Health Benefits of Spinach

Obscurely referred to for years in England as “the Spanish vegetable,” the name of this leafy green veggie was later shortened to the name we call it today. It’s thought to have originated in ancient Persia. Spinach cultivation spread to Nepal, and by the seventh century, to China, where it’s still called “Persian Greens.” The…

Healthy Reasons To Eat Kiwi

Known in ancient China as Yang Tao, the kiwi fruit earned its way in that culture not just for its flavor, but also its medicinal properties, which science has today substantiated in numerous areas. Introduced by missionaries in New Zealand in the early 20th century, then in the US in the late 1960s, kiwi was…

Four Credit Lessons Men Can Learn From Women

There was a time not too long ago when talking about women and credit cards would evoke images of fashion divas wielding their plastic to fuel their designer shoe obsession. That stereotype may be due for a makeover as new studies reveal today’s women to be smart, savvy spenders – and in some ways, even…

How to Get Rid of Bed Bugs Completely and Permanently

“Good night, sleep tight, don’t let the bed bugs bite.” This common goodnight verse may be truer than you think. Bed bugs are worldwide travelers, notorious for latching on to luggage items and stowing away to a new destination. When you consider all of the travelers and the hotels and motels all over the world,…

Makeup Can Provide a Fleeting Confidence Boost to Some

A lot of women feel the need to wear makeup to look pretty and feel confident not to impress boys. A lot of boys and men these days think women wear makeup to impress them when in reality they wear makeup because they feel better about themself.