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Smart Ways to Save With Your Hot Water Tank

Summer electric bills can strike fear in any Floridian and considering 20% of our energy bill is caused by our water heaters, you can really cut down on the cost of hot water without sacrificing its warmth! While taking a hot bath can be soothing, a shower uses a lot less hot water. By replacing...
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How To Get Your Bottle Of Water Through Airport Security

Traveling by air has its benefits, once you finally get to the airport, check in your bag, print a boarding pass and go stand in the seemingly motionless TSA screening line. For many it means that you must say goodbye to you bottle of water. However there is a loophole in the TSA's 3-1-1 rule about...
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Houseplants That Love Being Overwatered

Houseplants can be deadly gamble for those less inclined with a green thumb, with the two big reasons cited as not being watered enough and the more common, overwatering. While many turn to plastic and fabric copies that are guaranteed not to die, there are some hearty real plants that can survive...
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Why You Shouldn't Flush Used Eye Contacts Down The Drain

Contact wearers are being asked not to dispose of their used contact down the drain. it is estimated that 45 million Americans, that’s 1 in 5 people, dispose of their used contracts by flushing down the toilet or tossing them down the drain, causing additional plastic to wind up in our sewage...
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Are Sports Drinks Best When Hydrating After A Good Sweat?

It is so important to stay hydrated as it regulates body temperature, allows your heart to work more efficiently, prevents headaches and muscle fatigue, aids digestion, and even boosts your mood. But it doesn't take much for our bodies to become dehydrated, from a great workout to simply being...
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Make Sure To Drink Enough Water Today

When it comes to how much water you should drink, health authorities commonly recommend the 8×8 rule, which is eight 8-ounce glasses, which equals about 2 liters, or half a gallon. However there is growing evidence that a standard amount of daily water consumption is inaccurate and for many people...
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Does Bottled Water Expire?

It covers 71% of the Earth's surface, transparent, tasteless, odorless and it vital for all known forms of life. It's water and in one form or another, it has been around from the beginning of time. So why then do water bottles contain an expiration date? Does water expire? The answer is no, yet...
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Make Your Own Insecticidal Soap

Having bad luck with houseplants isn't all your fault. While you may think it's because you lack a "green thumb" in keeping them healthy, many instances it has nothing to do with you and everything to do with aphids, spider mites and other insects that eventually kill your plant. Worse is those...
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Ice Cream Can Make You Feel Warmer

Once again we're going to experience outdoor temperatures into the 90s with heat indices approaching 100. Sounds like the perfect day to cool off with an ice cream cone. Believe it or not, eating ice cream can make you warmer and not cooler. It's because the effect of ice cream's temperature is...
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You Can Now Drink Wine-Flavored Water!

There are some food and drink items put out by manufacturers that I just do not understand! The latest one is “wine water,” and it is boggling my mind. It's a non-alcoholic drink called O. Vine , which lets you enjoy the essence of a bottle of wine without the hangover. I’ve heard of near beer, but...
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