Cyber

Having a family takes on lots of responsibilities. While some of those responsibilities might seem mundane at times, others are crucial. One such crucial task at hand is making sure your family is always safe. Being safe is not only about keeping criminals from coming through your front or back door. It also involves your computer and any mobile devices. With countless people plugged in to the Internet, it should not be a surprise that there are problems. From identity theft to online stalkers, there are many opportunities for harm. That said what are you doing to keep your family…

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Did you know that the entire state of Kansas has only four area codes? It seems a little surprising when you consider that the neighboring state, Missouri, has seven distinct calling codes. This infographic, first published by Checkthem.com, explains the entire history of the state’s dialing codes, as well as the current arrangement. The layout of the codes is fascinating. The state is divided roughly in half, with a 785 area code for the northern half of Kansas and 620 for the southern half. Within the southern half of the state, a small area around Wichita has been carved out…

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Being plagued by chronic pain can negatively impact every area of a person’s life. Simply getting out of bed and preparing for the day ahead can be an arduous undertaking for someone who’s trapped in the grips of ever-present discomfort. Holding down a job can also prove tremendously difficult, particularly if it involves physical labor of any kind. Even after the workday has come to an end, you’re liable to have a hard time unwinding if your pain refuses to let up. Not surprisingly, chronic pain can be a tricky issue to treat. Depending on the source of the pain…

flooring

Everyone loves a wood floor. It looks great, is easy to keep clean, will keep you and your family warm and will last for years. One of the benefits of buying an old house is that it might already have a solid wood floor that you can bring back to its former glory. For a newer home, on the other hand, a laminate floor gives the appearance of wood but at a fraction of the cost. Is it really just a case of old fashioned expensive quality versus modern, cheaper expediency, or is there more to choosing between these very…

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Autism is a condition that affects how a person communicates with, and relates to, other people. It also affects how they make sense of the world around them. This diagnosis can be devastating for families form a financial standpoint because of the myriad of health related expenses it will demand of the family. So much of the burden falls on the family to pay these expenses with the government providing some but not often enough help for families in need. This is where private charities come in and fill a need. These organizations are literally life-savers and depend on the…