Category: Noteworthy (page 1 of 53)

5 Signs Your Child Has a Restricted Airway

For most people, breathing is automatic – the air goes in, the air goes out, and we don’t even think about it.  But for those who have airway problems, it is never that simple –  especially for children. “Children who suffer from air-passage... Read More

When Should I Hire a Tax Pro?

Good news for procrastinators: The 2018 deadline for filing taxes has been pushed back two days to April 17. (The 15th falls on a Sunday, and Washington D.C. celebrates Emancipation Day on the 16th.) That doesn’t mean you should wait, though, if... Read More

Cold Weather Tips to Stay Safe in the Snow!

By: Eric Lupton, CEO, PoolFence.com Across the nation, snow has finally arrived. Kids may be excited for snow days and ice skating, but this can be a worrisome time for many parents. At Life Saver Pool Fence, we believe in keeping children safe all... Read More

Why Does My Netflix Subscription Price Continue To Increase?

Netflix on Tuesday announced its largest price hike since launching its streaming business 12 years ago, upping subscription rates anywhere from 13 to 18 percent. Effective immediately for newbies and being phased in over three months for current... Read More

The PVC Pipe Book: Projects for the Home, Garden, and Homestead

Got spare PVC pipe? Now’s the time to put it to work, making useful and fun projects!  With a few simple fittings, common home-improvement-store PVC pipe can be treated much like building blocks. And with simple step-by-step instructions, The PVC... Read More

Creating The Perfect Environment For Box Set Bliss

They say that staying in is the new going out, thanks to Netflix, Hulu, Amazon, etc. It’s no longer a case of talking about what you got up to the night before, but whether you’ve seen the latest show that everyone is talking about. Let’s face... Read More

6 Home Projects That Cost Less Than a TV

Giving your home a little extra “umph” doesn’t have to cost thousands of dollars. In fact, you can dramatically improve the looks of your home for less than the cost of a new TV. Ready to find out how? Keep reading to discover the six projects... Read More

How many people are in Manhattan?

Have you ever wondered just how many people Manhattan inhales by day and exhales at night? The population more than doubles, from 1.6 million residents at night to 4 million total people during the day. With all the daily workers, you’ve... Read More

Super-Guide to Educational Games

Parents tend to worry about the kind of media their children are exposed to – that’s why it can be difficult finding educational games your child will actually enjoy. For the most part, children are far more interested in the mindless... Read More

12 habits you don’t realize are losing you respect at work

Let’s face it: we all have bad workplace habits. In some cases, we may not even be aware that we’re annoying our coworkers. However, it’s worth the effort to keep yourself in check. After all, everyone shares the same (sometimes cramped) office... Read More

Google Assistant works with your Roku devices

Just about a month ago, Roku announced that Google Assistant support would be coming to the platform. Now, Roku Google Assistant support is rolling out to users with compatible hardware. Roku users running OS version 8.1 and above on select... Read More

6 Cyber Security Tips for Employees

Regardless of their age, role, or cyber security competency, employees must follow basic practices to protect your organization and its data. Training doesn’t have to come in the form of a quarterly program, financial incentives, or certificates. It... Read More

Ara The Star Engineer, a STEM book on a mission

“Engineers are boys.” What do you do when your 4 year-old daughter proclaims this? Start a passion project, collaborate with your peers, and publish a children’s picture book to bust that bias. I wrote “Ara the Star Engineer” to inspire young... Read More

5 reasons to spend your home equity (with caution)

Tapping the equity in your home can be a good way to access cash quickly, but you should have a good reason for doing so. After all, you’re borrowing against the roof over your head. So whether you get a cash-out refinance, home equity loan or home... Read More

Ways to become a better human being

There are two basic paths to becoming more attractive. Become a better human being (internal) Become a better looking human being (external) Here are a few quick ideas for maximizing them both. 1. Volunteer Volunteering helps give you perspective on... Read More

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