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Top 10 Interior Design Blogs

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Interior design has become an area of interest for an increasing number of people, who enjoy styling their home according to the latest trends and designs. The great thing is, there are lots of resources available for interior design enthusiasts to take inspiration from. Here are 10 of the top interior design blogs worth looking at if you enjoy styling …

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Famous Mansions with Amazing Windows

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Beautiful glamorous mansions are the pinnacle of practical and impractical design, showcasing the best that architecture in the last few centuries has to offer. Every detail of the finest mansions is expertly planned and executed, from the foundation to the doorknobs. Beautifully designed windows offer more than a beautiful view for the residents; they can be the perfect finishing touch …

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Brian Wilson’s Baby Fit

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Former San Francisco Giants closer Brian Wilson decided post-game on the field last night was the appropriate time to “ask” Giant’s CEO Larry Baer when he was going to get his 2012 World Series ring.  Apparently the exchange was less than cordial, and carried a bit of the fire one would expect from a Giants/Dodger game. This is rather out …

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4 Modern Home Furniture Items for Gaming Geeks

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Gamers sometimes get a bad rap. We assume they have bad couches or those absolutely awful bean bag/rocking chair things, pizza crusts all over their busted-up coffee table, and a general funk to their place. The nicest thing they own is their game system, right? Well, let’s not be stereotypical. There are plenty of gamers who upgrade their pads, and …

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Make a Guy Pay You Some Attention in 5 Ways

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If you think imitating Miley Cyrus’ infamous twerking at this year’s VMAs will get a guy’s attention, you’re partly right about that. However, he’ll give it to you 5 minutes tops and will forever think you’re someone disrespectful of yourself. Getting some attention means wearing the right womens perfume for your age, sporting an age-appropriate outfit, or being well-versed on …

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What to Know Before Going to a New Car Dealer

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It is easy to do your homework before purchasing a new car even in today’s information rich automobile market. When you consider a vehicle look beyond the make and model and consider what kind of fuel you want to use, the mileage a car gets, and the financing available. Get to know the dealership, too. Of course, buying online takes …

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The Highest Recorded Temperatures in the City of Houston

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For those who live in Houston, Texas, the climate is anything but boring. In fact, Houston appears to have nearly every weather element imaginable: flooding, thunderstorms, tornadoes, cyclones, hurricanes, and, on rare occasions, even snow. While not all these weather elements appear every year, one thing that can often be counted on in Houston is heat, and lots of it. …

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The Highest Recorded Temperatures in the City of Houston

For those who live in Houston, Texas, the climate is anything but boring. In fact, Houston appears to have nearly every weather element imaginable: flooding, thunderstorms, tornadoes, cyclones, hurricanes, and, on rare occasions, even snow. While not all these weather elements appear every year, one thing that can often be counted on in Houston is heat, and lots of it. …

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Hard Water vs Soft Water

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As strange as it may sound, not all tap water is the same. In some places, hard water comes out of every faucet, while in other areas soft water is more common. In larger cities the water usually falls into the soft water category, while well water is generally hard water. Many people who have well water will invest in …

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Exposing What Happens Behind Closed Doors: Domestic Violence in the U.S. [Infographic]

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Domestic violence poses a major threat to the health and well-being of millions of Americans. There are many forms of abuse, including physical, sexual, emotional, economic and psychological. Approximately 33 million Americans admit they have been victims of domestic violence. Every nine seconds a woman is assaulted or beaten. Half of men who frequently assault their wives also frequently assault …

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Tax Me If You Can [Infographic]

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You won’t believe some of the things people have managed to get tax reductions for. Let’s start with sex change operations. A man who felt that he was a woman trapped inside a man’s body was diagnosed with gender-identity disorder. The IRS granted his claim that a sex-change operation was a medical expense since it was to treat a diagnosed …

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Hands On: iKlip Stand for iPad and iPad mini

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Another hands on review for you! This product is made by IK Multimedia and while they specialize in music related items – these products are useful for anyone with an iPad or iPad mini. Basically, what you have is a stand for your iPad.  One model fits 2,3,4th Gen iPad and the other, the iPad mini. They have a bendable …

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Stop Car Problems Before They Surface

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Regular maintenance keeps car trouble from resulting in devastating and expensive breakdowns. It prevents the hassle of getting stuck on the side of the road waiting for repair or towing services. Problems in many systems will often lead back to problems in the electrical system. When this happens, auto electricians in Perth are available to get the car back up and running. …

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Hands On: Pogo Connect

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Synopsis – amazing   When I first heard rumors of the iPad, I imagined it would be an amazing tool for artists who could use it to draw or paint on the go.  When the first devices came out, I was disappointed with that we got in terms of ‘artist’ friendly functionality.  Yes, my expectations were too high but after …

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Making Time for your Garden

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In the busy modern world, we often think that we don’t have time to just sit down and enjoy our surroundings. If you’re lucky enough to have a garden of your own, it’s very easy to take it for granted. It can so often become something which you simply glance at through the window as you go about your day. …

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George Orwell’s 1984 Envisaged A Future ‘Big Brother’ State: Have His Predictions Come True?

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1984 is a book about a totalitarian state where Party (government) and its leader Big Brother have imposed measures to control every aspect of people’s lives. The book’s author, George Orwell, used the themes in his novel to provide a political warning to the dangers of being ruled by a government that has too much control. Although written more than …

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IK Multimedia Announces iRig PRO

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IK Multimedia takes mobile music creation to the next level with the introduction of the iRig PRO. Multiple inputs, multiple outputs, compact, battery-powered, and comes with several IK Multimedia apps – this is the one music device to rule them all. Check the videos below. The product page can be found

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Are Legends Born or Made?

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That’s the question Heineken is asking men with their latest Voyage marketing campaign. Here’s the deal – take a regular everyday guy, drop him into an extreme situation or adventure, and see what happens! Across four continents they’ll face a multitude of challenges – tough terrain, curious locals and unusual modes of transport. As the adventures unfold, things begin to …

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The History of Rugs

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From the first time shepherds began knotting wool into heavy woven cloth rugs have been keeping people sheltered from the environment. These days their functions are a little different, they protect the floors from us. It’s time to take a look at the history of rugs, from the very first rugs knitted in Siberia to the rugs you can buy …

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Meme Like you Mean it!

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If you were one of the 12.4 million viewers who tuned into the VMAs on Sunday evening, chances are you were just as shocked as the rest of us by Miley Cyrus’ off-the-wall performance with Robin Thicke. Even if you have no idea who Miley Cyrus is, you still would boast some kind of reaction to her performance.   One …

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Preview of Kaijudo Shattered Alliances

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The Kaijudo Shattered Alliances deck launches on Friday September 13, 2013 and we have an exclusive new card and a first look at the new deck. Here is what’s featured in the new Shattered Alliances set and Organized play activities:   New Cards: Shattered Alliances adds 90 brand new cards to Kaijudo, giving players dynamic options for deck building that …

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