Six Ways Stairs Can Boost Your Health

Did you know that regularly using stairs could save your life? Studies show that climbing just eight flights of stairs a day can improve your health and lower your risk of early death by as much as a third. So popular has this form of exercise become that you can even get free smartphone apps…

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Are Newel Posts Necessary?

Most people probably have no idea what a newel post is. This is quite ironic because almost everyone has used a staircase at some time or other in their lives. Basically, a newel post, sometimes called a central pole, is the large post at the bottom, top, or center of the staircase that helps to…

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Aging in Place

When we think of home safety, there are many obvious precautions that come to mind: smoke detectors, fire extinguishers and strategically placed hand rails, just to name a few. However, there are many more eminent dangers that elderly parents face every day, dangers that can be easily remedied or removed from their home all together.…

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Artists Sell Art to Corporate Collectors

Large and small corporations are still collecting art but it is not always easy for an artist to make sales in this market. The collections of medium to small corporations may vary importantly but usually can not focus on major classical acquisitions. Contemporary artists have a real possibility to sell to some small and medium…

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What Does Coffee Mean to You?

Coffee is composed of six simple letters. However, the meaning it gives to an individual person can be as unique as that person themselves. Learning what coffee means to you can help you enjoy it even more. This is what coffee means to me, using those six simple letters that it is made from. C…

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Compact Microwave Ovens For Dorm Rooms

These selections are made with students in mind and dorm room usage. I have based the selections on size, price, usability, look and all the opinions are purely my own. 1; Sharp R-216LS Compact size .8 cuft Stainless Microwave. This microwave is selected for two reasons the Sharp name and its great look. Sharp have…

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What Do Whey Protein Isolates Do?

Due to its properties, these whey isolates are easily absorbed in an individual's muscles. They contain over 90 percent protein and less than one percent fat and lactose. Manufacturing process Whey protein isolates are made by purifying the protein by two food processing techniques: ion exchange and cross-flow micro-filtration. The protein isolates contain almost pure…

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What Is Disc Golf?

The formalized game of Disc Golf started after the first target or basket was patented around 1976 by Ed Headrick who worked for Wham-O at the time. Headrick had originally wanted to call the device a Frisbee Pole Hole but ran into issues over the Frisbee trademark. Before this invention, players had been making up…

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Lighting the Bathroom Mirror the Right Way

One of the most important parts of any bathroom is the mirror. When properly lighted, a bathroom mirror can be every woman's best friend. Have you ever wondered why some bathrooms can be so friendly and welcoming while others are harsh and uninviting? The answer probably lies on proper lighting. Let's admit it; everyone spends…

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