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Why Grandma Should Google.   Using Google or other internet search engines may help older people stave off dementia and cognitive decline, scientists say. UCLA researches asked volunteers, ranging in age from 55 to 78, to spend an hour a day using Google to search for information about a range of...

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How to find...   A Liar The story of Pinocchio may not be entirely mythical. When someone is lying, the cells lining the inside of the nose swell and release histamine, which causes itching. As a result, liars are more likely to touch and/or scratch their noses, say's Alan Hirsch, MD, founder of ...

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Going Green...   Cold water washes are greener, but will they get my clothes clean?   For a hot-water load, about 90% of the energy used to wash clothes goes to heat the water, not agitate your clothes. The good news is washing your clothes in warm water or even cold water will get rid of almost ...

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                                    Commercial Real Estate:   Campmark, one of the nation's biggest commercial property lenders, has filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, said Mike Spector and Lingling Wei in the Wall Street Journal. The company listed $21 billion in debt. Capmark "has been...

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Your Going To Love This When this come in as an e-mail I felt that I just had to share this with all my AR family. This is not the first time I saw it but, I hope that it yours. Do you think the person who put it up still has there job?

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Here is a couple ways to hide a water stain on a ceiling. After the original leak has been fixed. If you do not want to repaint the entire ceiling,try touching it up with a can of Kilz Upshot. This is an aerosol can, ceiling primer that is tinted to more closely match any aged white ceiling. If y...

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I was in a waiting room and found a Womans Day Magazine. One article I read was. Seven Of The Most Germiest Places. #1 The Grossest! The Start button on the office microwave. Everyone touches it and maybe with not the cleanest hands. #2 A shopping cart E. coli was found on 80% of all shopping car...

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  How does Hand Sanitizer work?   I found this in my wifes Womans Day Magazie. I found it interesting.Ethyl alcohol (Ethanol) is found in most hand sanitizers. It is a anti-microbial agent that has been recommended as a hand sanitizer since 1888. Alcohol disinfects the skin by disrupting the meta...

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            Wisconsin Home Sales Up in Third Quarter as Median Prices Moderate by David Clark, Economist MADISON, WI - Wisconsin home sales increased for the first time since the recession began nearly two years ago, according to data reported by the Wisconsin REALTORS Association (WRA). Existing...

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Dress in layers for fall runs The goal is to stay warm without overheating, which can be difficult in chilly weather. At first, your body will be cold, but as you run you may find that you become sweaty and uncomfortable. dressing in layers will help solve this problem.The first layer should be a...

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IS Home Staging really important?  The Midwest's housing prices have dodged some of the more severe damage from the economy. I know, for example, Milwaukee's home prices have held up pretty well in spite of the tepid times. Nevertheless, no resting on your laurels - staging is still important. I ...

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A burglar broke into a house one night. He shined his flashlight around, looking for valuables when a voice in the dark said,'Jesus knows you're here.'He nearly jumped out of his skin, clicked his flashlight off, and froze.When he heard nothing more , after a bit, he shook his head and continued....

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The Greenest of the Green, Cellulose Insulation While people may debate the causes of global warming, it is just common sense to use products that have the minimum impact on the environment. Insulation, by reducing the amount of energy required to heat or cool a building, is environmentally frien...

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  Forget what you saw in the 1970s: These days, indoor-outdoor carpet is more than just green turf. A large selection of colors and textures is available, and an intermediate-level do-it-yourselfer can tackle the installation in one day. You might have to rent a carpet-roller, but the tight seal ...

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Homebuyers $8,000 Tax Credit Extended through April 30, 2010On November 6, 2009, President Obama signed into law an extension of the $8,000 first-time homebuyers tax credit until April 30, 2010. Binding contracts for the purchase of a principal residence signed by April 30 must close by June 30 t...

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Maple syrup The process of making maple syrup is an age-old tradition of the North American Indians, who used it both as a food and as a medicine. They would make incisions into trees with their tomohawks and use birch barks to collect the sap. The sap would be condensed into syrup by evaporating...

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Fall Turkey Hunting.   The first item a hunter has to keep in mind is that a fall bird is not a spring bird. Turkeys behave differently in the fall than they do in the spring. In the spring the focus is breeding. Gobblers are seeking hens and hens are nesting. In the fall the focus is on flockin...

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THIS IS HOW TO FISH IN  CRIVITZ WISCONSIN I was going to build the Gazebo on the edge of my dock down by the lake but I thought ...I might just as well build the deck with floats on it and I can then take it out fishing too....... Has 15,000# capacity. The deck is 18ft x 18ft with 12 plastic foa...

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Fall Squirrel Hunting Sneaking through the forest in fall is a rewarding hunting technique that gives you the feeling you are outwitting and ambushing your prey.   A squirrel will always feed with it's back to the trees trunk   This brand of squirrel hunting requires woodsmanship and a keen sense...

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"6 Tips to Better Real Estate Photos"With a majority of home buyers perusing listings online, real estate professionals would be wise to use top-quality photos in their listings. However, experts say many make the mistake of taking pictures of rooms without enough light, failing to focus on the r...

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