Each falling star is believed to grant one wish to the observer

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Meteor Showers begin toward the end of July through August and this year can be seen peaking at sunrise on August 12th and 13th 2013, when from 50 to 100 meteors per hour can be observed. In Italy, “Calici di Stelle 2013”, an initiative of “Movimento Turismo del Vino” will kick off the celebrations August 10th throughout the Regions, coinciding with the night of Saint Lawrence when wishes are made while gazing at falling stars.

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Fracking is short for hydraulic fracturing

If Water Could Speak

Some 97.5% of water on the Earth is salt water, leaving only 2.5% as fresh water. Of this over two thirds is frozen in glaciers and polar ice caps. The remaining unfrozen fresh water is found mainly as groundwater, with only a small fraction present in rivers, lakes or in the air. Water is a precious resource, use it responsibly and don’t waste it! Hydraulic fracturing (Fracking) is a drilling technique that involves injecting toxic chemicals, sand, and millions of gallons of water under high pressure into the ground to release natural gas in shale deposits. This mixture of toxins and sediment, along with any natural gas released, can leak to the surface.

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Everybody's got a hungry heart...

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East Rutherford, NJ – The Boss rocks the house at the 2012 Wrecking Ball Tour at MetLife Stadium where echoes of his music will go on forever. A beautiful evening, shared with over 60,000 fans on a Wednesday night where the Wrecking Ball Tour has two more events one on Friday and the other on Saturday marking the official end of summer, and Bruce’s birthday this Sunday the 23rd. The show opened with the sounds of “Summer Wind” by the other Jersey boss, then on to “Shackled and Drawn” setting the stage for “Prove it all Night” and off running to the 40 yard line, where Bruce sings “Hungry Heart” at First to the right, then to the left of the stage and afterwards gets crowd surfed back on stage while the cameras follow and technicians do a real time mix of the coverage from all angles, rendering a real time mega screens experience, bigger than life itself with a surreal touch.

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Don't waste the water

If Water Could Speak

Some 97.5% of water on the Earth is salt water, leaving only 2.5% as fresh water. Of this over two thirds is frozen in glaciers and polar ice caps. The remaining unfrozen fresh water is found mainly as groundwater, with only a small fraction present in rivers, lakes or in the air. Water is a precious resource, use it responsibly and don’t waste it! Click on the link: Don’t waste the water to view the full post and a great video.

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Tasting wine for the end of the World

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Many of us here in White Plains decided to experience shopping for wine at VINO 100 to put an edge on the anxiety and to enjoy a shopping experience which is always as enjoyable as the drinking. The owners are always here ready to assist and they categorize the wine based on flavor and body with particular focus on Value.

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Oh, My Aching…Leg?

Certain low back conditions give rise to more than just low back pain.

Certain low back conditions give rise to more than just low back pain. For example, leg pain can be more intense than low back pain, even though the cause of the leg pain is coming from the low back.

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Mexican Coke - to sugar or not

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Many people are drinking Coca Cola bottled in Mexico, it could be the glass bottle or the lack of high fructose corn syrup or maybe the water, you decide! – Meanwhile the The Corn Refiners association is Renaming High Fructose Corn Syrup As “Corn Sugar” In a Genius Branding Move

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The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

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Found among the papers of the late Diedrech Knickerbocker. A pleasing land of drowsy head it was, Of dreams that wave before the half-shut eye; And of gay castles in the clouds that pass, Forever flushing round a summer sky. Castle of Indolence. In the bosom of one of those spacious coves which indent the eastern shore of the Hudson, at that broad expansion of the river denominated by the ancient Dutch navigators the Tappan Zee, and where they always prudently shortened sail and implored the protection of St. Nicholas when they crossed, there lies a small market town or rural port, which by some is called Greensburgh, but which is more generally and properly known by the name of Tarry Town.

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Cigar Smoking - How are cigars different from cigarettes?

Most cigars are composed primarily  of a single type of tobacco (air-cured and fermented tobacco), and they  have a tobacco wrapper.  They can contain between 1 gram and 20 grams of  tobacco.

How are cigars different from cigarettes? Cigarettes: Cigarettes are uniform in size and contain less than 1 gram of tobacco each. U.S. cigarettes are made from different blends of tobaccos, which are never fermented, and they are wrapped with paper. Most U.S. cigarettes take less than 10 minutes to smoke. Cigars: Cigars vary in

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Judged by the cover and trialed by fire

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Dating advice and ideas on what to do along with suggestions for your fourth date, since the fifth seems to be the crucial one. Whatever you do, don’t wait until the last moment to decide what to do on your date. You should actually start by planning together and get him or her involved right from the start.

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