Author Archives: Emily DiFabio

What Type of Tea Has the Most Caffeine?

Tea has been a popular beverage choice for many across the globe for centuries. For some, grabbing a tea over a coffee is preferable because there is less caffeine. Or is there?  Tea has been drunk in China since before 2000 BC. Back then, it was not yet used as a milder way to wake […] Read More…

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What is Raw Weight Vs Cooked Weight?

Have you ever gone to a restaurant, looked over the menu and noticed items with their weight listed underneath? (Or, even as part of the dish name?) For instance, maybe you’ve seen a quarter-pound burger or a ten-ounce steak. Knowing this information can help you count calories or make sure your order will fill you […] Read More…

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What is the Difference Between Uppercase and Lowercase Roman Numerals?

Roman numerals have been used for thousands of years, and while they are not used as the primary way to represent numerals today, they are still ever-present in our daily lives. From the Super Bowl and Olympics, to fancy clocks and page numbers, knowing what Roman numerals represent—and, how to use them—is a good skill […] Read More…

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What are Exercises to Do at a Standing Desk?

With many people working in front of a computer or at a desk, being able to exercise and keep your body moving is helpful, especially when 16 percent of all global workers are remote. One way to move your body is to elevate your desk and do some simple exercises.   What is a Standing Desk? […] Read More…

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Why Doesn’t Coffee Wake Me Up? 

According to the National Coffee Association, 7/10 Americans drink coffee, and over one billion people drink coffee every single day, worldwide. Most people use coffee to wake up and get their day started because of the caffeine found in the coffee bean. Caffeine—a compound in coffee—stimulates the central nervous system making the drinker more alert.  […] Read More…

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How Many Boxes of Laminate Flooring Do I Need for My Project?

Laminate flooring is a popular choice for many who are looking to spruce up their homes. Oftentimes, it’s the cheaper option compared to wood flooring and even carpeting. Laminate can be water resistant, and more durable as it’s resistant to scratches and staining. Laminate flooring is a great option for your next project. But, calculating […] Read More…

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What are Fiber Rich Foods for the Elderly? (And Other Food Choices)

Fiber is found in many common foods, fruits, vegetables, and whole grains. There are some foods that are particularly rich in fiber and are considered a great healthy boost to anyone’s diet. Incorporating these foods for elderly into your diet can lead to many health benefits—such as regular bowel movements and regulating sugar levels. But, more […] Read More…

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What is the World’s Fastest Horse? 

Horses have been an integral part of society for over 6,000 years—from their use in labor, transportation, and sport. Horse racing as we know it today has been a popular pastime since the 18th century. Before then, the earliest accounts of horse racing date back to 700 BCE. While horse racing may have evolved over […] Read More…

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First and Middle Name Combinations

Choosing a first and middle name is an important job for parents expecting a new bundle of joy—and also for people looking to rename themselves. There are countless combinations that could be used, including foregoing the middle name altogether.  First and Middle Name Combinations There are literally countless name combinations that a person could settle […] Read More…

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What Are the Army Height and Weight Requirements? 

The United States Army has height and weight requirements that every soldier must comply with. While these physical requirements differ depending on a few factors, there are certain basic guidelines that need to be met.  What Are the Army Height and Weight Requirements?  The United States Army has a height and weight chart that’s used […] Read More…

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