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Geocaching tips – Alternative outdoor GPS adventure for everyone

Geocaching tips – Alternative outdoor GPS adventure for everyone

Technology
Many people are searching for new and alternative outdoor activities which offer family fun during their leisure time. An outdoor activity which offers both adventure and an entertaining experience is called Geocaching. This worldwide game of hide and seek begins when someone hides a waterproof container (called a cache) filled with logbook and possibly additional items for others to find. Geocaching is an alternative outdoor adventure with its roots based in its definition – “Geo” for geography and “caching” for hiding a cache. A cache has several meanings which include a place for hiding provisions or supplies in hiking and camping. In computer terminology, cache is a specific location within a computer where digital information is stored. What is Geocaching?: Getting Started w
Safe boating tips to follow while going for kayaking

Safe boating tips to follow while going for kayaking

Sports
With kayaking sports now the most popular participatory outdoor activity among Americans (even more than softball) bringing increasing numbers of paddlers to the Elkhorn, a coalition of organizations saw the need to alert those un-familiar with this popular whitewater stream to a safer way to enjoy its many and varied wonders. While recognizing that the natural environment poses risks for the boating public, the purpose of this is to describe some of these risks and how to better manage them. Water levels Always keep in mind that the gauge on the US 460 Bridge pylon is color-coded: red covers levels above 3 feet (means do not paddle unless an expert paddler. as the dam life-threatening), yellow covers 1.5 - 3 feet (means that your skills need to be intermediate or expert with no ...
Differences between humidifiers and air purifiers

Differences between humidifiers and air purifiers

Technology
A common mistake is attributing an air purifier being the same as a humidifier. However, there are several distinctions on their uses. Although an air purifier and a humidifier may have some common denominators in providing health benefits to its users, their purpose and operation means are quite different. An air purifier is designed for removing air contaminants for a cleaner air to breath. It can also effectively reduce second hand tobacco smoke. It particularly benefits allergic and asthmatic individuals. An air purifier reduces irritants from the air making it less irritating to sensitive people like those who are asthmatic and allergic. An air purifier works by reducing airborne particles such as dust mites, mold spores, pollens, pet dander and dusts that act as allergens. ...
Tips on magnetic or chakra therapy for pain relief

Tips on magnetic or chakra therapy for pain relief

Health, Lifestyle
Magnets have been touted for their ability to relieve pain, especially joint achiness and arthritis symptoms. But those considering magnetic or chakra therapy for pain relief should take note that the benefits of a magnetic necklace, therapy bracelets, and other jewelry is still being contested – and that the research is still on the fence. Magnetic Therapy for Pain A data reveals more than $5 billion of therapy magnets are sold each year worldwide – an amazing amount for a practice that still turns up conflicting results in clinical studies. But despite the lack of evidence, magnets have been used since ancient Greece as a method of treating pain and are often said to help with everything from cancer to depression. One theory behind magnetic or chakra therapy is the idea that
Tips on power yoga, reiki yoga and reiki levels

Tips on power yoga, reiki yoga and reiki levels

Lifestyle
Reiki is a simple hands-on healing modality that is becoming very popular in the world. Increasingly, reiki levels are getting more attention from medical practitioners and several hospitals in the US have now incorporated reiki levels in their programs. Power yoga is the Western world's take on the spiritual practice that originated thousands of years ago. Originating in the 1990s, power yoga has now become a staple in gym classes around the country, making the practice of yoga mainstream. Power Yoga Origins Power yoga, sometimes also termed as reiki yoga, stems from the style and philosophies of Ashtange yoga, According to healthyoga website it was Sri K. Pattabhi Jois, a renowned Sanskrit scholar who inspired the Western world's yogis with Ashtange. However, the term power yog...