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10 Guns That Shaped America
Firearms have been a part of this nation since, well, long before it was a nation. The right to them was endowed by the Creator; they secured our Freedom as Americans, they helped expand the Nation, and then became the basis of the manufacturing ascendency of the United States for more than a century.
That's What Happens When You Bring a Gun to a Snake Fight
Don’t worry, honey, I’ll take care of that snake for you. . . Oh (explicit!!!) This funny clip shows what happens when A: you mess with snakes, and B: you’re not a very good shot. Before you try to pull off a stunt like this, make sure you at least hit the range first. Folks …
Top 10 most toxic zip codes for homeowners
The third annual Environmental Hazards Housing Risk Index from ATTOM Data Solutions, a fused property database, finds about 25% of single-family homes and condos in areas analyzed are located in high-risk zip codes. Read more at HOUSINGWIRE
How A Northland Coalition Is Helping Seniors Stay Balanced
Here’s a sobering stat: one-third of seniors 65 and older fall every year . Everyone is susceptible to falls. People of all ages trip, stumble and bump
10 Tips for Better Sleep After Brain Injury
Does it really matter if you get enough sleep? Yes! It may matter even more if you’re recovering from a brain injury as sleep disturbances are common. This makes it harder for those with a TBI to get the quantity and quality of sleep they need.Any brain injury — mild to severe — can lead to changes in sleep. These changes can affect you physically, mentally and emotionally. Deepening depression and anxiety, increased irritability, lack of energy, problems remembering things and a drop in one’s sense of well-being are some effects of troubled sleep.Making simple changes to your behavior and environment — sleep schedule, bedtime habits, daily lifestyle choices — can resolve some sleep problems. Defense…
How Can Adults Help Youth Thrive?
For the past 15 years, the Thrive Foundation for Youth has enabled leading researchers to explore the science of thriving, or what it takes to achieve one’s full potential. What they’ve found could turn the tide for millions of disadvantaged youth in America.
Federal public housing assistance: What you need to know
For people who cannot afford adequate housing, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development provides several different forms of assistance.
Hope for Huntington's: Walk in Duluth to help fund research that...
Katie Weikum is living her life knowing she faces a 50-50 chance of one day having a chronic, progressive, genetic disease.The 25-year-old from Maple Grove, Minn., also knows that a genetic test is available to conclusively determine whether she will one day suffer from Huntington's disease or not. She...
How to Grill T-Bone Steak
T bone steaks are almost always on the favorites’ list of meat lovers. Try out different T bone grill steak recipes and add to your cooking repertoire. Determine ways of grilling T bone steaks using various kinds of seasonings.