Archive for December 9, 2013

Dec
09

Three of the Best Blogs From Around the Web!

In a world so heavily invested in the Internet, blogs and online news sites have never such social clout. According to an online article from The Guardian, blogging “can help elect presidents and take down attorney generals while simultaneously celebrating the minutiae of our everyday obsessions.”

So, to help you plug in, here’s a short list of some of the best online news sites from around the web!

The Huffington Post.

In 2005, millionaire socialite Ariana Huffington created the liberal blog using her fortune and media connections, firmly establishing blogs as socially authoritative pieces of online news. The site quickly became an influential and popular online news journal, recruiting professional columnists and celeb bloggers.

BuzzFeed.

BuzzFeed provides a snapshot of the viral web in realtime, following trends on social media and posting popular stories related to these trending topics. Jonah Peretti, who cofounded the aforementioned Huffi

Dec
09

Move Over Carpets Hardwood Floors Are the Eco-Friendly Trend in America

Classic floor design inc

It is essential to have good flooring in your house. You are constantly walking on it, and you want to make sure that it is durable, and that it suits the look of your house. Most flooring used to be made of wood. In fact, covering the floor with anything made of fabric did not gain popularity until the 18th century in Europe, when trade routes to Persia opened up. At that time, the word “carpet” was also used for wall and table coverings. Now, carpets are fairly common in every house, especially wool blends, which are durable fiber carpets that can be dyed to any color easily. But according to the US Department of Agriculture Forest Service, there is currently a trend that has seen an increase in people turning toward hardwood floors, rather than removing them in favor of other flooring like carpets

Dec
09

If You See LASIK Eye Surgery in Your Future, Use This Checklist

Lasik eye surgery pros and cons

In 2011, the number one surgery of choice in the United States was LASIK, and each year, about 700,000 of the corrective vision surgeries are performed. Despite its popularity, there are many people who are unclear on how to go about considering LASIK surgery, and who have an even fuzzier concept of how the surgery is actually performed. If you are considering the surgery, but your understanding of it is less than perfect, then use this checklist to what the process would look like if you decided to get LASIK.

  1. Check LASIK eye reviews.
  2. Reading reviews of the LASIK procedure and its results will give you a good idea of both the positive and negative experiences that individuals have had. Some reviews will describe in-depth how a procedure was done, allowing you to