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Old vehicles have a way of feeling worn out, even when the core mechanical bits are still running. With the ongoing pandemic causing social and economic disruptions, many people have been deferring non-essential automotive maintenance. Fortunately, you don’t have to live with a vehicle that performs below its capabilities. Many wear-and-tear issues that arise on older vehicles can be repaired or upgraded by anyone who has basic hand tools. Today, I will show you how to replace your worn-out hatch or liftgate struts. …
In our previous article, History Comes To Life at Project Appleseed, I covered my experience of the Project Appleseed main event, the Appleseed. I had a great time and learned a lot. Many of my initial questions about the organization were answered during my time there, but I (and our readers) had more.
That article reached the desk of Rusty Bonkoski, the National Coordinator for Project Appleseed, who offered to follow up with me. I was able to ask some of the bigger and more nuanced questions, and get some very detailed answers which I share below.
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This is a guest post by Aisha Chowdhry for Citizen Upgrade.
Photographing animals in the wild is one of the most awe-inspiring things a traveller can experience. Once you spend enough time around them, they reveal intimate and unexpected glimpses into their daily lives. The gentle snuggles of a mother lioness with her young cub, the displays of love between exotic birds, the delightful play of elephants cooling down in a mud hole.
There is no shortage of online guidance for budding startup founders. Advice often includes time management hacks, personal branding gimmicks, and formatting tips for pitch decks. I’ve personally dabbled as an angel investor in a few startups launched by friends with limited success, and since then have been approached by many others looking for funding.
Are you someone who likes shooting rifles and wants to get a bit better, or someone who is new to shooting and wants to learn more in a safe environment. Would you like to learn Revolutionary War history at the same time? Do you think two eight hour days of practice no matter the weather sounds like a fun challenge? Then this is the place for you, me, and the tens of other people who feel the same!
Jokes (mostly) aside, I attended a Project Appleseed event for the first time recently and I loved it. Here I share my…
No matter what type of travel you have planned for this year, safety and security should remain your top priorities. This rule applies to your day trip excursion, week-long vacation, cross-country road trip, and epic launch into the world of the digital nomad!
Somewhere along your journey, you could face a medical emergency, vehicle failure, or even riotous civil unrest. And when it happens you could be miles away from the nearest help.
In countries with weak health systems, prevention and early treatment could help you avoid a trip to an under-resourced local health facility. …
What better time than now to explore the wild country of an African safari! Ever travel to the Southern Hemisphere? You can escape the American and European winter woes and travel south where the reversed seasons put you in the midst of a sweltering summer. Rather than traveling to a…
Whether you’re embarking on an epic road trip or leaving your pandemic lockdown bunker for the first time in weeks, having a well-stocked emergency kit is essential. You could be stranded far from home and family, face mechanical or medical problems, or have to deal with extreme weather events.
This is the emergency kit I keep on hand at all times. You can easily expand it for specific activities like four-wheeling.
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From the subprime mortgage crisis to the recent Reddit-fueled GameStop mania, personal finance and investment news can be difficult to comprehend. TV shows and films are primarily consumed for their entertainment value. However, the right content can also provide valuable business education outside the classroom, providing insights into both individual decision-making and global economics. For those interested in personal finance, investing, and entrepreneurship, this collection of films and TV shows provide valuable lessons, distill practical advice, and recount cautionary tales.
A gripping biopic of McDonald’s “founder” Ray Kroc, who transformed Richard and Maurice McDonald’s innovative restaurant into a global business…