Planting Grass Seeds


There are many kinds of grasses used in making lawns throughout America. Grass of some kind or another eventually seeds itself in to any plowed field, and if the weeds are kept cut down, grass of sorts eventually takes over. However, much study and experimentation have been undertaken with grasses during the last decades, and…
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Hysterectomy


What is Hysterectomy? Hysterectomy means removal of the uterus (womb). This is a common operation, especially in older women, and in many cases it can transform their lives from one of misery, into the way it was when in the heyday of one’s health and vitality. Although some claim too many hysterectomies are done these…
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Well Equipped Kitchen


To be able to cook efficiently, and with pleasure, you need good equipment in your kitchen. That is not to say that you should invest in an extensive and expensive collection of pots, pans, tools and gadgets, but a basic range is essential. Buy the best equipment you can afford, adding more as your budget…
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Volcano Facts


Volcanoes are places where magma (red-hot liquid rock from the Earth’s interior) emerges through the crust and onto the surface. The word ‘volcano’ comes from Vulcano Island in the Mediterranean. Here Vulcan, the ancient Roman god of fire and blacksmith to the gods, was supposed to have forged his weapons in the fire beneath the…
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Sunburn


Sunburn is a very common and painful skin inflammation which results from exposure of unprotected skin to ultraviolet light. This is usually from the sun’s rays, but any ultraviolet light can produce peculiar burning. It can vary from a simple reddening of the skin to extreme blister formation with subsequent peeling of large sheets of…
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Vitamin Facts


Vitamins are special substances the body needs to help maintain chemical processes inside cells. Plants can make their own vitamins, but humans must take most of their vitamins from food. A lack of any vitamin in the diet can cause certain illnesses. Before the 18th century, sailors on long voyages used to suffer the disease…
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How to Choose a Pet Bird


Decades ago, caged birds within the house were very popular pets. In years, many people have changed their ideas on confining birds to The discovery of the disease psittacosis (carried by birds through the air to cause pneumonia in humans) has also had effect on the decline in popularity of indoor birds. Nevertheless, many little…
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Fly Facts


Flies are one of the biggest groups of insects, common nearly everywhere – there are over 90,000 species. Unlike other insects, flies have only one pair of proper wings. Flies include bluebottles, black flies, gnats, horseflies, midges, mosquitoes and tsetse flies. A house fly flies at over 7 km/h – equal to flying 350,000 times…
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Soft Furnishing Hot Tips


Embellishing Soft Furnishings Trimmings can completely change the look and personality of soft furnishings such as simple table cloths, napkins and fine muslin curtains. They need not be expensive and many can be created using everyday things from around the home. Search cabinets and drawers for balls of string and lengths of twine; make use…
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Doubting Thomas Bible Story


Mark 16:14-16; Luke 24:36-48; John 20:19-21 Jesus Returns Jesus appeared to His followers. They had been hiding in a house when Jesus Himself suddenly appeared out of no where! “Peace be with you!” Jesus said. The disciples were very frightened. They had locked all the doors. Since no one could enter, they thought Jesus must…
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Enlarged Prostate Gland


Almost all males suffer enlargement of the prostate gland with advancing years. It is as certain as graying hair, but unfortunately, far more troublesome. Increasing urinary symptoms are the first telltale sign. Medical attention is essential, for if left unchecked, serious repercussions may be inevitable. But a certain number will advance or develop cancer, and…
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Joshua in the Bible


Numbers 13:1-30 The people traveled many months in the wilderness. One day God said to Moses, “Send spies into Canaan, the country I am giving you. Tell them to see what sort of land it is. Find out what the people are like who live there.” Moses did as God asked. He choice one man…
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Bronchiolitis


What is Bronchiolitis? Bronchiolitis is an acute viral respiratory condition that affects mostly children between 6 months to 2 years of age. The virus causing the illness often triggers common cold symptoms like irritation of the upper airway and the nose. Narrowing of bronchioles (or tiny airways) and inflammation can also occur. Bronchiolitis is a…
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How to Stop Bedwetting


First and foremost, remember that for the vast majority of children with enuresis will eventually resolve on their own as their central nervous system matures. (Each year after the age of six, 15 percent of children who still have enuresis, spontaneously stop wetting at night.) Enuresis is not of disobedience or weakness of character. Steps…
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Dog Nutrition


The ideal diet is a mixture that supplies daily all the elements needed for the dog’s bodily development and functions. It should be balanced and palatable, in a form that is easy and pleasant to handle. The amount of water contained in the food can influence its keeping qualities. As a general rule, the higher…
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