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Coffee Tea?! My Coffee Secret

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NCDT (National Coffee Data Trends) have reported that as much as 67% of Americans drink coffee on a daily basis.  That amount increases to 75% when determining the amount of adults who drink coffee on a weekly basis.  One lesser know fact is that the global coffee market is expected to reach 182 billion by the year 2030.  What is it about that little dark bean, available in so many varieties, that cause people to be unable to go about their daily lives without it?  It must be the flavor as some people swear by coffees made in various countries.  If it's not Columbian or Jamaican coffee, some will not even touch the mug.  Then there are the coffee chain fan clubs who must have their daily Starbucks or Tim Horton's signature espresso in the morning.  Let's be real, the taste of coffee isn't all it's cracked up to be, especially when dark.  Quite possibly, it may be the alertness that coffee provides after consumption which have some people hooked.   The alertness and

Laying Down the Law on Helium

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Helium balloons are fun accessories that are loved by practically everyone. They are staples at graduations, birthday parties, anniversaries, and proms . They're bright, colorful and festive and adored by children all over the world. Many children jump for glee after losing grasp of a balloon to the wind. Helium balloons have become a part of our culture. Though helium balloons may seem like innocent fun, many are unaware of the potential harm that they can cause to environment. Releasing helium balloons into the air or atmosphere may be fun to watch, but it really isn't a good idea if protection of marine wildlife is a primary concern. Animals and wildlife are prone to ingesting helium balloons when they are mistaken for food. Animals such as sea turtles and birds have also been found strangled by the strings from helium balloons. Animals often are helpless victims of many actions of humankind. In order for society to thrive and flourish, great care and concern sho