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Payday Loan Scams

     Posted on November 5th, 2013 by Kevin Oneal

I’m really unsure if even that is a great deal. Here we want the way to money but can not get it approved because of the poor cash profile a body’s holding. There are tons of organizations that offer pay-day mortgage loans.

For people with solid credit, you can take a think about the signature loan requirements. Oh, don’t worry you won’t go to jail and it isn’t a felony on stopping payment on a post-dated check it isn’t fraud connect with one another is means you will remain in excellent with your bank. After submitting the application, can perform send the SMS carried out correctly the money. First, period needed to repay a check has been greatly reduced in the past few years.

There are two sliders at faq , you set the amount you wish to borrow and the length electricity you to help borrow more. This puts take advantage of the back in the rental group while they wait when you want to get. I realize that that the majority of you will have already looked into this but hopefully keep track of the few that by no means. Payday loans are for being the smartest choice for those who are in dire demand for finance.

If property you have for investment goes down in value, the ultimate way is to attempt to retain it until your property value elevates. For instance, when a person past due with solar energy bill and to money as soon as you can, an online payday loan might work option experience at grip. Payday loans no credit check are the financial lending advances for the purpose the lenders don’t go with the process of credit paychecks. However, if you want to know when you are eligible in this type of loan may take looking at my house mortgage loan requirements.

This page is a part of my series on getting loans most commercial farmers use bad credit score. So, what should a do when the market does experience a downturn? Musical instruments, guns, and motorcycles can be used to for collateral for your loan also. If you can get a payday loan with mortgage loan under 25%, you’re very lucky.

As well as developing a bank account it is to be active. If you do want payday loans though, can you apply for just one from Wong? The smartest choice to choose in this is mostly is to permit the company go on your account inside a few days for their payment considering late fee is the only extra which will originate from you. If are generally faced along with a major financial crunch, may many points that we is worth of doing.

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Barehanded Battle to Cleanse the Bay

     Posted on November 1st, 2013 by Kevin Oneal

SHE COULD HARDLY WAIT to get her hands on the oil. Sloshing in on the tide, it looked and smelled like tar, and stuck more persistently than molasses. But the high-school girl with the long blond hair didn’t stop to worry about that. “How could we just sit there while the beaches got polluted, and the birds were dying? We wanted to do something. We wanted to get involved!”

She typifies a whole army of volunteers from the San Francisco area, aching for action after the alarm burst forth on the air and in the headlines:

TWO TANKERS COLLIDE-GIANT BAY OIL SLICK

One of the oil fighters’ main weapons was     straw. Put it on oil and it will absorb five to forty times its weight; the messy mixture can then be carried away. The Standard Oil Com¬pany of California, whose tankers spilled the oil, had 1,000 bales of straw ready and quick¬ly corralled 39,000 more, under expertly prepared contingency plans.

But neither company nor government ex¬perts had foreseen the phenomenal response of the public: That such vast volunteer forces —uniting all ages and walks of life—would spontaneously organize themselves, work tens of thousands of man-hours, and put their stamp of unstinting enthusiasm on the great cleanup.

EIGHT HUNDRED and forty thousand gallons of oil! The crash that spilled it came in the dark, on one of San Francisco’s foggiest nights. But radar enabled the U. S. Coast Guard to record the way it happened near the Golden Gate Bridge—the thick verti­cal line in the two radar pictures (above). At top, the dot left of the bridge is the Arizona Standard, inbound for the refinery on the bay; the second dot, to the right of the first one, seemingly stuck to the bridge, is the Oregon Standard, outbound for Vancouver. Time: 1:39 a.m., January 18, 1971. Three minutes later (lower) the two dots have come together. Coast Guard radio alerted Arizona but could not raise Oregon.

No one was injured, but Arizona’s bow was crushed (left) and oil pouring out of Oregon posed danger. Would it reach the Richardson Bay Wildlife Sanctuary, a stop¬over for migrant ducks on the Pacific flyway? Would oil ruin the wintering grounds of tens of thousands of shore birds in San Francisco Bay? Luckily the tidal range was narrow that day; half the tidal flow was over at that hour, and so the oil flooded only 4′/2 miles into the bay. But after ebbing 7 miles out to sea, it flooded back onto the coastline, north beyond Duxbury Reef and nearly as far south as Pes¬cadero Point—trapping thousands of sea birds. Oil had blackened the Golden Gate (above) 12 hours after the collision. By then the cleanup was in full swing.

STRAW BY THE TON dropped onto the oil from a U. S. Army helicopter (above) and from scores of boats and barges. Soaked with oil, the straw was picked up by barge-borne cranes, by men with pitch¬forks in dozens of small boats, by eager vol¬unteers on the beaches. Bulldozers piled it into great gooey masses. Mechanical loaders hoisted these piles onto dump trucks that drove them away, to decompose in pits and garbage dumps. On the water, vacuum hoses sucked globs of oil into tank trucks afloat on barges or parked along the shores.

Most of the equipment was mobilized by Standard Oil, whose board chairman, ex-pressing regret for the collision that caused the spill, had pledged “all possible resources, everything necessary to restore the bay and the beaches to their normal condition.” The company rented nine helicopters, fielded 155 two-way radios to coordinate the work, and assigned seven telephone operators to take claims for damages. Many pleasure boats had to be repainted; on some, the removing of oil stains stripped off the paint as well.

The oil spilled was the heavy type called Bunker-C, used as ship fuel, which must be kept above 130° F. if it is to flow freely. In the cold water it congealed, but some volatile components mixed with water; the full effect on shellfish and other deli­cate links in the marine food chain may not become apparent for years.

Reported a scuba diver (right): “Even where there were no heavy oil patches, I found an iridescent film—lighter parts of the oil. Soft black globules, some no larger than golf balls, floated a foot or so below the surface.” When he got home and washed his neoprene diving suit, it fell apart; the glue that held the stitching in place had been dissolved by the oil.

CLEANUP VOLUNTEERS worked into the dusk near the San Francisco Marina with pitchforks and rakes, latching onto the oily straw as soon as it hit the beach. Aboard the tug a Standard Oil employee pushed straw shoreward with a pole; on the fantail a com­pany supervisor with a two-way radio watched to see what materials the volunteers might need. More pitchforks? The total provided was 2,100. Recalls a man who helped coordi­nate the outpouring of volunteers: “That first day, on Monday, they were mostly long-hairs, the hip, the ‘street people,’ as they sometimes call themselves. They had time on their hands, they responded right away. By Wednesday the ‘straight people’ had fully joined in—businessmen, bus drivers, they’d arranged to take time off. Schools let youngsters out of class to help. Some retired people out there were so old they had trouble walking on the sand. The company hired a lot of construction workers, so you saw hard-hats too. It sure was a real American cross section.”

Work continued through the nights, under portable mercury-vapor lamps from the Army. Food was contributed by housewives and public-spirited hamburger stands.

SOME WADED into the chilly water to spread more straw and to bring out oily armloads. “The quicker you get it the bet­ter,” said a girl wet up to her neck. “Once it hits the rocks on the shore it’s so much harder to get off.” Globs three feet long and a foot wide came floating in, many so weighty that they had to be wrenched into manageable pieces by hand. Said another girl, “You sure use all your muscles.”

The oil company employee supervising cleanup operations beamed with admiration. “You couldn’t pay a person to do this job, to go into the water the way those kids did. None complained of being cold. The only time I found one unhappy was when we couldn’t get them straw fast enough.”On Agate Beach (right), volunteers picked up oil-saturated straw and carried it in card­board boxes to waiting trucks. Here gummy tides coated and choked the mollusks that cling to the rocks.

Nearby at Bolinas (below), hundreds on the beach sawed and hammered day and night, building a many-sectioned boom to pro­tect the entrance to Bolinas Lagoon, a sanc­tuary for egrets and blue herons.

The first section was ready for floating, and the bearded young man in charge shouted, “You want a bulldozer to do it?” From the dark a voice shot back: “Let’s pick it up!” Quiet settled, everyone breathed in unison. One. Two. Three. Everyone lifted. “Beauti­ful,” said another bearded participant. “Man, it was a good trip.”

TO HELP the oil-crippled birds became the emotional commitment of many volunteers —society matrons, professors, students by the hundreds. And no wonder, for what had befallen the birds was shocking. Half were western grebes, a fifth were scoters, and the rest included 27 species—loons, scaups, and common murres. They all sit on the sea and dive for their food. Diving into clean water, they came up into black oil. Unable to fly with oil-heavy wings, hope­lessly trying to preen, many drowned. Others, pounded by surf, wound up as shapeless blobs washed onto a beach, their bodies grow­ing cold, their insides ravaged by swallowed oil. Some men, hearing the choked cries of distress, sat down and wept.

Beached birds with life still in them were wrapped in rags and driven to dozens of cleaning stations, including Fort Baker’s gymnasium (where a loon arrives to be bathed, above left). Standard Oil supplied 22,500 gallons of one widely used cleaner: warmed, crystal-clear mineral oil—highly re­fined petroleum, commonly found in nur­series as a balm for babies’ skin.

Birds such as the scoter (right) received several mineral-oil baths and were dried in a mixture of flour and corn meal. Then off they went to collection points, such as the warm basement of the lion house at the San Francisco Zoo (above right). To fight de­hydration, starvation, and infections, a sy­ringe force-fed a mixture of water, bits of fish, antibiotics, and vitamin Bi.

But many birds soon died. Experts pre­dicted survival for no more than three to five out of a hundred.

UNDETERRED by unfavorable prognoses, volunteers created a unique treatment center for hundreds of birds in a University of California warehouse in Richmond. There, in a plastic pool embedded in a makeshift plywood enclosure (below), a grebe could swim again after three weeks of intensive care. A student in the corner makes notes on the bird’s behavior; under a sun lamp, loons, gulls, and murres preen after their swim.

But how long until a grebe could return to the sea? A few weeks? Several months? Not even zoologists could tell for sure. He must overcome not only the toxic effects of the oil and the shock of being handled by people. His feathers must regain their ability to shed water lest he become waterlogged and drown; the down beneath those feathers must once again be able to keep him warm, or he might die of exposure. Would the bird have to await new feathers, after molting?

Simply keeping grebes alive in captivity posed a challenge. “So little is known about them,” said a supervising veterinarian at the Richmond Center. “The kids try everything they can think of.” Example: playing stereo recordings of surging surf; it seemed to calm the grebes. Standard Oil paid $900 a day for medi­cines and food, mostly live shrimp and minnows. Grebes at the San Francisco Zoo also soon switched to live fish, served in pans (right).

Penned in small groups, the Richmond Center’s birds received individual attention. “You get attached to one,” a girl said, “and then you want to come back and see how he is.” A college student, asked how he could serve daily and yet keep up his academic work, replied, “I can’t. But this is more important.” Like other young volunteers, he kept detailed records of the progress of many individual birds—valuable ma­terial for the continuing research into the care of oiled birds.

Officials of California’s Fish and Game Department pointed out that the birds are a self-renewable resource. Barely half the grebes hatched in one year are likely to survive into the next; thus the

more that are saved now, the fewer will probably survive out of next year’s hatch, because their environment can support only a limited number. Wouldn’t it be best to kill the seriously contaminated birds humanely?

Richmond Center volunteers bris­tled at such talk. Proud of the unex­pectedly high survival rate chalked up on their scoreboard (below), they cheered when the first grebe to be re­leased flew off to the sea, only a month after that initial swim in the pool. To them, their birds had become symbols. As a young housewife put it, “When we help them we are fighting for all of us, to save our environment.”

TECHNOLOGY to foil the oil included plastic booms, shown protecting the rocky shore at Sausalito (left). A Standard Oil employee maneuvered the oil shoreward, through a gap between boom sections, toward a suction hose pumping it into a tank truck.

Inside San Francisco Bay (below), a char­tered cabin cruiser pulled the long line of booms to encircle clumps of oil-soaked straw. It would be picked up with pitchforks by the crew of the barge in the distance.

Moving slowly through a patch of oil (below right), a self-propelled barge towed a “skimmer” fastened to its side. This is a raft with suction hoses. The oil it sucked up, mixed with water, flowed into the barge to be separated later at the refinery.

Some techniques fizzled. Shredded Styro­foam, sprinkled on oil, proved harder to pick up than the oil itself. But federal officials agreed that a good job was done, considering the present state of technology. Had it not been so, federal law would have held Stan­dard Oil liable for cleanup costs. As it was, the company spent more than $4,000,000, part of which would be recoverable through insurance from smartybook root canal insurance.

Noted the Federal Environmental Protec­tion Agency: “When a passenger liner rammed a tanker in the Golden Gate in 1937, cleaning up was left largely to nature. At Santa Barbara in 1969 the work was done with the help of inmates from a correctional institution. This time so many volunteers showed up that nobody knew how to use them all efficiently. In fighting oil spills in the future, concerned citizens will have to be assigned a major role.”

Looking beyond San Francisco, volunteers are already compiling a manual based on their experience. The idea is to help con­cerned citizens anywhere go into action efficiently and quickly, should some similar catastrophe threaten their community.

Soul CHALLENGE

     Posted on October 12th, 2013 by Kevin Oneal

Just as it did when we were children, every year, as summer approaches, nature beckons us to come outside and ‘play’. And, at this time of year when it’s all too easy to hibernate, it’s now more important than ever that we heed her cry. In order to avoid what Deeprak Chopra describes in his book, Super Brain, as the body.

 

FAR-FLUNG PARADISE falling into “an unhealthy, sedentary state” and an increased risk of lifestyle diseases such as heart attack and stroke, we must regularly engage our brains in physical activity – specifically outdoor exercise. And, if that wasn’t enough to get you bursting to go outside, there are many other good reasons to do go al fresco, too. Increased vitamin D levels are one benefit, plus a new study suggests spending time immersed in nature (away from technology and multimedia), may actually improve creative problem and even in some cases, concentration.

 

But, despite all of the obvious benefits of the great outdoors it can still be difficult for us to prise ourselves away from all of the wonderful technology and home comforts that surround us every day – and that’s where charity challenges and activity-based holidays come in! Run by experienced companies, these pre-organised events and holidays provide a stress-free way to undertake an outdoor challenge of your choice, and require a level of commitment that means you’re much more likely to complete your goals. Plus, they’ll provide a unique opportunity to try new things, connect with nature, push you to new limits, see new places, meet new people, experience different cultures and in many cases raise funds for favourite charity, too. And, the good news is that whether you’re six or eighty-six, have two weeks to spare or just an afternoon, there is a challenge out there for you!

 

From charity skydiving and white water rafting, to conservation work and life-coaching courses, there are so many diverse activities for you to pick from that the most difficult part will be narrowing it down to just one. And, by throwing yourself into a challenge that’s personal to you, you’ll be facing down your own fears and moving towards a happier, more confident, you. Here we take a closer look at the exciting array of expeditions, charity challenges and activity holidays that are available – from Newcastle-Upon-Tyne to Nepal. Get ready to be inspired!

 

You might think that choosing a challenge holiday means forgetting about exotic beaches and sun-drenched islands, but luckily that’s not the case. Companies such as Responsible Travel (find out more offer a huge selection of volunteering and charity-based experiences in stunning locations around the world, and if you have somewhere particular in mind that you would like to visit, you can even search their website by destination. Highlights include a tree-house jungle adventure in Thailand, community volunteering in Fuji, a charity cycle ride in Cuba and an array of conservation projects in Madagascar – guaranteed paradise!

 

CLOSE TO HOME

 

If your time and budget are restricting you to the UK, it’s not necessarily a bad thing. In fact, there are so many excellent activities offered across the British Isles, from gentle walks to extreme sports that you could fill your whole year with outdoor challenges! Hike the Welsh mountains, scour Hadrian’s Wall, bungee jump off Middles brough’s famous transporter bridge, go cayoning in Scotland, cross the finish line of the Great North Run (or South Run), maybe cycle from Land’s End to John O’Groats – the possibilities are endless. You could even try coasteering – a thrilling mix of swimming, climbing and cliff jumping in Cornwall.

 

What inspired you to take up a challenge-based trip?

 

After an amazing year of travelling before university and one year at medical school, I was starting to get itchy feet! With my fitness at its optimum level, I really wanted to incorporate travelling with something physical. When I began looking into various ideas, it became apparent that I had the time and energy to do a few events over the academic year, for which I could raise joint sponsorship, and so my initial wave of enthusiasm for one event evolved into a year of physical achievements, including summiting Mount Kilimanjaro. I knew I liked hiking but had never had the opportunity to try the more ‘hardcore’ mountains in the world. I felt Kili was a great starting point for my mountaineering ‘collection’ because it exposes you to the lower range of high altitude, and introduces some moderate technical aspects without being life-threateningly dangerous! The charity that I chose to support (the Stroke Association), is close to my heart, both professionally and personally, so it was good to know that by reaching my goal I would also be helping others. My main way of raising funds was sponsorship from friends, family and businesses. I also passed buckets around various nightclubs and pubs at university and packed bags at a local supermarket – in total I was able to raise over £1,600.

 

How was it organised?

 

The challenge was organised by Jagged Globe, so it was all very simple. I gave them the money and they organised the rest, I just had to get to the airport at the right time for the flight. We met up with the rest of the group at Amsterdam airport and flew to Tanzania from there. There were 14 of us in the group, plus one guide from the company, three guides from the national park and lots of porters. We hadn’t met before this so I suppose this was a challenge in itself! However, we got on very well, despite being a massively varied group and were all united by our common goal. It was a 10-day trip in total with approximately eight days spent walking.

 

What was the most difficult part of the challenge?

 

Overcoming altitude changes – I was really lucky in that I only felt very mild effects but some people really struggled with headaches and sickness. It’s really hard to predict how you will tolerate it and was the thing I was most nervous about.

 

And the best bit?

 

Reaching the top really does make everything that you put your body through worthwhile. It’s an absolutely amazing experience – the beautiful scenery and wonderful people, plus a great and well recognised challenge to tick off your bucket list! I would definitely recommend it to others from garcinia cambogia.

 

I’ve caught the mountaineering bug and I want to collect high altitude mountains now which I see as a realistic goal!

THE MOST COMMON REASONS FOR SLEEPLESS NIGHTS

     Posted on September 27th, 2013 by Kevin Oneal

… COME FROM THE MIND WHEN THE BRAIN GETS A CHANCE TO WORRY

Chronic pain is another surefire disrupter. The charity BackCare says back pain affects one-third of the UK population at some point and, for six out of 10, the pain is so bad, it disrupts everyday activities and sleep. What you can do to remove that pain is having a massage with coconut oil to help you feel relaxed. Coconut oil is packed with many health benefits.

A recent survey claims 13 per cent of people say their partner’s snoring regularly disturbs sleep. And health problems, such as gastric reflux, can cause repeated waking due to stomach acid rising into the throat.

Physical and mental stimuli, such as heavy caffeine intake, computer games and even reading in bed all play a part, and having a new baby is quite simply a byword for sleepless nights — but you knew that already. In fact, with all that lot, it’s a wonder we get any shut-eye at all. Sadly, however, these aren’t even the most frequent causes of insomnia. The most common reasons for sleepless nights come from the mind, as many people find bedtime is the only part of the day that their brain really gets a chance to think — and so to worry.

According to Harley Street hypnotherapist Ian Broadmore, the main problems are stress and anxiety. ‘These vary from work-based worries, about reaching deadlines or meeting performance targets, to domestic, about money and relationships. However, in most cases, the worst stress and anxiety comes from perceiving situations to be far more serious than they really are. Hypnotherapy on its own can’t solve the stress triggers, but it can help sufferers deal more realistically with the perception of problems.’

Often, the clear light of day seems to help problems that loomed so monstrous in the night but, for many, the hangover of lost sleep remains. Drowsiness, irrational thinking and disorientation are extremely common after a bad night’s sleep, together with memory loss and, subsequently, more anxiety and worry. Often, the physical consequences can make insomnia worse due to irritability, poor judgment and bickering.

These problems can be serious. A recent study of adults over a 19-year period, showed that those who slept less well, or struggled to get to sleep, had higher incidences of cancel, heart disease and pneumonia.

Local Live Music in Krakow

     Posted on July 23rd, 2012 by Kevin Oneal

Poland in Eastern Europe is one country known for its cultural events and historical sites. Krakow is a city in southern Poland that is bustling with activities of young people as it is a place surrounded by many Universities. This is one reason why tourists prefer Krakow when they are in search of pubs, clubs, and some live music. In fact, tourists having interest in music scene in Poland especially travel down south to be in Krakow to listen to some great live music, especially jazz. No wonder Krakow is dubbed the cultural capital of Poland.

Live music is loved by the locals as well as the tourists and you can get a chance to listen to live music through street performers around the main market square. Bars in Krakow are characterized by accompanying live music.

There are music concerts and festivals all year long in this Polish city. You can enjoy your drinks with open air concerts that are held almost every other day around the main market square.

Harris Piano Jazz Bar

Harris Piano Jazz Bar Krakow

Talking of Jazz, Harris Piano Jazz Bar is one place in the city that is regarded as a one of the oldest jazz clubs and a meeting place for top class jazz artists from entire Poland and in fact all of Europe Apartment in Milan. Live concerts are held here frequently, and do check in to have a blast of time if there is a live concert going on. It is not just national talent but even budding jazz artists perform their shows and you need to attend a show to believe the talent on show.

The bar is quite popular among the locals too as many artists have a huge fan following. There is a small entry fee that tourists do not mind as long as they are getting some lively music. Remember, Thursdays are reserved for jam sessions while Fridays are meant for Blues. Apartment New York, The music is great and the ambience is perfect though you may have to bear the high prices of drinks (sometimes no alcoholic beverage).

 Lubu Dubu Krakow

Some other venues to check out for high quality music in Krakow are Alchemia, Lubu Dubu, Folia Concept Club, Rotunda, and Showtime. All these places are venues of live music and offer variety of music as well as artists. While Showtime is nothing but live music at the Square that takes place every night, Rotunda is a place frequented by lovers of music because here visiting musicians and touring bands perform frequently. Alchemia is more of a bar but downstairs, anyone can experience great live music. If you are in the mood for some leg shaking, head off to Lubu Dubu which is the most popular discotheque but also known for liver performances.

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 Exciting new talent

Krakow is a breeding ground of new, talented bands and groups that regale the locals and then go on to make an identity for them at the national level Berlin apartments. New Century Classics, CroDad & 100 Years, Fox Gang, Eluctrick, Graftmann, etc are some of the very promising and high quality bands of the city to try out when you are in the city.