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How to Choose a Good Dating Profile Username

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One of the very best things about the internet is that it allows us to remain anonymous – to be anywhere in the world and to say and do things with no repercussions. We don’t use our real names, and we don’t need to give away any other personal details, and this all means that we can have debates in chat rooms and pledge our allegiance to various causes without ever needing to suffer...

How to Get a Tick Head Out

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Ticks are a horrible form of parasite that effect humans and pets, and that latch onto our skin and drink our blood. They’re foul to look at, they can itch, and they can spread disease making them generally a pest and something that no one wants to have to deal with quickly. Likewise though they can also cause more complications if they are removed incorrectly and should the legs be left...

How to Take a Pulse Correctly

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Measuring your pulse rate can be useful for many things. It might be to check your circulation or to check someone else’s, it might be to measure physical fitness and exertion, or it might be to measure stress levels and to try and control them through biofeedback. Either way it is a useful skill to learn and one that always has a chance of coming in handy. Here we will look at how to...

What Are Compression Socks?

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Compression socks are ‘hosiery’ (meaning they are worn on the feet and legs) that help to provide support and aid blood circulation (thus they also sometimes go by the name ‘support socks’) by adding mild pressure to the lower leg and the foot. These come in many different shapes and sizes and are often brownish in colour and translucent and of course stretchable so that...

Dangers of Exhaust Fumes

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There probably isn’t a person on earth who isn’t aware of the fact that carbon monoxide poisoning can kill, and of course the number one source of carbon monoxide is from exhaust fumes. When listing the dangers of exhaust fumes, death from carbon monoxide poisoning falls at the top of the list. However, death from carbon monoxide poisoning is just one of many dangers to be concerned...

How to Keep Produce Fresh With No Refrigeration

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We have all found ourselves without a refrigerator at some point or another – whether it’s because we’ve been in a power cut, because we’re moving home, because we’re camping or due to a technical fault. Whatever the cause though, being unable to refrigerate our food can be a serious challenge when so many of our regular food items are prone to going off and becoming...

How to Calculate the SPF You Need

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We all look forward to the time of year when the sun comes out and we can go outside and enjoy getting a tan or just relaxing out in the sunshine. However it is something of a double edged blade and with all the benefits of the sun come also some downsides. The most notable of these is of course that the sun can cause sun burn, and that spending too much time out in the sun can result in us...

How to Understand SPF Numbers

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SPF as most people are aware stands for ‘sun protection factor’. This is the number then that appears on the bottles of sun block and sun tan lotion. The higher the number of course, the more protection the sun block provides against UV rays and the safer you should be from getting sun burn, but it can also be more complex than this. UVA and UVB UV rays, are the rays from the sun that...

Importance of Body Organ Donation: Why Should I Donate Body Organs?

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Organ donation is a noble act in which the body organs are transferred from one body to another. In most cases, the donor chooses to donate his body organs after his death. The purpose of body organ donation is to help someone in need of the donated organs. There are instances when few individuals lose their vital body organs due to some ailments. In such cases, organs are transmitted to the...

Fear of the Unknown: How Can I Overcome It?

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The fear of the unknown can sometimes be very difficult to describe because this fear is nothing more than a mental obstacle. More than often, it curbs an individual’s ability to perform to the fullest in various walks of life. Every time an individual encounters an unfamiliar situation, the fear manifests itself, and prevents an individual from taking the right decisions in life. Usually, an...

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