Home And Housing

How is Technology Making the Home a Safer Place?

With advancements in technology, the home is becoming more secure and safer to live in. Whether it’s deterring someone from trying to enter your home, making it more difficult to break in to or improving the chance of capturing an intruder, technological advancements have improved all these areas of safety and security. Safer Traditional Lighting When it comes to lighting a home, some prefer old fashioned candles in certain locations for a traditional, relaxed look. However, open flames are Read more […]

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Travel

Discovering Newark: It’s Actually Kind of Awesome

It’s common for Newark, New Jersey to get a bad rap. Perhaps that’s because many people only see the airport – which is admittedly not the most appealing in the world. If you give Newark a chance, however, you might be pleasantly surprised. This city has more than a handful of lesser known delights for you to discover. Here are some that you don’t want to miss. Cheap Hotels No one is saying that you should avoid the big-ticket attractions in NYC and Jersey City, but those kind of attractions Read more […]

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Home And Housing

What is Green Pest Control?

Green pest control is a natural extension of traditional pest management systems that focuses on a holistic approach to solving pest problems. It involves a pest control strategy that monitors pest levels, threshold levels, and manages pest problems using products that are contain plant based (organic) materials or products that are of natural origin. Besides treating pest problems with “green” products, green pest control also focuses on educating individuals about the importance of preventative Read more […]

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Travel

Do It All in St. Louis

Exploring the city of St. Louis, Missouri, also known as the Gateway to the West, is more encompassing than one might imagine. This friendly city wears many hats and will delight the history buff, budget-conscious family man (and woman), sports aficionado, adventurer, arts critic, foodie, and beer lover. Stay in a Historic Landmark Image via Flickr by Ron Reiring The Doubletree by Hilton St. Louis Union Station (commonly known as the Union Station Hotel) will delight any history buff or Read more […]

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Business

Key points of effective project management

Project management is a fundamental skill that is required for the effective execution of a range of roles in the modern workplace. The ability to do so is critical to successful delivery in most sectors, and employers are increasingly looking for people who can demonstrate expertise in this area. Project management techniques Here are some hints and tips for how to manage projects to deadlines in the most efficient way: Define the outcome. Successful project managers start with the end in Read more […]

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Lifestyle

Keep Fit and Fab with these Easy Tips for Working out at Home During the Holidays

The holidays are an especially hard time to keep fit and stay healthy, mainly due to the temptation to simply relax, and eat whatever and whenever we wish. That said, the following home workout tips should help you stay on track of your fitness regimen during the holiday period: Exercises Wall press-ups Wall press-ups are a great way to burn off those extra calories and strengthen your forearms. On how they are done, simply stand about 65cm away from a wall and keep your feet hip-width apart, Read more […]

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Health

How Healthcare has Evolved

The American healthcare system has been constantly changing since it was first introduced. One of the most drastic changes has happened over the course of the last two years. It has altered the way both patients and providers view and operate in the system. For those perusing a Master of Health Administration degree online, knowing and understanding the evolution of the healthcare system is crucial to your education. The following infgraphic will give you a little insite on the evolution of the Read more […]

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Business Finance

A preview of next month’s US non-farm payrolls

The US non-farm payrolls data (NFP) for October will be released next month on November 7, at 13:30 GMT. As ever (except if it’s a US public holiday, when it moves to Thursday), it arrives on the first Friday of the month. The market consensus indicates that the NFP figure this time round will be around 274,000. This means that experts expect jobs to increase more this month than they did last: September’s figure was 248,000. Overall, NFP in 2014 has been strong. For August, though, a poor Read more […]

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Lifestyle

Party games to try at your next BBQ party

Next time you’re planning a bit of a BBQ bash, why not consider adding some more fun to the mix by staging a few after dinner games with your guests? It can help make your BBQ stand out as different to all the rest and is also a good way for guests who might not know each other to spend a bit of time together and maybe even form new connections. BBQ Olympics Maybe best for before people eat if they’re going to exert themselves, if your garden is big enough it shouldn’t be too tricky to set up some Read more […]

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Business Education

How to make the most out of a retail apprenticeship

According to government statistics published in February 2014, some 510,000 people took up an apprenticeship in England during the 2012/2013 academic year. This represented a 231,000 increase on 2009/2010 statistics. Retail made up the third largest percentage of apprenticeships by sector, accounting for some 20 per cent of the total. So, what makes retail apprenticeships so popular? The fact is retail encompasses many job roles, and the possibilities for career progression are significant. While Read more […]

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