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Daily Archives: Monday, June 12, 2017

 THE HOPE THAT NEVER WAS? SHOUT OUT TO NIGERIA’S BLOCKING ‘4’

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Its twenty four years already when Nigerians regardless of their ethnicity, religion or socioeconomic status trooped out enmasse to vote for the candidate of their choice. Not even the chauvinistic elites could deter Nigerians, as we all left all to pursue all. For the first time, we   possess a common bond in the pursuit of a common destiny. Moshood Kasimaawo ...

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Lessen the load: How weight affects fuel consumption

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(NC) Think packing your vehicle with sports equipment, groceries, and duffel bags full of clothes isn’t costing you gas money? Think again. Your vehicle is like your body — the larger and heavier it is, the more energy it needs to get around. Heavier vehicles have greater inertia and greater rolling resistance, which both contribute to increased fuel consumption. By ...

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5 things your car could be telling you this spring

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(NC) Those new “shake, rattle and roll” noises coming from your vehicle are important sounds to pay attention to after a long winter and one too many potholes. “It’s always worth having a technician check out your vehicle. The problems may be minor, but if you ignore what your car is telling you it could create major concerns down the ...

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3 things to do after graduation when you can’t find a job

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(NC) So you’ve spent the last four years of your life at university. You’ve dedicated your time in equal portions to studying in the library and making lifelong friends. You’ve had the best time of your life and are ready to walk out those ivy-covered walls with your diploma in hand. Unfortunately, graduating university in the 21st century no longer ...

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10 tips to squeeze every last kilometre from a tank of fuel

10 tips to squeeze every last kilometre from a tank of fuel

(NC) Everyone can stand to keep a few more dollars in their wallets. And with spring and summer road trips just around the corner, now is the perfect time to learn to make the most of your fuel. It all starts with the fuel consumption ratings available on the windows of new vehicles and on the web. They reflect the ...

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5 clear, simple ways to reduce visual hacking

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(NC) Visual hacking occurs when a thief steals confidential information, either by discreetly pointing a smart phone at a screen and taking pictures, or by memorizing what they see. It poses a significant risk to anyone handling sensitive personal and business documents.   In 2016, “white hat” visual hacker Ponemon conducted a visual hacking experiment. They visited 46 companies pretending to be ...

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4 oral health myths debunked

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(NC) Dental hygienists are primary healthcare providers who teach Canadians how to maintain healthy teeth and gums on a daily basis. Here they offer some advice on how to achieve a mega-watt smile. 1. If my teeth look great and don’t hurt, then they are healthy. FALSE. Regular dental hygiene care is important for the early detection of cavities and ...

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Take 5 simple steps to improve your oral health

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(NC) Dental hygienists want us all to commit to a good daily oral hygiene routine because they know that oral health is essential to overall health and well-being. As our partners in disease prevention, they tell us that taking care of our mouth can be done in five easy steps: 1. Brush teeth at least twice a day with fluoride ...

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