InfolificInfolific http://infolific.com We write. You learn. Sun, 25 Sep 2016 17:56:36 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Emergency Water Supplies – Rain, Snow, Ice, and Dew http://infolific.com/leisure/wilderness-survival/emergency-water-supplies-rain-snow-ice-and-dew/ Sun, 25 Sep 2016 17:56:36 +0000 Chris Needham http://infolific.com/leisure/wilderness-survival/emergency-water-supplies-rain-snow-ice-and-dew/ You've undoubtedly heard or read that people can survive for only a few days without water. And so finding a safe source of water becomes a top priority in just about every survival situation where rescue could be days away. Precipitation can often be an [...]

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Useful Internet Tools http://infolific.com/technology/software-worth-using/useful-internet-tools/ Sat, 24 Sep 2016 17:54:08 +0000 Marios Alexandrou http://infolific.com/technology/software-worth-using/useful-internet-tools/ The Internet isn't perfect and if you're a heavy user, some of its oddities become annoying over time. Fortunately, some smart people out there have written some really useful software to help with day-to-day activities. Here's my list of favorites. The Google Toolbar has two [...]

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Working for Free on a 1099 http://infolific.com/technology/it-consulting/working-for-free-on-a-1099/ Fri, 23 Sep 2016 17:51:59 +0000 Stuart Ridder http://infolific.com/technology/it-consulting/working-for-free-on-a-1099/ A reader of a now-defunct message board once wrote… I'm a first time contractor and have been at it for two years now, working for a friend's services company. There are four partners with the other four of us 1099 contractors. Within the last year [...]

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Report Writing for Consultants http://infolific.com/technology/it-consulting/report-writing-for-consultants/ Thu, 22 Sep 2016 17:50:46 +0000 Stuart Ridder http://infolific.com/technology/it-consulting/report-writing-for-consultants/ A good report is not a mass of data. Rather, it is a clear and concise presentation of insightful information. The quality of a report is a direct reflection of the quality of thinking that goes in to it. The following is a high-level overview [...]

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What to See and Do in New Castle, Delaware http://infolific.com/travel/usa/new-castle/ Wed, 21 Sep 2016 17:49:23 +0000 Allyson Haymaker http://infolific.com/travel/usa/new-castle/ It's amazing what you can find in your own backyard. Take charming New Castle, Delaware, for instance. My husband and I live across the Delaware River from this former state capital, settled by Dutch immigrants in 1651. Its beautifully restored homes built in the 1600, [...]

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Explore the African Queen Steamboat Docked at Key Largo, Florida http://infolific.com/travel/usa/african-queen-steamboat/ Tue, 20 Sep 2016 17:48:41 +0000 Allyson Haymaker http://infolific.com/travel/usa/african-queen-steamboat/ We were surprised to find the African Queen, the steamboat immortalized in the 1951 movie of the same name, docked in a canal in Key Largo, Florida. Built in England, the 36-foot steel-hulled boat was originally named Livingston and toiled as a ferry on Lake [...]

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Spam Fighting Tools http://infolific.com/technology/software-worth-using/spam-fighting-tools/ Mon, 19 Sep 2016 17:48:05 +0000 Marios Alexandrou http://infolific.com/technology/software-worth-using/spam-fighting-tools/ This post goes hand-in-hand with a previous post where I list some of my favorite Internet related tools. In the following paragraphs I briefly describe some of the spam fighting tools I use. Protect Your E-Mail Address Spam is a problem as you've undoubtedly known [...]

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The Doomsday Prepper’s Guide to Self Storage http://infolific.com/leisure/wilderness-survival/doomsday-preppers-guide-to-self-storage/ Sun, 18 Sep 2016 17:45:28 +0000 Chris Needham http://infolific.com/leisure/wilderness-survival/doomsday-preppers-guide-to-self-storage/ The unstable nature of world events has led to growing fears that life as we know it may come to an unexpected end. Economic collapse, global war, terrorism, pandemics and natural disasters have all been cited as reasons to prepare for the worst. Some people, [...]

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Digestive System: Following the Path Our Food Takes http://infolific.com/health-and-fitness/anatomy-and-physiology/digestive-system/ Sat, 17 Sep 2016 17:44:37 +0000 Peter Alexandrou http://infolific.com/health-and-fitness/anatomy-and-physiology/digestive-system/ Human digestion is the complicated process from ingesting food to excreting waste. The main purpose of digestion is to break the food down into small molecular pieces so your body can absorb and use the nutrients. It all begins in the mouth where chewing (mastication) [...]

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Best Places to Retire in the World http://infolific.com/money-management/retirement/places-to-retire/ Fri, 16 Sep 2016 17:43:22 +0000 Marios Alexandrou http://infolific.com/money-management/retirement/places-to-retire/ I can only imagine how many people have ask themselves the question of where best to retire. I'm no different. In fact, I've been asking myself that question many times over the years. It has been my dream to not necessarily not work, but to [...]

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Breathe New Life into an HP Touchpad http://infolific.com/technology/hp-touchpad-starter-guide/ Thu, 15 Sep 2016 17:42:31 +0000 Marios Alexandrou http://infolific.com/technology/hp-touchpad-starter-guide/ HP Touchpad with Android Installed Not too long ago I scored an HP Touchpad for a mere $100. You may recall that back in 2011, HP decided to get out of the tablet business and kicked off a fire sale of all of their remaining [...]

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3 Skills a Consultant Must Have http://infolific.com/technology/it-consulting/3-skills-a-consultant-must-have/ Wed, 14 Sep 2016 17:39:21 +0000 Stuart Ridder http://infolific.com/technology/it-consulting/3-skills-a-consultant-must-have/ Whether you're a consultant in the traditional sense of the word or are simply in the role where your opinion is sought after, there are three skills, according to Peter Block of Flawless Consulting fame, that you need to have to be successful. Technical Skills [...]

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Importance of Resolving Lower Back Pain Early http://infolific.com/health-and-fitness/resolving-lower-back-pain/ Thu, 15 Sep 2016 12:50:56 +0000 Marios Alexandrou http://infolific.com/health-and-fitness/resolving-lower-back-pain/ The intensity and severity of lower back pain vary from person to person. If the pain is left untreated, it can worsen and have an even bigger impact on a person's quality of life. However, most individuals affected by this problem are reluctant to seek [...]

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Making House Cleaning Fun for Kids http://infolific.com/leisure/making-house-cleaning-fun-for-kids/ Tue, 13 Sep 2016 17:37:24 +0000 Marios Alexandrou http://infolific.com/leisure/making-house-cleaning-fun-for-kids/ With today's busy lifestyles, parents have a hard time working, ushering their kids from one activity to the next, and keeping their house clean. One of the biggest challenges to keeping a tidy house is teaching those who live there how to keep it tidy. [...]

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Bond ETF: Safety With Liquidity and Flexibility? http://infolific.com/money-management/exchange-traded-funds/bond-etf/ Mon, 12 Sep 2016 17:35:36 +0000 Darren Berardi http://infolific.com/money-management/exchange-traded-funds/bond-etf/ Bond exchange trade funds (ETFs) are very well represented in the world of investing. Selections from Barclay's Global Investors alone come in six variations. They include short-term treasury bonds (SHY), medium-term treasury bonds (IEF), long-term treasury bonds (TLT), inflation protected treasuries (TIP), corporate bonds (LQD), [...]

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The Frost Place Museum and Art Center, New Hampshire http://infolific.com/travel/usa/the-frost-place/ Sun, 11 Sep 2016 17:33:57 +0000 Allyson Haymaker http://infolific.com/travel/usa/the-frost-place/ While visiting New Hampshire, I stopped at The Frost Place, a museum and arts center located in a Franconia farmhouse. Beloved poet Robert Frost and his wife, Elinor, lived here from 1915 until 1920 and summered here until 1938. I saw first editions of his [...]

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Heart Attack: When and How To Respond With First Aid http://infolific.com/health-and-fitness/first-aid/heart-attack-first-aid/ Sat, 10 Sep 2016 17:32:10 +0000 Peter Alexandrou http://infolific.com/health-and-fitness/first-aid/heart-attack-first-aid/ This is also known as myocardial infarction and it is a situation where a coronary artery is totally blocked and the cardiac muscle is not getting enough blood. It is a very serious situation, one which can result in death very quickly. In fact, it [...]

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The Village of North Hatley, Quebec: Beauty Beyond Expectations http://infolific.com/travel/canada/north-hatley-quebec/ Fri, 09 Sep 2016 17:30:38 +0000 Matthew Sloane http://infolific.com/travel/canada/north-hatley-quebec/ I'd always heard that Quebec's Eastern Townships region is very beautiful. Even so, its charming village of North Hatley, sort of a French version of New England, exceeded my expectations on a recent trip. “Picturesque” hardly begins to describe North Hatley, a dollhouse of a [...]

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86 Phobias: Who Knew There Were So Many? http://infolific.com/health-and-fitness/list-of-phobias/ Thu, 08 Sep 2016 17:29:56 +0000 Peter Alexandrou http://infolific.com/health-and-fitness/list-of-phobias/ A phobia is an irrational fear of something that does not actually pose a serious enough threat. Some phobias have some rationale behind them e.g. fear of snakes, while others have no rationale at all e.g. fear of noise. Being exposed to the fearful situation [...]

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Working Safely with Gases: Preparation and Education Are Key http://infolific.com/health-and-fitness/workplace-safety/gases/ Wed, 07 Sep 2016 17:28:00 +0000 Peter Alexandrou http://infolific.com/health-and-fitness/workplace-safety/gases/ The word gas implies that a chemical is in it's gaseous state. Because there are numerous types of gases one can work with it is vital that proper education be obtained from a professional instructor prior to commencing work. Risks Posed By Gases Poisonous or [...]

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Advanced Page Manager for WordPress http://infolific.com/technology/software-worth-using/advanced-page-manager-for-wordpress/ Tue, 06 Sep 2016 17:23:43 +0000 Marios Alexandrou http://infolific.com/technology/software-worth-using/advanced-page-manager-for-wordpress/ Coming soon…

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Infectious Dog Diseases http://infolific.com/pets/dogs/infectious-dog-diseases/ Mon, 05 Sep 2016 17:23:00 +0000 George Vinci http://infolific.com/pets/dogs/infectious-dog-diseases/ Dogs are susceptible to a number of viral diseases that are transmitted from animal to animal and spread with devastating speed. Nearly all can be prevented with vaccination programs. Though many people know them only as the diseases that their dogs need regular shots against, [...]

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National Historic Trails Interpretive Center, Wyoming: Commemorating The Pioneers' Journey http://infolific.com/travel/usa/national-historic-trails-interpretive-center/ Sun, 04 Sep 2016 17:21:47 +0000 Allyson Haymaker http://infolific.com/travel/usa/national-historic-trails-interpretive-center/ While in Casper, Wyoming, I ran across the National Historic Trails Interpretive Center, which commemorates the westward journey of the more than half a million pioneers that traveled the Oregon, California and Mormon Trails. The galleries in this 25,000-square-foot center really impressed me. They use [...]

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How to Find Surface Water http://infolific.com/leisure/wilderness-survival/how-to-find-surface-water/ Sat, 03 Sep 2016 17:21:16 +0000 Chris Needham http://infolific.com/leisure/wilderness-survival/how-to-find-surface-water/ Streams, rivers, lakes, ponds, and springs are likely to be the easiest sources of water for you to find. However, out in the middle of the wilderness, determining the location of these water sources could be time consuming. As such, it's best to become familiar [...]

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Gilbert Stuart Birthplace and Museum, Saunderstown, Rhode Island http://infolific.com/travel/usa/gilbert-stuart-birthplace-and-museum-saunderstown/ Fri, 02 Sep 2016 17:20:55 +0000 Allyson Haymaker http://infolific.com/travel/usa/gilbert-stuart-birthplace-and-museum-saunderstown/ Tucked away in charming Saunderstown, Rhode Island, our family found the unique Gilbert Stuart Birthplace and Museum. Stuart, who painted the portrait of George Washington found on the U.S. 1-dollar bill, grew up on this pretty site, which houses other works by the master portrait [...]

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