Best Educated States In 2017

For a growing number of Americans, a good education is the ticket to a better future. College opens doors to better career opportunities, higher earnings and new social connections, among other benefits. But how much schooling one receives also matters to some extent. Generally, the higher the level of education one attains, the more income…

History of NFL Super Bowls

History of Super Bowls NFL – National Football League AFC – American Football Conference NFC – National Football Conference The Super Bowl is the Annual championship game of the National Football League. It is played by the winners of the league’s American Football Conference and National Football Conference. The first Super Bowl competition was held…

Documentary Recalls Chrysler Corporation’s Role in Roosevelt’s Great Arsenal of Democracy In recognition of the 75th anniversary of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s historic “Arsenal of Democracy” radio broadcast (December 29, 1940), FCA US LLC has released “Automakers and the Arsenal of Democracy,” a short documentary that chronicles the role of the Chrysler Corporation as one of…

Internet Acronyms

  Internet acronyms List:  IWSN – I want sex now  GNOC – Get naked on camera  NIFOC – Naked in front of computer  PIR – Parent in room  CU46 – See you for sex  53X – Sex  9 – Parent watching  99 – Parent gone  1174′ – Party meeting place  THOT – That hoe over…

Christmas Bells by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Christmas 1863 I heard the bells on Christmas Day Their old, familiar carols play, And wild and sweet The words repeat Of peace on earth, good-will to men! And thought how, as the day had come, The belfries of all Christendom Had rolled along The unbroken song Of peace on earth, good-will to men! Till,…

EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT CHOLESTEROL

Know Your Cholesterol Levels Lately? You’ve heard of good cholesterol (HDL) and bad cholesterol (LDL) but what does it all mean? High blood pressure and cholesterol — two factors that contribute to heart disease. Knowing what your LDL levels are can help you make more informed lifestyle decisions.   Get Your Cholesterol Checked Too much…

Report Finds Top Restaurants Serve Meat Raised on Drugs

Report finds most fast food chains serve meat raised on drugs New fast food scorecard: 20 of the 25 top U.S. chains surveyed fail on antibiotics policies WASHINGTON, D.C. — A new report and scorecard released today by several consumer, health, and environmental groups grades America’s 25 largest fast food and fast casual chains on…

Ionized Water (Alkaline Water) – An Alternitive Therapy for Cellular Stress

Alkaline water is water that’s less acidic than regular tap water. This means it is rich in alkalizing compounds, including calcium, silica, potassium, magnesium, and bicarbonate. Ionized Water (Alkaline Water) Despite being described as ‘water ionizors’ the machines are designed to work as water electrolysers. This is an electrochemical process in which water is split…

Katrina Cottages

Katrina Cottage A Katrina Cottage is a small house permanent house, which is safe, affordable and can be assembled quickly. There are many designs for Katrina Cottages, to meet a range of needs. Architect and planner, Andrés Duany developed the concept for the Katrina Cottage soon after Hurricane Katrina. The first Katrina Cottage was designed…

Sears Homes 1908–1940

What is a Sears Modern Home? From 1908–1940, Sears, Roebuck and Company sold more than 100,000 homes through their mail-order Modern Homes program. Over that time Sears designed 447 different housing styles, from the elaborate multistory Ivanhoe, with its elegant French doors and art glass windows, to the simpler Goldenrod, which served as a quaint,…

Walkers Mill

Walkers Mill in Charlottesville, Virginia This mill was originally built by Thomas Walker, Thomas Jefferson’s guardian around 1783. Henry Browne, renowned restoration architect and preservationist, completely and faithfully restored this unique property into the comfortable home it is today. In 1994 Mr Browne received an award from the Thomas Jefferson Branch of the Association for the…

Pisa’s Leaning Tower

The Leaning Tower of Pisa (Italian: Torre pendente di Pisa or simply La Torre di Pisa) is the campanile, or bell tower, of the Italian city of Pisa’s cathedral. The tower was intended to stand vertically, to serve as a bell tower, but began leaning soon after construction started in August of 1173. It is…

Rooftop Gardens

A roof garden is any garden on the roof of a building. Humans have grown plants atop structures since antiquity. Besides the decorative benefit, roof plantings may provide food, temperature control, architectural enhancement, and recreational opportunities. Available gardening areas in cities are often seriously lacking, which is likely the key impetus for many roof gardens.…

A Healthy Lawn, A Beautiful Lawn

Take back your weekends, throw away the toxic chemicals and make your yard the envy of the neighborhood. Here’s how. Growing a thick patch of grass is easier than you think. A lot easier. You build the soil, grow the right grass for your conditions, feed it the natural way, and your lawn will be…

Growing Vegetables In The Home Garden (Part Two)

GROWING SPECIFIC VEGETABLES VINE VEGETABLES LEGUMES CABBAGE GROUP ONION GROUP FLESHY-FRUITED VEGETABLES MISCELLANEOUS VEGETABLES ORGANIC GARDENING   GROWING SPECIFIC VEGETABLES Specific varieties or cultivars are not given in this publication but may be obtained from the county Extension office. This information needs to be area specific to be of use, therefore, the county Extension recommendations…