Relief Provided During the Great Depression

The National Youth Administration, or NYA, and the Civilian Conservation Corps, or CCC, provided relief for the American youth, both black and white American. The out-of-school programs of the NYA taught various different trades that were beneficial to the war and 13 percent of the students in these programs were black. Roughly 10 percent of…

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How to Build a House in Ten Steps

Ever wonder how your house was built? In this article, I am going to explain how a one story house is built in ten steps. These steps are not including all of the details that go into a house, but it will give you a general knowledge of how your house is built. 1.Excavation The…

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Selecting Outdoor Benches

Outdoor benches are an excellent way to enhance a garden, create additional seating in a backyard or add a resting spot for a business. With outdoor benches, you will discover a huge selection of materials such as stone, wood, concrete, brick, etc. Keep in mind that one type of material is not necessarily better than…

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The Stack and Tilt Golf Swing – A Review

One of the most hotly debated topics in golf circles for the last couple years is whether the Stack and Tilt golf swing will truly revolutionize the game of golf and golf instruction in general. Many proponents of the swing are almost cult like in their selling of the model, while more traditional instructors appear…

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True Costs to Dirty Energy

There are many costs to dirty energy, the most obvious being money, but some are more subtle like air pollution, environmental destruction, habitat loss and many more. My goal is to make this world a better place, a place where my son can grow old in and not have to worry about going outside for…

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Arc Floor Lamps

Adding a touch of style to a room can be quite challenging. One way many interior designers do this is by adding accent pieces that evoke an overall design theme. A small painting or sculpture placed at appropriate locations in any given room can convey a clear statement about the personality of the room owner…

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How to Choose Bow Hunting Arrow

Several factors come into play when one is shopping for bow hunting arrows. Choosing the right bow hunting arrow can depend on the type of game being hunted, the type of bow used, and the length of the draw. All must be considered when trying to decide on the right arrows to use for bow…

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Manual Lymphatic Drainage

Manual lymphatic drainage therapy is a technique that involves very gentle manual massages that is said to aid in the flow of lymph fluid within the vessels and nodes. This therapy is excellent in treating patients who suffer from lymphedema and experience swellings due to congestion of the lymphatic fluid. The treatment is an excellent…

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Using a Diamond Drill Bit on Tiles

Diamond drill bits are cutting tools used to drill holes. They are ideal for drilling holes in some of the hardest and toughest materials around. With other drill bits you may not get clean cuts, but because diamond is one of the toughest materials on earth, it will cut through most materials when attached to…

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Timber Joinery and DIY

The outdoor wood to use for things such as furniture. We're going to start off with the obvious wood, oak. Oak is thick and heavy however it is sustainable and fairly cost effective considering it's life. If you leave it outdoors it can retain heat in the summer which can lead to expansion and cracking…

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Reclaimed Wood Flooring – Go Green

Wood floors are the healthy choice, they require fewer chemicals to clean than other floor coverings, and they don’t trap dust and fumes in the fibers or grow mold in the grout. More and more people are choosing wood floors for anyone with allergies. Don’t be surprised if a doctor recommends a wood floor for…

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Learning Politics Using Board Games

Many board games are based on some realistic life experiences, some deal with sports, real estate, and even banking. Then manufacturers came along and decided to add the process of politics to the line up of gaming options. The games are fun and educational, they also give you insight into the life styles and campaign…

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Devastating Porch Collapses

Porches and balconies are great building features. These outdoor areas allow people to enjoy nice weather – and even poor weather conditions, if they are so inclined – while remaining within the comfort of their own homes. Unfortunately, however, these structures have been known to give way and collapse on rare occasions. This phenomenon happens…

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