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Your Guide to Converting Imperial to Metric Units for Travel

Traveling to a new country means opening the door to new experiences sure to excite your senses, from the local attractions to hearing different languages to eating the delectable cuisine. But, going somewhere foreign also brings with it the tricky bit of learning how to navigate that place’s unique systems and conventions, such as how […] Read More…

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7 Tips to Help You Pay for College

There’s no denying that college is a major financial investment. The questions are whether college is worth it and how you can make it more affordable. The decision depends largely on what your career goals are, what kind of college you want to go to, and whether you’ll have loans. It’s possible that having that […] Read More…

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What is a Healthy Heart Rate?

Most people have seen images of a heart rate monitor screen: a line with periodic sharp spikes up and down. Perhaps you can even clearly hear in your mind the beeping that occurs as these spikes appear. While these images may be ingrained in us from various medical movies and TV shows, knowing your own […] Read More…

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Is it Cheaper to Fly or to Drive?

Planning your next vacation comes with a number of fun decisions to make including what attractions you want to see, what restaurants you want to try, and where you want to stay. Yet, along with the exciting part of planning a vacation comes the not-so-exciting part – determining the logistics, like whether you’re going to […] Read More…

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How To Make a Sandbox in Your Backyard

Sometimes it can feel like an impossible task to get your kids off the screens and go enjoy the outdoors instead. One way you can change this is by making your backyard a fun place for little ones to imagine and explore so they’ll be excited to play outside. Installing an above ground pool is […] Read More…

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5 DIY Garden Tips for Beginners

Interested in gardening but have no idea where to start? Don’t worry, every gardener was a beginner at one time! There are plenty of tips and resources out there to help ease people into making their own gardens, including classes and online calculators for materials like mulch and topsoil. With these five DIY garden tips, […] Read More…

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Tips on Buying Clothes for Growing Children

As a parent, it can seem like one minute you have a little baby bundle of joy on your hands and then the next a full-grown teen. As children grow, it may feel like a full-time affair trying to make sure your child has clothes that fit them. It can also feel like a major […] Read More…

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Why Would I Need to Use Scientific Notation?

Working with numbers that are 1 through 10 is fairly straightforward, but what about a number like 7,489,509,093? Or, how about .00024638? If a number is particularly large or small, it can be much easier to work with when it’s written in scientific notation. Scientific notation, sometimes also called “standard form,” follows the form “m […] Read More…

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The Problem with Using Online Recipes (And How to Solve Them)

After searching all corners of the internet to find the perfect recipes for your dinner party, you’ve hit a speed bump: The original recipe isn’t for the same number of people you’re planning to serve, or it’s written in measurements you’re not familiar with. Unfortunately, those are some common problems with converting recipes that you […] Read More…

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6 Tips for “Tipping” During Travel

So you’ve packed your bags, downloaded or printed your boarding pass, and you’re ready to go for your next trip. But wait! Before you jet off, don’t forget to research the tipping etiquette for your destination. Not all countries tip, and for the ones that do, the rates can vary. You don’t want to get […] Read More…

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