Bringing Your Plants in For the Winter!

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The cold winter months of the year are right around the corner, which has a number of implications for our daily lives that go beyond just the fact that you'll have to shelve those backyard barbecue plans for another few months. You'll need to think about all of the preparation you need to do on the inside and outside of your house to make sure that you're ready for whatever Mother Nature decides to throw at you - and rest assured, she certainly will. You'll definit... Read More

Deep Frying Your Turkey this Year? You'll Need This Calculator!

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Thanksgiving is on the horizon yet again and the minds of food aficionados everywhere are all undoubtedly trained on the same topic: delicious, incredible turkey dinners. If you had to make a list of all of the qualities that really illustrate why Thanksgiving is such a beloved holiday, that traditional family meal would no doubt be right at the top. Turkey dinner isn't just a great opportunity to indulge in one of life's finer pleasures, but it's also a great chanc... Read More

How Math Can Help Make Your Halloween That Much Spookier and More Delicious

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October has rolled around once again, which means one thing and one thing only for millions of kids all over the country: Halloween is right around the corner. For many youngsters out there, Halloween is a day that is about a lot more than just getting to dress up as their favorite costumed superhero or about trying to scare one another. It's about candy. More specifically, it's about getting more candy than your friends so that you can enjoy sweet, delicious bragging... Read More

Hurricane Matthew and Sandbagging for Flood Protection

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Hurricane Matthew now looks like it's heading toward the U.S. East Coast. Furthermore, some of the East coast is already saturated in water from recent rains. This could be a serious flooding event. With the rains coming in only a few days, sandbagging in the next few days is probably the only feasible flooding prevention that can be done in so little time. Whether it's a few sandbags in your basement window-well or levee to keep the creek from flooding your yard,... Read More