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Understanding Atomic Radius Trends: The 2 Key Principles

Posted by Melody Douglas | Oct 2, 2017 4:12:00 PM

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Need information on atomic radius trends? What's the trend for atomic radius? In this guide, we’ll clearly explain atomic radius trends and how they work. We’ll also discuss exceptions to the trends and how you can use this information as part of a broader understanding of chemistry.

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80 Interesting Questions to Ask People in Any Situation

Posted by Hayley Milliman | Oct 1, 2017 12:29:00 PM

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Have you been out at a happy hour with co-workers lately and had to answer the same mundane questions about that project you’re all working on? What about stuck at a dinner at a family reunion, asking your aunt for the tenth time about her college days? Or on a first date, powering through the typical first date questions — “Where’d you go to college?” “What do you do for a living?”

If you’ve answered yes to any of the above questions, you know how frustrating and boring it can be to ask and answer the same questions over and over again. There’s nothing worse than having a boring, stifling conversation… just as there’s nothing better than truly getting to know someone and learning something unique about them.

In this article, I’ll help you revamp your small talk by giving you the 80 most interesting questions to ask people everywhere from a first date to a happy hour with coworkers.

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What Is TTY Mode? How Does It Work on Cell Phones?

Posted by Hayley Milliman | Oct 1, 2017 11:26:00 AM

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A TTY (teletypewriter) is a device that helps people who are deaf, speech-impaired, or hard-of-hearing use a phone to communicate. While TTY devices were initially designed for landline phones, they are used today with both landlines and cell phones.

In this article, I’ll be talking about TTY mode meaning on a cell phone and how to use it, as well as offering other, more modern options for people with hearing or speech impairments to communicate.

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Ksp Chemistry: Complete Guide to the Solubility Constant

Posted by Melody Douglas | Sep 30, 2017 3:18:00 PM

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Are you learning chemistry but don’t quite understand the solubility product constant or want to learn more about it? Not sure how to calculate molar solubility from $K_s_p$? The solubility constant, or $K_s_p$, is an important part of chemistry, particularly when you’re working with solubility equations or analyzing the solubility of different solutes. When you have a solid grasp of $K_s_p$, those questions become much easier to answer!

In this $K_s_p$ chemistry guide, we’ll explain the $K_s_p$ chemistry definition, how to solve for it (with examples), which factors affect it, and why it’s important. At the bottom of this guide, we also have a table with the $K_s_p$ values for a long list of substances to make it easy for you to find solubility constant values.

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Two Truths and a Lie: 35 Good Lies for Tricking Others

Posted by Hannah Muniz | Sep 25, 2017 12:08:00 PM

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Throwing a party or looking for an icebreaker to use at a work event? Whatever the case, Two Truths and a Lie is a unique game that's useful for getting to know other people—and for seeing how good you are at lying! Read on to learn what the game entails and what makes for a good lie. We also give you tons of Two Truths and a Lie ideas to help you have a wildly fun time!

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Do the Amish Have Dentists? Are Their Teeth Often Bad?

Posted by Hannah Muniz | Sep 21, 2017 11:22:00 AM

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If you’ve ever seen the popular TLC show Breaking Amish, you might be wondering about Amish dental care. What do Amish teeth look like? Do Amish people go to dentists? And is it true that Amish people often get all of their teeth pulled, as Rebecca on Breaking Amish did? We answer all of these questions and more in this article.

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Are INFJs Funny? Understanding This Rare Personality Type

Posted by Hayley Milliman | Sep 20, 2017 12:03:00 PM

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INFJs are the rarest of the Meyers-Briggs personality types, making up less than one percent of the population. Often known as "diplomats," INFJs are known as idealistic doers who will fight tirelessly for causes they believe in. But what does that mean for what INFJs are like day-to-day as friends, co-workers, family members, and romantic partners? Are they closed off? Are they helpful? Is an INFJ funny? Read on to find out more.

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Right-Skewed Distribution: What Does It Mean?

Posted by Hannah Muniz | Aug 30, 2017 4:27:00 PM

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Studying statistics? Then you've likely heard the phrase "normal distribution" when describing data. But what about the phrase "skewed right"? What does a right-skewed histogram look like? And what causes it?

In this article, we give you examples of histograms skewed to the right and explain how these differ from normal distribution graphs.

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3 Key Tips for What to Wear to Salsa Class

Posted by Hayley Milliman | Aug 20, 2017 3:09:00 PM

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Getting ready to start salsa classes? Awesome! Salsa dancing is a great way to exercise, meet new people, and have fun.

If you're preparing for your first salsa class, you may be wondering what to wear to salsa class. While most salsa dancing classes don't have a strict dress code, it's important to dress appropriately for the activity.

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5 Key Tips for How to Potty Train a Puppy Effectively

Posted by Courtney Montgomery | Nov 4, 2016 4:49:00 PM

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Potty training a puppy is a sometimes messy, but ultimately rewarding process. And with a little know-how and a regular potty routine, you'll be able to get your pup on the right track and keep both your pup and your home happy, comfortable, and clean.

So let's look at the ins and outs of how to potty train a puppy: creating a proper potty training routine, setting a potty schedule, and reacting when the inevitable accident occurs.

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The 21 Best Dogs for Apartment Living

Posted by Courtney Montgomery | Nov 4, 2016 4:47:00 PM

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Living in an apartment doesn’t mean you can’t also have a happy, healthy dog as well (unless your apartment complex doesn’t allow dogs, of course!). Though apartment living comes with a few hurdles when it comes to dog ownership, finding the right dog breed can make all the difference.

With a little effort, the majority of dog breeds can live in apartments, but apartment living is certainly easier with some breeds than others. So let’s check out what qualities make for a good apartment dog and the top breeds that fit the bill.

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The Ultimate Guide to the 28 Main Greek Gods and Goddesses

Posted by Ellen McCammon | Nov 4, 2016 4:01:00 PM

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Few figures from ancient mythology are as popular and well-known today as the Greek gods. You can find them in books and movies, company names and Halloween costumes, and even in space, where tons of astrological features are named after them!

But what if you want to know more about the Greek goddesses and gods than just their names and a vague idea of their function? In this article we’ll provide a comprehensive guide to the Greek pantheon, starting with an introduction to the Greek gods and their mythic origins. Then, we’ll do a deep dive on the Twelve Olympians, go over some other important minor deities, discuss Greek gods family tree, the history of their worship, and wrap up with all the places you might encounter this ancient pantheon today!

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Perfect Cocktail Attire for Men and Women With 10 Stylish Outfits

Posted by Melody Douglas | Nov 4, 2016 2:09:00 PM

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So you've gotten an invitation to a fabulous party and can't wait to go, but one line strikes terror into your heart: cocktail attire requested. What is cocktail attire, even? Never fear, I'll walk you through the guidelines of this dress code for both men and women and provide images of cocktail outfits you can easily recreate on your own.

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Which Short Haircut for Women Fits You? 13 Great Hairstyles

Posted by Ellen McCammon | Nov 4, 2016 1:48:00 PM

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You’ve poured over hair inspiration Pinterest boards. You’ve photoshopped celebrity haircuts onto your head. You’ve pinned up the ends of your hair to make a faux bob. And you’ve decided: it’s time to get a short haircut.

Women are often nervous to crop their locks, even once they’ve made up their mind to take the plunge. You might worry that the cut you choose won’t flatter your face or will be impossible to style. You could be concerned about grave miscommunications with your stylist.

Well, worry no longer! In this guide, we’ll break down everything you need to know about short haircuts for women. What should you consider before going short? How do you pick a style flattering to your face shape and hair texture? What short hairstyles for women are even out there? And what cute hairstyles for short hair are out there once you do have shorn locks? It’s all here in this comprehensive guide.

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Texas Holdem Rules: Everything You Need to Win

Posted by Justin Berkman | Oct 31, 2016 11:44:00 AM

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Imagine this scenario: your friends invited you to a poker night. There's going to be food, booze, and poker. You want to join in on the fun, but you have no idea how to play poker. Well don't worry about missing out on beer and bonding: I'm going to teach you how to play Texas Holdem, so you too can partake in the poker festivities.

Texas Holdem (aka Texas Hold 'Em) is the poker game played most often at casinos and home poker games. Becoming a great Holdem player generally takes years of practice and studying, but learning how to play doesn’t take long at all.

In this article, I’ll walk you through the Texas Holdem rules. After studying this article, you’ll be able to play online, at a casino, or with your friends. Hooray! Remember, just knowing the rules won’t make you an outstanding player, but you’ll be able to play, and you can get better through practice.

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