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The Best Movies to Watch on St. Patrick’s Day

Feb 27, 2015 in Sports/Entertainment. 0 Comment

The Best Movies to Watch on St. Patrick’s Day

St. Patrick’s Day is much more than about green beer. Celebrating the holiday includes a number of different traditions. Fortunately, there are many excellent movies available to complement any type of St. Patrick’s Day tradition. These films run the gamut between pure uplifting entertainment and challenging historical accounts. Read on if you’re looking for a film to add to your celebration. 

Once (2007)

If you haven’t had a chance to see this movie, St. Patrick’s Day is the perfect time to check it out. Perfect for music lovers, Once features Glen Hansard as a Dublin musician. Markéta Irglová excels in her role as an immigrant flower seller. The two have a unique chemistry that comes to life with music. 

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The Amazing Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar

Feb 25, 2015 in Lifestyle. 0 Comment

The Amazing Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar

For thousands of years, vinegar has been used and valued for its extensive benefits. In fact, several ancient civilizations, including the Roman Empire, Greece, and Egypt used apple cider vinegar for treating numerous ailments and conditions. Throughout history, apple cider vinegar has been used to fight off various diseases, disinfect water, clean wounds, and much more. 

Apple cider vinegar has many uses besides salad dressing. The list is surprisingly lengthy, and besides being a culinary staple, apple cider vinegar also has many practical health, beauty and household uses. Learn about its interesting abilities and find out why every household should always keep some on hand. 

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First Things to Do in Your New Home

Feb 23, 2015 in Homeowner. 0 Comment

First Things to Do in Your New Home

Everyone goes through the same basic steps when moving into a new home. Unpacking and arranging your belongings is an intuitive process. In the hustle and bustle of moving, it’s easy to overlook steps that are important but not as obvious. Use this checklist to organize your move-in and get the job done right.

Change the Locks

Securing your new residence is top priority. You don’t know how many people have a key to your place, who they are, or when they’ll show up. Call a locksmith or tackle the job yourself as soon as you get the keys. If you’re renting, be sure to check with your landlord first.

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Tesla: The Best Car You’ve Never Heard Of

Feb 20, 2015 in Tech. 0 Comment

Tesla: The Best Car You’ve Never Heard Of

Electric cars have been around for many years. Henry Ford’s wife drove an electric car on a regular basis. Over the past 40 years, there have been several attempts at introducing electric models into the American market, but no model has ever been mass produced.  

Tesla Motors can change that. The company focuses on manufacturing sports cars and luxury sedans that defy the laws of physics. This American-based publicly held company was started in 2003 and has created some serious buzz in the automotive industry in the last few years. 

CEO Elon Musk has turned the company into a significant player in the automotive marketplace.  Tesla has grown to the point that it went public in 2010. The introduction into NASDAQ generated over $226 million in capital revenue. They have sold an estimated 40,000 vehicles worldwide in 2014 and look to increase that number this year.  

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The Maker Faire Movement Matters

Feb 18, 2015 in Business/Finance. 0 Comment

The Maker Faire Movement Matters

More than ever before, science and technology matter in everyday life. As a result, a number of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) education initiatives are helping to develop the next generation of creators. The Maker Faire movement is the natural outgrowth of this culture shift. 

What Is Maker Faire?

Maker Faire is a worldwide movement that draws commercial exhibitors, educators, tinkerers, engineers, artists, students and tech enthusiasts of all ages. It exists in a fair like environment and is hosted at a variety of venues such as science centers, exhibit halls and historical buildings. 

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