Roman Gabriel – The Very Best Rams Quarterback Of All Time

The Rams franchise has a long and interesting history that includes times based in Cleveland and Los Angeles before relocating a third time to the city of St. Louis. Louis in the mid 1990's. Throughout the years, the Rams have had some great players hit the field in a number of different positions, but particularly […]

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The Best Free Advertising: Top 5 Reasons Your Small Business Needs Vehicle Graphics

Last year, Americans spent 500 million commuter hours EACH WEEK behind the wheel of their cars. That’s a lot of time sitting in traffic! It’s no surprise then that vehicle graphics generate between 30,000 and 70,000 impressions each day. If your business is not using vehicle wraps, then you’re missing out on an affordable and […]

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2013 NFL Week 14 Review – The All Time Greatest Quarterbacks, Wide Receivers and Running Backs

WEEK 14 REVIEW New England’s win over the Cleveland Browns came at a price as Tom Brady had to watch his favorite and best target get carted off the field with a torn ACL. After waiting 8 weeks for Rob Gronkowski to come back from a series of surgeries he had on his forearm in […]

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Amiri Baraka founded the Black Arts Movement In Poetry

Everett LeRoy Jones is better known as Amiri Baraka. Born in Newark, New Jersey on October 7, 1934, he had a reliably uneventful childhood despite growing up with overt racism and discrimination. He attended Rutgers University on a science scholarship, but later heave that up to attend Howard University. In 1954, he enlisted in the […]

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Stock Option Plans, Statutory & Non-Statutory Explained

Statutory Stock Option Plans. Typically, property transferred to an employee in connection with services performed by the employee, results in ordinary income to the employee and a deduction to the employer. The Code does provide for special tax treatment for statutory stock options. The transfer of a statutory stock option to an employee has no […]

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Stephenville, Texas! Cowboy Capital of the World, and a Whole Lot More

Besides Stephenville, Texas, there are several cities across the nation that refer to themselves as the “Cowboy Capital of the World.” Whoa! Now, wait a minute! How can Dodge City, Kansas, Banderas, Texas and Oakdale, California ALL claim the same title as Stephenville? Somebody ain’t tellin’ the truth. Git a rope. True, Oakdale, California had […]

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The $99 A Month Car Dealer Scam

A lot of people get confused or excited when they see a car dealer advertise a $99 a month payment. Sometimes the dollar amount changes, dealers will use a $47 a month payment or some other low number. I’m going to explain why car ads that use these tricks are usually offering you a bad […]

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Profit Sharing Plans & Phantom Stock Plans Explained

Incentive Mechanisms that do not Transfer Stock Ownership. Sharing ownership of a small company with the employees can create numerous conflicts. It is often wise to look to other incentive mechanisms that reward employees for increasing company profit without sharing ownership. Two such alternatives are profit sharing plans and phantom stock plans. Profit Sharing Plan. […]

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What Do You Get To Keep After Bankruptcy? 5 FAQs

If you are considering declaring bankruptcy – or have already done so – you are probably curious about what you get to keep as a result of the process. After all, the most common image of bankruptcy is a person or family who is legally left with nothing – practically living in the streets. Fortunately, […]

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Is Transferring Ownership to Employees a Good Idea?

Employers should consider all implications before transferring any ownership interest in the business to employees. Sharing ownership with your employees can create numerous new problems. These problems stem from the new relationships you would have to maintain with the new co-owners. By transferring ownership to employees, you grant new rights to the employees beyond profit […]

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The Presidents and Their Luxury Pens

When one thinks of beautiful luxury pens, you might envision the CEO of a large corporate company who adorns his massive desk with a small, yet expensive, collection of pens. However, America’s own Presidents also enjoy the wonderful feeling of using Parker fountains pens and Waterman pens. For as long as fountain pens have been […]

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Pardon Me – You Say There Is A Cricket At My Chimney?

No wonder non-native speakers, who are learning English for the first time, become frustrated when they are trying to figure out the English language. A good example of the problem is illustrated by the word "cricket." To most people, even those of us who have been speaking English for a lifetime, the word has two […]

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What Side Of The Tracks Do You Live On? How To Be Where The Grass Is Greener

For the next few minutes, I'd like you to think about an important element of success that's rarely discussed and it has to do with envy. I bet you've found yourself facing some predicament that led you to wish someone else, or somewhere else; sometimes where there are fewer demands and less stress or more […]

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Why Teach Kids "Unpractical" and "Useless Words"?

I have never encountered the word brobdingnagian in a sentence, and I highly doubt it will be on the SATs. My ten-year-old daughter will probably have little immediate use for anthropomorphism, truculent, or prolix. She is illegally to encounter them on the WASL (Washington State Assessment of Learning) that her friends prepared for all spring. […]

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Soldiers Suicides, American Vs Indian Statistics

Sometimes I read about suicides by Indian Army soldiers posted at the frontier divisions in Jammu and Kashmir, Rajasthan, North East etc. Everytime it happens the media creates a big hue and cry about the lack of will, strength and rampant depression among the ranks of Indian Army. The media takes the role of a […]

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Why Spelling is Important in Business

Probably 95 percent of the spelling errors you make while typing a document or an e-mail are fixed by spell check. It will either change it automatically, or will put that red, squiggly line underneath. This is a lifesaver to many who are spelling challenged. Spell check is useful, but it will not save you […]

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Routes & Trains in the United States of America

Before we get to the routes across America let's have a look at what to expect .. Well before that let me ask you a question. Why do kids wave at trains? Films, Legends, Scandals, Stories and Songs are among those that have created a sense of adventure with train travel. And that is the […]

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George Vancouver

George Vancouver was born on June 22, 1757 in Kings Lynn Norfolk, England. He was the youngest of five children of John Jasper Vancouver and his wife Bridget. Vancouver joined the naval at the age of fifteen and served under Captain James Cook for seven years during his two explorations in the Pacific. He served […]

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10 Benefits of Sleeping on a Cot While Camping

Did you know that Camping actually promotes health? Most of us get so wrapped up in the rat race of our day to day life that we either forget or don’t get time to get back to the basics. Camping provides a great escape from daily life and offers huge prospects to commune with beautiful […]

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Margaret Island Budapest – Margitsziget Budapest

Margaret Island is 2.5 Km long and at its broadest part there is a huge park 500 m wide. The island is one of Budapest's most popular places for walking, bathing, amusement and sports. It is likely the once the Romans occupations the island, for remnants of forests and watchtowers dating back to Roman times […]

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