I am frequently asked about rare blood types. The most common questions are about the Rh Negative blood type. The next most common questions are about rare blood types being special in some way. This article will be helpful in answering questions and superstitions in "golden" or "special" blood.
A good book is a powerful influence for your mind. The pen is mightier than the sword, but this is only true of the great writers of history and life. Your life will be changed by these unusual books written by renowned authors.
Escaping from a serial killer isn't always the easiest thing to do. Especially when it involves rugged mountainous terrain and a girl without survival skills. But danger is only a state of mind. #MeToo
Goats are friendly, brush eating critters that also make good pets on a small farm, ranch, or homestead. They eat weeds, grass, small brush, and unwanted plants. They also play tricks and are funny!
The Bible was the first book ever to be printed using movable type. It is a group of books put together by the Council of Nicea. The Bible represents a common core of beliefs for Jews and Christians.
Search engine optimization is a key factor in writing hubs. You want your hub to be found, so research and use the top search terms for your hubs!
I just had cataract surgery, I asked my doctor, "What is the most frequently asked question about cataract surgery?" He said, "Will I go blind"? Cataract surgery is commonly done to remove cataracts.
Anne Payne is a deep water scientist working at an undisclosed location somewhere near Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Gitmo is not only a prison and Naval base, but has several known sunken treasure ships...
Some people get very angry when a hub author deletes a comment. They often think of the deletion as a personal attack. There are several good reasons for a hub author to delete a comment from a hub.
Food trucks are springing up everywhere these days. Some city planners are even making food truck parks. They have tables, umbrellas, trash removal. It looks like a clever picnic area. Great food!
Go to Las Vegas to have fun! Here are a few things you can do to minimize gambling losses and maximize fun. Gambling is only part of the thrill of this adult wonderland!
From the mind of Stan Lee and Marvel Comics comes the X-Men. Mutant super heroes (or villains) that have special abilities. The best known of which is Wolverine portrayed by Hugh Jackman with claws.
During my 2 week tenure at YouTube Academy, I learned to make better videos, set up a channel successfully, employ branding and a few other video tips for sharing. Follow along for great tips.
People love their pets. Dogs and cats are the most popular pets, but parrots may be a close third choice. Parrots usually bond with one member of the family, but still accept others that flock around.
With the recent popularity of Downton Abbey, the phrase Dowager Countess comes up rather frequently. Defining Dowager Countess is easy, it is simply the widow of a Count. Royal titles are fascinating.
Book reviews should not only describe books, but should encourage the reader to pick up the book or books being reviewed and actually read them. This review encourages readers to read both Wired and Amped, two books by the author Douglas E. Richards.
Use an online budget calculator or budget planning service to help with your finances. Keep everything in a secure, backed up location and make sure you are on the right track to finance planning.
Teenage drivers must learn to drive well. Car safety is all about learning the basics and practicing until close perfection is attained. Driver's Education classes are not enough. Learn to drive by listening to professional drivers.
Set goals to beat depression. Get professional treatment, follow expert advice, get rid of stress and depressing things in your life, count your life benefits (blessings). These five goals will help you beat depression for good.
What is good and right about religion? What are the benefits of religions? What makes a religion fun and attractive?
Buy one regular meal and get a second entree of equal or greater value free! Get free appetizers, desserts or birthday specials too. Join these top 10 restaurant 'e-clubs' and get great free deals in your email!
Having fair skin has its disadvantages. One of them is skin cancer and melanoma cancer of the skin. Sun worshipers will never understand the difficulty and amount of work it takes to stay out of the sun. We have to give up all sorts of activities and beach time.
Buying a used car can be fun or it can be a hopeless quagmire of red tape and negotiations. Follow these tips to buy a great used car. Learn what to look for, how to deal with dealers and how to know if you're buying a mechanically sound used car.
One of the first things noticed about a person is their hairstyle. Changing hair styles have marked each decade and become the iconic hair cut of that group of years. Several things may change over the years including the way we style our hair. It defines us as a culture.
Landscaping and related services have really gone up in price! Well, did you expect the costs of brush removal and tree trimming to go down? Fuel for mowers keep going up, labor costs are outrageous and power tools are still expensive. If you have land to clear, do it now while prices are still...
Poison Ivy is the dreaded allergic dermatitis caused by urushiol which causes eruptive allergic contact dermatitis. Poison ivy, poison oak and poison sumac all produce the same urushiol and it is one of the most potent allergens in the entire world. Home remedied are very effective treatments for...
Anemia affects both children and adults. Anemia due to low red blood cell counts is different from leukemia which is a low white blood cell count. Anemia affects the ability of the red cells to carry oxygen to all body organs. Leukemia affects the ability of white cells to fight infections.
Looking for Home Decor? Which home decor and other online stores are trustworthy, realiable and have the best prices? Use the internet as a tool to discover the joys of online shopping. Find the best online shopping stores and shop from the comfort of your home.
You just lost everything in a disaster. Your home is totally destroyed. It could have been due to a fire, a hurricane, a flood or even a meteorite. You will need a home inventory to prove loss to an insurance company. An inventory list, a video inventory or at the very least photos of every item in...
What driving laws have you broken lately? Did you get a moving violation, a parking ticket or a warning from a traffic officer? Let's explore the top ten most commonly broken driving laws.
Bad religion - What is it? What is wrong with religion? What religion do you think is bad and why do you think this way? Attempts to explain errors in religion are presented in order to correct these errors, not to bash religion.
Besides the obvious, you can use quesadilla makers to make pancakes, crepes, and burgers. Cutting calories? Use a non-stick spray that tastes like butter to add a punch of flavor to whatever you make!
The Mayan Apocalypse of 2012 is not an end to the world, but a new beginning of enlightenment. The Earth eclipses the galactic plane of the Milky Way Galaxy on December 21, 2012. The Mayans, who were probably the most awesome astronomers ever, predicted the dates in which this eclipse occurs. The...
What's good to make for a family meal that pleases children as well as adults? Have you ever met a kid that doesn't like hot dogs? They even like the word, weenie. It makes them laugh. When you combine that with healthy beans, you've got Beanie Weenies! Adults love this recipe for beans and hot...
It is no harder to make healthy dog treats than it is to make healthy food for yourself. So spend a little time on your pets and make them some dog biscuits using this recipe!
Are you having trouble getting around these days? Do you hate to walk around a busy flea market, farmer's market or fair and just get too tired to walk back to your car? Not to mention how thirsty this makes a person. Well now, you can scooter around with your very own ice cooler on wheels! Carry a...
Tired of buffalo wings? Then try these delicious and easy to cook garlic Parmesan-crusted, baked chicken wings. This recipe is easy and fast and healthier than the fried version.
Searching for the best electric lawn mower for the money is a chore. You can make your search a lot easier by reading this review on push mowers for the home.
The Aztec Calendar is often confused with the Mayan calendar. The two are quite similar. The truth is that the Aztecs borrowed the Mayan calendar which was in common use at the time. The Aztec Sun Stone is also called the Aztec Calendar stone, but it is not a true calendar. It is an illustration of...
Street photography is designed to tell a story of real life. It sets a mood or a feeling with photographs of everyday life and everyday occurrences. Street photography can be color or black and white, moody or upbeat, happy or sad. This type of photography should have some sort of theme. What are...
Blood banks are not actually banks as we know them; they are used for the storage and distribution of blood and blood products.
What causes Leprosy? What are the symptoms? What do the lesions look like? How is Hansen's Disease treated? Is it a communicable disease? These and other questions are answered in this hub. Also, the link between armadillos of the south and transmission of Mycobacterium leprae are discussed.
The pros and cons of donating your body to science are complex. This is a personal decision of the donor. Frequently, the family disagrees with the donor's decision to donate their body, tissue or organs to medical schools or other programs. The body donation directions can be made ahead of time in...
Discover the methods and meanings behind criminal prison tattoos: An in-depth article exploring the various designs and their significance, with photos.
Austin sits on the edge of the Texas Hill Country. Easy day trips include fun things to do for the holidays and more. More than music and barbecue, Austin is the heart of Texas.
The Mayans planned their days according to a period of time somewhat equal to two of our weeks. Their work week was twice as long as ours. The days cycled through a combination of 13 and 20 day names to constitute a Tzolkin* or a 20 day "two week" period.
Ode to a Pizza - an Italian sonnet written for the love of a great pizza pie!
Magic things happen on prom night. Strange things too. This is a tale of strange magic and Prom Night.
Three secret tips for using close up photography. Selling your items on eBay with these tips will bring in more sales!
What the heck is it? Photo quizzes by L.A. Cargill Extreme close ups of objects to guess at and exercise your brain.
Principles, a short story from the e.r. by L.A. Cargill, B.A. Plastic surgery anyone? It's just too funny when a girl bites your nose almost completely off! Or why can't I find a girl with principles?
Desserts for a summer picnic. We always include banana pudding. This can be made diabetic friendly by using sugar free pudding. You could also use sugar free cookies instead of vanilla wafers.
How to save millions by painting your own pictures, art, canvas and custom wall art. How to custom make your own decorative art. Learn to paint and draw. Take an art class!
Some say that handkerchief painting originated in Texas prisons. Many Mexicans were incarcerated in Texas jails during the 1940's. Most of them were Catholic and male. It is entirely possible that San Antonio had the largest share of Mexican prisoners in the world. Southern California being a close...
Stuffed in the pocket of a dead man's clothes were two strange notes that not even the best of the best cryptanalysts can decipher. Although there is no reward for help in solving the murder case, or "cold case", the satisfaction of breaking the code is usually enough for amateur sleuths.
Visiting Quanajuato, Mexico is a distinct and wonderful experience. The city is in a mountain gorge and the streets are narrow and some are even underground. The town is famous for mummies, a Shakespearean theater, silver mines and a large white sparkling university.
We do not need religion. It was invented as a way to explain things that early man could not understand. Just like many early cultures, reading, writing and counting numbers was considered magical. Growing crops was something we couldn't control for hundreds, maybe thousands of years. Even leaving...
Top 10 Best Texas Food Recipes and How to Cook Like a Texan. Chili, cornbread, beans, home fries, Chicken Fried Steak, spare ribs, brisket, frito pie, enchiladas and pecan pie.
Ixchel (pronounced Ish-Chel) is a well known Goddess of the Maya people. She is considered a woman's God and represents birth and medicine. She has been associated with the moon, particularly the waning moon as in an aging woman. Representations of lunar forces seem to be quite common among god...
Recently, it was reported that a Mrs. Mazlan Othman, a Malaysian astrophysicist was appointed to this prestigious post at Unoosa. The proposal for Alien Life Ambassador has been prompted by the recent discovery of hundreds of planets orbiting other stars, which are thought to make the discovery of...
Jehovah’s Witnesses have an inordinate amount of faith in the bible regarding the use of blood and blood products. The use of blood products is deemed to be against God’s will and will condemn the recipient to "defellowship" and ostracism. Somewhere in the books of Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus...
Celebrating the end of a year and the beginning of a New Year is a common theme for New Year’s Eve parties. In the United States of North America, the parties are diverse and interesting. Using fire to send these aspirations into the “spirit world” is a fun and relaxing way to celebrate a New...
How to make the best pancakes with your quesadilla maker! Faster and fluffier than a regular griddle. Cinnamon spice and Gingerbread pancake recipes. Also banana foster french toast!
Over my many years in the medical field, I've witnessed many deaths. Some people see death as a tragedy. Some see it as a release from pain and suffering. One thing is certain: death is inevitable.
Learn to control your fears. The good news is that phobias are easy to cure! The treatment is amazing. Learning to keep yourself calm in the face of your irrational fears is so empowering. Self-relaxation is helpful in so many other ways too.
Sunrise at Haleakala, Maui is one of the very best things to do while on vacation in Hawaii. It is better than any sunset photo that you will take on an Hawaiian vacation. The crater of Haleakala on Maui is magnificent and not to be missed. The bicycle ride down from a Haleakala sunrise tour is the...
How to make a hand crafted dream catcher. Dream catchers are said to protect us from bad dreams. The web catches the bad dreams and the daylight hits the dream catcher and lifts it away. Dream catchers make excellent baby shower, or wedding gifts, easily customized.
What are the signs of a suicide bomber? Jack Reacher knows them all, yet he makes a terrible mistake trying to save someone who appears to be one. Would you know a terrorist if you see one? Book reviews by Lee Child. Coming soon to TV! Tom Cruise replaced!
Top 10 very effective uses for distilled white vinegar. Get rid of ringworm, treat athlete's foot, soothe insect bites, relieve yeast infections, and more...
At some point, the Aztec priests began to use herbs to help their victims relax before they cut their still beating hearts out of their chests and held them high for all to see. After all, a willing sacrificial victim was a lot easier to deal with than a rebellious one.
Gary Daniels of Lost Worlds has written a research paper on the Georgia petroglyph. The research included comparing Mayan written records to those recorded in stone in Georgia.
As you know, Alice's Restaurant isn't about the song anymore than Turkey is about Thanksgiving. The movie is about the peace movement and the socio-political climate of the 60's and the Vietnam war and government intrusion and anarchy. Those of us that lived during that time in our country's...
How to donate blood during a disaster or donating blood in general. Donating blood will help you discover your blood type. Where can you donate blood? At your local blood donor center, of course!
The 5 W's of the journalistic style of writing - or everything I learned in Journalism school on one condensed page. Common grammar and spelling mistakes. How to write better. How to write compelling stories. News versus Fake News. Write like a professional. Updated 10/17/2018.
Well everyone that goes to Maui goes up to Haleakala Crater. Mostly for the sunrise ritual. And really, this may be the most incredible thing to do on Maui. Just remember... There's More! Sunrise is cold so bring many blankets from your hotel to wrap up in. Just don't forget to take them back....