Whether it’s a fad or a wave of the future, the barefoot running movement seems to have sparked a sea change in thought about running and running shoes. In 2005, when Nike discovered that a popular track coach they sponsored had his team running barefoot drills, they developed the minimalist Nike Free. Differences between barefoot and shod running gaits are currently the subject of intense research.
Learning from bobos.. Continue reading this postFABLE FIGHT: Mirror Mirror vs. Wrath of the TitansIt’s a box office battle of mythic proportions this weekend as remixed fables and fairy tales go head to head. In one corner, Mirror Mirror, a snarky retelling of the Snow White fairy tale.
Continue reading this postAccess to information: Does Canada need to be more open with data?TTC bus driver: Do you often see your local drivers texting?The Toronto Sun on Thursday published a picture sent by a reader of a TTC bus driver driving while texting on a mobile device. (Toronto Sun)The Toronto Transit Commission is coming under fire after the emergence of a picture. Continue reading this post.
Dresses: The pear shaped woman should choose dresses that draw all attention up top. You need to keep in mind that you hope to show off your great bust, arms, and pretty neckline. Strapless dresses tend to be a pear shaped ladies best friend. To fully appreciate the role and importance of the Union’s black civil war soldier you must realize that General Lee’s Confederate Army at its largest point stood at roughly 500,000 men. Thus the Union colored soldier represented well over one third of General Lee’s entire Confederate force at its strongest period in the war. This is a point that I believe does not get near the significance that it deserves.
Although there are things you can do to not have limitations in the snow. For example to not have snow limits, wear the proper foot attire like boots, with grips on the bottom. Mittens. They said cash payments to casual workers in November and December may have been no more than 3.50 an hour.It added this was not because of insufficient profit margins from Primark, but due to the custom and practice in the textile community in that area.The report said auditors had not been able to establish the hours worked at the company, as workers “could not be believed”.But it said it was possible they may regularly work in excess of 48 hours a week.A Primark spokesman said it was the third time in less than a year auditors had inspected TNS, and it was “very disappointed.””There are no excuses. We are absolutely committed to ensuring that the factories who sell to us treat their workers fairly and equitably.”Many of the issues identified in the audit are totally unacceptable to Primark and the company is determined that standards at this supplier must improve if it is to remain part of the Primark supply chain.”Primark will help the supplier improve its practices, he said.”However, if TNS Knitwear cannot improve its standards even with the benefit of external help, Primark reserves the right to refuse to place new contracts with this company,” he added.The BBC News investigation also found Peacocks clothing being manufactured at TNS Knitwear, and the fashion chain has also launched an investigation.Primark is best known for its cheap fashion clothing and bucked the trend on Britain’s high street last year to make a 233m profit.On its website, it claims to deliver fast fashion without breaking its ethical code or exploiting its workers. The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites.