Scented candles can make a house smell great, but at what cost? Candles can contain compounds linked to cancer, but you don’t need carcinogens to have a great-smelling home. Try these healthy room deodorizers instead! Instead of artificial fragrances, the scents below use essential oils and food ingredients to make your house smell great. There are ideas that run the gamut […] Read More

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Are you planning a kitchen renovation for the purpose of accessibility? Good luck and don’t forget to do your homework, investigating all the details of what goes into a workable, safe kitchen for disabled access or aging in place. Be sure to avoid the following accessible kitchen remodel mistakes. 1. Skimping on the space that’s […] Read More

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How Do Thermoses Keep Things Hot For So Long?

As a mechanical engineer, heat transfer was at the heart of much of my education. However, it’s a little harder to define what “heat transfer” means, and the term is somewhat redundant. Heat refers to the movement of energy from one place or substance to another, similar to how rain refers to the movement of […] Read More

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6 Ways To Make You Poop Better (and More Often)

As a nutritionist, poop is one of my favorite topics to talk about. We all do it, but many of us shy away from talking about it. And let's face it, articles about ways to make you poop better may not make for the most tantalizing reading list, but when the intestinal tract does not […] Read More

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Are you planning a kitchen renovation for the purpose of accessibility? Good luck and don’t forget to do your homework, investigating all the details of what goes into a workable, safe kitchen for disabled access or aging in place. Be sure to avoid the following accessible kitchen remodel mistakes. 1. Skimping on the space that’s […] Read More

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How Do Thermoses Keep Things Hot For So Long?

As a mechanical engineer, heat transfer was at the heart of much of my education. However, it’s a little harder to define what “heat transfer” means, and the term is somewhat redundant. Heat refers to the movement of energy from one place or substance to another, similar to how rain refers to the movement of […] Read More

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5 Signs You’re Eating Too Much Protein

Protein is the only macronutrient that hasn’t been demonized: carbs and fats have both been blamed for weight gain and various diseases. Protein on the other hand, is praised for its fat-burning and muscle-building abilities. Obviously, our bodies need protein. Protein and its amino acids help build and repair cells, build muscles, strengthen bones and […] Read More

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Daily Cute: Rescued Wombat Meets a Rottweiler

Ruby the wombat has found a friend in this gentle Rottweiler […] Read More

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6 Ways Winter Can Damage Your Home And How To Fight It

Winter can be a tough season. Wind, snow, and hail combined with bone-chillingly low temperatures are hard on us human beings … and they can also be hard on your house. Find out how winter can damage your home and what you can do to fight back. PROBLEM: The threat of roof collapse is a […] Read More

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Does Home Decor Impact Our Psychological Wellbeing?

Some of us view home decor and design as extras. Sure, a well-decorated home would be nice to have, but we generally perceive it as a last priority, something to be focused on after all of our other wants and needs have been met. But while interior design may technically be a luxury, as it […] Read More

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