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National Sunglasses Day 2017: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

David Beckham wearing sunglasses in 2016. (Getty)It’s summer, meaning that you’re getting a lot of use out of those sunglasses and today is a day to celebrate. June 27 is National Sunglasses Day.Humans have been trying to protect their eyes from the sun for centuries, but it wasn’t until the 1920s that sunglasses as we know them today became popular. Sunglasses are needed to protect the eyes from ultraviolet (UV) radiation, as long-term exposure can result in eye cancer and other eye...

What to look for when you shop for the best motorcycle sunglasses

When you ride motorcycles, eye protection is a must. Sun, wind, rain, bugs, and gravel splashed up from other vehicles can ruin a good time fast. Whether or not you use a shield with your helmet, you still need protection for your eyes, so with that in mind, we present our guide to the best motorcycle sunglasses on the market.The two main reasons to wear sunglasses are protection from impact and ultraviolet light. If you buy sunglasses with polycarbonate frames and lenses with ANSI Z87.1 and...

Examining Goldie Hawn’s Style in 80s Romcom Overboard

It has been 30 years since Overboard, the unashamedly and quintessentially 80s romantic comedy, first hit the cinemas screens. Directed by Garry Marshall and loosely based on the 1974 Italian film Swept Away, the farfetched feel-good classic is the last of the three films in which real-life couple Goldie Hawn and Kurt Russell starred side by side. With dashings of slapstick humour, Hawn plays the insufferably rich and rude haughty heiress Joanna Stayton, who one night falls overboard from her...