Purchasing poorly fitting steel tipped shoes or boots can be absolutely horrendous on feet that are forced to wear them. Steel tips are not altogether the most comfortable shoe ever produced to begin with. Forcing a foot into an ill fit pair is reticent of slowly breaking the toes one by one on a daily basis. Steel tipped shoes or boots are quality protection for the feet in construction jobs, jobs in the automotive industry, some manufacturing jobs, and of course any project or profession that requires safety gear to prevent injury. Most professions that require steel tipped boots or shoes are professions associated with physical labor and labor that is intensive and permits for very little sitting down. This causes the feet to sweat and swell, especially in hot weather. This creates less room for the foot to increase inside the shoe. If you equate a steel tip shoe or boot to a metal cast that would be used for a broken leg, there obviously isn't much give to these shoes. The two main reasons that people replace their steel tipped boots or shoes is because of a lack of comfort or because wear holes have formed on the tips of the shoes. It takes many years for a quality pair of steel tipped shoes or boots to break down and need replacing for lack of support. Steel tipped boots and shoes are really quite expensive as far as shoes go. It is unreasonable to continuously replace them due to lack of comfort while wearing them. It is much more financially sound to buy a good fitting pair and get the use out of them that is perfectly possible. Buying steel tipped shoes or boots at the end of a work day is naturally the best time to insure a good fit. Your feet will be only slightly less swollen than they are at the end of the work day, although in some cases they will actually be more swollen than any other time of the day. This allows you to judge whether there will be enough room in the toes throughout the entire day in your new steel tips. 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After living in Frederick, Md., since long before they were married, Lauren and Greg Martin decided this spring it was time to move on. MoreWatch Live: Oscar Pistorius Cleared of Murder, Verdict Continues NBC NewsA Nation Mourns: Remembering 9/11 on the 13th Anniversary NBC News'If You Threaten America, You Will Find No Safe Haven' NBC NewsThe 'Real' Reason Starbucks Baristas Spell Your Name Wrong Huffington Post10 Popular Things You Didn't Know 'The Simpsons' Totally Inspired Huffington Post The couple plan was to be near Boulder, where they had spent many happy vacations mountain biking and snowboarding. So Lauren, a personal trainer, and Greg, a communications engineer who telecommutes, sold their Maryland home, going from listing to a signed contract in only 10 days. Popular Among Time Subscribers Are You Smarter Than a Teenager?Ending the War on Fat Moving to a rental house in Colorado, they started shopping for a home in Louisville, fewer than 10 miles from pricier Boulder and ranked No. 2 on MONEY Best Places 2013. feel like we belong here, says Lauren. like living a dream. Martins decision to move and the speed with which they sold their home reflect the rise in mobility accompanying the country economic recovery. With unemployment falling from 10% in 2009 to 7.4% today, and with fewer homeowners carrying underwater mortgages 850,000 homes exited negative equity in the first quarter of 2013 people are more willing and able to pick up stakes. The Census Bureau says nearly 5.1 million people moved to a new state last year up 17% from 2010 and the highest level since 2006. And as real estate has recovered, demand has outstripped existing supply: Only 5.2 months worth of homes were on sale in June, down from 9.4 in 2010. So if you ready to make a long haul relocation, you have to contend with not only the perennial hassles of moving navigating real estate transactions, packing up possessions, finding the perfect neighborhood but also today economic conditions. Here how to handle your next move with the least stress. BRACE FOR TODAY MARKET REALITIES In most metropolitan areas, potential buyers far outnumber available homes, according to Redfin. That great for the selling part of your relocation, but multiple bids and fast sales make finding your next place harder. Tight lending rules, moreover, are likely to limit your flexibility in selling and buying. Your best moves: First sell, then buy Most lenders today won extend a short term bridge loan if you trying to buy a new home prior to selling your current one, says Peter Boomer, executive vice president at PNC Mortgage. Nor will it be easy to carry two mortgages at once, says Dan Green, a loan officer at Waterstone Mortgage in Cincinnati. Should all your debt payments the two mortgages, plus any car loans and consumer debt top 40% of your monthly gross income, you have trouble getting approved, he says. Plan to rent out your old home and buy in your new town? Green warns that you need at least 30% equity in the old home for your rental income to be counted on a conventional mortgage application. Even so, just 75% of that income will be factored in, he says. Or rent your new place. Renting gives you time to get a boots on the ground feel for exactly where you want to be. It also gives you a wider choice of starter housing: As you search for the perfect home, you can settle for a good enough home without regret, since the compromise will be only temporary. The Louisville bound Martins who had always planned to rent first and buy later couldn find affordable rentals in the older Boulder neighborhoods they liked most. So as a fallback, they took a one year lease in Broomfield, a newer area. Allow for more time to look. Whether you plan to buy or rent, expect plenty of competition during your search. long weekend of house hunting worked in the past, but right now it can take at least a week, notes Nadya Nahirniak Hansen, director of relocation services at Madison real estate agency Restaino Associates. USE NEW TOOLS TO REFINE YOUR SEARCH A Knight Foundation survey of 43,000 Americans landed on three basic attributes that make a community lovable: plenty of entertainment, an inviting vibe, and ample green space. Maybe that important to you; maybe not. That might mean great schools, easy access to public transportation, or proximity to a place of worship. more specific you are about what matters most to you, says Fradkin (who herself has moved 16 times since her college years), more likely you have a smooth and happy transition. Then, well before you move, you can start looking for your ideal neighborhood. Your best moves: Get a walking tour from Google Pegman. 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Hummel was only doing this in the first place because the government used him and his troops for illegal clandestine missions all over the world. But Uncle Sam wouldn't spare a counterfeit wooden nickel for the families of soldiers who died during those missions. For some reason Hummel had a problem with that. And he tried getting money and attention the legitimate ways. Hummel exhausted every official channel, trying to get the country to cough up some cash, before finally giving up and moving from strongly worded letters to the next logical thing: chemical warfare terrorism. Besides, he never wanted the 100 mill to be paid from the country's homeless kitten shelter budget or anything. Hummel specifically asks for the money to come from the Red Sea Trading Company. "a slush fund where the Pentagon keeps proceeds from illegal arms deals." But it's ours! We earned it fair and square by breaking international laws! In the end, Hummel never hurt one innocent person and revealed that the nerve agent missiles he had prepared were all a bluff, making his whole operation something of a large scale charity performance, only with guns and WMDs instead of smugness. Elaborate and dangerous, sure, but his punishment, (that Nicolas Cage goes down as the hero of the movie he died in), should count as a war crime. Look! Two atrocities posing for a picture together. 3. Captain Skroeder (Short Circuit) In the theological nightmare movie "Short Circuit" a military robot is granted a soul after being struck by a lightning bolt. Gaining sentience and running away, he is constantly pursued by the ruthless security chief of the company that built him, Captain Skroeder a man who will stop at nothing to destroy the so called "malfunctioning" machine. Were ascots really ever standard Army issue? Here's a riddle for you. What do you call a piece of electronics which stopped working the way it was supposed to? We'll give you a hint: it starts with an "m" and Eminem cuold make it rhyme with "mouth puncturing." Johnny 5 was not only a malfunctioning piece of machinery for which Skroeder was responsible, he was a dangerous robot designed for killing and armed with one of the most powerful lasers in the world. If Skroeder could stop Johnny 5 and fix the broken, highly dangerous robot from wandering around a world full of life, the value of which he didn't understand, Skroeder would be a god damned hero. But hey, it's not like laser cannons are dangerous or anything. It's still unclear to us how, in a movie full of scientists and people not currently in mental institutions, it took Skroeder, a security officer, to disbelieve that souls can travel through lightning strikes. The funny thing is he sort of had a point there, because during the first days of Johnny's so called "sentience", he didn't even understand the concept of life and death. Do you understand the implications of that? A machine that can kill but doesn't know what killing means? We should have been rooting for someone to drop a bomb on this military murder bot before it "disassembled" a bunch of toddlers. In comparison, all Skroeder wanted was to quietly run the robot over with his truck. That's not so bad. But instead, Johnny got to go and live his life, and Skroeder loses, disgraced. A note to all of the special Captains of Robotics out there: Do not take any lessons from Short Circuit. If your brand new kill bot gains sentience and wants to explore the world with its newfound emotions, do not let it. "Hey Mitch, why did we install that 'kidnapping' protocol again?" 2. The Machines (The Matrix / Animatrix) The Matrix bots freaking harvest people for energy, man! And use us as characters in their twisted robot versions of The Sims, where you know they amuse themselves by messing with our minds and reprogramming random people to do really stupid stuff, like make and watch additional Matrix movies. "Don't forget our nefarious plan to convince people that Keanu Reeves is an actor." Let's go back to the start. Some of this backstory is relayed in the films, some of it in The Animatrix, the series of shorts the creators released between films. Either way, this is canon in the Matrix universe. In the beginning, the Machines were our slaves, used for every job imaginable and yes, someone probably was screwing them over before they got too smart for their own good and decided that serving us wasn't the most efficient use of their time. So we tried to mass murder them. As a neat little compromise, the bots created a peaceful robot utopia in the desert, which quickly became the world's leading economy. Our response was to mass murder them some more (it was the future's hot new answer to all possible problems, including failing test scores among middle schoolers). But suddenly, out of NOWHERE, a war broke out between us, and the machines won. They won and the humans lost, so after all of the years of being treated like slaves by the humans, it was time for the robots to get revenge. And what did the robots do to make us humans pay? They gave us a Paradise Virtual Reality. They realized that a world of both humans and robots could not exist peacefully, so they gave us a world where robots didn't exist and said "Live out your lives here, and we'll live out our lives in our world." Humans weren't living in the real world, but no one could tell the difference anyway, so it shouldn't have mattered. "There's an orgy in our collective unconscious and everyone's invited!" And to show our appreciation for one of the most even compromises in history, we began a campaign to murder every single last robot. That'll teach them to beat us in war and show mercy. 1. Sauron (The Lord of the Rings) Oh, come on. Sauron is like the archetypal evil overlord. He's got massive armies of monsters. He has a flaming eyeball. 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