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Top 5 Best Places To Live

March 8th, 2014

When it comes finding the best places to live, there are a variety of factors for people to consider. Much of the determination comes down to people's personal interests and requirements. Some may prefer a community with a small population and a focus on the arts, history and culture, while others may favor a metropolitan feel with modern infrastructure and a strong...

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How To Make A Convincing Speech

March 3rd, 2014

For many types of speeches, one of the speaker's main objectives is to persuade audience members to believe something or act a certain way. This is true of political speeches, sales presentations, motivational speeches, as well as presentations in which persuasion is less obvious, such as a school report or budget presentation. A speaker's ability to convince the...

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How Parents Can Get The Hang Of Internet Lingo

February 28th, 2014

As someone who wasn't raised in a burgeoning age of technology, you may feel like your little ones are light years ahead of you - not just in  their ability to pick up on the newest gadgets, but how they converse. Internet lingo plays a large role in our culture's communication, and it's useful for getting your (text) message across efficiently and effectively. Here...

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History of the Tooth Fairy

February 21st, 2014

Santa Claus has hundreds of movies about him, the Easter Bunny is featured in commercials and books every year, but relatively little is known about the tooth fairy. Everyone knows that the tooth fairy will gladly exchange money for a child's baby teeth, but how did this legend first come about? You may be surprised to find out that the tooth fairy's historical roots...

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Polar bears: Just What Makes them so Special?

February 21st, 2014

According to National Geographic, polar bears inhabit some of the coldest climates on Earth, living mostly on the Arctic ice sheets and can be found in Russia, Greenland, Norway and Alaska. The polar bear is the largest species of bear, growing to up to 1,500 pounds or more and is believed to have derived from Alaskan grizzlies and Eastern Russian bears who lived...

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George Washington: Facts and Fiction

February 14th, 2014

If you've ever wondered about America's first president and the cherry tree, you may enjoy these interesting facts about George Washington.Wall Street swearing-in It was April 30, 1789. On the balcony of Federal Hall on Wall Street, the first president of the United States took his oath of office. The 57-year-old statesman, who served two terms as...

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Flying Squirrels and other Squirrel Facts

January 17th, 2014

One of nature's more cute and cuddly animals, squirrels can be found all over the world. They most commonly make their homes in the Americas, Europe and Asia. Typically between 10 and 20 centimeters tall, there are around six species of squirrel in America. Yet one of their most interesting relatives is the flying squirrel.Facts on flying squirrels There are almost 50...

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How to Build a Stylish Hat Wardrobe

January 10th, 2014

Hats used to be a staple of the American wardrobe, but nowadays, they are worn mainly by the fashion-oriented. Bring back tradition with our guide to building a stylish hat wardrobe. Hats are perfect for when you're having a bad hair day or you just want to set yourself apart from everyone else. You'll soon find that there are many wearable headpieces for all seasons -...

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How to Prepare for a Job Interview

December 27th, 2013

You've contacted a potential employer and you've sent in your resume and cover letter, but now comes the tricky part: mastering the job interview. Even if you are truly passionate about working for a certain company, your enthusiasm can sometimes be overshadowed by simple tactical errors that we all make from time to time. Find out how to conquer the basic job interview by...

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Helpful Tips for Traveling With Kids

November 27th, 2013

Are you considering taking a trip with your family this summer? If you have children under the age of 5, the thought of traveling may seem impossible. You're probably worried about how your little ones will be able to handle a long car or plane ride, as well as sleeping in a place they are not used to. However, there are some ways that you can have a peaceful vacation...

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