Lifestyles

Solve Your Height Issues with Comfort

Almost everyone has something they would like to change about themselves.We’re taught to constantly be on the lookout for flaws in our ownbodies, and we’re always witnessing perfected individuals and theirlives in movies, on television, and in commercials. Most of us havesimilar desires: better hair, a promotion at work, or a moreinteresting love life. We spend equal amounts of time lusting af ....

EPA Knew About Flint, Michigan, Water Contamination With Lead - Hid it From the Public for Months While Children Were Poisoned

(NaturalNews) This is yet another example of how the federal bureaucracy has grown so big and so ubiquitous as to have become unanswerable to the general public and, sadly, Congress.

As reported recently by the Detroit News, the Environmental Protection Agency's top official in the Midwest was aware that the drinking water in Flint, Mich., was likely contaminated, but failed ....

Toyota Prius Not So Green After All

MONTREAL—“Eco-consciousness” and “green living” are centrepieces of product branding for the Toyota Prius. But that feel-good packaging has rapidly worn thin for members of the Algonquin Nation and residents of Kipawa, Quebec, who are now fighting to protect traditional Algonquin territory from devastation in the name of hybrid car battery production. In ....

Local Entrepreneur's Drink-Chilling Balls Scores Dragon's Den Investment

An Ottawa entrepreneur has walked away from CBC’s Dragon’s Den unscathed, with a $150,000 investment from fashion entrepreneur Joe Mimran.Dan Fallak's Amazeballs impressed Dragon Joe Mimran enough to convince him to invest $150,000 for a 50 per cent ownership stake in the company.
by Marc ShawDan Fallak has taken the establishe ....

How To Choose An Absolutely Amazing Storage Unit

It is actually really hard to find a storage unit in the present day that you can actually trust and be comfortable with. Thankfully, you only have to deal with a bad storage company when you sign up for the unit, after which it is yours to do with as you please. Unlike dealing with cranky, rude landlords at apartments all over the place, you don’t have to talk to the storage company again ....

International Phone Cards Are Great For International Travelers

An international phone card is quite a great opportunity for people that live abroad and that want to be in contact with those that are loved. Being away from home and having an urge to discuss with family members and friends should not be a hassle. While there are many different ways to talk with loved ones, phone conversations are always better. Using phone cards like the ones at http://w ....

What It Means When Your Dog Keeps Yawning

You might think it's cute when your dog yawns while you're walking in the park or going for a drive, but when it comes to decoding doggie body language, a yawn doesn't necessarily mean what you think it does.According to animal behaviorist Dr. Jill Goldman, dogs that excessively yawn and lick their lips are actually trying to signal to their owners that they are feeling anxious or their ....

Keep Your Dog Happy and Healthy with an Orthopedic Bed

There is a list of bone infirmities in dog breeds that can make life truly miserable. Many dog breeds, especially larger dogs, suffer from an onslaught of diseases and infirmities as they age. Nutritional deficits, bone tumors, accidents and injuries from unknown causes, and congenital bone defects can all contribute to your dog’s discomfort, and if not properly treated, these conditions ca ....

Basic Woodworking Equipment for Beginners

If you are just starting out at woodworking, there are a number of basic hand tools that you will definitely need to include in your toolbox. As your skills develop and you begin to take on more complicated woodworking projects you will probably also increase your portfolio of tools, however for those just getting started, the tools we’ve listed below are a great starting point for your wo ....

Using the FHA 203k Loan for Home Improvements

Sometimes a homeowner is caught in a bind between needing to renovate a home and not having enough home equity to fund the project. In this situation, an FHA home improvement loan may be the solution. HUD steps in with recognition the community benefits from have the home fixed up but financial circumstances prevent a typical renovation project. The home improvement mortgage loan can be esp ....

Why Are My Contact Lenses Uncomfortable?

For many lens wearers the easiest part of the whole process is being able to buy contacts online from discount contact lens sites like Lens.com, and one of the most difficult parts comes from actually wearing the lenses. From time to time contact lens wearers may experience discomfort on a varying scale, and it is figuring out the source of this discomfort that can be a little tricky. In ....

PS Vita Titles to Expect This Summer

The summer is not yet over, although some of you are surely back from vacation already. For those who are still on the beach, have a nice time - and be prepared to hit the shops afterwards. There are several great titles en route to your Vita coming out this August. Although you can't play online slots at Royal Vegas on your PS Vita, which is too bad - the games available there could assure you ho ....

5 Ways to Safeguard Your Identity and Your Credit Score

Identity theft is a serious crime that affects up to 9 million people per year. While this may seem like a huge number, in reality it totals about 3 percent of the population of the United States. The nightmares that some people experience when they’ve fallen prey to identity thieves are real, but the truth is that full blown identity theft is more rare that fraud. What’s the ....

Life Insurance and Estate Planning: Things You Need to Know

According to several studies, many Canadians have not made estate planning a priority, and as a result, there is a good chance that many people will not have their estates distributed as they wish — and that the beneficiaries of their estates will not only receive less than they could, but be saddled with more taxes than they expect.

Most people put off estate planning because it c ....

8 Easy Mistakes That Will Destroy Your E-Cig

When you are new to any hobby, you are bound to make mistakes. Cyclists fall, guitarists break strings, and sculptors crack their creations in the kiln. The same goes for vaping: Fledgling vapers will inevitably make a mistake that will waste e-juice, fizzle their atomizers, or crack their casings. Fortunately, there have been hundreds of thousands of vapers before you, and with any luck, you ....

Don't get left out into the cold

Whether it's the sprint from the car or the jog from the front door, many of us do our best to avoid the outdoors as the temperatures plummet. But, regardless of how frigid it gets, there is one lonely group that is often huddled outside– smokers. While battling the elements may be reason enough for some smokers to quit, it is the serious health consequences that often provide real motivation to ....

Flirthookup.com Reviews Asking For a Second Date

Even adults often feel awkward about dating. First there’s the problem of actually meeting someone you’d like to date, having a friendly chat and deciding if you’d like to take this further. Asking for the first date is a breathless moment – will she or won’t she? However, supposing you’ve taken the plunge and you’ve enjoyed the lady’s company, how do you know if she enjoyed herse ....

How to buy the right smartphone as a gift

(NC) -- There's no doubt that smartphones rank at the top of most Christmas wish lists, but choosing the right device can be time-consuming when faced with so many choices and new technology. Stephanie Lancaster, a tech expert and 'data girl' for Rogers, recommends focusing on the key features of a smartphone when choosing a device for that special someone.  “Canadians are passionate abou ....