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A belt is such type of accessory that not only accentuates your outfit but enhances your look giving a complete and perfect look. Belts serve as an integral to your overall apparel. A belt is a strip made up of either leather, canvas or other material, worn around the waist to support clothes. Belts can be simple, classic, casual, bold, and funky. Most people often stroll around the market to find a perfect belt that suits their outfit and style.

As we all know that leather belt best suit formal attire. Canvas D-ring belt is an excellent option for casual dresses such as shorts, chinos, jeans, etc. It is made up of canvas material which very light weighted and durable than any other material. Canvas belts give classy look and add vibrancy to your clothing.

Types of belt, which you wear for different occasions:

Leather formal belt: Formal leather belts are slimmer as compared to the broader size and have a glossy finish that gives shine to the material. Formal leather belts look great with subtle belt buckle. Glossy belts are usually paired with polished shoes.

Woven belt: This type of belt serves the purpose of both formal and casual look. This classy look belt is either made up of high quality thicken canvas or leather material giving an elasticized look which is very elegant and comfortable to wear.

Slim belt: Slim belts suit well linen suits or chinos and polo shirts. Slim belts are popular both among men and women.

Canvas D-ring belt: The buckle of this canvas belt is like a D and it fits your pant more precisely than a belt with holes. While leather is traditionally dressy, canvas belt more casual. Canvas D-ring belt is a great option for people looking for adjustable fitting belt to give comfy and stylish look every time. Canvas stretchable belts are worn with dresses, jeans, chinos, and blouses.

Synthetic leather and canvas belt: This classy looking belt come in multicolored that match up with outfits that you wear in formal and casual occasions. The antique buckle gives study and classy look. The combination of synthetic leather and canvas make this belt last for years.

Leather belt with canvas strap: You can pair this type of stylish belt with sport dress. This classic belt gives a unique and sportier look to both men and women.

Belts accessorizes your look and jazz up any type of outfit. If you are bored with regular leather belts, then you should choose an adjustable Canvas D-ring belt or a stretchable belt for both jeans and chinos. Elastic belts are made up of stretchable material and can be worn at natural waist or empiric waist.

People wear belts as utility item to hold their loose trouser, jeans, or skirt. Elasticized canvas and leather braided belts with a variety of styles, color combinations, patterns, and widths are very popular these days. A slimmer belt is more suitable for skinny jeans, whereas wider belts can be the best option for any type of casual trouser or pant. Choose belts that complement your dress and gives a perfect look.

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Florida Tourist Attractions : Where to go & When to Go

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Kenneth Ng

Where To Go

Heat-induced lethargy is no excuse not to get out and explore the different facets of Florida, as the state is compact enough to be toured easily and quickly. The Essential Stop is Miami, whose addictive, cosmopolitan vibe is enriched by its large Hispanic population, and where the much-photographed Art Deco district of South Beach provides an unmistakable backdrop for the states liveliest nightclubs.

For Miami, a simple journey south brings you to the Florida Keys, a hundred-mile string of islands of which each has something to call its own, be it sport fishing, coral-reef diving, or a unique species of dwarf deer. The single road spanning the Kets comes to a halt at Key West, a blob of land thats legendary for its sunsets and anything-goes attitude. North from Miami, much of the southeast coast is a disappointingly urbanized strip – commuter territory better suited for living in rather than visiting. Alongside the busy towns, however, beaches flow for many unbroken miles and finally escape the residential stranglehold along the northeast coast, where communities are often subservient to the sands that flank them.

When youre tired of beach life and ocean views, make a short hop inland, where the verdant terrain features cattle farms, grassy hillsides, and isolated villages beside expansive lakes. The sole but rather dramatic disruption to this rural idyll are the theme parks around Orlando, notably Walt Disney World, which practices tourism on the scale of the infinite.

If youre in the mood, you can indulge in its ingenious fix of escapist fun; if not, the upfront commercialism may well encourage you to skip north to the deep forest of the Panhandle, Floridas link with the Deep South – or to the art-rich towns and sunset0kissed beaches of the northwest and southwest coasts.

Explore these at your leisure as you progress steadily south to the Everglades, a massive, alligator-filled swathe of saw-grass plain, mangrove islands, and cypress swamp, which provides as definitive a statement of Floridas natural beauty as youll encounter.

When To Go

Youll have to take into account Floridas climate – and, of course, what your goals are – when deciding on the best time for a visit. Florida is split into 2 climatic zones: subtropical in the south and warm temperate – like the rest of the southeastern US – in the north. These 2 zones determine the states tourist seasons and can affect costs accordingly.

Anywhere south of Orlando experiences very mid winters (NOV TO APRIL), with pleasantly warm temperatures and a low level of humidity. This is the peak period for tourist activity, with prices at their highest and crowds at their thickest. It also marks the best time to visit the inland parks and swamps.

The southern summer (MAY TO OCT) seems hotter than it really is because of the extremely high humidity, relieved only by afternoon thunderstorms and sometimes even hurricanes; at this time of year youll be lucky to see a blue sky. Lower prices and fewer tourist are the rewards for braving the mugginess, though mosquitoes can render the natural areas off-limits.

Winter is the off-peak period north of Orlando; in all probability, the only chill youll detect is a slight nip in the evening air, though its worth bearing in mind that at this time of year the sea is really too cold for swimming, and snow has been known to fall in the Panhandle. The Northern Florida summer is when the crowds arrive, and when the days and the nights can be almost as hot and sticky as southern Florida.

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Sunday, November 15, 2009

Kenya’s livestock minister, Mohammed Kuti, said today that cattle rustlers have killed eleven people near the central town of Isiolo.

Kuti, who is also the member of parliament for Isiolo, said the rustlers raided in a village in the area early in the day. “The eleven people were killed when rustlers stormed a village in Kisima area early this morning,” he commented.

The state-owned Kenya Broadcasting Corporation puts the number of attackers at 300, and stated that they stole an unknown number of livestock.

Cattle rustling is common in Kenya, and the extended drought has heightened competition for scarce sources of food. In mid-September, 30 people were killed in a shootout as rustlers from the Pokot tribe attacked the Samburu tribe and made off with hundreds of cattle.

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Tuesday, August 11, 2009

In what police believe is the second-largest heist in Britain, armed robbers stole almost £40 million from a London jewellery shop on August 6.

These men are extremely dangerous and fired at least two shots in busy London streets as they made their getaway.

Two men armed with handguns held up employees of the Graff jewellers shop on New Bond Street, taking 43 items, among them expensive watches, bracelets, and rings. The duo escaped in a blue BMW, which they soon abandoned for a Mercedes. After driving to Farm Street, it is believed they may have got away in a third vehicle.

“This was a well planned robbery with a number of vehicles used to help the robbers escape. These men are extremely dangerous and fired at least two shots in busy London streets as they made their getaway,” said Detective Chief Inspector Pam Mace.

“Someone knows who these men are, they would undoubtedly have spoken about it beforehand or boasted about it afterwards,” she added. “I would urge anyone who recognises them, knows the whereabouts of the jewellery or has any other information to contact us.”

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Thursday, January 29, 2009

Giving a cow a name and treating her as an individual with “more personal touch” can increase milk production, so says a scientific research published in the online “Anthrozoos,” which is described as a “multidisciplinary journal of the interactions of people and animals”.

The Newcastle University‘s School of Agriculture, Food and Rural Development’s (of the Newcastle University Faculty of Science, Agriculture and Engineering) researchers have found that farmers who named their dairy cattle Ermintrude, Daisy, La vache qui rit, Buttercup, Betsy, or Gertrude, improved their overall milk yield by almost 500 pints (284 liters) annually. It means therefore, an average-sized dairy farm’s production increases by an extra 6,800 gallons a year.

“Just as people respond better to the personal touch, cows also feel happier and more relaxed if they are given a bit more one-to-one attention,” said Dr Catherine Douglas, lead researcher of the university’s School of Agriculture, Food and Rural Development. “By placing more importance on the individual, such as calling a cow by her name or interacting with the animal more as it grows up, we can not only improve the animal’s welfare and her perception of humans, but also increase milk production,” she added.

Drs Douglas and Peter Rowlinson have submitted the paper’s conclusion: “What our study shows is what many good, caring farmers have long since believed. Our data suggests that, on the whole, UK dairy farmers regard their cows as intelligent beings capable of experiencing a range of emotions.” The scientific paper also finds that “if cows are slightly fearful of humans, they could produce [the hormone] cortisol, which suppresses milk production,” Douglas noted. “Farmers who have named their cows, probably have a better relationship with them. They’re less fearful, more relaxed and less stressed, so that could have an effect on milk yield,” she added.

South Norfolk goldtop-milk producer Su Mahon, one of the country’s top breeder of Jersey dairy herds, agreed with Newcastle’s findings. “We treat all our cows like one of the family and maybe that’s why we produce more milk,” said Mrs Mahon. “The Jersey has got a mind of its own and is very intelligent. We had a cow called Florence who opened all the gates and we had to get the welder to put catches on to stop her. One of our customers asked me the other day: ‘Do your cows really know their names?’ I said: I really haven’t a clue. We always call them by their names – Florence or whatever. But whether they really do, goodness knows,” she added.

The researchers’ comparative study of production from the country’s National Milk Records reveals that “dairy farmers who reported calling their cows by name got 2,105 gallons (7,938 liters) out of their cows, compared with 2,029 gallons (7,680 liters) per 10-month lactation cycle, and regardless of the farm size or how much the cows were fed. (Some 46 percent of the farmers named their cows.)”

The Newcastle University team which has interviewed 516 UK dairy farmers, has discovered that almost half – 48% – called the cows by name, thereby cutting stress levels and reported a higher milk yield, than the 54% that did not give their cattle names and treated as just one of a herd. The study also reveals cows were made more docile while being milked.

“We love our cows here at Eachwick, and every one of them has a name,” said Dennis Gibb, with his brother Richard who co-owns Eachwick Red House Farm outside of Newcastle. “Collectively, we refer to them as ‘our ladies,’ but we know every one of them and each one has her own personality. They aren’t just our livelihood, they’re part of the family,” Gibb explained.

“My brother-in-law Bobby milks the cows and nearly all of them have their own name, which is quite something when there are about 200 of them. He would be quite happy to talk about every one of them. I think this research is great but I am not at all surprised by it. When you are working with cows on a daily basis you do get to know them individually and give then names.” Jackie Maxwell noted. Jackie and her husband Neill jointly operate the award-winning Doddington Dairy at Wooler, Doddington, Northumberland, which makes organic ice cream and cheeses with milk from its own Friesian cows.

But Marcia Endres, a University of Minnesota associate professor of dairy science, has criticized the Newcastle finding. “Individual care is important and could make a difference in health and productivity. But I would not necessarily say that just giving cows a name would be a foolproof indicator of better care,” she noted. According to a 2007 The Scientist article, named or otherwise, dairy cattle make six times more milk today than they did in the 1990s. “One reason is growth hormone that many U.S. farmers now inject their cows with to increase their milk output; another is milking practices that extend farther into cows’ pregnancies, according to the article; selective breeding also makes for lots of lactation,” it states.

Critics claimed the research was flawed and confused a correlation with causation. “Basically they asked farmers how to get more milk and whatever half the farmers said was the conclusion,” said Hank Campbell, author of Scientific Blogging. In 1996, the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs provided for a complex new cattle passport system where farmers were issued with passport identities. The first calf born under the new regime were given names like “UK121216100001.”

Dr Douglas, however, counters that England doesn’t permit dairy cattle to be injected hormones. The European Union and Canada have banned recombinant bovine growth hormone (rGBH), which increases mastitis infection, requiring antibiotics treatment of infected animals. According to the Center for Food Safety, rGBH-treated cows also have higher levels of the hormone insulin-like growth factor 1 (IGF1), which may be associated with cancer.

In August 2008, Live Science published a study which revealed that cows have strange sixth sense of magnetic direction and are not as prone to cow-tipping. It cited a study of Google Earth satellite images which shows that “herds of cattle tend to face in the north-south direction of Earth’s magnetic lines while grazing or resting.”

Newcastle University is a research intensive university in Newcastle upon Tyne in the north-east of England. It was established as a School of Medicine and Surgery in 1834 and became the “University of Newcastle upon Tyne” by an Act of Parliament in August 1963.

The School of Agriculture, Food and Rural Development is a school of the Newcastle University Faculty of Science, Agriculture and Engineering, a faculty of Newcastle University. It was established in the city of Newcastle upon Tyne as the College of Physical Science in 1871 for the teaching of physical sciences, and was part of Durham University. It existed until 1937 when it joined the College of Medicine to form King’s College, Durham.

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By Melody N. Andes

Toy shops have also become one of the major tourist attractions for many decades. Kids would always request their parents to bring them in to one of those enchanted toy shops located in the different corners of the globe. Well, these toy shops do not only bring sheer bliss to a lot of kids but adults alike. Indeed, these places can be likened to that of wonderland. These bring tons of fun to both kids and adults. So, when you set foot to the following places might as well visit these fantastic toy shops to make the trip even more memorable. Below is actually a list of the world’s hailed best toy shops.

Barbie Store

Little girls would absolutely be delighted if you take them to the Barbie Store which is located in Buenos Aires. The Barbie Store is more than just a shop where you can find the finest Barbie dolls. The store also gives little girls the opportunity to dress up like their favorite characters. Who on earth wouldn’t be thrilled with this? Barbie Store is also a play space especially for little girls. They also cater themed parties for girls 3-12 years of age. There’s also a salon in Barbie Store where you can get all dolled up. Not only that, the Barbie Tea House also offers you delectable, sweet treats. Now, for all the little girls who like everything pink, the Barbie Store in Buenos Aires is certainly a must visit.

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Fao Schwarz

When in New York, you shouldn’t miss heading to Fao Schwarz which is considered to be the oldest toy shop in the United States. Fao Schwarz is named after its founder, Frederick Otto August Schwarz in 1862 and was first situated in Baltimore, Maryland. The flagship store then opened in New York in 1986 and had remained there until today. Fao Schwarz has the most unique toys you can ever find from tea sets, Barbie dolls, bicycles, you name it- they have it all! There’s more to that, the store also has Fao Schweetz which is a haven of candies and other sweet delights. The shop had also been featured in one of the scenes of Big, a movie with Tom Hanks in it.

Hamleys

Of course, who wouldn’t know the world-renowned Hamley toy shop in Regents Street, London? Hamleys is a towering seven-storey shop which showcases any type of toy you can think of. Indeed, a lot of shoppers always root here especially during casual family days. Hamleys have a couple of branches across the UK, specifically in Dundrum, Glasgow and St Enoch Centre. Hamleys is more than just a toy shop for this is also an event center which holds puppet shows, competitions and other similar activities.

So, if you’re looking for sensory toys, waiting room toys, classroom rugs and many others, you’ll surely have your best finds in these stores. So, what are you waiting for? You can now start shopping. The sky’s the limit and of course, your budget. Good luck!

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Friday, April 25, 2008

On Wednesday, long-time White House correspondent Helen Thomas questioned White House Press Secretary Dana Perino bluntly and repeatedly about United States President George W. Bush’s recent confirmation that he had approved CIA interrogation policies that included waterboarding.

“Where is everybody?” asked Thomas, apparently frustrated with lack of attention her colleagues had given the issue. The community at the social news site reddit answered “Here we are”; a message they plan to deliver along with several thousand dollars in flowers and other gifts.

Thomas’s questions became front-page news on reddit this morning, via a Think Progress blog post that includes a C-SPAN 2 video clip of Thomas during yesterday’s press briefing. Noting the president’s repeated assertion that the U.S. does not torture, Thomas characterized the authorized interrogation techniques as torture.

“Now he has admitted that he did sign off on torture, he did know about it,” said Thomas, “so how do you reconcile this credibility gap?”

Perino reiterated that the “United States has not, is not torturing any detainees in the global war on terror.”

That’s not my question. My question is, why did he say publicly ‘we do not torture’, when he really did know that we do?

Whether waterboarding, among other techniques, should be categorized as torture has been a subject of political contention in recent months. Thomas was unequivocal, responding to Perino: “That’s not my question. My question is, why did he say publicly ‘we do not torture’, when he really did know that we do?”

In appreciation of the reporter asking “A REAL QUESTION” (as the headline put it), reddit users (known as “redditors”) have collected over $3,000 for the purchase of flowers, edible arrangements and other gifts. Several ‘redditors’ also claimed to have ordered flowers for Thomas independently.

The bulk of the money was collected through Chipin.com, on a donation page created Micah Fitch, a musician and graphic designer in Minneapolis, Minnesota. As of publication, the site registered 400 contributors for a total of $3,125. Fitch also created a wiki, FlowersWiki, for organizing the gift purchases and selecting messages to go with them. A large delivery to the Washington D.C. offices of Thomas’s employer Hearst Newspapers is being scheduled for Friday morning.

One redditor claims that a friend who works for The Daily Show is pitching the story to the show’s staff.

This is not the first time Thomas has received a high-volume flower gift. In 2006, an e-mail campaign that began on the political website Democratic Underground collected over $2000 and resulted in delivery of 108 dozen roses.

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Friday, July 7, 2006

Londoners are commemorating the one year anniversary of the terrorist attacks on its transport networks that claimed 52 lives.

On this day last year, a series of coordinated suicide bombings struck London’s public transport system during the morning rush hour, with three bombs exploded within 50 seconds of each other on three London Underground trains. A fourth bomb exploded on a bus nearly an hour later in Tavistock Square. Fifty-two people were killed in the attacks, as were the four bombers, and about 700 injured in the deadliest single act of terrorism in the United Kingdom since the Lockerbie bombing in 1988 and the deadliest bombing in London since the Second World War. The four suicide bombers were all UK residents, and while Al Qaeda has claimed responsibility for the attacks, police are unsure of its exact role in the attack.

Flowers were laid by mayor Ken Livingstone and Tessa Jowell, Secretary of State for Culture, near Kings Cross station at 8:50 a.m. BST (0750 UTC), marking the time and place of the first attack on a Piccadilly Line train beneath the station.

Prime Minister Tony Blair, who attended a private memorial at London’s Fire Brigade headquarters, said “This is a time when our country unites across all races, religions and divides and stands in solidarity with all those who have suffered so much, in sympathy with them and in defence of the values which we share,”, and recalled the efforts of emergency and public service personnel and the public at large, in the aftermath of the attack.

Tributes were also paid at Tavistock Square where a bus was attacked at 9:47 a.m. BST this day one year ago.

The bells of St Paul’s Cathedral tolled at the exact time of each of the bombings.

A two minutes silence was held across the UK at noon BST (1100 UTC), including at the Wimbledon tennis tournament. In many schools, offices, shops and town centres across the country the two minutes was observed. Other events are planned around London for later in the day.

Special programmes have been broadcast on British television to mark the occasion.

Yesterday, a video of one of the bombers, Shehzad Tanweer, was broadcast on the Al-Jazeera television channel, claiming to link the attacks with Al-Qaeda.

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We have a vast range of Fleur rugs available here at RugBuyer.co.uk. We currently have around 20 different choices for you to browse through at your leisure. Our Fleur rugs come in 3 different styles – Iris, Rosina and Eclipse, all of which are stunning designs to say the least.

Some of the designs within these styles are out of this world and will look fantastic in any room you decide to put them into. All of the designs have an elemenr of not only a modern design, but the different patterns really set them off. Although they look great on a carpeted floor, they look even better on either a laminated or wooden floor.

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Fleur rugs offer a pile that is very soft to touch. Most of our Fleur rugs come with a power loomed 100% Heatset Polypropylene pile that is hand carved, colourfast, anti static, non shed, stain resistant, moth proof and water repellent. We also offer stunning designs and a blend of various colours that are available to buy online from our huge selection of retailers that we work with.

Have you ever thought of the pattern of the rug and it’s importance of taking into account, your existing style of furniture and decor? Normally, you would consider that if you have rectangular room, you would have a rectangular rug. If you have an oval room, you would always choose an oval rug. Not anymore. A majority of our customers are really starting to “think outside of the box”, you know, not going for what would usually be the “norm”. How cool would would a rectangular rug look in an oval room, and an oval rug in a rectangular room. Now is the time to start using your imagination, and bring out the best in your interior design talents.

When choosing your desired Fleur rug, do not forget to measure your room first, decide which rug you would like, but most importantly, make sure there is enough clearence between your rug and say, a piece of furniture. There should ideally be an even clearence around the entire rug. Ensure that that the rug is clear of any doors in the room you are going to put the rug in, as the door may get caught on the rug and not open fully. It may even damage the rug. These are just little pieces of information you need to check before buying your rug.

With regards to prices for the Fleur rug, you are probably looking at a price range of somewhere between 15 and 50. Obviously, this may change from time to time, depending on the standard of quality and designs that manufacturer’s decide to produce. At the moment though, we would say that you are still probably safe with the price bracket we have given above.

Before we go, just to let you know that here at RugBuyer.co.uk, we are an independant retailer, specialising in all types of rugs, acting on behalf of a number of well known branded High Street and online retailers. We offer an impartial and independant view on rugs that we sell for these retailers, and these views are purely based on research, personal experience and feedback, given to us by our much valued customers. If you are not reading this from our website, all of our rugs, plus more can be found at www.rugbuyer.co.uk, or if you want to have a closer look at our Fleur rug collection, just click on www.rugbuyer.co.uk/fleurrugs/.

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