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Saturday, December 16, 2017

Nutcrackers have origins deep in human history

 Nuts have been a staple of the human diet for millennia and where there are nuts, so there are also nutcrackers. Nutcrackers, today one of...

Tips for preventing pipes from freezing; thawing frozen pipes

Frozen pipes not only mean the inconvenient lack of water, they also can burst, causing an expensive repair problem. Homeowners are often understandably frantic to...

In 2018, you can contribute more to your 401(k)

There's good news for 401(k) savers in 2018: They can put $500 more into their plan. The IRS has announced that the 401(k)contribution limit has...

Hassled and harried? Get more done with this good advice

Facing a day's work or one big project can be daunting. With so much to accomplish in a limited time, the early plan is a vital starting point. Making a list is a well-known strategy....

Picking a plane that will arrive on time

You have a better chance of your plane arriving on time if you follow some simple rules of thumb in choosing your flight. - Choose a 737 over a 757. - Avoid planes with fancy lie-flat...

Eye floaters are annoying, but usually harmless

Many people, especially as they age, will notice what looks like something faint floating in their field of vision. WebMD explains that these 'floaters' are...

Low blood pressure can be risky for the heart

Everyone knows that high blood pressure is dangerous for the heart, but so is low pressure. A recent study in the Journal of the American...

Getting rid of household germs can help you avoid colds

You can give yourself a good chance to stay healthy this winter by thoroughly washing your hands and attacking germs where they hide. In the...