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8 Tips to Rethink Clean at Home and On the Go

(Family Features) If people have learned anything from the COVID-19 pandemic, it's just because something looks clean doesn't mean it actually is. Consider these tips to help ensure you feel at ease both at home and in public spaces.

What hurricane season was like the year you were born

Using data from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Stacker summarized the last 100 hurricane seasons in the Atlantic Basin. Read on to learn which years and storms broke records over the last century.

Metros with the most energy-efficient buildings

OhmConnect used the Environmental Protection's Agency's 2022 rankings to identify the metropolitan areas with the greatest number of Energy Star-certified buildings.

These animal climate heroes restore habitats and revive ecosystems

Stacker compiled a list of 10 animals from diverse environments, outlining how each helps sustain its ecosystem.

Our Climate Future: 5 Ways Geothermal Energy Can Help Us Live More Sustainably

(BPT) - Transitioning to renewable energy sources is one way that the U.S. and other nations can help to mitigate climate change. This switch to greener energy can also benefit everyday consumers. …

Have a dated, drafty fireplace? Inserts are affordable and boost efficiency

(BPT) - As weather cools and daylight hours shorten, many people naturally spend more time indoors and there's no place more inviting than the fireplace. The problem is that while a traditional, open …

Sanitation solutions for tiny houses and other nontraditional homes

(BPT) - Since the real estate market started heating up and as the pandemic lingers, alternative housing options are seriously trending. Remote work has opened possibilities for living almost …

Spouting off tips to avoid water waste

(BPT) - Drought conditions persist in the Western United States, leading lawmakers to enact measures designed to reduce water consumption by residents. Homeowners are now having to make significant …

Can I recycle this? Prevent wishcycling by knowing what is and isn't recyclable

(BPT) - You make recycling possible. Without consumer participation, recycling programs can’t function. If you already recycle, you’re playing a critical role in reducing waste in your …
Top 5 ways to reduce your home energy costs this fall
(BPT) - As temperatures begin dropping this fall, you may be worrying about rising energy costs. Fortunately, there are a number of simple, proactive steps you can take that will save on energy and …
The surprisingly powerful cleaning tool that the pros rely on
(BPT) - Do you feel like you're constantly cleaning and it's never enough to stay on top of all the dirt, grime and germs? Do you wonder how professional cleaners get everything so sparkling and …
5 things driving interest in EVs
(BPT) - If you think you’ve been seeing more plug-in cars on the road or hybrid vehicles in the carpool lane lately, you are not imagining it. A recent Deloitte report found that high fuel …
Duck, Duck, Goose! Restored Wetlands Thriving
(NewsUSA) - As the sun rises in middle America, nature comes to life. Ducks, geese and other birds emerge from a marsh, taking flight into a golden sky, while prairie grasses whisper in the …
3 green cleaning product trends with a powerful impact on the planet
(BPT) - You want to change how you clean to be more green, but there is an overwhelming amount of products that claim to be better for the environment. Separating hype from reality can be confusing, …
How nature can help you dress more sustainably
(BPT) - The fashion industry is one of the biggest on the planet, driving culture, commerce and celebrity. Even if you dislike “fashion,” you likely still have a closet with clothes made …
A summer picnic guide to being safe and sustainable
(BPT) - It’s summertime and that is the perfect time to gather family and friends for a picnic. An important aspect to consider when planning your summer picnic is environmental impact. An easy …
Own a swimming pool? 5 tips to help you conserve water
(BPT) - With record-high temperatures and droughts occurring nationwide, you may be experiencing water use restrictions where you live. But even if you’re not, it's natural to be concerned …
Electric fireplaces spark simple home improvement solutions
(BPT) - Are you looking for ways to enhance your home and boost its value? The best kinds of home improvement projects provide wow-worthy results without much effort. With modern designs and numerous …
Looking to save? 7 ways to trim your budget
(BPT) - Paid Content by Vanderbilt Mortgage and Finance, Inc. Saving money is a popular year-round topic, and it’s only become more relevant with the rising cost of living. According to recent …
9 Easy Ways to Get Outside and Get Active
Thom Carroll, courtesy RTC(BPT) - This summer, outdoor adventures are closer to home than you might think. Across the country, there are more than 5,000 multiuse trails nationwide — many of …
Simple, eco-friendly changes matter, all the way down to the toilet seat
(BPT) - From organic bedding to reusable produce bags, there is no shortage of useful, sustainable products made in the United States. You may strive to use these products every day so you can feel …
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Three Fraud Prevention Tips

(NAPSI)—Since government pandemic assistance programs have largely come to an end, fraudsters have turned their attention back to developing increasingly clever ways to trick you into giving them …

Updated Vaccines: How To Update Your Protection Against COVID This Fall

From the We Can Do This  COVID-19 Public Education Campaign (NAPSI)—“Been there, done that.” People are feeling like they’ve heard enough about COVID-19. But staying on top of the …

These are the groups behind some of the biggest cybercrimes

Using sources including the U.S. government and the Council on Foreign Relations, Twingate has compiled a list of eight notorious hacking groups around the world.

5 of the wildest celebrity parties of the last decade

Celebrities sure know how to party. Want proof? Giggster looked into the most lavish parties of the 2010s and highlighted five for the ages.

COVID-19 changed how we eat out—here are the trends that are here to stay

COVID-19 changed how people eat out, and some of those trends are likely to be permanent. Task Group provides a look at the benefits and drawbacks the restaurant industry continues to experience as a result of the pandemic.

6 tips for eating more mindfully

Thistle compiled six tips for eating more mindfully from a variety of experts and news sources.

Timeline of Jewish history in the US

Stacker compiled a list of important events in American Jewish communities since the 14th century based on historical accounts, news, and government records.

Former jobs of the governor of every state

Stacker analyzed the former roles of every current governor in America.

Jewish holiday recipes for everyone to try

Stacker compiled a list of 15 global Jewish holiday recipes and their histories from Allrecipes.com, news reports, Jewish historical sites, and Jewish recipe developers.