Posts Tagged 'Bathroom'

Destiny Hagest – Natural Alternatives to Conventional Mattresses

I feel like a home manager sometimes. At work I’m a writer, editor, assistant, coordinator; but at home, I handle inventory, accounting, scheduling, purchasing – so I get to handle a lot of the decision making when it comes to what we buy.

A couple years ago, we found ourselves in need of a mattress. In our fully furnished house, the California king sized mattress the landlady had in the master bedroom was bordering on the ancient, and proving to be ...

Continue Reading →
0

Jeff Bryant – America’s Schools Are Falling Apart—The Country’s Public Schools Need Huge Investment

You’ve probably heard about the fierce battle [3] over school bathrooms raging across the country. It’s an important story for sure because transgender students should not be blocked from entering facilities of their gender identity.

But the current fight over gender equity shouldn’t take away from another bathroom battle taking place in our nation’s public schools: whether students have access to a functioning bathroom at all.

In Detroit, a local news outlet [4] recently reported bathroom facilities in some schools are in ...

Continue Reading →
0

Umair Haque – Our Economy Is Obsessed with Efficiency and Terrible at Everything Else

Who doesn’t want to be more efficient? Pay someone else to do your grocery shopping — and clean your house, walk your dog, take that package to the post office. Blend your food so you don’t have to spend time chewing it. Don’t waste time remembering to buy toilet paper; just sign up for an Amazon Prime subscription.

Swipe right. Tap an app. What other on-demand drone-delivered same-day next-hour thingy do you need? Efficiency! Yay!

But perhaps our noble pursuit of efficiency is becoming something ...

Continue Reading →
0

12 Toxic Compounds Hiding In This One Thing You Use Every Single Day

There is one “necessity” in every house that most people don’t give much thought to. Certainly not to the ingredients. You probably have a favorite brand or you might switch between three or four brands; perhaps you just buy whatever is on sale, many people do. But regardless of which brand you buy or how much it costs one thing remains, it is probably full of toxic chemicals.

Would you ever consider washing your hair with formaldehyde? Anti-freeze? Or engine degreaser? ...

Continue Reading →
0