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Ghana Life: Not All Mature Ladies Are Plus Size

Ghana, like other African countries, has a large proportion of plus size women, especially amongst those over thirty, but there is a minority of women who retain a small and slender stature throughout life. One such young woman, Akosua Akomwa, was trained as a welder at the Kumasi Technical ...

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Trash Talking with Worms – The Dirty Truth About Worm Composting

Worm composting – also known as vermiculture – is the proverbial win-win situation. It gives you a convenient way to dispose of organic waste, such as vegetable peelings. It saves space in the county landfill, which is good for the environment. It gives worms a happy home and all ...

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Information on Pack Rats and Roof Rats

Rats may have originated from European and Asian countries, but they have certainly laid their claim on the United States, including several parts of Arizona. When it comes to sharing the planet with all creatures of the Earth, there is a difference between live and let live and letting ...

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The Heavy Heart Of Markarian 1216

Billions and billions of starlit galaxies perform their wild ancient dance within the observable Universe. The observable, or visible, Universe is the relatively small domain of our much more vast Cosmos that we are able to observe, because whatever may or may not exist beyond the horizon of the ...

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Hummingbirds – Secrets You Should Know to Attract Them to Your Yard

Hummingbirds have become very popular attractions in back yards where ever they are found. They are colorful, active and portray a variety of social interactions that are interesting to backyard birders and naturalists. A group of well-attended feeders in a garden is a never ending source of delight. However, ...

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Getting Rid of Centipedes – Why Using Boric Acid is a Mistake!

You’ve got centipedes in your house and now all you can think of is getting rid of those centipedes! One of the tried and true solutions for bugs of many kinds is boric acid, but it will not cure you of your centipede problem. What is Boric acid? It ...

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Using Clay Pebbles In The Bottom Of Pots

Clay pebbles can be a very economic alternative for those with home gardens. While they may not be recommended for use in large pots due to their subpar nutrient-lifting properties, they can be quite effective when used in small pots and containers. Also, unlike other fillers clay pebbles can ...

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Should You Buy Your Kid a Drone for Christmas?

Kids love to play with the latest gadgets and toys. Even since the 80’s kids and even adults have enjoyed the hobby of RC (Radio Controlled) cars, helicopters and planes. These days the technology has advanced and we have a new generation of RC drones that come in many ...

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Beetle Breeding – Family Cetonidae

Although beetle breeding is not a commonly found hobby in North America, it’s a very popular past time in Europe and Asia. In Japan, many children TV shows such a Digimon and Pok√©mon base their characters on beetles and other insects. Stores specializing in the culture of beetles exist ...

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How to Control Earwigs Naturally

They do feed at night and do seek out dark, cool, moist places to hang out during the day. Some common hiding places are under organic matter such as mulch, pine straw, leaf litter, and other debris, loose wood chip mulches, decaying matter, rotten fruit on the ground, wood, ...

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