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The Difference Between Hyperbole, Simile, Metaphor and Analogy

Ever just wonder about something and then just finally look it up one day? Hyperbole is an exaggeration. The definition is: An exaggerated, extravagant expression. It is hyperbole to say, “I’d give my whole fortune for a bowl of bean soup.”(Roget’s II: The New Thesaurus, Third Edition by the Editors of the American Heritage® Dictionary […]

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What to Wear Thigh High Socks With

A trend to recently hit the college circuit are thigh high socks. Not only do they come in a variety of prints and colors but also provide warmth to those that wear them.

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How Do I Transfer VHS to My Computer?

How to Get VHS to Your Computer If you have a bunch of VHS home movies that you shot with your camcorder years ago, it’s about time to get them transferred to your computer while you still can. Information stored on tape can degrade over time, so you want to make sure you get these […]

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iPhone Battery Replacement

Can I Replace my iPhone Battery Myself? If your iPhone isn’t holding a charge for very long, then it’s probably time to change out the battery. Getting a new battery in there will bring new life to your phone and the charges will hold much longer – just as if it was new again! If […]

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SmartWool Socks Review

SmartWool PhD socks are specially designed for specific sports and have an extra layer of wool that helps protect the most vulnerable areas of the foot from injury. Find out how to get cheap Smartwool socks.

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Is it Easier to Travel East or West?

Traveling and Jet Lag If you are looking to reduce jet lag (or at least plan for it), then you might be wondering if it’s easier to travel east or west. I was wondering that, too, since I do traveling from the United States to India, which is an 11 and 1/2 time difference for […]

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Fantasy Football Research Tools

An industry that has really taken off is fantasy football leagues. Not only can you play in season-long leagues but one week leagues are very hot. People are putting together teams and cashing in big on Tuesdays after the Monday night football games are done. Can You Make it Big With One-Week Fantasy Football? If […]

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What to Do When You Lose Your Dog or Find One

You Lost Your Dog… Don’t Panic! If your dog ran away or if you lost your friend’s dog, the chances of finding a lost dog are actually pretty good, so don’t worry. Very often, a lost dog can find its way home, so wait outside for a good hour or two and wait for the […]

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How to Upgrade a MacBook to an SSD Drive

Wow, I wish I had done this a long time ago, my MacBook is screaming fast now! This is how a computer should run. Upgrading to a solid state drive (SSD) makes a huge difference and really anyone can do it. I’ll show you how. The upgrade was about $430 since I went with the […]

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How I Turned My Lifelong Digestive Issues Around

I remember my teenage years – especially Junior High and High School. Those years were tough for me. My body was changing and I didn’t know what was going on. I especially couldn’t figure out why I had so much gas. It was really embarrassing and horrible. My stomach would make strange noises (gurgling) when […]

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An Easy Way to Remember When to Use “Its” or “It’s”

Once you know this easy and simple rule, you start seeing it wrong all over the place. It’s kind of amazing. And let’s not forget that English is a bit confusing and one of the more difficult languages to learn because of all the rules. Just remember that “it’s” (with an apostrophe) always means “it […]

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Is it “Etc.” or “Ect.” When Writing Et Cetera

The words, et cetera is a Latin phrase that means “and so forth” or “and other similar things” but people seem to write the abbreviation wrong sometimes. The correct way to abbreviate et cetera is “etc.” and it’s easy to remember because you can just take the first 3 letters: et cetera. It’s not “ec […]

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How to Drive a Brand New Car for Free

The best way to search for anything these days is on the Internet. This is where you will start to research the companies behind these free car programs and the exact inner-workings of this advertising strategy. You can find the companies offering the programs, weed out the scams and illegitimate directories, and finalize your application all online.

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The Best Life Jacket for Your Dog

Many dog life jackets come with an easy grab strap that can make it very simple to grab your floundering dog as soon as you see them flounder. This strap could be the difference between life and death.

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How to Block Adult Web Sites for Free

Don’t you hate when adult sites pop up all of a sudden? If you have a family, small business or just want to not see that stuff, there’s a way to block these sites for free without installing software or subscribing to a service. I’ve done this to my computers at home and work and […]

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How to Correctly Use Apostrophes

I think everyone was sick the day this was discussed in school because I see it wrong everywhere. That’s the thing, once you learn the right way to use apostrophes, you’re going to start noticing it wrong everywhere, too. WARNING: You can back out now and live in apostrophe bliss or else keep reading and […]

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Checkout or Check Out?

Noun vs. Verb On shopping carts online, I see the word “checkout” a lot and I was wondering if it’s supposed to be two words or not. I think it should be if it’s a verb… and in those cases, it is a verb. They want you to check out – to check out your […]

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How to Build a Great Apartment Complex or Condominium

I’ve lived in my fair share of apartment complexes here in Madison, WI. I now live in a condo. Some places have been better than others, of course, but here’s my wish list of features that would anyone living in a condo or apartment would appreciate. If you’re considering putting up some condos or apartments, […]

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Tips for Picking Out Cool Handbags

Women know that to make any outfit work and feel good, the right handbag is needed. That’s why most women have either a small or sometimes a large collection of handbags to choose from. The right hand bag is needed to go with a new pair of shoes or even a new color of nail […]

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