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Recycle Used Contact Lenses With This Free Program

Monthly and daily wear contacts have made life easier for the estimated 45 million Americans who wear contact lenses . But what a lot more attention focused on microplastic pollution, it has left many contact wearers with a questions. What do you do with your old contact lenses. Believe it or not,...
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Ways We Use Bleach Wrong

Over the weekend there's a good chance you used bleach in cleaning around the house. While noting smells quite as clean as bleach there may be times you are using it incorrectly. In fact it shouldn’t consider it an "all-purpose" cleaner because it can damage certain clothing items, surfaces and...
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Why Aluminum And Metal Lids Are Not Getting Recycled

The good news is that more Americans are recycling! With municipalities making it easier than ever to recycle there is one item that turns out to be a problem in the recycling chain. In fact it's a hazard at recycling centers and their metal and aluminum lids. Many metal cans containing things like...
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We're Ruining Our Nonstick Cookware!

When it comes to the most useful utensil in the kitchen, hands down it would be nonstick cookware. These pans are easy to use and especially easy to clean. However when used incorrectly it's also easy to damage and ruin them faster than frying an egg! According to those all-knowing in the nonstick...
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A Reason To Ditch The Metal Grill Brush

As you get the grill ready for the numerous cookout sessions you may want to ditch the metal grill brush. The sharp, thin metal bristles of grill brushes end up in your food and then in your throat, from where there is "no surefire way of removing them," say surgeons. Lisa Wadden was eating a...
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Socks Can Silence A Squeaky Bed

A noisy and squeaky bed can make for an angry spouse and neighbors on that shared wall. Few beds are heavy and stable enough to stay in place. Most move around every time you get on and off it, when you toss and turn and can be agony for your sleeping partner. So a simple hack to silence your bed...
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Eyeglass Hacks To Make Them More Comfortable

75% of Americans wear some sort of vision corrective lenses with about 64% wearing eyeglasses. With all those "readers" and prescription pairs in service, there are bound to be pairs that are crooked, keep sliding or pinching your nose! So here are some simple hacks you can use to make your glasses...
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Which Tasted Better: Corked or Screw Top Wine?

Does wine from a corked bottle taste better than wine from a screw cap? That's the question scientists are asking and they are seeking volunteer to find out once and for all. Corks has been used for hundreds of years to allow wine to age properly in bottles. But some say screw caps are better as...
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A Hamster Stores A Magnet In Its Cheek And Gets Stuck To Its Cage

Hamsters are cute animals and like their rodent cousins squirrels, they're able to store food in large pockets inside their cheeks. A vet student named Kat says that a little girl had brought her pet hamster in to for an examination. Apparently the little girl was very concerned for the health of...
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Metal Lobster On The Loose In Marion County

You could make an argument this is an Only in Maine story but for this one we head to Summerfield, where a 76 year old woman returned to her home from an extended trip to discover things weren't the same as when she left. In particular, her shoes were rearranged. In a statement to a Marion County...
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