Eye tests, glasses and contact lenses are unavoidable expenses but savvy shopping can cut the bill. And, as prices fall, more bargains are appearing. During half term February 15 to March 2 for instance, high street optician Vision Express is offering free eye tests to adults who take their child for a test (who also goes free, but on the NHS) at any of its British branches.
To imagine a world without computers, X rays, long distance phone calls, FM radio, television or even the high resolution displays that make the latest funny cat video that much better, is to imagine a world without Columbia Engineering. An incubator for ideas and innovation, the successes of Engineering faculty, students and alumni include some of the most recognizable developments of the 19th, 20th and 21st centuries. Columbia engineers created the first computers, walked in space, flew the first helicopters, invented sonar, pioneered nuclear submarines and music synthesizers, and led the research that yielded Blu Ray and DVD technologies..
Trump has called Kim and fat and sick puppy. In September, he lampooned Kim as Man on a suicide mission for himself and for his regime. Kim replied by calling Trump deranged and a North Korea foreign minister then warned of a possible atmospheric nuclear test done by no nation since 1980..
Last Thursday, I joined a gaggle of spectators and a phalanx of cops gathered in front of Macy’s to watch Mayor declare Nov. 11 the kickoff date for “San Francisco: Open For Business! Week.” Mayor Brown, I realized, had his manicured finger firmly on the national pulse: America is indeed Open for Business. And in the midst of a recession and a War on Terrorism, its best business is colored red, white and blue..
Soon after being nominated as a Minister of sports he announced that he plans to free sports from politics and make it affordable for everyone.Let us remind you that the FIDE Vice President Georgios Makropoulos has met Zurab Azmaiparashvili several days before the parliamentary elections took place in Georgia. The event was celebrated in the Hotel Iveria in Tbilisi. The legendary chess player was congratulated by Zurab Azmaiparashvili, Gia Giorgadze, the President of the Georgian Chess Federation and Bidzina Ivanishvili, who has recently gained his first big political victory.
On Friday, Dec. 19, a contractor working with the DNR injected 1,000 pounds of potassium chloride under the ice near the public boat access on the northwest corner of Christmas Lake. The chemical also referred to as potash kills zebra mussels by interfering with their ability to breathe, but it does not affect fish.The potash application is the third treatment at the lake, where a small number of zebra mussels were found in August as part of the Minnehaha Creek Watershed District’s early detection monitoring program.