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Is Your Gut Telling You Something?

October 6th, 2014

Many people believe in the power of premonition and intuition. Although they're two different things, they both rely on a sixth sense that can't be seen or touched. If you've ever had an inexplicable feeling about something in your life, it could be these intangible powers.Following intuition  If you've ever had an urge to do something without much...

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Are Angels Real? Inspirational Stories of Faith

September 30th, 2014

The image of angels as divine guardians of people has been around for centuries. According to the Bible, angels aren't people, and people can't become angels after they've passed away. They are their own category of beings, messengers of God. Christian Answers noted that the word angel is derived from the Greek word for messenger, aggelos. Angels are supposed...

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Why Older People Sleep Less

September 23rd, 2014

As people age, they tend to get less shut-eye. Although this change is common, the amount of sleep that the human body needs does not decrease, stated The National Sleep Foundation. This discrepancy has researchers exploring why older people sleep less.Every time a person falls asleep, the body is hard at work repairing and building itself. It's a time for the...

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The Controversial Click: Uploading Children's Photos To Facebook

September 17th, 2014

Posting pictures of children to social media has become a topic of controversy for parents everywhere. It's a matter of weighing convenience with safety concerns. With no guarantees in the cyber realm, the decision to upload photos of kids to social media has become a personal one. Today there are many different approaches to safely approach the matter.Privacy doesn't...

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U.S. Culture: Different Words with Same Definitions from Across the Country

September 10th, 2014

With technology shrinking our worlds down to a swipe on a smart phone, it's easy to forget how big and diverse the United States is. North Carolina State University graduate student Joshua Katz discovered just how diverse each region is during his research into U.S. culture and American dialects. According to The Huffington Post, Katz asked people all...

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Elephant Facts: from Asian Jungles to the African Sahara

September 4th, 2014

The largest land animal in the world, the elephant, has two recognized species, the African elephant and the Asian elephant. African elephants live along the savannah, south of the Sahara Desert, and in the rainforests of western and central Africa. Asian elephants can be found in China, India, Sri Lanka, and other areas in southeast Asia. While there are some subtle...

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Decorative Do-It-Yourself Projects For Your Home

August 6th, 2014

There are few things more exciting than making your house into a home. Whether you are decorating a new home or adding some decorative pieces to your current decor, putting your own flair into your house is an important part of styling it. While going out and buying new paintings or furniture is one way to do this, taking on some Do-it-yourself projects can help...

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The History Of Uncle Sam

June 26th, 2014

Uncle Sam is the iconic figure that has served as a symbol of the United States' patriotic fervor for over 200 years. Although many people today may be familiar with his long white beard and top hat, most of the U.S. is unaware of the history of Uncle Sam.The beginning Uncle Sam comes from humble beginnings. In fact, the original creation of this character came...

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Sympathy Quotes to Help People Through Loss and Healing

May 22nd, 2014

Finding the right words to say to someone who's grieving or dealing with deep disappointment is difficult even when the person we're trying to comfort is a close friend or family member. By sharing sympathy quotes with those who are hurting, you can aid the healing process and let people who are in pain know that they aren't alone in their troubles.While sending...

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3 Famous Animal Welfare Activists

May 20th, 2014

While the average Joe can be a great force for change when it comes to animal welfare, sometimes adding star power to the cause can help raise greater awareness. Here are three celebrities who strive to make the world a better place for the Earth's creatures through their work with People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals and other animal rights groups.Paul McCartney...

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