Several days ago I wrote about how I was desperately in need of a luggage makeover.

Several days ago I wrote about how I was desperately in need of a luggage makeover. You guys had a lot of amazing suggestions, which I really appreciated. As I explained, I needed to make a decision by this past weekend, not just because both my bags needed to be sent for repair, and I have too much upcoming travel to be bagless, but also because I’ve spent the past year complaining endlessly to Ford and Tiffany about my luggage trying to decide how to fix my luggage situation. I can’t tell you how many hours I’ve spent looking at options, getting frustrated, and then giving up. Well, I have some good news — I have some new luggage, and I’ve also finally dumped Tumi. I’ll share this in two separate posts, because there were two unrelated decisions here — I decided I was done with Tumi before I actually knew what I was going to replace it with. I’ve had Tumi luggage for a long time… probably about 15 years? I’ve had various bags from them, and overall I’ve found the bags to be decent quality. Do I think they’re the highest quality and most stylish bags out there? Nope, but for the most part they’ve been good enough. I’ve also been able to score some great deals on their bags over...

Cannabis Church Sues County and CDFW for 1st & 14th Amendment Violations

The condition of Redwood Spiritual Life Ministry’s greenhouses after law enforcement left, according to a photo submitted by the Redwood Spiritual Healing Ministry A church called Redwood Spiritual Healing Ministry filed a lawsuit Thursday, June 27 against the County of Humboldt and the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) alleging violations of its 1st Amendment right to religious freedom as well as due process violations when a multiple agency task force destroyed cannabis as well as private property during the execution of a search warrant. The case further alleges that the County of Humboldt may have withheld relevant information from a judge by having CDFW file the Affidavit for the search warrant without informing the judge that the property in question may be a church under the law. Attorney Matthew Pappas explained that the Redwood Spiritual Healing Ministry views marijuana as a sacrament just as many Christian faiths view wine as a sacrament.  Pappas listed a number of religions that have used cannabis religiously over the generations including Hindu, the Sufi, Rastafari, Shikhs and Taoists. Photo posted by HCSO of the greenhouses before eradication, showin...

From 8 to 14 April 2019 Bauma exhibition attendees will be treated to a vast display

From 8 to 14 April 2019 Bauma exhibition attendees will be treated to a vast display of the latest and greatest products and services on offer from manufacturers worldwide for the construction industry. It will be the 32nd iteration of the trade fair for construction machinery, building material machines, mining machines, construction vehicles and construction equipment. More than 5,500 exhibitors will display their wares over a total display area of 614,000 square metres. The last show, in 2016, attracted a spectacular 583,736 visitors and more are expected this year. As the world’s largest crane maker, visitors will be unsurprised to learn that Liebherr is a leading exhibitor. The well-known stand on a prime plot in the outside area covers more than 14,000 square metres. As that wasn’t enough there is an additional, indoor, stand in Hall A4. More than 60 exhibits, including many cranes will be outside while components, condition monitoring and system solutions, among others, will be the focus on the indoor stand. Expect similar, if smaller scale, displays from the other crane makers, specialized transport equipment builders and the vast majority of manufacturers of components,...

Global Hydraulic Hose and Fittings Market 2019 Growth, Technology Innovation and Key Companies Opportunity to 2024

The market research study on Global Hydraulic Hose and Fittings Market 2019 to 2024 offers a detailed insight of the global Hydraulic Hose and Fittings market with analysis of its market segments. Market dynamics with drivers, restraints and opportunities along with their impact on the global market are provided in the report. Global Hydraulic Hose and Fittings Market research report offers high-quality insights and in-depth information of Hydraulic Hose and Fittings Industry. It provides vital statistics, data, information, trends and competitive landscape details into the market dynamics and will enable strategic decision making for the existing market players as well as those willing to enter the market. It collects the data dependent on market structures, advertises models, and other such factors. This report presents a comprehensive overview, market shares, and growth opportunities of Hydraulic Hose and Fittings market by product type, application and key regions. This market report comprises a detailed geographic analysis of the Hydraulic Hose and Fittings market across Some major players operating in the global Hydraulic Hose and Fittings market include The following manu...

Shop Taylor Swift’s Sunglasses Selfie Look on Amazon

Believe it or not, Taylor Swift has more on the horizon than the release of her seventh studio album, Lover, on August 23. In an Instagram Live video last month, the 29-year-old pop star announced to fans that she will soon be unveiling a collaboration with fashion designer Stella McCartney. No official release date has been announced for the collection, but a recent selfie she posted showed off a pair of sold-out sunglasses from the brand. In the photo, Swift showed off the glasses while wearing a sundress, a thin gold necklace, a matte red lip and her signature tousled blonde hair — the result is a classically put-together summer outfit. If the retro-style sunnies are any indication of what Swift has dreamt up with McCartney, fans have a lot to look forward to. Swift has long been a fan of the boho look, and the way she styled her sunglasses fully reflects that. You can shop tons of similar styles on Amazon while you await the arrival of her collection with McCartney — check out our top picks for Swift-esque accessories below. Buy It! Maybelline New York Color Sensational Red Lipstick Matte Lipstick, Siren in Scarlet, $5.24 (orig. $5.52); amazon.com PEOPLE.com may receive com...

Four Reasons to Consider Stainless-Steel Cable Railing | Home & Garden

When considering options for railing that will give the clearest view possible, cable railings are among the top choices.  Glass railing is another wonderful option for these applications, but stainless-steel cable railing does offer a few important advantages over glass.  It is easier to keep clean, safer for birds, and allows for wind to pass through. Cable rail can withstand all types of weather and wear.  All of the cable and fittings we offer are made from 316-grade stainless steel, which makes them highly resistant to corrosion, so you can be confident in the look and safety of your railing year after year. To keep your cable wire and fittings protected and looking new, all that’s typically needed is a quick cleaning with the recommended cleaning product twice a year. There is truly something for everyone where cable railing is concerned.  Our cable systems can be used with almost any framework including wood, vinyl, and aluminum.  With so many options available it’s easy to find the right combination of products to compliment any home style. Thread Machine, Pressing Machine, Rebar Coupler, Threaded Coupler – Linying,https://www.hblygroup.com/

Global Welded Bonnet Globe Valves Market – Industry Outlook and Forecast 2019-2024

Welded Bonnet Globe Valves market research report 2015-2024 helps businessman/investor avoiding unpleasant surprises. Intuition and experience can be helpful at times, but research and facts often paint a more accurate picture of your market. This Welded Bonnet Globe Valves market report presents a comprehensive overview, market shares, and growth opportunities of Welded Bonnet Globe Valves industry by product type, application, key manufacturers and key regions and countries. The report firstly introduced the Welded Bonnet Globe Valves basics: definitions, classifications, applications and market overview; product specifications; manufacturing processes; cost structures, raw materials and so on. Then it analyzed the world’s main region market conditions, including the product price, profit, capacity, production, supply, demand and market growth rate and forecast etc. In the end, the report introduced new project SWOT analysis, investment feasibility analysis, and investment return analysis. Look insights of Global Welded Bonnet Globe Valves industry market research report at https://www.pioneerreports.com/report/176435    The overviews, SWOT analysis and strategies of each vend...

Inside the Lab That Pushes Supergrid Circuit Breakers to the Limit

Imagine a blazingly hot day in central China, when all the air conditioners in every megacity are running at full blast. Through the remote mountains of Shanxi province, the major transmission lines that carry ultrahigh-voltage electricity to the cities are operating at close to maximum capacity. Heated by the sunshine and the flowing current, the transmission lines sag dangerously close to the treetops. Suddenly the current jumps from line to tree branch, finding the path of least resistance and pouring through the tree into the ground. There’s a bright flash as the current ionizes the air. During this short circuit, the abruptly unleashed current reaches 10 to 20 times its normal level within a blink of an eye. Now the power grid’s protection system must act fast. Within milliseconds, protection relays must recognize the fault and command the circuit breakers at both ends of the line to switch off the current, isolating the faulted line. The stakes are high: A sustained short-circuit current can trigger a chain reaction of failures throughout the grid and cause widespread blackouts, severely damaging expensive equipment in the process. The 2003 blackout in northeast North Amer...

The 21st century has brought on a revolution in several industries globally. Similarly, in the manufacturing

The 21st century has brought on a revolution in several industries globally. Similarly, in the manufacturing industry, CNC production has completely revolutionized the industry due to its outstanding capabilities. When compared with conventional processes, the modern CNC processes have enabled the manufacturers to produce more complex geometries in less time and with greater repeatability. Another aspect that increases the worth of CNC machines is the fact that the cost of mass producing any prototype has been considerably decreased. Today, CNC machines are being used for both prototyping and producing industrial and domestic products all around the world. CNC, meaning Computer Numeric Control, is a set of different machines that use a computer to direct the interaction between the machining tool and the work-pieces. Machining is the mechanical process of transforming a large bulk of material such as a block into a finished product through the material removing process. The Machines are controlled by a computer that interacts with the machine through a series of codes called G-Codes and M-Codes. These codes are generated by commercially available software called Computer Aided M...

AR500 Armor Veritas Modular Plate Carrier $52.20 with HOLIDAY CODE

USA – -(Ammoland.com)- AR500 Armor has the popular Veritas Modular Plate Carrier that with a holiday coupon code you can pick it up for $52.20 for a short window of time. Want plates too, check out the plate package deals they have on sale at the same time. “We are proud to announce the Veritas™ Plate Carrier as the first serious success by any manufacturer at creating a true professional grade carrier utilizing paramount components and manufacturing processes, available at this price point. Our commitment to craftsmanship is reflected in every piece. Fit, form, function, modularity, and price reflect perfection.” The AR500 Armor® Veritas™ is our modular plate carrier embodiment fueled by years of feedback and evaluation as a body armor manufacturer. Fusing every desirable feature into a finely crafted, cost effective modular system with no compromise. The result astounded even us. The Veritas™ is one of our signature plate carriers, and with that represents what the AR500 Armor® R&D team, and brand stand for. The Veritas™ by AR500 Armor® is designed to compete, scale, and leave you wanting for nothing. Accepting 10” x 12” body armor, Veritas™ Plate Carrier features a minima...

All 2,493 items targeted by China’s tariffs in US trade war — Quartz

China’s latest tariff retaliation, announced today, will hit some $60 billion in US exports, including hundreds of agricultural, mining, and manufactured products, threatening jobs and profits at companies around the United States.  Before the trade war starts in earnest, China bought about 17% of US agricultural exports and was a major market for other goods, from Maine lobster to Boeing aircraft. It has been the largest market for Apple iPhones since 2016. Since the escalation of tariffs, though, China has stopped buying soybeans and lobsters, and Apple warned it would miss its expected Christmas holiday sales figures because of trade tensions. In addition to the 25% tariffs below, Beijing also added 20% tariffs on 1,078 US products, 10% tariffs on 974 US products, and 5% tariffs on 595 US products (all links in Chinese). The list was translated from China’s ministry of finance press release using Google translate, and may be inexact in spots. Quartz also rearranged some items on the list to group them into categories, and they may not be in the order of their “harmonized tariff schedule” codes.  Bellow Covers, Telescopic Steel Covers, Apron Covers, Roll-up Aprons – Hof...

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