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17 Surprising Second Uses for Toothpaste
Shining the brass hinges and knobs of your doors is easier than you think! Apply a white, nongel toothpaste (a mild abrasive) to door fittings with a soft cloth, then rub. Use a fresh cloth to wipe clean, and your brass will sparkle! To protect brass between cleanings, apply a light coating of olive or lemon oil. ...Read More
What to Say to a Climate Change Skeptic
In the US, we celebrate Thanksgiving this week, which for many of us means dining with family and friends we have not seen in a while. Given the current tumultuous political climate, some people are likely to be passing more than just the potatoes. ...Read More
Productivity Products That Make Perfect Holiday Gifts
Products! I just loveproducts! I really do! Without products, we wouldn’t have anything to spend our money on. So we wouldn’t have to run up credit card bills, and our corporate overlords wouldn’t be able to take as much of our souls in interest payments. It would be a shame if they all starved to death. ...Read More
When Does Biohacking Fitness Go Too Far?
Lately, I’ve been “called out” quite a bit about my fringe, nerdy, technology-obsessed biohacking shortcuts to achieve body and brain performance.
See, a common problem in our era—even among the Paleo, Primal, ancestral, natural living community—is a growing obsession with self-quantification, biohacking, biomarker-exploring, Bluetooth-sporting, brain-zapping and beyond. ...Read More
7 Essential Perfume and Cologne Tricks You Should Know
Perfume Buying Trick
When shopping for perfume, cologne, or other scented products, our noses get easily overwhelmed, making it hard to fully smell each. Luckily, there’s a way to trick your nose into properly taking in each fragrance: Just bring a cup of coffee with you! After you sniff one perfume, smell your coffee (or take a sip). ...Read More
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