It was not until the 20th century that sunglasses really took off, though, as Hollywood stars started wearing them to protect their eyes from the bright studio lights. By 1929, an entrepreneur named Sam Foster had put sunglasses into mass production in America, and was doing a roaring trade through his company, Foster Grant of Atlantic City. In 1936, Polaroid filters were invented, allowing glasses to protect against UV rays for the first time, and making them a desirable item for health reasons as well as for reasons of fashion and comfort useful in World War II, when soldiers had to fight in the French summer.

The possible dangers of sun overexposure received widespread attention a year ago. Interior Secretary Donald Hodel then suggested that consumers wear straw hats, sunscreens and sunglasses to protect themselves from increased radiation caused by the breakdown in the earth’s protective ozone layer. Although Hodel’s idea was quickly derided as the “Ray Ban plan,” it nonetheless made an impression on some consumers..

Plantation homes were generally designed to be as cool as possible in the hot Southern sun, as safe as possible with kitchens in outbuildings, and as elegant as the finest Northern and European homes filled with exquisite furniture and objects d’art. Many of these wonderful homes were designed to reflect Greek or Roman architecture with impressive columns, oversized windows, and clean lines. Others sported porches that wrapped completely around the house, often on two floors, that provided shade from the sun at all times of the day..

Neither recall has been announced publicly yet, and parts are not available for the airbag repair. They come amid strong sales of the redesigned Corvette Stingray, forcing dealers to turn down potential buyers until the problems are resolved. GM sold 2,679 Corvettes in August vs.

PHILO Grab your lawn chairs and get ready to tap your toes to old country tunes at Hale Park in Philo on Tuesday. With hits by stars such as Johnny Cash, Merle Haggard and Ray Price. Dennis Riggs, who owns the Sidney Dairy Barn, will have ice cream for sale at the park..

And Carrivick, Jonathan L. And Fowler, Rachel A. And Fox, Anthony D. For all the items that are longer than usual, cantilever racks are perfect for their storage. The cantilever rack section of a warehouse will be beneficial for the storage of not only the long items but also the short ones. The cantilever racks can accommodate varying lengths and weights of goods.