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The Great Barrier Reef Could Be Rescued By Geotube Technology

Quite possibly you are aware that the Australian government agreed to a significant expansion of the port of Abbot Point, which will be developed into the most significant coal port on earth. This expansion will result in the removal of more than one hundred million cubic feet of sludge from the sea that is going to be dumped near or in the World Heritage area of Australia's Great Barrier Reef. Just to give ...

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How To Save Time Cleaning Your Home

We all want our homes to be beautiful and to look like they’ve leapt up and off of the pages of a magazine (preferably from a home or architecture magazine and not one that highlights how teenage boys typically live). The thing about those homes is that they are usually professionally cleaned and, like the models in fashion magazines, Photoshopped to look better than they look in real life. That doesn’t mea ...

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What You Need To Know Now As A Business Owner About PCI Compliance, External Scans and Vulnerability

The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) services have been used by merchandisers to cover a number of multiple types of service transactions (storage, process, or transmitted in store or over the phone line) for different customers with debit, credit, prepaid, e-purse, ATM, and POS (Point of Sale) cards. In accordance with the PCI DSS compliance, service provides are able to work with bus ...

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How Does Extreme Couponing Work?

Throughout the last five years or so, a new trend has blossomed around the idea of “extreme couponing” - the practice of combining coupons to effectively negate the price of products and reducing grocery and other shopping costs as close to zero as possible. Many families across the United States have committed to practicing this method, especially in the light of the economic downturn that has plagued the ...

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It’s Bed Time – How To Get The Little Ones To Go To Sleep

As you can assume, most kids aren’t getting enough sleep. This may not seem like a big deal to many parents, but when you consider the fact that a 5 year old needs at least 11 hours of sleep a night, you likely feel like your own kids are falling short of the snooze they need. Learn a few simple tips to help your child fall asleep, know how much they need, and why sleep is so important. How much Sleep is En ...

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Is Saab On Its Way Back?

Electric cars are possibly bringing back the brand of Saab, with the first cars being produced from the old Saab factory leaving the assembly line, the first since 2011. These new cars are designed as a test in calibrating line systems and to test new components before full production begins later on this year. While, these vehicles are gasoline based, the company is beginning to focus its efforts on the el ...

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Various Ways To Make Your Bathroom Safe

Do you currently have children? If you do, then you know how important and difficult it can be to keep your home completely safe and absent of any and all dangers. One room in particular that you probably constantly worry about is the bathroom. The bathroom holds many dangers that could potentially harm a small child (i.e. cleaning supplies, outlets, hair accessories and tools, chemical, and much more). Eve ...

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Waterless Urinals: What They Are, and How They Work

Most of us are lucky enough to be able to take clean water for granted. If we need a drink of water, we can simply turn on the tap and have as much as we want, and it’s exactly the same when we take a shower, or need to wash our clothes. While household water is essentially a renewable resource, since many types of waste water can be recycled and reused, as is already the case in many towns and cities, it d ...

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Are Gun Accidents “Rare”?

Decades ago, it seemed the only gun incidents that happened were either intentional with a specific purpose or target in mind or an “accident”, such as a misfired gun while cleaning it or while hunting with friends.  The stories seemed cut and dry.  The shooter was a gun owner, the story matched up, and the rest acted as a lesson to learn from.  Today’s gun incidents are complex, as they are driven by insta ...

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How Social Security Fits In Your Future

Understanding the US social security system can be trying to say the very least. The first step that you need to take is to arm yourself with all the information that you need in order to understand social security and its applications, then you will be able to evaluate how it fits into and affects your future. The following should help you to better understand the sometimes confusing environment surroundin ...

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