Pets

A dog and his gallbladder

How often have you thought about your dog’s gallbladder? If you’re like me, you probably didn’t even think that a dog had a gallbladder and you certainly didn’t think that a dog could have a gallbladder problem. However, dogs have a gallbladder, and although problems with it are not common, dogs have problems, just like […]

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Piranha: deadly and delicious

They had it even before we knew what was going on. My wand leaned in prayer to something below the surface of the tea-colored water. The six-pound test line danced like a cat on hot pavement. All hell had broken loose. Beads of sweat rolled down Doris’s back. His clothes were now a second skin, […]

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Hummingbird Legend Cake

A Victorian cake recipe that is truly exceptional. The perfect cake to bring to meetings … it’s easy, it freezes well, it works for many. “Impress your friends with this hummingbird cake, a recipe that has been passed down through the generations. If desired, crush additional walnuts and press them into the sides of the […]

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Importance of pet supplies

The percentage of American households that own a pet has risen from 56% in 1988 to 62% in 2008, according to figures provided by the American Pet Products Association or APPA. The growth in the number of households is accompanied by higher spending on pet supplies and other items. American households are expected to spend […]

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Panasonic TX-P42V10 review

Panasonic TX-PV42V10 has a very slim design, as NeoPDP plasma panels offer a compact and elegant overall display. The widest part of the Panasonic TX-P42V10 screen measures just 8.5 cm. It starts at the top, measures 5.5cm, and the chassis part houses many design features. That part of the design includes the internal speakers, connection […]

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Criminal fiction: ten cliches to avoid

Crime fiction is big business right now, but there are certain situations that have been so exaggerated that they have become genre clichés and everyone knows what to expect next. Here are ten cliches you should try to avoid and thoughts on how to subvert the cliches if you decide to use them. Police and […]