Would you help a homeless person in medical distress? How can you identify if a person is homeless? Homeless people are targeted by hate crimes more often than any other group.
One of the ramifications of some toxins in products we all use every day is weight gain. Most people know these toxins are often carcinogenic but have no idea they can also add extra pounds!
Do we really want these people employed by our law enforcement agencies around the country and carrying a gun?
Sociable Weavers and their very unusual nests and the tough conditions they must live with every day.
The death rate from minor cuts and bacterial infections is 23,000 a year and rising in the U.S., alone. Read about the cure for superbugs that no one is talking about, because for most people, that cure is not accessible.
Self-help books and programs can be fun and useful, but sometimes they are not. Sometimes bad things happen . . .
What is included in the U.S. National Debt? Will the debt be an albatross around the necks of the future generation or an asset to them?
How can a person be dead if his or her heart is still beating and s/he is still breathing? Is a brain dead person legally dead? What are the chances of a brain dead person recovering?
For years people in comas and vegetative conditions were thought to be unconscious and unreachable. That has changed and it is now possible to communicate with some people who appear totally unconscious.
Li Hongbo is surly one of the most innovative artists of recent times. His work is nothing short of extraordinary and he will surprise you with his fresh approach to an ordinary material.
Engelbert Humperdinck, crooner and sex symbol extraordinaire. What is he doing today after over 45 years of performances?
A quick easy chocolate snack for just one person or as many as you like. No eggs and no dairy products. A great chocolate fix!
In a recent study confessed cat lovers scored higher overall on intelligence tests than confessed dog lovers. Plus, lists of characteristics common to dog and cat lovers.
Dozens of cities across the U.S. have made it against the law to be poor or to help poor people. More cities are passing similar laws all the time. Should charities be outlawed in America?
Many spices are imported into the U.S. from countries with lower standards. The U.S. Food & Drug Administration says these spices are full of bug segments and rodent feces -- you may be surprised and disgusted . . .
Learn about the retirement benefits paid to state elected and appointed officials. Double dipping is rampant. Here is where politicians clean up.
We are being monitored by big business, government, and no telling who else! What you can do about it -- also, info on home & auto security companies, drones, license plate scanning, and more.
Learn the difference between fishing, raft, and dock spiders compared to wolf spiders, and read about my personal encounter with a giant wolf spider, bigger than a dinner plate, lurking in my apartment!
Learn who the homeless people in this country are and how much our public assistance programs cost. The truth may surprise you.
Find out what your flavor personality is and learn how to use that information to lose weight! Famous doctor of neurology and psychiatry with 25 years experience says it can be done.
The perfect gift for everyone on your gift list no matter what the occasion. This gift should be tailored to the person and to your pocketbook so it is always just right.
Find out how much money U.S. Congress members will receive in pensions at retirement, what other benefits they will get, mostly paid for by tax dollars,and when they can start getting those bennies.
Is it wise for a person to quit their job in this economic environment if they have no new job lined up? What if the work environment is horrible and a person dreads going to work? What can you do?
Lots of people have believed for decades that men are the better drivers over women, but do the facts support that belief? Or is it a myth of machismo?
Poverty kills more people every year than any other cause and contributes to even more deaths. Why doesn't anybody care?
Test tube meat, sometimes called in vetro meat, shmeat, and other names, has been invented and expected to be grocery stores and restaurants in just a few years. Learn more about it here.
Why researchers believe breastfed babies are smarter, and why breastfeeding is so beneficial to both Baby and Mother. How I got through the initial difficulties and successfully breastfed my baby.
More and more young people are rejecting marriage completely. People of all ages are embracing open marriage. Is traditional marriage becoming obsolete?
One in 4 people in the U.S. alone are affected by a parasite that lodges in the brain and it may cause psychological disorders, brain cancer, behavioral changes, personality changes, and more!
There are lots of things that cause people to be overweight or obese. Things that are not their fault or easily controlled. Find out what they are and why being fat is not your fault.
The answer to that question -- do people really lose weight immediately after dying because their soul has departed? The dying process, the embalming process, cremation, decomposition, exhumation, home funerals, mausoleums, and much more is explained in this article. Also, when you are most...
Corn in a cup is a quick and easy version of authentic Mexican elote. This snack or side dish comes together quickly in the microwave and tastes amazing. Make just one serving or dozens!
All about mesquite trees, sometimes called the Devil Tree. Lots of photos and a video of what those mesquite thorns can do.
A list of the information you will need to keep for when your state unemployment office asks for verification of your job searches, and examples of job search forms.
Applying for jobs is not the only way to meet job-search requirements. This is a list of the many different activities that count toward meeting the number of job searches you are required to make each week to continue receiving unemployment benefits in Texas (and many other states).
Researchers are embarking on studies that show a correlation between the color and pattern of the human eye iris and personality and intelligence. What do your eyes tell the world?
Sweet and spicy pumpkin pie with no crust saves both preparation time and calories. Pumpkin pie spice is so expensive -- make your own with my recipe included here.
How to know what sell by, use by, and all those other dates on food mean. This hub will tell you how long food is good and how Billions of dollars worth of perfectly good food is thrown away needlessly every year in the USA.
Why getting enough sleep is as important as proper nutrition and exercise. Sleep chart included along with tips on how to get to sleep.
Researchers disagree that e-cigs are healthful. They still contain nicotine, which was once used as an insecticide and a fumigant. It is a toxin that can cause many different health problems.
A short list of some things that scientists have gotten wrong or have had to modify their facts about. Why it is ludicrous to base God's existence (or not) on science. Also, Einstein's Theory of Gravity which is not what we learned in school.
It turns out that what we've been told about men not being interested in large women -- very large women that is -- is simply not true. This is about how one very large woman made that discovery for herself. It turns out men do like large women.
How often do women think about sex? Do women think about sex as often as men do? In what context do women usually think about sex?
Suggestions on how to encourage your child(ren) to eat their vegetables and like them -- and how to insure they will hate certain foods forever.
More and more people are having to work 2 or more jobs just to survive. Will the economy ever improve or is this the new normal?
Gabrielle Douglas, first African American woman to win the Olympic Gold Metal in Individual Gymnastics and how everyone could only talk about the way she arranged her hair instead of her amazing win.
Everything you want to know about armadillos. Their eating habits, range, and their strange characteristics and abilities.
An explanation of gerrymandering and why it always favors the political party in control, and never favors the voters. How political districts are drawn and who draws them.
Why we have a census. Why the census is important. What is done with all that information that is collected by census takers? Why do census takers ask all those nosy questions?
Advice from Dr. Oz about which 4 foods he considers superfoods for fighting Alzheimer's disease. Also, a list of delicious foods proven to help you get healthy and stay healthy along with the benefits each one provides.
Here are some proven things you can do to help yourself ward off depression, or just lift your spirits. If these recommendations fail to help, consult a professional.
Here is the decadent, sinful, chocolate chip pancake recipe I wrote about in my hub titled, "Is There Such a Thing as Living Too Healthfully?" These pancakes are truly to die for! They are so quick and easy to prepare. If you were not a chocoholic before, you will be after tasting these pancakes.
Without that first try you can never be sure if something will turn out to be one of your favorite things. What if you had never tasted chocolate?
Public schools are going single sex in the classroom. Segregation in the classroom has always been a negative. Dr. Leonard Sax says children get confused when they do not have stereotypical toys and he believes children should be taught manhood and womanhood so they will be prepared to take on...
The super collider was originally supposed to be located in Waxahachie Texas, just south of Dallas. This article is about why the planned super collider that would have been even bigger than the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) in Geneva Switzerland, where the HIggs Boson was discovered, was not built...
What is all the fuss about discovering what causes mass? Learn what this long sought discovery is all about. Are we on the verge of discovering new dimensions?
Learn what makes a state a swing state, why Independent voters in swing states make all the difference in a presidential election, and which states are considered swing states in 2012. Includes a map of the current political situation as to which states are swing states and which ones are likely...
Learn who really elects the President of the United States. How the Electoral College works, why the Electoral College is not fair, how electors are chosen, and how they do not have to vote according to the popular vote in their state.
SPAM is not new. SPAM has been with us for decades in many different forms. Deal with SPAM once and for all and remove the stress it causes from your life.
We have been beaming radio signals into space for decades hoping to somehow contact intelligent life beyond Earth. We have received an answer. The Wow! Signal, what it is/was and how it got it's name. What have we learned since that signal was detected?
Are your children empathetic? Here are ways to teach your children empathy (caring for other people and caring for animals), and why that is so important. Being empathetic is essential to success in all areas of a person's life. Empathy begins at home.
Learn about animal therapy. This hub focuses mostly on horse assisted therapy for various handicaps including a short video that is well worth watching where you can see what happens in some therapy sessions.
Monsal Trail is for bikers, runners, people who like to walk, and it's wheelchair friendly too. Photos showing gorgeous scenery in the Peak District National Park in and around Millers Dale, Tideswell, Litton, and Cressbrook in the UK.
Find out what color vehicles birds find most tantalizing to birdie bomb. Yes, it turns out birds really do have a color preference. New car shoppers will want to be armed with this information before they sign on the dotted line.
When should your child begin learning music and/or how to play an instrument? Studies show that children who learn music improve their learning ability in other areas, like math and reading too.
Kirk Douglas, actor, producer, writer, and lesser known American hero, will turn103 years old this December 9th (2019). Douglas was instrumental in breaking the Black List when Senator Joseph McCarthy was searching for communists behind every tree. Here is a short bio, and a complete list of the...
The importance of washing your hands and washing them correctly to kill and remove germs. What water temperature is best, when to wash your hands, and how to wash your hands for maximum benefit. Symptoms of food poisoning.
All about the glasswing butterfly. Range, eating and mating habits, lots of pictures, including a photo of the glasswing caterpillar, and even a picture and information on the pink glasswing butterfly.
Live longer, improve the quality of your life, and even reverse the signs of aging! Research has proven again and again what is the real "Fountain of Youth." Take advantage of it today and make your life better.
This author grew up on a farm. We used to feed animals corn to fatten them up for market. Now they feed them artificial sweeteners. Yup, you read it right. Artificial sweeteners cheaper than corn.
Van T. Barfoot, one of only 5 American Indians to be a Congressional Medal of Honor recipient during the 20th century, and all around American hero and patriot, fought his owner's association and won.
This article presents helpful info about Mimosa trees as well as the ground cover mimosa strigillosa, aka mimosa powderpuff, or mimosa sunshine.
Louisiana Public Schools were the test to see if vouchers would work. Read here what is included in the private school's curriculum and be sitting down because it's shocking at best . . .
Facts, photos, and video, of Royal Gorge Suspension Bridge near Canyon City Colorado. Formerly the highest suspension bridge in the world, it is now in 11th place, but remains the highest suspension bridge in the United States.
Colorado National Monument just outside Grand Junction, Colorado. An interesting and unique place to visit all year around. Photos and videos of what this scenic place has to offer.
The bobwhite bird, member of the quail family, is common in many parts of the U.S. Here are videos of them in the wild as well as examples of their well recognized mating call. This bird was common where I grew up in Central Wisconsin. Also, basic information on their habitats, feeding, and...
Remembering the call of the whippoorwill during the night, deep in the country in Central Wisconsin. Includes information about the bird, it's preferred habitat, it's range, and an audio of it's call.
Wyman Meinzer's amazing photographs of West Texas along with a little background of his biography.
Apple Cider Vinegar, long considered a magical cure-all for everything from indigestion to cancer is now claimed by some people to be that magical ingredient that will make weight loss easy. Here is a summary of what is known about the Apple Cider Vinegar Diet right now.
A list of some of the best protein substitutes for meat, a short list of how many grams of protein are in some substitutes, a list of what complimentary proteins to combine in order to make a complete protein, and a list of how many grams of protein people need every day according to their age.
Many toothpastes manufactured both here in the states and overseas contain toxic chemicals. Learn what these chemicals are and whether you're brushing your teeth with them.
A new field of science called neurotheology is studying and researching whether or not what is referred to as the "God Spot" really exists in humans. Scientists want to know whether or not all humans, regardless of religion -- even atheists, have this "God Spot." Here are some answers.
Counterfeit food is becoming a big problem worldwide. It isn't just an issue of economics anymore, but is also becoming more of a bioterrorism threat and a personal threat, as when melamine was put in milk and 900 babies were hospitalized and 6 of them died. What is being done about counterfeit...
On the day before Mother's Day 2012, 9-year old Josef Miles challenges the Westboro Baptist Church, the group infamous for protesting at military funerals and others with signs saying, "Thank God For Dead Soldiers," and worse. Josef stands near them with a hand written sign of his own . . .
Easy chocolate torte trifle. Looks yummy and tastes even better! No bake crust instructions plus the original crust recipe if you prefer. Variations for serving included. This recipe is a perennial favorite and no cooking makes it perfect for summer and convenient all year long.
The belief by some people that soy is a superfood is being challenged by some very important and knowledgeable health and medical professionals who say it is toxic and should be avoided.
Why do women usually blame the other woman when their husbands have been unfaithful? The other woman never made a promise or a commitment to them. The other woman never said she loved them. Hold that person accountable who did make those promises and that commitment.
Polyphasic sleep patterns or schedules, how they work. Steve Pavlina's experience with polyphasic sleep.
Presented here are the most recent studies and research findings as to whether it is true, or not, that men think about sex on average, every 7 seconds. Also explored is the question of just exactly what is included in "sexual thoughts?" When do we count a thought as being sexual and when do we...
Do left-handed people do better on IQ tests? Are they smarter than right-handed people generally? Find out when to celebrate International Left Hander's Day. Including a list of 100 famous left-handers among them Lady Gaga, Angelina Jolie, and Barack Obama. Take the hand preference...
Learn how and why oceans provide more than half of all the essential oxygen for all living things on this planet.
Science has proven that redheads are physically unique among all other people. Find out why, historically, some people thought they were evil, while others thought they held magical powers.
For more people than you might think, taking medicine is an ordeal. Lots of people, both children and adults, have trouble swallowing pills -- even small pills. Here is my experience which may be entertaining, and also some suggestions from Dr. Loraine Stern M.D. Pediatrician, that may be helpful...
Learn ways you can safely make purchases over the Internet.
Addictions control you and make you their slave. This is mainly about the addiction of Smoking, the new anti-smoking public service announcements, preventing your children from starting to smoke, and some of the things you can look forward to if you smoke.
Pink Slime plays a major part in our food supply. Everything you need to know about what Pink Slime is to how it is made and how it is used.
Why Biphasic or segmented sleep is better for us, and how it benefits our health and our cognitive abilities.
When is it OK to snoop in your boyfriend or girlfriend's cell phone, their email, or even personal papers in the car or home? How many dates equal a commitment where you a have right to know?
Book review for one of the best children's books available. This Dr. Seuss book stimulates a child's imagination and teaches them that anything is possible with determination and effort.
Must you teach your children yourself if you choose to home school them? Or can you hire someone else to do the teaching? How to handle the instruction of subjects that may not be your forté, or suggestions on how to home school if you are working full or part-time.
Dealing with infidelity in your relationship. Finding out that a partner has cheated on you can be the worst feeling in the world. Here is how to avoid feeling worse than you already do.
Solomon Asch Experiments on conformity. How important is it to you, or to people generally to fit in? Why do many people choose to fit in?
The Sweaty T-Shirt Experiment would seem to suggest that our nose plays a bigger part in who we are sexually attracted to than any other factor. Read on, and find out how and why . . .
Circumstances more than character or personality influence and determine human behavior. An explanation of why people sometimes do things that are out of character.
There is a monolith on the Mars moon known as Phobos. Is it a natural phenomenon, or did somebody put it there? Is Phobos really a moon, or an alien space station in disguise? Could Phobos be a base from which other world beings observe the Earth?
Yummy sweet and tart apple dessert. Great for dinner, small gatherings, or a snack. Looks like a pie, but it is really more of a cake.
I've been an employer who has had to pay unemployment benefits, and I have been a worker who collected them. This is what I learned from being on both situations at different times.
Part 2, as promised, in the educating your child for success series. This article takes up where the article about giving your baby a head start left off.
Your natural circadian rhythm may be waking you up. Exploring segmented, or biphasic sleep, and why some scientists and psychiatrists believe it is the natural sleep pattern for humans.
Who would have thought the shoplifting of a package of Gummy Bears could play such an important roll in solving a violent crime?
Would you rather live a long healthy life, or a shorter, more adventurous, fun life? Is it possible to be too careful to eat right, exercise, and watch the sugar, salt, and fat in your diet? So careful that you no longer enjoy your life?
Put yourself in the place of a dying person. Learn to accept your own mortality and then reach out to someone who has been told they will die soon. Be there to listen and help them accept their situation and prepare for what they must face.
Prepare your child(ren) to think and use good judgment. Do not leave their safety and well being to chance. Give them the necessary information and knowledge to help them navigate life's sometimes prickly situations, and to make good decisions.
The title says it all. How to get what you want and need. A simple secret that works far more often than you think!
Some very credible people, former astronauts, former U.S. presidents, and others, say that aliens from other planets are here.
Explaining why people die to a very young child.
What carrots and chocolate have in common and why chocolate lovers may be surprised. The results of this research certainly surprised me. Eat Dark Chocolate Without Guilt After Reading This!
Should we say Merry Christmas or Happy Holidays? The Merry Christmas War is back again. What do you think?
3 quick, easy, inexpensive, and delicious macaroni and cheese recipes. All are made with no meat unless you want to add meat.
Height makes a difference in employment and romantic success for both men and women. The psychology behind the reasons this is true.
The definition of fact and opinion and the difference between the two and why that difference is important.
Learn to evaluate whether your sources of information are credible and accurate. Know what you are talking about before you say it or write it.
Dare to be an original by developing your own style and making your own fashion.
Do you hate family holiday get togethers? Here are some practical solutions that may put the holiday spirit back into your family get togethers.
High school dropouts can make their dreams come true in spite of a mistake made as a teenager. This is the story of one high school dropout who did just that. So get out your dreams and dust them off!
Activities that are both fun for your baby and developmentally useful in helping your child get an early start on learning.
A review of The Core Knowledge Series of books edited by E.D. Hirsch, Jr. These books are an excellent guide for home-schooling parents and all parents who want to make sure important subject matter isn't being left out of their child's educational experience.
Do you know why you do the things you do? And why you do them the way you do them? Here are some reasons why people adopt the habits they have.
Remember the Colfax boys from "Homeschooling For Excellence" fame, especially Dr. Grant Colfax? Here is what they are all up to now.
Learn information that will help you determine which charities are legitimate and worthwhile.
Must have book for children that teaches values, responsibility, and is entertaining as well.
Planning your home school schedule. Making a schedule for home school that works for your child and for you and your whole family.
Questionnaire to help parents determine if homeschooling is right for their children and family.
Ways you can teach children important social skills while home schooling. Public and private schools are not the only places where a child can learn these skills.
Many home schooling parents totally miss some of the great advantages of home schooling and try to mimic public or private school. Home school offers many options to improve on formal education.