Sunday, 11 November 2012

Best Inventions of the Year 2012

The Dutch artist Berndnaut Smilde has developed a way to create a small, perfect white cloud in the middle of a room. It requires meticulous planning: the temperature, humidity and lighting all have to be just so. 

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Tuesday, 25 September 2012

Flavahan Porridge

FLAHAVAN’S Porridge is helping local school children to grasp the spirit of the 2012 Olympics through its grassroots sponsorship of the 2012/13 Athletics NI Primary School Cross Country League and Athletics NI Junior Cross Country Squad.Read more...

Applauds for Alzheimers Caregivers

Building on a relationship established in 2008, the Alzheimer’s Association collaborated with Lotsa Helping Hands on the Alzheimer’s Care Team Calendar, providing community members with quick and easy access to vital resources and information specific to Alzheimer’s disease.Read more...
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Wednesday, 11 July 2012

Slum Tourism to Help People

Slum tourism is now a cultural phenomenon, thanks to cinema and the search for new experiences. Can it aid people in poorer areas or does it exploit them?
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The Bread Project

A Town centre church is once again helping those in need by providing them with a free bag of shopping.
Following the success of the Victory Centre’s Bread Project over Christmas, organisers are busy collecting food to help struggling families again. Read more...

Helping People to Conserve Water and Electricity

The Burbank utility plans to equip some customers with picture-frame-like devices tied to 'smart meters' that will let them keep track of their water and electricity use. Read more..,0,2641074.story

Family Resource Centres

In 2008, the centres were largely involved in helping job seekers prepare CVs and in giving information about welfare entitlements but, according to chairwoman Claire Dineen, people are now looking for help with a broader range of activities. Read more...

Monday, 4 June 2012

The Big Tip Went to the Waiter

A couple left a waiter who recently lost his car a $5,000 tip for their $27 lunch. Read more...

Rubar said he plans to use the tip to buy a vehicle.
The two generous customers have asked to remain anonymous.

An 83 Year Old Kidney Donor

Nicholas Crace is no stranger to giving to strangers. He spent most of his career directing charities that helped the mentally ill, terminally ill, elderly and others in need.  Read more..

Wednesday, 23 May 2012

Career Fairs to Help People

Hundreds of people eager for a new job took a step closer to their ambitions at a careers fair designed to help them find their way into employment.  Read more...

Special Olympics

Helen Evans has been a Special Olympics athlete for more than 25 years, competing in bowling and cycling since the age of 8. She’s missed only three years in that time.
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Zen Habits

Helping a fellow human being, while it can be inconvenient, has a few humble advantages. Read more...

How far that little candle throws his beams!
So shines a good deed in a weary world.
- William Shakespeare

Sunday, 13 May 2012

Starting a Book Store

Imagine for a moment what it would feel like if people walked into your company and used the lobby to call your competitors and buy their products. That’s standard consumer behavior in a bookstore. People browse, find a book they like, pull out their smart phone, and order online.Read more...

Home Business- DVD Kiosks

DVD Rental Kiosks are starting to pop up around , and now is the time to get in on the ground floor of this amazing opportunity. Read more...

Blood Sugar Monitor

His product is the Nighttime Cold Sweat Alarm. It turns out that one of the symptoms of low blood sugar while sleeping includes perspiration or a drop in skin temp. The Nighttime Cold Sweat Alarm wakes you at the first sign of perspiration or drop in skin temp. Read more...

Independent Field Inspector

Banks, lenders and insurance companies need to have up-to-date information on the property they lend on or insure. That's where independent field inspectors come in.Reade more...

Get Your Own Publicity

Years ago, small businesses needed to hire a public relations firm in order to gain PR. Thanks to the Internet, you no longer need powerful PR connections to earn attention from the press. Read more...

Thursday, 10 May 2012

Helping Smokers to Quit

Thousands of people from across Tayside have been helped to give up smoking as part on a new scheme. Read more...

Action Riders

Positive people, positive thinking, positive results is the motto of the newly formed nonprofit organization Action Riders. Read more...

New Hairdressing School for Young People

Nine jobs are being created with the establishment of a new hairdressing school in Belfast aimed at helping young people back into work.
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Saving and Restoring Sight

This summer, the One for One(TM) company, TOMS, is launching a new campaign to help it reach its goal of saving and restoring sight to 100,000 people around the world. Read more...

Thursday, 15 March 2012

Helping the Young Homeless

TWO Horsham charities have come together to help young unemployed people based at the Amber Foundation’s residential home in Ockley. Read more...

Helping People with Brain Injuries

Denver Options and the Colorado TBI Trust Fund are helping people with traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) access assistive technology that helps them better manage their symptoms. Read more...

Helping People Into Work

An EU-backed project helping thousands of people into work is to be rolled out across the Heads of the Valleys following a £3.5m boost the Deputy Minister for European Programmes, Alun Davies, announced today. Read more...

Stubbing Out Smoking

SMOKERS in the city are being encouraged to quit the habit after National No Smoking Day.Derriford Hospital is leading the way as it becomes an entirely smoke-free hospital. Read more...

Saturday, 7 January 2012

Healthy Resolution Ideas: Get Happy! -

Did you know that happy people have fewer illnesses and they live longer? A review published in Applied Psychology, Health and Well-Being looked at over 160 studies on human and animal behavior.

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10 Ways to Reinvent Your Space |

When your home starts to feel stylistically stale, it's tempting to imagine what you'd do with unlimited funds and an army of contractors. Big fixes go a long way, but don't get caught up in something drastic when a smaller change -- such as adding a rug or installing new flooring -- can bring a static room into a different light. If you're looking to change your space without a complete overhaul, consider some of these smaller tweaks.Read more: 10 Ways to Reinvent Your Space

10 Ways to Reinvent Your Space