Taking in the scenery from a boat is, for me, the best part of any vacation. A river cruise along the Seine, a vaporetto tour through the canals of Venice, a catamaran floating lazily in a Caribbean lagoon-yes, yes, and yes! While I’m all for relaxing and letting someone else
Now that we’ve reached Memorial Day weekend, all we’re thinking about what we’re going to be grilling next. (Burgers? Veggies? Eggplant? Chicken, pork, lamb? We’ve got grill guides for that.) We’d never want potatoes to miss out on the fun. Cooking potatoes on the grill is a super simple way
When spring comes around, a lot of people take this opportunity to do some deep cleaning around their home. For many of us, the most important part of spring cleaning is cleaning our bedrooms. However, if your room is really dirty or cluttered, you may not know where to start.
Lampshades are a great addition to your home’s interior, but over time, they can become dirty and dusty. Wash your fabric lampshade in a soapy bath and then rinse and dry it thoroughly. If your lampshade is made from paper, simply use a dry microfiber cloth to remove the dust.
Many people think that being healthy is a difficult task that involves lots of dieting and time at the gym, but that’s not actually true! By making some simple tweaks to your routine and setting small goals for yourself, you can be on the path toward living a healthier, happier
Malting is the process of partially germinating and then drying grain to preserve its enzymes. To malt your own corn, you’ll need to first steep and germinate the kernels, and then dry, kiln, and clean them. By using the right tools and sticking to a schedule, you can turn corn
If you have a slate hearth around your fireplace and it’s been there for more than 2 months, it’s probably a little dirty. Slate hearths need to be cleaned regularly to prevent and remove the grime and stains that build up on them. Luckily, it’s pretty easy to clean your
Mini turtles are species that stay small, generally reaching an adult shell length of no more than 6 inches (15 cm). Small turtles are not only cute and fun to watch, but they are usually easier to house and care for than larger species. Proper care depends on the species
Tabloids reported over the weekend that a “bombshell” report found moving water on the Moon which could lead to “Moon colonization.” Obviously, those headlines are misleading—there are no rivers flowing along the lunar surface. Let’s talk about what really happened. NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO), a probe that has orbited
If you’re trying to boost your metabolism to burn more calories and lose weight quicker, you’ve probably heard that you should drink water first thing in the morning. Curious as to whether or not drinking water upon waking up could drastically impact our metabolism, POPSUGAR spoke with Sarah Greenfield, RD,
Bath time can be quite the ordeal for some dogs who are afraid of water or the bathtub and can turn into a game of chase all over the house. In some cases, you just need to get your dog used to water and reward it for staying calm during
Water can freeze in home pipes due to faulty taping, a malfunctioning thermostat, or inadequate insulation. Worse, the frozen water can rupture the pipe and cause major damage. Start by looking for cracks and split pipes, and locate the main shut-off valve so you can prevent a flood if necessary.
Freezing water could spell danger to your home swimming pool in more ways than one. Closing your pool properly during the winter can save you a lot of work when the time comes to open the swimming pool for the summer. Turn off the pool heater before you begin. Remove
LIMPOPO – The search continues for the body of an 11-year-old boy that was grabbed by a crocodile at Damani dam near Thohoyandou on Saturday. According to police, “the victim from Khubvi, outside Thohoyandou, was with his friends washing clothes at the crocodile-infested Damani dam when a crocodile suddenly emerged
When it comes to your health, prevention is always better than cure. Why wait until you get sick and take prescription medication, which is often linked to negative side effects, if you can eat well so your body stays strong and healthy?If you’re not sure where to start, try to
Traces of atrazine, a popular weedkiller, have been detected in 94 percent of water supplies studied by the USDA, making it a more common contaminate than any other pesticide. And for an estimated 7.6 million Americans, atrazine contaminates tap water supplies in amounts that potentially threaten human health. Now, new