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Winnie the Pooh Saga 100 Years Old Today

How many among us fondly recall the wonderful stories of  the “silly old bear,” Winnie the Pooh?  These stories were either read to us as children or we read them to our own children.  In the UK, Winnie the Pooh is the #1 fictional character among British children; in Canada, Winnie is the #2 favorite character, […]

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How to Jump Off the Excuse Train and Reach Your Goals

  Have you ever noticed that your excuses for not succeeding at something seem so logical at the time?  However, you may have also noticed that they don’t show up well under the light of reason.  Here is an article taken from News and Experts press release, sent to me by Ginny Grimsley.  It offers […]

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4 Ways Anyone Can Be More Like a Marine

What do the United States Marines mean to you?  For some around the world they mean terror; for others they are one of the stable standards of defense with honor.  Although I’m a Canadian, I am impressed with the way the Marines conduct themselves.  I watched “Blackhawk Down” the other day and was in tears […]

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Net Worth of Celebrities: Secret Tricks That LeBron and Other Stars Use To Save Money

Submitted by Alex Hillsberg Big income means big taxes. But not for some celebrities. Many of them know how to wiggle out of IRS’ tentacles to save money. And when you’re earning by the millions, your tax savings can also mean millions. The infographic below features some of the celebrities who were able to take […]

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Oprah and Ellen

Women make an average of 30% less than men: $.70 cents to a man’s $1.00. Women of color fair even worse when it comes to income—making just around $.64 cents to a white man’s dollar. While the odds are against the average woman, especially the average minority woman, in the United States some women have […]

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Exercising for Seniors: Move It or Lose It

Five Moves to Put Seniors Back in the Game  §§§ For Americans 65 and older, falling down can be the worst thing to happen to them, according to statistics from the National Council on Aging: • One in three seniors experiences a significant fall each year • Every 18 seconds, a senior is admitted into an emergency room […]

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Current Demand for Computer & Software Employees Giving New Job Hope

Demand for Computer & Software Jobs Offers 2nd Career Opportunity ‘You Don’t Have to be a Math Whiz to Learn,’ Says Trainer/Programmer There are plenty of good jobs to be found on sites like Monster and Craigslist, says Mark Lassoff, a self-described computer geek and founder of LearnToProgram, Inc. (www.LearnToProgram.tv). The problem is, the glut […]

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Dense Breast Tissue Can Impede Detection of Breast Cancer – Warnings & Tips

Breast cancer is a great concern to all women at any age.  Fortunately, under normal circumstances, detection is relatively easy if we follow the rules:  monthly personal examinations and yearly mammograms.  The adage that early detection is one of the big solutions to catching and remitting the onset of cancer has now been thoroughly impressed […]

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Can Common Pain Relievers Do More Harm Than Good?

When it comes to relieving the common headache or body aches, it seems as if the cure may be worse for you than the pain it’s supposed to relieve. Consumption of NSAIDs – common pain relievers like ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin) and acetaminophen (Excedrin) – has grown to 70 million prescriptions and 30 billion over-the-counter sales […]

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Do You Push People Away When You Greet Them?

 So, How Are You?: Three Strategies for Striking the Balance between “Real” and “Rant” “So, how are you?” can be a difficult question to answer. Do you tell a white lie, or do you launch into a long description of why you’re not “fine”? According to Marla Tomazin, you don’t need to do either.            […]

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