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Move when you are in the air

Move when you are in the air

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Have you taken a long flight lately? If you have, you may have felt the cramps in your legs. Sitting in a tight place for a long period of time without any activity could leads to a condition called deep-vein thrombosis (DVT). It is caused by a blood clot in a deep vein. Symptoms of the condition include pain, swelling, redness, warmness, and engorged superficial veins in the legs. This condition could go away naturally. But in some instances thrombosis, blood clot could travel into your lungs and cause pulmonary embolism (PE). DVT could lead to serious medical condition such as cancer and trauma. In order to avoid a serious medical condition caused by DVT, you can do few things while you are travelling long distances by air. Walk inside…
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Cleaning your foam RV cushions

Cleaning your foam RV cushions

Hardware, Industrial and Manufacturing
Cleaning your RV cushions is the best way to ensure they look their best all year round. If you have recently purchased a used RV or you are looking to sell your current RV, cleaning your cushions is a great way to make your RV smell and look fresher. Start off by taking your cushion covers off the foam and washing them as per the directions on the cushion label. Dry out your cushions by placing them flat on a sheet in your garden or driveway. Adding some fresh smelling softner is a great way to get rid of any stale smells. Then sprinkle baking soda generously one side of the cushion and leave them for a few hours in the sun. Then flip your cushions and do the same…
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How to get a better night’s sleep on your boat

Hardware, Industrial and Manufacturing
[caption id="attachment_5086" align="alignleft" width="300"] white bedroom motor yacht, close up[/caption] Getting a good night’s sleep on a boat is even more important than when you are at home. Out at sea, or on holiday, a restful night can make all the difference. Unfortunately, most boat’s come with a boat mattress and cushions that lack any semblance of comfort, which all but disappears given enough time. However, which just four simple changes, you can significantly increase comfort levels. Mattress The first step is to change the boat mattress. The dimensions will not be a standard size, so measure the platform and order something slightly bigger to account for the odd dimensions. According to The Foam Factory, all you need to install a foam mattress yourself is a sharp carving/serrated knife or…
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Making RV bedding more comfortable

Making RV bedding more comfortable

Hardware, Industrial and Manufacturing
A Recreational vehicle is the best way to enjoy the open road. It is essentially a house on wheels and has the space and storage for everything you will need on a long journey. However, this means that there are some trade-offs, with your fold-out bed not the most comfortable for a good night’s sleep. Here are some things you can do to make your RV bedding more comfortable: Padding The standard RV cushions that are part of a converting bed are thin and hard on your back. The quickest and most inexpensive method of improving comfort levels is to add some form of padding. We still need to take the amount of space into consideration when padding, so look at mattress pads, which are thick but still offer additional…
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Two of the top kayaking destinations in the US

Two of the top kayaking destinations in the US

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Kayaking is the perfect pastime for outdoor lovers and action fans. Hitting the open water in your kayak is relaxing and invigorating, all at the same time. It is the one sport where you face gigantic rocks, jarring torrents one moment and taking in the serene peace of nature in the next. The popularity of kayaking is growing, with almost 200,000 new participants every year. Whether you want a peaceful afternoon or want to go kayaking with killer whales, here are a couple of the best destinations for kayakers in the US: The Colorado River The legendary Colorado River is famous for its rapids that wind through three states. There is amazing scenery for all 290+ miles of the river, so it's perfect for the action fans that enjoy taking…
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Three point checklist on how to choose an RV mattress

Three point checklist on how to choose an RV mattress

Hardware, Industrial and Manufacturing
Written by The Foam Factory Buying a mattress for your RV can be a difficult choice. If you buy an incorrectly sized mattress, the chances are that you will not be able to fold your mattress away, leaving your RV space unusable. Here are a few areas to look into when choosing an RV mattress. What RV mattress size do you need – Some RV’s are fitted with standard RV sized beds, and therefore you can visit a mattress store that specializes in RV bedding and buy a mattress from the store. However, if you have an RV that has a custom made bed, you will have to take your RV to the store for a professional to measure your bedding. What should be the cut style? – Some RV mattresses…
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How to Spend Less to Travel Around Los Angeles

How to Spend Less to Travel Around Los Angeles

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If you’re vacationing to Los Angeles, you’ll notice that the city is quite expensive depending on what you want to do. Overall, Los Angeles offers access to so much more International cuisine and culture than anywhere else in the US. On the other, accessing these small hubs can prove an expensive endeavor. Using a shuttle bus, taxis and other forms of transit, we’ll show you how to save money on your trip to Los Angeles. Bus Systems Beginning with the airport shuttle from LAX to your hotel, you’ll notice that Los Angeles is a congested network of highways. Whether you’re travelling with a group, or on your own, it would benefit you to review LA’s bus systems. Between trains, which we’ll cover in a moment, and buses, you can cover…
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Absolute essentials for the regular traveler

Absolute essentials for the regular traveler

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[caption id="attachment_5017" align="alignleft" width="300"] A businesswoman asleep on a flight[/caption] Written by Costbuys Regular long-distance travel used to be a painful and boring affair. Fortunately, thanks to modern technology it need not be. Here is a list of must-have items for anyone who travels often: Battery pack Our smartphones are our primary source of entertainment when traveling. In that sense a good battery pack is essential. The larger the better. Since modern laptops use the USB-C port to charge, a battery pack can charge a smartphone as well as a laptop. Some modern luggage brands have built-in battery packs with USB outlets to charge devices as you wait in the airport. Any online shopping portal will have an array of battery packs to choose from. Eye mask Good sleep is…
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What You Need to Know Before Renting a Car in the UAE

What You Need to Know Before Renting a Car in the UAE

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Car rentals shouldn’t be a hassle. However, being unprepared can cost you hundreds of dollars. If you’re looking to do business with a car rental in Abu Dhabi International Airport in Abu Dhabi, you need to be sure that you are dealing with a company that won’t put you at risk for fraudulent charges and unnecessary stress. Here are some tips that will help cut out the hassle of renting a car and let you focus on planning your trip instead. Read the Contract Thoroughly In order to rent a car in Abu Dhabi, you’ll need to sign an agreement beforehand. Now this agreement comes with terms and conditions that should be thoroughly read before signing on the bottom. This will provide you with a better understanding of you and…
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Planning for an International Trip from LAX

Planning for an International Trip from LAX

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When you’re planning for an international trip from LAX, you’ll need to take several important considerations into account. TSA regulations require you to do a pre-flight security check, which includes dropping off your baggage. You might want to plan to be at the airport at least three hours prior to your flight, so book an airport shuttle that will run earlier to accommodate your group. A charter bus will help keep the group together, and everyone can arrange to meet at a parking structure or at a mutual location (such as the boss’s house). All your luggage will fit directly onto these buses, and each suitcase will safely arrive with you at your stop. A shuttle bus also has access to drop you off at a terminal, so your entire…
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Choosing What Type of Car Rental Works Best in Amman, Jordan

Choosing What Type of Car Rental Works Best in Amman, Jordan

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Find out which type of car rental works best for your specific trip style. As a tourist, you’re inclined to explore. It’s in your nature to immerse yourself in a culture that you have never experienced before. It’s one of the best things about visiting new territories. You get to indulge in the delicacies of the exotic. Amman, Jordan is no different. With so many historical sites and restaurants to visit, you’re bound to have the rush of your life. Now, the Middle East has been hit with the stigma that it’s a dangerous place to visit. Basically, people are afraid to take a vacation there due to the sensitivity of the local conflict that is occurring. However, this shouldn’t stop you from visiting Amman, as it is one of…
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