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5 Ways To Make Your Home More Green

5 Ways To Make Your Home More Green

People are starting to see that living a life of excess is not going to make life better, and in some cases can make life much worse. Living green is becoming a way of life for many people and if it could I’m sure our planet would thank us for it. Recycling plastic bags and aluminum cans is a great way to teach kids how to start living the green life, but what about the home? Ensuring that household cleaners are made with natural ingredients will cut down on airborne toxins inside the home. Changing light bulbs to more energy…

Workers Flock To Alberta In Search Of Lucrative Oil Sands Work

Workers Flock To Alberta In Search Of Lucrative Oil Sands Work

If you have never seen the Athabasca oil sand, otherwise known as the Alberta tar sands, located in Alberta, Canada, then I highly advise you check it out! Not only is it a cool sight to see, but it is also one of the largest oil reservoirs in the world! With so much oil located up there, this makes it a top priority for those pursuing work in the oil and petroleum business. Alberta, Canada is quickly becoming the number one spot to go for that line of work. So what kinds of jobs are needed in the oil sands?…

8 Of The Weirdest College Scholarships Ever Offered

8 Of The Weirdest College Scholarships Ever Offered

It’s a well known fact that college is extremely expensive and majority of students have to take out student loans in order to pay for it. This makes scholarships and grants a prized possession that many students strive for, but there is only so much money to be taken and only so many takers. This makes peculiar, unusual, and weird scholarships a decent route to go as money of them are easy to get. They may not be as big as academic or athletic scholarships, but they can add up and really make paying for college a lot easier. Here…

Many Hands Make for a Good Pregnancy: The Main Players

Many Hands Make for a Good Pregnancy: The Main Players

Ultrasound is an integral diagnostic tool during pregnancies. It creates waves of sound that enter the body and then bounce back. The returning waves create an image. Ultrasound is a safer way of imaging than X-rays. Ultrasounds in Pregnancy Most ultrasounds are performed during pregnancies. They can help your OB-Gyn to visualize your baby in utero and study the environment, including the amniotic fluid, cervix and placenta. Ultrasounds in the first trimester confirm the viability of the fetus, and check gestational age. The gestational sac can be seen at four to five weeks after your last normal period. The heartbeat…

The Dead Serious Side of Being a Mortician

The Dead Serious Side of Being a Mortician

Not many people understand a mortician’s job. They are not ghoulish men who thrive on death. They are men and women who carefully prepare bodies for viewing prior to burial or cremation, and assist grieving families in planning the services for their deceased loved ones. What Else Do Morticians Do? People wake morticians in the dead of night to pick up a body to be prepared. They have a great deal of paperwork that goes along with their job. They coordinate all the necessary legal documents, help in writing obituaries, organize the arrangements of flowers sent for the families and…

The Challenges Of Being Nature Friendly

The Challenges Of Being Nature Friendly

Zoologists study the world of animals and their habitats. Primarily biologists, they study animals at times in their natural habitats. Although it is an interesting and rewarding career, they may face challenges and dangers as part of their day to day work. Working with animals, especially wild ones can be very difficult. Animals can be unpredictable and react in ways which have not been anticipated by the zoologist. There have been many cases of zoologists being attacked by animals or receiving life-threatening bites or stings due to their close proximity to dangerous creatures. Zoologists often work in extreme environments and…

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