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    Body Quirks Explained

    LIGHTHEADED FEELINGThe explanation: You could be mildly dehydrated. Or you might have orthostatic hypotension (a.k.a. postural hypotension), which occurs when blood rushes to your feet and away from your head as you stand up suddenly. (People with low blood pressure can be...
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    Human Being

    The most important we do as human beings is learn things. There are so many important things learnt between ages one and six. Being able to write and to read is essential. Finding there are lots of people who can't process learning as the majority does, and that teaching methods...
    aoutdouze aoutdouze 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 24, 2013

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    Finding Different Phrases!

    There are many things said about how reading books can help us! i have heard a lot many things.... and found some to be true but failed to expeience others..!however, i think reading cannot be only about interest and discovering wat others told you about.......but also about...
    AmidstTheShadows AmidstTheShadows 22-25 1 Response Jan 29, 2012

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    I used to have a cat.

    I recognize the things in this news article. Cats communicate in a variety of ways. Their purrs and meows can have different meanings, but cats also communicate with body language. For example, ear position is a good indicator of how a feline is feeling. Upward ears mean a...
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    This is so shocking and maddening.

    The bank made a mistake but the boy committed a crime. He is a teenager. And so many wonder why so many older folks think teens are bad. It's people like this teen who give a bad name. -------------------------------------- NEW YORK (MainStreet) — A kid in Georgia has stolen...
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    Reasons Precisely Why Accounting Is A Good Profession

    Individuals and also firms should keep an eye on their funds, helping to make accounting vitally important. Besides the amount of profits which were gained at a particular period of time, the financial information can also reveal losses. The records will even show the nature of...
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    Four Friends

    Once upon a time there was a girl who had four friends. She loved the fourth friend the most and adorned him with rich robes and treated him to the finest of delicacies. She gave him nothing but the best. She also loved the third friend very much and was always showing him...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F Oct 21, 2013

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    Why You Need To Take An Accounting Course

    Individuals as well as companies must keep track of their funds, helping to make accounting important. Any details with regards to the financial status will probably be revealed especially if there are some deficits as well as losses. The value and also nature of equities, assets...
    hansrivera hansrivera 26-30, F Sep 22, 2013

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    Dog Alerts Parents To Abusive Babysitter

    A woman who was abusing a baby has been arrested thanks to the family dog, who gave away his distrust of her when she came to the house. Benjamin and Hope Jordan were horrified to learn that the woman they trusted to care for their son for five months had been abusing him when...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F Sep 14, 2013

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    Discovering Linked Knowledge

    Reading and learning is wonderful. A modern day game: Start at a Wikipedia page for some topic of interest to you. Follow only links. Read and enjoy seeing how far from your original subject you can drift. If you try this and enjoy it, I would be curious to know your starting...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 27, 2011

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    To Fill My Minds Eye

    There is a void that is consistently in my head. I long to fill this void constantly. I want to know everything I can about animals. I want to learn all about this bird I saw on tv or out when I was walking. I find myself looking to find out about this breed of dog or that...
    Apartmentpyr Apartmentpyr 41-45 1 Response Jan 30, 2013

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    Understanding Hair Loss More

    An average loss of 50-100 hair strands every single day is actually deemed to be normal for every individual. It is the same with the other organs in our body in which cells must be replenished at some periods of time. This is necessary so that your body can do the tasks needed...
    riyahnavaro riyahnavaro 18-21, F Oct 8, 2013

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    Paradox Of Life

    The paradox of our time in history is that we have taller buildings, but shorter tempers; wider freeways, but narrower viewpoints; we spend more, but have less; we buy more, but enjoy it less. We have bigger houses and smaller families; more conveniences, but less time; we have...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F 1 Response Feb 3, 2013

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    Adult cats spend about 50 percent of their

    waking hours grooming themselves. While friendly cats and litter mates often groom each other, felines may also groom their humans by licking their skin or hair. Sometimes they may even nibble or suckle clothing and drool profusely. Such behavior is generally a way for cats to...
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    I love to read about just about anything

    (except romance novels - a gal does have to have some limits). I like to understand things. I like to learn things. So be it philosophy, science, poetry or anything else that seems interesting i will give it a try.
    TKD1 TKD1 46-50, F Feb 8

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    Weaning A Toddler Who Wants To Breastfeed

    - By Heather Neal People warn you about all kinds of things when you’re pregnant. Things you want to hear and a lot of things you don’t want to hear: “It’s going to hurt so bad!” “You’ll never get a good night’s sleep again!” “Kiss your marriage goodbye...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F Sep 14, 2013

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    I Love Learning ..

    Knowledge is power as they say.I love learning new ways of exploring things.Ideas are approches to discover new ways of helping in our growth. To approch things that miht help in our future for our children grandchildren the elerly would be to all our benefit. So live learn...
    Southernwomen Southernwomen 51-55, F 2 Responses Jan 29, 2013

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    I saw this news article

    and just had to share it. Go here to read the article, see pictures and get a link to a more detailed article. NASHPORT, Ohio (AP) — A couple who held hands at breakfast every morning even after 70 years of marriage have died 15 hours apart. Helen Felumlee, of Nashport, died...
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    Reading And Knowing Things = Cool

    Mmk, I like to read. Yup, I do. Well, most of the time I enjoy reading young adult cuz honestly, I'm...young adult. I find that when I dive into a book, it helps make me feel at peace. I'm so drawn into the plot and characters that I can imagine everything that's going on. More...
    Obsidiann Obsidiann 18-21 1 Response Dec 24, 2011

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    I Like Knowing Things - But Sometimes, I Wonder About People...

    I've always been a reader, always liked putting information together and discovering things. Getting rich was not a big thing to me - having enough money to get by was good enough. i had other things that i wanted to do. Money was not an objective" for me, so much as a "means to...
    angusmcfarland angusmcfarland 51-55, M Jun 27, 2012

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    YET AT THE SAME TIME I FEEL THE INFORMATION

    OVERLOAD AGE ALL AROUND ME.
    OceanGoddess OceanGoddess 46-50, F Jan 13

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    Knowledge Is Power

    Everyone who knows anything can agree that they've heard that knowledge is power. I feel that the more logical and opinion based things we know we are cultivating this wider scope of seeing the world and the things around us. We are able to see more if we read and listen to other...
    Owleeeeease7 Owleeeeease7 36-40, F 1 Response Dec 25, 2012

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    12-21-12 Hebrew Translation

    Just happened to read this article today-In numerology every number has a corresponding letter associated with it. The date 12-21-12 reads as, A-B-B-A-A-B. When you consider that the Hebrew language is read from right to left, this date would read BA ABBA. The Hebrew...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 17, 2012

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    Hair Loss Basics: Its Causes And Treatment Options

    Actually, it's only natural for an individual to lose, at least, 50 strands of hair per day. This is just like other changes that your body undergoes, like when your red blood cells retire after 120 days or your skin peels. This is necessary so that your body can perform the...
    riyahnavaro riyahnavaro 18-21, F Oct 17, 2013

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    Knowledge Or Meaning

    I always was seeking knowledge. I am unsure i can ever feel knowledgeable. But, I have found profound meaning especially in terms of who I am while I alive. All mortals do go, but my thirst for reading and knowing has helped me realize i know I have meaning while I am alive.
    ruserious23 ruserious23 26-30, M 1 Response Sep 7, 2013

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    Reading&knowing

    Well when im still back home i thought Middle East is just like those portray in the MOVIES and that it is only CAMELS but when i reach Saudi Arabia i was amzed that it was not like the Book i read about and those Movies i watch its just travelling in the Time Machine,seeing...
    tawam tawam 36-40, M 2 Responses Aug 26, 2012

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    The Harm In Temporary Tattoos

    If you want to show off some cool body art over spring break, but you're not willing to have it permanently etched onto your arm, realistic-looking temporary tattoos seem like a healthy compromise. But the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Monday warned people to watch out...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 27, 2013

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    Reading Makes Me Tired

    To much reading can make me tired.
    stewartlittle92 stewartlittle92 18-21, M Oct 3, 2013

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    Check your credit card

    and charge card billed statements. Be on the lookout for a recent $9.84 charge on your debit or credit card. It might be part of a massive, worldwide scam. Thieves are using stolen payment cards to make small charges that could easily go unnoticed. The charges are attributed...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F Jan 28

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    Participating Yourself In The Field Of Accounting

    Accounting is one way of analyzing the monetary status of businesses, organizations, and also individuals. This also requires the utilization of monetary information to figure out the profits and losses at a specific time period. The records will also show the nature of stocks...
    riyahnavaro riyahnavaro 18-21, F Sep 18, 2013

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    I normally post things from news sites

    or web sites here and will rarely post things by me in here because of the message in the group's name, reading something then knowing it and learning it then passing along the knowledge if I think it should be passed along. There is a news article I saw in looking on a web...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F Jan 19

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    Fatal Risks And Illegalities Of Wearing Colored Contact Lenses Not Prescribed By Your Eye Doctor

    Aspiring zombies and vampires take note: Nonprescription colored contacts, a popular accessory for Halloween, are dangerous to wear and illegal to sell, according to a warning published on Thursday by the Food and Drug Administration. More on Yahoo Shine: Crazy Celeb Halloween...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F Oct 25, 2013

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    Self Pity

    6 ADDICTIONS OF SELF PITY 1.     We want love and attention: We all love being loved, but most of us look to others for that, when we actually can only give it to ourselves. Most of us have found that when we’re sad, ill or enduring a challenging time, we receive...
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    NEW YORK (AP) — From the day of his 1989

    arrest in a deadly New York City shooting, Jonathan Fleming said he had been more than 1,000 miles away, on a vacation at Disney World. Despite having documents to back him up, he was convicted of murder. Prosecutors now agree with him, and Fleming left a Brooklyn court as a...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 9

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    History Of Things!!

    I love reading and i picked it up from my grand pa!! He used to take me once in a week to the only english book store in my town and get me books!! I started reading Phantom, Mandrake the Magician, Rip Kirby...get immersed in those worlds...then slowly migrated to Famous Five, to...
    iamfine2012 iamfine2012 36-40 1 Response Jun 22, 2012

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    Tattoo Terrors

    I feel so bad for everyone who is dealing with this. ______________________________ The reddish-purple rash, seemingly woven into the tattoo on a 20-year-old New Yorker's forearm, was strange enough to have doctors scratching their heads. This trail began when the man...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 23, 2012

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    Recycled Time

    I remember when phones still had to be used by spinning the wheel in order to dial the number. I remember the computer being a foreign oddity. I remember vinyl records. I remember cans and bottles being washed and reused. When I was a baby, my mother said I had cloth diapers...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F 4 Responses Jan 4, 2012

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    11 Things Your Mom Said That's Not True

    I heard all of these.___________________________Mommy dearest always warned you about these things, and now, you find yourself repeating the maybe not-so-true sayings. In a quest to give his kids a better explanation than, "that's what grandma told me," Ken Jennings, author of...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F 3 Responses Jan 2, 2013

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    Major Crush

    This and How Not To Spend Your Senior Year are two of my top favorite books that Simon and Schuster, a book publishing company, produced. In this one, a female has to deal with personal, social, academic, and domestic decisions and is faced with a bit of a dilemna. The position...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F Sep 16, 2011

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    Baby In Casket Found Alive

    I got this news article on my homepage and just had to share it for the miracle this truly is. :) ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ * ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ A newborn in Argentina was found very much alive in a morgue by her mother 12 hours after hospital staff had declared the baby...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F 2 Responses Apr 12, 2012

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    When I finish a book I just mope around

    for few hours wondering why am I at this planet and I feel this hole and emptiness in my heart. And when I finish a series, gosh that's like even worst.
    TheLadyYves TheLadyYves 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 15

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    This article is so amazingly wonderful.

    We need more people like this and the media needs to spotlight these stories more instead of turning the loveless terrorists when they commit crimes into celebrities. High School Senior with Down Syndrome Goes to Prom with ‘Big Crush’ You can input the shortened link to...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F 4 days ago

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    I've Just Got To Know

      When I'm reading, I may come across a word (especially foreign) or some concept that perks my interest.  I'll stop and find a resource to look it up.  I just want to know sometimes.  I don't like being kept out of the loop by things I don't know.
    PrairieDog71 PrairieDog71 41-45, M Jun 29, 2012

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    Woman Gives Judge The Middle Finger

    Never mess with people who have the power to make your life miserable. That includes DMV employees, waiters and baggage handlers. And judges. Especially them. A Miami woman facing drug charges made her situation much worse when she laughed at and then flipped off the man with...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F 1 Response Feb 5, 2013

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    Dog Finds Newborn Abandoned Baby

    Go here to see the picture of the baby: http://shine.yahoo.com/pets/dog-finds-newborn-abandoned-park-141900073.html A retiree was walking his German Shepherd, Jade, in a park in Birmingham, England, on Thursday afternoon when she suddenly ran toward the bushes, laid down next to...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F Nov 5, 2013

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    Bits Of Info About Hair Loss

    A normal loss of 50-100 hair strands every single day is actually regarded to be normal for every person. It is the same with the other parts in our body in which cells must be replenished at some periods of time. This is an important maintenance that the body goes through in...
    riyahnavaro riyahnavaro 18-21, F Oct 24, 2013

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    I Taught Myself

    When I was about nine years old I was told I had a learning disability. I was crushed because 'those kids' always got made fun of in school and I didn't want that. Since I had a learning disability I had to have extra help with mainly reading and spelling. So I would have math...
    shellzz shellzz 18-21, F 1 Response May 21, 2012

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    I'm Not Exactly Smart

    Not book smart actually. It's very weird. I'm basically an encyclopedia of useless information that I can only hope will be useful someday. :/ It's an odd kind of intelligence, I suppose. I mostly know other stuff that most people don't know.
    deadmoon deadmoon 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 3, 2012

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    6 Horrors About Pets Eating Their Owners

    An Oregon hog farmer goes missing — and hours later, only dentures and an unnamed body part are recovered from his pig pen Staring at cute animals can do wonders for your mental health. But once in awhile, Mother Nature reveals her dark side, and adorable pets revert to their...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F 1 Response Oct 3, 2012

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    I just finished reading Bruse Catton's: A

    Stillness at Appomattox, for which Catto won the Pulitzer Prize. This is this final part of a trilogy on the Army of the Potomac during the Civil War. This book is a great read. Catto breaks down the complex movements of the two armies so anyone could understand. His prose...
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    White Supremacist Terrorizes Sikh Temple And Was On Feds Radar

    Wade Michael Page, the man identified as the gunman in Sunday's shooting at a Sikh temple in Oak Creek, Wis., was eyed by federal investigators "more than once" because of ties to white supremacist and extremist groups, the Los Angeles Times reports, but federal officials...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 7, 2012

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    It's How I Learn

    I read pretty much everything. Doesn't matter if it's fiction or non-fiction. The genre doesn't matter either, could be spy thriller, detective, medical, school text, sci-fi, mystery, folktales or bios and auto-bios. Subject matter covers the gamut, might be political, economics...
    Josie06 Josie06 56-60, F 3 Responses Oct 18, 2008

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    The Necklace

    The cheerful little girl with bouncy golden curls was almost five. Waiting with her mother at the checkout stand, she saw them, a circle of glistening white pearls in a pink foil box. "Oh mommy please, Mommy. Can I have them? Please, Mommy, please?" Quickly the mother checked...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F Oct 21, 2013

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    For the first time, a case of alleged libel on

    Twitter is going to trial and the accused is singer-actress Courtney Love. In a 2010 tweet, Love suggested her lawyer at the time, Rhonda Holmes, had been "bought off" when she wouldn't help Love in a legal battle with the managers of her late husband's estate. Love was married...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F 1 Response Jan 17

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    Porphyria: The Vampire Disease

    The Vampire Disease, or porphyria in scientific term, is a set of genetic disorders characterized by the malfunction of the hemoglobin production. It is a rare disease that is said to originate from the intermarriages of the European nobility. The good news is, it is not...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F 1 Response Oct 30, 2013

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    I am compiling a list of abbreviations,

    anagrams, computer lingo, Internet lingo and more of words or phrases I learned over the years and that get used a lot online or in any communication method. If you know of any not listed, please feel free to comment them. - Blossomingbeauti STATES AND ABBREVIATIONS AL...
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    1. Soak red wine stains in white wine,

    then cover the stain with a thick baking soda paste. Let it sit a few hours, then wash as usual. 2. Remove white deodorant marks from a garment by gently rubbing the protective foam used on dry-cleaning hangers against the fabric. 3. If you get an oil stain on your favorite...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F 1 Response Dec 22, 2013