Monthly Archives: August 2012

Tighten Your Financial Belt Painlessly

There are relatively painless ways to save money…Did you know that you probably spend way too much money on cleaning supplies? Instead of buying all those fancy products, stick with baking soda, white vinegar and a microfiber cleaning cloth. You … Continue reading

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British Boy Rows to Rescue Couple from Capsized Boat

A 10-year-old British boy is a hero after he rowed his 8-foot boat out to rescue a couple whose boat had capsized. He reached them and towed them to safety. Stuart Crang was fishing when he saw Richard Brown and … Continue reading

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Healthiest Fruits in the World

These “super” fruits are packed with antioxidants, fiber, vitamins and minerals. Acai berries Apples Avocados Bananas Blackberries Blueberries Cantaloupe Cherries Cranberries Grapes Grapefruit Kiwi Oranges Papaya Pineapple Plums Pomegranates Pumpkin Raspberries Strawberries Tomatoes Watermelon

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Happy Birthday Julia Childs!

Julia Childs would have been 100 this past week. What a legend that lady was. As a bored military wife in Paris, tired of sewing swags for her windows, no doubt, Julia decided to take a cooking class at Le … Continue reading

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Grapefruit Juice Shown Boosts Drug’s Anti-Cancer Properties

Sirolimus is a drug usually used by transplant patients to prevent rejection. Although it’s not currently used to treat cancer, it has anti-cancer properties. With a boost, the drug could become an option for cancer patients…simply by adding some grapefruit … Continue reading

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Google Hunts Crime

How’s this for an interesting development on Google’s activities? Now, instead of just browsing the internet looking to buy motorcycle helmet, there’s crime-fighting afoot, too. Check out Google Ideas. This is Google’s in-house think tank. The plans? It will now … Continue reading

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Free Wi-Fi Catches on With Subway Riders

One month after its inception, New York city commuters are happy to connect when their trains head underground with Wi-Fi. The new service is part of a $200 million plan to connect the subway with Wi-Fi. Transit Wireless is working … Continue reading

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Boy Sells Lemonade to Raise Money for Detroit

A 9-year-old boy in Detroit has decided to help raise money for his floundering city. Joshua Smith is selling popcorn and lemonade in front of his home. His goal? To raise at least $1,000 to donate to the city. Maybe … Continue reading

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Native Americans Celebrate White Bison

Isn’t this cool? Up to two thousand people will converge on a small farm in northwestern Connecticut soon for a naming ceremony for a rare white bison.

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Forgotten $3,100 Cash Returned to Widow

A widow in southwest Florida is appreciating a gift from her past, given back through the kindness of strangers. When 90 year old Evelyn Weiner decided to have some old film developed, she expected to relive some old memories. Now, … Continue reading

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