Day: February 13, 2012

“ICE” Your Phone

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“ICE ” Your Phone

 

Apparently this is a standard procedure paramedics follow at the scene of an accident when they come across your cell phone.

ICE – ‘In Case of Emergency

We all carry mobile phones with names & numbers stored in memory but no one can tell which of these numbers belong to family or friends you would like to be notified in case of an emergency.

If are involved in an accident or suddenly taken ill, the first responders may have access to your mobile phone but wouldn’t know who you want to be notified of your situation. Yes, there are hundreds of contacts stored but which one do you want contacted in an emergency situation? Hence, this ‘ICE’ (In Case of Emergency) Campaign.

The concept of ‘ICE’ is catching on quickly. It is a method of contact during emergency situations. As cell (mobile) phones are carried by the majority of the population, all you need to do is store the number of a person or persons you would like to be contacted with the letters ‘ICE’ (In Case of Emergency).

The idea was developed by a paramedic who found that when he went to the scenes of accidents, there were always mobile phones with injured, but he didn’t know who to notify. He therefore thought that it would be a good idea if there was a nationally recognized name for this purpose. In an emergency, responding personnel and hospital staff should be able to quickly call the person you want to be notified. Reaching the right person can be as simply as dialing the number you have stored as ‘ICE.’ For more than one contact, simply enter ICE1, ICE2 and ICE3 etc. This is a good idea that will benefit loved ones.

Spread the concept of ICE by storing an ICE number in your phone.

ICE will speak for you when you are not able.

Who Knew This?

Who knew?

Eliminate ear mites. All it takes is a few drops of Wesson Corn Oil in your cat’s or dog’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.

Kills fleas instantly… Dawn Dishwashing Liquid does the trick. Add a few drops to your dog’s bath and shampoo the animal thoroughly. Rinse well to avoid skin irritations. Good-bye fleas.

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

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?

Before you head to the drugstore for a high- priced inhaler filled with mysterious chemicals, try chewing on a couple of curiously strong Al toids peppermints They’ll clear up your stuffed nose.

Achy muscles from a bout of the flu? Mix 1 tablespoon horseradish in 1 cup of olive oil. Let the mixture sit for 30 minutes, then apply it as a massage oil 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 (This also works for a cough and you can’t overdose)

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 has 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. (White distilled vinegar is also good for this – pour some in 2 – one gallon baggies and let your feet soak while you attend to your daily nature’s call)

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.

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.

windex works too

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 the 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.

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.

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 hands

for soothing relief from arthritis pain.

If you send this to 10 people and only one of them

doesn’t know about this, then it was worth it.

A Pre-School Test For You

I already knew I was dumber than fifth graders…but now it’s the preschoolers.

 A PRE-SCHOOL TEST FOR YOU Which way is the bus below traveling? To the left or to the right?

Can’t make up your mind? Look

Can’t make up your mind?

Look carefully at the picture again.

Still don’t know? Pre-schoolers all over the United States

were shown this picture and asked the same question. 93% of the pre-schoolers gave this answer..

 “The bus is traveling to the left.” When asked, “Why do you think the bus is traveling to the left?” They answered:

 “Because you can’t see the door to get on the bus.”

How do you feel now ??? I know,

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