• Consumers
    Daily Calorie Chart

    Below is a chart to show how many calories the average, low-activity person should need per day to maintain their weight. To reduce your weight, you will need to reduce your calories. Everyone is different and these numbers should only be used as a guide. If you are a more active or...

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    Signs You Live With A Meth User

    I originally wrote a similar article detailing my 15-year life with a meth user. I have yet to post it. While I still plan to post that at some point, I found it too difficult to publish at this point. If you’ve lived with a meth user, you know how emotionally, physically,...

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    How to Shave Your Head

    As obvious as it sounds, there are people who haven’t shaved their heads who might want a...

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    If Your Zune Won’t Turn On

    A couple days after getting my Zune, I woke up and went to turn it on –...

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    If You Feel Overwhelmed

    If you’re reading this, chances are you’re overwhelmed right now. You have a lot of things going on that are stressing you out. Having gone through a divorce, been a single working parent, gone through bankruptcy, went through graduate school. I really do know the feeling of being overwhelmed. There are many...

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    Hiccups… Gone in 30 seconds!

    Everyone has a “surefire” cure for hiccups. I loathe hiccups because I get them so violently that they cause pain to my stomach and throat. Fortunately for me, I have THE cure. I’ve been using this trick for well over 30 years and my family has been doing it much longer. It...

  • Entertainment
    First time words appear online

    From late 2004 to early March 2005, I was curious the first time certain words or phrases appeared online. I turned to the old Usenet archives and did my searches there, sorting my results chronologically and finding the earliest reference to each item. There is no logic to the terms I chose,...

  • Humor
    The Coke C2 and Coke Zero Conspiracy Revealed

    C2 Coke … A ghost town in the soda world. It was highly promoted, and adored by its supporters. Why did this products disappear so soon after launch? The “official” explanation is that the market didn’t justify it and sales were flat. But are those the real reasons? Further investigation reveals much...

  • History
    Presidents age differently

    When Jimmy Carter left office in January 1981, many observers remarked how much he had aged in...

  • Consumers
    Jäger Recipes

    Just for the record, I like big shots. Most recipes are designed for small shots. When I’m preparing shots, I mix 1 to 1.5 oz of EACH part… so an Oatmeal Cookie could be as much as 6 oz of alcohol. And I don’t slam them – I drink them. That’s just...