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Recommended Thermostat Settings For Summer

The U.S. Department of Energy and the Environmental Protection Agency released a new Energy Star report this week for the recommended thermostat settings for energy efficiency of 78° F when you’re home, 85° F when you’re at work or away and 82° F when you’re sleeping. The suggestions have come with...
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Packing Your Car For A Road Trip

Time to load up the Family Truckster and hit the road! Not so fast! Space in your vehicle isn't unlimited and you got to leave enough room for yourself and your passengers along with everyone's stuff! So pack your car, truck, SUV or van smartly by limiting the amount of snacks. An essential part of...
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Avoid Having A Blooper Room

If your house has been lingering on the market, the reason it hasn’t sold may have nothing to do with price or location. Real estate agents say there could be a “blooper room,” or a problematic space that needs work in an otherwise turn-key home, keeping buyers from making an offer. For buyers...
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Women Work Better In Rooms With Warmer Temperatures Than Men

Breaking the glass ceiling may be as simple as raising the room temperature of the office, according to a new study. It found that women think better at higher room temperatures, while men perform better when it is colder. The study found women correctly answered mental math questions and word...
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Emojis Finding Their Way Into America's Court Rooms!

Emoji have quickly become a fun way to communicate with each other through posts and texts. However one group of people find them frustrating. Emoji are showing up as evidence in court more frequently with each passing year with approximately 30% containing emoji and emoticon references. As more...
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Upgrade Your Laundry Room

Our love-hate relationship with laundry is universal. We love clean clothes but hate having to sort, wash, dry and fold them. But a new tweaks to your routine can made this relationship more bearable. Why not install a drying rod in the laundry room or even over the machines themselves. That way...
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Not-So-Common Ways To Get Quality Sleep

8 Hours of sleep are mostly a dream for many. The traditional methods of reading, counting sheep and listening to rainfall simply don't work. So for you, perhaps some not-so-traditional methods will benefit you. Drink a glass of water before you go to bed and immediately when you wake up. Your...
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Estimating The Number Of Boxes Needed To Move

When it comes to moving there is one thing you can count on, you have a lot of stuff! In fact, moving companies say it is why people grossly underestimate the number of boxes needed to move. If a move is in your near future, experts say you should plan about 15 boxes per room. Or you can estimate...
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Home Upgrades That Can Hurt Resell

Remodeling your home is a good investment. By improving your home, you add value to it that you look forward to recoup whenever you sell it. Unfortunately, this isn't always the case. There are many improvements where you're likely to only recoup a portion of the money you spend in additional home...
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Pizza Injuries Land Thousands In The ER

Pizza isn't known as a health food and come to find out its downright dangerous! The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) estimates that last year, 2,300 people had to go to the emergency room for pizza-related injuries ranging from cuts from slicing the pie to burns from the hot, gooey...
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