- We're All About Community!
Posted by JessNYCA, May 08, 2012
Here at, we’re all about community -- online and off!  We’d like to share a little bit about what we’ve been doing for the community, our local community,...
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Life Can Be Hard-Dealing With Difficult People
Posted by branie, May 06, 2012
Very true statement. If you come across someone who has set out to ruin your day,  remember this saying and walk away for a truly better day. Sometimes no matter how hard you try someone may...
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Gadget Update ~ New & Interesting
Posted by erick99, May 06, 2012
I am a huge fan of gadgets.  I have all sorts of electronic gadgets in a cabinet at home with many of them sorted into a plastic five drawer container within the cabinet.  I've bought...
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What Would A Medical Procedure Cost Without Insurance?
Posted by erick99, May 04, 2012
I've not had medical insurance for about four years.  I often try to determine what a procedure might cost and I find it's not easy to get a straight answer from a medical practice or even an...
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Is College Necessary?
Posted by VirginiaPeanuts, May 04, 2012
My husband and I were talking about starting a College Fund for our kids the other day. I was worried we wouldn't be able to afford it, the way tuition has been rising. My husband thought about it...
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A Brief Explanation Of Telescopes
Posted by erick99, May 03, 2012
Spring, Summer, and Fall are all great times for using a telescope.  I don't particularly like the winter as it's just too cold for me.  I've seen some deals for telescopes on DP and even a...
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What Are Free People Coupons?
Posted by zoneric, May 03, 2012
Free people coupons can you get special discounts on certain products. There are many sites that offer these types of coupons to attract people to buy from their sites. With these free people...
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How Much For The Ingredients?
Posted by zoneric, May 03, 2012
People always try new dishes and new types of foods and the easiest way to find the recipes is to search them online. If you want to try the beef Wellington from Jamie Oliver you can type beef...
First Beginnings
Posted by shimisi, May 02, 2012
  The first locations of Walmart, Kohl’s, Target and Kmart all opened 50 years ago.    Walmart founder Sam Walton began his retail career by working at a J.C. Penney store in 1940....
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Awareness and Causes
Posted by catchersmom, May 02, 2012
We all know that the most recognized color and ribbon is Pink for Breast Cancer awareness. I my self have several pink items I wear to support. You see these ribbons everywhere and it is a great...
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When Is The Best Time To Buy Almost Anything?
Posted by erick99, May 01, 2012
I've noticed that there are times of the month when retailers and other businesses seem to work harder to move their product.  Car dealers pay their banks or "flooring" company for every car...
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May Day!
Posted by ArtemisDeals, May 01, 2012
Happy May Day Everyone! I just thought a brief history would be fun for it was the first day of summer. The day was a traditional summer holiday in many pre-Christian...
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Robots That Want To Live With You And Make Your Life Easier (even your cats!)
Posted by erick99, Apr 30, 2012
The age of robotics, as a practical device for the home, is here.  The first that comes to mind for most people is iRobot and their line of carpet sweepers (there is no...
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Tips On How To Find Great Travel Deals
Posted by zoneric, Apr 30, 2012
We all want to have an amazing vacation and spend as little as we can. The problem is that it’s difficult to find some good deals if we don’t have time to make a little research. But, if you...
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Why I Think Best Buy Will Be Gone Within Two Years
Posted by erick99, Apr 30, 2012
Best Buy is in a tough place.  They are in a very margin sensitive business and they are competing with the likes of Amazon and other online-only retailers while having to pay the overhead of...
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How The Electoral College Works
Posted by erick99, Apr 29, 2012
I'm surprised by the number of my psychology students who believe that we directly elect the president by popular vote.  Right now, for example, with Romney and Obama about tied in the poles, I...
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Four Free Software Alternatives To Popular (but expensive) Software Packages
Posted by erick99, Apr 27, 2012
When my students bemoan the price of Microsoft Office or Adobe PhotoShop, I point out that there are open source versions of most productivity software that does just about all anybody could want and...
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Six Free Online Storage Services
Posted by erick99, Apr 26, 2012
Six Free Online Storage ServiesGoogle announced their online storage/cloud service and recently made it available - mine was ready yesterday.  The SkyDrive service (Microsoft) was  recently...
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Posted by VirginiaPeanuts, Apr 25, 2012
Salt: We NEED it!Many functions of the human body depend on sodium and water. It is a necessary ingredient and mineral, although modern diets often contain more salt than required. Besides being...
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iPhone 5 Rumor Mill Heats Up
Posted by erick99, Apr 25, 2012
The iPhone 5 is expected to be released this year and the rumor mill is starting to heat up.  Some of the rumors seem to be pure speculation while others seem based on information garnered from...
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