How to Buy Fireworks

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In the United States, we celebrate Independence Day, a federal holiday that commemorates the adoption of the Declaration of Independence. On July 4, 1776, the United States officially declared independence from the UK. We call it the 4th of July and commonly celebrate it with fireworks. For some, this includes going to some public location where the “professionals” shoot off the fireworks when it gets dark. But for the more adventurous, we light fireworks off ourselves in our backyards, whether they are legal or not. Read more about this useful tip »

How to Buy a Rug

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This may sound like a pretty simple thing: buying a rug. You go to the store, pick one out, and take it home. You can even go to stores like Lowes or even Home Depot or you you could go to a carpet retailer and buy a rug. Heck, even Walmart sells them. Buying a rug, though, is a lot harder than you think. Sure, you could buy any old area rug for your home. And I bet if you look in your local newspaper there’s got to be a garage sale this weekend somewhere close by where you could pick up one up pretty cheap. Read more about this useful tip »

How to Know if You Have the Swine Flu

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People wear face masks on a train in Mexico. The country has been hit hard by the Swine Flu. Photo courtesy Eneas on Flickr.

Recently, there has been a lot of talk about the Swine Flu in the news. The Swine flu is a type of Influenza (flu virus) that normally effects pigs. But, lately, it has been effecting people in Mexico, Canada, New Zealand, and the United States. 

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Health officials in many countries are on high alert for the Swine Flu, mainly to whether or not people have this virus. They’re preparing to battle an outbreak and getting ready in case it turns into an epidemic. But how do you really know if you have or someone you know has been infected with the Swine Flu? Here is how to know if you have the Swine Flu. Read more about this useful tip »