Fifteen Facts About Human Hair

Ever wonder what a monk's hairstyle is called? How about the name for the fear of hair? This article contains plenty of fun facts about human hair – some of which might surprise you! 1. Ever notice how pre-20th Century military leaders like Andrew Jackson and Ulysses S. Grant had long, flowing locks and full…

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Heat Pump For Air Conditioners

Heat pump in an air-conditioner is man’s best friend during the winter. With this pump installed in an air-conditioner, the refrigeration cycle in the air-conditioner can be reversed, where heat is produced in the room instead of cool air. This pump is normally referred to and known as a reverse cycle air conditioner. It is…

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Net Gun, the Perfect Tool For Animal Capture

Whether it be for hunting, animal rescue, or simply to capture your own pet, a net gun may be the only tool you’ll ever need. Net guns are becoming increasingly popular for people in the animal capture industry especially now that there’s a model available that is within reaching distance of our budget and that…

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Beeswax Candles for a Healthy House

We all love the smell and feel of natural beeswax candles. But paraffin candles are so much cheaper. Why spend the extra money on beeswax candles? Paraffin wax is made from petroleum sludge at the bottom of oil refinery barrels. When it burns it emits nasty black smoke that stains your walls and ceiling. But…

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How Chess Terms Were Derived

I've always fascinated by chess. Today, I'm a whiz at planning strategy and using the various pieces to best advantage. But I still remember how I got hooked on chess as a young kid. Of course, like most kids, my love affair with chess started by watching my elders play. My eyebrows would always rise…

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Variety of Carpet Cleaning Techniques

Carpet cleaners differ in accordance with varying carpet types and cleaning requirements. Carpets are a common type of flooring or addition to flooring in most American homes. They were really meant for protecting feet from the chill in the winter, but today the aspect of carpeting has grown farher and carpet has become one of…

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The Nail Glue Overhaul

It is a known fact that a flawless look is achieved in an artificial nail style that is totally hassle free of nail paint and nail polish. Same goes for glue nails if you want that perfect and admirable nail lacquer. The glue style is also extremely useful for those people who find it difficult…

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Investing in an Apartment Building

One of the most important decisions we will all make is to choose where to live. While some people would rather own their own property, others prefer to rent. However, there are also people who both rent and own their properties at the same time. They live in the apartment building they manage and rent…

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Flat Roofs for Houses

Every flat roof is the same, isn’t it? Absolutely not. Many homeowners are surprised to learn that there are 4 basic types of flat roof. While the price for these roofs is relatively similar, different types of roofs offer different benefits. If you are considering installing a roof on a new home, you should carefully…

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How to Avoid Private Mortgage Insurance (PMI)

Many home buyers find it difficult to provide the required 20% down payment and are forced to pay private mortgage insurance, or PMI, in order to buy a home. Private mortgage insurance solves the down payment problem but creates another two: it increases monthly payments and on top of that it is not tax deductible.…

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Interior Design Retro Style

You've made the decision to completely revamp your home and you've decided you'd like it to be in Retro style but just how do you go about incorporating that into your home. First of all it might help to have an understanding of what a Retro design style actually is. What is Retro? The post…

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A Peek Inside a Retail Store

Janine is the proud owner of a retail store located on the outskirts of the famous New Jersey shore. She sells anything from vintage clothing to vinyl records to refurbished home decorations and furniture. As a small business owner, it took Janine almost five years to learn the ins and outs of the retail business…

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