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    2015 was a year of passion and progress for nation's no-kill movement

    (BPT) - More Americans are embracing the idea that killing shelter animals is not an ethical or viable way to control companion animal populations in the U.S. End-of-year statistics from Best Friends Animal Society, a leading national animal welfare organization, illustrate the no-kill movement’s progress.

  • Kitchen Bed Bath

    5 tips on choosing the right kitchen faucet

    (BPT) - Few people would argue that the kitchen is the hardest working (and most “hung out in”) room of the house. So when you’re doing a kitchen renovation, how do you ensure you’re making the most out of the type and placement of those relied upon faucets?  Here are a few tips on how to choose those faucets, and maximize the placement of them in various areas throughout the room.

  • Home Improvement

    Naturally Clean for Spring

    (Family Features) Wiping away the grime of winter doesn’t have to mean launching an attack with dangerous chemicals. As you tackle this year’s spring cleaning chores, take a note from Mother Nature and rely on the cleaning power of a surprisingly effective natural product: vinegar.

  • Bridal

    5 tips to ensure you get romantic wedding photos

    (BPT) - Planning your wedding can feel like you’re running a major corporation. From budgeting spreadsheets to seating charts and managing unruly relatives, there are times when the number crunching and Post-it notes can make your big day look like it will be anything but romantic.

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Job Hunting? What Careers and Skills Are in Greatest Demand this Year

(StatePoint) Understanding the evolving job market can help you focus your energy productively and land a coveted new job.

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Having a pet is a lot of responsibility, and we’ll help by giving you lots of tips and tricks! More >>



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Every Sudoku has a unique solution that can be reached logically. Enter numbers into the blank spaces so that each row, column and 3x3 box contains the numbers 1 to 9. More >>

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Wednesday 02/10/2016
¿Buscando amor en Internet para el 2016? Esa "persona especial" podría ser un estafador
Updated: February 11, 2016 - 1:30 am

(BPT) - Todos buscamos amor, y muchas personas están haciéndolo por Internet. ¡Las cifras lo evidencian! Según StatisticBrain, cerca de cincuenta millones de estadounidenses han tratado de hacer conquistas en línea. Además, un veinte por ciento de las relaciones amorosas actualmente exitosas comenzaron en Internet. Las conquistas en línea se aceptan ampliamente como una forma idónea de conocer a alguien, pero si no es precavido, podrían robarle algo más que el corazón en ese romance electrónico.

Looking for love on the Internet in 2016? Signs your online sweetie may be a scammer
Updated: February 11, 2016 - 1:30 am

(BPT) - Everyone’s looking for love, and many of them are doing it online – the numbers prove it! Nearly 50 million Americans have tried online dating, and 20 percent of current committed relationships began online, according to StatisticBrain. Online dating is now widely accepted as a great way to meet someone, but if you’re not careful, you may find more than your heart gets stolen in an online romance.

A Better Valentine's Day Gift for Couples?
Updated: February 11, 2016 - 1:30 am

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - It might not be as romantic as jewelry or chocolates, but could the best Valentine's Day present actually be to have a">serious talk about finances with your spouse or significant other? According to Fidelity Investments' "Couples Retirement Study," nearly half of couples argue about money -- everything from bills to overspending -- and 25 percent say their spats are never resolved. "Never" being a word Cupid wouldn't like.

Good morning hypothyroidism: How more than 2-3 percent of Americans greet the day
Updated: February 11, 2016 - 1:30 am

(BPT) - Many of us have a morning routine. However, millions of Americans say “good morning” a little differently. For individuals living with the incurable condition of hypothyroidism, their morning routine is likely to include taking medication at the same time before breakfast each morning, as prescribed by their doctor.

Beat planning pressure: 5 tips for an intimate wedding
Updated: February 11, 2016 - 1:30 am

(BPT) - The terms wedding and money go hand in hand. The average wedding cost is now up to $31,213 according to, and that’s not even including the honeymoon. Because of increasing costs, more and more couples are looking to plan a smaller, more intimate ceremony. While there’s no universal way to define a small wedding, it typically involves a limited gathering of family and close friends.

Help! I've Had A Car Accident!
Updated: February 11, 2016 - 1:30 am

(NAPSI)—If you are involved in one of the 7 million traffic crashes reported annually, you know that getting in a car accident can be extremely stressful and make you feel helpless. You numbly check that everyone on board is okay, your mind racing as you try to sort out what will get you safely back on the road.

Revealing Masques
Updated: February 11, 2016 - 1:30 am

(NAPSI)—It may be that the best thing for your face is to hide it—behind a beauty masque, that is—because once it’s revealed, your skin can be more lovely and radiant.

SuperHERoes To Rule The Playroom And Beyond
Updated: February 11, 2016 - 1:30 am

(NAPSI)—If you’ve paid attention to the recent release of “Star Wars,” you’ve probably heard something about the backlash that toymaker Hasbro received from the omission of Rey in the first wave of action figures on shelf in time for the holidays. So disappointed were consumers, in fact, that #WheresRey was born. Even director J.J. Abrams piped in, calling it “preposterous.”

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