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How To Estimate Value Of Coins In A Coin Jar

There's an easy way for you to estimate how much money is in your change jar without counting it.
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Participate In The Great Backyard Bird Count This Weekend

You can participate in the Great Backyard Bird Count this weekend!
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Whole Nuts Do Not Have As Many Calories As Once Thought

Whole nuts have fewer calories than was previously thought. Research over the past few years have proven that nuts do not pack as many calories as once thought. A calorie is a measure of energy and our bodies can get about 9 usable calories out of each gram of fat in our food, 4 calories out of...
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How To Calculate The Number Of Lights Needed For Your Christmas Tree

Everyone has a box of green extension cords, tangled strings of twinkling lights (one set colored and another clear) that must be untangled before stringing up no the Christmas tree. But do you have enough or too many? A good rule of thumb in determining how much string lighting is needed, is to...
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Summertime Alcohol Beverages With Hidden Calories

It has been a while since we've had a three day weekend. So for many it is a time to celebrate and relax with an alcoholic beverage. While the long standing advice from dieticians is for 2 drinks daily for a man and one for a woman is part of a healthy diet, new research says no amount of drinking...
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Tips Of Buying Bed Sheets

Nothing screams excitement quite like shopping for bed sheets. While it's easy to find a set of good-looking sheets, it's difficult to judge the quality of a new set by its price or package. However knowing that sheets share common properties will at least give you some guidance. For instance, most...
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Calorie Counts Mandatory On Food Menus

: Starting Monday (May 7, 2018), you'll notice something different on the menu of your favorite restaurant, calorie counts. After nearly a decade of delays because of food industry lobbying against it, restaurant chains and other food outlets that have 20 or more locations, will have to post the...
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Never Wash Your Denim Jeans Again!

Good news for those who are not fond of washing clothes. When it comes to your denim jeans, you shouldn't wash them, EVER! Thanks to a college student's experiment you can subtract your jeans from the wash. He wore a pair of “raw denim" jeans" every day for 15 months. Many unique characteristics of...
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Bank Employee Sorts Through 1.2 Million Coins By Hand

Think your job is tough! A German bank employee has spent the last six months counting 5,500 pounds of coins by hand! They are the collection of a truck driver who would save seemingly useless one and two penny coins in his home in hundreds of freezer bags. Sadly the man died in May and his family...
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Just In Time For The Weekend: The 1,000 Pack Of Beer

Usually if something is made bigger, we might think it’s something sold in America. However when it comes to the quantity of beers sold in a package, a beer maker in Finland has won the battle. As we head to warehouse stores and clubs to buy 48 packs of beer, Keisari has placed a 1,000-pack of beer...
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