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Kolkata-based Woodgeek has made wooden accessories for LinkedIn and Adidas

Woodgeek is an e-commerce startup that manufactures and sells wooden accessories.For Saikat Saha, the idea of working with wooden products was a natural transition. Having been a part of the family business of plywood manufacturing for eight years, he would make ceiling tiles and boards from crushed wood waste and experiment with making various eco-friendly products by combining sawdust, crushed wood, and rice husk.This gradually evolved into the idea of Woodgeek, an online store for making...

Say no to melanoma; incidence trends in Southern Utah

A woman is examined for possible melanoma skin cancers | Image by Chesiire Cat / IStock / Getty Images Plus, St. George News FEATURE — Southern Utah offers plenty of fun under the sun – pickleball, cycling, outdoor adventures – all of which can leave you with a bright red burn across your skin at the end of the day. Sunburns are certainly not pleasant, but more importantly they can have serious consequences.According to a 2009 fact sheet issued by the...

Poor quality sunglasses may harm vision: Experts

Islamabad-Eye specialists on Sunday warned the citizens not to use poor quality UV sunglasses which may harm and create long term vision defects.Talking to a private news channel, Professor Dr Khalid Wahid said that sunglasses or goggles are a form of protective eye wears meant to prevent bright and high energy light from damaging or discomforting the eyes.Many people are complaining of eye problems after using substandard goggles on roads. According to the doctor these poor quality...