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Research Shows Web-Based Tutoring Means Better Math Scores

(NAPSI)—Ideally, all students would have access to one-on-one tutoring when they need it. In most cases, this ideal is neither feasible nor affordable, but advanced technology can give students a one-on-one experience through software- and Web-based learning tools.

Pet Central

pets

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

Fitness

Fitness

Our fitness articles will help teach you how to work out with gym- and home-based exercises. More >>

Crosswords

Crosswords

Enjoy the crosswords challenge in our free daily puzzles, from the harder Sunday crossword to the quicker daily. More >>

Sudoku

Sudoku

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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Thursday 12/18/2014
Research study uncovers small business predictions for 2015
Updated: December 21, 2014 - 4:31 am

(BPT) - Small business owners can easily get caught up in the December rush. But once the holiday sparkle fades, business owners and entrepreneurs will need to refocus and make decisions likely to impact their business in 2015.

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Wednesday 12/17/2014
Hearing better thanks to smarter technology
Updated: December 21, 2014 - 4:31 am

(BPT) - Technology has made dramatic improvements in the lives of people of all ages, and the improvements made in hearing technology may be some of the most advanced to occur in the last several years.

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Tuesday 12/16/2014
Bargain-Hunting Hints
Updated: December 17, 2014 - 4:32 am

(NAPSI)—By following a few simple tips, you can save time and money at holiday time and on other year-round gift-giving occasions when you buy things for yourself and your family:

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Inside the crystal ball: mobile predictions for 2015
Updated: December 17, 2014 - 4:32 am

(BPT) - Mobile has certainly come a long way to help connect people with loved ones, improve productivity and simplify daily tasks – with simple swipes or taps, they can instantly locate the best restaurants in town or get directions from point A to point B among other game-changing benefits. But it doesn’t just end there. In 2015, significant developments in the mobile space will empower people to do even more with their devices.

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Discover the top technology trends for holiday 2014 and beyond
Updated: December 21, 2014 - 4:31 am

(BPT) - It’s shaping up to be a high-tech holiday this year, with more money being spent than ever before on consumer electronics gifts like tablets and phones, according to the Consumer Electronics Association. People are anxious to learn about new technologies and are shopping for the perfect presents to put under the tree. Are you one of them?

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Saturday 12/13/2014
Learn about this home improvement that can save you money
Updated: December 20, 2014 - 4:31 am

(BPT) - For many homeowners the biggest utility bill is electricity. Heating and cooling the home makes up nearly half of electricity costs, but the next biggest source is the water heater. Water heaters can account for up to 25 percent of total household energy use. Taking steps to improve the energy efficiency of a home with better insulation and more efficient furnaces and air conditioners can reduce energy costs significantly, as can making sure water heaters are operating properly.

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Thursday 12/11/2014
New Study Reveals the Season's Least Breakable Tablets
Updated: December 11, 2014 - 4:32 am

(StatePoint) Tablets are again one of this year’s hottest gifts as people of all ages and lifestyles use them for just about everything. Unfortunately, the way we use these fragile devices often puts them at risk for breaking, and certain models are more susceptible to going kaput.

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Wednesday 12/10/2014
Increased Activity Can Help Prevent Falls
Updated: December 11, 2014 - 4:32 am

(NAPSI)—The National Council on Aging reports that falls are the leading cause of injuries for those 65 years of age and over. In fact, every 14 seconds, an older adult is seen in an emergency department for a fall-related injury—but you can protect yourself.

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