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Tiktok- Slippery Slope To Success

Today’s times are quite charged up and given the corona virus scare, the whole country is under a nationwide lockdown where all federal governments have taken this drastic step to prevent further spreading of this disease that has already claimed thousands of lives.

As such, people have become completely bored being confined to their homes since the past few weeks with little respite and have to practice social distancing when forced to be out in public to buy groceries and other daily needs.

The youngsters are having it much easy as anyhow they were equally comfortable being both indoors and outdoors. If this had been the case around two to three decades back, people would have anyhow died of boredom.

Luckily, things are different today as it is 2020 and you have smartphones and internet with the highest possible technology and speed that has made the situation an excellent experience for many people, especially the youth brigade.

TikTok Sensation

Mobile apps and games have proven to be literal game changers and none more so than tiktok that has taken the entire world by storm. Basically, it is a video application where anyone can upload and share different videos.

In essence, it is quite similar to dubsmash and has overtaken it in popularity as you can dance, lip sync and act out your favorite scenes and songs of your favorite cine stars by mouthing their dialogues.

Today’s youngsters are so hooked to it that they are willing to go to any lengths to get themselves noticed on the wider spectrum and get their fifteen minutes of fame by posting unique videos that might get them attention.

TikTok has made it easy for budding actors who can’t afford the acting fees or the long distance auditions in far off cities and use this platform to upload their audition videos in the hopes of getting noticed by big time filmmakers and get a meaty role in a film.

There are many people who have reaped benefits through this app and have become extremely famous all around through their videos and are dubbed as ‘tiktok sensations’ and ‘internet darlings’ by the mainstream media.

Made for Fun

Well there are many different opinions formed regarding Tiktok and they are totally polarized to say the least. It is a social app that should purely be taken as a fun tool that is designed to entertain than to instruct.

This is exactly how the youngsters treat this app as there is hardly a youngster in existence today who doesn’t have TikTok downloaded on his/her smartphone, which is a spectacle to behold indeed as such craze has never been seen for any other app yet.

TikTok app has some new and interesting features to its name where you can not only upload videos but also make use of the platform to convey important messages based on social causes for the benefit of mankind but as a whole, is made for fun and purely for entertainment purposes.

Increasing Fan Base

Nevertheless, as long as you don’t have good content, your videos cannot become big hits, which means that your fan following is quite negligible as there are not enough people following you on tiktok.

Therefore, we are going to talk about some important points on how to buy tiktok followers and that does not mean literally bribing them with goodies into following you but simple ways to increase the following in an organic manner.

The points are as follows:

  • Discard your shyness and embarrassment completely by unleashing your fun side that has been lying dormant within you and post some funny videos so that it can tickle the funny bone of viewers and thereby increase your subscriber base
  • Practice facial expressions that showcase different emotions like joy, sorrow, fear, anger, love, madness, etc. to name a few as this will reveal your versatility in handling various moods and pique on the viewers’ curiosity.
  • Always watch other videos on tiktok itself to get inspiration from others but take care to never copy-paste everything as you will end up being a wannabe caricature with no originality so think of some unique content
  • Keep posting different videos at regular intervals to subsequently gather a fanbase, who will surely be interested to see your point of view

Top 8 Things You Should Know About Waist Trainers

Waist training is a really popular topic these days with a lot of celebrities and people using waist trainers so that they can get in better shape and keep themselves fit with the help of this waist training. In this article, we are going to look at the top 13 things that you should know about waist trainers.

DIfference between waist training and corseting?

Waist training is defined as the training that you do in order to reduce the size of your waist by continuously wearing corsets. On the other hand, if corseting can be seen as a fashion accessory that you can wear for fashion or for getting back or medical support.

What made waist training popular again?

Over the last few years, the notion of a perfect body has been highlighted by several celebrities such as Kim Kardashian which made these corsets really popular among women as there are millions of women that are interested in getting in much better shape with the help of these waist trainers.

What do you need for waist training?

In order to start your waist training, you need a corset that you can wear for long periods of time that is going to help you in keeping your body in shape provided that you follow a strict diet plan and do regular workout sessions.

Starting your waist training

You can start your waist training by choosing a corset that is really comfortable and fits you perfectly as well. This way you can start with your training easily. Although, there are several things that you need to keep in your mind as you start wearing corsets for your training. You should gradually start wearing the corsets as you might feel a little discomfort in the beginning as you wear corsets. Moreover, you should never rush with your training by wearing the corset for a long time right from the beginning.

What are the benefits of waist training?

One of the most important things that you should keep in your mind as you start with waist training is the fact that it is really important that you pay attention to your diet and workouts along with wearing a corset in order to get the maximum benefits out of it. Besides that, as you start wearing corsets you sweat more making it much easier for you to lose weight as you train.

Why are corsets effective?

As mentioned earlier it is really important that you also pay attention to your diet and workout sessions but wearing a corset and help you psychologically as well. As you can make yourself a lot slimmer in just a few minutes which can boost your moral effectively.

How effective and quick are the results?

The effects of waist training solely depend on how you body takes this process. This is why there is no exact duration after you can expect definite results with your training. Moreover, you will find that it takes a lot of time in order to get effective results from your waist training. This is why it is really important that you keep up with your waist training until you get the desired results.

What do you need to know about the corsets?

As you start with your waist training you can begin with generic corsets that are available in the market. If you are comfortable with the corset you can use it for a long time. And once your body adapts to waist training you can order customized corsets as well depending on the shape of your body. But the only thing that you should keep in mind is the fact that you do not overdo things as that might work in a negative way affecting your body and your internal organs.

Lastly, it is really important that you pay attention to all the pros and cons as you start with waist training on your own. If possible it is recommended that you get in touch with professionals before you start wearing a corset.

Conclusion

These are the top 8 things that you should keep in your mind as you begin with corset training on your own. Keeping all these things in your mind as you start you wearing a corset will help you in keeping yourself safe from the ill effects of using corsets.

Batteries and Their Types

Batteries may be classified into two types, one based on application and the other based on the process of construction. Application batteries are automotive, marine or deep cycled. By the process of construction, batteries can be flooded, gelled and AGM.

A deep cycled battery has the ability to harness solar energy as a backup source. This type of battery has a dry mechanism or starve electrolyte. A majority of the deep cycled batteries are made of fiberglass mat with a high-density compound of sulfuric acid inside.

Construction-type batteries flaunt a standard, removable cap. They are referred to as being maintenance-free. They also have regulated, sealed valves. The valves contribute to regulated pressures.

A DC battery

Direct current is a type of electricity. In a DC battery, the electric charge always travels in a uni-directional way. This may also cause an imbalance to the electric charges.

DC batteries are sealed with electrolyte and several layers of metal. The electrolytes carry positively charged electrons.

The battery’s output terminal sports both positive and negative poles. When these poles are connected with each other, the current flows between them.

Sealed batteries

A Sealed battery is usually maintenance-free and non-spoilable. It has lesser corrosion rate as there is no liquid inside. It also has low self-discharge and cracking amperage.

Sealed batteries can supply both reserve and starting applications. They are generally more competent and have a longer life. Sealed batteries appeal to the price-conscious user and are frequently used to cut costs.

Deep cycle batteries

Deep cycle batteries generally have a heavy, thick plate made of lead. The plate aids the battery to withstand a deep charge. It is slower to dispense a charge when compared with a starter battery. It has a longer life span due to the thick plates. It is also used to initiate combustion in engines.

Starting batteries

A starting battery has multiple thin plates as opposed to a single plate, which enable it to release a comparatively larger amount of electric current quickly that too within a short time period. It is used in engines for combustion to continue.

A disadvantage when using a starting battery is that it cannot be deeply discharged. Most starter batteries get spoilt when nearing a complete discharge.

Gel cell batteries

Gel cell batteries are also known as gel batteries. They have a silica gel inside which makes the acids harden into a solid. One benefit of using these batteries is that they don’t drip acid even when broken.

These batteries are slow to charge and cannot cope up with a conventional automotive charger. They also have a limited current flow and tend to get damaged easily.

AGM batteries

AGM or ‘Absorbed Glass Mats’ type of batteries are the new sealed type batteries used between plates. The plates are made of a fine fiber of Boron and Silicon glass. These types of batteries have the same features as that of gel type batteries, but can handle more electric discharge.

Even when broken, these batteries do not spill out, as the glass mats hold the acid and electrolytes together. As there is no liquid in the inner layer, it is also safe from damage caused due to spilling.

Avoiding Rip Currents In The Ocean This Summer

Florida has some of the best beaches in the world. Tourists come to Florida for the Disney World experience, but what makes Florida most famous are its world class beaches, with various types of powdery sand, water, eco-structures and natural beauty.
Different areas of Florida have different types of surf. For instance, New Smyrna Beach is the surf capitol of the world, and many surfers go there and to Daytona Beach as well to experience some serious waves. But to the in-experienced swimmer, the ocean can change unfavorably in the blink of an eye.

On June 17th in Daytona Beach, there were almost three hundred rescues from lifeguards on duty in regard to rip currents, most people unaware of the danger the ocean possesses, due to weather changes that pick up winds that affect the surf. When the winds are fierce, the ocean can get quite dangerous, making any current beach condition while rip currents are present chancy at best.

Beneath the surf there are open pockets that water runs through with such a force that it can easily carry swimmers out to sea. What causes swimmers to panic is when they lose footing, due to a shift in position. One minute swimmers feel the ocean floor beneath them, the next minute they don’t, and become disorientated. Many try to swim back to shore, but the water can drag them further out, or the waves become more intense, and one can easily get caught in the tide.

Rip currents are always possible, especially when there is a tropical storm brewing, or a shift in climate change. The summer months are when people are more susceptible, due to the hurricane season approaching with shifts in atmosphere and storms coming in from the tropics.

Rip currents in the ocean are responsible for most beach drowning deaths, for aside from the currents taking one further out to sea, getting caught in a rip current can cause panic, which makes people susceptible to drowning, especially if they begin to swallow water.

To avoid this danger while swimming, simply remain aware of what is going on. Is it windy, did the surf get rougher? Do you feel the sand shifting beneath you? If so, swim through the tide diagonally, not against it, for you will get closer to the shoreline because you are breaking through against the pull of the rip current, and will be pushed to shore by each incoming wave. Try to remain calm, and always swim near a lifeguard, or around other people that you can signal for help, preferably people that you know are watching out for you. A few simple precautions can help keep your fun vacation from turning into a tragedy.

Aqua Teen Hunger Force: A Review

Let me now progress to saying that if I pitched this idea to you, you would tell me I was an absolute lunatic for even thinking this up: okay, so get this, a six-foot-tall milkshake, a flying box of fries with braces, and a childish, possibly mentally-impaired (legitimately – they do allude to Meatwad being slightly less than mentally capable) meatball do nothing all day except mess with their fat, hairy, balding neighbor named Carl who works from the home and doesn’t care about anything except for women.

That’s it? Yep.

That is pretty much the premise of ATHF. They did start out as detectives, but they quit doing that after the first two or three episodes pretty much.

Anyway, as stupid as it sounds (and I know how stupid it sounds. Trust me. It is stupid.), it’s hilarious. At least, it’s hilarious in my eyes. Master Shake, or as he is more commonly known Shake, is played by Dana Snyder, who might be the only voice actor who doesn’t do a handful of voices on the show, and this six-foot-tall, walking, talking milkshake is the king of the Aqua Teen universe. At least, he thinks he is. Mostly, he’s just comedic in his absolute failure at everything he does. The only thing he’s king of is Meatwad, the little meatball who generally acts like a child, which is all the funnier when he mouths off at Frylock, the only sane, responsible cast member of the show. At least, until he snaps and just stops caring about anything. And then there’s Carl, Carl the magnificent, Carl the beautiful. Everything about Carl is the opposite of perfection, and that is why he is just so unlovable.

There are three rules in the Aqua Teen universe (physics need not apply in New Jersey): something awful must happen to Carl, Carl’s car, Carl’s pool, or Carl’s house; everything that gets dropped or, as is more likely, thrown must blow up upon contact of the ground or floor; and continuity must not exist – ever. All of these things must happen in every single episode.

Look, I’m not saying Aqua Teen Hunger Force is for everyone – it’s not. But if you don’t mind pure idiocy, then you might get a few chuckles out of Aqua Teen, or if you’re like me, you might die laughing every time you watch it.

The best part? Carl’s accent. The way Carl talks is hilarious to me, because he is almost always angry, hammered, or yelling about the New York Giants (or women or the band Boston or Styx or well, everything), possibly all three at the same time.

Go check it out. Go enjoy. But be warned. They do not discriminate. Anything and everything that can be offended will be.

An Easter Basket for the Construction Dad

You want to give Dad an Easter basket for Easter. What do you give the man that has everything? He won’t go for the cute bunny stuff. Maybe your dad is into home repair or construction. He probably has all the tools you can imagine. What else would you give dad in an Easter basket for a construction dad? If your dad is a construction or fixer upper dad and you want to give him the perfect Easter basket for a construction dad, here are a few suggestions that might help. First you might want to ask in a conversation if your dad is working on something special or if he could use something. He will probably tell you he doesn’t need anything so ask mom to make sure. Suggestions for an Easter basket for a construction dad:

1. Gift card from Lowe’s or Home Depot: An Easter basket for a construction dad could easily hold a gift card from Lowe’s or the Home Depot. If dad doesn’t give you a specific idea that he wants from there to save time guessing you may want to buy a gift card. This way dad can get what he really needs or wants.

2. Magazine – Remodeling, Residential Design and Build, Construction Business Owner or Remodeler are great magazines for the home repair or construction industry. An Easter basket for a construction dad should contain one of these magazines if the dad likes to read.

3. Ladder – Your dad may need a new ladder for his work or hobby. If you have a dad that likes construction or home repair he could probably use a new ladder. If your dad already has the traditional ladders and they are in good shape you might want to consider buying a folding ladder that you can use at different angles for different jobs. The ladder folds into different shapes. A dad that is used to working in construction or home repair would love a ladder in his Easter basket.

4. Tools – Tools get old and break. Your dad might like the new tools that have come out. You could buy a bunch of little tools to fill an Easter basket for a construction or home repair dad. You might buy a tool that has a laser that shows a straight line. You can even get a laser with a bubble to show if something is even. This helps when you put the line on. If the line goes up or down the bubble will move off center until it is straightened. Your dad has probably been using the same hammer for twenty years so you may want to get him a new one. The possibility for tools is endless.

5. Tool Box – Tool Boxes wear out. An Easter basket for a construction or home repair dad could be a tool box. Instead of an Easter “basket” the tool box could be the basket for the dad who likes construction or home repair.

6. Tool Belt – Tool belts are a little more flimsy than tool boxes. A tool belt is a great Easter gift for a dad who likes construction or home repair because if he doesn’t have one, he can certainly use it and if he does have one it probably needs to be replaced.

7. Pants – Pants may seem a funny idea for an Easter basket for a construction or home repair dad. Pants wear out quickly and if your dad likes to put tools in his pants pockets or hang them from his pants he probably could use new pants. Some pants have special pockets and flaps for tools to go in and hang from. These pants don’t last long because they are worked hard. An Easter basket for a dad who likes construction or home repair might include pants.

Your Easter basket for a dad who likes construction or home repair will be a great Easter gift for your dad. Happy Easter.

Ace Attorney Investigations: Miles Edgeworth for DS

When developers at Capcom pitched the idea of a video game about lawyers, I am willing to bet that there were some skeptics. To perhaps everyone’s surprise, however, the game has been a huge success, as many innovative games turn out to be. Ace Attorney Investigations is the 5th game in this series and takes it in a new direction by taking the main character, Miles Edgeworth out of the courtroom and into the streets to investigate crime scenes.

Premise

For those unfamiliar with the Ace Attorney series, the game works basically as an adventure/graphic novel. Much of the game is interesting and dramatic storyline, which is broken up and made interactive by puzzles that the gamer has to solve. Most of these games have you assume the role of lawyer who must cross examine witnesses, examine evidence, and other such lawyer duties. In this game, Miles Edgeworth follows similar tactics in his quest to examine crime scenes and get to the bottom of things.

Storyline

As always with Ace Attorney games, the storyline is one of the highlights. Hilarious characters and unforgettable dialogue occurs throughout this game. With so much light-heartedness, it seems remarkable that it’s a game about crime. The writers of this game have a fun outlook on life that really shines through and makes the game something worth experiencing.

New Game Features

All of the old tricks to solving cases are still around, but Capcom has also added a few new features. One of the new tricks that Miles Edgeworth brings do the game is his ability to “logically” connect evidence. As Miles examines the scene, he will make notes of things that seem interesting in his notebook. By using your stylus to draw a line between two related notes, you can connect them, which will help you solve the case. An attempted wrong connection will drain a special health bar. Another technique, which is certainly beyond the ability of real investigators, is a virtual reality machine, which will allow you to play out the crime scene to see which elements of your theory do not fit. This will help you literally see what you may be missing. For the first time in the series, you can also walk around as a character, though this really doesn’t make too much of a difference, aside from making you feel a bit freer. In reality, these new features do not greatly change the gameplay, which could be a good thing if you’re a real fan of previous games in the series. The use of the two screens and microphone is present as always, which has become something of a requirement with DS games.

Verdict

The game in many ways is different and yet much of the same. This may be a disappointment to some fans, who really want a change from the ordinary formula of clever dialogue, puzzles, and objections. The game can be frustrating at times because it requires players to solve puzzles in only one way, when there are other ways that seem possible. The game developers would have saved a lot of grief to just create multiple answers to the same problems. In that same vein, the game has no replay value, since the plot and puzzles can only be enjoyed once. All of that aside, the game is really very good and fans of Ace Attorney will rejoice at new opportunities to enforce the law. Reviewers give it a 8-9/10.

All About Carpet as Flooring Material

With improved fiber and finishing technology, carpets are better value than ever. Whether you’re a traditionalist or after one of the latest animal prints, like plain carpets or imaginative borders, there’s one to suit. Even asthmatics, usually steered clear of carpets, will find one endorsed by the British Allergy foundation.

Halls and stairs need the heaviest duty carpets, followed by living areas and then bedrooms, where you can get away with less robust types. There’s currently no grading scheme, though a new European standard is expected soon and this is likely to pinpoint where carpet should be used. Use a professional fitter to lay carpets, who will also give an estimate of quantities.

Carpets are either woven, tufted (Hessian or foam backed) or bonded, which means they don’t have a pile. Woven carpets (Ax Minster or Witt on) are more expensive as the pile and backings are woven together giving extra durability. Tufted foam backed carpets are less durable and suitable mainly for bedrooms.

Carpets: wool or synthetic?

  • Acrylic: acrylic looks and feels like wool and is often blended with other fibers. It has good stain resistance.
  • Nylon: very hard wearing and will resist crushing if in a dense twisted pile otherwise once flattened the pile is difficult to restore. Top quality brands can almost feel like wool although cheaper ones attract dirt and feel harsh. Static is now much reduced.
  • Polyester: warm underfoot, it keeps its color well and is abrasion resistant, but the pile is difficult to restore.
  • Polypropylene: inexpensive and durable but it has a harsh feel so is often used in wool blends. It flattens easily so low loop piles are common. Carpets containing this fiber are non absorbent, colorfast; they resist abrasion and are low in static.
  • Wool: the most expensive type of carpet with good insulation properties and resistance to soiling and flattening. Frequently blended with 20 percent nylon for good looks, greater resilience and durability, it is ideal for heavy duty areas. Like all woven carpets, it can not if over-wetted.

Watch points

When you choose your carpet, take a photograph of the room or rooms with you to help find the right color or pattern.

Underlay

Choose the best quality you can afford. A good underlay can prolong the life of your carpet so never use an old one with a new carpet. It will also prevent draughts through floorboards and act as sound proofing. Choose between;

  • Felt made from matted fibers: top of the range and will resist indentations.
  • Paper felt: used under foam backed carpets.
  • Solid rubber: hard wearing but not as springy as waffle rubber.
  • Waffle rubber underlay: sold in different weights from light use to heavy duty.

Carpet pile

The closer the tufts the more hard wearing the carpet can be:

  • Looped in and out of the backing; low loops are very hard wearing and often called corded if very tightly looped.
  • Cut, but short dense cut pile (velvet) is susceptible to shading and shows up tread and furniture marks. A less dense pile is known as Saxony carpet and shag pile is the longest cut pile and should be avoided on stairs. Twist pile is twisted cut pile, the more tightly twisted, the greater the durability and resistance to flattening.
  • A combination of cut and looped for a textured effect.
  • A Berber carpet that can be cut or loop with flecks of contrasting color throughout.

Alienware Area-51 17-Inch PC Laptop Review Model: M7700

There are some laptops on the market that are so amazing, many have not even heard of them. If you are searching for a laptop that has been developed with the serious gamer in mind, then you will definitely want to view the following product. Even if you are not a gamer, but require a high-performance computing system, you will still be able to benefit from this laptop. The Alienware Area 5117-Inch M7700 PC Laptop will provide you with one of the most stable and advanced computing systems on the market. With advanced features and a design that is just plain cool, you will really enjoy this laptop for whatever reasons you use it.

Product Ratings:

  • User-Friendliness: 5/5 Stars
  • Processor Quality: 4.5/5 Stars
  • Product Features: 5/5 Stars
  • Overall Rating: 4.5/5 Stars

Product Overview:

Within this Alienware Area 51 M7700 Laptop you will have the ability to streamline your productivity and if you are a gamer, then you will absolutely fall for this laptop computer. Like most computers, this laptop comes with downfalls, which I will discuss further down.

To start off this laptop comes with the Intel Pentium Processor, which allows you to have a stable platform to perform all of your computer tasks. Whether you are into intense gaming or just want a fun and fast laptop to do your daily tasks, this laptop is well-capable of doing that.

The screen for this laptop is a massive 17-inches, with a screen resolution of 1400 x 900. This screen has been developed to provide you with real-life details that are fluid in their motions and full of color and depth. Again, this laptop was designed for gamers, so you can believe that the screen looks breathtaking.

The graphics processor this laptop is the NVIDIA GeForce Go 6800, which has been deemed as a very stable graphics card. While this isn’t the most advanced graphics card that is currently available, it can definitely compete with some of the other high-performance computers on the market.

Okay, now to discuss the downsides to this laptop The hard drive for this laptop is very small, only 60GB with a run speed of 5400RPM. If you are using this laptop solely for online and offline gaming purposes then you will find this hard drive to be sufficient, but if not, then you will be very disappointed with its storage capacity.

You will also be able to burn/read CDs and DVDs at variable speeds. There is also a 7-in-1 memory card reader, which will allow you to easily access and upload your digital photographs and movies, however, due to the hard drive capacity, I wouldn’t recommend uploading movies.

Price and Availability:

This Alienware Area 51 17-Inch M7700 Laptop can be purchased online and at select retail stores for an average price of $1,200.

Six Great Places to Start Earning Online

Get paid to share your opinion, write a blog or sell niche products. These six Web sites are designed to do just that. So sit back relax and enjoy as we visit the 6 best stress free places to get started on the Internet.

Before I mention the first site on my list let me just say, I understand getting paid for surveys is not considered glamorous or romantic but the reality is that lots of money is saved and therefore gained by using some of these so called survey sites.

Surveyscout.com is one of the better ones. They claim to have jobs that pay anywhere from five to seventy five dollars per survey. In addition they have also added a Jobs or Career Opportunities section as I like to call it. Paidsurveysetc.com is another good “pay for opinion site” that offers similar services but is not as large as Surveyscout.com.

If you are serious about becoming a “Professional” blogger then you should consider becomeablogger.com. This is hands on instructional video for anybody that is considering joining the industry. What’s great about it is that you don’t have to rely on the slow drip of information that so often keeps bloggers from being immediately productive. Becomeablogger.com is also stocked with tons of free stuff including lots of free videos to get you started. The information contained in this course will save you a lot of time and money. Or perhaps you’re the kind of guy who’s got a couple Blogs and you’ve been sitting on the fence about being a Pro Blogger you could also enlist the aid of your own Blog Mastermind at Blogmastermind.com. You can learn to set up and customize your blog, build your readership and make money under one roof.

If perhaps you are more of a maverick then niche marketing may be more your thing. It involves joining affiliate organizations such as Clickbank.com in order to resell products. Developers are looking for talented people who know how to get product in front of the masses. If you have the Talent Clickbank.com has the product. You can promote and resell anything from tools like Acautilities.com to get rid of that spyware to Xboxrepairkit.com for the dreaded Xbox rings of death. They have one of the most complete lists of products that I have ever seen and payment is always on time.

In the interest of full disclosure, I have to admit that I’m a loyal Clickbank affiliate and thus far have been pleased with the results. As always all comments are welcome and look forward to hearing from anyone who has used any of these products.