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6 Simple Ways to Save Money at Home

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  With the economy being what it is, people are more conscious about their expenses. The last thing you want to be doing is spending money on things that are not essential. There are simple ways to save money at home, which can cut down your bills significantly. Use energy-efficient appliances If possible, buy energy-efficient appliances such as washing machines and dryers that have lower water and energy consumption levels. These will help save energy and thus money over time because they consume less electricity than their non-efficient counterparts do. Consider replacing your old refrigerator with an energy-efficient refrigerator. You may not be aware of the fact that your fridge is one of the biggest consumers of power in your home. An inefficient refrigerator can use up to 300 kWh per year, which is more than 10% of the total household energy bill. So, it is important to get an efficient one that uses less electricity and saves you money on your electricity bill. Use en

5 Amazing Animal Rescue Stories

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Humanity’s fondness for animals encourages the circulation of reports involving the heart-warming stories of amazing animal rescues. Around the world, people often come together in hopes of saving a helpless creature in danger. Alaska Whale Tale On October 7, 1988, an Alaskan Inupiat hunter named Roy Ahmaogak happened across three gray whales trapped by frozen ice in the Beaufort Sea. Cutting a path through the frozen terrain with a chainsaw was unsuccessful. Village neighbours installed heat pumps to keep the ice from freezing around the whales. Biologists from North Slope Borough arrived and hired a crane with a five-ton hammer to break through the ice. Twenty-one days after discovery, two of the three whales swam back into the open sea after Russian ice breaking vessels cleared a sizable path. The dramatic rescue inspired the movie “Big Miracle.”  Orphaned Baby Bats Raging storms off Australia’s Gold Coast stranded approximately 130 baby bats. Workers from the Australian Bat