• Understanding Flow Meters: Application and its Function
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    Understanding Flow Meters: Application and its Function

    In measuring the amount of liquid or gas or vapor that passes through a pipeline, the flow meter is the device that you needed. There are kinds of flow meters that measure the amount of fluid or gas during a set time.  Like for example, the flow meter counts 100 liters per minute.  Also, there are flow meters that measure the totalized amount of fluid that passes through the flow meter.  Just for instance, within the total passes, it has 10000 liters. Mainly, the flow meter consists of a primary device, transducer, and transmitter. The transducer could sense the fluid that passes through the primary device while the transmitter produces…

  • 5 Tips to Help People With Drug or Alcohol Problem
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    5 Tips to Help People With Drug or Alcohol Problems

      Drug addiction is not a new issue. For centuries, people from around the globe have dealt with the disheartening effects of drug abuse. Speaking from someone that’s known people who were drug abusers. During this time, they will need all the support possible.  Here are a few tips to help you overcome a substance abuse problem. Hang out with people who don’t use drugs In regards to decision making, peer pressure can have a very powerful impact on some people. In order to break an addiction, an individual must avoid hanging out with other drug users. In some instances, they may have to actually cut ties with a longtime…

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    On The Cards: A Boys Night In

    Card games have existed in human culture for thousands of years and have always been a way for people to have fun, bond, settle disputes, win money and more. Every country has it’s own card games, rules and rituals but they all unite people, whether friends and family or strangers. Today, cards games can be something you play in casino, online, in a bar or at home, and nothing can beat a good get together with friends for a night of cards. Sitting with your friends around a table, equipped with a deck of cards, some drinks, maybe some chips, can be the best night you can have. You get…

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    What to Look for When You Buy a Used Gun

    Used guns can be an affordable way for you to purchase the gun of your dreams. Whether you are a collector or a sport’s enthusiast, the right gun does not have to be brand new. As long as you find a reliable firearm, you can feel confident purchasing it. There are many websites out there that offer new and used guns for sale like http://grabagun.com/firearms/used.html. Make Sure You Buy a Common Caliber if You Think You Will Ever Resell It If you think that you may ever resell your gun in the future, be sure to buy a common caliber. This will also make your life easier when you are…

  • Baltimore
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    Baltimore Riots

      We live in world where wars take place far too commonly, and it’s not illegal. In America we have the “right to bear arms”…So we can legally have guns. But yet when people riot there seems to be the negative social connotation associated with this type of behavior. I’m not dealing with the cause of the riot specifically aside from it “appearing” to be that someone died due to injuries sustained while in the custody of law enforcement. But the “right wing” media outlets seem to be portraying a social narrative that the blacks rioting are merely “thugs” behaving in an anti-America fashion… However there were local reports of…

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    CARE Knows How to Make the World Better ($30 Paypal Cash or Amazon Card Giveaway)

    Today’s post is sponsored by CARE, but my love for their humanitarian programs is all my own!!!     Did you know that in 1945, CARE invented the CARE Package as a way for Americans to send lifesaving food and supplies to a Europe flattened by World War II? Now the term CARE package has become a synonym for the thoughtful gifts people send to far-away friends and loved ones. Learn more about CARE and the great work that they do! CARE is on a mission to fight poverty and they’re committed to empower women and girls. There are so many great things CARE does to make this world a…

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    Your Definitive Source for Guns

        Whether you are a longtime gun enthusiast or you are buying your first gun, you need a reliable source that you can count on. Choose a site like http://grabagun.com/firearms/handguns-for-sale.html and you’ll always know where to find exactly what you are looking for in a firearm. From handguns to shotguns, rifles, and ARs, you can take your pick to find the gun to suit your needs. Explore Your Options When you are in the market for a gun, it’s all about guns. You need to consider all of your alternatives before you make the considerable investment in a firearm. You also need to think about the right kind of…

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    Celebrate Black History Month With Benjamin O. Davis

          U.S. Army general and soldier Benjamin Oliver Davis, Sr. was born on July 1, 1877, in Washington, D.C. Breaking new ground, Davis became the first African-American general in the United States Army. He began his military career as a volunteer during the Spanish-American War in 1898. Receiving his commission in 1901, Davis was made a second lieutenant in the regular army. Despite the widespread prejudice against African-Americans, he rose up the ranks, becoming a brigadier general in 1940.   During his decades of military service, Davis spent much of his time teaching others as a professor of military science and tactics at Wilberforce University in Ohio and…

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    Celebrate Black History Month With Roy Wilkins

      Roy Wilkins was born on August 30, 1901, in St. Louis, Missouri. After his mother died when he was just 4 years old, he and his siblings went to live with his maternal aunt and her spouse in the region of St. Paul, Minnesota. He majored in sociology and journalism at the University of Minnesota, working various jobs to support his way—including as an editor for the university newspaper and the African-American periodical The St. Paul Appeal. Wilkins graduated from the school in 1923. He wed social worker Aminda “Minnie” Badeau in 1929.   Upon his move to Kansas City, taking an editorial position with the Kansas City Call…

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    Celebrate Black History Month With Richard Wright

      African-American writer and poet Richard Wright was born on September 4, 1908 in Roxie, Mississippi and published his first short story at the age of 16. Later, he found employment with the Federal Writers Project and received critical acclaim for Uncle Tom’s Children, a collection of four stories. He’s well known for the 1940 bestseller Native Son and his 1945 autobiography Black Boy. Wright died in Paris, France on November 28, 1960.   In 1927, Wright finally left the South and moved to Chicago, where he worked at a post office and also swept streets. But like so many Americans struggling through the Depression, bouts of poverty settled into…

  • World's Worst Drivers: Who's Tops at Being Terrible?
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    World’s Worst Drivers: Who’s Tops at Being Terrible?

    Nobody wants to think of himself as a bad driver. In fact, psychologist Mark Horswill of the University of Queensland discovered that most drivers rate themselves as above average, even after performing poorly on a test of their hazard perception. The ugly truth is that somebody has to be among the worst drivers in the world. The question is, who? What, Exactly, Do You Mean by ‘Worst’? According to the World Health Organization’s Global Health Observatory data, 1.24 million people around the world die each year on the road. When it comes to driving, that’s about as bad as it gets. When it came down to deciding which countries had…

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    Let’s Celebrate Black History Month With Paul Roberson

      -April 9, 1898- January 23, 1976 -Robeson attended Rutgers University in New Brunswick, N.J., where he was an All-America football player. Upon graduating from Rutgers at the head of his class, he rejected a career as a professional athlete and instead entered Columbia University. – In 1930, he was the first black actor to portray Shakespeare’s Othello in an all-white cast. -He obtained a law degree in 1923, but, because of the lack of opportunity for blacks in the legal profession, he drifted to the stage, making a London debut in 1922. -He joined the Provincetown Players, a New York theatre group that included playwright Eugene O’Neill, and appeared…

  • Black History Month Dred Scott
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    Black History Month- Dred Scott

    -1795- September 17, 1858 -After the death of his original owner, he was sold to another man and spent time as a slave in two free states. Scott tried to buy freedom for himself and his family from their heirs of his second owner after his owner’s death but failed. -In the late 1840s, Scott filed suit to gain his freedom with help from two St. Louis attorneys. The basis of his case was that he had been taken from Missouri, a slave state, to Illinois, a free state. The case dragged on for years, finally making its way to the U.S. Supreme Court in 1857. The Supreme Court ruled…

  • Ella Baker
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    Black History Month Featuring Ella Baker

        -December 13, 1903- December 13, 1986 -Civil rights and human rights activist beginning in the 1930s. She was a behind-the-scenes activist whose career spanned over five decades. -As a girl, Baker listened to her grandmother tell stories about slave revolts. As a slave, her grandmother had been whipped for refusing to marry a man chosen for her by the slave owner. -Baker attended Shaw University in Raleigh, North Carolina, graduating as class valedictorian in 1927 at the age of 24. As a student she challenged school policies that she thought were unfair. -During 1929 – 1930 she was an editorial staff member of the American West Indian News,…

  • Ida B. Wells
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    Black History Month- Ida B. Wells-Barnett

        -July 16, 1862- March 25, 1931 -She was a journalist who led an anti-lynching crusade in the United States in the 1890s and went on to found and become integral in groups striving for justice for African Americans. -She was educated at Rust University, a freedmen’s school in her native Holly Springs, Mississippi, and at age 14 began teaching in a country school. She continued to teach after moving to Memphis, Tennessee, in 1884 and attended Fisk University in Nashville during several summer sessions. -In 1887 the Tennessee Supreme Court, reversing a Circuit Court decision, ruled against Wells in a suit she had brought against the Chesapeake &…

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    Black History Month- Frederick Douglass

      -February 1818- February 20, 1895 -African American who was one of the most eminent human-rights leaders of the 19th century. His oratorical and literary brilliance thrust him into the forefront of the U.S. abolition movement, and he became the first black citizen to hold high rank in the U.S. government. -Separated as an infant from his slave mother (he never knew his white father), Frederick lived with his grandmother on a Maryland plantation until, at age eight, his owner sent him to Baltimore to live as a house servant with the family of Hugh Auld, whose wife defied state law by teaching the boy to read. -Frederick tried to…

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    Black History Month- W.E.B DuBois

        -February 23, 1868- August 27, 1963 -American sociologist, the most important black protest leader in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. -For more than a decade he devoted himself to sociological investigations of blacks in America, producing 16 research monographs published between 1897 and 1914 at Atlanta (Georgia) University, where he was a professor, as well as The Philadelphia Negro; A Social Study (1899), the first case study of a black community in the United States. -He was indicted in 1951 as an unregistered agent for a foreign power but was acquitted and moved to Ghana where he remained until his death in…

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    Black History Month Featuring Barack Obama

      -Born August 4, 1961 -He was elected the 44th President of the United States on November 4, 2008, and sworn in on January 20, 2009. Also the 1st African American President of the United States. -He was a civil rights lawyer before pursuing a political career, first as Illinois State Senator. -While living with his grandparents, Obama enrolled in the esteemed Punahou Academy, excelling in basketball and graduating with academic honors in 1979. -As one of only three black students at the school, Obama became conscious of racism and what it meant to be African-American. -He later described how he struggled to reconcile social perceptions of his multiracial heritage…