Memory foam And memory foam mattress topper


The history of creating mattress topper comes together with the history and development of human. In the past, the mattress is created from what is available around the life of human. The materials depended on the geographic and climate, however, the first kind of material of mattress is fur and was used for long time. Then, people began to use some another material such as: flax, cotton, synthetic…

Nowadays, to be suitable with modern life, there are so many different types of mattress toppers for everybody to choose like foam, fiber, feather, latex, memory foam… Among them, consumers prefer memory foam mattress topper. Why memory foam mattress topper becomes very popular, although it is not cheap? Let read, understand more about the history of memory foam and memory foam mattress topper, how is it and how can it become popular.


If you are like most people, you just know that you have a mattress and mattress topper in your bedroom, but do you know something around this mattress topper? Firstly, let’s talk about the memory foam. Memory foam is a flexibly foam with highly elasticity. It is first used by NASA from the mid-1960s in making airplane seats to create the most comfortable feeling for users.

Memory foam is made from a substance called viscoelastic with both highly energy and absorbent soft. Thanks to this things, memory foam can make the body stay away from heat and pressure and do not depend on your weight. Memory foam is also use for hospital in prosthetics and products to prevent pressure ulcers such as seating pads for disabled persons.

After short time later, memory foam really took off when it was use for producing pillows, mattresses, mattress pads, mattress topper… The industry of making mattress topper is very quickly using this for their products. Mattress topper with memory foam has very big benefits for the sleep because it reduces pressure for the human body during sleeping, make people feel more comfortable and relax.

Memory Foam Topper

According to, in the number of people they asked about what type of mattress topper they are using, 80% of people said that they are using memory foam mattress topper for their bedroom, while the number of people use innerspring mattress topper is 63% and 79% use latex mattress topper. From this number, we can believe that, memory foam mattress topper are very good for our life, especially for our sleep. With good mattress, your sleep quality will be improved and your life will be better. You can read memory foam mattress topper reviews

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Anti-aging has now become one of the biggest battles in life, especially when our ladies start to reach 30s. Collagen, anti-wrinkle creams, Botox injections, etc. are some of the miracles that every girl seeks for to retain their priceless youth. Yet these are simply short-term solutions and not going to lead you nowhere else but in mounting debts. To slow down your aging process needs time and attention since cultivation from inside always lasts longer than anything. That’s why you should start with everyday dishes rather than resort to those artificial products. Below are some tips on how you should organize your meal plans to prolong longevity of your beauty and health. You can check Fat Diminisher System Review:

Sample Meal Plan

+ A health, standard plate for you when you reach 30s should be consisted of 50% of fresh fruits or vegetables (by “fresh”, I really mean “no processed food or preservatives” here), 25% of whole grains (including brown rice, buckwheat or oats), and 25% of lean protein, fish or legume (such as bean or lentil).

+ If you love some guilty pleasures at the end of the day, opt for something sugar-free or low-fat. 01 non-fat yogurt per day is great, besides dark chocolate, red wine, cheese or smoothies. All need to be low-sugar, since sugar is the biggest enemy to your youth and vigor.

+ Cut out coffee and take more tea instead, and it’s best to have it in the afternoon. This drink is full of antioxidants and cancer-fighting compounds; moreover, it well serves as a midday break any coach can advise you to get away from stress.

+ Use more nature-derived oils (olive oil, coconut oil, avocado oil) preparing your daily meals, for they help lower cholesterol and blood pressure and reduce risks of heart diseases.

+ Above all, never skip meals and get starved. If you think it’s good to reduce some portions per day to make you tones and shaped, think again. Your hunger does nothing yet boost up your craving for sweets or snacks and you will find yourself in an even worse prospect.

A well-organized meal plan is probably not sufficient to your anti-aging fight. Proper exercises are what you need to stay in shape and better digest your food. Check out the latest guide Old School New Body by Steve and Becky Holman on how to stay young in your 30s, 40s and even 60s, and you’ll see the difference within only 90 days.

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Buying a tip-top motorcycle headgear is your first wise decision. The next one should be to carry out its maintenance; in other words, you need to clean it frequently and properly. The most pivotal feature of a motorcycle helmet should be its visor, which guarantees your vision during a long journey and protection against unwelcoming flying objects. Even just a few scratches on the face shield can affect your visibility, and therefore, road safety. Keeping its screen clean on a regular basis will make your helmet stay with you longer. And the good news is that it takes around 10 – 15 minutes for you to complete this process.

To begin with, prepare some tepid water. Secondly, get paper towels, and last but not least, use mild soap (or a Motul Helmet & Visor cleaner is a nice suggestion) for a better outcome. You can notice that only tender substances are encouraged to apply, since the visor might be damaged when brushing or rubbing. In addition, you will need a microfiber piece of cloth and plastic polish to finish the procedure.

Clean motorcycle hemet visor

Tips cleaning motorcycle helmets visors

Like cleansing your face, firstly apply water on the surface of your motorcycle helmet by using a wet paper towel (after dipping it in lukewarm water). Then place it over the surface within 5 – 10 seconds. Doing this prepares the visor for easier rubbing and removal of dirt particles with Motul (or your chosen soap)! Next, use another paper towel, wipe the surface gently to dry out the visor from moisture.

Then, evenly apply some soap or cleaner on the shield (you can spray some water on it, too) and wipe it thoroughly to and fro. Finally, enhance your motorcycle helmet’s look with high-end polish and finish the whole procedure with a microfiber cloth. Why microfiber? Since this material is least likely to leave scratches on the surface and you’re good to go with the last touches.

If the visor is inoperative, it can partly or greatly disturb your riding experience and road safety. Hence, helmet maintenance is crucial to keep it for years. Although the visor plays such a vital role, you should pay attention to the helmet’s maintenance inside out, not to the visor only. The same process is recommended to apply even on the whole headgear. As long as you treat “your friend” well, she will not let you down.


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Several height boosting workouts, accompanied by an appropriate diet and healthier sleeping routines, can help to aid the growing progression. On the other hand, for a grown-up to grow taller considerably is a thing that has not been verified with proof by medical experts. Youths who are still developing may see some progresses, particularly if they stick to the nutritional recommendation.

The key factor is age. You can’t adjust or control the time your growth plates blend together and close. Generally, this occurs around the age of 24. You may still get taller after that, but it is lots tougher. Younger children may grow up more with an appropriate meal plan and a healthier exercise plan than they might develop without. Heredities still play a very significant role to control the height of a person.

Below you can get some of the exercises to grow taller that may enhance the growth of a human. You may practice the exercises as a part of your day-to-day routine. Like any exercise program, the secret to victory is commitment and determination. Many people fail to stick to an exercise program as they kick off with a profusion of interest and energy simply to resign in a couple of weeks since they over did it.

Finally, these exercises will aid recuperate your posture and flexibility as well as the chance of enhancing height. Please check with your doctor before beginning with any exercising plan. You can also mix these with your own physical training program. Now let’s take a look at our exercises to grow taller:


Experts mentioned that stretching exercise session reproduce the conditions and exertions produced by other resistance workouts such as weight lifting. But not like weight lifting exercises, stretching exercises aim at your spine, aiding it grow. A suitable stretching course consists of various routines to set the body in several diverse positions. This cause the body to become more flexible and make the growth speed of bones faster – which make stretching one of the perfect exercises to grow taller. An effective routine of workouts, practiced frequently, can help you to grow 2 to 3 more inches after a period of time.

There is a set of stretches that we want to recommend: Start in a sitting posture, with your legs stretched and touch your feet with your hands. If you can’t grasp your feet your hands, stretch as far as you are able to. Then bring your chest up with both of your arms facing up. When you turn into standing position, make an effort to keep up with this pose, extending your body as much as you can and stay in that posture about 50-60s. Try to do this frequently for desired results. You may also combine it with diverse variations in stretching, for instance: leg stretches, cobra, pelvic shift…

Leg Kick:

The second exercise from our exercises to grow taller list is the leg kick exercise. It is said that kicking workouts help your knees to build up cartilage, which can help you to grow taller. It is just like free kicks in soccer. Raise your leg up 2 to 3 ft. from the ground and kick out real quick to raise your leg up as high as you can. Be cautious; don’t put too much energy into the kick to or you will end up in pain. These workouts are also practiced by martial artists and kick boxers.

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Ankle Weights:

The last one of the exercises to grow taller is using ankle weights. It can help you get taller by increasing and strengthening knees cartilage. These workouts must be done on a regular basis to get desired results.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

This page contains answers to question that are frequently asked about the South Hills Upland Habitat Study.

What is the South Ridgeline Habitat Study?
Eugene’s south ridgeline area contains unique native plant communities and may contain important habitat for rare or sensitive plants or wildlife species. However, there is no accurate, up-to-date information on the status and location of these special areas. In June 2005, the Eugene City Council directed City staff to undertake the South Ridgeline Habitat Study (SRHS) to identify, map and evaluate special habitats along the ridgeline and in the South Hills. A later phase of the Study will evaluate options for protecting special habitats, and the natural, scenic and economic values those areas bring to the community.

What types of habitats will be studied?

The SRHS will address tree, shrub and plant communities that have predominantly native species, including stands of Ponderosa pine, and old-growth Douglas-fir; oak woodlands; oak savanna; natural prairies; and balds (barren or rocky outcrops). The evaluation will also address rare plants, such as the wayside aster, and their habitats, and the habitats of state-designated sensitive animal and bird species known to live within the study area, such as northern red-legged frog and pileated woodpecker.

The study area for the SRHS comprises more than 2,600 acres along the ridgeline and in the South Hills, and includes more than 1,900 parcels including privately-owned and publicly-owned land. The study area includes land both within city limits and outside city limits, within the Urban Growth Boundary (UGB). The study also includes city-owned park lands along the ridgeline, and immediately outside the UGB. The area within the SRHS study area was previously mapped as wildlife habitat on the 2003 preliminary Eugene Goal 5 Natural Resources Inventory, but these areas were removed from the inventory during the adoption process by the Eugene City Council in July 2003. While the Goal 5 Inventory adopted in 2003 addresses stream corridors and wetlands, it did not include upland habitats other than stream corridors. The SRHS will map these additional habitats and determine their relative values.

How will the Inventory be conducted?

The Inventory phase of the SRHS will involve identifying, mapping and evaluating the relative quality of different habitat types along the ridgeline and in the South Hills, using both onsite and offsite inventory methods. The City of Eugene is contracting with a consulting firm of professional biologists and botanists to conduct the inventory. Owners of all properties over 0.5 acre will be asked for permission for the consulting biologists to access their property for field studies. Only public lands and those private lands where property owner permission is given will be studied using on-site methods. When the consultants visit a property they will look at the plants growing on the site and any special features that might indicate use by sensitive wildlife species, such as snag trees, woodpecker holes, or nests. Information from all of the individual properties will be compiled into a larger map of native plant and wildlife habitats.

Properties under 0.5 acre will be studied using the off-site methods, due to the very large number of these smaller properties. On these small lots and where on-site access is not granted, the inventory consultant will rely on existing sources of data, such as analysis of color aerial photos, existing maps, views of the property from public lands and rights-of-way, and analysis using the City’s computerized Geographic Information System (GIS). After this preliminary mapping, the Inventory map may be further refined based on additional field information and feedback from property owners. Citizen and property owner input into the Inventory process will be extremely valuable in ensuring the most accurate inventory possible.

How did my property get included in the Study?

The City Council directed staff to include in this study the wildlife habitat areas in the South Hills that had been previously removed from the preliminary Goal 5 Inventory in 2003. Staff has recommended adding a few additional known ridgeline habitat areas, as well as city-owned parkland adjacent to and outside the urban growth boundary. Before the study is adopted there will be an opportunity for public comment through a public hearing process. Whether a property is ultimately included in the adopted habitat inventory will be the subject of a recommendation by the Planning Commission and a final decision by the City Council. To find out if your property is in the study area, and what inventory method would be applied to it, contact Planning Division staff listed at the bottom of this page.

What does the Study mean to property owners?

The first phase of the Study, the Inventory phase, will not result in any recommendations for protection measures, regulations or other conservation programs. The first phase will result in a map of habitat areas and an evaluation of mapped habitat areas. If a special habitat type is mapped on your property, it is possible that the area may later be recommended for protection measures or it may become eligible for non-regulatory conservation incentive programs. These recommendations will be made during Phase II of the Study, scheduled to begin in winter 2006. The SRHS may result in protection recommendations for some habitat areas within the study area, and not others. There are no recommendations yet on any protection measures or on which areas might eventually be protected. During the Inventory phase, property owners can provide valuable information on habitats in their neighborhoods, and help ensure the accuracy of features mapped on their own properties.

Frequently Asked Questions

Will there be opportunities for me to participate and comment?

Property owner and citizen input will be essential throughout the SRHS process. Some of the information on the location of special habitat types may come from people who live in the study area. Such information will be verified by the consultants before being added to the inventory. In addition, a large number of property owners are being asked for permission to allow the consulting scientists to access their property to collect field data. Ultimately, the entire community will be asked to comment on which habitats should be protected and what protection mechanisms to use. Those who are interested in participating and commenting may do so in several ways:

  • Come to a Public Workshop on submitting site-specific inventory information for the SRHS, scheduled for May 7, 2006 at 7:30-8:30 pm .
  • Contact staff by e-mail or phone at the addresses below.
  • Check our Web site at to get the latest project updates and info on upcoming meetings.

There will also be future opportunities to comment on proposed alternatives and recommendations for protecting habitats. A second public workshop on the Alternatives Analysis phase of the SRHS will be scheduled in Spring 2007, and there will be Planning Commission and City Council public hearings on the recommendations (later in 2007).

What are the next steps in the Study?

There are two phases to the South Ridgeline Habitat Study: The Inventory phase, and the Alternatives Analysis phase. The inventory phase of the project is expected to start in May of 2006, and to be completed by October 2006. The second phase of the project, the alternatives analysis and recommendations phase, will include potential conservation strategies. There will be an additional public workshop and opportunities for public input on these recommendations. There will be a public hearing on the draft recommendations with the Eugene Planning Commission. In the second phase, Planning Commission recommendations will be forwarded to the Eugene City Council. Depending on the types of recommendations adopted by the City Council, the Study may result in new regulations or non-regulatory conservation incentive programs or other initiatives to protect key habitat areas along the ridgeline and in the South Hills.

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