( education / news / rss ) A U.S. army unit will arrive in Colombia in the coming days to help the Andean country's armed forces fight against drug trafficking for a four-month period, the U.S. embassy in Bogota said on Wednesday. The U.S. Security Force Assistance Brigade (SFAB) will arri ... read more
( education / news / rss ) Taiwan promised on Thursday to settle Hong Kongers who flee the Chinese-ruled city for political reasons, offering help from employment to counselling, and prompting angry condemnation from Beijing as it pushes security legislation for Hong Kong. Taiwan President ... read more
( education / news / rss ) Cloth masks can prevent the spread of COVID-19 by blocking up to 99 per cent of infectious particles, according to scientists who analysed a century of mask studies. ... read more
( education / news / rss ) The unique, community-led Nashulai Maasai Nature Conservancy received donations from 100,000 people on Avaaz to help sustain them through COVID-19.Maasai Nature Conservancy Asks For Help To Fight Pandemic--And 100,000 People AnswerGoo ... read more
( education / news / rss ) The Holiday Guru is always on hand to answer your questions. This week issues tackled include returning to the UK from Cyprus, getting refunds on travel insurance and renewing passports. ... read more
( education / news / rss ) Although the COVID shutdowns have prevented travelers from indulging their wanderlust, this research says that simply planning a trip can boost your mood. appeared firs ... read more
( education / news / rss ) As graduation day came for Nathaniel Moore, a physician's assistant at the University of Vermont, Burlington, he wondered why his graduation gown couldn't be repurposed as a piece of personal protective equipment for his colleagues at the hospital where he ... read more
( education / news / rss ) Automatically generated in-app notifications have been slowly rolled out to Android Messenger users from March, Facebook claims. It is now also set to be distributed to worldwide iOS users next week. ... read more
( education / news / rss ) The neural implants used by the Baylor researchers work similarly to someone tracing a shape on the palm of a blind person's hand.Scientists Use Electrode Implants to Help Blind People 'See' Shapes and Letters--All Without Using Their Eyes appeared ... read more
( education / news / rss ) According to CNBC , Fitbit is in the process of submitting technology for review by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and aims to have a device approved under new emergency rules. ... read more
( education / news / rss ) Scientists have exposed very thin slices of ancient Egyptian mummy bones to light at different wavelengths in an attempt to discover how the people of the time would live, eat and spend their daily lives. ... read more
( life / help / advice ) Malaysian leader Mahathir Mohamad, the world's oldest prime minister, has offered the world's youngest, Finland's Sanna Marin, some words of wisdom as she takes on her new role: Ask "old people" for their advice.
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( life / help / auto ) You probably can't fix it yourself, and your mechanic might not be able to, either. Almost a metaphor for our times. See Scotty Kilmer explains new car repair.
By the way, this guy's great. In various places he says: Honda makes the best engines but Toyota makes the best cars. The F ... read more
( life / help / services ) This is a free service that we're only too happy to provide. And just because it's free doesn't mean it's not professionally done. Give us a call anytime, but the later the hour, the worse the insult! ... read more
( life / help / advice ) The following is a Chinese good luck tantra totem (a fancy way of saying good advice):
Give people more than they expect and do it cheerfully;
Marry a man/woman you love to talk to. As you get older, their conversational skills will be as important as any other;
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( life / help / charity ) Please DONATE to Harmony Haven Therapeutic Riding & Horse Rescue's fundraiser to build better shelter for the winter. Thanks.
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( life / help / charity ) Some good news for a change.
via Crowd-sourced Outpouring Lifts Struggling Mom The Poverty Line, What Matters Today BillMoyers.com.
"Last month Linda Tirado, a 31-year-old from Cedar City, Utah, was ... ... read more
( life / help / advice ) Good guidelines. This snipped below is the most useful part:
via Lessons in the Art of Living Psychology Today.
"In DBT dialectical behavior therapy, the skill is encapsulated in a mnemonic device known as DearMa ... read more
( life / help / auto ) Three and a half hours in the Pep Boys waiting room is always time well-spent, wouldn't you agree? :) I'm home now, appreciating the comfort of my office chair, but Pep Boys seriously needs to consider putting more comfortable seats in their waiting area. I did get some thin ... read more
( life / help / charity ) I thought this was quote-worthy, via why-the-rich-dont-give
"Last year, Paul Piff, a psychologist at UC Berkeley, published research that correlated wealth with an increase in unethical behavior: While having money doe ... read more
( life / help / auto ) We hear this is a good website to estimate how much a car repair should cost.via Auto Repair and Maintenance Estimates Auto Shop and Mechanic Ratings : RepairPal.
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( life / help / charity ) Where to Donate Your Stuff: 101 Places Your Clutter Can Do Good
"Something that's been sitting in your house, unused and unloved, may bring a great deal of joy to, or fill the genuine need of, someone ... read more
( life / help ) Professional House Cleaning Maid Services for women with cancer.
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( life / help / charity ) We welcome all the visitors and students to our center, Harmony Haven.
Our mission statement: "We rescue and rehabilitate horses so they can rescue and rehabilitate the people who need them most."It's all about leaving your mark or hoof print. Help others and have a be ... read more
( life / help / charity / 1 ) My sister and her daughter have started a therapeutic riding and horse rescue! Don't forget to donate by clicking on the DONATE button.
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( life / help / advice ) You're asking me?! Actually, here's some advice:
People need to be listened to -- preferably agreed with -- more than anything else. If you could do one thing for someone that would be it.
Controlling a bad habit can be like controlling a car. You have to get inside it and take the wheel. Rising above it doesn't always work.
Person ... read more