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Buy Cheap Sunglasses Without Sacrificing Quality

Apart from the price tag, It turns out the difference between a $40 pair of sunglasses and a $400 pair is often as little as the shiny designer logo stamped on the side. Save money without sacrifice by grabbing some cheap shades.Photo by Kevin ‘Elvis' King.How can we so confidently recommend that a cheap pair of sunglasses is just as good as a super-premium luxury pair? It turns out that nearly all the luxury and mid-level off-brand sunglasses in the world are produced by a single company....

Don’t believe the hype. You don’t need glasses in multiple shapes and sizes to enjoy wine.

By Dave Mcintyre, Special To The Washington PostHave you ever stood before a store shelf full of wine glasses and just shook your head? Or flipped the pages of a wine gadgetry catalogue, or Googled wine glasses? The choices are befuddling. Separate glasses for cabernet sauvignon and merlot, chardonnay or Riesling. Old World pinot noir, New World syrah, even Norton and Oregon pinot noir — every wine but Perth Pink seems to have its own glass!And the prices. Glasses can cost more than $100 per...

Get spooky on a budget: Cheap DIY Halloween costume ideas

With Halloween right around the corner, it is about that time for students to decide what they will be rockin’ this year. If students don’t want to spend a lot of money but are still trying to dress the part, here is a list of inexpensive DIY Halloween costumes.“I love Halloween because everyone gets super into all of their costumes. Everyone is having such a great time together and celebrating being spooky,” senior communication sciences and disorders major Tara Willing said.Dress as the...