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In Greece, the evil eye is trending – National Catholic Reporter

The booming popularity appears to reflect a growing interest in New Age spirituality as well as the psychological toll of Greece’s ongoing debt crisis. Though the cerulean blue charm is still the most traditional, today you’ll find variations in pink and even multicolored bracelets for kids. The charms are most popular among Egyptians, Spaniards and American girls, sellers said. Myrto Dafne’s family has run Duende souvenir shop on Ifestou Street since 1895. Their store…

Posted: Saturday, September 23, 2017

Ever read every word on a Dr. Bronner’s soap bottle? This guy’s about to … – austin360 (blog)

Elijah Olson will read the entire label of a Dr. Bronner’s soap bottle at 6 p.m. Friday. Photo by Robbie Searcy Ever read all the fine print on a bottle of Dr. Bronner’s pure castile soap? Don’t worry, we haven’t either. But we’re excited to hear that University of Texas student  Eli Olson plans to turn it into poetry when he hosts a reading of the text, in its entirety,…

Posted: Saturday, September 23, 2017

Pre-schools with plenty of frills at double the fees – The Straits Times

They come with in-house nurses and special chefs, boast facilities designed by award-winning architects, and offer enrichment classes like violin or gym lessons. These pre-schools don’t come cheap – their fees are more than twice the average of around $1,000. Over the past year, at least three upmarket pre-schools targeting parents who put a premium on early years education have set up shop here. They claim to offer facilities and…

Posted: Saturday, September 23, 2017

Greeks see reemergence of evil eye – The Columbus Dispatch

By Jenny Lower Religion News Service ATHENS, Greece — Stroll down Ifestou Street in the bustling Monastiraki market, and you’ll spy ropes of necklaces, bracelets and keychains bedecked with the mati, or “eye,” the distinctive talisman with concentric blue and white circles. For years, tourists to Greece have snapped up the charms, these “all-seeing eyeballs,” which are supposed to help ward off the “evil eye.” The term…

Posted: Friday, September 22, 2017

Ever read every word on a Dr. Bronner’s soap bottle? This guy’s about to … – austin360 (blog)

Elijah Olson will read the entire label of a Dr. Bronner’s soap bottle at 6 p.m. Friday. Photo by Robbie Searcy Ever read all the fine print on a bottle of Dr. Bronner’s pure castile soap? Don’t worry, we haven’t either. But we’re excited to hear that University of Texas student  Eli Olson plans to turn it into poetry when he hosts a reading of the text, in its entirety,…

Posted: Friday, September 22, 2017

L’Oréal to take legal action against Scottish soap firm over ‘naked’ trademark – insider.co.uk

Global beauty brand L’Oréal have threatened to sue a small Scots soap business – claiming they own the word “naked”. The French cosmetics giants have instructed London law firm Baker McKenzie to try to stop The Naked Soap Company using the word “naked” in their business name. It is understood L’Oréal trademarked the word in 1995. Read More Produce Investments announces trio of executives to retire from their roles at…

Posted: Friday, September 22, 2017

Ever read every word on a Dr. Bronner’s soap bottle? This guy’s about to … – austin360 (blog)

Elijah Olson will read the entire label of a Dr. Bronner’s soap bottle at 6 p.m. Friday. Photo by Robbie Searcy Ever read all the fine print on a bottle of Dr. Bronner’s pure castile soap? Don’t worry, we haven’t either. But we’re excited to hear that University of Texas student  Eli Olson plans to turn it into poetry when he hosts a reading of the text, in its entirety,…

Posted: Friday, September 22, 2017

In Greece, the evil eye is trending – Colorado Springs Gazette

For years, tourists to Greece have snapped up the charms, these “all-seeing eyeballs,” which are supposed to help ward off the “evil eye.” The term refers to negative energy caused by another’s jealousy, which Greeks believe can cause minor troubles and even physical symptoms for the victim. These days the symbol is popping up everywhere, from handmade soap to chic hotel lobbies. A Greek-language iPhone app promises the secret prayer…

Posted: Friday, September 22, 2017

Ever read every word on a Dr. Bronner’s soap bottle? This guy’s about to … – austin360 (blog)

Elijah Olson will read the entire label of a Dr. Bronner’s soap bottle at 6 p.m. Friday. Photo by Robbie Searcy Ever read all the fine print on a bottle of Dr. Bronner’s pure castile soap? Don’t worry, we haven’t either. But we’re excited to hear that University of Texas student  Eli Olson plans to turn it into poetry when he hosts a reading of the text, in its entirety,…

Posted: Thursday, September 21, 2017

Almelund Apple Festival in its 24th year – ECM Post Review

By Amy Doeun On the third Sunday in September each year, the little town of Almelund swells with thousands of visitors for the area’s Apple Festival. The festival focuses on “sharing history in a fun way.” Many of the events take place around the Amador Heritage Center’s restored buildings. Barns, several log cabins and more show what life was like in the area a 100 or more years ago. Outside…

Posted: Thursday, September 21, 2017

L’Oréal to take legal action against Scottish soap firm over ‘naked’ trademark – insider.co.uk

Global beauty brand L’Oréal have threatened to sue a small Scots soap business – claiming they own the word “naked”. The French cosmetics giants have instructed London law firm Baker McKenzie to try to stop The Naked Soap Company using the word “naked” in their business name. It is understood L’Oréal trademarked the word in 1995. Read More Produce Investments announces trio of executives to retire from their roles at…

Posted: Thursday, September 21, 2017

In Greece, the evil eye is trending – Religion News Service

ATHENS, Greece (RNS) — Stroll down Ifestou Street in the bustling Monastiraki market, and you’ll spy ropes of necklaces, bracelets and keychains bedecked with the mati, or “eye,” the distinctive talisman with concentric blue and white circles. For years, tourists to Greece have snapped up the charms, these “all-seeing eyeballs,” which are supposed to help ward off the “evil eye.” The term refers to negative energy caused by another’s jealousy,…

Posted: Thursday, September 21, 2017

Global beauty brand L’Oréal threaten to sue small Scots soap firm – over the word ‘naked’ – Scottish Daily Record

Global beauty brand L’Oréal have threatened to sue a small Scots soap business – claiming they own the word “naked”. The French cosmetics giants have instructed London law firm Baker McKenzie to try to stop The Naked Soap Company using the word “naked” in their business name. It is understood L’Oréal trademarked the word in 1995. However, The Naked Soap Company owner Garylee Rushforth said he will not bow down…

Posted: Thursday, September 21, 2017

Global beauty brand L’Oréal threaten to sue small Scots soap firm – over the word ‘naked’ – Scottish Daily Record

Global beauty brand L’Oréal have threatened to sue a small Scots soap business – claiming they own the word “naked”. The French cosmetics giants have instructed London law firm Baker McKenzie to try to stop The Naked Soap Company using the word “naked” in their business name. It is understood L’Oréal trademarked the word in 1995. However, The Naked Soap Company owner Garylee Rushforth said he will not bow down…

Posted: Thursday, September 21, 2017

Downtown Market event brings community together – Stratford Star

Mayoral candidate Sandra Zalik, left, and Trish Thompson, owner of Shelton-based Beyond The Sea, discuss an example of Thompson’s mixed media resin based cut glass. — Andy Hutchison photo From organic soap and stained glass to homemade children’s gifts, a vast variety of art and locally made products were on display as nearly 50 vendors came together for the Downtown Market CT at the Colonial Square Plaza on Sunday. Stratford…

Posted: Thursday, September 21, 2017

Portsmouth to stop using synthetic toxic pesticides – Seacoastonline.com

Jeff McMenemy jmcmenemy@seacoastonline.com @JeffreyMcMenemy PORTSMOUTH The City Council voted overwhelmingly to adopt what Assistant Mayor Jim Splaine believes is the states first ban on the use of synthetic toxic pesticides by a municipality. Instead, the city will now use organic products on city sidewalks and in city parks. Splaine, who initially brought forward the Toxic Free Weed Control Resolution, two weeks ago, credited city staff for…

Posted: Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Nonprofit, food market bringing “Dr. Bronner’s Magic Foam Experience” to Historic Morganton Festival – Morganton News Herald

For the first time ever, the Historic Morganton Festival is welcoming a vendor that will shower people in foam that “leaves you feeling refreshed and tingly-clean.” Burke County United Way is partnering with Food Matters Market and Café to bring the Asheville-based representatives of the soap brand Dr. Bronner’s “Magic Foam Experience“ to the festival for children and adults to enjoy. The company will be bringing a clear,…

Posted: Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Nonprofit, food market bringing “Dr. Bronner’s Magic Foam Experience” to Historic Morganton Festival – Morganton News Herald

For the first time ever, the Historic Morganton Festival is welcoming a vendor that will shower people in foam that “leaves you feeling refreshed and tingly-clean.” Burke County United Way is partnering with Food Matters Market and Café to bring the Asheville-based representatives of the soap brand Dr. Bronner’s “Magic Foam Experience“ to the festival for children and adults to enjoy. The company will be bringing a clear,…

Posted: Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Ithraa’s Inside Stories to focus on micro-manufacturing in Oman – Times of Oman

Muscat: Micro-manufacturing will be the topic of discussion at the Inside Stories which will be held on September 26. Representing 9.3 per cent of the country’s GDP manufacturing is at the heart of Oman’s ambitious economy, employing more than 38,000 people. This month’s Inside Stories is scheduled to be held at 7:00pm on Tuesday, September 26 at the Public Authority for Civil Aviation Training Centre in Al Hail North, Muscat….

Posted: Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Nonprofit, food market bringing “Dr. Bronner’s Magic Foam Experience” to Historic Morganton Festival – Morganton News Herald

For the first time ever, the Historic Morganton Festival is welcoming a vendor that will shower people in foam that “leaves you feeling refreshed and tingly-clean.” Burke County United Way is partnering with Food Matters Market and Café to bring the Asheville-based representatives of the soap brand Dr. Bronner’s “Magic Foam Experience“ to the festival for children and adults to enjoy. The company will be bringing a clear,…

Posted: Tuesday, September 19, 2017