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Guide In Buying Kitchen Knives

Gifts for the cook should never include a knife set, so says Alton Brown, host of the Food Network's Good Eats for 14 seasons. In fact, he writes you only need three knives, a chef’s knife in the 8-10″ range, a large serrated bread knife and a utility blade in the 4-6″ range. Also get a decent pair...
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Sleeping On Your Side Is best For Back Pain

Lower back pain is experienced by nearly all adults and while diet, exercise and medications can help, how you sleep can be a big factor. Specifically, sleeping on your side is an excellent position for anyone who regularly deals with lower back pain. Adding a pillow between your knees or sleeping...
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Party Tips For Guests Who Don't Drink Alcohol

We're heading into the fall and winter party season and while many enjoy socializing with an alcoholic beverage, some people prefer not to imbibe. For the host of a party, it can be a stressful time as you don't wish to make any sober guest feel uncomfortable or left out. So create some mocktails...
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Head Lice A Concern When Trying On A Halloween Wig Or Mask

Halloween is drawing closer and your kids have already tried on dozens of costumes, wigs and masks. But you should be cautious of them (and yourself) trying on hoods, wigs and masks as head lice may be lingering in that hood, wig or masks from the dozens of other people who have tried. But you can...
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Tips To Keep Your Houseplants From Wilting Away

Not all of us are good with houseplants, which is a shame because pants can improve indoor air quality and can add really tie a room together. So we've found some easy tips to turn your thumb green and keep those houseplants living a happy life in your home. The most common advice of watering the...
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Make Sure That Anti-Malware App You Download Isn't A Fake

Navigating through the thousands of apps in Google Play can cause a headache that lasts for days, especially when you are seeking out one to protect your phone and identify from thieves. A new report from security firm RiskIQ finds that there are “hundreds” of malicious, fake “antivirus” apps for...
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Camping Tips For People Who Don't Camp

Let’s face it, camping isn't for everyone, or is it? Even those who prefer room service over starting a campfire can still have a great time in the great outdoors this summer with these tips on camping for non-campers. Start with your backpack (leave your suitcase at home) and remember you are...
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Tips To Dry Up Excessive Sweating

Last week we looked into a study that found gender isn't a factor in the amount you sweat but rather it is your size . But beyond size there are some people who simply sweat more often and that can be embarrassing when making a presentation where sweat stains your clothing. Sweating is essential to...
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Tips To Protect Your Home When You Are Away

The end of the year means that a lot of us will be out of town visiting relatives and friends, which is why home burglaries enjoy a spike over the months of November and December. Although we all know to leave a light on so that it looks like someone is home, most home burglaries take place between...
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Tips For The Perfect Package Wrapping

Christmas is coming and it's time to put your gift-wrapping skills to use. Although it sounds easy on paper, wrapping gifts can be a challenge but with a little prep work and some insider tips from Alton DuLaney, the 2008 winner of the Scotch Most Gifted Wrapper Contest. First prep your workspace...
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