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Hotel Safety and Theft Protection

Here are some tips to help protect you from theft while staying at a hotel: Hotel security, even at expensive hotels, is not failsafe. In some hotels and motels, it's practically nonexistent. This ..
(September 16, 2008)
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Traveling Immunizations

Immunizations may be required, or recommended, for travel to certain foreign countries. Most visitors to Europe, Japan, Australia, and other developed countries will not need any inoculations. ..
(September 16, 2008)
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Purchasing a House For the First Time

You want to buy a house. What can you afford? The old rule of thumb was easy: multiply your annual family income (before taxes) by 2 and that was your price range. Today, it's not that simple. To ..
(September 16, 2008)
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 | Real-Estate/Buying | Visitors: 258

Before You Buy a Used Car

Every year more than 17 million used cars are sold. If you are thinking about buying a used car: Consider all costs of the vehicle you have in mind, including purchase price, insurance costs, loan ..
(September 16, 2008)
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The Facts About Air Bags

Myth: I almost always wear my seat belt, so an air bag is unnecessary expense. Besides, they only protect you against frontal collisions. Fact: Frontal and front-angle crashes account for more than ..
(September 16, 2008)
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 | Automotive | Visitors: 212

The Facts About Seat Belts

Myth: I only drive short distances and I drive slowly. I don't need a safety belt. Fact: Three out of four accidents happen within 25 miles of home. Approximately 80 percent of deaths and injuries ..
(September 16, 2008)
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 | Automotive | Visitors: 247

Warning Signs of Debt Problems

Most of us spend more time thinking about credit than we do about debt. That's because the majority of Americans have a relatively easy time getting credit. Preapproved credit card applications ..
(September 16, 2008)
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 | Finance/Debt-Management | Visitors: 156

Traveling with Pets

Some pets are happy, eager travelers; others are totally traumatized. Dogs or cats that are ill, very young, old with medical condition, very nervous or aggressive, are not good candidates for ..
(March 26, 2008)
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Packing Tips for Travel

Packing a Suitcase: For most travelers, packing for a trip is an unwelcome chore. Most of us take too much, end up with bundles of wrinkled clothing, and forget a few essential items. There are, ..
(March 26, 2008)
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Dealing With Jet Lag

What is jet lag? Jet lag occurs because aircrafts allow us to cross numerous time zones in a relatively short amount of time. Our internal body clocks have a difficult time adjusting to these new ..
(March 26, 2008)
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Eating Abroad - Safety Tips

Traveling abroad requires defensive eating habits. While contaminated food and water is more prevalent in Third World countries, you can suffer from stomach and intestinal problems even in European ..
(March 26, 2008)
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Getting Better Gas Mileage

With the continuous increase in gas prices these days, finding ways to increase gas mileage and save an extra dollar in the pocket has become top priority. If you want to increase your fuel ..
(March 26, 2008)
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 | Automotive | Visitors: 283

What Wines to Serve for Dinner

The old general rules - red with red meat, white with poultry and fish - still apply, but there are exceptions, qualifications, nuances of intensity, tartness, dryness. Wine can alter the taste of ..
(February 14, 2008)
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 | Food-and-Drink/Wine-Spirits | Visitors: 176

Yam Pottage

This is another favorite of mine. It's quite healthy and can be eaten for lunch or dinner - preferably dinner. Ingredients: I medium sized yam I medium sized dried fish 2 cups of dried/ground ..
(February 14, 2008)
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Walking Styles

Did you know that your gait, or the way you walk, reveals clues about your mood and personality? Sara Snodgrass, a psychologist at Florida Atlantic University, has identified six basic gaits through ..
(February 14, 2008)
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 | Self-Improvement/Positive-Attitude | Visitors: 238

Vegetable Omelette

There is no doubt that the egg is one of the most popular ingredients used in dishes today. Eggs, especially bird eggs (hen, ostrich, goose, duck, etc), are a good source of protein and choline, and ..
(February 14, 2008)
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Making a Speech

Writing the Speech: After choosing the topic for your speech, think about your audience. How much do your listeners know about the subject? Also consider the intent of your speech. Is it to ..
(February 14, 2008)
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How to Remember Names

You're at a party and someone is approaching you from across the room. The face is familiar, but you can't quite place the name. . . Forgetting someone's name is quite embarrassing, especially if you .
(February 14, 2008)
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 | Relationships/Communication | Visitors: 227

Buying Shoes that Fit

According to a national poll by the American Pediatric Association, over 44 percent of women and 20 percent of men wear uncomfortable shoes. Most people buy shoes that are too narrow or too short. ..
(February 14, 2008)
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 | Shopping-and-Product-Reviews/Fashion-Style | Visitors: 205

First Aid - Insect Bites and Stings

Many insects bite or sting, but few can cause serious symptoms by themselves, unless of course, the person is allergic to them. However, some insects transmit diseases. For example, certain types of ..
(February 14, 2008)
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First Aid - Heatstroke

Heatstroke is a sudden onset of illness from exposure to the direct rays of the sun or too high temperature without exposure to the sun. Physical exertion and high humidity definitely contribute to ..
(February 14, 2008)
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A Guide to Greens for Salads

Mixing a good salad lies in combining textures. For example, the crispness of romaine with the softness of butter lettuce, colors - the red of radicchio and the dark green of watercress, shapes - the .
(February 14, 2008)
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Serious Health Signs in Pets

When do you know you have to take your pet to the veterinarian? If you answer yes to any of these questions, then the time is immediately. There might be other signs, but these are the basic ones ..
(December 25, 2007)
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West African Cuisine - Jollof Rice

Jollof Rice is a food most common in West Africa. Although many dispute its origins, most seem to believe that Senegal ought to take credit for its creation. To the Western world, however, it could ..
(November 20, 2007)
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West African Cuisine - Yams

Yams are common staples in West Africa, Asia, Latin America and Oceania. Although North Americans tend to consider sweet potatoes as yams, this version is a starchy tube that grows beneath the ground .
(November 20, 2007)
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