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Summer Swimsuit Trends for 2013

June 3rd, 2013

The spring is now in full swing, which means that hot, sticky summer weather is on the way. While the heat can make it uncomfortable for you to sit around your house or office, it does make for perfect beach weather. Of course, you can't hit the beach without the perfect swimsuit, and if it's been a while since you purchased a new one, you might want to consider hitting the...

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Top 3 Foods to Bring on a Camping Trip

May 30th, 2013

Most people going on a camping trip probably realize they'll need to bring enough food to last them for the duration. However, foods that spoil easily - dairy products, for example - can be a little impractical, unless they plan to hinder themselves with a cooler. There are plenty of non-perishables that provide nutrition and taste for any long venture into the woods. 1....

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The Extensive, Explosive, History of Fireworks

May 13th, 2013

These days, you might not think twice about the boomers that light up the night sky during holidays such as Independence Day and New Year's Eve. However, fireworks are a critical part of celebrations around the world that have taken centuries to evolve into what they are today. If you've ever wondered how these devices manage to give off colors and sparkle among the...

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Give Mom A Break With a Delicious Mother's Day Lunch

May 8th, 2013

Who says you have to go out for a lavish meal to make your mom feel appreciated? Sometimes it's the homemade touches that ensure a gift is truly special. If you fancy yourself a bit of a cook, there's quite a bit you can do for your mother. Even if you don't have time to prepare a complete dinner, lunch can be a nice touch. Given that the weather is likely to be nice and warm,...

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5 Common Symptoms of Spring Fever

April 5th, 2013

Have you ever wondered why you start to feel a little more upbeat once the cold weather starts to recede? Even if you love winter, you likely experience an undeniable change in attitude once the temperatures become warmer and you start showing a little more skin. Spring fever is the most common term used to describe this sensation, but is there really any truth to the feelings...

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How to Prepare for Summer Music Festivals

April 5th, 2013

As tempting as it can be to wait until the last minute to buy tickets, pack, and otherwise prepare for a music festival that is months away, the best way to maximize your enjoyment of the event is to plan as much as possible in advance. Here are some things you may want to keep in mind to have the least stressful experience at your upcoming festival.Buy your tickets now Keep...

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The Hilarious History of April Fool’s Day

March 28th, 2013

April Fool's Day is a time when offices and homes are rigged with extensive practical jokes that are considered hilarious by lovers of shenanigans. Even the media can be swept up in the fervor of the holiday, as many elaborate hoaxes have been reported throughout the years. Read on to learn the history and some of the more notable pranks.HistoryDid you know many historians...

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A Brief History of Groundhog Day

January 31st, 2013

It's kind of amazing that the myth behind Groundhog Day came into fruition. For many people, common sense would indicate that if a lovable woodland critter such as a groundhog - nicknamed "Punxsutawney Phil" for the occasion - sees his shadow, it shouldn't change when a season starts. However, Groundhog Day has, in fact, been celebrated in different forms throughout most of...

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Five of the all-time best romantic movies for Valentine's Day

January 31st, 2013

It might not sound like the most romantic date in the world at first, but many couples save money by staying in and watching a classic movie, eschewing a more traditional night on the town. In addition to cutting down on expenses, a good romance, possibly paired with a bottle of wine or two, leads to snuggling like almost no other experience. Here's a list of some of the...

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How to Spend Valentine's Day Alone (and still enjoy yourself)

January 31st, 2013

For people who are blissful in their relationships, Valentine's Day is the most romantic occasion that happens during Earth's 12-month spin around the sun. For those who have yet to find that special "someone" - or, at least, a "someone" - it can be one of the most depressing days of the year. But it doesn't have to be. There are plenty of strategies a single person could...

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