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3 Hidden Dangers Lurking in Your Tea

Tea is a miraculous thing. Bursting with antioxidants and health benefits galore, civilizations have been imbibing it for centuries. Drink it iced in the throes of summer or steaming hot to stave off …

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Shocking “Health” Companies to Avoid in 2013

When it comes to what you put in your body I believe you have a right to know.  That includes when genetically-modified organisms (GMOs) are found in foods you might be eating.  After all, GM foods in…

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Would You Believe it was Made from Spider Silk?

The world's largest pieces of fabric made from spiders' silk have gone on show in the UK. Lifestyle News by NewsLook var nl_rand = "CmwPdeemmmg1liqb", NewsLook = NewsLook || {}; NewsLook.emb…

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Dry Cleaning Alternatives

Standard dry cleaning practices involve the use of the chemical perchloroethylene (perc or PCE) in the liquid solvent used to remove stains.  Both short-term and long-term inhalation exposure to perc …

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How to Dry Corn Husks? Ask Annie

Dear Annie, I've wanted to find out about this and you're the only one I can find to ask about it. We've been eating a lot of corn lately and I hate throwing away all those husks when I know that the…

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How to Wet Clean Wool, Silk and Rayon

I'd like to avoid dry cleaning because of the chemicals used. Can I wash clothes by hand that say “Dry Clean Only?” I often get this question at this time of year, and I always welcome it because…

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I've never had much luck rescuing baby birds. Hope the pup has better luck.

Thanks for sharing, great tips.

I love it! Pets are always finding a way to get involved in their people's lives :)

Good thing that Slinky could get out and go for help!