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The Planet Gets More Crowded By The Day

Imagine going for a walk around your neighborhood. You leave the small apartment your family shares with two other families, and thread your way through piles of garbage lining the sidewalk. Young children play in muddy water running along the curb. Just ahead, two rats scamper across the road. Scientists say that in the next few decades, scenes like this could become more common all over the world. The reason? A human population that has more than doubled since 1950. Now at 5.7 billion, if our population continues to grow at the present rate, in another 50 years there will be more than 15 billion human beings on Earth. crowdsThis…

All You Need To Know About The Best Skin Tag Removal Methods

strThere are plenty of effective ways you can finally say goodbye to skin tags. Some of them involve surgical procedures while others can be performed at the comfort of your home. If you are looking for the best skin tag removal treatments, you need to keep in mind that they also involved taking necessary precautions. Finding the best skin tag removal treatments depend will greatly on the severity of your skin tags. You should also be patient if you are going to use over the counter treatments because it may take weeks before you see positive results. This is due to the fact that they need to be applied on…

Make No Mistake: Inhalants Can Kill

Liz, age 15, got scared when her hair started falling out. But the Pueblo, Colorado, teen couldn’t stop sniffing paint from milk jugs even though she didn’t like how she looked. She lost her appetite and a lot of weight due to the effects of the poisonous fumes. In Englewood, Colorado, paramedics worked frantically to save the life of an 11-year-old girl. She almost died from sniffing hair spray. A paramedic explained, “What happens is the person gets hallucinations and an intense sense of euphoria [high] that lasts for a short time” He continued, “You do it even once and it can kill you.” Two friends, Steve and Cody, were…

Compaq Was The Original “King Of Servers”

Mention “PC server originator” to almost any network administrator, and the first name he or she will most often mention is Compaq Computer Corp. That’s because the formerly Houston-based PC colossus literally invented the genre in 1989 with the introduction of the SystemPRO, one of the first PC systems designed from the ground up as a network server. A classic Compaq SystemPROA classic Compaq SystemPRO It’s no surprise then that now HP/Compaq commands the top spot in the PC server marketplace. In 1992, Compaq shipped more than 40,000 servers, earning 26% of the server market and the distinction of being the No. 1 selling Intel-based server brand in the United States, according to…

Fitness Is So Much More Than You Think

fismmThe starting gun fires. The track star propels himself from the starting block. He sprints around the track. He breaks the tape with his chest as he crosses the finish line. No argument here: Everyone agrees that sports celebrities are physically fit. What you may not know is that you don’t have to be a world-class athlete to enjoy the benefits of fitness. Forty years ago, fitness tests measured only athletic skills. Participants were scored in such events as the 50-yard dash and the standing long jump. If you weren’t a star athlete, you wouldn’t rate well–but you might have been fit by today’s more accurate standards. The Big Three…

Good Old Sociopaths

Sometimes people say, “Oh, he’s really psycho (a psychopath),” when they are describing a friend’s slightly wild behavior. Or, “He has a real anti-social personality,” to explain why someone doesn’t want to go out with his friends on Friday night. These two terms, psychopath and anti-social personality, are more than slang words to describe a friends’s unusual behavior. In professional language, they are used interchangeably with another term, sociopath, to describe someone whose problems are a lot more serious than acting up in class or showing an occasional fit of bad temper. A sociopath is someone who stands apart from a typical life filled with other people. Using and Abusing…

Tackling Skin Issues Is Best With A Cream

tsiibIf asked to write down the organs in the human body, not many people would list the skin, but it is in fact the largest organ of the body and has many important functions. The skin protects your body from injury, controls your body’s temperature, and holds water in your body so you do not shrivel up like a prune. When you’re hot, your skin perspires to cool you off. The fat layers of your skin help keep in warmth when it is cold outside. Without the protection of the skin, no one would be able to survive. Just like other organs, the skin can have many different types of…

Keep Your Mac Healthy, And Your Heart Will Follow

What do you do when you’re right in the middle of an important project and your hardware suddenly quits? mac-protection-recoveryIf you work for a big company or a school with thousands of Macs, the answer is easy: You call Microcomputer Support (or whatever that department is called at your site), and get help. Help is usually quick and efficient and comes with loaner equipment to tide you over. If you’re on a network, as is increasingly common, the bulk of your working data probably resides on a server and is backed up daily or even more frequently. Even if your site doesn’t consolidate data on a server, it may provide…

Psoriasis – The Itch You Can’t Scratch

ptiycKaren’s knees and elbows are red and scaly. Her mother helps her bathe and moisturize with her favorite cream every day after breakfast and every night before bedtime. Susan’s skin from head to toe is itchy, red, and flaky. Every day, she soaks at least twice in the tub (and it feels so good she’d like to stay in it forever) and applies her prescription moisturizer. She has to visit her dermatologist (a physician who specializes in the skin) once a month for an ultraviolet light treatment. She resents the time her skin care takes and is afraid that it may be this way all her life. Dave is a…
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Exploring Space Was A Landmark Move

eswalIn 1988, astronauts aboard the space shuttle looked down on South America and saw a 1,000-kilometer-long smoke cloud that covered the entire Amazon basin and was only stopped by the towering wall of the Andes mountains. The haze of smoke came from the burning of the Amazon rain forest, a region containing the world’s greatest variety of plants and animals. That vast spread of smoke was clearly visible to the astronauts, who were in a unique position to see how and where humans are altering natural ecosystems on planet Earth. That is precisely what scientists plan to learn by using space to take an inventory of natural resources and to…
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