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Cranberry Harvest underway in USA

It's cranberry harvest time across parts of the northern USA and Canada. Eating raw cranberries is probably the most nutritious way to consume these healthful bright red berries. Dried cranberries, while also nutritious (and as with similar dried fruits) are usually sweetened ...

05 Oct | Cranberries (fruit) | USA & Canada

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For more news items see news topics, which also lists news by month, and news by location (e.g. country).

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Gemstones of the World

by Walter Schumann

Descriptions of more than 1900 stones, most with super photos. Read about each gemstone's formation and structure, physical properties and characteristics, methods of working, cutting, and polishing. Great reference for those who appreciate beautiful pictures as well as details about crystal structures comments about how to check for genuineness and so on.

This week features books about geology.

Angel Thought for 18th November:

Sometimes particular scents or aromas are associated with Angels. Rose, vanilla, violet and frankincense are significant to some.

An 'Angel Thought' appears here every day.

See also the pages about Angels and Archangels.
There are many names of archangels, some being due to spelling variations.

Read about rose quartz

a natural crystal associated with peace and calm

Today's Study Tip:

Understand the differences between facts and opinions, normal and exceptional circumstances, and when to apply which rules or scientific laws.

What else is here?

These pages include articles about healthy living and various approaches to health and well-being. There are also study areas and general interest sections. The content featured here changes frequently.

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If it's your birthday today ...

... you were probably* born under the sign of Scorpio, often referred to and depicted as the scorpion, or represented symbolically.

Crystals and gemstones associated with this sign include malachite, moonstone and turquoise.

Scorpios can have a highly competitive nature. They are widely considered to be brave, focused, balanced, yet also ambitious. Many excel as sportspeople and athletes.

Vitamin B7 (Biotin)

Vitamin B7, also known as biotin, coenzyme R and as vitamin H, is particularly associated with digestion and metabolic processes. It also considered important for a healthy immune system and for healthy skin and strong hair and fingernails.

Many different types of foods include vitamin B7, although some only in small amounts. Sources of vitamin B7 include Brewer's yeast, nuts such as walnuts, sesame seeds and saskatoon berries.

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More from the News Section:

By 2043 obesity might exceed smoking as the largest preventable cause of cancer in women - 25 Sep '18

Total retail sales of herbal supplements in the USA exceeded $8 Billion in 2017 - 13 Sep '18

Child undernutrition in Mali - 5 Jul '18

Wire-bristle grill brush danger for summer BBQs - 3 Jul '18

Positive effects of exercise on blood cell populations - 20 Jun '18

Low vs high nicotine e-cigarettes - 9 Jun '18

Benefits of dementia friendly swimming opportunities - 30 May '18

Essential oils used in ambulances - 28 May '18

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