1.||Debating the Virtues of Household Cleaning Products|
Who knew that cleaning a dish could be so complicated? A trip down the grocery store's "dishwashing detergent" aisle reveals shelves stacked high with chemical solutions of every strength, scent, and toxicity. Detergent companies have made tremendous strides in improving their products – we can trust our detergents ...
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2.||Steps toward Emergency Preparedness|
Civilization's come a long way since our ancestors learned to harness fire – we drive cars, fly planes, and communicate with each other instantaneously across the globe – but Mother Nature can still remind us who's boss from time to time. Every region of the country and the world faces ...
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3.||Caring for Aging Pets: How Do We Handle the Challenges?|
Thanks to extraordinary advances in veterinary care, our pets are living longer, healthier lives than ever before. Vital as regular visits to the vet may be, though, pet owners can play a central role in keeping their dogs and ...
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4.||Shopping in the Internet Age|
There's more to online shopping than picking out gifts in your pajamas. In the years since overeager internet startup companies ran headlong into reality, online shopping – call it "e-commerce" if you want – has quietly come into full bloom. Sites like Amazon.com and L.L. Bean's online catalogue ...
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5.||Oh Baby: Retiring Boomers Changing the Face of the Country|
The much-trumpeted news played across headlines and TV reports at the beginning of 2006: let all the world know – the oldest Baby Boomers were turning 60. This was it: the "graying of America" we'd all heard so much about, and the herald of the impending ...
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6.||Keeping up with the Models: Good Looks for the Rest of Us|
These days, you hardly have to be on the cutting edge of the fashion world to see that high expectations and higher prices can govern our ideas of beauty. Even a glance at the TV – at popular shows like Nip/Tuck and Dr. 90210 – proves that. From Botox ...
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7.||The Fast and the Not-So-Laborious|
The idea of being your own car repairman can be a daunting prospect. The "do-it-yourself" school of car repair, so popular in recent years, assumes three important things: that we've got the time, the interest, and the know-how to cut the mechanic out of ...
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8.||Home for the Holidays: Top Signs You've Stayed Too Long|
"There's no place," sang Perry Como, "like home for the holidays." As we revel in the season's warmth and good cheer, delighting in the musical clatter of our kitchen gadgets and celebrating the passing of another year, we can't help but get closer to each other. Sometimes too ...
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9.||The Promotional Owl Light|
Try as you might, you can't avoid them – promotional products are everywhere. Companies are finding out that if they give a little – say, a tee-shirt, a water bottle, or a magnet with the company's logo emblazoned across the front – ...
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