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Wednesday, July 23, 2014
Our minds were blown this week when we saw a video showing fun tricks you can do with ordinary objects. While each of these tricks blew us away, we were especially impressed with the “Watermelon Explosion” trick. To pull this off, all you need is a watermelon and rubber bands –...
Thursday, July 17, 2014
We are all about organization and helping make people’s lives easier by sharing crafty uses of rubber bands. We recently came across an article about creative uses for plastic grocery bags. We learned how a plastic bag and a rubber band can be used as a paintbrush and roller preserver.  All...
Tuesday, July 15, 2014
You are likely aware that on April 15 273 girls were abducted from the Nigerian Chibok Government Girls School by the Boko Haram militants. The story has been prevalent in the news and millions have rallied on behalf of these girls. Multiple campaigns have been launched – all with the same...
Thursday, July 10, 2014
You may have seen trailers for DreamWorks Animation’s latest creation “How to Train Your Dragon 2” during the past couple months. While the title sounds very cute and instructive, these are mythical creatures, making it impossible to train one. However, in the world of botany,...
Tuesday, July 08, 2014
Today Walmart is hosting its first Made in the USA “Open Call” event at its home office in Bentonville, Ark.              We are pleased to participate in Walmart’s Open Call. You may remember that Walmart pledged...
Thursday, June 26, 2014
“Sun's out, guns out” is a common philosophy this time of year. You most certainly have seen a plethora of sleeveless shirts when you have been out and about this summer. Plenty of people want to “load up their guns” (i.e. biceps), but can’t find the time to get...
Tuesday, June 24, 2014
Heartbreaking stories of absent-minded parents or caretakers accidentally leaving their children in the car make headlines way too often every summer. Until recently, nothing had been around to serve as an eye-catching reminder for the driver when a child is in the back seat. In July 2013, 11-year-old...
Thursday, June 19, 2014
Oh to be a kid again. If you’re a parent of a child old enough to walk, he or she has likely run around as Batman, Wonder Woman or another superhero. It’s fascinating to observe children using their imaginations. How present they are in the moment during playtime is a trait to be admired. We...
Tuesday, June 17, 2014
The sound of a slamming door is loud, obnoxious and unnecessary. However, everyone encounters a door that is susceptible to a loud, eardrum-bursting slam, whether at home or at the office. We hear you (no pun intended). These doors are nuisances. They are wild, untamable, unnecessary evils that...