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To Microwave, Or Not To Microwave!

Microwaves are great for certain purposes, but not for others. More often than not, you’re going to need to put your foods and drinks in something to microwave them and that needs to be deemed "microwave safe." There is virtually no debate that a glass plate, cup or container is the safest to use...
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There's Hidden Plastics In A Lot Of Products

It's hard to get away from plastic. While there has been more focus on recycling and reducing the use of one-time plastics, they are in a lot of products that you'd never suspect. Paper cups are made of paper, right? Actually, most of a paper cup is made from paper, but disposable cups you'll get...
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Charmin's Forever Roll Hopes Millennials Flock Towards A Roll You Change One A Month

It’s hard to reinvent toilet paper. Beyond strength and softness there little to improve. So it was a bold move for Charmin to create its massive Charmin Forever Roll. Each roll measures between 8.7 inches and a foot in diameter, the larger more than twice the dimensions of a standard 5-inch roll...
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Four Easy Ways To Clean Your Microwave

One of the most dreaded cleaning jobs in the kitchen is tackling whatever exploded, popped and boiled over in the microwave. While it may be easier to just keep the microwave door closed to hide the mess, there are some pretty easy ways to clean those tough food spills, splats and oozes! The most...
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Fight Oil Splatters With Paper Towels And Baking Sheets

Cooking oil adds flavor to our foods but it is a headache to clean as it splatters all over the cooktop and surrounding countertops and the backsplash. But you can combat the cooking oil splatters with two ingredients: paper towels and a baking sheet. Oil and water never mix, so take your paper...
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Our Love For Soft Toilet Paper is Wiping Out Old Growth Forests

We love toilet paper! Our love is so strong that Americans use around three rolls of toilet paper each week, accounting for one-fifth of the world's tissue consumption and making us the world leader in toilet paper consumption. And it isn't just any TP. It has to be strong and it has to be soft and...
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Receipt Paper May Put You At Risk Of Developing Cancer

You get one every time you make a financial transaction, so it is a bit alarming that a new report says receipts may increase your risk of cancer! Research from the Michigan-based non-profit organization The Ecology Center found the thermal paper used in most receipt paper, which doesn't use ink...
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America's Paper Towel Addiction

Apparently Americans have a paper towel addiction. We spend roughly $5.7 billion annually on paper towels, making up nearly half of the world’s paper towel use, with France in second place yet only using a little more than a tenth of what we do in the USA. Are we really so lazy that we can’t wring...
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Don't Touch These When Visiting Somebody Else's House

With your social calendar filling up with holiday parties, an etiquette experts offers some advice on what to avoid touching when visiting somebody else's house that you may not be close to or know personally to prevent the embarrassment of participating in a faux pas. The fridge and everything in...
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Sausage-Scented Wrapping Paper?!

The smell of freshly cooked sausages is a common aroma to wake up to on Christmas morning. How you can smell it while presents sit under the tree! Jimmy Dean, the maker of many sausage products is giving away rolls of scratch-and-sniff sausage wrapping paper! For those who want the savory paper to...
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