Rosacea


Some persons have a tendency to blush. Sometimes this tends to become permanent with age. It usually occurs in the late 20’s, the 30’s, but more commonly becomes apparent in the 40s. The parts chiefly affected are the forehead, nose and cheeks. Besides the persistent red flush, pus-filled blisters) often form. As time progresses, areas…
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Pet Facts


There are over 500 breeds of domestic dog. All are descended from the wolves first tamed 12,000 years ago to help humans hunt. Dogs have kept some wolflike traits such as guarding territory and hiding bones. Many pet dogs were originally working dogs. Collies were sheepdogs. Terriers, setters, pointers and retrievers all get their names…
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Facts About the Earth’s Atmosphere


In the atmosphere, the temperatures are very high, but there is so little gas that there is little heat. Temperatures rise from —120°C to 2000°C 700 km up. The exosphere is the highest level of the atmosphere where it fades into the nothingness of space. The atmosphere is a sea of colourless, tasteless, odourless gases,…
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Good Samaritan Bible Story


Luke 10:25-37 One day while Jesus was preaching, a man asked Him a question. This man had spent many years studying God’s law. He said. “Teacher, what must I do to get to heaven?” Jesus answered. “What does God’s law say? What do you think?” The man answered. “Love God and others as much as…
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Bible Study James


Author: James Date: c. A.D. 45-48 The Epistle of James was written by the half-brother of Jesus. Evidently James had been unsure about the claims of Jesus during Jesus’ lifetime, but following his resurrection became one of his most ardent followers. James was elected ruler of the church in Jerusalem and was well-liked by all,…
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Bible Study Jonah


Author: Jonah Date:  Eighth Century B.C. The prophet Jonah is known primarily for his extraordinary encounter with the “big fish.” Born in a small town in Israel during the reign of Jeroboam II (782-753 B.C.), Jonah’s mission was to preach repentance to one of Israel’s dreaded enemies, Assyria, in its capital city, Nineveh. When God…
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Candle Decorating


An elegant array of candles adds the finishing touch to any table setting, creating an atmosphere that cannot be equalled by any other form of lighting. Their use does not stop at tables, however, candles can be used in all areas of the home and in all kinds of containers, to marvellous effect. At Christmas…
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How to Make a Stencil


Materials A variety of materials can he used for stencilling, from special stencilling paints and sticks to acrylics and latex. Each has its own properties and will create different effects. Acrylic stencil paint: acrylic stencil paint is quick-drying, reducing the possibility of the paint running and seeping behind the stencil. Acrylic stencil paints are available…
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Stain Removal


Stains that are not treated at an early stage run the risk of ‘setting’ and becoming permanent. Take immediate action to stop a stain front spreading or sinking deeper into the fibers by blotting up the excess with a clean cloth, absorbent tissues or salt. Stains generally fall into 4 simple categories: Stains that can…
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Illustrated Story of Moses


Exodus 1:1-2:4; 6:20 Joseph’s family moved to Egypt where they lived there for hundreds of years. As they grew, Joseph’s family became known as the Israelites, or Hebrews. Four hundred years after Joseph brought his family to Egypt, a mean pharaoh ruled the land. He did not like the Israelites and made them all into…
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Menstrual Cycle Irregularities


As the child develops, puberty will occur and menstruation and secondary sexual development commence. This is usually anywhere from the age of nine to fourteen years. The first outward sign is often breast development, pubic and underarm hair and the appearance of the periods. It takes the hormones several years, often, to develop to a…
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Sick Bird


Sick Bird Symptoms A major problem with sick birds is that they all tend to show similar symptoms, no matter what the disease. The typical sign of a sick bird is that it is usually quiet, drowsy, rests with both feet on the perch, has its feathers ruffled and the head tucked under the wing…
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How to Buy Plants


Once you have established what plants will thrive in the conditions in your garden, you can prepare to make your selection with confidence. Plants are living, perishable things, and supplies will often fluctuate widely according to season and what the commercial growers decide to market. The condition of the plants is also never certain, though…
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Watering Plants


Feeding really does pay dividends. If you see a garden with particularly lush and healthy-looking plants, the chances are they have been well fed and supplied with sufficient water. Giving plants sufficient nutrients will ensure strong growth, abundant flowering and fruit production, and make them healthy enough to withstand pests and diseases. Types of fertilizer…
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Pulse Facts


Your pulse is the powerful high-pressure surge or wave that runs through your blood and vessels as the heart contracts strongly with each beat. You can feel your pulse by pressing two fingertips on the inside of your wrist where the radial artery nears the surface. Other pulse points include the carotid artery in the…
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Garden Paving


Most small gardens have a patio or at least a paved area close to the house. Often it is the main feature around which the remainder of the back garden is arranged. It can be the link that integrates home and garden. At its worst, paving can be boring and off-putting; at its best it…
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Lymphocyte


The white cell system includes another important cell called the lymphocyte. This is manufactured in the lymph glands and spleen. Not much was known about this one until recently, but now it is recognized that it plays an important role in the immune system of the body Immunity via these cells, can occur, and it…
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