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2009-01-16 13:14:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) Ready Campaign, in partnership with The Advertising Council, is introducing a series of new social media tools today to further engage Americans in taking steps to prepare for emergencies. The initiative is an extension of Resolve to be Ready in 2009, a nationwide effort designed to encourage individuals, families, businesses and communities to take action and prepare for emergencies in 2009. To view the...

2008-12-08 04:08:00

SANTA ROSA, Calif., Dec. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Santa Rosa, California cooking teacher, cookbook author and Registered Dietitian, Jill Nussinow, aka The Veggie Queen(TM), has been advocating and teaching pressure cooking for the past 13 years. Her website http://www.pressurecookingonline.com and DVD, "Pressure Cooking, A Fresh Look: Delicious Dishes in Minutes," reveal pressure cooking magic tips and techniques. Here are her top five reasons to learn pressure cooking now. Cook...

2008-12-05 18:57:44

A Plainfield, Ill., woman says she is flying the U.S. flag outside of her house upside down as a sign of economic distress. Debra Brzostowski, 38, said she decided to flip her flag after becoming frustrated with the government's handling of the economic bailout, which she said gives generously to Wall Street bankers while leaving homeowners and small business owners without support, the Chicago Tribune reported Friday. This is a distress call to the government, Brzostowski said. I'm a proud...

2008-10-14 09:00:24

Seychelle Water Filtration Products, a DBA of Seychelle Environmental Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB: SYEV), a worldwide leader in the development, manufacture and sale of proprietary portable water filtration bottles, made two announcements today: First, that sales revenues for the month of September exceeded $267,000 including a large order for advanced water filtration bottles for a large humanitarian organization; and second, that over $76,000 in new orders were received from a variety of...

2008-08-31 00:00:36

Three people have been rescued after their inflatable dinghies were blown offshore on the Lincolnshire coast. A young girl and her father got into difficulty at Ingoldmells Point on Thursday afternoon when they were blown offshore on an inflatable. A teenage boy then tried to rescue the pair on his own dinghy but also got into difficulties. The father attempted to swim back to shore with the dinghies but when he reached the beach he was in a semi-conscious condition. He was then...

2008-08-21 00:00:26

By Sanjida O'Connell From bats and badgers to snakes and owls, you don't need to go far to see animals up-close - you just need a tent. By Sanjida O'Connell The Americans have come up with one of the ugliest words to describe holidaying at home - a "staycation". But as the credit crunch starts to bite, more of us are choosing to stay put. The upside of forgoing trips to Marbella, Majorca and Malawi is that we have beautiful countryside and superb wildlife on our doorstep, and one of the...

2008-08-13 09:00:00

MILPITAS, Calif., Aug. 13, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Globalstar Inc.(Nasdaq:GSAT) company SPOT LLC., the pioneer behind the award-winning SPOT Satellite Messenger(tm), today announced its integration with Yahoo! Fire Eagle further enhancing the mainstream consumer appeal for the SPOT Satellite Messenger. Fire Eagle is an open platform that helps users take their location to the web by sharing their location information with other sites and services online while keeping full control over their...

2008-08-03 00:00:12

By Tri-City Herald, Kennewick, Wash. Aug. 2--Burning restrictions are in place in much of Eastern Washington because of increased fire danger, officials say. The Forest Service has banned all campfires in the Naches Ranger District outside of wilderness areas, citing increased fire hazard. The ban, which took effect Friday, means building, maintaining or using a fire, campfire or briquette fire are prohibited. Pressurized liquid gas stoves are allowed. Campfires are permitted in the...

2008-07-28 06:00:45

Tread Lightly, a non-profit organization striving to enhance the outdoors experience for everyone, suggests 10 ways outdoors-types can be more environmentally sensitive, especially when camping on public land. This is, perhaps, more applicable to backpacking, but it is always useful. Use existing campsites, camp on durable surfaces and erect tents on a non-vegetated area. NO trenches around tents. Camp at least 200 feet from water, trails, and other campsites. If you carry it in, carry...

2008-07-26 03:00:27

Cooking outdoors is in full swing. And that means cooks need to observe food-safety guidelines to prevent harmful bacteria from multiplying and causing food-borne illness. Here are safety reminders from the U.S. Department of Agriculture: - Marinate food in the refrigerator, not on the counter. Poultry and cubed meat or stew meat can be marinated for as long as two days. Beef, veal, pork, and lamb roasts, chops and steaks may be marinated as long as five days. If some of the marinade is...


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10 Tips To A Great Summer
2012-07-16 20:56:36

With the start of summer upon us, we start thinking of things to do on the weekend and how to keep the kids busy. Here are a few things that may just help accomplish that and also to stay safe during this summer. #1 Weather is always a big player in whichever season it maybe, but the summer is a when the United States experiences some of its most severe weather such as Tornadoes and Hurricanes. The best tip for this is to be prepared. If the National Weather Service issues a watch or...

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2010-10-21 17:34:41

Morse code is a form of textual transmission as a series of on-off tones, lights, or clicks that are interpreted by a skilled listener. International Morse Code encodes the Roman alphabet, Arabic numerals, and a small set of punctuation as standardized sequences of short and long "dots" and "dashes". Since many non-English languages have more than 26 letters there are extensions to the Morse alphabet. The speed of Morse code is measure in WPM. A dot is one "on" element followed by an off...

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