Inside Look: Day on the Track

Published: June 24, 2017 3:50am 58 Views

Inside Look: Day on the Track

by Kurtis Kracke As one of the co-founders of ThermApparel, I am often asked if there are any other uses for UnderCool . I always say, "Why yes there is!" My favorite way to use my UnderCool is for a track day.  A track day is when a car club rents a racetrack and teaches people to drive their cars...

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Travel Bag Essentials

Published: June 20, 2017 5:06pm 59 Views

Travel Bag Essentials

by Crystal R. Mendoza Paulin Whether you're traveling by plane, train, ship, or car, there are just some things you need to carry with you at all times while traveling. These personal travel bag essentials will keep you cool and comfortable under the pressure of travel and get you one step closer to...

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How to Prep for the TSA

Published: June 13, 2017 4:08pm 221 Views

How to Prep for the TSA

by Crystal R. Mendoza Paulin The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has been frustrating and bewildering travelers for over a decade now. Whether you're a first-time flyer or a seasoned veteran, reviewing TSA regulations and policies is always a good idea. We've compiled a quick guide to z...

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The World's Most Accessible Travel Destinations

Published: June 6, 2017 5:08pm 57 Views

The World's Most Accessible Travel Destinations

by Crystal R. Mendoza Paulin The world is such a big place it can be hard to pick just one travel destination. However, some locations are more accessible than others and that can make a big difference in your travel experience. So we've compiled the world's most accessible cities just for you! Barc...

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How to Prep Your Home for Travel

Published: May 30, 2017 6:36pm 59 Views

How to Prep Your Home for Travel

by Crystal R. Mendoza Paulin Vacation season is here! If you and your family have travel plans for this summer, don't forget to plan for your home too. We've got some quick tips on how to prepare your home before you leave for vacation. 1. Clean your kitchen. Make sure to remove all perishable foods...

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How to Prep for a Cookout

Published: May 23, 2017 5:12pm 83 Views

How to Prep for a Cookout

by Crystal R. Mendoza Paulin Memorial Day, the kickoff of cookouts, is next week. As anyone born and raised in Texas knows, cookouts are no casual affairs--- they're a way of life! Planning and preparing for a cookout can seem insurmountable; it's certainly easy to get lost in the details of prepari...

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Inside Look: Walk MS 2017

Published: May 18, 2017 4:04pm 62 Views

Inside Look: Walk MS 2017

by Crystal Mendoza Paulin My alarm wakes me up at 5 A.M. on a dreary Sunday morning just as I programmed it to the night before. Google politely informs me of the weather outside, "36 degrees Fahrenheit, cloudy, with a 90% chance of light showers throughout the day". As I lay there, tempted by the s...

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How to Prep Your Home for Summer II

Published: May 16, 2017 5:00pm 65 Views

How to Prep Your Home for Summer II

by Crystal Mendoza Paulin Last week we showed you some basic tips and tricks to get your home on track for summer weather. This week we cover some in-depth things you should do for your home. Remember, summer only comes once a year and maintenance of your home is important! You can always enlist you...

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How to Prep Your Home for Summer

Published: May 9, 2017 7:00pm 63 Views

How to Prep Your Home for Summer

by Crystal Mendoza Paulin Summer is finally here! In the whirlwind of graduations, company barbecues, and family vacations it can be easy to forget the little things that make your home summer ready. Don't worry, we've got a quick checklist to get you started: 1. Change your wardrobe It's time to p...

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Best Fabrics for Summer

Published: May 5, 2017 6:57pm 130 Views

Best Fabrics for Summer

by Crystal R. Mendoza Paulin When it comes to summer, staying fresh and cool are musts! Here are the best fabrics to wear this summer to keep you cool and dry: 1. Cotton Cotton maxi dress, Old Navy, $32.99 In general, clothes made from organic materials are best for keeping you cool....

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How to Prepare for a Walk

Published: May 2, 2017 5:00pm 64 Views

How to Prepare for a Walk

by Crystal R. Mendoza Paulin With the start of summer comes the start of Walk season! This means that several organizations around the country are gearing up to host Walks for fundraising and to increase awareness of the cause they represent. Participating in a Walk is a great way to not only sup...

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In the Defense of Sunlight

Published: April 25, 2017 7:46pm 67 Views

In the Defense of Sunlight

by Crystal R. Mendoza Paulin For many of us, the sun and it's heat feels like the enemy. Even worse, research has shown that excessive exposure to sunlight is linked to premature aging and even skin cancer. However, several additional studies have shown important benefits to sunlight. Shutting yours...

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Dreaming of Adventure

Published: April 18, 2017 5:00pm 69 Views

Dreaming of Adventure

by Crystal Mendoza Paulin Mid to late April was always my favorite time to travel. The spring breakers had returned to their books to study for their final exams, kids are still in school so crowds of families aren't out and about, and the warming weather is pleasant without being absurdly hot. As s...

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Fun Things to do this Spring

Published: April 11, 2017 5:00pm 58 Views

Fun Things to do this Spring

by Crystal R. Mendoza Paulin Spring is finally here! The weather is absolutely gorgeous outside and you need to go out and experience it yourself with your family. Take advantage of the Easter break and consider some of these possibilities: 1. Have a picnic Grab your friends or family and you...

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Tips For Feeding Your Emotional Hunger

Published: April 5, 2017 4:59pm 44 Views

Tips For Feeding Your Emotional Hunger

by Crystal R. Mendoza Paulin Homo sapiens are by nature social creatures. Humans, for the most part, have a physical and mental need to interact with other social beings. In fact, studies have consistently shown that social interaction is vital for mental health decreasing stress levels and abating...

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Work Out Smarter, Not Harder

Published: March 28, 2017 5:30pm 52 Views

Work Out Smarter, Not Harder

by Crystal R. Mendoza Paulin What's the #1 way to avoid death? Science continues to agree on the dreaded answer of "diet and exercise". But lots of people go to the gym routinely and see no positive results in their health. So what gives? Working out harder does not necessarily mean you're getting m...

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Stay Warm, Stay Safe

Published: March 15, 2017 1:00pm 56 Views

Stay Warm, Stay Safe

by Crystal R. Mendoza Paulin Here at ThermApparel we usually busy ourselves with keeping people cool so they can go out and enjoy outdoor activities. However, this winter storm has us singing a different tune. Upstate New York has been declared in a state of emergency and a city-wide travel ban has...

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What is Awareness?

Published: March 8, 2017 4:00pm 56 Views

by Crystal R. Mendoza Paulin The National MS Society is celebrating MS Awareness Week with the campaign We Are Stronger Than MS. I must confess these awareness campaigns usually make me question: What is "awareness"? What does it mean to be aware?  In some ways I have always been aware of MS. The wo...

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Hottest Cooling Workout Gear

Published: January 12, 2017 6:00pm 103 Views

by Crystal R. Mendoza Paulin It's important to stay cool and look it too. We searched for the best cooling sports gear available in 2017. Here's some of our favorites: Nike Pro HyperCool Women's Training Top. Nike: $ 45 Nike Pro HyperCool Nike's HyperCool line is a great example of c...

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6 Gym Bag Essentials to Keep You Cool During Your Workout

Published: January 10, 2017 4:02pm 151 Views

by Crystal R. Mendoza Paulin New year, new goals! Ready to hit the gym? Not without these 5 essentials in your gym bag! Goody Slideproof Flat Elastics. Target: $5   1. Hair Accessories Keep cool and comfortable by pulling your hair away from your face. There's no right or wr...

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Powerful Solutions at RIT's IdeaLab

Published: November 15, 2016 5:14pm 84 Views

by Crystal R. Mendoza Paulin The students, mentors, and coaches that participated in RIT's 2016 Fall IdeaLab.  Twice a year the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) holds a intensive problem solving workshop known as IdeaLab. Students, alumni, professors, and community experts volunt...

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Big Fun at Al Sigl's WalkAbout

Published: November 1, 2016 3:24pm 62 Views

by Crystal R. Mendoza Paulin Winners of the annual costume contest wait to receive their awards.  Photos courtesy of Jolana Babacek Photography and Al Sigl. I am a shameless morning person but my co-founders most definitely are not.  So convincing them to arrive at Eastview Mall by 8:3...

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ThermApparel at Bike MS

Published: September 1, 2016 4:55pm 59 Views

ThermApparel at Bike MS

by Bradley Dunn At ThermApparel we've had August 27th circled on our calendar for a long time. Bike MS is the largest fundraising bike series in the world, and it embodies everything we are trying to accomplish:  supporting people living with MS to continue their active and healthy lifestyles. It do...

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ThermApparel Announced as Finalist for Digital Rochester's GREAT Awards

Published: August 25, 2016 6:22pm 49 Views

ThermApparel has been announced as a finalist for Digital Rochester's GREAT Awards. The local non-profit hosts the awards every year to recognize Rochester businesses across different fields. ThermApparel has been nominated for the Student Achievement Award. The winners will be announced at the GREA...

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ThermApparel Wins Al Sigl Award at Imagine RIT

Published: May 9, 2016 8:10pm 59 Views

ThermApparel won the Al Sigl Award from Dr. Destler's Access and Inclusion Technology Conference at Imagine RIT. We enjoyed the competition and speaking with other students working on accesst technology products. However, we especially enjoyed meeting and speaking with members of the community. The...

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ThermApparel at Imagine RIT

Published: April 4, 2016 8:05pm 55 Views

Every year, engineers present their Senior Design projects at Imagine RIT. Several of ThermApparel's engineers worked on our products as their Senior Design project. Thus, ThermApparel will be exhibited at Imagine RIT this year! In addition to a general exhibition of our product designs, Ther...

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ThermApparel Wins 2nd Place at 2015 Effective Access Technology Conference

Published: November 12, 2015 8:55pm 56 Views

ThermApparel team and friends pose for photo at the Effective Access Technology Conference. Yesterday ThermApparel won 2nd place in the Innovative Access Technology Product Competition at the 2015 Effective Access Technology Conference. The team presented their product designs before a panel o...

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ThermApparel Wins 2nd Place at RIT's Tiger Tank

Published: November 6, 2015 2:33pm 71 Views

Rochester Institute of Technology Last week at RIT's Tiger Tank, ThermApparel, clothing made to cool individuals with MS with discretion in mind, won 2nd place among 70 teams. The Saunders College of Business awarded the team $1,250 to fund their idea. We at ThermApparel want to thank John Ro...

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ThermApparel to Attend 2015 Effective Access Technology Conference

Published: October 12, 2015 7:43pm 57 Views

Rochester Institute of Technology ThermApparel has been selected as a finalist for the Innovative Access Technology Product Competition for this year's Effective Access Technology Conference. The annual conference is held at the Rochester Institute of Technology. This year the conference features an...

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