The Human Milk Banking Association of North America (HMBANA) is a multidisciplinary group of health care providers that promotes, protects, and supports donor milk banking. HMBANA is the only professional membership association for milk banks in Canada, Mexico and the United States and as such sets the standards and guidelines for donor milk banking for those areas.
TerraCycle
Posted by sandwoman13 in hobbies & diversions 10 years ago
TerraCycle is trying to eliminate the idea of waste. To do so, we must find great uses for objects that used to be considered waste. And best of all, you can raise funds for your favorite charity by helping us collect waste. It's easy and shipping is free.  
 
The TerraCycle Story...  
 
...is a tale of ultimate Eco-Capitalism. The company's flagship product, TerraCycle Plant Food™, is an all-natural, all-organic, 'goof-proof' liquid plant food made from waste (worm poop) and packaged in waste (reused soda bottles)!
Tune in to Zonya's Health Bites with Zonya Foco, RD.  
In just 30 minutes you'll be on your way to diet-free, guilt-free weight loss and a lifetime of healthy living.  
 
 
Looks like there's some easy and fast recipes among other things.
Rupert's Kids
Posted by sandwoman13 in some dude/some chick 13 years ago
Rupert’s Kids, Inc. is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization committed to changing lives by empowering youth to discover their inner strengths, realize their own self worth and their value to society. Rupert’s Kids facilitates this process by providing mentoring and educational programming to youth through the rehabilitation of housing for low-income families. Through Rupert’s Kids, we can realize the potential in every young person by building upon the Rupert Philosophy of Life: Life is Good. Be You. Give Back.
The visualization that can be viewed by clicking on either the image of Katrina on the right or Rita on the left shows all 21 named storms during the 2005 Atlantic hurricane season, from Arlene to Wilma. Orange and red colors represent ocean temperatures at 82 degrees F or higher - the temperature required for hurricanes to form.
The United States and Europe clashed here Thursday in one of their sharpest public disagreements in months, after European Union negotiators proposed stripping the Americans of their effective control of the Internet.  
 
The European decision to back the rest of the world in demanding the creation of a new international body to govern the Internet clearly caught the Americans off balance and left them largely isolated at talks designed to come up with a new way of regulating the digital traffic of the 21st century.
TO BE CLOSER to people, you'll need to become a good listener. To listen well, the main requirement is to be sincerely interested in the other person. So the question is, "How can you become sincerely interested in someone?" As strange as that might sound, it's not that hard.  
 
Put yourself in the other's place. Imagine you were her. What would it be like to be her? What would you feel? What might you be thinking? Do this first, and questions start coming easily.  
 
This seems to be a chapter from a book I thought was interesting.
Welcome Message  
African Proverbs, Sayings and Stories Website and Email Mailing List  
 
Dear Friends interested in African Proverbs, Sayings and Stories,  
 
Welcome! Karibuni! Through the help of the Urban Ministries Support Group (UMSG) based in Nairobi, Kenya, we have started this Internet Website and Email Mailing List (a type of "Electronic Mailing List" or "LISTSERV" in the Internet World Wide Web language) on "African Proverbs, Sayings and Stories."
Have you ever wondered where some of the expressions and sayings used in everyday language come from?  
 
In fact, many of the words and phrases common in daily English originate from a wide variety of sources such as mythology, folklore, literature, religion, science, history, superstition, old customs and practices, the language and culture of other countries, and many more.  
 
The following alphabetised pages contain many of common expressions and sayings you may well have used yourself, along with explanations of their meanings and where they originated.
Mile High Club
Posted by sandwoman13 in entertainment 13 years ago
Welcome to the official web site of the Mile High Club -- the exclusive club that pilots, flight attendants and daring airline passengers have been whispering about since early flight.  
 
This site looks pretty safe, but just in case...
Founded in 1996, the National Women's History Museum is a nonpartisan, nonprofit educational institution dedicated to revealing, presenting, and celebrating the rich and diverse history of women's contributions that have shaped American culture and society. The Museum will be established in Washington, D.C., where the world's most prominent museums and monuments are located.
Egypt and Art
Posted by sandwoman13 in it's the arts 13 years ago
My name is Richard Deurer.  
 
I am an Artist.  
 
The inspiration for my work is Ancient Egypt.  
 
The Egyptian Galleries contain my paintings, photographs and sculptures. You will also find valuable information about Ancient Egypt. Please, go to the gallery that you find the most interesting. I hope your trip through my galleries is enjoyable, please share your thoughts and ideas with me by going to The Gallery Guest Book or E-mail your comments and questions to me.
This is the stuff that I am famous for (as famous as I am likely to get....)  
 
I write letters. Letters to companies, mostly. What are the 2000 parts Lever cleans? Why is Mr. Clean Bald? What makes those charms so Lucky? How do we know the things GE brings to life are good?  
 
Scroll past the Promo, which you DO have to read (haha!), to get to read some funny letters...
History of Shoes
Posted by sandwoman13 in the "other" pile 13 years ago
Have you ever wondered who wore the first pair of shoes and how they were invented?  
 
It is impossible to know when the first shoes were worn but living in a country with a hot or cold climate would have influenced what type of shoe was worn.
We almost always consume alcohol in moderation. On rare occasions, some of us overindulge. I thought it might be interesting to explore the topic of remedies for “the day after.” Much of what follows is taken from the internet; these aren’t exactly peer reviewed publications.