Friday, January 29, 2021

History of Snus and Product Comparison to Consider

 

Since the early 18th century, Snus has been popular and came from Sweden. Except for Sweden, the Czech Republic, and Denmark, the selling of snus is illegal in all European Union countries. It is also the most common form of tobacco available in Norway and also in Switzerland. Canada makes it difficult to obtain snus by discouraging its users by imposing high taxes on products such as snus. Some EU countries, such as Estonia, allow snus-like items containing nicotine but no tobacco to be sold. Local varieties of snus have been used as an alternative to smoking, vaping, e-smoking, chewing, dipping, dissolvable, and snuff tobacco, rising in popularity in the United States. 

The production of snus has risen as its popularity has increased, and several brands have arisen to produce it on a large scale. It may be confusing to buy snus. To get the right product, there is no ultimate guide-it comes down to personal preference. Many individuals rely on input from individuals they have seen using the items, or mostly on websites.

Snus is not fermented at all. Snus does not usually result in the need for spitting when used similarly to American dipping tobacco, snus is steam-pasteurized. 

Swedish snus is a pouch filled with tobacco that you take by slipping it under your upper lip. In Sweden, it's a very conventional product.

Snus Comparison:

You might be wondering what criteria are used to reconsider and compare the products. As stated, what will win their customers over will be the subtle differences in these products. The little things such as nicotine levels, product power, taste, texture, and price all come down to it.

A customer wants to know the levels or strengths of the pouches while trying out new snus items. There are different levels, from 1 to 5, and different strengths, from normal to extra strong. There are different packaging and different textures. This is vital information and it is different for each product. 



Wednesday, January 27, 2021

What are the Factors to Consider Before You Remodel Your Bathroom

Photo by Pixabay from Pexels


A bathroom is probably a house's most important space, particularly when it comes to a home's resale value. Remodeled bathrooms have such an effect on the price of a home that an average remodel of a bathroom would yield a return of 60 percent or more on the investment in the remodel cost. Remodeling contractors provide bathroom remodeling services and can obtain the required permits and draw up remodeling plans. If making a complete remodel or installing a brand new bathroom, a bathroom remodel entails several aspects.


Choosing a vanity is one aspect of bathroom remodeling. Vanities are the pieces fitted into a countertop that sits on top of cabinets with a sink.

Vanities may set a bathroom's style or fit a bathroom's existing design. By making more room with the cabinets, they can also maximize the use of space inside a bathroom. To minimize a bathroom from being cluttered, the cabinets in a vanity give storage space. From the several kinds of materials, the cabinets of a vanity can be made, making them suitable right down to the hardware and handles. Bathroom cabinets can be any color or style for more storage and can have more cabinets added. Bathroom vanities that fit best for space and allocated budget can be selected and built by remodeling contractors.


Shower replacement and tub remodeling and installation are other significant components of bathroom remodeling. Due to the building codes and permits involved, shower and tub construction is best done by licensed contractors. Contracting firms will custom design showers and usually draw up shower designs to suit the customer's views and preferences. Shower areas can either be showers or can be enclosed in a tub. In many types and colors, tub enclosures come and do not typically need to have showerheads or full standing showers. It depends on the choice of the consumer whether a bathroom is remodeled to have a tub, bath, or a shower within a bath.


Check List for a Bathroom Remodel


1. Layout: Take some time to design the finished space before you begin a bathroom remodel. If you are doing it yourself, there are a variety of helpful digital design software programs you can use. The famous Venice theme or a vintage style may be what you want. Work with her on this process before going forward if you hire a professional designer. Look at tiles, paint, fixtures, and other samples and images. This will give you the whole idea of the project. 


2. Permits: With your concept done, you know what you're going to do in your bathroom remodeling. From your city or district, you need to get permits. Make sure that all permits are in order before work begins if you are using the services of contractors.


3. Walls: One of the most important parts of remodeling is the walls. Careful planning is a must! This could be the first step in the project. With this step, an added window can be doable. 


4. Electrical: Adding and changing lighting fixtures will require a lot of bathroom remodeling. It is easy to change a light bulb but it is not when the need is an installation of lighting to a new portion of the bathroom. As above, for this portion of your bathroom remodel, schedule and consult a licensed electrician if you are not equipped to do it. 


5. Floors: Any type of floor work is included in most bathroom remodeling projects. You would need plumbing modifications if you want to move the tub, toilet, shower, or sink. On your floor, new holes will be formed. New subfloors can be appropriate for you. The movement of walls will probably be followed by this move.


6. Plumbing: This aspect of bathroom remodeling calls for a specialist with a license. Make sure you have one planned at the right time if you are not a licensed plumber.


7. Decorating: Added decors required depending on the client's requests. Once the electricity and plumbing are done, added fixtures and design can be achieved. 











Tuesday, January 26, 2021

Avail Your Lumina Home for 50 percent off reservation fees and more until Jan. 31!

Are you looking for the best gift to share with your family and loved ones for Valentine's Day?


Prepare it earlier by choosing a gift of a brighter future by investing with your own affordable house and lot unit by Lumina Homes!


Lumina Homes is true to its New Year's theme: "Go Beyond this 2021" and has these promos to highlight that homeownership for every Filipino can be met through affordability.



Avail these following promos when you reserve any house and lot for sale by Lumina Homes until January 31:

  • Enjoy 50% off on your reservation fee for any Lumina house model in all Barangay Lumina nationwide;

  • Choose any home model and avail it through Pag-IBIG Financing;

  • Welcome home with a free move-in fee;

  • Get your water and electricity application fees for free!



Currently, Lumina Homes has already developed over 100,000 house and lot units in key cities and municipalities across the country. This means that you have a wider range of options on the locations in which you would like to avail your own home. 


Lumina Homes have affordable house and lot for sale in Bulacan, Rizal, Bataan, Zambales, Pampanga, Nueva Ecija, Pangasinan, Cagayan, La Union, Isabela, Tarlac, Batangas, Cavite, Laguna, Quezon, Legazpi, Sorsogon, Camarines Norte, Capiz, Camarines Norte,Cebu, Camarines Norte, Negros Occidental, Agusan del Norte, Zamboanga del Sur, Bukidnon, Misamis Occidental, South Cotabato, Davao del Norte, and Davao del Sur.


If you are too busy to visit any Lumina Homes site that you prefer, all you need to do is explore their 360-degree house tours to check their virtual home models in 3D.

 

You may also visit their Lumina House Tours to see actual videos of the house and lot for sale units or watch Lumina Vlogs for insightful vlogs about Lumina Homes' projects nationwide.

 

Making a home reservation has never been more comfortable and more convenient!


Have it through Lumina Homes Onlinea one-stop home reservation site where you can view the available house and lot units for sale by Lumina Homes and pay the reservation fee through debit card, credit card, GCash, or over-the-counter. 


You may also reserve a unit through their Shopee store at www.shopee.ph/luminahomesofficial! Shopee enables you to choose a Lumina home model and reserve the unit via e-vouchers or digital vouchers equivalent to actual reservation fees. An e-voucher corresponds to a specific Lumina home model in your preferred Lumina Homes project.


For more information on Lumina Homes, contact (0917) 629 6523.

Visit their official website at www.lumina.com.ph and like/follow official online channels: FacebookTwitterInstagramYouTube, Google MyBusiness & Google Maps, PinterestSpotifyViberTelegramLazada, and Shopee.



RARE MINTED COINS | 5 CENTAVOS & 10 CENTAVOS US Administration 1944 - 1945 | #Numismatist​




In this series, I am going to share with you guys our coin and paper bill collection. We are not a professional coin collector or a Numismatist, these coins were collected and given to us. I described and based all the coins as how I see it and some were description from Google for more specific detail. If you happen to know the value of these coins comment it down below. :) Enjoy the video as we travel down through decades and decades of history.

These coins are not for sale. 


5 Centavos (U.S. Administration) 

CountryPhilippines 
PeriodCommonwealth (1935-1946
TypeStandard circulation coin
Years1944-1945 
Value5 Centavos (0.05)
CurrencyPeso (1857-1967)
CompositionNickel brass (Copper (65%), Zinc (23%) and Nickel (12%))
Weight4.92 g
Diameter19 mm
Thickness2.4 mm
ShapeRound
Reference: numista.com 

Reverse
  • Male seated beside hammer and anvil
  • Active volcano of Mt. Mayon (Philippines) right background
Obverse
  • Eagle above the shield, date below and the mintmark to the left of the date
Lettering:
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA & COMMONWEALTH OF THE PHILIPPINES S 1944


10 Centavos (U.S. Administration)

CountryPhilippines 
PeriodCommonwealth (1935-1946
TypeStandard circulation coin
Years1937-1945 
Value10 Centavos (0.10)
CurrencyPeso (1857-1967)
CompositionSilver (.750)
Weight2 g
Diameter17 mm
Thickness1.26 mm
ShapeRound
Reference: numista.com

Obverse
  • Eagle above shield with the date below. 
  • Mintmark to left of date
Reverse
  • Lady standing wearing a flowing dress, right hand holding a hammer resting on an anvil. 
  • Active volcano of Mt. Mayon (Philippines) right background

Lettering: 
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA & COMMONWEALTH OF THE PHILIPPINES D 1944

 





AU$100 COLLECTOR'S ITEM PAPER BILL | MELBA AND MONASH | #NUMISMATIST​

 



MELBA AND MONASH AU$100 COLLECTOR'S ITEMS PAPER BILL NOTE 

One of our paper bill collection is from Australia Bank Note Reserve. This AU$100 paper bill was from the first $100 polymer print run with the serial number AA96-dated 15 May 1996. I am not aware of how much this AU$100 value at this time, if you have any idea, let me know in the comment section below.

Width 158 mm
Height 65 mm

This paper bill is not for sale. 

The Australian one-hundred-dollar note was first issued in 1984 as a paper note. There have been two different issues of this denomination: initially a very light turquoise-blue paper note, and from May 1996, a green polymer note. Since the start of issue there have been six signature combinations. Two other combinations were not issued.

The polymer issue was designed by Bruce Stewart, and features portraits of soprano Dame Nellie Melba and engineer and First World War general Sir John Monash.

The polymer issue includes a shadow image of the Australian Coat of Arms, which is printed over. In the clear window, there is embossing—or a raised image—of the number 100 and a print of a lyrebird. Also for this issue, fluorescent colouring was added to the serial numbers, as well as a patch that shows the banknote's value under ultraviolet light. The star's four points on the obverse and three on the reverse join to form the seven-pointed Federation Star when the note is held up to the light. Raised print and micro-printing of the denomination value are also included.




Saturday, January 23, 2021

UK Real Estate At This Time Of COVID

 

It's been a year since the outbreak of the Covid virus and now, we're all suffering huge-losses from finances, employment losses, company closures, and even the upheaval of commercial properties around the world. An immense disruption is on its way, according to IBT.


"All of this, of course, was predicated on the continuing need for professionals and other white-collar workers to travel to, and be housed in, large office developments. From the "tele-cottages" of the Eighties to the "WFH" (working from home) culture supposedly taking route in this century, there has been much talk of "goodbye nine to five", but talk has all it has seemed to be, as commuter numbers have soared and the consequent demand for workspace has gone the same way."

 
 Photo by Jessica Bryant from Pexels

Focusing on the British Real Estate world in which is at a crossing point. 

There are two-sides of real state property selling in today's scenario- a dramatically healthy property selling to lost opportunities of losing and moving away possible clients buying properties who do not want to dig into real state persé. Several investors have projected that housing prices might go either way. Due to the need to work from home, we could see a steady rise, and the investment individuals do to their homes during the lockdown. The other belief is that, due to a recession, we could see home prices fall.


Despite the lockout measures currently in place at one particular location in the United Kingdom, it is said that the property markets are open. It is said that real estate agents do in-person viewings and buyers are willing to move in.


How does the new normal work for house viewings?


Estate agents started providing video house viewings during the lockdown, and these will still play a significant role. The new advice from the government says buyers can use virtual listings to select properties and only view homes in person once they consider making an offer seriously. In-person viewing must be subject to social distancing policies. When entering buildings, you must wash or sanitize your hands and avoid touching objects. If social distancing is not feasible, wearing a face mask should be considered by both viewers and agents.


Now, the question is, should you buy or rent based on a video viewing? 


Also, is it possible to get a good mortgage deal at this time of the pandemic?

The number of mortgage deals on the market has halved since the COVID-19 pandemic started, but there are still plenty of good rates out there, particularly if you have a larger deposit. 

Moneyfacts data shows that average rates have been rising in the last four months, but are still below pre-pandemic levels.


Saturday, January 16, 2021

Emily Halper and Artist Discover: Connecting the Artist Community

This is a guest post article from Emily Halper and Artist Discover

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Emily Halper and Artist Discover

A social network specifically made by artists for artists. 

Born and raised in Long Island, New York, surrounded by the arts, Emily Halper had a dream of bringing the artistic community together. Her passion for the arts coupled with her entrepreneurial spirit, led Halper to create a platform to connect and support the artistic community through Artist Discover.

Established in 2021, Artist Discover is a globally connected, online creative space for all artists, visual and performing to connect, collaborate, and create. With a diverse community of like-minded creative, members include painters, illustrators, singers, actors and more. 

Artist Discover offers many useful features:

·       Opportunities

-Enter Artist Discover’s Contests, or Create an Ad of your own.

·       Marketplace

-Artists can buy and sell work here. Create your own online store.

·       Event Calendar

-Schedule events for community members to join. Join Artist Discover’s events.

·       Groups

-Join a group dedicated to your artist discipline.

·       Community

-Here you can view all members posts. Photos can be posted in high resolution.

·       User Profile

-Customize your profile to introduce yourself to the community


Artist Discover always keeps themselves one step ahead by listening directly to the desires of their members. Through regular zoom meetings for new members to have the opportunity to introduce themselves and learn about all the websites features. The company’s methods have proven successful following their launch. After the announcement of Artist Discover’s creation, the initial reactions from members were thankful for a place where they could express themselves with other like-minded individuals. They focus on content, not algorithms, and always have genuine engagement. One member called it “a breath of fresh air” comparing it to other social media networks such as Instagram or Facebook. 


Emily Halper, the founder of Artist Discover, has gone above and beyond to support artists. When asked about how she has attained her vision, Halper said, “Artists need to support each other and work together, to grow and inspire.” Through vigorous artistic schooling and self-teaching in website design, she was well-equipped to acknowledge her visions and bring them to fruition. Along with obtaining her BFA in Art Education and MS in Curriculum Development and Instructional Technology, Emily is continually creating art and inspiring the youth. 


Emily Halper and the Artist Discover Team are hard at work to push their vision forward and expand the community every day. They are aiming to turn Artist Discover into the social hub of the art industry “We invite you to join us and our artist to connect, collaborate, and create together.”


Stay connected with Artist Discover on InstagramFacebook, and at their website,
www.ArtistDiscover.com



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Website: www.ArtistDiscover.com

Tuesday, January 12, 2021

BRIDAL AND EVENT CAR SERVICES AVAILABLE FOR YOU

What's the best car fitting for a bride on her wedding day? The response depends on a lot of factors and unless she has a preference for a particular vehicle, the bride's choice is not even a top pick.

When selecting the best bridal car, there are many factors to consider, including the choice of the couple, budget, type, wedding theme, and convenience. The couple can then come up with the best vehicle for their wedding by combining these factors and more.

If you are still undecided as to which kind of car to rent for the wedding, here are some of the best choices.

Vintage Cars
The best choice for a retro wedding is a vintage vehicle. These will make any wedding beautiful, however, regardless of what the theme is. The antique Rolls Royce, which is fairly small with a two-passenger size, is a good car choice under this classification.

Executive Sedans

This comfortable car is chosen by most couples with modern wedding themes, as it is perfect for up to three passengers, giving the bride and her dress plus the groom enough space.


 "Based on the brand's iconic Model S sedan, the 2021 Tesla Model X SUV wows with its top-hinged rear doors and impresses with its long-range battery capacity. Two electric motors provide on-demand all-wheel drive and performance-car acceleration. Handling is surprisingly nimble for an SUV of this size, too. The added practicality of the Model X's optional third row of seats should appeal to family-oriented buyers. Like other Teslas, the Model X is equipped with high-tech infotainment and driver-assistance features, and the cabin is stylish and comfortable—if not exactly luxurious." 



TESLA MODEL X- BRIDAL AND EVENT CAR SERVICE RENTAL is a top-notch luxury bridal and event car service, which is both opulent and eco-friendly.  

Bridal Car Rental -- Tesla Model X (P19,900.00)

Inclusions:

- 4 hours use from Hotel/House - Church - Reception/Event Venue

- Within Metro Manila Rate Only

- Personal Professional Driver

- Bouquet Decoration (for weddings) 

An additional charge of 1,500/hr in excess.

OFFICIAL FACEBOOK PAGE: https://www.facebook.com/TeslaBridalCarPH/



Luxury limousines
A glamorous wedding requires a glamorous trip, and luxury limousines perfectly suit the picture. It can accommodate as many as 10 passengers, which means the bride and groom and whoever they will be traveling with after the wedding have a complete luxury.

You can have the most beautiful car, but make sure it suits the theme and budget for your wedding.





Do Waist Trainer Belts Work?

 



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Like many weight loss measures, the temptations of seemingly simpler weight loss options such as diet pills, diet plans, and fashion fitness equipment are also drawn to them. Typically, these alternatives are overpriced and do not have the results shown on TV, but customers buy one after the other frenziedly in hopes of discovering the one solution that will help them lose weight quickly. The waist trainer belt is one of the alternatives that offer better results that have varied in popularity and quality.





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What is a Waist Trainer Belt? 

A belt made from a cloth that doesn't breathe is a waist trainer belt. During the daily work out, users are supposed to place the belt around their waist and are likely to see more benefits than they can with regular exercise alone. Slimming tank tops look good too when wearing something elegantly and still want to show off and keep the body shape of a dress or clothing. 

The waist trimmer belt works by overheating the area around the body, which causes the part to sweat even more. 


With a Waist Trainer Belt, will I see results? 

Although the results will differ, there is a good chance that if you wear your waist trimming belt continuously during workouts, you will see results, not because of the belt, but because of the frequent exercise instead. A waist trimming belt may cause you to shed a few extra pounds during a very intense workout, but it's only because of the water weight loss. A body shaper with a zipper also can be worn for a more elegantly and easy access to everyday clothing or even after a post-surgical procedure. 

Monday, January 11, 2021

How To Differentiate Between Different Types of Scholarships

There are many forms of scholarships and grants awarded to students each year-probably more than you know. The key is to learn each form of scholarship and whether you are qualified for it. Although it can seem a daunting task to go through countless materials, if you are serious about seeking acceptable ways to finance your college education, the task of learning about different opportunities can be so worth it. 

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                                           Photo by Andrew Neel 
 

-College Scholarships Grants


Many colleges are offering monetary awards to their particular college. If you know which schools you want to attend, it may be in your interest to find out whether those schools offer college scholarships as part of your financial assistance package. Schools offering specific scholarships to their college students typically include requirements that must be maintained by the student to remain eligible for the money.

For example, in order to retain a certain GPA, follow a given course of study, or other particular academic criteria, many colleges require students to obtain scholarship money from them. However, not every university offers school-specific scholarship awards, so it's a smart option to do your study in advance so that you won't end up dissatisfied. 


-Athletic Scholarships


These kinds of scholarships tend to be less thought about than most monetary scholarships, but that doesn't necessarily make them less valuable. It used to be that students who did not excel academically, but were outstanding when it came to athletics, claimed that on an athletic scholarship alone they could fund their college education.


However, these days, that's simply not the case. It's not impossible to receive an athletic scholarship for your hard work in the field, but these awards are highly competitive. If you excel athletically, it's a good idea to research the school or schools that you're interested in attending to see if they offer athletic scholarships to hopeful athletes. You're probably going to want to look at the process of applying for an athletic scholarship, so you know what's required.



-Academic Scholarships


Such awards are most mostly college-specific and are granted to exceptional students who are academically outstanding. Academic scholarships are also highly competitive because they are merit-based. While you may need to apply separately for these types of awards, often an academic scholarship is included in your school financial assistance package if you demonstrate academic excellence in a single field.


Various departments in different colleges can also have particular scholarships available to students within that program pursuing a particular course of study. It would be a good idea to contact the school you are interested in attending if you already know what you want to specialize in, to see if they give scholarships unique to students in your field of study.


-Private Organizations


These organizations are not associated with any particular school, and, depending on the individual organization, awards of these types vary from small monetary awards to $10,000 or more. In order to decide if the incentive is valid, these scholarships involve a great deal of study and may have unique eligibility criteria. Nancy Etz grants this annual scholarship to those already enrolled as full-time undergraduate or graduate students in the U.S. to support and inspire students seeking higher education.


Various companies may offer scholarships to students interested in pursuing a major within the field of that particular company. It might be a little hard to find these scholarships, but they are out there. Check with the employers of your parents to see if they give prospective students some sort of scholarship program. There is also less competition for these scholarships, so the chances of receiving funding this way are better than they would otherwise be.


-Religious groups 


Students who are associated with the church or a particular religious organization are given grants and scholarships. Check to see if they give monetary awards to people interested in attending college if you belong to a religious community. These awards are given by not every religious group, but you can be shocked at what you find.

High schools often always have programs open to students for scholarships. Check to find out which scholarships you might be eligible for through your guidance counselor. The earlier you start exploring your different choices for grants, the better chances you will have to receive funding for at least a portion of your college education.

You can also recommend seeking with your local Chamber of Commerce for different opportunities for scholarships within your community that may be available. They will have plenty of information available about the various companies that can provide scholarships, and will be able to guide you to the right source for your investigation.


-Military Scholarship/Affiliation 


Of course, the military is still an excellent choice for students interested in earning scholarship money for college. Of course, military scholarships require applicants to serve an active tour of service, and in order to earn your scholarship, you must be willing and able to comply with the criteria. Depending on may branch, most branches will also pay the entire college tuition, based on the branch you serve and what you plan to study.

If serving in the military suits your educational ambitions, you will want to check which scholarships are available and the conditions for receiving one. Be certain, though, that you will be able to follow up with the specifications because you're in once you're in.


Finally, there are also several other groups providing applicants from all walks of life scholarships. The "other" category is where you can find the most opportunities available. Check online on reputable scholarship websites to see if you are eligible and what needs these groups may have. You never know what you can find when you start exploring your different options