Are We Alone in The Universe?

Today, we live in an age of exploration, where robots on Mars and planet-hunting telescopes are beginning to allow us to edge closer to an answer. Is There Life on Other Planets? The number of planets in the Milky Way galaxy is estimated to be around 100 billion. Of those, only about one percent are known to have the … Read more

How to use a Foam Roller Like a Pro

What is a foam roller? A foam roller is a cylindrical piece of molded foam that is used for self-massage. It is essentially a very firm massage tool that can be used to help relieve muscle tension and soreness. You can buy them at most sporting goods stores, and they come in different sizes and … Read more

Portion Sizes Around the World

More than 1/3 of Americans are obese, according to the CDC, which is most likely due to our sedentary lifestyles, high-calorie foods, and large portions. Obesity is the leading preventable cause of death worldwide. Part of the problem is diet, but also a huge part of the problem in America is portion sizes. We did … Read more

The History of Interior Design

The History of Interior Design Everyone wants their homes to look nice. From the cavemen to the Egyptians and the Baroque to Regency, people across the ages have witnessed a remarkable transformation of daily life and domestic decoration. Indulging in lavish décor and rich colors, interior design has seen a fine array of styles as … Read more

College Students Success Pyramid

We’ve all heard of the food pyramid for health, but if it’s an academic success you’re after, check out the student success pyramid and see what you can do to improve your educational experience. Students are constantly bombarded with the population saying “College is hard.” Gone are the days of understanding the value of an … Read more

Square Foot Gardening: How to Get Started for $50 (Infographic)

My post, How to Build a Square Foot Garden, was a big hit with other first time gardeners. Since spring is really just kicking into gear, I thought we’d revisit the square foot garden with a graphical step by step guide. Along with updated materials and construction diagrams, we’ve also added a plant list, extra tips, … Read more

Work Hacks: 10 tips for reducing job stress and improving efficiency

Here are some great work hacks for reducing stress and improving efficiency. Getting ahead in your career doesn’t always mean sucking up to the boss or putting in 60 hours a week. Some simple mental tricks can improve your efficiency and the quality of your work – without keeping you in the office all night. For … Read more