rid of the problem permanently.

A mite infection can cause quite a few serious diseases if the infection gets out of hand. Some of the common diseases caused by mites include trombiculosis, canine scabies, walking dandruff, canine demodicosis, and ear mites. This should not be ignored and it should be treated immediately and effectively.

Chemical Treatment

So, the question here is: how can we get rid of these mites? The most common way to kill mites is through a chemical treatment. There are commercial products that can be used for this purpose.

The problem with these chemical products is that they cannot be applied to human skin because it contains chemicals that may cause a bad reaction to humans’ bodies. But these do not eliminate the mites completely. What you need is to find a solution that would be safe enough for your pet.

You will need to follow the directions carefully so that your pet will not develop allergies. This could happen if your pet ingests the medication, because his body would reject it. You will also need to apply the medication per the instructions on the box and per your vet’s instructions.

Bathe Your Dog in Your Garden

Other treatment methods are also available for your pet. You can bathe them in your garden. There are chemicals that can be applied that will kill the mites without harming your pet. If your dog comes into contact with another dog with mites, they can return.

Expose Them to the Environment That It Normally Lives In

The most effective method is to expose your dog to the environment that it normally lives in. Be sure that the area has a lot of vegetation and that there is plenty of water in the area. These things are important so that they can breathe properly and so they do not develop allergies.

Give Your Dog a Bath with Hot Water

Another option is to give your dog a bath with hot water every day with a special shampoo. However, make sure that the watch is at a comfortable temperature for your dog.

Change the Bedding Regularly

If you really want to ensure that they do not develop an allergy, you will need to change their bedding regularly. Dust from other people and pets can have a negative effect on the skin of your pet.

Use Natural Remedies

The best way to get rid of a mite infestation is by using natural remedies. By having an effective home remedy for mites, you will be able to be rid of the problem once and for all. Follow the instructions carefully so that they will not develop any allergies.

These are several treatments for your dog that has mite infestation. You may search online or visit websites about mite infestation that may help you.

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3 Garden Ideas That You Should Try At Home https://www.previousmagazine.com/3-garden-ideas-that-you-should-try-at-home https://www.previousmagazine.com/3-garden-ideas-that-you-should-try-at-home#respond Wed, 24 Jun 2020 08:56:58 +0000 https://www.previousmagazine.com/?p=31751 Gardening is one of the most relaxing and fun hobbies to have. It helps you ease your mind, and at the same time, it helps make your surroundings more beautiful to look at. Also, you can help Mother Nature by gardening more plants. There are hundreds of gardening ideas and tips that can be researched...]]>

Gardening is one of the most relaxing and fun hobbies to have. It helps you ease your mind, and at the same time, it helps make your surroundings more beautiful to look at. Also, you can help Mother Nature by gardening more plants.

There are hundreds of gardening ideas and tips that can be researched online. In this article, we will show you three of the best gardening ideas that you can use at home, the best gardening kits to get, and some tips on maintaining your garden.

Quick and Easy Herb Garden Kits

One of the best herb garden kits you can get on the market today is the Indoor Herb Garden Starter Kit. This kit will surely make one of your dream herb garden ideas come to life. This is ideal for indoor herb gardens, and it comes with a complete set of culinary herb seeds that you can start planting immediately.

The herb seeds are cilantro, large leaf Italian parsley, English thyme, and Genovese basil seeds. The kit also has a wooden grow box for the seedlings, four grow bags with a waterproof lining, garden shears, four bamboo plant markers, and soil discs.

Another herb gardening kit that you can get is the AeroGarden Black Harvest. The kit includes six herb seeds: mint, curly parsley, basil, dill, thyme, and Thai basil. The set also has a control panel where you can easily add water and it will remind you when to add more.

Rock Garden Ideas to Consider

Besides plant and herb garden ideas, rocks are also an excellent accessory to put in your garden. It provides a more calming and aesthetic vibe, and it will go well with your other plants. There are tons of rock garden ideas that you can apply to your garden, and here are some of them.

First, you can always go for a mini rockery station in your front yard. This will make your house look more presentable and will provide your home with a beautiful entrance. You can add as many rocks as you want and put small plants in between. You may also position it in the corners of your patio.

Another rock garden idea is an alpine garden that features a small water pond and a bridge. If you like small bridges and smooth pebbles, this is the perfect rock garden idea for you. It features a small pond with a couple of boulders and stones. This may be a little more expensive to construct, but it is worth it.

Things to Consider When Designing Your Garden

Whichever of these garden ideas you choose, remember that when designing your garden, you need to consider a few things. First, you need to know how much you are prepared to spend on your garden.

Budget is one of the essential things to consider before doing any garden projects because materials, such as tools and seeds, can be a little costly. However, it will depend on the types of plant or the ideas you will be following. It is important to create a list first about how you should handle your budgeting.

Next, you need to think about what type of soil to get for your garden. The best thing to do is research different soil pH levels that your plant requires to grow successfully.

Takeaway

It is essential for both beginners and professional gardeners to think about how they want their garden to look, what materials you need to start, and how you should maintain it for it to last and grow beautifully.

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How to Take Care of Your Cat https://www.previousmagazine.com/how-to-take-care-of-your-cat https://www.previousmagazine.com/how-to-take-care-of-your-cat#respond Wed, 24 Jun 2020 08:56:21 +0000 https://www.previousmagazine.com/?p=31725 If you’re looking for the best tips on how to take care of your cats, then read this article. We’ll look at some health care issues that are not well understood. We hope to find solutions to common pet health problems. To begin with, cats can be very solitary animals. They don’t always interact well...]]>

If you’re looking for the best tips on how to take care of your cats, then read this article. We’ll look at some health care issues that are not well understood. We hope to find solutions to common pet health problems.

To begin with, cats can be very solitary animals. They don’t always interact well with people, and you will need to learn to be more social with them to provide them with positive interaction. If you don’t like it, then move on to another cat. But if you like it, it could be the key to their happiness and well-being.

A major concern is whether or not a pet store has got a vaccine against feline distemper, rabies, and any other disease they might have gotten recently. It’s important to keep in mind that once you have a pet, you will be responsible for their health and that means vaccinating your cat for their lifetime.

Feeding Your Cat A Healthy Diet and Keeping the Area Warm and Dry

The key to cat care is to prevent illness by feeding your cat a healthy diet, using an environmentally friendly litter box and keeping the area warm and dry, as this reduces stress and helps the cat’s immune system. Each day, the cat should have a clean litter box to eliminate, so if there is a problem with the litter box, it’s important to change it out right away.

Take Them to The Vet Regularly

A good way to understand how to take care of your cats is to take them to the vet regularly. Once a year, your vet should conduct a physical exam on your cat, which will help them understand what your cat needs to stay healthy.

You should always ensure that your cat is kept up to date on all of its vaccinations, so that you can ensure that it is protected from any diseases it may acquire while it is living with you. As part of your cat care routine, make sure that your cat gets regular checkups and take it to the vet to be scanned for a cat’s flu.

Make Sure They Are a Healthy Weight

The third thing you need to know about cat care is to make sure they have a healthy weight. The veterinarian will help to determine what the proper weight is for your cat, and then tell you how to take care of your cats. By doing this, you will be able to plan their food and exercise needs for the year ahead.

Use Revolution for Cats

It is a new way of taking care of your cats. It protects your pets against fleas, ticks, lice, and other parasites. Using revolution for cats against fleas and parasites for cat care is the most important step that you can do for your pet. These products have been clinically proven to not only prevent your cat from getting sick but to also kill the harmful parasites that are affecting their health. You can find it on different websites that offer this kind of treatment.

For Old Cats- Extra Support When Lifting Them and During Exercise Routines

You may also want to consider that older cats can get overweight. Because of this, they may require some extra support when lifting them, and maybe even a little support during exercise routines.

Keep Your Cat Active and Provide High Quality Diet and Plenty of Exercise

The most obvious of the reasons for senior cats being more susceptible to developing arthritis is the fact that the cartilage in their joints doesn’t function as efficiently as it did years ago. By keeping your cat active, by providing it with a high-quality diet and by providing it with plenty of exercise, you may be able to prevent the onset of arthritis.

Proper nutrition is another aspect of cat care that you need to learn. You can’t just feed your regular cat food, because it won’t always contain all of the vitamins and minerals your cat needs to be healthy.

Conclusion

In order to keep your cat healthy, you will need to monitor it to make sure that it is getting all of the right nutrients that it needs. By keeping your cat up to date on its vaccinations, having revolution for cats, feeding it the right food, and regular veterinary checkups, you will be able to ensure that your cat stays healthy and happy.

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What’s a Carrier Oil for CBD and How Does it Work? https://www.previousmagazine.com/whats-a-carrier-oil-for-cbd-and-how-does-it-work https://www.previousmagazine.com/whats-a-carrier-oil-for-cbd-and-how-does-it-work#respond Wed, 24 Jun 2020 08:10:31 +0000 https://www.previousmagazine.com/?p=31781 In the last couple of years, products derived from the cannabis plant have become pretty famous all around the world, and for some people, they have become a miraculous solution for different pain-inducing inflammatory diseases, as well as other physical and mental conditions. As time has passed by, a different alternative appeared on the market,...]]>

In the last couple of years, products derived from the cannabis plant have become pretty famous all around the world, and for some people, they have become a miraculous solution for different pain-inducing inflammatory diseases, as well as other physical and mental conditions.

As time has passed by, a different alternative appeared on the market, and it was soon known as CBD. Also known by its other name, cannabidiol, this compound is also found in a plant which is similar to the cannabis, but pretty different at the same time.

You see, whenever someone talks about cannabis or marijuana, we instinctively think about the fact that these two things can get people high. There’s science behind it, which I will explain as simply as possible. There’s a substance that you can find in cannabis known as Tetrahydrocannabidiol, also called THC. This specific substance is what gets people high, and the more it contains, the quicker, stronger, and more durable the effect will be.

Although the effects of marijuana can vary depending on whether it is Indica or Sativa, ultimately, it is THC that decides how strong its psychoactive properties will be. In case you don’t know what the differences between Indica and Sativa are, you can visit this article over here. Most people would say that Indica is relaxing, whereas Sativa is reactive, but there’s much more to it than that!

Now, why is it so important to understand this? Well, CBD related products are derived from the hemp plant, which contains lower levels of THC! In fact, all products containing CBD cannot surpass 0.3% of THC levels, and this makes it a perfect alternative for medicinal purposes.

Not everyone would like to get intoxicated whenever they take their spoon of oil. Not to mention that cannabidiol can also be used on animals such as dogs and cats, and pet owners have started to use it as an alternative to help their pets deal with the pain that comes from different diseases, and the loss of mobility that comes with old age.

It’s also great for things like anxiety and insomnia, and depending on the type of product you go for, you might enjoy relaxation effects that might help you (or your pet) to relax during stressful situations.

Most products come in the form of orally ingested oil, but there are other alternatives on the market. For example, you can find cookies, dog treats, and chocolate bars containing it. You can even get it in ice cream! But most people go for oils because they are the most common, but there’s a trick to it that not everyone knows: carrier oils.

What’s a Carrier Oil?

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There are many types of carrier oils, and each one has a different effect, adding its little touch to the mix, but all carrier oils fulfil the same principle role: to make the CBD principal oil a little weaker, diluting it without actually diminishing its effects.

When it comes to carriers, you can definitely find a great variety of options out there. If you look at this article https://www.healthline.com/health/carrier-oil, you’ll see how many options there are for essential oils, but what about the ones that are specifically used for CBD?

Well,  to put it simply, it depends entirely on you and what you might want to enjoy whenever you consume your cannabidiol product.

If you go for an oil that is used directly on the skin, choosing a carrier oil might not make that much of a difference in comparison to choosing a cannabidiol oil that should be consumed.

Normally, you’d find carrier oils derived from plants such as sunflower, or the seed of the hemp plant, and palm oil. Another really common option is coconut oil, which has a strong, likable presence.

Each one of these derivatives has its own pros and cons, and researching them is an absolute must if you want to avoid suffering from side-effects when consuming CBD. I recommend that you check my blog for more detailed information about which one is the best carrier oil for CBD, and why.

Overall, some stores have learned to dilute their products to avoid stomach problems, which is one of the side-effects of cannabidiol, and it can also cause things like diarrhea and vomiting in some extreme, rare cases.

If you are afraid of suffering from these side-effects, I recommend you use your product with a carrier, just to be sure!

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How to Look After a Scorpion at Home https://www.previousmagazine.com/how-to-look-after-a-scorpion-at-home https://www.previousmagazine.com/how-to-look-after-a-scorpion-at-home#respond Wed, 24 Jun 2020 05:31:01 +0000 https://www.previousmagazine.com/?p=31730 Scorpions are uncommon pets. They are low-maintenance pets but they have very specific needs and you should be aware of this. You can’t treat them like a cat or a dog or any other pet, because they are not the most sociable of pets. If you are determined to have one as a pet, here...]]>

Scorpions are uncommon pets. They are low-maintenance pets but they have very specific needs and you should be aware of this. You can’t treat them like a cat or a dog or any other pet, because they are not the most sociable of pets. If you are determined to have one as a pet, here are some tips for looking after them.

Where You Can Get One

You’re not likely to find a scorpion at your local pet store and they’re not the kind of pet you would find at a normal animal shelter. So where would you get one? Scorpions can be bought at exotic pet stores and even at specialized animal shelters. You may need to check whether you need a permit or license to keep one.

Know What Type of Scorpion You Want

Make sure that you know what type of scorpion you have. There are quite a few different species of scorpions and you will want to get one that will fit with your lifestyle. Some prefer live in groups, but other species are aggressive and they will attack each other in order to survive. Scorpions can live up to ten years and they can range from several centimeters to several inches in size. There are many different species of scorpions, such as flat rock scorpions, African burrowing scorpions, and emperor scorpions, to name a few.

Know That They Do Not Like to Be Touched

Another thing that you need to remember is that they do not like to be touched. If they feel threatened or provoked, they may sting you. While scorpion stings can be extremely painful, it’s uncommon for them to be fatal. Make sure you research about the kind of scorpion you have so you know the effects of its sting in case you or someone else gets stung.

Know How to Take Care of Stings

If you are stung by a scorpion’s tail, you may feel discomfort and pain that will fade over time, a burning sensation, and numbness and swelling at the site of the sting. Make sure you wash the area of the sting, apply a cold compress, and take an antihistamine and some pain killers or anti-inflammatories.

There are some people who are allergic to scorpion stings. If they experience severe symptoms such as difficulty with breathing or swallowing, seizures, or vomiting, they should see a medical professional immediately.

Know How to Take Care of It

You should learn how to take care of your scorpion by knowing what to feed it, what the temperature and humidity they need, and what kind of environment they like. They must be kept in an aquarium tank with a tight lid so they don’t escape. The more you keep as pets, the larger the tank should be. Most scorpions like to have hiding spaces and some are nocturnal.

If you are interested in learning more about how to look after a scorpion, visit http://reptilecentre.com/scorpion-tank-tag.htm for more information.

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How Do Free Movie Streaming Websites Get Recent Films? https://www.previousmagazine.com/how-do-free-movie-streaming-websites-get-recent-films https://www.previousmagazine.com/how-do-free-movie-streaming-websites-get-recent-films#respond Tue, 23 Jun 2020 20:17:43 +0000 https://www.previousmagazine.com/?p=31714 We have had the privilege of seeing how movies have changed from silent era films to the colourful, soundful movies we have today. There’s no doubt that movies have played a large part in our lives, and now we are watching them more than ever, especially during this pandemic. We love all the classic films,...]]>

We have had the privilege of seeing how movies have changed from silent era films to the colourful, soundful movies we have today. There’s no doubt that movies have played a large part in our lives, and now we are watching them more than ever, especially during this pandemic. We love all the classic films, but we also want to see the most recent films that are being released. But the way in which we have consumed movies has also changed over the decades, and we will be looking at these changes in this article.

Cinemas

At one point in time, the only place to watch films was in a movie theatre. While it could be nice to go to the cinema every so often, it wasn’t practical or cost-effective for people to travel to the movie theatre every time they wanted to watch a film, which is why when films became available to view at home, cinema attendance dropped rapidly.

Even now, people see going to the cinema as an occasional treat. Less and less people go there regularly, and when they have the opportunity to watch films at home, they don’t have to worry about queuing up or paying for overpriced popcorn.

Television

It wasn’t until the mid-1950s that feature length films were shown on TV alongside television shows. While it was nice to watch a film in the comfort of your own home, you wouldn’t know what films were going to be played until they aired, unless you fortunate enough to have bought a television guide book so you could see what shows and films would be aired during the week. Made-for-TV movies also became popular and now they are frequently aired alongside mainstream movies and regular TV shows.

VHSs

Between the 1970s and the 1990s, Video Home Systems (VHSs) became a central part of many households, and with VHS came the videocassette recorder (VCR). They became popular because once you bought a film on VHS, you could rewatch it whenever you wanted.

If you wanted to see the most recent release and couldn’t wait to buy your own VHS copy, you had to head to your local movie rental store and hope that no one had already rented it. Anyone born before the turn of the century will remember the pain of having to rewind their video cassettes before they watched them, if the person who had last played them had neglected to do so.

DVDs and Blu-ray Discs

At the end of the 1990s, Digital Video Discs (DVDs) were introduced. These thin disks began to replace the clunky video cassettes, and VCRs were replaced by DVD players. The days when families had cassettes piling up in the corner next to their TVs were long gone.

In the 2000s, people began to favour Blu-ray Discs over DVDs, as Blu-ray offered them the chance to view the most recent films in high-definition.

Streaming

We’ve all enjoyed being able to watch thousands of films by streaming them online, watching on our smart TVs, or by using a digital media player. And while some steaming platforms do charge a fee for people to view all the films and TV shows that they have available, there are some places where you can watch movies online for free. These streaming sites acquire films by licensing them from various studios, or sometimes the company that owns the streaming platform produces films so that people have to use their site to view them. Some of the top film studios own streaming platforms, so people can stream their films exclusively.

Thanks to the many streaming platforms available, we can now watch movies on our phones, tablets and laptops. We’re no longer limited to watching films in the cinema or at home, and we can take these devices everywhere. You can watch a movie during your train ride to work, while having a picnic in the park, or while you are on holiday as long as you have internet access. However, you can still enjoy streaming films while sitting on couch or lounging in bed, but just think of all the space you’ll save without all those pesky DVDs and video cassettes cluttering up your house.

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The New Normal for the Retail Industry https://www.previousmagazine.com/the-new-normal-for-the-retail-industry https://www.previousmagazine.com/the-new-normal-for-the-retail-industry#respond Tue, 23 Jun 2020 11:16:41 +0000 https://www.previousmagazine.com/?p=31700 A lot of people are severely affected by the coronavirus outbreak. The retail sector, in particular, is facing an uncertain economic future. Since social distancing has become necessary, businesses that rely on their physical stores are now facing a huge problem. Supply chains are suddenly cut off and employees are recommended to stay at home...]]>

A lot of people are severely affected by the coronavirus outbreak. The retail sector, in particular, is facing an uncertain economic future. Since social distancing has become necessary, businesses that rely on their physical stores are now facing a huge problem. Supply chains are suddenly cut off and employees are recommended to stay at home in fear of contracting and spreading the virus.

Italian fashion was affected by COVID-19 as a lot of retail companies are affected by the supply chain disruption. There’s a decrease in the number of leather bags and scarves that people can buy because of the pandemic. Italy is one of the countries that is severely affected by the virus. There are hundreds of thousands of confirmed cases and more than 30,000 confirmed deaths in Italy alone.

While the government is trying its best to test people, the future is still uncertain.

Vaccines Can Help Things Go Back to Normal

While doctors are scrambling to cure patients with the virus, scientists are looking for cures and vaccines. Both are essential to making sure that COVID-19 will not affect other people. However, a vaccine is much more useful in the long run.

A vaccine can help flatten the curve even without social distancing. They can help the body’s immune system combat the virus if they ever encounter someone who carries COVID-19. It is no longer necessary to practice social distancing provided that everyone will receive the vaccine.

However, it is still uncertain at this point if things can go back to normal. It is estimated that a vaccine will not be developed until 18 months from now. With this timeframe, a lot of industries can go bankrupt or forced to lay off employees to stay afloat. This will have a huge economic impact for a lot of countries worldwide.

Even with the hopes of a vaccine being developed, it’s still uncertain if businesses can bounce back from the pandemic. The clothing industry is one of the fields that are suffering from the economic impact of the virus as they are seeing a huge decrease in demands for their products.

The New Normal

A lot of experts are now predicting that things will not return the way it was before. They are advising countries to adapt to a new normal that can help lessen the impacts of the coronavirus.

A lot of theories are being thrown around on what the new normal will be. For now, a lot of businesses have gone online to connect with their customers despite the virus. There’s a possibility that online shopping will be the new normal in the future. But with a lot of uncertainties around COVID-19, it’s still too early to tell.

If online shopping becomes the new normal, there’s a possibility that a lot of people will have no job when the threat of the pandemic ceases. However, if a vaccine is developed much earlier, there’s a chance that the new normal will not be totally alien to us. Retail shops with a physical presence can still open up, assuming that it does not take too long before the vaccine is created.

How You Can Help

As a lot of experts have reiterated numerous times, everyone has a responsibility for flattening the curve. Practice social distancing and make sure that you will not contract or spread the disease. There are already a lot of countries that have successfully flattened the curve as early as now. If people cooperate and the government manages the virus well, things will go back to normal earlier.

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4 Tips to Help You Style Your Staycation This Summer https://www.previousmagazine.com/4-tips-to-help-you-style-your-staycation-this-summer https://www.previousmagazine.com/4-tips-to-help-you-style-your-staycation-this-summer#respond Tue, 23 Jun 2020 08:11:27 +0000 https://www.previousmagazine.com/?p=31713 Very few people are going to be able to head off on a summer holiday abroad this year due to the current events. This means that more people are opting for staycations in order to protect themselves and save some money at the same time. While you won’t necessarily need bikinis and swimming costumes for...]]>

Very few people are going to be able to head off on a summer holiday abroad this year due to the current events. This means that more people are opting for staycations in order to protect themselves and save some money at the same time. While you won’t necessarily need bikinis and swimming costumes for your staycation, you will still want to look great.

In this article, we are going to give you some of our tips to help you style your staycation this summer. Use these tips to look amazing.

Get Some Inspiration

If you have never had a staycation before then you might be wondering what the fashion rules are. The truth is that there are no strict rules, you can wear whatever you want. Of course, you can find plenty of inspiration online from fashion bloggers and brands who are embracing the staycation experience and are setting out some trends. Use social media channels like Instagram to get some tips and find your perfect staycation style this summer.

Pick Up Some Sandals

One of the hottest trends this summer for those who are opting for a staycation is sandals. If you live in the south of England, then you will probably still be experiencing extremely hot weather and will want to be comfortable and stylish. Sandals with plenty of detail like these from dunelondon.com will be the perfect addition to your staycation wardrobe. Pair these with a nice sundress and you’ll look amazing.

Find Large Hats

Large hats that cover your entire head have always looked great in the summer so why not pick up one of these for your staycation? Not only does the large hat bring your entire look together but it also is extremely on trend right now. You can find many brands that are selling these hats so make sure to take a look. While bucket hats are typically on trend in the summer for staycations, we suggest a larger one this year to be on trend.

Use Prints

The next style tip that we have for those who want to rock their staycation this summer is to use prints to your advantage. Animal print is in this season and there are plenty of items that you can wear with this kind of design. On top of that, we have seen lots of brands creating animal print jackets and bags so you can wrap up if your staycation isn’t going to have great weather. Make sure to find some prints that suit you.

Be Brave

Finally, you should make sure that you are brave this summer in your fashion choices. Sure, you can keep on top of the latest trends but if you have never had a staycation before then this will be a new experience for you. Be bold with your outfit choices and don’t be afraid to wear something that you wouldn’t usually wear. As long as you are protecting yourself and not getting too close to others, you will look great and have the best possible staycation this summer in the UK.

Get Shopping

Now is the time to head online and pick up some new pieces for your summer staycation wardrobe. Think about the kind of weather that you’ll encounter on your staycation and buy some pieces to wear. Think about everything from your shoes to your patterns and don’t forget to protect yourself. This is your chance to have a great staycation so why not do some online shopping and look great whilst doing it?

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Understanding How to Restore Windows’ Clarity https://www.previousmagazine.com/understanding-how-to-restore-windows-clarity https://www.previousmagazine.com/understanding-how-to-restore-windows-clarity#respond Tue, 23 Jun 2020 05:17:29 +0000 https://www.previousmagazine.com/?p=31718 Learning how to restore windows’ clarity is one of the challenging task when it comes to home maintenance. However, that doesn’t mean homeowners shouldn’t learn it. With so many products out there that you can use, all that you need to know is how to use them on your windows. The products are manufactured by...]]>

Learning how to restore windows’ clarity is one of the challenging task when it comes to home maintenance. However, that doesn’t mean homeowners shouldn’t learn it. With so many products out there that you can use, all that you need to know is how to use them on your windows.

The products are manufactured by different manufacturers and they range from those used for cleaning, removing scratches, for repairs and for polish protection as well as UV protection. In this piece we will show some of the common windows Oakville products and how to use them in restoring the clarity of your windows.

  1. Armada

If you are looking for a polish cleaner for your recently installed Oakville Windows and Doors, we recommend that you go for Armada. It is an excellent window cleaner for cleaning and polishing your vinyl windows. If will leave your windows clear and add a protective cover that is anti-scratch and anti-mist.

If you have old windows that have scratches, you would want to go for Armada 210 Plus. This comes with a mild abrasive element that performs exceptionally well when it comes to eliminating dirty residue and fine scratches. To apply it on your window glass, use a dry rag.

  1. 3m

This vinyl window cleaner product is applied in two-step process and does an excellent job in eliminating stains, grime, dirty and thick liquids on your window pane. It is a top-rated cleaner and preferred by most homeowners for ease of use.

After applying the cleaner in the first process, the second step encompasses application of 3M Marine Plastic Polish. This is a very thick cream in white color that removes any stagnant residue and leaves a protective and shiny surface. The product comes with restorative carnauba wax and mineral oils.

  1. 303 Aerospace Protectant

Before you use this one, you should master how to restore windows’ transparency by use of inflammable products. The cleaner cleans and leaves a shiny surface that is UV protected thanks to its SPF 40 compound. However, you should renew it every month for better results.

Once you understand how to use it, it is easy to use, provides excellent protection and is affordable.

  1. Aquatec

Aquatec is a window cleaning solution that is quite effective in cleaning oils and residues from the glass. The liquid is meant to clean without ammonia, corrosive chemicals and alcohol. There is also a general polish that can clean paint, metals and gelcoat. This one is thick and dries slowly.

  1. Collinite

This has been used for years especially in industrial and marine applications where shinny and protective cover is needed. The cleaner keeps salt, dust and grime at bay and protects the glass from rain, bugs and sun rays.

It offers an excellent polish on any surface and its application is easy. It has an excellent track record and reasonably low price.

  1. Imar

Imar is a product of Strataglass Company. The company recommends only two polishing products; Strataglass Protective Polish and Imars Strataglass Protective Cleaner. The Strataglass Protective Cleaner gives your windows a clean and fine surface. If you have completed your window replacement Oakville, Imar recommends that you use this product for cleaning your windows.

The strataglass Protective Polish offers the same UV protection qualities as the latter one, but since it is thicker, the product adds a coating on the glass and make it look brighter and stronger. The company recommends that you remove the polish after four months and apply a new one.

  1. Plexus

When it was first developed, it was meant for cleaning airplane windshields but with time it was improved to extend its cleaning capabilities to cleaning multiple surfaces including windows glass. It is applied using its can where you spray a fine mist of transparent liquid on the glass surface.

  1. Mothers

If you are learning how to restore windows’ clarity, this is a good product to start experimenting with. It is a one-step window cleaner that restores and polishes your window glass protecting it from UV light.

In conclusion, some brands such as Oakville Windows and Doors come with recommendations concerning the right cleaner and polishes to use. So always check the manufacturer’s manual before you buy a cleaner.

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The Importance of Cleaning Your Grill Straight After a Party https://www.previousmagazine.com/the-importance-of-cleaning-your-grill-straight-after-a-party https://www.previousmagazine.com/the-importance-of-cleaning-your-grill-straight-after-a-party#respond Mon, 22 Jun 2020 11:58:25 +0000 https://www.previousmagazine.com/?p=31703 Summer is here and for many people that means one thing: grill party! There is nothing better than firing up the grill on a sunny day and enjoying some perfectly cooked burgers and hotdogs with some refreshing ice-cold drinks. After a big party, it is so tempting to just sink into a food coma and...]]>

Summer is here and for many people that means one thing: grill party! There is nothing better than firing up the grill on a sunny day and enjoying some perfectly cooked burgers and hotdogs with some refreshing ice-cold drinks. After a big party, it is so tempting to just sink into a food coma and leave the cleaning up for tomorrow, but there are some major benefits of cleaning your grill immediately. In this article, we will explain the importance of cleaning your grill straight after a party.

Easier to Clean

The first reason why it is important to clean your grill straight after a party is that it will be much easier to clean if you do it immediately. Carbonized meat and other food that sticks to the bars of your grill will be far easier to shift when it is still fresh and hasn’t had time to dry out. Once a grill has been left uncleaned for even just a few hours, it is going to take an awful lot of soaking and scrubbing to get it clean again. The best thing to do is to scrub your grill down while it’s still warm with hot soapy water which will allow you to easily clean it ready for use next time.

Pests

You know how good your grilling skills are so it should come as no surprise that there are a huge number of different pests who are also big fans of your food and will jump at the chance of a free meal. Rats, cockroaches, spiders, flies, and lizards are all attracted to dirty grills and you can have an infestation within a really short period of time. The people at https://grilltanksplus.com/blog/2019/12/26/insects-lizard-rodents-in-your-grill-why-you-should-be-concerned/ explained that not only is this an unpleasant discovery when you do finally get round to cleaning up, but it can also be a potential health hazard as rodents and cockroaches carry all kinds of diseases. Make sure to clean your grill thoroughly after use and to repair any little holes or damaged parts where the pests will be able to get access.

Better Tasting Food

Even when a grill looks clean, there may still be some little bits of burnt food or other grease or grime that you can’t see properly or that has got into the little nooks and crannies. Especially when the grill has been left uncleaned for a long time, it may be a lot dirtier than you realize. This can seriously affect the flavor of your food or make it really greasy. Cleaning your grill straight away after using it will prevent the grease and grime from just sitting there and seeping into the little gaps and cracks.

Grill

Everybody loves having a grill party, but to ensure that you have the best-tasting food and no unwanted pests, it’s really important to clean up straight away. It is far easier to clean your grill when it is still a little warm and before the food has had time to dry out and stick to the bars. Just use lots of hot, soapy water and a little elbow grease.

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Health Issues a Good Mattress May Help With https://www.previousmagazine.com/health-issues-a-good-mattress-may-help-with https://www.previousmagazine.com/health-issues-a-good-mattress-may-help-with#respond Sun, 21 Jun 2020 07:06:42 +0000 https://www.previousmagazine.com/?p=31682 The quality of your sleep at night can make or break the day ahead. Lack of sleep can make you doze off during your child’s school recital or while attending an important meeting. Your focus at work will be significantly affected when you are exhausted. Not getting adequate rest makes you irritable and testy. In...]]>

The quality of your sleep at night can make or break the day ahead. Lack of sleep can make you doze off during your child’s school recital or while attending an important meeting. Your focus at work will be significantly affected when you are exhausted. Not getting adequate rest makes you irritable and testy. In a nutshell, you need quality sleep to get through the day in the right way. But beyond your mood and focus, not being able to sleep well also negatively affects your health. Long-term sleep deprivation makes you susceptible to severe health conditions such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes, obesity, and psychological problems.

There could be many reasons why you are not getting a good night’s sleep. You may need to assess your diet, lifestyle, and environment if you want to sleep and rest better. The following culprits may be robbing you of a quality snooze:

  • Intake of alcohol, medications, and illegal substances
  • Room setting that is too cold, too warm, or too bright
  • Frequent use of electronic gadgets
  • Overeating before bedtime
  • Mattress that is unsuitable for your needs and health conditions

The wrong bed will not just prevent you from getting adequate sleep; it can worsen chronic illnesses. Therefore, it is crucial to use the correct mattress to alleviate existing health conditions and take care of your overall wellness.

The Best Mattress For Different Health Issues

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You won’t find any shortage of mattresses whether you plan to buy at the store or online. However, purchasing a bed is not a simple task, especially when you have sleeping problems, or even worse, chronic pain or special health concerns. Here are examples of health issues that can be resolved or alleviated by suitable mattress.

  1. Hip Bursitis

Although more common in older adults and women, anyone can have hip bursitis regardless of age or gender. Hip bursitis is characterized by the painful swelling or irritation of the fluid-filled sacs of the hip joints. If you are experiencing pain in the hip, you need to consult your doctor to gather tips on how to relieve or manage inflamed bursae.

Investing in a quality bed is also crucial in alleviating chronic pain so that you can sleep well throughout the night. A mattress for relieving hip bursitis pain is an excellent choice, but with so many options in the market, it can be challenging to decide. The initial step is to find out how you sleep or what kind of sleeper you are. For example, side sleepers need a bed with pressure relief and with enough support but comfortably soft. For back and stomach sleepers, a firm or medium-firm mattress that offers adequate support and pressure relief is appropriate.

  1. Allergies

People with allergies find it hard to sleep through the night when the mattress they are using triggers their illness. It is possible to react to something seemingly harmless. However, if you want to rest without getting bothered by your allergies, it is crucial to identify what you’re allergic to and find a bed that will prevent potential issues.

In general, it is best to choose mattresses made from organic or natural materials. If you must buy a memory foam mattress, look for those that are certified to be non-toxic and hypoallergenic. Remember that there is no such thing as the best mattress for allergy sufferers. You should purchase a bed that will keep your allergies at bay.

  1. Menopause

While menopause is not a deadly health condition, women going through this stage in life have difficulty sleeping well. The onset of menopause mostly happens in a woman’s 50s, but some may experience the symptoms earlier. Although it is a biological process that every woman will go through, many experience changes that disrupt their daily activities, including sleep.

One of the most notorious symptoms associated with menopause are hot flashes. The sudden shift in body temperature can affect the quality of your sleep. Choose a bed that will dissipate the heat instead of trapping it. A mattress with a breathable cover keeps you comfortably cool through the night. To prevent sleep disturbances, a bed that absorbs or isolates motion while supporting your weight will significantly improve the quality of your sleep.

Takeaway

You may not know it, but your current mattress may be hurting your health. The right mattress for someone may not be the best one for you. It is crucial to purchase a bed that suits your specific needs and requirements. You should carefully consider your existing health conditions to ensure that your mattress alleviates the symptoms rather than aggravating them. Utilize reputable comparison websites that help you choose the best mattress for your unique needs.

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5 Top Terrific Reasons to Hire a Sales & Leads Generation Expert https://www.previousmagazine.com/5-top-terrific-reasons-to-hire-a-sales-leads-generation-expert https://www.previousmagazine.com/5-top-terrific-reasons-to-hire-a-sales-leads-generation-expert#respond Sat, 20 Jun 2020 11:29:00 +0000 https://www.previousmagazine.com/?p=31675 Are you looking for a sales savvy way to assist you in finding new clients? Running an eCommerce enterprise is a sophisticated and challenging task that requires the seriousness it deserves. It’d be best to generate a unique way to connect to potential clients through your website. The time-consuming endeavor can turn out to be...]]>

Are you looking for a sales savvy way to assist you in finding new clients? Running an eCommerce enterprise is a sophisticated and challenging task that requires the seriousness it deserves. It’d be best to generate a unique way to connect to potential clients through your website. The time-consuming endeavor can turn out to be frustrating, and that’s where the ideal lead generation expert comes in. If you are yet to work with a sale and leads generation professional, you’re missing out on big time. Here’s why hiring one is the best business decision you can ever make.

Acquire accurate leads

The competitive online market world requires aggressive entrepreneurs to grab the opportunity by its horns. One of the best ways to make booming profits is by hiring the right lead generation agency. It’s a chance to get an accurate list as well as the appropriate clients for your business. Get the correct information based on online users’ search preferences. Thus, get the right leads that will boost your company’s ROI in due course.

Focused results

It would be best to partner with the right sales and lead generation agency to enable you to get the right business results. It’s a chance to work with an expert who’ll offer your company value and prove its worthiness. It’s an opportunity to get a new focus as well as an approach to sales and leads. Thus, you get to have ample time to focus on other eCommerce initiatives that will make your company the go-to platform.

Stand out in the competitive market

The internet market gets flooded with enterprises that offer cut-throat competition within similar industries. Thus, you need to hire an agency that will provide you with cutting-edge resources to give the ideal services. With a lead agency by your side, you get invaluable services that enable you to pinpoint your target audience. Thus, you get to offer them what they are searching for and have a win-win situation.

No cold calls again!

If you wish your business to transform from being a company that makes the annoying cold calls, you need to consider hiring lead generation experts. It’s a platform to work with an expert who specializes in utilizing the marketing investments to the maximum. Thus, you get to find significant referrals as well as qualified leads.

Get the right expert advice

Many of the in-house marketing teams often employ people with numerous qualities. They often look for people who can offer immense value in a broader aspect of sales as well as lead generation. However, it leaves no run for specialization. Nonetheless, you can boost your work effort by choosing a specialist in lead generation. It’ll enable you to get the right expert advice that will support your in-house marketing team.

With a sales and lead generation agency by your side, you stand a chance to make vast and significant evolution within your business platform. It’s a great chance to transform any website visitors from strangers to loyal clients in an effective manner. It’s a chance to learn in-depth on how the online audience responds to individual action and know what ticks.

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The Tools That Can Help Make Amazing YouTube Outros https://www.previousmagazine.com/the-tools-that-can-help-make-amazing-youtube-outros https://www.previousmagazine.com/the-tools-that-can-help-make-amazing-youtube-outros#respond Fri, 19 Jun 2020 08:17:52 +0000 https://www.previousmagazine.com/?p=31690 Envision yourself as the next YouTube star? We all do! In the modern world, YouTube videos have nearly replaced conventional movies and cinema. For all our video needs, fulfilment is just a click away. The main feature of any successful YouTube star is the quality of their videos. The video must look good to stand...]]>

Envision yourself as the next YouTube star? We all do! In the modern world, YouTube videos have nearly replaced conventional movies and cinema. For all our video needs, fulfilment is just a click away.

The main feature of any successful YouTube star is the quality of their videos. The video must look good to stand out and be featured by YouTube and other media organizations, and even become viral. To improve the quality of your videos, it is prudent to have several open access as well as paid software tools that will help improve how your videos look.

We’ve all heard our favorite YouTube stars say “Like and Subscribe!” at the end of every video. An effective replacement for this is what is known as an ‘outro.’ An outro is an appropriate end to your video. A number of different software packages are available throughout the internet to help you make effective YouTube outros. Some of them are as follows.

Outro Maker

Outro Maker is among the most successful and widely used YouTube outro makers in the market. It contains a number of features to fulfill the needs of any prospective YouTube star, and then some. A number of YouTube celebrities with millions of followers swear by this software. It contains a suite of different templates and graphics options to help your video stand out among the millions on YouTube. The basic package is available for $3 USD a month and includes mobile cards, template creation capabilities, and stock templates. The premium version costs $8 USD a month and contains a number of additional features, including an online image editor, subscribe link, frame rate editor, and custom links. A graphics editor is also available for a one-time usage cost of $40 USD.

Biteable

Biteable offers intro and outro capabilities for a number of different video fields. It claims to offer premium intro and outro faculties for not just YouTube, but also advertising, corporate videos, and training videos. What’s more, Biteable is available for free! The starter plan is available for $15 USD a month and allows for one video in addition to premium content, commercial usage rights, and high-quality video capabilities. The unlimited plan is available for $49 USD a month and includes 24/7 support, custom watermarking, as well as two free teammates.

Snappa

Snappa is another portal used by a number of YouTube celebrities to create their outros. It allows the user to create templates on the go and include high-resolution images and graphics in their outro. It claims to do away with the need for skills to create an outro and replace Photoshop or expensive graphics designers. They have over 3 million high-resolution videos and photos to include in your outros and allow the user to download their own art in high-resolution formats as well. The YouTube outro can also be repurposed in order to be used on other social media platforms.

Tube Arsenal

Tube Arsenal is a free YouTube segment maker which also includes outro making capabilities. The main feature of Tube Arsenal is that it is free software and does not require any specialized training in order to be used. Given that creating outros generally requires graphic design and art, Tube Arsenal contains a number of free templates that can be used to create your outro and add it to your video. It also claims to replace expensive software such as After Effects and offers graphic capabilities. It allows for unlimited previews and support is available 24/7.

Panzoid

Panzoid is a free YouTube clip maker that can also be used in order to design outros. Furthermore, the main feature of Panzoid is that it contains a community of active YouTube creators and graphic designers who regularly put up their videos and clips and converse, sharing creative ideas. A number of open source templates are available on Panzoid to include in your outro and infuse creativity into your video. Panzoid is completely free to use and also has video editing and graphic creation capabilities. The creator community on Panzoid provides it with an edge over other software.

Intro Cave

Intro Cave is generally used for the creation of intro segments for YouTube videos. But over the years, they have also added outro capabilities to their ever-growing suite of graphics capabilities and templates. A number of outro templates are available on Intro Cave, making it a good solution for both the intro and the outro of your YouTube video. Intro Cave videos can be customized for posting on not just YouTube, but also Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. It offers a number of video editing and customizing capabilities for all users.

Outros are an important part of any video. They can be used to entice the viewer to subscribe to your channel, but most importantly, they act as introductions to your other content and work. Use any of the above-mentioned YouTube editors. As more and more YouTubers begin implementing outros in their videos, it’s high time you do too!

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7 Reasons Why You Should Own a Wine Fridge https://www.previousmagazine.com/7-reasons-why-you-should-own-a-wine-fridge https://www.previousmagazine.com/7-reasons-why-you-should-own-a-wine-fridge#respond Thu, 18 Jun 2020 21:40:14 +0000 https://www.previousmagazine.com/?p=31658 The United States of America produces over 800 million gallons of wine every year. Odds are, if you’re reading this article, you’ve bought your fair share of these gallons yourself. The question is, where do you store them? A wine cellar? A wine cooler? Or your regular refrigerator in your kitchen? Well, we think a wine...]]>

The United States of America produces over 800 million gallons of wine every year. Odds are, if you’re reading this article, you’ve bought your fair share of these gallons yourself.

The question is, where do you store them?

A wine cellar? A wine cooler? Or your regular refrigerator in your kitchen?

Well, we think a wine fridge is your best bet, and here are seven reasons why.

  1. A Wine Fridge Ensures Consistent Temperatures

Wine fridges are designed specifically to keep your wine within their ideal temperatures. This is between 50 to 59 degrees Fahrenheit.

As a wine connoisseur (or self-proclaimed connoisseur) you’ll know that temperature is key to prolonged wine storage. This is precisely why it’s a better choice than your regular refrigerator.

Regular groceries like milk, veggies, and meats have completely different requirements than your average bottle of wine. In fact, you would probably like to change these temperatures from time to time depending on what you’ve got to store.

Now picture catering to the drastically different needs of a wine bottle as well. Instead, a wine fridge is great for providing your wine with the consistent temperatures it needs to age.

  1. Staying Clear From Natural Light

When natural light interacts with the compounds in your wine the cause “wine faults”. UV rays from fluorescent light can also break down compounds in your wine and affect the aging process.

In a nutshell, natural and incandescent light is your wine’s worst enemy. Even though most wine bottles are tinted or come in darker shades, it’s still not enough protection against outside sources of light.

Wine fridges come with in-built protection against all outside sources of light, allowing your wine the dark environment it needs.

  1. A Vibration Free Environment

Your wine also needs a movement and vibration-free environment to rest in. Unfortunately, your conventional refrigerator also comes with a compressor. These compressors, along with their continued vibrations disturb the natural process of aging.

Consistent movement can trigger small chemical reactions within the wine that wouldn’t have otherwise occurred in a peaceful, disturbance-free environment. You may not notice these during the process itself, but you will definitely sense the difference when you open up that bottle for a taste!

In contrast, a wine fridge provides a safe space with minimal or no vibrations allowing the wine to mature in the right temperatures.

  1. Storing and Aging in Peace

What’s the point of investing in an exquisite bottle of wine from https://www.cwspirits.com just to throw it in with the milk? Doesn’t make sense, does it?

Wine requires a dedicated space that allows it to age and mature gracefully, quietly, and peacefully with minimal disturbance from the outside world. Stay clear of accidental knocks, shakes, and wobbles as someone gracelessly slams the refrigerator door.

A specialized fridge comes with dedicated slots for each of your bottles keeping them secure and in place. You don’t have to consistently disturb the process every time you open the door.

  1. An Affordable Alternative to Wine Cellars

A wine cellar can cost anywhere between $15000 to $62000. In contrast, you could get a decent wine fridge for under $2000 to achieve almost the same results.

Of course, the cost will depend on the number of bottles you want to store and the kind of features you expect, but even at the higher end, you’re still looking at great results within $10000.

If you’re looking at short-term or medium-term storage, the benefits of a wine fridge far outweigh the benefits of a wine cellar. Once you factor in budget, there’s simply no contest.

  1. Convenience and Accessibility

A wine fridge is simply more convenient. You can move it around easily when needed, and it offers great portability, unlike a kitchen refrigerator. Most of these don’t take up a lot of space either.

You can easily find a space for your fridge within your kitchen or another room without having to worry too much. You can open your fridge when you need to access a bottle, but otherwise, your space will be relatively undisturbed by the outside world.

You also have the option of under-the-counter wine fridges which can be a trendy new addition to your kitchen space.

  1. Achieve Ideal Humidity

Wine requires humidity of 50 to 70 percent to facilitate proper aging. Higher humidity levels can give rise to mold (who wants that?) and disturb the chemical process. On the other end of the spectrum, lower humidity will likely dry out the cork in your bottle.

Wine fridges come with pre-installed vapor barriers and generators that keep your wine in the ideal temperatures for the aging process. Even in a wine cellar, you would need a humidifier to ensure that these levels are in check.

That’s what makes a wine fridge such a convenient and efficient choice for storing and preserving your wine in style!

To Buy or Not to Buy: The Final Verdict

If you’re relatively serious about your wine and looking for short to medium-term storage, we think a wine fridge is a good way to go. It’s affordable, convenient, and specifically designed to keep your wine safe from its worst enemies.

If your budget doesn’t meet the needs of a wine cellar, a wine refrigerator definitely will. So do your research, read reviews, and find one that suits your needs. In these trying times, there are few things that are still good and wine is one of them.

Like this article? We’ve got lots more for you to read. Browse through our lifestyle category to get a taste of all things trendy.

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The Best Video Game Trailers Reunited https://www.previousmagazine.com/the-best-video-game-trailers-reunited https://www.previousmagazine.com/the-best-video-game-trailers-reunited#respond Thu, 18 Jun 2020 04:47:35 +0000 https://www.previousmagazine.com/?p=31665 Are you a video game enthusiast? Do you enjoy watching video game trailers? Then Tokyvideo is the best platform where they are all available in a single place. Sometimes you have to scroll through a number of web pages to find video game trailers that were released recently or a while back before you are...]]>

Are you a video game enthusiast? Do you enjoy watching video game trailers? Then Tokyvideo is the best platform where they are all available in a single place. Sometimes you have to scroll through a number of web pages to find video game trailers that were released recently or a while back before you are actually able to watch one. To make it easier for you to find them, Tokyvideo has aggregated all those video game trailers into one place. You will now be able to stream any of the video game trailers any time you want!

Not only are there video game trailers, but also you can spend time on Tokyvideo if you love watching videos on a variety of topics. There are a number of users on this social media platform from different fields and countries who are posting some amazing stuff through their account. As a result, Tokyvideo is rich in knowledgeable and recreational videos. This platform is a great source of entertainment.

Watch the Next Video Game Trailers Release on Tokyvideo

Now you will be able to watch the next video game trailer soon after its release. You will also be able to watch and enjoy the video in high definition. The best quality videos are uploaded on this social media platform and you can control the quality of data as per your convenience.

If you have a squad of gamers, then you will be able to have a good conversation on this platform. There are various video game-related videos. Invite all of your friends to Tokyvideo so they can create an account. Then you will all be able to chat about a particular video.

Post Your Content on Tokyvideos

There are a huge number of video game enthusiasts who are using Tokyvideo. If you create an account and post something related to a particular game, then you will be seen by a large audience. You will go crazy when you see the number of viewers on each post. Tokyvideo acts as an excellent platform to showcase your interest as well as talent for video games.

When you are a consistent user on this social media platform, you will then be able to see fans and followers growing on your account. To ensure this, you really need to make sure that you post and share good quality content on Tokyvideos. Paid promotions and contests can help you to make a little cash through this platform.

One of the best features of this social media platform is that one can add videos along with their posts. This contributes toward making the overall content understandable and useful for the users of Tokyvideo.

Post and watch some good quality content on Tokyvideos today!

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3 Ways to Keep Guests Entertained at Your Next Event https://www.previousmagazine.com/3-ways-to-keep-guests-entertained-at-your-next-event https://www.previousmagazine.com/3-ways-to-keep-guests-entertained-at-your-next-event#respond Wed, 17 Jun 2020 22:25:31 +0000 https://www.previousmagazine.com/?p=31661 Hosting significant events can seem a little terrifying. Between having to find food to serve, drinks to have available, how many people you are opening up to, and so many of the other little things that go into event planning, thinking about entertainment can feel like a whole new ballpark you have to deal with....]]>

Hosting significant events can seem a little terrifying. Between having to find food to serve, drinks to have available, how many people you are opening up to, and so many of the other little things that go into event planning, thinking about entertainment can feel like a whole new ballpark you have to deal with.

If you use any of these three ideas for keeping guests entertained, you will have a guaranteed fun event, no questions asked.

Hire a Comedian

Comedians are a great source of entertainment that often gets looked over. Hiring a comedian has excellent perks. For example, comedians liven up the event faster than any other form of entertainment. They bring everyone out of their shell and create laughs so quickly that you skip over the awkward initial phase of the event.

There are also plenty of different kinds of comedians that can tailor their shows to your liking. You can choose to have a clean, family-friendly show, or you can have a dirtier, adults-only show, depending on your event and your audience.

Finding comedians is also an effortless task. Simply search “comedians for hire in Chicago,” and hundreds of comedians will pop up, each with a different type of show. As you search through the lists, you can find videos of the different comedians, so you will know for sure you like their style before hiring them for your big event. Nonetheless, any comedian is sure to entertain guests, and they are the perfect candidate for entertainment.

Live Musicians

Live music is another unique form of entertainment for events. Live music is a little less interactive than a comedian, which is perfect if you want the focus to be less on the show and more on the reason you are holding the event.

However, live music is sure to bring in new people if the event you’re hosting is open to anyone, giving you new customers, sponsors, donors, or whatever else you are holding the event for. Live musicians can also fix their show based on what you are currently doing. They can slow and quiet themselves down if it is dinner time, or they can pick up the pace and volume if they need to keep your guests awake and active. No matter what, hiring live musicians is another way to certify you will have entertained guests.

Create A Specific Playlist Ahead of Time

If hiring entertainment is out of your ideal budget, creating a playlist can be all it takes to make your guests entertained. Create the playlist based on who will be attending, for example, if most of the guests will be in their 50s, play music from the 1960s to the 1980s.

Also, be sure to make the playlist at least as long as your event will be. Hearing the same 15 songs on repeat is enough to drive anyone crazy. Guests will be entertained and happy, though, as long as they can listen to their favorite songs all night.

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Don’t Risk Your Business, Take The Proper Precautions https://www.previousmagazine.com/dont-risk-your-business-take-the-proper-precautions https://www.previousmagazine.com/dont-risk-your-business-take-the-proper-precautions#respond Tue, 16 Jun 2020 20:58:57 +0000 https://www.previousmagazine.com/?p=31651 Your business is in very real danger if you don’t stop procrastinating making those security changes you’ve been thinking about. There are plenty of threats out there just lurking, waiting for the opportunity to take your business down and we don’t want to see that happen to you. We know that you want your business...]]>

Your business is in very real danger if you don’t stop procrastinating making those security changes you’ve been thinking about. There are plenty of threats out there just lurking, waiting for the opportunity to take your business down and we don’t want to see that happen to you. We know that you want your business to succeed, but all it takes is one person getting a hard hit in with your business, and you could crumble. To avoid this, take the proper precautions, and we’re going to be looking at some of them down below. Keep reading to find out more.

Employees Need to Sign An NDA

Your employees need to sign an NDA. It’s not that you don’t trust them necessarily, it’s just that people can be easily corrupted when it comes to certain things in life. All it takes is one of your competitors, offering an employee a lot of money to spy on you and get information, and your business could be at the mercy of someone else. We’re not saying that this will happen, but you can’t be too careful when it comes to your company, which is why you need them to sign an NDA. If they refuse, then they can no longer work for you.

It’s also possible that depending on how desperate the employee is, the NDA won’t stop them from betraying you, but you can deal with that in court. You can take them to court and sue them for breach of contract, which is exactly what you should do if anyone breaks your NDA. You can’t take the security of your business too seriously, so don’t feel bad about doing this.

Hire Someone to Deal With Your Tech

Something else that you’re going to want to do is hire an expert to deal with the tech side of your business. Not everyone is equipped to handle all things tech, and if you’re one of these people, then you need to find someone who can as soon as possible. From recommending cheap VPS, to downloading antivirus software to your network, these experts can be invaluable. They know what they’re looking for, and they know what they’re doing, which is why you need them on your side.

If you don’t have the funds right now to hire someone, then think about outsourcing. This is a cheaper option but gets you everything that you need when you need it.

Your Business Needs Security

If your business operates in an office or in some physical location, then you need an alarm system, security cameras and security guards. This is not overkill so don’t think it is, the safety of your business is paramount. You don’t want to risk needing security and not having it, especially if someone breaks in, or causes a disturbance in your office. We want you to be safe, and everyone in your office too, so keep this in mind.

We hope that you have found this article helpful, and now see that you shouldn’t risk your business, and take the precautions that we laid out.

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How to Monetize Your TikTok Account https://www.previousmagazine.com/how-to-monetize-your-tiktok-account https://www.previousmagazine.com/how-to-monetize-your-tiktok-account#respond Mon, 15 Jun 2020 08:03:35 +0000 https://www.previousmagazine.com/?p=31668 Social media apps bring so much traffic these days now that people are staying at home because of the coronavirus pandemic. Such social media apps have brought entertainment to everyone, including TikTok, the most popular app on Earth today. TikTok shook the world and took social media to a whole new level. The app has...]]>

Social media apps bring so much traffic these days now that people are staying at home because of the coronavirus pandemic. Such social media apps have brought entertainment to everyone, including TikTok, the most popular app on Earth today.

TikTok shook the world and took social media to a whole new level. The app has started a craze where a diverse audience, including famous influencers and celebrities, uses the app. TikTok is a music and video app where users can film themselves lip-syncing or dancing to the latest TikTok trend.

While many are now on TikTok, people with an audience might think, “Can I monetize my TikTok account? If yes, how can I monetize it?” If you have the same thoughts, don’t worry. In this article, we will guide on how to make money using your TikTok account.

What is TikTok?

In September 2016, Tik Tok, managed by a Chinese firm ByteDance, debuted as DouYin in China and was then presented as TikTok in 2017 to the international market. The app deserves a thumbs up for being an excellent app for this generation.

TikTok has been promoting a quick clip display and has been creating a phenomenon among teenagers ever since it was launched. The numbers show that 500 million teenagers and young people are now addicted to viewing TikTok’s 15-second videos.

TikTok is a social video-sharing app with which people are allowed to film, edit and post 15-second clips with transitions, audio, graphics, visual effects, and much more.

Users can even watch, rate, and report anything they see, much like their other social networking users. TikTok is suitable for use on iOS and Android devices. TikTok is here to make social networking sites enjoyable again, nothing more and nothing less.

How to Monetize Your TikTok Account

Just like almost every other internet-based fad, another curious question with TikTok emerged: “Can you earn money from this phenomenon?” The answer is yes, of course users can.

Although TikTok is not expressly designed for revenue generation and supplying developers with revenue sources, the software is advertising-friendly, and the inventive use of the framework makes it possible to earn a decent living.

TikTok does not grant producers the profitability of their video clips on this channel. Developers can obtain advertising and label contracts for their posts via TikTok, particularly if they do have a sizable audience.

Be a TikTok Influencer

Becoming a social media ‘influencer’ really is a legal path to commercializing your web activity. An influencer possesses the power to impact certain people’s buying choices due to their success, reputation, or interaction with their crowd.

Some individuals have invested their time and energy into social media to become an online influencer. In recent years, however, the word ‘influencer’ has earned negative connotations.

This is mainly because so many attractive young people aspire to be social media influencers, and on social media platforms, such as Instagram, they purchase thousands of fake social media followers. Unless you’re as famous as the Kardashians, it’s difficult to become popular.

If you want to become a self-made influencer without buying fake accounts, the best way to monetize your TikTok account is by posting engaging content and creating trends.

It is also helpful to engage more with other users. That way, your content will be seen by more people and you will be followed by more users. Content is significant when becoming a social media influencer, so you should focus on creating useful and entertaining content.

Do Livestreaming on TikTok

Users may buy ‘coins’ through in-app transactions, utilizing real currency. They can then use their tokens (or other in-app cryptocurrency derivatives) to reward developers from TikTok.

It effectively offers them a tiny sum of cash as a thank you for making some excellent live content. TikTok transfers 75% of the tip to the person who made the video broadcast, crediting their account.

Promoting Your Business 

This is likely the best method for companies to make a profit through TikTok, though without accruing an enormous number of followers and being a social media influencer. The key is having some other type of business or shop, and using TikTok as a completely free strategy to enhance, promote, and market your goods and services.

You can also advertise your company, whether it be dorky, creative, geeky, or even just for pure fun. You can be as creative as you want when advertising your company on TikTok, even with only a simple 15-second video.

For example, if you owned a photography studio, you could promote your business by creating amazing and awesome clips to showcase how great your studio is. Don’t forget to add a camera emoji for better emphasis on how great your photos and videos are. If you ever create at least one viral video, it is gonna be one heck of a promotional campaign.

Takeaway

It is not impossible to monetize on social media, even on TikTok. All you need to do is have a good number of followers and views, do interactive activities such as live streaming, or upload good content that will promote your business. It’s not that expensive to do; you just need to be smart about your promo strategies.

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The Best Phone Accessories to Own Right Now https://www.previousmagazine.com/the-best-phone-accessories-to-own-right-now https://www.previousmagazine.com/the-best-phone-accessories-to-own-right-now#respond Sun, 14 Jun 2020 08:23:48 +0000 https://www.previousmagazine.com/?p=31671 It’s undeniable that smartphones are one of the best gadgets to come out in this century. These high-tech mobile devices feature excellent hardware and operating systems that allow you to download tons of apps for practical use and entertainment. That’s why smartphones are must-have gadgets. But if you want to take your mobile phone to...]]>

It’s undeniable that smartphones are one of the best gadgets to come out in this century. These high-tech mobile devices feature excellent hardware and operating systems that allow you to download tons of apps for practical use and entertainment. That’s why smartphones are must-have gadgets.

But if you want to take your mobile phone to the next level, you must fit it with accessories. You can find different accessories that are specially designed for particular models of smartphones, and there are ones that are compatible with nearly all types of smartphones. There are multiple types of mobile phone accessories which can make your phone more accessible and even improve performance and durability.

In this article, we’ll talk about the best accessories that you should have for your phone. Read on below!

LifeProof Cases

For a lot of smartphone owners, covers and cases are a must-have accessory for their mobiles. If you don’t want your phone to get wet or scratched, or to be easily broken, you should buy an excellent case for it.

Before you purchase a phone case, make sure that it fits perfectly on your mobile device. It’s easy to find covers and cases for popular phones. You can look for smartphone covers and cases at LifeProof, a brand known for manufacturing durable and creatively designed devices.

Jaybird Tarah Bluetooth Headphones

Another essential accessory for the modern-day mobile phone are Bluetooth headphones. Bluetooth headphones are surging in popularity as many smartphone makers are now doing away with the 3.5mm headphone jack.

If you’re shopping for a great pair of Bluetooth headphones, Jaybird Tarah is among the brands that you should consider. They offer incredible sound quality that enhances your listening experience. They are also waterproof and sweatproof with an IPX7 rating. The Jaybird Tarah headphones also come with user-friendly control buttons and a built-in microphone for calling. Moreover, they’re lightweight and have an ergonomic design.

Azpen Wireless Charging Dock

It’s time to make the most out of your Qi-supported smartphone with a wireless charging dock from Azpen. Aside from charging your phone with less hassle via resonant inductive coupling, this accessory also comes with extra charging ports and a Bluetooth speaker!

The Azpen Wireless Charging Dock is an awesome device to power up your phone while listening to music or watching your favorite movie at the same time. You can get this charging dock and enjoy its amazing features for $100.

Kenu Stance Tripod

The Kenu Stance Tripod is a compact and portable smartphone accessory that enables you to prop up your phone in either portrait or landscape view. It’s the perfect smartphone tripod for shooting photos and videos, or for hands-free video calling and movie streaming.

You can fold this tripod in your pocket or adjust its legs to get the most suitable angle. The latest design of the Kenu Stance Tripod comes with an extra keyring attachment (which can also be used as a bottle opener) and a stronger Lightning port connector.

Fugetek Selfie Stick

It would not seem like you were living life to the fullest if you didn’t own an excellent selfie stick in this day and age. So, if you consider yourself a member of the selfie generation, you should get the Fugetek Selfie Stick to capture your best selfies.

This selfie stick also doubles as a tripod, and it has a Bluetooth remote that’s compatible with Android and iOS phones. The Fugetek Selfie Stick is the go-to accessory for taking selfies by yourself or with your friends and family members.

CamKix Camera Lens Kit

Do you want to add some versatility to your smartphone’s camera? If yes, then this camera lens kit from CamKix is a must-buy for you!

This incredible smartphone/photography accessory features five different lenses (fish-eye, circular polarized, wide-angle, macro, and telephoto lenses) that can be fitted on iOS and Android mobile phones using a clip.

You only need to load your preferred lens into the clip and place it over your phone’s camera. This camera lens kit has a padded carrying case that you can attach to your belt or bag using a carabiner.

JBL Flip 4 Bluetooth Speaker

Most built-in speakers on smartphones produce a tinny, good-for-nothing sound. If you have such a problem, you should invest in a portable Bluetooth speaker.

One of the best Bluetooth speakers today is the JBL Flip 4. This incredible speaker creates a high-quality sound that makes your music streaming a worthwhile experience. It also has an IPX7 rating, which means that it’s waterproof up to a depth of 1 meter underwater for thirty minutes.

You can also connect the JBL Flip 4 with up to 100 JBL speakers to produce a more powerful, booming sound, as if you were at a party. This Bluetooth speaker is also very portable, so you can carry it wherever you go.

Final Thoughts

Your smartphone probably has features that enable it to do awesome things. But if you want to make the most out of your mobile device, you should buy compatible accessories for it. Take note of the best phone accessory listed in this article for that purpose.

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A Choice of Stylish Cat Collars Made for Your Feline https://www.previousmagazine.com/a-choice-of-stylish-cat-collars-made-for-your-feline https://www.previousmagazine.com/a-choice-of-stylish-cat-collars-made-for-your-feline#respond Sat, 13 Jun 2020 19:46:02 +0000 https://www.previousmagazine.com/?p=31628 Domestic pets have been in our home for as long as the ancient Egyptians existed over 3000 years ago. Cats especially were revered during this time in both the religious and social practices of this culture. They were so admired that a few of their deities were also shown to have heads of cats and...]]>

Domestic pets have been in our home for as long as the ancient Egyptians existed over 3000 years ago. Cats especially were revered during this time in both the religious and social practices of this culture. They were so admired that a few of their deities were also shown to have heads of cats and sculptures were created in and around houses of the residents as a sign of power, fertility, and justice. The three main heads that we see in the literature of that time typically belong to Bastet, Sekhmet, and Mafdet.

Fast forward to the 21st century, and we still love and admire or four-legged furry friends, both dogs and cats and many treat them like their own kids (sometimes better!). along with all the cuddling and scratching, most cats are pretty independent creatures, they go where they want to and sleep where its most comfortable, they are creatures of leisure.

But we humans love playing with and treating them like a human, buying clothes for them and all sorts of accessories and even booties to make them look cute.

The Famous Cats on Social Media

We also go so far as to make them famous. There are several cats on social media that have made the rankings of the cutest or the grumpiest of the smallest and largest, and people dedicate time to keeping these accounts active daily. They go by many names: Smoothie the cutest cat, Higgins the cat, Grumpy cat, Hobbies the ginger cat, Samson (Catstradamus), Albert baby cat, the list is endless. There are hundreds on all the different social media platforms and steadily increasing every year and can be found online https://www.thesprucepets.com/cutest-cats-to-follow-online-4097349

The Multitudes of Accessories for Cats Available on The Market

As mentioned above, we spoil our pets, whether they are cats, dogs, gerbils, or raccoons, most people have a soft side to them when it comes to animals. And as such the pet industry has taken this idea and made it into a billion-dollar industry that provides a whole bunch of different accessories for cats besides their food. Let’s see what you can get if you decide to adopt a pet:

  • Food and treats
  • Litter and litter boxes
  • Health Supplies and nutritional supplements
  • Beds, trees, and furniture for them to scratch
  • Doors steps and pens
  • Leashes and collars
  • Feeding and water fountain supplies
  • Toys
  • Apparel
  • Grooming products
  • Tick and flea accessories

Humans don’t even have these many varieties of things!

In any case, this article is looking into the different types of cat collars on the market that will help you choose the right for your feline. And then, of course, we had to mention the huge fashion statement that cats can make – it wouldn’t do justice if we didn’t include the category of human clothes and fixtures that are cat-themed, like earrings, clothes, bags, socks, and shoes for days when you can’t take your cat with you so you can ‘wear it’.

 

The Three Popular Categories of Cat Collars Available on the Market

Cat in grassThere are typically three types of collars that are available on the market, for cats. Below is some information on these. So, when looking for the best one for your cat, make sure you know what it is for and your cat won’t reject it. Always make sure you buy a size slightly bigger than you think, not just to that its comfortable for the cat and a leash can be attached to it easily, but also mainly because your cat can breathe properly and there are no restrictions.

Not only do they come in different versions but there are also an array of choices of materials, from leather collars to ones with cat IDs on them for when your feline gets lost, personalized collars, bow-tie collars to name a few, other cat-friendly options can be found online on this page.

Stretch collars: These are made of an elastic material and easily slip over the felines head. They may be slightly harder to get a specific fit with these so select one that has an extra length so your cat can breathe.

Buckle collars: these have been around for the longest and are typical as per the name, they are like a belt which comes with a buckle that you can fasten to a nook and can be adjusted to variable sizes.

Breakaway collars: they are designed with a device that can be snapped open either by pressing the two sides of one end or by pressing the top and releasing it to open or close it. We like this style because it is easy and convenient and does not need any stretching or pulling, plus it is the quickest to open amongst all three, in case it gets caught onto something.

Reasons to Get A Collar

Most dogs need collars because they’re…dogs. But most cats can do without one, however, there are a lot of benefits in getting one some of which include, safety, style, and health. In some countries, cats without collars may be mistaken for savage animals and either put down or taken to a shelter, by getting a collar it makes a statement to say that this one belongs to someone so leave it alone, or report it missing…depending on the scenario.

Another advantage is that some collars provide a tick or flea medication included in it to rid it of these pests, so it’s a convenient way to keep your pet happy and at ease, rather than suffer from tick bites.  In a nutshell, it gives your pet an identity, one which could save him from a lot of cat-related neighborhood issues.

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The Importance of Supply Chain Risk Management https://www.previousmagazine.com/the-importance-of-supply-chain-risk-management https://www.previousmagazine.com/the-importance-of-supply-chain-risk-management#respond Fri, 12 Jun 2020 12:14:07 +0000 https://www.previousmagazine.com/?p=31633 Significant technological interruptions to the global logistics sector can cause difficulties in building optimized supply chain strategies. Also, they can drastically affect your company’s revenue, cut into its market share, send costs soaring above budget, and threaten real-time production and distribution. It’s impossible to sell goods if they cannot be manufactured or delivered. These sorts...]]>

Significant technological interruptions to the global logistics sector can cause difficulties in building optimized supply chain strategies. Also, they can drastically affect your company’s revenue, cut into its market share, send costs soaring above budget, and threaten real-time production and distribution. It’s impossible to sell goods if they cannot be manufactured or delivered.

These sorts of disruptions can adversely affect your company’s credibility with clients, investors and stakeholders, and send capital costs rocketing.

The biggest risk to revenue disruption

A recent study that was carried out involving over 600 top financial executives, cited supply chain disruption as being the greatest potential risk in terms of disrupting revenue. Not only that; it has also been posited that significant supply chain failures can take at least two years to recover from. In light of this information, supply chain risk management is therefore not only justified, but is intrinsically essential. This is why any supply chain strategy must include the part about possible risks and ways to minimize them.

The big question to consider of course is how supply chain risk management can best be implemented. In order to come up with an answer, the first thing that must be done is to identify and understand the risks, and to highlight the critical points wherein problems could occur and cause disruption. Once this is done, appropriate mitigating countermeasures can be considered and, where appropriate, be put in place.

Complex supply chains necessitate complex supply chain risk management practices

The more complicated the supply chain, more comprehensive any risk management solutions must be. The more vertically integrated a business’s production structure is, the more control it has over the various elements. Back in the early 1930s, Henry Ford’s production plant in Dearborn, Michigan, USA, owned its own forests, its own glass works, its own railway lines, and even its own rubber plantations in Brazil.

Another feature of the production economy at that time was that production took place on a localized basis and in the main was sold to more localized markets.

As companies have become more dependent on raw materials and services from around the globe, and for most businesses not having Henry Ford’s ability to have so many of the components of their supply chain in-house, the risks of potential disruption have become exponentially larger.

The changing supply chain paradigm

As globalization began to establish itself in the 1980s, with the sourcing of more products and raw materials from the cheapest sources around the world, the supply chain paradigm began to change. Companies began to adopt new methodologies like the Toyota motor Corporation’s “Kaizen” philosophy, introducing just-in-time and other lean manufacturing systems. Global sourcing based on these “lean” strategies became an accepted concept.

The advent of the World Wide Web and the development of e-commerce, all added to a potentially false feeling of security. The immediacy of the flow of information, particularly where procurement systems became electronically linked, encompassing everything from the sales process to the supplies manufacturing processes and shipping, can lead to companies thinking they are in control of the complete supply chain process. The reality is that they’re only in control of the information. The actual physical supply chain can still be disrupted; it’s just that we know that the disruption has occurred that much sooner.

The types of threats global supply chains face

With supply chains being as large and globally convoluted as they now are, threats can come from every which-way. They can be political, currency based, and/or the result of cyber attacks. They can be torn apart by “acts of God” and affected by acts of terrorism. These are of course in addition to the more commonly faced risks of premises catching fire, power grids failing, or equipment breaking down.

Prevention is better than cure

It is often said in relation to illness and disease, that prevention is better than cure. The same philosophy can be applied to supply chain disruptions. In other words, the best way to deal with them is to prevent them from happening in the first place. In the same way that companies use Six Sigma to prevent quality problems, a similar philosophy and methodology can be used soon to significantly reduce the potentiality of supply chain disruption.

In terms of fire prevention for example, companies have learnt to adopt strategies to regulate the storage, use and disposal of certain inflammable materials. They introduce smoking bans in the workplace and ensure that equipment is well maintained in good order. Having done this themselves, these companies must now extend the same disciplines to their suppliers along the supply chain.

Sound business decision making

In deciding where they will set up business, most companies take various things into consideration such as the availability of an adequate local labor force, the proximity of raw materials, access to good transport networks, and the absence of flood and storm risk etc. When looking for suppliers to populate their supply chain, and introduce supply chain risk management, companies should therefore countenance other companies who have followed a similar philosophy. The same can be said for health and safety standards too.

Many companies have remodeled their supply chains by outsourcing to countries such as China, Hungary, India, and other developing countries. They are attracted by the cheap labor and raw material costs, all and sometimes let these outweigh the higher potential risks of natural disasters such as tsunamis and hurricanes; the risks that lower health and safety standards bring to bear, and the potential hazards of dealing with suppliers hailing from countries that have unreliable legal systems.

Weighing risk against reward

The important thing when considering sourcing from such countries is to carefully weigh the risk against the reward. Where risks seem particularly high, companies then need to look for ways of preventing or controlling the things that could go wrong. It is the basics of good supply chain risk management.

There is a tendency for companies to be concerned about experiencing major catastrophic supply chain disruptions. Whilst these can of course have disastrous results, so too can an ongoing chain of smaller disruptions. Suppliers being constantly late in meeting delivery targets, and retailers routinely having empty shelves can also lose a substantial amount of business and brand loyalty. In other words, customer satisfaction must be taken into consideration as well when mitigating supply chain risk.

Global supply chain – a double edged sword

Globalization is actually a double edged sword. As well as presenting certain risks as outlined above, on the other side of the coin it provides us with a chance to manage those risks. By evaluating the risks carefully and making informed decisions, we can make safer choices that are more likely to strengthen global supply chains. In addition, the very act of introducing these suppliers widens the choice for all buyers.

It also provides buyers with an opportunity to spread risk. By splitting sources and using suppliers manufacturing the same products in different countries, it means that while one supplier in say Thailand, might be knocked by a tsunami, the other suppler in China can continue production unaffected. The same logic in decision making can be used in relation to many resources and potential interruptions, including things like power grids, transport strikes, acts of terrorism, political unrest etc.

Continuity planning

It may never be possible to completely mitigate for a catastrophic failure. Understanding this is half the battle. The other half is creating a contingency plan to manage in the event that a total breakdown does occur. As well as having a continuity plan, businesses should also take out insurance.  Insurance may not repair the damage to the supply chain, but it can tide businesses over for a limited time to allow the supply chain to be repaired and rerouted.

Supply chain risk management will add cost to any supply chain. That is unavoidable. Hopefully, the safety mechanisms that are built in will never be needed. However, if they are never implemented in the first place, the fall-out could be far more catastrophic. They could even prove to be irrecoverable.

The potential benefits of supply chain risk management outweigh the costs

In the end result, when all things are taken into consideration, the potential savings of implementing supply chain risk management far outweigh the costs.

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The Different Types of RVs Explained: A Helpful Guide https://www.previousmagazine.com/the-different-types-of-rvs-explained-a-helpful-guide https://www.previousmagazine.com/the-different-types-of-rvs-explained-a-helpful-guide#respond Thu, 11 Jun 2020 11:53:03 +0000 https://www.previousmagazine.com/?p=31613 Did you know that over 46 million Americans plan to take an RV trip in the next 12 months? If you are going to be one of these millions and you don’t have an RV yet, you might be feeling a bit overwhelmed on which one to choose. We have put together this guide to...]]>

Did you know that over 46 million Americans plan to take an RV trip in the next 12 months? If you are going to be one of these millions and you don’t have an RV yet, you might be feeling a bit overwhelmed on which one to choose. We have put together this guide to show you the different types of RVs you can choose from.

Keep reading to learn all about RV styles to help you feel a bit less overwhelmed.

  1. Class A Motorhome

We will start with the largest RV that has a built-in engine so that you can drive it around where you please. Class A’s come in either a gas option or a diesel option and there are many models to choose from at RV dealers like Leisurelandrvcenter.com. They are popular for people that want to take long trips because they offer all of the amenities from home.

You will find residential style refrigerators, microwaves, and sometimes even dishwashers. Some Class A motorhomes have up to five slideouts, which give the RV even more room while you are parked.

A bonus to opting for a Class A is that there is plenty of storage underneath. Very similar to buses that have extra compartments under the chassis. Most motor homes will come in 30′-40′ in length.

  1. Class B Motorhomes

These are very popular because almost anyone feels comfortable driving a Class B because they are the size of vans. If you love adventure and want to fit anywhere without a problem, then this might be the best choice for you.

The great thing about a Class B is that you still have modern amenities like a bathroom, kitchen, and bedroom. Although everything is compact in size it is still a great choice for solo RVers or couples.

  1. Class C Motorhome

A Class C is in between a Class A and a Class B when it comes to size. These are easy to tell apart because they have a loft above the cockpit giving them a unique shape. Class C’s offer amenities like a Class A but on a smaller scale.

Modern Class C RV’s also have slideouts to give you more room when you park the RV. These are a great option for small families that want to get away but don’t want to drive something as large as a Class A.

  1. Fifth Wheel Camper

This is the largest type of towable RV. You will need a larger truck that can pull the weight of a fifth wheel. There is a special hitch that goes in the middle of the bed truck in order to pull it.

If you want to have plenty of room then a fifth wheel might be the way to go because they don’t only have a lot of room they also have tall ceilings. You might find some fifth wheels with up to six slideouts in some cases.

If your family is larger or you just love to have a complete house on wheels when you travel then a fifth wheel might make sense for you. The main thing is to make sure that your tow truck is able to handle the weight of the fifth wheel to avoid any accidents while you are driving down the road.

  1. Travel Trailers

Travel trailers are the most common towable camper purchased because they are smaller and lighter in weight. If you do not have a heavy-duty truck to pull a fifth wheel but you have a regular truck or a large SUV then you can use it to tow a lightweight travel trailer.

The weight can vary between less than 4,000 pounds to over 10,000 pounds. You will want to do your research on the weight your current vehicle can handle if you do not want to buy a new car.

There are many travel trailer options available and many have slideouts as well to give you more room after you reach your final destination.

  1. Pop-Up Campers

This type of RV is a great option if you are on a tighter budget. The great thing is that they are so light you can pull them with so many different vehicles. If you don’t want to tent camp but love camping then a pop-up camper will give you many of the amenities that come with “glamping.”

Many come with a tiny kitchen, a wet bathroom, and tables that turn into beds.

  1. Teardrop Trailers

This is another towable RV option. They are easy to spot because of their unique teardrop shape. For those looking for a quick getaway but with the basic amenities, a teardrop is great. You can opt for one that has a bed, kitchen, and wet bath or one with only a bedroom.

Usually, teardrops weigh less than 4,000 pounds and can easily be pulled around with an SUV.

  1. Toy Hauler

If you have toys that you want to take on vacation like golf carts, motorcycles, ATV’s, etc then a toy hauler might be right up your alley. These RVs have a garage in the back section where you can haul anything you want.

Most toy hauler RVs are fifth wheels but there are some that are available in a motorized Class A or in a travel trailer model.

Time to Choose Between the Different Types of RVs

Now that you have our guide showing you all of the types of RVs you can choose from, you can make an informed decision. Hopefully, you feel more confident while you are RV shopping and can decide which model will best fit your needs.

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Websites for Responsible Dog Owners https://www.previousmagazine.com/websites-for-responsible-dog-owners https://www.previousmagazine.com/websites-for-responsible-dog-owners#respond Wed, 10 Jun 2020 11:29:42 +0000 https://www.previousmagazine.com/?p=31601 Being a good dog owner is one thing, but being a responsible one is another. With the current climate as it is, with COVID-19, and all the government regulations surrounding it, it is difficult for people to go anywhere they want to or do anything they like. The idea of quarantine and self-isolation has attracted...]]>

Being a good dog owner is one thing, but being a responsible one is another. With the current climate as it is, with COVID-19, and all the government regulations surrounding it, it is difficult for people to go anywhere they want to or do anything they like. The idea of quarantine and self-isolation has attracted many people to get a four-legged companion for themselves, to spend time with when they are confined in their homes.

This has led to a spike in numbers of pet adoptions and pet store purchases of anything from gerbils to dogs and rabbits. Either people are considering it, or have already gotten themselves a furry friend, and that is an amazing thing because pets can teach us so much and the list of possibilities is endless, but that is an article for another time.

But not everyone is clued up about how to be a responsible pet owner, especially if it is your first time adopting one. So, this article will provide you with a glimpse of some important information to keep in mind when you join the ‘pet club’.

Before you Adopt

For those who are thinking about it. Let’s dive into a few considerations.

Lifestyle Evaluation. When we consider going away on holiday, we always evaluate things such as what dates to book off work, which region is the most suitable to go to, what the weather conditions will be like, if you should rent a car or not and so on. Similarly, when you decide to get a pet, especially if it’s your first one, you need to evaluate some things.

If you have a busy lifestyle packed with things such as work, hobbies, and the kind of activities you like. If you’re away from home more than you are in it, you will need to either rethink the decision or choose a dog that you can take with you.

Nowadays the increase in pet-friendly offices has dramatically increased, and perhaps you can take your pooch with you to work.

Make A List. When you go to the grocery store, a lot of us make a list of things we need so that we don’t waste our time walking down each aisle grabbing things we don’t need. Much in the same way, you should make a list of the special qualities you want in a dog.

Because every dog is different in terms of size, grooming needs, levels of energy, temperament, and training needs. Better to make sure you know the kind of dog you want, rather than having to take it back after a week. It can be heart-breaking. An example list of pet dog breeds can be found here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_dog_breeds

Getting Referrals. This is one of the important points because depending on where you are getting your dog, either the RSPCA or a pet breeder, it is important to know where it is coming from because it needs to be an ethical and responsible breeding source. There are tons of online breeder referral websites, and you can also ask your friends, neighbours, or family for a few.

An Old Dog Is A Good Dog.  A lot of times getting an older dog is your best bet. Puppies may not be for every person due to the amount of attention that needs to be paid to them for everything. It would ultimately depend on your lifestyle; however, older dogs are usually always screened for their health and would have been neutered or spayed already.

Be Patient. Patience is key in this type of big decision. Getting a dog is like getting another family member and adopting a child. You need to wait for the right one to come along. A good dog is always worth the wait.

Buy Everything You Need. Save yourself the trouble and buy all the necessities before the little guy comes home. You need to make him as comfortable as possible with his new home. Don’t forget to ‘dog-proof’ your home as well.

There are tons of informative websites for dog owners that have a lot of information on the type of accessories to buy such as collars and leashes, carry bags for smaller dogs when taking them outdoors, toys, apparel, just to name a few. Pet Dog Pals and can help narrow down your shopping list to make sure you purchase only the necessary items rather than going AWOL at the pet store. It is always tempting to buy ten different toys for your little one!

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After You Adopt

Now that you’ve brought your pooch home. Pay heed to a few further things below.

Let It Adjust By Itself. The first time for any pet can be daunting. They may be frightened or uncomfortable with their new environment or even homesick. First show him where his food and water are, and then also where his bed is. After which you should leave him alone to do his thing. Give it time, he will adjust.

Name Him. This is the fun part. Throw a few names at him and see which he responds to the best. Sometimes they already have been given a name from the breeder, which saves you from doing this step.

Introductions, If Any. If you have other pets, introduce him to them and also to the house itself. Take him around and show him things in the house. With the other pets, let him take his time to adjust to them, but make sure you introduce everyone properly.

Apart from that, the only other advice we can give you is to make sure you look after it, keep him healthy, don’t overfeed him, or give him candy. Take him for regular walks and to explore the neighbouring areas and treat him as your best friend because he will be.

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Sikkim Tourism: Resorts & Restaurants to Include in Your Travel https://www.previousmagazine.com/sikkim-tourism-resorts-restaurants-to-include-in-your-travel https://www.previousmagazine.com/sikkim-tourism-resorts-restaurants-to-include-in-your-travel#respond Wed, 10 Jun 2020 10:40:52 +0000 https://www.previousmagazine.com/?p=31648 When you think of Northeast India, your mind is instantly filled with images of snow-capped mountains and tea gardens as far as the eye can see. People going about with their daily lives – nothing fancy but humble and satisfied lifestyles. Men and women busy picking tea leaves and adding them in baskets secured on...]]>

When you think of Northeast India, your mind is instantly filled with images of snow-capped mountains and tea gardens as far as the eye can see. People going about with their daily lives – nothing fancy but humble and satisfied lifestyles. Men and women busy picking tea leaves and adding them in baskets secured on their backs, tiny streets crammed up with vendors screaming out prices for the different items on display while tourists pass by and a mix of off-road trails and perfectly carved highways that makes the idea of a road trip sound really exciting.

This is what you will get to experience in Sikkim, one of the ‘seven sisters’ lying in Northeast India. Today, Sikkim is home to different communities including the Bhutanese, Tibetans, Nepalese and the age-old tribes of Lepchas, Limbus and Magars. Nepali and English are largely spoken throughout the state so communication is no hassle for a traveller. In Sikkim, tourism is a large source of revenue and rightfully so since the dreamy land is the perfect escape into nature and away from the chaos of a metropolitan city.

There are many theories surrounding the origin of the name ‘Sikkim’. One such theory is that the word is a combination of two Limbu words – ‘su’ meaning ‘new’ and ‘khyim’ meaning ‘palace’ or ‘house’. The Bhutias call it Beyul Demazong (hidden valley of the rice). Lepchas, who are believed to be the original inhabitants of the region, call it Nye-mae-el which translates into English to mean ‘paradise’. Also, according to Indian historical literature, Sikkim was initially called Indrakil, the garden of the war-god Indra.

Sikkim tourism includes things to do that makes the experience so thrilling, restaurants in Sikkim that provide a taste of authentic flavours, Sikkim resorts that make your stay so comfortable and every bit of nature’s beauty you will be playing witness to during the trip. Since it is multilingual and with diverse communities are residing within close quarters, there is much the state has to offer and for you to experience.

One of the best ways to explore Sikkim is through its food. There are many local flavours and external influences that collectively build up what is a delicious gastronomical journey through Sikkim. Locals are the best guides and can help you discover gems that internet searches may miss. While you are at it, make sure to look up some resorts in different parts of Sikkim where you can have a comfortable stay as well as experience a different side of Sikkim.

Best Time to Visit Sikkim

The people are humble and helpful – they will welcome you with open arms, trays laden with delicious food and with culture so fascinating that it will leave you in awe. The best time to visit Sikkim is between March-May and October-December. The former period has the entire state blooming with vibrantly-coloured flowers, masking landscapes with its myriad fragrances. One of the things to do in Sikkim is go trekking up the lush terrains and the March-May window is the perfect time for that. On the other hand, the latter seasons of Autumn and Winter offer chilly winds that will make you cosy up in front of a fire and views of snow-capped mountains and hills like the Kanchenjunga and Himalayas.

Since the state is home to many local tribes, you will get to be a part of different festivals throughout the year. During the spring/summer weeks, make sure to include the International Flower Festival in your Sikkim tourism experience. In winter, there are the Red Panda Winter Festival and Cherry Tea Festival, each of them providing an insight into the wonderful culture of Sikkim.

How to Reach Sikkim

You have three options – air, road and rail. By air, you can arrive at Pakyong Airport (30 kms from Gangtok, capital of Sikkim) and opt for bus travel till your destination or arrive at Siliguri in West Bengal and take a helicopter to Gangtok. Most people prefer traversing the Northeast by road since it gives a better picture of what the region has to offer. You can travel in from Kalimpong or Darjeeling in West Bengal, the NH10 that connects Siliguri to Gangtok and other states in Northeast. Lastly, by rail, there are more options available as compared to air and different cities nearby connecting to Gangtok.

Sikkim Resorts

#1 Munlom Nature Resort

A blend of rustic with modern, the Munlom Nature resort is set up in a forest and only a few kilometers away from Gangtok. Wake up every morning to towering trees shining bright under a glowing sun. Enjoy a buffet-style breakfast and take your pick from local and continental dishes.

P.S. – Have you ever wanted to try your luck at fishing? Well, one of the things to do in Sikkim is go fishing and that is an activity you must indulge in while staying at this resort!

#2 Cherry Resort

Enveloped by lush green tea gardens in all directions, Cherry Resort in Namchi, Sikkim is a dreamy space indeed. Resort services include pick-up and drop-off transportation options, day and night room service, offering numerous cuisines and spacious rooms overlooking greenery and hilly terrains. In terms of recreational activities, there is a large badminton court, carrom board, cycling tracks and a play station in case you prefer staying indoors. Make sure to take advantage of all the natural beauty that surrounds you. Take a walk along the slopes of the ‘Temi’ tea garden enjoy the countryside views.

#3 Martam Resort

Nestled in a quaint space of Sikkim and away from the hustle-bustle of Gangtok city, lies the Martam Village Resort. The restaurant at the resort offers a vast Asian platter but for a complete experience, its best to stick to the local flavours the region. The resort is a dream-come-true for any nature-lover for the space is surrounded by beautiful, fragrant and colourful flowers. Even the view all-around is unreal and perhaps one of the best sunsets and sunrises you will ever get to witness.

#4 Elgin Nor-khill Resort & Spa

Sikkim tourism is incomplete without a stay at Elgin Nor-khill, Resort & Spa! Imagine sipping on a cup of freshly-brewed tea using leaves from the nearby hills that serve as your backdrop. That sounds amazing, right? This and much more is what lies in store for you at Elgin Nor-khill Resort & Spa, Gangtok. In English, Nor-khill translates to ‘House of Jewels’ and that is what you will get to experience at this luxurious and exquisite resort. There is a spacious dining room with multi-cuisine menus to offer. Every room has been designed to be spacious and cozy with added benefits such as wireless internet and a mini bar.

#5 Baiguney Resort, Club Mahindra

Resting on the banks of river Rangeet and spread across 6.5 acres of land, Baiguney Resort is a stunning space to make your family holiday a truly memorable one. There is something for everyone – a spa and swimming pool for guests to unwind and relax; small library to keep the book-lovers entertained; a #HappyHub with board games for all ages to enjoy; a lush landscape for nature-lovers to find joy in by sitting by the riverside or go bird-watching. You can also trek all the way up to Chakung which is the highest viewpoints near the resort. From here, you will get a stunning view of the Rangeet valley and a gorgeous sunrise that lights up Mount Kanchenjunga in its wake.

Restaurants in Sikkim

#1 Enchey

It is a simple-looking place run by monks from the nearby Enchey monastery but delivers in flavoursome food. A peaceful ambience coupled with delicious local food of Sikkim and ever-smiling, chatty locals to keep you entertained with stories – quite a memorable addition to your Sikkim tourism journey. Relish bold and subtle, sweet and spicy, all flavours that Sikkim has to offer. While exploring Gangtok, include Enchey as of the restaurants in Sikkim to visit.

#2 Tatopani Bar & Restaurant

For a more refined and an ‘adults-only’ evening while in Pelling, Sikkim, Tatopani Bar & Restaurant should top the list of must-visits. There is a live band to keep the crowd entertained and at the same time, introduce people to the rock music of Sikkim. Tatopani has a modern and contemporary setting and offers a variety of cocktails and mocktails to complement its menu of mainly continental dishes.

#3 Mu Kimchi

Straying away from your authentic Sikkim food and discovering another delicious Asian cuisine – Korean. Add Mu Kimchi in your list of must-visit restaurants in Sikkim because the combination of food, service and ambience out here is amazing. The dishes have been flavoured with a special cinnamon spice which really elevates the flavours of the dishes. Make sure to try out the Korean Platter which includes various Korean delicacies.

#4 Dekid

Have you ever wanted to taste Bhutanese food? Curious how different is it from the local flavours of Sikkim? Then make sure to visit Dekid! This is a non-vegetarian’s haven and a skip for a vegetarian or vegan. Shakam Curry is a favourite among visitors so do order it. Apart from the typical Bhutanese spread, make sure to give the local Sikkim wine ‘Saino’ a try while dining at Dekid.

#5 Taste of Tibet

Your Sikkim tourism guide is incomplete without a visit to Taste of Tibet in Gangtok. It’s another culinary gem of Sikkim that offers authentic Tibetan food as its speciality. Even most locals will suggest tourists and travellers to pay a visit to this restaurant. The eclectic choice of crockery will leave you surprised with choices ranging from a recycled designer tray to a light bulb!

About Mahindra Holidays

Mahindra Holidays & Resorts India Limited (MHRIL), India’s leading player in the leisure hospitality industry, offers quality family holidays as also stated by Club Mahindra Resort Reviews, primarily through vacation ownership memberships. While Club Mahindra Membership Fees gives you opportunity to explore your holidays across world, the other brands offered by the company are – Club Mahindra Resorts Fundays and Svaastha Spa. As on Mar 31, 2019, MHRIL has 61+ resorts across India and abroad and its subsidiary, Holiday Club Resorts Oy, Finland, a leading vacation ownership company in Europe has 33 resorts across Finland, Sweden and Spain.

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New and Upcoming Video Games https://www.previousmagazine.com/new-and-upcoming-video-games https://www.previousmagazine.com/new-and-upcoming-video-games#respond Wed, 10 Jun 2020 10:33:08 +0000 https://www.previousmagazine.com/?p=31616 Every week, new video games are announced, though the release dates are always subject to change. In this article, we’ve gathered a list of the most anticipated games of 2020, giving you a detailed view of when you can expect your next favorite title on PC, mobile devices, and consoles. You can also browse the...]]>

Every week, new video games are announced, though the release dates are always subject to change. In this article, we’ve gathered a list of the most anticipated games of 2020, giving you a detailed view of when you can expect your next favorite title on PC, mobile devices, and consoles. You can also browse the nihonlinecasino for more entertaining games and bonuses. Introducing carefully selected Japanese casinos that even beginners can play.

Disintegration

The development studio for Disintegration, V1 Interactive, was co-founded by Bungie’s former creative director Marcus Lehto. As a blend between FPS and RTS, Disintegration is set to be a very intriguing game. You’ll be playing as Romer Shoal, a grave-cycle pilot, who hovers over the battlefield, instructing a small resistance group. The game is shaping up to be interesting, especially with the inclusion of multiplayer. The game is available on PC, Xbox One and PS4. It will be released on June 16th, 2020.

The Last of Us Part II

The Last of Us Part II is a continuation of the story of Joel and Ellie set five years after the original game. The game mainly focuses on survival in a post-outbreak world. The stakes look higher when Ellie is aggravated about something in the latest trailer. The release date was pushed back to June 19th from February for the game to be polished. Available on PS4.

Ghost of Tsushima

Set to be released on July 17th, 2020, Ghost of Tsushima is a samurai-led tale of Japan. Fighting against the invading forces of the Mongol empire, you can play as the ghost who fights for his life. The story is based on historical events of the year 1274. The trailer released in 2019 showed off some serious combat! The game will be available on PS4.

Paper Mario: The Origami King

Are you looking for an adventurous game? Look no further as Paper Mario: The Origami King is the game for you. Set to release on July 17th, 2020, the game is about the heroes Mario and Luigi, who are accompanied by a new companion called Olivia.

You will be accompanied by many friends on the way to face King Olly and his various enemies, though you’ll have the added advantage of magical powers. As such, you can expect to enjoy an exhilarating game on the Nintendo Switch.

Tell Me Why

Tell Me Why tells a story of two twins Alyson and Tyler, who are looking forward to being reunited. Having a special bond, they will uncover the mystery behind their troubled childhood. Through this game, we are going to discover their memories, and very interestingly, the twins are playable protagonists. You will have a chance to shape their story from start to finish. It’s definitely among the most awaited games this year. The game will be available on PC and Xbox One.

Wasteland 3

Set to be released on August 28th, 2020, Wasteland 3 is a story-driven experience where every decision made in the game offers new opportunities, as well as taking you to new areas, leading you through different story arcs. Without continuing further, this is another great game to look out for. The game is available in PS4, Xbox One, and PC.

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Mental Agility Online Games https://www.previousmagazine.com/mental-agility-online-games https://www.previousmagazine.com/mental-agility-online-games#respond Wed, 10 Jun 2020 10:01:21 +0000 https://www.previousmagazine.com/?p=31636 From pen and paper crosswords and Sudoku to specialized brain training games, there are lots of options when it comes to maintaining your mental health. These games can help people of all ages to lower the brain’s aging rate and improve your mental functioning. Training your brain can also help to improve your logic skills,...]]>

From pen and paper crosswords and Sudoku to specialized brain training games, there are lots of options when it comes to maintaining your mental health. These games can help people of all ages to lower the brain’s aging rate and improve your mental functioning. Training your brain can also help to improve your logic skills, response time, and memory.

Here are a few games you can try online if you want to enjoy a fun brain workout that might improve your mental fitness and focus.

  1. Sudoku

This classic number placement game helps to improve your short term memory, whereby it follows a trail of consequences while playing. The type of planning required to complete the game successfully helps to improve concentration and short-term memory.

While the game has been popular on paper for decades, you can play it today on an app or online. though the puzzles may vary in their degree of difficulty.

  1. Elevate

Though you’ll need to download an app to play Elevate’s 30+ brain training games, the app is completely free to install. The games have a strong educational feel, and there are several in-app purchases. Fortunately, the app allows you to customize the training to concentrate on the areas you like. More importantly, you can easily track your progress to see whether your skills are improving. The game is as elevating as the Cherry Casino Bonus Code that has easy registration for players and the same deposit amount for the first and second deposit.

  1. Luminosity

Luminosity is among the most reputable mental fitness and brain training programs online. After you sign-up as a user, you’re allowed to play three games daily or subscribe on the site to more effective offerings.  Even better, you track your improvements using science-backed activities and tests.

To play the games available from Luminosity, you can download them on your android or iOS device. You can also access these titles on their website.

  1. Peak

While Peak is an app-only brain training game, it helps you to improve your memory, mental agility, focus, and problem-solving skills. The game easily invokes the spirit of competition, as you can see how you measure against other users. Even better, this app is absolutely free to install, though a few dollars will unlock several more impressive features.

  1. Happy Neuron

Happy Neuron divides its brain training exercises into five critical areas. These areas include language, attention, memory, visual/spatial, and executive functions. The game also personalizes your training for you based on scientific research and helps to track your progress. However, users have to pay a monthly subscription fee to continue using the site.

Android users can download a simplified app version of Happy Neurons, though most of the game’s activities are confined to its website. Nonetheless, you can check out what the game’s approach is all about through their free trial offer.

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How Visiting Salons in Rochester NY Can Give You Confidence  https://www.previousmagazine.com/how-visiting-salons-in-rochester-ny-can-give-you-confidence https://www.previousmagazine.com/how-visiting-salons-in-rochester-ny-can-give-you-confidence#respond Wed, 10 Jun 2020 09:41:39 +0000 https://www.previousmagazine.com/?p=31624 Confidence is a priceless treasure that can lead you to live a happier life. The impression left when you meet someone for the first time leaves a lasting memory about you in their life. It would be best if you had the certainty that you will have it right the first time. Even when you...]]>

Confidence is a priceless treasure that can lead you to live a happier life. The impression left when you meet someone for the first time leaves a lasting memory about you in their life. It would be best if you had the certainty that you will have it right the first time. Even when you go about your daily engagements, you would like to be confident with an impressive image. You can heighten your confidence by improving your countenance by visiting salons Rochester NY. Spitale Laser Spa is one such admirable, stylish, and check-in palace of confidence in Rochester, New York’s third-largest city.

The level of priority on elements that determine appearance greatly varies among individuals due to differences in preferences. A great hairstyle, for instance, can make you more confident.  Paying a visit to salons Rochester – the world’s image center can boost your confidence through unique custom-tailored service experiences.

Female hairdresser changing hairstyle of woman in beauty salon

  1. Variety Of Beautician Services

Salons Rochester can provide you with a variety of beauty services. Most of them are a one-stop-shop for all services you may need for a satisfactory look. You won’t need to worry about jumping from one salon to another. The right salon will sort you out. You can ask for hair and hair care services, and beautician service with that come with an unmatched treatment. Harmonized salon service can help you strike a balance in all your looks. Moreover, you can choose from the many hairstyles or beauty offers according to your needs.

Some of the most common services you can ask for include washing your hair and getting it ready for a cut or for trimming. The salons will treat your hair to remove any accumulated dirt. They can also blow your hair, scalp treatment, help you get the right hair extensions, suitable hair color, and barber services.

  1. Service By Professionals

Most of the staff that serves in salons Rochester are seasoned professionals. They are knowledgeable and up to date with the trends in the beauty industry. They are experienced in performing beauty procedures. They can help you get any hairstyle you need. In cases of uncertainty, when you aren’t sure of whatever suits you most, they can advise you on the best design. As you get ready for your next meeting, be sure to pass by the Rochester salons.

Get your style. You don’t need to gamble with confidence when you can get a sure and satisfactory salon service. The salon experts have a specialty that ensures you get your unique look. It can be disheartening to spend a fortune on an awesome cut or hair color only to realize everybody is doing the same cuts.

The service in the salons supports best-practices that improve the health of your hair with natural ingredients. The professionals can also teach you how to spot the best hair care products with natural ingredients safe for you.

  1. Keep Pace With The Trend

One thing that makes people lose their confidence is appearing outdated. Beauty trends evolve rapidly. Hairstyles are also changing fast. Playing ancient can make you naïve and rob you of your joy. It can likewise instigate low self-esteem from embarrassment when you are out there mingling with people. Getting a look of the 21st century can boost your self-esteem and ensure you stay at the peak of confidence. Salons Rochester are on track with the latest trends in the beauty industry. You can be sure you are in safe hands, and the salons can assist you in getting the latest trends suitable for you.

  1. Cast Your Worries Away

Some people seek salon services as a formality but are not certain about what best suits them. Services in Rochester salon come with more than meets the eye. As they refine their art of providing quality service as you desire, they are also people guardians. You can also seek counsel from these service providers in your struggles to improve your confidence. Confide in them and share your worries so they can help you come up with a package that can help restore your confidence and help you implement the plan on the steps to own confidence.

  1. It Is A Learning Opportunity

Confidence increases when you keep learning. There is a lot to learn from a good salon. The organization and coordination of services in salons can teach you some lessons as you watch and experience the services providers take on human hair and style it with confidence. You might discover that people working in salons love their job. As you wait for your turn for service, you can interact with the people offering the service to learn a tip from their work experiences. The more confidence you see in others, the higher the chances of growing yours.

Conclusion

Let your confidence hit the skies. Salons Rochester provides a variety of services ranging from hair and scalp treatment. It is a service rendered by passionate professionals who can help you make the right choice of service and stand out from the crowd. They can also provide you with counsel for aftermath support and is a great learning opportunity for you.

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