Posted on February 5, 2018
When you decorate your home with festive Christmas decorations each year, you may not pause to think about where they are made. If you do give this matter a second thought, a passing image of elves tinkering away in a charming North Pole workshop may come to mind. The reality, however, is that many of your holiday decorations are likely made in Yiwu, China. This is a very commercialized environment that is anything but the vision of Santa's Workshop that may come to mind. In fact, snow, pine trees and reindeer are nowhere to be found.
Posted on January 15, 2018
Did you know that only 1 to 2 percent of Japanese nationals are Christians? Japan is a predominantly Shinto and Buddhist nation. Therefore, Christmas is not a traditional holiday for most Japanese. In fact, the day is considered a romantic holiday, the equivalent of Valentine's Day. Curiously, it is a time to enjoy a uniquely Japanese experience.
Posted on December 31, 2017
When planning an outdoor Christmas decorating project or if you have any other outdoor electrical needs, the question about what type of cord to use may arise. Some people research the differences between SPT-1 and SPT-2 cords online with the belief that the information that they will find is correct. However, there are several common misconceptions about these cords online, and you do not want to be swayed into making a less than ideal decision based on erroneous information. Before you install any type of outdoor lights, focus your attention on these factors in order to make the right decision for your needs and goals.
Posted on December 30, 2017
Various Denver city officials along with the Governor of Colorado recently held a meeting to discuss the possibility of bidding to host the Winter Olympics or the Winter Paralympic Games. In 1976, the city had put together a bid to host the winter games but due to the immense unhappiness among the people of the city the Olympic committee decided against it.
The city officials believe that hosting the games provides an excellent opportunity for the city, and provides for a good chance for the people living in the city to look at the economic and social aspect of hosting this event. The state of Colorado is known to be a prime destination for all kinds of winter sports and has some of the best sporting venues in the entire country. Hosting this event will also bring a lot of resources into the city, thereby aiding its further development.
Posted on November 30, 2017
Christmas tree prices will Rise with the need to Import popular evergreen species due to fires and over farming in the past several years. Several factors are contributing to the shortage of Balsam Fir, Blue Spruce, Fraser Fir, and Noble Fir trees this coming holiday season. GWD Forestry says that oversaturation of the Christmas tree market in previous years along with miscalculations in order totals were factors in last year's shortage. They expect the problem to grow this year.
Posted on November 15, 2017
What better way is there to get in the Christmas spirit than to visit someplace that’s full of yuletide nostalgia? Here are this year’s top ten choices
Posted on October 24, 2017
Denver is located in South Platte River Valley and has a population of about 693,060, which make it the nineteenth densely populated city in United States. But unlike other cities across the country Denver is infused with some beautiful scenery and colors, especially in the fall. Below are a few of the different areas across the city that have amazing parks and views.
Posted on October 15, 2017
Productivity matters to a company, especially one that is attempting to get the most out of their workers. The problem is that finding ways to encourage employees to perform at optimal levels can get a little tricky. The following are a few tips that may help encourage productivity across the board.
Posted on September 27, 2017
There are many different types of lights available on the market, and each type has its advantages and disadvantages. When it comes to light bulbs, the options are endless. You could go with the popular incandescent bulb or, perhaps, a fluorescent or halogen bulb. There are also energy-efficient options such as Compact Fluorescent (CFL) and Light Emitting Diode (LED) bulbs.
Recently, however, another type of light has been developing in popularity. OLED is an LED which has an emissive electroluminescent layer made of an organic compound that puts out light as a response to electric currents. OLEDs are often used in television screens, computer monitors, cell phones, and handheld game consoles. Research has also been done into developing solid-state lighting with white OLED devices.
Posted on September 15, 2017
With people having more disposable income at hand, the Christmas holiday shopping season in the United States might yield healthier retail sales to bring this year to a close.
Experts at Deloitte are expecting a growth in holiday sales as high as 4.5 percent. In 2016, the sales were at 3.6 percent, a figure similar to 2015. They also expect that sales from e-commerce to rise 18 to 21 percent during the upcoming holiday season. They noted that digital sales increased to 14.3 percent in 2016.
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