Archive for October 9th, 2010

Body-enhancing underwear gives men a boost

| 09/10/2010 | 0 Comments

(The Telegraph): For decades women have been sold clothes that promise to flatter their appearance subtly, from corsets to padded bras. And now men are being offered the same by the high street chain’s Bodymax collection. The £15 “bum lift” underpants promise to raise the posterior by a fifth thanks to seam-free tailoring, while the £10 “frontal enhancement” pants claim to result in a 38 per cent “visual enhancement in size” as a result of an “integral shelf”. The new pants are already available in selected stores and online, and will go on sale nationwide from Friday, October 15. They are the follow-up to M&S’s Bodymax vests, designed to enhance a six-pack.

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8th hurricane weakens & speeds into mid-Atlantic

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(CNS): Hurricane Otto was moving at almost 29 mph at 10:00am local time on Saturday morning as it headed into the middle of the Atlantic. The eighth hurricane of the season posed no threat to land as it moved toward the northeast and forecasters said further increases in speed were expected tonight. A category onehurricane Otto has maximum sustained winds of 75 mph  with higher gusts but further weakening is expected during the next couple of days. The NHC said Otto could lose tropical cyclone characteristics by Monday. Hurricane force winds extend outward up to 35 miles from the centre with tropical storm force winds extending outward up to 220miles. Meanwhile, a broad area of low pressure over the south-western Caribbean has a 20% change of becoming a tropical cyclone.

 
The NHC said it continues to produce disorganized showers and thunderstorms and some slow development of the system is possible over the next couple of days as it moves slowly west-north-westward or north-westward. 

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