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Vintage Electric E-Bikes Review | Big power and retro style without the sweat or spandex

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Portland is the only city in the continental United States with a volcano within its city limits. It’s called Mount Tabor, and although technically a mere “extinct volcanic vent,” walking or hiking up to the top of its roughly 440 feet is still a decent workout. Those who bike up it are typically spandex-clad Lance Armstrong types or casual cycling sadists content to chug up at 3 mph. I, on the other hand, pedaled up Mount Tabor at 20 mph. No huffing, no puffing, no sweat, no spandex.

That’s because I was riding a Vintage Electric Café electric pedal-assist bicycle, and after a summer spent zipping around town without the typical cycling concerns of hills, going too damn slow and showing up to your destination drenched, I’m thoroughly sold on electric assist bicycles as a concept. And as for the Café itself, it takes that

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Fashion And Footwear Take Big Steps Toward Sustainability

Shoes and clothes affect our state of mind and mirrors our soul. Yet when it comes to finding the perfect sustainable fit, Soles4Souls adds an extra layer of soul-searching. Soles4Souls’ business model embraces “the notion of turning shoes and clothing into opportunity, literally transforming the lives of women in developing countries,” according to Nancy Youssef, Chief Business Development Officer, Soles4Souls.

Something as simple as a pair of shoes can make a big difference

Footwear and fashion’s growth-focused business model is not sustainable. The industry has yet to solve the trade-off that selling more shoes and clothes fundamentally requires more resources. It’s high time to understand that sustainability is not just an ‘add-on.’ Sustainability needs to be implemented into our end-to-end thinking to eventually embed it as a DNA string into corporate thinking and acting.

With COVID-19 – the pandemic, as a catalyst for achieving transition towards global governance and sustainability,

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‘Little People, Big World’ Star Amy Roloff’s Wedding On Hold Due To COVID-19 Pandemic

KEY POINTS

  • Zach Roloff said his mom Amy’s wedding is on hold due to COVID-19
  • Zach explained that they had a hard time finding a venue for their nuptials
  • Amy said her ex-husband and his girlfriend are invited to her wedding, but she doesn’t expect them to come

“Little People, Big World” star Zach Roloff said his mom Amy Roloff and Chris Marek’s wedding is now on hold after the couple decided to postpone it due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Zach spoke with Us Weekly while promoting the upcoming season of “Little People, Big World.” According to him, there is no wedding date yet and there is no wedding venue either. Amy and her husband-to-be have decided to just put their nuptials “on hold.” 

“I think they put a lot of that on hold right now,” he said on Tuesday.

Zach explained that “no venues” seem to be accepting dates

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5 Most trending wedding colours and how to use them for your BIG day

Are you going to get hitched soon? If you are, then you’ll be busy with all the arrangements that you have to do for your big day. From wedding trousseau shopping to choosing the right venue and its décor, there are endless responsibilities to complete for the day. And when it comes to these things, then the colours to use are the most important thing to keep in mind.

You have to incorporate the right colours to brighten up the wedding décor and attire. There are other several places where you can add colours. So, add more colours to your wedding function that are trending right now.

Most popular wedding colours and how to utilise them for the function?

Light Blue

Light Blue was seen a lot at weddings. You can opt for a light blue coloured lehenga for morning wedding functions or include some fresh flowers of light blue

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Vintage Electric E-Bikes offer big power and retro style without the sweat or spandex

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Portland is the only city in the continental United States with a volcano within its city limits. It’s called Mount Tabor, and although technically a mere “extinct volcanic vent,” walking or hiking up to the top of its roughly 440 feet is still a decent workout. Those who bike up it are typically spandex-clad Lance Armstrong types or casual cycling sadists content to chug up at 3 mph. I, on the other hand, pedaled up Mount Tabor at 20 mph. No huffing, no puffing, no sweat, no spandex.

That’s because I was riding a Vintage Electric Café electric pedal-assist bicycle, and after a summer spent zipping around town without the typical cycling concerns of hills, going too damn slow and showing up to your destination drenched, I’m thoroughly sold on electric assist bicycles as a concept. And as for the Café itself, it takes that

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beauty

Chicago-based Vital Proteins plans big international expansion as beauty-seekers clamor for collagen

When Kurt Seidensticker launched Vital Proteins, a brand of collagen products, he was a runner in his late forties seeking a cure for achy knees.



a group of people sitting at a table: Elidia Funes, a filler operator, tops off a canister of product Oct. 1, 2020, at the Vital Proteins plant in Franklin Park. Vital Proteins plans to expand its product line and enter a dozen international markets by the end of next year.


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Elidia Funes, a filler operator, tops off a canister of product Oct. 1, 2020, at the Vital Proteins plant in Franklin Park. Vital Proteins plans to expand its product line and enter a dozen international markets by the end of next year.

Seven years later, Chicago-based Vital Proteins has become a powerhouse wellness brand, expecting to pull in more than $250 million in revenue this year as it embarks on a robust international expansion amid a collagen boom driven by the quest for glowing hair and skin.

Vital Proteins, headquartered in Chicago’s Fulton Market District with a manufacturing facility in suburban Franklin Park, in June agreed to sell a majority stake in the company to Nestle Health Science,

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Big Brother’s Meg Maley & Survivor’s Mike Holloway Wedding Date Set


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Everyone loves a showmance, but how about the real-life ones that end up in marriage and maybe eventually kiddos? This summer, <i>Big Brother 17 houseguest Meg Maley got engaged to Survivor winner Mike Holloway and they just announced their wedding date. Read on for the details about the proposal and when the lovebirds are set to walk down the aisle.


Mike Planned a Super Sweet Engagement

In an Instagram post in July, Meg wrote that the engagement involved driving home for her to be with her family, a detailed family scavenger hunt, and “the sweetest proposal,” so she couldn’t help but say yes and she “could not be any happier.”

In an Instagram from earlier in the year, Mike thanked CBS, Survivor, and Big Brother for helping bring them together. The two started dating in December 2015, six months after Holloway won Survivor: Worlds Apart at the live

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Malaysia’s Nadiyah Shahab, Big Stage winner joins downsized K-Beauty show

K-Beauty lovers, rejoice! Beauty series “Get It Beauty On The Road” returns to Malaysia next week for its third season. 

Expect bite-sized episodes, new hosts, and fresh tips and tricks suitable for our tropical climate when the show airs on Astro Ria and tvN Oct. 5. Actress Nadiyah Shahab and 2019 Big Stage winner Jang Han-byul will also grace the downsized show to share their personal take on all things beauty and lifestyle. 

The duo will co-host the six-episode series along with original hosts Kim Jung-min, who is a popular South Korean TV personality, and Kim Ki-soo, who is a comedian-turned-vlogger. 

The COVID-19 pandemic had affected the production of the third season, shortening episode durations from 30 minutes to just seven minutes. Filming also had to be done separately in South Korea and Malaysia, respectively. 

Nadiyah Shahab (center) with eight fans. Photo: tvN Asia

During a Q&A session pre-recorded

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Holiday Shopping Season Starts Even Earlier, With Target, Amazon Holding Big Sales

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Target said this season will “feature nearly one million more deals than last year.”


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On the retail calendar, Christmas now comes before Halloween.

Target

announced that Target Deal Days are returning as a kickoff to the holiday shopping season—the same days that

Amazon.

com is running its Prime Day promotion.

On Tuesday, Target (ticker: TGT) said Target Deal Days would take place on Oct. 13 and 14, and feature digital deals “on hundreds of thousands of items, more than double last year.” Almost all the products will be available for curbside or in-store pickup, options that have seen huge growth during the Covid-19 pandemic.

The news comes a day after Amazon.com (AMZN) announced its Prime Day sale on those days. The annual promotion usually takes place during the summer, but was delayed because of the Covid-19 pandemic.

It is no coincidence that Target is

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Will there be a Black Friday this year? The future of the big shopping day is unknown

Doors bursting open at stores. Crowds spilling into the aisles. Elbows brushing up against others. Products flying off shelves. These are the hallmark images of Black Friday.

Well, they were.

That was before the COVID-19 pandemic gripped the nation. Now, the future of the biggest shopping discount day of the year is unknown.

Yes, it will still happen

For many, shopping on the day after Thanksgiving is a tradition. Historically, it’s also one of the best days of the year to save money on big-ticket items like electronics and appliances.

But with social distancing the norm, it’s hard to imagine shoppers camping out on the sidewalk next to one another this year ahead of Nov. 27. It’s even more difficult to picture stores overflowing with excited shoppers.

See:Walmart is hiring 20,000 seasonal workers — here’s how a seasonal job could affect your unemployment benefits

Retail experts believe Black Friday

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