Archive for January, 2010
American rock band, from “The Grand Illusion
Life should NOT be a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in an attractive and well preserved body, but rather to skid in sideways, chocolate in one hand, wine in the other, totally worn out and screaming ‘WOOO HOOOOO what a ride!’
Apple Ipad–A Really Big Ipod Touch!
What the company says:
Apple® today introduced iPad, a revolutionary device for browsing the web, reading and sending email, enjoying photos, watching videos, listening to music, playing games, reading e-books and much more. iPad’s responsive high-resolution Multi-Touch™ display lets users physically interact with applications and content. iPad is just 0.5 inches thick and weighs just 1.5 pounds— thinner and lighter than any laptop or netbook. iPad includes 12 new innovative apps designed especially for the iPad, and will run almost all of the over 140,000 apps in the App Store. iPad will be available in late March starting at the breakthrough price of just $499.
“iPad is our most advanced technology in a magical and revolutionary device at an unbelievable price,” said Steve Jobs, Apple’s CEO. “iPad creates and defines an entirely new category of devices that will connect users with their apps and content in a much more intimate, intuitive and fun way than ever before.”
iPad syncs with iTunes, using the standard Apple 30-pin to USB cable, so you can sync all of your contacts, photos, music, movies, TV shows, applications and more from your Mac or PC. All the apps and content you download on iPad from the App Store, iTunes Store and iBookstore will be automatically synced to your iTunes library the next time you connect with your computer.
Apple also announced the new iBooks app for iPad, which includes Apple’s new iBookstore, the best way to browse, buy and read books on a mobile device. The iBookstore will feature books from major and independent publishers.
Listen to Steve Jobs introduce it:
Elizabeth Gillett, trained as a painter and printmaker at Hartwick College, couldn’t find a replacement for a favorite lost scarf so she designed her own. Within months the same velvet scarf was being sold at Barneys New York and Elizabeth was running a full-fledged accessories business from her fourth floor walk-up Manhattan studio.
Eighteen years later, Elizabeth Gillett is designing a full line of cover-ups, scarves and wraps under the Elizabeth Gillett brand and for private label clients. Her seasonal accessories are a unique combination of current trends, feminine details and vibrant color. Knitwear shrugs and cardigans feature pointelle pattern details and covetable, soft yarn blends. Custom prints and lustrous sequins make woven cover-ups for dresses and swimsuits new and special. Elizabeth’s casual scarves are the perfect solution for busy women – throw a jeweled, fringed style over an outfit and leave work for a fun night out effortlessly.
Chief Blonde’s Remarks: We were shipped a beautiful ivory with gold metallic Xina Scarf to reveiw. It was so soft– Like baby’s hair . The touch of the scarf just said luxury and expensive, though they are fairly affordable in our estimation! It would be great for an evening out with a cocktail dress or with jeans, a very transitional piece! 100% Viscose / Made in China / 30″ x 80″ ($42). We also liked the fact that they designer was a women over 45!
How to Still Feel “Super” the Morning After
2. Try a Smart OTC Solution. Drug store aisles can be daunting, so, for sufferers of occasional constipation, Dr.Yoshida urges you to educate yourself about over-the-counter options. If you are experiencing this issue, Dr. Yoshida recommends a gentle solution: MiraLAX. It’s safe to use, and doesn’t cause the unpleasant side effects that may come to mind when people think of the word “laxative.”
3. Get Off the Couch. Though your first instinct may be to hit the snooze button, getting up and moving is a good idea. There is no better way to feel better quickly than to get your metabolism moving again. However, since your body might be a little dehydrated, intense exercise could make the problem worse. “It’s cold outside, but even a brisk walk can help,” says Dr. Yoshida.