banned commercial for glasses, plz visit a doctor every now and then.
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Eyeglass Vendor, Imprisoned for Terrorizing Consumers, Is Accused of Fraud Vitaly Borker served a three-and-a-half-year stint in prison for threatening to stalk, maim and murder customers of his online eyeglass store, DecorMyEyes. But the court-ordered timeout, it seems, did little to convince him to take a new approach to sales. [...]
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These Wild Eyeglasses Celebrate Super-Thick Lenses Talk to almost anyone with a strong glasses prescription, and they'll confess a bit of self-consciousness. Not only do these thick lenses often look odd in thin and airy frames, they're so strong that they can actually distort the wearer's visage [...]
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A Pitch for Eyeglasses That Sounds Eerily Familiar On March 9, Sarah Lauch received an email from a company called OpticsFast that left her shaking with anger. It read: “Good news! I finally found the 3115b glasses for you, that you originally wanted. I know it's been a while, I always follow up on my [...]
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A Visual History Of Eyeglasses The exhibition traces eyeglasses' long history through the collection of optometrist and collector Claude Samuel. Another floor of the museum is devoted to new interpretations of eyeglasses from 46 contemporary Israel designers; the Design Lab enables [...]
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Smart eyeglasses bring sight to visually impaired When she was 7 years old, Yvonne Felix was diagnosed with Stargardt disease, a common form of inherited juvenile macular degeneration that brings on progressive vision loss. She struggled to see people's faces and had difficulty reading and [...]
A CBS News journalist with ties to Boston was detained Friday night while covering clashes between protesters and supporters of Republican presidential front-runner Donald J. Trump at a planned campaign event in Chicago. Sopan Deb, 27, was issued a citation for resisting a police officer, the Chicago Police Department said in a statement Saturday. CBS News said Deb interviewed protesters and Trump supporters inside the University of Illinois at Chicago Pavilion, where the candidate was scheduled to speak. The report includes video footage it says Deb captured inside the arena before the rally was canceled, including confrontations between people on both sides. Deb videotaped one arrest and his video camera continued to roll, the CBS News report said, when he was grabbed from behind “without warning”.
But when writer-director Benjamin Dickinson faced a self-described “series of spiritual crises,” he turned to his passion, filmmaking, to exorcise his demons — a decision that he says, half-jokingly, amounts to “a form of very expensive therapy. In 2008, Dickinson had become worn-down from the daily grind of directing television commercials and corporate projects to fund his creative ambitions. Advertisement. His follow-up film, “Creative Control,” which opens in Boston on Friday, was inspired by an existential crisis Dickinson went through several years ago spurred by a tumultuous breakup. “It’s what would have been a divorce a generation ago,” he says, leaning back in his chair at the.
Reggie Watts and Google Glass-Type Gadgets Take Over the Future This art drama tucked into the shiny ad world of New York City features Reggie Watts and Google Glass-type eyewear that gives ad men a little too much fun. Shot in black-and-white, with a classical music soundtrack and voyeuristic tracking shots ... [...]
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Cara Delevingne Comes Out of Retirement to Model Chanel Eyewear (Forum Buzz) Members of our forums weren’t interested whatsoever. “Thought she quit modelling?” asked an unsympathetic GreyVetiver. “I thought she retired,” mocked an uninterested Scotty, sharing the same attitude toward Cara’s comeback. “She just looks ... [...]
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Cara Delevingne Returns to Modelling With Chanel Campaign Cara Delevingne has made her return to modelling with a Chanel Eyewear campaign. The 23-year-old beauty has posed for Karl Lagerfeld for the brand's 2016 Spring/Summer range, and as well as sunglasses Cara is seen with geek chic look in clear frame spectacles. [...]
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Cara Delevingne Stars In New Chanel Eyewear Campaign The 23-year-old stars in the new Chanel Eyewear campaign for Spring 2016. Cara models both spectacles and sunglasses in the ads while rocking hats and tweed jackets from the French fashion house's Ready-to-Wear collection. In a powerful essay which she ... [...]
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Ardent fan disappointed with Star cartoon The cartoon depicts a bearded man with a cane and eyeglasses in a bathrobe blocking the middle of the street. It depicts a person in a wheelchair with his hand to his ear and the bubble “what?!” In this one drawing the Star has humiliated every reader ... [...]
Earlier this week, a couple in Colorado filed a class-action lawsuit against an eyewear chain they say gave them faulty eclipse glasses. Watching the moon’s spectacular crossing of the sun on Aug. 21 left them with distorted vision, according to their lawyer. A couple in South Carolina filed a similar lawsuit against Amazon in late August.Tens of millions of eclipse glasses were sold ahead of the first total solar eclipse to cross the United States in nearly a century. And though no one has...
Credit: Anheuser-Busch Most PopularWhen it comes to sports sponsorships, simple signage no longer cuts it, especially for big brands that don't really need the awareness boost. These days, it's all about giving fans something useful or unique. Starting Thursday, Bud Light is hoping to fill that bill with beer glasses that light up after touchdowns.The nation's largest beer brand will distribute the so-called Bud Light Touchdown Glass to fans at the NFL season opener between the New...
The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.ThinOpticsFor those of us who rely on reading glasses, there are likely more than a few memories of squinting at the fine print on a dinner menu or asking a friend to transcribe the appetizers out loud because you forgot your pair. And if that's the case, you'll likely be happy to know there's an inexpensive and extremely easy...