Foam Insulation

Foam insulation sheets versus other systems for basement insulation – which is better to use? My theory is that, the type of system does not matter as much as the R-value and application methods. By understanding the basics, you will be able to make a smart choice in choosing which type, method and the thickness…

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8 Simple Ways To Give Sugar The Boot

The harmful effects of sugar go way beyond weight gain and empty calories. Sugar causes Type 2 Diabetes and drastically affects blood glucose levels. In addition, sugar also causes inflammation in the body, which is the main role in nearly every chronic disease. Sugar will deplete your immune system and makes you the target of…

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Healthy Food Choices For New Moms

You have just had a new baby and you are interested in replenishing your body with healthy, nutritious food. If you are breastfeeding, there are certain foods you will want to eat to ensure that your baby gets proper nutrients. There are many choices, some of which have made their way from your supermarket onto…

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Magnesium

The element magnesium has atomic number 12 and atomic mass number of 24.3. It is present in the third row and the group IIA of the periodic table. It is a normal element, with a valency of 2 and forms the Mg ++ cation. It is a silvery white tough metal with a melting point…

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A Kaffir Lime Tree Will Spice Up Your Kitchen

The botanical name for the Kaffir lime is Citrus hystrix. Hystrix means porcupine in Greek and when you see the thorns on an established plant, you’ll understand why it is so named. Fresh Kaffir lime leaves are the building blocks of many classic Thai dishes. That zesty cuisine derives its luscious flavor in large part…

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What is the Best Olympic Bar?

This is both an easy and tough questions to answer. The easy answer is “Probably an Eleiko or Ivanko bar and it will run you more then a small car.” This, however, typically is not the answer most people are looking for. What we have to really determine is what the person is asking so…

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Crossbow Shooting – Tips For Accuracy

Crossbow hunting is the fastest growing archery hunting style in the United States. In the last several years many states have changed their game laws to either allow all archers to hunt with a crossbow or have made it easier for an archer to obtain a crossbow hunting permit. Many of these new crossbow shooters…

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How to Check File Permissions in Joomla

Checking file permissions in Joomla is rather easy, below I will show you how check and change file permissions in Joomla 1.5 and Joomla 1.6 Note that changing the file owner to Apache will let you edit files via the admin panel without changing file permissions to 777. You can do this by applying the…

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Examining the Wusthof Catalog

Wusthof has been one of the biggest names in knives since 1814. Operating from Solingen, Germany, the "Cutlery Capital" of the world, they continue to produce knives that are used by top chefs and four-star kitchens the world over. These knives are the favorites of many prominent chefs such as Gordon Ramsay, Jamie Oliver, and…

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The Advantages of Electric Fencing

Farmers concerned about their livestock and residents concerned about the security of their homes and families often consider electric fencing as an option. Electric fencing offers several advantages, particularly in comparison with traditional types of fencing. It is cheap to construct and maintain, portable, safe, easy to use, long lasting and has minimal impact on…

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