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Thursday, 4 December 2008

Decorate Your Front Yard for Christmas

  1. Buy Christmas lights. Find these on sale in November or early December.
  2. Examine your electrical outlets. Do you have any outside outlets, or a porch light? These will be your source of power for your lights.
  3. Evaluate your front yard and house to determine where you will put your lights. If you have a tree in your yard, you can put lights on it, you can use ice lights on your roof, or you can spiral lights around railings and banisters. Use whatever you have to make your house unique.
  4. Put up your lights. If your goal is to have the best lights on your street, take into account what your neighbors have done, but don't copy what they do. Be creative and have fun with your lights. When you have a small space, make the most of it. Three strands of lights can make a small space impressive if you arrange them the right way. If you have a large space, consider your options. Do you want to focus on one tree, or would you rather spread your lights all across your yard?
  5. Remember, there are many options for lighting. You can use all white, colored, motion lights, a reindeer, trees, and Santas.
  6. Nativity scenes are best when lit so consider buying an outdoor floodlight or spotlight to shine on your scene. If you have an evergreen tree in your yard, decorate it. A star adds a nice touch.
  7. A wreath or garland on the door gives your house a nice feel. Don't be shy. Experiment with your options. If you aren't satisfied the first time, take down your lights and rearrange them.
  • You can add to your house's appearance by putting lights in your windows. Get suction cups with hooks to keep the lights up.
  • Have a theme. Use all white lights set up neatly, or have colored motion lights scattered over your bushes. Decide what you want before you begin.
  • Get great decorating ideas from the best by checking out Christmas light websites like the Tacky Light Tour

Buy a New Computer

  1. Decide what you need your new computer for. If you need one for work, a simple bare bones system with Microsoft Word (or will suffice, but if you're an avid gamer then you'll want something more advanced. If you want one for gaming, skip to step 5.
  2. If you need a work computer: consult companies like Dell or eBuyer, as they provide low-cost workstation deals for the "common user." On such sites, you can get a computer without a monitor for under $200, and a CRT (cathode ray tube) monitor costs under $50 (the fat ones that stick out at the back).
  3. Work specs: for an average computer, get anything with over 1.5 gigahertz (Ghz) of processor speed. You should also get at least 512 Megabytes of RAM. Hard drives have dramatically increased in capacity and come with quite a bit: 40 gigabytes (GB) is more than enough for work (If you are installing multiple operating systems such as dual booting Windows and Linux you might want a larger hard drive such as 120 GB). Then you want a CD drive of any kind, and you also want a couple of Universal Serial Bus (USB) ports as many devices for the techno phobe are used through this.
  4. Windows Vista takes a large toll on system resources, make sure you have plenty of memory to spare (1 Gigabyte of RAM is required for Home Premium) And try to get a dual or quad core processor, it will make your computer run faster. Linux and Windows XP are much less demanding on your processor and RAM, so if you want to save money it might be better to try to go for a XP or Linux computer to get the same level of speed of a more expensive Vista computer. (XP is not available anymore, but you can install it by yourself. You most likely have to install Linux by yourself.)
  5. Get any kind of monitor you want. Get one that's at least 15" or you can't see; they range from 17-22" approximately for a CRT. A 17" can cost as little as £40 but for a 22" it costs £250. LCD monitors are getting cheaper and larger. There are also Widescreen choices that are a little more expensive, but becoming more favored.
  6. Realize that you will need a good budget for a gaming machine. Visit Alienware (for more budget options) or VoodooPC (for more expensive machines). In high end gaming machines, you want a Core 2 Duo based processor, at least 1GB of high speed RAM (random access memory) and a high end graphics card.
  7. If you are buying a computer to run an open source operating system such as Linux, it may be better to prefer distributors that allow to configure components (like Dell). This way you may clearly select devices that do have the drivers for your operating system (it is easy to check with web search). Many current distributions will have the latest kernel of Linux, which has a wide range of hardware support already built-into the operating system. Unusual, niche, or specialized hardware may need special configuration, drivers, or may not be currently supported.
  • Sometimes an extended warranty is nice, however most of the time its not needed, for a computer at your workplace you should ask your boss before you buy a warranty.
  • Most of the software you need can be found in Free/Open source variants online to download, so don't think you need to buy all the software you think you need unless you've checked it out online.

How to Decorate Your House at Christmas

  1. Have your child give you a idea of what they want on your house. Teamwork is always the best solution.
  2. Look for the items in magazines. If they're too expensive, or too big, look for something similar or look in another magazine to see if they have one that is cheaper.
  3. Start planning. Once you have at least 4 decorations that match your child's description, take a piece of paper and plan where to place everything.
  4. Look through your front window to see what people can see through it. If the room is too big, place decorations like your tree, stockings, and other decors in that room.
  5. Show your children the decorations!

  • Magazines at this time of year have decorations on sale that are usually pretty extravagant.
  • When you hang your lights get one of those poles that you hook the lights on to and then just let go of the button to put the lights on
  • Instead of blow-ups, try those light up reindeer, or something similar that is big and cute.
  • If you want your house to be at least a little bit religious, try the white lights; if you want a colorful house, use color lights!

Wednesday, 3 December 2008

Build Muscle Mass

  1. Take care of yourself. In order for you to increase muscle mass, you must get the right kind of nutrition, sleep, and workout routine. If you are missing any one of these you will never increase muscle mass. If you are trying to lose weight but at the same time also build muscle, you should not follow this guideline. In order to lose weight you must intake fewer calories which is the opposite of increasing muscle mass because you are required to consume more calories.
  2. Workout 3-4 times a week and stay dedicated. Never skip a workout no matter the circumstances. It takes months to increase muscle mass, so even if you don't see significant results after the first month, you must continue to work at it.
  3. Never exceed 45 minutes during your workout. Take 1-2 minute breaks between your sets. And always push your muscle to the point of failure. Work out each body part on separate days, once a week. Find the right amount of weight that will allow you to stay in the 8-12 repetitions per set for best results. Gradually increase weights as you get stronger.
  4. Never work out on back to back days because your muscles need at least 48 hours to recover from your work out. You should take one week off after about two months so your body has time to recover. You should never do cardio or play sports before your workout because this will eat away the muscles that you have worked so hard for.
  5. Along with working out, you must eat more because your body needs extra calories in order to increase the size of your muscles.
    • Eat 5-6 times a day with 2-3 hours in between your meals. Make sure you are eating healthy foods. You cannot increase muscle by eating junk food. These are empty calories and they turn into fat and not muscle. You should have three small, two medium (breakfast, lunch), and one large meal (dinner) a day.
    • For 2-3 days in a row every week, overload your body with more food than it is used to. Because your metabolism will not be familiar with this much amount of calories, you will pack on nothing but muscle.
    • You need 1 gram of protein per body pound in order to effectively pack on muscle. Whey protein is the best source of protein for working out because it helps expedite development and recovery of muscles after workouts. Whey protein can increase your results dramatically.
  6. Get at least 8 hours of sleep each night because it is while you sleep that your muscles actually grow. Eat within 15 minutes of waking up and avoid eating 90 minutes before bed.
  7. You will see very fast results within the first month of working out, but after the first few months you will start to hit a plateau where you will see little to no results. That is because your body has become adjusted to your routine and will no longer grow. In order to blast past this plateau you must change up your routine. Keep the body guessing. Always push yourself to increase the amount of weight and number of sets during each work out. Keep a journal to keep track of your results and also to keep you motivated.
  8. Achieving your goal. After you have achieved the body that suits your interest than you no longer have to work as hard if you are only trying to maintain your physique. You only need to work out 1-2 times a week but it is important that you still stick to your diet. You don't have to continue to increase your calorie intake but you must still eat 5-6 times daily to maintain a fast metabolism. Muscle Mass is not permanent and if you happen to lose it due to lack of exercise, rest, and nutrition than the good news is that you can regain your muscle mass much quicker because your body has already been at that state of fitness before.

  • It is very difficult to eat 5-6 times a day. You can buy whey protein shakes as a replacement for one of your meals.
  • Creatine can help you during your workouts and also give you quicker results. It is completely safe and I strongly recommend that you buy some.
  • Drink lots of water. which helps maintain a healthy metabolism, and keeps you and your muscles hydrated, muscles won't grow with out proper hydration.
  • Look into taking some fish oil, containing DHA and EPA which have been shown to increase the absorption of protein, among other health benefits.

Make Money Online

  1. Sell information. There are many forms of information that you can sell on the internet, such as eBooks (digital books), digital reports, newsletters, or software. Virtually any product that is informative in nature can be sold on the internet as an information product. Here are some reasons why information products are a good choice to use to sell online:
    • Information products are easy to create and quick to market. This type of method does not take years to develop, nor does it require intense design meetings, nor is it expensive to manufacture. You can create information products in as little as a couple of hours and not long after they are posted, they are generating a source of revenue. All you need to begin this venture is a great topic and a computer.
    • You do not have to stock or count inventory. This frees up space in your home or garage because you do not have to buy any products to sell to others. The product that you are selling is digital and the only space that it will be taking up is on your computer.
    • Startup costs are minimal because when you create an information product the only investment you are making is the time it takes you to create the product. In addition, if you choose to become an affiliate marketer for someone else who wants to place his or her information product on your web page your investment is nothing.
    • Sales and delivery is automatic and is available 24 hours per day, seven days a week and you never have to close your doors. There are programs that allow you to completely automate everything from sales and deliveries to anything else that is needed to operate a successful information product business.
    • It gives your customers immediate access or delivery of the product. For your customer there is no waiting for what they are looking for, especially if you have your business set up to automatically handle every aspect of the transaction.
    • Save costs because shipping and handling are non-existent for this type of business venture. The only type of shipping that is required on your part is to click your mouse and send the customer the information that they are looking for.
  2. Earn an affiliate income.
    • There are a variety of different types of compensation plans that online programs use. With some you just get paid once for the sale. Others will pay you a recurring monthly income for making the sale. And other online programs will even pay you when the members you refer also refer other members. These are called multi-level compensation plans.
    • Choosing a program with a multi-level compensation plan can be very profitable especially if it is a forced matrix plan. A forced matrix compensation plan only allows so many on your first level, generally 2 to 5. If you refer more than 2 to 5 then they would spill over to help your first level members. Can you see how you could work as a team with this type of compensation plan? Every member is working as a team for mutual profits. These programs are sometimes called pyramid schemes, so be sure to research the program carefully. Generally a program can be considered a pyramid scheme if sales commissions are split more than 4 levels; in this case, it is difficult to make enough money on each sale to create a substantial income. Another important distinction is whether or not the business is backed by a real, marketable and fairly-priced consumer product. If a product cannot sustain a solid consumer base, then distributors only promote to distributors and the business is doomed to fail. Multi-level marketing got a bad reputation in the '70s, but many valid and legitimate companies exist today.
    • Make sure you get credit for the people that you refer otherwise it would be a wasted effort. This article is too short to go into static versus dynamic affiliate sites or cookie referral tracking systems. If the sponsor’s name shows on the affiliate site you may want to take note of it before you join then verify that he or she is your sponsor when you log in. If your sponsor received credit for you joining then you should too. A good sponsor should contact you after you have joined from their affiliate site offering help. If they don’t you may want to contact them.
  3. Earn money with Google Adsense.
  4. Join a site where you get paid to click on ads.
    • Sell stuff on ebay.

Choose Clothes That Fit Your Style

1.Choose a style that fits you, and here are the instructions for doing that.

2.Browse online for clothes that are your age and appropriate. Once you've done that, look through the clothing and match it with other online clothing stores and see if it look goods.

3.Think about accessories. Wristbands, bracelets, earrings, necklaces etc. and make-up. 'Should I put on a little more eye-liner?' 'Does this purse look cute with this scarf'? ask yoursleves these questions. They really do help.

4.Clothes can make you who you are. You may have already found your style or 'Label'. Correct?

5.If/When people come up to you and ask you what your label is just say, I don't really find 'labeling' all that cool. I'm pretty happy with what I do and how I dress.

  • Don't pretend that your something you are not just to impress others! Reflect your personality!
  • Be who you want to be!*
  • Remember you weren't born as a prep or a skater or an emo!

Get Pc Satellite Tv

1.The first step should be to get a pc and an internet connection.

2.Make sure that your computer model is of Pentium 3 or above. Currently, it works only on all versions of Microsoft windows, but as for Mac, it doesn’t work directly on it unless you have a virtual pc installed.

3.You need to get a broadband internet connection. This is necessary to enjoy excellent picture from pc satellite tv without tv cracks. But if you have a fast internet connection, it’s still okay. The fact is that it just requires a fast internet connection to make its tv stations stream fast.

4.Go to your internet browser, either Internet Explorer or Mozilla FireFox or the one you are using and enable the pop-up from the satellite TV channels.

5.Kindly Google "original pc satellite tv software" and you will be able to find the best one.

6.Download it and start rocking.