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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 Make Hand Sanitizer

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Why Make Your Own Hand Sanitizer? A hand sanitizer is a highly useful product to have with you that can allow you to quickly kill germs, bacteria and viruses from your skin to help prevent them from spreading. The usefulness of this comes from the fact that you can’t carry water and soap with you meaning that you aren’t always able to wash your hands thoroughly on a moment’s...

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 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...

How to Test Your Memory

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Everyone has small memory lapses and this is perfectly normal. However, sometimes as people get older they begin to notice these lapses a bit more because they start to worry that there may be something wrong with them. It is peculiar but people just do not seem to pay much attention to little errors in memory until they reach a certain age. There is a very good reason for this and that is mainly...

Understanding Global Warming

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‘Global warming’ and ‘climate change’ are two of the biggest ‘buzz words’ in recent years that are constantly bandied around by politicians and in the media. The fear is that our climate is changing and that global warming is going to affect various aspects of the ecosystem and the environment in negative ways. Most people understand this much, but how is it...

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 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...

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