How to save money
Oct23

How to save money

Whether it is recession or inflation or just the rise of prices, we all can do with some saving.  But how can you save effectively bearing in mind your mounting debts and other responsibilities?  Let’s look at some pointers.   Decide what is a necessities and what is luxuries A new flat screen T.V. in the living room is never “needed”, even if your household consists of 8 people.  Food, clothing, toiletries, transportation,...

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How to Buy a Diamond
May24

How to Buy a Diamond

Some facts about diamonds: About 2800 years ago in India, the very first diamonds were mined.  These diamonds, and most of the diamonds we find today, are about 900 million years old (sometimes even older, the oldest diamond found is dated as being 3,2 billion years old).  Many people do not know this, but diamonds are in fact as unique and different from each other, as snowflakes.  This means that you won’t find any 2 diamonds on...

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How to become an affiliate marketer
Apr26

How to become an affiliate marketer

This is one of the many ways to make money online.  Many webmasters and online “gurus” have been practicing this for years.  If you are wondering how to become one, and make some extra cash on the side, this guide will set you on your way to become an affiliate marketer.   What exactly is affiliate marketing?  Well, this basically means that your are selling goods or services belonging to someone else, for a commission fee.  The...

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How to minimize your risk of catching flu through diet
Apr21

How to minimize your risk of catching flu through diet

Usually the best defense against seasonal flu is a flu shot, but if you consume these immune boosting foods it won’t hurt either.  We all know diet plays a crucial role in your defense against diseases like cancer, heart disease etc., so by boosting your immune system this winter season you minimize your risk of catching the flu and prevent getting sick, really sick.   Grab these foods next time you’re in your favorite...

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How to raise your HDL (good) cholesterol
Apr13

How to raise your HDL (good) cholesterol

If you have less than 40 milligrams per deciliter (mg/dl) of HDL (good) cholesterol, you risk your chance of developing heart disease by as much as 3 times due to clogged arteries.  Although some changes in your lifestyle might bring about in increase in HDL cholesterol (small but there), we recommend you use as many methods as possible to reap the most benefits.  Bump up your HDL cholesterol with these 6 tips in order to ease the...

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How to prune a tree
Apr13

How to prune a tree

If you have a rampant tree that needs a trim, maybe now is the time to prune it.  Give your tree new life by following the steps below to properly prune your tree.   An adult tree (if pruned properly), only needs to be trimmed about every 3 to five years.  Try and identify any truncated or suppressed branches before you start.  You will need to get rid of them and also some excess internal growth.   The ideal tool to use...

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How to levitate yourself like David Blaine
Apr11

How to levitate yourself like David Blaine

levitation, n.[level up] – Syn. to float in air, rise above the ground, hover above the ground, escalate Supposedly, levitation can be accomplished through a number of different ways.  Some religions like Buddhism believe that this can be done through spiritual mediation.  The subject sits in a quiet environment and reaches a completely focused state of mind.  Many tribes in Asia, Africa and South-America still practice such...

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How to cycle like Lance Armstrong
Apr10

How to cycle like Lance Armstrong

This is a stamina building programme from the one and only Lance Armstrong, the world’s toughest cyclist.   Increase your speed This is done by doing speed intervals.  How it’s done is by riding your bike for sixty minutes in a low gear.  This will help build your endurance.  Then, you switch to the middle gear.  Do 8 intervals of 40 seconds as fast as you can pedal.  Between each interval have a recovery ride that lasts 45...

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How to make French Onion Soup
Apr10

How to make French Onion Soup

This soup is perfect on the day but even better the day after.  Double the recipe and freeze it for an emergency mid-week meal.  It’s packed with anti-oxidants making it perfect for winter seasons.   What you need 2          Tbsp olive oil 1 kg     onions, sliced 1.5       cups beef stock 1          bouquet garni* 100ml dry white wine 3          Tbsp sherry (optional) Salt and milled pepper   *A bouquet garni is a bundle of...

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How to soothe itching
Apr10

How to soothe itching

The medical term used for itching is Pruritas. Although we all itch sometimes, the most important symptom of itching can’t be seen by the naked eye.  Scientists and doctors have been under the assumption that pain and itching travels via the same neural pathway, but research has shown that this is not the case.  Itching uses its own pathway.  The nerves responsible for the itching sensation are your body’s tiny C-fiber nerves.  These...

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