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10 Most Precariously Placed Treehouses on Earth

10 Most Precariously Placed Treehouses on Earth

Vertiginous views are one thing, but combine such dizzying prospects with the sense that the planks on which you walk might give way at a moment's notice, and even the bravest soul would be forgiven for allowing a little fear to creep in. The urge to inhabit high up places has been with us throughout...

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Now You Can Buy Your Own Aircraft Carrier

Looking for a place with a water view, lots of garage space, and a flight deck? Do you have $3,000,000 in the bank, and can you afford to tow a ship across the Atlantic? If so, you're in luck: the Royal Navy is selling the HMS Invincible, an aircraft carrier decommissioned in 2005. Fans of Top...

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What Is the Most Stolen Motorcycle Brand?

According to data published by the National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB), Honda motorcycles are the brand most often stolen in the United States. From 2006 to 2009, Honda motorcycles accounted for 25% of all motorcycles stolen in the United States, followed by Yamaha (20%), Suzuki (17%),...

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What Is Citronella?

Citronella refers to a group of plants, which could either be trees or shrubs that grow in tropical parts of the world. This plant yields an oil - citronella oil - which is valued for its many different properties. The most common use of citronella oil is to repel insects, especially mosquitoes....

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U. S. Motorcycle Fatalities Decrease for the First Time Since 1997

According to a recent study by the Governor's Highway Safety Association, motorcycle rider fatalities decreased by approximately 10% in 2009, the first such drop since 1997. Although the study did not document the cause of the reduction, participants speculated that the weakened U.S. economy has...

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How to Prepare for a Career in Catering

Have you considered a career in catering?  To become a caterer and succeed in your career there are several important things to keep in mind.  Here are five important tips for getting and succeeding in a job in catering. High school students interested in a catering career can prepare...

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How to Prepare for a Career in Furniture Making

Do you like working with your hands?  Do you enjoy building things?  Then a career in furniture making might just be perfect for you.   We've put together following guide to help you prepare for a career as a furniture maker and have the best shot at doing something you love.  High...

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How to Prepare for a Career in Cabinet Making

Do you enjoy working with wood?   Are you good at building things?   If so, a career in cabinet making could be the perfect job for you.   If you think you'd like to give it a shot, we've put together following guide to help you make the most out of your career as a cabinet maker.High...

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How to Prepare for a Career in Dog Obedience Training

Are you a dog lover?  Do you have experience training dogs?  If so, you should consider a career in dog obedience training.   A dog obedience trainer specializes in teaching dogs to listen to commands and respond appropriately.If this sounds like a job you'd enjoy, we've put together...

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How to Prepare for a Career as a Gunsmith

Interested in pursuing a career as a gunsmith? We've put together these five steps to help you prepare. These tips are summarized from the article How To Become A Gunsmith which you can read for more detail. High school students interested in becoming a gunsmith may prepare with courses like:...