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Backpacking With Children - Four Tips

Backpacking with children can be a challenge, but it is a good way for kids to learn about the outdoors and develop independence and responsibility. It is also just a great way to have fun. That is, ..
(November 17, 2008)
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Benefits of the Housing Slump?

When it comes to the current real estate situation (2008), perhaps the last thing most people think about are the benefits of the housing slump. It is easy to see the problems, ranging from ..
(October 21, 2008)
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Three Money Saving Tips

Money saving tips are commonly all about price shopping and how to get a good deal. It makes sense to find ways to get the same thing for less money. Maybe it even makes sense to use coupons, ..
(October 22, 2008)
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In Case You Didn't Know

In case you didn't know, 18% of appendectomies are done on patients who don't need them. That's what a recent study at the University of Washington found. Doctors are quick to recommend the surgery ..
(September 11, 2008)
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A Recipe For Political Changes

We all would like to see certain political changes. For some of us this might mean a return to fiscal responsibility. For others, a government that respects the rights of all humans may be the goal. ..
(September 13, 2008)
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Four Good Luck Tips

You can call it good luck, or cause and effect, or whatever you want. But you know that some people have more good things happen in their lives, and more happy surprises. What you may not know is ..
(September 08, 2008)
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Unclaimed Property - A Government Scam?

Every state has an unclaimed property department of some sort. This is where uncashed checks, forgotten bank accounts and other “abandoned" monies go. The idea is simple enough; if money or ..
(September 02, 2008)
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A Better US Constitution?

If you've read it, you may have noticed that the U. S. Constitution, in designating how representatives were to be apportioned by population, excluded “untaxed" Indians, and counted each black ..
(August 22, 2008)
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Memory Tips You Can Use Today

The following memory tips are for all ages. Although memory loss often comes with old age, that does not mean it is a necessary result of aging. In fact, there are often specific causes, and a ..
(August 30, 2008)
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Three Money Making Ideas For Kids

Here are three money making ideas for kids. All of these possible businesses can be started with just a little bit of money. Of course, if the profits are reinvested they can become much bigger ..
(August 26, 2008)
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Cheap Backpacking A How to Guide

Cheap backpacking is accomplished in two basic ways? The first is to cut the cost of the trip. The second way is to spend less on the gear you buy. Here are some tips for doing both of these. Cheap ..
(August 28, 2008)
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Getting the Best Travel Deals

Would you like to get the best travel deals available? Then get ready to be open-minded and flexible. Consider going to any one of several destinations, and going at different times than you may have .
(August 19, 2008)
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Backpacking in High Mountains

The high mountains of Colorado still had a lot of snow in mid June. In fact, the Arkansas river was close to flooding here in Canon City, despite there being no rain in weeks. The snow melt was ..
(August 20, 2008)
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Crazy Ideas Can Be Valuable

Sometimes it is just fun to create and share crazy ideas. For example, I recently read about one man's idea to give away free gas. The catch was that there were remote-controlled paintball guns with ..
(August 15, 2008)
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Realistic Lateral Thinking Problems

Lateral thinking problems are often just simple puzzles that lead you to make certain assumptions. To solve them, then, you have to look at the assumptions you're making and try to get beyond them. ..
(August 16, 2008)
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The Best Relaxation Music

How do you choose the relaxation music that works best? You can certainly start by experimenting with many different types. After all, it seems likely that what one person finds relaxing another will .
(August 13, 2008)
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Brain Training 101

A little bit of brain training can go a long ways towards better thinking. There are easy techniques for better or more creative thinking, such as brainstorming or just getting a good night's sleep. ..
(April 09, 2008)
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IQ Test Or IA Test?

An IQ test is supposed to measure one's “intelligence quotient, " to provide a basic rating of how smart a person is. When we try to measure people in this way, we hope it will predict how well .
(April 10, 2008)
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Your Creativity Quotient - How To Boost It

We don't have a precisely-numbered measure of your “creativity quotient, " yet, like we have for your intelligence quotient, or “IQ. " But tests which do try to measure your creative ..
(April 22, 2008)
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Creative Concepts - A How To Guide

Want to have more creative concepts for your business, job or home life? Practicing can help, especially if it is with others. The first time you brainstorm with a group of creative people, you might .
(May 01, 2008)
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How To Think Outside Of The Box

People talk about the need to think outside of the box as though everyone understands what that means. It is assumed to simply mean being more creative and open minded in your thinking. But shouldn't .
(May 02, 2008)
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How To Be A Deep Thinker

To be a deep thinker you simply have to get in the habit of asking deep questions about everything around you. What is a deep question? Let's look at a couple examples. Suppose someone lies to you, ..
(May 27, 2008)
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What is Brain Fog?

You may have heard the expression, or even had the experience, but what is brain fog? It is that state of mind when you can't quite focus or think clearly. As for how to cure it, that depends on the ..
(June 09, 2008)
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Get Your Thinking Out of the Box

What is thinking out of the box? It is getting outside the usual ways of looking at things (that's the box) to arrive at new and useful ideas. How do you do it? Here is one of the many ways. How To ..
(June 19, 2008)
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Fixer Uppers Five Steps and Two Principles

Most new investors in fixer uppers have the basic idea that you buy a house in need of some repairs and cleaning, you fix it up and sell it for a profit. That's a good start, but how do you know if ..
(June 21, 2008)
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