Monthly Archives: March 2015

Studies Show Weight Loss Surgery Helps Joint Replacement and Asthma

Obesity is often associated with a high prevalence of psychopathological conditions such as depression and anxiety. Thus, it is no wonder that weight loss surgery can improve a person’s mental health, including his or her body image, self-esteem and self-concept. … Continue reading

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Indiana Paying A Financial Price for Signing Religious Freedom Restoration Act

On Thursday, Indiana Gov. Mike Pence (R) quietly signed┬áthe Religious Freedom Restoration Act into law. Many claim the law would allow corporations or individuals to use their religious beliefs as a defense when sued by a private party. Opponents of … Continue reading

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Limiting Global Warming to 2 Degrees Celsius Is “Utterly Inadequate”

In October of last year, scientists David G. Victor and Charles F. Kennel wrote in an article for the journal Nature┬áthat for nearly a decade, international diplomacy has set a goal of “stopping global warming at 2 degrees celsius above … Continue reading

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Coffee Can Offset Cancer Risk for Those Who Consume 3 Alcoholic Drinks a Day

The liver is one of the body’s hardest working organs responsible for filtering out toxins that circulate in the bloodstream, as well as converting nutrients to usable biomolecules. Given its primary role in keeping the body healthy, cancers of the … Continue reading

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What is the Oldest Internet Domain Name?

The world’s oldest dot-com address is over thirty years old, purchased on March 15, 1985. Alhough there are barely any functions available on the page, you can still visit it at Symbolics.com. Originally bought by a company with the same … Continue reading

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All Indications Point to a Brutal 2015 Allergy Season for Sufferers

Despite the snow that recently fell in parts of the eastern coast, spring has pretty much arrived in the U.S. But after a record setting winter, experts believe that the 2015 allergy season could be much more severe than past … Continue reading

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Elon Musk Announces Tesla Model S Autopilot Will Soon Be Here

Tesla Motors, whose CEO is billionaire investor Elon Musk, is an American company which designs, manufactures and sells electric cars and their vehicle components. Tesla has traditionally been known as an innovative company, which often breaks ‘the mold’, only to … Continue reading

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Study Says Women Who Get More Sleep Have Greater Sexual Desire

Enough quality sleep is important for a number of reasons. Not enough can indicate alcohol and drug abuse later in life. It can also cost you a lot of money. It may also determine your sex drive. In an article … Continue reading

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WHO Report Finds Monsanto Roundup Weed Killer a Probable Cancer Risk

Monsanto Company is an American multinational agricultural corporation headquartered in Missouri. In 1974, the company invented glyphosate, the active ingredient of its herbicide, Roundup. In the mid-1990s, Monsanto introduced genetically engineered crops such as corn and soybeans, which were resistant … Continue reading

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Building Facebook Pages for T-Shirts Sales: Day 9

As I went back to study up on marketing Teespring and Teechip T-shirts to help me reach my goal of making $10,000 in my spare time, I realized that one way to better your chances of success with T-shirts is … Continue reading

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Hello Knitty Scores First T-Shirt Sales: Day 8

After failing to sell a single T-shirt with my fist two designs (gluten free and paddleboarders) as part of my quest to earn $10,000 in my spare time challenge, I decided to change things up a bit. I have access … Continue reading

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Second Attempt to Make Money with T-shirts: Day 7

At the same time I came out with the Gluten Free T-shirt idea as part of my attempt to earn $10,000 in my spare time using the T-shirt platforms Teechip and Teespring, I also came up with a T-shirt for … Continue reading

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Gluten Free T-shirt: Day 6

As part of my earning $10,000 spare time challenge using Teechip and Teespring T-shirt generation platforms, I placed my first T-shirt design up with moderate hopes it would do well. I knew coming in that the vast majority of T-shirt … Continue reading

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How Much Does the Average Wedding Cost? Over $30,000

If you search for “wedding television shows” on Wikipedia, there are 33 entries which range from “Bridezillas” to “Amazing Wedding Cakes,” along with several variations of “Say Yes to the Dress.” So, which came first? Were Americans so interested in … Continue reading

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Blue Bell Ice Cream Linked to 3 Listeriosis Deaths

Most commonly caused by the bacteria Listeria monocytogenes, listeriosis is a rare, but serious illness that can cause fever, muscle aches and gastrointestinal symptoms in humans. However, infections can affect the nervous system, where symptoms can escalate to include meningitis, … Continue reading

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Teespring Audience Intersect to Better Target Ads: Days 4 & 5

One thing I’m quickly learning is that selling T-shirts has a much larger learning curve than I ever imagined. My impression was I would simply come up with some ideas, see if they hit the right note, and if I … Continue reading

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Super Pi Day is a Once in a Century Event

For math enthusiasts, March 14th, or Pi Day, provides the perfect excuse to make pies and celebrate the mathematical constant, pi. Pi describes the circumference of a circle and is often written as 3.14, though computers have calculated pi up … Continue reading

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The Single Best Way to Save Money Shopping Online

It amazes me the number of people who decide to pay more money for something they are purchasing online when all it takes is an extra five minutes to find a better deal. When you shop online and go through … Continue reading

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Teechip Is a Better Option than Teespring for Beginners: Day 3

In trying to get my first campaign together for the $10,000 in my spare time challenge, I ran across a mention of a newer T-shirt website which is similar to Teespring, but has some advantages for those just beginning to … Continue reading

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My Sister Is Correct, I’m Not Artistic: Day 2

When I established my Teespring budget to make money or quit at $1000, I made it more than I would have if I were in any way artistic. As my sister rightly pointed out when we created the making $10,000 … Continue reading

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