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    From Pension Applications To Bounty Warrants: Free Revolutionary War Records Online

    Do you have ancestors that served during the American Revolutionary War? A surprising number of records exist from this period and there are now numerous free collections online that will allow you to uncover records about these ancestors and their families. From Pensions Applications and Bounty Land Warrants, to the fascinating collections of the Daughters of the American Revolution – … Read more

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    Plans For Vegetable Gardens

    Fall-Harvest Vegetable Garden Fresh lettuce, spinach, and peas aren’t limited to spring vegetable garden ideas. Replant as temperatures cool in late summer for a second round of these favorites. Garden Size: 4 by 4 feet Colorful Vegetable Garden Red cabbage, golden oregano, and Johnny jump-up teams with chard, lettuce, onions, and other favorites to create a vegetable garden idea … Read more

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    Men’s Knitting: Is It ‘The New Yoga’?

    Gerrard Allt had been smoking for around 20 years and was getting through a packet of cigarettes a day when a housemate introduced him to knitting. “It gave me something else to do with my hands,” says the softly-spoken Scouser, now in his 40s. “Before that I’d tried quitting, but I was going cold turkey … Read more

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    How To Make A Minnow Trap

    Tired of buying your own fishing bait every week? With little more than some string and an old plastic 2-liter soda bottle you can craft your own minnow trap, catching your own minnows in a nearby stream. You Will Need 2 two-liter soda bottle heavy string or fishing line Box cutter or sturdy knife duct … Read more

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    Coralline Algae Discovered In Freshwater River In Croatia

    Pneophyllum cetinaensis cannot survive in saltwater. The Cetina River in Croatia is a karst river located in the Adriatic Sea watershed. Coralline algae, often seen as a hard, light pinkish algae on saltwater aquarium rocks, invertebrate shells, and glass was thought to be exclusive to saltwater and brackish water environments, but eastern European scientists have discovered … Read more

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    1907 New York Times Article Shows That Meat Causes Cancer. A Century Later, Many People Still Haven’t Heard The News

    In a recent NPR debate about the risks of meat-eating, I put forward the proposition that meat causes cancer. Judging by faces in the audience, this was a new idea. While everyone understands the link between cancer and cigarettes, the link with meat has somehow escaped notice. I cited two enormous studies—the 2009 NIH-AARP study, with half … Read more

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    5 Tips To Organize Your Camper Better

    Organizing your trailer’s interior is a challenge because of the very limited space it provides. So here are some tips for you on how to utilize your space and get your things all organized in a much better way: With some tips and tricks organizing your camper will just be a piece of cake. Happy … Read more

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    Man Steals $4,000 Of Walmart Fishing Gear

    An Ohio man is accused of clearing out the fishing aisle at two different Walmart stores before being arrested. (From WLWT) FOREST PARK, Ohio — A Hamilton man is facing charges in two separate theft cases, accused of stealing thousands of dollars’ worth of fishing gear. Derrick Marcum was arrested in October at the Walmart in … Read more