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Lose 10 Pounds in a Week for Free With the GM Diet

GM Diet Plan and Tips There’s a great diet that’s been around for a while (since the 1980s) and, with it, you can lose 10-17 pounds in a week. I had never heard of this diet but my employees said they were going to do it and I said I’d do it with them. It […]

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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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Does Wisconsin Have Time Machines?

Yes. We’ve had them since the 1980s. The name “Tyme” was the brand of out ATMs (automated teller machines), so many people in Wisconsin still call an ATM a Tyme machine. The full bran name is: “tyme is money” We also have “bubblers” in some parts of the state (drinking fountains).

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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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Air Compressor Parts

Get parts by Campbell Hausfeld, Devilbiss and Emglo. Find a supplier of air compressor parts, replacement compressor parts, pistons, oil, air filters, lubricant, air/oil separators and drain valves for all air compressor manufacturers like Ingersoll-Rand, Gardner, Sullair and more.

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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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How to Get Back to Sleep in the Middle of the Night (for FREE)

Here’s the method I’ve been using lately to fall back to sleep if I wake up in the middle of the night, which works REALLY well. I think this way is something I made up or it’s a combination of a few things I’ve heard but it works. Here are the steps to get back […]

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[SOLVED] Neighbors’ Bedroom Activities Shaking my Bed

I live in a townhome and, recently, I’ve noticed my bed shaking at night, waking me up. I realized it’s my next door neighbors, whose bedroom is right next to mine. The activity there goes through the floor and shakes my bed. The solution I found works well and virtually takes away the shaking. I […]

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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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What is the Best Air Filter for Wildfire Smoke?

What air purifier is best for wildfire smoke? HEPA (high efficiency particulate air) filters are the way to get the most wildfire smoke out of the air in your home. Make sure to use an air filtration system powerful enough to cover the square footage of the room you’re using it in or it really […]

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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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Honda Radio Code – FOUND!

How Do I Get the Radio Code for My Honda? If you reset your car by disconnecting the power, your radio may be asking for a code to enter. This is done to help prevent radio theft. To find the code, look for a sticker in the glove compartment with numbers on it. There’s your […]

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