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Diamonds slowly turn into graphite (the stuff you find in pencils) over time. Thus, diamonds are not really forever.

Why do diamonds last forever? Diamonds do not last forever. Diamonds degrade to graphite, because graphite is a lower-energy configuration under typical conditions. Diamond (the stuff in wedding rings) and graphite (the stuff in pencils) are both crystalline forms of pure carbon. The only difference is the way the carbon atoms are arranged and bonded …

Diamonds slowly turn into graphite (the stuff you find in pencils) over time. Thus, diamonds are not really forever. Read More »

In the 17th century, weavers in Nimes, France, accidentally made denim while trying to replicate the process of producing another popular fabric called serge. They called the new material “serge de Nimes” meaning literally “serge from Nimes.” Over time, merchants shortened the name to “denim”.

Denim: A Mythic History In our “A Buyer’s Guide to Denim” we tried to provide you with all the information you need to make an informed decision about your next pair of jeans. But, all that research and discussion has gotten us a bit nostalgic for the origins of modern day blue jeans. As usual, …

In the 17th century, weavers in Nimes, France, accidentally made denim while trying to replicate the process of producing another popular fabric called serge. They called the new material “serge de Nimes” meaning literally “serge from Nimes.” Over time, merchants shortened the name to “denim”. Read More »

Purse makers didn’t want Snooki From “Jersey Shore” carrying their purses, so they sent her new purses, from their competitors, for free.

Report: Purse-makers don’t want Snooki to carry their bags “Jersey Shore’s” “Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi has become synonymous with the poof, an unearthly orange glow and regretting who she made out with the previous night – and now various fashion houses reportedly want distance from the reality star – so they’re sending her free bags… from …

Purse makers didn’t want Snooki From “Jersey Shore” carrying their purses, so they sent her new purses, from their competitors, for free. Read More »