Agent Orange Act Was Supposed to Help Vietnam Veterans — But Many Still

Agent Orange Act Was Supposed to Help Vietnam Veterans — But Many Still
Five decades after the Vietnam War began—and four decades after it ended— veterans exposed to the chemical brew dubbed Agent Orange are still fighting for compensation and benefits for themselves and their children. And it turns out, not all veterans …
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Southport Orange Lodge march; organisers praised – Southport Visiter
Organisers of this year's Orange Lodge march in Southport have been praised after police made only a handful of arrests on the day. The sun shone as more than 3,000 people took part in Saturday's march through the town. VIEW GALLERY. Police told the …
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Q&A: SCARY MOLD! please help! (pics)?

Question by Lily: SCARY MOLD! please help! (pics)?
okay WTF is this???? it looks like mold…and it’s growing in two spots in my yard…
take a look, and if u know WHAT it is…please tell me and tell me how to stop it…?

Best answer:

Answer by Billy11B
It looks like a slime mold.

Slime molds often “fruit” on lawns and mulch when the weather is humid. The result is disgusting-looking, slimy structures that can range from an inch to a foot wide in rather intense hues of purple, yellow, gray, white. …

“When you see slime molds, you begin to understand why they’ve earned such common names as dog vomit, scrambled egg, the yellow blob and regurgitated cat breakfast,” said Ward Upham, Master Gardener program coordinator for Kansas State University Research and Extension. “It helps to remember that they’re not a fungus. Instead, they’re a Protista, which means they’re kin to algae.”

In fact, slime molds feed on fungi, as well as bacteria and dead organic matter, he said. They cannot harm grass, except in the rare case when they completely block turf’s sunlight.

“You mostly can just ignore them. Slime molds dry out on their own when the weather gets hot and dry. They turn an ashy gray and become so brittle that they break apart easily when touched,” Upham said.

Getting rid of slime molds is easy, however, for homeowners who can’t stand to wait that long.

“Chemical controls are completely unnecessary,” Upham said. “To dislodge the mold from turf leaves, use a broom or heavy spray of water. To get rid of it in mulch, use a shovel to remove the worst-looking parts and then stir the remaining mulch to help it aerate.”

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Mental Meltdown – A 30 Day Plan To Help You Melt The Pounds!

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