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Can pets feel love?

Scientific evidence would have you believe that only human beings are capable of complex feelings that include love and hate. However, talk to any dog or cat owner and chances are they'll say that they love their pets and receive equal love in return.
Distinctive areas of the brain light up on MRIs when humans are shown someone they love.


Advantages to a wedding video

In a financial climate where most people are pinching pennies, it comes as no surprise that many engaged couples seek ways to cut costs with regard to their weddings. Some couples are undecided whether certain components of their wedding are necessary.
The decision to hire a videographer is one such area couples fret over. After all, with a photographer snapping hundreds


Strike a pose for better sleep tonight

Health experts have long been professing the "back is best"mantra to new parents. As it turns out, the back also may be best for adults.
Placing an infant to sleep on his or her back is essential to reducing the risk for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome and has been part of the advice given to new parents for decades.


How to choose the right wood flooring for your decor

Wood is one of the most beautiful floorings you can choose for your home. No other flooring offers the warmth, beauty and value of wood. There are not only countless colors available but there are also many different species as well, each with their unique characteristics.


Dinnertime can be family time, too

Today's families are busier and more budget conscious than ever. With kids more engrossed in extracurricular activities and Mom and Dad fighting to make ends meet in a still struggling economy, time spent together as a family is increasingly scarce.

Perhaps nowhere is that more evident than around the dinner table.


Peruvian dish ideal for snacking

One of the joys of being a foodie is the opportunity to use food as an avenue to learn about other cultures. Food can be a valuable tool when learning about different cultures and countries, shedding light on foreign customs and, in some instances, foreign economies.


Chips and Dip

Fresh tomato salsa is a healthy, low-fat snack that's full of antioxidants. Many people visit the store to purchase prepackaged salsas when it can be just as easy to create something at home. Pair the salsa with fresh-made tortilla chips and you'll have a quick and easy snack.


Children in a wedding means no kidding around

A wedding is a joyous event that couples want to share with as many people as possible. Couples commonly ask family and friends to take part in the ceremony as ushers, bridesmaids or readers. Before enlisting the help of a child to fill such roles, couples should carefully consider whether a youngster is capable of participating in the wedding ceremony or if he or she may not be up to the task.


Packing for your honeymoon

When basking in the afterglow of a momentous wedding, most couples would rather think about scores of other things than packing for their honeymoons. But with ever-changing restrictions on what and how much a person can bring along on airlines and other modes of travel, packing is something that eventually must be done.