InfolificInfolific http://infolific.com We write. You learn. Fri, 24 Jun 2016 17:47:20 +0000 en-US hourly 1 The Art of Project Scheduling http://infolific.com/technology/project-management/the-art-of-project-scheduling/ Fri, 24 Jun 2016 17:47:20 +0000 Marios Alexandrou http://infolific.com/technology/project-management/the-art-of-project-scheduling/ Why the “art” of project scheduling? If it were a science then every project would be delivered on time! This sadly does not seem to be the case. In fact, overruns have become so common that people have lost faith in project deadlines and view [...]

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Electricity Do's and Don'ts: How to Keep the Workplace Safe http://infolific.com/health-and-fitness/workplace-safety/electricity-dos-and-donts/ Thu, 23 Jun 2016 17:37:17 +0000 Peter Alexandrou http://infolific.com/health-and-fitness/workplace-safety/electricity-dos-and-donts/ Electric shock can cause severe muscle contractions, broken bones, irregular heart rhythm, trouble breathing, entrance and exit burns, and of course death(i.e. electrocution). Keep all electric devices far away from water: water is very conductive, so the electricity will travel through the water. Fuses do [...]

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Dutch Winter Fest in Holland, Michigan: Celebrations with Old-World Charm http://infolific.com/travel/usa/dutch-winter-fest-in-holland/ Wed, 22 Jun 2016 17:30:18 +0000 Allyson Haymaker http://infolific.com/travel/usa/dutch-winter-fest-in-holland/ If you're looking for a delightful way to usher in the holidays, consider going Dutch — as in Dutch WinterFest. Held each year here in Holland, Michigan, it celebrates the season with colorful pageantry and old-world charm. Holland was founded by Dutch settlers in 1847, [...]

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Retrieving an Item Dropped at the End of Dive http://infolific.com/leisure/scuba-diving/retrieving-an-item-dropped-at-the-end-of-dive/ Tue, 21 Jun 2016 17:18:40 +0000 Douglas Bigler http://infolific.com/leisure/scuba-diving/retrieving-an-item-dropped-at-the-end-of-dive/ If, after a dive and on your way onto the boat, you drop something in the water, is it safe to go back in to retrieve it assuming you have dive time left and air in your tank? It's really difficult to answer this question [...]

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What are the Best Day Trading Forms – Pros and Cons http://infolific.com/money-management/investing/best-day-trading-forms-pros-cons/ Tue, 21 Jun 2016 06:45:52 +0000 Darren Berardi http://infolific.com/money-management/investing/best-day-trading-forms-pros-cons/ Many people are turning to day trading for an exposure to the financial markets and the internet is awash with lots of success stories of ordinary people that made their fortune from day trading. In the simplest of terms, day trading is the business of [...]

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Power Training: Combining Speed With Strength http://infolific.com/health-and-fitness/fitness/power-training/ Mon, 20 Jun 2016 17:12:14 +0000 Peter Alexandrou http://infolific.com/health-and-fitness/fitness/power-training/ strength, endurance, and power need to be developed in order to improve overall physical performance. Every sport will vary in that one of these components will dominate. However, what is certain is that all three must be at some baseline level in order for an [...]

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Techniques Used by Freshwater Fish to Evade Predators http://infolific.com/pets/fish-in-the-wild/evading-predators/ Sun, 19 Jun 2016 17:09:23 +0000 Max Lepley http://infolific.com/pets/fish-in-the-wild/evading-predators/ When a predator launches its attack, it is time for prey fish to get out of the way — and quickly. Of course, anywhere will do to start off with, so long as it is away from sharp teeth, but if a chase ensues, how [...]

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U.S. National Snow Sculpting Championships in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin http://infolific.com/travel/usa/us-national-snow-sculpting-championships/ Sat, 18 Jun 2016 16:59:57 +0000 Allyson Haymaker http://infolific.com/travel/usa/us-national-snow-sculpting-championships/ I love attending the U.S. National Snow Sculpting Championships, held in early February in the pretty little resort town of Lake Geneva, Wisconsin. This annual event is part of the town's 2-day Winterfest celebration, and draws 15 of the top snow-sculpting teams in the United [...]

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Couch Potato ETF Portfolio: Probably Better Than Constant Tinkering http://infolific.com/money-management/exchange-traded-funds/couch-potato-etf-portfolio/ Fri, 17 Jun 2016 16:46:19 +0000 Darren Berardi http://infolific.com/money-management/exchange-traded-funds/couch-potato-etf-portfolio/ Scott Burns is one of America's top financial columnists and nationally syndicated with the Dallas Morning News. Last year he co-authored the best-selling Coming Generational Storm, the definitive work on the impact of the multi-trillion dollar Social Security and Medicare deficits. And Burns also happens [...]

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Equal Weight ETFs: Favoring Smaller Cap Holdings Could Be Key http://infolific.com/money-management/exchange-traded-funds/equal-weight-etfs/ Thu, 16 Jun 2016 16:43:10 +0000 Darren Berardi http://infolific.com/money-management/exchange-traded-funds/equal-weight-etfs/ Every now and again the debate of equal-weight vs. market capitalization-weight ETFs (exchange traded funds) takes center stage. Depending on who you talk to, one is often cited as being better than the other. I disagree. Both styles provide different investments. So maybe one is [...]

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Solution Design Feasibility http://infolific.com/technology/it-consulting/solution-design-feasibility/ Wed, 15 Jun 2016 16:29:47 +0000 Stuart Ridder http://infolific.com/technology/it-consulting/solution-design-feasibility/ When putting together an approach for addressing a client's needs for your consulting services or when comparing the pros and cons of different solutions, there are several questions that you should consider when it comes to design feasibility. The following are an example of the [...]

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Guadalupe Mountains National Park, Texas: Full of Secrets Waiting To Be Uncovered http://infolific.com/travel/usa/guadalupe-mountains-np/ Tue, 14 Jun 2016 16:20:27 +0000 Allyson Haymaker http://infolific.com/travel/usa/guadalupe-mountains-np/ It's difficult to believe that Guadalupe Mountains National Park, surrounded by the harsh Chihuahuan Desert, once brimmed with marine life. But that's just one of the secrets I learned in this obscure park tucked in the Texas Panhandle. Opened in 1972, the remote 86,415-acre park [...]

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Shaken Baby Syndrome (SBS) http://infolific.com/health-and-fitness/first-aid/shaken-baby-syndrome-sbs/ Mon, 13 Jun 2016 16:15:55 +0000 Peter Alexandrou http://infolific.com/health-and-fitness/first-aid/shaken-baby-syndrome-sbs/ First aiders need to be aware of shaken baby syndrome (SBS). This situation happens when people can't control their anger or frustration when trying to calm a crying and upset baby. The offender mistakenly believes that shaking will quiet the baby. Most victims are under [...]

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How Much Does a Chinchilla Cost? http://infolific.com/pets/chinchillas/how-much-does-a-chinchilla-cost/ Sun, 12 Jun 2016 16:10:44 +0000 Chris Celnar http://infolific.com/pets/chinchillas/how-much-does-a-chinchilla-cost/ Pet chinchillas vary in price with much of the cost determined by the chinchilla's color. The rarer or more difficult it is for a particular color, the more expensive the chinchilla will be. And while costs will also vary from breeder to breeder and from [...]

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Gunderson's Cannery Cafe, Oregon: Dining With a Panoramic View of the Columbia River http://infolific.com/travel/usa/gundersons-cannery-cafe/ Sat, 11 Jun 2016 16:03:40 +0000 Allyson Haymaker http://infolific.com/travel/usa/gundersons-cannery-cafe/ As a military family, my husband and I have lived and traveled all over. But we've never eaten anywhere like Gunderson's Cannery Cafe on the waterfront in Astoria, Oregon. Housed in a former fishing cannery built in 1879, the pleasant bistro offers a panoramic view [...]

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Joining a Gym: Carefully Consider What You're Committing To http://infolific.com/health-and-fitness/fitness/joining-a-gym/ Fri, 10 Jun 2016 15:59:39 +0000 Peter Alexandrou http://infolific.com/health-and-fitness/fitness/joining-a-gym/ Have you ever thought of joining a gym? Maybe you already did. Did you go? If you're like most people you probably got excited after New Year's, ran to the nearest gym on January 2nd, paid lots of money, and went religously for the first [...]

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A Collection of Frog Photos http://infolific.com/leisure/nature-photography/frog-pictures/ Thu, 09 Jun 2016 15:56:46 +0000 Clayton Schug http://infolific.com/leisure/nature-photography/frog-pictures/ Frogs abound in the parks I frequent. They're even on some corporate campuses that are open to the public that I visit. Frogs are fairly docile creatures which make them easy subjects for photographs. The hardest part is getting the camera down to their level [...]

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What Is The Longest Amount Of Time Someone Has Had CPR And Survived? http://infolific.com/health-and-fitness/first-aid/longest-amount-of-time-someone-has-had-cpr-and-survived/ Wed, 08 Jun 2016 15:51:36 +0000 Peter Alexandrou http://infolific.com/health-and-fitness/first-aid/longest-amount-of-time-someone-has-had-cpr-and-survived/ I had CPR several times with the longest lasting an hour and a half. Just curious if other people have survived after anything like this also? 1st one was 29 minutes, 2nd was 55 minutes and the last one was an hour and a half. [...]

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The Psychological Challenges of Coping With a Traumatic Event http://infolific.com/health-and-fitness/coping-with-a-traumatic-event/ Tue, 07 Jun 2016 15:31:48 +0000 Peter Alexandrou http://infolific.com/health-and-fitness/coping-with-a-traumatic-event/ Being involved in an emergency can be very stressful. People respond to traumatic events in different ways and it is important to cope with the psychological reaction after the emergency. How we respond depends on individual factors such as our personality, our current stress levels, [...]

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Ozark National Forest, Arkansas: Awe Inspiring Vistas and Rock Formations http://infolific.com/travel/usa/ozark-national-forest/ Mon, 06 Jun 2016 15:18:28 +0000 Allyson Haymaker http://infolific.com/travel/usa/ozark-national-forest/ In the Ozark National Forest in northwestern Arkansas, you'll find breathtaking vistas and awesome rock formations in the Pedestal Rocks Scenic Area, east of the town of Pelsor. To reach these enormous eroded sandstone columns, just follow the 2-1/4-mile Pedestal Rocks Trail along a line [...]

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High Point, North Carolina: The Home Furnishings Capital of the World http://infolific.com/travel/usa/high-point-home-furnishings/ Sun, 05 Jun 2016 15:03:50 +0000 Allyson Haymaker http://infolific.com/travel/usa/high-point-home-furnishings/ If you're looking for new furniture, visit High Point, North Carolina, the “Home Furnishings Capital of the World”. There are more than 70 retail furniture stores here — we couldn't believe the quantity and variety of furniture. And because retailers can place special orders with [...]

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Prairie Mills Windmill, Illinois: One of the Few Remaining Dutch-Style Smock Windmills http://infolific.com/travel/usa/prairie-mills-windmill/ Sat, 04 Jun 2016 14:43:22 +0000 Allyson Haymaker http://infolific.com/travel/usa/prairie-mills-windmill/ Here in Golden, Illinois, we're very proud of our Prairie Mills Windmill. Built in 1872, this 92-foot-tall landmark is one of only four Dutch-style smock windmills left in Illinois. It operated until the 1930s and was recently restored to working condition by the Golden Historical [...]

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Medical Treatments and Cures: Changing Perceptions May Help Us All http://infolific.com/health-and-fitness/medical-treatments-and-cures/ Fri, 03 Jun 2016 14:35:50 +0000 Peter Alexandrou http://infolific.com/health-and-fitness/medical-treatments-and-cures/ Medicine is undergoing a quiet revolution. Only a few years ago, most mainstream physicians and practitioners of alternative therapies tended to view each other with suspicion, if not disdain. Physicians often charged that alternative practitioners were charlatans; in turn, therapists outside of the mainstream claimed [...]

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Carbohydrates: Learn to Recognize the Good From the Bad http://infolific.com/health-and-fitness/nutrition/carbohydrates/ Thu, 02 Jun 2016 14:31:03 +0000 Peter Alexandrou http://infolific.com/health-and-fitness/nutrition/carbohydrates/ There are many different types of carbohydrates, some of which are broken down and absorbed very quickly by the body, such as simple sugars, which is not good, and some that take longer to break down, also known as complex carbohydrates. Consuming complex carbohydrates is [...]

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Pop Up Gazebo: Perfect For Any Event http://infolific.com/leisure/pop-gazebo-perfect-for-events/ Wed, 01 Jun 2016 19:50:12 +0000 Marios Alexandrou http://infolific.com/leisure/pop-gazebo-perfect-for-events/ The pop up gazebo has seen a rise in popularity of late for a wide range of outdoor events. Due to their many practical uses and with our weather never quite able to decide which season it is, it is always good to have a [...]

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