Archive | June, 2010

Ocean City Maryland

Nostalgic Ocean City is Full of Upscale Improvements, but Still a Favorite for Maryland Locals

A summertime beach retreat since the turn of the 20th century, Ocean City has been a treasure for Maryland locals for some time. From the 3-mile classic wooden 1920s beach boardwalk and rides to the frozen custard and saltwater taffy, there is something for everyone in your family. Normally a quiet town with a population […]

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Wuyi Oolong Teas Have All the Benefits of Tea – And the Added Benefit of Weight Loss?

Recently all the rave in the weight loss world, Wuyi tea and Wu Yi tea diets have almost a cult following. Advertising abounds talking about how this delicious “black dragon tea” can help you lose those stubborn pounds. Different companies explain how they are the exclusive source for this special tea and how the pounds […]

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Ensure Your Climb to the Summit of Mount Kilimanjaro is a Success

Located in Tanzania, Mount Kilimanjaro is Africa's tallest peak at 19,341 feet and the fourth highest of the Seven Summits. Though the climb is technically very easy, the altitude, low temperature, and occasional high winds make this a difficult and dangerous trek lasting anywhere between 7 and 10 days. One of the widly known tips […]

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Reverse Osmosis Water Filtration Systems Offer Pure Clean Drinking Water

Reverse Osmosis is used most commonly in drinking water purification from seawater by removing the salt and other substances from the water molecules. Considered the most comprehensive and permanent solution for purer, healthier water Reverse Osmosis systems generally take a lot of pressure and is fairly slow, but it works.   The idea in Reverse […]

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Modern Sustainable Sophistication and Elegant Environmental Touches Abound in the All-Suite Boutique Hotel Vdara in Las Vegas

Vdara Hotel & Spa at CityCenter™ brings an international flair to Las Vegas' strip with the ideal location between Bellagio and ARIA Resort & Casino. Expansive views can be seen from the Deluxe Suites to the Panoramic Suites to the Two-Story Two Bedroom Penthouse. Whether it's a view of the surrounding mountains, CityCenter™ or The Strip you'll […]

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250,000 Oil Spills in U.S. Waters, 1971-2000

In a document released by the United State Coast Guard, "PollutionIncidents In and Around US Water, A Spill Release Compendium, 1969-2000," the U.S. Coast Guard recognized that over 250,000 oil spills occurred in U.S. waters. These oil spills combined totaled 259,560,000 gallons. And that’s just between 1971 and 2000. “The number of spills increased in […]

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Lead Found in Children’s Foods and Baby Foods

On June 9, 2010 the Environmental Law Foundation (“ELF”) filed Notices of Violation of California Proposition 65 Toxics Right to Know law, alleging the toxic chemical lead was found in a variety of children’s and baby foods. The specific food categories included apple juice, grape juice, packaged pears and peaches (including baby food), and fruit cocktail. A complete list […]

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Great Gifts for the Dad who Loves to Fish! Or Those Dads who Love Cookies!

Father's day is fast approaching, it's this Sunday (June 20) if you didn't remember. If your dad, husband or a special father in your life cares for the Earth as much as you he'll love these "fishing" gifts that show you care too.   GARD Pro Not Registered And if he's not the fishing type, or […]

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