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What Is A Cornucopia? Meaning, Symbolism, And How To Make One!

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The cornucopia is a ubiquitous symbol of abundance, especially around Thanksgiving, starring in centerpieces on bountiful tables across the land. But where did the “horn of plenty” originate? A Thanksgiving cornucopia has a much longer, more elaborate history than you may imagine. Learn more about cornucopia meaning and symbolism here. Plus, learn how to make

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Box Elder Bugs — Everything You Need To Know

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Box elder bugs may be small, but they can become a significant nuisance to gardeners and homeowners alike. These sap-sucking insects, which are particularly attracted to box elder trees, may gather in large numbers, cause damage to plants, and invade the interiors of homes. Here is everything you need to know, including how to manage bug

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How to Winterize Lawn Mower And Outdoor Power Equipment

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As you finish up your last lawn mowing of the season, you might be tempted to wheel your mower into the shed and forget about it for the next five or six months. Not so fast! Before putting your outdoor power equipment into hibernation, give them a little TLC and they’ll pay you back when you

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16 Helpful Items To Borrow From Your Public Library!

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Many people see libraries as a place to borrow books and study, but few realize how many other resources public libraries have to offer. In addition to books, you can borrow movies, music, audiobooks, and even video games! But did you know that some libraries have tools that you can borrow for activities and DIY

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When Good Food Looks Bad—But It’s Not!

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Have you ever asked yourself, “is this okay to eat?” While it may be tempting to toss out food that looks unappetizing, it is important to remember that appearance is not always indicative of safety. For example, mold on hard cheeses can simply be cut off, and bruised produce is still perfectly fine to eat.

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The Great Benefits Of Pink Noise And More

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You’ve heard of white noise, but there are many different colors of noise—each with its own unique sound properties. Pink noise, for example, has been shown to improve sleep quality and even enhance memory retention. Similarly, brown noise has been used in therapy for its calming and relaxing effects. The health benefits of these different

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Tips For Air Pollution And Poor Air Quality

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Hotter and drier weather conditions in recent years have heightened wildfire activity across the globe, resulting in twice as many forests being burnt than 20 years ago. Besides forest damage and property loss, hazardous air quality can cause serious harm—especially to those with preexisting health challenges. Ahead, learn what you can do to protect yourself

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Honey Bees Need Your Help!

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Honey bees need help. They are one of nature’s busiest … well, bees. It’s said that a single honeybee visits up to 100 flowers during a single foraging trip. But if you’ve noticed fewer of these fuzzy, buzzy creatures zooming around, it’s because they’re taking more sick days than ever before. Scientists have diagnosed their

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