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Self-Tanning Tips

Summer means longer days, warmer weather and less clothing. That combination usually results in tanning our skin and despite decades of warning about the hazards of sun exposure, people still seek it out. So we've got some tanning safety tips. First on the list, avoid sun exposure. There are safer...
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Self-Driving Taxis To Begin Serving The Villages

Usually new technology doesn't mix well with older people but it appears self-driving taxis will be serving The Villages starting this year. Voyage is a startup that has been operating a handful of self-driving cars in the San Jose, Calif.-based retirement community also called The Villages, says...
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Resolve To Use Your Smart Phone Less In 2018

The struggle is real! The average person checks their phone at least 85 times a day! So if your New Year resolution is to break the electronic device habit, then we can help with some suggestions. Set your phone to grayscale. Instructions are simple enough and usually are in the settings and...
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Sometimes it's Cheaper To Fill Prescriptions Without Using Your Insurance

It's hard to believe that 2018 will be here in three weeks! With a new year comes a new year for medical insurance and generally an increase of out-of-pocket costs for you, especially with prescription medication. But in certain cases, it may be cheaper for you to not go through your insurance when...
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Not Everyone Is A Fan Of Self-Checkout

The self-serve checkout has fans and foes. Reddit asked the question to why some people prefer to have their items scanned and bagged by a store employee instead of yourself. Some of the answers are hilarious. One stated the confusion of the computer in "placing your item in the bagging area,...
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Eating Alone May Be Dangerous For Your Health

Next time you see someone eating alone you may want to pull up a chair and sit with them. A new report shows that eating alone may put people at an increased risk for heart disease and diabetes. The study found the risks are greater in men than women but in short, people eating alone two to three...
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Don't Depend On Using Your Keys To Defend Yourself Against An Attacker

It's crossed your mind before but what would you do to defend yourself if approached by a stranger in a parking lot. A popular response thought for defending yourself is to use your keys; perhaps employing the "Wolverine" technique of placing individual key between your fingers to jab and stab an...
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The Self-Making Bed Is A Must-Have

Do you make you bed every morning? Perhaps you only do it when company, or your in-laws pay a visit. Fortunately technology can assist you with the Smart Duvet. Simply attach the smart duvet under your duvet, or comforter, and plug it in to a wall electrical socket. When you are up and ready to...
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Why Restaurants Prefer You Order From A Computer

For the last few years technology has become normal in ordering our food. From ordering pizza on your phone to ordering dessert from your tabletop table menu at your favorite restaurant. While you may find it convenient, stores are reeling in your personal habits and choices in an effort to get you...
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Man Can't Collect $10,000 Casino Winnings Because Of Self-Ban

82-year old John Marando of Ontario, Canada hit the jackpot! Last week, while playing a $2 slot machine, John won $2,000! He then took that $2,000 and continued to gamble and ended up losing $1,998 back into the same machine. You could say John has a gambling problem and in John's own words, he did...
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