Invest in a good water bottle.
Whether it’s polar-insulated, or you just like the feel and the design of it, having a really good water bottle can go a long way to keeping you hydrated.
Grow an herb garden.
If you have fresh herbs and vegetables at your fingertips, you’ll be more likely to cook at home.
If you have a hard time sticking to any diet, go with just one simple rule: NO MORE PROCESSED FOODS.
If you’re especially reliant on pre-packaged foods, you’ll start feeling better within a week just following this one rule. Cutting out high-fructose corn syrup will make a huge difference unto itself.
Use the 20-20-20 rule at work to keep eye strain at bay.
Every 20 minutes, look at something 20 feet away for 20 seconds.
Slather on the sunscreen every single day.
This is pretty much the No. 1 way to keep your skin from aging.
If you absolutely must order fast food, get the kids’ meal. Or order a couple things off the dollar menu.
Two things off the dollar menu and a salad. This will satisfy your craving without making you feel completely gross afterward.
Invest in a slow cooker.
The food will be ready for you once you get home from work, eliminating the impulse to eat out because you’re too tired to cook. And many of the recipes simply involve throwing ingredients into a pot.
Employ the two-bites rule.
Take two bite-size morsels of whatever you’re craving. Fill up a glass of ice cold water. Eat your first bite. Chug a glass of water. Wait 1–2 minutes, then eat the second bite.
Rub Pencil Erasers To…
remove stick price tags.
Clean Your Stove Top…
using a baking soda and water cleaning solution.
Remove Candle Wax…
to reuse their glass holders.
Remove Rust From Your Garden…
using crumpled aluminum foil.
Clean Your Microwave…
using a coffee filter.
Wash Your Delicates…
using a colander.
Use Baking Soda…
to clean your outdoor grill.
Use Paper Coffee Cups To..
catch the debris when using a drill.
Use Salt To…
remove coffee and tea stains on your cups.
Remove Skunk Odors
by wiping your space down with vinegar.
Use Alka-Seltzer Tablets To…
unclog your drains.
Prevent Glasses & Silverware From Breaking…
by using rubber bands to keep them in place.
Prevent Your Headphones From Getting Tangled…
by using binder clips to keep them in place.
Use An Ice Cube To…
fix stubborn carpet dents.
Aluminum Foil Can Help You…
save time and money when ironing clothes.
Of all the different celestial objects in the universe, black holes are probably the most frightening and awe inspiring. They are gigantic spots in the universe where mass has collected and gravity has overcome all other forces. The reason why black holes appear black is because not even light can escape the massive pull of gravity.
If you’ve ever thought about opening a bar, maybe you should think about setting up in Sagittarius B. This molecular gas cloud is about 26,000 light years away from Earth, but it contains enough alcohol to party until the end of time! Okay, so it’s not drinkable, but the cloud does contain an octillion liters of vinyl alcohol.
If you thought that a 5-carat diamond was worth a lot, how about an entire planet made of the shiny stuff? This planet orbits a star in the constellation of Cancer and has a mass eight times greater than that of Earth. It’s estimated that at least one-third of the mass could be diamond, and the raw diamonds would be worth around $27 nonillion (27 followed by 30 zeros)!
Saturn’s Hexagonal Storm
Scientists are still baffled over this one. There’s a massive storm about twice the size of Earth on the north pole of Saturn, and the edge of that storm takes the pattern of a hexagon! This hexagonal pattern has lasted for over 30 years and may even be a permanent feature of the planet.
A particular observatory captured this image while observing a distant dying star. Many were quick to recognize the shape as a hand reaching out and referred to the nebula as “the hand of God.” The light from that particular event took about 17,000 years to reach Earth!