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Happy U.S. Coast Guard Day! Founded by Alexander Hamilton as the “Revenue Marine” in 1790, the Coast Guard is the oldest continuously going sea service in the United States, whose original purpose was as the collector of customs duties in the nation's seaports. The modern Coast Guard was formed by a merger of the Revenue Cutter Service and the U.S. Life-Saving Service in 1915, under the U.S. Department of the Treasury. As one of the country's five armed services, the Coast Guard has approximately 42,000 men and women on active duty, 7,900 reservists, 32,000 auxiliarists, and 8,700 full-time civilian employees. In terms of size, the U.S.Read Now »
If you’ve ever journeyed to the grocery store with celerity to buy celeriac or fiddled with fiddleheads in a side dish, you’re a true foodie or training to be on the next season of Chopped. If you’re perusing the produce aisles and sighing when you see the all-too-familiar broccoli, then we have some oddball veggies we’d like to introduce you to: Romanesco—Teach your kids math and Fibonacci sequences with this exotic varietal of cauliflower. Great in stir fry, the spirals on the head of romanesco follow the Fibonacci pattern. Kai-Lan—AKA Chinese Broccoli, it can be a substitute for any recipe you’d normally include broccoli.Read Now »
I haven’t met anyone who would not welcome simple suggestions on how to make their life a bit better. Some initiatives are relatively simple…so we offer six suggestions that you can execute and achieve right now! 1. Better Breakfast, Better Grades
Published new research suggests that consuming a healthy first meal of the day positively contributes to learning. There is a powerful connection between good nutrition and good grades …and the better the breakfast, the better the grades.
For several decades we have all observed the explosion of electronic intelligence. Those who study and earn degrees in technology will be joining an ever expanding segment of job openings. As a result of the every fluctuating electronic information requirements in our fast-changing world, these brilliant minds will almost always be guaranteed a position with a significant salary. Hiring is hot in the tech world, and employers are willing to pay to obtain the high-level talent they want.Read Now »
Give seniors a standing ovation for being more technologically savvy than you may have previously assumed. Every moment, a new swarm of senior citizens are embracing the digital world and attempting to master the skills of electronic communication. The Internet offers many benefits to older Americans, including the ability to better stay in touch with family members, near and far and across generations.Read Now »
We blinked and the summer is nearly over. For most, school is back in session in less than a month. Backpacks, carpools, homework, band rehearsal, soccer practice...I’m already exhausted just thinking about it. So, instead of curling into the fetal position, let’s take the next few weeks and get organized! Walk over to the neighbor’s and arrange the carpool days, automate your grocery shopping by making a weekly lunch schedule (Mondays = turkey sandwiches, Tuesdays = peanut butter sandwiches, etc.), and get everyone in your family on the same page with smartphones and tablets on a Verizon Wireless family plan.Read Now »
If you put your car’s carpeting under a black light, wonder what you’d find? Probably a whole landscape of stains. Whether it’s the baby’s most recent regurgitation, a remnant of a bacchanal night out on the town or some of pesky gum that adhered to your shoes, carpets get schmutzy. Whether your vehicle’s carpet needs a bit of freshening up or a complete replacement, we’ve got the products for you. If you need to deodorize and cleanse a carpet, look into Griot’s Garage Carpet Spot Remover. Looking to get that coveted “new car” scent back? Meguiar’s Air Re-Fresher Spray is a great choice too.Read Now »
Parties are fun. At least, they’re supposed to be. If you’ve ever gotten bogged down in the minutiae of party-prepping, it’s good to have a sidekick. Not all of us have personal assistants, and even Cortana and Siri can handle only so much. We’ve scoured Google Play and the Apple app store for the best party apps to help you shore up your shindig. One thing many obsess over is the guest list. Whether you’re a nightclub promoter or trying to pare down the guest list for the nuptials, Guest List Organizer in the Apple app store is a godsend.Read Now »
A delicate mixture where a combination of original design, creative gardening, and cultural explorations take place, The Horticult, winner of 2015 Better Home and Garden Best Gardening Blog, is an incredible intersection where practicality and design flourish. In our chat with co-creator, Ryan Benoit, we learned a bit more about how it all began, their motivations, and what they’re most proud of. Ryan Benoit and Chantal Aida Gordan began the Horticult four years after they started their first garden in 2009 in their new rental home in sunny San Diego.Read Now »
The next time a prospective love interest asks you if you have baggage, unflappably say “Yes, and I love to travel.” If you’re at the crux of a burgeoning relationship whether you’re contemplating whether to make the long haul or not, it might be time to take a road trip and bring your baggage with you. And no, this is not your psycho-emotional, shrink-worthy baggage. A road trip offers a few things: long hours together alone (to see if any homicidal ideations pop up) and getting out of your comfort zone (helps you to keep it real). Now let’s talk baggage.Read Now »