I’ve been noticing lately people’s homemade cleaning solutions. Most of them make me laugh. They are simply random mixtures of household chemicals that seem “cleany.” You can use vinegar, baking soda, hydrogen peroxide, alcohol, and Dawn dishwashing liquid to clean, so why not mix them altogether to make a super-cleaner? Do I need to answer that? […]
Years ago a group from the 10:23 Campaign staged some public mass homeopathic drug “overdoses”. Don’t worry it wasn’t a Jim Jones thing. It’s a simple demonstration of the fact that no amount of a homeopathic drug can harm you because there is simply nothing in it but water and sugar. Such demonstrations are nothing […]
Does Flex Seal As Seen on TV really seal as well as the commercials suggest? This test duplicates some of the things the guy in the commercial claims are possible. The results were quite positive. Flex Seal is definitely a useful product for all sorts of sealing jobs around the house.
Many people are surprised to learn that those expiration dates on the bottom of canned foods don’t really mean what they thought. In fact, my article about canned food expiration dates is one of the most viewed articles out of close to 700 on the entire site. Looking at those views made me realize something. […]
There are as many home-grown tips for preventing tears while chopping onions as there are cures for hiccups. I thought I’d seen them all but today I came across an article from WonderHowTo that suggested a perfectly ridiculous way to keep onions from making your cry: Cut out the core. Once you undestand why onions make us cry, you’ll understand why this will not work.
In a recent article, I stated how much I like microfiber cleaning towels. I also a microfiber mat for drying dishes. Sure, it’s great to have. But is it really better than a dish rack, like many people are claiming? A microfiber dish drying mat or even a microfiber cloth will absorb moisture very well. But […]