Shortage of Fuel at Gas Stations

Sandy storm is one of the deadliest storms that has ever happened in the history of the United States. People had to face many situations when there was no power for more than 48 hrs in most states. Public transport was suspended and people had to stand in long queue at gas stations for fuel. The sand storm has caused billions of dollars damage. Many gas stations in New York City and New Jersey remained …

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Achievements of Ted Silva – The Baseball Pitching Coach

Baseball pitching coach Ted Silva is a native of Redondo Beach, California. Currently, he serves as a pitching coach to Nebraska Baseball. Before serving as a pitching coach to Nebraska Baseball, he was a pitching coach at Cal State Fullerton, Fresno State, UC Irvine and Loyola Marymount. Ted Silva has spent nearly 20 years of his life dedicated to his passion ‘baseball’. As a pitching coach he has earned many awards, achievements, recognitions and accolades. …

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E-mail Use is Declining Because of Social Media – Survey

According to the survey conducted by independent telecoms analyst on the impact of social media on traditional forms of communication among UK consumers, 45% of the respondents claimed that the use of social networking sites had caused a decline in their email use. Furthermore, 40% of the respondents also claimed that social media also reduced their use of fixed voice services, 34% reported that it caused them to make fewer mobile calls and 29% said …

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Ecstasy Addiction on Rise in Teens

It is also called as MDMA. This drug tends to create a sense of euphoria and an expansive love or desire to nurture others. There are many health effects that a person experiences when he is addicted to Ecstasy. When taken in excess, it increases body temperature to the point of being fatal. Psychological effects of the drug includes euphoria, decrease in negative emotions, an increase in empathetic feelings and enhanced tactile sensations. Along with …

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Consequences of Illicit Drug Use in USA

There has been an increase in the use of illicit drugs in the United States. This increase in the drug abuse has many effects on the nation. The harmful consequences of use of these illicit drugs are here under: Drug Deaths: According to the latest data available, 38,371 people died of drug-induced causes in 2007, with 34,598 suicides and 18,361 homicides. In U.S for every 15 minutes, there is a drug-induced death. Many preventable deaths …

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Illicit Drug and Alcohol Use Among the College Students

The National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH) included 9 categories of illicit drugs and 4 categories of prescription drugs. Illicit drugs are marijuana, cocaine, heroin, hallucinogens, and inhalants and the prescription drugs are pain relievers, tranquilizers, stimulants, and sedatives. Illicit Drug Use: The rate of illicit use among the full time college students in 2009 was similar to the rate among part time college students, students in other grades or types of institutions. …

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Illicit Drug Use Among the American Adults

The National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH) included 9 categories of illicit drugs which includes use of marijuana, cocaine, heroin, hallucinogens, and inhalants and the non medical use of prescription type pain relievers, tranquilizers, stimulants, and sedatives. This research is funded by Monitoring The Future (MFT) group. For the young adults aged 18 to 25, the rates of use of the illicit drugs in 2009 was higher by 21.2 percent than the illicit …

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Know About Popular MMA Clothing

Mixed martial arts or MMA clothing is gaining popularity, the fashion world has started introducing many trends in the MMA clothing. MMA clothing consists of wide range of clothes such as shorts, gloves, shirts, tee shirts, beanies and other fashion goodies. The number of fans are also growing for this sport as lot of people are taking keen interest in the mixed martial arts. MMA fans are now wanting to look like their favorite fighters …

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