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  • Pets

    How volunteers are making a difference for animal welfare

    (BPT) - When you come home from work, he’s always there to greet you. When you need extra motivation to workout, he’s happy to join for a walk. When you’ve had a bad day, he can sense it and is quick to give you a loving nuzzle. Pets provide endless joy to their families, but for millions of shelter animals, each day is a test of patience in hopes of finding a forever home.

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    Who Showers More and Why? Women or Men?

    (StatePoint) On average, we spend more than 3,000 minutes in our showers every year. How we use those minutes might surprise you. New research from Moen, a leading manufacturer of bathroom fixtures, explores how men and women’s showering and grooming routines compare:

  • Home Improvement

    Is your high-efficiency water heater going to lead to heartache later on?

    (BPT) - It’s time to replace your old, energy-guzzling water heater, boiler, dehumidifier or furnace and you’ve done your homework. You’re going to save energy and money in the long run by switching to a high-efficiency condensing heater or boiler. Good for you! But as with any home improvement project, it’s important to know the nuances of proper installation — even if you’re relying on a professional to do the job.

Top Story

The hottest accessory-friendly vehicles on the road

(BPT) - Need help finding the perfect vehicle? If you’re in the market for a new car or truck, consider purchasing one you can make your own. While just about any vehicle can be transformed with a few simple products, there are certain makes and models that are more accessory-friendly than others.

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Pet Central


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



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



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



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 >>

Recent Headlines

Friday 04/29/2016
Safe driving tips: how to get the most out of your tires
Updated: April 30, 2016 - 4:37 am

(BPT) - A tire’s tread depth significantly affects driving safety. In fact, to ensure a vehicle drives safely, the National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration recommends a tire be replaced once its tread depth reaches 2/32nds of an inch. Winter tires should be replaced even sooner.

6 ways to vacation your way to wellness and weight loss
Updated: April 30, 2016 - 4:37 am

(BPT) - Why is it that a vacation leaves us exhausted, bloated and broke? This summer, you might consider a more rejuvenating option: a wellness retreat.

Myths And Facts About LASIK
Updated: April 30, 2016 - 4:37 am

(NAPSI)—For those with vision correction needs, the daily rituals required in order to see clearly with glasses or contacts can be a real struggle. So it isn’t surprising that so many people consider LASIK as an attractive alternative to treat their vision correction issues. Although it is incredibly popular, LASIK is surprisingly misunderstood. Like many things that make their way into cultural norms, LASIK’s prevalence and success have led to the rise of many myths about the procedure. If you are among the millions considering LASIK, the American Refractive Surgery Council is here to dispel some common myths about the laser vision correction surgery:

How This Personal Stylist Uses The Cloud To Unleash Customers' Confidence
Updated: April 30, 2016 - 4:37 am

(NAPSI)—Here’s a look at how a personal stylist used technology to provide a more human touch for her clients.

You Need A Vacation: Five Hints Can Help
Updated: April 30, 2016 - 4:37 am

(NAPSI)—According to the U.S. Travel Association, the average American worker leaves nearly five paid vacation days on the table—almost an entire week of time that could be spent with family and friends or investing in yourself.

Thursday 04/28/2016
Real Estate in the Digital Age: Why you still want an agent by your side
Updated: April 30, 2016 - 4:37 am

(BPT) - Homebuyers and sellers today can instantly check listings, monitor price fluctuations, research their credit scores and find lenders — all from their smartphones.

4 ways to get the character of historic window architecture in a new house
Updated: April 30, 2016 - 4:37 am

(BPT) - History tends to repeat itself.

3 ways to celebrate Small Business Week 2016
Posted: April 28, 2016

(BPT) - The bakery on the corner. The family-owned accounting firm down the street. The city’s legendary cafe that’s been around since the ‘50s. Small businesses nationwide prove the American dream is alive and well.