Long Day! The History of the Summer Solstice

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The summer solstice, the first day of summer, is the longest day of the year. There are a few facts about the day that some might not realize. The summer solstice doesn’t always have a specific date. However, it does fall between June 20 and June 22. Most years, it’s right in the middle on June 21. The date and … Read More

How to Choose the Right Summer Camp for Your Kids

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If you are looking for a way to keep your kids entertained during the summer, then you may want to consider putting them in a summer camp. There are a number of summer camp options available today. Below is a list of tips for choosing the right summer camp for your kids: Discuss Your Expectations Before you select a summer … Read More

The Importance of Giving Back to the Community

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Businesses have plenty of incentives to give back to the local community. In addition to getting some financial benefits, companies that support charities can also gain plenty of free publicity, build connections with people and accomplish much more. A business should carefully select a nonprofit cause that’s somehow relevant to the products or services it offers. For example, it’s a … Read More

Stay Safe While Swimming This Summer

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Spending time at the beach or pool is a great way to spend the summer. Swimming is not only a lot of fun, but it also has health and fitness benefits. However, there are a number of safety tips to keep in mind while you are near the water: Learn To Swim One of the best things that you can do … Read More

Coming Soon: Driverless Cars

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The technology for driverless cars is readily available in many premium vehicles. Active safety features essentially define the platform for completely autonomous cars. Cruise control is perhaps one of the oldest features that allows for some level of automated driving. These days, there is adaptive cruise control that actually responds to road conditions without much input from the person behind … Read More

3 tips for youth sports safety

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Playing sports is a great way for youth to stay physically active and socialize. However, it’s important to focus on safety when playing sports, as injuries can occur. The following three tips will help young athletes enjoy the benefits of organized and recreational competitions. Protective Gear Kids must wear the right type of protective accessories to absorb hard impacts with … Read More

Are your medicines stored safely?

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The average American household has numerous medicines that can cause serious health problems when taken in excessive amounts by adults and children. Parents have the responsibility of storing prescription drugs and over-the-counter medication away from the reach of their precious kids. The traditional medicine cabinet in the kitchen or bathroom is simply not the best place to store medication. Young … Read More

Does March Madness Lead to Lower or Higher Workplace Productivity?

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The excitement of March Madness will soon be under way. While the kick off to the annual college basketball tournament may be exciting for some revelers, business owners worry that it can cause a serious drop in productivity in the workplace. A Loss in Revenue March Madness is a popular tournament that can wreak havoc with a company’s revenue. Data … Read More

4 Ways To Avoid Fatigue At Work

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Fatigue is defined as extreme tiredness, which typically results from physical or mental exertion. Most of us have experienced fatigue while we were at work. Lack of sleep, a sedentary lifestyle, certain medications and unhealthy eating habits are some of the things that can cause fatigue. Fatigue can make it difficult to get through the work day. Fortunately, there are … Read More

5 Interesting Facts About Brazil’s Carnival

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Many people have heard of Carnival, the Brazilian festival that takes place the week before Lent begins. While many believe it is a form of release for various vices that people will then say farewell to during the coming time of sacrifice, Carnival actually has a long and colored history. Here are five facts you may not have known. Carnival … Read More