Running Your First 5K

The 5k is the most popular road racing distance in America. These races include grandmothers, moms pushing strollers and elite college runners. This article will give a training plan as well as some helpful hints for running your first 5k. The 5k is the most famous race distance in America today. No matter where you […]

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Credit Reports: How to Dispute Any Negative Item

Many people believe that improving a credit report with negative items literally takes years. In reality, with a little knowledge of the law, almost anything on a credit report can be disputed. Even better, the burden of proof in regards to determining if a negative item belongs on a person’s credit report lies with the […]

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How to Become an Owner-Operator

Being an owner-operator has many advantages. It puts you in charge of your truck-driving career. Your truck, your choices of where to go, when to go and what to haul. But it is also more difficult: you have to keep your truck running, find jobs, pay for gas, cover all of your expenses yourself, there […]

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Why You’re Still Single

It’s the lonely girl’s lament: if I’m such a catch, then why am I still single? You could be making yourself unavailable without even realizing it. Read this and find out what you may inadvertently be doing – and how you can meet your mate. It’s happening all around you.  Your friends are either tying […]

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The Origins and History of Timekeeping

Man has always struggled to keep accurate track of the time. In ancient Egypt and Mesopotamia, the first time measurement systems were sundials, which were completely dependent upon the Sun. Today we no longer define time by the Sun, and have atomic clocks which are able to accurately measure time to the billionth of a […]

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Vioxx: The First Lawsuit

Vioxx: A Killer? On Sept. 30, 2004, Merck and Co. pulled their arthritis painkiller, Vioxx of the market. They were a little too late, though. The damage was done, and many have reported tragic side effects, and others have lost their lives due to “sudden” heart attacks. Did Vioxx kill Robert Ernst? Case in point, […]

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How To Build a Fire

There is more than one way to build a fire, but finding the safest, most efficient way will serve you best no matter what the circumstances. Knowing which materials to find or bring with you (and how to use them) may be the factors which decide whether you eat a hot or cold dinner – […]

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How to Have a Fabulous Low-Budget Wedding

This article provides some helpful hints for how to plan a low-budget wedding. From gowns to decorations, many cost-cutting ideas are offered. If you’re like many girls, you’ve been planning your wedding since childhood. Cost didn’t enter into your vision of a gorgeous gown, hundreds of guests, an overabundance of flowers, food, and drink, all […]

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