96 articles on "winter"

A Rose Is A Rose

A Rose Is a RoseNothing is perhaps more beautiful and more touching than a bouquet of freshly picked roses with prickly thorns. They connote a virginal woman with long, sharp fingernails. If you want to be stylish yet be able to save (hey, roses are ...

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Avoid Getting Stranded This Winter

Avoid Getting Stranded This Winter by: News Canada (NC)—You can never take winter driving conditions for granted. Take for example the Minnesota man who, in January 2001, drove a few kilometres to the grocery store and ended up getting strande...

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The History and Origin of Christmas

The origin of Christmas stemmed from pagan festivals like the popular Roman Saturnalia, which celebrated Winter Solstice. In the early pre-Christian era, winter celebrations were very popular and followed pagan rituals. Paganism in Europe celebrated...

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Winter Car Care

Winter Car Care by: Kevin Schappell As the weather turns colder, it is time to think about your car for a second. A little preparation can go a long way to making your winter travels a lot safer. Here is a checklist to get you started. 1. Check...

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Winter Tire Myths Revealed

Winter Tire Myths Revealed by: News Canada (NC) —True or false – your vehicle is only as good as the tires it sits on? While you may have your own opinion on this, Michelin believes that tires are an essential part of your vehicle's saf...

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Over-wintering pond fish

The metabolism of koi and goldfish is controlled primarily by water temperature. As the water cools, pond fish require less protein in their diet. When koi and goldfish are fed high-protein food in cool water, the excess protein is excreted as ammoni...

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Did You Mount Your Cold Weather Tires Yet?

Did You Mount Your Cold Weather Tires Yet? by: News Canada (NC)—Every year there is this dilemma: should you mount winter tires or should you stay with your all season tires? We always question is it going to snow a lot or is it just going to ...

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Opening der Ski-Saison in Kitzbühel

Los geht’s vom 5. bis 8. Dezember 2003 ­­­– Kitzbühel startet offiziell in den Winter. Wintersportler können an kostenlosen Ausrüstungstests und Schnupper-Skikurse der örtlichen Skischulen teilnehmen.Sportliche Highlights des Opening-Progr...

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Young Drivers Need Winter Practice

Young Drivers Need Winter Practice by: News Canada (NC)—One of the more nerve-wrecking experiences of parenthood occurs when your teenager first earns his or her license to drive. While many parts of Canada have ensured that new drivers be acc...

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Five Days Of Music And Miami The Winter Music Conference

The Winter Music Conference, now in its 26th year, is being held March 8-12,2011. The Winter Music Conference is one of largest festivals of its kind in the world. On average, the conference draws a crowd of 75-100,00 attendees. The conference draws ...

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