News tagged with sunglasses

Video: Sunglasses on demand

Apart from their style, sunglasses have changed very little in the last few decades. Photochromic lenses that change from clear to tinted in sunlight were a big breakthrough.

dateMar 17, 2015 in Materials Science
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Chanel files Internet trademark lawsuit in Vegas

(AP) -- Chanel Inc. has filed a sweeping cyberpiracy and trademark infringement lawsuit in Las Vegas against 399 websites it accuses of selling counterfeit items bearing the luxury retailer's trademark.

dateSep 21, 2011 in Business
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Inconspicuous consumption: Insiders vs. outsiders

Why would a consumer spend $10,000 on a handbag that doesn't identify the brand, when most observers would confuse it with a $50 alternative? A new study in the Journal of Consumer Research finds that high-end consumers don't ...

dateJun 21, 2010 in Social Sciences
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Beyond sunglasses and baseball caps

A new study reported in Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science found that UV-blocking contact lenses can reduce or eliminate the effects of the sun's harmful UV radiation.

dateJan 26, 2010 in Medical research
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