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Did You Know – 06/23/2014

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1. To sharpen scissors, simply cut through sandpaper.

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2. A very simple solution to get rid of furniture scratches!

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3. Use rubber bands to help open a jar easily: place one around the jar
lid and another around the middle of the glass. The rubber provides
friction to prevent your hands from slipping.

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4. To prevent your eyes watering while chopping onions, wipe the chopping
board with white vinegar (which won’t affect the taste of the onions)

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5. Store bed sheets inside their pillowcases for easy storage and access

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6. Drop a couple of denture cleaning tablets into the
toilet bowl at night to clean off stubborn stains.
But put the Dentures in a convenient glass near by..

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Did You Know – 06/09/2014

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1. Excellent idea. Will tell my Mother about it as she is always complaining about her wine being watered down by the ice cubes.

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2. Place a wooden spoon over a pan to stop the water from boiling over. This is so good as I am always putting something to boil on the stove, work on my computer then forget about it and end up with a mess because I had forgotten about it

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3. Genius.

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3. Wrap rubber bands around the ends of a coat hanger to prevent dresses from slipping off.

 

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4. Yet another use for drinks can ring-pulls! Use to create a hanging loop for picture frames by screwing into the back.

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5. Use egg boxes to store delicate Christmas tree decorations

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20 Maps Of The World Showing ….. Did You Know

1. Where Google Street View is Available

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Map by Google

2. Countries That Do Not Use the Metric System

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Map via Wikimedia Commons

3. The Only 22 Countries in the World Britain Has Not Invaded (not shown: Sao Tome and Principe)

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Map by Stuart Laycock (via The Telegraph)

4. Map of ‘Pangea’ with Current International Borders

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Map by eatrio.net via Reddit

Pangea was a supercontinent that existed during the late Paleozoic and early Mesozoic eras, forming about 300 million years ago. It began to break apart around 200 million years ago. The single global ocean which surrounded Pangaea is accordingly named Panthalassa.

 

5. McDonald’s Across the World

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Map by Business Management EU

6. Paid Maternal Leave Around the World

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Map by The New York Times

7. The Most Common Surnames in Europe by Country

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Map by Teepr on Reddit

8. Worldwide Driving Orientation by Country

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Map by ChartsBin.com

9. Map of Time Zones in Antarctica

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Map by Phoenix B 1of3

10. Global Internet Usage Based on Time of Day

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Map by Carna Botnet via Reddit

11. The World’s Busiest Air Routes in 2012

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Map by Vizual Statistix

12. Visualizing Global Population Density

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Map by valeriepieris on Reddit

13. Flag Map of the World

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Map by andrewfahmy on Reddit

14. Map of Alcohol Consumption Around the World

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Map by World Health Organization

15. Map of Alcoholic Drink Popularity by Country

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Map by World Health Organization

16. Map of Rivers in the Contiguous United States

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Map by Nelson Minar

17. US Map of the Highest Paid Public Employees by State

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Map by Deadspin.com

18. World Map of Earthquakes Since 1898

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Map by John M Nelson

19. Map of Where 29,000 Rubber Duckies Made Landfall After Falling off a Cargo Ship in the Middle of the Pacific Ocean

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Map via prometheus08 on Reddit

20. Map of Countries with the Most Violations of Bribery

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Map by James Mintz Group

 

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Why Running Shoes Do More Harm Than Good

There has been a lot of opinions on this subject lately and this info-graph is showing you some facts and figures from research that has been done. This is worth looking at if you are considering new running shoes. I have changed my style of running shoe, which is based on running in bare feet. Its not the one with the toes but close. There is a lot less rubber underfoot, the design is very different to what I am used to. I love them and are very comfortable in these shoes, they give me the support I need and my feet after 6 months feel great and I never suffer from sore toes like I did in my previous shoes. I am at the gym or walking or running 5 days a week so they are getting the workout.

Free Your Feet
Created by: X Ray Technician Schools

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