If you have a loose hinge on a door or cabinet, simply back out the screws and insert a glue-coated wooden golf tee. Once the glue has dried, cut the tee flush, and you’ve got brand-new material for the screw to bite into.
The Fourth of July is a hot time to buy refrigerators because retailers lower their prices to bring customers out of the sun and into their stores. In fact, some prices dip lower at this time of year than they do on Black Friday.
Vacuum horizontally on your way into a room and vertically on your way out. This pulls up the pile and releases trapped dirt better than vacuuming in a V shape.
Green beans are the full package, according to rover.com: They’re a great source of fiber; omega-3 fatty acids; magnesium; calcium; iron; and potassium. In fact, green beans are so healthy for dogs that some people make them a sizable portion of their fur babies’ food regimen. Just remember not to add salt or seasoning.
A group of Finnish and British scientists found more traces of flu and other viruses in the trays in the security area than in any other location in the airport- even the toilets. Nothing that these trays are handled by nearly all embarking passengers and aren’t disinfected routinely at every airport, the scientists recommend using hand sanitizer before and after passing through.
“Organize your computer like you would your desk,” reccomends Calley Nye. “Delete unnecessary files and uninstall unused apps. Having things you don’t need loaded onto your computer will slow it down and introduce vulnerabilities.”
When changing exterior light bulbs in your car, watch your hands. Many automobiles use halogen bulbs, which can get extremely hot. Hold them with gloved hands or a paper towel. That will also keep the glass free from the oils on your skin, which can create an uneven heat transfer in the bulb and cause it to fail prematurely. If you do accidentally touch the glass on a new bulb, clean it with a cloth and some rubbing alcohol.
Wrap soft drink cans or bottles with Bubble Wrap to keep beverages refreshingly cold on hot summer days. Do the same for packages of frozen or chilled picnic foods. Even ice cream with stay firm longer if you wrap it before you leave the house.
People who derive between 40 and 70% of their calories from carbohydrates have a lower mortality risk than those on low- or high-carb diets, according to a recent study. Carb restrictions can aid weight loss in the short term, but it usually means filling up on fats. Consuming too many carbs, though, can lead to blood sugar problems.
A review of 31 studies showed that a fecal immuno chemical test (FIT), noninvasive test that identifies hidden blood in stool, is effective in detecting colorectal cancer. This is the strongest evidence yet that average-risk patients can safely avoid getting a colonoscopy unless they have an abnormal FIT result.