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The History Behind Brazil’s Carnival

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Brazil’s carnival is a week-long activity where revelers parade around in costumes to music. Typically celebrated on the day before Lent is set to start, the festivities in Brazil brings together people from different classes and neighborhoods from the community. The Origin Originally a Greek inspired festival to pay homage to the god of wine, … More

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Groundhog Day

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Groundhog Day is February 2nd. On this day, a groundhog looks for his shadow. If he finds it, winter will last for six more weeks. If it is cloudy and he casts no shadow, then an early spring is to be expected. But beyond the basics, there is much more to Groundhog Day. Origins Groundhog … More

Safety Tips for Data Privacy Day

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Occurring on January 28th, Data Privacy Day is a holiday that is celebrated globally. The meaning behind this special day is to bring better awareness to businesses and users about the importance of data protection and privacy for your company and household. You can protect yourself by following the below safety tips. Share Wisely The … More

National Glaucoma Awareness Month

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Glaucoma is a type of condition that affects the eyes and may lead to loss of vision. There are several forms of this disease including the open-angle and closed-angle types. Open-angle Glaucoma often does not cause any noticeable symptoms, but it can gradually lead to permanent damage to optical nerves. By contrast, closed-angle Glaucoma leads … More

Easy Tips to Reduce Energy Consumption

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Climate control systems and appliances consume a large percentage of the total electricity usage in the average household. Smart homeowners make sure that they use only the most efficient heating and cooling systems and household appliances. An Energy Star label is an important indicator of efficiency in air conditioners, furnaces, water heaters, refrigerators and laundry … More

5 Tips for a Great New Year’s Eve Party

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A successful New Year’s Eve party doesn’t have to be a stressful or costly affair. With a little thought, planning and creativity, you can host a bash that your friends and family won’t soon forget. The following are five tips for a great New Year’s Eve party. Set the Mood You don’t need to hold … More

Keep Your Teen Drivers Safe this Holiday Season

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The holiday season is often a special time of the year for everyone. If you have a teen driver, then they might visit friends, attend parties or be involved in school events. There are a few ways that you can help your teen stay safe while driving on the road alone or while with friends. … More

Do You Need an Extended Warranty for Your Gadgets?

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When buying electronic gadgets, it may be a good idea to add an extended warranty at checkout. The best smartphones and tablets may be quite expensive to repair, so a warranty can save you plenty of out-of-pocket costs. Damaged touchscreens account for the most common type of problem in such mobile devices. A standard extended … More

Celebrate World Vegan Month with an Easy Vegan Dinner

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Choosing to follow a vegan diet is a serious commitment that requires specific knowledge on how to meet the body’s nutritional needs. Additionally, those considering a major overhaul in their eating habits may want to consider other psychological or emotional stress that they are currently facing; after all, the challenges that come with switching to … More

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