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Month: March 2019

‘Jelly Belly’ Creator Releases CBD-Infused Jelly Beans
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‘Jelly Belly’ Creator Releases CBD-Infused Jelly Beans

CBD products, like oils and candies, are becoming increasingly popular. As one of over 115 chemical compounds called cannabinoids, CBD can be used for medicinal purposes -- from helping with depression and anxiety to managing pain, people are finding CBD to be helpful for a variety of ailments. In fact, around 62% of CBD users reported using it to treat a medical condition. And with CBD product manufacturers getting more creative with their products, it's no surprise that CBD jelly beans have been released. With Easter just around the corner, people are starting to pick up their favorite Easter sweets, like chocolate bunnies and Peeps. And now, CBD jelly beans can be added to that list. The creator of Jelly Belly jelly beans has released his unique CBD jelly beans for people to buy in t...
Study: Just 10 Minutes of Exercise a Week Could Help You Live Longer
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Study: Just 10 Minutes of Exercise a Week Could Help You Live Longer

Data tells us that approximately 28% of Americans -- or roughly 80.2 million people -- over the age of six are physically inactive. But according to a few recent studies, doing some light exercise for just 10 minutes every week could be enough for those sedentary residents to extend their lives. A study conducted by the British Medical Association found that coronary heart disease was reduced by 50% when people cycled 20 miles a week. Another study, which was published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine, has revealed that even a short period of exercise performed on a weekly basis could reduce your risk of death. Based on existing data from more than 80,000 American adults who participated in the National Health Interview survey between 1997 and 2008, the analysis showed that tho...
Protecting Your Property: 6 Great Tips to Keep Burglars Out of Your Home
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Protecting Your Property: 6 Great Tips to Keep Burglars Out of Your Home

There are so many important aspects that homeowners need to focus on in order to avoid structural damages, financial issues, and all kinds of stress. For instance, homeowners need to keep residential humidity levels between 30% and 55% to maintain optimum air quality, keep refrigerators and cupboards stocked with plenty of groceries each week, handle all the daily, weekly, and monthly expenses, and so much more. Perhaps the number one thing property owners need to focus on, however, is the safety and protection of not just your home, but your entire family. According to the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), a burglary happens every 15.4 seconds in the United States. Despite the fact that burglaries are so common, only a small percentage are actually reported and as much as 90% o...
In Wake of Tariffs, Auto Dealers Pushing Used Vehicles to Consumers
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In Wake of Tariffs, Auto Dealers Pushing Used Vehicles to Consumers

Despite the fact that used vehicles make up three of four automotive sales in the United States, dealers would still love to push newer models on their customers. However, due to recent tariffs that have been put in place, auto sales are taking a significant hit. According to Forbes, since tariffs are hitting auto dealers so hard, they are being forced to push buyers to consider used options instead. A great deal of the steel produced in the world is used by the automotive industry, and global production of steel reached over 1,600 million tons in 2016. The tariffs made it 25% more expensive to buy foreign steel in hopes that it would boost business for American steel producers. Across the U.S., car dealers are expecting much higher prices and lower sales thanks to President Donald...
Amazon’s Transport Process And How to Choose Between Air and Ocean Freight
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Amazon’s Transport Process And How to Choose Between Air and Ocean Freight

At any given moment, there is an average of 9,782 planes carrying 1.27 million people in the air. Though airlines are used to transport people all across the globe, they are also widely used to transport various items. Everything from toys and tools to medications and food supplies are transported daily via air. But that's not the only method of transport. There are approximately 6 million shipping containers filled with automobiles, heavy machinery, and much smaller products being transported across the world's oceans. According to Business Insider, Amazon, a transportation behemoth, increased its worldwide shipping costs fifteenfold from 2009 to 2018, increasing its net sales by sevenfold during that same timeframe. Whether it's through air or sea, Amazon is excelling at global trans...
4 Easy Ways to Save Energy at Home This Winter
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4 Easy Ways to Save Energy at Home This Winter

During the long, cold winter months, it can be tempting to crank up the heat in your home so you stay toasty and warm. Unfortunately, turning up the heat can ultimately increase your energy use by a lot. This is especially true if you were one of the 9.26 million people who had a second home in 2017. But luckily, there are plenty of easy ways you can survive the cold winter months and lower your energy usage. So if you're looking to reduce your energy use this winter, keep reading. First, let's start with your windows. Did you know that having proper draperies can reduce heat loss from a room by up to 10%? So if you have thin or no curtains at all, it may be time to invest in some heavy draperies. This way, you can add both aesthetics and warmth to your home. You should also check your ...