Flat Stomach Exercises

There are literally hundreds of different exercises out there, and just as many different contraptions available to help you in your routines. Take heed however not all flat stomach exercises were created equally, and some are just plain foolish. Fortunately the old adage of “if it seems to good to be true it probably is”…

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Motorcycle Mania and Helmet Laws

In Florida, it is shocking to see motorcyclists without helmets. In the jurisdictions in and around Washington, DC wearing a helmet is mandatory. My immediate reaction is concern for the guy's safety. I do not ride motorcycles; my mother thought it was too dangerous. Moms are usually right. The common sense of this is obvious:…

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Power Tool Batteries

Power tool manufacturers now offer many more cordless power tools than before, so the demand for power tool batteries has gone up as well. Power tool batteries vary by brand. Some of the most popular brands are DeWalt and RYOBI. Black & Decker is also another favorite. Power tools are built with a specific design…

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What Material Makes the Best Insulation?

Heating and cooling requirements account for 50% to 70% of your home energy costs. Most homes – even new ones – do not have adequate insulation or ductwork. The benefits of properly selected and installed insulation include lower energy bills, natural resource conservation and increased at-home comfort. If you are wondering, “What material makes the…

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The Best Body Care Products

Have you ever checked what those strangely named ingredients are in your body care and beauty products? Recently I came to realize that I have no idea what those ingredients are and I better find out instead of maintaining the silly attitude that if it is on a shelf in a shop, it must be…

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Magnesium Citrate

Magnesium citrate is the citrate salt of the element magnesium. It is a commonly used therapeutic drug and is prescribed as a laxative. It is retailed under the names Citrate of Magnesia, Milk of Magnesia, Citronesia and Citroma. Magnesium citrate is available for intake in the form of powder, which can be dissolved with water.…

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Why Raising the Bar Doesn’t Always Work

“The secret of success: Get up early. Work late. Strike oil.” – John D. Rockefeller We always hear that we need to “raise the bar” to be more competitive and more successful. That term “Raise the bar” is a metaphor borrowed from the sports world, meaning to constantly strive for better, farther, faster. And that’s…

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Learn to Scuba Diving

There are many different ways to learn to scuba dive. A friend or partner teaches someone in a pool. Others jump off a boat and descend holding hands with an instructor. (The French system). “Batem”. Some join a scuba diving club or sign up for a scuba diving course at their local dive shop. The…

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