Automatic Pool Cleaners For In Ground Pools

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Are you looking for automatic pool cleaners for in ground pools? The benefits to owning an automatic pool cleaner is unlimited. You will find as with many pool products that automatic pool cleaners come in a wide variety of makes and models. Despite the different styles, all automatic pool cleaners accomplish the same goal to keep your pool clean and …

All Natural Easter Egg Dyes

In Articles by DougG

If you would like to try decorating Easter eggs with natural dyes, try the following:  Yellow– yellow onion skins, turmeric (1/2 tsp. per cup water) celery leaves Orange–any yellow dye plus beet juice Red–beets, paprika, red onion skins Pink–cranberry juice Blue–blackberries, grape juice concentrate, red cabbage Brown–black tea, white oak, juniper berry, coffee, barberry Light purple–blackberries, grapes, violets Green–alfalfa, spinach, …

Things To Add To Your Easter Basket

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Easter is upon us. Here are some cool ideas for things you can add to your Easter Basket. 1. Painting Box: Every year you present them ready-made Easter eggs. This year, present them a colour box to dye their own Easter eggs. An art and craft box remains useful much beyond Easter as your kids can use it in school …

Pink Slime Producer Goes Bankrupt

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Pink slime producer has filed for bankruptcy. Extensive media coverage sent sale soaring downward and as a result the producer is seeking protection through bankruptcy. If you don’t believe anything can quickly change in the food industry, you might be surprised to learn a manufacturer of the ground-beef product called pink slime has filed for bankruptcy. The main cause was …

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Attracting Purple Martins To Your Yard

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For many people, attracting purple martins is one of the benefits of having a back yard.  These small colorful birds are found on the east and west coasts of North America. The martins migrate to Brazil, but return to North America in the spring to nest or breed. There are a few ways to attract these birds, but getting them …

Earth Hour A Big Success

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Earth Hour, on March 31, was a success. More countries are getting involved including some who participated for the first time this year. Last Saturday millions of people from thousands of cities and towns across the world celebrated the biggest Earth Hour to date. This year’s Earth Hour was observed by 150 countries from around the world, breaking last year’s …

Heart Disease Linked To Sleep Patterns

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We all know that it is essential to get a good nights sleep. This study provides some insight into not only getting to little sleep, but also the impact of to much sleep and it’s impact on the heart. Researchers examined 3,019 patients, aged 45 years or older participating in the National Health and Nutrition Examination  Survey, designed to assess …

Benefits Of Eating Bananas

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Who doesn’t love bananas? Now you have more reasons to eat bananas. Bananas are good for your health in many ways. Eating bananas on a regular basis strengthens the immune system (because of vitamin B6) and regulates the bowel system. Plus, scientific studies suggest that this fruit lowers the risk of developing age-related macular degeneration.  Banana benefits in controlling high …

Dolphin Strandings Hit Cape Cod

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An unusual number of dolphin are being stranded on the cape this year. The International Fund for Animal Welfare said 10 common dolphins beached early this week, but its rescue team was able to release nine of them into Nantucket Sound. One had to be euthanized.  The rescue group was also able to stop six dolphins from stranding Monday by …