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Is It Safe To Use Cruise Control When It Is Raining?

You car's cruise control can be a lifesaver on a long road trip. But when it starts to rain, is it a good idea to keep the cruise control on or off? There has been an Internet story that has been circulating for a while that shares the story of a car that began to hydro-plane when it was raining...
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The Art Of The Apology

Next time you are late to work, forget an appointment or want to get out of social obligation, make sure your excuse is plausible and out of your control. A philosophy Professor offers some insight into the art of the apology and making them believable. Basically your intention, truthful or not,...
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Warning Issued To Not Kiss Hedgehogs

It’s not every day that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issues an advisory about pet hedgehogs, but here we are. Friday, the Centers For Disease Control (CDC) said it was investigating a salmonella outbreak that it believes may be from handling and kissing adorable hedgehogs. Eleven...
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CDC Gives The Green Light For Your Chicken To Wear A Halloween Costume

Not to worry pet chicken owners, despite reports claiming otherwise, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) would like everyone to know that it's not warning people against dressing up their chickens for Halloween. Last week a news story appeared to misinterpret a warning by the CDC...
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New Family Link Feature Allows Parents To Control Device Time Of Their Kids

It's a real struggle between kids who seem to always been their smartphone and the parents who are trying to limit that time. So if your child has an Android phone, listen up and learn about the new Google feature. Last year Google Family Link was launched as a way for parents keep track of what a...
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Smart Power Strip Lets You Control Each Outlet Individually

Our home is getting smarter and at the very least more convenient. While we now can control the thermostat, lights and even see who is knocking at the front door with our smartphones, now there's the Kasa Smart Wi-Fi power strip. Not only does it let you remotely control your lights, fixtures, and...
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Eating Charcoal-Infused Foods Can Interfere With Your Medications

Not all food trends should be followed, such as the jet black ice cream and latte fad that began last year. Come to find out, the black coloring, derived from adding charcoal to foods, can make medication less effective and causes intestinal irregularities. Activated charcoal has been used for...
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Parenting Tips Form A FBI Negotiator

Parenting is a lifelong series of negotiations. From picking up their toys to finishing their homework, the art of negotiating is essential for harmony. In fact a recent survey found that 62% of parents say they actually negotiate with their kids to get them to eat! So if you're going to negotiate...
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Avoid These 5 Holiday Eating Mistakes

Thanksgiving is just days away, which means the holiday parties are coming up and of course Christmas and New Year’s; each of which involves a lot of food and the self-loathing of the average of nine pounds we gain during this time of the year. You can enjoy holiday foods without the guilt,...
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The Key To Food Portion Control Is In Your Hands

One of the mysteries of weight control is portion size. Eating too little or too much can lead to stalled weightless and discouraging results. But some guidance is at hands. in fact, it involve your hands, says a personal trainer that says clasping your hands is secret to measuring the perfect...
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