Backyard Chicken Eggs Are More Healthy


Backyard chicken raising has become quite popular over the last few years. I don’t think there is any one reason, but rather a few good reasons why. The reasons we did it are twofold; fresh healthy eggs and for the fun of it. First of all, eggs are not bad for you. They are very good for you and have lots of nutritional value. A few decades back, a war…
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Colorado Backyard Chicken Coop


After months of planning and thoughtful research, I designed and built my own chicken coop from scratch. I could have bought one of the prefab kits online, but after looking them over and reading reviews, they simply wouldn’t withstand the weather on the Colorado plains. I needed something a lot more sturdy and heavy so it wouldn’t blow away in the 40 mph winds we are frequently subjected to out…
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Ku Klux Klan (KKK) Started by Democrats?


The Klu Klux Klan is perhaps one of the most openly and outright atrocious “organizations” to ever materialize in the United States. Based on local and federal law enforcement records, it’s estimated 3,446 blacks and 1,297 whites died at the hand of the Klan, but it’s widely believed those numbers are low. Many murders were never recorded and ignored by local police agencies. Who started this atrocious group, and why?…
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Why I Have a Landline Phone Again


Years ago, I struggled with the idea of cancelling my landline phone and relying solely on my cell phone. The main reason for doing so was cost savings. The landline phone was costing me somewhere around $40 a month after taxes and all the options. I didn’t see any reason to keep paying for it when my cell phone offered far more features and it was mobile. After much debate,…
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Polycom HDX People+Content Reduced Call Quality


When various endpoints connected to the RMX 2000 bridge and one of the participants pushed content via People+Content, everything seemed OK. However, once the token holder stopped pushing content, many of the participants’ call rates (not all, though) dropped considerably, in most cases by half. As an example, an endpoint that initiated a call request at 1024 Kbps dropped to 512 Kbps. This was enough that the older HDX 4000…
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