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Very important to note: The German Shepherd Dog breed sheds year round so if you have an aversion to dog hair and grooming, be forewarned! Grooming the GSD regularly and brushing once or twice a week is very important in order to manage the double coat of a German Shepherd and to keep shedding in check. A few grooming tips I've learned for GSD's from groomers and have used myself include the following:
There has been even more information in the news lately about how bad sugar is for you. Dr. Sanjay Gupta was interviewed by "60 Minutes, " along with several other experts, who linked sugar consumption to everything from the obvious (such as weight gain) to serious diseases like cancer and heart disease.
Many parents know the scene: The groggy, sleep-deprived teenager stumbles through breakfast and falls asleep over afternoon homework, only to spring to life, wide-eyed and alert, at 10 p.m.—just as Mom and Dad are nodding off. Fortunately for parents, science has gotten more sophisticated at explaining why, starting at puberty, a teen's internal sleep-wake clock seems to go off the rails. Researchers are also connecting the dots between the resulting sleep loss and behavior long chalked up to just "being a teenager." This includes more risk-taking, less self-control, a drop in school performance and a rise in the incidence of depression. Few parents realize that the common practice of letting teens set their own bedtime can fuel further mutations in the biological processes that knocked them off track.
Rachel Carson wasn't someone you'd expect to spark a movement. She was a quiet, petite woman who grew up poor, lived most of her life with her mother and relished solitary walks along the beach, watching birds and fish. Yet 50 years ago Thursday, this marine biologist published Silent Spring, widely credited with spurring the modern environmental movement.
Sound familiar? You’re not alone. Thanks in part to technology and its constant pinging and chiming, roughly 41 million people in the United States — nearly a third of all working adults — get six hours or fewer of sleep a night, according to a recent report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. And sleep deprivation is an affliction that crosses economic lines. About 42 percent of workers in the mining industry are sleep-deprived, while about 27 percent of financial or insurance industry workers share the same complaint.
Photo By @FatTonyBMX Dickie Sanders was not naturally prone to depression. The 21-year-old BMX rider was known for being sweet spirited and warm -- a hugger not a hand-shaker.
Fixes looks at solutions to social problems and why they work. What kind of old age will you have? Many of us look forward to spending retirement expanding our world — traveling, trying what we never had time to do, taking classes that give us new knowledge and skills. These activities are not only desirable in themselves, they help us to live longer and healthier lives. But they are not within everyone’s reach. Absent money and a sense of possibilities, retirement can become more time to fill with television.
Don't let your goals and resolutions fall by the wayside. Chances are that to achieve your dreams and live a life you love, those goals and resolutions are crucial. Goal setting and goal achievement are easier if you follow these six steps for effective and successful goal setting and resolution accomplishment. You need to deeply desire the goal or resolution.
Windows 8 is a version of Microsoft Windows (an operating system produced by Microsoft ) for use on personal computers, including home and business desktops , laptops , tablets , and home theater PCs . Development of Windows 8 started before the release of its predecessor, Windows 7 , in 2009. Its existence was first announced at CES 2011, and followed by the release of three pre-release versions from September 2011 to May 2012. The operating system was released to manufacturing on August 1, 2012, and was released for general availability on October 26, 2012. [ 3 ] Windows 8 uses version 6.2 of the Windows NT kernel .
We spent last week learning all about your home network, your routers, and all the cool things you can do with them. Here's the complete guide that will teach you how to pick out the best network hardware, get to know it better, make it perform at its best, and access just about anything on your network from practically anywhere in the world. Lesson 1: Router Hardware 101 You can't create a useful home network without a router, and choosing a good one can be a tough task. In this first lesson we'll talk you through your various hardware options and how to choose the best router for you. Lesson 2: Understanding Your Router's Admin Page
This article explains on how to improve a slow PC and the various underlying causes of slowness, including insufficient RAM or a build-up of temporary files. Here are some factors which may result in your PC slowing down. Not having enough RAM is a major issue followed closely by the build-up of temporary files on your hard disk. An infected PC or not having enough space on your hard disk a big enough issue to affect the speed of your PC. Last but not least is disabled Direct Memory Access. Deleting temporary files and defragmenting the disk space and updating your operating system are some of the ways you can increase the speed of your PC.