Posts Tagged: health

Why Proper Lighting Is Important While Reading

Why Proper Lighting Is Important While Reading

There are few things better than relaxing in bed or a comfortable chair and reading a good book. With New Year’s just in the rear view mirror (and everyone working on their New Year’s resolutions) now is the perfect time to dedicate some more time to reading in 2018. While having a good book and… Read more

Here are Ten Reasons Why You Should Be Using a Laptop Stand Right Now!

Here are Ten Reasons Why You Should Be Using a Laptop Stand Right Now!

  Nearly every office and coffee shop worker these days, especially in the coworking / start up world, uses a laptop computer. Modern laptops actually originate from a 1981 portable computer called the Osborne 1, which at the time weighed 25 pounds, had a 5-inch screen, and cost a whopping $1800.00. Although prices may not… Read more

Why a Sous Vide is the Best Investment You’ll Make for Cooking at Home!

Why a Sous Vide is the Best Investment You’ll Make for Cooking at Home!

Cooking is a wonderful pass time. Not only are you able to create truly inspirational dishes that are healthier than eating out, research now talks about how there are significant social benefits for treating family and friends to a home cooked meal. But if you’re one of those people that can barely manage to toast… Read more

Extend Your Blender’s Lifespan – Tips and Tricks

Extend Your Blender’s Lifespan – Tips and Tricks

If you’re a child of YouTube, or at least an avid watcher, it’s likely you’ve come across the now famous viral series Will It Blend? Thanks to these innovative media entrepreneurs, we as a society have been able to watch batteries, iPads, and everything in between dissolve into nothingness when faced with the speed of… Read more

Why You Need an Ultrasonic Humidifier to Live a Happy, Healthier Life!

Why You Need an Ultrasonic Humidifier to Live a Happy, Healthier Life!

According to the American Association of Respiratory Care, modern humidifiers have their origins in the 1930s with enamel steam inhalers, although the practice of using evaporated water for health benefits extends far before this invention. For decades thereafter, and continuing to today, humidifiers have been relatively simple machines: they have a reservoir of water, a… Read more

Kitchen Tech Series: Five Essential Features to Look for in Your New Blender

Kitchen Tech Series: Five Essential Features to Look for in Your New Blender

  Kitchen technology has an incredibly vast and particularly interesting history. Electric pop-up toasters, for example, were originally invented by a Scot named Alan MacMasters in 1893, creating a machine solution for what has been a common and popular cooking method since ancient Rome. The world’s first electric kettle was born in Chicago and took… Read more

Is Bluetooth Harmful to My Health? And 4 Other Myths Ready to be Busted!

Is Bluetooth Harmful to My Health? And 4 Other Myths Ready to be Busted!

Bluetooth is a cornerstone of our modern, wireless society. Launched originally in 1998 by a team at Ericsson, it exists as a two-way communication feature in nearly every device we own today, from speaker systems to cellphones. Generally reserved for shorter ranges, roughly 100 feet or less, Bluetooth allows for relatively stable data transfer between… Read more

Flossing is So Yesterday – Enhance Your Oral Health with an Irrigator

Flossing is So Yesterday – Enhance Your Oral Health with an Irrigator

We’d be the first to admit that we are not particularly happy whenever our calendar notifies us a trip to the dentist is coming up. It likely means mouth pain, discomfort, and another free toothbrush that we’ll never use. When we don’t take care of our teeth, these visits increase in both frequency and duration…. Read more

Top 10 Science-Backed Reasons Why Listening to Music is Great for Your Health

Top 10 Science-Backed Reasons Why Listening to Music is Great for Your Health

Music is core to the definition of human history – every culture, from every epoch, has had some form of significant system of rhythmic sounds that form the basis of song. Some scientists have even claimed that music, like mathematics, is actually a universal language, claiming that we humans may even have a natural musical… Read more