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Advice To Learn About Using Solar Energy

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Your lack of knowledge on solar energy might be stopping you from installing a system. There are many things you need to know before you begin so that you’re able to get the full benefit of solar energy. Read the below article to expand your knowledge on the subject.

Start small when you want to start using solar energy. A small investment of just a few solar powered garden lights is a great way to get started. You can find these at many retail establishments. Just insert them into the…

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How ‘coming out’ has evolved, and why it still matters

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“For years, I’ve been open with many people about my sexual orientation,” Apple CEO Tim Cook wrote in a powerful personal essay, published Thursday in Businessweek. “Plenty of colleagues at Apple know I’m gay, and it doesn’t seem to make a difference in the way they treat me.”

While Cook’s sexual orientation has been rumored for years, he hadn’t acknowledged it to the wider public. But, as he further explains in his piece, he wanted to speak up now in order to help inspire others who may be…

‘The Good Wife’ Season 6, Episode 6: Behind Enemy Lines

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“I don’t like pretending to be someone I’m not,” says Alicia Florrick midway through “Old Spice,” the sixth episode of the current season of The Good Wife. “Really?” asks her companion. “You’re good at it.”

While Alicia may be pretending to be a questioning agnostic now, she is no longer “pretending” to be a politician. In Sunday’s episode, Alicia proved she’s ready to do what she needs to do to win the race for State’s Attorney. She’s comfortable “pretending” her marriage is a happy one…

20 DIY Projects to Revamp Your Old Sweaters

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Those bulky, old sweaters are starting to look a little run down

However, just because you’re clearing out your closet doesn’t mean you need to let your old sweaters go to waste. As the season gets colder, you can stay warm and cozy by reusing and recycling all your well-loved knits.

It’s not just sweater weather for you — it’s sweater weather for everything you own.

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BONUS: Simple Halloween Food Hacks with Foodbeast

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Drones Are Now Helping Fight Malaria in Malaysia

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In a remote area of Southeast Asia, drones are fighting a battle — not against terrorists or insurgents, but against infectious disease.

Researchers on the island of Borneo are using flying robots to map out areas affected by a type of malaria parasite (Plasmodium knowlesi), which most commonly infects macaque monkeys. In recent years, public health officials in the Malaysian state of Sabah have seen a rise in the number of cases of humans infected with this deadly parasite, which is spread,…

University of Oregon Quarterback Invades Super Mario

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It’s-a me-a Super Mariota!

The sports-comedy brain trust at Fox Sports Live thinks that Oregon Quarterback Marcus Mariota is really good at Football. They may even go as far as to say he’s “super” good at it, hence the nickname “Super Mariota.” #Punz4Dayz

Get your Throwback Thursday quota filled with this this super clever Super Mario/Marcus Mariota 8-bit mashup.

The Midterm Elections Are Worth Your Attention. Here’s Why

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Voter turnout during midterm elections tends to fall by roughly 15% compared with presidential elections, a huge drop-off. That’s partly understandable. Midterms don’t resonate with Americans as much as presidential elections because it’s harder to feel that everyone has something at stake, and midterm elections don’t usually offer the ability to cast ballots for something that will clearly effect the whole country

Except, of course, when they do, as is the case in 2014. Americans across the…

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Dad Creates Adorable LED Minnie Mouse Costume for Daughter

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Oh, boy! Glowy Zoey’s LED Minnie Mouse costume is magical.

Last year, Zoey’s dad documented his daughter’s first LED Halloween costume in a 20-second YouTube video that collected more than 22 million views. In 2014, he upped the technology by creating a Disney-inspired costume that uses “digitally addressable LED strips hooked up to an Arduino microcontroller” and responds to sound

Sorry, goblins and witches: This costume deserves all the good Halloween candy.

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Red Cross: Ebola Could Be Contained Within 6 Months

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BEIJING — A top Red Cross official said Wednesday that he is confident the Ebola epidemic that has killed thousands of people in West Africa can be contained within four to six months.

Elhadj As Sy, secretary general of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, told a news conference in Beijing that the time frame is possible if there is “good isolation, good treatment of the cases which are confirmed,” and “safe burials” of those who die from the disease.

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Panda Urinates on Australian Street in Strange Chinese Ad

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SYDNEY — A bizarre public service announcement was released by CCTV, the Chinese television broadcaster, showing pandas behaving badly in Australia.

The pandas can be seen sleeping on a bench, urinating on a building that looks a lot like the Sydney Opera House, tossing away litter, painting graffiti on a tree and generally being obnoxious. The ad is apparently meant to represent Chinese tourists Down Under.

It ends with all the pandas following a red flag on a Sydney Harbour tour with the…

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