Bright is the new black when it comes to colors and styles for snow bunnies to look their best on the slopes.
The move to color in winter-sport outerwear follows a trend seen in clothing for other active pursuits, such as running, rock climbing and cycling.
Part of the color revolution is driven by safety since it’s easier to spot a bright color in dim winter light, and there’s a fashion factor, too, but there’s also a little flamboyance and fun at play, say experts.
If “unplugged” acoustic music was a hallmark of the ‘90s, surely “wireless” listening is the big trend of the ‘10s.
Sure, we’ve been essentially wireless since the radio came out a century ago. But today’s Internet-connected mobile devices often require cords to hook up to accessories like speakers and headphones. And these cords can result in a knotty nightmare in your bag.
In a shift in attitude, most young people now say it’s wrong to use racist or sexist slurs online, even if you’re just kidding. But when they see them, they don’t take much personal offense.
A majority of teens and young adults who use the Internet say they at least sometimes see derogatory words and images targeting various groups. They often dismiss that stuff as just joking around, not meant to be hurtful, according to a new poll from The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research and MTV.
Wisconsin goes all-out when it comes to celebrating Halloween, the most popular unofficial holiday on the nation's seasonal calendar. WiG offers a list of some unique activities in the Milwaukee area that capture the ghoulish spirit of this seasons Halloween revelry.
Small-town Wisconsin is rife with antique emporiums hawking everything from ancient tractors to faux Tiffany fixtures, from authentic heirlooms to funky kitsch. The state has a regional reputation as a collectors’ paradise.
Columbus Antique Mall, located between Beaver Dam and Madison, is the state’s largest, with roughly 222 dealers occupying 82,000 square feet. But antique malls and shops of all sizes are tucked away in unexpected places throughout the Badger State.
Two stores in Appleton stand out both for the vastness of their selections and the restoration skills of their staff. In the hands of experts, something old really can become new.