Friday, September 22, 2006

Grandma's Cures

Did You Know That? Drinking two glasses of Gatorade can relieve headache pain almost immediately -- without the unpleasant side effects caused by traditional "pain relievers."

Did you know that Colgate toothpaste makes an excellent salve for burns. It's good for your teeth too.
Before you head to the drugstore for a high-priced inhaler filled with mysterious chemicals, try chewing o! n a couple of curiously strong Altoids peppermints. They'll clear up your stuffed nose.

Achy muscles from a bout of the flu? Mix 1 Tablespoon of horseradish in 1 cup of olive oil. Let the mixture sit for 30 minutes, then apply it as a massage oi l, for instant relief for aching muscles.

Sore throat? Just mix 1/4 cup of vinegar with 1/4 cup of honey and take 1 tablespoon ! six times a day. The vinegar kills the bacteria.

Cure urinary tract infections with Alka-Seltzer. Just dissolve two tablets in a glass of water and drink it at the onset of the symptoms. Alka-Seltzer begins eliminating urinary tract infections almost instantly -- even though the product was never been advertised for this use.

Honey remedy for skin blemishes... Cover the blemish with a dab of honey and place a Band-Aid over it. Honey kills the bacteria, keeps the skin sterile, and speeds healing. Works overnight.

Listerine therapy for toenail fungus... Get rid of unsightly toenail fungus by soaking your toes in Listerine mouthwash. The powerful antiseptic leaves your toenails looking healthy again.

Easy eyeglass protection ... To prevent the screws in eyeglasses from loosening, apply a small drop of Maybelline Crystal Clear nail polish to the threads of the screws before tightening them.

Coca-Cola cure for rust... Forget those expensive rust removers. Just saturate an abrasive sponge with Coca Cola and scrub ! the rust stain. The phosphoric acid in the coke is what gets the job done.

Cleaning liquid that doubles as bug killer... If menacing bees, wasps, hornets, or yellow jackets get in your home and you can't find the insecticide, try a spray of Formula 409. Insects drop to the ground instantly.

Smart splinter remover ...just pour a drop of Elmer's Glue-All over the splinter, let dry, and peel the dried glue off the skin. The splinter sticks to the dried glue.

Hunt's tomato paste boil cure...cover th! e boil with Hunt's tomato paste as a compress. The acids from the tomatoes soothe the pain and bring the boil to a head.

Balm for broken blisters ... To disinfect a broken blister, dab on a few drops of Listerine... a powerful antiseptic.

Heinz vinegar to heal bruises .. Soak a cotton ball in white vinegar and apply it to the bruise for 1 hour. The vinegar reduces the blueness and speeds up the healing process.

Kills fleas instantly. Dawn dish washing liquid does the trick. Add a few drops to your dog's bath and sh! ampoo the animal thoroughly. Rinse well to avoid skin irritations. Goodbye fleas.

Rainy day cure for dog odor... Next time your dog comes in from the rain, simply wip! e down the animal with Bounce or any dryer sheet, instantly making your dog smell springtime fresh.

Eliminate ear mites... All it takes is a few drops of Wesson corn oil in your cat's ear. Massage it in, then clean with a cotton ball. Repeat daily for 3 days. The oil soothes the cat's skin, smothers the mites, and accelerates healing.

Quaker Oats for fast pain relief....It's not for breakfast anymore! Mix 2 cups of Quaker Oats and 1 cup of water in a bowl and warm in the microwave for 1 minute, cool slightly, and apply the mixture to your hand! s for soothing relief from arthritis pain.

Top 10 Worst URLs

The top 10 unintentionally worst company URLs (and they all exist, try it)
  1. A site called 'Who Represents' where you can find the name of the
    agent that represents a celebrity. Their domain name... wait for it...
  2. Experts Exchange, a knowledge base where programmers can exchange
    advice and views at
  3. Looking for a pen? Look no further than Pen Island at
  4. Need a therapist? Try Therapist Finder at
  5. Then of course, there's the Italian Power Generator company...
  6. And now, we have the Mole Station Native Nursery, based in New
    South Wales:
  7. If you're looking for computer software, there's always
  8. Welcome to the First Cumming Methodist Church. Their website is
  9. Then, of course, there's these brainless art designers, and their
    whacky website:
  10. Want to holiday in Lake Tahoe? Try their brochure website at
Do you know other urls that you think should belong to this list? Please post it in your comment.

Wednesday, September 13, 2006

New Auction Site A Big Threat To Ebay

Auction.PH Corporation recently launched an auction website called and is said to be beating Ebay's Philippine auction site They started of by creating a buzz with their raffle draws and contests. Auction.PH is giving away 3,000 pesos worth of e-money to 30 lucky winners to the daily draw that will run through December 2006. Aside from this, they have their Daily Lucky Combo contest wherein members have to enter a 3-digit number combination and wins when their number combinataion matched the lucky number combo for the day. Days after launching the Daily Lucky Combo, they started another game called the One Peso Auction wherein members have to guess the reserve price of the item in auction by submitting a bid. Bids in One Peso Auction are in increments of 1 peso and each member are allowed to make a maximum of 5 bids. Prizes for the One Peso Auction and Daily Lucky Combo include ipod shuffle, dvd players, mp3 players, beauty products, mobile phones and digital cameras.

I myself have won in their daily raffle of 3000 pesos worth e-money and I have used it to purchase some items for sale in Auction.PH. Check out the new auction site, Auction.PH