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How To Keep Your Phone's Maps From "Re-Routing" You While On The Road

Hitting the open road is as American as apple pie and with the ease and convenience of digital maps that offer real time traffic information, our apps are constantly changing the route to save of travel time. While that may sounds like a good idea, in many cases the time savings are negated by...
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Keep Cooked Food Safe To Eat At A Cookout

Cooking at home, the general rules is you have about two hours to get the food in your stomach or in the fridge before it begins to go bad. Naturally, that time is shortened when eating outside in the summer heat but it's shorter than most people believe. According to food safety experts,...
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Tips For Getting Airline Seats Together For Large Parties

If you haven't flown in a while then you're in for some disappointing news. Even when you’re booking a flight early, sometimes it can be hard for you to get a seat beside your travel companion. Airlines are making it increasingly difficult to select that perfect seat before you fly, which means...
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Keep Cats Off Your Countertops With These Tips

The struggle is real! Our beloved cat brings us joy but our curious critters can sometime be unwelcome in the kitchen, especially after using the litter box and wondering on to your counter where food is being prepared. Even worse is the food being out and they leap on to the surface to investigate...
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You Can Catch Foodborne Illness Even Without Eating Contaminated Food

There has been a lot of recalls of food lately, with E. coli and salmonella being responsible for hundreds of people sickened with food poisoning and a handful losing their lives. Though it may seem surprising, getting a case of food poisoning from a person instead of food can happen and it's more...
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Public Wi-Fi Safety Tips

Precious data minutes! While they provide us with a gateway to the world from anywhere you can get a cellular signal, they can be costly if you go over your allotted amount for the month. That's why WiFi hotspots are so popular and there's an ever-growing field of free WiFi spots. But these WiFi...
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Get Out Of Your Rut And Beat Boredom!

Bet you are in a rut. You wake up and do the same thing every day, eat the same stuff week after week and perhaps have the same conversations over and over. Don't feel bad! That's human nature to get into a routine but a routine can often lead to boredom and nobody wants that! So when things get...
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Treating A Jellyfish Sting

Besides mosquitoes, love bugs and gators, more than 1,200 people were stung by moon jellyfish in Volusia County last week including over 100 last Saturday alone! Thanks to winds and ocean currents, a higher than normal number of ocean swimmers were stung by these floating invertebrate. Beach...
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The Unusual Uses Of Used Tea bags

And you though tea bags were only to brew tea! It feels so good to be able to do something with the things we'd normally discard, such as used coffee grounds as rose fertilizer. There are many uses for those once-used tea bags that you'd never think about doing. For instance, you can protect house...
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You Should Be Cleaning Your Phone At Least Once A Day

Nothing does with us quite as much as our mobile phones. From the night stand to the car and even to the bathroom, it is no surprise that many refer to our phones as a mobile petri dish. Illness-causing germs—including the types that cause food poisoning, common colds and other infections—can only...
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