How to Clean a Dirty Aquarium

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Excerpt: A fresh water fish tank requires about 30 minutes to an hour of work a week depending on the size of the tank. Waht you will need: 1) You will need a clean 5 gallon bucket that has never had chemicals or soap inside of it. 2) A hose or gravel cleaner 3) A bag of natural or synthetic sea salt I have split the work into two parts the tank which needs to be cleaned ever week on the same day and the filters which can be cleaned every 2 or 3 weeks. The very first thing you have...





Innovative Program Empowers Women Cancer Survivors to Rediscover Their Inner and Outer Beauty

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Excerpt: Beverly Kirkhart thought her life was over when her doctor delivered the news: "You have breast cancer." The diagnosis came after a painful divorce and the loss of her business, leaving her feeling as though she had hit rock-bottom. Between her personal setbacks and the debilitating effects of the disease and treatment, Kirkhart's self-esteem was shattered. "One day, I looked in the mirror and thought, 'Who would love this?'" said Kirkhart. "I felt like a victim, unattractive and unloved, insignificant to myself and others." Many cancer survivors feel they will never be the same. They cope daily with emotions like...





Helping Homeless Youths Rebuild Their Lives

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Excerpt: You can make a difference in millions of fragile young lives. Every night on streets throughout the Americas, an army of nameless, faceless young people fights to survive. They are homeless youths, driven to the streets by situations including physical, emotional or sexual abuse, parental drug or alcohol abuse or discharge from foster care. There are approximately 3.5 million people who experience homelessness every year and 12 percent of them are unaccompanied young people under age 24. More than half say they have been beaten up while on the street. Many also report being robbed, stabbed, even shot. The complications...





Do You Look Friendly? Take These Quizzes

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Excerpt: Most of us visit gardens. Many times, we see the gardener working. How many of compliment and stop by the Gardner to ask about his life? We visit museums. Do we bother to meet the Administrator and congratulate for the good work being done by him/her? We come across many people in our life such as milkman, sales persons etc., but we never try to connect with them as human beings. We are always in a hurry to finish whatever it is and move. Does this attitude connect us with people? Does it make us happy? With little change in...





Everyone Loves Discounts

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Excerpt: Discounts are excellent and there are a variety of ways that consumers can obtain a discount on many different items. Many retailers both online and offline offer discounts to their customers on regular basis and they can range in percentage. For example, with certain credit cards different retailers will offer you special discounts for using that credit card with them. Gas charge cards are particularly good at this, certain businesses like hotels, and theme parks will give you discounts for presenting that card when visiting them. Other types of discounts include, online discounts these are deals that a retailer will...





How to bet on the SuperBowl

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Excerpt: Since the SuperBowl is the last game of the season you have an advantage that you do not have during the beginning of the season. With 2 weeks to go till the SuperBowl we know that the Indianapolis Colts and the Chicago Bears will be the ones representing their divisions in the biggest game of the year. Many people like to bet on sports to make them more exciting, and the SuperBowl is no exception. It is common for many offices to have a SuperBowl Pool, and it is very common for friends to bet on the outcome of the...





All About Criminal Background Searches

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Excerpt: A criminal background search is a great tool to use for hiring purposes. If own a company or work in a human resources department you should definitely look into using a background check company in order to make sure that you are not hiring criminals. Background check companies are skilled at finding criminal information on applicants that you may be thinking about hiring. The only thing that you need to do as a company to get set up is get your applicants to sign a waiver that states that you can run a background check on them. At this point...





Identity Theft: It Won't Happen To Me

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Excerpt: "I got bad credit, I'm not worried" "It happened to a friend of a friend" "I've got other priorities now" "All it takes is guarding your Social Security number" "I can trust the people around me" These quotes are all too common regarding identity theft. The problem is the Federal Trade Commission, various law enforcement agencies and identity theft experts have stated there are no 100% guarantees and the numbers for identity theft keep getting worse "I got bad credit so I'm not worried" Just recently KFLY TV in Lafayette Louisiana reported that 2 men were arrested for stealing the...





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