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Most And Least Expensive Vehicles For Maintenance Costs

The true cost of owning a car goes beyond the sticker price. Maintenance, for example, is an expense that can add up quite a bit over time. Recently a car repair company analyzed their own data to find out which car brands and models require the most maintenance over time. YourMechanic.com looked...
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When To Tell If Fish Is Cooked Thoroughly

Fish is one of those dishes that people think is complicated, but is actually pretty straightforward when you know what you’re doing. Part of that is knowing the 10-minute rule, which can help you estimate how long your piece of fish needs to be cooked. The 10-minute rule is simple enough, measure...
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Good News About That Fitness Tracker 10,000 Step Goal

Fitness trackers know about 10,000. That's the goal many set for you for the number of step to take within a day. While that may be quite a challenge when you have projects due on a tight timeline, there is new evidence that suggests that people who step less than half that amount may still see...
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A Shorter Work Week May Help Save The Planet

Perhaps a reason for all of us to stand up for the environment. Scientists have studied the connection between greenhouse gas emissions and the number of hours people work every week to determine how many hours per week of work our current climate can actually afford. Shockingly they suggest...
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Squeeze Some Extra Time Out Of Your Clothes Washer And Dryer Lifespan

Nothing lasts forever and that includes our pricey clothes washers and dryers. Most manufacturers say you should get at least 10 years out of your laundry appliances but with some extra TLC, you can add some years of successful operation. For instance, use the correct amount of laundry detergent,...
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A Y2K Apocalypse Might Strike At Your GPS System Next Month

Hard to believe it was twenty year ago when we were planning for the worse as the year 2000 loomed. A simple computer coding omission of the first two number of the year meant everything from electrical grids to banking machines were in jeopardy of failing. Though we learned our lesson then? Not a...
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A Teacher Wins $10,000 By Reading The Fine Print Of A Contract

The saying goes that the devil is in the details and when it comes to user terms and conditions, at eh most we skim over them quickly and more commonly just sign or click. The "fine print" can be pages of confusing legalize that can make your head pound. But one home economics teacher has taught us...
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How To Get A Table At A Busy Restaurant Without A Reservation Quickly

This is going to be your little secret in being able to get a table at a busy restaurant without a reservation! However this hack is contingent on a few things: you have punctual friends and you’re going somewhere that isn’t flooded with customers morning until night. Arrange to meet your friends...
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The Ten Funniest Words In The English Language

A new study, published in the Journal of Experimental Psychology, took a look at what exactly makes some words hilarious. Scientist say they've found the ten funniest words in the English language. While words can be hilarious because of their meaning or connotation alone, this study simply looked...
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The Top 10 Potentially Dangerous Toys For Kids

Christmas is a magical time of the year, especially for children as Santa comes to town with presents for all the good girls and boys. But World Against Toys Causing Harm, or W.A.T.C.H.is alerting Santa to some toys that may be dangerous for kids. For the 46th year, the nonprofit organization has...
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