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How to throw a poker run

Archived; click post to view.Excerpt: My first motorcycle was a 1957 Harley Davidson. When I found the bike for sale I had no money, but I knew I needed to have this motorcycle. So I came up with a way to raise the money and throw a great party at the same time. I threw […]

Healthy Neighborhoods Make Healthier Kids

Archived; click post to view.Excerpt: Experts say many communities across the nation are becoming less healthy, a dangerous trend that can harm children's health. Often, these problems exist because the way communities are designed can have serious health consequences, especially for children and families. For example, in urban areas, lack of sidewalks, safe spaces to […]

Would George W ever tell a lie?

Archived; click post to view.Excerpt: Cole's Poetic License We Americans like to say George Washington wouldn't tell lies because he was our first president. But you know he did. Everyone does. Harriet Lerner writes, "Deception and con games are a way of life in all species and throughout nature. Organisms that do not improve their […]

Choose To Be A Volunteer

Archived; click post to view.Excerpt: One of the oldest adages known to mankind is from both the Golden Rule and the Christian Bible: "Do unto others as you would have them do unto you." "It is better to give than receive." In today's society, those sentiments all too often get shoved aside to pave the […]

Car Donation Helping You Help Those in Need

Archived; click post to view.Excerpt: Car donation offers many people a solution to a two pronged dilemma, providing both a unique opportunity to give to charity while sparing the time and expense of getting rid of a vehicle that may no longer be of use to a family. For many, the amount of money earned […]

Magazine Subscriptions For Senior Citizens

Archived; click post to view.Excerpt: One way that many senior citizens enjoy passing time is through reading. They enjoy reading books and enjoy reading different magazines. Perhaps you are such a person, a senior citizen who enjoys passing the time by reading. If that is the case, you may be interested in learning more about […]

Immigration – Trying On A New Lifestyle

Archived; click post to view.Excerpt: The lure of riches in a foreign land, the potential of awesome new opportunities, dreams of what might be – all these sometimes entice people to immigrate to a different country. Being reunited with a loved one or just longing for adventure are also strong reasons for immigrating. Sometimes, rather […]

Teen Safety In The Workplace

Archived; click post to view.Excerpt: When teenagers go off to work-sometimes for the first time in their lives-parents want to know they will be safe in the workplace. Who will look out for their safety? Industrial hygienists are professionals who specialize in ensuring safe and healthy work environments for employees of all ages. Are teenagers […]

Why Can't We all Just Get Along?

Archived; click post to view.Excerpt: It seems that there must be some fundamental problem with human communication. Wherever you turn it is not hard to find people having an argument, a conflict or one person angry or frustrated with another for some reason. But why is it like that? I think one of the key […]

The Growth Of The Vending Sector

Archived; click post to view.Excerpt: Possibly the first known use of a vending machine is over 2000 years ago, where Hero of Alexandria is said to have created a coin-operated machine that dispensed Holy Water. Although this can’t necessarily be cited as the start of the vending revolution, it does show that time and space […]

Helping Americans With Spinal Cord Disabilities

Archived; click post to view.Excerpt: In 1946, a small group of veterans who had received spinal cord injuries on the battlefields of Europe and the Pacific during World War II created an organization called Eastern Paralyzed Veterans Association. The government issued wheelchairs to these heroes but they had little else: no suitable housing to live […]

Internet Detective Sites – What Are They?

Archived; click post to view.Excerpt: Over the last five years we have seen an emergence of a new type of website, commonly referred to as an "Internet Detective Site." These sites fill the need for people searches that are not easily accomplished using the currently available search engines. Here, we will discuss the various aspects […]

Making The Move Easier On Children

Archived; click post to view.Excerpt: Whether it's across the country or down the block, moving can be stressful. Experts agree this is particularly true for young children, who often fear leaving their friends and familiar surroundings for a new home. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, more than 10 million children relocate each year, leaving […]

Living Fossils

Archived; click post to view.Excerpt: No doubt you have heard the claims from young earth creationists about living fossils. A "living fossil" is an organism that is thought to have been extinct, and then it shows up alive on planet earth. The claim by young earth creationists is that these living fossils are proof that […]

Why People Lie

Archived; click post to view.Excerpt: Why do people lie, especially to those they love? Lying is a technique that is used to influence, control and manipulate other’s thoughts, feelings, and behaviors. Lying comes naturally, and most of the time, it happens with little awareness, effort, or thought. In fact, children start lying, quite effectively, early […]

Working Together To Bring A Purple Heart Home

Archived; click post to view.Excerpt: More than 1,500,000 Purple Hearts have been awarded to American servicemen and - women since World War Two. The medals are among the military's top honors and are usually found proudly displayed on uniforms, resting places or in family homes. They're not the kind of items you'd expect to find […]

Honor An Outstanding Older Worker

Archived; click post to view.Excerpt: Do you know of a relative, a neighbor, or a co-worker who is 65 or over and still working? Would you like them to receive national recognition for their life's work and for contributing to their local community? Nominations are now being accepted for the Experience Works Prime Time Awards […]

Men – Why Do You Batter Women?

Archived; click post to view.Excerpt: In this century when we all talk of exploring mars and reaching help to the deep corners of Africa, is it not only surprising and also shameful that some men batter their wives? Whatever we say, we cannot deny that women are getting battered. A syndrome has also been names […]

Custom Rubber Bracelets — Fundraisers To ID Bands

Archived; click post to view.Excerpt: Initially used for spreading awareness about cancer, custom rubber bracelets are now the darling of every non-profit organization – both for awareness generation and as a great fundraising tool. The Red Cross has its own red custom rubber bracelets for supporting Tsunami victims, while the relatives of American servicemen wear […]

Many Support Causes That Show Troops They Care

Archived; click post to view.Excerpt: Many Americans have found a new way to show American troops serving in Iraq since 2003 that they still care and that these servicemen and servicewomen haven't gotten lost in the shuffle. "When I toured Iraq in 2005, I realized that even doing something little to express our gratitude can […]

Origins And History Of The Tarot

Archived; click post to view.Excerpt: The origins of the Tarot are surrounded with myth and lore. It is hard to know for sure what the facts are. The Tarot has been thought to come from places like India, Egypt, China and Morocco. Others say the Tarot was brought to us from the Sufis or the […]

Postage Rates Increase

Archived; click post to view.Excerpt: E-mail has replaced the need to send a letter through the regular mail. Additionally, on-line banking, while not as widely understood or accepted as e-mail has decreased the amount of bills that are sent through the regular mail. The use of e-cards has also diminished the number of cards being […]

Galileo Telescope

Archived; click post to view.Excerpt: One telescope maker that has been making a name for itself over the last few years is Galileo Telescope. This company, based in India, prides itself on offering excellent telescopes and one-on-one service with knowledgeable people who use the telescopes themselves. This allows Galileo Telescope to not only offer excellent […]

All About Love

Archived; click post to view.Excerpt: How do you know if you’ve ever been in love? Most people would argue that although being in love with someone is non-tangible, there is absolutely no doubt in their mind of it existing. In fact, if you are questioning whether or not you are in love, then you are […]

New Web Site Assists Car Crash Victims

Archived; click post to view.Excerpt: “I Didn’t Realize I Had So Few Friends” Minneapolis, MN, August, 2002 – When Daniel Prins’ wife was injured in a car crash he thought all he had to do was notify his insurance company to get matters resolved. After all, another driver who was charged with DWI hit his […]

Love – Forgiveness Is True Love

Archived; click post to view.Excerpt: Most of the lovers do not forgive their loved ones. They may forgive their sworn enemy, but they may not forgive their lover. Do you agree with me? Why is this so? It should have been exactly reverse. Why, let us discuss. What is love? What do we understand by […]

Criminal Record: A Lifetime Scar

Archived; click post to view.Excerpt: “To err is human”. What a very easy quotation to say! A person who is continuously committing wrong doings against anybody is just human, so it can be chuckled. In the morals of a civilized world, consequences are bound by codes and decrees. Each individual has an imaginary private bubble […]

Traits And Characteristics Of A Serial Killer – Part One

Archived; click post to view.Excerpt: Serial killers have become a topic of interest to the general public, especially since the hype that has been brought about from horror movies. A lot of people are interested in why people become serial killers, or what common traits serial killers posses. Interestingly, there are similar characteristics among serial […]

Students Working Together To Change The World

Archived; click post to view.Excerpt: In an increasingly interconnected world, it is imperative that schools begin to educate students now to be global citizens. Skills that will help students lead and succeed in the 21st century are based on an understanding of global issues. A new program is helping students develop this understanding while giving […]

You Can Be A Faith Healer

Archived; click post to view.Excerpt: You can learn-almost immediately-to minister healing by faith. Yes, you can learn to minister healing by faith almost immediately. I believe that any believer can be a faith healer if they will just do what God says...if they will just act upon His word. Some of my earliest experiences ministering […]

Time For Reflection

Archived; click post to view.Excerpt: When was the last time you stopped to reflect upon your life?? I was recently sidelined with a fall so have had a couple weeks when life has taken a decidedly different course than I am accustomed too. I’ve had to take a back seat and learn to accept life […]

Know Your Personality Type

Archived; click post to view.Excerpt: Our world is made of all kinds of persons. Some do things as they have been done since ages. They talk, react, judge and act exactly as they have seen and taught. These kinds of people hate original and new ideas calling them dangerous for the world. On the other […]

Living In Harmony: Dealing With Dreadful Neighbors

Archived; click post to view.Excerpt: Having bad neighbors is unavoidable. This, regrettably, is universal and it stretches across all racial ethnicities. From the nicest suburbs to the shabbiest areas of the city, the chance that you will have an annoying person living in close proximity to you is very high. The fact that neighbors sometimes […]

Fascist rocker loses her job!

Archived; click post to view.Excerpt: He's called Lycantrop. His article arrived directly to Viking's boss, before being published somewhere. Nobody knows how he got the address and the real name! This is how a few hours later Francesca Ortolani aka Viking, 23 year old video editor working for an American film maker and productions company, […]

Put The I In America's 400th Anniversary

Archived; click post to view.Excerpt: It was nearly four centuries ago that three small ships, battling the roaring waves and turbulence of the Atlantic Ocean, carried 104 intrepid adventurers from Blackwall, England, to the shores of Virginia and what the Europeans called the "New World." Here, on the banks of the James River, they established […]

The Dot Com Era is Back

Archived; click post to view.Excerpt: In a recent article titled "Internet use threatens to overtake TV in Canada" it discusses the threat of online marketing to traditional media sources in Canada. This isn't a a threat anymore in the US. It is a fact. An article written by Thomas Mucha from Business 2.0 says: People […]

Watch Shopping Guide – Useful Tips and Advices

Archived; click post to view.Excerpt: Zai Zhu Shopping for watches on the Internet, while enjoyable can be difficult for a number of reasons. Two main reasons are that there are an overwhelming number of watches available and you don’t get to see them and feel them before you click that buy button. However, with some […]

Benefits Of I.D. Badges

Archived; click post to view.Excerpt: Everyone knows that I.D. Badges are significant to the society. It is used to identify each person from his office, school, and country. But is this the only benefit the I.D. badges provide? In general, the I.D. badge serves as a function to identify the ID bearer as a person […]

Laughing at the Indian Cricket Team

Archived; click post to view.Excerpt: Indian cricket is headed for a disastrous World Cup and only those who wish to bury their head in the sand can think that they will do well there. The pitches in West Indies are fast and the players (who anyway have a tough time on such pitches) will succumb […]

Private Chef

Archived; click post to view.Excerpt: Andrew Horan It is a special day. You want to make sure everything is perfect for the romantic meal you are planning tonight. You make one phone call and then, reassured, go back to work. When you get home, your other half is waiting for you in the living room. […]

Discovering The Cosmos – Why

Archived; click post to view.Excerpt: I am not against any scientific enquiry. I support science and I fully support the work of science in making living better for all of this. My respect for science makes me think about something. We are trying to send spaceships to the corners of the solar system. We are […]

Taxes, Income And Other Ones

Archived; click post to view.Excerpt: The story of American income taxes begins 1812. The 1st attempt to inflict an income tax on Americana occurred as a result of the War of 1812. At the end of two years of war, the federal government owed an unbelievable $100 million of debt (in inflationary terms, it probably […]

The Decline Of The Local Newspaper

Archived; click post to view.Excerpt: I have recently been hearing about how our local newspapers (in the UK) are falling into decline due to a raft of competition from various alternative media sources such as the internet. I live in Birmingham and I am the type of person who loves to play and watch sports. […]

This Season, Think Of The Children

Archived; click post to view.Excerpt: This is a season of renewal and rebirth. Nature is waking up from her long winter. The trees are beginning to bud, the birds are singing, and the sounds of children playing outside can be heard once again. These delights are all the more special because of the long winter […]

Reggie Bush

Archived; click post to view.Excerpt: Born Reginald Bush, this California native came into the world in March 1985 in San Diego. He grew up in Spring Valley where his father worked as a campus security officer and his mother was employed by the county jail as a deputy sheriff. While attending Helix High School, Bush […]

Self Defense-Parking Lot Safety

Archived; click post to view.Excerpt: There is nothing more impressive than shopping in a mega mall with more stores than you can visit in a year. The malls get bigger and bigger every year. With more square footage and more stores comes bigger parking lots. Bigger parking lots mean more and more customers have to […]

Art Theft: Most Famous Cases in History

Archived; click post to view.Excerpt: Art theft is an ancient and complicated crime. When you look at the some of the most famous cases of art thefts in history, you see thoroughly planned operations that involve art dealers, art fakers, mobsters, ransoms, and millions of dollars. Here you can read about some of the most […]

Drug Rehabilitation Centers: What Are They?

Archived; click post to view.Excerpt: Gloomy hospital corridors and generic treatment programs are things of the past. Addiction is hard enough as it is. People need drug rehabilitation centers that enable complete focus on healing both the mind and the body. Sobriety is only possible when all physical and mental needs are met. Highly personalized […]

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