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Synthetic (Plastic) Turf: Guest Post by Jodi Marks

I’m always looking for new and innovative ideas for my home. Searching around on the Web for the latest and greatest techniques and products is a favorite pastime. Recently I found a really neat idea that makes a lot of sense for homeowners, and I thought I’d share it with you: synthetic turf gr...

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What Protects Us (Hint: Plastics)

Previously published in Plastics Engineering and posted with permission from the Society of Plastics Engineers. Despite scary headlines, our lives get a little bit safer every day. Among the many reasons: we increasingly rely on people and products dedicated to keeping us safe… dedicated to reduc...

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What’s in My Kitchen: Guest Post by Richard Blais

By Chef Richard Blais, Restaurateur, Cookbook Author, and Winner of Bravo’s Top Chef All-Stars It’s no secret that I like to experiment in the kitchen. I love using contemporary food science and modern tools to deconstruct our favorite foods and present them in surprising ways, so they’re at o...

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Reducing Food Waste at Home Starts at the Grocery Store

Don’t you just hate it when you buy fresh baby spinach or a nice steak and it goes bad before you can eat it? It’s not only an unfortunate waste of your food and your money. It also harms the environment. Reducing food waste at home can be tricky. According to the EPA, up to […]

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5 Safety Tips to Make Halloween a Little Less Scary for Parents

Halloween can be thrilling for little superheroes, zombies, and princesses, but it can be stressful for moms and dads concerned with their kids’ safety. And with more than 40 million trick-or-treaters ages 5–14 expected in the U.S., that’s a lot of worried moms and dads. Here are a few safety...

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