Maya Houses, a Man’s House is his Ajawil

For the most part, the architectural splendor of the Maya civilization can be accredited to that of the common man. Their building ingenuity started at the lowest level with the construction of their very own homes. The Maya built their houses with very steep roofs that were made of thatch or palm leaves. This prevented the rain from getting through and into the house. Their roofs were also made to drop very low in the fronts in order to protect the inhabitants inside against the hot sun and rains. These low…

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Practical Math Workbook, Grade 7

Practical Math Workbook Grade 7 by Spangenhelm Publishing The Practical Math Workbook, Grade 7 is a workbook in practical mathematics designed to help build and support the skills your middle-school student needs for math achievement and success. There are progressive lessons and exercises that will help strengthen and sharpen their basic math skills through increasingly difficult subject matter. Topics include: Addition; Subtraction; Multiplication; Division; Fractions; Decimals; Percentages; Simple Interest; Ratios and Proportions; Balancing the Books; Measurements and Measurement Conversions; Graphs and Charts. The workbook includes a complete answer key, a mid-test…

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20 Pain Killers in your Kitchen

A GREAT ALTERNATIVE TO TAKING MEDICATION!!!! Twenty Painkillers that are probably already in Your Kitchen. Make muscle pain a memory with ginger When Danish researchers asked achy people to jazz up their diets with ginger, it eased muscle and joint pain, swelling and stiffness for up to 63 percent of them within two months. Experts credit ginger’s potent compounds called gingerols, which prevent the production of pain-triggering hormones. The study-recommended dose: Add at least 1 teaspoon of dried ginger or 2 teaspoons of chopped ginger to meals daily. Cure a toothache…

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A sweet lesson on patience.

Having experienced a lesson on patience, a NYC Taxi driver wrote: I arrived at the address and honked the horn. After waiting a few minutes I honked again. Since this was going to be my last ride of my shift I thought about just driving away, but instead I put the car in park and walked up to the door and knocked.. ‘Just a minute’, answered a frail, elderly voice. I could hear something being dragged across the floor. After a long pause, the door opened. A small woman in her 90’s…

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