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Mirrored lenses, bold looks and vintage shades

A celebrity staple since the days when Jackie O wore her oversized shades, sunglasses are now a wardrobe mainstay for the masses. Though you might be tempted to pick up a cheap pair of plastic glasses from the drugstore on your way to the beach, Hala Seblani, eye clinic manager at North Vancouver’s Hollyburn Eye Clinic, says it’s imperative to spend time, and a bit more money, selecting a pair of high-quality shades. With cheaper sunglasses, the “UV 400 coating is actually sprayed on....

Asus ROG Swift PG278QR 144Hz G-Sync Monitor Review

Share. Only burly video cards need apply. By Matt Elliott If you’ve got the money and a high-end, Nvidia-based gaming rig, then the Asus ROG Swift PG278QR (See it on Amazon) is a nearly perfect companion. The only sacrifice it forces you to make is putting a sizable dent in your bank account thanks to its $699 price tag. This high-end gaming monitor uses a 27-inch TN panel with a WQHD (2560x1440)...

US Republican Greg Gianforte charged over Guardian reporter 'body slam'

Media playback is unsupported on your deviceThe Republican candidate in a special congressional election in Montana, Greg Gianforte, has been charged with a misdemeanour for assaulting a Guardian reporter.Journalist Ben Jacobs tweeted that Mr Gianforte had "body slammed" him, breaking his glasses.The front runner's campaign said that Mr Jacobs had initiated the incident by grabbing Mr Gianforte's wrist.But other journalists said they saw the reporter show no physical aggression.The incident...