The Wristwatch’s Long History

WristwatchThe wristwatch has long history where this time telling machine has gone through many evolutions during its existence. The watch is continuously modified along with the technology development so you can wear it on your wrist.

The predecessor of wrist watch is the pocket watch. At first, beside used as to tell the time the pocket watch was made as customized jewelry that only own by rich person. It is a must have accessory for royalty that signified the social status.

Those pocket watch usually encrusted with diamond with the best quality material. This makes those watches become quite expensive, so it will be difficult for average person to own it.

After some times to reduce the price, lower quality materials were used to make the pocket watch. The size also can be reduced so it can be used as necklace although the original pocket watch is still produce.

The pocket watch become more popular when the railroads were developed to the western part of America. The pocket watch was used to manage the train’s arrival and departure schedule in every train stations.

With the development of technology, the watch’s size is getting smaller and smaller. Eventually the watch size is enough to put on the wrist, so the pocket watch finally has become wrist watch.

The technology development is also improves the watch mechanism, so it become more precise to tell the time and reduce the watch’s error. The previous pocket watch need to be readjusted every few days because there are some lost time everyday.

The wristwatch becomes popular during war. The military see the potential of the watch to regulate their schedule and time table to become more precise.

Today, many wrist watches have extended their purposes compare to their predecessor. They are no longer just a machine that can tell the time, but also have many other features and functions in such tiny machine.

Of course there are watches that continuing their sole purpose in telling the time. But most of them has become important accessories and fashion statement. Some of them are even become jewelry made with luxury design and expensive material such as gold and diamonds.

Rebates Are Not For Everyone

RebatesRebates are actually a really good deal for smart shopper. The value of rebates is different from one to another, depending on the people who are offering the rebates. Some rebates are even offering 100% payback (although this offer is rare) which make the products are practically free.

Unfortunately not everyone is suitable with this kind of offer. You need the right attitude if you want to get the most benefit from rebate offer and save some money from your shopping.

Many people are interested in taking rebates only because they are tempted with the chance of getting some of their money back and cheap products without thinking whether they can follow the requirements or not.

They end up making many unnecessary purchases without the effort to redeem the rebates. Therefore, they miss the chance of getting some of their money back. Unfortunately, many rebate marketers are targeting these kinds of people.

Those marketers are aware that most people who are taking the rebates were not really mail in the rebate or they are not able to do it in the right way according to the rebate’s terms and requirements.

If the rebate’s value is small and or the rebate terms and instruction is turn out to be difficult to follow, then most people would not even bother to mail in the rebates to redeem it. But, if you consider yourself as diligent and detail oriented person, then this offer is perfect for you.

You need to follow the rebate’s instruction thoroughly to get the benefit of rebates. You should also do it right away while you still have the time to do it before you are getting busy with your other activity.

Do it correctly you will have the chance to get good product with low price with rebates and save some money for your other needs.

Sunglasses Lenses

Sunglasses LensesYou should know that sunglasses have various lenses which each one of them is providing different type and ability in protecting your eyes against the sunlight. Your ophthalmologist can help you to choose the right lens for you, so your eyes will be protected from the dangerous UV rays from the sunlight.

Here are some examples of the sunglasses lenses that available in the market;

Blue blocker

Just like its name, this type of lens will protect your eyes from any type of blue light. The lens that is used for the sunglasses usually comes in the amber color. But the truth is this type of lens is not really useful to give maximum protection against UV rays, but nonetheless they quite useful to lower the intensity of the light that entering your eyes.

Mirror coated lenses

The outer side of this lens just likes a mirror where the shadow is completely reflected. Just like the blue blocker lens, this type of lens will reduce the light intensity that is received by your eyes; make it more comfort for your eyes.

Gradient lens

The sunglasses are partially tinted with darkish color. The top of the lens is the most tinted. The tint is become lesser and the bottom of the lens is clear. For the safety reason, it is suggested not to wear this type of glasses while you are driving.

Of course there are many other types of lenses that you can choose which offering different types of protection and uses. They also come in variety of colors, designs and styles, so you can choose the style that suit to your taste.

It will be better if you can ask recommendation from your eye doctor to find which sunglasses type that gives the best protection for your eyes against the danger of UV rays.