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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 Do Doctors Mean When They Say “Stat” to Someone?

Why Do Doctors Say ‘Stat?’ Doctors and nurses say that when they need something immediately. It’s the short form of the Latin word, “statim” and means “quick” or “right now” or something like that. For example: “I need to get this patient into the ER stat!” Doctors will say it when they are in a […]

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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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American English for Indian Speakers

English is a tough language. For those of us that grew up speaking it, it’s not difficult – only at times, but for someone where English is a second language, it can be really confusing. There are a lot of rule and lots of exceptions. I’ve personally learned some Spanish and I’ve found out how […]

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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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