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Which NHL draft lottery teams would Rasmus Dahlin impact the most?

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Which late-season call-up will make an impact in the playoffs?

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Trump Rips Amazon Over Taxes, Impact on Other Businesses

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Time’s Up Defense Fund Could Have Major Impact, but Also Faces Conflicts

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Tech Giants Race to Address Chip Flaws With a Potentially Vast Impact

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Can Good Time have same impact as Goodfellas?

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The Millennial Drive to Make Social Impact – The Hollywood Way

There is a deep-rooted quality and shared passion that has recently emerged as a stronghold of the millennial generation – the desire, or responsibility, to provoke positive social change. “Social impact” has become one of the most popular buzzwords out there. Millennials commonly perform actions or dedicate themselves to causes to break down societal norms they find unjust or antiquated. This mantra of change cuts across racial and socio-economic boundaries.

Given this ever-present, almost looming sense of pressure to evoke change in a world so clearly divided by political, social, economic, and cultural lines; how do we – the current generation of Hollywood assistants and entertainment powerhouse hopefuls – justify devoting our hard work, time, and in many cases – sanity – to an industry that, in some ways, directly contradicts socioeconomic ideals of equality through its focus on status? Media industry professional devote much, if not most, of their time to answering questions such as: ‘What actor will drive the highest revenue for a film’ or ‘Which YouTube influencer’s, say, make-up instructional video will gain the largest number of followers?” “Which social media platform will attract the largest millennial viewership?”

My Dear Peers,

Justification for our involvement in this cutthroat, sensationalized industry emerges from a recognition of, and appreciation for, the thematic significance of a substantial portion of media content that drives viewership to multiple media platforms. It is this awareness that is – hopefully – the reason you took the courageous leap to enter this unbelievably competitive industry in the first place. Most importantly, these stories bring important socioeconomic, political, gender issues – you name it – into the public eye and further, provoke conversations that it is about time millennials actively debate and discuss. In Netflix’s hit original show Master of None, for example, Aziz Ansari brings racial stereotypes to light through comedy. Just this past year, the Sundance star The Birth of A Nation provided viewers an authentic recount of one of the most important slave rebellions in history, while Academy Award Winner The Big Short chronicled the corruption on Wall Street that less than a decade ago brought our country to the verge of economic collapse. Just these three examples of content blatantly present a diverse scope of corrupt narratives that have plagued our country for decades – if not centuries. The stories embodying such content are not only themselves powerful, but so too are their creators. Often, the personal anecdotes of content creators resonate even more strongly or on a more personal note than the content itself. Compelling content and the conversation that surrounds it illuminate and confront biases and unjust societal norms, offering provocative reflections of past practices that not only deserve, but it is imperative, are highlighted today.

It must, of course, be recognized that in orchestration with the proliferation of this caliber of content, it is technical platforms and social media outlets that provide creators the space to make themselves relatable, sometimes even vulnerable, in order to voice their stories in conversation with fans in an interactive manner. And as is obvious, media moguls are now hard at work attempting to determine the best means by which to monetize these platforms. It is, however, we – “digital natives” as they like to call us – that have the most in-depth comprehension of such platforms.

So it is not only the challenge and opportunity, but also responsibility, of our incoming class of entertainment professionals, to determine the manner by which powerful film and television content will utilize these platforms, working with them in tandem, to amplify the powerful narratives and messages they contain. Quality media content – be it a comedy sitcom, a late night talk show, or even a deeply dramatic film – that makes an important statement about societal norms, gender stereotypes, racial inequality – what have you – not only deserves, but now has a need of its own to be shared, debated, and critically examined by the masses. It is content of this scope that, working in concert with the incredible social platforms we are fortunate enough to have beneath our fingertips today, will enable us – media-obsessed, driven, young Hollywood hopefuls – to make “the change [we] wish to see in the world.” Particularly given the current state of global affairs and the pressing racial, economic, political, and social challenges that face the nation, the time to evoke this “change” is now.

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Google+ (pronounced and sometimes written Google Plus, often abbreviated as G+) is a social networking service operated by Google Inc. The service launched on June 28, 2011 in an invite-only field testing phase. The following day, existing users were allowed to invite friends, who are above 18 years of age, to the service to create their own accounts. However, this was quickly suspended a day after there was insane demand for accounts.

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The Impact of Marriage Equality We’re Not Discussing, But Should

A quick scan of the cable news channels or the Twittersphere shows clearly that the recent Supreme Court ruling on gay marriage has drawn sharp feelings from both sides of the issue. Most of these reactions were easily predictable. People across all media are exhibiting their feelings loudly, as the issue touches on so many potent areas of life: the political, the ethical, the moral, the religious.

But as I sift through my own feelings, I find I have a different reaction than those that seem to be most loudly expressed. I am a therapist, and I see this issue through the lens of emotion. And homosexuality and gay marriage are highly emotional issues. And we therapists possess the privilege of a unique perspective on the emotional elements of most any issue. And the emotional elements are crucial in understanding the issue overall.

For I have sat across from the young man fighting against his truth, his gay-ness, with every fiber of his being. Because it will disappoint his parents. Because he won’t be accepted or loved, but rejected. Because he has been taught that who he knows himself to be is wrong. So he fights. He fights against his very nature. The resulting anxiety and depression run so very deep.

I have sat across from the teenage girl who recognizes who she is, but loathes the fact of it, and loathes herself as a result. Because it makes her life so hard, so odd, so weird. It estranges from people she once considered safe. Thoughts of suicide hover in the shadows all around her. And yet in every conceivable way, she is better-than-fine: bright, driven, beautiful, athletic, funny. And gay.

And I have sat across from the man who has lived a lie his entire life, hiding beneath the trappings of ‘normalcy’: wife, children, house, couple of dogs. Family man. But he is tortured nonetheless. For he is gay as well, and he and those around him, he projects, would find this to be unacceptable. And now an entire family is drawn into the dark.

Unfortunately, I could share countless other stories, all sharing this theme: to be gay, to be attracted to someone, to love them organically, is not just unacceptable, but shameful.

Shameful.

With just a moment’s reflection, we all know that the forced constriction of anything authentic and genuine in ourselves will prove to be incalculably damaging. We should live in a place where one’s truth carries not a hint of shame, but joy. Only joy.

And everyone, every single one of us, deserves that feeling.

So this ruling suggests another wave in a sea change. For many people, many of my own clients in fact, can now comfort themselves with the fact that what they sense and know about themselves, this undeniable core essence of their being, is now lawful and allowable and acceptable by society’s standards. And sure, that’s good.

But it goes beyond just that, right? Because for the majority of us, our loves and attractions are actually celebrated, from crushes to dates to proms to weddings. And we don’t really need to give it a thought. There is a wild emotional divide between private shame and public celebration, and it is critical.

I like to think that a generation from now, if our sons or daughters are drawn to someone, male or female, and fall in love with that someone, that we will want to share in the joy that love will bring to their lives, and to our own.

Making ourselves unavailable to that joy ensures, and has ensured, the opposite: fear and judgment and ego, enough to keep therapists like me flush with clients for generations, treating toxic, wholly unnecessary feelings of shame and depression and relentless anxiety about something that is organic and authentic and actually quite simple.

This Supreme Court ruling is another step toward the openness we need as a society, openness that will undoubtedly have strong legs. Fewer pills will be popped to numb unnecessary pain. Fewer people will be compelled to live a lie their entire lives. Fewer people will feel a need to shield their deep reality in shame. Fewer lives will end tragically. This is no small deal.

So I celebrate today, for the emotional well-being of every gay person, man or woman,
who has suffered their love in lieu of celebration. I celebrate the deep breath they can finally draw, and the joyful, well-appointed weddings on the horizon.

Of course, upon sober reflection, we all know that legislation does not flip a switch on feelings, attitudes and emotions. These biases lag well behind.

So if you are the parent, brother, sister, teacher or friend of a gay man or woman and you find yourself bitter today, let me encourage you to turn a page. Allow yourself to open your heart and mind to them, for them and for yourself. Because the train has left the station, and you can continue to be a part of the pain and anxiety and costly emotional heartache, or serve as part of the joy.

Because love truly IS love. Simple as that.

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9 Harrowing Images That Capture The Lasting Impact Of Sexual Assault

Survivors of assault and abuse are sharing their experiences on a powerful new Tumblr, Lasting Impact.

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Founder Alison, who asked that her last name remain private, created Lasting Impact to raise awareness about the long-lasting impact that incidents of sexual assault, domestic violence, and emotional and physical abuse have on those who experience them. The project is also a place for survivors to share stories of healing.

“As a survivor of childhood sexual assault, I struggled for many years with mental health issues that impacted almost every aspect of my daily life and left me feeling confused and alone,” Alison told The Huffington Post. “It wasn’t until I began to connect with other survivors that I came to realize that this is a common and valid response to trauma, and it was only then that I truly began to heal.”

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The Tumblr entries come from survivors who write in to share how their experiences affected and changed them. Some also share how they have healed from their traumas and found hope for the future.

“Survivors often face a myriad of psychological, emotional, social, and physical challenges following an assault, and I wanted to expand the conversation about sexual assault and domestic violence to include the complex, long-term toll trauma takes on an individual,” Alison told HuffPost.

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Alison also hopes that the Tumblr will be a positive place for survivors.

“While the campaign focuses primarily on the challenges faced by survivors, it also shows that we all have an incredible capacity for courage, resilience, and growth,” she told HuffPost. “Survivors’ stories do not have to begin and end with fear, violation, and despair. It is my hope that when survivors read these stories, they recognize that their experiences are valid and understand that no matter what they are feeling, they are never alone.”

See more powerful images from Lasting Impact below.

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Need help? In the U.S., visit the National Sexual Assault Online Hotline operated by RAINN. For more resources, visit the National Sexual Violence Resource Center’s website.

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Designing Apparel for Consumers: The Impact of Body Shape and Size

Designing Apparel for Consumers: The Impact of Body Shape and Size


Given its importance for consumer satisfaction and thus brand success, apparel fit is a major challenge for retailers and brands across the industry. Consequently there have been major developments in sizing research and how it can be used in apparel design. This book reviews how these developments are affecting clothing design for different groups of consumers. Part one identifies various aspects of body shape, size, volume and the psychological aspects of designing apparel. This section covers topics such as body shape and its influence on apparel size and consumer choices, sizing systems, body shape and weight distribution (with a discussion of the Body Volume Index (BVI) versus the Body Mass Index (BMI)), and the psychological and sociological factors influencing consumers’ choice of apparel. Part two outlines the challenges in understanding the sizing and shape requirements and choices of particular customer groups. This section discusses apparel designed for infants and children, older consumers, overweight and obese consumers, plus size Black and Latino women, apparel design for Asian and Caucasian ethnic groups, sizing requirements for male apparel, maternity apparel, intimate apparel for varying body shapes, and the challenges of designing headwear to fit the size and shape of Western and Asian populations. Designing apparel for consumers provides an invaluable reference for apparel designers, manufacturers, and R & D managers in the textile industry, as well as postgraduate students and academic researchers in textiles. Reviews developments affecting clothing design for different groups of consumersIdentifies various aspects of body shape, size, volume and the psychological aspects of designing apparelOutlines the challenges in understanding sizing and shape requirements and choices of particular customer groups

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Powerful Photos Capture Impact of ‘Narco Aesthetic’ In Medellín, Colombia

“Beauties” is a photo essay I shot on the interpretation of beauty and female culture in Medellín, Colombia.

Medellín is the second largest city in Colombia. During the ’80s and ’90s, it was at the epicenter of narcotics traffic in South America. Today, plunging homicide rates, a public campaign to reduce violence, and urban development have helped new libraries, parks, schools and sustainable infrastructure flourish. This combination has qualified Medellín as a city of change on the international stage.

However, when a big phenomenon and transition like this happens in a society, it is inevitable that it affects all aspects of it; in this case, one of them was the interpretation of beauty. During these years, the female body became a reflection of a lavish lifestyle. Drug lords would visit the U.S to conduct drug deals and return with images of beauty that they’d seen on prostitutes there: blonde and voluptuous, with thin noses. Back home, they had the money to transform any woman into that canon of beauty.

This understanding of the female body, usually called narco aesthetic, had a deep impact on the female culture of the city. In Medellín, women have historically been seen as strong figures, mothers and hard workers. For many, it is still like that, but the 1980s and ’90s brought a very materialistic approach that changed the role of women’s beauty and bodies.

This is how cosmetic surgery went mainstream in Medellín. The photoessay introduces the viewers to teenagers with casual familiarities with liposuction; a diet pill seller so desperate to be “as pretty as her friends” she allowed an unqualified doctor to put bio-polymers in her buttocks (a procedure she’s now seeking to reverse); and handfuls of women who’ve spent millions of pesos on plastic surgery besides.

Even so, my main objective wasn’t to focus on the popularity of plastic surgery in the city, but on how social factors changed the understanding of our own bodies. I just wanted to investigate how women and beauty are interpreted in a particular space and time frame. However, it was inevitable that the love for plastic surgery in the city showed up in the essay; not taking it into account would have meant ignoring a big part of the reality.

Provoking girls to realize there are alternative ways of seeing beauty is a huge priority in my reportage. I would like to believe that my work will inspire other women to analyze what they see around them and realize that it’s just a culturally formed interpretation of beauty; you don’t need to take it in full.

This article originally appeared on HuffPost Spain and has been translated from Spanish to English.

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Zumba – Zumba Impact Pulse (Turquoise/Neon Yellow) Women’s Shoes

Zumba – Zumba Impact Pulse (Turquoise/Neon Yellow) Women’s Shoes


Feel the Pulse of the music as you make your Impact in these comfortable Zumba shoes!Textile and synthetic uppers.Lightly padded tongue and collar for comfort and support.Breathable textile lining.Traditional lace closure for a secure and custom fit.Z-Compress energy return system compresses to reduce the force of impact, and then returns to its original form.Z-Brace holds the foot securely for high-energy dance moves.Synthetic outsole with Z-Slide lets you slide easily on any surface.Zumba logos at sides, tongue, and heel.Imported. Measurements:Weight: 8 ozProduct measurements were taken using size 8.5, width M. Please note that measurements may vary by size.
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Zumba – Zumba Impact Pulse (Turquoise/Neon Yellow) Women’s Shoes

Zumba – Zumba Impact Pulse (Turquoise/Neon Yellow) Women’s Shoes


Feel the Pulse of the music as you make your Impact in these comfortable Zumba shoes!Textile and synthetic uppers.Lightly padded tongue and collar for comfort and support.Breathable textile lining.Traditional lace closure for a secure and custom fit.Z-Compress energy return system compresses to reduce the force of impact, and then returns to its original form.Z-Brace holds the foot securely for high-energy dance moves.Synthetic outsole with Z-Slide lets you slide easily on any surface.Zumba logos at sides, tongue, and heel.Imported. Measurements:Weight: 8 ozProduct measurements were taken using size 8.5, width M. Please note that measurements may vary by size.
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Zumba – Zumba Impact Pulse (Turquoise/Neon Yellow) Women’s Shoes

Zumba – Zumba Impact Pulse (Turquoise/Neon Yellow) Women’s Shoes


Feel the Pulse of the music as you make your Impact in these comfortable Zumba shoes!Textile and synthetic uppers.Lightly padded tongue and collar for comfort and support.Breathable textile lining.Traditional lace closure for a secure and custom fit.Z-Compress energy return system compresses to reduce the force of impact, and then returns to its original form.Z-Brace holds the foot securely for high-energy dance moves.Synthetic outsole with Z-Slide lets you slide easily on any surface.Zumba logos at sides, tongue, and heel.Imported. Measurements:Weight: 8 ozProduct measurements were taken using size 8.5, width M. Please note that measurements may vary by size.
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Impact of China’s Rise on the Mekong Region

Impact of China’s Rise on the Mekong Region


Presents a contemporary analysis of the impact of China’s rise on the Mekong Region at a critical period of Southeast Asian history. As the most populated country and the second largest economy in the world, China has become an increasingly influential player in global and regional affairs. Economic ties between China and her southern neighbors are particularly strong. Yet relations between China and the Mekong region are complex and embedded in other socio-cultural and political issues. China’s accelerated growth, increasing economic footprint, global search for energy, natural resources, and food security, and the rapid pace of its military modernization have created a wide range of new challenges for smaller countries in Southeast Asia. These new challenges both encourage and limit cooperation between China and the emerging ASEAN Economic Community (AEC). This book pays close attention to some of these challenges with particular focus on the impact of Chinese investment, trade, foreign aid, and migration”

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USA Gear FlexArmor GEAR-FLEXARMOR-DIGI Carrying Case for Camera, Smartphone – Impact Resistance, Bump Resistant, Drop Resistant, Scratch Resistant – Neoprene

USA Gear FlexArmor GEAR-FLEXARMOR-DIGI Carrying Case for Camera, Smartphone – Impact Resistance, Bump Resistant, Drop Resistant, Scratch Resistant – Neoprene


Portable Protection for your Electronics Durable Construction Dense Neoprene material provides high-impact protection, absorbing bumps, drops, and shocks while the scratch-resistant interior keeps your stored device looking good as new! The flexible material will conform to your device’s dimensions, giving you peace of mind that your investment is protected. Compact Design The sleek, low profile design protects your device while in your pocket, purse, luggage, or briefcase. The top Velcro flap ensures your gear stays safe where it’s supposed to be at all times. This thin case is also perfect for storing when not in use. Simply throw it in your pocket, fold it, roll it, or toss it in your bag – the material is conveniently flexible and can be stored in a variety of different positions and orientations. Versatile Portability This case includes a belt loop for added convenience, so you can store it at your side wherever you go! It also includes an additional loop for carabineers, making it easy to clip it on to backpacks, purses, and much more as you travel. Compatible with all iPhone generations: Apple iPhone 5, 4S, 4, 3G, 3GS, Original (Verizon and AT & T Versions)

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Traveler’s Choice Luxembourg Travel/Luggage Case (Roller) for Travel Essential – Titanium – Impact Resistance – Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene (ABS)

Traveler’s Choice Luxembourg Travel/Luggage Case (Roller) for Travel Essential – Titanium – Impact Resistance – Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene (ABS)


Traveler’s Choice Luxembourg Travel/Luggage Case (Roller) for Travel Essential – Titanium – Impact Resistance – Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene (ABS)

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Maximum Impact: Strategies for Life Fitness (Unabridged)

Maximum Impact: Strategies for Life Fitness (Unabridged)

Maximum Impact: Strategies for Life Fitness is a must listen to, interactive, audiobook for anyone seeking to:

  • Master their focus and take action
  • Create an optimistic and energized self-image
  • Improve their decision making
  • Overcome fear of the unknown
  • Empower your way to success

Listening to, and following, the clear instruction sets and activities included in Maximum Impact: Strategies for Life Fitness will cause positive change to happen in your life. Seize your opportunities… NOW!

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蜜丝佛陀 Max Factor Excess Volume Extreme Impact Mascara – #Black 20ml/0.67oz

蜜丝佛陀 Max Factor Excess Volume Extreme Impact Mascara – #Black 20ml/0.67oz


Excess Volume Extreme Impact Mascara – #Black 1 Extreme Volume 2 Dark Lacquer
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Fabulous Impact: Step Into the New You & Rewrite Your Own Script

Fabulous Impact: Step Into the New You & Rewrite Your Own Script


Fabulous Impact is one of those rare books that can change your life. TV personality, international professional speaker and life coach Nicci Roscoe repeatedly makes a fabulous impact – and she equips you to do the same. Her book shows how you can step into the new fabulous version of yourself – and arms you with the confidence, courage and energy to bring it off. If you want to create a richer, fuller, more vibrant vision of what your life can be – and then make it happen – this is your roadmap and your inspiration. Here’s what those who’ve witnessed the Nicci Roscoe experience testify: “It’s her voice that is the true barometer of boundless energy. Fast paced, empathetic, infectiously upbeat, Nicci’s conversation exudes her zest for life.” – You Magazine, Mail on Sunday “Nicci’s book is brilliant. It inspires confidence, courage, energy and so much more to make positive changes. She is full of energy and verve and has an appreciation of life few others can match, exuded throughout this book which is full of stories and great film examples to help your business succeed and lifestyle improve. Fabulous ” – Dan Portanier, Celebrity Fitness Trainer “Nicci is a highly talented coach, speaker and author. I have seen the incredible impact she has had on numerous people I have recommended to her. She is full of positive energy and it is infectious.” – Devesh Modi, Leadership Coach and Facilitator, Grant Thornton

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Cavs’ Mozgov confident he will make impact

Freshly acquired Cleveland Cavaliers center Timofey Mozgov wants some patience as he acclimates himself to his new team. But he anticipates big things once he’s settled in.
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크리니크 High Impact Favourites Coffret: High Impact Mascara + Cream Shaper For Eyes + Take The Day Off Makeup Remover 3pcs

크리니크 High Impact Favourites Coffret: High Impact Mascara + Cream Shaper For Eyes + Take The Day Off Makeup Remover 3pcs


High Impact Favourites Coffret: 1x High Impact Mascara #01 Black 7ml/0.28oz 1x Cream Shaper For Eyes #01 Black Diamond 1.1g/0.03oz 1x Take The Day Off Makeup Remover 30ml/1oz Ideal both for personal use & as a gift
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½ impact hex key – car and motorcycle repair tools , motorcycle tools

½ impact hex key – car and motorcycle repair tools , motorcycle tools


½ impact hex key – car and motorcycle repair tools , motorcycle tools
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크리니크 Eye Makeup Expert (1x Quickliner 1x Chubby Stick Shadow 1x High Impact Mascara) – Purple 3pcs

크리니크 Eye Makeup Expert (1x Quickliner 1x Chubby Stick Shadow 1x High Impact Mascara) – Purple 3pcs


Eye Makeup Expert: 1x Quickliner For Eyes Intense 0.28g/0.01oz (# 02 Intense Plum) 1x Chubby Stick Shadow Tint For Eyes 3g/0.1oz (# 09 Lavish Lilac) 1x Mini High Impact Mascara 3.5ml/0.14oz (# 01 Black)
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Nike Mens Golf Fi Impact Golf Shoe 11 Us Wide Black/Silver

Nike Mens Golf Fi Impact Golf Shoe 11 Us Wide Black/Silver


NIKE Mens Golf Free Impact Golf Shoes Freedom of movement with maximum ground feel! The NIKE Free-Inspired outsole of the NIKE Golf Free Impact Golf Shoe is designed to mimic and conform to the natural motion of the foot while delivering all the protection and traction of a lightweight performance golf shoe. This allows you to keep contact with the ground longer, better harnessing the energy of the foot to the shoe and, therefore, the shoe to the ground for more control and power with every shot. The NIKE Dynamic Fit system helps harness the foot to provide extra support. NIKE Mens Golf Free Impact Golf Shoes feature: Mesh upper offers increased flexibility with breathability to keep feet cool, dry and comfortable NIKE Dynamic Fit system eliminates the space between the foot and the shoe for unparalleled comfort, no matter foot size or shape Free-Inspired outsole with flex grooves and rubber traction pods Molded sockliner for cushioning support NIKE Free-Inspired last 1-Year Limited Waterproof Warranty Superior Flexibility To Unleash The Full Power Of Your Swing!

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Samsonite Cruisair Bold Travel/Luggage Case (Suitcase) for Travel Essential – Black – Impact Resistance – Polycarbonate

Samsonite Cruisair Bold Travel/Luggage Case (Suitcase) for Travel Essential – Black – Impact Resistance – Polycarbonate


This luggage is designed to withstand the rigors of modern travel. It boasts 100 polycarbonate toughness, personified by its unique sheet-metal shell design.

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The Economic Impact of Civil Aviation on the U.S. Economy: FAA Study on Outlook, Measures, GDP Contribution, Passenger Expenditures, Freight Flows, Freight Exports, Domestic Air Freight

The Economic Impact of Civil Aviation on the U.S. Economy: FAA Study on Outlook, Measures, GDP Contribution, Passenger Expenditures, Freight Flows, Freight Exports, Domestic Air Freight


This official Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) document – converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction – offers the latest data on the economic impact of civil aviation. This concise report is ideal for policymakers and industry officials. This version contains several new points of analysis including the economic impact of federal spending on aviation and hard-to-quantify economic enablers such as speed, cost, flexibility, reliability and safety. Over the decades, civil aviation has been a catalyst for commerce.In today’s ever-changing and innovative world, aviation provides a vital link to economic opportunities at home and abroad. In the wake of global economic and financial uncertainties, runways have become the new main streets for cities and towns to get down to business and soar once more.In 2009, civil aviation supported over 10 million jobs, contributed .3 trillion in total economic activity and accounted for 5.2 percent of total U.S. Gross Domestic Product (GDP). Civilian aircraft engines, equipment and parts also contribute billion toward the U.S. trade balance. Civilian aircraft engines, equipment and parts have been the top net export for the past decade.Our economic success clearly depends on the success of aviation. So the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is committed to providing the safest, most efficient aerospace system in the world. As we move forward, the FAA will continue to invest in airports, and build the Next Generation Air Transportation System (NextGen). NextGen is a transformation of the National Airspace System. It will add a suite of 21st century technologies and procedures to make air travel more efficient and green. FAA’S Destination 2025 will provide the strategic bridge to accomplish the NextGen vision.Contents: Overview * Introduction * Economic Impact of Civil Aviation Highlights * Current Outlook * Impact of the Recession on U.S. Airlines, Coping Strategies and Future Outlook * National Impact of

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杜嘉班纳 Dolce & Gabbana 激情高亮唇膏 – # 70 Impact 3g/0.1oz

杜嘉班纳 Dolce & Gabbana 激情高亮唇膏 – # 70 Impact 3g/0.1oz


2合1唇色,结合唇膏与唇彩功效。为双唇带来丰润,乳霜色彩及高亮度。超细滑质地可顺滑推开。装于顺滑时尚金色盒子。带来锻质亮泽微闪唇妆。效果持久。
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I-Roc W102B11 Leather Mens Slip on Black with Impact Absorbing Foot Bed Shoes

I-Roc W102B11 Leather Mens Slip on Black with Impact Absorbing Foot Bed Shoes


Slip on Black Leather – Created after 7 years of research and development, This shoe has a patented oil and slip resistant sole, provides arch support and relief from Plantar Fasciitis and heel spur pain, Actual users have also claimed relief from ankle, knee and lower back pain due to improved posture and walking stride, Some have claimed increase in blood circulation due to the arch area being realigned after use of this shoe and the blood vessels opening up again, The shock absorbing properties of this sole helps with problems associated with impacts delivered to the knee when walking, Has anti-bacterial linings and a impact absorbing foot bed with gel inserts in the front and back, Unlike other shoes there is no stability loss with I-roc, There are no special requirements to use this shoe except you must wear them only a few hours at a time until the bones in your feet slowly re-aligned and you feel comfortable with the shoes for permanent use, SKU: IROCS023

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