Spring is upon us—bring on the warmer temperatures, blooming flowers, and pastel colors! It’s almost time to put away those heavy coats, break out the warm weather gear, and indulge in a bit of spring cleaning in the process. But if you’re taking on a much bigger project, like remodeling a portion or your entire home, Remodelista.com can help. They’ve […]
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Do you check your smartphone every hour? You’re not alone. In a joint poll, Real Simple and The Huffington Post asked 3,583 women how smartphones and social media affect their lives.
The first public pay phone was installed 124 years ago, on August 13, 1889, at a bank in Hartford, Connecticut. (We’re one day late, but hey, yesterday wasn’t Wednesday!) Before the pay phone, there were pay stations—booths manned by employees of the telephone company who would take your money in exchange for your call. Alas, pay phones are a dying […]
Our hearts go out to everyone affected by the explosions today in Boston. While this is a tip, we hope you and your family members never have to use, it’s a useful one to know. If you are trying to reach someone in the wake of an emergency, skip trying to get them on the phone and text or tweet […]