Fireplace Safety Tips

Proper fireplace safety is extremely important. Even if you have been using your fireplace for years, it is important to brush up on your fire safety rules. Here are some fireplace safety rules for both wood burning and gas fireplaces: · Open the damper before starting a wood burning fire · Leave flue open, even…

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How Can Interior Design Firm Assist?

What Can Interior Designers Do? If you have only heard of interior design Chicago, and you do not fully understand what they can offer, there may be some things that could surprise you. First of all, when you contact an interior design Chicago agent, that professional will give you a thorough overview of what they…

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Become More Detached

Rule Number One of The Tao of Steve is to eliminate your desire or as simplified, "We pursue that which retreats from us". Think about that for a moment, gentleman … WE PURSUE THAT WHICH RETREATS FROM US. It sounds so simple and it's even simpler to implement. But, why would you want to eliminate…

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Insulated Garage Doors

Many of the houses which were built in the past several decades have attached garages (depending on what part of the country we are talking about) and therefore the garage is a complex part of the structure of the house in addition to being part of the kitchen or living room, usually through a standard…

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Alcohol and Your Health and Fitness Goals

We have all hear health organizations and fitness trainers give cautionary warnings about the effects of alcohol on our health and fitness. If your goal is weight loss then alcohol is counter-productive to your goal. I may be striking the obvious here but it is worth remembering everyone that alcohol can literally sabotage all of…

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Menopause: Cessation of Menstrual Cycle

The anatomy as well as physiology of the female reproductive system is quite complex when compared with the male reproductive system. Menopause is a very prominant stage in the life cycle of all females. It can be simply defined as the absence of the menstrual cycle for at least 12 months. The transition of the…

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Biscuit Joinery

Biscuit joinery and dowel joinery are two easy ways to connect two boards together. These techniques are particularly useful when constructing cabinets, shelving or joining boards together to produce a flat surface, such as a table top. They are most popular when joining flat woods, such as plywood, particle board, or MDF (medium density fiberboard).…

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Global Warming – Causes That Contribute

Increasing temperature, rising sea level and increasing the number of diseases are some of the effects of global warming. But do you know the causes that are leading towards these situations? Here we are going to discuss some of the causes that lead to these situations. Emission of greenhouse gases is considered to be the…

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Joan of Arc, Prophetic Liberator

France had fallen Under foreign control The British had invaded Orleans On the fate of which Hung the entire kingdom Royal factions did intensify Rumors about affairs did petrify The Hundred Years War For Aquitaine Was fought with much pain The rich land in the southwest For which England lusteth They did for some time…

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Sinus Drainage Bad Breath

Cleanliness, perfection, and fragrance are the embodiment of a modern, civilized person. Bad breath – or halitosis, in medical terminology – can hinder that image you are trying to project. Not only that, but it can also seriously hamper you from forming social relations with other individuals as you might be too embarrassed to talk…

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The Price of Reclaimed Wooden Flooring

Reclaimed lumber, like many things of real beauty and value, does come with a price. You're looking at buying the Mercedes of floors here, after all, not the Yugo. The costs to recover and prepare the reclaimed lumber are generally not cheap for the suppliers, and these costs are always passed down to the customer…

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Heidegger – Language is the House of Being

Language is the house of Being. In its home man dwells. Those who think and those who create with words are the guardians of this home.” – Martin Heidegger, German philosopher, Letter on Humanism, 1947. The philosopher Jose Ortega y Gasset once said that man had no nature, only history. While I respect this opinion,…

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