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Back to School: 3 Must-Have Products From Filters-NOW

Well, that time has come around again. School’s back! The summer break has been long and fun, but now it is time to get back into the routine of school days. Whether you are a parent, a teacher, or a college student, school supplies are at the top of your shopping list. Here at Filters-NOW, we have some great suggestions for your shopping list this school semester. Here are our top three products for back-to-school shopping… Command Strips Command Strips are perfect for the classroom or for the dorm room. No matter what the material of your walls, the rules about hanging on walls, or the types of...
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Natural Face Moisturizers for Dry Skin

Believe it or not, a majority of people suffer from dry skin in one way or another. It also isn’t just an ailment strictly confined to women, as some may assume – it can also affect men quite drastically. But what causes dry skin? Well, it could be a number of things. First, some people are just born with dry skin, just like some people are born with blonde hair. It’s not really something they can control. For these people, the chemicals inside their bodies just can’t produce the correct amount sebum to keep their skin at a comfortable texture. Sebum is the oily, waxy...
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Household Inventions by Women that Keep Them in the Kitchen

What names do you think of when you hear the word “inventor”? Thomas Edison? Benjamin Franklin? Alexander Graham Bell? I’ll bet it’s not Martha Knight or Nancy Johnson. Wait—who are those ladies, you may ask, and you would be asking a good question. They are just two of many women inventors. In fact, I would like to introduce you to some very special women. These women, most of them little homemakers themselves, made their marks on history by sharing with the world their own inventions that we find in the kitchen every day. Let’s meet these ladies and their inventions… Cleaning and Curing...
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Good, Healthy Snacks for Summer: Fight off the Summer Fats

It has been stated by NASA climatologist Dr. James Hansen that it is likely that 2012 will reach a record high global temperature, which makes it that more difficult to eat right and stay cool. Temperature isn’t all that is at a record high; obesity is, too. Did you know that during the past 20 years there has been a dramatic increase in obesity in the United States? According to the CDC Centers for Disease Control & Prevention, more than 1/3 of the U.S. adults (35.7%) and 17% of children are obese. This is based on the latest government statistics. This is shocking to see that Mississippi...
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A Taste of the Past…A Hint at the Future

I love a good juicy piece of history, and I found an article this morning to whet my appetite. We’ve all heard how the world is supposed to end at the end of this very year, 2012, due to the predictions of an ancient Mayan calendar. However, the discovery of a new (very old, actually) Mayan calendar brings that prediction to a halt. Deep in the Guatemalan rainforest rests the remains of an ancient city, quiet and peaceful and unbeknownst to the outside world. This ancient city, Xultun, was first discovered in 1915. Only two years ago, archaeologists from Boston University were mapping Xultun when...
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