Did you know that varicose veins can also lead to foot pain?

Did you know that varicose veins can also lead to foot pain?

The veins in our legs, feet and ankles sometimes become swollen, resulting in a condition known as varicose veins. Veins There are two venous systems in our legs. These comprise of deep veins that are squeezed by the muscles in the legs during movement, to circulate the blood back towards the heart, and superficial veins that are closer to the surface and are not as important as the deep veins. These cause varicose veins. Both sets of veins have one-way valves that prevent backflow of blood. If a valve fails,…

Van owners warned about latest ‘peel and steal’ craze

Van owners warned about latest ‘peel and steal’ craze

If you own a commercial van, you will be only too aware of the struggles of vehicle safety; for example, you may be scared to advertise your business on the side of your van in case it attracts unwanted attention. It seems that thieves are still preying on helpless tradesmen and won’t stop at anything until they get what they want. The latest craze is what is known as the ‘peel and steal’ whereby thieves are opening vans with brute force to get to the equipment inside. What is the…

New egg shaped car batteries will be designed to swap

New egg shaped car batteries will be designed to swap

For most motorists, the fly in the ointment as far as electric cars are concerned, is the time-consuming and inconvenient business of battery charging. So it’s no surprise that this problem has been getting serious consideration from companies that think they can provide the motorist with a solution. One of the most innovative approaches comes from a startup called Tanktwo, a Finnish-American enterprise. It’s an egg-shaped battery – or rather, a basket of them. Battery eggs produce free range electric cars Forget about the square black boxes in conventional cars,…

Top ways to decorate your event marquee

Top ways to decorate your event marquee

A marquee can be an ideal space for a reception, but transforming the empty space in to one fit for a beautiful wedding can be a daunting task. Here are some top decorating tips for an inspirational marquee. A Grand Entrance Light up the approach to the marquee with lanterns lining the walkway and mason jars hung from trees. Bold and bright lighting around the main entrance point, or a large floral display, will provide a warm welcome and make for a photographic backdrop. Dramatic Heights Many marquees will have…

How to Negotiate Better Shipping Rates for Your Business

How to Negotiate Better Shipping Rates for Your Business

No matter what kind of business you have, if there’s one thing that’s a top priority, it’s making sure that you do all that you can to keep your monthly expenses down. This includes everything from being energy efficient in the office to maintaining a good relationship with your vendors and suppliers, to even making sure that your shipping rates stay as low as possible.

Things You Need to Know in Buying the Right Lingerie

Things You Need to Know in Buying the Right Lingerie

It is quite a funny fact that thongs became one of the sexiest fashion trends for women, when in fact it was originally designed for tribal men in the ancient era for better hunting experiences. Fast forward to today, thongs are one of the most preferred undergarments by ladies because most of them do not only find it useful but it also flaunts their sexiness and confidence. Thongs are available in different sizes, styles and fabrics and you can buy them in different boutiques, whether in malls or online. There…

An Easy Way to Improve our Memory Capacity

An Easy Way to Improve our Memory Capacity

Developing your memory is simpler than what it seems. Most of the people believe that our memory is something stable or static. But it is not true as you can recover your memory just like you can upgrade your mathematics or foreign language abilities, just by practicing some tried and proper memory improving exercises. Types of memory- There are mainly two types of memory; these are short-term as well as long-term. The former one, short-term memory is the sort of memory the human brain utilizes to store littlebits of information…

How to choose the right pair of football boots

How to choose the right pair of football boots

If you’re looking to get a decent pair of football boots without breaking the bank, there are a number of things to think about. Let’s take a look at what important factors make all the difference when buying your next pair of boots. Pitch conditions If you’re serious about football, then you should invest in a pair of interchangeable studded boots. This ensure that you are set, whatever the weather. If you prefer to play indoors, or on AstroTurf, then don’t waste your money on studs. Instead, go for rubber…

Bathroom Blues?

Bathroom Blues?

If you’re suffering from a tired looking bathroom but just don’t have the budget for a complete overhaul, then don’t worry. There are loads of ways of breathing new life into a room without it costing the earth. Start with something small and achievable like a new shower curtain. Having a built-in shower screen is less amenable to change but if you have a shower curtain then you can update it regularly. Opt for a bright colour to tone in with your accessories or add some pattern to an otherwise…