Most Dangerous Virus

In the past there have been a handful of deadly viruses sweep across the world killing millions in their path. Is it possible that one of these old threats could mutate and in todays global world spread around the globe once again or is the world’s most dangerous virus one that is yet to emerge?

Statistically speaking the Influenza virus has killed more people globally than any other virus. The 1918 Spanish flu outbreak affected 20 to 40 percent of the world’s population and in the two years that it was active it killed almost 50 million people worldwide.
In 1945 the discovery of a vaccine averted pandemics like the Spanish Flu virus outbreak from once again occurring. Yet the influenza virus continues to kill thousands of people each year. The influenza or flu virus could currently be considered the most dangerous virus in the world. It has the ability to mutate and to spread around the world to create a pandemic form of illness that people currently have no resistance to. There were v…

Phillumenist: Collecting Match Books

If you are considering becoming a member of a very elite group of individuals known as Phillumenists then you will become one of many who participate in the hobby of collecting matchbook covers, boxes, holders, folders, or strikers. 

If you are a collector of match products there is a lot of history lying about in those old covers and containers. Match boxes have long been a means of advertising and promoting a business, community, event, people, ideas, and ideals.The cover of match packets discuss serious issues as well as comical ones and boldly display a lot of history on their weathered covers.

Phillumeny is a unique hobby that is quite easy to enter into because finding items to collect is easy. Most people have a number of old matchbooks lying in drawers, boxes, camping or fishing kits, or the glove box of their vehicle. Everyone has them somewhere in their home and many of these have been there since you were a kid. You just have to discover where they are hiding and then gather …

Hair Loss: Can Biotin be Used to Prevent Balding?

Biotin, Vitamin H, and Vitamin B7 are all one and the same and your body requires you to ingest this essential vitamin on a daily basis. Most of us receive an adequate amount from our diet but there are always a few folks out there who are lacking in their complete nutritional needs.

Biotin is found in a wide assortment of common foods some of which are generally consumed on a daily basis so it is not often that issues arise concerning this vitamin. It is a water soluble vitamin and can be found in egg yolks, fish, legumes, yeast, nuts, liver, milk, poultry, spinach, cauliflower, broccoli, grain, cereal, and most bread products. Peanuts, almonds, and walnuts are nuts rich in biotin. 

A deficiency is rare but symptoms to be aware of are: fatigue, muscle pain, low appetite, depression, hair loss, brittle nails, brittle hair, poor skin color, intestinal tract issues, or nervous system problems. Take note of the mentioned hair loss because studies now show that biotin may be useful in bring…

Surviving Nuclear Disaster Radiation Fallout

Being prepared for an emergency situation is the best way to minimize the effect that you and your family will suffer from one. It is important to be prepared for any situation in which harm may come your way. Recently it is radiation exposure that is in the news. 

People want to know how to survive should a nuclear disaster strike in their direction. The threat of nuclear war and the recent Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear power plant crisis in Japan have brought about a renewed desire to know the preventative measures, symptoms, and treatments should this type of disaster occur.

Radiation travels. Even if you are not in the immediate area where the event occurs you may still be at risk of exposure. In the event of a fallout there are steps that you can take to help protect yourself and your family from radiation poisoning. Keep a well stocked emergency kit handy and know what to do should an emergency occur.

There are Two Basic Forms of Radiation Exposure

1. Initial radiation: Occurs immediate…

Redneck Pet Names

There are more than a few us who have a pet to keep us company and some of us have more than one so it is logical that we need an interesting selection of names to choose from.

This selection of pet names is country based because Rednecks tend to be of rural heritage. You can take a redneck out of the country but you cannot take the country out of their heart.

Here are a few delightfully redneck female dog names to select from. Angel, Bambi, Baylee, Beauty, Bella, Brandy, Calamity, Cameo, Candy, Charlotte, Cherry, Clover, Dakota, Daisy, Dasher, Derby, Duchess, Earlene, Eliza, Elly-May, Faylene, Fefe, Giblet, Ginger, Gypsy, Hera, Lady, Missy, Misses, Misty, Patches, Princess, Queeny, Raven, Shasta, Sheba, Star, Sugar, Sunshine.

Redneck Male Dog Names: Barney, Beans, Beau, Bingo, Blackjack, Blacky, Blaze, Booger, Boomer, Bouncer, Bounder, Buck, Bud, Buddy, Bully, Bodean, Bugger, Carlton, Chance, Chevy, Cleatus, Cocoa, Cooper, Cougar, Cutter, Dash, Dammit, Digger, Doc, Dragon, Duke, Dusty, …

Redneck Names for a Girl

Country folks often select a very distinctive style of name for their little ones. 

Simple, meaningful, spiritual, or simply sweet these little girl names are reminiscent of the rural area they are born into to. Blossoms, famous people, and savory treats are just a few of the thoughts that went into these names.

A is for apples growing out back in the old apple tree, but it is also for Amalene, Amber, Angel, Annabelle, Annie, Audrey, and August which are all mighty pretty little Redneck girl names.

B is for brand new floor but it is also for Bailie, Bambi, Baylee, Bayley, Becky, Belle, Betty-Jo, Betty-Lou, Betty-Sue, Billie, Billie-Jean, Bobbie, Bobbie-Jo, Bobbie-Sue, Brandy, Breanna, Britney, and Buffy. Brandy is one fine drink and Bambi is.

C is for cute kissing crows but it is also for Candy, Casey, Chardonnay, Charity, Chastity, Cherry, Cheyenne, Claudine, Claudette, Crystal, and Cyndi. Hmmm? More alcohol and a few more food items.

D is for the dang dog that gits into everything and it…

When the heart of the country is calling to your tummy: GRILL IT

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