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1.   Which Is Better, Affiliate Marketing Or Network Marketing? by Marty Bradfield
    You may be surprised at the number of online publishers and forum communities that prohibit the discussion of MLM and network marketing opportunities... There are two primary reasons why mainstream online marketers do not want to talk about either one...
    Distributed: 2010-11-16 11:00:00 | Word Count: 1081 | Page Views: 6184 | Votes: 6 | Rating: 0.67
2.   How MrBean Led the Computer Industry by Jennifer Robinson
    1955 seemed like any other year to most people, but unbeknown to the world '55 was to prove the arrival of the geeks. Steve Jobs, Bill Gates, Tim Berners-Lee and Eric Schmidt were all born in 1955.
    Distributed: 2010-11-02 11:30:00 | Word Count: 917 | Page Views: 5086 | Votes: 5 | Rating: 1.00
3.   The Fastest Way To Reducing Residential Energy Demand by V Rory Jones and Stephen Malloy
    How do you get a consumer to take action? Of course, you make it in their overwhelming interest to act, and you enable them with guidance and a few tools. Clearly, if you have an outcome in mind, it is critical to understand what is actually in the consumer's best interest, and to arrange motivators to deliver the desired action.
    Distributed: 2010-08-03 14:00:00 | Word Count: 1437 | Page Views: 4469 | Votes: 6 | Rating: 1.67
4.   The Photocopier,The Firewall and Google by Jennifer Robinson
    China, following on from its censorship of the Internet, has identified photocopiers in Tibet as a potential threat to the state... Continue reading to get the details of this odd story...
    Distributed: 2010-08-03 11:45:00 | Word Count: 420 | Page Views: 4700 | Votes: 5 | Rating: 0.60
5.   The Definition of Renewable Energy - Present and Future Outlooks by M.S. Rochell
    The definition of renewable energy does not just include wind, solar, water and geothermal energy sources. There are some exciting new possibilities for harnessing a new and little known form of renewable energy that is already in abundant supply in our world.
    Distributed: 2010-07-29 10:30:00 | Word Count: 563 | Page Views: 4490 | Votes: 3 | Rating: 2.00
6.   Xerox Follow Apple on the Comeback Trail by Jennifer Robinson
    In many ways the companies share similar fortunes. Apple (founded by Steve Jobs, Stephen Wozniak, Ronald Wayne) produced the first successful personal computer with a graphical operating system. Xerox (founded by Chester Carlson, Joseph C Wilson) were the inventors of Xerography (later called the photocopier).
    Distributed: 2010-07-27 15:30:00 | Word Count: 1238 | Page Views: 5755 | Votes: 5 | Rating: 0.20
7.   Stock Market Falls Sharply by Irene A. Majchrzak
    The stock market has been having a bad week. Wednesday the market ended the day down over 300 points. I heard reports that this was the result of investors taking their profits. Happens all the time. Then within a few days, the prices on many great stocks is so low that the investors are buying the stocks right back up.
    Distributed: 2010-07-27 13:00:00 | Word Count: 879 | Page Views: 4664 | Votes: 6 | Rating: 0.83
8.   The Advantage of Renewable Energy, and the Challenges by M.S. Rochell
    The advantage of renewable energy sources such as solar power, wind energy, geothermal and hydropower and some of the challenges involved in using them.
    Distributed: 2010-07-27 12:15:00 | Word Count: 567 | Page Views: 4856 | Votes: 6 | Rating: 1.67
9.   Internet Marketing - Why 2010 Will Be A White Knuckle Ride For Web Marketers by Titus Hoskins
    The coming year 2010, may just be one of the most challenging times for web marketers, mainly because of new FTC (Federal Trade Commission) Guidelines and "ALL" the recent changes within Google. Read to discover what all these new changes could mean for your own online marketing...
    Distributed: 2010-02-04 10:45:00 | Word Count: 1193 | Page Views: 4110 | Votes: 3 | Rating: 1.67
10.   New Year Still Is A Time Of Uncertainty For Economy by Barbara Wulf MS, ACC, CPCC
    As we look back on the first decade of the new millennium, we realize in many ways it was a dud and disappointment. We witnessed the World Trade Towers being toppled with senseless terrorism. We closed the decade with the toppling of the global economy that resulted in high unemployment and massive job loss for young and old, skilled and unskilled.
    Distributed: 2010-02-02 12:00:00 | Word Count: 509 | Page Views: 5711 | Votes: 2 | Rating: 0.50
11.   Take Advantage of Federal Contracts for Your Business Startup by K. MacKillop
    Getting on board with federal, state or local government contracts can be a boon to your venture's bottom line. Spend a little time and effort and open up a new target market -- the government.
    Distributed: 2010-01-14 12:15:00 | Word Count: 653 | Page Views: 3799 | Votes: 5 | Rating: 1.40
12.   Can the US Furniture Industry Compete Globally? by Martin Harshberger
    I witnessed the decline of the U.S. Steel Industry first hand. I also participated in the rapid market shifts in the computer and high-tech manufacturing industries. There are many parallels with the furniture industry and those industries. So to answer the question, can the U.S. Furniture Industry compete globally? YES and NO!
    Distributed: 2010-01-14 12:00:00 | Word Count: 699 | Page Views: 3941 | Votes: 3 | Rating: 0.67
13.   Vacations For Veterans: A Charity Worth Our Support by Jon Ludwig
    Vacations for Veterans is a nonprofit created to provide recently wounded veterans free lodging donated by a vacation home owner or a bed and breakfast proprietor.
    Distributed: 2010-01-07 10:45:00 | Word Count: 252 | Page Views: 5271 | Votes: 9 | Rating: 1.67
14.   The Decline in the Personal Savings Rate - What Happened to the Discipline? by Tome Tomaj
    As more and more American baby boomers are nearing and entering their retirement years, many of them are concerned about whether their retirement savings will last them long enough to ensure their current quality of life, and rightly so.
    Distributed: 2009-12-15 10:45:00 | Word Count: 873 | Page Views: 5113 | Votes: 6 | Rating: 1.33
15.   The Effect of Inflation and Deflation on Retirees by Irene A. Majchrzak
    When we worry about how long our retirement income will last, we consider so many factors. The current economy is causing a drain on 401(k)'s and IRA's. So we have become much more cautious about withdrawing money to use it as part of our pensions.
    Distributed: 2009-10-27 11:24:00 | Word Count: 1324 | Page Views: 6604 | Votes: 7 | Rating: 0.86
16.   NBA Locks Out Referees, What Does It Mean For Fans? by Ryan Hogan
    With their contract expired and negations at a standstill, the NBA has locked out its referees and announced it will begin using replacements officials. So what? It's just a bunch of short, old guys (and one old woman) running around blowing whistles or not blowing whistles.
    Distributed: 2009-10-22 12:00:00 | Word Count: 547 | Page Views: 4638 | Votes: 10 | Rating: 1.10
17.   56 Stars To Help Others Make Better Tattoo Decisions by Eileen Howerton
    Tattoos are an art form that help people achieve true self expression. But for every positive tattoo story, it never fails that there are an equal number of tattoo horror stories. To make your tattoo experience one that you can be proud of for a lifetime, please read this article to make sure that you will take all considerations to heart, before you sit down in the tattoo artist's chair.
    Distributed: 2009-08-31 13:36:00 | Word Count: 855 | Page Views: 4332 | Votes: 14 | Rating: 2.00
18.   George Washington, Known OPSEC Practitioner - OPSEC In His Own Words by Chris Cox
    Within OPSEC circles, Washington is often quoted as saying, "Even minutiae should have a place in our collection, for things of a seemingly trifling nature, when enjoined with others of a more serious cast, may lead to valuable conclusion." This is only a small window into our first president's life as a spymaster...
    Distributed: 2009-07-07 14:36:00 | Word Count: 1249 | Page Views: 5329 | Votes: 11 | Rating: 2.09
19.   Learn From History - The Anatomy Of An Economic Meltdown by Arlo Mooney
    When we look at the current economic crisis, lots of people are asking how we got into this mess. This story walks out the steps the brought us into the current economic meltdown, prompted by the recent credit crisis.
    Distributed: 2009-03-18 11:00:00 | Word Count: 2376 | Page Views: 4538 | Votes: 9 | Rating: 2.33
20.   Obama Leadership: 8 Ways to Lead in the 21st Century by Sharif Khan
    Leadership lessons from Obama style leadership with 8 tips for leading in the new world economy.
    Distributed: 2009-03-03 11:24:00 | Word Count: 884 | Page Views: 4618 | Votes: 19 | Rating: 2.53
21.   Is Government Working For You - Or Are You Working For Government? by Fred Vanhoosen
    The new Congress and President are hard-at-work trying to push through a new economic stimulus package. Our elected leaders are claim the stimulus package will cost $825 billion. To put the $825 billion into perspective, the government could give a $17,000 check to every American and the numbers would add up to the same amount of the new stimulus package...
    Distributed: 2009-01-28 12:24:00 | Word Count: 1028 | Page Views: 3957 | Votes: 8 | Rating: 1.75
22.   A Cruzader Christmas by Lisa Stockmann Karp
    Jun and Joyce Dela Cruz couldn't believe their eyes. In November 2000, they watched a disturbing television news report that changed their Christmas forever. Thousands of the more than 10,000 homeless on Los Angeles' Skid Row would be going without a Thanksgiving or Christmas meal that year.
    Distributed: 2009-01-23 12:00:00 | Word Count: 1185 | Page Views: 5430 | Votes: 9 | Rating: 2.89
23.   Finding Irish Castles for Sale by Patricia G. McKinney-Lins
    It is possible to find an Irish castle for sale. If you are determined, patient, and have the resources, you can buy a castle in Ireland. If you do the research and are committed to the project, you can own a very special property!
    Distributed: 2009-01-20 10:00:00 | Word Count: 635 | Page Views: 5745 | Votes: 19 | Rating: 2.11
24.   The Relationship Between The NASA Space Shuttle And The Struggling Auto Industry by Arlo Mooney
    With all of the talk in the news about the potential failure of U.S. automakers, many have begun to talk about the far-reaching effects of the auto industry on the U.S. economy.
    Distributed: 2008-11-13 11:00:00 | Word Count: 790 | Page Views: 4333 | Votes: 7 | Rating: 2.57
25.   Hopefully President Obama Will Break A Few Campaign Promises by Arlo Mooney
    Although I did not vote for President Barack Obama, I wish him well and I hope that he is as successful as President Bill Clinton. But I also hope that there is one campaign promise that Obama breaks, and here is the reason why I hope he breaks this promise...
    Distributed: 2008-11-07 11:00:00 | Word Count: 1272 | Page Views: 3789 | Votes: 9 | Rating: 2.56
26.   The Opening Ceremony of the 2008 Olympics by Jennifer Adams
    When I watched the Opening Ceremony, I was entranced. It began with giant footprints in the sky made of fireworks, leading the way to the stadium. The stadium was built specifically for the Olympics in the shape of a bird's nest, which is considered a lucky symbol in China. It was amazing.
    Distributed: 2008-09-02 16:12:00 | Word Count: 750 | Page Views: 4879 | Votes: 11 | Rating: 1.82
27.   High Fuel Prices and the Inevitable Game of Political Hot Potato by Bill Platt
    Some of the factors that are directly affecting this inflationary cycle are outside the control of the U.S. Government, such as wheat and corn crops destroyed by flood waters in the Midwest, but other factors could be dampened, if only our political leaders had the will to influence real change.
    Distributed: 2008-07-16 11:00:00 | Word Count: 1919 | Page Views: 6049 | Votes: 18 | Rating: 1.50
28.   The Link Between Mel Gibson And The Flower Industry by Wesley Berry, AAF
    What do Mel Gibson and the flower industry have in common? Legal woes. One July 28, 2006 Mel Gibson was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol. And, to make matters worse, he landed himself in the public eye for spewing a tirade of anti-Semitic remarks. Although the legal woes of the floral industry aren't quite as dark, they are fraught with tension and resulted in a year's worth of legal proceedings.
    Distributed: 2008-05-15 10:00:00 | Word Count: 344 | Page Views: 4690 | Votes: 19 | Rating: 2.42
29.   Recycled Products Make Unique Gifts by Nicole Maschwitz
    Recycling has been around for some time, but these days a greater number of people are taking a more serious approach to their recycling. With all the talk of global warming and greenhouse emissions, people are starting to think about how they can minimize the effects of these conditions on the environment. The greatest help has come from raising awareness, through the education of our primary school students, with environmental sustainability and recycling being hot topics taught in our classrooms.
    Distributed: 2008-05-13 10:12:00 | Word Count: 426 | Page Views: 4275 | Votes: 8 | Rating: 1.50
30.   Nicolas Cage Movie And Florists Help Commemorate September 11 by Wesley Berry, AAF
    The release of the movie World Trade Center, starring Nicolas Cage, was only one of the many ways Americans commemorated the five-year anniversary of the terrorist attacks on America. Around the country people held ceremonies, special church services, and donned red, white, and blue to show their pride in America and the heroes of 9/11. Many florists did their part, too. Some florists added small personal touches to their services while others said, "We remember" in larger ways.
    Distributed: 2008-03-24 13:00:00 | Word Count: 483 | Page Views: 5824 | Votes: 22 | Rating: 1.50
31.   Made in the USA by Magnalight
    The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is charged with preventing deception and unfairness in the marketplace. The FTC Act gives the Commission the power to bring law enforcement actions against false or misleading claims that a product is of U.S. origin. Traditionally, the Commission has required that a product advertised as Made in USA be "all or virtually all" made in the U.S.
    Distributed: 2008-03-13 10:12:00 | Word Count: 4194 | Page Views: 4695 | Votes: 5 | Rating: 1.60
32.   Jennifer Aniston And The Primrose by Wesley Berry, AAF
    Poor Jennifer Aniston. She can't go out picking primroses, her birth flower (Aniston was born February 11, 1969-the primrose is the birth flower for the month of February) in the United Kingdom. Well, she could, but it might land her in jail.
    Distributed: 2008-03-12 10:00:00 | Word Count: 386 | Page Views: 3911 | Votes: 8 | Rating: 1.50
33.   Larson Electronics Mangalight Supports US Troops with Spotlights and Flashlights by Magnalight
    Larson Electronics Magnalight worked with family members to equip US soldiers in Iraq with high power lighting products to detect and destroy roadside bombs and snipers. SFC Henk's group in Iraq based Camp HIT clear roadside bombs and IEDs for other units admist sniper fire and uncooperative local forces.
    Distributed: 2008-03-06 10:00:00 | Word Count: 1116 | Page Views: 4089 | Votes: 11 | Rating: 1.91
34.   Funerals Arranged Faster Than A Wikipedia Search Hurt Florists And Funeral Homes by Wesley Berry, AAF
    It's a fact of life-we want everything fast and easy. Our world is all hustle and bustle and we find ourselves trying to cram 34 hours of activity into a 24-hour day. To combat our ever-increasing responsibilities, we look for quicker ways to accomplish our tasks, like using the Internet site Wikipedia to gather information on everything from historical events to current entertainers. Sadly, it seems the want for quick solutions has even stretched to funeral planning. Now, florists and funeral directors in Connecticut are working together to combat the growing trend.
    Distributed: 2008-02-28 13:48:00 | Word Count: 572 | Page Views: 4510 | Votes: 7 | Rating: 2.00
35.   Flower Growers In Shakira's Home Country Affected By U.S. Immigration Reform by Wesley Berry, AAF
    Pop singer Shakira was born in Colombia, which is the number one importer of fresh flowers to the United States. While foreign countries sometimes seem to have so little to do with our lives here in America, our country's decisions regarding immigration and guest-worker programs very greatly affects the livelihood of the hundreds of Colombians working in the floriculture industry. But, if the Agriculture Coalition for Immigration Reform (ACIR) has anything to say about it, Congress will see the very great need we have for a good solution to the immigration question.
    Distributed: 2008-02-14 10:00:00 | Word Count: 431 | Page Views: 5213 | Votes: 11 | Rating: 2.09
36.   We Won't Be Doing Much Business On A Dead Planet by Christophe Poizat
    It is a sad but true fact: we won't be doing much business on a dead planet. The pristine beauty of our planet is at risk of being destroyed. What has taken hundreds of millions of years to elaborate could be forever gone within a few decades because of the negative impact the human species has on planet Earth.
    Distributed: 2008-02-13 10:36:00 | Word Count: 979 | Page Views: 3810 | Votes: 6 | Rating: 2.50
37.   Energy Costs May Cost You Your Youtube And Your Flowers, Too by Wesley Berry, AAF
    We're all struggling with rising energy costs. For some, that could mean giving up the luxuries we enjoy, like the Internet connection that allows us to use YouTube. But, for people in the flower business, the cost could be even higher.
    Distributed: 2008-02-07 10:12:00 | Word Count: 386 | Page Views: 4723 | Votes: 6 | Rating: 2.17
38.   Open Letter to the Clinton Campaign! Who orchestrated 9/11? by Rakesh Saxena
    Osama Bin Laden is dead. Or at least that is what Benazir Bhutto stated in an interview with Al Jazeera TV on November 2, 2007. She also named the culprit: Omar Saeed Sheikh, the person convicted of kidnapping and killing Wall Street Journal correspondent Daniel Pearl.
    Distributed: 2008-02-06 10:36:00 | Word Count: 962 | Page Views: 3766 | Votes: 5 | Rating: 1.20
39.   Did Rising Gas Prices Lead To Matthew Mcconaughey's Recent Car Sale? by Wesley Berry, AAF
    While gas prices may not have much of an affect on the deep pockets of Hollywood stars, they have hit the rest of us quite hard-including florists and those who buy flowers from them.
    Distributed: 2008-02-01 10:00:00 | Word Count: 553 | Page Views: 5222 | Votes: 9 | Rating: 2.56
40.   Pat Tillman's Example by Gary Kurz
    A Challenge for Christian Service
    Distributed: 2006-12-07 12:48:00 | Word Count: 584 | Page Views: 4069 | Votes: 13 | Rating: 1.77
41.   'Crocodile Hunter' Dies Monday ( 4 Sept 2006 ) in the Hands of a Stingray by Joseph Martin
    Steve Irwin passed away on September 4th, 2006, after he was stung by a stingray. Crewmembers of Irwin's boat, Croc One, called emergency services, Irwin was given CPR and sent by rescue helicopter to Cairns, the nearby city. He was pronounced dead shortly thereafter, Stainton said. His death moved many people to action seeking to send their condolences to the Irwin family.
    Distributed: 2006-09-07 10:00:00 | Word Count: 529 | Page Views: 4503 | Votes: 15 | Rating: 0.73
42.   North Korea: A Global Threat by Michael Laveen
    Japan is now working with the United Nations, and the United States, having condemned their tests for some time, has asked for six-party talks with North Korea. This means, the United States, Japan, South Korea, China and Russia are all multilateral participants in the ensuing discussions.
    Distributed: 2006-08-29 10:48:00 | Word Count: 428 | Page Views: 3980 | Votes: 16 | Rating: 2.38
43.   Baby Boomers - A Healthcare Crisis Nears by Heath Atchison
    Baby boomers are quickly approaching retirement age, and as they do, there are a number of concerns that need to be addressed, particularly in the area of healthcare. Unfortunately, there appears to be no easy answers to the healthcare problems that baby boomers, and the population in general, will face in the very near future.
    Distributed: 2006-07-25 11:24:00 | Word Count: 1120 | Page Views: 6771 | Votes: 12 | Rating: 2.92
44.   Credit Card Growth by Scott Burke
    Industries that expand at such a rapid rate often are vulnerable to fraud schemes devised by those seeking to capitalize on newfound criminal opportunities, dated security measures, and outdated laws. The credit card sector is no exception.
    Distributed: 2006-07-05 15:05:00 | Word Count: 384 | Page Views: 6486 | Votes: 11 | Rating: 2.09
45.   Learn the Art of Tracking the Wiley Human Being by William 'Cole' Doggett
    I've spent many hours in the very hot sun and in very tough environments tracking human beings through some of the roughest terrain I believe has ever been tromped across by man. There is nothing more exciting than the chase and nothing better than succeeding in finding what or who you are looking for.
    Distributed: 2006-06-08 10:12:00 | Word Count: 1125 | Page Views: 3550 | Votes: 10 | Rating: 2.40

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