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  1. Debates, Politics and Personal Opinions
    Here is the link to factcheck.org's take on last night's debate. http://www.factcheck.org/elections-2008/factchecking_debate_no_3.html
  2. General Chat
    :fyi: Recycled paper takes about 60% less energy and water to make than new paper.
  3. General Chat
    I was just reading the post where Jennifer introduced herself, and I didn't realize how many single moms we had who have 2 or more kids. I was a single mom to two for 20 years. I had relationships, some very long ones, but have never remarried. My hat is off to all of you, especially those...
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    Ummm how did I miss that??? I remember Sara saying something would make good blog material but I didn't connect it to blogs here. Duh~ slapping my fore:shoot:head! Anyways~ I started 1 but used another user name so that I could be completely candid as I have a relative who is much to intersted...
  5. Frugal Living
    If you wanted to how much money setting your thermostat back saves you, this article answers the question. http://www.duke-energynews.com/service/factfable.cfm?id=15&userid=408918
  6. Green Living
    http://www.earthday.net/resources/2006materials/cc-facts_2.aspx
  7. Kitchen Basics
    Baking powders' freshness can be tested by putting a teaspoon into a cup of hot water. If it fizzles, them it's fresh.
  8. Frugal Living
    Subject: Butter Pass the butter ~ ~ ~ ~ This is interesting. Ma rgarine was originally manufactured to fatten turkeys. When it killed the turkeys, the people who had put all the money into the research wanted a payback so they put their heads together to figure out what to do with this...
  9. Debates, Politics and Personal Opinions
    What do you think? (Aside from the fact that who the heck wants to touch flies???) http://www.mit.edu:8001/people/dinoriki/phliez/work-well-together.html
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    In Antarctica, there is no daylight in the winter and months of 24-hour daylight in the summer. But many of the research stations there still observe Daylight Saving Time anyway, to keep synchronized to the same time as their supply stations in Chile or New Zealand. Source: Web Exhibits
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    Depleted Uranium Fact Sheet International Action Organization 3-4-5 1) Depleted Uranium is a radioactive heavy metal with a half life of 4.5 billion years. It is nuclear waste, created when natural uranium is enriched to make nuclear weapons (at a ratio of 7 to 1). The US government uses DU...
  12. Frugal Recipes, Leftovers, Budget Meals
    http://193.201.200.191/factsheets/pdf/budget.pdf
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    Who knew? Playdough Factoid In 1956 Play-doh entered the market as a wallpaper cleaner. Non-toxic and less messy than regular modeling clay, it is soon recognized that the cleaner makes an excellent toy. The innovative product made Joe McVicker a millionaire before his twenty-seventh birthday...
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    The Anti-Depressant Fact Book What Your Doctor Won't Tell You About Prozac, Zoloft, Paxil, Celexa, and Luvox Perseus Publishing - Cambridge, Massachusetts copyright 2001, paperback by Peter R. Breggin, M.D. reviewed by Douglas A. Smith I thoroughly enjoyed reading this book because it says so...
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    http://www.factmonster.com/
  16. Health and beauty
    No. The brain is actually insensitive to pain. Many people assume that headaches come directly from the brain, but headache pain most often originates in the muscles, nerves, and tissues outside the skull
  17. General Chat
    I haven't done one of these in a long time..... This is a cool fact and I thought I'd share it....... Here's your totally useless fact of the day.... The seventh planet from the Sun, Uranus, is tipped on its side so that at any moment one pole is pointed at the Sun. The polar regions are...
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    Here's your totally useless fact of the day.............. The highest point in Pennsylvania is lower than the lowest point in Colorado!
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    Here's your totally useless fact of the day........... After the "Popeye" comic strip was launched in 1931, spinach consumption went up by thirty-three percent in the United States. (it got us to eat our spinich )
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