Very few homeowners in America like having a brown lawn. The severe drought in California and subsequent mandatory lawn watering reductions have many families choosing to decorate their lawn with green paint. One couple decided that green was too common and used the opportunity to express their patriotism. Read more
To truly understand the future, you have to look at the current. When it comes to business and work, the future leaders are the Millennials and the current or near-future leaders are Generation Z. If we take a look at the differences between the two age groups, you have gain a comprehension of how things are going to look in the near future. Read more
There are two ways to spend money. The option that most people take is to use their accumulate wealth to make a better life for themselves and their family. Sure, they might give a little to church or charity, but most of it goes to improving lifestyle. The second way to spend money is to put a good chunk of it, even most of it, towards helping others. This is less popular for obvious reasons in a society that seems bent on indulgence rather than worldly or spiritual problem solving. Read more
Eating is arguably the most important component of health, particularly for children. What we eat, how often we eat, and even where we eat can have lifelong effects on more than just the physical development of kids. It can affect how they operate throughout their lives in other areas as well.
The meal habits of children has been a point of controversy for some time. First Lady Michelle Obama has made an effort to slow childhood obesity, a problem that has been growing for decades. It hasn’t been without push back; her plan has been met with animosity from children and contempt from parents who feel that the forced lunch mandates are making school lunch less enjoyable and making kids avoid eating them altogether.
There is very little doubt that the dietary habits in the United States are poor. Obesity continues to rise despite improved food education. Health problems associated with poor diet and sugar consumption are not getting better. As a country, we’ve grown content to follow the cravings of our sweet tooth.
It’s not universal. Many sugar alternatives are available and there are plenty of people who swear off sweets altogether. However, this doesn’t change the fact that the average American drinks 53 gallons of soft drinks per year.
Of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, only the Great Pyramid at Giza remains. Time is a killer when it comes to both natural and man-made structures, especially with earthquakes as a primary culprit for ancient destruction, so we will never get to see the Lighthouse of Alexandria or any of the others.
Today, there are wonders around the world that are also starting to fade away, whether through circumstance or simply because they’re not able to be kept up properly. Thankfully, we have the technology to keep stronger records with images and videos, but nothing can replace the awesomeness of actually visiting and seeing these amazing creations.
The medical arena has always been considered a lucrative one. For years, there was a discrepancy that caused division at hospitals when it came to nurses versus doctors and other professionals. Nurses had to get college degrees just as other medical professionals, but their pay was often much lower than other positions at the hospital. Today, things are getting better for them.
A roof is something that few people think about unless it fails. While it’s serving its purpose of keeping out the elements and keeping in the comfortable environment, it’s never a thought. Once a leak starts, everyone starts getting concerned. After all, the roof is the only thing that stands between our homes and the precipitation and sunlight that can make us uncomfortable.
When asked about dangerous animals, many people might say snakes, spiders, or other poisonous creatures. Others might point to ferocious animals like sharks, bears, or tigers. The savvy people might say that humans are the most dangerous.
They would all be wrong.
The little blood-sucking mosquito is the most dangerous creature on earth, causing the deaths of hundreds of thousands of people every year. Compare that to 10 deaths attributed to wolves or sharks or a hundred deaths attributed to lions and elephants and the little flying pests seem to be incredibly dangerous.
It can be tough being the kid of celebrities. There is constant attention given to them even before they are old enough to understand that they’re situation isn’t like the situation that other kids go through. They might be born with a silver spoon in their mouths, but that doesn’t mean that it’s easy.