Camouflage clothing and accessories are a fast growing trend

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The term camouflage typically brings up images of the military or hunters, and for good reason. They are definitely the two most common uses of camouflage apparel, and are completely necessary for those situations. Military personnel and hunters alike both need the ability to hide themselves in their environment for their safety and protection. Being properly hidden is crucial to allow them to accomplish their tasks to the best of their abilities. Although it is typically associated with the military and hunters, camouflage is now also being used in design and fashion. Camouflage clothing and accessories are quickly becoming widely popular, even camouflage purses.

The term “camouflage” originally comes from the French word “camoufler

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What Are The Most Cringe-Worthy Team-Building Exercises?

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Most managers have good intentions when it comes to team-building activities. When it comes down to it, however, some well-meaning team-building experiments can spur not-so-friendly competition, or even make your employees feel grossly uncomfortable. What are some of the weirdest — and most cringe-worthy — corporate team-building exercises to date?

This Team-Building Exercise Redefines Getting Close To Your Boss

In Japan, bathing in natural hot springs with friends and family is not altogether uncommon — and it is customary to bathe in the nude. One Japanese employee reveals that he was forced to do this with his boss, of all people. The exercise reportedly did not violate human resources codes because they only allowed same-sex bathing. Apparently, the a

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Top Ten Extreme Recreational Activities of 2014

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There’s nothing better than going on an outdoor adventure with friends and family (as long as you have the proper outdoor clothing). For those who are the daredevil type, extreme outdoor activities would be right up your alley. Extreme outdoor adventuring is not for the feint of heart; they are physically demanding, yet fulfilling and exhilarating.

The most popular outdoor activities in 2012 were hiking, camping, biking, and fishing. Among these recreational activities, here is a list of the top ten extreme outdoor adventures to try before you die.

  1. River Rafting: Leave the fishing gear and fishing reels at home this time. One of the most popular outdoor adventures to try, whit
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Pandora Charm Bracelets Are Gifts With A Personal Touch

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Pandora charm bracelets are bringing back the jewelry made popular in mid-century America by Elizabeth Taylor and Joan Crawford. Wanting to carry on the tradition of heirloom gift giving from mother to daughter, Pandora charm bracelets with their patented threading system were introduced in 2000 and available in the first store in Hamburg, Germany in 2006. The popularity of Pandora charm bracelets is growing and new Pandora charms are offered in seasonal collections throughout the year.

The history of charms includes amulets worn to ward off evil spirits or bad luck. Charm bracelets have been found with the Assyrians, Babylonians, Persians and Hittites dating back to 600-400 BC. Pandora charm bracelets may not ward off evil spirits, but they offer a way to commemorate special events and celebrate th

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Pave set engagement rings provide more sparkle per square millimeter than any other setting, seating smaller stones so close together that they blend into one seamless sea of brilliance. But there are some things to keep in mind before choosing this setting. Here are some of the considerations.

Color of the Metal
A pave setting (pronounced “pah-vay,” by the way) sets the stones very close together. This usually means they’re held in place by small prongs of metal. In a white gold, platinum, or palladium setting, these prongs will completely disappear amidst the sparkle of the diamonds, providing that seamless look. But a yellow or rose gold setting will use prongs that are slightly more visible.

Cut of the Main Diamond
Often times, pave set engage

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Four 21st-Century Wrist Watch Features That Come With Luxury Wrist Watches

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In the 21st century, there are ways to keep track of the time all around us, from our phones to our car radios. But luxury wrist watches continue to endure in popularity — 62% of Americans say they still regularly wear a wrist watch — because of the incomparable way they can complete any professional outfit.

Luxury watches also boast a number of great wrist watch features that no other watch does. Take a look at a few of them below.

Here are four great luxury wrist watch features that you should always look for:

1. A beautiful display: Today’s womens watches and mens watches come in a wide range of different display options, such as digital, tactile and analog displays. The best luxury wrist watch features a display that is at once timeless, elegant and stylish. Look for a watch crystal -

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Celebrate Passions and Hobbies With Custom Engagement Rings

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How much truth is there to the saying, “Geeks shall inherit the earth”? Geek culture is certainly getting its 15 minutes in the spotlight, especially as some admittedly “nerdy” shows like HBO’s Game Of Thrones gain popularity and come up again and again in water cooler discussions. Fangirls and fanboys are not stopping there, however. In fact, geeky engagement and wedding rings — and equally geeky receptions — are rapidly gaining popularity. How are geeks proposing?

Custom Engagement Rings

One reader tells Mental Floss he “custom-made his wedding band from a meteorite and nickel tooling steel.” Although you do not have to take it to such extremes,

Three Activities That Are Made a Lot Better with Custom Print Tees

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Did you know that, according to Cotton.org, there are more than 500,000 t-shirts sold in the United States each and every year? Unfortunately, the majority of those t-shirts are mass produced, dime a dozen copies of each other that have very little value, sentimental or otherwise.

Increasingly, Americans are turning to custom designed tee shirts companies to design custom print tees that can be used as mementos from special occasions, to bring loved ones together, and more. Whether you’re parents looking to make your next family vacation more fun or a boss struggling to bring his employees together, you might be surprised what custom print tees can do for you.

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Engagement Ring Settings 101

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Finding that perfect diamond engagement ring is a daunting task all by itself. The best advice? Know what you’re talking about before you set foot in the jewelry store. This will make your shopping experience more focused, more streamlined, and even downright pleasant. Today we tackle settings, and explain the differences between three of the most popular styles — solitaire, pave, and channel setting engagement rings.

Solitaire Setting Engagement Rings
The solitaire is a time-tested favorite of ring-buyers all over the world. At its most basic, it consists of a single diamond held in place by unobtrusive prongs rising from a simple, smooth metal ring. The design is intended to maintain focus on the stone itself. This setting works for any metal type or color, and can include

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Do School Uniforms Help Students? The Advantages and Disadvantages of a Uniform Policy

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Is a school uniform an advantage, or an unnecessary restriction? This topic has been debated in many school districts over and over for the past several years. The Lake County School Board in Florida tried to open up this issue again last week, only to again find that parents “vehemently opposed” the idea.

As the Daily Commercial points out, the debate itself about school uniforms becomes a distraction when the benefits are fairly minimal, and other needs (a budget hole, required building renovations, dealing with an expected surge in enrollment) are far more pressing.

What are the advantages and disadvantages of choosing a school uniform for children to wear during school hours?

Advantages

  • Although statistical evidence is limited, Psychology Today says that o
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