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A Shorter Work Week May Help Save The Planet

Perhaps a reason for all of us to stand up for the environment. Scientists have studied the connection between greenhouse gas emissions and the number of hours people work every week to determine how many hours per week of work our current climate can actually afford. Shockingly they suggest...
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How To Tell If Loose, Unpackaged Produce Is Organic

According to the Organic Trade Association, annual sales of organic food is $35.9 billion annually. In fact the US government says the number of organic operations in the US has nearly tripled since the USDA began keeping count in 2002 , currently totaling a record 19,474 operations. Each year...
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This Bandage Hack Should Keep It On Your Finger Instead Of Slipping Off

Just when you think you've mastered a skill, you find out there's a better way. In the world of cuts and self-adhesive bandages, this little hack will up your first aid game. When you get a cut on the tip of your finger or knuckle and cover it with a Band-Aid, it usually falls off your finger or...
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Workplace Distractions And Interruptions Are Keeping Most Employees From Doing Their Jobs Efficiently

Another sign that a four day work week makes sense. A new survey finds that 78% of full-time workers say they could do their job in under seven hours each day if they could work uninterrupted. All these interruptions are causing us to work longer, considering almost half (45%) of the respondents...
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Government Extend Expiration Dates On EpiPens By Four Months Amid Shortage

Millions of people with food allergies depend on EpiPens to give them quick access to epinephrine in the event their allergy causes their throats to swell and close up. Epinephrine, more commonly known as adrenaline, a hormone that can help relax muscles. It can open airways and reduce swelling...
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Office Switched To A Four Day Work Week With Surprising Results

There is more evidence that a four day work week is not only healthier for employees but better for the productivity of a company. A university in New Zealand worked with an employer on an experiment where half of it's 240 employees were paid for 40 hours a week but only worked 32 hours,...
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We're Not Washing Our Bath Towels Enough

Recently General Electric asked the public a simple question, how often do you wash your bathroom towels not the decorated ones but the ones you use after a shower or bath). Half of respondents said they use their towels at least five times before throwing it in the washer. 14% use their bath...
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Memorial Day Weekend Gas Prices The Highest In Four Years

Some bad news for Memorial Day weekend travelers, it will cost you more at the pump. Gas prices have jumped up 10% per gallon in the past two weeks to a national average of $2.93. The price of gas has spiked a total of 41 cents over the past three months and $.12 over the last two weeks making this...
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There's Good Chance You Are Using Disposable Disinfecting Wipes Wrong

Those convenient miracle of disposable wet cloths with germ fighting liquid are perfect for life's little messy emergencies and to quickly clean as visitors make their way to your home. But it appears we're not using disinfecting wipes the correct way. If you use disinfecting wipes and keep wiping...
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One-Star Product Review Are Pointless

Find yourself angry about an experience or product enough to write a horrible review to warn others? It may be pointless. Analysis from over 100,000 online product reviews found one-star reviews are the least helpful kind of review. One-star reviews also tended to have them most mis-spelled words...
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