Winter Clothes

5 Tips on How to Store Winter Clothes

The sting of winter’s cold is finally giving way to the warmer, sunnier days of spring. As the seasons change, so too does our wardrobe. Goodbye parka, hello light sweater. It’s a welcome change for many of us to store our winter clothes and not give them a second thought for many months.

But knowing how to store winter clothes is key to making garments last beyond one season. Down parkas can cost anywhere from $100 to $2,000. No matter what you spend, you don’t want to flush that money away. Taking care to store winter clothes with an eye for longevity can help turn your one-season parka purchase into a multi-decade investment, saving you hundreds — if not thousands — of dollars over the years.

5 Ways to Get More Life Out Cold Weather Clothes

You may be tempted to stuff that down parka in a box and store

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9 Best Sharon Carter Cosplays

Cosplaying allows a person to become another character and immerse themselves in their imagination. A lot of elements go into accurately bringing a character to life. Sometimes, elaborate costuming and makeup, extravagant poses, and a multitude of props are necessary. However, there are those characters whose cosplays have less to do with physical appearance and more to do with behavior and attitude.

RELATED: Marvel: 10 Best Winter Soldier Cosplays

Sharon Carter is one of those. Played by Emily VanCamp in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Sharon goes through a riveting but mostly unseen journey that takes her from idealistic young agent to hardened and cynical crime boss. Sharon doesn’t wear a gimmicky costume or wields a fancy weapon. Her operation’s success depends on her looking and acting like a regular civilian. These cosplays understand that and bring the character out of the screen and into the real world.

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Avoiding Ticks: How to dress & where to put the repellent

If you’re wearing sunscreen, put that on first. Then spray tick repellent on your skin and on the outside of your clothes.

GREENSBORO, N.C. — Spring has arrived! Along with it, tick season. In some areas, tick season may have even started in the winter. And by May, they’re in their element and out in full force everywhere.

Ticks can be found from coast to coast, and the number of tick-borne diseases, such as Lyme and Rocky Mountain spotted fever, have been on the rise in recent years. So, it’s really important to take the proper precautions.

Depending on where you live, tick activity and the kind of tick will vary. It’s a good idea to check your local health department for that information.

It’s also good to remember, the best defense is a good offense: Make it difficult for ticks to bite you. That means if you’re out in

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The Best Time Zemo Ever Broke Character In The Falcon And The Winter Soldier

One of Baron Helmut Zemo’s most notorious changes between “Captain America: Civil War” and “The Falcon and the Winter Soldier” is his wardrobe. He spends the duration of “Civil War” in nondescript, functional, and deeply unfashionable clothes that underline his comparatively everyman nature and utilitarian approach. However, “The Falcon and the Winter Soldier” makes it clear that movie-Zemo is very much in Special Ops mode, doing Special Ops things, when he dresses that way. The Disney+ series shows the Sokovian wearing the clothes he actually enjoys — up to and including the iconic, purple mask from the comics. 

This Zemo is a very stylish one, and a scene in Disney+’s docuseries “Marvel Studios: Assembled” makes the absolute best of this change … by turning Zemo into a spokesman for a clothes company called “Suitkovia.”

The 32-second scene sees Zemo lounging on a couch — surrounded by creepy, gilded ape skulls

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Falcon and Winter Soldier Documentary Reveals Zemo’s Suit-Kovia Infomercial

The Falcon and Winter Soldier behind-the-scenes feature includes an infomercial for Zemo’s stylish, Sokovian fashion.

WARNING: The following contains spoilers for The Falcon and the Winter Soldier Finale, “One World, One People,” now streaming on Disney+.

Baron Zemo, and in turn Daniel Brühl, had a pop culture moment when shots of him dancing in The Falcon and the Winter Soldier went viral. Never one to miss an opportunity, the Marvel Cinematic Universe added a clever coda to the moment in Assembled: The Making of The Falcon and the Winter Soldier with an infomercial for Zemo’s suit.

There’s been hype around some costumes in the show, specifically with Sam’s new Captain America uniform. Zemo has a similar — if quieter — moment early in the series when he donned his infamous purple mask from the comic books, but for some, it was in the shadow of the prior moment

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India’s COVID-19 Crisis Is Spiraling Out of Control. It Didn’t Have to Be This Way

Relatives carry the body of a loved one at a crematorium in New Delhi on April 27, as India endures the world's worst COVID-19 outbreak.

Relatives carry the body of a loved one at a crematorium in New Delhi on April 27, as India endures the world’s worst COVID-19 outbreak.

Relatives carry the body of a loved one at a crematorium in New Delhi on April 27, as India endures the world’s worst COVID-19 outbreak. Credit – Saumya Khandelwal for TIME

Dusk is falling in the Indian capital, and the acrid smell of burning bodies fills the air. It’s the evening of April 26, and at a tiny crematorium in a Delhi suburb, seven funeral pyres are still burning. “I have lived here all my life and pass through this area twice a day,” says local resident Gaurav Singh. “I have never seen so many bodies burning together.”

Scenes of mass death are now unavoidable in what’s often called the world’s largest democracy. Social media is filled with images of body bags and urgent requests

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