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One Step Forward - Super Bowl

Posted by Ashley Van Spengen on

One Step Forward - Super Bowl

With the NFL’s Super Bowl, so came it’s commercials, and the halftime show. Football has held no interest for myself, but the commercials… that is what I pay attention to. Having had classes in advertisement, and a bachelors in Visual Communication, how could I not be drawn to one of the year's biggest events of corporate commercials? Last year, Tide used this platform to, well, ‘clean up’ it’s act, after the infamous TidePod Challenge. Along with having the world’s largest corporations paying millions of dollars for a thirty second commercial to be played on the big stage, corporations such as...

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History Lesson: Canes

Posted by Ashley Van Spengen on

History Lesson: Canes

CANES These accessories started out as a necessary item for shepherds and travelers, as to keep thieves away or animals in line. This gradually turned into an accessory of power and strength, before turning into a object symbolizing authority and social prestige.   Middle Ages By the Middle Ages, (in what is now Europe), a scepter carried in the right hand was a symbol of royal power, while one in the left hand represented justice. The church also began to use staffs to denote it's higher offices. A crooked staff with a hook held by a bishop was a symbol of his...

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5 Stages of Quarantine

Posted by Ashley Van Spengen on

5 Stages of Quarantine
The stages of Quarantine. We’ve got 5 stages, just like grief.

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Braces, and we're not talking about the ones for your teeth!

Posted by Ashley Van Spengen on

Braces, and we're not talking about the ones for your teeth!

These are engineered fabrics used for many things, such as the inflammation of tendons. Instead of straightening your teeth, these braces are for your appendages. Oppose of the wire cage for your pearly whites held and pulled through the assistance of specialized elastics, they use superior threads weaved together to massage the pain away from the pounding pained areas of our flesh and muscle. Wrists, knees, elbows, ankle the whole shebang! The waves of pain and despair disintegrate like the snap of Thanos, fading like dust.Braces are meant to increase stability, support and provide pain relief for these joints.Instead of doing the wave,...

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HANDLING COUGHS AND COLDS IN THE ELDERLY

Posted by Adil Dhanani on

HANDLING COUGHS AND COLDS IN THE ELDERLY

WELCOME TO THIS GUIDE ONHANDLING COUGHS AND COLDSIN THE ELDERLY   As a member of the elderly community or indeed somebody caring for an elderly person, it will give you important information on how to avoid getting sick, and how to care for coughs and colds should they happen. WHY THE ELDERLY ARE MORE VULNERABLE Firstly, it is important to note that the elderly are among the most likely groups of people to get sick. This can be the case for number of reasons, one being that as we get older, our immune systems become weaker. This makes it much...

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