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College Admission FAQs - Why Do Colleges Charge For Applications?

There are many reasons why colleges charge application fees. Some of them are more obvious than others but it's important to realize that they aren't just charging the fee to make a profit or to exploit you. Colleges need to pay for the expense of choosing new students somehow, and an application fee is a simple way to defer some of the costs...
Jan 14, 2015 |

FAQs on Tractors for Sale

Here are some of the top frequently asked questions on tractors and their sale - both new and second-hand. Where can I find tractors for sale? There are specialist dealers who offer a wide range of this type of equipment including tractors.
Dec 24, 2014 |

Foot Doctor FAQs

Until they need to visit a doctor that specializes in feet and ankle problems, most patients don't know much about what a podiatrist or a foot doctor is, or what they do. These FAQs can help clear up some of the common questions many people have about foot doctors.
Dec 24, 2014 |

What Is 'Hot Standby'? Your FAQs Answered

How long could your business survive in the event of a problem which resulted in the loss of your entire IT system? How you answer that question might significantly influence the type of emergency IT standby arrangements you put in place. The standby solution that reduces your 'downtime' to perhaps almost zero is called 'hot standby'.
Dec 24, 2014 |

5 FAQs and Answers About Hospice Care

Saying goodbye to a loved one during their dying months can be one of the saddest and most stressful events in anyone's life. You are required to learn how to cope with your own feelings, while still caring and providing for the ailing friend or family member's physical, mental, social, and spiritual, needs. A hospice care team provides support...
Dec 24, 2014 |

Going Green Energy Conservation FAQs

Conserving energy will help the environment, and it'll also help your wallet. Gas and electricity prices are rising, and having a more energy-efficient home can help you reduce monthly costs significantly. Here are some of the most commonly asked questions regarding going green and energy conservation: Question: I want to go green, but I...
Dec 24, 2014 |

AIX FAQ

Contains Usenet group frequently asked questions by part, with links to detailed answers.
Mar 23, 2016 |

Freeport-McMoran (FCX) Down 11.9% Since Earnings Report: Can It Rebound?

Freeport-McMoran (FCX) reported earnings 30 days ago. What's next for the stock? We take a look at earnings estimates for some clues. Read More

Zacks Industry Outlook Highlights: Freeport-McMoRan, Golden Star Resources, New Gold and Seabridge Gold

Zacks Industry Outlook Highlights: Freeport-McMoRan, Golden Star Resources, New Gold and Seabridge Gold Read More

Freeport says large number of 4,000 Grasberg workers deemed "resigned"

Freeport McMoRan Inc, the world's largest publicly traded copper miner, said a "large number" of the approximately 4,000 workers at its giant Grasberg mine in Indonesia who failed to report for... Read More

Tick-Proof Your Yard Without Spraying

Consumer Reports has no relationship with any advertisers on this website. This year is expected to be one of the worst on record for ticks, and not just in the Northeast. At least one variety of... Read More

Double Up on Sun Safety

Consumer Reports has no relationship with any advertisers on this website. Here comes summer—and along with it, poolside parties and beach vacations. If you plan on taking refuge from the... Read More

These Raw Photos of a Mom Delivering Her Preemie Are a Reminder of How Powerful Birth Really Is

"I know that I did everything I could at that time to help bring our girl into the world." Read More

'Pirates of the Caribbean' Flashback: Remember How Critics Raved About Johnny Depp's Captain Jack?

Just a taste of some of the raves for Johnny Depp's woozy pirate Read More

'Alien' Creature Design Duo Takes Us Inside Their 20-Plus Years of Xenomorph-ing

Meet 'Alien' special effects aces Alec Gillis and Tom Woodruff Jr., who talk about their work on every film in the franchise between 1986 and 2007 Read More

‘Wonder Woman’: Theater Behind Women-Only Screenings Responds to Complaints by Adding More

After online complaints about the ladies-only 'Wonder Woman' screenings, theater chain Alamo Drafthouse adds more showings. Read More

In Chicago, an undertaker tries to save teens from the streets — and is burying those he can’t

Spencer Leak Sr. has never known life without death. From the moment he was old enough to remember, he was ambling around the funeral home his father founded here on Chicago’s South Side in 1933,... Read More

Former national security adviser Zbigniew Brzezinski dies at 89

Zbigniew Brzezinski, the hawkish Polish-born Cold War strategist and former top aide to US president Jimmy Carter, has died, his family said. He was 89. Read More

Trump exalts ‘great win’ for candidate charged with assault

No other leader at the G-7 meeting mentioned Thursday’s GOP victory in Montana, so President Trump praised it himself. Read More

Readers write: Inspiring story, open communication, chain of knitting

Regarding the April 24 & May 1 People Making a Difference story about Esther Zeiher: Thank you so much, Isabelle de Pommereau. Recommended: Could you pass a US citizenship test? Regarding the... Read More

Digital Geneva Convention needed after ransomware attack, Is the Syrian regime worried about international justice?, Friendly approach won't dissuade Kim Jong-un, Facebook Live presents ethical concerns, The economic benefits of solar and wind energy

"The cybersecurity wake-up call the world has long needed has occurred...," states an editorial. "The obvious lesson is that computer operating systems need to be kept updated with the latest... Read More

A day for Africans to rise

Across Africa on May 25, thousands of people celebrated Africa Day, an event first marked in 1963 to honor the continent’s liberation from colonial powers. The day was dubbed “Africans Rising,”... Read More