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  • Energy drinks plus alcohol may encourage drunk driving
    Energy drinks plus alcohol may encourage drunk driving
    The holiday season is a time to mingle with family and friends, and not uncommonly, imbibe in a bit of liquid refreshment—sometimes to excess. A new study has found that a combination of alcohol and energy drinks, which often contain...
  • A pile of peanuts
    Christmas attitudes can endanger those with allergies
    If you are an allergy sufferer, particularly with severe reactions to food allergies, Christmas can be a dangerous time of year. It’s bad enough having to check ingredient lists when shopping in order to skirt potential disaster with peanuts...
  • Cambodia reports mass outbreak of HIV/AIDs in rural village
    Cambodia reports mass outbreak of HIV/AIDs in rural village
    Panic has erupted in the small Cambodian village of Rokar in Battambang province after 106 people, including 15 children under 15-years old, and elderly women in their 70’s and 80’s.women, tested positive HIV/AIDs after receiving...

Pets

  • Body art for animals banned in New York
    Body art for animals banned in New York
    New York State has joined Pennsylvania as the only other state in the nation to outlaw body piercings and tattoos for pets (with the exception of lip tattoos used to identify racehorses as well as tagging for rabbits and guinea pigs ears). The new...
  • Cane's bucket list
    Couple has created a bucket list for their dying dog, 'Cane'
    There is no way to eliminate the bitter sting of a cancer diagnosis - especially when the diagnosis is terminal. One creative couple in Texas has done their utmost to lessen that sting by creating a bucket-list for their beloved, cancer-stricken...
  • Seized pit to be returned to dog fighter
    Help needed to stop Liberty County from returning seized dogs to dogfighter
    According to a December 17 post on My Panhandle, the dogs seized from a dogfighting ring may be returned to their owner unless a rescue steps up to save them.Pit Bull Advocates posted the following on their Facebook page."LIBERTY CO. SHERIFF...

Home Improvement

  • Water Wise & Energy Wise Landscaping With Color
    Water Wise & Energy Wise Landscaping With Color
    When designing landscape, water conservation, energy efficiency and maintenance are 3 of the major areas to consider. A quality landscape design and construction company has the knowledge and experience to offer great solutions while still...
  • Survival kit
    Why is The Department of Treasury ordering survival kits for bank employees?
    According to a solicitation document released by the Washington Free Beacon, The United States Office of the Comprtoller of the Currency has placed an order for survival kits for bank employees normally reserved for the military or law enforcement...
  • Beware of these disaster related dangers
    Beware of these disaster related dangers
    Disasters can be dangerous in ways that some people might not have realized. This article will discuss some of the disaster related dangers that might surprise some people.A loss of power can lead to partially or completely thawed food. Some...

Family & Parenting

  • Five candy-free alternatives you should give this Hallloween
    Five candy-free alternatives you should give this Halloween
    Halloween is just around the corner, and you might be wondering what you should hand out to trick-or-treaters this year. If you’re concerned about health issues or know that many children in your neighborhood have allergies, then consider...
  • Tuition Bill
    10 Universities with the least expensive out of state tuition
    Not all colleges are overpriced and some will fit nicely within the budget constraints of parents, according to a US News and World Report article published on October 14, 2014.Tuition growth is slowing, but for parents of high school students...
  • Scrumptious holiday baking recipes with Krusteaz
    Scrumptious holiday baking recipes with Krusteaz
    Holidays are the ideal time for baking. It creates tasty treats for everyone to enjoy, and also creates a great opportunity for kids and parents to make something special together.The Krusteaz Baker’s Dozen is a group of bloggers chosen by...